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Printer controller, color management system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing programs

A scanner profile previously retains process color components (such as cmyk) used for profile generation. Grid points are selected from a scanner profile corresponding to the process color components (cmyk) for any output device value of an input image. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Image reading apparatus and image forming system

An image reading apparatus includes: a paper path; an image reader which reads a side of the sheet conveyed along the paper path in a reading position; a sheet support member located opposite to the image reader to support a rear surface opposite to a surface to be read of the sheet; a spectrophotometer which colorimetrically measures color of an image formed on the sheet; and an image reading housing which accommodates the image reader and the spectrophotometer. The image reader includes: a reading housing; and a drawer guide provided in the reading housing such that it can be drawn from the image reading housing, and maintains the distance between a light transmitting member housed in the reading housing and the sheet support member to be greater than a reading distance lower limit. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Information processing equipment

Information processing equipment includes an image formation apparatus and a server device mutually integrated together. The server device includes a housing, a server main body unit provided inside the housing, a fan which generates an air stream flowing from outside the housing toward inside the housing and supplies the air stream to the server main body unit to cool the server main body unit, and a filter disposed at a position upstream of the server main body unit in a direction in which the air stream flows. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Image forming apparatus and calibration method

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that forms a document image including a correction image; an image reader; and a calibrator, and performing correction, wherein the document image is designed so that main register marks and a subsidiary register mark are provided, and the calibrator includes a four-corner detector that detects four corners of a sheet of paper, a main register mark reference position detector that detects reference positions of the main register marks, a subsidiary register mark prediction position determiner that predicts and determines prediction positions of the subsidiary register marks, a subsidiary register mark reference position detector that detects a reference position of the subsidiary register mark, a correction image prediction position determiner that predicts and determines a prediction position of the correction image, a measured value obtainer, and a correction value calculator.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Radiation image display apparatus and radiation image photographing system

A radiation image display apparatus that includes: a hardware processor that generates the moving image for preview based on the pieces of image data of the plurality of frames obtained by moving image photographing of an object with radiation; and a holder that holds the moving image, wherein the hardware processor further: performs reproduction control on the moving image, performs image adjustment on the moving image, displays the moving image on the display during photographing the moving image, and displays the moving image according to the reproduction control or the moving image subjected to the image on the display.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Radiation image processing apparatus and radiation image capturing system

A radiation image processing apparatus includes a display and a hardware processor. The display displays an image. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes: an image processing device; a server connected to the image processing device; and an operation display shared by the image processing device and the server, wherein each of the image processing device and the server includes: a display memory that stores display data displayed on the operation display; a drawing controller that performs control for displaying the display data; and a state information transmitter that is capable of transmitting state information indicating a state of a host device to the other device, the information processing apparatus further includes a switching controller that switches connection between the operation display and the drawing controller, a display screen includes at least one specific area for displaying the state information, and the drawing controller displays the display data and changes the display data such that the state information is displayed in the specific area.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Job processing device, server and non-transitory recording medium storing a computer readable program

Disclosed is a job processing device, including a job receiver; a hardware processor that: detects a trouble caused in the job processing device; searches other job processing devices which can be a substitute execution destination of the job in case that the trouble is detected, displays the searched job processing devices as candidates of the substitute execution destination, and receives a selection of the displayed job processing device as the substitute execution destination from a user, transfers the job to the selected job processing device, and specifies the user who selects the substitute execution destination; and a memory that stores information in which the selected job processing device is related to the specified user, wherein in case that the information is stored in the memory, the hardware processor displays the searched job processing device and the user to whom the searched job processing device is related.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Maintenance management device, device to be maintained and non-transitory recording medium storing a computer readable program

Disclosed is a maintenance management device, including: a communicator that communicates with a device to be maintained; and a hardware processor that: regularly receives a regular report indicating deterioration/exhaustion information for a plurality of replacement parts, from the device to be maintained; specifies the replacement part for which the deterioration/exhaustion information is required before a next regular report is received and a timing of obtaining the deterioration/exhaustion information for the specified replacement part, in accordance with the received regular report; and requests a temporary report indicating the deterioration/exhaustion information for the specified replacement part, to the device to be maintained at the specified timing, and obtaining the temporary report.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Image forming apparatus provided with recovery container for waste toner

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit for forming an image on a sheet and a sheet conveying unit for conveying the sheet along a conveying path extending in a substantially horizontal direction in a lower portion of the image forming unit. The image forming apparatus includes a recovery container which is provided in front of the image forming unit and above the conveying path, and accommodates the waste toner discharged from the image forming unit. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Image forming apparatus and program for image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive member; a charger that charges a surface of the photosensitive member; an exposure device that forms a latent image; and a developing device that applies toner to the latent image, wherein the photosensitive member is incorporated in a detachable photosensitive member unit, and the developing device is incorporated in a detachable developing unit, the image forming apparatus including: an optimization controller that performs optimization of a charging bias of the charger and a developing bias of the developing device; and a replacement determiner that determines which of the photosensitive member unit and the developing unit is to be replaced when an optimized developing bias is out of a predetermined allowable range, wherein the replacement determiner determines that the developing unit is to be replaced, and determines that the photosensitive member unit is to be replaced.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus which transfers, onto paper, a toner image formed on a belt-shaped image carrier including an elastic layer on a surface thereof, and forms an image includes a rigid blade which cleans the surface of the image carrier in contact with the image carrier which has transferred the toner image onto the paper; a roller which is upstream of the rigid blade in a rotation direction of the image carrier, and cleans the surface of the image carrier upstream of the rigid blade by coming in contact with the image carrier which has transferred the toner image onto the paper; a rigid blade holder which holds the rigid blade; and a roller holder which holds the roller. The rigid blade holder and the roller holder are installed with a gap therebetween.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus

A power supply apparatus includes: a first primary winding; a first ac voltage outputter connected to one side of the first primary winding so as to output a first ac voltage; a second ac voltage outputter connected to the other side of the first primary winding and capable of outputting a second ac voltage with an inverted phase of the first ac voltage; a first secondary winding that generates a third ac voltage by mutual induction of the first primary winding to which the first ac voltage and the second ac voltage are applied; a second primary winding having one side receiving an input of the second ac voltage and the other side connected to a fixed voltage; and a second secondary winding that generates a fourth ac voltage by mutual induction of the second primary winding to which the second ac voltage is applied.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Sheet stacking device, image forming device, and position regulating member

A sheet stacking device including a position regulating member movable in a first direction toward a sheet edge and in a second direction away from the sheet edge, in order to regulate position of the sheet. The position regulating member includes a lock member movable between an engage position and a release position and a lock releaser that moves the lock member from the engage position to the release position. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275583

Image forming apparatus to judge lifetime end of expendable item

An image forming apparatus comprises an expendable item having a specific function, installed replaceably with respect to a main body of the image forming apparatus, wherein there are several types of expendable items, and an engine control unit. The engine control unit judges end of lifetime of the expendable item by using one of a plurality of lifetime judgment methods. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275582

Image forming apparatus, replacement management system for the same, and program for image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a rotatable photosensitive member included in a photosensitive unit that is attachable and detachable; an exposing device that forms a latent image on a surface of the photosensitive member; a developing device that forms a toner image by providing toner onto the latent image by using two-component developer; an image stabilization control part that performs optimization of a parameter value of image formation while image formation is not performed; and a replacement determiner that makes determination of replacement of the photosensitive unit on a basis of an optimized value that is the parameter value optimized by the image stabilization control part, wherein the replacement determiner determines that the photosensitive unit should be replaced in a case where the optimized value corresponds to a photosensitive member replacement event that has been determined in advance.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275581

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that has an image carrier for supporting toner and prints a first image formed by exposure to the image carrier and a developing processing on continuous paper; and a hardware processor that controls the image former so as to print a second image on the continuous paper in a case where information on at least one of coverage and a printing distance of the first image formed by the image former meets a predetermined condition, wherein the hardware processor controls the image former so as to stop forming the second image on the image carrier before a toner amount of the second image per unit width at a predetermined position on the image carrier in a main scanning direction exceeds a threshold value affecting an exposure memory.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275576

Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

An image forming system includes: an image forming apparatus; an imaging portion that performs imaging of a belonging of a user, the user being adjacent to the image forming apparatus; a belonging analyzer that identifies the belonging by performing analysis on an image obtained by the imaging portion; a memory that stores a user assistance lookup table including the following pieces of information associated one another in advance: a belonging of a user; a user assistance action; and a target member of the image forming apparatus, the target member to be affected by the user assistance action; a searcher that retrieves a user assistance action and target member both associated with the identified belonging by searching the user assistance lookup table for a record associated with the identified belonging; and a hardware processor that makes the image forming apparatus take the user assistance action by the target member.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275550

