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Test-operation control apparatus, system, and method
A test-operation control apparatus, system and method are disclosed to reduce time and cost required for test operation by automatically performing...
System and method for implementing model predictive control in PLC
A Model Predictive Control (MPC) framework is implemented as part of the run-time system function features of a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) system....
Sizing power-gated sections by constraining voltage droop
A method for powering up a circuit comprising a plurality of sections of progressively increasing size is described. The method comprises receiving a signal for...
System and method for coordination of building automation system demand
and shade control
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for coordinating and controlling a building automation system (such as building HVAC system) and a building shading system so...
Managing energy assets associated with transport operations
Apparatus, systems, and methods are described that can be used to generate an operating schedule for a controller of an energy storage asset that is in...
Magnetic field communication arrangement and method for monitoring the
presence of vechicles
An automotive communication method includes installing a sensor within a vehicle such that the sensor is submerged in a liquid during operation of the vehicle...
Fabricating parts from photopolymer resin
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for fabricating parts from photopolymer resin. In one aspect,...
A vehicle controller installed in and controlling a vehicle includes an obtaining part that obtains identification information specific to the vehicle, a...
Wire electric discharge machine performing turning tool machining, turning
tool machining method with wire...
A measurement program for sequentially measuring measurement points, which are to be measured with a touch sensor, is created on the basis of a machining...
Motor controller, image processing apparatus including the motor
controller, and motor control method
A motor controller, operatively connected to a motor having an output shaft, includes a rotary detector to detect a rotation direction and a rotation amount of...
Servo control system for grinding inclined surface
Servo control system includes a first repeat control unit for a first servo motor based on a reference angle and a first position error between a swing command...
Cleaning appliance in which access is granted based on an authorization
carrier and authorization profile
The invention relates to a cleaning appliance, wherein in order to access same, an access authorization stored on an authorization carrier is required, the...
Satellite signal receiving device, method of controlling satellite signal
receiving device, and electronic device
A solar cell, a charge state detection circuit and a voltage detection circuit as a generating state detection circuit that detects the generating state of the...
Machine alert when stopping on hot asphalt
An alert system in equipment used in an asphalt paving environment, such as a compactor, signals an operator when the equipment is stopped on hot asphalt,...
Method for displaying a trend over a timing operation and associated
Portable timepiece including an hour hand and a minute hand for the current time display, rotating about a central wheel facing a bezel, and also a chronograph...
Timepiece intended to indicate the power reserve
A horological instrument intended to indicate the power reserve, includes a barrel (1) provided with a drum (2) arranged to turn in one direction during...
Horology device for displaying time or time-derived information
A device (100) for displaying time information, including: (i) a first mobile (3) including a first toothset (31) and a first disk (32) bearing numerals (33)...
Balance spring stud for a timepiece
Balance spring stud including, around a housing receiving a balance spring of reference thickness, a one-piece component made of a shape memory alloy and...
A timepiece barrel for pivotal assembly between a plate and a bar and including at least one spring housed between a pivoting drum and a cover and hooked...
High speed hologram recording apparatus
A hologram recording apparatus is provided, including: a coherent light source; a beam splitter which splits a beam emitted from the coherent light source into...
Digital infrared holograms
Embodiments are directed to an apparatus for creating a scene comprising: a plurality of micro-mirrors configured to rotate between an off position and at least...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a suction port, provided in a front side of a main assembly of the image forming apparatus, for sucking air; an air flow...
CRUM chip and image forming device for communicating mutually, and method
An image forming device is provided. The device includes a main body which includes a main controller controlling operations of the image forming device, a...
Image forming apparatus including endless belt disposed above
An image forming apparatus includes a frame, a photosensitive drum, an endless belt disposed above the photosensitive drum, and a pressing member. The...
A process cartridge includes a photosensitive drum; a light guide member; a shutter portion movable between a closed position where the shutter portion covers...
