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Image forming apparatus, and control program and operation method thereof
An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes a decoloring unit for performing decoloring processing on an image formed on a sheet using...
Image forming apparatus which detects a blank page from an image of a
document, method for controlling the...
In a case where a conveyed document is a first page, printing is started before a result of determination as to whether the document is a blank page is output,...
Image forming apparatus, method for displaying operating screen, and
An apparatus is provided with a display and a touch panel mounted on a display surface of the display. The apparatus includes a storage portion that stores,...
Non-transitory storage medium storing instructions executable by
communication terminal having display capable...
A non-transitory storage medium stores instructions executable by a communication terminal including a display and an input device for detecting an instructed...
Methods and systems for user-association of visual stimuli with
Methods and systems permit a user to decide what different responses are triggered when different visual stimuli are presented to the user's wireless...
Print control apparatus, print control method, storage medium for storing
program, and printing system
Degrees of wear of each of common components in respective printing apparatuses is acquired, the common components being used in a plurality of printing...
Information processing system, information processing method and recording
medium storing an information...
An information processing system includes a computer programmed to execute a process. The process includes receiving operation information indicating an...
Image forming apparatus supporting near field communication (NFC) function
and method of setting an image job...
An image forming apparatus supporting a near field communication (NFC) function and a method of performing setting an image job by using an NFC device. The...
Automatic selection of mobile device default action
Systems and methods for automatic selection of mobile device default action are disclosed. The method comprises presenting a default action and a list of...
Display program and display apparatus
A wireless communication device may have a processing unit for executing a first program and a communication interface configured to communicate with an...
Non-transitory storage medium storing instructions executable by
information processing apparatus, and the...
A non-transitory storage medium stores control programs. The programs cause an information processing apparatus to: acquire an instruction for the information...
Image module for a photo booth
The invention relates to a photo booth, among others, preferably for rentals and commercial promotions, which is intuitively used by the user, improves...
System and method for providing customized product configuration and
service plan options for a camera device
A system and method for obtaining photographic products and/or services comprises bundling image capture and printing technologies into products and/or services...
Electronic device and ringtone control method of the electronic device
In a ringtone control method executed in an electronic device receiving a call, an image capturing device captures images of surroundings of the electronic...
Apparatus and methods for remote control of access to facilities
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simplifying and improving the reliability of communication between end users and access control systems such as those...
Signal processing method, signal processing device, and signal processing
Provided is a signal processing method which receives a plurality of reception signals and subtracts pseudo-echoes generated by a plurality of adaptive filters...
Method and system for supporting shared local trunking
An approach is described for providing shared trunking between a telephony gateway and an end office switch. The telephony gateway processes a packetized voice...
Conference call alerts
Conference call alerting is provided. A first device of a plurality of telecommunications devices initiates a telecommunications link between the first device...
Voicemail preview and editing system
A voicemail computer system transcribes a voicemail message into text that is presented to a calling party for approval. A calling party is able to approve,...
System and method for voicemail acceleration
A system and method are presented for voicemail acceleration. A voicemail acceleration system, which functions to accelerate the experience of a user, is...
Method and system for facilitating voice mail service in a communication
network through data-publication by a...
A mechanism is disclosed for facilitating the performance of communication services in a communication network. An enhanced proxy server receives and proxies to...
Device of a vehicle for restoring one or more functions or available
choices for a mobile communication device
This provides for controlling mobile device functions and features. For example, it limits or disables the use of some of mobile device features which could...
System and method for call distribution
A computer-implemented method for distributing phone calls includes the steps of receiving or initiating a telephone call from or with a caller associated with...
Remote control of a web browser
A system for remotely and interactively controlling visual and multimedia content displayed on and rendered by a web browser using a telephony device. In...
Method and apparatus for selective silencing of telephone ringing
A system and method for a selective ring silencer that prevents people from having to listen to the telephone ring on and on with nuisance calls. The ringer...
System and method for improved directory assistance searches
A system and method for improved directory assistance searches involving feedback from previous calls made to telephone numbers in a vendor database, in order...
System and method of communicating presence information
A method of communicating presence information is provided. The method includes receiving (210) at a controller node a location identification indication from a...
Method and apparatus for line selection in a communication device
The present disclosure provide embodiments of an apparatus and method for selecting a line from two or more lines on a communication device. In accordance with...
Bluetooth headset with an audio table
Techniques for a personalized Bluetooth headset and a voice interaction control method thereof are described. According to one aspect of the present invention,...
A method and corresponding device for determining a data connection profile for a data connection (15) between one of a plurality of end-user devices (14, 16,...
Transcribing audio communication sessions
A computer-implemented method to provide transcriptions of an audio communication session is disclosed. The method may include receiving audio data at a first...
Mining data for services
Generally described, the present invention provides the ability to process digital voice conversations to identify data packets containing content of interest...
User interface generation apparatus
A mobile phone includes a generation unit for generating a user interface for instructing an execution unit to execute a predetermined function based on an...
Dynamic unlock mechanisms for mobile devices
An access control application for mobile devices is provided. The access control application may be configured to generate a set of security tasks based at...
System and method for multimodal short-cuts to digital services
A method and system for facilitating user access to services through a wireless device of a user, involves recommending to a user a subset of services from a...
Method for controlling mobile phone to be mute through flip and mobile
A method for controlling a mobile phone to be mute through flip, and a mobile phone are provided. The method comprises, when a mobile phone receives a call,...
Wireless devices and methods of operating wireless devices based on the
presence of another person
A method of operating a device for a user is provided. The method includes operating the device in a first mode; receiving an indication of a first person in...
Method and systems for messaging services
Methods and systems are described for processing visual messages, such as text or multimedia messages, originated from a mobile phone. In an embodiment, a...
Provided is smart watch with a telephone function module and dial keys. Each dial key corresponds to an unchanged telephone number. After a Bluetooth connection...
Providing audio announcement to called parties
The present disclosure describes a system, method, and computer-readable medium for providing audio announcement of communications to a called party in a...
Mobile terminal and menu control method thereof
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a...
Method and apparatus for voice recognition unit simulation
A call calculator and method thereof used to automate testing of a voice self service platform. The call calculator may have functional logic to calculate an...
Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a holography user interface is provided. The present invention includes a controller, a...
Co-mold features on a chassis shell of a mobile device
A mobile device can include a unibody component (e.g. chassis shell) with at least a co-mold feature that isolates a contiguous portion of the unibody component...
Alarm circuit and electronic device utilizing the same
An alarm circuit applied in an electronic device includes an audio interface, an audio processor, a speaker, and a control unit. A first terminal of the control...
Input device attachment
Input device attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes an input portion configured to generate signals to be...
Configuring a discard timer
A first wireless access network node receives, from a second wireless access network node, delay information relating to a delay in buffering data at a protocol...
Information processing apparatus, network interface device, control method
therefor, and storage medium
An apparatus stores address information of a server and transmits information of an apparatus to the server at a regular interval. The apparatus, when shifting...
Data transmitting apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data transreceiving
system, data transmitting method,...
A data transmitting apparatus is provided. The data transmitting apparatus includes a packet generator configured to generate a packet including a plurality of...
Communication method, information processing apparatus, communication
system, program, node, and communication...
A communication method for identifying a packet flow based on a predetermined rule and processing a packet belonging to the identified packet flow includes:...