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Toner container and image forming apparatus comprising the same
A hollow cylindrical cap is rotatably attached to a container body opening provided in one end of a hollow cylindrical container body. A seal member around the...
Waste toner recovery system and method
A toner bottle for use in a marking device with a feed mechanism. The toner bottle includes first and second compartments for holding fresh and waste toner,...
Image forming device with holding unit engagement mechanism
An image forming device includes: a main body; a plurality of image forming units; a holding unit; and an engagement mechanism. Each of the plurality of image...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is described. The image forming apparatus may include a casing including an image forming section, an ejecting section provided above...
Cleaning and sealing apparatus of an image forming apparatus and
developing unit thereof
An image forming apparatus capable of cleaning contact members by using developer leakage preventing components includes a photosensitive member, a developer...
Voltage supplying unit of developing device and image forming apparatus
having the same, and a method thereof
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of developing devices, a voltage generating part to generate a developing voltage, first switching parts to...
Image forming apparatus for determining a sheet size, an image forming
method for determining a sheet size and...
A sheet-size decision table indicative of a correspondence of a plurality of sheet sizes and an image size printable on each sheet size is prepared in advance....
A developing apparatus including a developing container for containing developer, the developing container having an opening portion, a developer carrying...
Method and apparatus for speed change detection based on a latent image
A speed change detection apparatus includes an image carrier for carrying a latent image, and a latent image pattern forming device for forming a latent pattern...
Image forming apparatus
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor, a charging unit, an exposure unit, a developing unit, a transfer unit, a...
Image forming apparatus having a function of predicting device
deterioration based on a plurality of types of...
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of types of operation control...
Method and device for controlling supply of developer
A method and a device for controlling a supply of a developer are provided. An amount of the developer is sensed during warm-up and a determination is made as...
Fixing device, image forming apparatus, recording medium and fixing
A fixing device of the present invention is equipped with a heated body whose fixing temperature applied to toner is changed and which is heated in accordance...
Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same
An image forming apparatus and a method of controlling the same, the image forming apparatus including: a toner cartridge including a memory to provide first...
System and method for controlling ordering of printing supplies based on a
A system and method for managing customer orders associated with at least one printer device for consumable supplies under a contract. The method includes...
Systems and methods for communication system control utilizing corrected
forward error correction error...
The present invention provides systems and methods for communication system control utilizing corrected forward error correction (FEC) error location...
Phase estimation for coherent optical detection
The present invention is a method and apparatus to make an estimate of the phase of a signal relative to the local oscillator in an optical coherent detection...
Preamplifier and optical receiving apparatus using the same
When an optical signal that is a wide dynamic range and different in level depending on burst signals is input as in a GPON system, a preamplifier can stably...
Automated dispersion compensation over a broad wavelength range for
coherent optical pulses
The present application is directed to an apparatus and method for the automated compensation of dispersion over a broad wavelength range for coherent optical...
Optical transmitter having a widely tunable directly modulated laser and
periodic optical spectrum reshaping...
An optical transmitter is disclosed including a widely tunable laser coupled to a periodic optical spectrum reshaper (OSR) to convert frequency modulated pulses...
Temperature stabilizing packaging for optoelectronic components in a
An optical transmitter is disclosed having a temperature stabilization system for an optical filter for maintaining constant the frequency response of the...
Multichannel optical transport network skew control
A system and method are provided for controlling time delay in a multichannel optical transport network transmission device. The method accepts a pair of...
Method and system for delivering broadband services over an ultrawide band
radio system integrated with a...
A system and method for providing ultrawide band (UWB) communications service including voice, data, and video signals to a number of neighboring dwelling units...
IrDA transceiver module that also functions as remote control IR
The infrared LED of an IrDA module transmits IR energy with a peak wavelength (for example, 875 nm) appropriate for IrDA communication. This peak wavelength is...
Remote control transmitter
A remote control transmitter includes a transparent protective filter that covers a light emitting device in the light emitting direction. The filter is formed...
