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Methods and systems for discriminative keyframe selection
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for discriminatively selecting keyframes that are representative of segments of a source digital...
Decoding apparatus, dequantizing method, and program thereof
A decoding apparatus includes a distribution generating section and a correcting section. The distribution generating section generates a frequency distribution...
Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus for converting inputted image data to image data in accordance with characteristics of an image forming unit, including: a first...
Superconducting wire and superconducting coil made therewith
Tape-shaped superconducting wires, and a superconducting coil formed from said wires, wherein a plurality of electrically separated superconducting film parts,...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device
A buffer circuit is provided between a gate terminal of a pull-down transistor and a threshold circuit receiving a gate signal as an input signal. A voltage...
Resin particle dispersion liquid, and method for producing the same
A resin particle dispersion liquid comprises: resin particles comprising polyester having terminal carboxyl groups, the polyester being obtained by...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
On the top surface of a thin semiconductor wafer, top surface structures forming a semiconductor chip are formed. The top surface of the wafer is affixed to a...
Toner for developing electrostatic charge image, electrostatic charge
image developer, image forming method and...
A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image, includes: a binder resin formed by reacting a polymerizable aromatic monomer having an ethylenically...
Ink, ink set, recording method, ink cartridge, and recording device
The present invention provides an ink comprising at least a pigment, water, a water-soluble organic solvent, a lithium ion and one or more of cation other than...
Featured wands for camera calibration and as a gesture based 3D interface
Passive wands, tracked by one or more cameras, are used as user interface devices. The wands are inexpensive, and are a natural way for users to interact with...
Control apparatus for continuously-variable transmission of vehicle
A control apparatus for an automatic transmission includes a control section having a normal control section configured to actuate the step motor at a first...
Cleaning roller for a charging roller in an image forming device
An image forming device is disclosed which has: an image holding member which rotates; a charging roller press-contacting and being rotated by the image holding...
Inverter driving circuit an inverter control circuit
A phase adjusting circuit is provided that is capable of adjusting a delay time at a rise or fall of a driving signal for driving an inverter. A phase adjusting...
Display apparatus driving circuitry
A display apparatus driving circuitry for driving a plasma display panel. A first transistor is electrically connected between an output terminal and a...
Vehicle display device
The present invention provides a vehicle display device which can display fuel consumption information of a vehicle in a useful and optimum mode for a driver. A...
Semiconductor device and method of forming the same having a junction
termination structure with a beveled sidewall
A semiconductor device has a semiconductor substrate including an n-type high impurity concentration layer inhibiting a depletion layer from spreading, an n-type...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same
A lead frame which is disposed in an outer package is composed of three members. The lead frame is provided with contact electrodes, connector terminals, and...
Water detection composition and water detection indicator
A novel water detection composition for use in place of blue gel and a water detection indicator. The water detection composition comprises, as active...
Control apparatus and method for automatic transmission
A control apparatus of an automatic transmission having first and second frictional engagement elements that achieve lower and higher speed gear stages...
Ink-jet recording apparatus
The ink-jet recording apparatus includes: a conveyer that conveys a recording medium; a recording head that ejects an ink and a processing solution; an ejection...
Sheet material feeding device having a sheet guide part
A sheet material feeding device comprises a sheet material housing part housing a sheet bundle having a plurality of sheet being stacked; a conveying-out unit...
Recording medium transport apparatus and image forming apparatus
A recording medium transport apparatus includes: plural storage units each storing a recording medium; a transport unit that transports the recording medium from...
Sheet discharge unit and sheet processing apparatus
A sheet supply tray and a sheet discharge tray are provided. Long sheets can be supplied from the sheet supply tray loaded with the long sheets. The sheet...
Code pattern image generation apparatus and method, code pattern image
reader apparatus and method, and code...
A code pattern image generation apparatus for generating a code pattern image, which includes position-dependent information differing at every position and...
