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9036207 Image-forming apparatus adjusting image-forming operation using values acquired from different measurement environments  
An image-forming apparatus includes a rotary body, an image-forming unit, at least two sensors, and a control device. The image-forming unit performs an image-forming operation. The at least two...
9025208 Determining new color values of an image based on an activity map  
A method comprises computing an activity map for an input image. The activity map indicates an amount of variable spatial activity in the input image. The method further comprises producing an...
9025198 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus includes a base value setting unit and a correction value calculating unit. The base value setting unit sets a base value of an image process condition on the basis of...
9025210 Document management apparatus  
A document management apparatus in an embodiment is configured to manage a printer unit which erase image information obtained by printing both characteristic identification information and...
9025209 Image forming apparatus including removal unit for removing developer  
An image forming apparatus has a control unit configured to: after an image is formed in a color mode, if an integrated supply amount is larger than or equal to a reference supply amount, cause a...
9019564 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium  
An image processing apparatus, when correcting image data using correction information, corrects skew of the image in the sub-scanning direction that is formed by the image forming unit by...
RE45496 Apparatus and method for compensating for pixel distortion in reproduction of hologram data  
An apparatus for compensating for pixel distortion while reproducing hologram data includes an extraction unit, a determination and calculation unit, a table, and a compensation unit. The...
9019565 Image scanning apparatus and method for image compensation  
An image scanning apparatus and method are provided. The image scanning apparatus includes a scanner that scans a manuscript to generate a scan image, an image processor that calculates a...
9013749 Image reading apparatus, image forming device, and method for controlling reading so frequency of pulse signal to stepper motor reduces vibration during quiet scanning mode  
A light source section of the image reading apparatus illuminates a document with light. An image sensor outputs image signals. An operating section accepts input of an enlargement factor and...
9001181 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product  
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an image of a subject imaged by an image capturing lens; a face detecting unit that detects face information...
8995719 Techniques for improved image disparity estimation  
Techniques for improved image disparity estimation are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a processor circuit and an imaging management module, and the imaging...
8988732 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
In the image processing apparatus, image data is divided into large blocks of a prescribed size and the large blocks are subdivided into small blocks by the dividing unit. The number of isolated...
8988735 Image processing apparatus, method, and computer-readable storage medium to eliminate unevenness due to misregistration correction by adjusting mixture status  
An image processing apparatus of one aspect of this invention detects a specific pattern corresponding to a fine pattern in the input image data, and detects pixels corresponding to the specific...
8983227 Perspective correction using a reflection  
Techniques and tools are described for performing perspective correction using a reflection. Reflective properties of a surface being photographed can be used to determine a rotation of the device...
8970909 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus of this invention determines a correction amount for each image signal so as to correct banding as periodic density unevenness in a sub scanning direction, corrects each...
8970902 Red-eye removal systems and method for variable data printing (VDP) workflows  
A VDP workflow system and method are disclosed. The system includes an image memory to store a photograph image. The system also includes a VDP document tool to access the photograph image from...
8970924 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
Provided is an image reading device including: a light source member including light source portions emitting light; a light guide member including: an input section to which the light emitted...
8964257 Image forming and processing apparatuses for requantizing quantized data using sigma-delta modulation and compensating for uneveness of exposure intensity  
An image forming apparatus of this invention, when an exposure unit performs exposure, applies, to image data quantized by a first number of bits, compensation data for compensating for unevenness...
8964238 Recording method and recording apparatus  
P recording heads are arranged a recording unit. The P recording heads are divided into N (groups in the sub-scanning direction. The N controllers respectively control the recording heads...
8964221 Image forming apparatus and control method for the image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus not having a measuring sensor and an image forming apparatus having a measuring sensor are arbitrarily combined with each other to thereby achieve calibration with...
8964254 To generate a histogram matched image  
A method to generate a histogram matched image in which a portion of a first reference image is partitioned into a plurality of regions. Histogram matching is performed separately on the plurality...
8964256 Method of correcting streaks using exposure modulation and spatially varying TRCs  
Systems and methods are provided for compensating for streak defects in images formed by an image forming device, such as a digital printer. The systems and methods include using both modulation...
8958129 Forming image on media using screening tile with thresholds determined by displacing center of each cell spot function accoring to displacement vector and dither curve  
A method of forming a screened image includes providing a contone image, a screening tile structure of M by N cells, a dither magnitude curve, a spot function for each of the cells in the...
8958081 Spot color control method, apparatus and system  
This disclosure provides spot color control methods, apparatus and systems. According to one exemplary embodiment, disclosed is a method of generating device dependent color recipes for a...
