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Image forming apparatus updating gamma correction table to thereby execute calibration and recording medium

. . An image forming apparatus includes: a printing device, a detection device, a processor, and a storage device. The printing device prints, with concentration corresponding to each input value, an image on a recording medium for the each input value. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus that ensures execution of asynchronous information sharing without using mail server, image forming method and recording medium

An image forming apparatus that executes information sharing among a plurality of image forming apparatuses includes a communication circuit, a set value management circuit, a storage circuit, and a distribution hold list management circuit. The communication circuit ensures communication with another image forming apparatus of the plurality of the image forming apparatuses. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Information processing device that reduces time and labor for inputting license-related data to validate optional functions of image forming apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium

The information processing device includes: a display part; an operational input part; an mfp selection part for presenting to an administrator a list of mfp candidates for activation of an optional function and then accepting a selection of the mfp via the operational input part; an optional function selection part for presenting to the administrator a list of optional function candidates to be activated on the selected mfp and then accepting a selection of the optional function via the operational input part; a license key acquisition part for acquiring a license key for activation of the selected optional function; and an optional function activation part for issuing to the selected mfp an instruction for activating the selected optional function on the selected mfp.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus recognizes a requesting user who has requested execution of a printing job stored in a memory portion, and in a case where a distance between a mobile terminal owned by the requesting user and the image forming apparatus has become not more than a first threshold value, the image forming apparatus performs control so that interrupt printing is performed in which the printing job of the requesting user is started, and so that another printing job is not resumed until a prescribed time length has elapsed after completion of the printing job of the requesting user.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus that improves printing speed and recording medium

An image forming apparatus according to one aspect of the disclosure includes a printing mechanism, a drawing data creating circuit, a medium supply circuit, and a charging circuit. The medium supply circuit performs: a primary supply supplying the printing medium to a specific position; and a secondary supply supplying the printing medium from the specific position to the printing mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Information processing apparatus and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The memory stores therein an information processing program. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus and logout method

An image forming apparatus includes: a tray on which at least one sheet is loaded; a sensor and a controller. The sensor measures overall weight of the sheet loaded on the tray. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image transmission apparatus and storage medium

In an image transmission apparatus, a reading device reads image data from a document. A setting acquisition section acquires a transmission setting as a setting for transmission of the image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Electronic device that executes operation corresponding to request from remote location, electronic device system, and recording medium

An electronic device includes an operating device, a communication device, and a control section. The control section includes a login control section and an operation executing section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Authentication apparatus that authenticates user

Provided is an authentication apparatus that performs user authentication, using a wearable terminal worn by a user, whereby allowing a high security to be achieved. It includes a storage part that stores a piece of authentication information in which a piece of terminal information that identifies the wearable terminal worn by the user is registered, a communication part that makes communication with the wearable terminal worn by the user to acquire a piece of terminal information, and an authenticating part that performs user authentication in the case where the same piece of terminal information as that registered in the authentication information has been acquired by the communication part.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus that is capable of proposing a user-suitable default value. The image forming apparatus, which is configured to store an operation related default value on a per-user basis as default information, includes a storage part that is configured to store an operation history on a per-user basis as operation history information and a default value determination part that is configured to determine, by referring to the operation history, whether or not an operation conducted by a user reaches a criterion for rewriting the default value and to make a propose to update the default value if the user conducted operation reaches the criterion for rewriting the default value.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Electronic device that displays on-screen keyboard, method for controlling an electronic device and recording medium

An electronic device includes a touch panel and a control unit. The control unit executes an application program. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Ic chip

An ic chip includes at least two power supply domains, and an isolator configured to have a bridge function and a trace function. (a) the bridge function passes a signal on a bus in one of the two power supply domains to a bus in the other of the two power supply domains when turning on power supply in both of the two power supply domains; and (b) the two power supply domains are a first power supply domain and a second power supply domain, and the trace function traces actions of a circuit in the second power supply domain when turning off power supply in the first power supply domain and turning on power supply in the second power supply domain.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Cooling device including air blower, and image forming apparatus including cooling device

A cooling device includes an air blower, a first support frame, and a second support frame. The first support frame supports the air blower and has a first groove portion extending from a blowing port of the air blower to a predetermined discharge port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378055

Connector attaching/detaching structure, fuser assembly, and image forming apparatus

A connector attaching/detaching structure detachably holds a connector in a housing. The connector attaching/detaching structure includes a first cable, a second cable, a terminal, a connector, and a housing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378054

Image forming apparatus to which toner container is attachable

A toner container includes a second lever. A toner supply portion includes a second actuating portion that, during a process in which the toner container is attached to the toner supply portion, switches the second lever from a third position to a fourth position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378030

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a casing, a fixing roller, a pressure roller, a heat source, a sensor, and a duct. The fixing roller is disposed in the casing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378026

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus, wherein when it is predicted that a surface potential of at least one of a plurality of photosensitive drums becomes less than the predetermined potential, whenever transfer of toner images corresponding to a predetermined number of sheets is completed by a plurality of transfer rollers, continuous print is interrupted for a predetermined time, a voltage with a polarity equal to a polarity of toner is applied to the plurality of transfer rollers by a power supply or the application of the voltage to the plurality of transfer rollers is stopped during the predetermined time.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378024

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image carriers, an intermediate transfer body, a plurality of primary transfer members, a secondary transfer member, a first guide member, and a controller. The first guide member guides a recording medium along a conveying direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378020

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a development device, a toner container which includes data indicating whether the toner container is an installation toner container or a replacement toner container and a memory storing the value of a remaining amount related item, a supply portion, a read/write portion which performs the reading and writing of the memory and a control portion which reduces the present value of the remaining amount related item according to the number of sheets printed. When in a state where installation has already been performed, the installation toner container is attached, the control portion stores, in the memory, a value based on the remaining amount of toner before the installation.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378019

Image forming apparatus with developing device for supplying toner

When an image forming apparatus detects that an amount of toner returns to a first reference amount or more without replacement of a container after determining that a toner low state has occurred, the image forming apparatus controls a container memory unit to store predetermined information. When performing toner supply, if the predetermined information is stored, the image forming apparatus performs at least one of a first process for changing a time ratio so that a rotation period ratio of a supply screw is increased and a second process for changing the first reference amount to be increased.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378018

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a body, a photoreceptor unit, and a developing unit. The developing unit includes a first attaching/detaching lever that moves a developing sleeve from a first position to a second position by lifting the first attaching/detaching lever. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378017

Laser scanning unit, image forming apparatus, laser scanning method

A laser scanning unit includes a first light source, a second light source, a scanning portion, a light detection portion, a timing control portion, and a light source control portion. The scanning portion is configured to cause light emitted from the first light source and the second light source to be scanned. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160378007

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner contains toner particles each containing a toner core, and a shell layer dividedly disposed as a plurality of segments on a surface of the toner core. The shell layer contains a hydrophobic thermoplastic resin and a hydrophilic thermosetting resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/29/16 / #20160377859

Optical deflector and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical deflector is a piezoelectrically-driven optical deflector including a vibration mirror part having a reflection surface portion for reflecting light, a torsion bar part connected to the vibration mirror part, and a piezoelectric element that allows the vibration mirror part to swing around the torsion bar part so as to vibrate. Protruding portions are formed respectively at both end portions of the vibration mirror part in a main scanning direction of reflected light to protrude to an outer side in the main scanning direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160373593

Management system, management device and image forming apparatus

A management device performs any one of first processing where an image forming apparatus whose operation set as a mode transfer operation is the same as an unauthorized operation detecting image forming apparatus is made to change the presently set mode transfer operation, second processing where image forming apparatuses which belong to a group that the unauthorized operation detecting image forming apparatus belongs to are made to change the presently set mode transfer operation and third processing where the image forming apparatuses which belong to the group that the unauthorized operation detecting image forming apparatus belongs to are prevented from being transferred to a maintenance mode.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370759

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an optical system unit and an attachment board. The optical system unit forms an electrostatic latent image by irradiating an image bearing member with light. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370755

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a fixing device, and a latching member. The fixing device is disposed in the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370754

Developing device, image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developing roller, a housing, and a film member. A side opening provided in the housing communicates with a suction device at an end in a rotation axis direction of the developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370749

Curl correcting device and image forming apparatus including this

A curl correcting device includes a pair of fixed guides and a change-over guide. The pair of fixed guides composes a curved part of a conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370742

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device fixes a toner image formed on a recording medium to the recording medium. The fixing device includes a fixing roller, a pressure roller, and a first heater. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370734

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device includes a developer container, a first stirring member, a second stirring member, and a developer carrying member. The second stirring member includes a second transport blade for transporting developer inside a second transport chamber, a regulating portion formed next to, on the downstream side of, the second transport blade in the transport direction of the developer inside the second transport chamber and formed by a transport blade that transports developer in the opposite direction to the second transport blade, a discharge blade formed next to, on the downstream side of, the regulating portion in the transport direction of the developer and transporting developer in the same direction as the second transport blade to discharge the developer through the developer discharge port, a first disk formed between the second transport blade and the regulating portion, and a second disk formed between the regulating portion and the discharge blade.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370733

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device includes a developer container, a first stirring member, a second stirring member, and a developer carrying member. The second stirring member includes a second transport blade for transporting developer inside a second transport chamber; a regulating portion having a first regulating blade formed next to, downstream of, the second transport blade in the transport direction of the developer inside the second transport chamber, for transporting developer in the same direction as the second transport blade with a smaller transporting force than the second transport blade, and a second regulating blade formed next to, downstream of, the first regulating blade for transporting developer in the opposite direction to the first regulating blade, and a discharge blade formed next to, downstream of, the second regulating blade for transporting developer in the same direction as the second transport blade to discharge the developer through the developer discharge port.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370732

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device includes a developer container, a first stirring member, a second stirring member, and a developer carrying member. The second stirring member includes a second transport blade for transporting developer inside a second transport chamber, a regulating portion formed next to, on the downstream side of, the second transport blade in the transport direction of the developer inside the second transport chamber and formed by a transport blade that transports developer in the opposite direction to the second transport blade, a discharge blade formed next to, on the downstream side of, the regulating portion in the transport direction of the developer and transporting developer in the same direction as the second transport blade to discharge the developer through the developer discharge port, and an annular portion arranged at least either between the second transport blade and the regulating portion or between the regulating portion and the discharge blade.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160370729

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer carrier, a thickness restricting portion, and an airflow rotor. The developer carrier rotates while carrying a developer on an outer circumferential surface thereof. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/22/16 / #20160369544

Hinge mechanism for automatic document feeder and automatic document feeder provided therewith

A hinge mechanism of the present disclosure includes a pair of hinge units each having a hinge base, a hinge upper member, and a shaft, and the hinge mechanism holds an automatic document feeder to be openable/closable in up/down directions with respect to an image reading unit. The hinge base is supported on the image reading unit which reads a document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366302

Image forming system that restrains increase of print data amount, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

An image forming system prints an image including a plurality of objects. At least a part of the objects overlap with one another. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366300

Image processing apparatus, mobile information terminal, and image processing system

An image processing apparatus includes a job processing portion, a first communication portion, a second communication portion, a job control portion. In the image processing apparatus, the first communication portion performs first wireless communication being proximity-type wireless communication. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366289

Operation of multifunctional printer over peer to peer network based on port detection

A method of determining which of a multifunctional printer's multiple functions a client device is requesting by determining an operation associated with a network port through which an operation request from the client device is received. The multifunctional printer can open multiple network ports each associated with a different operations, such that identification of the network port that the operation request was sent to can indicate which operation the client device is requesting.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366287

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device reads an image of an original document and includes a conveyance roller, an image reading section, a first determination section, a second determination section, and a conveyance stopping section. The conveyance roller conveys the original document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364194

Information processing apparatus that has function of multi-up printing of different printing jobs, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: an operation input device; a drawing command reception circuit that receives, based on an instruction to execute a printing job, a drawing command from an application program, and converts it into an intermediate code to output it; an intermediate code storage that stores the output intermediate code; a layout determination circuit that takes out the intermediate code from the storage and corrects it by rearranging it; and a pdl generation circuit that converts the corrected intermediate code into a pdl and outputs the pdl. The layout determination circuit keeps, when there is an instruction to accumulate the printing job, the intermediate code of the printing job in the storage, and takes out, when there is an instruction to not accumulate the printing job, the intermediate code from the storage and corrects it by rearranging it based on an instruction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364191

Printing management system and image forming apparatus

A printing management system includes an image forming apparatus and a server apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes an acceptance section, a printing section, a reading section, a first transmission section, a first reception section, and a determination section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364184

Image forming apparatus that proposes substitution of operations or series of jobs by workflow to user

An image forming apparatus includes: a display device that displays an operation screen with respect to a user; an input device that receives an input operation from the user; a storage device; a work amount log table management circuit that specifies, for each job, an operation type and required time of each of a series of user operations made before executing the job, and stores the operation type and the required time in the storage device as a work amount log; and a work amount calculation circuit that reads out the work amount log from the storage device, specifies, based on the operation type in the work amount log, operations that can be substituted by a workflow that uses an operation aid function registered in the storage device out of the series of user operations, and proposes the substitution of the specified operations by the workflow to the user.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363906

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a housing and a pair of cassette guides. The housing is provided with a cassette storage space and a unit storage space. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363905

Cover opening/closing mechanism and image forming apparatus therewith

A cover opening/closing mechanism includes an opening/closing cover, a moving member, a first biasing member, a gear, and a damper. The opening/closing cover is pivotable about a rotary shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363900

Sheet folding device, image forming apparatus and gear coupling mechanism

A sheet folding device includes two rollers, a blade, two parallel pins, and two gears. The first and second parallel pins are passed through first and second pin through-holes penetrating through first and second shaft portions in a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the shaft portions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363896

Fixing device that restrains damage of belt member and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a housing, a belt member, a pressure roller, a nip forming member, and a pressing member. The belt member is constituted of a flexible tubular shape. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363893

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a cylindrical heat roller, a heating element, a pressure roller, and an auxiliary roller. The heating element is provided inside the heat roller and configured to apply heat to the heat roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363888

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, an attachment member, and a sealing member. The case main body is configured to contain a toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362264

Sheet stacking device and imaging forming apparatus provided with same

A sheet stacking device includes a sheet accommodating unit, a pair of wall portions and a loading plate. The sheet accommodating unit has an open upper surface part and accommodates sheets therein. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/15/16 / #20160362222

Paper pallet having a plurality of leg beams, and packaging case including paper pallet

A paper pallet according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes a plurality of leg beams each formed such that a cross section thereof has a rectangular shape, each leg beam being long in one direction. At least one of the plurality of leg beams includes: a laminated structure in which a plurality of sheet-like paper core materials are laminated in a width direction of the leg beam orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the leg beam and which has a cavity formed therein; and a honeycomb structure fitted into the cavity of the laminated structure and having a plurality of tubular cells extending in the width direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/08/16 / #20160360051

Image forming apparatus, method for controlling operation screen of image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a touch panel unit, a standard menu screen control portion, a shortcut menu screen output portion and a shortcut processing portion. In the image forming apparatus, when a shortcut call operation is performed, a control portion causes the touch panel unit to display a shortcut menu screen over a standard menu screen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/08/16 / #20160359787

Transmission device

A communication device is provided which includes a transmission unit, a bcc memory unit, a reception unit, a determination module, an accepting module and a mail generation module. The bcc memory unit stores the bcc destination of the mail sent in the past while being associated with the mail. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/08/16 / #20160359784

Communication device and email server

In sending mail data that is addressed to a plurality of bcc destinations, the contents of an additional mail message body can be change individually for the bcc destinations. A communication device includes an accepting module, a mail generation module, a transmission module. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/08/16 / #20160357118

Positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

In a positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, a photosensitive layer contains at least a hole transport material, and particles of a first resin. A compound represented by general formula (1) is contained as the hole transport material. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/08/16 / #20160355029

Sheet decurling device and ink-jet type image forming apparatus including this

A sheet decurling device includes a decurling conveyance part and a nip forming part. The decurling conveyance part includes a plurality of first rollers provided axially rotatably and a first belt wrapped around the first rollers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352969

Security printing system that obtains biological information via mobile communication device, security printing method, and image forming apparatus

A security printing system includes an image forming apparatus and a mobile communication device. The image forming apparatus includes a biological information input circuit, a printed matter storing unit, at least one sheet discharge tray, an image forming circuit, and a control circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352968

Image processing apparatus

In an image processing apparatus, a specific local gradation pattern detecting unit detects a specific local gradation pattern in a density distribution of a pixel array in a secondary scanning direction at each one of plural sampling positions along a primary scanning direction in a document image. A crease detecting unit detects a crease on the basis of positions in the primary scanning direction and positions in the secondary scanning direction of plural specific local gradation patterns detected for the plural sampling positions along the primary scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352958

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

Provided is an image forming apparatus enabling more appropriate data deletion. The image forming apparatus includes an output setting circuit for performing output setting for adjusting an output of image data to a target output result by selection operation, an output operation circuit for performing output of image data by instruction operation so that a process corresponding to the output setting is performed, an association circuit for storing association information in which the output image data is associated with the output setting, a state determination circuit for determining whether or not the target output result can be obtained based on a current state of the apparatus, and a data deletion circuit for automatically deleting or selecting the deletion of the image data associated with the output setting based on the association information when it is determined that the target output result cannot be obtained.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352950

Sleep mode control system

To provide a sleep mode control system restricting power consumption while an image forming apparatus (ifma) is in a sleep mode (slm) and allowing a user to deactivate the sleep mode without impairing his/her convenience. The sleep mode control system includes the imf entering the slm to reduce power consumption and a power generator provided below a passage floor on which the imf is mounted. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352944

Image processing apparatus that reduces setting operation by user, image forming method, and recording medium

An image processing apparatus includes a processing target selection unit. The processing target selection unit inquires which image data obtained by a conveyed-document reading unit or by a fixed-document reading unit, to be set as a processing target when a user determination unit has determined that users are identical, determines image data obtained by a conveyed-document reading unit as a processing target when the user determination unit has determined that the users are not identical and a determination unit has determined that the document on the platen is a left document, and inquires which image data image data obtained by the conveyed-document reading unit or by the fixed-document reading unit, to be set as the processing target when the user determination unit has determined that the users are not identical, and the determination unit has determined that the document on the platen is not a left document.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352942

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an exit tray, an image forming section, a print controller, a user identification section, a fetch sensor, and a notification managing section. The image forming section performs printing on a sheet and ejects the printed sheet onto the exit tray. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352941

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an exit tray, an image forming section, a user identification section, a printed sheet receipt managing section, and a fetch sensor. The image forming section performs a printing operation based on a print instruction issued from a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352937

Image forming system

An image forming system including an image forming device and a portable terminal device communicably connectable to the image forming device is disclosed. An image forming device includes a touch panel, a detector section, a voice information generator section, and a transmitter section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352936

Image forming system

An image forming system includes a mobile terminal and an image forming apparatus capable of wirelessly communicating with each other. The mobile terminal stores therein setting information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352934

Information processing apparatus that creates other documents from read document

An information processing apparatus is provided capable of creating images of a plurality of question sentences and answer columns from a document. A document reading unit reads a document to which marking has been applied by a plurality of different patterns and acquires document image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352927

Image reading device including reading unit coupled with flat cable

An image reading device includes a housing, a reading unit, a flat cable, and a support member. The reading unit is movably provided in the housing and configured to reciprocally move from a start position to an end position in a reading range. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352925

Image processing apparatus that reduces setting operation by user, image forming method, and recording medium

An image processing apparatus includes a platen, a fixed-document detection unit, a determination unit, and a processing-target selection unit. The determination unit determines whether the document on the platen is a left document or not when the document on the document tray and the document on the platen are detected, upon acceptance of the document-reading-starting instruction by the instruction accepting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352270

Control device and method for stepper motor that ensure improved performance of stepper motor during activation period

A control device for a stepper motor drives in a 1-2-phase excitation method in response to an input of a drive signal. The control device includes a control signal generating unit and a drive signal generating unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350949

Method and system for rendering rectangle drawing objects using one-line raster image data

A method and system for rendering rectangle drawing objects are provided. For at least a first rectangle drawing object and a second rectangle drawing object, a determination is made if the second rectangle drawing object satisfies a predetermined condition with respect to the first rectangle drawing object. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350661

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory recording medium storing replacement time management program

An image forming apparatus includes a replacement time predicting circuit, a variation determining circuit, and a replacement time adjusting circuit. The replacement time predicting circuit periodically predicts, based on a consumption trend, a replacement time of a consumption article starting from a time when a replacement article is ordered, the replacement time being a time when a non-consumption amount of the consumption article is equal to or less than a specific replacement threshold. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350632

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image generating unit and a printing device. The image generating unit is configured to generate a document image based on document data of a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350631

Image forming apparatus capable of speeding up drawing process, an image forming method, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a count unit, a count determination unit, a drawing process execution unit, and a count resetting unit. The count unit counts a drawing command for a vector object. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350629

Image forming apparatus and non- transitory computer-readable recording medium storing test print page insertion program

An image forming apparatus is provided which can insert a test-printed sheet on an arbitrary page into an intended page. The image forming apparatus includes a test print selection portion, an original document reading portion, a test print page specification portion, a test print portion, a sheet set member, a print instruction portion and a print portion, where from image data on the read original document, overall page information, information specifying the page on which the test print is performed and detection information indicating that the test print page is set in the sheet set member, based on the instruction from the print instruction portion, the print portion performs the print while inserting the test print page into the intended page.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350628

Image forming apparatus that ensures reduced deterioration of image quality caused by driving of fixing pressure changing mechanism, image forming method, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit, an image reading unit, and a control unit. The fixing unit includes a first roller, a second roller, and a displacement mechanism that displaces at least one of the first roller and the second roller to form a nip portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350044

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory recording medium storing image forming program

An image forming apparatus includes a storage portion, a preview image generating circuit, an output image generating circuit, a data information obtaining circuit, and a display circuit. The storage portion stores image data that is an output target. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350043

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, an image scanning device scans a document image of a document. An image type identifying unit identifies a type of the scanned document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350034

