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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detection device and detection method

A detection device for detecting a substance to be detected contained in a specimen has a pipette that has a detachable pipette tip and that suctions or discharges a specimen in a container, a pipette-moving unit for moving the pipette, and a control unit for controlling the pipette and pipette-moving unit. The control unit controls the pipette and the pipette-moving unit so that the pipette suctions a portion of specimen in the container with the pipette-moving unit having moved the distal end of the pipette tip to a position (a) in the lower side of the container, and thereafter discharges in the container the specimen suctioned by the pipette to stir the specimen with the pipette-moving unit having moved the distal end of the pipette tip to a position (b) above the position (a).. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes: a stacker that stacks sheets of paper; a suction conveyor disposed vertically above the sheets stacked in the stacker for sucking and conveying the sheets; a blower that blows air onto the sheets; and a regulating member disposed on a downstream side of the suction conveyor in a conveyance direction, facing an outlet of the sheets of the suction conveyor and projecting vertically upward, wherein the suction conveyor includes: horizontal portions provided on both ends in a width direction; and a recess provided in an intermediate portion and recessed vertically above the horizontal portions, and a lower limit of a projection height of the regulating member is set so that, when there is a vertical gap between a vertical upper end portion of the regulating member and the horizontal portions, a length of the gap is less than twice a thickness of the sheets.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Molding die and plate-shaped optical component fabricated using same, and method for manufacturing same

An aspect of a mold is for forming therein a cavity for producing a plate-like optical component. The mold includes a stationary mold half, and a movable mold half which forms the cavity in cooperation with the stationary mold half. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Piezoelectric element, method for producing the same, ultrasound probe, and ultrasound imaging apparatus

The piezoelectric element includes a piezoelectric composite including a plurality of piezoelectrics and a reaction product, and an electrode pair. The plurality of piezoelectrics is disposed in alignment at an interval of 1 to 10 μm. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Control device of ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, clutter component reducing method

A control device of an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a detector that detects a doppler signal from a reception signal based on a reflected ultrasonic wave reflected on an internal portion of a subject, and a clutter component reducer that acquires a frequency spectrum based on the doppler signal and reduces a clutter component from the acquired frequency spectrum based on symmetry of the clutter component which is distinguished from asymmetry of a blood flow component in the acquired frequency spectrum.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

Method and system for capturing images for wound assessment with moisture detection

A wound assessment method which can estimate a moisture level of the wound, and related image capture device. The wound area is imaged at least twice where the wound is illuminated under different illumination light intensities. ... Konica Minolta Inc

Management device, communication system, and recording medium

A management device for an image processing apparatus includes a communication interface and a hardware processor. The communication interface transmits and receives a job to be executed in the image processing apparatus. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191921

Method and system of using ipv6 packet extensions to allow or prevent execution of a job based on physical location

A method, a computer readable medium, and a multi-function peripheral are disclosed, which use ipv6 packet extensions for execution of a job request based on proximity. The method including sending a job to be processed by a multi-function peripheral with an ipv6 destination options extension header from a client device to the multi-function peripheral, the ipv6 destination options extension header containing a physical location of the client device; receiving the job with the ipv6 destination options extension header containing the physical location of the client device on the multi-function peripheral; examining the ipv6 destination options extension header containing the physical location of the client device on the multi-function peripheral; and executing the job if the physical location of the client device is within a defined proximity to the multi-function peripheral.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191917

Remote support system and recording medium

A remote support system includes: an image processing apparatus; an information terminal apparatus; and an information processing apparatus serving for remote support. The image processing apparatus and the information terminal apparatus operate in sync with each other. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180190050

System and method for contact card generation with controlled access management

Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for generating contact cards, such as printed business cards. Additionally, the present invention relates to systems and management to allow individuals or employees to generate contact cards in a controlled manner, and to provide a mechanism to allow card recipients to obtain selective information access by virtue of information furnished with the card, and access configurations tracked to a unique id associated with the card. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189936

Method and system to compensate for bidirectional reflectance distribution function (brdf)

A method, a computer program product, and a system are disclosed to compensate for bidirectional reflectance distribution function (brdf). The method including selecting an area of a landscape to be imaged; obtaining a plurality of aerial images of the selected area from a sensor or camera, wherein each of the plurality of aerial images comprises a plurality of pixels; combining the plurality of pixels from each of the plurality of images to form a plurality of superpixels, each of the plurality of superpixels comprising the plurality of pixels from one or more of the plurality of aerial images, and wherein each of the superpixels has a same resolution; combining the plurality of the superpixels into a single image, which simulates a satellite image; and performing a brdf correction on one more of the obtained aerial images to adjust and/or change an intensity of the plurality of pixels.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189617

Method and system for verification of print media within a tray

A method, system, and recording medium are disclosed for verifying a type of print media within trays of an image forming apparatus. The method includes feeding a sheet of a print media from a tray of the image forming apparatus to an in-line spectrophotometer; measuring characteristics of the print media with the in-line spectrophotometer, the measured characteristics of the print media including at least one of brightness, whiteness, or color; and determining if the measured characteristics of the print media matches a type of print media identified in a tray database for the tray of the image forming apparatus.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189007

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit configured to form an image on a recording medium; a server unit having a server function; a casing having the image forming unit housed therein; and a cabinet arranged below the casing and having the server unit housed therein. The cabinet serves as a partition between the image forming unit and the server unit, and is provided as a housing separately from the casing.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189005

Method and system of using oauth2 to secure neighbor discovery

A method, a computer program product, and a system are disclosed, which use oauth2 to secure ipv6 neighbor discovery. The method including sending a neighbor discovery duplicate address detection (dad) package from a client device on a communication network, the neighbor discovery dad package having an authorization code for an oauth2 token for access to an ipv6 network; receiving the neighbor discovery dad package with the authorization code on an authorizing device, the authorizing device configured to issue oauth2 tokens; issuing the oauth2 token having an expiration to the client device for access to the ipv6 network; and allowing the client device to access the ipv6 network until the expiration of the oauth2 token.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180189004

Print job ticket management

A method for printing. The method includes: receiving, by a print manager executing on a computer processor, a user print job ticket including a normal-type print parameter and a first user value for the normal-type print parameter; identifying, within a print job dictionary, a first mapping object for the normal-type print parameter; determining, by the print manager and from the first mapping object, a first native print parameter corresponding to the normal-type print parameter; determining, by the print manager and from the first mapping object, a first native value corresponding to the first user value; generating, by the print manager, a native print job ticket including the first native print parameter and the first native value for the first native print parameter; and generating a hardcopy based on the native print job ticket by sending the native print job ticket to a printer.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188929

Dialog transparency adjustability

A method for managing a dialog box. The method includes: displaying, on a display screen, the dialog box including a transparency gui widget; obtaining a transparency setting specified by a user of the application, where the user interacts with the transparency gui widget to specify the transparency setting; and adjusting the transparency of the dialog box on the display screen based on the transparency setting.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188533

Head-up display device

A head-up display device includes: an image generator that emits light; and a display member including: a projection surface onto which the light is projected, wherein when the light is emitted to the projection surface, the light is reflected from the projection surface to display a real image passing through the display member and a virtual image; and a plate material including: a pair of optical surfaces, one positioned nearer to an observer side than the other, and either of which can serve as the projection surface; an end surface connecting peripheries of the pair of optical surfaces; and an end main surface formed at a predetermined a distance from the end surface to a reference line passing through a reference point and being orthogonal to a tangent plane at the reference point.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188512

Illumination optical system and projector

An illumination optical system includes a lens group, a diaphragm, and a prism unit including first to third prisms and a rotationally-asymmetrical curved reflective surface having a positive power and satisfying the conditional formula: pya/pza<pyb/pzb, where pya, pyb represent powers of the curved reflective surface at positions of points a, b, respectively within a reference plane formed in the prism unit by rays passing through centers of the lens group and the diaphragm, and pza, pzb represent powers of the curved reflective surface at positions of points a, b, respectively, within a plane including normal lines of the reference plane and the curved reflective surface, points a and b representing where the principal ray of a beam illuminating the area nearest and farthest, respectively, to the lens group impinges on the curved reflective surface, along an intersection line between an image display surface and the reference plane.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188362

Objective sensor, objective sensor dirt determination method, and object detection device

