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Communication device, electronic device, radio wave setting method

An image processing apparatus (10) includes: a connection processing portion (151) that establishes a communication connection with an electronic device (50) by using a specific radio wave for which a transmission condition is set in advance, the electronic device being capable of transmitting, to outside, country information that is registered in advance; an obtainment processing portion (152) that obtains the country information from the electronic device (50) with which the communication connection has been established by the connection processing portion (151); and a setting processing portion (153) that sets the transmission condition for a radio wave that is transmitted from a wireless communication portion (17), based on the country information obtained by the obtainment processing portion (152).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Image reading device for rotating read image in accordance with orientation of face image, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

An image reading device includes an image reading portion, a detection processing portion, a determination processing portion, and a rotation processing portion. The image reading portion is configured to read an image of a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Visible image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus 1 includes a visible image forming unit 50 that forms a visible image in the air, a screen image generation unit 102 that generates a screen image, and a controller 100 that causes the visible image forming unit 50 to generate the visible image representing the screen image generated by the screen image generation unit 102. When the visible image contains predetermined private information, the controller 100 causes the screen image generation unit 102 to generate a second screen image representing the private information and inclined by a predetermined angle with respect to a main screen of the screen image, so as to restrict a person other than an operator from viewing the private information, and causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form a visible image of the second screen image generated.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an electrification device, an exposing device, developing device, and a control unit. The developing device includes a developing roller for supplying toner to the image carrier, a developing container for storing developer containing the toner, and a seal member for preventing leakage of the toner from a gap between the image carrier and the developing container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Image carrying member unit and image forming apparatus therewith

An image carrying member unit is provided with an image carrying member, and a unit housing. The image carrying member comprises an image carrying member main body which has an outer peripheral surface on which a photosensitive layer is formed, a flange part which is secured to both ends of the image carrying member main body, a cylindrical oil-impregnated sintered bearing which is secured to the through-hole of the flange part, a conduction member which conducts electricity between the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and the image carrying member main body, a spindle which is slidably inserted in the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and secured to the unit housing, and a contact spring which has a coiled spring part into which the spindle is inserted, and which is sandwiched in a compressed state between an end surface in the axial direction of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and the unit housing.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes an accommodating unit that accommodates toner, a conveying member that is arranged in the accommodating unit, has a shaft body and a spiral part protruding in a spiral shape from one end side to the other end side of the shaft body, has a recess across whole circumference in a circumferential direction at a portion of the other end side than an end of one end side portion of the shaft body, and rotates in a predetermined direction to convey the toner from the one end side to the other end side, the one end side facing the other end side, and a slide bearing that is provided in the accommodating unit, has a cylindrical shape, and surrounds the one end side portion.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Differential transformer-based permeability sensor that detects magnetic substance

A differential transformer-based permeability sensor includes a substrate including an insulation layer and a wiring layer stacked on each other, a first drive coil, a first induction coil, a second drive coil, a second induction coil, and a adjuster coil, all flatly formed on the wiring layer, a closed circuit including the adjuster coil and a current regulation element connected in parallel to ends of the adjuster coil, and an oscillation circuit. A circuit constituent is formed in which an oscillation signal of the oscillation circuit is provided to each of the drive coils, so that an induction current flows through the first induction coil, the second induction coil, and the adjuster coil, and a difference between the induction current of the first induction coil and that of the second induction coil is outputted. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

Provided is an electronic apparatus that prevents leakage of confidential documents and the like that are stored in a storage device. When there is writing of power-supply-mode-switch-request information that is included in a write request from a user-authenticated portable terminal to an nfc tag, a system-control unit instructs a power-supply-control unit to switch to a normal mode based on the power-supply-mode-switch-request information, and when the portable terminal is separated from the nfc tag, instructs the power-supply-control unit to return to the power-supply mode before the instruction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Image forming system and image forming method that execute masking process on concealment region, and recording medium therefor

An image forming system includes a concealment word registration unit, an id information acquisition unit, a concealment word managing unit, and an image forming unit. The concealment word registration unit registers a concealment word associating with a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Rotating device, image forming apparatus

In a rotating device, a pair of cuts are formed in an end portion of a metal-made cylindrical body to which a pressure is applied, at positions that face in a diameter direction. A support portion of a synthetic-resin-made bush rotatably supports the cylindrical body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a generation section, an image forming section, and a size determining section. The generation section divides a first image to generate a plurality of second images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

Stirring/conveying member, and developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A stirring/conveying member has a rotary shaft rotatably supported in a powder container, a first helical blade formed on the circumferential surface of the rotary shaft and conveying powder in the axial direction by the rotation of the rotary shaft, and a second helical blade formed on the circumferential surface of the rotary shaft to overlap the forming region of the first helical blade, spiraling in the opposite phase to the first helical blade, and having a smaller radial height than the first helical blade. The first helical blade crosses the second helical blade at least at one place in one turn about the rotary shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

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Communication apparatus and storage medium suitable for connecting to wireless lan (local area network)

Provided is a communication apparatus for preventing a shortage of wireless lan resources. A communication-control unit controls wireless communication via an access point and p2p type communication (p2p communication); a connection-information-managing unit manages connection information of the access point, and request-having information that indicates there is a connection request from a portable terminal using the wireless communication; and a system-control unit causes the connection-information-managing unit to change the connection information when the connection-information-managing unit is managing the request-having information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180124698

Communication device and image forming apparatus

A communication device includes a communication section, an operation display section, and a controller. The communication section accesses a network via an access point. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180124279