Image forming apparatus, image forming system and image forming method

There are provided an image forming apparatus that separately outputs print products to a plurality of trays and reduces problems caused by browsing and editing of data on the use of the trays, an image forming system that utilizes the image forming apparatus through a network and an image forming method. In the image forming apparatus, one of the trays is selected, the print product is output and tray information for determining a tray with a combination between an instructor and a recipient. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349701

Image forming apparatus having cooling mechanism, cooling device, and cross-flow fan

A cooling device includes a fan main body, a first housing, a second housing, a drive portion, and a rotation control portion. The second housing is configured to be rotatable between a predetermined first rotation position p1 and a second rotation position p2 reached through a rotation by a predetermined angle about a shaft from the first rotation position p1. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349696

Image forming apparatus that achieves stable positioning of unit

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body and a unit. The apparatus main body includes a positioning hole extending in a first direction intersecting with a mounting direction of the unit, and a pair of first inner edges extending in the first direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349694

Image forming apparatus, image forming unit, cleaning control method

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a motor, a cleaning portion, a measurement processing portion, and a cleaning control portion. The image carrier is configured to carry an electrostatic latent image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349693

Image forming apparatus and voltage supply method

An image forming apparatus and a voltage supply method are provided which are capable of fulfilling a stable bias supply to a fittable-and-removable image forming unit and moreover offering improved accessibility to the board. The image forming apparatus includes a lower casing, an image forming unit, a high-voltage board, and a left interconnecting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349692

Voltage adjustment system, image forming apparatus and voltage adjustment method

The detection section is configured to detect first and second dc voltages output. The voltage adjustment section is configured to adjust each of first and second setting values to cause a corresponding one of the first and second dc voltages detected by the detection section to fall within an allowable voltage range in which a desired supply voltage to each of a sub cpu and a main cpu is set as a center value, and, write the adjusted first and second setting values in a memory as the first and second setting values at the time of re-activation of the circuit board.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349689

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a primary conveyance section, a first diverging section, a sorting ejection section, a secondary conveyance section, and a housing. The first diverging section is located downstream of the image forming section in a paper conveyance direction in the primary conveyance section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349686

Image forming apparatus

A fixing member has a fixing body, which slidably moves in a straight line direction, and a first engaging part. The first engaging part projects downward from a lower surface of the fixing body to pass through an operation panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349679

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a heating roller, a temperature sensor, a controller, a signal wire, and a first resistor. The temperature sensor detects the temperature of a heating roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349672

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive body, an intermediate transfer belt, a holding member, a primary transfer member, a secondary transfer member, and a biasing member. The intermediate transfer belt comes into contact with and separate from the photosensitive body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349665

Image forming apparatus and genuine product determination method

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container information storage section, a toner container information acquisition section, a toner container information readout section, a number-of-refills comparing section, a genuine product determining section, and a toner container information update section. The toner container information acquisition section is configured to acquire an identification code and a number of refills from a toner container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349663

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus

An image forming lens is fixed to a protruding seat part, which protrudes from a bottom wall part of a casing, by using an adhesive. A concave portion is formed at an end surface of a protruding side of the protruding seat part to receive a temperature sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349659

Image forming apparatus, optical scanning device, maintenance method

An image forming apparatus includes a rotating polygon mirror, a motor, a bearing portion, a measurement processing portion, and a determination processing portion. The rotating polygon mirror causes a light beam emitted from the light source to be scanned. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349650

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner contains a plurality of toner particles. Each of the toner particles contains, in a surface portion thereof, at least one hydrophobic salt in a state where a cation derived from a first surfactant is ionically bonded to an anion derived from a second surfactant. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349648

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer. The shell layer includes a plurality of first shell particles and a plurality of second shell particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349635

Positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member is used as an image bearing member in an image forming apparatus including a charging section configured to be in contact with the image bearing member to apply a voltage thereto. The positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349501

Light scanning device that improves scanning accuracy of light beam on scan object surface and image forming apparatus including the same

A light scanning device includes a deflection unit, a first imaging lens, and a second imaging lens. The first imaging lens has a bottom surface adhesively secured to a housing via a plurality of adhesion portions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160347572

Sheet post-processing device and image forming apparatus

A post-processing unit in an image forming apparatus includes a stapler, an exit tray, a height detector, and a shifting controller. The stapler staples a sheet sheaf. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160347565

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a conveying guide and a sheet member. The conveying guide is provided in a joining section and guides a sheet to a conveying roller pair along a main conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/01/16 / #20160347337

Boarding and alighting system and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

Provided is a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium in which an information providing program is stored for causing a computer to control a mobile terminal, the information providing program causing the computer to operate as: an area information acquiring circuit acquiring area information continuously transmitted from an information transmission device which is arranged in public transportation and available only in the train, an arrival station identification information acquiring circuit acquiring arrival station identification information transmitted from the information transmission device within a specified period, an arrival station identification information comparing circuit comparing the arrival station identification information with the destination station identification information, a boarding and alighting guidance control circuit notifying that the train is approaching the detraining station when a comparison result obtained by the arrival station identification information comparing circuit is matched with each other.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344899

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an operating panel, a user determination part, an attribute setting part, a selection button forming part and a processing operation executing part. The setting part sets, to each process, a first-attribute permitting execution without a password, a second-attribute permitting execution with the password or a third-attribute not permitting execution. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344897

Image processing apparatus

A first document image is scanned from a document in a first orientation, and a second document image is scanned from the document in a second orientation different from the first orientation. A wrinkle area candidate detecting unit rotates the first document image by a rotation angle between the first and second orientations, and detects as a wrinkle area candidate an object in a predetermined density range in the rotated first document image and the second document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344879

Printing device software management and common interface

The present disclosure is directed to a method for managing printing device software. The method includes receiving, at a computing device, a request to print a document file. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342613

Display device and image forming apparatus

A display device includes a display section, a controller, and a touch panel. The display section has a display surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342118

Image forming apparatus provided with fixing unit

In an image forming apparatus including a fixing unit and a storage part, the fixing unit includes: two rollers forming a fixing nip part; a pressure adjustment mechanism varying fixing nip pressure; one driving input gear receiving: a rotational power in a first direction for driving the two rollers and a rotational power in a second direction for actuating the pressure adjustment mechanism; and a gear cover supporting, with a long hole, a bearing supporting a rotary shaft of the driving input gear. The gear cover has a convex part, and the storage part has a receiving part supporting the bearing of the driving input gear at time of insertion of the fixing unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342102

Toner

A toner according to the present invention includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. The shell layer contains a thermosetting resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/24/16 / #20160341204

Cross-flow fan, electronic device including cross-flow fan, and impeller used for cross-flow fan

A cross-flow fan (10) including a plurality of impellers (11a to 11g) connected in a direction of a rotation axis, each of the impellers (11a to 11g) including: a plurality of blades (12a to 12r); a first connection portion (13) having at least one projection; and a second connection portion (14) having concavities in a larger quantity than the projection, wherein, in a connection between the first connection portion (13) of one of the impellers (11a to 11g) and the second connection portion (14) of another one of the impellers (11a to 11g), the projection of the one of the impellers (11a to 11g) and one part of the concavities of the other one of the impellers (11a to 11g) are fitted to each other in one fitted state among n (n is an integer not smaller than two) ways of fitted states of having a matched rotation axis.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337550

Mobile terminal device of controlling image forming apparatus, and method

Provided is a mobile terminal device that can prevent print data from being erased due to a battery exhaustion. This mobile terminal device have a battery as a power source, constructs print data (pd) from print target data stored in a volatile storage part to transmit to an image forming apparatus (ifa), and causes the ifa to execute printing of the pd. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337547

Relay device for image forming apparatus

A relay device includes a first communication portion, a second communication portion, a request message reception portion, a request command transmission portion, a request information reception portion, and a request information transmission portion. The relay device receives a request message from a mobile terminal through a first communication network, transmits a request command corresponding to the request message to the image forming apparatus through a second communication network, and transmits information containing information of an apparatus status received from the image forming apparatus to the mobile terminal.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337538

Display device for displaying character information, information processing apparatus including display device, and character information display method

A display device includes a display portion, a display processing portion, a detection processing portion, and a replacement processing portion. The display processing portion displays a plurality of pieces of character information as a list in a display area set in the display portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337535

Image forming apparatus, server board, and method for controlling the image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an extension connection portion, a server board that is mounted to the extension connection portion and communicates, via an external communication port, with a management server that is provided at an exterior, a communication control portion that communicates, by using an internal communication port, with a collection object apparatus that is connected to a local network and from which information is to be collected, and a control portion that performs control so that the communication control portion collects predetermined apparatus information from the collection object apparatus and so that the server board transmits the apparatus information thus collected toward the management server.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337533

Portable terminal and method

Provided is a portable terminal capable of efficiently storing untransmitted print object data as print data in a non-volatile storage unit, and restarting printing by the print object data. Included are a storage unit, a remaining battery capacity detection unit, a print data construction unit that constructs the print data in each [print unit size] from a data start position of the print object data and transmits the print data to an image forming device, and a data storage processing unit that performs a data storage process in which the print object data is stored in the storage unit in each [storage unit size] toward the data start position from a data end position of the print object data when a remaining battery capacity is smaller than or equal to a preset reference value during transmission of the print data by the print data construction unit.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337528

Image forming apparatus and image forming method that are normally resettable in mode where operating voltage is not supplied to main cpu

An image forming apparatus includes a main cpu, a sub cpu, a mode control circuit, a voltage monitoring circuit, a reset circuit, and a prevention circuit. The voltage monitoring circuit outputs a first abnormality detection signal if the operating voltage supplied to the main cpu is determined as abnormal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160336886

Stepping motor control device

A stepping motor control device is a device for controlling a stepping motor to be driven by an input of a drive signal and includes a control signal generator and a drive signal generator. The control signal generator generates a predetermined control signal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334741

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same

A fixing device includes an endless-shaped fixing belt, a heater, a holding member, and a pressure member. The heater has a heat generating portion, and a seal portion that seals each end of the heat generating portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334740

Temperature detecting device, fixing device and image forming apparatus

A contactless type temperature detecting device includes a temperature detecting sensor, a separating plate, an airflow path forming member, an air blower and an air hole. The temperature detecting sensor has a temperature detecting surface facing a heated body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334733

Image forming apparatus

A multifunction peripheral includes a transfer belt, a first imaging unit, a second imaging unit, a primary transfer roller, a secondary transfer roller, a developing bias application unit, a charging bias application unit, and a control unit. The control unit performs control such that a first developing bias that is applied to a first developing roller by the developing bias application unit and a a second developing bias that is applied to a second developing roller by the developing bias application unit have opposite phases.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334732

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has an image carrier, a charger, a developing device, a voltage application unit, and a controller. The developing device includes a developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334455

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a power supply connected to any one of l conductors of a three-phase four-wire alternating current power supply and to a neutral conductor of the three-phase four-wire alternating current power supply, a communication i/f unit connected to another apparatus via a cable, a determination circuit configured to output a determination signal indicating whether or not there is a miswired wall outlet, which includes the neutral conductor and a grounding conductor erroneously connected, in a building, and a control unit configured to display, on a display panel, a message on miswiring when it is identified that the miswired wall outlet is present based on the determination signal.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160332833

Sheet feeder, and image forming device provided therewith

A sheet feeder includes a tray, a paper feed member, a first detection section, and a second detection section. The tray has a placement surface having an upper surface on which a sheet is placed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/17/16 / #20160332832

Sheet supplying apparatus and image forming apparatus including this

A sheet supplying apparatus includes a supply part, a cover, a base tray, an interlock mechanism, and an auxiliary tray. The supply part is provided in the apparatus body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330340

Image forming apparatus

This image formation device (100) is provided with: a device main unit storage (212) for storing rewrite firmware (520) for an optional device (120), even when the optional device (120) is not attached; an i/f unit (213) for communicating with the optional device (120); and an update unit (210) for transmitting to the optional device (120) the rewrite firmware stored in the device main unit storage (120), and prompting the optional device (120) to execute a rewrite process of optional device firmware (420).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/10/16 / #20160325954

Sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveyance device (1) includes a feed tray (20), a feeding unit (50), a stopper (30), a first abutted portion (41), and an impact reducing mechanism (10). Sheets are loaded on the feed tray (20). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323989

Electronic equipment

Provided is an electronic equipment which can effectively reduce unexpected unnecessary radiation. In the electronic equipment, a circuit board on which a noise source that is an electronic part becoming a source of the unnecessary radiation is mounted and a circuit board mounting plate on which the circuit board is mounted are disposed substantially parallel with a space put therebetween. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323478

Printing control system, server, and printing control method

A printing control system includes a server, an approver terminal, an image forming apparatus, and a mobile terminal. The server includes a printing determination section and a storage section that stores therein document information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323475

Image reading device

When heights from the reading lines (lr, lg, lb) on the transmission part (13b) corresponding to the line sensors (33r, 33g, 33b) to the predetermined conveyance path t are employed as reading heights of the line sensors (33r, 33g, 33b), a position shift correction unit (100) performs first correction control for correcting position shifts between image signals outputted from the line sensors (33r, 33g, 33b) on the basis of a difference of the reading heights between the line sensors (33r, 33g, 33b).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323473

Information processing device, and method for instructing job to image processing apparatus

When a first recognition condition is satisfied, a target apparatus notification portion causes an image display portion to display a notification notifying that a target apparatus is recognized which exists at an azimuth of a line of sight of a user. The first recognition condition is that an apparatus image exists in a position corresponding to the line-of-sight direction in a field-of-view image taken by a camera, when a line-of-sight direction enters a gaze state under a situation that an image processing apparatus exists in an area where the wireless communication can be performed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323470

Information processing device that responds to packet received from network and method of responding to packet

Provided is an information processing device in which a sub response part (srp) provides a response on behalf of a main response part (mrp) for enabling a provision of an easy coordination between the mrp and the srp in protocol process. A network connection part is for receiving a packet from an external network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323462

Electronic device, and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium storing display control program

An electronic device includes: a display section displaying function screens each including a plurality of function setting keys for receiving function settings; a first operation key for displaying the first function screen at the display section; a second operation key for displaying the second function screen at the display section; and a control section displaying, at the display section, the first and second function screens in accordance with operation performed on the first and second operation keys. The control section displays the first and second function screens at the display section when the first and second operation keys have been pressed simultaneously.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321813

Image processing apparatus and specific figure detecting method

A binarization processing unit 11 performs a binarization process the basis of existence of at least one of lightness and chroma for a candidate image of template matching. A labeling processing unit 12 performs a labeling process for the binarized candidate image and thereby extracts a pixel block in the binarized candidate image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321139

Electronic device that ensures recovery without entire reboot, and recording medium

An electronic device includes an application subsystem and a platform subsystem. The application subsystem includes one or more first independent processes that provide a user with different functions of the electronic device, a first process monitoring circuit that detects a handling-required state of the first independent process, and a system state managing circuit that reboots the first independent process in which the handling-required state has occurred. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321084

Non-transitory computer readable recording medium and electronic apparatus

An application package includes a device driver group including a plurality of different device drivers, each of the device drivers being programmed by a native code in correspondence with each of hardware environments, each of the hardware environments being different for each of electronic apparatuses, each of the device drivers being operated on an operating system of each of the electronic apparatuses, and a bytecode that is operated on a virtual environment of the electronic apparatus. The bytecode includes a first program code that causes a processor of the electronic apparatus to acquire information on the hardware environment, a second program code that causes the processor to search for a device driver corresponding to the acquired hardware environment out of the device driver group, and a third program code that causes the processor to install the retrieved device driver in the operating system.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321057

Electronic apparatus

A processor 2 (a) downloads a update program used for update of a program 12; (b) copies a rewriting program 21 included in the program 12 into the non volatile memory 1 in accordance with the program 12; (c) after copying the rewriting program 21, changes a program started by a boot program 11 from the program 12 to the copied rewriting program, and reboots; (d) after the reboot, in accordance with the boot program 11, starts execution of the copied rewriting program; and (e) in accordance with the copied rewriting program, rewrites the program 12 in the non volatile memory 1 using the update program.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320928

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A display apparatus includes a display, a function setting circuit, a switching control circuit, and a simple menu creation control circuit. The simple menu creation control circuit creates, when it is determined by the switching control circuit that a number of times of selection is greater than or equal to a set number or an elapsed time is greater than or equal to a set time, a first simple menu for use in display on the display, the first simple menu being obtained by eliminating, from the plurality of operation menu items, an operation menu item corresponding to a function whose number of times of selection by a user is greater than or equal to a set number.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320836

Display system and head mounted display

A display system includes a plurality of terminals and a head mounted display. The head mounted display performs wireless communication with the plurality of terminals. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320724

Image forming apparatus

A toner container is removably mounted in a housing of an image forming apparatus. The toner container contains a toner and has a stirring member for stirring the toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320721

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a driving device, a charging member, a cleaning member, a voltage applying device, a braking distance detector, a storage for storing a predetermined braking distance value lc, and a control portion. The control portion obtains as lon the braking distance when the charging voltage is applied to the charging member and obtains as loff the braking distance when no charging voltage is applied to the charging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320720

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a driving device, a charging member, a cleaning member, a voltage applying device, a torque detector for detecting the torque of the driving device, a storage for storing a predetermined torque value tc, and a control portion. The control portion obtains as ton the torque when the charging voltage is applied to the charging member and obtains as toff the torque when no charging voltage is applied to the charging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/03/16 / #20160318723

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a holder member and a stopper member. The holder member is configured to house a separating member and to be attached to or detached from a conveying guide by being slid in a vertical direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316102

Image forming system and monitoring method in which an image forming apparatus is monitored via a server

A server, image forming apparatus, image forming system, or monitoring method allows an administrator an intuitive, visual grasp of the status of an image forming apparatus and helps reduce the load on network communication. The server has a template code/character data acquirer that acquires, from an image forming apparatus having a display displaying a panel image, a template code corresponding to a template image included in the panel image and character data included in the panel image; and a panel image generator that reads, from a storage storing a template image, the template image corresponding to the template code and that generates the panel image by combining together the template image read and the character data acquired from the image forming apparatus.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316096

Image forming system that identifies who has performed printing

An image forming system includes a portable terminal device, an image forming apparatus, and a marker registration circuit. The image forming apparatus prints a marker associated with location information of a user who has instructed execution of printing on a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316081

Augmented reality operation system, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing augmented reality operation program

An augmented reality operation system includes: an image-taking device, a display device, an mfp, an augmented reality processing section displaying, on the display device, a synthetic image obtained by synthesizing an operation image illustrating an operation section for operating the mfp with a taken image taken by the image-taking device, and an operation reception section receiving operation on the operation section in the operation image. The operation reception section, based on a position (on the synthetic image) of a hand taken by the image-taking device and a position of the operation section on the synthetic image, receives the operation on the operation section.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316080

Image forming system that moves print job between a plurality of image forming apparatuses and recording medium

An image forming system includes a portable terminal device and an image forming apparatus. The portable terminal device includes a job information acquisition circuit, an augmented reality circuit, and a job moving circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315924

Facsimile device, facsimile communication system, and facsimile device control method

A facsimile device includes: an operation part; a storage part for storing therein the same common key as in a reception-side facsimile device; a transmission data generation part for generating message data; an encryption key generation part for generating an encryption key with use of a signal value of a cryptograph-generation applied signal, which is a signal selected from among signals transmitted to and received from the reception-side facsimile device; an encryption part for generating encrypted data of the message data with use of the generated encryption key; and a communication part for transmitting the encrypted data and decryption information including information as to the cryptograph-generation applied signal to the reception-side facsimile device.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313952

Electronic device that displays degree-of-recommendation, image forming system, and recording medium

An electronic device includes: a display device; a toner color determining section configured to determine, from print data, one or more use toner colors as the colors of toners for use during printing based on the print data; a degree-of-recommendation determining section configured to determine a degree of recommendation of the image forming apparatus according to a probability of a situation preventing printing on the image forming apparatus; and a degree-of-recommendation display section configured to allow the display device to display the degree of recommendation determined by the degree-of-recommendation determining section, wherein the degree-of-recommendation determining section is configured to acquire apparatus information about the image forming apparatus from a server on a network and determine the probability according to whether information, included in the apparatus information, on the toners of the use toner colors determined by the toner color determining section meets a specified criterion.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313694

Image forming device

An image forming device includes: a fixing unit fixing a toner image to a paper sheet after image formation; a conveying path conveying the paper sheet toward and from the fixing unit; a cooling fan disposed at a position facing the conveying path that is downstream relative to the fixing unit in a paper conveying direction; a casing where the cooling fan is accommodated; a first discharge port discharging cooling air from the cooling fan toward a part of the conveying path that is upstream in the paper conveying direction relative to an end portion of the conveying path in the conveying path, which is downstream relative to the fixing unit; and a duct guiding the cooling air from the cooling fan in a direction toward the end portion of the conveying path, which is different from a direction that the cooling air flows in the first discharge port.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313691

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum and a brush roller. The photosensitive drum has a circumferential surface on which a toner image is to be formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313689

Driving device and image forming apparatus including the same

A driving pulley has a driving pulley body having a peripheral surface formed in a cylindrical shape, and a driving pulley shaft and a gear part, which are coaxial with the driving pulley body and rotate together with the driving pulley body. The driving device has an input gear and a support plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313688

Rotating force transmitting mechanism and image forming apparatus

A rotating force transmitting mechanism (20) has a rotating member (31) supported on a base plate (22). The base plate (22) is formed with a bearing part (41) in a bottomed cylindrical shape protruded by deep drawing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313680

Fixing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A fixing device has a fixing member, a guide member, and a blowing member. The guide member is pivotable to be located selectively either in a first position where it guides a recording medium to a fixing nip and a second position where it shuts a recording medium transport passage. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313678

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

An electricity removing unit 50 includes a rotating roller part 51, a brush part 52, a driving part, and a restraint member. The brush part 52 includes a plurality of conductive fiber bristles 52a having base end portions connected to a peripheral surface of the rotating roller part 51. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313674

Developer supplier, developing device including the same, image forming apparatus, and developer container included in the developer supplier

A developer supplier includes a developer container and a main unit. The main unit includes a mounting section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313673

Developer supplier, developing device including the same, image forming apparatus, and developer container included in the developer supplier

A developer supplier includes a developer container and a main unit. The developer container includes a container body, a container seal, a developer discharge port and a container shutter. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313672

Image forming apparatus including developer container, and the developer container