Rotary cam apparatus and electrophotographic image forming apparatus
adopting the same
A rotary cam apparatus including an operation member including a contact portion is provided. The rotary cam includes a cam profile contacting the contact...
Resettable separator for electrophotographic components
A reusable and resettable separator for use with electrophotographic components of an imaging device. The separator is installed with the imaging device and...
Packing structure of developer container
Disclosed is a packing structure of a developer container, including a developer container that contains a developer and is formed with a supply port for supply...
Photosensitive cartridge having light guide
A photosensitive cartridge includes a photosensitive drum, and a guide member. The guide member is configured to guide light emitted from the light source...
Image forming apparatus having casing for maintaining relative positions
of photosensitive drums
An image forming apparatus includes a casing, a plurality of photosensitive drums, and a plurality of developing device. The casing includes a first frame and a...
Cartridge including cartridge electrode integrally molded with frame
A cartridge is detachably mountable to an apparatus main assembly of an image forming apparatus. The cartridge includes a cartridge electrode formed on a frame....
Image forming apparatus and fixing apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit, discharge unit, first and second guides, and top cover. The discharge unit is disposed obliquely above a...
Unit and image forming apparatus
A unit for use with an image forming apparatus, includes: a developer accommodating portion, constituted by a frame, for accommodating a developer; a sheet...
Toner conveyance device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A toner conveyance device includes a conveyance channel through which toner is transported, communicating with a conveyance origin and a destination container...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a controller and multiple image forming units each of which includes an image bearer, a toner image forming device to form a...
Cleaning member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning member includes a core, and an elastic layer including a strip-shaped elastic member that is spirally wound around a region of an outer peripheral...
Electric wire member and image forming apparatus including the same
An electric wire member includes at least one bending portion that electrically connects a processing unit for performing an image forming process on a paper to...
Image forming device having tripod type constant-velocity joint for
coupling rotary member with driving source
An image forming device includes a tripod type constant-velocity joint through which a rotary member shaft of a rotary member is connected to the drive shaft of...
Post-processing device and image forming system
A post-processing device receives sheets ejected one by one from an image forming device, stores, in a storage tray, a number of sheets included in one set on...
Method for controlling media bubble formation in an imaging device
A method of controlling bubble formation in a media sheet between two sets of media feed roll pairs using a single media edge detector positioned downstream of...
Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeder includes a sheet feeding cassette stored in a cassette storage part, a heater and flow regulating plates. A first gap is formed between the...
Image forming apparatus, image forming system and image forming method
An image forming apparatus has an image forming unit that forms an image on a sheet, a fixing unit that performs fixing of the sheet on which the image is...
Imaging device, image forming apparatus, and contamination inspection
An imaging device includes: a housing having an opening in a surface thereof facing a subject; a light source that irradiates the subject with light; a...
Printing apparatus having a sheet storage unit that stores a sheet on
which an image has been printed, printing...
A printing apparatus prints, on a sheet, an image for one page or a plurality of pages, stores a sheet on which an image has been printed inside the printing...
Fixing device and image forming device
According to an embodiments, provided is a fixing device that includes: an endless fixing belt, heats and melts a toner image, and has flexibility; a stationary...
Fixing member having a porous elastic layer with a needle-like filler
A fixing member used for fixing a toner image on a recording material includes: a base layer; and a porous elastic layer provided on the base layer and...
Electrophotographic member and heat fixing assembly
The present invention is directed to providing an electrophotographic member including a conductive elastic layer having high thermal insulation properties and...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotating member, a bearing and a holding member. The rotating member is configured to fix a toner image on a recording medium. The...
Image heating apparatus including a covering member configured to cover an
An image heating apparatus includes: an endless belt; a rotatable member configured to cooperate with the endless belt to form the nip; a back-up member...
Imaging device and method for determining operating parameters
An operational imaging device and method using a predetermined set of operating parameter determining (OPD) equations forming an OPD equation set for providing...