An objective sensor, a dirt determination method thereof, and an object detection device according to the present invention, individually transmit transmission waves in a plurality of mutually different directions and receive the respective reflected wave thereof, through a protective member, so as to measure, with the plurality of directions as a plurality of measurement points, a transmission and reception time and the intensity of the reflected wave for each of the plurality of measurement points. Then, the objective sensor, the dirt determination method thereof, and the object detection device extract, as dirt candidate points, the measurement points each having the transmission and reception time shorter than a first threshold time and the intensity equivalent to or more than threshold intensity, regard the dirt candidate points that have been extracted, as the dirt points in a case where the dirt candidate points continue for a second threshold time or more, and acquire the dirt point distributions on the basis of the dirt points. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188177

Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program

Provided is a technology in which an image accurately representing a distribution of an area where a specific portion of a cell in an image capturing a cell morphology is captured can be stably acquired. In order to provide the technology, an acquisition unit acquires a virtual cell distribution image in which a distribution of an assumed cell area to be assumed that a specific portion of a cell in a cell morphology image capturing a cell morphology is represented by a plurality of cell display elements, and one or more cell display elements of the plurality of cell display elements is depicted according to an operation of a user. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186092

Patterns for 3d printing

A method for three-dimensional (3d) printing. The method includes: obtaining a native file of a computer-aided design (cad) application; identifying, within the native file, a first 3d shape associated with a 3d infill pattern; generating a slicer description language file including: a first section specifying the 3d infill pattern; and a second section including instructions to print the first 3d shape filled with multiple instances of the 3d infill pattern by referencing the first section, where the first section and the second section are separate in the slicer description language file; and sending the slicer description language file to a 3d printer for printing the first 3d shape filled with the 3d infill pattern.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

07/05/18 / #20180186037

Forming mold, optical element, and method for producing optical element

There is provided a forming mold 40 made on the basis of a standard more reliable than an average roughness of a surface of a metal film that generates surface plasmon resonance, the forming mold being capable of improving an s/n ratio of an optical element 20. A forming mold 40 for a substrate 21 of an optical element 20 used for measurements utilizing surface plasmon, wherein an spc value of a molding surface 51t for transferring a shape onto a surface 21a of the substrate 21 on a side facing an object to be measured is equal to or less than 100 [1/mm].. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183955

Server, image processing unit and non-transitory recording medium

A server connected to an image processing device over a network, executes: running an application that operates in cooperation with the image processing device; obtaining screen information to use the application from the application based on a request from an external device; outputting the screen information to the external device; detecting an error on the image processing device with which the application operates in cooperation; and adding error information to access an error screen constructed by the image processing device to the screen information when the error on the image processing device is detected. The server outputs the screen information with added the error information to the external device when the error information is added to the screen information.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183950

Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and program

An image processing apparatus that communicates with at least one server includes: a hardware processor that: receives an input of a schedule of maintenance on the server; transmits information to the server; prohibits transmission processing of information to the server during a maintenance period on the basis of the schedule received by the hardware processor; and a storage that stores information indicating prohibition of the transmission processing by the hardware processor, wherein the hardware processor transmits the information stored in the storage to the server after completion of maintenance of the server on the basis of the schedule.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183946

Controller, calibration control program, and calibration control method

Provided is a controller including an image processor and an image forming device, both performing calibration, and the controller includes a hardware processor that: associates first calibration data indicating a first calibration result with second calibration data indicating a second calibration result, and stores the first and second calibration data; compares the obtained first calibration data with the stored first calibration data, and determines whether the stored first calibration data includes data equal to the obtained first calibration data; and, when there is no data equal to the obtained first calibration data, creates the second calibration data to be associated with the obtained first calibration data by performing the second calibration, and, when there is data equal to the obtained first calibration data, creates the second calibration data to be associated with the obtained first calibration data, using the second calibration data stored and associated with the equal data.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181804

Data normalization for handwriting recognition

Disclosed herein is a method of optimizing data normalization by selecting the best height normalization setting from training rnn (recurrent neural network) with one or more datasets comprising multiple sample images of handwriting data, which comprises estimating a few top place ratios for normalization by minimizing a cost function for any given sample image in the training dataset, and further, determining the best ratio from the top place ratios by validating the recognition results of sample images with each top place ratio.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180545

Measurement method, and measuring chip and measuring kit used for the same

Provided is a measurement method with which an analyte in a sample containing a high concentration of the analyte can be measured with high accuracy without diluting the sample in multiple stages. An embodiment of the present invention relates to a measurement method for measuring an amount of an analyte in a sample, the method including: a binding step of providing the sample to a containing part of a measuring chip including the containing part for containing liquid, and a first capture body immobilized inside the containing part and having a recognition site that specifically binds to the analyte so as to bind the analyte contained in the sample to the first capture body; and a measurement step of measuring an amount of the analyte bound to the first capture body. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180496

Strain sensor and recording medium

A strain sensor includes a marker, a light source, a first detector, a second detector and a calculator. The marker includes a strain body and surface plasmon generating particles which are arranged in the strain body in a direction normal to a light receiving surface of the strain body and in a first direction that is an in-plane direction of the light receiving surface. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180180480

Multi-angle colorimeter

First and second measurement operations are performed according to each of a plurality of geometric conditions while keeping the geometric condition. In the first measurement operation, illumination light is radiated from a first light radiating position toward a measurement target position and spectroscopic measurement is performed on reflected light traveling from the measurement target position toward a first light receiving position. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/28/18 / #20180177395

Central processing device and central processing method for system for monitoring persons to be monitored, and system for monitoring persons to be monitored

A central processing apparatus and a method for use in a subject observation system, and the system according to the present invention include: storing an associative relationship between a sensor unit and a group composed of a specified number of terminal devices to receive via the central processing apparatus and display observational information about a subject inspected by the sensor unit; when a first acceptance notification signal having been sent to notify the central processing apparatus that a predetermined operation to the sensor unit is accepted by a first terminal device is received from the first terminal device, sending to a second terminal device a second acceptance notification signal indicating that the predetermined operation is accepted by the first terminal device, the second terminal device belonging to the first group to which the first terminal device belongs and other than the first terminal device.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176415

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 distorted sine wave being formed by its obtained image data and being represented as an array of shade values arranged in a main scanning direction; a reference member to be scanned; a hardware processor that: obtains a shade value at each main scanning coordinate from shading reference data obtained from the reference member; detects the start and end position of a distorted waveform range in the shading reference data; defines the start and end position of a target range as the main scanning coordinates of two peaks, the two peaks being in a distorted sine wave formed by the shading reference data, the two peaks being within a predetermined reference distance to the right and left of the start and end position; and replaces a part of data in the target range with a substitute part of data.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176403

Information processing apparatus, data sharing method, and data-sharing program

An information processing apparatus, which can communicate with other information processing apparatuses, includes: a volatile storage; a nonvolatile storage; a storage controller that associates data with a user and stores the data; a data manager that shares management information with the other information processing apparatuses; an operation user detector that detects a user operating any of the apparatuses as an operation user; an operation state switcher that switches between a first operation and a second operation state; a data specifier that specifies data related to the operation user and an apparatus stored with the data; a data obtainer that obtains data from a storage device; a transferer that stores data stored in the nonvolatile storage among the specified data in the volatile storage; and a data supplier that returns data specified by a request among the data stored in the second or the volatile storage.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175751

Controller for permanent magnet synchronous motor, control method, and image forming apparatus

A controller for a permanent magnet synchronous motor having a rotor using a permanent magnet is provided. The rotor rotates by a rotating magnetic field caused by a current flowing through an armature. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180175315

Gas barrier film, transparent electroconductive member, and organic electroluminescence element, and method for producing gas barrier film, method for producing transparent electroconductive member, and method for producing organic electroluminescence element

An organic el element includes a gas barrier film including: a resin base material; a light scattering layer provided on the resin base material; a smoothing layer provided on the light scattering layer; and a gas barrier layer provided on the smoothing layer, wherein the arithmetic average roughness (ra) of the surface of the gas barrier layer is from 0 nm to 3 nm, and the average of the diameters in the planar direction of the convexities formed on the surface of the gas barrier layer is 50 nm or larger.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180174320

Posture detection device and posture detection method

In a posture detection device and a posture detection method of the present invention, an image of a prescribed detection area is acquired by an image acquisition unit, a head portion is extracted from the acquired image of the detection area, a prescribed parameter for the extracted head portion is determined, and whether a prescribed posture is taken is determined on the basis of the determined parameter. Therefore, in the posture detection device and posture detection method of the present invention, the posture of a monitored subject can be determined more precisely with a simpler configuration.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173470