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developing roller, a transfer section, a developer container, and a main unit. The image carrier has a surface for allowing an electrostatic latent image to be formed thereon, and carries a developed image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313671

Developer supplier, developing device including the same, image forming apparatus, and developer container included in the developer supplier

A developer supplier includes a developer container and a main unit. The main unit includes a mounting section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313670

Developer supplier, developing device including the same, image forming apparatus, and developer container included in the developer supplier

A developer supplier includes a developer container and a main unit. The main unit includes a mounting section for allowing the developer container to be mounted therein. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313666

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a charging roller and a developing voltage application portion. The charging roller is in contact with a rotating image carrier to charge the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313659

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles. The toner particles each have a toner mother particle and first inorganic oxide particles disposed on a surface of the toner mother particle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160309049

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device generates, as image data of a reading region, image data for output and image data for size detection, the latter having a lower resolution than the former, discriminates high density lines from the size-detection image data, sets as a target line one of the high density lines. And the image reading device calculates as a width for size detection a width from a reference line to the target line, sets as the size of a document a reference size that has a width closest to the width for size detection, performs image processing on the output image data based on the reference size set as the size of the document, and outputs the processed image data.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160309047

Image forming apparatus for displaying software keyboard

An image forming apparatus includes an input device; a display device; a keyboard display unit that displays a software keyboard on the display device in response to an operation inputted to the input device with respect to a specific display on the display device; a web browser that displays on the display device a screen based on a markup document described in a markup language; and an application that, in a markup command to include the specific display in the screen, has the markup document associating the specific display with character string correspondence information corresponding to a character string to be displayed on the software keyboard. When the software keyboard is displayed on the display device, the keyboard display unit performs control so that the character string corresponding to the character string correspondence information associated with the specific display is displayed on the software keyboard.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160307075

Learning support device and learning support method

A learning support device includes a storage portion which stores the images of model characters, an image reading portion which reads a practice sheet to generate image data, a determination portion which extracts, as an image of a determination target character, an image of a handwritten character present within the image data on the practice sheet, which acquires, from the storage portion, the image of the model character and which compares the image of the model character with the image of the determination target character so as to perform a pass/fail determination, a generation portion which generates image data on a report that includes result information indicating the result of the pass/fail determination and an output portion which outputs the report including the result information.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306755

Image forming apparatus that transmits and receives information between platforms, recording medium, and method

An image forming apparatus includes a storage device, main process circuitry, and sub-process circuitry. The main process circuitry writes main-side transmission information to the storage device by all transmission/reception methods usable by the main process circuitry itself. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306316

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (100) forms an image on a recording medium. The image forming apparatus (100) includes a substrate (161), a photosensitive drum (120), a heating element (163) that heats the photosensitive drum (120), a light emitting element (162) that performs static elimination on the photosensitive drum (120), and a metal member (167) that transfers heat from the heating element (163) to the photosensitive drum (120). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306315

Image forming apparatus that stably guides sheet to transfer nip portion

An image forming apparatus includes a housing, a registration roller pair, a first guiding portion, a second guiding portion, a resistor, and a grounding conductive mechanism. The housing is made of metal and has a grounded inner wall. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306309

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, an exciting coil and a belt guide. The pressuring member comes into pressure contact with the fixing belt to form a fixing nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306308

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, an exciting coil and a belt guide. The pressuring member comes into pressure contact with the fixing belt to form a fixing nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306295

Developer stirring member and image forming apparatus

A developer stirring member is supported by a rotation portion in a container that stores developer and is configured to stir the developer. The developer stirring member includes a base portion and a reinforcement portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306292

Developing device, image forming apparatus, developing device control method

A developing device includes a toner carrying member, a developer carrying member, a layer thickness restricting portion, a rotation control portion, and a developer carrying member difference voltage control portion. The rotation control portion, when developing is not performed, causes the developer carrying member to rotate forwardly and then to rotate reversely. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160301817

Information processing device, image forming apparatus and information processing method

To provide an information processing device that can perform scroll operations without preparing model-specific tables. An image forming apparatus (1) causes a moving interval calculating part (110) calculate moving interval values (250) of indication coordinates (320) of an object based on a ratio of an elapsed time (220) to the moving time (200) and a difference between end coordinates (240) and start coordinates (230). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160301681

Authentication apparatus, authentication method, and authentication system

Provided is an authentication apparatus easily realizing a one-time password system ensuring the security of a password without new equipment. The apparatus includes a user information registration processing circuit and a user authentication processing circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299464

Recording medium ejecting device and image forming apparatus

A recording medium ejecting device includes ejecting trays, a guiding member and a switching mechanism. The guiding member is switchable between a first posture to permit ejection of a recording medium on one ejecting tray and a second posture to restrict the ejection of the recording medium on the one ejecting tray. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160299416

Hinge structure and image forming apparatus including the same

A hinge structure includes an attachment recessed part, an attachment member, a first rotating body and a second rotating body. The attachment recessed part is configured to have inlet and outlet part in an upper part thereof. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160297634

Automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus including the same

An automatic document feeder (300) includes a housing (301), conveyance roller pairs (313 to 317), and a pressure releasing mechanism. The housing (301) is openably/closably attached to a main body of an image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160297630

Paper feeding device and image forming apparatus

A gear engagement mechanism of a life device includes a lifting member interlocking with a lifting tray to linearly move in a vertical direction, and a gear train having a pinion engaged with the rack to transmit a rotary motion to the rack and transmitting the rotation torque of a lift motor m to the pinion. When the lifting member has over-run an upper limit stop position and a lower limit stop position, engagement of the pinion and the rack is released.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/13/16 / #20160297205

Liquid supply mechanism and printing device

An ink supply mechanism (50) provided with: a main tank (60); a sub-tank (70) for storing ink supplied from the main tank (60) and supplying the ink to an ink jet head (2); a first communication passage (52) one end of which communicates into the ink in the main tank (60) and the other end of which communicates into the ink in the sub-tank (70); and a second communication passage (53) one end of which communicates into the main tank (60) and the other end of which communicates with a position in the sub-tank (70) higher than the other end of the first communication passage (52), and part of which is disposed at a position higher than the liquid level of the ink in the main tank (60).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295073

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

. . An image forming apparatus includes an original setting part, an original reading device, an opening/closing member, a locking mechanism, a notifying mechanism, an original detecting part, a user detecting part and a controlling part. The opening/closing member is switchable between an opening posture and a closing posture. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295069

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

An image reading device includes an image reading portion, a detection processing portion, and a combination processing portion. The image reading portion is configured to read image data of a document placed on a document placement surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295067

Image forming apparatus that automatically changes start time of feeding print medium in response to state, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a printer, a drawing data generating circuit, and a medium feeding circuit. The drawing data generating circuit generates, from print data, drawing data that causes the printer to execute a print job. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295059

Beam adjustment method for optical scanning device and optical scanning device

A housing of an optical scanning device includes a first abutting portion and a second abutting portion. In the optical scanning device, an optical axis adjustment and a focal position adjustment in a main scanning direction and a sub scanning direction are conducted in a state where a part of a holder that holds a light source unit for emitting multi-beam light abuts on the first abutting portion and in a state where a part of a peripheral edge of an optical element that has both a collimator lens function and a cylindrical lens function abuts on the second abutting portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295055

Image forming system that appropriately permits interrupt print, and recording medium

An image forming system includes a print device, a print job accepting circuit, an interrupt permission circuit, and a distance acquisition circuit. The interrupt permission circuit permits the interrupt print with a count of paper sheets equal to or less than a count of printable sheets printed by the print device within an interruptible time that ensures execution of the interrupt print, within an acceptable extension time by which an extension of completion time of the interrupted print job is accepted. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295053

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having recorded therein image processing program

When a first image is designated in an image output instruction, a first determination portion in an image processing apparatus determines whether or not an operator is a restricted subject who is restricted from outputting through an output portion, on the basis of restriction information. A restriction process portion executes a restriction process of restricting output of first image data of the first image through the output portion when the operator is determined to be the restricted subject by the first determination portion, and approves output of the first image data of the first image through the output portion when the operator is determined not to be the restricted subject by the first determination portion.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295052

Image processing device and image processing system

In an image processing device and an image processing system according to the present invention, a storage unit holds image processing jobs received by a job receiving unit. An authority information acquiring unit acquires authority information indicating authority that a user specified by a user specifying unit has with respect to the image processing job in the storage unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295051

Image reading apparatus that reads by intended read size and image processing apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a read size determination circuit. The read size determination circuit has a plurality of operation mode including a first mode and a second mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295050

Image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

An image forming apparatus is provided which is able to combine a form image with an input image by means of a new combination method. The image forming apparatus is able to combine the form image with the input image by means of a multiple form successive combination method in which in a case where a plurality of the input images are used, when a plurality of the form images are accepted, a respective one of the form images is successively combined with a respective one of the input image, and the multiple form successive combination method is a method in which in a case where the input images to a number of three or more are used, when the form images to a number of three or more are accepted, a respective one of the form images is successively combined with a respective one of the input images.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295049

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit, an image forming unit, an acceptance unit, a paper transporting unit, a mode selecting unit, and a control unit. The image reading unit includes a document transporting device, a loaded-document detecting unit, a document table, a document holder, and a placed-document detecting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295048

Image reading device for reading image of document, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

A document feed portion of an image reading device is capable of feeding a document placed on a first document placement portion, to a predetermined reading position. A size detection portion detects a size of the document placed on the first document placement portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295044

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a sheet size sensing portion, an image forming portion, a registered condition information acquisition portion, and a printing control portion. The sheet size sensing portion senses the size of a sheet material in a sheet receptacle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295041

Electronic device and operation procedure indicating method

Provided is an electronic device wherein a clocking part measures an adjusting operation time on an initial adjustment screen, a screen display item determination part makes a comparison between a first target value and a measuring result of the clocking part to determine a displaying number of adjusting items, and by doing so, a system control part will cause a panel part as a display part to display screens (detailed adjustment screens) of different displaying numbers of the adjusting items based on the screen display data corresponding to the displaying number of the adjusting items that has been determined by the screen display item determination part.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295040

Quick operation user interface for a multifunction printing device

Example methods and systems may include displaying a primary screen having a plurality of function menus corresponding to multifunction printer functions, wherein each function menu includes a function icon, one or more major-setting icons, an execution icon, and an expansion icon. The example methods and systems may include, responsive to the selection of a major-setting icon, modifying a corresponding primary setting; responsive to the selection of an execution icon, causing a multifunction printing device to carry out a function; responsive to the selection of an expansion icon, displaying the function menu as a selected menu, wherein the selected menu is larger and includes more major-setting icons; and, responsive to the selection of a function icon, displaying a secondary screen, wherein the secondary screen includes one or more major-setting icons corresponding to one or more primary settings, and one or more minor-setting icons corresponding to one or more secondary settings.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295031

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording sheet, an image formation control unit that controls an operation of the image forming unit, a visible image forming unit that forms a visible image in air, a display control unit that controls an operation of the visible image forming unit, to cause the visible image forming unit to form a visible image representing a display screen containing a preview of an image to be formed, and a reception unit that receives an operation of a user performed in the air on the display screen formed as visible image by the visible image forming unit. The display control unit eliminates, when the reception unit receives a predetermined operation of the user, an image in an area designated by the predetermined operation of the user from the preview of the image to be formed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295030

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

Provided are an image forming apparatus capable of setting a printing size of a margin by using a preview displayed in an enlarged manner, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium. When a pinch-in operation performed with respect to a particular region at a left end in a whole page preview displayed on a display section has been accepted, an mfp displays a left end preview in an enlarged manner to be larger in size than the particular region at the left end in the whole page preview. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160292552

Image forming apparatus

A jam detection section detects a sheet jam on a conveyance path based on results of detection by a sheet detection sensor. A printing stop section stops an image formation operation upon the sheet jam detection by the sheet jam detection section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160292542

Multicore printer definition language processing

The disclosure is directed towards a system and method for using a multicore processor to process a printer definition language (pdl). The system improves efficiency by supporting parallel processing of many commonly used pdls, while also supporting serial processing of many legacy pdls. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160292010

Electronic device that ensures simplified competition avoiding control, method and recording medium

An electronic device includes a memory and a processor. The memory has a storage region and stores a control program to control the electronic device in the storage region. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291904

User interface for redirection of print jobs

The present disclosure is directed to a method and user interface for redirecting print jobs. The method involves receiving a notification indicating that execution of a print job at a first printing device failed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291855

Method and system for managing images to be included in a file

A method and system for managing images are provided. In one example, the system determines a category of a file being edited by a user in response to a user action indicating an intent to include in the file an image associated with an entity. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291541

Image forming apparatus capable of cooling internal devices, cooling device for cooling internal devices of image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a duct portion provided on a side surface of a partition wall member on a first space side includes first and second internal passages. The first internal passage allows air that has flowed in from a first air passage to flow and guides the air to a second air passage. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291534

Electronic device and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a front cover and a maintenance cover. The front cover has a support section, an interference section, and a projection. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291533

Opening/closing detection mechanism and image forming apparatus

An opening/closing detection mechanism has a multifunctional peripheral body portion, a front cover, a side cover, and an interlock mechanism. The interlock mechanism contains a switch, a plate-like portion, a bulged portion, and a rocking mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291518

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a casing, a conveyance unit, an intermediate roller unit, and a guide section. The intermediate roller unit includes an intermediate roller at a facing surface thereof that faces a sheet conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291514

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

When a roller faces a concave portion of an eccentric cam, a pressure roller is brought into press contact with a fixing roller at the spring pressure of a lower compression spring via a lever and an arm member. When the roller faces a maximum radius part, the pressure roller moves in a direction separating from the fixing roller via the lever and the arm member against the spring pressure of the lower compression spring.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291508

Sensor device, toner concentration detection method and image forming apparatus

The detection sensitivity of a variation in resonant frequency is increased, and thus a toner concentration is accurately detected. In a sensor device that includes an lc resonant circuit which outputs a pulse signal having a frequency corresponding to the toner concentration, a multiplier portion which multiplies the pulse signal output from the lc resonant circuit and a concentration detection portion which detects the toner concentration based on the pulse signal multiplied by the multiplier portion, the lc resonant circuit includes a detection coil and a capacitor and outputs a pulse signal having a frequency corresponding to the toner concentration. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291502

Method for adjusting position of light beam sensor

A method for adjusting a position of a light beam sensor includes preparing a jig at a position coinciding with where the target surface is to be placed, the jig including a sensor mounting section at a reference position where a first beam is to enter, the first beam and a second beam being split from the light beam such that the first beam passes through one or more scan lenses and the second beam enters the light beam sensor, and mounting a reference sensor to the sensor mounting section, the reference sensor being configured to detect the first beam. The method further includes adjusting the position of the light beam sensor so as to synchronize detection timing of the second beam by the light beam sensor with detection timing of the first beam by the reference sensor.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291493

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each containing a binder resin. The toner particles each contain as the binder resin, a crystalline polyester resin and a non-crystalline polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160289024

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus including sheet conveying device

A sheet conveying device includes a first conveyance roller, a sheet conveyance path, a second conveyance roller, and a pair of bearing portions. The first conveyance roller is provided in an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/06/16 / #20160289019

Sheet feed cassette and image forming apparatus

A sheet feed cassette is a sheet feed cassette in which a sheet is stored, the sheet feed cassette being mountable to and detachable from an image forming apparatus, the sheet feed cassette including a mounting portion and a cover. The mounting portion is formed so as to be recessed in a front surface of the sheet feed cassette. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286096

Image compressing/decompressing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A subsampling unit (2) converts pixel values of plural pixels in a pixel block in the chroma plane to one pixel value associated with the pixel block on the basis of values in the pixel block in an attribute plane that indicates existency of an edge at the predetermined resolution. A compression processing unit (3) performs a compression process for a luma plane and the chroma planes for which the subsampling has been performed by the subsampling unit (2).. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286095

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a fluorescence pixel detecting unit, a peripheral pixel analyzing unit, and an image processing unit. The fluorescence pixel detecting unit is configured to detect a fluorescence pixel that has a fluorescent color in a document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286087

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes an image sensor, a color reference portion, a test control portion, a standard distribution information storage portion, a type determination portion, and an abnormality notification portion. The image sensor is capable of outputting detection data of an amount of received light from each of a plurality of partial scanning areas, each at an individual channel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286083

Apparatus and method for data decoding

A computer-implemented method comprises receiving a data stream that includes a series of code words that encodes a respective series of pixel data according to a first entropy coding lookup table, and processing the data stream to determine if there is a match between a first code word and a consecutive second code word, and a code word entry in a second entropy coding lookup table. The method also includes, if there is a match, decoding the first code word and the second code word using the second entropy coding lookup table. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286078

Image forming apparatus that ensures prompt start of printing medium supply, recording medium, and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a printer, a drawing data creating circuit, a medium supply circuit, and a printing amount managing circuit that manages a printing amount. The medium supply circuit performs a primary supply and a secondary supply. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286071

Image forming apparatus and document reading apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a copy condition storage section configured to store a copy condition depending on a size of an original document to be copied, with the copy condition associated with at least a width of the original document along a main scanning direction; a document width detecting section configured to detect the document width; a copy condition readout section configured to read, from the copy condition storage section, the copy condition associated with the document width detected by the document width detecting section; an image forming section configured to form an image on a recording sheet; an image reading section configured to read the original document to acquire an image; and a control section configured to allow the image forming section to form the image acquired by the image reading section on the recording sheet according to the copy condition read by the copy condition readout section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286070

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

This image reading device includes an image sensor module, an environment maintaining portion, and a level correction portion. The image sensor module includes a light emitting portion and a plurality of single-channel light amount sensors. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286067

Image reading apparatus that ensures condensation removal at low cost, condensation removal method, and recording medium

An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit, a condensation determination circuit, a condensation removal unit, a time measurement circuit, and a shortest determination circuit. The condensation removal unit executes a condensation removal in accordance with a specific condensation removal pattern among a plurality of condensation removal patterns for heating the condensation occurrence target portion when an occurrence of condensation is determined. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286065

Document reading device and document reading method

A document reading device includes a reading section, an orientation detecting section, an orientation determining section, and a notification section. The reading section reads images of respective pages of a spread document one at a time. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160284042

Real-time state-machine implemented with micro-controller

A system and method for implementing a real-time state machine with a microcontroller is disclosed. The method includes using a two-stage process, including a configuration stage and a run-time stage, for processing objects for a printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283828

Automated print job redirection

An example embodiment may involve receiving a print job. The print job may be associated with one or more printing preferences. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283788

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an area extracting unit and a table image detecting unit. The area extracting unit is configured to extract a halftone dot area and character images in an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283173

Printing device searching and management system and method

The present disclosure is directed to a printing device searching and management system and method. The method involves receiving a search input comprising a plurality of characters. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283168

Document solution management platform in a decentralized environment

Apparatus and methods related to a framework for carrying out tasks using transactions with printing networks are provided. The framework is provided to utilize a printing network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282803

Image forming apparatus

A relay conveyance device detachably mounted on an image forming apparatus body is provided with a fixing member that holds a mounting state of the relay conveyance device to the image forming apparatus body. The fixing member is provided with a relay connector that relays the image forming apparatus body and the post-processing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282797

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first conveying path, a second conveying path, a detector, a conveyance guide member and an interlock mechanism. The first conveying path communicates the second conveying path through which a sheet supplied from a supply part is conveyed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282772

Image forming apparatus

An application voltage to a conveyance auxiliary roller is controlled to have a polarity opposite to a charged polarity of toner before a front end of a sheet makes contact with the conveyance auxiliary roller, and the application voltage to the conveyance auxiliary roller is switched to a ground voltage before a rear end of the sheet is separated from the conveyance auxiliary roller after being separated from a conveying belt.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282752

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of photosensitive bodies, a plurality of illumination units respectively opposed to the plurality of photosensitive bodies, and each configured to emit static eliminating light onto a surface of the corresponding photosensitive body, a light emitter that serves as light source, a light guide unit that guides light from the light emitter toward the plurality of illumination units, a driving mechanism that switches between allowing the illumination unit to emit light and restricting the illumination unit from emitting light, to the photosensitive body, and a control unit that causes the driving mechanism to allow the illumination unit opposed to the photosensitive body being used for image forming to emit light to the photosensitive body, and restrict the illumination unit opposed to the photosensitive body not being used for the image forming from emitting light to the photosensitive body.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282750

Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, aperture fixing method

N optical scanning device includes a scanning member, a plurality of light sources, a first reflection mirror, and a second reflection mirror. The scanning member scans incident laser beams in a predetermined main scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282732

Positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A positively chargeable single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer contains at least a charge generating material, a hole transport material, an electron transport material, and an electron accepting compound. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160282306

Sensor, method of detecting magnetic substance, and image forming apparatus

The sensitivity of a sensor that detects the amount or density of magnetic substance is raised. The sensor includes an oscillation circuit, a differential transformer, and an amplification circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160280485

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus having the same

A sheet conveying device includes a first tray, a conveying portion, a second tray, and a conveyance control portion. The conveying portion has: a first conveying path that extends from the first tray; a second conveying path that makes the first conveying path and the second tray communicate with each other and is provided with an ejecting roller pair; a third conveying path that makes the second conveying path and an ejecting space communicate with each other and is provided with a reverse roller pair. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160280482

Sheet feeding cartridge and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding cartridge storing a sheet conveyed orthogonally to a width direction includes a main body, a pair of side cursors and a restricting member. The main body has a bottom part including a sheet placement face and allows sheets of different sizes to be placed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160280481

Sheet feeding unit and image forming apparatus

An attachably/detachably sheet feeding unit includes a main body part, a pair of side cursors, a pair of cursor racks, a pinion and a holding member. On the main body part having a bottom plate, a sheet is placed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/29/16 / #20160279979

Sheet feed cassette monitor that highly accurately detects open/close state of sheet feed cassette and presence/absence state of paper sheet, image forming apparatus, and sheet feed cassette monitoring method

A sheet feed cassette monitor includes an actuator with another end portion, a detecting circuit, a plurality of protrusions, a signal monitoring circuit, and a signal determining circuit. When the one end portion is in contact with a paper sheet, the other end portion swings in a first direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277754

