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Facsimile and static presentation processing November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/12

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11/29/2012 > 47 patent applications in 10 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120300243 - Automatic document feeder, image reading device having the same and image forming apparatus having the same: Disclosed are an automatic document feeder capable of moving a pickup device between a standby position and a pickup position and carrying out a document pickup operation by using a single driving source, an image reading device having the same and an image forming apparatus having the same. The automatic... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120300236 - Document feeding device and image forming apparatus: A document feeding device of the present invention includes: a discharge roller pair that includes a first drive roller and a first idler roller; and a transport roller pair that includes a second drive roller and a second idler roller. Either one of the second drive roller and the second... Agent:

20120300239 - Image data storage system, document reading apparatus and image forming apparatus: A document reading unit performs a first reading mode for generating image data by reading a document fed by ADF and a second reading mode for generating image data by reading a document set on platen. A first reading receiver receives a first reading instruction to cause the document reading... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20120300237 - Image formation apparatus: An image formation apparatus includes an image reading control unit and a print control unit . The print control unit includes: a first communication control unit connected to the image reading control unit; and a power supply control unit configured to control power supply to the image reading control unit.... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120300244 - Image forming apparatus and method of file conversion: An image forming apparatus having a file-format conversion function and a method thereof. The image forming apparatus is capable of performing a data communication with an external memory device. The image forming apparatus includes an interface unit to receive a first file from the external memory device and to transmit... Agent:

20120300238 - Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus including an image processing unit, a memory, a setting information writing unit, a printing information writing unit, an image information reading unit, and an instruction unit. The image processing unit dynamically changes a configuration thereof, and performs image processing in accordance with the changed configuration. The... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120300240 - Image processing device receiving request to stop active job: An image processing device includes a conveying unit for performing a sheet conveying operation. The image processing device receives a stop request from a user to stop an active job. When a first kind of job, which is a job in which the sheet conveying operation is performed by the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120300242 - Methods and apparatus for managing a document: The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for managing a document. An example aspect provides a method of requesting a document to be displayed at a portable electronic device, including: installing at a computer a printer driver for displaying documents at the portable electronic device; creating an association of a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120300241 - Printing preparation: In an exemplary device implementation, the device includes: a scanner capable of scanning a scanning target to produce an electronic image of the scanning target; and a printer capable of printing an image of the scanning target on a media, the printer including a print engine; wherein the device is... Agent:

20120300247 - Image processing system including image forming apparatus having touch panel: A first terminal device indicates a file based on a first gesture on a touch panel, and upon receipt of a search instruction by a second gesture on the touch panel, transmits search information including the indicated file and user information to an image processing device. The image processing device... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120300245 - Inductive charging and data transfer based upon mutual device capabilities: Illustrated is a system and method to use a printer with inductive charging and data exchange capabilities with a mobile computing device to determining the protocol to be used to automatically wirelessly transmit document data to the printer. The system and method includes identifying a mobile computing device that is... Agent:

20120300246 - Token generation from a printer: A printing device accesses a certificate stored on the printing device based on validation information obtained from the user. The printing device generates a token based at least in part on the certificate.... Agent:

20120300252 - Account managing device, image processing system, and storage medium: A control device of an account managing server carries out (i) a first process in which the control device (a) obtains client identification information from a client PC via a network and (b) controls a storage device to store, as provisional login information, first login information contained in the client... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300253 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: A data processing apparatus includes a workflow storage unit configured to store therein a workflow indicating content of processing to be performed on data; a reading unit configured to, when receiving data, identification information of the workflow, and destination information of the data, read the workflow corresponding to the identification... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120300257 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system: An image forming apparatus contains: an internal device that performs a service; a message processing unit that parses a message according to service definition data, the service definition data including syntax definitions of an interface part of the service and designation of a protocol to be used for the service;... Agent:

20120300250 - Image processing apparatus and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of functioning units each having a reception functioning unit, a control receiving unit and a controlling unit. Each of the reception functioning unit and the control receiving unit has a high power state and a low power state as an operational state, respectively.... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120300255 - Image processing apparatus including an image processing unit, a memory, a determination unit, a dividing unit, and non-transitory computer readable medium.: An image processing apparatus includes an image processing unit, a memory, a determination unit, and a dividing unit. The image processing unit dynamically changes a configuration thereof, and executes image processing in accordance with the changed configuration. The memory includes a pre-processing information memory area, an ongoing-processing information memory area,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120300259 - Information adding device, electronic camera, information adding program: When a rating setting dial is turned in a second direction while setting an evaluation ranking for a captured image displayed on a rating screen, an MPU lowers the evaluation ranking set for said captured image while adding the corresponding evaluation ranking information to the image file of the captured... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120300254 - Management apparatus and method thereof: A management apparatus according to the present invention controls whether history information is requested when it is specified that an image forming apparatus as an acquisition target of the history information is in a power saving state. When a return notification from the power saving state is issued after the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300248 - Method and apparatus for dynamically configuring a filter pipeline for a print driver: A method and apparatus for managing filters in a filter pipeline in a print driver used with an image production device. The method may include configuring a filter pipeline in a print driver with one or more proxy filters, each proxy filter including logic to invoke an associated processing filter... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120300249 - Method and apparatus for printing web-based content via cloud print service: A method for printing web-based content via a cloud print service includes: a) receiving a print request at an interface server of a print interface service, the print request associated an interface record adapted to store a print URL linked to an original URL with web-based content desired to be... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120300256 - Method, apparatus and system for rendering an object on a page: A method of rendering a graphical object on a page in a pixel sequential renderer (1100) processing a page having a plurality of scanlines, is disclosed. Each of the scanlines is divided into at least a first swathe and a second swathe. The method tracks a plurality of edges of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300258 - Printing control method, printer and printing system: A printing control method, printer and printing system are provided. The printing control method comprises: receiving the ticket data to be printed; printing the ticket data; judging whether the printed ticket data is complete; and performing predetermined process according to the judgment result. The invention can conveniently and accurately judge... Agent: Shingdong New Beiyang Information Technology Co., Ltd

20120300251 - System for internet enabled printing: A system for internet enabled printing is disclosed. The system includes an internet print service that renders electronic documents from internet connected devices into an intermediate format for printing by an internet connected print client. The print client allows a printer connected to the print client to print electronic documents... Agent:

20120300260 - Printing apparatus with semiconductor nonvolatile storage device, and control method therefor: A printing apparatus that is capable of preventing a reduction of read rate and recovering a read error. A control unit manages controls of the entire apparatus. A storage unit is provided with a semiconductor nonvolatile storage device that is controlled by the control unit to store data and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300262 - Data generating apparatus, data generating method, and storage medium: First imposition data are referred to in order to judge whether or not side stitching is included in a first processing sequence. If it is determined that side stitching is included in the first processing sequence, a job including a printing process and a sheet folding process is defined with... Agent:

20120300263 - Printing apparatus, print condition determining method and computer program-recorded medium: A printing apparatus includes a printing unit which prints a plurality of test regions under a plurality of different print conditions by a printing head, a loading unit which applies a physical load to each of the test regions, a reading unit which reads an image on each of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120300261 - Recording material transporting device and image forming apparatus: A recording material transporting device includes a transport path along which a recording material is transported, a first transporting unit that includes a first rotating member and a second rotating member being arranged apart from each other in a direction crossing the transport path, the first transporting unit correcting skew... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120300227 - Apparatus and method of segmenting an image in an image coding and/or decoding system: An apparatus usable in an image encoding and/or decoding system includes a segmentation unit to convert a first image of a first resolution into a second image of a second resolution, to segment the second image of the second resolution with one or more blocks of a binary mask layer... Agent: Samsung Electonics Co., Ltd

20120300225 - Method and apparatus for automatically scaling print jobs in an image production device: A method for automatically scaling print jobs in an image production device network may include receiving a request to print a print job using a particular media sheet size a particular image production device, determining a size of media in one or more media trays in the particular image production... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120300226 - Sales device for producing a banner: Sales device for producing a banner (7) with a computer system (10) which is connected to a user interface (3) and a printing installation (11). The user interface (3) is designed to receive order instructions from a user. The printing installation (11) is designed to print on a banner (7)... Agent: Olivier Janssen Holding Bv

20120300230 - Color management for selectable gloss applications: Methods and systems are disclosed which are capable of efficiently performing color management of a variable gloss color printing system. The methods and systems select at least one set of the linear color values corresponding to the color profile for the printing device (at the nominal gloss condition). The linear... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120300229 - Depositing texture on receiver: Apparatus for depositing a texture on a receiver includes a data source that provides multilevel input tint data values. A lossy compressor produces compressed multilevel tint data values from the multilevel input tint data values. A decompressor produces multilevel decompressed tint data values from the compressed multilevel tint data values.... Agent:

20120300235 - Image forming apparatus and method of forming image: An image forming apparatus includes an image holding body on which a toner image is formed; a transfer unit that functions to transfer the toner image formed on the image holding body onto a recording medium; and an adjusting unit that adjusts a gap between the transfer unit and the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120300232 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and recording medium: An image processing apparatus processes image data including first data corresponding to an output color of an output device and a plurality of second data of respective spot colors. The image processing apparatus includes a conversion section and a storage section. The conversion section calculates a device color value for... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120300234 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and medium: When the density adjustment is performed on a plurality of density areas by overlapping adjacent density areas with each other, output inversion may occur in the overlapped density area after the adjustment depending on an adjustment setting value. An image processing apparatus generates a correction characteristic based on adjustment values... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300233 - Image processing device, image processing method, and printed material: An image processing device includes an image processing part configured to perform image processing to an original image including a background and an object by adding a first texture component to at least the background.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120300231 - Print imaging system: Systems and methods for performing imaging on print devices are provided. One system comprises a processing circuit in communication with an image capturing device. The image capturing device is configured to capture an image of at least a portion of a printed product of a web or offset print device... Agent: Quad/tech, Inc.

20120300228 - Target color recipes: An apparatus for generating target color recipes includes a controller (202) using test chart data (100) including first and second sets of test patches to generate a flexible color model (214) for accurately predicting color response throughout the printer colorant space. The first set of test patches includes mostly patches... Agent:

20120300267 - Apparatus and method for image processing and processing program: Disclosed is an image processing method for processing an image obtained by reading a document plate on which at least one document is placed. The method includes a first detecting step of specifying a first rectangular region including all of objects included in the image to detect the coordinates of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300264 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus, includes an image-scanning unit, and an image processing unit, wherein when the image-scanning unit continuously scans a plurality of documents, the image-scanning unit continuously scans the documents and parallel the image processing unit executes image processing on the scanned documents.... Agent: Pfu Limited

20120300265 - Scanning apparatus having image correction funciton: A scanning apparatus includes a scanning head that scans an image of a document positioned on a stage glass, but varying in its distance therefrom. A boundary line is detected to determine an amount of skew therein. A skew line is compared with an established reference line, and a correction... Agent:

20120300266 - Sheet music creation method and image processing apparatus: A sheet music creation method of creating sheet music whose layout is changed based on image data of sheet music input from an input device includes the steps of dividing the image data of the sheet music input from the input device into grand staffs, designating the grand staffs divided... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120300268 - Information processing apparatus, information management method, and information management program: An information processing apparatus, including a reading apparatus which reads an electronic recording card, is disclosed. The apparatus includes a reading unit which reads the electronic recording card via the reading apparatus and obtains read information; a generating unit which generates user management information of a user who owns the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120300269 - Portable scanner: A portable document scanner that records both image and voice information, comprises a digital camera module configured to capture document images, and a laser frame generator configured to project a visible beam of light forming a laser frame to indicate the corresponding field of view of the optical lens for... Agent: Sunwell Concept Limited

20120300270 - Control circuit for scanner light source: A light source for a scanning apparatus, the light source includes a light emitting diode; and a control circuit including: a first portion including a first transistor, a second transistor and a resistor for setting a reference current; and a second portion including a third transistor, characteristics of the third... Agent:

20120300271 - Light guide, document illuminating device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus: A light guide for guiding light from multiple point sources arranged in a first direction (Y1) on a light source board includes a supporting unit including multiple supporting pieces provided to the light source board, arranged at regular intervals in the first direction (Y1), and a light guiding body continuous... Agent:

  
11/22/2012 > 35 patent applications in 9 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120293822 - Device to edit documents for printout and method thereof: A device and method of editing documents created in different application programs and stored in a storage unit of a printer to create a new document according to a minimum unit.... Agent:

20120293817 - Failing nozzle detecting apparatus, printing apparatus, failing nozzle detecting method, and medium recording computer program: A failing nozzle detecting apparatus includes a reference image generating unit that generates plural pieces of reference image data with pixel positions along a transporting direction respectively shifted by different offsets based on image data, and a scanning unit that scans an image on the print medium relatively transported by... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120293818 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus, which is provided with a display device including a plurality of segments, registers a number having digits larger than the digits that can be displayed on the display device as a specific symbol other than numbers from 0 to 9 to be displayed on the display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293819 - Information processing system, information processing device, and relay server: An information processing system includes an information processing device, an image forming device, an authentication server performing authentication of a user and a relay server receiving an authentication request from the image forming device and establishing data communication with the authentication server. The information processing device attaches authentication information set... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120293821 - Instruction accepting system, information processing apparatus, and instruction accepting method: Between a digital multi-function peripheral for processing data, and one or a plurality of memory devices for giving an instruction for the digital multi-function peripheral to process data, when the memory device(s) contacts a display surface of a display section of the digital multi-function peripheral, the digital multi-function peripheral accepts... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293820 - Multifunctional image processing apparatus: A multifunctional image forming apparatus includes: a communication device communicable with a server providing a service related to image formation with the user; a display operation device having a display function, for receiving a user operation; and an image forming unit for forming an image in response to a user... Agent:

20120293816 - Printing apparatus, printing method, printing system, and computer readable medium: A printing apparatus comprises: a plurality of analysis units configured to correspond respectively to PDL types indicating a plurality of types of page description languages; a unit configured to determine one of the plurality of analysis units to be used for analysis processing, based on a PDL type of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293823 - System and method for printer emulation: A system and method are provided for accurately emulating a printer on a computing device that is not connected to the printer. The computing device is provided with firmware and programming code that interfaces with the firmware for a customized printing operation. The firmware is provided with the printer and... Agent:

20120293824 - Image forming apparatus and sheet jam treatment method for the image forming apparatus: The image forming apparatus according to the embodiment includes a display section configured to display information or an inquiry, an input section configured to receive an input from the operator; and a control section configured to display, when the sheet jam occurs, an inquiry concerning a situation of the occurrence... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120293825 - Image forming system, an image forming apparatus, a computer, and a computer readable recording medium stored with a control program: An image forming apparatus connected to a first network has a log notification part that transmits a communication failure log in response to a connection from a computer connected to a second network. The communication failure log contains status information planned to be transmitted by an image forming apparatus that... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120293840 - Date-provable registration system for published documents: A system and method are disclosed for rendering published documents tamper evident. Embodiments render classes of documents tamper evident with cryptographic level security or detect tampering, where such security was previously unavailable, for example, documents printed using common printers without special paper or ink. Embodiments enable proving the date of... Agent:

20120293835 - Host computer, print control system, control method for print control system, and program: A host computer acquires a usage amount of a memory of a printing apparatus upon accepting a print instruction, and if the acquired free capacity of the memory is greater than a predetermined value, transmits generated print data based on the accepted print instruction. If the acquired free capacity of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293838 - Image forming apparatus using option controller for printing: An image forming apparatus includes a print engine configured to print an image based on raster image data, a main controller configured to execute a process that depends on the print engine, and a relay unit configured to receive the raster image data from an option controller that generates the... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20120293836 - Image forming apparatus, image forming system, image forming system control method, and program: An image forming apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive data via a network, a printing unit configured to print an image based on the data received from the receiving unit, and a control unit configured to control the receiving unit to refuse a data reception based on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293839 - Image processing apparatus and instruction receiving apparatus: A storage apparatus, which stores image data, comprises a storage-side transmitting/receiving section transmitting image data to an image processing apparatus and receiving image data from the image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus, which carries out one or a plurality of processes related to image data, comprises a receiving section... Agent:

20120293833 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a spooler, a request reception unit configured to receive a request related to print data from the spooler via a function interface, and at least one process execution unit configured to perform a process corresponding to the received request. The request reception unit is configured... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120293834 - Information processing apparatus, recording medium, and control method: When a job is a non-print job, an information processing apparatus writes dummy data to a printing apparatus during job-end processing. Alternatively, when print data is not written to the printing apparatus during the job-end processing, the information processing apparatus directly instructs a print queue to hide the management information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293841 - Method and apparatus for printing from a mobile device: A system and method by which to implement revenue sharing between printer vendors and network service providers or operators. In one example, a method for providing printing access to a mobile device may include acts of requesting information from a printer, receiving the information at a mobile device, providing the... Agent: Csr Technology Inc.

20120293828 - Method and system for managing print device information using a cloud administration system: A cloud administration system may include a processing module in communication with a plurality of print devices. The processing module may be located remotely from each of the plurality of print devices. The cloud administration system may include a storage module in communication with the processing module. The processing module... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293830 - Method and system for managing print device information using a cloud administration system: A print device may include an inbound queue in communication with a cloud administration system via a firewall. The cloud administration system may operate as a shared resource for the print device. The print device may include a transmission module in communication with the cloud administration system, and a plurality... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293827 - Method and system for managing print jobs using a cloud administration system: A cloud administration system for managing print jobs may include a submission module, a processing module in communication with the submission module and a plurality of print devices, and one or more storage modules in communication with the processing module. The processing module may be located remotely from the plurality... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293831 - Methods and systems for managing print device licenses using a cloud administration system: A cloud administration system for managing a print device license for a remote print device may include a processing module in communication with a plurality of print devices. The processing module may be located remotely from each of the plurality of print devices. The cloud administration system may include a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293829 - Methods and systems for tracking and managing print device inventory information using a cloud administration system: A cloud administration system for managing inventory information for one or more remote print devices may include a processing module in communication with a plurality of print devices. The processing module may be located remotely from each of the plurality of print devices. The cloud administration system may include a... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293832 - Print data processing apparatus and print data processing method: A print data processing apparatus performs detection as to whether or not an identical resource is duplicated and described within print data. In a case where there is duplicated description, the duplicated resource is deleted from its second occurrence onward and the print objects are consolidated, the duplicated resources are... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293837 - Relay device, network system, and method of controlling relay device: A relay device for properly causing an information processing apparatus to process a Web service request from an external apparatus even when a firewall exists between the information processing apparatus and the external apparatus or even when the information processing apparatus exists in an environment in which address translation is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293826 - Systems and methods for providing multiple images: One example provides a network system for providing multiple images. The network system comprises a system comprising a memory for storing computer executable instructions and a processing unit for accessing the memory and executing the computer executable instructions. The computer executable instructions can comprise a server. The server can receive... Agent:

20120293814 - Method of compressing color reproduction range and profile creation device using same: To provide a gamut mapping method, the description of a correspondence relationship of which is more directly than that of a conventional method, the gamut mapping method being capable of performing fine control. A method of compressing a color reproduction range includes a step of allocating a vector representing a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120293815 - Method of processing neutral gray color print jobs as monochrome black during billing detection and printing as a neutral gray composite black: A method of converting a RIPped K-only page or pixels to composite black in a digital print engine is included which executes the conversion process during current job workflow, while detecting the K-only page or pixels for billing purposes as K-only, and printed out as composite black.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293842 - Directional halftone method with enhanced edge and detail rendition: As set forth herein, computer-implemented methods and systems facilitate halftoning by adapting 2nd generation halftone techniques to the spatial frequency content of an image utilizing a spot function introduced in conjunction with a technique for determining seed locations, which results in halftone images exhibiting improved edge and detail rendition. A... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120293843 - Image processing apparatus, image noise detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes a reflection member configured to reflect scanning light; a scanner unit configured to scan a document to generate image data and scan the reflection member with the scanning light to generate detection-reference image data; and a detecting unit configured to detect image noise in the... Agent:

20120293845 - Digital microform imaging apparatus: A microform imaging apparatus comprising a chassis including a microform media support structure configured to support a microform media within a plane substantially orthogonal to a first optical axis, a fold mirror supported along the first optical axis to reflect light along a second optical axis that is angled with... Agent:

20120293846 - In tray media sensing: A method and apparatus align an adjuster with an edge of media supported by a tray. The adjuster is operably coupled to a gauge that moves in response to movement of the adjuster. A sensor senses the gauge to detect a dimension of the media while the media is supported... Agent:

20120293844 - Method for adding scan data to computer work area: A method for adding scan data to a computer work area is provided. The method includes the following steps. Location information corresponding to a registered location of a pointer is received. According to the location information, an image file format is determined. A document is scanned. Next, a scan image... Agent:

20120293847 - Image array with localized light source: Embodiments of the present invention provide lighting for an image array. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for providing localized lighting for an image array. In a typical embodiment, a set of pixels being scanned in the image array is identified. A subset of light... Agent:

20120293848 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a drive source, a speed change mechanism provided in a transmission unit that transmits a driving force from the drive source to a scanning drive unit. The speed change mechanism is configured to change a transmission ratio of the transmission unit by selectively bringing one... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
11/15/2012 > 46 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120287455 - Checking system, control method of checking system, and storage medium: A predetermined sheet indicating a portion of a printed matter determined to be abnormal as a checking result is added while retaining the productivity of a checking system as much as possible. A control method for controlling the checking system includes reading a sheet on which an image is printed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287451 - Image forming apparatus, method for controlling same, and storage medium: A printer interprets the input print data and determines whether or not a rendering command targeted for reusable data included in print data depends on a placement location for placement of the rendering result in a physical coordinate space based on the interpretation result of the PDL data. When the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287453 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling the same and recording medium: Since the output destination of accumulated received data cannot arbitrarily be designated in accordance with cancel of a memory reception mode, the memory reception mode cannot be canceled if an error has occurred at the output destination. An image forming apparatus of the present invention, which is capable of facsimile... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287456 - Image forming system: Provided is adding information to various places of document data easily and efficiently according to a request from a user of the moment. A condition specification accepting portion accepts specification of at least one condition from among a plurality of conditions for deciding a place to which a predetermined function... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287452 - Multifunction peripheral, multifunction peripheral controlling system, and method for controlling multifunction peripheral: A web browser section makes, to a second web server section, a request for acquisition of operation screen data of an application program executed in an information processing device, when an instruction to activate the application program is received. The second web server section transmits the operation screen data of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287454 - Sheet feeding mechanism and image forming apparatus provided with the same: A sheet feeding mechanism includes a separating member, a biasing member, a detectable portion and a detector. The separating member is mounted on a base portion to be movable between a first position to which the separating member is positioned when being pressed by a sheet feeding member and a... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20120287458 - Image forming system, management apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium: An image forming system includes uninterruptible power supply apparatuses; image processing apparatuses each connected to a corresponding one of the uninterruptible power supply apparatuses; and a management apparatus that issues, when a fault has occurred in one of the uninterruptible power supply apparatuses, a stop instruction to an image processing... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120287457 - Image processing apparatus displaying operating procedure, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An image processing apparatus that is capable of displaying a user's operating procedure to a user appropriately. A first acquisition unit acquires, when a detection unit detects an error, operating procedure data that shows a user's operation required to release the errors and an operating position at which the user's... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287459 - Location-based print authorization for three-dimensional printers: Three-dimensional fabrication resources are improved by adding networking capabilities to three-dimensional printers and providing a variety of tools for networked use of three-dimensional printers. Web-based servers or the like can provide a single point of access for remote users to manage access to distributed content on one hand, and to... Agent:

20120287465 - Client apparatus, print data generation server and image forming apparatus for network print system: A client apparatus includes a media reader/writer and a network I/F for data communication with a print data generation server, reads electronic data stored in the medium (step 218), transmits the same to the print data generation server and requests generation of print data (step 220). An identification number transmitted... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287468 - Communication apparatus that carries out communication with external apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: A communication apparatus which is capable of ascertaining whether or not it is possible to transmit image data to a transmission destination irrespective of functions it has, and notifying a user of the ascertainment result, thus enhancing convenience. A storage unit stores an address book including a plurality of addresses... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287471 - Document transmission and routing with recipient control: Techniques for transmitting information to a recipient under their control are described. In some situations, the techniques are used in conjunction with a fax delivery system to, as part of a connection established to perform a fax transmission, provide a variety of functionalities to a human recipient that is participating... Agent:

20120287473 - Drag-and-drop interface for three-dimensional printing queue management: Three-dimensional fabrication resources are improved by adding networking capabilities to three-dimensional printers and providing a variety of tools for networked use of three-dimensional printers. Web-based servers or the like can provide a single point of access for remote users to manage access to distributed content on one hand, and to... Agent:

20120287467 - Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and storage medium: An image forming apparatus communicates with a plurality of data processing apparatuses via a plurality of interfaces. The image forming apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a communication state with the plurality of interfaces, and a control unit configured to perform control to switch between a first sleep... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287466 - Image processing apparatus: Provided is an image processing apparatus enabling to equip a removable functional component providing a predetermined function, in which, when a functional component is newly mounted, it is allowed to make sure to perform adjustment required for the functional component. The image processing apparatus, which is able to equip a... Agent:

20120287469 - Image processing system, image processing server, and image forming apparatus: An image processing system comprises an image forming apparatus and a plurality of image processing servers. An image processing server transmits a test image to a plurality of image processing servers in charge of a former image processing operation, collects test results from all of them, and selects one of... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Techonologies, Inc.

20120287464 - Method for managing print media: A method is provided to synchronize media lists of several devices in a general architecture of devices by supplementing a media list of a first device with entries from a media list of a second device, even if the media associated with an entry is not applicable in the first... Agent: Oce-technologies B.v.