Print relay server, method for giving print command, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable program

A print relay server is provided which performs processing for causing one or more image forming apparatuses to print a document sent by a transmission device. That one or more image forming apparatuses are located in a second organization which a second person is in. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173150

Image forming system

An image forming system includes a first device and a second device that are connected in series. The first device can continuously discharge a paper. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173148

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus including an image forming unit and a controller configured to control an operation of the image forming unit is provided. The image forming unit includes a conductive member to which a bias voltage is supplied in image formation. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173147

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device that forms an image by an electrophotographic method, wherein the image forming device includes the photosensitive body on which two or more layers are laminated, and further includes a hardware processor that predicts a degree of consumption of a photosensitive body, and the hardware processor specifies timing when a layer begins to lie on an outermost side, the layer being one of the two or more layers and lying on the outermost side at time of predicting the degree of consumption, and uses an electrical characteristic of the image forming device after the timing specified, to predict the degree of consumption of the photosensitive body.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173141

Sliding member, sliding member for fixing device, fixing device, and image formation apparatus

A sliding member includes a first fiber sheet composed of ultrafine fibers composed of a first polymer of a polysulfide-based polymer, a polyimide-based polymer, a polyamide-based polymer or a polyamideimide-based polymer, the ultrafine fiber, when composed of the polyimide-based polymer or the polyamideimide-based polymer, having an average fiber diameter of 0.5 μm or more and 5 μm or less, the ultrafine fiber, when composed of the polysulfide-based polymer or the polyamide-based polymer, having an average fiber diameter of 1 μm or more and 15 μm or less.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173135

Powder supply device

A powder supply device including: a powder fluidizing unit which blows air into the powder in the tank to fluidize the powder; a powder supply path forming member which forms a powder supply path in which one end is the ejection port and the other end is an inflow port connected to the tank, wherein the fluidized powder flows into the inflow port so as to be ejected from the ejection port through the powder supply path; an air blower which blows air toward the powder that is about to flow into the inflow port; and a hardware processor, wherein the hardware processor is capable of executing supply flow rate control of controlling a powder ejection amount from the ejection port according to an air blowing amount by the air blower by controlling the air blowing amount.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173130

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same

An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor, a charging member, a first power supply circuit which supplies electric power to the charging member, a detector configured to detect a current value of an alternating current which flows to the charging member, and a controller configured to control an operation of the first power supply circuit. The controller is configured to lower a frequency of alternating-current power supplied to the charging member by the first power supply circuit when the current value detected by the detector in application of a voltage of a prescribed value to the charging member by the first power supply circuit is equal to or smaller than a predetermined value.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172953

Zoom lens and image pickup device

There are provided a zoom lens which has a wide angle, maintains the brightness of an f-number, and has various aberrations excellently corrected, and an image pickup device having such zoom lens mounted thereon. A zoom lens 10 substantially includes a positive first lens group gr1, a negative second lens group gr2, a positive third lens group gr3, a positive fourth lens group gr4, and a fifth lens group gr5 in order from an object side. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172830

Distance image processing device, distance image processing method, distance image processing program, and recording medium

A distance image processing device, a distance image processing method and a distance image processing program according to the present invention obtain a distance image having a plurality of pixels corresponding to each of a plurality of directions different from each other based on a plurality of transmitted waves and a plurality of reflected waves and determine a target region as noise if a gradient of a distance value between the target region and a predetermined peripheral with respect to the target region is within a predetermined range and a pulse width of the reflected wave relating to the target region is larger than a pulse width of the reflected wave relating to the peripheral region when a predetermined region in the distance image is the target region. A recording medium records such a distance image processing program.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180172589

Objective biological substance analysis device, analysis system, analysis method, and analysis program

An analysis device for an objective biological substance includes a generator, a divider, an analyzer, and a calculator. The generator generates a microscopic image of a tissue sample after staining. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180171037

Photocurable composition and photocurable inkjet ink containing same, recording method using photocurable composition, and recording method using photocurable inkjet ink

A photocurable composition containing a photopolymerizable compound and a photoinitiator, wherein the photopolymerizable compound is a radically polymerizable monomer and the photoinitiator is a photoradical initiator. The photocurable composition is characterized by additionally contains a metal chelate compound, wherein the center metal element in the metal chelate compound is selected from metal elements belonging to group 2, group 4, group 8 and group 13 and the metal chelate compound is contained in an amount of 0.1 to 5% by mass inclusive relative to the whole mass of the photocurable composition. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170044

Piezoelectric thin film, piezoelectric actuator, inkjet head, inkjet printer, and method for manufacturing piezoelectric actuator

A piezoelectric thin film is formed by adding a donor element to lead zirconate titanate. In the piezoelectric thin film, a molar ratio of lead to a total sum of zirconium and titanium is 105% or higher, and, when positive and negative coercive electric fields in polarization and electric field hysteresis are referred to as ec (+) and ec (−), respectively, a value of. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167009

Controller for permanent magnet synchronous motor, and control method for estimating initial position of rotor

A controller for a sensorless permanent magnet synchronous motor having a rotor using a permanent magnet, the rotor rotating by a rotating magnetic field, caused by a current flowing through an armature is provided. The controller is configured to apply a pulse voltage for generating a magnetic field vector for searching for the initial position to each of search sections obtained by dividing a target range, narrow down a target range in such a manner that a search section in which a largest amount of current flows through the armature by application of the pulse voltage is selected as a subsequent target range, and repeat the application processing and the narrow-down processing to estimate the initial position.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165434

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus including a communication circuit configured to establish proximity communication with a biometric authentication apparatus, a display, and a processor configured to perform authentication processing with biological information detected by the biometric authentication apparatus is provided. The processor is configured to carry out control for reducing a quantity of light output from the display and incident on the biometric authentication apparatus during detection of the biological information by the biometric authentication apparatus when the processor receives information representing optical detection of the biological information by the biometric authentication apparatus from the biometric authentication apparatus through the communication circuit.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165039

Electronic apparatus setting device and non-transitory recording medium storing a computer readable program

Disclosed is an electronic apparatus setting device, including: a display; a communicator that communicates with a first electronic apparatus and a second electronic apparatus; a controller that receives an operation for the web panel of the first electronic apparatus, and that receives an instruction for selecting the second electronic apparatus as an apparatus to be set; and a hardware processor that: sets the first electronic apparatus in accordance with a content of the operation; and prepares setting information for carrying out a setting of the second electronic apparatus with a content which is same as the content of the operation, in accordance with the content of the operation when the controller receives the instruction for selecting the second electronic apparatus as the apparatus to be set, wherein the hardware processor carries out the setting of the second electronic apparatus in accordance with the prepared setting information.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164737

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cyclone portion, a bin, a filter, a fan, a detector and a corrector. The cyclone portion separates toner from air containing dispersed toner by centrifugation. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164733

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device that forms an image and a controller that acquires an image reading result of reading of an image of a transfer medium and determines a curling state of the transfer medium. In the determination of the curling state, a prescribed parameter extracted from the image reading result is compared with a prescribed parameter reference, thereby deciding the curling state according to the comparison result.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164730

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus provided with a sheet accommodating member that accommodates a sheet and is capable of being inserted into and withdrawn from an apparatus main body, and the image forming apparatus includes: a moving member movably supported in the sheet accommodating member; a charge member that is charged with energy by a movement of the moving member; and a retractor that retracts the sheet accommodating member into the apparatus main body by the energy charged in the charge member, when the sheet accommodating member is inserted into the apparatus main body.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164727

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer-readable program for image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a conveyor that conveys a recording medium; an image former that performs image formation for the recording medium; a receiver that receives an instruction of adjustment start of post pressing condition by a post processing apparatus without stopping a print job during continuous output operation that performs image formation continuously for a plurality of recording mediums, performs post processing by the post processing apparatus, and outputs the plurality of recording mediums; and a hardware processor that performs interval widening control for the recording medium being conveyed on a conveyance passage so as to convey the recording medium by widening an interval with a preceding recording medium from a time when the instruction of adjustment start of the post processing condition has been received.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164726

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a conveyor that conveys a sheet; a detector that detects an end position of the sheet conveyed by the conveyor in a second direction orthogonal to a first direction being a conveyance direction; a corrector that corrects deviation of the sheet by moving the sheet in the second direction on the basis of a detection result of the end position of the sheet in the second direction detected by the detector, and a hardware processor that obtains variation information based on the end position of the sheet detected by the detector, and adjusts an interval of the conveyed sheet while controlling operation of the corrector on the basis of the obtained variation information.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164723