Image compressing/decompressing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An offset calculating unit (2) performs an offset process for a luma plane and/or chroma planes where the offset process compresses a pixel value range by a predetermined offset except for a saturation value. A compression processing unit (3) performs a lossy compression process using frequency conversion for the luma plane and the chroma planes after the offset process performed by the offset calculating unit (2). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277623

Light guide, illuminating device, and image reading device

A light guide includes an incident surface provided at least at an end portion of the light guide in a longitudinal direction, and receiving light from a light source, an output surface constituting a part of an outer peripheral surface, and outputting the light introduced through the incident surface, a reflecting surface extending along the optical axis so as to oppose the output surface, and including a plurality of reflection patterns that reflect the introduced light toward the output surface, and a reflecting plate opposed to a region in the outer peripheral surface other than the incident surface, the output surface, and the reflecting surface, and reflecting the light from the light source. The outer peripheral surface includes a sloped portion formed so as to come closer to the reflecting plate in a direction away from the incident surface in the longitudinal direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160275385

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device, at a starting time point, starts one mode gain setting processing, which is processing of obtaining a gain set value of a shared amplifier in one of a color mode and a monochrome mode. After the one mode gain setting processing is completed, the image reading device performs an other mode gain setting processing, which is processing of obtaining a gain set value of the shared amplifier in the other mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160275382

Short term job canceling in esu model printer

Systems and methods for performing print job cancellation in an esu model printer are provided. An embodiment can involve receiving, at an esu of a printing device, a print job, wherein the print job includes a first portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274756

Display apparatus, display control program, and display control method

A display apparatus (1) includes a display section (14), a gesture acceptance section (102), and a display control section (101). In providing a second scrolling display of a list, the display control section (101) identifies, among a plurality of items enumerated in the list, an item likely to have been missed by a user in a previous scrolling display and allows the display section to provide the scrolling display of the identified item at a speed different from a speed specified by a scroll gesture accepted by the gesture acceptance section (102) or in a display manner different from that of the other items.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274537

Image forming apparatus having air blower for cooling

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer portion, a fixing portion, a container mounting portion, an air blower, and an air duct portion. The transfer portion has a transfer belt extending in a first direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274528

Image forming apparatus

A printer (100) includes a casing (200), an operation section (6), a light emitting section (61), a cover (60), and a pressing member (62). The operation section (6) includes a reference surface (201b), an lcd panel (204) disposed along the reference surface (201b) and displaying predetermined information, and operation keys (202) disposed to protrude though the reference surface (201b). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274491

Image forming apparatus capable of adjusting sensitivity of optical sensor and method for adjusting sensitivity of optical sensor

An image forming apparatus includes: an optical sensor which includes a light-emitting part and a light-receiving part opposed to the light-emitting part and is configured to detect an amount of waste toner accumulated in a waste toner container, the waste toner being produced with formation of an image and then accommodated in the waste toner container; a detecting section configured to detect a change in an output of the light-receiving part; a shielding member interposed between the light-emitting part and the light-receiving part and configured to create, between the light-emitting part and the light-receiving part, a light-transmitting environment equivalent to that when the waste toner container is filled with the waste toner; and an adjusting section configured to adjust a light intensity of the light-emitting part when the shielding member is interposed between the light-emitting part and the light-receiving part.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274485

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus

An optical scanning device (11) in the image forming apparatus (1) of the present invention includes a deflector (35, 37) deflecting a laser light scanning an image carrier (13) outputted from a light source (32y, 32c, 32m, 32k); a first reflection mirror part (43y, 43c, 43m, 43k) adjusting scanning curve of the laser light deflected by the deflector (35, 37); and a second reflection mirror part (44y, 44c, 44m, 44k) arranged at a downstream side from the first reflection mirror part (43y, 43c, 43m, 43k) in an optical path of the laser light to adjust scanning inclination of the laser light.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/22/16 / #20160274479

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core and a shell layer. The shell layer is disposed over a surface of the core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269726

Cell-based compression with edge detection

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

09/15/16 / #20160269592

Image processing apparatus, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring portion, a pair generating portion, first through third determination portions, and an image combining portion. The image acquiring portion acquires an image for each page of a booklet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269587

Method for selecting sheet feed portion for image formation, image forming apparatus, and information processing apparatus

An image forming apparatus or an information processing apparatus obtains information-corresponding-to-keyword representing a correspondence relationship between a keyword, and each of a plurality of sheet feed portions. Further, the information processing apparatus or the image forming apparatus detects the keyword included in the information-corresponding-to-keyword, from at least two of three data that are subject-to-be-printed data, additional text data, and a digital watermark which are included in a print job. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266681

Display input device and method of controlling display input device

A display input device includes: a display panel that displays an operation image; a touch panel portion that is used to detect the coordinates of a fingertip and the coordinates of an actual touch position in a close state in which the fingertip approaches the surface; and a control portion that recognizes an operation image operated by recognizing the touch position, that determines, based on the position of the fingertip in the close state and the track of the fingertip in the close state, whether or not in the close state, the fingertip is in a swing state in which the fingertip swings and that enlarges and displays, on the display panel, the operation image below the track when the fingertip is determined to be in the swing state.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266534

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a supplying chamber, an agitating member, a toner carrier, a retaining part and a detecting part. The supplying chamber accommodates a toner replenished from a toner container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266522

Image forming apparatus capable of preventing displacement of transfer unit

An image forming apparatus includes: a guide groove for a rotation shaft; a positioning groove provided on a guide surface, for the rotation shaft, in the guide groove; a pressing member provided so as to be rotatable about a support shaft provided at the opening side with respect to the positioning groove, and configured to press the rotation shaft in a groove depth direction of the positioning groove; and a lower surface portion configured to apply a first pressing force in the groove depth direction to the rotation shaft in a fit-in state where the rotation shaft is located at a fit-in position, and apply a second pressing force in the inserting direction to the rotation shaft against the first pressing force in an escape state where the rotation shaft is located at an escape position.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266520

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a development device and a guide part guiding the development device to the image carrier. The development device includes a magnet roller, which includes a shaft having magnets arrayed circumferentially, and a cover member, which include a bearing part engaged with the guide part as the shaft is inserted thereinto. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266517

Developing device and image forming apparatus having the same

A developing device according to the present disclosure includes a developer container, a first stirring member, a second stirring member, and a developer carrying member. The developer container has a plurality of conveyance chambers including first and second conveyance chambers, is provided with a developer supply portion and a developer discharge portion and stores a two-component developer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160264368

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet feeding device includes a sheet feeding cartridge, a pair of fixed rails, a pair of movable rails and a pressing part. The sheet feeding cartridge has a pair of side plates extending in taking-out/taking-in directions and is taken out/in an installed part in an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160264367

Conveyance unit and image forming apparatus including this

A conveyance unit includes a cassette removably attached to an apparatus body and a conveyance interlocked part provided in the apparatus body. The cassette includes a sheet storage part for storing a sheet, a lift plate liftably provided between a lowered position and a raised position and a biasing member for biasing the sheet to contact with a pickup roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263904

Ink container and inkjet image forming apparatus

An ink container includes an ink pack filled with an ink and a container case housing the ink pack. The container case includes an upper plate and a lower plate respectively covering the ink pack, one side plate provided between side parts of the upper plate and the lower plate, and two hinges coupling the upper plate and the lower plate with the side plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/15/16 / #20160263903

Liquid storage and ink container and inkjet image forming apparatus including this

A liquid storage (52) of the present invention includes a liquid storing part (55) storing liquid and a spout (56) having a flow path (56a) opened/closed according to relative attaching and detaching of a connected subject (33) being a flow destination of the liquid stored in the liquid storing part (55), and the spout (56) includes a contact face (75) having an opening part (72a) opened so as to lead to the flow path (56a), with which the connected subject (33) comes into contact when attaching the connected subject (33), and a liquid groove (76) recessed in the contact face (75) to guide and hold the liquid adhered onto the opening part (72a) when detaching the connected subject (33).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261768

Display input device and image forming apparatus including same, and method for controlling display input device

When a display changing operation is performed after a shift is made to a rotation mode, a display input device performs a rotation display of an object, and increases a rotation angle of the object per unit movement amount of a predetermined touch point according as a distance between two points touched in a mode switching operation is larger. When a display changing operation is performed after a shift to an enlargement/reduction mode, the display input device performs an enlargement/reduction display of the object, and increases an enlargement amount or a reduction amount of the object per unit movement amount of the predetermined touch point according as the distance between the two touch points touched in the mode switching operation is larger.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261758

Reading device, image forming apparatus including reading device, and method for controlling reading device

A reading device includes a document feeder unit, an image reading unit, an operation unit, a control unit, and an image processing unit. The image processing unit generates read image data on the basis of image data generated by the image reading unit and a document size determined by the control unit, rotates the read image data in a direction opposite to an inclination direction so as to reduce the inclination as an inclination correction process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/08/16 / #20160259296

Image forming apparatus

The scanning optical device (6) includes a light source, a deflector (30) configured to rotate on a horizontal surface around a rotating shaft extending in a vertical direction and an optical box (50) in which the light source, the deflector (30), and the optical components groups (40) are housed and supported by the frame (60). A heat sink (36) is disposed between the deflector (30) and the frame (60). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/08/16 / #20160259262

Image forming apparatus comprising determination processing portion for detecting property information of photoconductor

In an image forming apparatus, a first electric pathway connects a charging portion and a power supply unit, a second electric pathway is formed in the photoconductor unit and connects the first electric pathway and the photoconductor. An electrical component is disposed on the second electric pathway and has predetermined electrical property in accordance with the type of the photoconductor unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/08/16 / #20160257142

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a sheet feed section, an image forming section, a partition unit, an air inflow portion, a first sheet conveyance section, a second sheet conveyance section, and an air sucking and discharging section. The partition unit partitions an interior of an apparatus casing into a first space in which the image forming section is disposed and a second space in which the sheet feed section, the first sheet conveyance section, and the second sheet conveyance section are disposed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255247

Digital image attribute plane compression

An example embodiment may involve obtaining an m×n pixel cell from an input image. Each of the m×n pixels in the m×n pixel cell may be associated with at least one color value. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255246

Cell-based compression with edge detection and interleaved encoding

An example embodiment may involve obtaining (i) an a×b attribute macro-cell, and (ii) a×b pixel macro-cells for each of a luminance plane, a first color plane, and a second color plane of an input image. The a×b pixel macro-cells may each contain 4 non-overlapping m×n pixel cells. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255244

Electronic device and authentication method therein

Provided is an electronic device and an authentication method able to restrict and disable an operation when a third person other than an authorized user who is registered as a user, and prevent information leakage without requiring the user a complicated operation. At a time when an operator inputs an authentication request by any one of the user identification numbers, when first information inputted via the input part is coincided with the first password related to the user identification number for which the authentication request is inputted, and when characteristic data at a time when the first information is inputted falls within a specified range of a histogram of the databases related to the user identification number for which the authentication request is inputted, the operator is authenticated as the user for which the authentication request is inputted.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255242

Hard-copy signatures using a cloud-connected printing device with a workflow service

Example systems and related methods may relate to a way to efficiently incorporate authentication to cloud-based review and approval processes. In an example embodiment, a workflow service operating on a network may send a request for document approval to a mobile computing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255239

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring portion, a first determination portion, a second determination portion, a third determination portion, and an image dividing portion. The image acquiring portion acquires an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255233

Program exchange system that exchange firmware program and/or application program on image forming apparatus, program exchange method, and recording medium

A program exchange system includes an exchange information managing server and a program exchange server. The exchange information managing server manages exchange information, the exchange information indicating a necessity to exchange at least one of a firmware program and an application program, corresponding to a combination of a version of the firmware program on an image forming apparatus and a version of the application program on the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255231

Image forming apparatus

A control portion specifies an allowance time from a job reception time to a time at which a job sender reaches a self-apparatus, on the basis of allowance time specifying information acquired per print job data. Furthermore, the control portion controls a start time of a print process in accordance with an order in which an elapsed time from the job reception time is determined to have reached a planned start time. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255229

Image forming apparatus

A control portion shifts a state of a self-apparatus to a power saving mode if a duration of an operation event wait state has reached a preset power saving shift set time. Further, the control portion temporarily changes the power saving shift set time to a longer time if an extension condition is satisfied. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255226

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a paper sheet cassette stores a bunch of paper sheets to be fed. A media sensor unit measures a thickness and a surface roughness of one paper sheet fed and transported from the paper sheet cassette. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255222

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes an image scanning portion, a page classification portion, a preview output portion, a page classification correction portion, and a file replacement portion. The preview output portion generates a primary image data file including: a plurality of pieces of page image data; and page classification information that allows the non-blank page and the blank page to be separated from each other, and displays, on a display portion, an image of the non-blank page and an image of the blank page so as to be separated from each other. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255220

Mobile device that ensures function extension of image forming apparatus, image forming system, and recording medium

A mobile device includes an operation circuit, a display, an operation screen display, and a function execution circuit. The operation screen display displays an operation screen to operate the image forming apparatus on the display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255215

Function providing system and recording medium for using functions provided by server

A function providing system for providing a function to an image forming apparatus includes a server and a function relaying circuit. The server provides a function for the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255212

Document reading device

Provided is a document reading device that can cause an image processing part to execute automatically image processing operations corresponding to respective plural functions, depending on a document mounting condition on a platen without performing a setting operation on a panel part. A system control part causes a document detection sensor to detect a part (periphery) of the document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255209

User interface for presenting printing device metrics

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

09/01/16 / #20160255208

Pull printing system including printing data transmitter that transmits pull printing data and storage medium

A pull printing system includes a plurality of storage destination devices that store printing data for pull printing, and a priming data transmitter. The printing data transmitter transmits the printing data for the pull printing to at least one of the plurality of storage destination devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253557

Approval system and approval method

To provide an approval system associated with an approval workflow that identifies a signature document. A document management server for managing document data is connected with a client terminal (clt) via an in-house lan. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253139

Job control device that ensures facilitated reperformance of canceled job, job control method, and recording medium

A job control device includes a display, a storage circuit, an execution circuit, a status display, a cancel circuit, a recovery display, and a recovery control circuit. The execution circuit performs a job. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253137

Image processing apparatus presentation method, image processing apparatus, and image processing system

A first information processing apparatus selects an apparatus-to-be-used from among a plurality of image processing apparatuses that are communicable through a first communication line, and receives terminal identification information which identifies a second information processing apparatus carried by a user, from the second information processing apparatus through a wireless second communication line. The first information processing apparatus transmits location presentation information to the second information processing apparatus, and transmits the terminal identification information to the apparatus-to-be-used. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253131

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus is connected to a plurality of computers via a network, and the image forming apparatus which spools and sequentially processes each of jobs received from the plurality of computers includes: a job management section receiving and managing the jobs transmitted from the computers; and a control section, upon reception of a new job from the computer by the job management section, calculating a scheduled end time of the new job based on a number of prints required for executing the new job, a print speed of the image forming apparatus, and a scheduled end time of the job on standby, and notifying the calculated scheduled end time to the computer which has transmitted the new job.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253127

Print data retrieval system using graphical codes

The present disclosure is directed to an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus may include a network interface, an image-capture unit, a printing unit, and a processor configured to execute instructions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160253097

Information processing device that extends service life of non-volatile semiconductor memory and recording medium

An information processing device includes a volatile memory, a non-volatile semiconductor memory, a storage circuit, and a processor. The processor records corresponding update information in a first log area when updating actual data in a first actual data area by the update data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252872

Image forming apparatus

An optical sensor has a light emission section and a light reception section so arranged as to sandwich an opening part of a toner container from both sides when the toner container is attached, and a shutter slides in conjunction with the attachment and detachment of the toner container and has a top surface member opening and closing a toner exhaust port of a cleaning device and a side surface member transmitting and blocking light of the optical sensor. A slit orthogonal to a sliding direction of the shutter is formed at the side surface member of the shutter, and the control section performs detection of attachment and detachment of the toner container based on a waveform pattern of light transmitted through the slits which pattern appears in a signal of the optical sensor.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252870

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a cleaning portion configured to remove toner stuck to a surface of an image carrier; a polishing roller that is rotatable while being in contact with the image carrier; a guide portion disposed with a gap having a predetermined width from an outer circumferential surface of the polishing roller, and configured to guide the removed toner to pass below the outer circumferential surface of the polishing roller; opening portions each formed in a predetermined size at a position below the lower portion of the outer circumferential surface of the polishing roller in the guide portion; and a housing including a wall surface that defines, together with an end of the guide portion in a rotation direction of the polishing roller, a falling path through which the toner falls from the end, the housing storing the cleaning portion and the polishing roller.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252868

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a housing, a photosensitive drum, a cleaning member, a driving transmission portion, and a movement mechanism. The photosensitive drum is rotatably supported by the housing about a first shaft portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252852

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a fixing unit, a warming heater that heats a photoconductor drum, a fixing heater driving unit that turns a fixing heater on and off, a warming heater driving unit that turns the warming heater on and off, a mode transition unit that shifts an image forming operation mode, in which the image forming unit performs an image forming operation, to a sleep mode when a first period has elapsed after the image forming operation mode is finished, and a processor that turns off the fixing heater when the first period has elapsed after the image forming operation mode is finished and turns on the warming heater when a second period longer than the first period has elapsed after the image forming operation mode is finished.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252851

Image forming apparatus

In printing, a first power supply unit applies a transfer current with a polarity opposite to a charged polarity of toner to the transfer roller. A second power supply unit applies a toner scattering suppression current with a polarity opposite to the charged polarity of the toner to a stretching roller until a rear end of a sheet passes through a separation position after a front end of the sheet reaches the separation position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252835

Toner

A toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer disposed over the surface of the toner core. The shell layer includes a thermosetting portion substantially composed of a water-insoluble thermosetting resin and a thermoplastic portion substantially composed of a water-insoluble thermoplastic resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160251192

Image forming apparatus and sorting method

Provided is an image forming apparatus and a sorting method allowing paper sheets to be sorted by size or thickness from a bundle of documents that have been already printed with no need for adding a sensor, or the like, or during the time for printing preparation, or the like. The image forming apparatus includes a first detecting part, a paper discharging part and a control part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/01/16 / #20160251181

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet conveying device includes a switchback unit, a first conveying path, a second conveying path, a switching member, and a convey roller. The first conveying path conveys a sheet to the switchback unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248932

Image reading apparatus that acquires of appropriate white reference data, image reading method, and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a reading circuit, a white reference member, a control circuit, a memory circuit, and a processing circuit. The control circuit controls the reading circuit to: cause a light source to irradiate the white reference member with lights of a plurality of colors and cause a light receiving unit to receive the reflected lights. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248931

Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus including optical scanning device, and position adjustment method of synchronization detection sensor mounted in optical scanning device

An optical scanning device includes a light source that emits light, a deflector that deflects and scans the light emitted from the light source in a main scanning direction, a housing, a synchronization detection sensor, and a sensor board. The synchronization detection sensor is mounted in the housing, detects scanning light from the deflector, and outputs a write timing reference signal of image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248927

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a character distinguishing unit, a character string extraction unit, a character specifying unit, a determination unit, an overwrite image data generation unit, and a control unit. The overwrite image data generation unit generates, if it is determined by the determination unit that there is a plurality of matches, overwrite image data that has been overwritten such that a character specified by the character specifying unit is indistinguishable as a character. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248923

Disconnection time acquisition system that records disconnection time at which power supply is disconnected in log, image processing system, and disconnection time acquisition method

A disconnection time acquisition system includes a response requesting circuit, a response determining circuit, a response circuit, a time storage circuit, and a time management circuit. The response determining circuit, in a network server, determines whether or not a response signal in response to a response request signal is received. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160248366

Motor controller, sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus

A motor controller includes a drive control portion. The drive control portion is configured to: execute feedback control of a drive current to be supplied to a drive motor, by using an inputted control signal indicating a target rotation speed for the drive motor and a detection signal of a rotation speed detection portion configured to detect a rotation speed of the drive motor; control the drive current in a first control period in which the target rotation speed is changed, such that the drive current is equal to or less than a predetermined first upper limit; and control the drive current in a second control period in which the target rotation speed is constant, such that the drive current is equal to or less than a predetermined second upper limit less than the first upper limit.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160247408

Information processing apparatus, information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a first storage portion, a second storage portion, a board-written data obtaining portion, a storage processing portion, and a first data processing portion. The first storage portion stores one or more pieces of board-written data which each includes lesson information that was input to a board surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246771

Text editing apparatus and print data storage apparatus that becomes unnecessary to reprint of print data

Provided is a text editing apparatus that makes it unnecessary to reprint a print data. By a communication management part, the print data from a client terminal and a correction candidate list including a correction target and a correction candidate from a data management server are received. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246247

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section configured to form an image on a recording paper sheet and a housing accommodating the image forming section. The housing includes: an enclosed and bottomed housing body having an enclosed sidewall and a bottom formed continuously and integrally with the sidewall; and a lid removably attached to the housing body to cover an opening of the housing body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246232

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording sheet. A casing constituting an outer shell of the image forming apparatus is formed in a table shape including a top plate and a leg portion supporting the top plate, the top plate including a flat working surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246224

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

The fixing device includes an abutting member and an urging member. The abutting member is provided on a sheet conveyance path between a fixing roller pair and a conveying roller pair. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246212

Developing device, and image forming apparatus including developing device

In a developing device, a sheet member is provided via a gap at a second specific position in a specific region between a position on a downstream side in a first rotation direction relative to a first specific position, and a high-magnetic-force position at which an intensity of a magnetic force is the highest in a second region, on the outer circumferential surface of a developer carrying body. The sheet member limits a layer thickness of a two-component developer carried on the developer carrying body rotating in a second rotation direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160246201

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles that each include a toner core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. The shell layer contains a hydrophobic thermoplastic resin and a hydrophilic thermosetting resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160244281

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a lifting plate, a pickup roller, a lifting and lowering mechanism of the lifting plate and an end cursor. The end cursor has a cursor main body and a turning cursor plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160243837

Ink-jet recording apparatus

An ink-jet recording apparatus includes a plurality of recording heads including a first recording head for ejecting black ink and a second recording head for ejecting a color ink; a rubber wipe blade; and a drive mechanism that moves the wipe blade along an ink ejecting surface and is able to move-up/down the wiper blade to approach or leave the ink ejecting surface. The wipe blade has: a first wipe blade that wipes purged ink on the ink ejecting surface of the first recording head; and a second wipe blade that wipes purged ink on the ink ejecting surface of the second recording head; wherein the first wipe blade is lower than the second wipe blade in rubber hardness, and the rubber hardness of the first wipe blade is 30° or higher to 45° or lower in asker c hardness.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/25/16 / #20160243836