20120287460 - Methods and systems of mobile discovery and printing configuration: A method for configuring a mobile device that includes retrieving encoded access information from an imaging device, decoding the encoded access information, and configuring the mobile device to communicate with the imaging device in accordance with the decoded access information. The imaging device and the mobile device may operate on... Agent:

20120287463 - Non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing print job generating program, print job generating device, and print system: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium stores a print job generating program that causes a computer to perform as a setting unit, and a print job generating unit that generates a print job, based on a content of setting that is set using the setting unit by a user. In... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120287472 - Social networking for three-dimensional printers: Three-dimensional fabrication resources are improved by adding networking capabilities to three-dimensional printers and providing a variety of tools for networked use of three-dimensional printers. Web-based servers or the like can provide a single point of access for remote users to manage access to distributed content on one hand, and to... Agent:

20120287462 - System management server, and management method and program: A system management server in a printing system assigns print document information and printing device information of a tenant to a plurality of servers to perform distributed management. When print document information and printing device information of a given tenant are divided and moved, the plurality of servers are searched... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287461 - Systems and methods for remote data storage and processing for use with printers: A method of printing a document includes providing a document to a printer for printing; sending a portion of the document from the printer to an external service provider for temporary storage; and storing the portion of the document on the external service provider. The external service provider comprises a... Agent: Global Graphics Software Limited

20120287470 - Web-based design tools for three-dimensional printing: Three-dimensional fabrication resources are improved by adding networking capabilities to three-dimensional printers and providing a variety of tools for networked use of three-dimensional printers. Web-based servers or the like can provide a single point of access for remote users to manage access to distributed content on one hand, and to... Agent:

20120287474 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus is provided which determines a printing position of an identification code in accordance with a print setting designated for printing target data. For example, it makes a decision as to which one of the cutting printing, poster printing, job-based printing (such as bookbinding printing or staple... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287444 - Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: A document image is read at as high resolution as possible if printing is being executed. A control method for controlling an image forming apparatus includes reading a document image conveyed by a document feeding unit with a reading unit, printing the read document image on a sheet with a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287445 - Information processing apparatus, imposition method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set whether to enlarge a print area to a size of a tab area, and an imposition unit configured to, when a setting to enlarge the print area to the tab area is set by the setting unit, enlarge the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287447 - Lenticular image articles and method and apparatus of reducing banding artifacts in lenticular image articles: A method of creating a lenticular imaging article. The method comprises printing an interlaced composite image according to a reference grid of a printer, providing a lenticular lens sheet having a plurality of parallel lenticular lines between a plurality of lenslets, selecting an acute angle for an intersection between the... Agent: Humaneyes Technologies Ltd.

20120287448 - Printer, printing program, and printing method: A printer includes a print head in which nozzles that form an image by discharging ink are arranged in a plurality of lines. The printer prints out an image on the basis of print form data in which information of layout contents of printing elements that form the content of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120287446 - Printing apparatus, control method for printing apparatus, and storage medium: The present invention provides technology according to which, in the case of changing a print setting and performing reprinting, a printing apparatus causes an information processing apparatus to regenerate print data via a network as necessary depending on whether processing in accordance with a changed print setting can be executed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287450 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming section to form a first image onto an image carrier and transfer the first image onto the paper, a paper humidifying section to humidify at least the first image transferred paper, a humidity switching section to switch to be humidified or... Agent:

20120287449 - Image forming apparatus and method for color registration adjustment: A method for color registration includes determining if color registration is necessary, and if color registration is necessary, rotating an image forming medium and setting an optimum luminance of a registration sensor with respect to a rotating surface of the image forming medium, confirming an area with an undesirable surface... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120287475 - Image processing apparatus, method for processing images, and program for performing density adjustments: Density adjustment performed by a user to obtain a desired tint by a density adjustment function has been difficult because of the difficulty in determining which density region of which color needs to be adjusted. An image processing apparatus displays a print preview image corresponding to an image to be... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287476 - Printing apparatus, data processing method for printing apparatus and storage medium: A printing apparatus and method for processing data in the printing apparatus includes estimating a printing time by adding an intermediate data generation time and a rendering time, determining whether the estimated printing time of each page keeps up with a timing at which an image needs to be formed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287477 - Image processing apparatus and processing method of the image processing apparatus: First intermediate data is generated from print data and character edge data serving as second intermediate data is generated by extracting edge sections of a character from the print data. A rendering process is applied to the first intermediate data and a dither matrix with a first number of lines... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287478 - Scanner: A scanner includes a scanning module and a base. The scanning module includes a loading panel and a driving module. The base includes a bottom panel, a sliding portion, and a first resisting tab extending from the bottom panel. A sliding slot is defined in the sliding portion to receive... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120287479 - Optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and buffer control method for optical scanner: In an optical scanner, when an emission control unit varies a period at which image data is output from an output buffer of the emission control unit in order to correct a sub scan magnification of a LED array and a vacant region of an input buffer of the emission... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120287482 - Image reading device, image processing method and computer readable medium: There is provided an image reading device comprising: a image capturing unit that captures a manuscript; a predetermined image pattern displayed in a region that is captured by the image capturing unit and provides a background of the manuscript; and a region determination unit that determines an image region corresponding... Agent: Pfu Limited

20120287481 - Light scanning device and image forming device: A light scanning device includes a movable section having a light reflecting section adapted to reflect light, oscillating around an oscillation axis, and having a variable magnitude of a maximum deflection angle of the oscillating, and a detection section adapted to detect the maximum deflection angle of the movable section,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120287480 - Scanner: A scanner includes a base and a scanning module. The base includes a bottom panel and a sliding portion extending from the bottom panel. A sliding slot is defined in the sliding portion. The sliding slot defines a longer side surface and a first shorter side surface extending from the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120287484 - Image sensor unit, and image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same: An image sensor unit includes: a light guide reflecting light rays entering through a first light entering surface and a second light entering surface provided at both ends thereof, by a reflection surface to make the light rays exit through a light exiting surface and illuminates an original; a first... Agent: Canon Components, Inc.