Optical writing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An optical writing apparatus includes: a light source panel including light emitting elements arranged on an elongate glass substrate; an optical member that causes emergent light to form an image; a first holding member holding the optical member; and a second holding member holding the glass substrate, wherein legs are provided below the first holding member on sides of both ends, the legs extending downward, drooping ends of the legs being mounted and fixed on the second holding member, one end of the glass substrate is positioned inside the space, an integrated circuit being provided, a through hole is provided to an upper surface of the second holding member, and when cooling air for the integrated circuit flows into the space, the cooling air is guided through the through hole to a side of a lower surface of the upper surface of the second holding member.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275547

Two-component developer

A two-component developer includes: a toner containing a binder resin and a layered inorganic mineral; and a carrier containing core material particles and a coating layer with which at least a part of surfaces of the core material particles is coated, the coating layer containing a coating resin, the coating resin containing a resin a having a constituent unit derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer, and the (meth)acrylate monomer containing an alicyclic (meth)acrylate monomer.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275319

Light source unit

A light source unit includes a light emitting substrate, a light shielding body and a lens array. The light emitting substrate includes a plurality of light emitting elements. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275287

Radiation detector

A radiation detector includes: a scintillator panel having a scintillator layer; and a photoelectric conversion panel having a support substrate, a light receiving element, and a switching element, wherein the light receiving element faces the scintillator layer, the photoelectric conversion panel has flexibility, and the scintillator layer is formed by being sealed with a moisture-proof material.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275134

Biological substance quantitation method, pathological diagnosis support system, and recording medium storing computer readable program

There is provided a biological substance quantitation method of quantitating a biological substance in a sample stained with a staining reagent including a fluorescent particle encapsulating a fluorescent substance, based on a fluorescence of the fluorescent substance. The method includes inputting a fluorescent image representing expression of the biological substance in the sample by a fluorescent bright spot; and quantitating an expression amount of the biological substance based on a fluorescence of the fluorescent bright spot. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180275054

Analysis chip and analysis apparatus

An analysis chip contains a test reagent retention member and a sensing member. The test reagent retention member has a housing part for housing the sensing member, and an engaging part for engaging the sensing member within the housing part. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180273336

Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A sheet processing apparatus includes: a pair of binding members that respectively have a pair of crimping teeth facing each other, which move between binding positions where a sheet bundle is bound and retreat positions retreated from the binding positions; and a pair of regulating members that are arranged close to the binding members and respectively have a pair of regulating pieces which face each other and move between regulating positions where displacement of the sheet bundle bound by the pair of crimping teeth is regulated and retreat positions retreated from the regulating positions, wherein a separation distance between the pair of regulating pieces at the retreat positions of the regulating pieces is longer than a separation distance between the pair of crimping teeth at the retreat positions of the crimping teeth.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180271474

Medical imaging device analyzing system

A medical imaging device analyzing system, including: a medical imaging device which is provided in a facility of a client; and an analyzing device which collects one or a combination of device identification setting information, device status information and client's operation data concerning the medical imaging device from the medical imaging device, analyzes a problem in operation concerning the medical imaging device of the client based on the device identification setting information, the device status information or the client's operation data which are collected, and outputs an analysis result to the medical imaging device.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/27/18 / #20180271469

Radiographic moving image processing apparatus

A radiographic moving image processing apparatus includes: a detector that detects a non-pulmonary region included in each frame image among a plurality of frame images included in a radiographic moving image; a setter that sets a region of interest in each frame image, the region of interest including a plurality of pixels; and a calculator that performs a calculation to obtain a statistic from at least part of a plurality of pixel values of the plurality of pixels, and, in the calculation, performs exception processing on pixel values of pixels belonging to the non-pulmonary region among the plurality of pixels in the region of interest, the exception processing being different from processing performed on pixel values of pixels belonging to a pulmonary region among the plurality of pixels in the region of interest.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270969

Cabinet with lock and information processing equipment

A cabinet with a lock includes a cabinet in which a server is accommodated, a first locking mechanism which does not allow the server to be taken out of the cabinet with a locking manipulation, and a second locking mechanism which locks a position of the cabinet or a position of the server in coordination with a locking operation by the first locking mechanism.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270433

Radiation image capturing apparatus

A radiation image capturing apparatus includes: scanning lines and signal lines; radiation detection elements; a scan driver switching a switching element of the radiation detection elements between on and off; and a readout ic incorporating readout circuits reading, as image data, electric charges from each radiation detection element, the readout circuit including: an integrating circuit outputting a voltage value corresponding to the electric charges; a reset switch resetting the integrating circuit; a first sample-and-hold circuit holding, as a reference value, the voltage value before the electric charges flow; a second sample-and-hold circuit holding, as a signal value, the voltage value after the electric charges flow; and a difference circuit outputting difference between the signal value and the reference value, the radiation image capturing apparatus further including a mechanism changing the voltage value from completion of the resetting and turning off of the reset switch until holding of the reference value.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270386

Image reading apparatus and image forming system

An image reading apparatus includes a reader, a transmitter, an opposing part that is placed opposite to the transmitter, and a hardware processor that controls a position of the opposing part such that a gap between the transmitter and the opposing part becomes a first gap when images are read by the reader, and a gap between the transmitter and the opposing part becomes a second gap, which is wider than the first gap, when no image is read by the reader.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270381

Control device, image forming apparatus, and program

A control device that controls an image former, includes: a second power supply that performs power feeding to a detector during a power feeding suspension period during which power feeding from a first power supply to the image former and the detector is not performed, the detector detecting an environment variable around the image former, the environment variable affecting quality of an image formed by the image former; and a determiner that determines a control condition for the image former in accordance with a result of detection performed by the detector during the power feeding suspension period, when power feeding from the first power supply to the image former is started at an end of the power feeding suspension period and the image former enters an image formation ready state in which the image former can perform image formation.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270376

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory recording medium storing print control program

Provided are an image forming apparatus including multiple feed trays and a non-transitory recording medium. One or more hardware processors of the image forming apparatus determine, for each print product to be printed, whether the amount of sheets contained at the beginning of printing the each print product in a feed tray being used for printing, is not less than the necessary amount of sheets for printing the each print product, and cause a print engine to print the print products. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180269430

Organic electroluminescence device and lighting apparatus equipped with the same

An object of the present invention is to provide an organic el device having a high light transmittance and a small difference in light transmittance between a light emitting region and a non-light emitting region. An organic el device (1) of the present invention includes a laminated body (14) in which a at least a lower transparent electrode (4), an organic functional layer (6) including a light emitting layer, an upper transparent electrode (8), a first optical adjustment layer (10), and a second optical adjustment layer (12) are laminated in this order and a sealing substrate (18) bonded to the supporting substrate (2) via an adhesive (16) so as to cover the light emitting region (l) of the light emitting layer and is characterized in that the refractive index of the first optical adjustment layer (10) is greater than the refractive index of the second optical adjustment layer (12) and the upper transparent electrode (8) and the first optical adjustment layer (10), and the first optical adjustment layer (10) and the second optical adjustment layer (12) are provided to be in direct contact with each other, respectively.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268555

Dynamic analysis system

A dynamic analysis system includes an imaging unit, an attenuation process unit and an analysis unit. The imaging unit images a dynamic state of a subject, thereby generating a plurality of frame images showing the dynamic state of the subject. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268241

Processing device, non-transitory recording medium storing computer-readable program, and data conversion system

A considerable amount of time was required for the completion of an objectization process on image data. A time predictor in a processing device predicts the time required for each of a local processing device and remote processing devices to convert image data to objectized data. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267769

Information processing system, method of controlling information processing system, and portable terminal

An information processing system including an image forming apparatus and a portable terminal that is allowed to communicate with the image forming apparatus, includes a hardware processor that: determines whether a cooperative screen for cooperating with the image forming apparatus includes an operation-receiving region for receiving an operation by a user, the cooperative screen being displayed on a display of the portable terminal; extracts, from the cooperative screen, an image corresponding to an operating region including the operation-receiving region when the hardware processor determines that the cooperative screen includes the operation-receiving region; and displays, on a display of the image forming apparatus, the image corresponding to the operating region extracted by the hardware processor.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267457

