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8400686 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including same  
An optical scanning device includes a light source, an optical system, and a housing. The light source projects a light beam. The housing includes a holder and encloses the optical system. The...
8371736 Bifurcated linear light source apparatus  
A light source apparatus includes first and second light direction changing faces that extend in a longitudinal direction, a light guiding member having first and second light emitting faces that...
8339686 Scanning device  
A scanning device includes a hollow housing, a holding plate mounted to an upper portion of the housing, a guiding rod mounted in the housing and spaced from the holding plate with a predetermined...
8335023 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus has a plurality of emitters that emit light onto a manuscript surface in a light quantity that is the synthesized light quantity of light emitted from the plurality of...
8325392 Image reading device and image forming device  
An image reading device is provided. The image reading device suppresses uneven intensity of light emitted on a subject, by disposing a diffusion plate between the subject and a plurality of...
8284462 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
Disclosed is an image reading device configured to read information of an object, including an imaging optical system configured to image an image of an object and an image-capturing device...
8279502 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus has a plurality of emitters that emit light onto a manuscript surface in a light quantity that is the synthesized light quantity of light emitted from the plurality of...
8269996 Image forming apparatus and control method for correcting the offset of scanning lines  
An image forming apparatus switches a line of image data, to be read out from a storage unit, to another, depending on a position in the line in a scanning direction such that the curving of a...
8264750 Image reading apparatus  
There is provided an image reading apparatus including: a light source with arrayed light emitting elements; a light guide unit that scatters light emitted from the light source such that the...
8233168 Image forming apparatus for converting lights to generate and store electrical power  
In an image forming apparatus, an energy converting unit receives light from an optical source and converts the light into electric power, and an electrical storage unit stores therein the...
8228567 Multi-functional device having scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the scanner module  
A scanner module comprises an illuminator configured to illuminate a document by emitting light onto the document. The illuminator comprises a light source configured to emit the light and a light...
8218205 Multi-functional device having scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the scanner module  
A multi-functional device comprising an image forming apparatus to form a printing image and a scanner module to scan an image in a first scanning direction. The scanner module includes an...
8213050 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Image processing device, method, system and the associated program for generating a composite image
 
An image processing device, which includes: an original reception unit that receives an original image; a dot image generation unit that generates, on the basis of additive information to be added...
8194294 Image reading device and image forming device  
The present invention is aimed at providing an image reading device that suppresses generation of a so-called edge shadow while suppressing uneven intensity of light emitted onto an original. A...
8184895 Method and apparatus for magnetic character recognition  
A method for magnetic character recognition is disclosed. The method may include preparing a standard waveform that is used as a datum in an operation of reading magnetic ink characters,...
8169673 Illuminating device and image reading apparatus  
An illuminating device includes a linear light source mounted on a mounting surface of a board, with a plurality of light-emitting elements being arrayed thereon, for irradiating light toward an...
8134760 Achieving convergent light rays emitted by planar array of light sources  
Systems and methods are provided for achieving convergent light rays emitted by a planar array of light sources. In one embodiment, an imaging device is provided for inspecting semiconductors or...
8130426 Image reader, light guide used for the same, and method of making light guide  
An elongate light guide includes a light incident portion provided at an end in the longitudinal direction of the guide, a light reflecting portion extending in the longitudinal direction, a light...
8120823 Optical beam scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus  
In an optical beam scanning apparatus and an image forming apparatus equipped with the optical beam scanning apparatus of the present invention, plural optical members that irradiate scanning...
8059315 Image reading device  
An image reading device having a compact plane-shaped illumination portion is provided, by which a portion of a target to be light-irradiated can be irradiated with light whose oblique angles are...
8049936 Portable computer system and operating method thereof  
The invention provides a portable computer system for capturing a target image related to an item. The portable computer system comprises a base, a cover, an image capturing module, and a...
8035868 Light source unit and object reader  
A light source unit and reader can include a line light source that is attached to a radiator and a rod lens that is attached above the line light source. The radiator with the line light source...
8018630 Compound curved concentrator based illuminator  
A document illuminator comprising a light-transmissive element having nonlinear walls. The walls are shaped in the form of a compound parabolic concentrator with an optically inverted...
7995252 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes an illuminating optical system having light sources arranged in a line and a light guide member guiding rays of light from the light sources to illuminate a...
7990584 Rod-shaped light guide and image reading device  
A rod-shaped light guide reflects light incident on an end face thereof in the interior of the rod-shaped light guide and emits the light outside from a light emitting surface provided to extend...
