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Operator Interface (e.g., Display Control Panel)

Operator Interface (e.g., Display Control Panel) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/10/14 - 20140193169 - Image forming apparatus
According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus which has a function of performing an erasing process of erasing an image formed on a recording medium and an image forming process of forming an image on the recording medium is provided. The image forming apparatus automatically performs the erasing process...

07/03/14 - 20140186065 - Image forming apparatus with enhanced display of guidance information
In an image forming apparatus, guidance information is stored in advance for guiding an optimal operation procedure for execution of a job, and the guidance information is displayed on a display portion based on operation input that is input to an input portion in order to execute a job of...

06/19/14 - 20140169822 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including: a housing; a display whose display surface is provided on a front-surface side of the housing; an image forming unit provided in the housing and configured to form an image on a recording sheet; and an ejector configured to eject the recording sheet with the...

05/22/14 - 20140140716 - Image forming apparatus for detecting a human using a human detecting device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image on a recording material; an image reading device that is disposed above the image forming section, and reads an image on an original; a connecting section that is disposed at either one of end sides of an...

04/17/14 - 20140105630 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus arranged to produce groups of printed sheets. Each group includes a plurality of sequential sheets. The image forming apparatus includes a plurality of storage units each configured to store the printed sheets produced by an image forming unit, a sorter unit configured to sort the printed...

03/06/14 - 20140064773 - Image forming apparatus, method of indicating remaining quantity of consumable material and non-transitory computer-readable medium
Provided are an image forming apparatus, a method of indicating the remaining quantity of a consumable material and a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing a program for the remaining quantity of a consumable material. The image forming apparatus includes an array of LEDs arranged on a body of the image forming...

02/20/14 - 20140050500 - Display control device, image forming apparatus, display control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A display control device includes an operation-display unit and a controller. The operation-display unit hierarchically displays multiple functions using multiple screens and accepts an operation performed through an approach or touch of an object. The controller performs control so that, when the object approaches a function displayed on an original...

10/10/13 - 20130266335 - Image forming apparatus that indicates operating status using luminous body
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a body housing, a protruding housing, a light diffusing portion, a light source, a light guide path, and a control unit. The image forming section performs image formation on a sheet. The body housing is formed by a box body with...

08/22/13 - 20130216253 - Image forming apparatus, control method for image forming apparatus, and storage medium
The image forming apparatus determines whether or not supplementation of a consumable product is required, and whether or not an image corresponding to the consumable product procurement information including information related to the procurement of the consumable product is recorded by linkage with the consumable product. Then when the image...

06/20/13 - 20130156458 - Decolorizing apparatus
According to one embodiment, a decolorizing apparatus includes a control section and a decolorizing section. The control section acquires information that distinguishes a first area, which is an area where an image is formed on a sheet, and the other areas. The decolorizing section decolorizes an image in the first...

05/02/13 - 20130108301 - Input device of image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus
An input device of an image forming apparatus is provided with a panel portion, which has a display portion and by which input is carried out by a user touching the display portion, and in which at least one portion is displaced according to touch by the user, and at...

04/11/13 - 20130089352 - Image forming apparatus, control method, and control program
An image forming apparatus having a display unit for displaying a program which can be executed in the apparatus so as to be identified is disclosed. The apparatus has: an input unit for inputting a program into the image forming apparatus; a display control unit for controlling a process for...

10/11/12 - 20120257904 - Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, guidance information is stored in advance for guiding an optimal operation procedure for execution of a job, and the guidance information is displayed on a display portion based on operation input that is input to an input portion in order to execute a job of...

08/02/12 - 20120195619 - Image forming apparatus and operation accepting method
A disclosed image forming apparatus accepts a selecting operation of selecting a button displayed on a touch panel and performs a process corresponding to the selected button. The image forming apparatus includes a moving region display unit displaying a region mark to be selected on the touch panel and moving...

06/28/12 - 20120163851 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling same
When an image is formed on paper, which has been placed in paper feed cassettes (hereinafter called cassettes), in accordance with paper information concerning a cassette specified by a print job and a job ticket, the paper information concerning the specified cassette is compared with paper information that has been...

06/21/12 - 20120155908 - Image recording device, image recording method, and computer program product
An image recording device records an image on a recording sheet based on input image information. The image recording device includes: an illumination-light-information inputting unit that inputs information of illumination light when the recorded image is observed; a whiteness setting unit that sets a whiteness of the recording sheet when...