Fuser with pressure pad and image forming device having the same

A fuser includes a pressure pad forming a nip with a fuser belt between the pad and a fuser rotator. A pressure face in contact with the belt has profiles in planes normal to the axis of the rotator. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164710

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes: an electrophotographic photosensitive body including an electroconductive substrate, and a charge generating layer, a charge transfer layer and a surface protective layer laminated on the substrate in this order, and a charging roller for causing contact electrification on the surface of the electrophotographic photosensitive body, wherein at least the surface protective layer contains inorganic microparticles having a fluorine compound on the surfaces and a binder resin, and the surface of the charging roller has a maximum height roughness rz≤0.5 μm.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164706

Photoconductor and method for producing the same

The photoconductor includes a conductive support, a photosensitive layer, and a protective layer. The protective layer is a polymer of a radical-polymerizable composition containing a perfluoropolyether compound including a radical-polymerizable functional group, a radical-polymerizable monomer including a radical-polymerizable functional group, and an inorganic fine particle including a radical-polymerizable functional group. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164671

Aerial image display device

This aerial image display device is provided with an optical plate having a plurality of reflective surfaces orthogonal to each other in plan view, a projection device, a specular mirror, and a screen. The mirror includes a counter mirror disposed spaced apart from the optical plate at the opposite side of a focused image m across the optical plate. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164277

Image processing device, pathological diagnosis support system, storage medium for image processing, and image processing method

An image processing device (2a) comprises: an input means for inputting a brightfield image representing cell morphology in a tissue section, and a fluorescence image representing, by fluorescent bright spots, the expression of a specific protein in the same range of the tissue section; a first generation means for generating a cell image obtained by extracting a specific site of a cell from the brightfield image; a second generation means for generating an image obtained by extracting bright spot regions from the fluorescence image, creating a brightness profile for each bright spot region, and generating a fluorescent particle image obtained by extracting the fluorescent particles in the bright spot regions on the basis of the fluorescence profile for one fluorescent particle, which serves as a fluorescence bright spot source; and a calculation means for superimposing the cell image and the fluorescent particle image on one another.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164257

Ultrasound probe unit and ultrasound diagnostic apparatus

The driving circuit includes a variable-output switch-mode power supply; a power amplifier into which an output voltage of the variable-output switch-mode power supply is input, and which outputs a driving voltage to an actuator on the basis of the output voltage; and a comparator that compares a first target voltage based on the driving voltage of the actuator with a second target voltage based on the output voltage of the variable-output switch-mode power supply, in which when an absolute value of the second target voltage is smaller than an absolute value of the first target voltage as a result of the comparison in the comparator, the control circuit performs switching control of the variable-output switch-mode power supply so as to increase the absolute value of the second target voltage to the absolute value of the first target voltage or larger.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164211

Gas detection device and gas detection method

In a gas detection device and a gas detection method of the present invention, frequency-modulated detection light is irradiated while being scanned, a light reception output signal obtained by receiving reflected light of the detection light is subjected to phase-sensitive detection, a resulting detection output signal is sampled, and detection target gas ga is detected on the basis of a sampling result. A modulation frequency of the detection light is controlled on the basis of a scanning speed.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162661

Image formation apparatus

Provided is an image formation apparatus having a paper tray which is removably provided to an apparatus main body, in which sheets are loaded on a lifting plate, and from which the sheets on the lifting plate are fed by a paper feeding device, and the apparatus includes a holder that holds the lifting plate at a position higher than a lowest position when the paper tray is pulled out of the apparatus main body and the sheets are loaded on the lifting plate, wherein the holding by the holder is canceled to make the lifting plate go down to the lowest position before an operation of inserting the paper tray into the apparatus main body is completed.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162146

Sheet conveying system and image forming system

A sheet conveying system includes: an upstream apparatus provided on an upstream side in a conveyance direction of a paper sheet; a downstream apparatus provided on a downstream side of the upstream apparatus; an upstream conveyor that conveys the paper sheet; an upstream driver that drives the upstream conveyor; a downstream conveyor that receives the paper sheet conveyed from the upstream conveyor, and conveys the paper sheet received from the upstream conveyor; a downstream driver that drives the downstream conveyor; an upstream controller that is connected to the upstream and downstream drivers; and a downstream controller that is connected to the downstream and upstream drivers, wherein the sheet conveying system switches control on the basis of sheet information between first control in which the upstream controller controls the upstream and downstream drivers and second control in which the downstream controller controls the downstream and upstream drivers.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162036

Sizing die, extrusion molding apparatus, and method of manufacturing tubular member using the same

Provided is a sizing die corresponding to a member installable between an extruder and a take-up machine, including a side surface in contact with an inner or outer surface of a tubular molten resin extruded toward the take-up machine through an annular die by the extruder, and causing the molten resin to flow along the side surface such that a shape of the molten resin matches a shape of the side surface, wherein the side surface includes a first region and a second region in an order of being close to the annular die in a flow direction of the molten resin, and surface roughness of the first region is smaller than surface roughness of the second region.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/14/18 / #20180161003

Ultrasound signal processing device, ultrasound signal processing method, and ultrasound diagnostic device

An ultrasound signal processing device includes ultrasound signal processing circuitry that operates as: a transmitter that causes an ultrasound probe to transmit ultrasound beams to an ultrasound main irradiation area defined by two straight lines each connecting a focal point and a different end of a transmission transducer element array; a receiver that generates receive signal sequences; a delay-and-sum calculator that sets first and second target areas in the ultrasound main irradiation area, and performs delay-and-summing of receive signal sequences based on ultrasound reflection from measurement points in the first and second target areas thereby to generate sub-frame acoustic line signals, the first target area is an entirety of an area located at or shallower than a focal depth, the second target area is part of an area located deeper than the focal depth; and a synthesizer that synthesizes sub-frame acoustic line signals to generate a frame acoustic line signal.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160000

Image forming apparatus which can reduce power consumption

. . An image forming apparatus which can reduce power consumption is provided. A service hub as an image forming apparatus has a print engine unit to form images, a mfp (multifunction peripheral) circuit which includes a main cpu (central processing unit) to control the print engine unit, a network interface circuit to perform communication with external devices, and a server circuit which includes a main cpu to control the network interface circuit. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159993

Composite apparatus

A composite apparatus includes: a first apparatus and a second apparatus that operate independently; and a console display that is shared by the first and second apparatus. The first and second apparatus each includes: a display memory that stores display data; and a drawing processor that instructs the console display to display the display data. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157941

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a conveying path on which a recording medium is conveyed; an image capturer that includes a light source and radiates light from the light source to capture the recording medium being conveyed at different timings to generate at least two images including a first image and a second image; and a movement amount calculator that calculates a movement amount of the recording medium between capturing timings of the first and second images, wherein the movement amount calculator: calculates an index distance which is a distance in a conveying direction of a pattern formed by reflected light from the recording medium; calculates a ratio between the index distance and a reference distance used for comparison with the index distance; and calculates a movement amount of the recording medium between the capturing timings of the first and second images.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157855

Image processing apparatus, method of notification of the number of ic card processes for the image processing apparatus, and recording medium

An image processing apparatus for a public key cryptography-based system using an ic card comprises: a job execution portion that executes a job given by a user; an ic card reader that accesses the ic card; a first calculator that estimates the number of ic card processes when the job execution portion executes the job, the ic card processes to be performed in the job, the ic card processes requiring the ic card reader to access the ic card; and a notification portion that provides to the user a notification that more than one ic card process is to be performed if the estimation by the first calculator results in more than one ic card process.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157190

Scanning optical apparatus and image forming apparatus

A scanning optical apparatus includes a light source, a deflector and an imaging optical system. The deflector deflects a beam emitted from the light source to scan a scanning surface with the beam in a main scanning direction. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157186

Image forming method and toner set for developing electrostatic latent image

An image forming method includes using yellow toner, magenta toner, cyan toner, and black toner in which each of the yellow toner, the magenta toner, the cyan toner, and the black toner includes a crystalline polyester resin having a constitutional unit derived from a linear chain aliphatic diol, an amorphous resin, a colorant, and a releasing agent. A carbon number of a linear chain aliphatic diol component forming the crystalline polyester resin contained in the black toner is 6 or more, and a carbon number of a linear chain aliphatic diol component forming the crystalline polyester resin contained in each of the yellow toner, the magenta toner, and the cyan toner is 3 or more and 5 or less.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157012

