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An engine starter includes a recoil device, and a recoil cover for accommodating the recoil device therein also covers a flywheel operatively rotated with the...
Image forming apparatus and fixing apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying body, a heating unit, a pressure unit for applying pressure, a recording medium supporting member, and a...
An autofocus system for an imaging device that includes an image detecting element for image production at a focused image plane of an adjustable focus imaging...
Wide-angle zoom lens
A wide-angle zoom lens is disclosed having only two lens groups, of negative and positive refractive power in order from the object side, respectively, and which...
Zoom lens and projection display device using the same
A zoom lens includes, in order from the enlarging side: a first lens group that has negative refractive power, is movable for focusing, and is stationary during...
Illuminating optical system and projection display device including it
An illuminating optical system includes a light source that produces a light beam generally parallel to its optical axis toward a pair of fly-eye lenses in...
Image display medium and image forming device
An image display medium comprising a pair of substrates disposed opposed to each other and a group of at least two kinds of particles enclosed in the gap between...
Wrist-carried camera and watch-type information equipment
In a wrist-carried camera having a watch function, a body including a taking lens is provided in such a manner as to freely rotate with respect to a band part...
Solid-state electronic image sensing device with high subsampling
efficiency and method of reading a video...
A solid-state electronic image sensing device applicable to a digital camera includes signal lines for feeding transfer gate pulses to transfer gates. The signal...
Image data forming apparatus and image data processing method capable of
recording with a wide dynamic range
The image data forming apparatus and an image data processing method for recording image data on an image data recording medium in a wide dynamic range and...
A level shifter is provided that facilitates reducing high-bias-voltage application to a MOSFET and improving the reliability thereof. The level shifter includes...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device and manufacture method therefore
Elements in a triple-well MOS transistor are prevented from being destroyed due to an increase in current consumption or a thermal runaway of a parasitic bipolar...
Light-sensitive silver halide grain and silver halide emulsion
A light-sensitive silver halide grain containing at least one metal complex, wherein when an a-axis, a b-axis and a c-axis of a silver halide crystal lattice are...
Bottom anti-reflective coating material composition and method for forming
resist pattern using the same
A composition for a bottom anti-reflective coating material and a method for forming a resist pattern using the composition, which are high in the dry etching...
Support for lithographic printing plate and presensitized plate
Disclosed is a support for a lithographic printing plate obtained by subjecting an aluminum plate to a graining treatment and an anodizing treatment, the support...
Heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor
A heat-sensitive lithographic printing plate precursor having on a support (1) an ink-receptive layer comprising an oleophilic organic high molecular compound...
Positive photosensitive composition
A positive photosensitive composition comprising (A1) a compound that generates an alkanesulfonic acid in which the .alpha.-position is substituted with a...
Positive photoresist composition
Provided is a positive photoresist composition comprising a resin which contains specific repeating units and whose dissolving rate toward an alkaline developing...
Light-emitting device and iridium complex
A light-emitting device comprising a pair of electrodes, and organic compound layers comprising a light-emitting layer provided in between the electrodes,...
Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium including a substrate having a groove that has a track pitch of 200 to 400 nm and a depth of 10 to 150 nm, the substrate...
Reduced number of nonbuttable full-width array printbars required in a
A nonbuttable full-width array printhead with reduced number of printbars required in a color printer is disclosed. The number of printbars may be reduced by...
In a torque converter comprised of three major rotating elements, namely a pump impeller, a turbine runner to which a driving power is transmitted through a...
Electric-component mounting system
Electric-component mounting system includes a member fixedly disposed on one of a main body and a movable portion, an image-taking device fixedly disposed on the...
System for mounting of electric components
A system of mounting a plurality of electric components on a circuit substrate and thereby producing an electric circuit including a system for performing the...
Difference potential preventing image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus capable of preventing generation of an excessive difference in potential between a cleaning member and an intermediate transfer member...
Wireless communication system and image forming device
Tag side antennas attached at cartridge accessories and main body side antennas can be disposed sufficiently close to one another and facing one another without...