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, method for determining usable period of cleaner used for image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing determination program causing computer to execute the method

An image forming apparatus determines the replacement timing of a component of the image forming apparatus and includes: a rotatable body; a cleaner to remove developer adhered to the rotatable body; and a controller determining that a usable period of the cleaner is longer as a charge amount of the developer is smaller.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267447

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus: acquires, before start of current supply to electric elements including heater, information indicating rated power of the heater and total consumption power of the electric elements excluding the heater; subtracts the total consumption power from upper power limit of the apparatus, and calculates maximum power not exceeding the rated power and remaining power thus subtracted; obtains duty ratio based on assumption of current supply corresponding to the maximum power according to pulse modulation, and determines whether the duty ratio falls within predetermined range; and controls, when the duty ratio falls within the range, drive circuit to supply alternating current by pulse modulation method, and when the duty ratio falls outside the range, to supply the alternating current by phase control method that temporarily interrupts the supply of the alternating current to the heater in half cycles of the alternating current.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267446

Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and program

An image forming apparatus includes: a fixing device having: a heating member having a heat source; a pressing member; and a fixing member heated by the heating member and forming a nip portion passing through a recording material together with the pressing member; and a hardware processor that: estimates a temperature of the fixing member based on a temperature of the heating member; and estimates a durability state of the fixing member according to the temperature of the fixing member estimated.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267444

Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A fixing apparatus includes a heating rotator which generates heat with an induced current, an excitation coil arranged outside the heating rotator, a pressure roller which rotates with paper being held between the pressure roller and the heating rotator, the paper having a toner image developed thereon, and a relative position changer which changes a relative position of the excitation coil and the heating rotator to a first relative position when the toner image is being fixed to the paper and to a second relative position when the toner image is not being fixed to the paper. In a cross-section perpendicular to a rotation axis of the heating rotator, a distance from a point in an outer circumferential surface of the heating rotator closest to the pressure roller to the excitation coil is shorter at the second relative position than at the first relative position.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267424

Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and control program of image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive member; a power supply that applies a bias voltage to the photosensitive member to charge a surface of the photosensitive member; a developer that develops an electrostatic latent image on the photosensitive member; an exposing device that forms the electrostatic latent image on the photosensitive member; a hardware processor; and a memory, wherein the memory stores, in advance, a relationship between a suitable ac voltage at which a discharge amount of ac electric discharge is balanced between positive and negative sides and a current value of a specific ac voltage, and the hardware processor controls the bias voltage in an ac charging type, detects the current value at the specific ac voltage, and determines a setting ac voltage on the basis of the relationship.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267416

Toner for developing electrostatic images

A toner for developing electrostatic images, including toner particles containing an external additive on surfaces of toner matrix particles. The external additive contains at least a lanthanum-containing titanate compound.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267276

Far-infrared lens system, optical imaging device, and digital apparatus

A far-infrared lens system is used for far-infrared wavelengths, and configures two lenses comprising, in the order from an object side, a first positive lens and a second positive lens. A refractive ratio of a lens material configuring the greatest core thickness in each lens is greater than 2.0 and less than or equal to 3.9 at a wavelength of 10 μm. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267182

Radiation image capturing apparatus

A radiation image capturing apparatus that generates a plurality of frame images includes: radiation detecting devices that are arranged on a substrate and can generate electric charge; a voltage applying part that applies a reverse bias voltage to the radiation detecting devices; the data reading part that reads image data; and a noise detector that detects a voltage noise of the reverse bias voltage and outputs data, wherein the data reading part includes: an estimator that estimates an offset component; a noise data calculator that calculates noise data on the basis of the data output by the noise detector and the offset component estimated by the estimator; and an image correcting part that generates image data after correction by subtracting the noise data calculated by the noise data calculator.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180266954

Detection chip and detection method

The detection chip according to the present invention has an accommodating part, a metal film, a first reaction field, and a second reaction field. The accommodating part accommodates a liquid. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265315

Sheet feeder, sheet conveyer having the same, and image forming device having the same

In a paper cassette, a guide slides on a tray to place a sheet at a proper position. A lift mechanism uses a restoring force of an elastic member to push up the tray and make the sheet on the tray approach a pickup roller. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180264847

Inkjet recording apparatus and method of controlling inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveying unit, a recording unit, a heat source, a heat source moving unit and a heat source moving control unit. The conveying unit performs a conveying operation to move a conveying member thereby conveying a recording medium placed on a conveying surface of the conveying member. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180264837

Inkjet head and inkjet recording device

An inkjet head includes the following. A plurality of nozzles eject ink. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180263599

Ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus

An ultrasonic probe includes: a support base; a rotation body which rotates while being supported by the support base; an ultrasonic oscillator which is disposed on an outer peripheral surface of the rotation body; and a rotary electric connector which is disposed to axially support the rotation body by the support base and exchanges electric signals with the ultrasonic oscillator, wherein the rotary electric connector includes: a rotary electrode which is bonded to the rotation body and rotates along with the rotation body, a fixed electrode which is bonded to the support base to face the rotary electrode and forms an annular guide groove in a rotation axis rotation in a region facing the rotary electrode, and a rotary contact member that is disposed inside the guide groove and rolls along the guide groove while contacting both the rotary electrode and the fixed electrode.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180263588

Dynamic radiographic image processing apparatus

A dynamic radiographic image processing apparatus includes: an estimator that extracts a first image of an anatomical region from a first frame image and a second image of the same anatomical region as the first image from a second frame image, and estimates a quantity of motion of a body from a change from the first image to the second image, the first frame image and the second frame image being included in a dynamic radiographic image obtained by radiographic imaging of the body in a respiratory state, motion accompanying respiration not appearing in the first image and the second image; and an image converter that performs image conversion on the second frame image to suppress influence of motion of the body, using the quantity of motion.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/20/18 / #20180263584

Radiation image processing device

A radiation image processing device which performs image processing to a moving image that is obtained by emitting radiation to a subject, the radiation image processing device including a hardware processor that: extracts a reference region from each of a plurality of frame images which form the moving image; calculates an image processing condition of the reference region for each of the frame images from which the reference region is extracted; determines a standard image processing condition which is a standard based on the calculated image processing condition of each of the frame images; and performs image processing by applying the determined standard image processing condition to each of the frame images.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255647

Method for forming wiring laminated structure

The problem of the present invention is to provide a method for forming a wiring laminated structure which enables forming a post electrode to protrude with a predetermined height on a lower electrode and to enable preventing interlayer connection failures or short defects, and the problem is solved by a method for forming a wiring laminated structure including impacting a droplet of a conductive ink discharged from a nozzle 11 of an inkjet head 10 onto a lower electrode 2 provided on a base material to form a post electrode with the use of the conductive ink, the conductive ink being a liquid repellent conductive ink which develops liquid repellency in the post electrode, and the post electrode being formed to protrude with a predetermined height on the lower electrode 2 by discharging the droplet under conditions that the droplet is not divided or the number of divided drop becomes one or less before the droplet impacts on the lower electrode 2.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255199

Information processing system and image forming apparatus

An information processing system transmits and receives sound data through a switching equipment. The information processing system includes: a transmitting end image forming apparatus that has a facsimile function to transmit communication sounds through the switching equipment; a receiving end image forming apparatus that has a facsimile function to receive the communication sounds through the switching equipment; a controller that generates a sound recording start command to start a recording of the communication sounds, and transmits the sound recording start command to the receiving end image forming apparatus; and a sound recorder that starts the recording of the communication sounds in the receiving end image forming apparatus when the receiving end image forming apparatus receives the sound recording start command.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255190

Information processing system and image forming apparatus

An information processing system, includes: a requesting side apparatus and a reproduction side apparatus in which a facsimile function is implemented to transmit and receive communication sounds through a switching equipment; a storage which stores recording data obtained by recording the communication sounds transmitted and received in the past; a controller which generates a reproduction instruction command to reproduce the recording data through the switching equipment, and transmits the reproduction instruction command to the reproduction side apparatus; a sound reproducer which reproduces, when the reproduction instruction command is received, the recording data processed by sectioning, with a soundless period, a fax terminal identification signal included in the recording data for switching the operation mode of the switching equipment to a fax mode, and transmits the recording data to the requesting side apparatus; and a sound recorder which records the processed recording data reproduced by the sound reproducer.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255188