Recovery system for recording head, ink-jet recording apparatus including the same, and recovery method for the recording head

A recovery system for a recording head of the present disclosure includes a wiper, a drive mechanism, a first rotary mechanism, and a control portion. The first rotary mechanism causes the wiper to rotate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241741

Display input device and image forming apparatus including same and method of controlling display input device

A display input device includes a display portion, a touch panel portion and a control portion, and when in a login state, a predetermined processing start time is reached, reduction processing is performed in which in a screen being presently displaced, a display size of a logout key is maintained and in which a display size of a reduction target element that is a screen element other than the logout key is reduced.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241735

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same

An optical scanning device includes a light source unit, a deflector, and a scanning lens. The deflector reflects first and second light beams emitted from the light source such that the beams scan a scanned surface in main scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241723

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes: a document conveyance section configured to convey an original document placed on a document loading chute; an original glass plate allowing the document conveyed from the document conveyance section to pass thereover; a reading unit that includes a light-emitting part including first, second, and third light sources and configured to emit light toward the document at a predetermined document reading position and a light-receiving part configured to receive light reflected on the document; a housing including a hollow letting part of light from the light-emitting part out of the image reading device; a foreign matter detecting section configured to detect a foreign matter on the original glass plate; and an operation control section configured to control the operation of the light-emitting part and, upon detection of the foreign matter, allow the light-emitting part to emit light in a different color from when reading the document.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160239447

Data acquisition system, electronic device, and data acquisition terminal

A data acquisition system includes an electronic device and a data acquisition terminal. The electronic device includes a data storage section and a first interface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160238976

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member and an induction heating section. The fixing member fixes an image onto a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160238961

Image forming apparatus

An image forming device includes an image carrier on the surface of which a toner image is formed, a cleaning member arranged in contact with, for cleaning, the surface of the image carrier, a charging member for electrostatically charging the image carrier, a bias applying device, and a control portion. The bias applying device applies a charging bias having dc and ac biases superimposed on each other to the charging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160236885

Document conveyance device and image forming apparatus

A document conveyance device according to the present disclosure includes a document conveyance path, a first actuator, a second actuator, and an optical sensor. The first actuator is disposed in the document conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160236883

Paper feeder, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus including the same

A paper feeder includes a housing, a driving unit, a sheet loading portion, a paper feeding unit, and a lock mechanism. The lock mechanism is located in the housing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/18/16 / #20160236490

Adjustment mechanism, image forming apparatus including adjustment mechanism, and adjustment method using adjustment mechanism

An adjustment mechanism (130) adjusts a position of a target object (110) attached to an attachment base (120). The adjustment mechanism (130) includes a first cam (131) and a second cam (132). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160234394

Display input device and image forming apparatus including same, and method for controlling display input device

A display input device includes a display unit, a touch panel unit, a control unit, and a storage unit that stores therein number-of-times information that indicates number of times each of previously determined soft keys has been used. When a frequently-used key display operation is performed on the touch panel unit, the control unit selects soft keys ranging from a soft key of the highest order that has been used the largest number of times to a soft key of a predetermined order as frequently-used keys, and the display unit collectively displays the frequently-used keys on a currently displayed screen.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231868

Input device and electronic device

An input device includes a display section, a touch panel, a pressed position detecting section, a pressing force detecting section, a storage section, and a control section. The touch panel includes a plurality of electrodes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231845

Electronic apparatus and guide cover

An electronic apparatus includes a display device; a touch panel of an electrostatic capacitive type on a screen of the display device; and a guide cover capable of being attached to the touch panel and detached from the touch panel. The guide cover includes a non-conductive substrate member having a thickness that a touch is not detected by the touch panel on the basis of variation of electrostatic capacity due to the touch; a protrusion part on a top surface of the substrate member; and a conductive member inside of the substrate member corresponding to the protrusion part on the top surface.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231680

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating roller, a non-contact temperature sensor, a first air channel, and a second air channel. The non-contact temperature sensor detects a temperature of the heating roller in a non-contact manner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160231669

Image forming apparatus that restrains scattered toner particles

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, a suspension roller, and a conductive opposed member. The conveyance belt is in contact with the image carrier to form a nip and conveys a sheet via the nip position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/11/16 / #20160229617

Tip indicator and packaging box equipped with same

Provided is a tip indicator that enables reduced manufacturing costs with a simple configuration, can be made lighter in weight, and is capable of detecting tipping over of a packaging box and the like. This tip indicator is fixed to a packaging box and is equipped with a main body that has a passage section and a moving object. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227076

Digital image color plane compression

An example embodiment may involve obtaining an a×b pixel macro-cell from an input image. The a×b pixel macro-cell may contain 4 non-overlapping m×n pixel cells. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227075

Interleaved encoding of compressed attribute and color planes

An example embodiment may involve obtaining an a×b pixel macro-cell from an image with one or more color planes, and an a×b attribute macro-cell. The a×b pixel macro-cell may contain 4 non-overlapping m×n pixel cells, and the a×b attribute macro-cell may contain 4 non-overlapping m×n attribute cells. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227074

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a scanning section, a storage section, an image forming section, and a control section. The scanning section scans an image formed on a first side of the recording medium to obtain scanned image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227063

Image reading device

An image reading device includes contact glass, a frame, a light emitting section, a sensor, and a control section. An original document is placed on the contact glass. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227054

Image processing apparatus that extracts image showing distinctive content of moving image

An image processing apparatus includes a moving image accepting unit, a detecting unit, an image extracting unit, a screen creating unit, a selection accepting unit, and an image output unit. The screen creating unit creates an operation screen for each of the scenes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227053

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method

A document image reading section is configured to read, among documents constituting a book, an image of a document of one page of the book. A document image checking section is configured to check the read image of the read document against registered images of documents stored in a server to determine whether or not the registered image matching the read image exists. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224948

Maintenance management device and maintenance management method

A maintenance management device includes: an operation history section and an optimum operation extraction section. The operation history section, upon execution of a plurality of maintenance adjustment operations by a service man, leaves the plurality of maintenance adjustment operations as a history for the purpose of resolving a specific error. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224875

Control method of image forming apparatus that prevents non-intended paper of different quality being existed in advance

Providing is a control method of the image forming apparatus that can prevent, when interrupting a printing process and resuming a printing process by supplying a print sheet or switching to other apparatus, not intending to mix the paper having quality of paper is different in the bundle of the printed documents in advance. It is the control method of the image forming apparatus that interrupts a printing process for a first image forming apparatus and resumes a printing process with the second image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224333

Mobile device and recording medium

A mobile device receives a latest version of firmware with a firmware management system that manages firmware and receives a current version of firmware in an image forming apparatus through close-range communication with the image forming apparatus. The mobile device determines whether or not a later version than the current version of firmware in the image forming apparatus exists based on the latest version of firmware and the current version of firmware that are received.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224292

Printing system

A printing system includes an image forming apparatus, a server, and a mobile device. The image forming apparatus includes an identification information sending section that sends identification information via radio waves. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224281

Methods and system for printing device service restart

Example systems and methods may relate to performing a service restart on a printing device. A method preferably includes receiving a setting modification for a printing device, and storing the setting modification in an entity database. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223975

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes an image carrier unit (15) and a positioning member (30) configured to position the image carrier unit (15) to the apparatus main body (2). The image carrier unit (15) has a concentric circumference part (51l), (51r) formed on a concentric circle with a rotating shaft (9a) of the image carrier (9) and the apparatus main body (2) has an edge part (42l), (42r) facing the concentric circumference part (51l), (51r) at the attachment position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223970

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

In a fixing device, on a receiving surface of a separating plate provided at a downstream side of a nip part formed between the fixing roller and the pressing roller, a catch part is formed in an edge part facing the nip part. When a direction of a sheet ejected from the nip part comes close to the fixing roller, a front end part of the sheet is caught by the catch part, and the sheet is largely bent or leaps up. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223966

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a fixing device including a pressure roller brought into press-contact with a fixing belt, a cylindrical part arranged to cover an outer peripheral surface of an end portion of the fixing belt in a rotation shaft direction, a rotation transfer member formed in an approximately annular shape by allowing two facing end edges of a rectangular sheet material to be brought close to each other, and held between an inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical part and an outer peripheral surface of the fixing belt, a bonding material for bonding the rotation transfer member to the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical part, and a rotation detection unit that detects rotation of the cylindrical part, the cylindrical part is formed at the inner peripheral surface thereof with a storage recessed portion that stores an end edge of the rotation transfer member, positioned at a downstream side.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223965

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a fixing device including a cap member mounted at an end portion of a fixing belt in a rotation shaft direction via a rotation transfer member, an axis center of a support shaft supporting the cap member is made eccentric with respect to a rotation axis center of the fixing belt.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223957

Heating device and image forming apparatus

A heating device includes a plurality of chip resistors, a conductor pattern, and a substrate. The plurality of chip resistors generate heat upon receiving power from a power source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223953

Image forming apparatus transferring toner image onto surface layer portion of intermediate transfer medium

An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive body including a photosensitive layer having a first end and a second end, the first end having a larger thickness than the second end; a charging portion charges the photosensitive layer; a light irradiation portion applies light to the photosensitive layer; a developing device develops by toner charged with the same polarity as charge polarity of the photosensitive layer; an intermediate transfer medium including a surface layer having a third end and a fourth end, the third end having a larger thickness than the fourth end, the third end being opposed to the second end, the fourth end being opposed to the first end; and a transfer portion transfers a toner image developed on the photosensitive layer, onto the surface layer when a voltage having polarity opposite to the charge polarity is applied to the transfer portion.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223951

Image forming apparatus forming toner image on surface layer portion of image conveying portion

An image forming apparatus includes a toner containing portion, a first conveying member, an image conveying portion, and an image forming portion. The first conveying member is configured to convey the toner in a conveyance direction within the toner containing portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223945

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container includes a container body and a movable wall. The container body includes an inner surface defining a cylindrical internal space extending in a first direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223935

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same

An optical scanning device includes a light source portion, a deflector, a first focus lens, a second focus lens, a first mirror group, and a second mirror group. The first mirror group includes: a first reflection mirror on which a first light beam having transmitted through a first focus lens is incident, the first reflection mirror reflecting the first light beam in a second direction away from a first scanned surface; and a second reflection mirror that reflects the reflected first light beam toward the first scanned surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223933

Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus

An optical scanning device includes a light source, an optical element, a light deflector, a first storage portion, a second storage portion, and a correction processing portion. The first storage portion stores, in advance, first information that indicates relationship between positions on the image carrying member and light amounts of the laser beam irradiated on the image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223930

Image forming apparatus and image forming method that correct variation in residual quantity of printing agent

Provided is an image forming apparatus that can correct variation in printing agent residual quantity and can extend the period being able to support full color printing based on original image data. A printing agent residual quantity detecting part detects printing agent residual quantity. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223924

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer contains a charge generating material and a hole transport material. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223923

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a single-layer type photosensitive layer including phthalocyanine or a derivative thereof and an electron transport material. The electron transport material includes at least one first compound represented by formula (1) or (2) shown below and at least one second compound represented by formula (3), (4), or (5) shown below. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160223921

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer contains a charge generating material and a hole transport material represented by general formula (1) shown below in a single layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160221777

Sheet feeding device, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling a sheet feeding device

A sheet feeding device has cursors slidable to regulate a sheet, a sensor portion including a variable resistor to output a voltage commensurate with the position of the cursors, a storage portion storing width detection data in which ranges of a sensor value based on the output of the sensor portion are defined for different sheet widths respectively, and a control portion calculating the sensor value, determining a particular range as a correction target range, calculating a difference between the actual sensor value and the center value of the correction target range, and correcting a limit value of the correction target range at the border with another range.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/04/16 / #20160221371

Image forming appatus capable of reducing downtime of printing when paper stored in paper feeding cassette run out during printing

Provided is an image forming apparatus including a plurality of paper feeding cassettes, a paper detecting sensor, a detecting sensor, a paper feeding switching determination part, and a system control part. The paper feeding switching determination part confirms a state change in the paper feeding cassettes, after the elapse of awaiting time until a start of determination of whether or not switching of paper feeding is possible, if it is determined that a document stored in the paper feeding cassettes runs out, based on an operating condition of the apparatus, a change in detection results by the paper feeding detecting sensor, and detection results by the detecting sensor, and determines whether or not the switching of paper feeding is possible. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219187

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a layout identifying unit, a slide image extracting unit, and an output processing unit. The layout identifying unit is configured to identify a printing layout of a document image scanned by an image scanning device on the basis of layout data, the layout data indicating plural printing layouts of specific presentation material editing software that builds a slide image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219181

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image scanning section, an exit tray, and an upper housing. The image scanning section scans an image of an original document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219180

Lighting control circuit and image forming apparatus

A lighting control circuit (1) controls lighting and extinguishing a plurality of light-emitting elements (d11 to d19, d21 to d29, and d31 to d39). The lighting control circuit (1) has: a first scanning circuit (10) that sequentially scans the light-emitting elements by a predetermined first unit number at a time; a second scanning circuit (20) that sequentially scans the light-emitting elements being scanned by the first scanning circuit (10) by a second unit number at a time, which is lower than the first unit number; and a control circuit (30) that controls lighting and extinguishing the individual light-emitting elements being scanned by the first and second scanning circuits (10, 20).. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219176

Image processing apparatus that facilitates restoration from protection mode of included hard disk drive, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes a mounting information holding circuit, an abnormality determination circuit, and a mounting execution circuit. The abnormality determination circuit determines whether or not a predetermined abnormality determination condition is met based on mounting information related to already-executed mounting held in the mounting information holding circuit when a hard disk drive is inaccessible. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219166

Management server and image forming system including the same

A management server includes a communication unit configured to receive job data and transmit the job data to the image forming apparatus so that the image forming apparatus executes the job, and a registering unit. When the communication unit receives the job data containing account information, if it is determined that the account information contained in the job data satisfies the registration condition, the registering unit registers the account information contained in the job data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219102

Device management system and automatic device management system

A device management system for managing a plurality of image forming apparatuses includes a management state determination section and a management state notification section. The management state determination section determines whether or not each of the image forming apparatuses is appropriately managed based on information from an application for managing the image forming apparatuses. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217721

Information processing system, terminal apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing method

An information processing system includes information processing apparatus and terminal apparatus that includes display portion and operation portion. A first display processing portion displays electronic teaching material on the display portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160217278

Authentication apparatus and authentication method that register fingerprint data for collation easily

Provided is an authentication apparatus that can register the fingerprint data for collation for comparing with the read fingerprint data, easily. A fingerprint reading part reads fingerprint data at the time of the touch operation of the input identification code. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216920

Synchronization of different communication channels established between one or more managing servers and one or more remote devices

Apparatus and methods for carrying out tasks using transactions with print devices are provided. A transaction can be opened between one or more managing servers and one or more print devices, where the transaction is associated with one or more tasks. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216919

Centralized service of a model support for printing devices

Systems, apparatus, and methods for interfacing device management software and printing devices are provided. A computing device with device management software can send a discovery message requesting primary identification information to a printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216673

Rotation force transmission mechanism and image forming apparatus

A rotation force transmission mechanism (30) includes a torque limiter (50), a breaking member (60) and a clutch member (55). The torque limiter (50) is configured to couple the first rotating member (35) and the driving source (40) to each other so as to able to transmit the rotation force until a torque of a predetermined value is applied, and to decouple from each other if a torque larger than the predetermined value is applied. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216669

Fixing device that reduces generation of ultra fine particles and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device according to one aspect of the disclosure includes a heat source, a fixing member, and a pressure member. The heat source generates infrared. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216665

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a temperature sensor and a controller. A detected region whose temperature is detected by the temperature sensor is formed in the fixing belt, and an elastic layer of the detected region is provided with a hole in a part thereof in a circumferential direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216651

Image forming apparatus

The image forming apparatus, which includes a plurality of photosensitive drums, charging devices that contact and charge respective photosensitive drums, developing devices that attach toner including a metal particle, which is a polishing particle, and develop latent images, and cleaning devices that remove remaining toner from surfaces of the photosensitive drums and allows toner images of each color formed on the photosensitive drums to be sequentially superposed on an intermediate transfer belt to form a color image, has a primary transfer bias control unit that switches polarity of primary transfer bias, except for a time of image formation on the photosensitive drums, to polarity equal to or opposite to electrostatic charge of toner in response to an average printing rate of each color of a predetermined number of immediately previous papers.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160216641

Developer replenishing apparatus including container having moving wall

A developer replenishing apparatus includes a developer housing container and a sensor. The developer housing container includes a container main body having a wall that partitions an internal space, a shaft section arranged so as to extend in a first direction in the internal space, a moving wall which moves from an upstream side to a downstream side in the first direction along the shaft section and which conveys the developer, and a developer discharge port which is arranged near a downstream end in the first direction of the container main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214823

Image forming apparatus that prevents damage of multi-tray cover and relay device cover

An image forming apparatus includes a multi-tray device and a relay device. The relay device includes a relay device cover that openably and closably covers a top side of the relay device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214810

Sheet loading apparatus and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet loading apparatus includes: a sheet loading portion that includes a bottom portion on which a sheet is loaded; and a regulating mechanism that butts an end edge of the sheet extending in a first direction to limit a position of the sheet in a second direction. The regulating mechanism includes: a guide portion that is formed on the bottom portion to extend in the second direction; and a limiting member slidable along the guide portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214760

Packing box

The packing box includes a plurality of side wall parts, a bottom wall part, a housing part, an outer lid part, a tuck, an extending part, an inner flap, a slit, and an obstructive part. The obstructive part is folded along the side edge that crosses the other side wall part of the inner flap. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214758

Packaging box

A packaging box (1) includes a storage part (2), an inner flap (21) and an outer flap (22). The inner flap (21) is provided with a slit (31) along an edge (11a) and the outer flap (12) is provided with an insertion piece (41) connected to a tip edge (22a) via a bending line (42). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/28/16 / #20160214385

Inkjet recording apparatus and recording head maintenance method

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveyance section, a recording head, a maintenance mechanism, and a control section. The conveyance section conveys a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160212281

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a compression history recording portion stores compression history information in a non-transitory computer-readable information storage medium, wherein the compression history information represents results of accumulation of compression levels through the compression process executed by the data compression portion. A history monitoring portion executes a predetermined improvement process when the compression history information satisfies a predetermined insufficient compression condition.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160212280

Image processing device and image forming apparatus

An image processing device includes an acquisition unit and an image processing unit. The image processing unit makes a similarity determination for each of pages following a first page, thereby searches for a similar header image resembling a reference header image and a similar footer image resembling a reference footer image, and deletes, from image data of the pages following the first page, image data of a page where a similar footer image exists and a region other than a region where the similar footer image exists is blank.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210543

Information processing apparatus and data processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a plurality of modules and a change processing portion. The modules are capable of executing data processing on data stored in a memory connected thereto via a bus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210091

Distributed printing system set via printer driver

Example systems and related methods may relate to distributed printing. A client device associated with a plurality of candidate print devices can receive a request for distributed printing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209791

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device (19) includes a fixing member (32), a pressure member (33), a separation member (51) and a separation/contact mechanism (53). The a fixing member (32) and the pressure member (33) are provided so as to separate away from or come in contact with each other and to form a fixing nip (31). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209788

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a conveying path, a reverse path, a first guide member and a second guide member. The conveying path conveys a sheet to a discharge part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209787

Transfer device, image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, and a stretch roller. The conveyance belt is in contact with an image carrier that carries a toner image, and conveys a sheet via a contact position with the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209785

Transfer device, image forming apparatus

A transfer device (35) includes a conveyance belt (351), a transfer roller (352), and a stretch roller (354). The conveyance belt (351) is in contact with an image carrier (31) that carries a toner image, and conveys a sheet via a contact position with the image carrier (31). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209784

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt, a plurality of belt rollers, a plurality of transfer rollers, a cleaning member, a first driving portion, a second driving portion, and a running control portion. The first driving portion is capable of causing the respective transfer rollers to come into contact with or separate from the intermediate transfer belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/21/16 / #20160209775

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer carrying body, a layer thickness limiting portion, and a rotation control portion. The layer thickness limiting portion includes a base body and a flexible member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205284

Information processing apparatus, information processing method

An information processing apparatus (1) includes a photographing portion (8), an authentication processing portion (91), and a layout processing portion (92). The authentication processing portion (91) determines, based on a photographed image obtained from the photographing portion (8), whether a face image of a person is included in the photographed image, and upon determining that a face image of a person is included, performs an authentication process of the person based on the face image of the person. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205280

Image reading apparatus capable of instantaneously executing function with document setting on platen glass and image forming apparatus

Provided is an image reading apparatus that instantaneously executes functions and settings with the setting of a document on a platen glass, and an image forming apparatus. The image reading part according to the present disclosure includes a platen cover, an opening and closing detecting part, and an operation executing part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205275

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a communication device, a ram, a job managing unit, and an external temporary memory area managing unit. The communication device performs data communication with an external user terminal apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205268

Facsimile apparatus

A facsimile apparatus includes an accepting portion, a communication portion, a control portion, and a display portion, wherein when the accepting portion accepts a change of a set content of a predetermined set item that is a set item which makes it impossible to perform the facsimile communication if the set content is incorrect, the control portion forces the display portion to display test request information for prompting execution of a test communication with the set content of the predetermined set item changed.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202654

Motor control device, image forming apparatus, motor control method, method for controlling image forming apparatus

A target cycle recording portion (821) records target cycle data (tref) into a first ring buffer (824) each time a reference pulse signal (ps) is generated, thereby recording the target cycle data (tref) sequentially into the first ring buffer (824). A measured cycle recording portion (822) records measured cycle data (tenc) into a second ring buffer (825) each time an encoder pulse signal (pe) is generated, thereby recording the measured cycle data (tenc) sequentially into the second ring buffer (825). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202647

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a heat source and a detecting mechanism. The detecting mechanism is not in contact with the heating body and including an infrared detecting element which detects infrared rays radiated from an outer circumferential face of the heating body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202645