Monochrome image forming apparatus

A monochrome image forming apparatus includes an image data supply unit for the color image forming apparatus that has a function to write input color image data including plural primary color data components into color buffers; and a color converter for a color image forming apparatus in which a color conversion unit reads the input color image data from the color buffers, performs an ucr process and a black generation process. The image data supply unit writes input monochrome image data of a single color to a monochrome buffer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180124277

Image processing apparatus

A binary image generation portion binarizes a scanned image and generates a binary image. A specific character position detection portion (a) specifies rectangles that circumscribe a plurality of characters, respectively, in the binary image, (b) detects a plurality of specific characters having longitudinal lines or transverse lines at centers of the specified circumscribing rectangles, and (c) detects, as positions of the plurality of specific characters, center positions of the longitudinal lines or the transverse lines, within a predetermined range, to be detected, in a main scanning direction or a sub-scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180124276

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

This image processing apparatus includes a first determination section, a first control section, a second determination section, and a second control section. If the first determination section determines that there are images whose outer shapes are not rectangular, the first control section performs control operations to connect edges of the images to combine the images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180124272

Systems and methods for printing a document using a graphical code image

A system comprises a server, a mobile device and an image forming apparatus. The server includes a storage manager for managing storage of documents and associated document identifiers, a mobile device interface for receiving a set request identifying a user from the mobile device and for providing associated document identifiers to the mobile device, and an image forming apparatus interface for receiving from the image forming apparatus a document request containing a document identifier and for providing in response a document associated with the document identifier to the image forming apparatus, the document identifier received by the image forming apparatus from the mobile device as a graphical code image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180122257

Question generating device, question generating method, and image forming apparatus

In a question generating device, a reader reads a document and generates a document image. An extracting section extracts an original form character part on the basis of a marked character part included in the document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180122253

Display apparatus and display method that display guidance video

A display apparatus includes a display, a display controller, a sensor, and a work identifying unit. The display controller causes the display to continuously display a guidance video. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180121144

Image forming apparatus and communication system

A login management portion performs user authentication on the basis of a user id and allows login of a user. A transfer control portion transmits, to a predetermined call transfer control device, a transfer setting request for causing a voice communication device to change an incoming call destination of a telephone number that corresponds to the user id of the user whose login has been allowed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180121141

Information processing apparatus, method of distributing a print job, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: printer driver circuits that drive different image forming devices, respectively; a virtual printer driver circuit that describes a document to be printed in a device-independent format to generate device-independent spool data, and describes a variable for printing the document in a standard print setting storage format to generate standard-format job data; and a distribute circuit that selects a printer driver circuit to generate print data of the document based on the variable described in the standard-format job data out of the printer driver circuits, and supplies the device-independent spool data and the standard-format job data to the selected printer driver circuit.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180121140

Image forming apparatus and recording medium suitable for test copy

Provided is an image forming apparatus that solves a problem of work related to copying becoming complicated when a test copy is performed. The image forming apparatus according to this disclosure includes a scanner unit, a printer-control unit, a storage device, a characteristic-extracting unit, and a system-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180121048

Display device and display control method

A display device includes a display section, a gesture acceptance section, and a display control section. The display section has a touch panel function. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180120760

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a turner. The rotator is stored in the case main body and rotates around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180120747

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a controller, a transmitter, a receiver, and an input receiving device. Upon the controller detecting a replacement unit that needs to be replaced, the transmitter transmits, to an external device, unit information indicating the replacement unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180120735

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a shutter. The case main body has a discharge port through which a toner is discharged. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180120734

Image forming apparatus and toner case

An image forming apparatus includes a toner case and an attachment part. The toner case includes a discharge shutter movable between a first closing position where a discharge port is closed and a first opening position where the discharge port is opened. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180120730

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case is attached to a case attachment portion of an image forming apparatus. The toner case includes a case main body and a deflection portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180118487

Sheet feed conveyance device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feed conveyance device includes a warning section, a pickup roller that feeds a sheet, a separation section, a speed sensor that detects a conveyance speed of the sheet, and a controller. The separation section includes a feed roller that feeds downstream the sheet fed by the pickup roller and a retard roller that returns a sheet involved in multiple sheet feeding toward the pickup roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

05/03/18 / #20180118478

Sheet stacking device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a sheet stacking device, a first sheet storage portion and a second sheet storage portion are arranged in alignment in a width direction of a housing, and supported by the housing so as to move in a front-rear direction perpendicular to the width direction. Biasing members are respectively provided on opposite side surfaces of the first and second sheet storage portions, the opposite side surfaces being adjacent and face each other in the width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/19/18 / #20180109692

Image forming apparatus

This image forming device is provided with: an image reading unit; a control unit which generates distribution data indicating the distribution of an angle of inclination of documents (d) read during a pre-determined time period, performs a test to determine whether there is a significant difference between the distribution data and standard distribution data, and on the basis of the test result determines whether maintenance of the image forming device is required; and a communication unit which, if it has been determined that maintenance is required, transmits a maintenance request notification to a service system.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/19/18 / #20180107138

Transfer device allowing suppression of occurrence of separation discharge between sheets, and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, a stretch roller, and a cleaning member. The conveyance belt is configured to convey a sheet via a contact position with an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/19/18 / #20180105386

Sheet post-processor and image forming system provided with the same

A sheet post-processor of this disclosure is provided with a punching device and a registration roller. The punching device is capable of forming punch holes along a first side end edge of a sheet parallel to a sheet width direction orthogonal to a sheet conveyance direction and a second side end edge of the sheet parallel to the sheet conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/19/18 / #20180105378

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a lift plate, an actuator, a photosensor, and a controller. Paper is placed on the lift plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/12/18 / #20180102076

