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Text sentence comparing apparatus
A text sentence comparison method includes converting a first text sentence and a second text sentence into a first R tree (or a first RO tree) and a second R...
Surface emitting semiconductor laser and method of manufacturing the same
A surface emitting semiconductor laser includes a substrate, a first semiconductor multiple layer reflecting mirror formed on the substrate, the reflecting...
Image reading device and image forming device
A device includes a light source; a first guiding unit that guides the light from the light source to an object at prescribed incident angles including a first...
Method of and an apparatus for processing images
In an image processing apparatus to conduct an on-screen display operation, the bus band of an image memory is minimized. The apparatus includes an image memory...
Magnetic actuator with reduced magnetic flux leakage and haptic sense
A magnetic actuator, comprising a magnet, mutually opposite magnetic poles thereof being arranged opposing each other, and a coil, at least one portion thereof...
Method of driving liquid-drop-ejecting recording head, and
liquid-drop-ejecting recording device
A liquid-drop-ejecting recording head carries out image recording by applying a jetting pulse having a binary digital driving waveform to a piezoelectric...
Sheet feeder for feeding recording sheets while separating these
A sheet feeder is provided, which includes: a sheet feed member and a separating member which form a nip portion by pressing each other, the separating member...
Detachably attached recording medium supplying apparatus with laterally
attached conveying part and image...
A recording medium supplying apparatus includes a recording medium holding part that holds recording media, and a recording medium conveying part that conveys a...
Image-formation control apparatus, method for calibrating image forming
apparatus, and program
An image-formation control apparatus is connected to an image forming apparatus for forming an image on a medium with a plurality of color materials. The...
Color adjustment method, color adjustment apparatus, color conversion
definition editing apparatus, image...
Adjustment object color space containing movement source partial color space including a color of an object of conversion processing and movement destination...
Range finder and method of reducing signal noise therefrom
A range finder includes an optical sensor circuit including optical sensors and an integrator circuit disposed for the optical sensors. It further includes...
Method, apparatus, and system for remotely annotating a target
A system, method and apparatus for remotely annotating an object. An embodiment of the present invention includes a video camera projector that captures video...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a stepping motor that drives a rotor by rotating in accordance with an input of a drive pulse, a drive pulse profile storage...
Perpendicular magnetic recording medium and method of manufacturing
A perpendicular magnetic recording medium is disclosed that is characterized by a lowered noise component and improved thermal stability. The method for making...
Image forming apparatus able to execute selected operating mode upon
replacement of replaceable unit, and...
When a CPU receives an input signal that selects an operation mode through an operation mode selecting screen, the CPU determines whether or not the selected...
Image forming device including discriminating unit and attached with
Respective operation mode histories are stored in the main body NVM of an image forming device. The main body NVM stores an operation mode just before the...
Laminated optical waveguide film, method of producing the same, and
optical waveguide module
The invention provides a laminated optical waveguide film in which a plurality of waveguide cores are formed, and a plurality of end surfaces at which the...
Image processing apparatus and print control method therefor
An image processing apparatus for processing image data comprises a printer for printing processed image data on recording paper; an image data receiver for...
Self-scanning light-emitting element array and driving method of the same
A self-scanning light-emitting element array is driven such that, if a current supply line for a light-emitting element is broken, a light-emitting element...
Power supply controller
A power supply controller is used in a device including at least one component and at least one control board for controlling an operation of each component, and...
Ink-jet ink set, ink-jet recording method, and ink-jet recording apparatus
The present invention provides an ink-jet ink set including an ink-jet ink containing a colorant and a surfactant, and a treatment liquid, wherein an ink droplet...
Recording head and image recording device
A recording head includes: liquid discharge ports that discharge liquid and are arranged at a pitch corresponding to a resolution, wherein said liquid including...
Control device for four-wheel drive vehicle
When supplied with a signal for correcting a vehicle behavior is input from a brake controller, an electrically-driven parking brake controller releases...
Method and device for classifying fine particles
The present invention provides a method for classifying fine particles, the method comprising: introducing a fine particle dispersion in which fine particles are...