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member and a heater. The fixing member is configured to be rotatable. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202642

Image forming apparatus

To remove toner, which is primarily transferred onto an intermediate transfer member, from the intermediate transfer member, a digital multifunction peripheral includes a first control unit that controls a second bias applicator to apply to a secondary transfer roller a bias of the opposite polarity to the charged toner when the toner passes through a position where the secondary transfer roller is placed, and a second control unit that, after the operation of the first control unit, controls a second bias applicator to apply to the secondary transfer roller a bias of the same polarity as the charged toner and controls a pre-brush bias applicator to apply to a pre-brush a bias of the opposite polarity to the toner.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202623

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner contains a plurality of toner particles. The toner particles each include a toner mother particle and an external additive. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160200541

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes an apparatus body (2) including an image forming part (5) implementing an image forming process on a recording material (s); and a discharge tray (7) disposed at an upper part of the apparatus body (2), the discharge tray including a stacking surface (22) receiving the recording material (s) discharged after the image forming process; an outer edge part (23) located above the stacking surface (22) and provided while surrounding a periphery of the stacking surface (22); and a connecting surface (24) provided between the stacking surface (22) and the outer edge part (23), wherein the stacking surface (22) being formed such that a width thereof in a direction orthogonal to a discharge direction downstream in the discharge direction is wider than the width thereof upstream in the discharge direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160200124

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a conveyance section, a first voltage applying section, and a second power supplying section. The recording head ejects ink onto a recording sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/14/16 / #20160200121

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a control section, a conveyance section, a recording head, a negative pressure applying section, a gap forming section, and a first voltage applying section. The conveyance section conveys a recording medium placed on a conveying surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/07/16 / #20160198061

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium that prevent missing of information in performing reduced printing of image data

An image forming apparatus includes an equal-magnification-region-designation accepting circuit, a front-surface-image generating circuit, a back-surface-image generating circuit, and a duplex printing circuit. The front-surface-image generating circuit reduces the image in accordance with the reduction magnification to generate image data representing the reduced image as image data representing a front-surface-side image of duplex printing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/07/16 / #20160198043

Mobile terminal and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with incoming alert operation control program recorded thereon

A mobile terminal includes: a storage section storing pieces of schedule information indicating respective user's schedules in which planned activities are assigned to respective scheduled dates and times; an incoming contact detection section that detects an incoming contact on the mobile terminal; a date and time information acquisition section that acquires date and time information indicating a current date and time on detection of the incoming contact; a schedule information acquisition section that acquires a piece of schedule information at a scheduled date and time based on the acquired date and time information; an alert operation attribute determining section that determines from the acquired piece of schedule information an alert operation attribute with which the planned activity is associated; and an alert operation control processing section that controls an alert operation notifying the user of the incoming contact according to the determined alert operation attribute.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196092

Electronic device, information management program, and information management method

Provided are an electronic device, an information management program, and an information management method that help reduce the amount of memory for job information. An mfp (electronic device) has a job information generating device which generates, for each job executed by application software, job information including settings used by the application software that executes the job, and an access managing device which manages, when the job is executed, access to the job information from the application software. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160173718

Light scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

According to the present disclosure, a light scanning device includes a housing, a light source, a polygon mirror, a polygon motor, a cooling duct, and a fastening portion. The housing is constituted by a housing main body and an upper lid. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160171352

Printing device and method

Example systems and related methods may relate to processing and printing print data in the case of an error. Namely, a printing device may include a communication interface and a controller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170695

Portable communication device, image forming system and method of controlling portable communication device

A portable communication device includes an image sensing portion, a display portion (display panel), a touch panel portion, a storage portion that stores personal information on a user, a wireless communication portion and a processing portion that recognizes an address included in a code display member by shooting the code display member, that makes the wireless communication portion acquire data in the address as data on an application form, that adds the personal information to the data acquired by the wireless communication portion to generate print data on the application form in which an item has been entered and that makes the wireless communication portion transmit the generated print data to an image forming apparatus.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170349

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing shaft part, a fixing belt, a pressure roller, an induction heating coil, a movement limiting member and a magnetic flux suppressing part. The induction heating coil faces to an outside part of the fixing belt provided outside the fixing shaft part, and is wired between one end and another end in an axial direction to heat the fixing belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170341

Fixing device that reduces friction against sheet and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a heating member, a pressure member, and a conveyance guide. The heating member internally includes a heating element. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170322

Image forming unit and image forming apparatus provided with same

An image forming unit includes: a photoconductive drum; a charging member extending in a direction along a rotary shaft of the photoconductive drum; and a holding member holding the charging member at a frame member. While held at the frame member with the holding member in between, the charging member is arranged in parallel to the photoconductive drum in contact with a circumferential surface of the photoconductive drum with their rotary shafts in parallel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170318

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles containing a binder resin and at least one type of wax. A dispersed-phase diameter distribution of the wax has a peak at a dispersed-phase diameter in a range from 0.04 μm to 0.20 μm and a peak at a dispersed-phase diameter in a range from 1,0 μm to 5.0 μm. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160167914

Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A sheet processing apparatus (3) includes a pressing lever (46) turnable between a first position where the pressing lever (46) abuts with the sheet bundle on a stacking tray (34) and a second position where the pressing lever (46) is displaced on a side of a discharging part (44) side from the first position. The discharging part (44) has an upper roller (56) and a lower roller (57). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160167901

Sheet feeding cassette and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet feeding cassette includes a storage region, a front portion, and a bottom portion. On the storage region, a sheet is stored. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/16/16 / #20160167900

Sheet feeding cassette, and image forming apparatus having the same

A sheet feeding cassette according to the present disclosure includes a storing region and a front surface portion. The storing region stores a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160165087

Electronic apparatus, operation mode controlling method and operation mode controlling system

There is provided a further saving in power consumption which is achieved by establishing an optimal transition from an ordinary operation mode to a power consumption saving mode. A mode switching management part (11c) as a mode switching part, while a communication of a managing part (11a) as a communication part to a mobile terminal (20) is being established, maintains an ordinary operation mode and when the communication of the management part (11a) to the mobile terminal (20) terminates, switches from the ordinary operation mode to a power consumption saving mode before an elapse of a specified power consumption saving time period.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160165083

Image forming apparatus and image forming method that adjust faint character and thin line when function is set to off

Provided is an image forming apparatus that adjusts a thin character, a thin line, or the like, which are read in a manuscript, to become identifiable. The blank paper removing part, when the function is set to on, removes the image data corresponding to the manuscript detected as a blank paper by the blank paper detecting part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160165081

Image processing apparatus and screen display method

An image processing apparatus includes a job execution portion, a screen data processing portion, and a display processing portion. The job execution portion is configured to access a memory connected via a bus and execute a job associated with image processing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161909

Image forming apparatus

The support member is provided at an intermediate portion thereof in a longitudinal direction with the wavelike portions having a wave shape when viewed from a width direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction and having elasticity in the longitudinal direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161908

Image forming apparatus

The one end side mounting portion of the support member is fixed to the inner wall surface of the cover member by the u-shaped member. The one end side mounting portion has the insertion portion, which is inserted into the hole formed by the u-shaped member and the inner wall surface of the cover member, the locking portion, and the support front end portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161907

Image forming apparatus

The one end portion and the other end portion of the support member have tapered portions, respectively, and thickness of each tapered portion is gradually reduced toward a center side from an end side of the support member in a longitudinal direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161879

Image forming apparatus

In the case where development is performed by a two-component developing method, a previous charge removal light-emitting portion applies charge removal light to a first charge removal target region of an effective outer circumferential surface of a photosensitive member on which effective outer circumferential surface an electrostatic latent image can be formed. The first charge removal target region includes a part of a magnetic brush contact region of the effective outer circumferential surface and a region of the effective outer circumferential surface between the magnetic brush contact region and a transfer position of a toner image.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160161297

Tipping indicator and packing box including the same

A tipping indicator (10) for fixing to a side surface of a packing box (1) includes an ink bag (11), an ink absorber (12), and an outer bag (13). The ink bag (11) includes an ink chamber (11a) internally filled with an ink (g). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/09/16 / #20160159114

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a conveyance section, and a negative pressure applying section. The recording head ejects ink onto a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156813

Image processing apparatus that ensures monochrome output on color document including fluorescent color while maintaining reading operation speed and image processing speed, image processing method, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

. . . . An image processing apparatus includes a single-color image reading circuit and a fluorescent color area extracting circuit. The single-color image reading circuit reads an image on a document to create single-color image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156808

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a switch section, a power supply section, an operation display section, an initialization control section, an image processing section, and a condition receiving section. The initialization control section causes the operation display section to start a first initialization processing when supply of a power supply voltage is started, and subsequently causes the image processing section to start a second initialization processing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156802

Laser scanning unit and image forming apparatus including the same

A laser scanning unit includes a light source, a deflector, and a scanning lens. A surface shape of the scanning lens is formed so as to have: non-uniform-speed scanning characteristics in which a scanning speed with the light beam is the lowest at the one end and the other end of the to-be-scanned surface and is highest at a midpoint between the one end and the other end; and image formation characteristics in which a beam diameter of the light beam is largest at the one end and the other end of the to-be-scanned surface and is the smallest at the midpoint between the one end and the other end. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156801

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus therewith

An optical scanning device has a rotary multiple-face mirror, a lens, a housing, and a cover member. The housing has a housing space in which the rotary multiple-face mirror and the lens are housed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156799

Image forming apparatus and power mode display method

Provided is an image forming apparatus that stops voltage supply to a display unit and a display control unit in a sleep mode and enables users to recognize a current power mode, with a simple structure. An image forming apparatus includes an operation unit, a main body control unit, and a power supply unit capable of supplying n voltages. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156794

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a double-sided image forming portion capable of forming an image on each of first and second recording surfaces of a recording sheet, a double-sided image reading portion configured to acquire a pair of divided images each constituting a half of an original image, and an image forming control portion configured to supply a folded recording sheet folded in half to the double-sided image forming portion, and cause the double-sided image forming portion to perform processing of forming the pair of divided images on the first and second recording surfaces, respectively, of the folded recording sheet.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156793

Operation display apparatus and input method thereto

Provided is an image-forming apparatus and an input method capable of inputting numerical values quickly and easily without providing a hardware ten-key or causing an operation display part to display a software ten-key. The image-forming apparatus includes a display part (ip), a touch panel (tp), and a control part (cp). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156792

Electronic device and recording medium that support operation of users

Provided is an electronic device including a user operation procedure storage processing part and a user operation procedure re-executing part. The user operation procedure storage processing part stores, for each user, a time and a procedure of operation performed by a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156791

Information processing device and recording medium that ensures reduced count of times of band processing

An information processing device includes a communication circuit, a storage circuit, a communications control circuit, a spool circuit, a rip processing circuit, a matching circuit, and a grouping circuit. The rip processing circuit rasterizes the stored one or more pieces of document data to generate one or more pieces of rasterized data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156787

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a detection portion that detects an earthquake, a plurality of job execution portions that each execute a job, an output portion that outputs information, and a control portion that, upon the detection portion detecting the occurrence of an earthquake, switches a mode of the image forming apparatus to an emergency mode, after a lapse of a prescribed wait time since the switching to the emergency mode, executes a self-diagnosis process for checking whether or not the job execution portions operate properly, and based on a result thereof, makes an output portion output information indicating an executable job and a non-executable job.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156786

Management method of electronic equipment

Provided is an electronic equipment and a management method of the electronic equipment able to alleviate dissatisfaction and a disadvantage inflicted on a user and an expense incurred by a manager until functions of a copier are recovered even when a failure is occurred. The electronic equipment includes a processing part that executes processing to be charged to a user; a control circuit that has a diagnosis function for diagnosing a failure when the failure interrupting the processing is occurred and a clocking function for clocking a first time taken for execution of the diagnosis function; and a memory part that has a counting region in which the number of execution of the processing clocked by the control circuit is held.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160155211

Display device and recording medium used for on-screen operation such as swipe operation

According to the present disclosure, a display device includes a processor having one or more of circuits. The processor includes an image-drawing processing unit, a selection receiving unit, a movement detecting unit, a movement processing unit, a processing capacity determining unit, and a movement managing unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154386

Interlock circuit and image forming apparatus

An interlock switch is turned on to close a power supply line when a cover is closed, and turned off to open the power supply line when the cover is opened. A time constant circuit is connected to a node side of the interlock switch in the power supply line. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154371

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rail member and an intermediate transferring device. The rail member mounted to a frame. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154367

Power supply unit, image forming apparatus, and method for applying voltage

Provided is a power supply unit that quickly stabilizes a voltage to be applied to a developer carrier. The power supply unit, which applies a voltage to a developer carrier, includes a dc power supply portion, an ac power supply portion, a current detecting portion for detecting current input to the developer carrier, a voltage correcting portion for decreasing at least one of voltage levels of the dc voltage and the ac voltage more as the current detected by the current detecting portion becomes larger, and a development control portion for starting application of one of the dc voltage and the ac voltage as a first voltage at a first time point, and starting application of the other of the dc voltage and the ac voltage as a second voltage at a second time point that is a predetermined time after the first time point.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154361

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a protruding tray part. The protruding tray part is provided on the upper surface portion of a body casing part, extends in a paper discharge direction and has a convex shape which becomes convex at an upper side, and supports a part of a lower surface of a paper, which is discharged from a paper discharge port, from below, thereby forming a space between end portions of the paper and the upper surface portion of the body casing part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154353

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a pressing member, a shape restricting member and an elastic body. The fixing belt is configured to be rotatable. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152556

Quinone derivative and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A quinone derivative represented by general formula (1) where, in the general formula (1), chemical groups r1 each represent, independently of one another, an alkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkoxy group, an aralkyl group, or an aryl group, and r2 represents an alkyl group, an aralkyl group, a cycloalkyl group, an alkoxy group, an aryl group, or a heterocyclic group.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152428

Sheet feed device, and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet feed device includes a device main body, a sheet feed cassette, a sheet conveyance path, a sheet feed roller, a retard roller, a support unit, and a pair of lock mechanisms. The retard roller is disposed to face the sheet feed roller in the device main body and, together with the sheet feed roller, forms a sheet feed nip portion through which the sheet is passed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/02/16 / #20160152031

Recovery system for recording head and ink-jet recording apparatus including the same

A recovery system for a recording head according to the present disclosure includes a wiper, a drive mechanism, and a control portion. The control portion is able to execute a recovery operation for the recording head that includes an ink pushing-out operation that forcibly pushes out ink, a first wiping operation that moves the wiper in a first direction to wipe away purged ink, and a second wiping operation that moves the wiper in a direction opposite to the first direction to wipe away remaining ink. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150124

Image forming apparatus with user identification capabilities

The present disclosure is directed to an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus may receive, from an identification unit, data indicative of a biometric characteristic of a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150122

Image forming apparatus, data transmission method, and data transmission system

An image forming apparatus transmits a database to an external server. The image forming apparatus includes a storage section, a replication section, an encipherment section, a transmission section, a generation section, and an acquisition section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150118

Image processing apparatus

For calculating a zooming ratio for a scanned image of an original document that includes a handwritten object, in each of the primary and the secondary scanning direction, the zooming ratio calculating unit generates projection images of black objects in an original image of the original document and the scanned image, identifies the smallest and largest pixel positions in the projection image of the original image, identifies the corresponding smallest and largest pixel positions in the projection image of the scanned image, and calculates the zooming ratio on the basis of a two distances between the smallest and the largest pixel positions of the original image and the scanned image. After zooming the scanned image by the zooming ratio, an image of the handwritten object is extracted on the basis of the zoomed scanned image and the original image.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150114

Image processing apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a standby mode in which the image forming apparatus is ready for executing image processing and a low power consumption mode which consumes lower electric power than the standby mode. The image processing apparatus includes the following four units. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150111

Electronic device that detects return timing in low electric power consumption mode with low electric power consumption

An electronic device includes an operation panel, an electric power control circuit, an operation confirming circuit, an electric power mode switching circuit, a human body detecting circuit, and a cycle changing circuit. The electric power control circuit switches a plurality of electric power supply modes including a standby mode and a low electric power consumption mode that uses less electric power consumption amount than the standby mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150109

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes: an image reading section configured to read an image of an original document; a document size detecting section configured to use image data acquired by the image reading section with an original cover open to detect a size of the original document in a main scanning direction; and a control section configured to allow the document size detecting section to perform a detection of the size of the original document by lighting a light source of the image reading section at an initial light intensity, subsequently allow the document size detecting section to perform another detection of the size of the original document by lighting the light source at a reduced light intensity, and set, when the same size has been detected in the two detections of the size of the original document, the reduced intensity as a document size detection light intensity.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150108

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, image reading method

In an image reading device, a sync signal outputting portion alternately outputs a first sync signal and a second sync signal while the document sheet is moving in a range including a first position and a second position in a conveyance path. A first image sensor and a second image sensor read images from both sides of a document sheet and output image signals in synchronization with the first sync signal and the second sync signal, respectively. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150107

Image reading device, image forming apparatus

To downsize a housing and reduce a possibility that different parts of a cable contact with each other, an image forming apparatus includes a first reading unit configured to move between a movement start position and a movement end position; a second reading unit configured to move at a speed half of a moving speed of the first reading unit in conjunction with movement of the first reading unit; a control portion disposed below the first reading unit and more on the movement end position side than a movement range of the second reading unit; a cable connected from the first reading unit to the control portion via the second reading unit; and a guide member that is formed to project from the second reading unit toward the first reading unit and supports part or all of the cable between the first reading unit and the second reading unit.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150101

Image reading device and image forming apparatus including image reading device

An image reading device includes: first and second conductive members provided so as to be opposed to each other at a predetermined position at pivot end side in cover portion in state where the cover portion is in first attitude, the first conductive member being provided in image reading portion and electrically conducted to first housing, the second conductive member being provided in the cover portion and electrically conducted to second housing; magnetic force generating portion and first magnetic force control portion configured to bias the second conductive member in a direction toward a predetermined reference position at which upper surface of the image reading portion and a cover surface are in contact with each other when the document cover is in the first attitude; and a holding portion configured to hold the second conductive member when the document cover is brought from the first attitude into a second attitude.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150099

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

In an image forming apparatus, a notification processing portion is capable of suspending execution of a copy process by a process executing portion, and notifying a determination result of a size determining portion, in a case where an operation to execute the copy process has been performed and where the size determining portion has determined that documents having a size smaller than or equal to a size of a sheet on which a image forming portion can form an image, and having a width, in the document width direction, larger than a width, in the sheet width direction, in which the image forming portion can form an image, are placed on the document placement portion.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150097

Image forming apparatus and communication system

An image forming apparatus includes: a facsimile portion that transmits and receives data through a telephone line with an outside; a power supply portion that supplies power to the facsimile portion; and a power-saving control portion that is connected to a communication line other than the telephone line and that controls a power supply mode of the power supply portion. When the power supply mode is an off mode, the power supply portion stops the supply of power to the facsimile portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160149895

Authentication apparatus that assists input of user id and password authentication method, and recording medium

An authentication apparatus includes an authentication determination circuit, a partial determination circuit, and a combination determination circuit. The partial determination circuit determines whether or not any one of a first set or a second set exists. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147980

Maintenance server, maintenance method, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium in which maintenance program is stored, and management server

A license management server manages a license to perform a service of remote maintenance related to one or more image forming apparatuses installed in a customer's site. The maintenance server includes a maintenance unit and a history management unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147488

Collaborative remote maintenance of printing devices via communication with multiple servers

Example systems and related methods may relate to controlling a printing device remotely during real-time communication session. Namely, a system may include a first server and a second server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147190

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (100) includes a sheet feed section (120), an image forming section (180), a sheet feed roller (21), a pair of registration rollers (41), a pair of intermediate rollers (31), a first detection section (s1), a control section (10), and a storage section (50). The control section (10) calculates a sheet interval (t1) between a preceding sheet (pa) and a succeeding sheet (pb) based on a detection result of the first detection section (s1). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147189

Sheet discharge tray and image forming apparatus

A support unit is provided at a downstream side of a tray surface tilted upward in a sheet discharge direction so as to be movable in the sheet discharge direction and a reverse direction of the sheet discharge direction. The support unit has a support plate that supports a discharge sheet from below. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147188

Sheet feeding cassette and image forming apparatus including this

A sheet feeding cassette includes a cassette main body and a cassette cover. The cassette main body is attachably/detachably provided in a casing, and configured to store sheets in a loaded state. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147184

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (22), a pressuring member (23) coming into pressure contact with the fixing belt (22) so as to form a fixing nip (52), a heat source (24) arranged at an inside of the fixing belt (22) and a reflecting member (25) reflecting the radiant heat radiated from the heat source (24). The reflecting member (25) includes a first reflecting part (61) inclining to a side of the fixing nip (52) toward an upstream side in a conveying direction of a recording medium and a second reflecting part (62) arranged at a more downstream side than the first reflecting part (61) in the conveying direction and at a further side from the fixing nip (52) than the first reflecting part (61) and covering a downstream side of the heat source (24) in the conveying direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147181

Developer guide device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer guide device includes a conveying pipe portion, a light-emitting portion, a light-receiving portion, and a cleaning mechanism. The conveying pipe portion is configured to guide a developer in a predetermined conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147178

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case (6) according to the present invention includes a case main body (22) and a dividing member (23). The case main body (22) is configured to have a filling port (32) through which a toner is filled and a discharging port (42) through which the toner is discharged. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147177

Toner detection sensor and image forming apparatus

A toner-amount detection sensor includes a light-emitting element, a first light-receiving element, and a toner-amount calculating unit. The light-emitting element emits light toward the surface of the transfer body at a predetermined incident angle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147176

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container, a mounting portion, an elastic member, a displacement amount detection portion, a stored amount determination portion, and a cushioning member. The elastic member is configured to support the toner container by an elastic force thereof and contract and stretch in accordance with a weight of the toner container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147173

Developing device and image forming apparatus

When rotation speed of second rotator is greater than or equal to a threshold previously determined, first control portion causes first generation portion to generate a first potential difference that enables toner in a predetermined amount to be transferred from first rotator to second rotator, and causes second generation portion to generate a second potential difference that enables the toner in the predetermined amount to be transferred from second rotator to a electrostatic latent image. When the rotation speed is less than the threshold, second control portion causes first generation portion to generate a third potential difference that enables the toner in an amount exceeding the predetermined amount to be transferred from first rotator to second rotator, and causes second generation portion to generate a fourth potential difference that enables the toner in the predetermined amount to be transferred from second rotator to the electrostatic latent image.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147172