Infrared optical system, imaging optical device, and digital appliance

This infrared optical system using the wavelength range of 3 to 5 μm comprises, in the order from an object side, a first lens having a negative power and formed with a convex meniscus toward an object, a second lens that is convex on both sides, and a cold aperture. A bandpass filter is provided between the second lens and the image surface. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156680

Radiography image photographing device and radiography image photographing system

A radiography image photographing device includes: a sensor panel in which a plurality of radiation detection elements is arrayed two-dimensionally; a housing that houses the sensor panel; a detector that detects triaxial acceleration applied to the housing; an integrator that integrates a temporal change of acceleration in each axis which acceleration is detected by the detector; a normalization processor that normalizes an integration value of the acceleration in each axis which value is by the integrator; and a determiner that classifies the numeric value of each axis, which value is normalized by the normalization processor, by a first threshold and determines an impact part on the housing on the basis of a result of the classification for each axis.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154655

Relative position detection method, optical print head, and image forming device

A relative position detection method detecting a position of a light-emitting member relative to a lens array or a position of the lens array relative to the light-emitting member, in which the light-emitting member includes light-emitting elements arranged in a first direction and the lens array includes lenses arranged in the first direction and condenses light from the light-emitting elements to image positions of the light-emitting elements, optical axes of the lenses being orthogonal to the first direction. The method includes: causing the light-emitting elements to emit light; detecting, at a position displaced from the image positions along an optical axis direction, optical intensity distribution of light emitted from the light-emitting elements and transmitted through the lens array; and detecting a position of the light-emitting member relative to the lens array or a position of the lens array relative to the light-emitting member with use of the optical intensity distribution.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154653

Inkjet head and inkjet recording device

An object of the present invention is to provide an inkjet head and the like in which an ink chamber can be separated by a simple structure with high accuracy. An inkjet head according to the present invention includes: a head chip including a plurality of nozzles that ejects inks, a plurality of pressure chambers respectively in communication with the plurality of nozzles, and a piezoelectric element that generates pressure change inside each of the plurality of pressure chambers to eject an ink; an ink chamber to store an ink; and a holding portion that is jointed to an ink supply hole forming surface of the head chip and holds the ink chamber. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152574

Image forming device and image forming system

Provided is an image forming device in which a wrapped body that is a paper bundle wrapped in wrapping paper is set into a paper housing, the wrapping paper is subsequently removed and the paper bundle is exposed, and paper is conveyed by one sheet in image forming, the image forming device including: a reader that reads an image on the wrapping paper; and a hardware processor that: compares the image on the wrapping paper, the image being read by the reader, and an image on each of various kinds of wrapping paper, the image being stored in a storage; reads, from the storage, paper setting associated to wrapping paper corresponding to the image on the wrapping paper, the image being read by the reader; and sets a conveyance condition and a process condition based on the paper setting.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152573

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and control program for image forming system

In an image forming apparatus, while executing a print job that designates a delivery destination of a printed matte of a first quality to a first delivery tray, and prints multiple sets in which each set includes multiple sheets subjected to image formation in order of pages based on multiple page image data, in a case of having determined that a printed matter being conveyed is a printed matter of the second quality, printed matters of one set consecutive from the printed matter of the second quality are delivered to the second delivery tray, and thereafter, a printed matter of the first quality is delivered to the first delivery tray.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150020

Waste toner container and image forming apparatus including same

A waste toner container provided for use in an image forming apparatus includes: a body receiving, through an inlet, waste toner discharged from the image forming apparatus, and contains the waste toner; a conveyance member conveying the waste toner, which has been received through the inlet; a waste toner deposition chamber disposed downstream of the inlet in a waste toner conveyance direction such that the waste toner that has been conveyed is increasingly deposited therein, the chamber having a light-transmissive window through which amount of the deposited waste toner is optically monitorable from outside of the body; a conductive member disposed on an inner surface of the body so as to come into contact with the waste toner being conveyed; and a connection unit disposed between the conductive member and an earth member provided in the image forming apparatus to electrically connect between the conductive member and the earth member.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150014

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes the following. An upstream second conveying roller and a downstream second conveying roller form a loop on the long sheet. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150008

Image forming system, image reading apparatus, image forming method, and control program

An image forming system, includes: an image former that performs image formation on a transfer medium; and a controller that acquires a detection result of detecting the transfer medium by a detector with respect to a length of the transfer medium, wherein the controller sets an image forming condition for the transfer medium on the basis of the length of the transfer medium obtained from the detection result.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150006

Paper feed apparatus and paper feed unit

A paper feed apparatus includes: a sheet tray on which sheets are stacked; a sheet attractor which is located above the sheet tray and attracts sheets one by one from the above; a leading edge fan which is located in a leading edge side of the sheets and blows separation air against leading edges of the sheets to separate an uppermost sheet of the sheets closest to the sheet attractor from lower sheets located below the uppermost sheet; a sheet conveyor which is located in a downstream side of the sheet attractor along a conveying direction of the sheets to convey the uppermost sheet which is attracted by the sheet attractor and separated from the lower sheets by the leading edge fan; and a lifting member which is detachably provided on the sheet tray to support a tail side of a back of the sheets.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149951

Projection optical system and projector

A projection optical system projects, while enlarging, an image displayed on an image display surface and performs zooming by moving a plurality of lens groups arranged along a same optical axis. The projection optical system includes, from an enlargement side: a first lens group having a negative refractive power; a second lens group having a negative refractive power and movable during zooming; a third lens group having a positive refractive power and movable during zooming; and a lens group disposed at a most reduction-side position. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148288

Sheet conveying apparatus, image forming apparatus, method for estimating basis weight of sheet, and program for estimating basis weight of sheet

A sheet conveying apparatus capable of conveying a sheet as a conveyance target in a conveyance path includes a detector that detects capacitance in a predetermined detection region in the conveyance path; and a basis weight identifier that identifies a basis weight of the sheet as the conveyance target on the basis of first capacitance detected by the detector while the sheet as the conveyance target does not pass through the detection region and second capacitance detected by the detector while the sheet as the conveyance target passes through the detection region.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147877

Image

An image includes a plurality of dots formed from droplets of an active ray curable inkjet ink, wherein an average value of surface roughness (sa) measured from the plurality of dots in an area of a reference length of 20 μm set on a surface of one dot arbitrarily selected from the plurality of dots is 0.05 μm or more and 0.2 μm or less.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/31/18 / #20180146944

Dynamic image processing apparatus

A dynamic image processing apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor obtains a frequency characteristic of density change of a dynamic image in a time direction. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146119

Image formation device, management device, image formation method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing program

An image formation device includes an image formation section that forms an image on a transfer medium, and a control section that acquires a read image for which the image formed on the transfer medium is read, the control section has a function of determining abnormality regarding the read image, and a function of performing masking processing on the read image in a case where user content is included in the read image.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144484

Movement amount detecting device, image forming apparatus, and movement amount detecting method

A movement amount detecting device performs discrete fourier transform onto n-th image data and n+1-th image data, thereby generating n-th wave number space data and n+1 -th wave number space data. The movement amount detecting device obtains a target speed of a sheet, and determines a cutoff value based on the obtained target speed and an exposure time in an image sensor. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144456

Radiation imaging system and image processing device

A radiation imaging system includes a radiation imaging device, a reconstruction unit and a detection unit. The reconstruction unit generates at least two of a differential phase image, an absorption image and a small-angle scattering image based on periodic pattern images of a subject obtained by the imaging device. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143580

Solid lubricant application device and image formation apparatus

A solid lubricant application device includes: a rotating body; a solid lubricant applied to the rotating body; a resilient urging member that causes the solid lubricant to abut toward a circumferential surface of the rotating body; and a guide mechanism that guides movement of the solid lubricant. When a straight line parallel to a direction in which the solid lubricant abuts against the rotating body is referred to as a first straight line, and a straight line parallel to a direction in which the resilient urging member and the solid lubricant are connected is referred to as a second straight line, the guide mechanism guides the movement of the solid lubricant such that an intersecting angle, which is a smaller one of angles formed by the first straight line and the second straight line, decreases as the solid lubricant is applied to the rotating body and accordingly changed in shape.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143560

Image forming apparatus, image forming method and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with image forming program

