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Sheet processing apparatus
A sheet processing apparatus includes an opening/closing member which is turnably supported by an apparatus body and through which a user accesses the...
Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet processing apparatus capable of improving sheet processing performance and productivity is provided. While sheets are conveyed in a piled state toward a...
A cartridge having an ejection head for ejecting medicine and a reservoir as integral parts thereof is provided with an electric connection section on a lower...
Information transmission apparatus, data transmission apparatus,
information transmission destination...
In order to enable utilization of a personal address book by another person while maintaining security, in case display of information on an information...
Prioritization and termination of image processing apparatus applications
based on memory usage and user login type
An image processing apparatus that enables to start an application that is required to start by stopping an application that is not used by a user to reserve an...
Electronic album creating apparatus, electronic album editing apparatus,
information processing system,...
An apparatus of an original album editor uploads to a server album data in which instructions of allowed object that allows editing and information on content...
Information processing apparatus and authentication information migration
An information processing apparatus of the present invention converts user authentication information based on a second one-way function into a second converted...
Image capturing transfer apparatus that sends a flash on/off parameter
instruction for a flash unit connected...
An information processing apparatus that can communicate with an external apparatus includes an instruction unit configured to receive an instruction to change...
Management apparatus, information processing apparatus, and method
A management apparatus to manage log information related to a process in a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method and medium
storing program thereof
Metadata to be appended to an object in a document is generated. When the user edits the generated metadata, another document including the same object as the...
Information processing apparatus and control method therefor
This invention provides an information processing apparatus which shortens the memory access time and reduces the cost while ensuring data reliability. To...
Image forming apparatus that detects image shift in the main scanning
direction without wasting toner
An image forming apparatus which is capable of detecting the direction and amount of an image shift in the main scanning direction without wasting toner, to...
Image forming apparatus with standby and power saving modes
An image forming apparatus, for which a heated roller fixing device is employed but for which a savings in power can still be obtained, is provided. The image...
Heat fixing apparatus
The heat fixing apparatus includes a fixing heater and a pressure roller. The fixing heater has a plurality of resistance-type heat generation layers which are...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus which includes a photosensitive member and an image forming station. The image forming station includes a charging device for...
Image forming apparatus having transfer member bias control
Constant current control is performed with a target current It in each delivery interval between recording materials to sample a control voltage V1 applied to a...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member for carrying a toner image; a rotatable transfer member constituting a transfer portion for...
Image forming apparatus featurting a toner container including a plurality
of toner conveying members and a...
There is provided an image forming apparatus including a casing in which toner is accommodated, a toner inflow portion that is provided on a side of one of ends...
Image forming system and service person support method therefor
An image forming system which enables a service person to accurately and promptly replace or adjust a faulty component part of an image forming apparatus at the...
Camera and photographic lens
A camera is provided which is adapted to receive a photographic lens having a diaphragm. The camera includes a detection unit configured to execute electric...
An imaging apparatus is provided with a lens barrel that includes a flexible substrate that is electrically connected to a magnetically driven apparatus and...
Information processing apparatus, method for the same and information
Video data and audio data corresponding to a predetermined attribute is retrieved from the video data and the audio data, each of which is stored in association...
Image processing apparatus and methods for laying out images
An image processing apparatus, includes an input unit that inputs a plurality of input images. The image processing apparatus also includes an acquisition unit...
Image processing for arranging images based on size ratio
A plurality of images are input, specific regions are set for each of the inputted plurality of images, a typical size of the specific regions of each of the...
Image retrieval apparatus and method thereof
An image retrieval method and apparatus for extracting a desired frame as still image data from moving image data is provided, in which when a character search...
Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium
The present invention is to provide an image processing device and an image processing method which can perform correction so as to suppress variation in color...
Method and apparatus for detecting and processing specific pattern from
In an image within which a face pattern is detected, when a ratio of a skin color pixel is equal to or smaller than a first threshold value in a first region...
Receiving apparatus and method for controlling the same
The present invention provides a receiving apparatus including a device key generating unit which generates a device key, a work key generating unit which...
Surface emitting laser, method for manufacturing surface emitting laser,
and image forming apparatus
A surface emitting laser includes a lower multilayer mirror and an upper multilayer mirror which are provided on a substrate. A first oxidizable layer is...
Surface emitting laser
A surface emitting laser having a laminated structure has a first region and a second region. The first region is a region having at least one guided mode, a...
A conductive chassis plate faces a printed circuit board at a distance. One end of the conductive chassis plate is aligned with one end of the printed circuit...
Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including same
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side and arranged along an optical axis, first to fifth lens units having positive, negative,...
Image processing apparatus and method for determining a method of cropping
a document in accordance with a...
Disclosed is an image processing method for processing an image obtained by reading a document plate on which at least one document is placed. The method...
Image reading apparatus and method
An image reading apparatus executes stop processing to stop scanning of the carriage during the scan operation, acquires information on the stop processing...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus capable of preventing image processing from being performed on data for which an appropriate image processing cannot be carried...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program to
execute image processing method
An instruction of image processing for an image and an object included in the image is received from a client. The operation environment of the client is stored...
Information processing apparatus, recording method, and computer-readable
A recording method includes providing setting of recording with a special-color recording material in a designated region of a sheet; determining whether the...
Image printing apparatus and method of controlling the same
This invention relates an image printing apparatus capable of copying by executing enlargement/reduction (E/R) processing optimum to an instructed mode....
Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
An image forming apparatus image which is capable of accurately correcting the magnification of an image without degrading the quality of the formed image or...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method for detecting light
An image forming apparatus that is capable of carrying out processes such as an image forming process in an efficient manner while reducing downtime. Laser beam...
Printing management system and printing management method
According to this invention, a printing management system which manages a log of a print job includes a creation unit which creates log information for...
Job history information auditing system, image forming apparatus, control
method, and computer-readable medium
A job history information auditing system includes an image forming apparatus which generates job history information including a log and image data or a link...
Server apparatus, management system, and method
A server apparatus configured to manage log information corresponding to job information transmitted from a host computer to a printer includes a storage unit...
Printing control apparatus and printing control method that can prompt a
user to set additional information...
A printing control apparatus to store print data in a storage area from a print application and to send the print data to a print apparatus. The printing...
Sheet conveyance system, control program thereof, and sheet conveyance
In a sheet conveyance system in which a plurality of apparatuses each including a communication unit with a plurality of communication channels are connected,...
Image forming apparatus, image processing system, including the image
forming apparatus connectable via a...
In an image processing system including an image forming apparatus and one or more service providers connected to the Internet, functions available in the image...
Information processing method and apparatus thereof
An access rights control system can set permission/inhibition of print processing for respective users and files, but it cannot set permission/inhibition of...
Image forming apparatus
Image forming apparatus that forms an electrostatic latent image on a surface of a photosensitive member with a laser beam, including a generation unit...
Image pickup apparatus that enables shooting with light emission device,
and control method therefor
An image pickup apparatus that enables shooting with a light emission device. An image pickup unit accumulates electric charge corresponding to an incident...
Image pickup apparatus having improved contrast autofocus accuracy
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device that includes a plurality of focus detection pixels, a phase difference detection type of a first...