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that performs image forming processing to a plurality of sheets included in each of a plurality of sheet groups; and a hardware processor that detects occurrence of a jam, wherein the image former completes the image forming processing to each of the plurality of sheets included in a sheet group not including a jammed sheet that has generated the jam.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255187

Controller, color chart and non-transitory recording medium storing computer-readable program for managing print products

Provided are a controller, a color chart and a non-transitory recording medium. The color chart includes a first patch that is a halftone patch of first color, a second patch that is the halftone patch of the first color underlaid with a solid base of second color, and comparative patches prepared by increasing and decreasing the tone of the first color of the first patch and second patch, where the printed surface of the color chart is finished with transparent material. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253850

System for predicting occurrence of defective image and non-transitory computer readable medium

A system for predicting occurrence of a defective image includes an observation distance obtainer which obtains an observation distance of an image to be formed by an image forming apparatus. The system (i) divides image data input to the image forming apparatus as an original of the image into regions of interest having a size determined based on the observation distance, (ii) analyzes a spatial frequency of a gradient distribution of the image with respect to each of the regions of interest, and (iii) calculates a probability of a target density irregularity being conspicuous in the image to be formed by the image forming apparatus based on the image data by using a correlation index between a result of the analysis and an evaluation value of the density irregularity.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253488

Personal connection information creating device, computer readable recording medium having a personal connection information creation program stored therein, and a personal connection information creating method

A first information source has a plurality of pieces of first information, having a plurality of items, stored therein. The plurality of items of each piece of the first information is compared with a plurality of items of a piece of second information one by one. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253045

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing part that fixes an unfixed toner image transferred to a sheet of paper by a fixing member being heated, a duct having an inner opening facing the fixing member and an outer opening spaced apart from the fixing member, a fan capable of changing a flow direction of air inside the duct, a filter that collects particulates flowing inside the duct, and a hardware processor that controls the fan to rotate in a direction to draw air into the duct from the inner opening to collect the particulates from a vicinity of the fixing member, and that, at a timing at which to cool the fixing member, controls the fan to rotate in a direction to blow air inside the duct toward the fixing member from the inner opening.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253042

Image forming apparatus

A image forming apparatus includes: a fixing member; a blowing section that generates airflow toward the fixing nip, the airflow being used for separating a sheet from the fixing member; and a hardware processor that performs a control of causing airflow amounts of the blowing section to be different in an axial direction of the fixing member so that part of the airflow flowing from the blowing section toward a non-sheet-passing region of the fixing nip is directed toward the fixing member.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253040

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a fixer that includes a first heater group including first heaters and a second heater group including second heaters; a first power cord that supplies ac power to the first heater group; a second power cord that supplies ac power to the second heater group; first switches that switch a power supply state to the first heaters; second switches that switch a power supply state to the second heaters; and a hardware processor that independently controls the lightings of the first and second heater groups by controlling the first and second switches based on an array pattern for turning on or off the first and second heaters, wherein the array pattern includes an on period and an off period whose lengths are both a half wave cycle of an ac power supply, and is set to satisfy a flicker regulation value.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253035

Image forming apparatus, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and control program of image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes: a cleaning device including a cleaning member that abuts a surface of an image carrier and cleans a surface of the image carrier; a detector that detects a stain generated on the surface of the image carrier in a moving direction of the surface of the image carrier; an adjusting mechanism that adjusts a relative position between the image carrier and the cleaning member in a direction orthogonal to the moving direction; and a hardware processor that controls the relative position between the image carrier and the cleaning member by driving the adjusting mechanism based on information regarding the stain detected by the detector.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253024

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device is configured to apply electric charge to an image carrier provided outside the charging device. The charging device includes: a cored bar member; and a conductive resin layer provided on a surface of the cored bar member. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252584

Colorimeter

Colorimeter includes an illumination light reception unit, an attached part, a detection unit, a recognition unit, a color measurement control unit, and an output unit. To the attached part, a mask member is attached to cover the illumination light reception unit. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180250952

Optical print head and image forming device

An optical print head, including: an elongated substrate having a line-shaped region in which light-emitting elements are arranged; an optical member condensing light from the light-emitting elements onto an irradiation target; a holding member holding the optical member; a base member holding the substrate and the holding member; an integrated circuit mounted in a first region in proximity of an end in a longitudinal direction of the substrate on a first surface of the substrate facing the base member, heat being generated in the integrated circuit during optical writing; and a thermally conductive member between the integrated circuit and the base member. In the optical print head, the holding member has a support portion contacting the substrate in a second region at a position differing from the first region in plan view on a second surface of the substrate not facing the base member.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180250932

Inkjet recording device and ink-discharge adjustment method for inkjet recording device

An inkjet recording device includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor: performs, for respective recording heads of a recorder, setting relevant to adjustment of an amount of ink to be discharged from nozzle groups; based on ink discharge amount information on a distribution of ink discharge amounts that are discharged from the nozzle groups based on image data, performs the setting such that at each joint in the nozzle groups, a difference between representative values of the ink discharge amounts of the nozzle groups satisfies a predetermined continuity condition, and a representative value of the ink discharge amounts of the nozzle groups satisfies a predetermined discharge amount condition; and adjusts at least a part of the setting such that a difference between a maximum value and a minimum value of the ink discharge amounts of the nozzle groups reduces.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

09/06/18 / #20180250896

Manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus for silicone rubber molded body

A manufacturing method for a silicone rubber molded body that is to be used in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes a heating process of a precursor of a silicone rubber molded body. The heating process includes heating the precursor of a silicone rubber molded body and externally introducing an environmental gas and discharging the environmental gas to outside, to reduce an amount of a low molecular weight compound remaining in the precursor of a silicone rubber molded body.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241911

Image forming apparatus and image formation control program

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that forms an image on a sheet on a basis of image data for image formation; a reader that reads the image formed on the sheet to generate read image data; an inspector that compares the read image data with the image data for image formation and outputs an inspection result; an encryptor that encrypts data; a data storage that stores data; and a controller that controls image formation, reading, comparison, encryption, and storing, wherein the controller performs control such that, when at least one of the inspection result and the read image data is stored in the data storage as storing target data, a size of the storing target data is smaller in a case where the storing target data is encrypted than in a case where the storing target data is not encrypted.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241897

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes: a conveyance unit configured to convey a medium; a sensor configured to sense a medium being conveyed; and a controller configured to control the conveyance unit and acquire a result of the sensing performed by the sensor. The sensor includes a light emitter, a light receiver configured to perform output in accordance with the amount of the received light, and a shielding unit including a transmissive part through which the sensing light transmits. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241890

Image forming apparatus, memory management method, and memory management program

An image forming apparatus includes: a storage that stores a plurality of control programs of the image forming apparatus; a cache memory; and a hardware processor that controls the image forming apparatus, wherein the hardware processor: writes, to the cache memory, a control program that is an execution candidate selected from among the plurality of control programs; determines execution priorities of the respective control programs that are the execution candidates; and locks down, as an object to be locked down, a control program, the priority of which is relatively high among the control programs that are the execution candidates, in the cache memory.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239746

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus processes an electronic document including operation target data items. The electronic document is controlled by a processor performing an interpreter module which includes a first acquisition instruction for acquiring edit information, a second acquisition instruction for acquiring relevance information, and a generation instruction for generating electronic data from the electronic document based on the edit information and the relevance information. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239563

Image forming apparatus, information processing system, and method for image forming apparatus and terminal device to communicate

To enable an external application to use an image forming apparatus having setting information changed, without depending on user's operation. An image forming apparatus includes a storage device for storing setting information set for the image forming apparatus and a communication device for communicating with an external device. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239298

Image forming device preventing escape of ultrafine particles into air

Inside the body of an image forming device, first to fifth electric charge providers are mounted in a first location out of a path of an air flow to the suction unit caused by the action of the suction unit, and a sixth electric charge provider is mounted in a second location through which external air flows in the body caused by the action of the suction unit. Each electric charge provider emits charges in ambient air to cause ultrafine particles floating in the ambient air to clump together.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239275

Image forming device

An object of the invention is to accurately grasp the fluidity of a developer and give proper feedback to an image forming process. An image forming device has a developing unit developing a latent image by transferring a developer to an image carrier, a fluidity measuring unit measuring fluidity of the developer, a correction amount computing unit computing a fluidity correction amount for correcting the fluidity of the developer measured by the fluidity measuring unit, and a process control unit changing a process condition of an image forming process. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239268

