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Device and method for determining appropriate color patch measurement
operation by user based on acquired and...
A determination device includes a first instructing unit, a first acquiring unit, a correcting unit, a predicting unit, a second instructing unit, a second...
Illusion analyzing apparatus, apparatus for generating illusion-considered
image for which illusion is taken...
According to the present invention, multiresolution decomposition is performed on a color component of image data by using a wavelet frame with orientation...
Information process apparatus for converting original information to
concealed information for transmission
An information process apparatus includes a memory part that records original information relating to an image, a conversion process part that converts the...
Printed matter identifying device and printed matter identifying system
A printed matter identifying device that identifies a printed matter printed by a predetermined printing apparatus and having on its surface at least two or...
Image forming apparatus and image forming system having a user
Provided an image forming apparatus that can realize an authentication function easily. (1) Transmit a printing requested data from a PC to a port for printing....
Image processing system of background removal and white/black point
Embodiments are directed towards identifying background pixels in a scanned image so that they can be removed from the image. A histogram of each color channel...
Dynamic digital watermark
Some implementations may include a computer-implemented method for applying at least two digital watermarks to a digital document, the method including:...
Image forming apparatus capable of controlling file transmission, control
method therefor, and storage medium
An image forming apparatus which enables a user to, even in a case of transmitting image data to the party at the other end of the line who is making a phone...
Image forming apparatus, method for controlling the same, and computer
readable storage medium
An image forming apparatus communicable with an external apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive from the external apparatus a request for...
Document reading device
A document reading device is capable of preventing distortion or twisting occurring in a document conveying device from being transmitted to a reading carriage...
Photoelectric conversion element, image reading device, image forming
apparatus, and image reading method
A photoelectric conversion element includes: a plurality of light receiving elements that are arranged in a main-scanning direction, are arranged in a...
Device with shield to reduce degradation of calculation of medium
An imaging device includes an imaging unit that includes an imaging element for imaging a lower surface of continuous forms paper, an image processing unit that...
Network device, control method, and storage medium with management of a
shared setting value and a unique...
A network device communicates with a management server that manages a shared setting value and an individual setting value as a master data. The network device...
Print control apparatus and control method thereof
This invention provides a technique which allows the user to select whether or not to make print settings without any special operation such as key operations...
Image processing apparatus having a power supply source selector
An image processing apparatus includes an image processing unit configured to carry out processing on an image formed on a sheet, a power unit for the image...
Image reading apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium
An image reading apparatus includes a document feeder, a platen, an image reader, a drive unit, a memory, and a controller. The controller is configured to...
Image reader unit and image forming apparatus including same
An image reader unit includes a platen on which to place a document; a light source including a plurality of split light sources to emit light beams toward a...
Printing apparatus, method for controlling printing apparatus, and storage
An original and print paper are output to the same printout destination so as to be easily combined. A method includes setting whether the original is output to...
Image reading apparatus, display apparatus, non-transitory computer
readable recording medium, and image...
Provided is an image reading apparatus including an image reading section that reads an image formed on a recording medium to generate image data, a display...
Function execution device
A function execution device, which is capable of executing one or more functions, which has a communication device configured to communicate with an information...
Image processing apparatus, image forming system, and image forming
apparatus for correcting pixel density
Provided is an image processing apparatus including an acquisition unit that acquires first image information which is image information configured of plural...
Mobile device, image forming apparatus, and method for providing manual
A mobile device is provided. The mobile device includes an imaging unit configured to generate an image, a communication interface configured to receive status...
Management apparatus implementing cancellation condition, information
processing apparatus, distribution...
A management apparatus includes a device-information acquiring unit that acquires device identification information for identifying a user-designated device...
Image forming apparatus, method of correcting image magnification, and
computer-readable recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes: an expansion/contraction ratio calculation unit that calculates a value of a ratio of expansion or contraction of a...
