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Incremental printing of symbolic information December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/29/2011 > 58 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110316906 - Inkjet printing apparatus and control method for restore unit: An inkjet printing apparatus is provided that is capable of suppressing an increase in discarded ink by a restore operation of a restore unit. The apparatus is an inkjet printing apparatus that prints an image using a print head having a plurality of ejecting ports for ejecting ink and includes... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316904 - Liquid droplet circulation control apparatus, liquid droplet ejection apparatus, and computer readable storage medium: There is provided a liquid droplet circulation control apparatus including: a first circulation controller that sets a first circulation mode in which liquid is circulated with pressure control by driving a supply side pressure generator and a return side pressure generator, the supply side pressure generator supplying the liquid to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110316905 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and liquid ejecting apparatus control method: A liquid ejecting apparatus which is able to be mounted with a cartridge which is provided with a memory device which stores liquid usage information relating to a consumption amount or a remaining amount of liquid accommodated in the cartridge and a unique ID which uniquely distinguishes the cartridge. A... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316907 - Inkjet printing system: An inkjet printing system comprises: a liquid supply tank; a print device with at least one print cartridge, wherein there is an altitude difference between the print cartridge and the liquid supply tank; an internal pressure-adjusting device connecting to the liquid supply tank and the print cartridge; and working software... Agent:
20110316908 - Printer and printing method: A printer has a thermal print unit that prints by heating a thermochromic medium, an inkjet print unit that prints on the thermochromic medium, a remaining ink detection unit that detects the remaining ink level of the inkjet print unit, a halftone processing unit that converts acquired print data to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316909 - Image recording apparatus and image recording method: An image recording apparatus of the present invention includes: a conveying unit that conveys a recording medium; a conveying speed detection unit that detects a conveying speed of the recording medium; a conveying control unit that controls the conveying unit so as to accelerate or decelerate the conveying speed of... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110316913 - Image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a support table, a printing head, and a cleaner. The support table rotates around an axis. The printing head faces the support table. The cleaner includes a web coming into contact with the support table.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110316910 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When distributing image data of a plurality of planes to a first chip and a second chip that constitute the same overlapped portion of a connected head, a distribution method is changed for at least a part of the plurality of planes.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316911 - Image processor, image processing method and inkjet printer: There is provided an image processing method in which in a full line type inkjet printer using a connecting head having an overlap region, even if a conveyance direction of a print medium is more or less inclined, a density change or degradation of graininess is not introduced. Therefore, an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316912 - Liquid ejection apparatus and method: In a continuous liquid ejection apparatus, when pressurizing ink with a pump and initiating ejection, the problem of a stable ink column and droplets not being formed if ink is ejected in a low ink pressure state and large droplets or droplets with unstable flight directions being formed is solved.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316914 - Body diode forward conduction prevention: A device has an output circuit arranged to receive a voltage pulse, a body diode associated with the output circuit, and a detection circuit electrically coupled to the voltage pulse and the output circuit, such that when the voltage pulse transitions from high to low, the detection circuit is configured... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110316915 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and method of controlling same: The driving signal generation circuit generates a first driving signal which includes a first ejection driving pulse in a unit period and a second driving signal which includes a second ejection driving pulse which is generated before the first ejection driving pulse in the unit period. The printer controller and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316916 - Liquid ejecting apparatus and method of controlling same: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a recording head that has a first column of nozzles, in which nozzles that eject dye ink are provided in line in a sub-scanning direction intersecting a main scanning direction of the recording head and recording paper, and a second column of nozzles, in which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316917 - Logical and virtual nozzle-fire-restart-line for fluid-ejection device: A fluid-ejection device includes physical data lines, a controller, and a fluid-ejection mechanism. The physical data lines communicatively connect the controller and the fluid-ejection mechanism. The controller is to assert a logical and virtual nozzle-fire-restart line to denote that a first data sub-packet of a new data packet of nozzle... Agent:
20110316918 - Liquid ejection head, liquid ejection apparatus and inkjet printing apparatus: A liquid ejection head has a recording element including a set of ejection elements. Each of the ejection elements includes a pressure chamber, a supply flow channel connected to the pressure chamber, an ejection energy generating device arranged correspondingly to the pressure chamber, and an ejection port connected to the... Agent:
20110316920 - Ejection characteristics evaluation apparatus and ejection characteristics evaluation method for inkjet printing apparatus, and inkjet printing apparatus: The present invention prints a plurality of ejection characteristics detection patterns with different print duties. Each of the patterns is divided into areas with a certain number of pixels, and each area is read with a plurality of different read colors. Based on the read values by the read color... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316919 - First drop dissimilarity in drop-on-demand inkjet devices and methods for its correction: A number of methods may be utilized to correct for the first drop dissimilarity in drop-on-demand inkjet devices. Various collection processes, mass calculations and timing manipulation may be utilized to correct the first drop dissimilarity problem.... Agent:
20110316921 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: When an image is recorded using a multichip recording head including a plurality of chips each having a plurality of nozzle arrays, a change in image density can occur due to a registration error between chips in an overlapping part where two chips are connected. To suppress the change in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316923 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to discharge ink for forming an image on a recording medium or for idle-discharging the ink; a carrying unit configured to carry the recording medium and include an idle discharge region for receiving the ink which is idle-discharged; a... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110316924 - Printer apparatus: A printer apparatus (10) is provided with a front and rear drive motor, which rotationally drives a feed roller (21) in a state that the plate-like medium (B) is pinched by the feed roller (21) and a pinch roller (24) which are paired to feed the plate-like medium (B) to... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20110316922 - Printing on a rotating surface: In some examples, a printing system including a rotating platen having an axis of rotation and configured to support a substrate, and a printhead configured to eject drops in a direction parallel with the axis of rotation onto the substrate supported by the rotating platen.... Agent: Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.
20110316925 - Inkjet printing apparatus and printing method of inkjet printing apparatus: An inkjet printing apparatus includes: an inkjet head having nozzles which eject ink; a first conveyance device which moves at least one of an image formation medium and the inkjet head during image formation by the inkjet head; a second conveyance device which conveys the image formation medium along a... Agent:
20110316927 - Ink-jet textile printing/recording process: Provided is an ink-jet textile printing/recording process, by which it is possible to form high-quality prints which do not suffer from bleeding, lowering in the density of developed color, contamination of non-printed white areas, or other faults. Thus, the ink-jet textile printing/recording process enables the expression of colorful designs. The... Agent: Konica Minolta Ij Technologies, Inc
20110316926 - Organic phase change carriers containing nanoparticles, phase change inks including same and methods for making same: Disclosed is an organic phase change carrier and a method for forming same, and a phase change ink including same. The organic phase change carrier comprises a colloidal dispersion of nanoparticles exhibiting a substantially uniform distribution of said nanoparticles discretely distributed therewithin, at least one curable monomer; a phase change... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110316928 - Wiping device for inkjet printers: A wiping device for an inkjet printer includes a wiper mount moveable between a wiping position and a non-wiping position. A slider coupled to the wiper mount, translates between a retracted position and a deployed position. A first translation of the slider to the deployed position causes the wiper mount... Agent:
20110316929 - Device for use with a carriage carrying a printhead and a sensor: In one embodiment, a device for use with a first carriage carrying a printhead and a sensor includes a track. The track is positioned adjacent to a path, the path being followed by the first carriage. A second carriage is movable along the track and carries a target. The second... Agent:
20110316930 - Modular micro-fluid ejection device: A modular micro-fluid ejection device includes a carrier frame supporting pluralities of micro-fluid ejection modules. Each of the modules has a plate of nozzles defining a plane. Adjacent nozzle plates are substantially coplanar and registered with one another across the entirety of the carrier frame. Methods to mount the modules... Agent:
20110316931 - Printing system for forming three dimensional objects: A printing system for forming a three dimensional object is disclosed. The printing system has a semiconductor memory for storing data that defines layers defining the three dimensional object, printhead groups. The printhead groups deposit at least two different materials simultaneously in at least one of the layers.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110316932 - Nozzle covering for ejection chips in micro-fluid applications: A micro-fluid ejection head conveys fluid to firing elements at differing heights in differing layers. The ejection head includes a base substrate. The firing elements are configured on the substrate to eject fluid upon activation. Individual elements are arrayed closer or farther to a common fluid via. A multiple-layer covering... Agent:
20110316933 - Printhead including alignment assembly: A printhead includes a printhead module, a printhead frame, and an alignment assembly. The printhead module includes a plurality of nozzles adapted for emitting liquid from the printhead module. The alignment assembly aligns the printhead module and the printhead frame relative to each other and includes a base plate, a... Agent:
20110316934 - Droplet ejection head: p
20110316936 - Gallium naphthalocyanine salts exhibiting reduced kogation: Z1+, Z2+, Z3+ and Z4+ are independently selected from the group consisting of: H and an ammonium cation including 3 or more hydroxyl groups. At least one of Z1+, Z2+, Z3+ and Z4+ is the ammonium cation. Such salts exhibit reduced kogation in thermal bubble-forming inkjet printheads.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110316935 - Liquid ejection head: A liquid ejection head including: a flow channel unit including a nozzle plate, and a flow-channel-containing substrate, the nozzle plate and the flow-channel-containing substrate being laminated, a head case formed with a common liquid flow channel configured to supply the liquid to the reservoir and joined to the flow-channel-containing substrate... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316938 - Liquid jet head and a liquid jet apparatus: A lower electrode 60 in a region opposite each of pressure generation chambers 12 is formed to have a width smaller than the width of the corresponding pressure generation chamber 12, and an upper surface and an end surface of the lower electrode 60 in a region corresponding to each... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316937 - Piezoelectric film, piezoelectric device and liquid ejection apparatus: where Pb and A are A-site elements, and A is at least one element selected from a group consisting of Bi, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, Ca, Sr and Ba; Zr, Ti and B are B-site elements, and B is at... Agent:
20110316939 - Micro-ejector: There is provided a micro-ejector. The micro-ejector according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include an ejection device including a passage for ejecting fluid contained therein, and a piezoelectric actuator providing a driving force for ejecting fluid, a mounting plate including a passage for providing fluid to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110316940 - Deflecting electrode, droplet ejection head, and droplet ejection apparatus: Provided is a droplet ejection apparatus able to realize, with a simple electrode configuration, functions for both converging effects that cause charged particles to head towards a single axis as well as deflecting effects that change the orientation of the axis of convergence. Another object of the present invention is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316941 - Ink path structure and inkjet head including the same: There is provided an ink path structure, including: a pressure chamber storing ink introduced thereinto to discharge the ink to a nozzle; and a path discharging the ink by pressure generated within the pressure chamber and then supplying the ink to the pressure chamber and being repeatedly expanded and contracted... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110316943 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: The flow path unit includes a flow path unit main body to which the liquid supply needle is attached on the upstream side and including a flow path portion with the liquid flow path formed therein, the flow path portion projecting from a lower face of the flow path unit... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316942 - Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus including the same: A liquid ejection head including: a channel member including: a ejection openings; a liquid channel communicated with the ejection openings; and a liquid-supply opening for supplying liquid to the liquid channel; an ejection-energy applying portion configured to apply an ejection energy to the liquid in the liquid channel; an electronic... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316944 - Printhead cartridge for releasable mounting in a printer: A printhead cartridge for releasable mounting in a printer. The printhead cartridge includes a pagewidth printhead and an ink manifold defining multiple fluid flow paths in fluid communication with respective ink channels in the printhead. The ink manifold includes a plurality of openings for detachable connection with conduits in an... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110316945 - Ink tank: An ink tank provided with a supply port for supplying the ink contained therein and an electric contact for information transmission is smoothly and securely attached to an attachment section of a printing apparatus while achieving secure connection of an electric contact section at the same time. The ink tank... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316947 - Inkjet recording ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording apparatus, and ink recorded matter: An inkjet recording ink including at least a pigment, fine resin particles, a water soluble organic solvent, and water, wherein a polymer chain is grafted onto a surface of the pigment, and the polymer chain is composed of at least one monomer unit, which is selected from the monomers represented... Agent:
20110316946 - Print media cartridge with ink supply manifold: An ink and print media cartridge for a printer device includes a print media housing assembly configured for insertion and removal to and from the printer device, the print media housing assembly having a top molding coupled to a bottom molding and a print media storage volume defined therebetween; an... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110316948 - Bubble tolerant manifold design for a liquid ejecting head: A liquid ejecting head includes pressure generating chambers; nozzles that communicate with respective pressure generating chambers; a manifold that communicates with a liquid introduction opening and that serves as a common flow channel for the multiple pressure generating chambers; liquid supply channels, having liquid supply openings that open into the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316949 - Paper seasoning apparatus and inkjet recording apparatus: The present invention provides a paper seasoning apparatus and an inkjet recording apparatus including a paper seasoning apparatus, capable of seasoning paper configured in a paper stack, and separating the paper stacks by introducing separation plates between sheets of the paper. Namely, separation plates for separating paper into specific numbers... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110316950 - Paper seasoning apparatus, paper seasoning method, inkjet recording apparatus: The present invention provides a paper seasoning apparatus, a paper seasoning method, and an inkjet recording apparatus, that may improve seasoning achieved by blowing air against a paper stack. A paper seasoning apparatus includes, an upwards protruding shaped mounting surface on which a paper stack is mounted, and first air... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110316952 - Consumable product accommodating device, liquid ejection device, and method for controlling consumable product accommodating device: A consumable product accommodating device includes an accommodating body, a cushioning member, a weight detecting unit and a control unit. The accommodating body accommodates a consumable product whose weight decreases due to being fed to a consumption side, and is consumed with the accommodating body being configured and arranged to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316951 - Recording device: A recording device includes a device body, a roll accommodating unit accommodating a roll that is a long recording medium wound up into a roll shape, the roll accommodating unit being provided to an exterior of the device body, a recording head that performs recording on the recording medium unwound... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110316953 - Recording medium holding device and image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a drum, a transportation roller, a pressing roller, a power supply, and an image forming unit. The drum rotates, and the transportation roller transports a recording medium to the drum. The pressing roller presses the recording medium transported by the transportation... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110316954 - Electric power control apparatus, electronic machine and electric power control method: According to certain embodiments, a power control apparatus may include a setting unit, a voltage detection unit, and a control unit. The setting unit may be configured to set a charge start voltage and a charge stop voltage for a storage battery. The voltage detection unit may be configured to... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316955 - Bidirectional imaging with varying speeds: A method is provided for forming an image on a media while the media is moved relative to an imaging head. The media can include a pattern of registration sub-regions, such as a matrix. The image can include one or more patterns of features, such as color features for a... Agent:
20110316956 - Thermal printer and ink ribbon cassette: A thermal printer is proposed that includes an ink ribbon on which a color ink portion and a non-color ink portion are alternately formed in a conveyance direction, a supply bobbin on which the ink ribbon is wound, a take-up bobbin on which the ink ribbon is to be wound,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316957 - Image forming apparatus having plural optical scanning devices: The image forming apparatus includes a chassis; plural image bearing members; plural optical scanning devices having the same configuration and located on respective installation positions of the chassis after installed thereon to scan the image bearing members with light beams; and plural incompatibility imparting mechanisms. The incompatibility imparting mechanisms are... Agent:
20110316958 - Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including same: An optical scanner includes a housing, a light source, a polygon mirror, an optical device, and a holder. The housing includes a mounting portion. The light source projects light. The polygon mirror is enclosed within the housing and rotates to deflect the light projected from the light source. The optical... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110316960 - Optical scanning apparatus and color image forming apparatus using the same: To provide high flexibility in the arrangement of optical paths toward a plurality of photosensitive members and not to cause an increase in size of an image forming apparatus even when a cartridge capacity is increased, provided is an image forming apparatus including: light source units; a deflecting unit for... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110316959 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device, arranged on one side of at least two to-be-scanned members in a second direction, and the two to-be-scanned members being arranged in a first direction perpendicular to the second, includes: an illuminating system that emits beams including a first beam and a second beam whose polarization... Agent:
20110316961 - Vertical cavity surface emitting laser element, vertical cavity surface emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus: A disclosed vertical cavity surface emitting laser element includes a substrate, a laminated body sandwiching a semiconductor active layer with an upper reflecting mirror and a lower reflecting mirror, a lower electrode, and an upper electrode. The laser element emits laser light in a direction perpendicular to the surface of... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.12/22/2011 > 74 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110310138 - Printing device and printing method: A printing device includes a printing section that deposits printing matter onto a printing medium, a printing control section that controls the printing section so as to cause there to be printed on the same printing medium a first image that is based on acquired print data and a second... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110310140 - Inkjet recording apparatus and treatment liquid supply method: This invention provides an inkjet recording apparatus which is provided with a supply unit which supplies a treatment liquid to a recording medium fed from a container and a recording unit which supplies ink to the recording medium with the treatment liquid supplied thereto and forms an image. In the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110310141 - Printing apparatus and ink supply method thereof: A printing apparatus, including a print head having a discharge port, a stirring portion configured to stir ink in an ink tank, a valve disposed on a supply path, a cap for capping the discharge port, and a pressure reducing unit configured to reduce pressure in the cap, executes, in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310139 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus of the present invention includes: a recording head having ejection openings which eject liquid, a liquid supply unit which supplies the liquid to the recording head, and a supply control unit which controls the liquid supply unit. The recording head includes: a liquid supply portion and first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310143 - Intermediate fluid supply apparatus having flexible membrane: An intermediately fluid supply apparatus is to fluidically couple a primary fluid supply to one or more fluid-ejection printheads. A reservoir of the apparatus has a bottom surface and a number of side surfaces, and is open at the top of the reservoir. The reservoir is to store fluid supplied... Agent:
20110310142 - Time limited printing method and device: A method of printing a time-based document is disclosed. The method includes the steps of associating each of a plurality of document print objects with a time-dependent attribute, mixing a plurality of inks having time dependencies corresponding to the document print object time-dependent attributes, and printing the time-based document using... Agent:
20110310145 - Image recording apparatus: A multifunction machine includes: a first feeding roller and a second feeding roller; an intermediate roller pair provided to a curved portion of a transport route; a main transporting roller pair; a recording head; a first drive motor and a second drive motor; and a control section. The control section... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310146 - Printhead nozzle arrangement with magnetic paddle actuator: A nozzle arrangement includes a nozzle chamber having a roof defining an ink ejection port and a floor defining an ink supply inlet; a magnetic coil arrangement positioned around the ink supply inlet of the nozzle chamber; bridge members spanning over the magnetic coil arrangement, the bridge members supported on... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310144 - Systems and methods for dielectric heating of ink in inkjet printers: Dielectric heating is used to cause explosive nucleation of ink in an ink reservoir to expel a drop of ink from an inkjet print head. Conductive plates generate an alternating electric field at microwave frequencies across an ink reservoir causing the ink to heat. Since the ink is heated without... Agent: Conexant Systems, Inc.