Electrophotographic photosensitive body and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive body includes at least a photosensitive layer and a protective layer sequentially laminated on an electroconductive support, wherein the protective layer has a domain containing perfluoropolyether.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/23/18 / #20180237201

Air cushioning material

An air cushioning material includes: a belt-like part between a first and second air cells into which air is sealed, wherein side edges of the first and second air cells are connected to each other via the belt-like part; and an air flow passage that is formed in the belt-like part and communicates the first and second air cells, wherein at least a part including the air flow passage in the belt-like part is in a shape folded in a way from the first air cell to the second air cell.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234899

Radiographic image capturing system

A radiographic image capturing system includes: a radiographic image capturing apparatus which wirelessly transfers a signal value read from each of a plurality of radiation detecting elements; a channel switch controlling device capable of switching a channel used for wirelessly transferring the signal value from the radiographic image capturing apparatus to another channel; a notifying device which gives a notice to an operator who operates the radiographic image capturing system; and a display device which displays a radiographic image generated based on the signal value transferred from the radiographic image capturing apparatus, wherein the notifying device notifies an operator of the fact that the channel is being switched, at least once, while the radiographic image capturing apparatus is switching the channel.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234497

Multi-location exchange of medical images and data

A method to exchange medical data between a cloud repository on a cloud server and a plurality of local repositories on a plurality of local servers connected to the cloud server. The plurality of local servers comprises a first local server and the plurality of local repositories comprises a first local repository on the first local server. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234037

Motor controller, image forming apparatus and motor controlling method

A motor controller includes: a velocity calculation unit for obtaining an angle θ(n), which shows a rotation position, and an angular velocity ω(n) of a rotor at a time point n; a compensation amount calculation unit for calculating a compensation angle Δθ by which the rotor advances from the time point n to a (n+1)th control cycle (a control cycle starting from a time point n+1), based on an angular acceleration a(n) of the rotor, an angular velocity ω(n) of the rotor at the time point n and a time length t of the control cycle; and a pwm inverter for controlling a voltage to be applied to a coil such that a rotating magnetic field based on a rotation position of the rotor advanced by the compensation angle Δθ from the rotation position of the rotor at the time point n is formed in the (n+1)th control cycle.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233017

System for monitoring person to be monitored, monitoring information screen display device, and monitoring information screen display method

Disclosed is a monitoring information screen display device for use in a to-be-observed person monitoring system equipped with a sensor device configured to, when it judges that a to-be-observed person has performed a given action, transmit monitoring information including a result of the judgment. The monitoring information screen display device comprises a communication section, a display section, and a display processing section. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180233013

Display device and display method for system for monitoring person to be monitored, and system for monitoring person to be monitored

In a display device, a display method, and a subject observation system according to the present invention, when a sensor unit inspects a predetermined movement of a subject to be observed, a display device receives a new inspection result about the inspection from the sensor unit via a central processing apparatus. In this case, the display part displays a code representing a presence of the new inspection result having been received, while maintaining an existing display content being displayed thereon, and further displays the new inspection result having been received on the display part when an input part receives a change instruction input.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232408

Non-transitory recording medium storing information processing program and information processing method

A method of information processing includes: obtaining either or both a plurality of behavior logs that include a plurality of behavior history records and a plurality of communication information that indicate plural aspects of communication behavior given by processing the plurality of behavior logs for an individual; determining a behavioral characteristic that indicates how the individual is likely to behave by weighting either or both of the plurality of behavior logs and the plurality of communication information using predetermined weightings and combining the plurality of behavior logs and the plurality of communication information that have been weighted; and recording the behavioral characteristic into a database in the storage device. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231927

Image formation apparatus

An image formation apparatus provided with an image forming unit and a server unit in a single housing includes a power supply unit that supplies the image forming unit and the server unit with power and a fan that sends external air into the server unit, and when supplying the image forming unit with power from the power supply unit is stopped the fan is still driven and sending external air into the server unit is thus not stopped.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231911

Image writing device, image forming apparatus, and pitch unevenness suppressing method

Provided is an image writing device including a deflector having deflective reflection surfaces for deflecting light flux emitted from a light source and a scanning imaging optical system that condenses the light flux as a light spot on a scanned surface of a latent image carrier, and performing optical scanning on the scanned surface at a constant speed, the image writing device further including: a surface detector that detects a deflective reflection surface that deflects the light flux; a storage that prestores a beam irradiation position in a sub scanning direction corresponding to each main image height on each of the deflective reflection surfaces; and a hardware processor that controls, on the basis of a beam irradiation position in the sub scanning direction corresponding to each main image height on the deflective reflection surface a light quantity of the light flux to be irradiated to the beam irradiation position.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231905

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus provided with a transfer device includes a separator, a post-transfer-residual-quantity acquirer, and a controller. The transfer device transfers an image formed on an image carrier to a transfer medium. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231466

Biological substance detection method

A biological substance detection method for detecting a biological substance specifically in a pathological specimen, includes a step of immunologically staining the pathological specimen using a fluorescent label, a step of staining the pathological specimen with a staining reagent for morphology observation purposes (eosin) to observe the morphology of the pathological specimen, a step of irradiating the stained pathological specimen with excited light to cause the emission of a fluorescent and detecting the biological substance in the pathological specimen. In the step of immunologically staining the pathological specimen, a special fluorescent particle for which the excitation wavelength appears in a region that is different from the excitation wavelength region of eosin is used as the fluorescent label.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180229956

Document conveyance apparatus and image forming apparatus

Provided is a document conveyance apparatus that conveys a document along a document conveyance path including a reading position at which an image on a surface of the document is read, the document conveyance apparatus including: a hardware processor; an end detector that detects an angle of a corner portion of a front edge of the document; and an inclination detector that detects an amount of inclination of the front edge, wherein, in a case where it has been determined that the corner portion of the front edge includes a right angle portion on the basis of information obtained from the end detector, the hardware processor determines the amount of inclination of the front edge obtained from the inclination detector as an amount of inclination of the document, and performs inclination correction of the image read at the reading position.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/16/18 / #20180228458

Dynamic analysis system

A dynamic analysis system includes a hardware processor. A first plurality of frame images showing a dynamic state of a chest of an intubated first examinee is obtained by radiation imaging of the chest of the first examinee. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227456

Optical scanning device and image forming device having the same

. . An optical scanning device has a housing in which a duct surrounds a space from the deflector and its circumference to an outlet in insulation from the optical system, and guides gas from an inlet to the space. A positioning member is shaped as a pillar that protrudes from the floor of the duct towards the deflector and has a tip to contact with the deflector to locate the rotation axis of the polygon mirror at a position relative to the housing. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227449

Image processing apparatus for arranging marks at scheduled cutting positions

An mfp (multifunction peripheral) is an image processing apparatus used for a printing method. In the printing method, plural kinds of images are printed on paper. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227438

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes: an image reader that reads an image of a document; a document conveying apparatus including a housing internally including a conveyance path that conveys the document, and a supply tray designed to supply the document to the conveyance path, and a discharge tray designed to receive the document; and a cover member that covers the supply tray and the discharge tray, wherein in a case where a direction orthogonal to a first direction along a document discharge direction and orthogonal to the up-down direction in the discharge tray is defined as a second direction, the cover member includes an opposing wall opposed to one end of the supply tray and one end of the discharge tray, and an upper wall connected to an upper part of the opposing wall and designed to cover a zone above the supply tray and the discharge tray.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225814

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium

An image processing apparatus includes a first memory used for first rearrangement processing on a group of pixels in an input image, and a second memory used for second rearrangement processing on a group of pixels in an image obtained by the first rearrangement processing, and performs correction processing that includes the first rearrangement processing and the second rearrangement processing on the input image. One of the first and second memories is capable of higher-speed random access than the other memory and has a smaller memory capacity than the other memory. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225809

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes: an extractor that divides image data in block units and extracts a maximum value and a minimum value of each block from the compressed image data; an edge detector that detects an edge at a front end or a rear end of an image; a correction value calculator that corrects the maximum value, or the maximum value and the minimum value of each block positioned in a certain range from the front end or the rear end and calculates a maximum value and a minimum value after the correction; and a converter that determines a conversion formula of a pixel value by using the maximum value and the minimum value before the correction and the maximum value and the minimum value after the correction and converts each pixel value of the image data obtained by decompressing the compressed data so as to apply sweeping correction.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224792

