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Robust document boundary determination
The present application discloses a system for determining document boundaries inc1uding an image sensor, a backing opposed to the sensor, and an image...
Dot-gain reduction method for multi-level halftoning
A method for minimizing color-image halftone dot-gain in the output of a multi-level halftone color-imaging output device. The method includes characterizing...
Liquid crystal display device
By circular or polygonal openings formed in at least one of a metal film, a semiconductor film, an insulating film and the like, which films are below a...
Liquid crystal display device
In a liquid crystal display device in which in order to prevent image sticking in a half tone type MVA using a floating sub-pixel, a second TFT is provided...
Methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern processing
Embodiments of the present invention comprise methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern array generation and application.
Nitride-based compound semiconductor light emitting device, structural
unit thereof, and fabricating method thereof
A nitride-based compound semiconductor light emitting device includes a first conductive substrate, a first ohmic electrode formed on the first conductive...
Fabricating method of semiconductor light-emitting device
A fabricating method of a semiconductor light-emitting device includes the step of forming a wafer including a multi-layered semiconductor film epitaxially grown...
Illuminance sensor determining the duty ratio of a PWM signal based on a
digital output of an A/D converter and...
The following members are included: a light receiving element which outputs an electric signal corresponding to ambient light; an A/D converter which converts...
Liquid crystal medium
Disclosed are a liquid crystal medium having a birefringence at 20.degree. C. that is lower than 0.08 and contains 1-30% by weight of one or more compounds of...
Method of manufacturing liquid crystal display device and one drop fill
apparatus used for the same
A method of manufacturing a liquid crystal display device in which liquid crystal is sealed between substrates using a one drop fill method. Dropping of liquid...
Method and device for parting glass substrate, liquid crystal panel, and
liquid crystal panel manufacturing device
A method for cutting apart a glass substrate is provided whereby scribing of the glass substrate is possible without being affected by the presence or thickness...
Backlight device and liquid crystal display
A backlight apparatus of a sidelight type includes a light guide plate having an incident face on a lateral face and a light source unit having a plurality of...
Image forming device
An image forming device includes a first carriage path for carrying paper stored in a paper feeding tray to a printer, there is a second carriage path for...
Paper separation claw having cavity and through-hole
In one embodiment, the invention provides a paper separation claw disposed near the surface of at least one of fixing rollers that fix toner on recording paper...
Thin film circuit substrate, piezoelectric speaker device, display device,
and sound-generating display device
A thin film circuit substrate is provided with a voice-output-section driving section, formed of a thin film layer on an insulative substrate, for driving a...
Zoom lens, digital camera and portable information device
A zoom lens in the present invention is composed of a first lens group G1 having a fixed distance from the image plane side and negative refracting power, a...
Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, control program, and
computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus of the present invention includes: a signal correction means which corrects, in an RGB color space, RGB tone data which is RGB...
Method and apparatus for handling different print data formats
A printing system operates multiple different printing pipeline stages that together convert raster formatted print data or image formatted print data into a...
Reflection type display device and method with pixel electrodes having
predetermined dimensions and...
A reflection-type display device 200 includes: an active switch layer 201s including a plurality of switching elements 201t; a plurality of pixel electrodes 207...
Viewing angle control element and image display based on same
A viewing angle control element of the present invention contains transparent regions 23 having a transmittance T1 and light shield regions 24 capable of...
PLL circuit having reduced pull-in time
The PLL circuit of the present invention includes a voltage-controlled oscillator, a loop filter, and a charge pump which controls a voltage of the loop filter...
In the non-volatile semiconductor memory in which an N-type source diffusion layer and an N-type drain diffusion layer are formed on a P-type well formed on a...
Method for manufacturing conductive element substrate, conductive element
substrate, method for manufacturing...
A method for manufacturing a liquid crystal display which employs an active matrix substrate including a plurality of pixels arranged in matrix on a substrate...
Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same
A liquid crystal display device is formed by arranging a plurality of scanning lines 3.sub.1, 3.sub.2, . . . to which scanning signals are successively applied...