06/21/12 - 20120155909 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a stack surface on which recording materials having images are stacked, the stack surface being provided on an upper surface of an apparatus body, and a movable unit shaped like a flat plate and provided on the upper surface of the apparatus body, the movable...

05/10/12 - 20120114361 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, program, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus having a development unit which develops an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier to form a visible image, the apparatus has an input unit adapted to accept input of a print job; an analysis unit adapted to analyze contents of image data included in...

04/19/12 - 20120093535 - Printing apparatus and printing method
A printing apparatus performs print processing on a plurality of sheets according to print data input by an input unit, and sets the printing unit to a first operation state in which monochromatic print processing is capable of being performed or to a second operation state in which color print...

03/15/12 - 20120063801 - Image forming apparatus displaying guidance image
In an image forming apparatus, an image is formed on a sheet, a guidance image for guiding an operation procedure is displayed, and a state of the image forming apparatus related to the operation procedure is detected. In the image forming apparatus, a supplemental image for indicating a difference between...

03/01/12 - 20120051777 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a designation unit configured to designate a region for printing on a virtual printed product with a transparent recording material, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a reflectance in the region for printing with the transparent recording material on the region designated by the designation...

01/26/12 - 20120020694 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus is capable of performing a plurality of toner-saving processes each reducing an amount of toner consumed to form an image. The apparatus includes a selecting unit that allows a user to select one toner saving process from the plurality of toner saving processes; a toner saving...

01/12/12 - 20120008976 - Image forming apparatus and display unit of image forming apparatus
A method for displaying settings of an image forming apparatus and an image forming apparatus. An image of an auto document feeder, a graphical image of an original sheet as positioned on the auto document feeder, a finished graphical image, and a plurality of staple settings may be displayed on...

12/29/11 - 20110318042 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of functions including a function of executing an operation involving use of a consumable, a selecting unit that selects one function from the plurality of functions, a detector that detects a remaining level of the consumable and a controller. The controller is operable...

10/27/11 - 20110262172 - Operating device, information processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
An operating device includes a first support frame, a support shaft, an operating panel, a second support frame, and a spring. The first support frame is fixed to a front side of a main apparatus. The support shaft projects from the first support frame in a widthwise direction of the...

08/04/11 - 20110188877 - Operating device and image forming apparatus
When a manual feed tray detector detects that a manual feed tray has been set to a feeding position before any one of workflow images displayed on a workflow screen is pressed by a user, a display controller causes a sheet storage location reception screen to be displayed in an...

07/14/11 - 20110170893 - Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium storing program
This invention provides an image forming apparatus that includes a storage area to store a print job. Whether the type of printing medium set in the received print job is the same as the type of printing medium provided in the image forming apparatus is determined. Print processing is suspended...

05/05/11 - 20110103819 - Image forming apparatus and function display method thereof
An MFP (Multifunction Peripheral) transmits, when a user selects a mode, information representing the selected mode to a server. Receiving the information representing the mode from the MFP, the server reads extended functions corresponding to the received mode, forms display data for displaying the read extended function on the MFP,...

04/28/11 - 20110097099 - Printing control system and printing system
A printing control system includes: operation means configured to enter a first printing condition including information on the number of page images to be printed on one printing sheet and the total number of page images to be printed; display means; and control means. The control means compare ratios of...

03/31/11 - 20110076045 - Image forming system
Provided is an image forming system having a first image forming apparatus and a second image forming apparatus, the image forming system including: a first image forming unit provided to the first image forming apparatus and forming an image on a first surface of a recording sheet; and a second...

03/03/11 - 20110052240 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including plural sheet-feeding trays, and a control section that displays a schedule image to show an execution schedule of a job on a display section, wherein the control section displays a job execution schedule displaying column, and an un-executable job displaying column, both columns being included...

03/03/11 - 20110052241 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section which performs image formation according to execution of a job, a storage section which can store two or more jobs, a display section to perform display, and a control section by which the operations of the image forming section and the...

02/24/11 - 20110044715 - Image forming device, operating device for setting the image forming device and method of setting the image forming device
According to one embodiment, an image forming device has an image forming unit, a plurality of discharge units, a display unit, a discharge unit button, a discharge setting unit, and a control unit. The plurality of discharge units discharge the image forming medium on which the image is formed by...

01/27/11 - 20110020027 - Image forming apparatus and operation accepting method
A disclosed image forming apparatus accepts a selecting operation of selecting a button displayed on a touch panel and performs a process corresponding to the selected button. The image forming apparatus includes a moving region display unit displaying a region mark to be selected on the touch panel and moving...

