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9016817 Printing apparatus, printing method and computer program product  
A printing apparatus that is an inkjet printing apparatus includes a print head that includes a plurality of nozzles that eject liquid droplets, and prints output data onto a recording medium in a...
9016818 Ink jet recording method and recording apparatus  
An ink jet recording method includes a first process in which a coloring ink is recorded on a recording medium using an ink jet head so as to form a first image, a second process in which a...
9010895 Inkjet printing apparatus  
A controller determines a correspondence relationship among nozzles in a plurality of nozzle arrays in each head unit so that a positional relationship among nozzles corresponding to the same...
9010898 Reproduction apparatus for printing on receiving material in a single pass print strategy  
A reproduction apparatus for printing a digital image includes a control unit and a print engine. The digital image is constituted of pixels, each having assigned a pixel value. The print engine...
9010893 System and method for process direction registration between multiple inkjets in an inkjet printer  
A method for operating an inkjet printer includes forming a printed mark with a plurality of inkjets in a printhead, generating scanned image data of the printed mark, and modifying an image data...
9004634 Inkjet printer  
An inkjet printer includes nozzle rows aligned along a printing direction along which printing on a print medium is executed, and a controller configured to control ejection of the ink droplets...
8998378 Ink jet printing method and printer  
In an ink jet printing method, a recording medium is moved relative to a print head having a plurality of nozzles, and ink droplets are ejected from the nozzles onto the recording medium in a...
8998359 Method and apparatus for controlling multicolor overprint of intermittent print device  
Disclosed are a multicolor overprint control method and device applicable to an intermittent printing apparatus. According to the operating characteristic of the intermittent printing apparatus,...
8991959 Recording apparatus and method for controlling recording apparatus  
A recording apparatus including a recording head that includes an element array of a plurality of recording elements for discharging a liquid, the plurality of recording elements in the element...
8991960 Compensation of bi-directional alignment error  
A method of compensating for bi-directional alignment error in a printing system including a carriage, a print head disposed thereon, and a bi-directional printing mode includes determining a data...
8979232 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus includes a nozzle row group that is provided with a first nozzle row and a second nozzle row, and a control unit that performs a dot forming operation of ejecting a...
8979234 Recording apparatus  
A recording apparatus includes a recording unit configured to record a first dot and a second dot having a diameter smaller than that of the first dot on a recording medium, and a scanning unit...
8974027 Printing apparatus and printing position adjusting method thereof  
A printing apparatus prints by discharging inks from respective nozzle arrays, the printhead having a plurality of nozzle arrays including at least a first nozzle array, a second nozzle array, and...
8974028 Method of forming ink ejection adjustment pattern, ink ejection adjustment method for inkjet head and inkjet printer  
An ejection adjustment pattern forming method of forming an ejection adjustment pattern on a print medium with an inkjet head, which has a plurality of nozzles, with moving the inkjet head in a...
8960846 Printer and method for inkjet printing on a flexible substrate  
A printer for inkjet printing on a flexible substrate. It has a print-head for printing on the flexible substrate in a printing area, and a transport and tensioning mechanism for transporting the...
8960121 Digital system for creating a flexographic printmaster  
A relief print master is created by a printhead that moves in a slow scan direction. The nozzles of the printhead jet droplets of a polymerisable liquid on a rotating drum. The different nozzles...
8955933 Printing apparatus and printing method  
A printing apparatus which can form an image formation dot for printing an image defined as an object to be printed on a printing medium, the printing apparatus comprising a line head which...
8953234 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and printer  
An image processing apparatus is provided that is capable of very accurately and efficiently reducing uneven color caused by variation in ejection characteristics among nozzles that eject ink and...
8939530 Pixel data processing  
A system includes a first memory to store pixel data, a first processing stage to process the pixel data in a nozzle axis major order to provide pre-aligned nozzle data, a second memory to store...
8939546 Coordinated printhead operation  
A method includes moving an assembly of printheads with a bidirectional lateral motion. A direction of the lateral motion is substantially perpendicular to, and the lateral motion is concurrent...
8941876 Ink use amount evaluation apparatus and method, and inkjet apparatus  
When image is formed by a liquid ejection head, input image data is subjected to conversion processing including tone conversion using a first look-up table (LUT) and density correction or...
8939529 Image forming device and method of image forming  
An image forming device which includes a first nozzle group, a second nozzle group, and are arranged by being deviated from the first nozzle group to one side in a predetermined direction, a light...
8936334 Printing method and printing device  
A printing method where ink is discharged by a nozzle row, which has a plurality of nozzles, being relatively moved in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction with regard to a print...
8937745 Method for correcting stitching errors in multi-color high-speed printing  
A method for high-speed multi-color printing includes at least one high-resolution sensor array (23), wherein an output of the high-resolution sensor array is transmitted to a controller (19); at...
8931869 Inkjet printing apparatus and inkjet printing method  
In a serial type of color inkjet printing apparatus having a plurality of nozzle arrays, overlapping areas are provided in the respective operating nozzle areas, but printing of a high-quality...
