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9154656 Image reading device  
An image reading device comprising: a document placing portion; a conveyor; a reading unit configured to read an image of the document, wherein the reading unit includes: an image sensor; a...
9041985 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes a casing that blocks ambient light and has an opening portion in a bottom surface, an image capturing unit that captures an image of a medium exposed to an...
9036223 Systems and methods for edge detection during an imaging operation  
Systems and methods for edge detection during an imaging operation are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation, a method may include subdividing an imaging area into a plurality of border...
9036226 Reading device and image forming apparatus  
A reading device includes an original glass plate, a scanner, a support portion, a towing portion, a guide portion, and an engagement portion. The towing portion is configured to tow and move the...
9036225 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes: a feeding portion which feeds an original one by one and passes the original through a reading position; a reading portion which reads an image of the original...
9036218 Scanner and image forming apparatus having the same that reduces the tilting of a moving unit  
Disclosed are a scanner and an image forming apparatus including the same. The scanner may include a scanner unit; a support unit configured to support the scanning unit; a first pinion rotatably...
9036224 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
In an image reading device, an interlock portion is configured to supply or cut off power supply voltage to a driving portion in association with opening/closing of a cover. An open/close...
9036221 Sheet feeding apparatus  
A sheet feeding apparatus includes a first tray, a frame member, and a feeder. The frame member includes a first wall portion facing in a width direction and a first tray portion disposed above...
9025219 Image reading device and image forming device  
An image reading device includes a reading unit provided with an image sensor and configured to read a manuscript placed on a contact glass, a manuscript sensor whose output level varies depending...
9025215 Cable wiring structure and image reading device  
A cable wiring structure includes: a base member; a movable member configured to reciprocate in a first direction and in a second direction relative to the base member; a cable; a tension applying...
9025214 Image reading apparatus, image reading method, and computer-readable medium  
An image reading apparatus includes a reading unit, a character recognition unit, and a display unit for a display according to a language which is set. The reading unit reads out a document and...
9025220 Mobile optical scanning system  
A self-contained mobile optical scanning system having an image scanner contained within a hollow inside space defined by mated engagement of an upper housing and a lower housing having...
9025221 Sheet conveying device and image reading apparatus  
A sheet conveying device including: a separating roller; a separating piece; and conveying rollers. The separating roller conveys each sheet along a predetermined conveying path in a conveyance...
9025211 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes: a housing; a cover pivotable with respect to the housing about a first pivot axis extending in first directions that are opposite each other; a first electric...
9019579 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus includes: a cover; a conveyor disposed to the cover and including a conveyance mechanism; a first platen configured to come into contact with a first side of the...
9019575 Image reading apparatus and multifunction printing apparatus  
An embodiment of this invention is directed to reading an original at a high resolution with high quality by an image reading apparatus using a 3-line CCD and white LED. The image reading...
9019519 Recording apparatus  
An ink jet printer is a multifunctional recording apparatus in which a scanner unit is coupled to a recording unit in a rotationally movable manner. The scanner unit includes a protrusion. A...
9019578 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus having a conveyed document reading function and a placed document reading function includes: a moving mechanism for moving an imaging unit; a hinge mechanism for...
9013764 Reading apparatus that reads original sheet while conveying the same  
In a reading apparatus, a control device is configured to: acquire a conveyance path switching information indicating whether a conveyance path switching unit has switched a conveyance path to a...
9013767 Image reading apparatus and method for manufacturing the same  
An image reading apparatus including: a conveyor; a first reading unit; a second reading unit; a first frame; and a second frame. The first reading unit extends in a prescribed direction and has a...
9013761 Scanner with a scan sensor having a width smaller than the platen  
A scanner is disclosed. The scanner has a scan sensor with a width smaller than the width of the platen. The scanner scans a first pass of the platen with the scan sensor in a first position on...
9013769 Image reading device conveying original sheet through one of first path and second path  
In a conveyor of an image-reading device, a first path is defined by a path from the upper path to the lower path via the curved path. A second path is defined by a path from the upper path to the...
9013766 Image reading apparatus capable of providing improved layout of wiring cable  
An image reading apparatus includes: a base section; a reading unit; a movable body; a drive unit; and a cable. The movable body supports the reading unit and reciprocates between first and second...
9013768 Reading apparatus  
In a reading apparatus including a first conveying device including a first and a second movable unit to cause the sheet to pass through the first position; and a second conveying device including...
