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Communication apparatus, control method, and computer-readable storage medium

Provided is a communication apparatus that can perform first communication in a network during a first period of a predetermined length having a predetermined cycle, and, in the network, can set a second period different from the first period based on the first communication and perform second communication during the second period while continuing the first communication. In a case where the second communication is to be ended, the communication apparatus notifies the partner apparatus of the second communication that the second communication is to be ended, and performs control so as to end the second communication with the partner apparatus according to transmission of the notification.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic apparatus equipped with detachable image pickup apparatuses, image pickup apparatus, control method for electronic apparatus, and storage medium storing control program for electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus that is capable of obtaining a correct base length even if at least one of photographing modules is attached to any slot different from an original slot at any timing. First and second photographing modules are respectively attached to any two of attachment regions of a body of the electronic apparatus. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image projection apparatus capable of preventing image which would be hindrance to viewing printed material from being projected on printed material, control method therefor, and storage medium

An image projection apparatus which is capable of preventing an image which would be a hindrance to viewing printed material from being projected on the printed material. Based on input image data, a projection unit projects a projected image. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Projection apparatus that reduces misalignment between printed image and projected image projected on the printed image, control method therefor, and storage medium

A projection apparatus which is capable of, in a case where misalignment occurs between a printed image and a projected image when the projected image is projected on printed material based on image data, making the misalignment less conspicuous. Misalignment between the projected image projected on the printed material and the printed image formed on the printed material is detected. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image sensor and image capture apparatus

In a pixel section of an image sensor, pixels are arranged two-dimensionally, each of the pixels including an amplifier transistor that is connected to a power voltage and has a gate into which a voltage of a signal charge generated by a photoelectric conversion area is input and a selection transistor that is connected to the amplifier transistor and a signal line. The image sensor includes an ad conversion circuit having a reference transistor having a gate into which a ramp signal is input and a constant current source that is connected to the reference transistor and the signal line. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging device, imaging system, and manufacturing method of imaging device

The imaging device includes a first pixel group and a second pixel group that include a plurality of pixels each having a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions that are separated by an isolation portion and arranged in a first direction and a plurality of transfer gates that transfer charges of the plurality of photoelectric conversion portions. A position of at least a part of the isolation portion within each of the pixels of the first pixel group and a position of at least a part of the isolation portion within each of the pixels of the second pixel group are shifted relative to each other in the first direction. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for driving imaging apparatus

A charge generated in a single photoelectric conversion unit during a certain period is stored in a first charge storing unit, and a charge generated in the single photoelectric conversion unit during a different period is stored in a second charge storing unit, and then a third transferring unit is set to on-state to transfer the charge to a floating diffusion, and then, in a state where the charge transferred to the floating diffusion is stored, a fourth transferring unit is set to on-state.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging apparatus, control method thereof and program

An object is to provide an imaging apparatus which can output image data whose aspect ratio or the like has not been changed, and can perform processing for setting parameters for imaging control, on the basis of image data whose aspect ratio or the like has been changed. This imaging apparatus is provided with a transformation unit that transforms image data based on an output signal of an imaging element, a processing unit that performs processing for obtaining a value to be used for a parameter for imaging control, on the basis of the image data transformed by the transformation unit, and an output unit that can output the image data based on the output signal of the imaging element to an output destination.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium

The invention generates an image having a sense of speed in conformity with each of a plurality of subjects in an image so as to generate an image in which a subject that the user wishes is made stationary. An apparatus comprises an acquiring unit which acquires a plurality of pieces of image data captured consecutively; an identifying unit which identifies a subject in the image data; and a generating unit which generates a first composite image in which at least two pieces of image data, among the plurality of pieces of image data, are composed in accordance with a motion of a first subject, and a second composite image in which at least two pieces of image data are composed in accordance with a motion of a second subject whose motion is different to the motion of the first subject.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic dial apparatus and electronic apparatus

An electronic dial apparatus includes a rotating operation member, a conductive member rotating with the rotating operation member, a conductive pattern having a plurality of conductive areas electrically insulated from one another, the conductive member being configured to slidably contact the conductive pattern as the rotating operation member rotates, and a mode setter that sets a plurality of modes in accordance with a set position of the rotating operation member. The mode setter sets one of the plurality of modes based on a combination of a plurality of signal levels that depend on a contact position between the conductive member and the conductive pattern. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof, and storage medium

An image capturing apparatus includes: a focus detection unit configured to detect a focus state of an imaging optical system; a reliability determination unit configured to determine reliability of the focus detection; and a control unit configured to control an opening of an aperture of the imaging optical system, wherein the control unit, if the reliability determination unit determines that reliability of the focus detection performed in a state in which the opening of the aperture is controlled to a first aperture opening state is less than a threshold value, changes the aperture to a second aperture opening state in which the opening of the aperture is reduced relative to the first aperture opening state, and wherein the control unit does not change the aperture to the second aperture opening state if a predetermined condition is satisfied.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic apparatus equipped with detachable image pickup apparatuses, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor

An electronic apparatus that achieves a function of a compound eye camera using a plurality of photographing modules and that improves af accuracy even if environmental conditions vary or even if a state is changed by impact from outside. The electronic apparatus includes two photographing modules. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image pickup apparatus that controls image pickup apparatus body according to lens barrel mounted thereon, and method of controlling the same

An image pickup apparatus on and from which a lens unit can be mounted and removed. The image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device, a mount part on and from which a lens unit is mounted and removed on the image pickup apparatus, a light shielding member that is provided between the image pickup device and the mount part, and shields light in a peripheral part of a light flux guided by the lens unit by adjusting an opening amount in a photographic optical path. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Electronic apparatus that efficiently dissipates heat from recording medium

An electronic apparatus capable of separating and dissipating heat generated by a plurality of heat sources. The electronic apparatus includes a main circuit board and an image pickup device unit, as heat sources. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278803

Image processing system that performs reading and transmitting process of original image, method of controlling image processing system, and storage medium

An image processing system which makes it possible to prevent an erroneous operation from being performed by an improper user. A console section of an mfp receives an operation from a user. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278801

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus, comprising: an obtainment unit configured to obtain an image captured by an image capturing apparatus; a recognition unit configured to recognize a person from the image obtained by the obtainment unit; a setting unit configured to set a time limit for the person to be recognized by the recognition unit; and a processing unit configured to execute processing for privacy protection on an image including the person for which the time limit set by the setting unit has been exceeded.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278800

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus of the invention, includes: an error value calculation unit configured to calculate an error value in a target pixel from a concentration value in the target pixel of input image data, and a pwm error value calculated on the basis of a light amount of laser light which is actually emitted on the basis of a pwm signal of a pulse width corresponding to the concentration value, and a light amount of ideal laser light corresponding to the pulse width; and a concentration value calculation unit configured to add the error value calculated in peripheral pixels positioned in the vicinity of the target pixel to the concentration value at a predetermined ratio, in which the error value calculation unit sets the error value in the target pixel to 0 according to the concentration value or a pixel position of the target pixel.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278760

Image processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

An image processing apparatus receives destination information for use in data transmission, performs control, based on the received destination information including a destination in an email address format, so that a first screen, which is used to transmit data external to the image processing apparatus, and on which a transmission destination of the data is displayed, based on the received destination information, is displayed on the operation unit, and performs control, based on the received destination information including only a destination in a fax format so that a second screen, different from the first screen and used to perform fax transmission, on which a transmission destination of the fax transmission is displayed, based on the received destination information, is displayed on the operation unit.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278603

Control method for authentication/authorization server, resource server, and authentication/authorization system

A server is provided that, according to an access token issuance request from a client, issues a first access token to be verified by a resource server, or a second access token to be verified by an authorization server based on a predetermined parameter for the issuance request.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278432

Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium

A mobile terminal that executes an operating system (os) including a printing system that supports a search function using a first search protocol as a standard performs a search using the first search protocol according to a script, performs a search using a second search protocol by a plug-in for the printing system, and displays a search result screen conforming to a search result printer found according to the script, in which a predetermined printer is excluded, and a search result printer found by using the second search protocol, in which the predetermined printer is included.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180278257

Recording apparatus, control method, and storage medium

A recording apparatus is provided. An adjustment unit executes adjustment processing for adjusting a delay amount of a timing signal. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277578

Image sensing device and moving apparatus

An image sensing device includes pixels forming rows and columns, sets of control lines respectively assigned to the rows such that one set of control lines is connected to one of the rows, a row drive circuit configured to drive the sets of control lines, and an assist circuit. Each set includes a first control line and a second control line. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277575

Solid-state imaging device, imaging system, and movable object

A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of pixels each including a photoelectric conversion unit, a first holding portion holding charges transferred from the photoelectric conversion unit, a second holding portion holding charges transferred from the first holding portion, and an amplifier unit outputting a signal based on charges in the second holding portion. The photoelectric conversion unit includes a first conductivity type first semiconductor region, a second conductivity type second semiconductor region thereunder, a first conductivity type third semiconductor region thereunder, and a second conductivity type fourth semiconductor region thereunder. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277503

Liquid ejection head substrate and semiconductor substrate

A liquid ejection head substrate includes an electrode pad for receiving driving power for liquid ejection from an outside, the electrode pad including at least a conductor layer and a layer of gold. A portion of the conductor layer has an opening region, and an upper layer portion in a laminating direction above the conductor layer including the opening region has at least the layer of gold. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277383

Fluid dispense methodology and apparatus for imprint lithography

A method of can be used to generating a fluid droplet pattern for an imprint lithography process. A fluid dispense head can include a set of fluid dispense ports, wherein the fluid dispense ports are in a fixed arrangement. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180277059

Display apparatus and control method thereof

In a display apparatus, a light-emitting unit emits light of a first color; a converting unit emits light of the first color, a second color, and a third color responding to irradiation of the light of the first color from the light-emitting unit; a detecting unit outputs a first detected value in accordance with brightness of the light of the first color, and a second detected value in accordance with brightness of the light of the second color; a correcting unit corrects components corresponding to the first color, the second color, and the third color of input image data, based on the first and second detected values, and a display unit displays an image on a screen by transmitting the light emitted from the converting unit, based on the corrected input image data.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276855

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus, comprises an information acquiring unit that acquires three-dimensional data representing characteristic information on an object at a plurality of voxels; a shape information acquiring unit that acquires information on a surface shape of the object; a distance calculating unit that calculates, for each of the voxels, a distance between a surface of the object and a position inside the object corresponding to the voxel, based on the information on the surface shape; a filtering unit that performs, for each of the voxels, filtering processing, including blur processing in accordance with the calculated distance; and an image generating unit that generates a two-dimensional image, based on the three-dimensional data after the filtering processing.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276854

X-ray ct apparatus and scan planning apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray ct apparatus is adapted to perform helical scanning on a subject placed on a couch top and perform reconstruction processing based on acquired projection data. The x-ray ct apparatus sets a first imaging range within an imaging range for the helical scanning, sets at least one of a start range and an end range in the first imaging range as a boundary range, sets a first view number for use in the reconstruction processing for a non-boundary range other than the boundary range in the first imaging range, and sets a view number for use in the reconstruction processing for the boundary range to be smaller than the first view number.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276844

Position or orientation estimation apparatus, position or orientation estimation method, and driving assist device

A driving assist device acquires information from an imaging device and a ranging device and performs a process to assist driving of an automobile. A position or orientation estimation apparatus includes an image data plane detection unit configured to detect a plurality of plane regions from image information and first ranging information obtained by the imaging device ant a ranging data plane detection unit configured to detect a plurality of plane regions from second ranging information obtained by the ranging device. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276799

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes at least one processor operatively coupled to a memory, serving as an obtaining unit configured to obtain a contrast material-enhanced image of an object a first region extraction unit configured to extract a first region representing a first region representing a first anatomical portion of the object from the image, and an estimation unit configured to estimate a state of the image concerning a temporal change in gray level from the first region.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276783

Image capturing apparatus, method of controlling same, and storage medium

An image capturing apparatus comprises: an image capturing unit; an acquisition unit that acquires at least two images having different exposures; a compression unit that acquires at least two compressed images; a transmission unit that transmits the at least two compressed images; a composition unit that generates a composite image by compositing the transmitted at least two compressed images; and a luminance distribution acquisition unit that acquires luminance distribution information of the composite image, the acquisition unit controlling exposure of the at least two images based on the luminance distribution information acquired by the luminance distribution acquisition unit, and the compression unit performing the compression processing of the at least two images based on the luminance distribution information and the exposure of the at least two images.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276503

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a storing unit that stores a neural network that recognizes a data characteristic of data, and a correction unit that corrects the data by using the neural network stored in the storing unit such that the neural network recognizes that the data characteristic of the data is a predetermined data characteristic.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276501

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first obtaining unit configured to obtain a holding position and orientation of a manipulator when holding of a target object is performed and holding success or failure information of the target object in the holding position and orientation, a second obtaining unit configured to obtain an image in which the target object is imaged when the holding of the target object is performed, and a generation unit configured to generate learning data when the holding of the target object by the manipulator is learnt on a basis of the holding position and orientation and the holding success or failure information obtained by the first obtaining unit and the image obtained by the second obtaining unit.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276354

Image processing apparatus and method, including user authentication, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus which is capable of realizing security improvements without degrading the usability. A user is authenticated, and an operation screen accepting an operation input from the user is displayed. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276152

Recording apparatus, control method, and storage medium

There is provided a recording apparatus. An adjustment unit executes adjustment processing for adjusting a delay amount of a timing signal. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276126

Interface device and control method thereof

In order to allow efficient data communication, an interface device that includes n ports, comprises: a cache memory that is shared by the n ports and includes a plurality of cache tags each of which is allocated to one of the n ports; and n cache determination units corresponding to the n ports. Each of the n cache determination units comprises: a determiner configured to determine, based on all of the values of the plurality of cache tags, whether a cache miss has occurred in the cache memory, and an update unit configured to update, when the determiner determines that a cache miss has occurred, cache tag values allocated to a self-port.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276033

Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and application management method

An information processing apparatus manages a plurality of operating applications. The information processing apparatus determines whether an activated user interface (ui) application is able to receive a clear execution notification from a system and executes reactivation processing of the ui application to release resources at the end of the ui application.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275939

Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and storage medium

In an image forming apparatus that operates in a hold printing mode, it is possible to appropriately notify the side of a pc of the job state of a print job for which secure printing setting has been performed. An image forming apparatus that receives print data from an external device and notifies the external device of a processing status of the print data and is capable of registering the print data so as to be capable of starting image formation based on the print data by printing instructions from a user and of notifying the external device of a first processing status of the print data in accordance with completion of the registration, the image forming apparatus including: a unit configured to, in a case of performing the registration for specific print data, notify the external device of a second processing status different from the first processing status.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275934

Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium

The present information processing apparatus obtains synchronous data related to an authenticated user from a setting value management server 110, which is an external apparatus, and upon completion of the obtainment of the synchronous data, determines whether a screen related to the synchronous data has been displayed on a display. Furthermore, if the screen related to the synchronous data has been displayed on the display, the information processing apparatus reflects the synchronous data in this screen upon accepting a predetermined operation from the user. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275931