Classifying device and method of classification
A classifying device for classifying particles using a centrifugal force contains a microchannel includes a curved portion including a first tubular channel and...
Document management system, information processing device and method, and
An information processing device, which generates a document and performs encryption thereof, the information processing device includes an encryption processing...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, computer
readable medium, and computer data signal
An information processing apparatus that configures an operation screen formed by one or more user interface components in which a parameter value is a base of...
Control of lock-up clutch
A control device of a lock-up clutch of a torque converter interposed between a transmission and engine used with a vehicle, is disclosed. The control device has...
Lock-up clutch control
A lock-up clutch control apparatus for controlling a lock-up clutch (6) provided in a torque converter (5) installed between an engine (3) and a transmission...
Image forming apparatus, drive mechanism of image forming apparatus and
manufacturing method of a worm gear set
An image forming apparatus has a plurality of image carriers, a common drive source which drives the plurality of image carriers and a drive shaft that is...
Developing device, process cartridge, image forming device and developer
A developing device includes: a housing having an opening; a sheet member provided on the housing and sealing the opening when not used, the sheet member...
Cleaning device, charger unit using the same, image forming assembly and
image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a pair of bilateral cleaning members arranged with an interval in a length direction of a wire rod, an intermediate cleaning member...
Cleaning device and charging device, image holding unit and image forming
apparatus using same
A cleaning device is provided and includes: three or more cleaning members for cleaning a wire member, the three or more cleaning members being separately...
Optical waveguide with position recognition mark and method for producing
An optical waveguide includes: a core portion through which light propagates; a cladding portion enclosing the core portion along a direction of light...
Lithium ion capacitor
A lithium ion capacitor having a high capacity retention at the time of continuous charge at a high temperature and excellent durability. The lithium ion...
Image reading apparatus
An image reading apparatus has a scan quality parameter extraction part, a scan quality evaluation part and a notification part. The scan quality parameter...
Device, device processing history storage system and device processing
history storing method
A device processing history storage system in which a device and a terminal are connected through a network, in which the terminal includes: a request portion...
Resin composition, resin compact, production method of resin compact and
recycling method of resin compact
A resin composition, includes: an aliphatic polyester; a second polymer compound having a glass transition point higher than a glass transition point of the...
Dry fractionation method for fat
It is intended to provide a dry fractionation method for fat whereby the performance for fractionating a fat into a high-melting fraction, a medium-melting...
Microreactor apparatus having integral connectors
A microreactor apparatus includes; a microreactor body that includes first and second substrates; a microchannel that is formed inside the microreactor body; and...
Method for surface treatment of an internal combustion piston and an
internal combustion piston
A method for surface treatment capable of easily improving a mechanical strength of an internal combustion piston at a reasonable cost is provided. A modified...
Liquid droplet ejecting head, image forming device, and method of
manufacturing liquid droplet ejecting head
The present invention provides a liquid droplet ejecting head including: a pressure chamber connected to a nozzle ejecting liquid-droplets; a vibrating-plate...
Electronic-document management system and method
An electronic-document management system includes an acquisition unit, an edit unit, first and second storage units, a generation unit and an output unit. The...
Mail server, electronic mail transmission control method for the mail
server, and electronic mail system
In order to simplify prevention of unauthorized or malicious electronic mail transmission, a mail server comprises a password conversion table which shows...
Material processing apparatus and method for grading material
A material processing apparatus has a reader unit, an information extracting unit and a grade determination unit. The reader unit reads a material. The...
Elastic roll and fixing device
An elastic roll is used in a fixing device of an image forming apparatus. The elastic roll includes an elastic layer and a covering layer disposed on an outside...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method using patch images
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that holds a toner-image; an intermediate transfer member onto which the toner-image that has been held on...
Image formation apparatus and charging control method of charging roll
An image formation apparatus includes: a photoconductor that has a photoconductive layer having a surface on which an electrostatic latent image is formed; a...