11/25/10 - 20100296830 - Image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a storage unit which stores job data of a reserved job, an image forming unit which executes an image forming based on the job data of the reserved job, a paper feeding unit which stores a paper to be supplied to the image...

09/30/10 - 20100247133 - Electronic apparatus
There is provided an electronic apparatus including: an input mechanism including a sheet-shaped base material having flexibility and a bending detector which detects an elastic bending deformation of the base material; a power supply device; a bending deformation judging mechanism judging whether or not a first bending deformation mode is...

09/09/10 - 20100226678 - Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit that forms an image on a first sheet; a fixing unit that fixes the image on the first sheet; a discharging unit that discharges the first sheet and a second sheet; a first transporting path that transports the first sheet on...

09/09/10 - 20100226679 - Image forming system and maintenance execution program
There is provided an image forming system that are capable of preventing a user or operator from forgetting to carry out a maintenance operation based on required sub-maintenance items after execution of a maintenance operation based on an associated maintenance item, such as component replacement, cleaning, or adjustment. A table...

08/05/10 - 20100196041 - Image forming apparatus
The invention has an object to provide an image forming apparatus in which size information of a document image is used, and various printings can be performed on a sheet in manual feed copy without mistake. The image forming apparatus includes an image reading section including an auto document feeding...

06/17/10 - 20100150599 - Electronic device and image forming apparatus
An electronic device includes: a display that displays at least a status of the device; a controller that is provided on a back surface of the display and controls a display on the display; a heat source; a shield that shields the controller from the heat source; and an opening...

05/13/10 - 20100119250 - Electronic device, method for forming error information of electronic device, and image forming apparatus
An electronic device includes a touch panel that includes an operation plane displaying various operation screens, and detects a press position on the operation screen as detection signal; a first storage portion that stores press information of the touch panel; a second storage portion that stores error information; a first...

04/22/10 - 20100098449 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling the information processing apparatus, and storage medium
An apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set binding processing for binding a part of the document data including data of plurality of pages as a partial binding set for the document data, and a display control unit configured to display a setting verification image for verifying a status...

03/04/10 - 20100054789 - Ejection tray, sheet supply and ejection device, image forming apparatus, and information display device
An ejection tray includes a container that contains a plurality of stacked recording sheets printed by a printing unit of an image forming apparatus, a movable cover mounted on the container, and a sorting member that sorts out a desired recording sheet from the recording sheets stacked in the container....

02/25/10 - 20100046977 - Image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus comprising a control section to display a job scheduling screen in a display section and a storage section to store tray-paper information relating to a paper of each of trays, and the control section specifies a tray or a paper to be used in...

02/11/10 - 20100034550 - Image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including an image forming section to perform image formation based on a plurality of jobs, including: a control section to allow a display section to display switching information showing that a paper feeding tray to be used in performing the job is to be...

10/15/09 - 20090257772 - Image forming apparatus
In a case where a display unit displays a setting screen having a first display area to display a draft graphical image in accordance with draft setting and a second display area to display a finished graphical image in accordance with sheet setting, and a user designates a position to...

09/17/09 - 20090232537 - Display device and image forming apparatus
A display device and an image forming apparatus capable of reducing discomfort of a worker during maintenance work and improving the work efficiency, are provided. In a copier, an orientation of a display screen of a display device is detected and when the display screen changes its orientation, an image...

09/03/09 - 20090220268 - Image input/output apparatus and operating device
An image input/output apparatus includes an image input/output section, an operation section, a cover member, and an electrostatic eliminating device. The image input/output section can perform at least one of an image input operation and an image output operation. The image input/output section includes a movable member capable of being...

03/26/09 - 20090080930 - Imaging device and its control method
According to an embodiment of the present invention, the imaging device comprises an image data processing module which processes acquired image data, a display module which displays image data, a storage module which stores image data, an operation input module which imparts an operation input, and a control module which...

03/05/09 - 20090060555 - Multi-function apparatus
A multi-function apparatus having a plurality of functions relating to an image processing and configured to selectively realize one of the plurality of functions, including: a plurality of operation keys which are operated by a user so as to control the multi-function apparatus; a display device configured to display an...

02/26/09 - 20090052930 - Image forming apparatus and image forming system
An image forming apparatus for forming a visible image on a transfer sheet according to a job, the image forming apparatus including: a plurality of sheet feed trays adapted to load plural kinds of transfer sheets; an image forming section for forming a visible image according to image data on...