Information processing apparatus, controlling method of information processing apparatus, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus is provided that includes a first determination unit configured to determine whether or not a print setting value specified in a print ticket exists in a database; a second determination unit configured to determine whether or not cache data exists if the first determination unit determines that the print setting value does not exist in the database; a display unit configured to display the print setting value based on the cache data if the second determination unit determines that the cache data exists, and display a print setting item of the print setting value in a particular state if the second determination unit determines that the cache data does not exist.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275912

Information processing apparatus and method for controlling the same

When a device life of the emmc or the ssd becomes short, a swap function is turned off or restricted.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275601

Image forming apparatus main body and image forming system

A main body (100a) includes a second movable member (110a) that is movable and that has a first recess portion (123). The second movable member (110a) is moved from a first position where a first projecting portion (80a) of a first cartridge (70a) can enter a first recess portion (123) to a second position by a movement of the first projecting portion (80a), thereby allowing a second cartridge (70a) to be moved to an attachment position of the main body (100a). ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275590

Image forming apparatus having function for detecting sheet conveyance delay

An image forming apparatus comprises a container, a supplier, a conveyor, a grammage detector, a sheet detector, an image former, and a processor. The processor set a flag when the detected grammage exceeds a first grammage, measures a conveyance time of a sheet to the sheet detector, determines a conveyance delay of the sheet based on whether the conveyance time is greater than or equal to a first amount of time, counts a number of occurrences of the conveyance delay in a state where the detected grammage exceeds the first grammage, and prohibits supply of sheets from the container when the detected grammage exceeds a second grammage larger than the first grammage or the number of occurrences of the conveyance delay is greater than or equal to a threshold value.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275584

Image forming apparatus and feeding apparatus

A feeding apparatus includes a feeding member, first and second conveying members, a separation member, and drive and control units. The feeding member feeds a recording material placed on a tray. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275569

Image forming apparatus

A charging bias output portion is controlled so that a direct-current component of a charging bias voltage reaches a target voltage value taking a first set time after output start. A transfer bias output portion is controlled so that output of a transfer bias is started after a first position of an image bearing member reaches a transfer position and before a second position reaches the transfer portion, and a transfer current reaches a target current value taking a second set time. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275561

Image forming apparatus

A toner supply unit for use in an image forming apparatus includes a bottle gear provided on a toner bottle to receive a driving force when the toner bottle is mounted to a mounting portion, and a discharging mechanism provided on the toner bottle to discharge a predetermined amount of toner from a discharging portion with the rotation of the bottle gear. A controller controls the driving force inputted to the bottle gear in a period from input of the driving force to the bottle gear to a predetermined number of rotations of the toner bottle to be smaller than the driving force inputted to the bottle gear at a time when the discharging mechanism first discharges the predetermined amount of toner from the discharging portion after the predetermined number of rotations.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275557

Image-forming apparatus

An image-forming apparatus includes a light-irradiation unit configured to move a spot of laser light on a surface of a photosensitive member at a non-constant scanning velocity in a main scanning direction to form a latent image on the photosensitive member, an image data correcting unit configured to correct a length in the main scanning direction of image data by inserting one or more image data pieces into the image data, the number of the image data pieces increasing as the scanning velocity increases, and/or extracting one or more image data pieces from the image data, the number of the image data pieces increasing as the scanning velocity decreases, and a brightness correcting unit configured to correct a brightness of the laser light so that an emission brightness increases as the scanning velocity increases and/or the emission brightness decreases as the scanning velocity decreases.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275555

Apparatus and method

A control unit performs control to satisfy tva<t tvb, where t is a time from a point when irradiation with light by a pre-exposure member is started to a point when a predetermined portion of the photosensitive member which is located at the pre-exposure position when the irradiation is started reaches a charging position, tva is a time from the point when the irradiation is started to a point when application of a first voltage is started, and tvb is a time from the point when the irradiation is started to a point when application of the second voltage is started.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275545

Pigment dispersion, method for manufacturing toner, aqueous ink, and triazo compound

A pigment dispersion has low viscosity and good dispersion property without depending on pigment species. The pigment dispersion contains a dispersion medium, an organic pigment, and a triazo compound having a specific structure.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275540

Toner

A toner comprising a toner particle and inorganic fine particles present on the surface of the toner particle, wherein particle diameter numerical distribution of the inorganic fine particles on the toner particle surface has a peak a1 and b1 present in specific particle diameter ranges, the proportion of inorganic fine particles having a particle diameter of 5 nm to 30 nm is not more than 10 number %, after the toner has been subjected to a water wash treatment, the particle diameter numerical distribution of the of the primary particles of the inorganic fine particles on the toner particle surface has a peak a2 and b2 in specific particle diameter ranges; and hb1, which is a peak value of the peak b1, and hb2, which is a peak value of the peak b2, satisfy a specific relationship.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275535

Detection apparatus, pattern forming apparatus, obtaining method, detection method, and article manufacturing method

A detection apparatus that detects a mark formed on a substrate is provided. The detection apparatus includes a substrate holder configured to hold the substrate, an optical system accommodated in the substrate holder, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the mark from the reverse surface side of the substrate through the optical system, and a processor configured to perform detection processing for the mark based on the image of the mark captured by the image sensor. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275511

Substrate pretreatment and etch uniformity in nanoimprint lithography

A nanoimprint lithography method includes contacting a composite polymerizable coating formed from a pretreatment composition and an imprint resist with a nanoimprint lithography template defining recesses. The composite polymerizable coating is polymerized to yield a composite polymeric layer defining a pre-etch plurality of protrusions corresponding to the recesses of the nanoimprint lithography template. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275509

Reducing electric charge in imprint lithography

Methods and systems for contacting a polymerizable material on a surface of a substrate with a patterning surface of a template; curing the polymerizable material in a working environment, comprising a first gas, the working environment proximate to the surface of the substrate; after introducing a second gas into the working environment, separating the patterning surface of the template and the surface of the substrate to achieve at least a particular distance between the patterning surface and the surface of the substrate; and after achieving the particular distance, introducing a third gas into the working environment, wherein, for a given pressure of the working environment, the second gas has a breakdown voltage less than that of the first gas up to the particular distance, and the third gas has a breakdown voltage less than that of the second gas at distances greater than the particular distance.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275494

Accessory apparatus, image pickup apparatus, and imaging system

An interchangeable lens serving as an accessory apparatus includes a power control unit configured to switch between a first power state where communication with a camera main body serving as an image pickup apparatus is possible and a second power state which provides smaller power consumption than the first power state. The interchangeable lens also includes a setting unit configured to switch a communication setting between a first setting corresponding to a first communication method that is a communication method used in an initial communication and a second setting corresponding to a second communication method different from the first communication method. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275493

Image pickup apparatus to which accessory is removably attached, and image pickup system

An image pickup apparatus that suppresses looseness of an accessory fastened to a fastening portion of an apparatus body. An image pickup apparatus includes an accessory that includes a pair of fastening members, and an apparatus body including two fastening portions to which the accessory is removably fastened using the pair of fastening members. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275477

Electrochromic apparatus and method of driving electrochromic device, as well as optical filter, lens unit, imaging apparatus and window member

An electrochromic apparatus comprises an electrochromic device and a drive unit operating for normal drive and heating drive of the electrochromic device. The electrochromic device comprises a pair of electrodes and an electrochromic layer including at least an electrochromic material and a solvent. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275383

Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same

Provided is a zoom lens, including, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit to a fourth lens unit having negative, positive, negative, and negative refractive powers; and a rear lens group. In the zoom lens, an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units is changed during zooming, the rear lens group has a positive refractive power over an entire zoom range, the third lens unit is configured to move in an optical axis direction during focusing, and each of a focal length of the zoom lens at a wide angle end (fw), and a focal length of the third lens unit (f3) is appropriately set.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275382

Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same

Provided is a zoom lens, including, in order from an object side to an image side: a negative first lens unit; a positive second lens unit; a negative third lens unit; a positive fourth lens unit; and a positive fifth lens unit, the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth lens units having an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units changed for zooming. The second, fourth, and fifth lens units are configured to move toward the object side for zooming from a wide-angle end to a telephoto end. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275370

Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus

Provided is a zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit having a negative refractive power; a second lens unit having a positive refractive power; a third lens unit having a negative refractive power; a fourth lens unit having a positive refractive power; and a rear lens group including at least one lens unit, the first lens unit, the second lens unit, the third lens unit, the fourth lens unit, and the rear lens group having an interval between each pair of adjacent lens units changed for zooming. The third lens unit is configured to move for focusing, and at least a part of the fourth lens unit forms a lens system is, which is configured to move in a direction including a component of a direction perpendicular to an optical axis for image stabilization.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275075

Radiation imaging system, radiation imaging method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A radiation imaging system stabilizes a change in temperature of a radiation imaging apparatus, obtains a radiation image of an object based on radiation applied from a radiation source and reaching through the object, obtains a correction image by performing imaging without irradiation with the radiation from the radiation source, performs, using the correction image, image processing for correcting an offset component appearing in the radiation image on the radiation image, and determines whether stabilization of a change in temperature of the radiation imaging apparatus is effectively functioning. The radiation imaging system switches modes of obtaining the correction image based on determination.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180274585

Sliding member and sliding mechanism

Provided is a sliding member, which is reduced in friction under sliding conditions of high load and high speed under an oilless condition, and is excellent in wear resistance. The sliding member includes: a shaft; and at least one intervening member, in which: the at least one intervening member is located between the shaft and a bearing, and is operable independently of the shaft; and at least one surface of the at least one intervening member on a shaft side includes a sliding surface under one of a radial load and an axial load.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273786

Aqueous ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method

An aqueous ink for ink jet having a high color developing property, capable of recording an image having an excellent hue, and having excellent storage stability, containing a coloring material and a water-soluble organic solvent is provided. The coloring material is a compound represented by the following general formula (1). ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273757

Compound, ink, resist composition for color filter, thermal transfer recording sheet, and toner

The present invention provides a compound having a high chroma and also excellent dispersibility. The compound described above is represented by the following formula (1).. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273319

Sheet conveying apparatus, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying apparatus, including: a separation-conveyance portion; a first conveyance rotary member and a second conveyance rotary member provided downstream of the separation-conveyance portion to convey the sheet in cooperation with each other; and a third conveyance rotary member arranged between the separation-conveyance portion and the first or the second conveyance rotary member in a sheet conveyance direction, wherein a conveyance speed of the second conveyance rotary member is changeable to a first conveyance speed which is the same as the first conveyance rotary member and a second conveyance speed different from the first conveyance speed, and wherein, when the first conveyance rotary member is set to the first conveyance speed and the second conveyance rotary member is set to the second conveyance speed, the third conveyance rotary member is set to a third conveyance speed between the first conveyance speed and the second conveyance speed.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272733

Device, method for controlling device, and storage medium

An apparatus specifies authority of a user who is logged onto the apparatus. The apparatus enables displaying a first display item for purchasing a consumable based on at least the presence or absence of the specified authority of logged in user.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272718

Liquid ejection head, liquid ejection apparatus, and method of supplying liquid

A liquid ejection head includes an ejection opening; a passage in which an energy generation element is disposed; an ejection opening portion that allows communication between the ejection opening and the passage; a supply passage for allowing the liquid to flow into the passage; and an outflow passage for allowing the liquid to flow out to the outside. An expression of h−0.34×p−0.66×w>1.7 is satisfied when a height of the passage is set to h, a length of the ejection opening portion is set to p, and a length of the ejection opening portion is set to w.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272690

Printing apparatus, liquid absorbing apparatus, and printing method

A printing apparatus includes a liquid absorption unit configured to absorb a liquid component from an ink image formed on a transfer member before transferring the ink image to a print medium. The liquid absorption unit includes a liquid absorbing member configured to absorb the liquid component, a support unit configured to support the liquid absorbing member to be movable cyclically, an applying unit arranged in a moving path of the liquid absorbing member and configured to apply a moisturizing liquid while contacting the liquid absorbing member, and a supply unit configured to supply the moisturizing liquid to the applying unit. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272689

Printing apparatus, liquid absorbing apparatus, and printing method

According to an embodiment of this invention, liquid absorption performance of a liquid absorbing member is satisfactorily maintained while suppressing utilization of a moisturizing liquid. More specifically, before an ink image formed on a transfer member by ink discharged from a printhead is transferred, a cyclically movable liquid absorbing member absorbs a liquid component from the ink image formed on the transfer member. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272634

Substrate pretreatment for reducing fill time in nanoimprint lithography

A nanoimprint lithography method includes disposing a pretreatment composition on a substrate to form a pretreatment coating. The pretreatment composition includes a polymerizable component. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272585

Method of producing molded product, molded product, cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A method of producing a molded product includes preparing a mold for insert molding in which a cavity corresponding to a molded product including a trunk portion and an arm portion is defined, disposing an insert member including a bent portion and a first extending portion extending from the bent portion in a state in which one side of the insert member is supported in the cavity such that the first extending portion is downstream of the bent portion in a flow direction of molten resin, wherein the mold includes, on a wall surface defining a space corresponding to the arm portion in the cavity, a first projecting portion that supports a part of a surface of the first extending portion positioned on a major angle side of the bent portion, and injecting molten resin into the cavity.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272582

Manufacturing method of molded product, molded product, cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A method of producing a molded product includes preparing a mold for insert molding, setting an insert member, forming a cavity in a condition in which the insert member is disposed by closing the mold and injecting a molten resin into the cavity. The mold for insert molding includes first and second molds, and the first mold has a guide surface provided at a part corresponding to a trunk portion of the molded product within a wall surface defining a groove portion which constitutes a part of the cavity. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272581

Integral molding method and integral molding device

An insert member includes a bending portion, a first portion, and a second portion. The bending portion is interposed between the first portion and the second portion. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272543

Robotic apparatus, interchangeable tool, and method for controlling robotic apparatus

An interchangeable tool including a finger of a shape suitable for various components is mechanically detachably mounted to a robot arm. This eliminates the need for seeking the origin of the actuator for each interchange. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272539

Information processing apparatus, system, information processing method, and manufacturing method

The position and orientation of a pallet in a robot coordinate system are obtained based on the result of measurement of position and orientation of the pallet by a measurement apparatus moving at a first speed and the position and orientation of a hand in a robot coordinate system acquired during the measurement. The position and orientation of work in the robot coordinate system are obtained based on the result of measurement of positions and orientations of the pallet and the work by the measurement apparatus moving at a second speed and the position and orientation of the pallet in the robot coordinate system.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180271614

Method for displaying an anatomical image of a coronary artery on a graphical user interface

A method for displaying an anatomical image of a coronary artery on a graphical user interface with information acquired from a plurality of intravascular image frames. The method may include detecting qualitative information from the plurality of intravascular image frames, creating one or more indicator(s) from the qualitative information detected, and determining a spatial relationship between the anatomical image and a plurality of acquisition locations of the plurality of intravascular image frames and generating its linear representation. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180271464