8958082 Document creation apparatus, document creation method and recording medium  
The document creation apparatus includes a planned division region data extraction unit that extracts data of a planned division region from document image data for each of all pages of a...
8947734 Pulse width modulator for a printing device  
A pulse width modulation technique is disclosed for use in an image forming device such as a laser printer or a photocopier. The technique implements a pacer to synthesize the frequency of a...
8947749 Image reading apparatus, control method of image reading apparatus, and storage medium  
A method includes reading an image of a document obtained by a reading unit exposing the document to light with an exposure unit, causing the reading unit to perform first reading processing for...
8947736 Method for binarizing scanned document images containing gray or light colored text printed with halftone pattern  
A method for binarizing a scanned document images containing gray or light colored text printed with halftone patterns. The document image is initially binarized and connected image components are...
8947740 Method and apparatus for adjusting light intensity based on content to achieve a uniform exposure  
A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for adjusting a light intensity of a printhead are disclosed. For example, the method receives an image comprising a plurality of...
8947741 Converting color values of print data into color space of print apparatus and producing new object from overlap portion of plural objects to superimpose thereon with knock-out method  
An image processing unit, includes: an overlap portion detection unit that detects an overlap portion between plural objects from image data configured by objects expressed by geometrical...
8941885 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes a conversion unit configured to convert image data corresponding to a pixel of interest in an image into color material data corresponding to a color...
8941901 Electrophotographic image output device  
An electrophotographic image output device includes an image processor to receive input image data, and a line screen to represent halftone images and have multiple screen angles respectively...
8941844 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for suppressing image degradation caused by a printing position fluctuation  
The invention provides a technique which allows high-quality printing. An image processing apparatus for forming an image by executing N printing scans for a single region on a printing medium,...
8934140 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
A color gamut of image data is appropriately subjected to a smoothing processing to print an image of favorable color reproduction and gradation reproduction. Specifically, when an average...
8928937 Method and system for assigning color values to primary colors and secondary colors for color rendering in an inkjet printer  
A method enables primary color values for pixel to be processed before the pixel is rendered. The method includes allocating non-black primary colors as being under black, secondary colors, or...
8928960 Control device controlling amount of colorant based on linear correlations between difference ratios and offsets  
A control device performs: acquiring an optical measured scan value; setting a measured offset using the measured scan value by reference to predetermined correlations; and determining a control...
8928939 Image processing apparatus obtaining patch data corresponding to obtained time between print pages  
A image processing apparatus of the present invention comprises an image generation unit configured to generate image data of one page, a printing unit configured to mount color material on an...
8928936 Red-green-blue to monochrome color conversion  
Systems and associated methods provide for converting an RGB color image to a grayscale image via a lookup table of correction values. The lookup table is generated and used to compensate for...
8928946 Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and image reading method  
A cover member is openable and closable with respect to a document table, and has a color reference surface facing the document table, and a partial region provided on a color reference surface...
8928941 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method for processing images  
An image processing apparatus prints an image without streaks on a medium. A receiving section receives base color image data and non-base color image data. A detecting section detects a boundary...
8922802 Method and system for halftoning using energy minimization  
A method is disclosed. The method includes generating a set of points via energy minimization to implement halftone seed pattern.
8902472 Printer  
A printer includes a recording unit that executes on a recording medium, a recording operation under a sublimation transfer scheme; a conveying unit that using a protrusion roller having...
8902480 Image forming apparatus, reading apparatus and reading method  
An image forming apparatus comprises an image sensor configured to extend in a horizontal scanning direction, a carriage, a guide section and a reading control section. The carriage configured to...
8897596 System and method for rapid image sequence depth enhancement with translucent elements  
Motion picture scenes to be colorized/depth enhanced (2D→3D) are broken into separate elements, backgrounds/sets or motion/onscreen-action. Background and motion elements are combined into...
8897592 Method for correcting a defect pixel  
A method for correcting a defect pixel includes extracting a pixel value of a central pixel, and pixel values of each of a plurality of neighboring pixels around the central pixel in an image...
8891134 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit that reads image data, a drawing data storage unit that stores object data comprising the read image data so as to allow the stored object data...
8885222 Image processing apparatus performing error diffusion process  
An image processor includes a color conversion unit that generates color converted image data by converting color data and an error diffusion process performing unit that generates print data by...
8879120 Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing  
In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. Myriad features enable and/or facilitate processing...
8873108 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided, which are useful for faithfully reproducing luster even if a luminance reproduction range of an output apparatus is...
8873091 Printing system, computer, image forming apparatus and printing method  
In a printing system configured such that a computer and an image forming apparatus can be connected via a network, the computer sets a stamp image and transmits the set stamp image to the image...