Developing device, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling developing device

A developing device 43 includes a first rotation control portion and a second rotation control portion. When a developing process is performed, the first rotation control portion causes a developer carrying member to rotate in a first rotation direction at a first rotation speed previously determined. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147169

Image forming apparatus and light guide member

A light guide member has a transmitting/reflecting portion transmitting and reflecting light that is emitted from a light source, to enter one end of the light guide member in a longitudinal direction, and be guided to the other end of the light guide member so that the light is applied to: a position between the developing roller and the transfer roller on the image carrier on a downstream side in the traveling direction of the transfer target member; and a position between the transfer roller and the cleaning portion on the image carrier on an upstream side in the traveling direction of the transfer target member. Furthermore, the light guide member has a convex portion having an arc-shaped cross section and being formed outward at a position opposing the transmitting/reflecting portion in a part of a predetermined specific region at one end or both ends in the longitudinal direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160145061

Sheet cassette, feeder, and image forming apparatus

A sheet cassette (1) includes a first sheet accommodation section (3), a second sheet accommodation section (5), and a restricting section (7). The restricting section (7) includes a lever section (70), a first engagement section (38a), and a second engagement section (78a). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/26/16 / #20160144642

Printing device control method and system with executing command determined from image

Example systems and methods may relate to controlling a printing device. Specifically, systems may include a processing device and a printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142585

Electronic arrapatus and user authentication method therefor

Provided is an electronic apparatus (ea) and a user authentication method thereof both can prevent information leakage and disadvantages caused by an unauthorized access to the ea. The ea is configured to store a combination of a recognizing-code and a key-code correlated therewith, the combination being in relationship with each of plural users, and to give a user an exclusive authority for executing a specific process if an inputted combination of a recognizing-code and a key-code=the stored combination of the recognizing-code and the key-code. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142583

Image forming system that prevents increasing of data amount of print data and reducing of printing result quality, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

An image forming system includes a computer and an image forming apparatus. The computer includes a print data generating circuit to generate print data of an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142577

Electronic apparatus that uses program from another program working on different platforms, and method

An electronic apparatus includes a storage device storing a first platform, a first program working on the first platform, a second platform, and a second program working on the second platform, and a control device that performs the first program working on the first platform so as to execute at least one component of the first platform. The first platform includes a second program using unit for the first program to use the second program executing at least one component of the second platform. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142565

Image forming apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with image forming apparatus control program recorded thereon

An image forming apparatus includes an image reading section, a storage section, a communication section, an acceptance section, and an operation control section. The storage section has a plurality of storage regions at least one or more of which are signage-specific storage regions associated one-to-one with the one or more digital signage devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142564

Image forming apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with image forming apparatus control program recorded thereon

An image forming apparatus includes an image reading section, a storage section, a communication section, an acceptance section, and an operation control section. The storage section has a plurality of storage regions at least one or more of which are signage-specific storage regions associated one-to-one with one or more digital signage devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142563

Image forming apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with image forming apparatus control program recorded thereon

An image forming apparatus includes an image reading section, a storage section, a communication section, an acceptance section, and an operation control section. The storage section has a plurality of storage regions at least one of which is associated one-to-one with one or more digital signage devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139994

Fault management system, fault management server, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium in which fault management program is stored

In a fault management system, each of one or more image forming apparatuses includes an agent unit that transmits, upon occurrence of a fault, a notice that the fault has occurred and service call information indicative of details of the fault to a fault management server. The fault management server includes a manager unit that transmits a reboot command to the agent unit of the image forming apparatus in which the fault has occurred, upon reception of the notice and the service call information from the agent unit of the image forming apparatus in which the fault has occurred. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139527

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes development sections having development rollers, photosensitive drums, primary transfer rollers disposed opposite to the photosensitive drums in one-to-one correspondence, an intermediate transfer belt, and a voltage application section. The voltage application section includes a first voltage application section and a second voltage application section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/19/16 / #20160139524

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles that each include a toner core containing a binder resin and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. The binder resin includes a crystalline polyester resin and an amorphous polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134784

Method and apparatus for obtaining cross-section of color gamut, and recording medium

This is a method for obtaining a cross-section of a color gamut of an image forming apparatus by slicing the color gamut along a plane. This method includes the steps of obtaining gamut boundary line segments, obtaining cross-section boundary line segments, and obtaining endpoints. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134777

Document reading device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A document reading device (20) includes: a document conveyance section (6) and a document reading device (5). A conveyed document reading region (161b) has: a document discharge guide (51) arranged downstream of an image reading position (163a) in a document conveyance direction; and a transparent reading sheet (52) provided along a surface of the contact glass (161) and a surface of the document discharge guide (51), the document conveyance section (6) has a reading guide (62) forming a document conveyance path oppositely to the conveyed document reading region (161b), and the reading guide (62) has, on part of a surface opposing the conveyed document reading region (161b), a black reference member (620) optically read by an image reading section (163) for the purpose of correcting black reference data of an image of the document conveyed by the document conveyance section (6) and read by the document reading device (5).. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134770

Exterior member mounting structure and image forming apparatus

A first locking portion restricts displacement of a portion of a first exterior member that is proximate to a second edge portion in a direction away from a body portion. An elastic member supports the first exterior member at a position proximate to the second edge portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134768

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an area extracting unit and a table image detecting unit. The area extracting unit is configured to extract halftone dot areas and character images in an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134764

Pull printing system that reduces communication traffic volume relative to server computer and management burden of device

A pull printing system according to one aspect of the disclosure includes a server computer, a manager image forming apparatus, and a client image forming apparatus. The manager image forming apparatus includes a manager-side print execution unit that executes a print job received to a first port number, a job management unit that manages the print job received to a second port number different from the first port number in association with the user, and a job transmitting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160134669

Information sharing system, recording medium, and information sharing method that ensures set and cancel of information sharing by user

An information sharing system includes a group management server and at least one terminal. The group management server includes a mark generating circuit that generates a group id for uniquely identifying a group. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132015

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, an intermediate transfer belt, a brush roller, a drive mechanism, a contact control mechanism, and an operation control unit. The image forming unit includes a photoconductor drum, and forms a toner image on an outer circumferential surface of the photoconductor drum. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132008

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member and a first heating stop device. The fixing belt is provided to be rotatable around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132007

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device fixing an image on a recording medium includes a fixing belt rotatable around a first rotation axis, a pressuring member, a heat source body and a cover member. The pressuring member forms a nip part pressuring and making the recording medium pass through with the fixing belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132005

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a heating stop device, shape restricting members and biasing members. The fixing belt is provided to be rotatable around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132004

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a pressing member, a heating stop device and a deformation preventing member. The deformation preventing member is configured to face an inner circumferential face of the fixing belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132003

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (21), a cap member (28) attached to an end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21) and an elastic member (29) arranged between the fixing belt (21) and the cap member (28). The cap member (28) includes a main body part (55) covering an outside of the end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21) and a flange part (56) extending from the main body part (55) to an inside and covering an outer diameter side of the end part (21a) of the fixing belt (21). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132001

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to the present invention includes a fixing belt (22), a pressuring member (23), a heat source (24), a reflecting member (25) reflecting the radiant heat radiated from the heat source (24) to an inner circumference face of the fixing belt (22), a pressing member (27) pressing the fixing belt (22) to a side of the pressuring member (23) and a supporting member (26) supporting the pressing member (27). The reflecting member (25) is arranged between the heat source (24) and the supporting member (26) and configured to be curved or bent so as to project toward a side of the heat source (24). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160131996

Image forming apparatus and developer supply method

An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a developing device. In a case body of the developing device, a first storage chamber and a second storage chamber are formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/12/16 / #20160129712

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a conveyance section, a plate member, and a negative pressure applying section. The recording head ejects ink onto a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160128152

Lighting-on/off control circuit and lighting-on/off control method

Provided is a lighting-on/off control circuit that can increase number of leds that can go on/off, without increasing number of control signal lines. It includes a control circuit outputting plural first and second signals, a first push-pull circuit receiving plural first signals, a second push-pull circuit receiving plural second signals, and an led group capable of being connected in between one of outputs of first push-pull circuit and one of outputs of second one. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127612

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus has a sheet reading portion, an assimilation surveying portion, a color changing portion, and a printing portion. The sheet reading portion reads image data from a transparent sheet tinted with a predetermined color owned by a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127609

Approval device, approval system, and recording medium that ensure simplified approval operation of electronic document

An approval device includes a storage circuit, a document acquiring circuit, an imaging circuit, a face recognition circuit, an approval circuit and an editing circuit. The storage circuit stores a face image database, the face image database registering face image data of at least one user to be an approver for approving a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127606

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

An reading device includes: a reading region setting section setting a reading region set under an inclination correction by an inclination correction section to be larger than a reading region set without the inclination correction, an image reading section reading a document in the reading region to generate image data, and a determination section defining a target region from a whole region of the image data and analyzing a portion of the image data corresponding to the document in the target region thereby determining an attribute of the image data, defining, without the inclination correction, a region obtained by inwardly narrowing the whole region of the image data by a predefined first region as the target region, and defining, under the inclination correction, a region obtained by inwardly narrowing the whole region of the image data by a second region larger than the first region as the target region.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127601

Image-forming apparatus and image-forming method

An image-forming apparatus includes a paper jam detection portion, a paper jam processing portion, an image rereading control portion, and an image re-forming control portion. When images are formed based on image data on documents, the paper jam detection portion detects whether a paper jam occurs or not during the forming of the images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127595

Laser scanning unit and image forming apparatus including the same

A laser scanning unit includes a scanning lens, a control portion, and a storage portion. The control portion controls a light amount of a light beam emitted from a light source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127589

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image processing portion determines that a black stripe is present when among a plurality of main scanning lines included in a back end side range from a last back end position of the reading image data in a sub-scanning direction to a predetermined position, a main scanning line in which a density value of a pixels in a predetermined position is higher than a first threshold density is present, sets, at a reference line, a main scanning line farthest from the last back end position among the main scanning lines in which the density value of the pixel in the predetermined position is higher than the first threshold density and replaces density values of all pixels included in a range from a position of the reference line in the sub-scanning direction to the last back end position with a density value corresponding to white.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127586

Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and processing image selection method

Provided is an image forming apparatus with which, in selecting one of plural processing image areas in one image, even an inexpensive display unit will not lower the convenience. An information processing part of image forming apparatus includes a division number questioning part, answer receiving part, image dividing part, key highlighting part, processing image selection part, and reporting display part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127582

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a camera, a document sheet image determining portion, an operation determining portion, and an image processing portion. The document sheet image determining portion determines whether or not document sheet image data is contained in photographic image data that has been obtained by photographing with the camera installed on the image processing apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127575

Image processing apparatus, communication condition setting method

An image processing apparatus includes a speed detecting portion and a communication condition setting portion. The speed detecting portion performs wireless communications with a communication device in a plurality of predetermined frequency bands and detects communication speeds of the wireless communications that respectively correspond to the plurality of predetermined frequency bands. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127573

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a judgment portion, a job control portion, and an operation portion. When print data is received by a reception portion, the judgment portion checks whether or not a detection portion is outputting a detection signal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127572

Image processing system and image processing method

An image processing system includes a vote adding portion, a vote reception portion, a vote determination portion, and a default registration portion. The vote adding portion adds a vote key indicating whether image data is good or bad, to the image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126743

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes a controller and a control signal generating circuit. The control signal generating circuit generates a first control signal and a second control signal different from each other for on-off control of two loads on the basis of a state of one three-state port of the controller.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160125280

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus configured to: set, when an error occurs, a user who has a shorter take-away time than a user of a data transmission source as an additional notification destination; and transmit an error occurrence notification to the additional notification destination as well, and further configured to, when the take-away time of the user of the additional notification destination has elapsed since the error occurrence notification is transmitted to the additional notification destination without an error elimination operation being conducted: set a user who has a shorter take-away time than a time obtained by subtracting the take-away time of the user of the additional notification destination from the take-away time of the user of the data transmission source, as a new additional notification destination; and transmit the error occurrence notification to the new additional notification destination.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160125277

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

In an image forming apparatus: a report reading portion reads image data of a print report that has already been printed; a memory stores report data of a current time point; a format determining portion determines whether or not the read print report and the report data match in format; a change search portion, when the print report and the report data match in format, determines whether or not changed information is included in the report data by comparing the report data with the print report for each item, the changed information being information that has been changed from corresponding information in the print report; and a change output portion, when the changed information is included in the report data, re-prints the changed information in a vicinity of pre-change information on the print report, the pre-change information corresponding to the changed information.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124692

Image forming apparatus and discharge destination display method

An image forming apparatus includes an inquiry portion, a determination portion, and a discharge destination display portion. The inquiry portion inquires a terminal device as a transmission source of a print job as to whether or not another terminal device exists near a terminal device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124689

Non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing an account management program, image forming apparatus and image forming system

A non-transitory computer readable recording medium stores an account management program. The account management program causes a computer in a mobile terminal apparatus to perform the steps of: receiving service table data from an image forming apparatus and storing the service table data in the mobile terminal apparatus; receiving account information required to use a service from a user; storing the account information in the mobile terminal apparatus so as to associate the account information with the service; receiving an identification code of the service when the user logs in the image forming apparatus, and storing the identification code in the mobile terminal apparatus so as to associate the identification code with the account information associated with the service; and receiving the identification code from the image forming apparatus when performing the service, and transmitting to the image forming apparatus the account information associated with the received identification code.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124384

Image forming apparatus, and toner collecting case for use in image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a dust collecting unit is disposed in the front side of image forming units. The dust collecting unit includes a dust collecting box and a fan. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124382

Fixing device that ensures downsized opening/closing space of fixing cover and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing device main body and a fixing cover. The fixing device main body has an opening across a back portion and an upper portion of a conveying passage of a recording sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124379

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an exterior cover having a plurality of faces. The exterior cover is configured so that one face of the plurality of faces is divided into a plurality of cover boards. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124378

Waste toner storing container, and image forming apparatus including waste toner storing container

A waste toner storing container includes a container main body, a first conveyance portion, and a second conveyance portion. The container main body stores waste toner discharged from a plurality of image-carrying members provided in an image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124377

Waste toner storing container, and image forming apparatus including waste toner storing container

A waste toner storing container includes a container main body, a conveyance guide portion, a conveyance portion, a conversion portion, a moving member, and a restriction member. The container main body stores waste toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124372

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (100) forms an image on a recording medium. The image forming apparatus (100) includes image forming units (110). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124366

Image forming apparatus and control method

An image forming apparatus in which a sheet conveyance speed is changeable includes a development section, a replenishment section, and a control section. The development section performs development with a developer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124365

Image forming apparatus and consumable cartridge managing method

Provided is an image forming apparatus and a consumable cartridge managing method including a read/write part to read/write an information piece from/to the ic tag and a control part having a memory part on which a first apparatus intrinsic number is written. The control part determines whether or not a second apparatus intrinsic number is written on a use history region of the memory when the consumable cartridge is loaded. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124344

Image forming apparatus, toner storage member and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a toner storage member which includes a substrate portion and which supplies a toner, a terminal portion and a determination portion. The substrate portion is one substrate which includes a remaining amount detection portion and a memory. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124340

Image forming apparatus that indicates operating status using luminous body

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a body housing, a protruding housing, a light diffusing portion, a light source, a light guide path, and a control unit. The image forming section performs image formation on a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124338

Neutralization device, neutralization method and image forming apparatus

There are provided a neutralization device, a neutralization method and an image forming apparatus including such a neutralization device. In the neutralization device that includes a plurality of light sources and that applies neutralization light to the charged circumferential surface of the photosensitive drum from the light sources to neutralize the photosensitive drum, the amount of neutralization light on the circumferential surface of the photosensitive drum can be made constant in the drum shaft direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124335

Positively chargeable toner for electrostatic latent image development

A positively chargeable toner for electrostatic latent image development includes toner particles. The toner particles each include a toner core containing boron nitride and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160122142

Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus

A holding member of a sheet feeder includes a locking member engageable with a part of a pinion gear and holds the pinion gear and a sensor member. The holding member is detachably attachable to the sheet storage portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160122141

Paper feed device and paper feed method

A paper feed device and a paper feed method that, even in a case where the number of paper sheets remaining on a paper sheet stacking plate is low, allow paper sheet changing to be facilitated. There are included a paper sheet push-up member for pushing up from below a paper sheet batch on the paper sheet stacking plate and a push-up member driving device that, in a case where the number of paper sheets in the paper sheet batch on the paper sheet stacking plate is not higher than the prescribed number, makes at least a part of the paper sheet push-up member protrude upward beyond the upper surface of the paper sheet stacking plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/05/16 / #20160121633

Paper feeding device, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling paper feeding device

A paper feeding device includes a first tray, a first elevation motor for moving up the first tray, a second tray for placing paper sheets, a second elevation motor for moving up the second tray, a separation plate disposed between the first tray and the second tray, an upper sensor unit and a lower sensor unit attached to the first tray, a light blocking plate attached to the second tray, and a controller. The paper feeding device has a tray parallel elevation mode in which both the trays are moved up in parallel in a state where the separation plate is removed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119505

Image forming apparatus and image forming method have print function to prevent see-through

Provided is an image forming apparatus that can keep the character of a concealing area secret certainly even if it makes low the printing rate of a see-through preventive image. A concealing area specifying part specifies the concealing area that includes a concealing character string in the print data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119498

Display input apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with display input control program recorded thereon

A display input apparatus includes a display section, a touch panel, a gesture acceptance section, a display control section, a job generating section, a communication section, and a communication control section. The job generating section is configured to, when a slide gesture in a predetermined first direction is made on a candidate image, generate an image formation job based on a piece of data represented by the candidate image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119489

Image forming system and image forming method

An image forming system includes a terminal device and an image forming device. The image forming device includes a file returning unit that returns a pdl file of a print job to the source terminal device which had sent the print job as a comparison pdl file through a network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116880

Sheet conveyance device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveyance section (1) includes a roller (3a), a roll (3b), and a pressing member (5). The roller (3a) and the roll (3b) carry a sheet (p) by sandwiching the sheet p. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116879

Image forming apparatus and method for correcting color misregistration by the same

An image forming apparatus is provided to correct color misregistration and includes an image correcting unit. A toner density adjustment patch image forming section forms toner density adjustment patch images, and a toner density adjustment patch image misalignment measuring section measures amounts of misalignment of the images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116876

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a state in which a swing lever has been driven to a first swing position by a driving mechanism, a compression coil spring has a natural length and a tension coil spring has a first predetermined length longer than a natural length, so that press-contact force between both the rollers becomes first press-contact force. On the other hand, in a state in which the swing lever has been driven to a second swing position by the driving mechanism, the compression coil spring has a second predetermined length shorter than the natural length and the tension coil spring has the natural length, so that the press-contact force between both the rollers becomes second press-contact force.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116870

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a fixing device, a degree-of-glossiness input unit, and a control unit. The image forming unit includes a developing device configured to perform development to form, on the basis of image data, a visible image of a toner on paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160116856

Electrostatic latent image developing toner and manufacturing method of the same

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles that each include a toner mother particle. The toner mother particle includes a toner core, a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core, and inorganic particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160114587

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head having an ink discharge surface, a wiper blade that cleans the ink discharge surface of the recording head, and a controller. The controller causes the wiper blade to wipe ink off the ink discharge surface by causing the wiper blade to be pushed against the ink discharge surface and move. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/28/16 / #20160114586

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head that has an ink discharge surface and that discharges ink onto a recording medium, a wiper blade that cleans the ink discharge surface of the recording head, and a controller. The controller causes the wiper blade to wipe ink off the ink discharge surface by causing the wiper blade to be pushed against the ink discharge surface and move in a predetermined movement direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/07/16 / #20160098237

Image forming system that ensures preview display by use of portable terminal of user and information processing terminal

An image forming system includes a portable terminal, an information processing terminal, and an image forming apparatus. The portable terminal has an imaging function. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/07/16 / #20160098006

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a unit, a high-voltage board and a connecting mechanism. The connecting mechanism includes a first connecting member, a first holding member, a coupling member and a second connecting member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/07/16 / #20160096699

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a manual bypass tray, a pair of side-fences and restricting members. On the manual bypass tray, a sheet conveyed to an apparatus main body is placed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/07/16 / #20160096697

Bearing member, sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying device includes a driving roller, a driven roller and a pair of bearing members. The pair of bearing members is configured to rotatably support both ends of a rotating shaft of the driven roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094759

Image forming apparatus that reproduces color to be printed with single color material alone and black, recording medium, and color conversion method

An image forming apparatus includes a control unit with a reduction mode using a reduced consumption of the color material. The reduction rule includes a rule of conversion configured to, in a constant hue plane of the input color value, move all color values on a straight line passing through a lowest brightness color value and the input color value in a direction from a highest saturation color value to a highest brightness color value, so as to convert into color values on a straight line passing through the lowest brightness color value and a converted input color value where the input color value is converted, the lowest brightness color value being indicative of a color value of lowest brightness, the highest saturation color value being indicative of a color value of highest saturation, the highest brightness color value being indicative of a color value of highest brightness.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094758

Color conversion apparatus, recording medium, and color conversion method for accurately representing print color using display color

A color conversion apparatus includes an independent color value converting circuit and a display color value converting circuit. The independent color value converting circuit converts the image color value into an independent color value independent from a device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094757

Electronic equipment

An electronic equipment includes a storage device and a transmission processing unit. The storage derive stores transmission prohibited component data designating, among components forming a screen, a component transmission of a component image of which is prohibited. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094752

Image forming apparatus that reduces waste paper sheet

An image forming apparatus includes a conveyance path, a print stop unit, a solution operation detector, a jam solution confirming unit, and a continuous printing resuming unit. The print stop unit stops an image forming operation when a preliminary specified print stop condition is met at a start of the continuous printing or during execution of the continuous printing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094751

Image forming apparatus and image forming system including the same

An image forming apparatus has a plurality of functions that includes at least one predetermined function on which a usage restriction is imposed. The image forming apparatus includes a printing section and a control section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094750

