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Sharpness estimation in document and scene images
Systems and methods described herein are directed to estimating the sharpness of images or photos such as document pages or scenes. The systems and methods are...
Display-controlling device, display device, display-controlling method,
and computer readable medium
A display-controlling device includes: a display-controlling unit that controls a display unit to display an image indicating an item selected upon receipt of...
Cleaning device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a first cleaning roller that contacts a member to be cleaned and that rotates, separates any matter to be removed that is stuck on...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes image carriers that carry toner images; an intermediate transfer body that is brought into contact with the image carriers...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory computer
readable medium with control of...
An image forming apparatus includes an application unit that applies to a holding unit a voltage that generates a potential difference between the holding unit...
Image forming apparatus and developing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developer container, a moving mechanism that moves a toner of a developer to the image carrier, a...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes: a transport/supply member disposed in a transport/supply path, formed along a developing roller, to supply a developer to the...
Continuously variable transmission and hydraulic pressure control method
A transmission controller detects a rotation speed of an input shaft, calculates an inertia torque input to a continuously variable transmission based on a...
Front pillar structure for vehicle
A front pillar structure for a vehicle includes: a windshield; a front door; a front pillar located between the windshield and the front door; a pillar outer...
Provided is a speed limiter, wherein a vehicle speed is detected, and a speed limit displayed on a speed sign is detected based on an image captured by a front...
Attachment structure for adjustable air diffuser
An adjustable air diffuser is disposed in an airflow channel into which travelling wind is directed through an opening provided in a bumper face. The diffuser...
A hybrid vehicle which is driven using the power of an engine and the power of a drive motor which is driven by an electric power supplied from a battery...
Electromagnetic induction heating device, fixing device and image forming
apparatus using the same
An electromagnetic induction heating device includes a heat generation body, a heating rotary body, a magnetic filed generating unit and a magnetic path forming...
Image reading apparatus, control apparatus and method, and computer
readable medium storing program for...
An image reading apparatus used for an image forming apparatus that is coupled therewith and that has a main controller which performs control of the image...
Relay device, facsimile communication method, and recording medium
A relay device includes a receiver that receives multiple facsimile transmission instructions via a private network from a client device that does not include...
Axial gap type generator
There is provided an axial gap type generator. The an axial gap type generator includes: generator cases are fixed to a crank case of an engine; a rotor yoke...
Semiconductor device including a counter layer, for power conversion and
method of manufacturing the same
A p-type base layer is selectively formed on a surface of an n-type drift layer; an n-type source layer is selectively formed on a surface of the p-type base...
Supporting mechanism and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a supporting mechanism including a bearing support portion that supports a bearing and is open so that the bearing is removed in a first direction...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developing-device body that includes a supply opening to which toner is supplied and a transporting member that is provided in...
Image forming device, and non-transitory computer readable recording
Provided is an image forming device including an image holding member that is rotatable at a first speed and a second speed, a developing unit that includes a...
Electrophotographic photoconductor, manufacturing method thereof, and
Provided is an electrophotographic photoconductor that has good coating solution stability and metal oxide dispersibility, is free of image defects including...
Positively chargeable toner, electrostatic charge image developer, toner
cartridge, image forming method, and...
There is provided a positively chargeable toner including toner mother particles containing a binder resin having an ethylenically unsaturated bond, wherein the...
Electrophotographic photoconductor, production method thereof, and
An electrophotographic photoconductor including, in the order recited: a conductive substrate; an undercoat layer provided on the conductive substrate; and a...
Optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a scanning portion that includes plural reflection surfaces, makes light beams incident to the reflection...
Pressure-sensitive display medium and writing display apparatus using the
A pressure-sensitive display medium includes a pair of transparent substrates, sealing members and a display layer. The pair of transparent substrates are...
Continuously-variable transmission and continuously-variable transmission
A first determining unit configured to determine whether the indicated pressure of a primary pulley pressure has become a line pressure during an up shift, an...
Line pressure control apparatus and method for vehicle
In line pressure control apparatus and method for a vehicle, a line pressure controller outputs a line pressure command to reduce an indicated pressure toward a...
Vehicle control apparatus
In a vehicle control apparatus, an engine torque calculating unit calculates a developing engine torque Te, and a torque increase/decrease amount calculating...
Light emitting part, print head, and image forming apparatus
A light emitting part includes plural light emitting thyristors that each have an anode and a cathode and that are lit in the on state; a light-on signal line...
A semiconductor device has a control terminal attached to a patterned insulating substrate; a first projection formed on the control terminal; a second...
Information registration system
A memory device memorizes, in association, possessor identification information, which is recorded at recording mediums carried by authorized users of an image...
Document management apparatus and document management method
A document management apparatus includes a holding unit, a searching unit, and a deletion unit. The holding unit holds print data that includes an image of a...
Processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium with
detections sensors for controlling power
A processing apparatus includes following components. Processing units each operate when being supplied with power. A first detector detects an object entering...
Control circuit of a quasi-resonance switching power supply
Aspects of the provide a control circuit of a quasi-resonant switching power supply in which the switching frequency can be adequately reduced under a light...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same
A semiconductor device has a plurality of electronic components mounted on an insulating substrate formed with a metal layer, and electrically connected to each...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method therefor
A semiconductor device manufacturing method is disclosed by which electron beam irradiation is accomplished at a low cost while exhibiting uniform...
Magnetic recording medium
A magnetic recording medium includes a substrate having sequentially formed thereon (a) a magnetic layer; (b) a protective layer having a thickness ranging from...
Handwritten-information processing apparatus, handwritten-information
processing method, and non-transitory...
A handwritten-information processing apparatus includes a handwritten-information acquisition unit and a handwritten-information insertion unit. The...
Information processing apparatus, content item management system,
non-transitory computer readable medium, and...
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a data acquisition unit that acquires content item data indicating a content item, an identification...
Storage device and image forming apparatus
A storage device includes a housing including a storage space that stores a structural member; a cover member that is mounted on the housing, and causes an...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus with heated fixing device exit
Provided is a fixing device that includes a first rotating member that rotates while pinching a sheet which holds an image on a first surface of the sheet and...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging unit, an electrostatic latent image forming unit, a developing unit that contains a liquid...
Developing device and image forming apparatus
Provided is a developing device including an accommodating unit that contains a developer, a transport member that holds the developer on an outer surface and...
Blower pipe, blowing device, and image forming apparatus
A blower pipe includes an inlet port, an outlet port, a flow path that connects the inlet port and the outlet port to cause air to flow therethrough and that...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming
Provided is an electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer provided on the conductive substrate, wherein an...
Diagnostic device for temperature sensor
A diagnostic device for a temperature sensor is provided in a power transfer device that transfers drive power generated by a drive power source in a vehicle....
Chain tensioner lever
A chain tensioner lever has a chain guide surface which is formed such that in its main area extending from an end near a boss to an end near a piston contact,...
Transport device, transport method, image forming apparatus, and image
forming method for sheet transport...
A transport device includes a transport unit that transports a paper sheet, a cutter unit that cuts the paper sheet, and a controller that, when transport of...
Film opener and film fitting system
Provided is a film opener and a film placement system capable of smoothly and securely placing even a thin tubular film around a placement target. The film...
Rectifier of vehicle wheel house
A rectifier of a vehicle wheel house to rectify an air flow in the wheel house housing a wheel includes: an air passage configured to introduce running wind...