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In a chassis which has a lid plate closing an opening portion of a frame part and in which a plurality of lamps are juxtaposed, the lid plate includes a...
Toner cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
A toner cartridge includes: a toner storing portion for storing toner; a toner discharger having a toner discharge port; a screw auger having a rotary shaft and...
Volatile chemical substance catching device and electronic apparatus
A color multifunction printer of the present invention includes a volatile chemical substance catching device, provided in an exhaust duct provided above a...
Skin color cognizant GMA with luminance equalization
A method for mapping/enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the...
Image data output processing apparatus and image data output processing
method excelling in similarity...
In an image data output processing apparatus of the present invention, a storage process section, when a reference document is duplex, stores, at the time of...
System for maintaining imaging device accounting data
A system is provided for maintaining imaging device (IDev) accounting data. A primary accounting server (PAS) sends messages to an imaging device (IDev) and to...
Intermediate stage emulation of firmware on connected host
A firmware controller is configured to enhance or modify the processing capabilities of an imaging device by creating custom firmware for a particular imaging...
System and method for combining at a single location selection of image
finishing operations of multiple devices
A system and method for combining at a single location selection of image finishing operations of multiple devices. The system comprises a first memory for...
Methods and systems for imaging device accounting server redundancy
Aspects of the present invention relate to systems, methods and devices for maintaining imaging device (IDev) accounting data in the event that an imaging...
Liquid crystal display device
The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device having a high contrast ratio and no coloring during black display, over a wide viewing angle...
Active matrix substrate, method for manufacture of active matrix
substrate, liquid crystal display device, and...
An active matrix substrate (30) of the present invention includes (i) a plurality of TFT elements (2) provided on an insulating substrate (10), and (ii) pixel...
Backlight device and display using the same
A backlight device in which a reflector can be easily taken in and out and can be efficiently replaced by preventing friction between a casing and the reflector...
Illumination device and liquid crystal display device
An illumination device includes a plurality of light source blocks defined by a first partition wall and a second partition wall, the light source blocks being...
Systems and methods for adaptive spatio-temporal filtering for image and
video upscaling, denoising and sharpening
A method for adaptive spatio-temporal filtering is disclosed. Local motion vectors between a current video frame and other nearby video frames are determined....
Display device with gradation conversion, and method thereof
A gradation conversion unit 23 performs, on an input image, gradation conversion in which a predetermined gain is applied to a gradation smaller than a boundary...
Lighting device for display device, display device and television receiver
A lighting device for a display device includes a plurality of light sources, a power source arranged to provide drive power for the light sources, a common...
Disclosed is a light-emitting device including a light-emitting element emitting primary light, and a light converter absorbing a part of the primary light...
Dye-sensitized solar cell module
The present invention aims to improve the photoelectric current of a dye-sensitized solar cell module and produce a high power dye-sensitized solar cell. The...
Concentrating solar power generation unit, concentrating solar power
generation apparatus, concetrating lens,...
A concentrating solar power generation unit (10) comprises a solar cell element (1), a mounting plate (3) on which is mounted the solar cell element (1), which...
RNA interference mediated inhibition of gene expression using chemically
modified short interfering nucleic...
The present invention concerns methods and reagents useful in modulating gene expression in a variety of applications, including use in therapeutic, diagnostic,...
Four-transistor Schmitt trigger inverter with hysteresis
A four-transistor Schmitt trigger inverter is provided. The Schmitt trigger inverter is made from an n-channel MOS (NMOS) dual-gate thin-film transistor...
Method of making micro-pixelated fluid-assay precursor structure
A method of producing a precursor, active-matrix, fluid-assay micro-structure including the steps of (1) utilizing low-temperature TFT and Si technology,...
Method for manufacturing toner, toner, developer, developing device and
image forming apparatus
A method for manufacturing a toner is provided. The method for manufacturing a toner uses a rotary stirring apparatus. The rotary stirring apparatus includes at...
Method for manufacturing resin-layer coated toner, resin-layer coated
toner, developer, developing apparatus...