Visible image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus 1 includes an image forming unit 12 that forms an image on a recording medium, a visible image forming unit 50 that forms a visible image in the air, a controller 100 that causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form the visible image representing a print image, an operation detection unit 60 that detects an operation of an operator performed on the print image displayed as the visible image by the visible image forming unit 50, and a print image processing unit 101 that processes the print image according to the operation detected by the operation detection unit 60. The controller 100 causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form, in the air, the visible image representing the print image processed by the print image processing unit 101.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/12/18 / #20180101119

Motor control device and image forming apparatus

A motor control device includes a motor and a motor driver. The motor rotates a conveyance roller that conveys a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/12/18 / #20180101115

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier, a developing section, a transfer roller, a power supply section, a conveyance roller, and an operation control section. The operation control section has a cleaning operation mode and an image formation operation mode where images are formed on recording paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/12/18 / #20180101111

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a casing, a film member, a biasing member, a link member, a link member drive mechanism, and an oscillation mechanism. The film member is disposed on an upper surface of an inner wall portion of the casing, with the biasing member coupled to one longitudinal end of the film member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180097970

Parallel fast drawing of unrotated delta row encoded images

A method using l processers includes: receiving image data encoded by delta row encoding; dividing the two dimensionally arranged plurality of pixels by m (m≦l) to make m blocks of pixels; assigning m processers to perform a parallel processing of accumulating the delta data for all the row lines of each of the m blocks of the image data to obtain the accumulated delta data, the accumulated delta data including a total delta between the first row line and the last row line in each of the blocks; obtaining the first row lines in the respective blocks using the total delta one by one starting from the second block; and assigning m+1 processers to perform a parallel processing of decoding using the obtained first row lines to obtain the decoded data and a parallel processing of rendering the image data using the decoded data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180097964

Image forming apparatus

A multifunction peripheral includes an answerer identifying unit, a character data extracting unit, a correct/incorrect determining unit, a question data extracting unit, a question sheet image data creating unit, and an image formation control unit. The correct/incorrect determining unit determines answers on a question sheet as correct or incorrect based on characters extracted by the character data extracting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180097963

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a document feeder and a reader. The document feeder includes a document tray and feeds an original document loaded on the document tray. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180097952

Flexible scanner cover

An image reproduction device having a movable frame with a central aperture and an extendable soft cover. The soft cover can be extended from a storage position to at least partially span a platen and cover three dimensional objects resting on the platen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180096236

Remote override of power saving mode

A remote override system may comprise a remote device and a local device. The remote device may include a remote device computer having a remote device processor and a remote device communication interface, and an outgoing override signal handler capable of sending an override signal by way of the remote device communication interface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180096201

Print data semantic analyzer

A print data semantic analysis system may comprise a print data handler and a database. The print data handler may include a semantic analyzer and a computer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095419

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a drum unit supporting a photosensitive drum, a development unit forming a toner image on the photosensitive drum and a process frame. In the process frame, after the drum unit is installed along a predetermined installation direction, the development unit is installed along the installation direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095408

Lock structure and image forming apparatus

A lock structure locks a document reader in a closed state relative to a main unit of an apparatus. The document reader is openable and closable relative to the main unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095401

Sheet stacking unit, and sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus each including the sheet stacking unit

A sheet stacking unit of the disclosure includes a sheet stacking plate, a cursor, and a detection sensor. The cursor includes an alignment part for performing widthwise alignment of a document, and a rack extending along the widthwise direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095396

Information processing system

A master server includes a mapping management unit that returns, with respect to an address inquiry request for a site server to be in cooperation with a pc, the address inquiry request being sent from the pc, an ip address of the site server to be in cooperation with the pc that sent the address inquiry request. The site server includes an authentication processing unit that authenticates the user in response to an authentication request for the user from the pc, and returns an authentication result to the pc, a permission information providing unit that, when the authentication processing unit succeeds in authentication, obtains the permission information corresponding to the user from the second memory, and provides the permission information to the pc that sent the authentication request, and a second spooler that spools job data from the pc, and outputs the job data to the image forming apparatus.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095395

Image forming apparatus that updates information

An image forming apparatus includes a storage and a controller. When it is determined that a temperature detected by a temperature detector is equal to or higher than a reference temperature, the controller stops a wireless communication between an rfid tag and a reader/writer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095379

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus

An adjustment method of an optical scanning device, in which an uppermost position at an incident surface of the image forming lens, through which a light beam being deflected and scanned passes, and a lowermost position at the incident surface of the image forming lens, through which a light beam being deflected and scanned passes, are detected in a height direction perpendicular to the main scanning direction in an effective range corresponding to a latent image formation target range on the scanning target surface, and a center height between the uppermost position and the lowermost position is allowed to approximately coincide with a height of a bus line of the image forming lens at the incident surface of the image forming lens.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

04/05/18 / #20180095375

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner mother particle and inorganic particles attached to a surface of the toner mother particle. The toner mother particle includes a toner core (11) and a shell layer (12) covering a surface of the toner core (11). ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091701

Image forming apparatus performing wireless communication with replacement member, and communication method

An image forming apparatus includes a wireless communication portion, a transmission processing portion, a decoding processing portion, a change processing portion, and a retransmission processing portion. The wireless communication portion has a storage portion that stores member data regarding a replacement member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091698

Electronic device that ensures improving security performance and recording medium therefor

An electronic device includes a wireless-connection-establishment unit and a function execution unit. The wireless-connection-establishment unit establishes a directly communicable wireless connection with another device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091678

Image reading device for reading image data from document sheet, image forming apparatus, image reading method

An image reading device includes a document sheet conveying portion, an imaging element, a reading processing portion, a detection processing portion, and a stop processing portion. The document sheet conveying portion sequentially conveys a plurality of document sheets placed on a document sheet placement portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091674

