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Summarization of digital files
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for producing a summary of a digital file on one or more computers. The method includes segmenting the...
Systems and method for resolving ambiguity
Techniques are provided for resolving ambiguity in natural language speech. Speech is recognized using automatic speech recognition. A theory of discourse...
Fixing device and image forming device using the same
A fixing device includes a heat unit that heats a toner image on a first recording medium and a heat absorption and transmission unit that absorbs heat of the...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor having a conductive substrate; a subbing layer disposed on the conductive substrate and...
Print control method, a print server, a client and a recording medium in a
A print control method in a network environment is provided in which a computer of a LAN transmits print data to a printer of another LAN via the Internet. On...
Image processing method, manipulation detection method, image processing
device, manipulation detection device,...
An image processing method for detecting alteration of data formed on an image formation medium on which a main data image and a copy detection latent image are...
Semiconductor device with a short-lifetime region and manufacturing method
A semiconductor device has an n.sup.--semiconductor layer and p.sup.+-diffusion regions each having a depth of 14 to 20 .mu.m (design value) selectively formed...
Air-fuel ratio feedback control apparatus and method for internal
A feedback control of an air-fuel ratio of an internal combustion engine is performed in such a manner that when fuel injection is resumed from a condition where...
Electronic information management server, electronic information
management client, electronic information...
To secure the capacity of a storing unit by quickly searching and deleting unnecessary electronic information from the storing unit, an electronic information...
Cooling transport device and image forming apparatus
A cooling transport device includes: a rotating member that is provided with an elastic layer; an endless belt member that transports a recording medium between...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus has an image forming carrier, an image forming portion that forms an image on the image forming carrier, an intermediate transfer...
Method for treating inkjet liquid, recording apparatus using the same,
liquid storage tank, liquid absorber for...
The present invention relates to a method for treating liquids used in inkjet recording including, providing a first printing liquid and a second printing liquid...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having an image forming part that forms an image on a recording medium measures, downstream of the image forming part in a transport...
Helicopter having a fusilage section and a tail section coupled thereto
A helicopter having: a flow control device provided at one of a lower portion of a side surface of a fuselage and a portion on a lower surface of the fuselage...
Electric-component holding apparatus
An electric-component holding apparatus including a component holder which holds an electric component and includes an engaging portion, a holder-holding member...
Image processing apparatus, certification photograph taking apparatus, and
certification photograph creation system
A certification photograph creation system includes a certification photograph taking apparatus, an image input apparatus to input a photographed image, an image...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium of
image processing program
A pattern generating section forms two patterns based on a pattern size, an embedding strength, and a pattern attenuation ratio. When corresponding pixels in two...
Method and system for compensating for parallax in multiple camera systems
A camera array captures plural component images which are combined into a single scene. In one embodiment, each camera of the array is a fixed digital camera....
Semiconductor system functioning as thyristor in on-state, and as bipolar
transistor in transient state or with...
A semiconductor system includes a self arc-extinguishing device, and an IGBT that works as a thyristor when a current between a first terminal and a second...
Diode and method for manufacturing the same
A diode is provided which includes a first-conductivity-type cathode layer, a first-conductivity-type drift layer placed on the cathode region and having a lower...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a sheet, a sheet output part that outputs the sheet having the image formed...
Biomass resin composition, process for preparing the same and molding
material using the biomass composition
The present invention relates to biomass resin composition comprising a phenolized biomass substance and a reactive substance having a melting point of at most...
Systems and methods for generating video summary image layouts
Systems and methods for creating aesthetically pleasing visual image summaries from a collection of input images. The systems and methods determine a visual...
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,...
Over-voltage protection circuit
An over-voltage protection circuit for protecting an integrated circuit includes an external power supply terminal to which a power supply voltage is supplied, a...
Optical lens system and position measurement system using the same
An optical lens system includes a lens surface capable of forming concentric interference patterns on an object as if light emitted from a single light source...