X-ray imaging apparatus

An x-ray imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an x-ray generator, an x-ray detector, an input interface, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to: display, on a display, an image based on x-rays detected by the x-ray detector; control, based on a first control signal according to the direction signal, a rotating mechanism of the arm so that the arm performs a first rotation; and control, in response to an end of the first rotation, based on a second control signal, the rotating mechanism so that the arm performs a second rotation which returns the arm toward a position before the first rotation, the position being stored in a memory circuit.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180271399

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, magnetic resonance imaging method and magnetic resonance imaging system

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes a display, an input interface, and processing circuitry. The display displays at least a locator image and a reference image. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270878

Communication device, communication device control method, and display system

. . A communication device is provided, which includes: a receiver that receives, in a case where the communication device is already connected to a first information processing device by a first connection method, a connection request from a second information processing device; and a controller that performs control such that, (1) in a case where a connection method designated in the connection request is a second connection method different from the first connection method, connection based on the connection request is not performed and that, (2) in a case where the connection method designated in the connection request is the first connection method, connection based on the connection request is performed, wherein the receiver receives image data from an information processing device connected to the communication device.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270861

Queues management for multi-user and single user edca transmission mode in wireless networks

The present invention provides according to one of its aspects a method of queueing a data frame in one of a plurality of traffic queues at a communication station for transmission over a communication channel in a communication network comprising a plurality stations and an access point (ap). The method comprising selecting a traffic queue based on at least one of 1) a transmission mode, direct link or uplink, of the data frame, and 2) a transmission mode of the traffic queue; and queueing the data frame in the selected traffic queue. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270494

Image coding apparatus, method for coding image, program therefor, image decoding apparatus, method for decoding image, and program therefor

An image processing apparatus includes a division unit configured to divide an input image into a plurality of subblocks subjected to quantization control a subblock quantization parameter calculation unit configured to calculate a quantization parameter of each of the subblocks, a basic block quantization parameter calculation unit configured to set a basic block including at least two subblocks and to calculate a quantization parameter of the basic block, a difference value calculation unit configured to calculate a difference value between the quantization parameter of the basic block and the quantization parameter of each subblock included in the basic block, and a difference value coding unit configured to code the difference value.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270481

Method, apparatus and system for encoding and decoding the transform units of a coding unit

Disclosed is a method of decoding a luma transform and plurality of chroma transforms from a video bitstream. The chroma transforms contain chroma data for a single colour channel. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270448

Image processing system

The present invention provides an image processing system includes a first image processing device and a second image processing device. The second image processing device includes: a combining unit that generates combined image data by combining captured image data input via a first input terminal and assistant image data input via a second input terminal; and a converting unit that generates image data of a first resolution to be output to a third output terminal and image data of a second resolution to be output to a fourth output terminal by converting a resolution of the combined image data generated by the combining unit in accordance with a display resolution of a first display device and a display resolution of a second display device.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270431

Imaging apparatus, correction method for defective pixel, and computer readable storage medium

An apparatus for reading data of a plurality of pixels as a unit, and includes a storage unit configured to store defective-pixel related information in the unit of the plurality of pixels, a readout unit configured to read out the defective-pixel related information, and a correction unit configured to correct a defective pixel among the plurality of pixels based on the defective-pixel related information.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270426

Zoom control device, imaging apparatus, control method of zoom control device, and recording medium

A subject detection unit of an imaging apparatus detects a subject image from an image. An automatic zoom control unit designates the subject image detected by the subject detection unit and cancels the designation. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270421

Image capturing control apparatus, display control apparatus, and method for controlling the same

A control apparatus includes a measuring unit configured to measure an elapsed time after start of recording movie, a set movie creation unit configured to create a set of movies from a plurality of movies, a display control unit configured to perform control so as to display a plurality of sections respectively corresponding to the set of movies, and to display a section corresponding to a recorded movie in a first display appearance, and to display a section corresponding to a not-recorded movie in a second display appearance, wherein the display control unit is further configured to perform control to display, a portion indicating a rate of an elapsed time in the first display appearance, and a remaining portion in the second display appearance.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270411

Electronic device and control method thereof

An electronic device includes first and second operation units. Where an item, allocated as a setting item for which a setting value is changed according to an operation on the first operation unit, is a first item, the first item setting value is changed per the operation on the first operation unit. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270409

Image pickup apparatus and image pickup system

An image pickup apparatus, comprising a point image intensity distribution generating unit configured to generate a point image intensity distribution based on lens light field data and a sensor light-receiving intensity characteristic, the lens light field data including information relating to directions of a plurality of light fluxes emitted from one point of an object position and passing through different regions of an exit pupil of an imaging optical system; and information relating to positions of points on the plurality of light fluxes, the sensor light-receiving intensity characteristic representing light-receiving intensities, which are determined on a light receiving surface of an image pickup element, of light fluxes passing through respective regions of an entrance pupil of a microlens arranged over the image pickup element.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270405

Imaging device and imaging system

An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels each including a plurality of avalanche photodiodes, a setting unit configured to set the plurality of avalanche photodiodes to an active state or an inactive state separately, and a counter circuit that counts and outputs number of photons determined by the avalanche photodiode(s) set to the active state out of the plurality of avalanche photodiodes, wherein the imaging device is configured to change the number of avalanche photodiodes set to the active state out of the plurality of avalanche photodiodes in accordance with brightness of an object.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270391

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus extracts, from color image data, an object having a first density and an object having a second density being higher than the first density, and determines whether or not sizes of the objects each having the first density and the second density are greater than a predetermined size. When converting the color image data into monochromatic image data, an object having the first density and a size less than or equal to the predetermined size is converted to have a higher density than an object having the first density and a size greater than the predetermined size, and an object having the second density and a size less than or equal to the predetermined size is converted to have the same density as an object having the second density and a size greater than the predetermined size.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270389

Relay apparatus, control method, and storage medium

A relay apparatus is connected to a forming apparatus that forms a three-dimensional object, and receives a forming request for the forming apparatus from a client terminal. The relay apparatus receives model data corresponding to a three-dimensional object to be formed from the client terminal, receives a simple forming request for designating forming content without directly using specific setting values supported by the forming apparatus from the client terminal, converts the simple forming request into specific setting values using a database, and transmits the model data and the converted specific setting values to the forming apparatus for forming a three-dimensional object.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270369

Imaging system, imaging control method therefor, imaging control apparatus, radiation detector, and storage medium

An imaging system captures an image by detecting, by a sensor, radiation from a radiation generating apparatus, and transmits image data of the image captured by the sensor to a controller. The controller includes a control unit configured to control whether to permit the use of the sensor, based on whether the sensor already holds the captured image data at the time of connection of the sensor.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270287

Method and apparatus for encoding and transmitting at least a spatial part of a video sequence

When encoding and transmitting video data comprising regions of interest, different usages of the regions of interest implicate different kinds of combination of region of interest at decoding. By studying the different impacts of the encoding mechanisms depending on other set of tiles data on the different kind of combination, it is possible to define a plurality of tile set coding dependency levels. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270193

Information processing apparatus capable of improving convenience for users in change of names relating to management of destination tables, control method therefor, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus which is capable of improving convenience for users in changing names of a user group and a group destination table. An hdd stores a user group including at least one user id, and a group destination table associated with the user group and including at least one address. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269835

Element

An element which oscillates or detects terahertz waves includes a resonance unit including a differential negative resistance element, a first conductor, a second conductor, and a dielectric body, a bias circuit configured to supply a bias voltage to the differential negative resistance element, and a line configured to connect the resonance unit and the bias circuit to each other. The differential negative resistance element and the dielectric body are disposed between the first and second conductors. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269374

Piezoelectric element and method for manufacturing the same and liquid discharge head