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes: an operation acceptance section that accepts an operation input from a user; a platen glass; an image reading section; an area determination section that determines, from a difference in input light volume among various points on a whole image acquired through the reading by the image reading section, an image area representing a display screen in the whole image; an analyzing section that retrieves a print target image associated with a data code when the data code exists within the image area of the display screen determined by the area determination section; and an image creating section that creates an image in which the print target image retrieved by the analyzing section is composite into the image area of the display screen in the whole image, the image area being determined by the area determination section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091671

Image reading apparatus and image reading method that simply detect document direction in reading of book document, and recording medium therefor

An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit and an image analysis unit. The image reading unit reads images of a plurality of original documents in sequence so as to generate an image data group including a plurality of pieces of image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091665

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a display panel, a storage medium, first and second display processing portions, and a function execution processing portion. A plurality of pieces of functional information organized in hierarchical layers are stored in the storage medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091402

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium suitable for acquiring status information

Provided is an electronic apparatus that, even when extensions increase, acquires status information in a short time, and suppresses an increase in capacity of a storage device that stores firmware. A status-information-acquisition unit executes applications that are stored in an hdd (storage device) and downloaded from a cloud server (application-providing server), and acquires status information of each of the extensions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180091176

Adjustment work assisting system

A wearable device is worn by a worker who performs adjustment work for an electronic apparatus; and obtains identification information of the electronic apparatus, transmits the obtained identification information to a management server, receives a current setting value of the electronic apparatus from the management server and displays the current setting value to the worker, and receives from the management server work assistance information of the adjustment work corresponding to the obtained identification information and displays the assistance information to the worker. The management server receives the identification information from the wearable device, obtains the current setting value from the electronic apparatus of the identification information and transmits it to the wearable device, and generates the work assistance information that includes a suggestion of a new setting value corresponding to a result of adjustment work and transmits it to the wearable device.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180089406

Password authenticating device for preventing leakage of passwords

Provided is a password-authenticating device that does not allow a password to be perceived from the hand movement of an operator while entering a password. The password-authenticating device according to the present disclosure executes a login process by comparing an entered password candidate with a registered password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180089405

Password authenticating device for preventing leakage of passwords

Provided is a password-authenticating device in which a password is not perceived from the hand movements of an operator during entry of a password. The password-authenticating device according to the present disclosure executes a login process by comparing an entered password candidate with a registered password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180089404

Authenticating apparatus for executing user authentication

Provided is an authenticating apparatus that by a simple method improves security when entering a password. The authentication-processing unit executes user authentication by comparing an entered password that is entered with a preset set password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180088877

Information processing apparatus, recording medium, and proxy response system

An information processing apparatus is selectively executable a normal mode or a sleep mode, the information processing apparatus including: a main controller circuit that operates in the normal mode; a sub controller circuit that operates in the sleep mode; a first communication interface capable of communicating with an external apparatus connected to a first network; and a second communication interface capable of communicating with a proxy response device, the proxy response device being unconnected to the first network. In the sleep mode, the sub controller circuit receives a request from the external apparatus via the first communication interface, sends the request to the proxy response device via the second communication interface, receives a response to the request from the proxy response device via the second communication interface, and sends the response to the external apparatus via the first communication interface.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180088826

Electronic apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium and hdd disconnecting method suited to hdd failure countermeasures

Provided is an electronic apparatus for which an increase in cost due to an increase in the size of the electronic device and an increase in the number of parts is suppressed. A system-control unit manages each of the partitions of a hdd and a ssd (storage device) that has a smaller storage capacity than the hdd by a mounting process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180088517

Retaining member and image forming apparatus including same

A retaining member is integrally formed of an elastically deformable material, and has an inner circumferential portion, an outer circumferential portion, a linkage portion, a plurality of engagement claws, and a slit. The inner and outer circumferential portions are ring-shaped, and the outer circumferential portion is disposed outside the inner circumferential portion in a radial direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180088513

Stacked sheet detection device, image forming apparatus

A stacked sheet detection device includes a shaft, at least one first rotor, a second rotor, and a detection sensor. The shaft includes a plurality of attached portions that are formed in alignment along a width direction perpendicular to a discharge direction of sheets. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180088480

Two-component developer

A two-component developer includes a toner and a carrier. The toner is a positively chargeable toner that is positively charged by friction with the carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/29/18 / #20180087604

One-way clutch that reduces occurrence of ratchet skip, and fixing device and image forming apparatus

A one-way clutch includes a first gear, a second gear, a transmission unit, and a stretchable member. The first gear has one side in an axial direction on which a first ratchet portion is formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084247

Cell-based compression with edge detection

An example embodiment may involve obtaining an a×b pixel macro-cell from an input image. Pixels in the a×b pixel macro-cell may have respective pixel values and may be associated with respective tags. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084152

Image reading device, image processing apparatus, image reading method

An image reading device (1) includes a light emission control portion (84), an image scanning portion (11), and a difference data sequence generating portion (852, 853, 855). The difference data sequence generating portion (852, 853, 855) sequentially obtains image data sequences of a linear area both when a light emitting portion is in a light-on state and when the light emitting portion is in a light-off state. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084151

Selection of halftoning technique

An example embodiment may involve causing a page of a document to be printed on a printing device, wherein the printing device is in an am halftoning mode and prints the page using an am halftone; displaying, on the display unit, a graphical user interface, wherein the graphical user interface includes a selectable option to switch the printing device from the am halftoning mode to an fm halftoning mode; receiving an indication that the selectable option has been selected; possibly in response to receiving the indication that the selectable option has been selected, causing the printing device to switch from the am halftoning mode to the fm halftoning mode; and causing the page of the document to be printed again on the printing device, wherein the printing device is in the fm halftoning mode and prints the page using an fm halftone.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084149