Image forming apparatus and conveyance speed control method

An image forming apparatus includes: a transferer that forms a transfer nip for transferring an image on a paper sheet; a conveyance member that is disposed upstream from the transfer nip in a conveyance direction of the paper sheet; and a hardware processor that increases a conveyance speed of the paper sheet in the conveyance member relative to a conveyance speed of the paper sheet in the transferer and controls conveyance of the paper sheet to loosen the paper sheet between the transfer nip and the conveyance member, wherein the hardware processor changes a conveyance speed of the paper sheet in the conveyance member in accordance with a conveyance length of the paper sheet in the conveyance member.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224791

Image forming apparatus and conveyance control method

An image forming apparatus includes: a transferer that forms a transfer nip for transferring an image to a sheet; a conveyance roller pair disposed on an upstream side relative to the transfer nip in a conveyance direction of the sheet; and a hardware processor that controls the conveyance roller pair such that the sheet conveyed to a conveyance nip formed by the conveyance roller pair is conveyed with a predetermined nip pressure so as to cause slack in the sheet between the transfer nip and the conveyance nip in which the hardware processor controls the conveyance roller pair so as to reduce the nip pressure at the conveyance nip in accordance with an increase in a conveyance amount of the sheet at the conveyance nip.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224784

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that develops, with toner, an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier on the basis of a job and prints a first image on continuous paper and; a hardware processor that controls the image former to print a second image on continuous paper in a case where at least either image information or continuous printing distance information of the first image formed by the image former satisfies a predetermined condition, wherein the hardware processor notifies a user of print information indicating a print position of the second image formed by the image former.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224736

Prism unit, manufacturing method therefor, and image projection apparatus

A prism unit includes: a color synthesizing prism; a fixing member having a linear expansion coefficient different from a linear expansion coefficient of the color synthesizing prism; and a first adhesive layer and a second adhesive layer, wherein the color synthesizing prism is adhered to the fixing member via the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer which are arranged in this order sequentially from the fixing member, and the second adhesive layer has a lower tensile strength than the first adhesive layer.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224530

Light projecting and receiving device, and laser radar device provided with same

A light source emits light having a thin shape in a cross section viewed in the beam direction of the light. A light receiver includes a plurality of avalanche photodiodes each having a light receiving face that receives reflected light. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180223117

Actinic radiation-curable inkjet ink and image forming method

An actinic radiation-curable inkjet ink containing a photocurable compound, a photopolymerization initiator, a fluorescent brightener, and a phenol-based antioxidant, in which the fluorescent brightener is a compound represented by general formula (1), and the photocurable compound contains a (meth)acrylate having two or more (meth)acryloyl groups in an amount of 80 mass % or more with respect to a total mass of the photocurable compound.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/09/18 / #20180222581

Gas detection device and gas detection method

The unmanned flying body is provided with a gas detector, a distance meter, and an altitude controller. The gas detector emits diagonally downward to the forward side in a moving direction of the unmanned flying body a detecting light frequency-modulated by a predetermined modulation frequency setting a predetermined frequency as a central frequency. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220035

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

. . An image processing apparatus includes a memory, an auxiliary storage used as a virtual memory together with the memory, and a hardware processor. The hardware processor determines whether or not a predetermined region set in the memory has a free space corresponding to a size of a necessary region to be reserved for execution of a specific application. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220018

Image processing apparatus, method for displaying conditions, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable program

An image processing apparatus includes a touch-sensitive panel display; and a hardware processor. The hardware processor is configured to presume a hidden region when a user finishes performing a gesture on the touch-sensitive panel display, the hidden region being a part of the touch-sensitive panel display and covered at least by a hand of the user to prevent the user from seeing, and determine a condition corresponding to the gesture. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219767

Communication relay device, server, image processing unit and non-transitory recording medium

A communication relay device connected in parallel with a router that connects an external network and an internal network, includes a hardware processor that: determines if a packet received over the external network is blocked by the router when the packet is received; and sends a responding instruction to a device connected to the internal network based on the received packet if the received packet is determined to be the packet that is blocked by the router.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219467

Power control apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same

A power control apparatus that supplies an ac current to a load and adjusts a current amount by setting a portion of a phase range among each of half-wave periods of the ac current to be supplied as a conduction angle and setting the remainder as a non-conduction angle, includes: a reference value determiner that defines a period across a plurality of half-wave periods as a current determination period and that determines a reference value of the conduction angle; and a distribution processor that determines a distribution value to distribute the conduction angle and performs current amount adjustment by distributed conduction angles, wherein the distribution processor determines the distribution value within one current determination period such that the value includes a positive distribution value and a negative distribution value, and an average value of the distributed conduction angles is within ±2.5% with respect to the reference value.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219174

Organic electroluminescence panel

An object of the present invention is to provide an organic electroluminescence panel including a light-transmissive organic electroluminescence element, having a wide light-emitting area constituted by a plurality of divided light-emitting areas, and having improved luminance uniformity and stability. An organic electroluminescence panel of the present invention includes an organic electroluminescence element having a light transmittance of 50% or more at a wavelength of 550 nm during non-emission of light, and is characterized in that, in the organic electroluminescence element, a light-emitting area constituted by at least a positive electrode, an organic functional layer unit, and a negative electrode is divided into a plurality of parts on a substrate, both the positive electrode and the negative electrode constituting the light-emitting area are constituted by light-transmissive electrodes, and a positive electrode constituting one of the divided light-emitting areas is electrically connected in series to a negative electrode constituting another adjacent light-emitting area.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218244

Optical print head and image forming device

An optical print head including light emitting elements, drivers, setters, a detector, and a generator. The detector is for detecting a noise component superimposed on a luminance signal, on transmission circuitry for transmitting the luminance signal from a setter to a driver, in a state in which the setter is outputting the luminance signal. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218119

Cloud-to-local, local-to-cloud switching and synchronization of medical images and data

A method to synchronize medical data between a cloud repository on a cloud server and a plurality of local repositories on a plurality of local servers of healthcare facilities connected to the cloud server. The plurality of local servers includes a first local server and the plurality of local repositories includes a first local repository on the first local server. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218074

Precision search and extraction of medical images and data in cloud-based storage

A method to search, extract, and display medical images and data between a plurality of medical repositories on a plurality of medical servers of healthcare facilities within a network. The plurality of medical servers are connected through a data integration controller and includes a local medical server and two or more remote medical servers. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217794

Image processing apparatus which performs communication with external apparatus

The image processing apparatus performs a communication process targeting an external apparatus via a network. When performing a communication process, the image processing apparatus determines whether or not the external apparatus which is a target of the communication process is registered in a destination list in which apparatuses corresponding to a predetermined condition are registered. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217792

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and program for image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: rasterization processors that rasterize input image data and generate raster image data; a predictor that predicts a rasterization processing time required for the rasterization processors to rasterize input image data of a unit to be subjected to an image formation process on each recording paper sheet; a hardware processor that determines an order in which the rasterization processors rasterize the input image data of the unit; an image former that performs the image formation process based on the raster image data; a sheet ejection processor that acquires, from the image former, each recording paper sheet subjected to the image formation process, and performs a sheet ejection process; and the hardware processor that determines an order of the recording paper sheets to be ejected by the sheet eject processor, to adjust the order of the recording paper sheets to an order of pages.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217787

Communications system, image processing apparatus, and recording medium

In a communication system, within a first subnetwork, a first image processing apparatus sets a first timeout time serving as a timeout time for communication within the first subnetwork and a second timeout time serving as a timeout time for communication between the first subnetwork and the second subnetwork, and notifies an image processing apparatus within the first subnetwork other than the first image processing apparatus of the first timeout time and the second timeout time and notifies a second image processing apparatus of the second timeout time.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217547

Image forming apparatus and control program

An image forming apparatus that forms an image on a transfer material in an image forming mode, includes: a photoreceptor rotatable in a predetermined rotation direction; a developer that forms a toner image on the photoreceptor using a two-component developing agent including toner and a carrier; a transferor that transfers the toner image on the photoreceptor onto the transfer material; a carrier collector that applies an electric field corresponding to a collecting bias to a carrier adhering to the photoreceptor to collect the carrier; a carrier detector that detects a carrier remaining on the photoreceptor after collecting the carrier by the carrier collector; and a hardware processor that sets the collecting bias in the image forming mode on the basis of the amount of carriers detected by the carrier detector when a carrier adhesion detecting mode for forcibly causing a carrier to adhere to the photoreceptor is executed.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217540

Fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A fixing apparatus includes: an endless fixing belt; a pad member having a receiving surface and a supported surface; a pressing rotator pressing the fixing belt against the receiving surface and forming a nip portion between an outer circumferential surface of the fixing belt and the pressing rotator; a supporting member supporting the pad member; and a heating source to heat the fixing belt. The supporting member includes a base abutting on the supported surface of the pad member, and an erected wall erected from the base to partition a space inside the fixing belt into an upstream space and a downstream space. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217539

Solid lubricant, solid lubricant application apparatus and image forming apparatus

A solid lubricant to be applied onto an image carrier of an image forming apparatus of an electrophotographic system, includes a metal soap and resin particles, and the resin particles have a particle main body constituted by a rigid resin other than fluorine-based resins, and fluorine atoms carried on the surface of the particle main body.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217533

Fixing member, image forming apparatus, fixing method, and image forming method

A fixing member includes a base material, an elastic layer, and a surface layer, all of which are laminated in the order in a thickness direction, wherein the surface layer has a porous structure formed by a plurality of pores, each of which has a pore size of less than 1 μm.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217521

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device, includes a first storage chamber that stores developer; a first conveyor that is disposed in the first storage chamber and conveys developer; a developer supporter that is disposed so as to face an image supporter, supports developer conveyed from the first conveyor, and conveys the supported developer to a developing position where an electrostatic latent image formed on the image supporter is developed; a second storage chamber that stores developer conveyed via the developing position and communicates with the first storage chamber at a confluent opening; a second conveyor that is disposed in the second storage chamber and conveys developer conveyed via the developing position toward the confluent opening; and a third storage chamber that stores developer overflowing in a case where an amount of developer in the second storage chamber becomes a predetermined amount or more.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217520

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a correction amount calculator, a fluidity measuring unit, and an external additive amount calculator. The correction amount calculator calculates a correction amount of fluidity to correct the fluidity of a two-component developer. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217517

Toner for electrostatic charge image development

A toner for electrostatic charge image development includes toner base particles including at least a binder resin, has a volume resistivity of 1.0×1014 Ω·cm or more at 25° c. With 50% rh by a temperature change method, and has a volume resistivity of 1.0×1015 Ω·cm or less at 67° c. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217515

Electrostatic charge image developing toner

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a binder resin and a release agent. A ratio of a crystalline polyester resin to the total amount of a amorphous polyester resin and the crystalline polyester resin is within a range exceeding 40% by mass to 60% by mass. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217312

Holographic optical element and method for producing the same

The present invention relates to a holographic optical element having a volume hologram recording layer containing a photopolymer, and at least one adjacent layer that is in contact with the volume hologram recording layer and contains a resin and a thiol compound. According to the present invention, a means for improving the diffraction efficiency of a holographic optical element having a volume hologram recording layer is provided.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217311

Holographic optical element and method for producing the same

The present invention provides a means for suppressing an occurrence of a ghost by enhancing diffraction efficiency of a holographic optical element having a volume hologram recording layer. The present invention is a holographic optical element including: a volume hologram recording layer containing a photopolymer, and at least one adjacent layer which is in contact with the volume hologram recording layer and contains a resin, wherein a diffraction grating is formed so as to extend from the volume hologram recording layer to the adjacent layer.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217303

Silver reflector, and manufacture method and examination method therefor

Provided is a silver reflector capable of maintaining a high reflectivity achieved by using silver even under a hot and humid environment, wherein a film stress can be suppressed and a face deformation of an optical surface can be reduced, and a manufacture method therefor. A film stress after a reflection film is formed is within a range of +100 mpa to −100 mpa, and a film stress after the reflection film is subjected to a hot and dry environment at 110° c. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217238

Mirror unit and optical-scanning-type object detection device

An optical unit contains an optical element made of resin obtained by integrally forming a reflector in which a reflecting surface which reflects a light flux is formed on an outer peripheral side surface, and a flange extending in a direction orthogonal to the reflector to support the reflector; a rotary driving body which rotates the optical element; and a connecting device which connects the flange of the optical element to the rotary driving body, the optical element being capable of rotating around a rotational axis of the rotary driving body.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180215938

Image forming method

The present invention provides an image forming method capable of suppressing glossiness unevenness in one image with curability of an ink droplet having been caused to land on a recording medium increased. The image forming method includes: preparing an actinic radiation-curable inkjet ink containing a radical polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator, a gelling agent, and a nucleating agent; discharging a droplet of the actinic radiation-curable inkjet ink to cause the droplet to land on a surface of a recording medium; and curing the droplet by irradiating the droplet having been caused to land on the recording medium with actinic radiation. ... Konica Minolta Inc

08/02/18 / #20180214092

Holding tray and bucky image capturing table

A holding tray holds an x-ray detection panel on a placing surface. The holding tray includes: a lock that locks the x-ray detection panel on the placing surface with a plurality of holding patterns of different types and/or arrangement directions of the x-ray detection panel; and a detector that detects the holding pattern of the x-ray detection panel locked on the placing surface.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213100

Paper thickness detecting device and image forming apparatus

A paper thickness detecting device that detects a paper thickness in accordance with a detection signal of a displacement sensor, includes: a pair of paper thickness detecting rollers including a first roller and a second roller that pinch a paper conveyed via a pair of conveyance rollers; and the displacement sensor that detects a displacement amount of the pair of paper thickness detecting rollers at the time when the paper passes through the pair of paper thickness detecting rollers, wherein the paper thickness is detected on the basis of the displacement amount of the pair of paper thickness detecting rollers that follows to rotate with respect to the paper conveyed via the pair of conveyance rollers.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180212184

Organic electroluminescent element

An object of the present invention is to provide an organic electroluminescent element which is excellent in high-temperature resistance, bending resistance, and light transmittance. The organic electroluminescent element according to the present invention includes an organic functional layer, which includes a light emitting layer interposed by a pair of transparent electrodes, between an element substrate and a sealing substrate, wherein both the element substrate and the sealing substrate have a gas barrier layer, and an anti-reflection film is laminated on the surface at a light emission side of at least one of the element substrate and the sealing substrate via a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211356

Image display system

An image display system, including: a server and a client terminal, wherein the server includes a server-side hardware processor which performs rendering to generate an initial display image, transmits the initial display image and the image data to the client terminal, at least when rendering is performed to a plurality of pieces of image data, the server executes rendering and transmission of image data so that at least parts of execution periods overlap, the server-side hardware processor executes rendering until end of the transmission, the client terminal is a zero client terminal and includes a client-side hardware processor which displays the received initial display image, and performs rendering of the received image data to generate and display a client display image, and the client terminal executes rendering by switching from the server-side hardware processor to the client-side hardware processor based on end of the transmission.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211053

Access information setting system, access information setting method and data transmission device

An access information setting system includes: a data reception device; a data transmission device that transmits data to the data reception device via a network; and a writing device that writes access information for accessing to the data reception device via the network, in a storing medium. The data transmission device obtains the access information written in the storing medium, and sets a network setting for accessing to the data reception device in accordance with the access information as one network setting which can be used by the data transmission device.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210389

Image forming system, job execution method, and computer readable storage medium storing job execution program

An image forming system that forms an image on the basis of a job, in a case that an operation mode is a first operation mode, performs a control to resume a job suspended because of the conveyance defect when a predetermined signal is recognized after the automatic purge process finishes, and in a case that the operation mode is a second operation mode, performs a control to continually resume a job suspended because of the conveyance defect without waiting for the predetermined signal to be recognized after the automatic purge process finishes.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210383

Image forming system, image forming control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing program

Provided is an image forming system in which a plurality of image forming apparatuses are tandem-connected in series. The image forming system comprises a controller that processes image data used for image formation and controlling the image forming apparatus, wherein the controller has a function of outputting an inspection image for obtaining calibration data of the image forming apparatus by the image forming apparatus and enabling acquisition of the reading result read by an image reading unit, and in the function, the controller prepares data for the inspection image to be output by one image forming apparatus and duplicates the data, and transmits inspection image data to each image forming apparatus, and performs control so that image is formed on different transfer media respectively by the respective image forming apparatuses based on the inspection image data received by each image forming apparatus.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180209907

Target biological substance analysis method and analysis system

An analysis method of a target biological substance for analyzing a tissue specimen with a fluorescence microscope is provided. The tissue specimen is stained with immunostaining reagents including different kinds of fluorescent nanoparticles. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180208789