20120287483 - Method of measuring irradiation position shift and focus shift in optical scanning apparatus: A pupil splitting lens that splits a pupil of a light beam from a deflector into a plurality of light beams in a main scanning direction of the deflector and a pupil splitting lens that splits the light beam into a plurality of light beams in a sub-scanning direction are... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287485 - Flatbed scanner and method for controlling same: A flatbed scanner includes a transparent window and an optical ruler close to the transparent window along a scanning direction. The optical ruler has at least one oblique line arranged thereon. The flatbed scanner includes a scanner head having a scanning width larger than the width of the transparent window... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120287486 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to start image formation in accordance with a second job while performing the image formation in accordance with a first job, each of the first job and the second job including information indicating one of paper feeding units; a detecting... Agent:

20120287488 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus comprises: a division unit configured to divide an input image into a plurality of color regions based on a color difference; a color gradient information calculation unit configured to calculate color gradient information at a boundary between the divided color regions from color information of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120287487 - System and method for determining scan limits with control tiers and automatically scanning documents according to same: Disclosed is a method and a system for automatically scanning documents based on at least a user's credentials. The user's credentials are used to select a highest tier (from a plurality of tiers) for scanning the image data, and the image data is scanned according to the selected highest tier.... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120287489 - Method for classifying a document to be associated with a service, and associated scannermethods for classifying a ducument to be associated with a service, and associated scanner: The invention relates to a method for classifying a document (3) to be associated with at least one service (Si), including a step in which a scanner (1) comprising a processor (6) scans (E1) the document (3), wherein said method being characterized in that the method also includes steps in... Agent:

  
11/08/2012 > 21 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120281245 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: A printer driver and an advanced UI application are associated with each other during installation, and the advanced UI application is activated in a different process using a COM when the printer driver is called.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281246 - Multi-functional device having scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the scanner module: A multi-functional device comprising an image forming apparatus to form a printing image and a scanner module to scan an image. The scanner module includes an illuminator to illuminate a light to a document mount, a sensor unit to read an image information of an object placed on the document... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120281247 - Multifunction apparatus: A scanner is mounted on a printer. A printer lid is pivotally mounted to the printer, and is moveable to open and close. A scanner lid is pivotally mounted to the scanner, and is moveable to open and close. A printer locking member and a scanner locking member are pivotally... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120281244 - Scanner apparatus, related method and computer program product: An embodiment of an integrated scanner apparatus, includes a support surface for objects to be scanned, a scanner unit to perform a scanning movement relative to the support surface to capture images of portions of objects to be scanned, and a printer unit carried by a carriage mobile with respect... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20120281249 - Image processing device: An image processing device comprises an image data input means 2, an image data storage means 12 for storing the image data being input, an image data processing means 6 having multiple processing modes for outputting the stored image data, and a image data erasing means for erasing the image... Agent:

20120281248 - System for remote printing of negotiable instruments: In a method of printing a negotiable instrument remotely, a request for the negotiable instrument is received at a host computer system. The request includes at least the monetary amount of the negotiable instrument. Identification information is generated, and information about the negotiable instrument is recorded in a database, including... Agent: First Data Corporation

20120281252 - Distributed printing system and method: System and method of distributing a single print job to multiple printers are disclosed. The distributed printing system includes a master printer for receiving a print job from a computing device and generating a plurality of child print jobs based on the print job and a plurality of slave printers... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120281253 - Electronic delivery of admission tickets direct to a purchaser: Electronic delivery of counterfeit-resistant documents exchangeable for value such as admission tickets, gift certificates, coupons, vouchers, etc. directly to the person who ordered the documents over an open communications network such at the Internet. A first party orders a document from a second party, and the second party electronically delivers... Agent: Cias Inc.

20120281251 - Method and system for configuring printer drivers for multiple printing devices: The disclosure relates to a computerized method and system for implementing a multi-tiered approach to defining printer driver configuration settings. A printer driver configuration management utility allows establishing settings for multiple printer drivers and multiple printing devices with a single multi-tiered configuration file. In a network environment the configuration file... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120281250 - Method, system and processor-readable medium for automatically selecting a job tracking source: A method and system for automatically selecting an accurate job tracking source with respect to each rendering device. An output management solution in association with a device manager can be configured to include a device-based accounting source, a job tracking agent source, and a file import source. The job tracking... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120281254 - Generation and regeneration of web application pages for printing: A computer implemented method for generating a printable electronic document for a plurality of web pages from a web application, can include for each web page of the plurality of web pages from the web application receiving, by the web application, in-progress transaction record data, receiving access to print cache... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120281255 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program therefor: Provided is an image combination apparatus, in which: a handwritten original area aspect ratio corresponding to an aspect ratio of a handwriting area in which a handwritten original is to be written and a predetermined image aspect ratio corresponding to an aspect ratio of a predetermined image are compared with... Agent: Cannon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281242 - Image forming apparatus, image repeat method and layout method of image forming apparatus, programs of image repeat method and layout method, and storage medium storing programs: To provide flexible image repeat environments coping with user's needs for using an image repeat function to obtain an image considering a cutout operation and for using this function to obtain background and pattern, an image forming apparatus includes, in the image repeat function, a first layout mode that the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281243 - Data processing system and data processing method: The present invention has an objective of providing an image formation apparatus that can output binary image data on a printing medium with a favorable quality. According to the present invention, a plurality of different pieces of mask data stored in a storage unit is used to generate a plurality... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281256 - Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus and a method thereof for setting, in a case where a plurality of component colors of a special-color object specified with a special color is included and a transition point is included in a region of the special-color object in image data, a transition point located... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281257 - Imaging device assembly: An imaging device assembly that includes a first imaging module frame, a second imaging module frame, and at least one first attachment member including a base positioned within an interior of the first imaging module frame and at least one protrusion extending from the base through a first wall portion... Agent:

20120281259 - Contact image sensor and image reader: An image reader includes a casing, a contact glass plate, a contact image sensor, and a sliding mechanism; wherein the contact image sensor has a housing, a light source attached to the housing so as to face the contact glass plate, a plurality of light receiving elements attached to the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281260 - Image scanner and image scanning method: An image scanner includes a transparent plate, a scanning device, a driving device, a positioning member, a light absorbing portion and a white reference portion. The transparent plate has an original placing surface. The scanning device irradiates an original with light by means of a light source and scans reflected... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120281258 - Spatial resolution enhancements in multibeam confocal scanning systems: The invention relates to improving the spatial resolution of images captured using multi-beam scanning confocal imaging systems by developing the mechanisms required in a variety of multibeam confocal scanner formats that enable the data capture requirements of the prior art calculations to be met.... Agent: Visitech International Ltd.

20120281261 - Scanning system having brightness compensation apparatus and method thereof: A scanning system having a brightness compensation apparatus and method thereof are described. The brightness compensation apparatus includes a statistics window control unit, a brightness statistics logic unit, and a comparing logic unit. The statistics window control unit sets a statistics window setting area. The brightness statistics logic unit generates... Agent: Genesys Logic, Inc.