Multiple wavelength light source, and generation method for multiple
It is an object of the present invention to provide a multiple wavelength light source capable of generating lights of more wavelengths, and a generation method...
High performance gigabit passive optical network
A system includes an optical line terminal (OLT) that includes an OLT transmitter. The OLT transmitter includes one or more fixed wavelength optical sources...
PON system and optical network unit
Provided is an ONU that suppresses transmission of a useless multicast control message to a PON section and enables a communication bandwidth of the PON section...
Fiber optic network adjustment
A number of fiber optic networks, nodes, and methods are disclosed. One fiber optic network embodiment includes a network module including a star coupler for...
Viewfinder optical system, optical apparatus using the same and method for
Providing a viewfinder optical system capable of obtaining given magnification and a given eyepoint, suitable for an SLR digital camera and an SLR camera, an...
Method and device for creating pictures
The invention relates to a method and a device for creating an enhanced picture by means of several consecutive exposures. The method comprises the steps of:...
Methods and apparatus for full-resolution light-field capture and
Method and apparatus for full-resolution light-field capture and rendering. A radiance camera is described in which the microlenses in a microlens array are...
Portable composite apparatus and method of controlling photographing modes
A portable composite apparatus and a method of controlling photographing modes. The portable composite apparatus includes a decision unit to decide whether...
Pulsed control of camera flash
Input from a user is received, to take a picture. A camera flash is signaled to produce multiple flash pulses during a single shutter cycle of the picture. The...
Flash thermal feedback for camera auto-exposure
An intensity of a second flash is determined based at least partly on a predicted thermal condition that is influenced by a first flash that is previous to the...
Auto focus system having AF frame auto-tracking function
Disclosed is an auto focus system having an auto focus (AF) frame auto-tracking function that detects the image of an object to be tracked as an AF target using...
Lens apparatus and camera system
A lens apparatus comprises a barrel 100 which houses an imaging optical system including magnification-varying lens units 26 and 27, a focus lens unit 25, and a...
Image pickup apparatus
Provided is an image pickup apparatus including: a zoom lens unit which moves during zooming; a focus lens unit which moves during focusing; a zoom operation...
Discrete automatic focusing and error correcting method
Provided are a discrete AF control method and an error correcting method of a camera module using a diffraction device. In the method, a focus is moved to a...
Imager with auto focus functionality
An imager comprising is provided having an image-capturing device, a display, and a view angle controller. The first in-focus detector is movable with respect...
Blur correcting device, blur correcting method, and image pickup apparatus
A blur correcting device includes a shake detecting unit configured to detect a shake and output a detection signal indicating a result of the detection; a...
An image stabilizer includes a rotor including a lens assembly, and configured to move perpendicular to an optical axis of light passing through the lens...
Photographic apparatus with mechanism to perform inclination correction
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform, an acceleration sensor, and a controller. The movable platform has an imager that captures an optical...
Photographic apparatus with image stabilization and controller for
calculating and correcting inclination angle
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform, an acceleration sensor, and a controller. The movable platform has an imager, and is movable and...
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device, and an optical system configured to image light from an imaging subject on the imaging device. The optical...
System, method and apparatus for controlling drift of a main magnetic
field in an MRI system
An apparatus for controlling the temperature of a warm bore of a superconducting magnet in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) includes a plurality of warm bore...
A breathing assistance apparatus adapted to deliver humidified gases at a desired level of humidity to a patient including a humidifier and a heated conduit is...
Device for the evaporation of volatile substances, in particular of
aromatics and/or insecticides
An evaporation device for evaporating volatile substances such as aromatics and/or insecticides comprising a housing; and a receptacle arrangement carried by...
Heating crucible for organic thin film forming apparatus
Provided is a heating crucible for an organic thin film forming apparatus, the heating crucible including a main body in which to contain an organic substance,...
Apparatus for reproducing AV data in interactive mode, method of handling
user input, and information storage...
An apparatus reproduces AV data in an interactive mode, a method handles a user input, and an information storage medium stores information therefor. The...