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8833967 Reduced height illumination assembly for a scanner  
An illumination assembly for a scanner comprising a light source, a primary reflector and a secondary reflector. The primary reflector comprises a lower member and upper member spaced away from...
8837011 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program  
There is provided an image forming apparatus comprising: detection means for detecting position information indicating a scanning position; interval prediction means for predicting a first...
8837014 Method and apparatus for reducing color in a fringe  
This disclosure describes techniques and apparatuses for reducing color fringes. In some embodiments, inaccuracies from color-insensitive sensors are corrected. Inaccuracies can be corrected in...
8837020 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with same  
An image reading apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a document conveyance path, a transparent member, a guide member, a transparent sheet member and a first pressing member. The...
8837022 Image reader, image forming apparatus, and method of correcting output values  
Disclosed is an image reader including a first reading unit that reads an image on a front surface of an object placed on a first background member to output a first output value; a second reading...
8837012 Image-reading method and apparatus  
An image-reading apparatus and method for controlling the image-reading apparatus including a document plate where an original document is placed, a line image sensor that reads an image on the...
8836959 Method and apparatus for recognizing characters  
A method and apparatus are provided for recognizing characters in a portable terminal with a scan module. Scanned image data is generated by the scan module by scanning a scan target through a...
8837010 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes: a housing, an image reading section, shaft sections, bearing sections, abutment sections, and abutting sections. The housing is provided with an upper surface...
8837019 Sheet conveying apparatus, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus  
A sheet conveying apparatus comprising: a first conveying guide; a second conveying guide which is arranged on a downstream of the first conveying guide; a plurality of first convex portions which...
8837008 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a drive unit that is mounted on a carriage having an image reading sensor, which is moved with respect to an original, mounted thereon and moves the carriage....
8837018 Image scanning apparatus scanning document image and image forming apparatus including image scanning apparatus  
An image scanning apparatus scanning a document image includes a document conveying unit, an image scanning unit, a foreign object detecting unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The document...
8830534 Image processing apparatus, method and computer program product capable of scanning documents and parallel to processing on the scanned documents  
An image processing apparatus, includes an image-scanning unit, and an image processing unit, wherein when the image-scanning unit continuously scans a plurality of documents, the image-scanning...
8830541 Image reading apparatus  
An apparatus is provided capable of guiding regular reflected light from a reading surface to a reflecting mirror when light is irradiated from two directions from light sources to the reading...
8830521 Image forming apparatus and method, and non-transitory computer readable medium  
An image forming apparatus includes the following elements. An image forming unit forms an image by using plural predetermined colors. An index forming unit causes the image forming unit to form...
8830544 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes an image reader unit that has a plurality of light receiving elements for reading an image on an original, and moves relative to a frame for applying a pressing...
8830538 Illuminating device  
A illuminating device used for an document reading apparatus that has two rod shape light guides and light emitting elements where each of the light guides has a light emitting face and two flat...
8830536 Image processing device, image processing method and remote-scan image processing system using the same  
In the image processing device, method and system of the present invention, a destination identifier of an image file is stored, the destination identifier indicating one of a plurality of...
8830517 Imaging cartridge chip with self-adaptive contacts, imaging cartridge and self-adaptive method  
An imaging cartridge chip with self-adaptive contacts includes a set of contacts. Each contact of the set of contacts has the function of a full series of contacts. The specific function of each...
8830537 Data communication apparatus, data communication method, and computer-readable recording medium storing data communication program  
A data communication apparatus is disclosed. In the data communication apparatus, when plural documents including destination information are transmitted to an external apparatus by using a...
8830543 Image reading apparatus for displaying states of medium conveyed and image reading system having the image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes an operating unit that issues a starting instruction to start reading a medium which is a read-target medium, according to a user's operation, a conveying unit...
8830539 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Image processing apparatus and determination method
 