20120281262 - Solid-state imaging device: To control the potential distribution generated in a well at the time of amplification and reduce a shading in a solid-state imaging device of amplification type, the amplification type solid-state imaging device of the present invention comprises a plurality of picture elements each including photoelectric conversion elements formed in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
11/01/2012 > 49 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120274961 - Recording device, recording device control method, and storage medium storing a program: Wasteful consumption of recording media is minimized without making any changes to the control device. When a string is recorded based on a string recording command and the string is a repetitive string made by repeating characters related to font data having white space on either or both the end... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120274963 - Delayed review of scanned documents using unique identification marking on scanned documents: A method and system include a computerized device operatively connected to a multi-function printing device. The multi-function printing device has a scanner, a media path, a printer, etc. The scanner scans a plurality of sheets of media to produce scanned images. The computerized device automatically stores the scanned images, and... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274962 - Methods and systems to troubleshoot malfunctions in multifunction devices using a wireless handheld device: The present specification discloses systems and methods for enabling users to troubleshoot multifunction devices using handheld devices, such as mobile phones. In one embodiment, software executing on the handheld device receives data indicative of an error state in a multifunction device, causes the handheld device to obtain and display an... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274967 - Computer capable of setting new environment for using new electronic device: A computer allowing a user to use, even when the printing device is changed, a new printing device in a state close to a familiar environment of use is provided. The computer includes a determining unit determining whether an existing environment for using another electronic device used for the same... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274965 - Image forming apparatus and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided which has an operating panel capable of providing a screen display and a Web browser. The image forming apparatus includes a storage for storing predetermined text that is data to be entered into a text entry box of a Web page; a text entry... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120274966 - Information processing device and information processing method: An input recognizer performs a processing of recognizing handwriting input or soft key input, and a processing of calculating a length of a trajectory which a depressing coordinate has moved by repeating acquisition of the depressing coordinate on an input screen in response to an interruption command requesting input recognition.... Agent: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

20120274964 - Information processing system and method for managing profile: An information processing system including a multifunction peripheral for reading a document according to a profile set by users. A host server stores the profile and a management section registers and deletes the profile. An information processing terminal has a setting processing section for providing the profile being set by... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274968 - Screen display method, information processing apparatus, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus is connected to an information processing apparatus via a network. The image forming apparatus transmits setting information contained in a setting screen to the information processing apparatus and receives customized setting information generated by the information processing apparatus based on the setting information, whereby the setting... Agent:

20120274972 - Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit; a power supply controller controls the image forming apparatus to operate in a normal mode and a power saving mode, in which supply of power to the image forming unit is cut off; and a plurality of interfaces that receives a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274973 - Image forming apparatus and image reading apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit; a power supply controller controls the image forming apparatus to operate in a power saving mode, in which supply of power to the image forming unit is cut off, and a normal mode; and a plurality of interfaces that receives a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274971 - Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer readable medium: An image forming apparatus includes an authentication unit, a communication unit, a function availability data obtaining unit, a usage authorization data obtaining unit, and a display controller. The authentication unit authenticates a user. The communication unit communicates with an external device connected thereto. The function availability data obtaining unit obtains,... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120274975 - Printing system, print data generator, processor, printing method and non-transitory recording medium: A printing system, including a plurality of printers, a print data generation section for generating print data printable by one or a plurality of the printers, and a decision section for deciding, based on information concerning printing functions of each of the plurality of printers, whether to generate shared print... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274974 - Printing system, printing device and computer readable medium therefor: A printing system comprising a printing device and a server configured to perform data communication with the printing device. The printing device comprises a printing unit configured to print an image on a printing sheet, an attachment unit to which a removable medium is removably attached, a first communication interface... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274970 - Producing an image and optical file: A method of making a digital image file from a visible first digital image and from a visible second digital image of a machine-readable optical code, wherein the machine-readable optical code encodes information associated with or derived from the first digital image includes using a scanner to scan the visible... Agent:

20120274969 - Systems and methods for electronically auto-filing and retrieving reversible write eraseable paper documents: An embodiment generally relates to systems and methods for electronically auto-filing and retrieving erasable paper document documents configured for ultraviolet (UV) imaging. A device can automatically generate an electronic version of the erasable paper document and store the electronic version in a database. A user can search the database for... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274976 - Distributed print processing: In one embodiment, receipt of a print job at a printer is recognized. If the printer has a set of capabilities needed to meet requirements of the job, local processing is performed, and printing of the job at the printer is caused. If the printer does not have the set,... Agent:

20120274978 - Halftone screen producing apparatus, print controlling apparatus, image forming apparatus, method of producing halftone screen, method of controlling printing, method of forming image, and computer-readable recording medium: A halftone screen producing apparatus is provided. The halftone screen producing apparatus includes: an input unit to receive screen information, a dot center arrangement unit to arrange dot centers within a screen based on the screen information, a Voronoi calculation unit to calculate a Voronoi value for each dot within... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120274979 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and program thereof: An image forming apparatus includes a reception unit and an execution unit. The reception unit receives a first parameter, which is to be transmitted responsive to a user issued request instruction sent to the apparatus and is described in a format that conforms to a first network protocol corresponding to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274983 - Image forming apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium: An image forming apparatus comprises: a receiver which receives facsimile or print data file in a page description language, from an information processing apparatus; a spooler which stores the facsimile or print data file received therefrom, on the spooler itself; a converter which converts the facsimile or print data file... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120274980 - Information processing system for reducing load on a server apparatus: In a system in which a web server provides an operation screen related to cooperative processing, forcing the web server to generate all of operation screens in consideration of an MFP as a cooperation destination for the cooperative processing may increase the load on the web server. Therefore, when a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274977 - Mobile access notification service interface: Apparatus are provided that include a mobile access notification service interface configured to operate on messages targeting a mobile access notification service so that a given message targeting a given user via the mobile access notification service causes a access notice indicator of the given user's mobile data communication device... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274982 - Printing system, printing control method for printing system, printing apparatus and server: A terminal transmits a first e-mail to which a file to be printed is attached to a server, and the server temporarily saves the file attached to the first e-mail. The server transmits a second e-mail for confirming a user to the terminal, and the terminal returns information on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274981 - Tape printing apparatus, and display method in the tape printing apparatus: A tape printing apparatus, including: an input unit configured to input print data and a layout of the print data; a display unit configured to have a display screen; a dividing unit configured to divide the print data into a plurality of blocks based on the layout input by the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120274952 - Image display apparatus, image display system, and image display control program: Disclosed is an image display apparatus that sets a thinning rate, determined according to a designated display magnification ratio, with reference to plural display magnification ratio ranges, and a predetermined thinning rate determined in association with each display magnification ratio range, stores page image data, obtained from an apparatus storing... Agent:

20120274950 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus comprises a reception unit configured to receive data with a first resolution, a correction unit configured to correct a coordinate system of the data with the first resolution into a coordinate system with a second resolution higher than the first resolution, a rendering unit configured to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274951 - Inkjet printing apparatus and inkjet printing method: A large and small dot distribution pattern is generated, for each chip, according to a large and small dot distribution ratio and ejection failure nozzle information. In doing so, a bias of large and small dot distribution ratio at a nozzle position including an ejection failure nozzle is set to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274949 - Inkjet printing apparatus and print data generating method: An ink jet printing apparatus comprises a distributing unit configured to distribute print data for printing dot into data used for printing by first printing elements provided in a print head and data used for printing by second printing elements provided in the same print head, and a determining unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274953 - Recording device, recording device control method, and storage medium storing a program: A specific operation based on specific data that is received for recording to a recording medium can be performed and the best recording result can be achieved without changing the control device as much as possible. When a string recording command specifying a string containing a specific string is contained... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120274958 - Color adjustment method, color adjustment apparatus and recording medium storing program: A color adjustment method includes a color adjustment step to obtain an adjusted CMYK value from an output CMYK value using a color adjustment table. The color adjustment table is to convert the output CMYK value into the adjusted CMYK value and created based on first and third tables. The... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120274955 - Data architecture for mixed resolution interleaved cross-channel data flow and format: The present application provides a mixed resolution, interleaving-based, cross-channel data flow and data format for a printer image path. The architecture provides pixel data for a colorant of a given writing channel at its nominal (full) resolution, while pixel data for other colorants is provided at lowered resolution. Pixel data... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274956 - Duplex printer with internal hard drive: A duplex color printer includes a pair of print engines mounted in an opposed manner to define a print media feed path therebetween, each print engine including a printhead and a transfer roller for receiving ejected ink from the printhead; a pair of print media trays mounted on either side... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120274959 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method thereof: Disclosed are an image forming apparatus and an image forming method thereof. The image forming method includes: selecting at least one among plural scanning profiles needed for color management at a scanning operation of a document and plural printing profiles needed for the color management at a printing operation of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120274957 - Image forming apparatus, setting method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with setting program: An image forming apparatus includes a setting screen displaying portion to display a setting screen having a setting value setting area, an input screen displaying portion, responsive to designation of a position within a prescribed area determined by the setting area in the setting screen while the setting screen is... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120274960 - Image processing apparatus and method for performing operation for image information: An image processing apparatus includes: an operation section by which a user selects image information and that is configured to perform an operation for the selected image information; a determination section configured to determine a display item to be displayed by the operation section based on attribute information that corresponds... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120274954 - Printing device having internal graphic user interface display: A printing apparatus includes non-transparent doors and/or drawers on a body of the printing apparatus. The non-transparent doors and drawers allow access to internal areas of the body of the printing apparatus. A processor is within the body of the printing apparatus, and the processor controls actions of the printing... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274985 - Parametrically controlled halftone spot function for an irregular halftone grid: As set forth herein, computer-implemented methods and systems facilitate halftoning using a parametrically controlled spot function based on triangle tessellation, which in turn facilitates dot growth control of periodic halftone using an irregular seed structure. The spot function determines the shape of the halftone dot used to reproduce a given... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274984 - Polygonal-boundary-based halftone method: As set forth herein, computer-implemented methods and systems facilitate halftoning using boundaries and centers of a polygonal tiling with a parameterized spot function that operates within the tiles. Defining the halftone structure includes defining the polygonal tiling with a specification of the polygon boundaries and center, and setting and applying... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120274986 - Image forming apparatus and gradation correction method: Image forming apparatus (100) creates a toner pattern on intermediate transfer belt (11) as a preprocessing of gradation correction, and calculates a cycle at which density unevenness is largest. Then, a toner image for gradation correction is formed so as to cancel cyclic unevenness at a cycle at which the... Agent:

20120274987 - Electronically message capture through interaction with printed document: A system for capturing an electronic message is disclosed. The system includes a printer, a sensing device and a computer system. The printer prints on a substrate user information visible to a user and coded tags invisible to the user. Each coded tag encodes an identity unique to the substrate... Agent: Silverbrook Researh Pty Ltd

20120274988 - Facsimile to e-mail communication system with local interface: A fax to E-mail system and related method are shown, whereby a hardcopy document is sent via a fax device to its recipient via electronic mail through a data network, and is delivered in such a manner that it can be retrieved by the recipient at an E-mail device and... Agent: Antopholi Software, LLC

20120274990 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a scanning unit which scans a light beam on a photosensitive member in accordance with image data, and a smoothing unit which performs a smoothing for a jaggy of a scan line of a light beam scanned on the photosensitive member by the scanning unit.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274989 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium: Correction amounts of pixels in a sub-scanning direction for correcting misregistration of an image are determined based on interpolation using the correction amount in the sub-scanning direction corresponding to a first segment and the correction amount in the sub-scanning direction corresponding to a second segment, both of which are configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274991 - System and method for document orientation detection: In one embodiment, a method of detecting document orientation includes capturing a document image, binarizing each subimage of the document image to retain textual content and eliminate graphic and noise content from the document image, detecting portrait or landscape orientation based on values computed from strip-based projection profiles, and detecting... Agent:

20120274992 - Information processing apparatus and image forming apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a first storage unit that stores first information regarding a first unit, a second storage unit that stores second information regarding a second unit, and a reading unit disposed so as to face the first unit and the second unit. The reading unit reads the... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120274993 - Lens plate, lens unit, exposing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image reading apparatus: A lens plate includes at least one lens row including a plurality of lenses aligned in a first direction, each lens including a lens surface that includes perimeter portions extending in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction such that two adjacent lenses are contiguous with each other... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20120274994 - Forward facing scanner: A scanning apparatus comprising a sheet fed scanner and a flatbed scanner. An input tray and output tray for the sheet fed scanner as well as the platen for the flatbed scanner all face one side of the scanning apparatus resulting in a compact ergonomic scanning system.... Agent:

20120274995 - Forward facing scanner: An ergonomic, compact scanner operation is achieved by providing a flatbed scanner and a sheet fed scanner in a space efficient arrangement with optimal access features for users. Documents traverse the sheet fed scanner along a path that allows inclusion of an easily accessible flat bed scanner.... Agent:

20120274996 - Image reading apparatus: An image reading apparatus includes a stacking unit on which a document to be fed is stacked, a sensor configured to output a signal indicating that the document has been stacked on the stacking unit, a discharging unit to which the document is to be discharged, wherein the discharging unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120274997 - Process direction streak source diagnosis in printers: Methods and systems print a multi-color test pattern using a printing device to create a printed test pattern when the printing device is producing a printing defect. The methods and systems scan the printed test pattern to produce a scanned image and decompose the scanned image into color blocks using... Agent: Xerox Corporation

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