A piezoelectric element has a first piezoelectric layer, a second piezoelectric layer on the first piezoelectric layer, and an electrode layer on the second piezoelectric layer, in which the first piezoelectric layer and the second piezoelectric layer have pores, and the porosity of the second piezoelectric layer is lower than the porosity near the interface on the second piezoelectric layer side of the first piezoelectric layer.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269336

Electronic component, manufacturing method of electronic component, and electronic equipment

Provided is an electronic component including: a base member; an electronic device fixed on the base member; and a lid member arranged over the electronic device and fixed on the base member. A primary material of the lid member is a crystal quartz, the lid member has two primary faces opposing to the electronic device and four side faces, and each of the four side faces is a wet-etched face that is not parallel to an optical axis of the crystal quartz.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269241

Imaging apparatus

An imaging apparatus includes a plurality of pixels, a signal holding unit, first and second control electrodes. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a photoelectric conversion unit, and an amplification element to amplify signals based on signal charges generated by the photoelectric conversion unit, in which the plurality of pixels output signals for performing a phase contrast detection type of focal point detection. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268957

Electric wire bundle, device, image forming apparatus

An electric wire bundle in which a plurality of electric wires are bundled without using a wire bundling tool is provided. The electric wire bundle, formed by bundling a plurality of the electric wires, connects devices. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268931

Medical image processing apparatus, program installable into medical image processing apparatus, and medical image processing method

The present disclosure provides a medical image processing apparatus capable of readily creating, from a medical image, an electronic document that displays a three-dimensional body organ model. The medical image processing apparatus performs control to acquire patient information from dicom additional information of medical image data designated when the creation of the electronic document has been instructed, and to create the electronic document of the three-dimensional body organ model corresponding to the medical image data, the electronic document containing the acquire patient information. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268869

Communication apparatus, communication system, communication method, and storage medium

A communication apparatus configured to transmit information about content stored in an external apparatus is enabled to autonomously perform control based on a state based on reproduction processing of the content in a destination to which the information is transmitted. Another communication apparatus configured to receive related information about the content from the communication apparatus and perform the reproduction processing on the content based on the related information transmits information about the state related to the reproduction processing of the content. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268779

Image display apparatus, image display method, and storage medium

An image display apparatus according to an embodiment includes a display unit and a correction unit. The display unit includes a display device configured to display an image and an optical system configured to lead light from the display device to an exit pupil. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268547

Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus comprises a corresponding point obtaining unit configured to obtain corresponding points that are feature points of an object associated between a first image and a second image; a first deformation obtaining unit configured to obtain first deformation that is based on the corresponding points; a second deformation obtaining unit configured to obtain second deformation that is performed between the first image and the second image, and in which a degree of coincidence of corresponding points is lower than the first deformation; and a combining unit configured to combine the first deformation and the second deformation, regarding positions in at least one image of the first image and the second image, based on distances between the corresponding points and the positions.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268524

Image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same

In order to suitably perform image processing on each partial area of an input image, an image processing apparatus divides an input image into a plurality of rectangular images, and performs image processing for each rectangular image. The apparatus stores intermediate information corresponding to each pixel in a rectangular image; performs image processing on pixel data of a rectangular image of interest based on the intermediate information, and generates intermediate information to be used in image processing on pixel data subsequent to the rectangular image of interest; and updates the intermediate information with the generated intermediate information. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268520

Image processing apparatus and method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing program

The position of a trimming region is decided in accordance with a scene type represented by an image which is a layout target. The trimming region is trimmed at the decided position.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268074

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method

It is determined whether the url of a screen displayed by a web browser matches the url included in a response to an obtainment request. If the url of the screen displayed by the web browser is determined to match the url included in the response to the obtainment request, a user currently using an information processing apparatus is a user permitted to use an autocomplete function, and the screen displayed in the web browser can be trusted, a script is loaded in the web browser and executed. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267864

Image forming apparatus that automatically executes system rollback, method of controlling the same, and storage medium

An image forming apparatus capable of automatically rolling back the system to an appropriate state. The image forming apparatus updates system data set therein. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267755

Print system, server, printer and methods of controlling the same, and storage medium

In a print system for causing print data inputted by a user to be printed by a printer via a server, the printer downloads the print data from the server in response to an existence notification of the print data from the server, the server, in a case that a cancellation instruction for cancelling printing of the print data is received from the user, transmits the cancellation instruction to the printer, and records cancellation of the job as a print history in addition to disconnecting a communication with the printer, and the printer cancels the print processing in accordance with a cancellation instruction from the server, and records the cancellation of the job as a print history.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267751

Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium

When an ip address for use in an infrastructure connection mode and an ip address for use in a direct connection mode overlap each other, there is a possibility that an information processing apparatus incorrectly transmits data to an interface different from an interface supposed to receive the data. Thus, the information processing apparatus is prohibited from operating in the direct connection mode in a case where the ip address for use in the infrastructure connection mode and the ip address for use in the direct connection mode overlap each other.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267698

Control apparatus for network camera, control method, and storage medium

A control apparatus of a network camera includes a determination unit configured to determine an overlapping state of a cursor with each of a slider bar and a slider thumb, which configure a slider control, on a display screen of a display unit, a decision unit configured to decide information that relates to the slider control and is to be displayed on the display unit, based on a condition corresponding to a result of the determination by the determination unit, a display control unit configured to display the information decided by the decision unit on the display unit, and a transmission unit configured to transmit, to the network camera, a control signal that corresponds to a position of the slider thumb and is changed in response to input of an instruction by a user.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267461

Fixing device

An image forming apparatus that forms a toner image on a recording medium includes an image forming unit that forms an unfixed toner image on a recording medium; a fixing unit that heats the recording medium bearing the unfixed toner image and fixes the unfixed toner image onto the recording medium at a nip portion; a heating member and a pressurizing member that touches the heating member and forms the nip portion therebetween; a first blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the heating member; and a second blower that blows air to a non-sheet-passing area of a small-size recording medium in the pressurizing member. Upon the temperature of the non-sheet-passing area of the heating member exceeding a threshold temperature, the first blower blows without the second blower blowing, then the two blowers start blowing together.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267458

Image heating apparatus

An image heating apparatus includes a frame including a first side plate and a second side plate, a cylindrical rotatable member, a heater, a holder having a length longer than a distance between the first and second side plates, a first preventing member, and a second preventing member. An image formed on a recording material is heated by heat of the heater while moving in a state in which the recording material contacts the rotatable member. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267453

Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus having the same

A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet tray configured to hold sheets, a sheet feeding unit configured to feed sheets from the sheet tray, and a lift unit configured to move the sheet tray up and down. When the type of sheets to be held on the sheet tray is to be changed to another type, the lift unit moves the sheet tray up or down to a sheet holding position set for sheets of the other type. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267451

Feeding apparatus

A feeding apparatus includes a feeding rotary member, a conveying rotary member pair, an output unit, a detection unit, and a control unit. The conveying rotary member pair includes first and second rotary members. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267442

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit to form a toner image on a recording material based on image data, an acquisition unit to acquire image information of the toner image from the image data, a fixing unit including a heating member and a pressure member forming a nip with the heating member, to convey and to heat, at the nip, the recording material on which the toner image is formed so as to fix the toner image on the recording material, a temperature detecting unit to detect a temperature of the heating member, and a control unit to set a fixing temperature for each of a plurality of recording materials so that the temperature detected by the temperature detecting unit becomes the set fixing temperature.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267433

Development device for an electrostatic latent image

A development device includes a power source capable of applying a second voltage higher than a first voltage to be applied to a developer bearing member, a scattering prevention electrode that is arranged opposite the developer bearing member and to which the second voltage is applied from the power source, and a step-down circuit. The step-down circuit steps down a voltage from the power source from the second voltage to the first voltage to apply the stepped-down voltage to the developer bearing member.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267428