Continuous sheet-printing device, system, method and storage medium
A continuous sheet-printing device including: an input buffer for printing data; a generation section that generates image data from the printing data that is...
Liquid supply device and image forming apparatus
The liquid supply device supplies ejection liquid to a plurality of ejection heads from a liquid tank, and comprises: a supply pipe which connects the liquid...
Piezoelectric device, liquid droplet discharging head using the device,
and liquid droplet discharging...
A piezoelectric device includes a piezoelectric body layer, a first electrode layer at one face side of the piezoelectric body layer, and a second electrode...
Component information applying method and apparatus
The invention improves supply of an electronic circuit components by a component tape. When a number of the components remaining in each feeder becomes equal to...
Cylinder liner and cylinder block
A cast iron cylinder liner of the present invention includes a plurality of grooves formed on an outer surface of the cylinder liner. Each of the grooves extends...
Personal computer and scanner for generating conversation utterances to a
remote listener in response to a...
A user conducts a telephone conversation without speaking. It does this by moving the participant in the public situation to a quiet mode of communication (e.g.,...
Vehicle navigation system with multi-use display
A vehicle navigation system (e.g., GPS) with multi-use display generator that provides for the switching of a displayed image from a navigational based image to...
Organic EL panel
An organic EL panel is discloses that includes a substrate and a segment display section provided on the substrate. The segment display section includes an...
Ink set for ink-jet recording, ink-jet recording method and ink-jet
The invention provides an ink set for ink-jet recording that is able to form an image having a sufficient optical density and causing no feathering and...
Sheet feeding device with two cams
A sheet supplying/feeding device includes a sheet placing plate that receives at least a tip of a sheet, a feeding unit that feeds the sheet while being in...
A slant engine for a utility engine which a cylinder is attached to the crankcase with slanted with respect to the a rotational direction of a crankshaft,...
Sheet guide, fixing device and image forming apparatus
A sheet guide sheet guide for guiding a recording sheet includes an outermost surface layer brought into contact with a recording sheet, which is formed of a...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier which has a predetermined center of rotation and on which a toner image is formed, a developing device which...
Image forming device and its control method with adjustment mode
An image forming device having an adjusting mode for making settings related to image formation, using a setting unit that sets whether change to the adjusting...
Image forming apparatus and treatment thereof
An image forming apparatus includes a toner forced discharge treatment for executing a toner discharge mode in which toner inside a developing device is forcedly...
Semiconductor laser driving circuit and image recording apparatus
A semiconductor laser driving circuit for driving a semiconductor laser as an exposure light source is used in an image recording apparatus for recording an...
Operation panel and image formation apparatus or electronic equipment
using the operation panel
A display section of an operation panel is raised relative to a horizontal plane. If the display section consists of a liquid crystal having an angle of...
Micro electric power converter
A thin film magnetic induction element includes a ferrite substrate, a coil provided across the ferrite substrate and including connection conductors and coil...
Toner for developing electrostatic latent images, production method
thereof, and electrostatic latent image...
The present invention provides a toner for developing an electrostatic latent image comprising of: toner particles containing at least a binder resin, a colorant...
Image supporting material, method for use thereof and image forming
apparatus utilizing the same
The present invention provides an image supporting material for fixably supporting a color toner image, the material including a base material, a light...
Liquid ejection head inspection method and printer device
The present invention provides inspection of a liquid ejection head which is equipped with plural nozzles at which piezoelectric elements are provided and which...
Product distribution management system, toner cartridge distribution
management system, and product...
In a product distribution management system in which a product is packaged in an outer case and delivered, a product wireless tag is attached to a product such...
Detection and processing of annotated anchors
A system, apparatus, and article of manufacture for detecting a reader's interest in a particular external document through their markings and annotations, and...
Content/information search system
An information search system that enables efficient collection of information and support of formation of groups which people who share a same interest can join...