A signal value representing at least one of a plurality of types of optical characteristics are calculated for each pixel from the read signal obtained and output by reading light reflected by a...
8824027 Media feeder, image scanning apparatus, multifunctional periphery, and image scanning method  
An automatic media feeder includes: a media stacker on which sheets are to be stacked; a discharged media stacker; a scanning position where the sheet is to be scanned; a first conveyance path...
8823994 Image reading device and image forming apparatus with the same  
An image reading device includes a light source, an image sensor, a transport unit, and a control unit. While, during reading of a target to be read by the image sensor, the control unit causes...
8823974 Method and apparatus for processing scan data  
Provided are a scan data processing method and apparatus. The method includes: performing a wireless communication connection with a predetermined user device during a scan mode; detecting user...
8822908 Image scanner, image forming apparatus and dew-condensation determination method  
The present disclosure relates to a technique for, in an image scanner and an image forming apparatus equipped with the image scanner, detecting that dew condensation occurs on a transparent...
8823992 Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process controlling method, and image process controlling program product  
An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The transferring part transfers image...
8824021 Method for reproducing documents and image-processing apparatus  
A method for reproducing a document is provided. The method includes the following steps: scanning a front side and a back side of an original and accordingly producing a front side image and a...
8824023 Scanning method for a large-size scanner system using a stitching process  
The invention relates to a scanning method for a large-size scanner system (1) comprising at least two image detection elements (2) that are used for scanning a large-size original (4) to be...
8824008 Image forming apparatus and method, and non-transitory computer readable medium  
An image forming apparatus includes the following elements. An image forming unit forms an image by using plural predetermined colors. An index forming unit causes the image forming unit to form...
8823955 Automatic image inverting for book copying  
A method and system for enabling an image production device to copy pages of a book includes determining an orientation of a first scanned page of a book, and modifying an orientation of a second...
8824022 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An optical scanning apparatus includes an optical source, a deflection part deflecting an optical beam emitted from the optical source, plural optical elements directing or focusing the optical...
8817339 Handheld device document imaging  
A method of stitching frames of a video sequence to image a target document. The method comprises capturing a group of frames of a video sequence using an image sensor of a handheld device having...
8817343 Image reading apparatus and method for controlling the same  
An image reading apparatus capable of reading documents includes a reading unit including a light emitting element, a mechanism configured to move the reading unit, and a control unit configured...
8817337 Transportable image processing apparatus  
A limiting member (91) includes a main body (911) and a convexity (912) formed at the upper face of the main body (911). The convexity (912) protrudes like a key toward the front-face side of a...
8817336 Scanning device and method with phantom folder  
An object of the present invention is to provide a scanning device, a scanning method, and a computer-readable medium capable of easily performing display of a scanner on a computer of a user and...
8817340 Large-format scanning system  
The invention relates to a large-format scanning system (1) comprising at least two image acquisition elements (2) in a cascade arrangement, at least one platen, preferably a glass plate (3),...
8817338 Scan mechanism and scan module  
A scan mechanism and a scan module are provided. The scan mechanism adapted to be used in a scan module includes a rack and a scan unit. The rack has an engaging surface, a bottom surface and a...
8817335 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Image reading apparatus
 
An image reading apparatus includes a main body, a rotation unit supported on the main body so as to be rotatable around a rotation axis, an imaging unit that is mounted on the rotation unit at an...
8817344 Scanner apparatus  
A scanner apparatus includes: a holder configured to hold a line sensor unit; a first spacer and a second spacer disposed on both sides of the line sensor unit in a longitudinal direction and...
8817342 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Light guide, illumination device, and image reading apparatus
 
Provided is a light guide, in which: at least one of a reflecting part or a light exit part has a light condensing action in a direction intersecting a predetermined direction; the at least one of...
8810823 Image reading device, an image forming apparatus, and methods for detecting dirt in document reading positions  
An image reading device includes a changed-pixel detection unit and a determination unit. The changed-pixel detection unit detects, from image data read by the image reading unit, a changed pixel...
8810861 Image processing apparatus, image noise detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium which averages pixel values of multiple pixels aligned in the sub-scanning direction  
An image processing apparatus includes a reflection member configured to reflect scanning light; a scanner unit configured to scan a document to generate image data and scan the reflection member...
8810866 Optical device, optical scanning apparatus, and image forming apparatus  
An optical device is disclosed, including a surface emitting laser element having a surface emitting laser which emits a light in a direction which is perpendicular to a substrate face; a light...
8810870 Scanning device  
A scanning device including a body, a transparent cover, a scanning module, a flat-cable and a pressing unit is provided. The body has a space, a first inner-side and a second inner-side. The...
8810822 Image reading device  
An image reading device includes a reading portion and a communication portion. The reading portion reads an image. The communication portion performs communications with an external device by...
8810867 LED module and image sensor module  
An LED module includes first through third LED chips and two Zener diodes for preventing excessive voltage application to the first and the second LED chips. A first lead includes a mount portion...
8810868 Mark detection apparatus and method for detecting mark  
A mark detection apparatus includes a reading unit, a converter, and a determination part. The reading unit reads an image on a document. The converter compares respective portions of the image...
8810873 Scanner assembly  
A scanner assembly comprising the following components. A scan module having a first surface and configured to receive an image oriented along the first surface. A carriage having a thickness no...
8810875 Image reading apparatus and method, and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a tray to place a document, a conveying mechanism for a document, a reader for a document image, a detector for detecting a sheet jam, an image processor and a...
8810874 Duplex scanning apparatus and sheet-feeding control method thereof  
A duplex scanning apparatus and a sheet-feeding control method thereof are provided. The duplex scanning apparatus includes a sheet feeding channel, a sheet transfer channel, an inverting channel,...