Selection of halftoning technique based on microstructure detection

An example embodiment may involve obtaining a digital image containing a pixel block. An am halftone may be configured to be applied to the digital image by default. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084136

Image reading device

An image reading device includes an image reading unit, a conductive member, a switching portion, and a switching control portion. The image reading unit includes a light emitting portion and a light receiving portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084133

Information processing system and information processing method capable of setting configuration of image forming apparatus from server without changing configuration setting of firewall

The second connector of the image forming apparatus behind the firewall connects to the first connector of the management server to establish a session. The web browser of the personal computer sends an http request to the first compressor on the basis of an instruction from a user, a destination of the http request being the web server unit of the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084125

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a calculation processing portion includes an input portion and an input-portion abnormality determining portion. The input portion is connected to a temperature detection portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180084117

User interface for presenting printing device metrics

The present disclosure is directed to a method for generating a visual display of metrics for one or more peripheral devices. The method involves receiving a plurality of data values indicative of a particular metric. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180083953

Authentication system and authentication method capable of realizing single-sign-on function used for application program on image forming apparatus

The management server authenticates the user on the basis of the authentication request using the user name and the password received from the image forming apparatus, generates user session information obtained in a process of the user authentication process, stores the user session information in association with the ip address of the image forming apparatus in the third memory, and supplies the user session information in response to an inquiry using the ip address from the third party server. The third party server receives the authentication request using the ip address from the image forming apparatus, makes an inquiry to the management server by using the ip address, and authenticates the user on the basis of the returned user session information.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180082270

Job executing system that uses online payment service to pay for charge, and job executing method

A job executing system includes an image forming apparatus, a user terminal, a computer, and a bank account management system. The online payment service transmits a payment completion notification of a charge and a payment code to the computer with the computer identifier made to correspond to the payment code in first payment code management information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180082161

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit, a connector including a power supply terminal, a power supply unit for generating an operating voltage, a switch for turning on and off application of the operating voltage to the power supply terminal, a capacitor connected between the power supply terminal and the switch, and a control circuit configured to start up when a reset signal is changed. When the main power supply is turned on, the switch is temporarily turned on, and the reset signal is changed after the switch is turned off. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180082097

Output system and image forming apparatus

An output system includes an output section, a fee calculation section, and a payment code notification section. The output section outputs an image and/or a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180081609

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes a visible image forming unit (50), a display control unit (101) that causes the visible image forming unit (50) to form a visible image representing a display screen containing an image to be formed, an operation detection unit (54), a reception unit (104), and an image processing unit (105). The operation detection unit (54) detects a user's operation performed in the air, on the display screen displayed as the visible image by the visible image forming unit (50). ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180081532

Display device and display control method

A display device includes an object detecting section, a display section, a gesture acceptance section, and a display control section. The object detecting section detects an object contained in display target data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180081316

Image-forming apparatus the performs printing on printing paper

An image-forming apparatus that is capable of accurately detecting skew angle when arriving at a resist roller. In the image-forming apparatus, the resist roller feeds the printing paper to a printing unit at specified timing, and the printing unit performs printing on the printing paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/22/18 / #20180079549

Cushioning pad and package

A cushioning pad is disposed between a packing and a packed article. The cushioning includes a bottom plate portion, a first tubular portion, and a second tubular portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180077320

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An area separation unit 22 determines a character in an input image on the basis of image data of the input image. The filter processing unit 23 performs a filter process for a character edge area of a character in an input image, and the color conversion unit 24 performs a color conversion process for a pixel in the character edge area in accordance with a color conversion characteristic that (a) is different from a color conversion characteristic for a pixel other than a pixel in the character edge area and (b) compensates a color error due to the filter process.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180077308

Document conveying device and image forming apparatus

A document conveying device is used in common for a double-sided reading specification in which images on one face and the other face of a document conveyed along a conveying path are read and for a single-sided reading specification in which the image on the one face of the document is read. The document conveying device includes a recess, a cover member and a supporting part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180077302

Password entry device and image processing apparatus

The password entry device includes a first display control unit, a tap determination unit, a second display control unit, and a password-entry acceptance unit. The tap determination unit determines which of the characters displayed in the first style by the first display control unit have been tapped. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180075326

Redirection of a file based on distance between physical ports of an intermediate device

An example embodiment may involve a target device receiving a file that contains a job. The job may be associated with preferences that are not supported by the target device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180074447

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a staple unit, a print unit, a power supply, and a control unit. When the time that elapses after completion of a print job equals a standby time, the control unit stops supply of electric power to the staple unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180074437

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure includes a developing device and a toner storage container. The toner storage container is detachable and attachable with respect to an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/15/18 / #20180074435

Developing device that reduces occurrence of image failure caused by toner drop and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a regulating blade, a casing, a toner-reception supporting member, a toner reception member, and a vibration generating unit. The toner-reception supporting member is opposed to the developing roller or the toner supply roller between the regulating blade and the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180069973

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an operation display portion, an image reading portion which reads a reading region including an original document so as to generate image data and a control portion which generates basic display data for displaying an image in all parts of the reading region including an original document image. When the size of the original document is a threshold value or more smaller than the size of the reading region, the control portion generates enlargement display data for displaying the original document image whose display size is enlarged as compared with the original document image displayed based on the basic display data and makes the operation display portion produce the display based on the enlargement display data.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067708

Electronic apparatus and image forming apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes an operation unit or a terminal device for inputting address information of the terminal device of a user who instructed execution of a job, and notification target information indicating whether the terminal device is a notification target to which an interruption of the job is to be notified, a network interface unit that performs data communication with a plurality of the terminal devices, and a controller that decides, when an interruption of the job is detected, whether the terminal device is the notification target, according to the notification target information, and causes the network interface unit to transmit interruption data indicating that the job has been interrupted to the terminal device, using the address information of the terminal device, when the terminal device is the notification target.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067451