8926040 Printing device and printing method  
In a printing device, a print medium is transferred in a sub-scanning direction, a print head is reciprocately driven in a main scanning direction, a plurality of nozzles for ejecting same color...
8922852 Device for driving recording head and recording apparatus  
A device for driving a recording head comprises select data input elements, a waveform signal selector, and a drive signal supplier. To the select data input elements, select data sets...
8919927 Liquid ejection head and method of manufacturing the same  
A liquid ejection head includes two or more substrates disposed side by side, each having energy generating elements and primary terminals electrically connected to the respective energy...
8917418 Image recording apparatus for detecting defects in nozzles using test patterns during acceleration and deceleration of recording medium  
An image recording apparatus includes: a conveying section that accelerates a long-length recording medium to a predetermined speed, conveys the long-length recording medium, and decelerates the...
8911047 Fluid ejecting apparatus and fluid ejecting method  
A fluid ejecting apparatus repeats an ejecting operation which ejects a fluid from nozzles while a first nozzle row and a second nozzle row move in a movement direction with respect to a medium...
8899708 Image forming apparatus, computer-readable storage medium, and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage that includes a head including a black nozzle array in which a plurality of nozzles are arranged and a color nozzle array in which a plurality of...
8882221 Modular micro-fluid ejection head assembly  
A micro-fluid ejection head assembly and methods for fabricating micro-fluid ejection heads using separately fabricated electrical components. The micro-fluid ejection head has at least one base...
8882222 Liquid jetting apparatus and recording method using the same  
There is provided a liquid jetting apparatus, including: a head unit and a controller. The controller is configured to: form a plurality of dot-rows by nozzles in a first range, and form the same...
8885218 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, storage medium  
An image processing apparatus configured to transmit image data to a printing unit for printing an image on a sheet, includes a first obtaining unit configured to obtain information representing...
8876234 Power supply device, power supply device control method, and image forming apparatus  
According to an embodiments, a power supply device includes: a first voltage generator that operates to output a first voltage; a second voltage generator that operates to output a second voltage...
8864264 Multi-mode printing  
A printing system configured for multi-mode printing, the printing system including a print head, the print head including a number of nozzle pairs, each nozzle pair including a primary ink nozzle...
8851654 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus provided with a first mode in which one nozzle row group is positioned so as to be shifted to the downstream side of the medium transport direction with respect to...
8845053 Inkjet printing device and inkjet printing method  
In-image preliminary ejection is performed by use of nozzles used to print an image out of the nozzles included in an overlapping link region, and between-image preliminary ejection is performed...
8833891 Image forming apparatus and control method  
An image forming apparatus includes: a recording head having a first nozzle row and a second nozzle row. One nozzles of the nozzles in a k-th nozzle group (1≦k≦p−1; p is the number of types of...
8833892 Printing apparatus and printing method  
A printing apparatus comprising: a print head which relatively moves on a printing medium, and a print control unit that controls the print mechanism, a plurality of nozzle columns are formed in...
8827402 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
An image forming apparatus includes: a recording head including first and second head modules, each of the first and second head modules having recording elements arranged to perform a recording...
8814301 Printing apparatus and printing method  
A controller for printing a single region in which a background image is formed by the upstream background color nozzle row and the downstream background color nozzle row or in which a color image...
8814299 Fluid discharge device, nozzle inspection method, and medium on which nozzle inspection program is recorded  
To reduce the number of nozzles in an unstable state after a nozzle inspection, a fluid discharge device includes a discharge head capable of discharging a fluid from nozzle, a nozzle inspection...
8814308 Image forming apparatus and image forming method  
Ink droplets are ejected from a plurality of dot forming elements arranged along an array direction to form dots of at least two sizes on a recording medium. If the dots formed along the array...
8807680 Method and drive circuit for driving piezoelectric element, and liquid-droplet ejection head  
A method for driving a piezoelectric element of a head, including: a step of increasing a voltage of a power source to a reference voltage level; and a step of charging one electrode of two...
8807677 Printing apparatus and printing method  
A printing apparatus includes a first part of nozzles that ejects at least one of brilliant ink and white ink to a medium, a second part of nozzles that ejects color ink to the medium, and a...
8807681 Inkjet recording apparatus and method for controlling the same  
In an inkjet head which has nozzle rows having nozzles each of which ejects curable inks cured by imparted activation energy and which are arranged in a first direction at a pitch P, the nozzle...
8801130 Image position inspecting apparatus, computer-readable medium and image forming apparatus  
An image position inspecting apparatus includes a reading unit, a generating unit and a specifying unit. The reading unit includes light receiving elements arranged with a reading resolution Rs...
RE45067 Numerical jet machine for the application of a coating onto a substrate  
The invention concerns a contactless numerical printing machine for products of average fluidity, such as varnish, glue, and conducting or scratchable ink, onto a substrate of variable thickness...
8801131 Printing device  
A printing device having a turntable for turning a mounted printing object so that its printed face is directed upward, a printing head having a plurality of nozzles for spouting inks and being...