System and method for determining video clip boundaries for interactive
custom video creation system
A heuristically derived unsuitability score is computed and used as an input for metaphorical springs in which each selected video segment from recorded video of...
Interactive custom video creation system
The present invention analyzes recorded video from a video camera to identify camera and object motion in the recorded video. Keyframes representative of clips...
Image processing method and image processing apparatus
An image processing method and apparatus arranged to output an image signal for reproducing an image of favorable quality without any considerable reduction in...
Stereoscopic imaging apparatus and method
Stereoscopic imaging apparatus and method capable of simultaneously imaging the stereoscopic images while an object is viewed from different points so as to...
Image capturing device
In a digital still camera, it is determined whether a current photographing is performed in a document copy mode provided for precisely photographing a document...
Core center for magnetic disk
Stable high speed rotation of magnetic recording media is obtained by improving the manufacturing accuracy of a step portion formed in a center core for a...
Optical switching system
Provided is an optical switching system which is capable of being operated at a very high speed in a communication wavelength region and of meeting the various...
Image reading apparatus
The invention is an image reading apparatus in which a light source having a plurality of LED elements composed of red (R) light emitting elements (R-LEDs),...
Digital still camera with composition assist function, and method of
controlling operation of same
The image of a subject is displayed on a display screen of a liquid crystal display device provided on the back side of a digital camera. An assistance frame is...
Solid-state image pickup device
A solid-state image pickup device in which many photoelectric converters are arranged in a shifted-pixel layout includes a vertical charge transfer path whose...
Image display control apparatus including adjustment based on brightness
A measurement image is displayed on a display based on inputted image data, and the measurement image displayed on a display image surface is photographed by a...
Radiation image read-out method and apparatus
Stimulating rays produced by a line light source are linearly irradiated onto an area of a stimulable phosphor sheet, on which a radiation image has been stored,...
Methine dye and silver halide photographic light-sensitive material
containing the same
A silver halide photographic light-sensitive material is disclosed, comprising a support having thereon at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion...
Color light-sensitive materials, as well as an image processing method and
apparatus using the same
The color light-sensitive material has at least four light-sensitive layers of different spectral sensitivity waveforms in a visible range, with a covariance...
Support for lithographic printing plate and presensitized plate
Disclosed is a presensitized plate, having an anodized layer and recording layer provided on a support for a lithographic printing plate, wherein the anodized...
Positive radiation-sensitive composition
A positive radiation-sensitive composition comprising: (a) a resin whose solubility in an alkali developer increases by the action of an acid; (b) a compound...
Positive photosensitive resin composition
Provided is a positive photosensitive resin composition comprising (A) a polymer which has alicyclic hydrocarbon skeletons and composes under the action of an...
A flexbeam (1) having flapping portions (3) and lead-lag and feathering portions (5). Each lead-lag and feathering portion has: a central portion with an...
Magnetic recording tape
A magnetic recording tape comprising: a magnetic layer comprising a ferromagnetic powder and a binder; a nonmagnetic layer; a support; and a back coating layer,...
Recording paper and image recording method using the same
A recording paper usable in both inkjet recording and electrophotographic recording, and an image recording method using the recording paper. The recording paper...
Magnetic disc cartridge, method of manufacturing the same and method of
cleaning liners of the same
A magnetic disc cartridge includes a casing formed of upper and lower shell halves mated together, a disc-like recording medium supported for rotation in the...
Flat-surface fluorescent lamp
A fluorescent lamp comprises a cathode panel, an anode panel and a light-output panel. A filament and grid electrodes are attached to the cathode panel. The...
Parallel hybrid vehicle
In a parallel hybrid vehicle, an revolution speed of an engine, a revolution speed of a motor/generator, and a regenerative power obtained by the motor/generator...
Air intake system of engine
In the air intake system of an engine which introduces air passed through a cleaner case having filter element therein into a throttle box through a throttle,...