Image forming apparatus capable of preventing unnecessary replacement of toner cartridge, method of controlling the same, and storage medium

An image forming apparatus capable of preventing unnecessary replacement of a toner cartridge when a drum part is replaced. The toner cartridge supplies toner. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267393

Image projection apparatus

An image projection apparatus is configured to project light modulated by a plurality of light modulation elements and to display an image. The image projection apparatus includes a heat receiver provided to each of the plurality of light modulation elements, and to provide a heat exchange with the light modulation elements and a heat exchange with liquid, a temperature changer configured to change a temperature of the liquid that flows in the heat receiver, a pump configured to pump in and out the liquid, and a flow path configured to circulate the liquid among the pump, the temperature changer, and the heat receiver. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267388

Shutter apparatus, image pickup apparatus, and control method for the shutter apparatus

A shutter apparatus includes a motor, a cam gear, a driving member, and a blade group. A cam part includes a blade maintaining section configured to maintain one of an open state and a closed state of the blade group when a cam follower slides, and a blade driving section configured to move the blade group from the one of the open state and the closed state to the other of the open state and the closed state when the cam follower slides. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267183

Radiation detector, medical image diagnosis apparatus, detector package, scintillator array, scintillator array manufacturing method, and radiation detector manufacturing method

A radiation detector according to an embodiment includes a photodiode array and a scintillator array. The photodiode array has a plurality of active areas arranged in a grid formation. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267177

Radiation imaging system, signal processing apparatus, and signal processing method for radiographic image

An energy resolution decrease in a radiation imaging apparatus is suppressed. The apparatus includes a detector including a conversion unit configured to convert incident radiation photons into optical photons or charges, a pixel array including pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix and configured to obtain a pixel value in accordance with the optical photons or charges, and an output circuit including a plurality of output channels configured to output the pixel value from the pixel array, and a signal processing unit configured to perform signal processing of correcting the pixel value by using a correction coefficient in accordance with a pixel value obtaining process model in which a process of obtaining the pixel value output from the pixel array via the plurality of output channels on the basis of the optical photons or charges is modeled and obtaining an energy-discriminated radiographic image based on the corrected pixel value.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267176

X-ray diagnostic apparatus

An x-ray diagnostic apparatus comprises an x-ray detector including a first detector and a second detector capable of simultaneously detecting x-rays irradiated from an x-ray tube, and processing circuitry configured to, when displaying one of a first image based on output from the first detector and a second image based on output from the second detector on a display, display the other one of the first image and the second image corresponding to a partial region of the one of the first image and the second image.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267070

Automatic analyzing apparatus

According to one embodiment, an automatic analyzing apparatus includes a liquid tank, a first pump, a dispensing probe, and a thermal exchanger. The liquid tank stores a first liquid. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267001

Photoacoustic apparatus and control method thereof, and photoacoustic probe

A photoacoustic apparatus including: a probe including a light source and a receiving unit receiving an acoustic wave generated from an object, which has been irradiated with light from the light source; a temperature information acquiring unit acquiring a temperature of the photoacoustic probe; and a controlling unit controlling irradiation of light by the light source in accordance with the temperature.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266941

Analyzer, image capturing apparatus, analyzing method, and storage medium

An analyzer includes an acquirer configured to acquire color information on visible light and at least one of ultraviolet light and infrared light from image data, a memory configured to store reference data on the color information, and a determiner configured to determine characteristic data of an object in the image data based on the color information, the reference data, and an image capturing condition information. The image capturing condition information contains information on a spectral characteristic of illumination light in image capturing, and a spectral sensitivity curve of an image sensor and information on a spectral transmittance of an image capturing optical system.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265961

Reactive sputtering apparatus and reactive sputtering method

A reactive sputtering apparatus performs deposition in any of compound, transition, and metallic modes by employing a target and reactive gas, wherein the reactive sputtering apparatus includes an inert-gas feeding unit, a reactive-gas feeding unit, a power supply unit to supply electric power to the target, a detection unit to detect plasma emission generated upon supply of the electric power to the target, and a control unit to adjust a reactive-gas flow rate to maintain, at a designated value, plasma emission intensity at a wavelength or a value calculated from plasma emission intensities at plural wavelengths, and wherein the control unit controls the designated value for the plasma emission intensity or the calculated value thereof such that a ratio v/vc of a cathode voltage v in the transition mode to vc in the compound mode comes closer to a preset value, those voltages being detected during the deposition.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180265390

Amorphous alloy, molding die, and method for forming optical element

An amorphous alloy contains ni and nb and has a composition including at least one of: a composition containing nb with a content in the range of 35.6 atomic % to 75.1 atomic %, ir with a content in the range of 7.2 atomic % to 52.3 atomic %, and ni with a content in the range of 4.0 atomic % to 48.5 atomic %; a composition containing nb with a content in the range of 19.6 atomic % to 80.9 atomic %, re with a content in the range of 7.4 atomic % to 59.2 atomic %, and ni with a content in the range of 4.1 atomic % to 56.9 atomic %; and a composition containing nb with a content in the range of 7.5 atomic % to 52.9 atomic %, w with a content in the range of 16.4 atomic % to 47.0 atomic %, and ni with a content in the range of 22.0 atomic % to 53.3 atomic %.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264854

Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, and examination method

An image forming apparatus comprises: a detection unit that detects that a recording material is conveyed to a predetermined position on a conveyance path; a forming unit that forms an examination pattern at a defined position of the recording material; a reading unit that reads an image on the conveyance path when the recording material is being conveyed; a memory that saves read image data during a predetermined period defined based on a detection timing of the detection unit; and a specifying unit that specifies an edge of the recording material by detecting an area corresponding to the conveyance path in the image data saved in the memory, and specifies an examination pattern area corresponding to the examination pattern based on the specified edge and the defined position; and an examining unit that examines the examination pattern area.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264850

Ink jet recording apparatus and control method of ink jet recording apparatus

An ink jet recording apparatus includes a recording unit, a plurality of rollers, and a notice control unit. The recording unit records an image on a sheet by causing a carriage mounted with a recording head to scan. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264838

Print product, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

The present invention is directed to obtaining an object having an anisotropic reflection characteristic without using a lenticular lens. A print product including a print medium on which a repetitive structure of projected portions and recessed portions is formed out of image forming materials including a color material includes a first layer formed on surfaces of the projected portions out of a first color material among the image forming materials, and a second layer formed on the recessed portions out of a second color material different from the first color material, wherein the projected portions have a height to occlude part of the second layer when observed at an angle different from an angle formed by a normal to a surface of the print medium.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264818

Silicon substrate processing method and liquid ejection head manufacturing method

Provided is a silicon substrate processing method including: providing a silicon substrate with a sacrificial layer formed in the form of an island on the front surface thereof, the front surface being a surface on a side where the flow path of an ejection port for ejecting liquid is to be formed, the sacrificial layer having a higher etching rate than the silicon substrate; forming a mask layer on the back surface, the back surface being a surface opposite from the front surface, the mask layer being a layer that does not include an opening at a portion of the back surface opposite from the sacrificial layer; forming a non-penetrating hole from an opening on the back surface of the silicon substrate; and forming a beam on the back surface side by performing anisotropic etching on the silicon substrate in which the non-penetrating hole is formed.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264713

Forming control apparatus, control method, and storage medium

A relay terminal that is connected to a forming apparatus that forms a three-dimensional object and accepts a forming request provided to the forming apparatus from a client terminal executes a process for displaying, on a display of the client terminal, a reforming ui for accepting a reforming request for a three-dimensional object that has already been formed, accepts a reforming request for the three-dimensional object that has been input on the displayed reforming ui on the display of the client terminal, executes, if a difference is present between the current setting of the forming apparatus and the setting of the forming apparatus upon the previous forming of the three-dimensional object as a target of the accepted reforming request, a process for displaying, on the display of the client terminal, a screen providing information related to the difference, and provides an instruction for reforming the three-dimensional object to the forming apparatus.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264646