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming controller forming a toner image on an image carrying member, and transferring at a transfer position the toner image formed on the image carrying member onto a sheet being conveyed on a conveyance path, and a hardware-processor. The hardware-processor determines an image position indicating a position for an image to be formed on the sheet, determines a grace period based on the image position, stops the sheet at a waiting position on an upstream side from the transfer position, restarts paper conveyance at a second point when a predetermined period elapses from a first point of starting formation of the toner image on the image carrying member, and conveys the sheet to the transfer position if paper conveyance can be restarted before the grace period elapses from the second point though paper conveyance cannot be restarted at the second point.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143545

Electrophotographic photoreceptor

In an electrophotographic photoreceptor, an electric charge generating layer and an electric charge transport layer are laminated on a conductive support body in this order, a layer configuring an outermost surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor contains composite structure particles in which a core material is inorganic particles, and the inorganic particles are coated with tin oxide doped with aluminum, and an average particle diameter of primary particles of the composite structure particles is 50 nm to 200 nm.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143524

Portable radiographic imaging apparatus

A portable radiographic imaging apparatus includes a sensor and a case that houses sensor panel. Radiation detector elements are arrayed two-dimensionally in the sensor panel. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143331

Radiographic image capturing device

A radiographic image capturing device includes: a sensor substrate having one surface on which a plurality of light-receiving elements are two-dimensionally arranged; and a scintillator substrate that is arranged on the side of the light-receiving elements of the sensor substrate, wherein a region having no interface between insulating layers that differ in refractive index is formed between the scintillator substrate and incident planes of the light-receiving elements of the sensor substrate.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141346

Ink jet recording apparatus

An ink jet recording apparatus includes an ejector, a fixing unit, a reversing unit and a hardware processor. The ejector performs an ejection operation of ejecting a color material and an overcoat material onto a recording medium. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141291

Method for producing lens array, and molding mold

Method for producing a lens array, which can prevent a weld from being formed in the peripheral part of a lens part and suppress increase of a work time of a transfer mold, and a molding mold. Since a master mold 10 of a molding mold has a plurality of linear groove parts 14e surrounding a plurality of cavity parts 12, resin hardly spreads to a corner part 14p where the adjacent linear groove parts 14e and 14e intersect each other and it is possible to prevent portions of the resin which have run over toward the adjacent groove parts 14e and 14e from spreading so as to come close to each other and being brought into contact with each other to create a weld trapping air bubbles.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140280

Ultrasound signal processing device, ultrasound diagnostic apparatus, and ultrasound signal processing method

An ultrasound signal processing device performs a transmission event, receives reflected ultrasonic waves, generates a received signal sequence, and synthesizes sub-frame acoustic line signals to obtain an acoustic line signal. The device includes: a transmitter that selects a transmitting/receiving oscillator array and directs the transmitting/receiving oscillator array to transmit an ultrasound beam to a target region; a receiver that generates a received signal sequence; a phasing adder that generates a line-region acoustic line signal; an acoustic line signal developer that allocates the line-region acoustic line signal as the acoustic line signal to generate the sub-frame acoustic line signal; and a weighting synthesizer that weights sub-frame acoustic line signals and synthesizes the sub-frame acoustic line signals into a frame acoustic line signal, where, in one of a first weighting profile and a second weighting profile, a first weight sequence has a larger turbulence than a second weight sequence.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/24/18 / #20180140230

Motion detection system, motion detection device, motion detection method, and motion detection program

Provided is a motion detection system capable of alleviating a burden on a caregiver which could arise when a plurality of types of notification target motions is detected during a short time period. A motion detection system (300) includes: an acquisition unit (52) for acquiring motion data indicating a motion of a person; a detection unit (150) for detecting a predetermined motion of the person using the motion data; a selection unit (160) for, when a plurality of types of output candidate motions is detected by the detection unit (150) during a predetermined time period, selecting an output target motion from among the output candidate motions such that types of the output candidate motions are made fewer than the plurality of types; and an output unit (170) for outputting the output target motion selected by the selection unit (160).. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139343

Non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable print setting history display program, printing system, and server

An aspect of the present invention: stores, as print setting histories, contents of print setting as of the time of performing printing and information of documents subjected to printing processing in a print setting history holding unit; displays a list of the print setting histories stored in the print setting history holding unit on a print setting screen on which print setting is performed; and performs a print setting on the basis of a print setting history selected from the list of print setting histories displayed on the print setting screen. Then, in displaying the list of print setting histories on the print setting screen, only the latest print setting history is displayed from among the print setting histories classified into the same group satisfying predetermined conditions.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139339

Image reading apparatus and image forming system

An image reading apparatus includes the following. A conveyor conveys a sheet on which an image is formed by an image forming apparatus. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180138460

Method of designing electroluminescent device, electroluminescent device manufactured with the design method, and method of manufacturing electroluminescent device with the design method

A method of designing an electroluminescent device includes preparing a reference device including a construction of an electroluminescent device and a desired analyzed device including a construction of an electroluminescent device, performing quantum optical analysis, electromagnetic field analysis, and ray trace with thicknesses and complex relative permittivities of a first transparent member, a first electrode, a first functional layer, a second functional layer, an emissive layer, and a second electrode as well as a position of a light-emitting point in the emissive layer and a distribution of light-emitting points in the emissive layer being used as design variables, calculating a “ratio of light extraction efficiency” between the reference device and the analyzed device by computing efficiency of light extraction from the emissive layer into the transparent member or air in both of the reference device and the analyzed device, finding relation of the thickness and the complex relative permittivity of each layer forming the reference device and the analyzed device with the “ratio of light extraction efficiency,” and obtaining thicknesses and complex relative permittivities of the first transparent member, the first electrode, the first functional layer, the second functional layer, the emissive layer, and the second electrode as the design variables, based on the relation and an electroluminescence spectrum in air and the first transparent member measured by feeding a current to the reference device.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137634

Dynamic image processing system

A dynamic image processing system, including: a storage in which a first dynamic image and information on an image feature that is input or specified by a user and based on the first dynamic image are stored so as to be associated with each other, the first dynamic image being obtained by photographing a dynamic state of a subject which has periodicity; and a hardware processor which determines a frame image group that is to be displayed and compared with the first dynamic image from among frame image groups for a plurality of respective periods in a second dynamic image based on the information on the image feature that is stored so as to be associated with the first dynamic image, the second dynamic image being obtained by photographing the dynamic state for the periods after photographing of the first dynamic image.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137447

Organizational chart creation device, organizational chart providing system, transition organizational chart, method for providing transition information, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable program

An organizational chart creation device includes a hardware processor configured to create a transition organizational chart, the transition organizational chart including: a first organizational chart having first identifiers of first persons, who are in any of departments during a first period of time, classified and arranged according to department; a second organizational chart having second identifiers of second persons, who are in any of the departments during a second period of time, classified and arranged according to department; and a linking image for associating the first identifier and the second identifier with each other of a first person of the first persons and a second person of the second persons, said first person being identical to said second person, and to output the transition organizational chart.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136890

Multiple function apparatus, display switching method and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with display switching program

A multiple function apparatus includes a first hardware processor, a second hardware processor, and a display commonly used by the first hardware processor and the second hardware processor, wherein the first hardware processor determines a first screen, the second hardware processor determines a second screen, switches a display mode to any one of a single mode and a proxy mode, and in the case where the display mode is the proxy mode, allows the display to display an image of the first screen, and in the case where the display mode is the single mode, allows the display to display an image of the second screen.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136884

Image forming system and print log management method

An image forming system includes: an id terminal that stores a public key and a secret key and that outputs the public key and the secret key to an external device when the id terminal authenticates a user; an image forming apparatus that prepares a log data relating to printing; a storing device that stores the log data prepared by the image forming apparatus; an information processing device that authenticates the user by using the id terminal; and a log viewing device that authenticates the user by using the id terminal. When the information processing device receives a print instruction for printing a predetermined print data from the authenticated user, the information processing device transmits a print job to which the public key obtained from the id terminal is added, to the image forming apparatus. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136882

Information processing system, server and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with data distribution program

A first hardware processor included in a server determines one or more candidate apparatuses, which are candidates for being information processing apparatuses that execute a distribution process, based on performance of hardware resources, determines that an apparatus, which responds to an inquiry about whether the distribution process is executable, among the one or more candidate apparatuses is a proxy apparatus, and requests the proxy apparatus to execute the distribution process, and a second hardware processor included in each of a plurality of information processing apparatuses, in response to an inquiry about whether the distribution process is executable from the server, determines whether the distribution process is executable based on a margin of the hardware resources, and in the case where it is determined that the distribution process is executable, responds to the inquiry about whether the distribution process is executable.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136805