Image forming apparatus

A printer 100 includes a housing, an image forming unit 120h, a body unit 150, positioning mechanisms and a lock lever 50. The positioning mechanism includes a unit biasing spring and a biasing projection, and positions the image forming unit 120h by biasing the image forming unit 120h mounted at a first position in the housing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067448

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cover unit, a boss, a hook member, a biasing member and a pressing member. The cover unit is turnably provided on an apparatus main body to form and open a conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067447

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a holding member. The holding member has a boss part and an arm part that extends from the boss part in a direction perpendicular to the movement direction of the holding member and holds the cleaning member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067420

Operation guide label

An operation guide label is made to perform a display urging a seal member for sealing a toner replenishment port of a toner container received in an image forming apparatus to be pulled out. The image forming apparatus has a first side surface provided with a power switch and a second side surface adjacent to the first side surface and provided with an opening and closing cover for toner container exchange. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067415

Toner

A toner includes a plurality of toner particles (10) each including a toner mother particle (11) and a plurality of external additive particles (12) attached to a surface of the toner mother particle (11). The external additive particles (12) each include a silica particles (12a), a metal hydroxide layer, and a coating layer (12b). ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/08/18 / #20180067305

Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus

To restrict an angle change of a reflection surface of a reflection member that reflects a scanning light beam, an optical scanning device includes a first support portion that supports a reflection mirror at one point at an end in a longitudinal direction of the reflection mirror, a second support portion that supports the reflection mirror at a plurality of points at the other end, a reinforcement portion that reinforces a structure of the second support portion side of a housing in the longitudinal direction of the reflection mirror, compared to a structure of the first support portion side of the housing, one first fixing portion that is used to fix the housing to an image forming apparatus on the first support portion side, and a plurality of second fixing portions that are used to fix the housing to the image forming apparatus on the second support portion side.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #an image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a casing, a housing, an operation panel, and a speaker section. the image forming section forms an image on a sheet of paper. the casing accommodates the image forming section.

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03/01/18 / #20180063885

Communication system, communication apparatus, and communication method, capable of circulating data

A communication system includes a plurality of communication apparatuses. The communication apparatuses each include a display portion, an operation detection portion, a determination processing portion, and a transmission processing portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180063375

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a loading section, a reader, and a document feeder. The loading section receives loading of a document and an identification medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180063363

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a reading section and an image forming section. The reading section reads a plurality of images from a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180063351

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a housing, a transparent cover, a cleaning member, a holding member, and a movement mechanism. The cleaning member slidably contacts with the surface of the transparent cover to clean the surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180063339

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes: a print target data acquisition section that acquires print target data; a printing section; an actual printed image acquisition section that reads a recording paper sheet subjected to printing of the image forming section to acquire an actual printed image; a prospective image creating section that creates a prospective image expected to be provided by the printing on the image forming apparatus; an image comparing section that compares the actual printed image with the prospective image to calculate a comparison result indicating a difference of the actual printed image from the prospective image in terms of a predetermined item related to printing quality of the image forming section; and an output section that outputs the comparison result regarding the item calculated by the image comparing section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180062363

Wiring structure and image forming apparatus

A wiring structure according to the present disclosure includes a shield tube, a metal wire, and a plate-like member. The shield tube covers a wiring. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180061263

Image forming apparatus and grading assistance method

Provided is an image forming apparatus that effectively supports grading of answer sheets. An answer-processing unit obtains image data of answered answer sheets for all answerers, extracts all answer fields and name fields as image data, correlates and records the image data in a scanning-data db. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060709

Method of generating transformed print jobs

A method of generating transformed print jobs includes inputting a page description language print job and receiving a selection of one or more transformation features and one or more transformation feature settings for each selected transformation feature. For each transformation feature selected, all dependent transformation features are identified. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060708

Method of image processing that ensures effective resource data search

A method of image processing includes: reading a data file in a predetermined page description language including a search key; chaining a plurality of pieces of resource data in each of a plurality of resource dictionaries; loading the chained plurality of pieces of resource data in each of the plurality of resource dictionaries in a memory area including unique keys; searching the requested resource data from the chained pieces of resource data using the search key for matching the unique key of the requested resource data one by one along the chain in both direction from a starting piece of resource data; labeling each of the plurality of pieces of resource data based on a history of the matching. The searching includes determining the starting piece of resource data in the chained plurality of pieces of resource data based on the history.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060707

Sheet conveyance apparatus that ensures reduced noise, and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet conveyance apparatus includes an inner main unit, a guiding portion, a conveyance roller pair, a mounting portion, and an urging member. A pair of bearing portions supports a shaft portion of a driven roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060548

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a reader, an authentication processor, and a process executor. The reader is configured to detect authentication medium in which authentication information is stored or displayed and read the authentication information from the authentication medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060322

Information processing apparatus and control method of information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a use determination processing portion, a first acquisition processing portion, and a time notification processing portion. The use determination processing portion determines whether or not its associated information processing apparatus is in use. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060288

Electronic device, character input control method, and storage medium

An electronic device includes a display, an input device, and a controller. The display displays a character input screen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060094

Help system and help presentation method

A help system include: an apparatus management server; one or more image forming apparatuses; a help server; and a mobile terminal, in which the mobile terminal acquires a serial number of the image forming apparatus of which the user wants to know help information among the one or more image forming apparatuses, and sends the serial number to the apparatus management server, the apparatus management server searches an apparatus information database based on the received serial number, extracts the corresponding apparatus information, and sends the extracted apparatus information to the help server, the help server receives the apparatus information sent from the apparatus management server, extracts help information relating to the sent apparatus information among the help information stored in a manual database, and sends the extracted apparatus information to the mobile terminal, and the mobile terminal presents the received help information to the user.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060064