Information processing method and information processing apparatus

A displaying apparatus includes a virtual environment screen displaying a state of a robot identified, and a parameter setting screen numerically displaying the position and orientation data. When a changing a part of the position and orientation data are performed through the operating input unit, the part of the position and orientation data is changed according to the content of the operation and input. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263587

X-ray diagnostic apparatus

An x-ray diagnostic apparatus comprises: an x-ray detector including a first detector and a second detector capable of simultaneously detecting x-rays irradiated from an x-ray tube; and processing circuitry configured to correct, by using information of a second image that is based on an output from the second detector, a first image that is based on an output from the first detector.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263582

Image displaying system, image processing apparatus and x-ray imaging system

An image displaying system according to an embodiment includes an observation target device, a display device and processing circuitry. The display device is configured to display an image. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263572

Radiation imaging apparatus and control method for radiation imaging apparatus

An x-ray imaging apparatus including a sensor unit with a sensor array configured to generate a signal corresponding to x-rays and a sound-production unit configured to make a notification by sound production causes the sound-production unit to execute sound production in response to detection of an event. If an event including a sound-production request occurs during a period including a period of reading out a signal from the sensor array, the x-ray imaging apparatus restricts execution of sound production by the sound-production unit.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263492

Image processing apparatus and image processing system for displaying information about ocular blood flow

An image processing apparatus includes an identification unit configured to identify a retinal blood vessel based on a retinal image, a measurement unit configured to measure blood flow information for the blood vessel based on the retinal image, and a display control unit configured to display the measured blood flow information by at least one selected from a depth of the identified blood vessel, a size of the identified blood vessel, and a combination of both.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180263485

Information processing apparatus, image generation method, and computer-readable medium

Provided is an information processing apparatus including: a first acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of pieces of tomographic data based on measurement light controlled to scan the same position of a fundus; a second acquisition unit configured to acquire a correction coefficient by performing an arithmetic operation on a first approximate parameter obtained by transforming, in a first dimension, a parameter of the tomographic data to be used for calculating a motion contrast, and a second approximate parameter obtained by transforming the parameter in a second dimension smaller than the first dimension; a correction unit configured to correct a parameter of at least one piece of tomographic data through use of the correction coefficient; and a generation unit configured to generate a motion contrast image through use of the at least one piece of tomographic data corrected by the correction unit.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255326

Image generation apparatus, control method therefor, and computer-readable storage medium

. . . . . . An image generation apparatus includes: a generation unit that generates an output image in which a foreground mask image overlaps a background image, the foreground mask image having been generated based on a moving object included in an input image; an update unit that executes update processing for updating at least a partial area within the background image based on the input image; and a restricting unit that restricts reflection of the update processing in a restricted area compared to other areas, the restricted area being at least a partial area in the output image.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255262

Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and program

An imaging apparatus can communicate with an external apparatus via a network. The imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image of a target object, a coding unit configured to compress a video captured by the imaging unit, and a reception unit configured to receive at least two types of coding method setting commands, which can be used to set a coding method to be used by the coding unit, via the network. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255249

Image processing apparatus and control method for controlling the same

An image processing apparatus includes an identifying unit configured to identify a protection region for protecting privacy, a setting unit configured to set, as an image to be used as a background image, an image selected from existing images based on a user operation, and an image combining unit configured to combine a protection image with the protection region identified by the identifying unit and included in the background image set by the setting unit to generate a privacy protection image.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255245

Image blur correction apparatus, control method, imaging apparatus, and lens apparatus

An imaging system includes an angular velocity sensor configured to detect shake, and controls driving of a shift lens group on the basis of a shake detection signal and corrects image blur. A motion vector detection unit detects a motion vector from a plurality of captured images. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255229

Image capturing apparatus, image capturing system, method of controlling image capturing apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An image capturing apparatus (1) includes a focus detector (21) that performs focus detection based on a plurality of parallax image signals obtained via a second image capturer (110) with an angle of field that is wider than an angle of field of a first image capturer (100), and a controller (30, 41) that performs focus control of the first image capturer (100) based on an output signal from the focus detector (21).. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255223

Imaging apparatus and control method therefor, and external device

An imaging apparatus includes a shake detection unit in the main body and detects an amount of the shaking. A system control unit acquires frequency information by communication from an external device mounted on the main body. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255220

Image capturing apparatus and image capturing unit

An image capturing apparatus (1) includes a first image capturer (100) including a first image capturing optical system (101) and a first image sensor (102), and a second image capturer (110) including a second image capturing optical system (111a) and a third image capturing optical system (111b) with different viewpoints from each other and a second image sensor (112), an angle of field of each of the second image capturing optical system and the third image capturing optical system is larger than an angle of field of the first image capturing optical system, each of the second image capturing optical system and the third image capturing optical system includes at least two reflection members (p1a, p2a; p1b, p2b) that introduces light from an object to the second image sensor, and a predetermined conditional expression is satisfied.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255207

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes: a converting unit configured to convert a color of input image data based on information representing a correspondence between a brightness level and a color, and generate converted image data; and a setting unit configured to set a gradation characteristic of the input image data, wherein the converting unit converts the color of the input image data based on information representing a first correspondence in a case where the gradation characteristic set by the setting unit is a first gradation characteristic, and converts the color of the input image data based on information representing a second correspondence in a case where the gradation characteristic set by the setting unit is a second gradation characteristic.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255197

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus temporarily stores, in an image memory, image data generated by a front surface reading unit and a back surface reading unit for reading images of a front surface and a back surface of an original respectively. A cpu of an image forming apparatus, at a time of starting a copy job, sets an output frequency of the image memory (transfer rate of image data) to a first frequency f1 that is lower than a second frequency f2. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255194

Printing control apparatus, method for controlling printing control apparatus, and storage medium

A printing control apparatus includes a conveying unit that conveys a document to a reading unit, a detection unit that detects a size of the document before it begins to be conveyed, a detection unit that detects the size of the document after the document begins to be conveyed, and a control unit that performs a copy job using the reading unit and printing unit based on the size of the document detected before it is conveyed in a case where the printing unit starts to print the image data before the reading unit finishes generating image data for one page and performs a copy job based on the size of the document detected after it begins to be conveyed in a case where the printing unit starts to print the image data after the reading unit finishes generating image data for at least one page.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255191

Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and program

An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit and a processing unit. The storage unit stores setting information of the information processing apparatus. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255186

Image forming apparatus, information processing method, and program

To address problems, an image forming apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect an error, a canceling unit configured to cancel a job in a case where the error is not released when a set period of time has elapsed after the error is detected, and a storage unit configured to store a job history including a cancellation factor indicating that the job is canceled since the set period of time has elapsed after the error is detected.. . ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255147

Communication apparatus, control method and program

An apparatus which acquires service information can acquire service information of another apparatus even in a period in which the other apparatus is not enabled to perform wireless communication and can perform communication for executing a service in a period in which the other apparatus is enabled to perform wireless communication. In a case where service information of a proxy client apparatus transmitted by proxy by the proxy client apparatus is received, a period in which the proxy client apparatus is enabled to perform wireless communication is determined based on information acquired from a proxy apparatus and performs communication with the proxy client apparatus for executing a service described in the service information of the proxy client apparatus in a period in which the proxy client apparatus is enabled to perform wireless communication.. ... Canon Kabushiki Kaisha








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