A method for manufacturing a resin-layer coated toner is provided. The method for manufacturing the resin-layer coated toner uses a rotary stirring apparatus...
Micro-pixelated fluid-assay precursor structure
A pixel-by-pixel, digitally-addressable, pixelated, precursor, fluid-assay, active-matrix micro-structure including plural pixels formed preferably on a glass...
Micro-pixelated fluid-assay structure with on-board addressable,
A digitally-addressable, pixelated, DNA fluid-assay, active-matrix micro-structure formed, utilizing low-temperature TFT and Si technology, on a substrate...
Method for manufacturing thin film multilayer device, method for
manufacturing display device, and thin film...
A method for manufacturing a thin film multilayer device includes bonding a plastic substrate to a support substrate using an adhesive so that an upper film and...
Sharps disposal system
A sharps disposal system for safely collecting and disposing of medical sharps includes a cabinet defining an enclosure for receiving a removable used sharps...
Light-emitting device, illuminating device comprising same, and liquid
In a light emitting device, LEDs are arranged in a line on a film which is provided with a conductor. The conductor connects the LEDs to a connector. The film...
Electrostatic suction type fluid discharge method and device for the same
An electrostatic suction type fluid discharge method and device include a voltage applying means that applies a pulse voltage between a nozzle and a substrate,...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a plurality of trays; a plurality of full-stack detectors; a first storage section; a second storage section; and a...
Selectively functionized transducer microarray
A system and method are provided for selectively functionalizing a transducer microarray. The method provides a microarray including a field of transducers...
Methods and systems for image intra-prediction mode estimation
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for estimating a pixel prediction mode to be used in a video encoding or decoding process.
Information server apparatus, client terminal apparatus, sub-client
apparatus, information processing method...
An information server apparatus 116 includes a communication portion 118 receiving a request for getting information including a set of information source...
Document display device, word arrangement method, and document display
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...
Fixing device with cleaning section for image forming apparatus
In a fixing device including a fixing roller, a pressure roller and an external heating section, a scraper is arranged to contact a circumferential surface of...
Image stabilizing apparatus and image forming apparatus
There is provided an image stabilizing apparatus which is capable of keeping a toner concentration and a printing density constant when toner consumption is...
Content reproducing apparatus, recording medium, content recording medium,
and method for controlling content...
A video disk player includes (i) a disk reading section for reading out video data, a program, synchronization timing information from an optical disk; (ii) a...
Methods and systems for image intra-prediction mode management
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for ordering, communicating and applying pixel intra-prediction modes.
Methods and systems for multiplication-free inter-layer image prediction
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for predicting image elements, comprising scaling a received low dynamic range (LDR) image...
Optical information recording medium, reproducing device for optical
information recording medium, control...
A super-resolution medium (1) has a medium identification information for specifying a type of medium recorded in a medium information area (3) by use of...
Magnetic recording medium, magnetic recording/reproducing apparatus, and
magnetic recording/reproducing method
A magnetic recording medium (1a) includes: a plurality of magnetic dots (13), provided on a substrate (11), in each of which information is stored by heating of...
Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming
apparatus, and recording medium
A copying machine includes a document skew detection section. The document skew detection section includes an angle calculation section and a judgment section....
Image forming apparatus, method for forming image, and program
An image forming apparatus that picks only necessary pages up from a plurality of originals and copies after aligning in an order of pages so as to reduce a...
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device includes a TFT substrate and a CF substrate arranged to face each other and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched therebetween,...
Liquid crystal display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof
A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel and a lighting device. The liquid crystal panel has a liquid crystal layer provided between a...
Lens unit and imaging device
A lens unit having a first lens (2) whose optical surface on the imaging surface side is made of resin (32), a first lens holder (3) for holding the first lens...
Solid-state image pickup apparatus, method of manufacturing the same, and
electronic device including the same
In a solid-state image pickup apparatus 100 of the invention, a transparent member 4 that covers a light receiving section of a solid-state image sensing device...
Transmissive-type liquid crystal display device
In a transmissive-type liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel and a backlight, the liquid crystal panel has pixels each divided into...