Inkjet recording method using colored ink

Purpose is to provide an inkjet recording method for forming high-quality color image on a thick recording medium having low thermal conductance rate. The present invention is a single-pass inkjet recording method using an ink set including at least two active ray-curing color inks, and a recording medium having thermal conductivity of less than 0.10 w/(m·k) and thickness of 0.4 mm or more. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207937

Image forming apparatus and quality determination method

Provided are an image forming apparatus and a quality determination method by which the quality of each of a plurality of normal images allocated to a recording medium can be easily and appropriately determined. The image forming apparatus is provided with: recording means for applying color material to a recording medium in accordance with a recording operation of a plurality of recording elements; image forming control means for causing the recording means to form on the recording medium a composite image including a test image and a plurality of normal images to be formed, the normal images being allocated to a recording range on the recording medium; reading means for reading the image formed on the recording medium; failure detection means for detecting failures in the recording operation performed by the recording elements, from the test image read by the reading means; and determination means for determining the quality of each of the plurality of normal images on the basis of the result of the failure detection in the recording operation, obtained by the quality detection means, and arrangement information relating to each of the images in the composite image.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/26/18 / #20180206824

Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus

An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes the following. An ultrasound probe includes a transmitting opening including a plurality of transducers, and the transmitting opening includes a plurality of transducer groups including at least a first transducer group and a second transducer group. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204326

Dynamic image processing system

. . A dynamic image processing system including a hardware processor that extracts a heart region from a chest dynamic image which is obtained by radiation imaging of a dynamic state at a chest, extracts a density waveform for each pixel in the extracted heart region, determines an extraction target candidate region of blood flow information based on the extracted density waveform for each pixel, and sets an extraction target region of the blood flow information in the determined extraction target candidate region of the blood flow information.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203656

Image forming apparatus, method for supporting access, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable program

An image forming apparatus for use in a network to establish a first session with a server external to the network in order to allow access from the server and connected to a relay device provided in the network is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a selector configured to change a communication mode of the image forming apparatus to any one of a first mode to function as a gateway and a second mode not to function as the gateway according to communication conditions with the relay device; and a communication device configured to establish, when the communication mode is changed from the second mode to the first mode, a second session with the server; wherein the selector establishes the second session when it is impossible to perform communication with the relay device.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203581

Medical image display apparatus

A medical image display apparatus includes the following. A touch operating unit receives a touch input on a display screen of a display which displays a medical image. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203405

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus forms an image by transferring a toner image to a sheet, the toner image being formed on an image carrier belt with an elastic layer on a surface. The apparatus includes a rigid blade, an angle detector, an angle changer and a hardware processor. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203399

Finisher and image forming system

A finisher corrects curl of a sheet with a decurler which includes: an endless belt; a pushing shaft which pushes the endless belt; an upstream guide which guides the sheet between the endless belt and the pushing shaft; and a downstream guide which guides the sheet. The upstream guide includes: an upstream movable guide which follows motion of the pushing shaft; and an upstream fixed guide which covers the upstream side of the upstream movable guide. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203374

Image forming apparatus and image forming control program

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier on which an image is formed; a light source that generates a light beam; an optical scanner that executes scanning of the light beam; a reflection surface identifier that identifies each reflection surface of a rotary polygon mirror; a sub-scanning direction driver that relatively moves the image carrier and the light beam to each other; a storage that stores first jitter information; a photodetector that detects scanning of the light beam; a measurement device that generates second jitter information; and a hardware processor that uses the first and second jitter information to change a frequency of a write clock and adjust a phase of the write clock, wherein the hardware processor obtains a correction characteristic for a dot position shift, and changes the frequency of the write clock and adjusts the phase of the write clock.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180202923

Gas detection device and gas detection method

In a gas detection device and a gas detection method of the present invention, detection target gas is detected on the basis of reflected light of detection light (sensing light) frequency-modulated with respect to a center frequency and a distance to an object that generates the reflected light is measured. In the gas detection, an output signal of a light reception unit for receiving the reflected light is subjected to phase-sensitive detection. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/19/18 / #20180199918

Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and control method therefor

An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes an ultrasonic signal processing circuit including: a transmitter that selects a transmission transducer column from a plurality of transducers and transmits an ultrasonic beam to a target region; a receiver that generates a sequence of reception signals; a first phasing adder that generates a first acoustic beam signal by performing phasing addition on the sequence of reception signals; a parameter calculator that calculates a parameter for generating a subframe acoustic beam signal; a second phasing adder that generates a subframe acoustic beam signal; a synthesizer that generates a frame acoustic beam signal; a controller that determines whether to generate an ultrasonic image based on any one of the first acoustic beam signal and the frame acoustic beam signal; and an ultrasonic image generator that generates the ultrasonic image from any one of the first acoustic beam signal and the frame acoustic beam signal.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198954

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, method of replacing a part of shading reference data, and recording medium

An image reading device includes: a scanner having characteristics of causing a distortion of gradation including a sine wave being formed by its obtained image data and being represented as an array of gradation values arranged in a main scanning direction; a reference member to be scanned; a hardware processor that: obtains a gradation value at each main scanning position from shading reference data obtained from the reference member; determines a target range in the shading reference data based on the gradation value at the each main scanning position; generates a substitute part of data to be replaced for an original part of data in the target range; and replaces the original part of data with the substitute part of data while the gradation values at the start and end phase of the substitute part of data are adjusted to the same of the target range.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198948

Control device, control method and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing printer driver program

A control device that executes an operating system program includes a hardware processor, wherein the operating system program defines a process of setting one image forming apparatus among a plurality of image forming apparatuses as a default device, and a changing process, in the case where an execution device different from the default device is designated from among the plurality of image forming apparatuses by an application task for executing an application program and printing is performed by the execution device, setting the execution device as the default device, and the hardware processor allows one control target device among the plurality of image forming apparatuses to perform printing in response to an instruction for printing given by the application task, and maintains the same image forming apparatus as the default device before and after printing is performed by the control target device.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198937

Image inspection apparatus, image inspection system, and method for determining image position

An image inspection apparatus includes: an image forming apparatus that is capable of forming an image of a plurality of colors and includes: an inspector that comperes a scanned image obtained by scanning a surface of a sheet on which a job image and a marker image are formed with a reference image, and detects a defect in the scanned image, wherein a color of the marker image is a color having the lowest visibility, and the inspector extracts feature points of the job image and of the marker image from a scanned image of a color corresponding to a complementary color of the color having the lowest visibility included in the scanned image, and determines a position of the scanned image corresponding to the reference image based on the extracted feature points and feature points of the job image and of the marker image in the reference image.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180197290

Dynamic image processing apparatus

A dynamic image processing apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor extracts (i) a region of interest and/or (ii) a frame image of interest from a series of frame images obtained by dynamic imaging of a subject. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180197289

Dynamic analysis apparatus and dynamic analysis system

A dynamic analysis apparatus may include a setting section which sets a target region in a lung region of a chest dynamic image; a conversion section which calculates a representative value of a pixel signal value in the target region, and converts the pixel signal value; an extraction section which extracts a pulmonary blood flow signal from the image; and a calculation section which calculates a change in the pulmonary blood flow signal, and calculates a feature amount regarding pulmonary blood flow. The setting section may determine a size of the target region based on a size of a body part other than a lung blood vessel, a movement amount of a body part other than the lung blood vessel or subject information of the chest dynamic image, the subject information regarding a subject of the radiation imaging, and the setting section may set the target region.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196376

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that forms a toner image; an intermediate transfer belt that carries the toner image formed by the image former; a first winding corrector that corrects a winding of the intermediate transfer belt; and a second winding corrector that assists the first winding corrector in correcting the winding of the intermediate transfer belt, wherein the second winding corrector includes: an auxiliary roller that stretches the intermediate transfer belt and is supported to be axially movable; and an elastic member that is provided at each of axial ends of the auxiliary roller and urges the auxiliary roller toward an image center position.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196130

Ultrasound probe unit and ultrasound diagnostic apparatus

An ultrasound probe to be connected to an ultrasound diagnostic apparatus body, including an acoustic element that mutually converts an electrical signal and an ultrasonic signal, a motor that causes the acoustic element to perform rocking rotation, a frame that is formed from a resin with thermal conductive properties and that holds the acoustic element so as to allow rocking thereof, and an acoustic window that is formed from an ultrasound-transmitting material and that forms, together with the frame, a closed space that contains the acoustic element and a coupling liquid such that the motor is disposed outside the closed space.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc








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