Electronic machine, version check system and recording medium

Provided is an electronic machine that is able to update only necessary firmware. The electronic machine includes a panel unit, a storage device, a firmware-management unit, and a system-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060016

Display control apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with data transmission program recorded thereon

A display control apparatus includes: an operation acceptance section that accepts a user's input of an operation; a screen data storage section that stores a plurality of sets of screen data on respective display screens for being displayed; a display control section that allows display of the plurality of sets of screen data as the respective display screens while providing a transition from one display screen to another; a hiding section that, when the operation acceptance section accepts a specification of an area in the display screen, manipulates screen data present within the specified area to hide the area; and a transmission control section that measures a time elapsed since the transition, and, upon passage of a predetermined set time since the transition, provides transmission of the set of screen data or, when the area is hidden, the set of screen data containing the hidden area to an external terminal.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060007

Image forming system

A first class image forming apparatuses includes a specific sensor that measures a specific device status, and automatically edits setting data on the basis of a measurement value of the specific sensor. A second class image forming apparatuses does not include such a specific sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180060001

Printing apparatus

The printing apparatus can perform differential printing to print differences between a print-target image data set and a reference-source image data set, and includes a differential print request accepting unit, a differential extraction unit, a differential thumbnail image creating unit, and an output control unit. If the differential print request accepting unit accepts a differential print request, the differential extraction unit compares the print-target image data set with the reference-source image data set and extracts a difference between them. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059997

Image forming apparatus, recording medium, and information processing system

An image forming apparatus includes: a processor that analyzes printable data to generate rendering data, renders the rendering data to generate image data, and acquires the number of pages of the image data, supplies the printable data to one or more external image forming apparatuses, and acquires, from each external image forming apparatuses, the number of pages of image data generated by the corresponding external image forming apparatus by analyzing the printable data to generate rendering data and rendering the generated rendering data, sorts the information processing apparatus itself and the one or more external image forming apparatuses into one or more groups of the same number of pages, and determines whether or not the information processing apparatus itself belongs to a group having the largest number of image forming apparatuses, and outputs the generated image data where the information processing apparatus itself belongs to the group.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059996

Remote maintenance system and remote maintenance method

A remote maintenance system includes: one or more image forming apparatuses; a server; and a terminal, the one or more image forming apparatuses each notify, when the image forming apparatus itself executes printing, the server of print information, the print information at least including print start time, print end time, and the number of printed sheets, the server stores, when being notified of the print information, the print information in a management database, analyzes a usage status of the one or more image forming apparatuses based on the print information, and stores the analysis result in the management database, and acquires the analysis result of the usage status of the image forming apparatus to be maintained at the time of scheduled maintenance and failure of any of the one or more image forming apparatuses, attaches the analysis result to the notification, and sends the notification to the terminal.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059986

Information processing apparatus and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a first memory that stores an information processing program; a second memory that stores a file-to-be-erased; and a processor that executes the information processing program, in which when the processor executes the information processing program, the processor, when the processor executes a job which requires to generate a temporary file, selects a file having a size equal to or less than a size of the temporary file out of one or more files-to-be-erased stored in the second memory, treats the selected file as a file-to-be-unerased, writes the temporary file over the file-to-be-unerased stored in the second memory to thereby generate the temporary file, and after the temporary file is used in the job, treats the temporary file as a file-to-be-erased.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059617

Image forming apparatus and duct

An image forming apparatus includes: a fixing section; a housing having an air inflow hole, an air outflow hole, a duct, and a fan circulating the air in the duct; and a main body frame. The duct has: (i) a first duct part extending from the air inflow hole to an arrangement region; (ii) a second duct part continuing to the first duct part and extending along the arrangement region; (iii) a third duct part extending from the air outflow hole to the arrangement region; (iv) a fourth duct part continuing to the third duct part and extending along the arrangement region at a position different from the second duct; and (v) a fifth duct part being provided between the second and the fourth duct parts and being curved in a meandering manner in a region, other than the arrangement region, located between the housing and the main body frame.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059611

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a side face of a device body and a bypass tray. The bypass tray is supported so as to be turned around a turning fulcrum part with respect to the side face between a close position along the side face and an open position being held at a predetermined angle with respect to the side face. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059604

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

When performing a specific process accompanied with reading or writing a storage unit in a sleep mode, the power supply control unit control a control unit and the storage unit to temporarily return. When detecting movement in a period from start to end of the temporary return, the power supply control unit restarts power supply to a display panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059597

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring roller pressured to the fixing belt, a heat source heating the fixing belt, a pressing member pressing the fixing belt toward the pressuring roller's side, and a sliding contact sheet interposed between the fixing belt and the pressing member to hold lubricant. The sliding contact sheet includes a sliding contact portion arranged at the center in a sheet conveying direction to come into contact with the fixing belt, a first fixed portion arranged at an upstream side in the conveying direction and wound around the pressing member at the heat source's side, and a second fixed portion arranged at a downstream side in the conveying direction and wound around the pressing member at the heat source's side from the first fixed portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059596

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating belt, a heat source, a pressuring body, a pressing member and a sheet member. The heating belt is endless and heats a medium while being circulated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059577

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotating member, a transmitting member and a cover. The case main body contains a toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059574

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body and a rotating member. The rotating member is rotatable around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059567

Image forming apparatus that reduces image quality deterioration caused by adhesion of paper powder and scattering of toner