Transmitter, receiver, data transfer system, transmission method,
reception method, computer program for...
A transmitter apparatus transmits transfer data having a predetermined amount to a receiver apparatus. The apparatus includes a data packet generating section...
Switchback transport mechanism and image forming apparatus provided
A switchback transport mechanism includes a first transport section, a second transport section, a third transport section, and a transport control section. The...
A fixing apparatus that fuses and firmly adheres an unfixed developer onto a recording medium includes a heating roller and a pressure roller; a belt-shaped...
Developer container and image forming apparatus
An object of the invention is to provide a developer container in which a container main body is protected against damage by an external torsional and bending...
Transfer unit, transfer method, and image forming apparatus
A transfer unit includes: an intermediate transfer belt that (i) holds a toner image that has been transferred from a photoreceptor drum and (ii) moves a surface...
Optical film, illuminator and display
An optical film is provided for use in a light source or display to provide rapid cut-off of illumination with angle. The film comprises a light-transmissive...
Image processing device, image reading device, image forming device, and
image processing method
An original is illuminated by a light source .alpha. or a light source .beta., and image data is obtained under these conditions. An absolute value of a...
Methods and systems for print system component-based remote printing
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for printing at one or more remote printing devices.
Liquid crystal display device operating in a vertically aligned mode
A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate sandwiching a liquid crystal layer therebetween, a first polarizer disposed...
Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display is driven at, for example, a frame frequency of 100 Hz or higher. There are provided a base-4 frame counter 2 and a source control...
Active matrix substrate and electronic device
An auxiliary line including a guide layer and an auxiliary metallic member is formed with respect to a signal transmitting line or a main auxiliary capacitance...
Transfer device for substrate and storing device and hand therein, and
substrate handled by the device
A transfer device for a substrate is capable of preventing deformation or breakage of the substrate due to bending stress by reducing the amount of dead weight...
Folding cellular phone
A folding cellular phone includes a first housing provided with a liquid crystal display part on the surface thereof, a second housing including an operation...
Image forming apparatus
There is provided an image forming apparatus involving wet fixing that causes no bleeding and coagulation of toner and eventually no disturbance of toner image...
Developing device for prevention of coagulate toner adherence and image
forming apparatus using the developing...
A developing device includes a developer tank, a developing roller, a supply roller, a stirring member, and a doctor blade. The developing device is provided...
Image forming apparatus with partitioning member
A partition is provided to isolate a space from outside thereof, the space encompassing a space where an image holding member, a developing device, a charging...
Semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device arranged for minimizing the duration of time required for conducting a batch verify action and thus speeding up a buffer write...
Direct-current stabilized power supply device
In a direct-current stabilized power supply device provided with an output transistor that receives an input voltage from the outside and a control circuit that...
Systems and methods for embedding metadata in a color measurement target
Systems and methods for utilizing metadata embedded in a color measurement target to uniquely identify the target through color measurement. A color measurement...
A display device is equipped with a panel having a common electrode layer to which a voltage changing at a fixed frequency is applied and a tabular member which...
Semiconductor storage device and portable electronic equipment
A semiconductor storage device has memory function bodies (261, 262) having a function to retain electric charges, which are formed on opposite sides of a single...
Silicon oxide thin-films with embedded nanocrystalline silicon
A method is provided for forming a silicon oxide (SiOx) thin-film with embedded nanocrystalline silicon (Si). The method deposits SiOx, where x is in the range...
Document display device, wording method, and word display method
A method and device for displaying a document written in a Western language in a readable form without decreasing the utilization efficiency of a display screen....
Segmented, encrypted PDL for post-rendering analysis
A method for segmentedly encrypting the data in a document print job in a manner which preserves options for post-rendering analysis/processing of selected...
Systems and methods for efficient discovery of a computing device on a
Systems and methods for discovering a device on a computer network are disclosed. An exemplary method involves providing key data to be sent with an initiation...
Instant messenger reflector
A system and method are provided for establishing an Instant Messenger (IM) reflector service. The method comprises: establishing an interface between an IM...