20110310148 - Liquid droplet spraying apparatus and method: The present invention relates to a liquid droplet spraying apparatus and method. The liquid droplet spraying apparatus of the present invention includes a chamber containing a fluid; a nozzle body having a nozzle for spraying the fluid in the chamber to one side of a material to be printed; an... Agent: Konkuk University Industrial Cooperation Corp.
20110310147 - Liquid ejecting device capable of reducing voltage application period and preventing leakage of liquid: A driving-signal applying section maintains a first driving signal at a first low voltage prior to and subsequent to a first voltage application period during which voltage is applied to a first active potion based on image data for one recording medium, maintains a second driving signal at a second... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310149 - Printhead having variable drive pulses for fluid ejection: A printhead is provided having fluid ejection nozzles, heaters corresponding to each of the nozzles respectively, with each heater heating printing fluid to cause ejection of a drop of the printing fluid through the corresponding nozzle, and circuitry for generating electrical drive pulses having variable power and length for energizing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310150 - Printing device, printing method, and program: A printing device performs band printing during two-way printing, wherein the band printing uses black pigment ink and dye ink. In this printing device, in an advancing printed area for which a print head moves in an advancing direction, pigment ink dots are formed first and dye ink dots are... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110310152 - Inkjet printing device and inkjet printing method: An inkjet printing device that performs printing on a print medium with a print head including a nozzle for discharging ink, includes: a transport unit transporting the print medium; a printing unit discharging the ink while transporting the print medium such that the printing unit prints an image for printing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310151 - Printing apparatus: A printing apparatus for performing printing on a recording medium includes a printing unit configured to perform printing a plurality of images sequentially on a recording medium, a detection unit configured to detect an unsuitable area that is not suitable for printing on the recording medium, and a control unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310153 - Printing system: An LDV meter 21 cooperates with an LDV processor 22 to measure travel distances or travel speeds of a transfer belt at a prescribed measuring spot and at intervals with a prescribed rotation angle of one of a set of rollers, on which the transfer belt is stretched, as a... Agent: Riso Kagaku Corporation
20110310155 - Inkjet recording head and inkjet recording method: The present invention provides a recording apparatus including recording heads each including a plurality of nozzle arrays that are arranged so as to overlap, wherein the width with which the overlapping portions of the recording heads for colors that are simultaneously used with a relatively high frequency overlap in an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310154 - System and method for preserving edges while enabling inkjet correction within an interior of an image: A method for image correction preserves edges in image data stored in a printing system. The method identifies edge image data values within a plurality of image data values and excludes the identified edge image data values from the dithering of the image data values.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110310157 - Inkjet image forming apparatus and inkjet image forming method: According to one embodiment, an inkjet image forming apparatus includes a transport section configured to adsorb a recording medium by suction to transport the recording medium under inkjet heads, and a controller configured to perform control in a manner that an adsorption force to the recording medium if the image... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110310158 - Inkjet image forming apparatus and inkjet image forming method: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an endless device, an inkjet head, a dryer, a sensor, and a controller. The endless device rotates at fixed circumferential speed. The inkjet head prints on a recording medium held by the endless device and rotating together with the endless device.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110310156 - Moving print media in a printer: In one embodiment, a device for moving print media in a printer includes: a rotatable shaft extending lengthwise along an axis of rotation and a hub. The hub is operatively and pivotally connected to the shaft at a connection such that the hub rotates with the shaft about the axis... Agent:
20110310160 - Inkjet apparatus and method for judging replacement timing for components of the apparatus: In an inkjet apparatus capable of ejecting an ink and a treatment liquid for insolubilizing or coagulating a color material in the ink, a replacement timing for a component of the apparatus is judged based on both the consumption amounts of the ink and treatment liquid measured when the two... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310159 - Inkjet apparatus and method of judging replacement timing for components of the apparatus: In an inkjet apparatus using an inkjet head ejecting multiple types of inks different in viscosity after evaporation of solvent, a replacement timing for a component is judged by using a consumption amount of each type of ink and a generation rate in amount of ink droplets. Accordingly, in the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310162 - Ink jet recording method and ink jet recording apparatus: An object of the present invention is to provide an ink jet recording method which gives an ink excellent anti-sticking properties and can suppress the occurrence of undertrapping when recording surfaces of recording media which each have an ink-receiving layer are overlapped with each other, and to provide an ink... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310164 - Ink jet recording method and ink jet recording apparatus: An ink jet recording method includes an image formation step of forming an image on a recording medium having an ink-receiving layer by ejecting an ink from an ink jet recording head and a humidification step of humidifying a gap between the recording head and the recording medium, in which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310161 - Liquid discharge head and assembly method of liquid discharge head: An assembly method of a liquid discharge head is provided. The liquid discharge head includes an element substrate, an electrode portion, a flexible wiring member which has the element substrate at one end and the electrode portion at another end, and includes a plurality of bent portions, wherein, each edge... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310163 - Liquid discharge head and method for manufacturing the same: A liquid discharge head includes a recording element substrate including an energy generation element for generating energy used to discharge a liquid and a terminal electrically connected to the energy generation element, and an electric wiring board including an electrode electrically connected to the terminal via a wire to transmit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310165 - Magenta ink composition, ink cartridge, and recording system and recorded matter using the same: This invention provides a magenta ink composition that, when recorded, is excellent in color development, graininess, and gloss, is less likely to cause clogging in an ink jet recording head, and is excellent in color reproduction in a high-chroma and high-lightness red region. The magenta ink composition has an L*... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110310167 - Printing apparatus: The invention prevents and suppresses wasteful expenditure of ink which occurs when recovering nozzles. In greater detail, a plurality of head units arranged in a direction which intersects a transportation direction of a printing medium is provided, a plurality of cleaning units is disposed to face the plurality of head... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110310168 - Electronic device: An electronic device, including a carriage conveyance mechanism, a sheet conveyance mechanism, and a controller including: a failure detecting portion configured to detect a carriage conveyance failure; a position detecting portion configured to detect a carriage position of on a carriage conveyance path; a conveyance start position storage portion configured... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310169 - Inkjet head unit: According to one embodiment, a maintenance unit includes an inkjet head and a cap. The inkjet head includes plural nozzle arrays and discharges a different color of ink from each of the plural nozzle arrays. The cap includes plural protrusions at positions facing the plural nozzle arrays, includes a groove... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110310170 - Ink discharge apparatus: There is provided an ink discharge apparatus including a discharge head provided with a nozzle surface having a first nozzle which is formed in the nozzle surface and via which a liquid droplet of a first ink is discharged and a second nozzle which is formed in the nozzle surface... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310171 - Dual print head wiper apparatus for a two-pen ink jet printer and method for cleaning ink pen faces of a two-pen ink jet printer: Apparatus and methods are provided for simultaneously cleaning both ink pen faces of a two-pen ink jet printer. Two print head wipers are provided, each print head wiper being adapted to wipe a respective ink pen face of a corresponding ink pen. Linkage connects the two print head wipers together.... Agent: Transact Technologies Incorporated
20110310172 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a carriage including a recording head that discharges liquid droplets for forming an image on a recording medium; a rail that supports the carriage in such a manner that the carriage reciprocates; a fixing part that fixes the rail; and an air stream creation part... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110310174 - Image recording apparatus: a first and a second feeding roller; a recording head; a carriage; a first and a second drive motor; and a drive transmission switching mechanism transmitting a driving force of the second drive motor to the first and the second feeding roller. The drive transmission switching mechanism includes: a first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310175 - Liquid droplet jetting apparatus: A liquid droplet jetting apparatus includes a jetting head having a jetting surface on which a plurality of nozzles are formed for jetting liquid droplets; a carriage carrying the jetting head and moving reciprocatingly in a first direction along a surface parallel to the jetting surface; and a guide member... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310176 - Method for ejecting ink droplets onto a substrate: An ink mixed with spacer members is ejected onto one or both of a TFT substrate and a CF substrate while an ink jet head having a plurality of ink jet nozzles is moved. The excursions of a predetermined number of ink jet nozzles from an end of the ink... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd.