Mail processing apparatus and method
An mail processing apparatus for confirming contents of encrypt mail. Electronic mail delivered in MTA is received by a receiving section. When the received...
Image classifying systems and methods
Methods and systems for classifying images, such as photographs, allow a user to incorporate subjective judgments regarding photograph qualities when making...
Image forming method
An image forming method, including forming an unfixed toner image on the surface of paper by an electrophotographic process using a developer containing a toner,...
Fluorescent material, organic electroluminescent element and organic
An organic electroluminescent element having an organic light-emitting layer between an anode and a cathode is provided, wherein the organic light-emitting layer...
Partition structure of power train device
A partition structure of a power train device is provided with: a second differential coupled with an external first differential so as to receive a driving...
Paper supply apparatus and image formation device
A paper supply apparatus provided with a support component, a slit plate and a rotation force transmission component. The support component freely rotatably...
Optical module, mounting method of the same and optical system having
optical module mounted on substrate
An optical module mounting method for mounting an optical module including a plurality of light emitting points onto a substrate including an optical waveguide...
Electromagnetic actuator, and electromagnetic clutch and differential
using the same
The electromagnetic actuator includes an electromagnetic coil configured to provide actuation force in accordance with a solenoid current to be supplied, to a...
Calendar-based interfaces for browsing and manipulation of digital images
Embodiments of the present invention provide the ability to navigate, view, and manipulate a collection of digital images utilizing a GUI that has the familiar...
Apparatus and method for securely realizing cooperative processing
A system which allows each server in a network to verify the signature of a party issuing a service instruction in a system for providing a cooperative service...
Fault diagnosis apparatus
A fault diagnosis section activates a driving component alone, measures an operation state signal and a paper passage time, and stores feature values (Vm,...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a developing device that develops an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier with a toner, and a toner...
Cartridge, indentification information tag and image forming device
A cartridge is detachably attached to an image forming device, and an identification information tag that stores identification information for distinguishing...
A multifunction system has advanced functions and high speed capability and is excellent in expandability. The multifunction system includes a controller, an...
Photographic colour material containing a resorcinol derivative as black
A color photographic material is disclosed comprising a black image forming coupler substituted in the 2, 4 and/or 6 position shown by formula (I) or formula...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device that applies heat energy to a recording medium having a toner image formed thereon to fix the toner image includes a flash fixing part that...
Developer recovering mechanism and image forming apparatus
A developer recovering mechanism used in a developing apparatus having a developer cartridge which houses developer, a developing unit in which the developer...
Particle for display device, method for manufacturing particle for display
device, image display medium and...
The invention provides particles for a display device having a positively or negatively chargeable property and color, and the particles have an abundance ratio...
Gloss-imparting device and color image-forming apparatus
A gloss-imparting device for imparting a gloss on a color image, the gloss-imparting device has a transparent toner image-carrying body, a transparent toner...
Continuous medium folding device and continuous medium printing apparatus
The present invention relates to a device for folding continuous medium including a swing arm pivotable about an axis at one end of the swing arm. The continuous...
Fixing unit and image forming apparatus with a peeling member
A fixing unit includes a belt module that has a belt member stretched around a rotary roll and a stretching roll, the belt module transporting a recording...
Display medium, display device and display method
The invention provides a display medium including: a pair of substrates facing one another, at least one of the substrates being transparent; electrodes provided...
Method and apparatus for recording hologram, method and apparatus for
reproducing hologram, and information...
While Fourier transformation of a signal light beam is performed to perform recording during holographic recording so that a focal point is formed outside a...
Image processor, abnormality reporting method and abnormality reporting
An image processor, having a control panel with a display function and performing device operation and external access using the control panel, includes a...
Group signature apparatus and method
A mail receiving section receives S/MIME signature mail from a host of a member. A member checking section checks the electronic signature of the signature mail...
Estimating device and vehicle motion control device using the same
A detector 22 detects action forces acting on a wheel 5 provided to a vehicle. An estimator 21a estimates the present value of a vehicle mass m on the basis of...