Moving image reproduction apparatus, candidate jump destination display method, and computer program

A moving image reproduction apparatus for reproducing a moving image for explaining a work including a plurality of steps, includes: a reproducer that reproduces the moving image; a progress display that displays an indicator indicating a progress of reproduction of the moving image and a position on the indicator where the moving image is being currently reproduced; and a candidate display that displays a candidate image corresponding to at least one jump destination included in the moving image when a predetermined operation is performed on the indicator.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136777

Organic electroluminescence module, smart device, and illumination device

An organic electroluminescence module contains: an organic electroluminescent element having an organic light-emitting functional layer provided between a pair of electrodes; a light-emitting element drive circuit unit connected to the pair of electrodes and controlling the light emission of the organic electroluminescent element; and a touch position detection circuit unit using one electrode out of the pair of electrodes as a detection electrode and being connected to the detection electrode. The detection electrode is arranged, split, in the touch position detection direction. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136602

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a first suction path for sucking and recovering dust from a place where the dust is generated; and a second suction path for sucking and recovering a predetermined gas from a place where the gas is generated, wherein the first suction path includes a first filter that collects the dust, a first suction fan provided downstream of the first filter, and an exhaust path of the first suction path, the second suction path includes a second filter that collects the gas, a second suction fan provided downstream of the second filter, and an exhaust path of the second suction path, and a connection in which the exhaust path of the first suction path is connected upstream of the second filter in the second suction path is included.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136599

Decurler, sheet finisher and image forming apparatus

A decurler includes: a drive roller; a driven roller which rotates to follow the drive roller; an endless belt wound around the drive roller and the driven roller; and a pushing roller pushed into an outer peripheral surface of the endless belt. Curl formed of a sheet is corrected by passing the sheet between the endless belt and the pushing roller. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136597

System and method for reproducing guidance, and non-transitory recording medium storing computer readable program

A system for reproducing guidance on a task including a plurality of steps is provided. The system includes a hardware processor; and an output device configured to output an image or audio; wherein the hardware processor determines a completed step of the steps based on a change in state of a target on which the task is to be performed, the completed step being a step which has been completed, and the hardware processor causes the output device to reproduce an unfinished part in a first form where a predetermined condition is not satisfied, and causes the output device to reproduce the unfinished part in a second form different from the first form where the predetermined condition is satisfied, the unfinished part being a part corresponding to an unfinished step which is not determined to have been completed among the steps.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136590

Intermediate transfer member, method for producing intermediate transfer member, and image forming apparatus

An intermediate transfer member includes a resin substrate layer and a surface layer disposed on the substrate layer. The surface layer is a cured product of a resin composition containing a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate, a photopolymerization initiator, and a tertiary amine compound having a melting point of 30° c. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136589

Intermediate transfer belt and image forming apparatus

An intermediate transfer belt includes an elastic layer having a thickness of 200 to 300 μm, and a surface layer. The intermediate transfer belt has an electrostatic capacity per unit area of 13.5 to 14.5 pf/cm2. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136582

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

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former that forms a toner image based on input image information by superposing toners of plural colors on a recording material; a fixer that fixes the toner image formed on the recording material; a toner amount calculator that calculates, from the input image information, an amount of toners to be superposed on the recording material; and a hardware processor that controls the image former to supply an assistance toner that assists melting of the toners used for forming the toner image based on the input image information by an amount corresponding to the calculated amount of toners.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136579

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a photoconductor drum; a developing device having a plurality of developer rollers and supplying toner to the photoconductor drum; a first pressing force applier that applies a force to the developing device to press the plurality of developer rollers toward the photoconductor drum; and a second pressing force applier that flexibly holds the developing device in a vertical direction.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136212

Test support method for supporting prediction of pathological complete response (pcr) using fluorescent nanoparticles

The present invention relates to a test support method which is a means for predicting whether or not pathological complete response (pcr) will be attained when a preoperative chemotherapy with an anticancer drug is performed, the method using a sample (breast cancer tissue section) collected from a breast cancer patient to be subjected to the preoperative chemotherapy. The test support method includes: [1] the step of acquiring a fluorescence image of a breast cancer tissue section, which fluorescence image shows bright spots of fluorescent nanoparticles labeling one or more kinds of breast cancer-related proteins; [2] the step of acquiring at least one index relating to the expression level(s) of the breast cancer-related protein(s) on the basis of the bright spots of the fluorescence image; and [3] the step of acquiring information for predicting pcr by performing an analysis using the above-described at least one index.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136044

Spectroscopic color measurement device and method for setting conversion rule

Spectrocolorimetric device includes a light source, a light-receiving unit, a calculation unit, a storage unit, an acquisition unit, and a conversion unit. The light-receiving unit spectroscopically disperses reflected light generated on a surface and measures a spectroscopic spectrum relating to the reflected light. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135958

Image forming apparatus, estimation method, and estimation program

An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor, a charging roller for charging the photoconductor, a current sensor for detecting a value of current flowing through the photoconductor or the charging roller as a result of application of voltage to the charging roller, an acquisition sensor for acquiring an environment value representing an environment state inside the image forming apparatus, and a processor configured to estimate a film thickness of the photoconductor, based on a value of current detected by the current sensor when a state in which the environment value falls within a predetermined range continues for a predetermined time or longer.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/17/18 / #20180135094

Rapid and high-sensitive bacteria detection

An improved method and related apparatus for detecting bacteria viability and drug effects using metabolic monitoring. A fluorescent material which is quenched by oxygen is co-localized with the target bacteria, and fluorescence signal is detected at the co-localized places. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131840

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, management apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium that stores program

. . An image forming apparatus used for an image forming system that outputs a job in a plurality of image forming apparatuses in a distributed manner, the image forming apparatus including: a communication unit that communicates with other image forming apparatuses; and a control unit that controls the communication and a distributed output of the job and includes state information on the plurality of the image forming apparatuses. The control unit determines, according to the states of each of the image forming apparatuses, the image forming apparatus for printing of a reference test chart on a transfer medium, the test chart being used as a reference for an image formation adjustment in each of the image forming apparatuses.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131825

Image reading apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a light source that emits light in a main scanning direction to a subject to be read, a light receiving unit that receives light reflected by the subject to be read, and an optical system that images the light reflected by the subject to be read and guides the light to the light receiving unit. The optical system includes a reflector mirror that reflects the light reflected by the subject to be read, and an optical element that is disposed adjacent to the reflector mirror and images the light reflected by the subject to be read. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180130192

Image inspection apparatus and image forming system

An image inspection apparatus includes: a storage that stores output image data used in forming an image on a paper sheet; a conveyor that conveys the paper sheet; a reader that reads the image during conveyance, and generates read image data; a determiner that compares pixels in the read image data with corresponding pixels in the output image data, and determines whether the read image data matches the output image data; a circulator that circulates the paper sheet, and returns the paper sheet to the reader; and a controller that controls the circulator to circulate the paper sheet and return the paper sheet to the reader when a mismatch is detected by the determiner, wherein the reader generates circulated read image data when the paper sheet is circulated and conveyed, and the determiner determines whether the image is normal or abnormal depending on the result of comparison.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129457

Roll printing device, non-transitory recording medium storing program for controlling printing on roll of print media, and method for the same

The roll printing device includes a hardware processor configured to, on receiving a succeeding job during printing of a preceding job on a roll of print media, use a printing area for printing copies of an object of the preceding job and the width of the print media, to determine a blank area or areas to be created on the print media, and judge whether to print the succeeding job together with the preceding job with copies of the object of the succeeding job being arranged in the blank area or areas. The hardware processor is further configured to, according to the judgment result, define the layout of the copies of the object of the succeeding job in the blank area or areas, and change image data currently used for printing, at a certain time during the printing of the preceding job.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129456

Image forming system

An image forming system includes: a first image forming apparatus; and a second image forming apparatus connected on a downstream side of the first image forming apparatus in a paper conveying direction, wherein the first image forming apparatus includes: a first expander that expands a first image having image expansion time per page including first time; and a first image former that forms the first image expanded by the first expander, onto a first face of paper, and the second image forming apparatus includes: a second expander that expands a second image having image expansion time per page including second time longer than the first time; and a second image former that forms the second image expanded by the second expander, onto the first face on which the first image has been formed.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129163