9007661 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
In an image reading device, a movable part provided below a document platen in a housing is moved in a sub scanning direction. A reflection control part extending along a movement range of the...
9001346 Signal processing circuit, image scanner, and image forming apparatus  
A signal processing circuit includes a generator, a transmission unit, a control unit, and a mode selector. The generator generates a process-required signal. The transmission unit transmits the...
8995031 Image reading apparatus and assembling method  
A document reading apparatus includes a sensor configured to receive light from a document, an imaging lens configured to form an image of light from the document on the sensor, a first holding...
8988739 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus comprising: a placing portion on which an original being fed is placed; an original conveying portion which conveys the original placed on the placing portion; an image...
8988749 Scanning technology  
Scanning technology related to editing a scan image. A request to edit a scan image that was acquired through an input apparatus is received and an editing user interface area that includes an...
8988742 Image sensor unit, paper sheet distinguishing apparatus, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An image sensor unit includes a frame in which a light source and an image sensor are housed, and a cover member that is bonded to the frame. The cover member is bonded by means of a double-sided...
8988741 Image scanning device  
An image scanning device includes a scanning unit configured to scan, at a scanning position, an image of a document, a first discharge portion, a second discharge portion, a conveying unit...
8982434 Image processing apparatus, scanner apparatus, image processing apparatus control method, and scanner apparatus control method  
An image processing apparatus includes a reception port capable of receiving a paper document. A discharge port discharges a paper document received from the reception port and serves as an ID...
8982427 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a data generation portion that generates text-searchable electronic data by superimposing transparent text data obtained by causing, to be transparent, text...
8976426 Light source driving circuit, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus  
A light source driving circuit that drives a light source includes a driving electric current generator that generates a driving electric current including a predetermined electric current, a...
8976427 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same  
An image forming apparatus and a method of controlling the same are provided. The image forming apparatus includes a document feeder to feed an original document, a time delay integration image...
8976421 Document feeding device and image forming device and image forming method  
A document feeding device has: a document placement stand on which documents of different sizes can be placed; a conveying section separating, one-by-one, documents of a document stack placed on...
8970922 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus, comprising: a housing; an image formation unit configured to form an image on a recording medium; a stacking tray configured such that the recording medium on which an...
8970930 Sheet conveying device capable of preventing edges of sheet from curling  
A sheet conveying device includes: a conveying unit; and a controller. The conveying unit is configured to convey a sheet along a conveying path. The sheet has a leading edge and a trailing edge....
8964261 Document reading device and image forming apparatus  
A document reading device includes a reading table, an openable member, a detection member, an open and close movement member, a reading member, a reading movement member, and a controller. The...
8964266 Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and optical unit  
An optical unit of an image reading device has the center of gravity in a position toward a first sub scanning direction, relative to the middle point of the optical unit in terms of sub scanning...
8964269 Image reader  
An image reader includes a discharge cover disposed on a side of the image reader, the discharge cover forming part of a side surface when closed and forming a discharge port when opened....
8964270 Image reading apparatus  
An image reading apparatus may include multiple detection portions including a first detection portion and a second detection portion. The first detection portion and the second detection portion...
8965266 Automatic document feeder having latching mechanism for transport path access  
Automatic document feeder includes a transport path member having a transport path surface configuring a transport path in a device body, a latching member that is mounted on a rotating shaft...
8953232 Image reader  
An image reader includes a moving portion, a transparent plate, a reference member, and a detecting portion. The reference member that is provided in at least one of a position that is not the...
8953230 Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus  
An image reading apparatus is provided with a registration roller configured such that a downstream end in a sheet feeding direction of a sheet abut to correct a skew of the sheet, and a pulling...
8947752 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Image reader and sheet conveyer
 
A sheet conveyer including a first chassis and a second chassis, a conveying unit to convey a sheet in a conveying route between the first chassis and the second chassis, an emitter disposed on...
8947746 Image reading device  
An image reading device includes a platen glass, a document feeder, a light source, a light receiving section, a first opening/closing detection sensor, a second opening/closing detection sensor,...
8947751 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
An image reading device, which can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes an image pickup device, a transparent member, a traveling body, and a housing. The traveling body includes a...
8941889 Overhead image reading apparatus  
An overhead image reading apparatus 1 includes: an image-capturing unit 22 that captures an image of a medium S to be read from above when the medium S to be read is placed on a placement surface...
8941864 Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method  
Disclosed is an image processing apparatus which (i) determines whether or not characters to be subjected to a character recognition process in image data have a size larger than a predetermined...