20110310173 - Printer backbone with integrated carriage rod: A backbone for a printer is formed from a single piece of material. The single piece of material includes an integrated carriage rod. When a carriage assembly is mounted on the integrated carriage rod, the carriage assembly is enabled to slide across the integrated carriage rod into position for printing.... Agent:
20110310177 - Liquid ejection device: A liquid ejection device includes a liquid ejection head in which a nozzle is provided for ejecting a liquid to a medium conveyed in a conveyance direction, and a rotating body disposed so as to be aligned with the liquid ejection head in the conveyance direction. The rotating body rotates... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110310178 - Inkjet recording apparatus and inkjet recording method: The present invention provides a recording apparatus including recording heads each including a plurality of nozzle arrays that are arranged so as to overlap, wherein overlapping portions of the recording heads for two different colors are separated from each other with a distance therebetween in an array direction of nozzles.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310179 - Inkjet printer, inkjet head, and printing method: An inkjet printer includes an inkjet head 12 that discharges towards a printing medium 50 ink droplets of a metallic ink or a pearl-colored ink. The inkjet head 12 includes a nozzle 104 that discharges the ink droplets towards the printing medium 50, and an air blowing unit 120 that... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20110310180 - Printhead module for an inkjet printhead assembly: A printhead module is provided for an inkjet printhead assembly. The printhead module includes a support. An elongate carrier is mounted to the support. The carrier defines a plurality of transverse ribs and an ink channel located between the ribs. A subassembly includes a micro-electromechanical integrated circuit (IC) configured to... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310181 - Inkjet pen/printhead with shipping fluid: An inkjet pen includes a printhead firing chamber, a nozzle plate having at least one nozzle in fluid communication with the firing chamber, and a layer of shipping fluid within the firing chamber and covering the nozzle plate and the at least one nozzle. The shipping fluid has a density... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20110310182 - Printhead and method of fabricating the same: Disclosed is a printhead having at least one ink drop generator region, which includes an ink chamber, an orifice through which ink drops are ejected, and a heating element positioned below the ink chamber. The heating element includes a resistor defined therein and a nano-structured surface that is exposed to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20110310183 - Substrate for liquid discharge head and liquid discharge head: A liquid discharge head includes a heat accumulation layer provided on a board, an energy generation element configured to generate energy to discharge liquid from a discharge port and including a heat generation resistor layer provided on the heat accumulation layer and formed of a material configured to generate heat... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310185 - Image forming apparatus and treatment-liquid application device: An image forming apparatus includes a treatment-liquid application unit applying a treatment liquid from a chamber to a recording medium; a treatment-liquid storage unit to store the liquid; a supply channel member forming a supply channel to supply the liquid from the treatment-liquid storage unit to the chamber; a collection... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110310184 - Ink supply device and image recording apparatus: There is provided an ink supply device including: a cartridge installing section configured to install the ink cartridge in a horizontal direction; an ink supply section configured to be fluid communication with an ink supply portion of the ink cartridge; a first sensor disposed in the ink cartridge installing section... Agent:
20110310186 - Printhead support structure with cavities for pulse damping: A structure for an inkjet printhead is disclosed. The printhead structure has an elongate support structure for supporting a printhead integrated circuit, and ink conduits formed in the elongate support structure for supplying ink to an array of nozzles of the printhead integrated circuit. Each ink conduit includes cavities distributed... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310198 - Image printing apparatus: An image printing apparatus including a cartridge mounting unit on which an ink cartridge is detachably mountable. The cartridge mounting unit includes a sensor configured to detect a light transmitted through a remaining amount detecting portion. The image printing apparatus further includes a counter configured to count ejected ink and... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310197 - Ink cartridge and recording apparatus: There is provided an ink cartridge including a body, a particular interface and an engagement portion. The body has a front side at which an ink supply portion is located for supplying ink stored in an ink chamber to an exterior of the ink chamber, and a rear side located... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310194 - Ink cartridge suppressing internal pressure increase at the time of installation: There is provided an ink cartridge including a first ink chamber, a second ink chamber, an ink-flow check portion and a pressure control portion. The first ink chamber is configured to store ink therein. The second ink chamber is in fluid communication with the first ink chamber via a first... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310199 - Ink cartridge, image recording apparatus, and image recording apparatus packaged body: A print liquid cartridge comprises an ink chamber, a liquid supply portion, and a translucent portion. The ink chamber which accumulates ink therein is positioned between a front side in an insertion direction and a rear side in an opposite direction to the insertion direction. The liquid supply portion which... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310188 - Ink cartridges: An ink cartridge is removably mounted to a recording apparatus. The ink cartridge includes a main body and first and second protrusions. A particular end of the second protrusion extends further than a particular end of the first protrusion in the insertion direction. The main body includes an ink chamber,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310195 - Liquid cartridge urging units: A liquid cartridge urging unit includes a frame including at least one guide bar and two or more sliders. Each of the two or more sliders moves between a release position and a mount position. The liquid cartridge urging unit also includes two or more urging members configured to urge... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310196 - Liquid cartridges: A liquid cartridge includes a cartridge main body comprising a liquid chamber and an end surface. The liquid cartridge also includes a communicating portion protruding from the end surface of the cartridge main body in a protruding direction which is perpendicular to a width direction. The liquid chamber includes a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310193 - Liquid supply device, image printing apparatus, and liquid container: A liquid supply device includes a liquid container having a liquid chamber and a contact portion, and a mounting portion having an opening, and first and second surfaces. The liquid container is inserted into and removed from the mounting portion via the opening. The mounting portion includes an urging member... Agent:
20110310189 - Recording apparatus and ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes a particular wall, a particular edge, a first detection portion positioned at the particular edge, a second detection portion positioned at the particular edge, a third detection portion extending from the particular wall in a particular direction, an ink supply portion positioned at the particular wall,... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310190 - Recording apparatus and ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes an ink chamber configured to store an ink therein, a body having a first edge and a second edge positioned on an opposite side of the body from the first edge in a particular direction, a particular wall, and an ink supply portion configured to supply... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310191 - Recording apparatus and ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes a body having a first edge, an ink supply unit positioned at the first edge and configured to supply ink to an exterior of the ink cartridge, and a second edge positioned facing the first edge. The ink cartridge also has a specific projection portion positioned... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310192 - Recording apparatus and ink cartridge: An ink cartridge includes an ink chamber that stores ink and a body. The body has a first edge, a second edge, and an ink supply portion positioned at the first wall. A first detection portion is positioned at a particular end of the first edge, and a second detection... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310187 - Sets of ink cartridges: A set of ink cartridges is configured to mount in a cartridge mounting portion of a recording apparatus in an insertion direction. The set of cartridges includes a first and a second ink cartridge, and each cartridge includes a main body and a particular protrusion positioned adjacent to a bottom... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310200 - System and method for controlling insertion of solid ink sticks into a printer: A solid ink printer selectively enables solid ink sticks to be inserted into an insertion port. The solid ink printer includes a plurality of feed channels, each feed channel terminating at a melting device that heats solid ink sticks to a melting temperature at one end of the feed channel,... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110310201 - Printer utilizing pressure control of air in sump: An inkjet printer includes a printhead for printing onto a media substrate, the printhead defining a plurality of nozzles from which ink is expelled; an ink tank provided upstream of the printhead; a sump provided downstream of the printhead for collecting unused ink from the printhead, the sump having a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310202 - Ink jet recording method and ink jet recording apparatus: An ink jet recording method includes an image formation step of forming an image on a recording medium having an ink-receiving layer by ejecting an ink from an ink jet recording head and a humidification step of humidifying a gap between the recording head and the recording medium, in which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310204 - Inkjet printer and printing method: The printing method includes sequentially performing: Step (1) of forming a UV curable colored-ink layer on a surface of a recording medium; Step (2) of irradiating the colored-ink layer with a weak UV light; Step (3) of forming an overprint layer on the colored-ink layer; Step (4) of flattening the... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20110310203 - Pre-heating print media: A system for pre-heating print media includes a carriage: a plurality of printheads disposed on the carriage; and a plurality of heating lamps disposed on the carriage such that each of the printheads is associated with at least one of the heating lamps. Each of the heating lamps heats a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
20110310205 - Printing machine and method for printing a substrate: The invention relates to a method for printing a substrate (7), in which ink is transferred from an ink carrier (3) to the substrate (7) in accordance with a predefined pattern by energy being introduced into the ink through the ink carrier (3) by a device for the introduction of... Agent: Basf Se
20110310206 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus including: a first conveying path for guiding a recording medium in a conveying direction; a recording portion configured to record an image on the recording medium guided by the first conveying path; a tray provided below the recording portion so as to accommodate the recording medium;... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310207 - Image recording device: An image recording device comprises a housing, a sheet cassette, a recording unit, and a convey path defining member. The housing has an opening. The sheet cassette is configured to hold therein sheets and configured to be inserted into and removed from the housing through the opening. The recording unit... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310209 - Print cartridge having internal tubular ink reservoir core: A printing cartridge includes a roll of print media; a tubular former around which the roll of print media is wound, the tubular former being internally separated into two or more sections along a longitudinal axis of the tubular former and adapted to store supplies of fluid therein; a casing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110310208 - Printer support surface with support rod: A support rod is mounted to maintain straightness of a support surface of a printer. The support rod is used to preload the support surface in a direction opposite of an expected transverse load upon the support surface. The preloading supplied by the support rod counteracts a bending force on... Agent:
20110310210 - Device and apparatus for controlling same: A device includes a first element substrate and a second element substrate for driving a driving element; a first signal input unit connected to an input terminal of the first element substrate; a second signal input unit connected to an input terminal of the second element substrate; and a signal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110310211 - Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus: An optical scanning device includes an enclosure having a plurality of windows covered with transparent members. The enclosure houses a plurality of light sources, a scanning portion, optical elements and a light amount attenuation portion. The scanning portion deflects each of a plurality of light beams emitted from a plurality... Agent:12/15/2011 > 24 patent applications in 18 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110304661 - Printing system: A printing system and method form one of more pretreatment compositions on a medium.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company Lp
20110304663 - Droplet ejecting apparatus and current control method: A droplet ejecting component of the present invention includes an ejecting component having a charge and discharge characteristic, an applying component being provided with a transistor, and an increasing component. The ejecting component ejects a droplet. When a control signal is inputted, the applying component applies an application voltage to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110304662 - Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting head includes: a piezoelectric actuator having a first electrode, a piezoelectric body formed on the upper side of the first electrode, and a second electrode formed on the upper side of the piezoelectric body; and an electrostatic actuator having the second electrode and a third electrode arranged... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110304664 - Element substrate, printhead, head cartridge, printing apparatus, and method for confirming electrical connection status of printhead and printing apparatus: An element substrate capable of independently confirming an electrical connection status with a logic power source without increasing costs due to increasing the number of terminals or the like. The element substrate includes a connection status output circuit that outputs a signal in response to a connection status of a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110304666 - Inkjet printing apparatus and inkjet printing method: After a first scan in a forward direction, conveying corresponding to one nozzle block is performed, and then in a second scan in a backward direction, printing of a “printing area 1,” which is a unit area, is completed. Then after completion of printing of the unit area, conveying corresponding... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110304665 - System and method to compensate for defective inkjets in an inkjet imaging apparatus: A method comprises selecting a first and second datum stored in an array of image data and corresponding to a first and second defective inkjet ejector, the second defective inkjet ejector being within a search pattern positioned about the first datum, modifying the search pattern positioned about the first datum... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110304667 - Color consistency for a multi-printhead system: A printing system using multiple printheads maintains color consistency between the printheads by printing a first color patch (102) with a first color with a plurality of printheads (30) at a first pressure and with a first pixel fill coverage. A second color patch (104) is printed with the first... Agent:
20110304668 - Color consistency for a multi-printhead system: A printing system using multiple printheads maintains color consistency between the printheads by printing a first color patch (102) with a first color with a plurality of printheads (30) at a first pressure and with a first pixel fill coverage. A second color patch (104) is printed with the first... Agent:
20110304669 - Method for providing a substrate with a printed pattern: A machine (1) is equipped for printing a pattern on a substrate (20). The machine (1) comprises a table (10) for supporting and moving the substrate (20), and a print head (30) for firing ink droplets towards the substrate (20). Further, the machine (1) comprises a cover plate (40) which... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation
20110304670 - Printer device and maintenance method thereof: A printer device which can, using a relatively simple structure, remove foreign matter within a printer head. A printer device (10) is provided with: a guide rail disposed so as to extend in the scan direction; a printer head (22) provided to the guide rail so as to be reciprocatable... Agent: Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.
20110304671 - Inkjet printhead with self-clean ability for inkjet printing: Described is a process for producing an inkjet printhead comprising an aperture face having an oleophobic surface. The process includes forming an aperture plate by disposing a silicon layer on an aperture plate; using photolithography to create a textured pattern on an outer surface of the silicon layer; and chemically... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110304672 - Printhead assembly with molded ink manifold having polymer coating: A printhead assembly includes: a molded ink manifold having a plurality of ink outlets defined in a manifold bonding surface; and printhead integrated circuits bonded to the manifold bonding surface. The manifold bonding surface includes a polymer coating, which plugs fissures in the molded ink manifold.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110304673 - Die mounting assembly formed of dissimilar materials: A mounting assembly for a microelectronic device, the mounting assembly includes (a) a first member formed of a first material having a first coefficient of thermal expansion, the first member including i) a mounting surface for the microelectronic device; ii) a wall that adjoins the mounting surface and that is... Agent:
20110304674 - Contact leveling using low surface tension aqueous solutions: Release layers, and particularly low surface tension aqueous solutions, such as fountain solutions, which function as release layers. These release layers are integrated into copying and printing machines, such as xerographic machines, multifunctional devices, color systems, and the like, wherein the release layers are specifically incorporated onto a hydrophilic roll... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110304675 - Fluid ejecting apparatus: The fluid ejecting apparatus includes a fluid ejecting head that ejects fluid, a fluid receiving unit that receives the fluid ejected from the fluid ejecting head, a fluid absorbing unit that is connected to the fluid receiving unit via a flow channel and absorbs the fluid, a pump that is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110304676 - Fluid ejecting apparatus: A fluid ejecting apparatus has a configuration in which the volume of a reference space having an upper limit at the bottom of the fluid outlet port in the vertical direction in the fluid tank in a first state for ejecting the fluid from the fluid ejecting head to the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110304677 - Removable inkjet printer cartridge integrating printhead, printing fluid storage and capper: A printer cartridge includes a body adapted for user insertion and removal to and from a complementary cradle in an inkjet printer; a printing fluid storage mounted to the body, the printing fluid storage having a polyethylene membrane for storing printing fluid, the polyethylene member being adapted to expand and... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110304678 - Liquid ejecting apparatus: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting head that ejects liquid through nozzles, a liquid accommodating portion which accommodates the liquid to be supplied to the liquid ejecting head, and a filter chamber which is arranged in a liquid supply path between the liquid ejecting head and the liquid... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110304679 - Inkjet printhead having multiple pressure-dampening structures defined in nozzle plate: An inkjet printhead includes: a nozzle plate having a plurality of nozzle apertures and ink supply conduits for supplying ink to the nozzle apertures. Each of the ink supply conduits has a conduit wall defined by part of the nozzle plate. Each of the conduit walls includes a plurality of... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110304680 - Printing apparatus: Provided is a thermal transfer-system recording device which, by accurately conveying a medium between each of the thermal heads, eliminates image position displacement and image pitch variations between each of the thermal heads, thereby improving the overlay precision of each color and enabling printing on both sides of the medium.... Agent: Wedg Co., Ltd.
20110304683 - Laser driving device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus: A laser driving device in the embodiment includes: a laser light source that emits laser light; a light source drive control unit that adjusts a light amount of laser light emitted from the laser light source constant and controls on-off driving of the laser light source; a light amount adjustment... Agent:
20110304681 - Light-emitting device, print head and image forming apparatus: A light-emitting device includes: a circuit board including at least two of signal interconnection layers each having plural signal interconnections, at least adjacent two of the signal interconnection layers including signal interconnections provided so that center positions of the respective signal interconnections in a direction intersecting with a longitudinal direction... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
20110304682 - Surface emitting laser element, surface emitting laser array, optical scanning unit, image forming apparatus and method of manufacturing surface emitting laser element: A surface emitting laser element includes a light emission part having a mesa structure. The light emission part includes a lower reflector; a resonator structure including an active layer; and an upper reflector. The lower reflector, the resonator structure and the upper reflector are laminated on a substrate. A peripheral... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110304684 - Surface emitting laser device, surface emitting laser array, optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, and method of manufacturing the surface emitting laser device: A surface emitting laser device includes a substrate and plural semiconductor layers laminated on the substrate, the plural semiconductor layers including a first semiconductor multi-layer film including aluminum (Al), an active layer, and a second semiconductor multi-layer film, a light emitting section having a mesa structure being formed on the... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.12/08/2011 > 37 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110298848 - Inkjet apparatus: There is provided an inkjet apparatus which can accurately detect an ink remaining amount and shorten time necessary for an ink remaining amount detecting process. This apparatus has a first reservoir unit that reserves ink, a second reservoir unit that reserve the ink supplied from the first reservoir unit to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298850 - Information processing apparatus, and method for controlling image forming apparatus: In order to control smoothness depending on accumulation of a pigment ink in the multi-pass printing, an information processing apparatus for an image forming apparatus that forms an image on the same area in a print medium by a plurality of printing scans with the same pigment ink, the information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298849 - Inkjet printing apparatus: In a line-head type inkjet printing apparatus that ejects a plurality of types of inks, an inkjet printing apparatus is provided in which the change of its ejection properties different depending on the type of ink is prevented from occurring. The line-head type printing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298851 - Inkjet head driving apparatus: Disclosed herein is an inkjet head driving apparatus. The inkjet head driving apparatus includes a multi pulse generator that receives a trigger signal, and converts and outputs the trigger signal into a multi pulse signal; an amplifier that amplifies the multi pulse signal output from the multi pulse generator; and... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co.,ltd.