7978379 Image sensor  
An image sensor includes a light source; a bar-shaped light-guiding element having a first light-emitting section, which propagates light from the light source and irradiates an document from an...
7973983 Light guide device and illumination module using the same  
An illumination module is provided in the invention. The illumination module includes a light source having a plurality of light emitting elements arranged in a linear array and a light guide...
7940433 Image sensor  
An image sensor includes an elongated case, a light source provided in the case, a light guiding member elongated in a longitudinal direction of the case and configured to direct light emitted...
7924478 Scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the same  
Disclosed are a scanner module and an image scanning apparatus employing the same. The scanner module includes a light source generating light to be irradiated onto an object and a light guide...
7920304 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a plurality of light sources to illuminate a document; an illumination optical system to guide light to a reading target area having a length and a width; a...
7903298 Image reading apparatus, and its manufacturing method  
An image reader A1 according to the present invention comprises a pair of light source devices 3, a light guide member 4, a first and a second reflectors 7A and 7B, a plurality of light receiving...
7894105 Image reading unit and image reader  
An image reader includes two rows of image reading element arrays, that is, a first image reading element array and a second image reading element array, and a first rod lens array and a second...
7884978 Image reading apparatus, light intensity control circuit, and light intensity control method  
An aspect of the invention provides an image reading apparatus including: first and second light emitters that emit lights; a light guide unit that guides the lights emitted from the first and...
7864385 Planar light source of scanning apparatus  
A planar light source for use in a scanning apparatus includes a light-emitting element, a first light-guiding portion and a second light-guiding portion. The light-emitting element is arranged at...
7864379 Multi-spectral whole-slide scanner  
An array microscope scans a slide in rapid sequence at different wavelengths to record multiple spectral images of the sample. Full spatial resolution of the image sensor is realized at each color...
7855815 Light guide optical system, document illuminating device using same, and image reading apparatus using same  
A light guide optical system guides a plurality of light beams emitted from a plurality of point light sources arranged linearly to a predetermined surface. The light guide optical system has a...
7852523 Scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the same  
Disclosed are a scanner module and an image scanning apparatus employing the same. The scanner module includes a light source generating light to be irradiated onto an object and a light guide...
7835039 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a housing, a rod lens array, a light module and a sensor board. The housing accommodates the rod lens array, the light module and the sensor board. The sensor...
7830561 Lensless imaging with controllable apertures  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a lensless optical device for acquiring an image. The device can include a light attenuating layer having a plurality of elements, where transmittance...
RE41876 Light source mechanism for an imaging apparatus  
A light source mechanism for an imaging apparatus comprises at least a point light source and a light shield. The point light source located at one end of the light shield is used for providing...
7817878 Imaging apparatus having plurality of operating states  
There is described an imaging apparatus having an image sensor, and a plurality of operating states. Operation of the imaging apparatus can be differentiated between the operating states. In one...
7802899 Rod-shaped light guide and image reading device  
A rod-shaped light guide includes an end face to which light is incident, a bottom plane on which a scattering pattern to scatter light incident to the end face is formed, and a light emitting...
7777923 Optical beam scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus  
In an optical beam scanning apparatus and an image forming apparatus equipped with the optical beam scanning apparatus of the present invention, plural optical members that irradiate scanning...
7760403 Optical irradiation apparatus, image reading apparatus using the same, and image forming apparatus using the same  
A novel optical irradiation apparatus includes a light source and a light guide. The light source is configured to radially irradiate a light beam. The light guide is configured to include a...
7755811 Document illuminator  
A document illuminator includes a light-transmissive element having an embedded source of illumination fitted in a cavity formed therein. The light-transmissive element preferably has one or more...
7755809 Laser scanning optical system and image forming apparatus  
A laser scanning optical system converts a plurality of beams emitted from the laser diode (LD) into parallel light using a collimator lens, shapes the parallel light using an aperture, and...
7751098 Light-channeling apparatus and method  
A scanning module includes a body casing having a light passage slit thereon, a plurality of reflecting mirrors located inside the body casing, a light-channeling apparatus, and a light guiding...
7746520 Document illuminator  
A document illuminator comprising a light-transmissive element having an embedded side emitting LED fitted in a cavity formed therein. The light-transmissive element is formed with one or more...
7746517 Image illumination and capture in a scanning device  
Scanning devices and method of use that permit the capture of high resolution images of an original that is illuminated by a light source that is located outside of the optical field of view of an...
7742202 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
A light-collective member (142) for collecting a light outputted from a light source (140), which irradiates a light toward a document surface, toward a sub-scanning direction is provided in front...

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