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt and a developer unit. The image forming apparatus includes a cooling unit, a cleaning roller, and an auxiliary brush. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180059410

Laser scanning device, image forming apparatus and reflection surface identification method for identifying reflection surface of rotary polygon mirror

A laser scanning device includes a rotary polygon mirror, a drive motor, a light detecting portion, a measurement processing portion, and an identification processing portion. The rotary polygon mirror has reflection surfaces and rotates such that light is scanned by the reflection surfaces in sequence. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180057296

Paper discharge apparatus for discharging conveyed paper, and image forming apparatus equipped with same

Provided is a paper-discharge apparatus that suppresses operating sound of the paper-discharge apparatus. A contact member changes the posture of the introduction guide by coming in contact with the introduction lever and rotating the introduction lever. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180057291

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a side face of a device body and a bypass tray. The bypass tray is supported turnably around a fulcrum part in the side face between a close position along the side face and an open position held at a predetermined angle with the side face. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180057288

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying device includes a sheet stacking part, a conveying path and a conveying roller. The conveying roller includes a drive roller and a driven roller which is pressed against the drive roller and is driven by the drive roller to be rotated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180056680

Sheet storage device and image forming apparatus

A sheet storage device has a rotation restriction portion configured to restrict a rotation of an end cursor from a first posture to a second posture. The rotation restriction portion has: a restriction piece situated on the end cursor and configured to be brought into contact with a guide rail so as to restrict the rotation of the end cursor from the first posture to the second posture; and an engagement recess formed at a given position of the guide rail, the restriction piece being fitted in the engagement recess. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180056669

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a rotating polygon mirror, a light source that irradiates first and second light beams at one side of the rotating polygon mirror and irradiates third and fourth light beams at the other side thereof, a first optical element that reflects the first light beam and allows the second light beam to pass therethrough, a second optical element that reflects the second light beam, a third optical element that allows the third and fourth light beams to pass therethrough, and a fourth optical element that reflects the fourth light beam. The second light beam is a light beam corresponding to yellow, the first, the third, and the fourth light beams are light beams corresponding to three colors other than the yellow. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

03/01/18 / #20180056668

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

In an optical scanning device including a vibration mirror part, elastically deformable resin portions are respectively provided at both end portions in a main scanning direction on a surface of the vibration mirror part, which is an opposite surface of a reflective surface, a collision member, which has a collision surface and can collide with each of the resin portion, is provided at a side opposite to a side of the reflective surface of the vibration mirror part, and a control unit allows the vibration mirror part to swing such that each of the resin portion collides with the collision surface at least once before light beam for image data writing is deflected and scanned by the vibration mirror part, and then allows the vibration mirror part to swing in a range in which each of the resin portion does not collide with the collision surface.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180054530

Colorant change prediction

Methods and apparatus for predicting colorant usage by printing devices are provided. A prediction server can receive a request to predict colorant usage for a first printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180054311

Authenticating device for performing user authentication by using password, and image forming apparatus

Provided is an authenticating device that reduces entry mistakes when entering a password due to touch mistakes in a state in which security is maintained. An image forming apparatus includes a touch panel, an authentication-processing unit, and a touch-mistake-detection unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180054310

Authenticating apparatus that executes user authentication by comparing entered password with set password

An image forming apparatus that is an authenticating apparatus includes an authentication-processing unit, a display area, a display-control unit and a re-entry-processing unit. The authentication-processing unit executes user authentication by comparing an entered password with a set password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052419

Image forming apparatus capable of restricting opening of cover

An image forming apparatus includes an inner cover, an outer cover, a first pressing portion, and a restricting portion. The inner cover is opened and closed for a developer storage portion storing developer to be attached or detached. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052418

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure is provided with a main body-side substrate, a cover member, a metallic main body frame, and a metallic thumbscrew. The main body-side substrate is provided in a main body of the image forming apparatus, and an electrical component is mountable thereto. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052417

Image forming apparatus and method for control thereof

An image forming apparatus has a printing section, a cooling mechanism, a suction adjustment mechanism, and a controller. The printing section includes a fixing unit for heating a sheet having a toner image put on it, and discharges the sheet after fixing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052414

Developer case and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer case (10) according to the present invention includes a case main body (30) and an rf tag (36, 37). The case main body (30) contains developer and is attached to an apparatus main body (2, 71) which includes a communication device (14). ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052408

Developer container and image forming device equipped with same

A developer storage container (30) includes: a container body (31); a lid (32); a stirring member (34); and an input gear (36). The container body includes: a bottom portion (310); an opening (31 p) extending in a longitudinal direction thereof; a first sidewall (31r) and a second sidewall (31l); and a storage space (30s) for storing developer therein. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052407

Developer storage container and image forming apparatus equipped therewith

Disclosed is a developer storage container including a container body and a shutter. The container body has a developer discharge port and is capable of being changed in posture. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/22/18 / #20180052404

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. The shell layer includes a plurality of first domains (r1) and a second domain (r2) that is present at least among the first domains (r1). ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/15/18 / #20180046849

Authentication device, image processing apparatus, and authentication method

An authentication device includes an operation panel, a registered handwriting procedure acquiring portion, a long-pressing detecting portion, a handwriting detecting portion, and a handwriting authentication portion. The registered handwriting procedure acquiring portion acquires information of a registered handwriting procedure from a storage portion in which the information of the registered handwriting procedure has been stored, which represents a handwriting procedure including a trajectory of a handwriting operation performed on the operation panel and at least one of a time, a speed, and a number of strokes of the handwriting operation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions

02/15/18 / #20180046132

Image forming apparatus that is transportable with developer housing container installed on apparatus main body

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a connector portion, and a developer housing container. The connector portion is located on the apparatus main body and includes a first input/output terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions








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