20110298852 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head having three rows of nozzles which are three-phase driven and arranged in a staggered arrangement. The nozzles are arranged in the main scanning direction at an interval of L/3, where L is a pixel pitch, and each nozzle row is ejection-driven in... Agent:
20110298853 - Printing apparatus and processing method thereof: A printing apparatus includes a plurality of full-line type printheads. The printing apparatus holds information relating to overlap nozzles that overlap between a reference printhead and an adjustment printhead, generates discharge data for causing a tilt adjustment pattern to be printed by nozzles disposed in different positions in the overlap... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298855 - Defective nozzle detector and image forming apparatus and system: A defective nozzle detector is included in an inkjet recording apparatus in which a plurality of nozzles to discharge droplets is provided and a recording head including the plurality of nozzles scans while moving in a main scanning direction, thereby forming an image. The defective nozzle detector includes a sensor... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110298854 - Recording apparatus and control method therefor: A recording apparatus includes a carriage having a recording head including nozzles, a moving unit moving the carriage, a platen including plate members connected in a carriage traveling direction to support a recording medium when the nozzles eject ink onto the recording medium, a transferring unit transferring the recording medium... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110298856 - Recording apparatus and data processing method for recording apparatus: A host device sends, as setting data, data including a registration adjustment value corresponding to a relative distance between nozzle arrays in a scanning direction. A recording apparatus includes a recording buffer 4 that stores recording data of each nozzle array in association with a recording position in a scanning... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298857 - Image processing apparatus and program: Nozzles 32C, 32M, and 32Y able to discharge color ink are formed at a first resolution, that is, 120 dpi, and nozzles 32K1 and 32K2 able to discharge black ink are formed at a second resolution, that is, 360 dpi. In addition, the printing resolution of color image data in... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110298860 - Image-forming device: An image forming device includes a recording head, a first pair of conveying rollers, a second pair of conveying rollers, and a conveyance controller. The conveyance controller controls the first and second pairs of conveying rollers to halt a conveying operation of the recording medium when a trailing edge of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298858 - Recording method and recording apparatus: First humidified gas is supplied from a first supply port to a sheet to be conveyed to increase the moisture content of the sheet. Second humidified gas is supplied to a space where nozzles of the inkjet recording head are exposed, from a second supply port provided at a position... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298859 - Recording method and recording apparatus: A first humidified gas is supplied through a first supply port to a sheet. A second humidified gas is supplied to a space where nozzles of an inkjet recording head are exposed through a second supply port located at a position closer to the recording heads than the first supply... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298861 - Elongate hand-held printer device with manually actuable capping device: media slides protruding from each of the upper and lower mouldings, the media slides configured to elevate the printer device from a medium and prevent interference between the printhead module and ink ejected from the micro-electromechanical ejection devices; and a capping device coupled externally to a major face of the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110298862 - Device and method for servicing an inkjet print head on a hand held printer: A hand-held printer that includes an inkjet array having a plurality of inkjets is disclosed. The hand-held printer may include an inkjet cap sized to cooperatively engage the inkjet array, wherein the inkjet cap is movable between and open position and a closed position, and a plurality of wipers carried... Agent: Marvell International Ltd.
20110298864 - Discharge head and discharge apparatus: There is provided a discharge head including: a tubular member that includes a flat portion with an oblate shape where a cross-section of a tube path extends in a first direction, the tubular member being formed so that the flat portion includes a first wall that is flat and has... Agent: Microjet Corporation
20110298865 - Ejection liquid dryness suppressing device, liquid ejecting apparatus, and ejection liquid dryness suppressing method: There is provided a nozzle contact unit capable of realizing a contact state, where a contact surface comes into close contact with a nozzle formation surface to block a plurality of nozzle openings, and a separated state, where the contact surface is separated from the nozzle formation surface. The nozzle... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110298868 - Inkjet printhead having hydrophilic ink pathways: An inkjet printhead comprising a hydrophilic ink pathway. The surfaces of the ink pathway comprise a layer of an alkoxylated polyethyleneimine.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110298866 - Low-adhesion coating to eliminate damage during freeze/thaw of memsjet printheads: Exemplary embodiments provide materials, systems and methods for ink jet printhead, wherein a low-adhesion coating can be applied to at least one surface portion of an ink chamber within the printhead to reduce or eliminate actuator membrane damage during ink freeze/thaw cycles.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110298867 - Method for hydrophilizing surfaces of ink pathway: A method of hydrophilizing surfaces of an ink pathway configured for supplying ink to nozzles in an inkjet printhead. The method includes the steps of: treating the surfaces of the ink pathway with a solution comprising an alkoxylated polyethyleneimine; and drying the surfaces.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110298869 - Method of providing printhead assembly having complementary hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces: A method of providing a printhead assembly having a hydrophilic ink pathway and a hydrophobic ink ejection face. The method includes the steps of: providing a printhead assembly comprising a printhead attached to an ink supply manifold, the printhead comprising a nozzle plate having a hydrophobic coating and a protective... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110298870 - Multiple priming holes for improved freeze/thaw cyclilng of memsjet printing devices: An ink jet print head includes an ink chamber defined by an electrostatically actuated membrane and a nozzle plate opposing the membrane. The nozzle plate includes a nozzle hole and a group of priming holes, the priming holes configured to maintain a substantially ink free surface on the nozzle plate... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110298871 - Electrical interconnect using embossed contacts on a flex circuit: A print head has a jet stack having an array of jets, an array of transducers arranged on the jet stack such that each transducer corresponds to a jet in the array of jets, and a flexible circuit substrate arranged adjacent the array of transducers such that contact pads on... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110298872 - Piezoelectric actuator, liquid ejection head, and image forming apparatus: A piezoelectric actuator includes a piezoelectric member having piezoelectric pillars and grooves alternately arrayed. Each of the grooves has a first width at a bottom side of the piezoelectric pillars and a second width at an upper side of the piezoelectric pillars in a direction in which the piezoelectric pillars... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110298873 - Compact front-operable image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a substantially flat top face and a slanted front face, the bottom side of which recedes backward. The image forming apparatus may includes a paper discharge tray disposed at a lower portion of the slanted front face, the paper discharge tray protruding... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20110298874 - Solid ink stick with retrieval feature: A solid ink stick for use in an imaging device, such as a phase change inkjet printer, is provided. The solid ink stick has a retrieval feature located on a top surface thereof. When the ink stick is incorrectly loaded through the insertion opening of a feed channel of the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110298875 - Maintenance apparatus, liquid ejecting apparatus, and maintenance method: A maintenance apparatus that removes bubbles from a nozzle is provided in a printer that includes a recording head having a nozzle capable of ejecting ink from a nozzle opening formed in a nozzle formation surface. The maintenance apparatus includes: a pressurizing pump that pressurizes the ink in the nozzle... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110298876 - Inkjet image forming apparatus and inkjet image forming method: m
20110298877 - Print head, upgrade kit for a conventional inkjet printer, inkjet printer and method for printing optical structures: The inventions relates to a print head for printing optical structures on a substrate comprising an ejection device for ejecting at least one droplet of a printing ink towards the substrate and a curing device for curing the at least one deposited droplet, wherein the curing device comprises at least... Agent: Luxexcel Holding Bv
20110298878 - Printing machine and method for printing a substrate: The invention relates to a method for printing a substrate (7) in a printing machine, in which ink is transferred from a flexible carrier (3) to the substrate (7) in accordance with a predefined pattern by energy being introduced into the ink through the flexible carrier (3) by a device... Agent: Basf Se
20110298879 - Recording medium: The invention provides a recording medium capable of inhibiting conspicuousness of scratches attached to the recording medium and preventing the occurrence of density unevenness in an image. The recording medium has a substrate and an ink receiving layer provided on the substrate, wherein substrate is a resin-coated substrate obtained by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110298880 - Printing medium, printing method, and printing apparatus using photonic crystal characteristic: The present invention provides a printing medium, a printing method, and a printing apparatus using a photonic crystal characteristic. According to the present invention, the printing medium using the photonic crystal characteristic comprises a medium in which a plurality of particles having electric charges are dispersed, wherein the inter-particle distances... Agent:
20110298881 - Printing system for cured 3d structures: A printing system is provided having at least one printhead for printing material to create a printed product, and an object incorporation device that incorporates inorganic semiconductors into the product being printed whilst the at least one printhead prints the product.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110298882 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus including same: An optical scanning apparatus includes a housing, light deflector, first optical system and reinforcement member. The housing includes a peripheral wall and a partitioning portion to divide an inner side of the peripheral wall into first and second portion. The partitioning portion includes a first hole to cause the first... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110298883 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor, a charger to charge the photoconductor, a multi-beam scanning unit, a development unit, and a transfer unit. The multi-beam scanning unit includes a vertical cavity surface emitting laser as a light source having light emitting elements arrayed in main and sub-scanning directions by... Agent:
20110298884 - Image forming apparatus: An image forming apparatus capable of reducing density variation that occurs in an output image when the rotational speed of a polygon mirror is changed. A light source emits a light beam for forming an electrostatic latent image on a photosensitive drum. The polygon mirror deflects the light beam such... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha12/01/2011 > 60 patent applications in 38 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20110292100 - Image recording apparatus: An image recording apparatus including: a head; a conveying member having a support face and configured to convey a recording medium in a conveying direction; a first wiper extending in a direction intersecting the conveying direction; a second wiper extending at least in the conveying direction; a first-wiping driving portion... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292101 - Recording apparatus: A recording apparatus, including: a recording head; a conveying member for conveying a recording medium in a conveyance direction; a wiper whose distal end is to come into contact with and separate away from the surface; a wiper driving mechanism for driving the wiper to conduct a wiping operation in... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292102 - Storage device, board, liquid container, method of receiving data which are to be written in data storage unit from host circuit, and system including storage device which is electrically connectable to host circuit: A storage device electrically connected to a host circuit includes a data receiving unit, determination unit, and a data transmitting unit. The data receiving unit receives data including first data which are to be written in a memory array and second data which are generated based on the first data... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110292103 - Image forming apparatus and method of inkjet having humidity adjustment mechanism: According to one embodiment, an inkjet image forming apparatus includes an inkjet head configured to discharge water-based ink and form an image on a surface of a recording medium, a medium conveyance part configured to convey the recording medium, a solution imparting part that is disposed upstream of the inkjet... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110292104 - Fill-and-line print mode: An N-pass hybrid fill-and-line print mode is used to print an image on a print medium. In this mode, each sequence of N longitudinally overlapping printhead passes over said print media includes at least one transverse forward pass using a fill mask and at least one transverse reverse pass using... Agent:
20110292106 - Inkjet recording apparatus and recording method by the same: In general, according to one embodiment, an inkjet recording apparatus includes an inkjet head, a conveyance motor, a discharge motor, a printing medium surface sensor and a controller. The inkjet head ejects ink on a printing medium. The conveyance motor causes conveyance of the printing medium. The discharge motor causes... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110292105 - Semiconductor device, liquid discharge head, liquid discharge cartridge, and liquid discharge apparatus: A semiconductor device including segments, a power supply pad and conductive patterns is provided. Each segment includes driving units for discharging a liquid. Each driving unit includes a driving circuit and an element driven by the driving circuit to apply discharging energy to the liquid. The conductive pattern includes a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292108 - Ink jet head and method of driving the same: According to one embodiment, an ink jet head includes pressure chambers filled with liquid, nozzles discharging the liquid that is in the pressure chambers, actuators changing the capacity of the pressure chambers, and a processor. The processor repeatedly outputs a waveform voltage including an expansion pulse, a ground potential, a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110292107 - Piezoelectric actuator apparatus and ink-jet printer: A piezoelectric actuator apparatus which is connectable to a power supply includes: a piezoelectric actuator which is provided with a plurality of piezoelectric elements each of which is sandwiched by two types of electrodes; a drive device which is connected to the power supply to drive each of the piezoelectric... Agent:
20110292109 - Printhead firing: Printhead firing methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture are disclosed. An example printhead firing method disclosed herein comprises determining a position of a printer carriage corresponding to a location at which a first encoder strip is concatenated with a second encoder strip, and adjusting timing of printhead firing pulses when... Agent:
20110292111 - Inkjet printing apparatus and method for printing a plurality of pixels: In a method for printing a plurality of pixels, each pixel of a plurality of pixels is printed by controlling an inkjet print head to provide for each pixel at least two ink drops at different positions in a print head movement direction, the print head having a plurality of... Agent:
20110292112 - Liquid discharge head and ink jet recording apparatus including liquid discharge head: A liquid discharge head includes a heat generating element which generates heat energy used to discharge a liquid; a temperature detecting element which changes in output voltage in response to a change in the temperature of the heat generating element; an electrical power source line and a grounding line electrically... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292110 - Reference strip: Provided is a system that includes a reference strip and a print head carriage. The reference strip includes transmission windows for transmitting signals. The transmission windows include bridges.... Agent:
20110292113 - Ink jet recording ink composition:
20110292115 - Liquid jet head and liquid jet apparatus: To increase yields of a connection process, the following structure is employed in which first electrode terminals (10a) and second electrode terminals (10b) corresponding to discharge channels (C) are arranged on a surface (15) of the actuator substrate (2) in the vicinity of a rear end (RE) thereof, and a... Agent:
20110292117 - Ink set and ink-jet recording method: An ink set containing a water-based ink for ink jet recording and a treatment liquid. The water-based ink contains a phosphate-group modified self-dispersing pigment, water, and a water-soluble organic solvent. The treatment liquid contains an aggregating agent, water, and a water-soluble organic solvent. A dynamic surface tension of the water-based... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292116 - Ink set, ink-jet recording apparatus, and ink-jet recording method: An ink set containing a water-based ink for ink jet recording and a treatment liquid. The water-based ink contains a phosphate group-modified self-dispersing pigment, water, and a water-soluble organic solvent. The treatment liquid contains a monovalent metal ion, water, and a water-soluble organic solvent.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292118 - Inkjet recording apparatus: An inkjet recording apparatus includes a carriage configured to hold a recording head having a plurality of discharge ports from each of which ink is discharged, and to move in a first direction, and a platen configured to support a sheet moving downstream in a second direction intersecting with the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292119 - Device for mitigating the production/removal of particulate matter from a substrate/mailpiece envelope: A registration device for use in combination with an array of print head nozzles and operative to deposit ink on a substrate material. The registration device is operative to maintain a prescribed separation distance between an array of print head nozzles and a substrate material during print operations and includes... Agent: Pitney Bowes Inc.
20110292121 - Mems integrated circuit having backside connections to drive circuitry via mems roof layer: A MEMS integrated circuit includes a silicon substrate having a frontside with a drive circuitry layer and a backside. A MEMS layer is disposed on the drive circuitry layer. The MEMS layer includes a plurality of MEMS devices electrically connected to the drive circuitry layer. Connector posts extends from the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110292120 - Mems integrated circuit having backside integrated circuit contacts: A MEMS integrated circuit includes a silicon substrate having a frontside with a drive circuitry layer and a backside. A MEMS layer is disposed on the drive circuitry layer. The MEMS layer includes a plurality of MEMS devices electrically connected to the drive circuitry layer. Integrated circuit contacts are positioned... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110292123 - Chevron ejection chips for micro-fluid applications: A micro-fluid ejection head has multiple ejection chips joined adjacently to create a lengthy array across a media to-be-imaged. The chips have fluid firing elements arranged along multiple fluid vias skewed variously to enable seamless stitching of fluid ejections. The firing elements are energized to eject fluid and individual ones... Agent:
20110292122 - Skewed nozzle arrays on ejection chips for micro-fluid applications: A micro-fluid ejection head has multiple ejection chips joined adjacently to create a lengthy array across a media to-be-imaged. The chips have fluid firing elements arranged along skewed fluid vias to enable seamless stitching of fluid ejections. The firing elements are energized to eject fluid and ones are spaced according... Agent:
20110292124 - Laminate constructs for micro-fluid ejection devices: A micro-fluid ejection head has an ejection chip to expel fluid. It connects to a laminate construct. The construct has vertically configured wiring layers interspersed with non-conductive layers, such as carbon fiber layers. An upper of the wiring layers electrically connects to the ejection chip. The upper layer may also... Agent:
20110292125 - Liquid discharge head and manufacturing method therefor: Provided is a liquid discharge head including a recording element board provided with an energy generating element; an electrical wiring board to supply the energy generating element with an electrical signal; a supporting member to support the recording element board and the electrical wiring board; a plurality of wires to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292126 - Molded nozzle plate with alignment features for simplified assembly: An ink jet print head includes a molded nozzle plate, the molded nozzle plate further including molded die alignment features. The molded die alignment features can be registered to the apertures of the print head die.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110292128 - Inkjet printhead assembly having electrical connections via connector rods extending through printhead integrated circuits: An inkjet printhead assembly includes: an ink supply manifold; printhead integrated circuits attached to the ink supply manifold, each printhead integrated circuit having a frontside including drive circuitry and a plurality of inkjet nozzle assemblies disposed on the drive circuitry; and a connector film for supplying power to the drive... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110292127 - Liquid discharge head: A liquid discharge head includes a recording element substrate having an energy generating element generating energy used to discharge liquid, a temperature detecting element changing in output voltage upon temperature change of the energy generating element, and line connection pads electrically connected to the energy generating element and the temperature... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292130 - Liquid ejecting head: A liquid ejecting head according to the present invention comprises a passage unit and an actuator unit. The passage unit includes: a plurality of liquid passages each of which contains a first opening for ejecting liquid and a pressure chamber connected to the first opening; and a surface having a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292129 - Partitioned array ejection chips for micro-fluid applications: A micro-fluid ejection head has multiple ejection chips joined adjacently to create a lengthy array across a media to-be-imaged. The chips have fluid firing elements arranged adjacently along corresponding ones of fluid vias skewed variously or not to enable seamless stitching of printed images from the adjacent firing elements. The... Agent:
20110292131 - Fluid ejection device: A fluid ejection device includes a chamber, and first and second electrodes configured to generate an electric field within the chamber. A related method includes, in a firing chamber, separating whole ink into colloidal particles and ink vehicle such that the firing fluid within the chamber comprises primarily ink vehicle.... Agent:
20110292132 - Liquid discharge head: Provided is a liquid discharge head including a discharge port; an energy application chamber that includes a heat generating element, and communicates with the discharge port; and a flow path that supplies the liquid to the energy application chamber, wherein the energy application chamber includes a first energy application chamber... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292133 - Perovskite oxide, oxide composition, oxide body, piezoelectric device, and liquid discharge apparatus: (where, Bi and Ba are A-site elements, X is one kind or a plurality of kinds of A-site elements, other than Pb and Ba, with an average ion valence of 2. Fe, Ti, and Mn are B-site elements. O is oxygen. 0<x1+X2<1.0, 0<x3<1.0, 0<y1+y2<1.0, 0≦y3<1.0, 0<x1, 0<x2, 0<y1, 0<y2. The... Agent:
20110292134 - Perovskite oxide, oxide composition, oxide body, piezoelectric device, and liquid discharge apparatus: (where, Bi is an A-site element and X is an A-site element with an average ion valence of not less than four. A is one kind or a plurality of kinds of A site elements other than Pb with an average ion valence of two, Y is a one kind... Agent:
20110292135 - Liquid jet head, liquid jet apparatus, and manufacturing method for the liquid jet head: To solve a problem in that it is difficult to form drive electrodes (11), which are formed respectively on side surfaces of each of partition walls (7), each of the partition walls (7) in a drive region (DR) is made of a piezoelectric material (10) on a top surface side... Agent:
20110292136 - Maintenance device, fluid ejecting apparatus and maintenance method: A printer includes a fluid ejecting head having a plurality of nozzles, an ink supply channel and a maintenance device. The maintenance device includes a pressure regulating mechanism configured to reduce the pressures in the interiors of the ink supply channels at a position of pressure reduction, and a tight... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110292138 - Cartridge for ink-jet printer: The invention relates to a cartridge for ink-jet printer, comprising a cartridge body, a protective cover moving relatively to the cartridge body under pressure and a detection mechanism for cartridge and remaining ink volume, wherein the detection mechanism for cartridge and remaining ink volume includes the first and second detecting... Agent: Ninestar Image Co., Ltd.
20110292139 - Liquid cartridge for image forming device: A liquid cartridge detachably mountable on a body of an image forming device and capable of supplying liquid to the image forming device when mounted on the body. A liquid delivery path has a first portion and a second portion positioned between a liquid accommodating unit and the first portion.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292137 - Seal for inkjet ink tank: A seal for at least one outlet port of an ink tank, the seal includes a seal member; and a seal retainer further includes a housing for the seal member; a first attachment member on a first side of the housing; a second attachment member on a second side of... Agent:
20110292140 - Ink separators: Ink separators are described herein. One example ink separator is described, which includes an ink receptacle to receive ink aerosol particles, a surface within the ink receptacle to change a direction of an airflow entraining the ink aerosol particles and cause at least a portion of the ink aerosol particles... Agent:
20110292142 - Peak position drum maintenance unit for a printing device: An imaging device includes a substantially continuous web of media, and a web transport system configured to transport the continuous web along a web path. A print station is positioned along the web path and is configured to apply ink to the continuous web. A temperature leveling ink spreader is... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110292143 - Transportation roller cleaning mechanism and printer: Ink on a transportation roller that touches the printing surface of a recording medium can be regularly removed without affecting media transportation performance. The cleaning mechanism has a cleaning lever that is pivotably supported with one end extending to above the discharge follower roller downstream from the printing position and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110292144 - Ink drying: Ink drying methods and apparatus are disclosed. One example ink drying apparatus includes a resistive heating element having a first power dissipation density adjacent to a center region of a print media travel path and a second power dissipation density adjacent to an edge region of the print media travel... Agent:
20110292149 - Charging roller, charging unit using the same, and image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a to-be-charged member, a charging roller, a feeding mechanism, a recording head portion, and a discharge mechanism. The to-be-charged member includes a dielectric body that rotates in a predetermined direction. The charging roller is disposed to face the to-be-charged member and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110292145 - Media hold-down system having cross process chambering: A printable media hold-down system includes a print head array, a transport surface positioned adjacent to the print head array which transports a printable medium past the print head array in a location where the print head array may apply ink to the printable medium, and a vacuum system that... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20110292148 - Recording device: A recording device includes a cassette having a protruding portion; a lever as a transmission member in which the distance from a shaft portion to an abutting portion is shorter than the distance from the shaft portion to a connection portion, the lever transmitting a force that the abutting portion... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110292147 - Transporting apparatus and printer using the same: There is provided a transporting apparatus which includes a pair of transporting rollers including drive and driven rollers; a transporting path including a curved portion which changes a transporting direction of the transporting medium; a movable member which is changeable to a first attitude forming an outer side of the... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292146 - Use of a golf ball orientation device to orient a golf ball for a continuous flow, single pass inkjet printer: A system for printing indicia on one or more golf balls using an inline inkjet printer is disclosed herein. The system of the invention comprises a golf ball orientation device and a continuous flow, single pass, inkjet printer. The golf ball orientation device of the system may comprise: at least... Agent: Callaway Golf Company
20110292150 - Label producing apparatus and tape cartridge: This disclosure discloses a label producing apparatus comprising: an apparatus housing; a roll holder arranged on said apparatus housing that detachably mounts thereon a tape roll winding a label producing tape; an optical detecting device that optically detects a plurality of detection mark formed at a predetermined interval along a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292151 - Support structure and image forming apparatus: The present invention provides a support structure, which includes: a housing configured to store an optical element; a support unit configured to support the housing; a positioning element configured to position the housing with respect to the support unit; an vibration-proof element configured to proof transmission of vibration from the... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110292152 - Dual-sided thermal print folding: Dual-sided thermal print folding techniques are presented. A dual-sided thermal printer includes a folding mechanism to custom fold a substrate. The substrate is imaged on both sides by the dual-sided thermal printer as it passes through the dual-sided thermal printer and is custom folded by the folding mechanism of the... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20110292153 - Image forming apparatus: According to one embodiment, there is provided an image forming apparatus, including an accommodation unit, an image forming unit, an image reading unit, an image erasing unit, a first medium processing unit, and a second medium processing unit. The first medium processing unit forms the image on the recording medium... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110292154 - Element substrate, printhead, and head cartridge: This invention provides an element substrate having a heater selection circuit normally operable even in the use of voltage conversion circuits, which are arranged along the nozzle arrayed direction, each having a small-area in order to reduce the area of the element substrate. The element substrate according to this invention... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292155 - Laser thermal donor elements and method of use: Thermal transfer donor elements can be used to transfer color images to receiving elements to provide various elements such as color filters. The thermal transfer donor elements include a transparent polymeric substrate and, in order: a propellant layer comprising a gas-producing polymer that is capable of producing a gas upon... Agent:
20110292156 - Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with the same: An optical scanning apparatus includes a housing, light source, deflector, imaging lens, reflective mirrors, a synchronization detector and synchronization detection mirror. The housing has a plate to partition the housing. The deflector deflects a light beam emitted from the light source. The imaging lens converts the deflected light beam into... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation
20110292157 - System for laser-based digital marking of objects with images or digital image projection with the laser beam shaped and amplified to have uniform irradiance distribution over the beam cross-section: A laser marking system including a laser apparatus to supply a laser beam having a non-Gaussian irradiance distribution over a beam cross-section, the non-Gaussian irradiance distribution of the laser beam has a substantially uniform irradiance distribution over the beam cross-section, a spatial light modulator coupled to receive the laser beam,... Agent:
20110292158 - Image forming apparatus with optical scanner: In a scanner housing of an optical scanner fixed to a main body housing of an image forming apparatus, an opposite wall is disposed between a support wall on which an optical element is supported and a wall of the main body housing. A space at an extreme end of... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110292159 - Printing machine and method for printing a substrate: The invention relates to a printing machine, comprising a flexible carrier (3) which is coated with an ink to be printed, and to a device for the introduction of energy (11) into the ink, the device for the introduction of energy (11) being arranged in such a way that the... Agent: Basf SePrevious industry: Recorders
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