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image supporter that supports an image to be transferred to paper; a transfer belt that is opposed to the image supporter and forms a nip; and a first heater and a second heater that heat the transfer belt, wherein, the first heater has higher performance to uniformly heat an entire area of the transfer belt than the second heater; and the second heater has higher performance to respond to a temperature change of the transfer belt in a case of output change than the first heater.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129146

Electrostatic charge image developing toner

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a particulate toner matrix containing a binder resin and an external additive. The binder resin includes an amorphous polyester resin, a crystalline resin, and an amorphous vinyl resin. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128734

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program

An object of the present invention is to provide a technology for more easily and accurately extracting overall cell regions from a cell morphological image. To achieve the object, first, an acquiring unit acquires a region-identifiable image for identifying a first cell region occupied by a specific portion of a cell in the cell morphological image capturing a shape of the cell using a first display element. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180128719

Staining agent for staining tissue, production method for staining agent for staining tissue and tissue staining kit including staining agent for staining tissue

An object of the present invention is to provide: a staining agent for tissue staining which has an improved fluorescence signal evaluation accuracy; and a tissue staining kit comprising the staining agent. The staining agent for tissue staining contains, as a staining component, dye-resin particles comprising thermosetting resin particles and a fluorescent dye immobilized on the resin particles, wherein the resin particles contains a substituent having an electric charge opposite to that of the fluorescent dye and forms an ionic bond or a covalent bond with the fluorescent dye, and the dye-resin particles have a particle size variation coefficient of 15% or less.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/10/18 / #20180125456

Control device of ultrasound diagnostic apparatus and control method for ultrasound diagnostic apparatus

Control device 10 of an ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes a hardware processor that sets, among a plurality of operation modes in which pulse waveforms of ultrasound pulses to be transmitted are different from one another, at least first and second operation modes for which observation results are to be simultaneously displayed on a screen, sets at least one operation type that defines transmission timing of ultrasound pulses, and sets a switching frequency of a switching signal.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124548

Cooperative system, information processing device, cooperation method, and cooperative program

An information processing device of a cooperative system that further includes a portable device includes: a display that displays an image; a position detector that detects a position on a display surface of the display with which an object has made contact; and a hardware processor that detects the portable device in response to the position detector detecting a position with which an object has made contact, establishes a communication path with the portable device, switches an independent mode not cooperating with the portable device to a cooperation mode cooperating with the portable device when a communication path with the portable device is established and the portable device is detected by the hardware processor, and displays a related image that is related to the portable device on the display in response to the hardware processor no longer detecting the portable device in the cooperation mode.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124275

Facsimile communication device, line disconnection judgment method and non-transitory recording medium storing a computer readable program

Disclosed is a facsimile communication device, including: a line voltmeter that measures a voltage of a line used for a facsimile communication; and a hardware processor that: detects a predetermined change in the voltage of the line, in the facsimile communication; and judges whether a facsimile device of an opposite side opens the line or not according to whether the predetermined change is detected.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124257

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a program

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section for forming an image on a transfer medium, a conveyance section for conveying the transfer medium, and a control section for controlling image formation and conveyance. The control section is capable of acquiring an image reading result for a transfer medium on which an image is formed and determining whether the transfer medium is faulty, and, if the transfer medium is determined to be faulty and there are a plurality of output destinations for faulty transfer media which are the transfer medium determined to be faulty and transfer media having already been fed after the transfer medium determined to be faulty, gives a warning about removal of the faulty transfer media for each output destination.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180123676

Relay device, program for relay device, and information processing system

A relay device includes: a hardware processor that refers to association information associating an address of a device and a port number in a first network with a port number of a second network to relay communication between the device in the first network and a device in the second network, wherein the hardware processor dynamically changes the association information on the basis of a state of the device in the first network.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180123492

Controller for permanent magnet synchronous motor, control method, and image forming apparatus

A method for controlling a permanent magnet synchronous motor having a rotor using a permanent magnet, the rotor rotating by a rotating magnetic field caused by a current flowing through an armature is provided. The method includes: presuming, based on a target speed and an estimated speed that is an estimated value of a rotational speed of the rotor, whether or not a step-out occurs; correcting, when it is presumed that a step-out occurs, an estimated angle that is an estimated value of a position of magnetic poles of the rotor; and controlling, based on a post-correction estimated angle that is the estimated angle after the correction, a current flowing through the armature to cause the rotating magnetic field rotating at the target speed.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122207

Display device and display method for monitored-person monitoring system, and monitored-person monitoring system

A display device in a monitored-person monitoring system according to the present invention is a device for a monitored-person monitoring system in which each of a plurality of monitored persons is sensed and the plurality of monitored persons is monitored, the device receiving and displaying monitoring information on the monitored person. While a monitoring information display screen expressing the monitoring information on a certain monitored person among the plurality of monitored persons is displayed, even if the monitoring information on another monitored person who is different from the certain monitored person is received, the display of the monitoring information display screen expressing the monitoring information on the certain monitored person is continued as long as a predetermined input manipulation has been accepted.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122206

Terminal apparatus and terminal processing method for object monitoring system, central processing apparatus and central processing method for object monitoring system, and object monitoring system

A terminal apparatus and method therefor according to the present invention are an apparatus and method for receiving and displaying monitoring information in an object monitoring system for sensing and monitoring an object, have a plurality of operation modes including a condition check mode of checking a condition of the object until receiving an intention to actually perform an action on the object after receiving the monitoring information, and prohibit executing the condition check mode on the object when a condition of the object is being checked by other apparatus in the condition check mode. The present invention relates to an object monitoring system using the terminal apparatuses, and a central processing apparatus and central processing method therefor.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121653

Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and recording medium

One information processing apparatus among a plurality of information processing apparatuses performs virus detection processing for detecting a computer virus. When a computer virus has been detected from the one information processing apparatus by the virus detection processing, the one information processing apparatus transmits an execution request to perform the virus detection processing to another information processing apparatus different from the one information processing apparatus among the plurality of information processing apparatuses.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120925

Data processing apparatus, method of controlling data processing apparatus, and recording medium

A data processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor, a first power source which performs electric power supply to the first processor, a second power source which preforms electric power supply to the second processor, a detector which detects an abnormality of the second power source, and a switcher which is capable of switching a power supply target of the first power source between the first processor and the second processor. When an abnormality of the second power source is detected, the first processor stops an operation of the first processor, and the switcher switches the power supply target of the first power source from the first processor to the second processor after the operation of the first processor is stopped.. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120752

Transport member and developing device including the same

A transport member, that transports a developer by rotating in a rotation direction that is predetermined around a rotation axis, includes: a shaft part including the rotation axis; and a blade part spirally provided on an outer peripheral surface of the shaft part, wherein the blade part includes a transport surface that is a surface facing a downstream side in a transport direction of the developer along the rotation axis, and a non-transport surface that is a surface other than the transport surface, and the transport member further includes a fin protruding from the non-transport surface of the blade part, the fin being provided with an interval from the outer peripheral surface of the shaft part.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120751

Image forming apparatus, image forming system and computer readable recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes: an image former which forms one or more images on at least one sheet fed from each of a plurality of feed trays; a first adjuster which adjusts positions of the images formed on the sheet by the image former such that the positions of the images match on both sides of the sheet fed from each of the feed trays; and a second adjuster which further adjusts the positions of the images on the sheet, the positions having been adjusted by the first adjuster, such that the positions of the images match between the sheets fed from the feed trays.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120748

Image forming apparatus and lifetime prediction method

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transfer member, a measurement instrument, and a controller. The controller is configured to predict a lifetime of the transfer member based on first and second electrical states. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120744

Image forming apparatus capable of estimating life of ion conductive component and method for estimating life of ion conductive component

Provided is an image forming apparatus capable of estimating lives of components more accurately than before. The image forming apparatus includes an ion conductive component, and a processor for estimating a life of the conductive component. ... Konica Minolta Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120742

Phase control device, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

A phase control device includes: at least one switching element connected to an ac power source, the switching element being capable of: turning on and off at specified timings; delivering ac power to a load upon turn-on and cutting it off upon turn-off; and keeping an on-time from the start to the end of turn-on and an off-time from the start to the end of turn-off, the on-time and off-time being variable; a timing setting portion that sets a turn-on and turn-off timing for turning on and off the switching element; a judgment portion that judges whether or not the turn-on and turn-off timing are on at a phase within a first or second phase range; and a processor that starts turning on and off the switching element at the turn-on and turn-off timing, the processor being capable of adjusting the on-time and off-time depending on the judgment result.. . ... Konica Minolta Inc








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