Technique for setting paper size for image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus indicates on a display a message prompting placement of paper, which is to be placed in a cassette, on a reading device and issuance...
Method and apparatus for content presentation in association with a
A method and apparatus are provided for presenting multimedia content to a caller and/or a called party in association with a telephone call. Content may be...
Enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile
computing devices that share a data plan
A method, system and computer program product for enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile computing devices that share a data plan. A...
Non-linear data charging
An Online Charging System ("OCS") for charging a data session of a subscriber, in response to a request to initiate the data session provides a first granted...
Systems and method for determining a relationship rank
A method of determining and an apparatus for displaying, for an organization, a relationship rank between a first party and a second party. A customer...
Sponsoring of a mobile station session by another mobile station in a
An apparatus and method are described for sponsoring service and preferential traffic handling, (i.e., data connectivity) by wireless transmit/receive units...
Answering or releasing emergency calls from a map display for an emergency
A method and system of emergency call management is provided. Emergency calls received at an emergency service platform (ESP) through one or more communication...
Location based services for controlled-environment facilities
Systems and methods for developing, deploying, providing, and/or operating location-based services for controlled-environment facilities (e.g., jails, prisons,...
System and method for non-disruptive mitigation of VOIP fraud
A system and method are disclosed herein for providing mitigation of VoIP PBX fraud while having minimal impact on authorized VoIP PBX users. The method...
Exchange and use of globally unique device identifiers for
circuit-switched and packet switched integration
According to one aspect, a system and method of exchanging GRUUs (Globally Routed User Agent URI (Uniform Resource Identifier)) between a first...
Matching reverberation in teleconferencing environments
A system and method of matching reverberation in teleconferencing environments. When the two ends of a conversation are in environments with differing...
Processing communication sessions
Measures for moving an established communication session in a telecommunications network, the communication session being established between a first device in...
Computer-implemented system and method for distributing messages by
A computer-implemented system and method for distributing messages by discussion group is provided. Discussion groups are monitored. An identity of a...
Communication device, circuit and method for confirming receipt of
messages sent through unidirectional...
An electronic communication device for facilitating communication between one or more remote devices for voice communication over a unidirectional radio...
Systems and methods for routing callers to an agent in a contact center
Techniques for handling contacts and agents in a contact center system are disclosed. In one particular embodiment, the techniques may be realized as a method...
Method and device for distributing mobile attendant call
A method and device for distributing an incoming call to a mobile agent are disclosed. The method includes: receiving a message for requesting a customer...
Sending callback text messages from a contact center
Various embodiments of the invention provide a callback text message to a party who has placed an inbound call received by a contact center. Specifically, the...
Systems and methods for location based call routing
Disclosed herein are a system, method, and computer-readable medium with instructions for recommending a service provider based on a user's approximate current...
Call center anxiety feedback processor (CAFP) for biomarker based case
One embodiment provides a method for allocating assignments based on workload and physiological stress. The method comprises maintaining a queue of logged-in...
Forecasting and scheduling campaigns involving sending outbound
communications that generate inbound communications
Various embodiments of the invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for generating a roster template used in scheduling agent resources...
Multilevel directory assistance apparatus and method
A method is disclosed for the presentation of telephone information about a company or other enterprise over the Internet in response to consumer searches for...
Techniques for topical customer service menu reconfiguration based on
Techniques for topical customer service menu reconfiguration based on social media are claimed. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a...
Identifying and filtering incoming telephone calls to enhance privacy
A method for filtering a telephone call is provided. The method may comprise receiving from a caller the telephone call directed to a communication device...
System and method for automatic call scheduling
A computer system for connecting a user to a scheduled call, including a processor in communication with non-volatile memory and code for receiving a user phone...
A user of a user terminal (10), is a first party (FP) associated with a communication handling device (14). The user terminal receives a selection of a second...
Method and electronic device for individualizing ringtones
A first electronic device ("first device") identifies a second electronic device ("second device") that is within hearing range of the first device. The first...