Printer and printer system

A printer includes a first determination unit, a first receiving unit, a second determination unit, a second receiving unit, and a controller. The first receiving unit receives a setting of a print type determined to be settable by the first determination unit and inhibits a setting of a print type determined to be unsettable by the first determination unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094746

Image forming apparatus and blank sheet output confirmation method that facilitate removal of blank sheet from printed matter

An image forming apparatus for performing image formation based on image data on a print job to output a printed matter includes a blank sheet detecting unit, a blank sheet processing unit and a blank sheet display unit. The blank sheet detecting unit determines whether the image data in the print job is blank sheet image data or non-blank sheet image data by each piece of image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094745

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

A sheet size determining portion determines, upon start of execution of a print job, whether or not a sheet size corresponding to raster image data to be printed in the print job matches a sheet size of a sheet conveyed in the print job. A size error detecting portion determines, in a case where the sheet size corresponding to the raster image data does not match the sheet size of the sheet, whether or not a print pixel to be printed exists in an excess region of the raster image data that is outside the sheet size of the sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094743

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus reducing number of control signals in detecting nth connection stage of a paper feed cassette unit piled up, and increases noise resistance. It includes a main body part and a paper feed cassette unit that can be piled up in plural stages under main body part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094741

Image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes an apparatus body, a document sheet cover, a magnetic force generating portion, and a magnetic force control portion. The apparatus body has a document placement surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094736

Information processing apparatus, communication device, and information processing system

An information processing apparatus includes: a display section displaying a first operation image for user operation; a display control section; a detection section detecting an approach direction of a predefined communication device approaching the display section; a storage section storing, besides the first operation image of the display section, plural second operation images associated with the approach direction; a communication control section reading, from the storage section, the second operation image associated with the approach direction detected by the detection section, allowing a communication section to transmit the read second operation image to the communication device, and to receive, from the communication device, an instruction corresponding to an operation inputted on the second operation image in the communication device; an instruction reception section receiving the instruction received by the communication section besides an instruction corresponding to operation on the first operation image of the display section; and an execution section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094729

Image forming apparatus development support system

An image forming apparatus in an image forming apparatus development support system includes an apparatus control section and an output section. Upon receiving virtual apparatus information from a development computer, the apparatus control section perceives the image forming apparatus as if an unattached optional device were attached to the image forming apparatus despite the fact that the unattached optional device is not attached. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160093342

Portable storage device that can check memory free space

A portable storage device is provided with a memory part, a free space detecting part, a vibration detecting part, a reporting part, and a controller. The memory part stores data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092806

Workflow control device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having stored therein workflow control program for controlling workflow regarding operation on electronic apparatus

A workflow control device includes a workflow management processing portion, a clumsiness detection processing portion, and a display processing portion. The workflow management processing portion manages a workflow for combining processes corresponding to specific operations on an electronic apparatus, in a specific order and performing execution instructions for the processes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092710

Information acquiring method and information provision apparatus both of which are based on augmented reality

To provide a non-transitory computer-readable recording-medium storing an information acquiring program (iap) that can be implemented by a computer controlling a mobile terminal (mt). The iap includes five program codes (pcds). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092436

Glossary management device, glossary management system, and recording medium for glossary generation

A glossary management device includes a read circuit, a storage circuit, an acquisition circuit, an analysis circuit, a term matching circuit, and a registration circuit. The storage circuit has a storage area for a glossary. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092148

Portable communication terminal that ensures efficient process with image forming apparatus, image forming system that ensures efficient process by portable communication terminal and image forming apparatus, and recording medium

A portable communication terminal causes an image forming apparatus to print. The portable communication terminal includes a terminal storage unit, an operation unit, a processing unit, and a terminal communication. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092101

Arrangement drawing creation system, arrangement drawing creation apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having stored therein arrangement drawing creation program for creating arrangement drawing of apparatus

An arrangement drawing creation system includes: a portable apparatus carried by an arrangement drawing creator; and a server. The portable apparatus includes: a first communication processing portion communicates with the server and a target apparatus; an acquisition processing portion acquires a device id from the target apparatus; a generation processing portion generates a device icon; a display processing portion displays the generated device icon and a layout drawing; an operation input processing portion accepts an instruction of moving a position of the device icon; and a registration processing portion registers the changed position of the device icon in the server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091855

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a storage section and a job executing section including a printing section and a finishing processing section. The finishing processing section performs stapling processing on a paper sheaf based on a stapling pattern designated by a user that stipulates position and number of one or more stapling points. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091851

Image forming apparatus that reduces variation of count of printable sheets per toner container, image forming method, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a print mode setting circuit, an average printing amount identifying circuit, a parameter setting circuit, and an image processing circuit. The print mode setting circuit sets to normal print mode or ecological print mode whose toner usage is less than a toner usage of the normal print mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091848

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a printing section, a storage section, and a control section. The printing section prints a toner image on paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091843

Fixing device

A fixing device includes a temperature detection unit that detects temperature associated with temperature of an abutting section of a fixing roller and a pressing roller, and a control unit that controls a driving motor based on detection temperature by the temperature detection unit. When the fixing device is activated, if it is determined that detection temperature by the temperature detection unit is not equal to or less than predetermined temperature, the control unit drives the driving motor at a setting speed set in advance, and if it is determined that the detection temperature is equal to or less than the predetermined temperature k, the control unit drives the driving motor at a predetermined low speed lower than the setting speed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091838

Image forming apparatus including image carriers

An image forming apparatus includes: a driving source including only a first driving motor and a second driving motor; a first transfer system that transfers a first driving force generated by the first driving motor; and a second transfer system that transfers a second driving force generated by the second driving motor. The first transfer system transfers the first driving force only to each image carrier and each developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091833

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transferring member and a guiding part. The transferring member is configured to form a transferring nip with an image carrier and to transfer a toner image from the image carrier to a sheet at the transferring nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160090257

Sheet width aligning device and sheet feeding device

A sheet width aligning device includes an elevator tray, a pair of guides, and a pinion. The pinion is rotatably supported by inserting a shaft portion into a shaft hole formed in the pinion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/31/16 / #20160089889

Method of introducing ink and inkjet recording apparatus

A replacement assisting liquid having a lower specific weight than an ink is introduced into a recording head filled with a preservative solution containing at least a moisturizing agent to discharge the preservative solution out of the recording head. Next, the ink is introduced into the recording head to discharge the replacement assisting liquid out of the recording head.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160088182

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus according to one aspect of this disclosure has a sensor unit, a program registration unit, and a judgment unit. The sensor unit detects removal of an option device, which is configured to be attachable/detachable to/from a body portion of the image forming apparatus, with respect to the body portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160088173

Information processing apparatus, mobile terminal device, and information processing system

An information processing apparatus includes a display section, a touch panel, an acceptance section, a communication section, and a communication control section. The display section is capable of displaying a first operating image in which a plurality of first operating keys are arranged. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160088172

Image forming apparatus and screen operation method

Provided is an image forming apparatus mainly including a recognition part, a first determination part, and a second determination part. The recognition part recognizes the plural characters when a user performs a first operation tracing a sequence of plural characters out of the character group included in the screen displayed on the display part by bringing an indicator into contact with the touch panel part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160086569

Electronic equipment and image forming apparatus

An electronic equipment includes a control unit, an emi frequency storage unit, and a settable range detection unit. The emi frequency storage unit stores respective frequencies of emi noise components in ones of driving pulse signals, which are transmitted from the control unit to other modules than a display module in association with the other modules. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085736

Document browsing device and method of controlling document browsing device

A document browsing device causes a display portion to display a row specifying image which specifies one row in a page image, and detects a change in a gazing direction of a viewer. Further, when the gazing direction has shown a predetermined change along a row direction of character strings in the page image, the document browsing device updates a display state of the row specifying image on the display portion to a state to specify a row next to a row to be specified at a point of time of the satisfaction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085486

Recording medium that stores printing program for instructing image forming apparatus of print job based on variable print data

A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores a printing program for executing on a computer. The printing program causes the computer to function as an available capacity determining circuit and a print data transmitting circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085210

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a fixing device, a sheet conveyance path, a conveyance guide member, a blower, and a control section. The conveyance guide member constitutes one of a pair of sheet conveyance surface portions of the sheet conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085209

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus having a sheet conveyance path guiding a sheet to a sheet exit port after the sheet passes through a fixing device. A conveyance unit constitutes one of a pair of sheet conveyance surface portions of the sheet conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085202

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a rotating brush, a collecting roller, a cleaning blade, a sealing member and a side sealing member. The sealing member has an extension part extending outside from each end of the collecting roller in an axial direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083979

Cover opening/closing device and image forming apparatus including this

A cover opening/closing device includes an engage mechanism and a lock mechanism. The engage mechanism is provided in an apparatus body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083216

Image forming apparatus

When the reception section has received a duplex printing instruction, the operation control section controls an sheet feeding unit to feed one sheet, and controls an image forming unit to form an image of a first page on one side of the sheet, and controls the sheet conveying unit to discharge the sheet. When the reception section has received an instruction indicating that the discharged sheet is an unused sheet with the formed image, the operation control section controls the sheet feeding unit to feed one sheet set in a manual feed tray, and controls the image forming unit to form an image of a second page on the other side of the sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083215

Image forming apparatus including discharge unit

An image forming apparatus includes a discharge unit, a discharge roller, a pressing member, and a reinforcing frame. The discharge unit includes a guide member that forms a discharge path that guides a sheet member to a sheet discharge port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083209

Sheet conveyance device, image processing apparatus, sheet conveyance method

A sheet conveyance device includes a sheet placing portion, a guide member, a signal obtaining portion, and a notification portion. On the sheet placing portion, a sheet to be conveyed is placed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/24/16 / #20160083205

Cassette, feeder, and image forming apparatus

A cassette (1) includes first and second sheet accommodation sections (3) and (5), and a restricting section (7). The second sheet accommodation section (5) is slidably attached to the first sheet accommodation section (3). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160080599

Electronic device that processes data received from an external apparatus

An electronic device may include a main system that can operate in a normal state and an energy-saving state, a data retaining unit that stores data, and a subsystem that may execute transmission and reception of data to and from an external apparatus. While the main system is in the energy-saving state, if the subsystem receives main dedicated specific data of pieces of main dedicated data required to be processed by the main system, the subsystem may store the main dedicated specific data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160080596

Image-reading device, communication device, and image-forming device

An image-reading device: detects, after a starting operation for starting a job has been performed on an operation part, the size of a document loaded on a document-loading tray; and when there is a difference between the size of the document detected before the starting operation and the size of the document detected after the starting operation, temporarily stops the job without resetting a setting received by the operation part prior to the start of the job.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160080590

Storage medium, device information acquisition system, and device information acquisition method

A portable terminal issues a response request to an electronic device. According to a response of the electronic device to the response request, the portable terminal determines a power state of the electronic device and issues a notification of a determination result of the power state. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077657

Electronic device and touch panel operation method

A control section of an image forming apparatus includes a pinch-in detection section, a copy processing section, a pinch-out detection section, and a paste processing section. The pinch-in detection section detects a pinch-in operation performed on an object displayed on a touch panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077469

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a transfer section, a transfer bias applying section, a conveyance section, an element, a current measurement section, and a control section. The transfer section forms, in conjunction with the image bearing member, a pressing part where a recording medium is pressed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077464

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device includes a developing container, a toner carrier, and a plurality of air outlet ports. The plurality of air outlet ports are formed in such part of a wall of the developing container as faces the toner carrier, along a longitudinal direction of the developing container, the air outlet ports communicating with a duct next to the developing container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/17/16 / #20160075529

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device (1) includes a cassette (10), size detector (60), and attachment detector (30). The size detector (60) detects the size of sheets in the cassette (10). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/10/16 / #20160072978

Image forming apparatus that continues without halt to perform print job including sign where glyph is invalid data, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a print device, a sign printing circuit, and a sign analyzing circuit. The print device performs a print job onto a print medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/10/16 / #20160072967

Information processor creating communication application, and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium storing application creation program for creating communication application

An information processor includes: an application information reception section, a function information reception section, a communication setting reception section, and an application creation section. The application information reception section receives an input of application information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/10/16 / #20160070515

Information processing apparatus capable of creating communication application, computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with application creating program for creating communication application stored thereon, and programing tool

An information processing apparatus includes a tool storage section, an acquisition method acceptance section, a template specification acceptance section, and an application creating section. The tool storage section stores a programing tool having a function of acquiring print data from an advertisement delivery server and a function of managing the print data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/10/16 / #20160070231

Image forming device

In the present invention, in order to efficiently cool circuit boards such as an image formation section (20) and a power source board (71) accommodated in a main body housing (60), the power source board (71) and a cooling fan (100) are attached to a lateral wall part (62a) adjacent to the image formation section (20) in the main body housing (60), and the cooling fan (100) cools the image formation section (20) and the power source board (71) by utilizing air flow generated by rotation.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/10/16 / #20160070197

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a drum unit having a photosensitive drum: a developing device having a developing roller that supplies toner to the image bearing member and a developer container that rotatably supports the developing roller; and a main apparatus body to which the drum unit and the developing device are detachably attached. The drum unit and the developing device are integrally attachable to and integrally detachable from the main apparatus body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065787

Read image capturing system that captures read image in association with user, read image capturing device, and recording medium

A read image capturing system includes a reading device, a read image capturing circuit, and a signature managing circuit. The reading device reads an image from an original document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065783

Image reading device

This image reading device includes a determination unit and a control unit. The determination unit determines whether the total data size of all pages, which is a sum total of image data sizes of all the pages calculated based on the image data sizes accepted page by page by an acceptance unit, exceeds an allowable data size stored in a storage unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065779

Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same

An image reading device includes a contact image sensor that extends in a main scanning direction at a rear surface side of a document table glass and optically reads an image of a document placed on the document table glass, a carriage that holds the contact image sensor, a rail member that extends in a sub-scanning direction and supports the carriage so as to be movable in the sub-scanning direction, and a driving unit that drives the carriage along the rail member. The image reading device includes a shaft arranged at the rear surface side of the document table glass, having a shaft line vertical to the document table glass, and being rotatable around the shaft line, and an eccentric cam eccentrically connected to the shaft and having a peripheral surface abutting an intermediate part of the rail member in the sub-scanning direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065775

Information processing apparatus, image forming system, and method for controlling an information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus has: a data communication portion for communicating with a first image forming apparatus holding an authentic prime key within the same local network, and a second image forming apparatus within the same local network; a storage portion for storing a key generation program for issuing an activation key based on the prime key; and a control portion for acquiring the prime key from the first image forming apparatus on receiving an activation request from the second image forming apparatus, generating the activation key for use on the second image forming apparatus, and transmitting the activation key to the second image forming apparatus.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065774

Image forming appratus and image forming method capable of preventing printed matter from being taken away by other users

Provided is an image forming apparatus capable of preventing a printed matter from being inadvertently taken away by other users. The image forming apparatus mainly includes a first determination part, a second determination part, and a job control part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065773

Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

Provided is an image forming apparatus that converts a manuscript into an electronic file except for a blank page. A blank paper elimination processing part reads a manuscript, determines whether or not a blank paper for each page, and converts the manuscript into an electronic file except for a blank paper determining page determined to be a blank paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065770

Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same

An image reading device includes a scanner casing fixed to an upper side of a body frame of an image forming apparatus body, a document pressing member that covers an upper surface of the scanner casing, a leg part provided to be movable with respect to the scanner casing in a vertical direction, a stationary part fixed to an upper end of the leg part, a rotating part connected rotatably to the stationary part via a hinge shaft and supporting the document pressing member, a holding mechanism to hold an opening angle of the document pressing member, and cylindrical parts, passing through the scanner casing in the vertical direction, and having lower end portions fixed to the body frame. The leg part is inserted into the cylindrical part from an upper end opening of the cylindrical part and inclined to a side of the document pressing member.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065768

Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same

An image reading device includes a light source arranged below a document table glass and irradiating light to a document on the document table glass, a carriage that holds the light source and is movable in a sub-scanning direction perpendicular to a main scanning direction, a photoelectric conversion unit that receives the light irradiated by the light source and reflected from the document, a pair of rail members that extend in the sub-scanning direction while being arranged spaced apart from each other in the main scanning direction and support the carriage so as to be movable in the sub-scanning direction, a rotatable shaft, and an eccentric cam that is fixed to the shaft, has a peripheral surface abutting at least one predetermined place of the pair of rail members, and rotates together with the shaft to displace the predetermined place of the rail members in a vertical direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065766

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a display portion that displays a setting screen, a communication portion that receives, from an information processing apparatus, an information package including a setting history and configuration information of another image forming apparatus chosen in advance, a storage portion that stores the received information package, and a control portion that extracts, based on information included in the information package, a recommended value of a setting value settable based on a setting screen currently displayed at the display portion, and that makes the display portion display one or a plurality of extracted recommended values within a recommended-value display area.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065763

Display processing device, image forming apparatus, and display processing method

A display processing device includes a display section, a touch location acquiring section, a magnification determining section, and an enlarging and displaying section. The display section has a display surface and displays a preview image based on image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065761

Information processing apparatus, mobile terminal, and information processing system

An information processing apparatus includes: a housing accommodating a plurality of component devices serving functions provided in the information processing apparatus; a plurality of tags mounted to individual locations on the housing relating to the respective associated component devices, each of the tags being embedded with a piece of device type information indicating the component device associated with the tag; a storage section configured to store a plurality of component device information sets indicating respective sets of information about the component devices; a communication section configured to send and receive data to and from a mobile terminal; and a communication control section configured to allow the communication section to receive data sent from the mobile terminal and allow the communication section to send back to the mobile terminal the component device information set about the component device indicated by the piece of device type information contained in the received data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065755

Image reading device and adjustment method

An image reading device includes transparent plate member, reading portion, support member, and adjustment mechanism. The transparent plate member is an elongated plate extending in a second direction perpendicular to a first direction, and is in contact with a reading surface of a document sheet when the document sheet is moved in the first direction during an automatic document sheet reading. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065754

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

A white reference plate includes in addition to a rectangular portion disposed at an optical adjustment position, white reference portions between an optical adjustment position and a document size detection position outside a document reading region (i.e., outside contact glass) in a main scanning direction. In response to an opening and closing detecting section detecting opening and closing of a document conveyance unit during optical adjustment, a drive section moves a scanning section from the optical adjustment position to the document size detection position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065752

Device management apparatus, device management system, recording medium, and device management method that reduce obstruction when solving failure caused by skill of operator

A device management apparatus includes a communication processing circuit and a service support processing circuit. The communication processing circuit receives device state information transmitted from a first operator. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065506

Communication device and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with communication control program recorded thereon

A communication device includes an acceptance section, a mail data generating section, and a transmission section. The acceptance section is configured to accept a plurality of destination addresses and a mail text to be sent to the plurality of destination addresses. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062610

Information display system that displays appropriate information corresponding to contents of ongoing conference or presentation on terminal and recording medium

An information display system includes a word recognition device, a server, and a plurality of terminals. The server includes a first communication circuit, a dictionary, and a first control circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062481

Electronic equipment displaying various kinds of information available by wearing on body

Provided is an electronic equipment that displays information in response to a variety of display requests of a user. The electronic equipment of the present disclosure is worn on the body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062306

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes a main body (10), a recording medium accommodating section (20), a paper feed section (30), an upstream conveyance section (60), an image forming section (40), a downstream conveyance section (70), a reverse conveyance section (p2), a covering member (80), and a movable guide section (90). The downstream conveyance section (70) includes an ejection section (50) and a reversing section (73). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062294

Sheet storage cassette, and image forming apparatus having the same

A sheet storage cassette includes a cassette base and a cover member. The cover member is supported swingably at both ends of a side surface portion of the cassette base on a first rotation fulcrum, which is composed of a first engagement hole and a first boss portion, and on a second rotation fulcrum which is composed of a second engagement hole and a second boss portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062293

Device management apparatus, recording medium and device management method that enables to supply replenishing or replacement efficiently

A device management apparatus includes an information acquisition circuit, a supply target setting circuit, a supply time prediction circuit, and a simultaneous supply target setting circuit. The supply target setting circuit sets the expendables in a supply requiring time as a supply target of the replenishing or replacement. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062292

Image forming apparatus and image forming system including the same

An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit for storing a primary key issued by an activation key issuing system and storing a key issuing program, a reception unit for receiving an instruction to issue an activation key that can be used in another image forming apparatus in a local network, a control unit configured to generate the activation key that can be used in the another image forming apparatus on the basis of the primary key and the key issuing program, and a printing unit configured to print generated key information to be input to the another image forming apparatus when using the activation key generated by the control unit in the another image forming apparatus on a sheet to output the sheet.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062291

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

In absence of a paper feed source matching paper information specified in settings that are input by a user for a job to be executed, permission information associated with the user may not permit use of a manual feed tray as a substitute paper feed source. Upon completion of the job executed in response to selection of a forced execution key, a forced execution determination section determines whether or not an execution number exceeds a predetermined threshold. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062289

Image forming apparatus to be controlled depending on alarm level of disaster information

Provided is an image forming apparatus that controls a user authentication and a switching action for switching into a specific operation mode (either one of first and second power saving modes, and emergency stop), depending an alarm level of disaster information. A user authentication function circuit is for performing the user authentication. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062278

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rotation input section that is supported to one side roller axis so as to freely rotate integraly with an intermediate transfer belt in contact with the intermediate transfer belt when it has meandered to one side in an axial direction from a predetermined travel position, a rotation output section that is connected to the rotation input section via a speed reduction mechanism, a rotation gear section that is connected to the rotation output section, a fixed rack bar section that is engaged with the rotation gear section, and an urging member that urges the rotation gear section to return to an initial position when there is no rotation input, wherein an axis center of a meandering correction roller inclines in the state in which the rotation gear section so that the intermediate transfer belt meanders the one side in the axial direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062277

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus being capable of commonalizing a control signal for lighting of static eliminators, and controlling the static eliminators with a single port of cpu. The image forming apparatus includes a main body control part controlling image formation; a nip separation mechanism separating an intermediate transfer belt from color photosensitive drums; a separation control part driving nip separation mechanism on a separation control signal inputted from main body control part; a monochrome static eliminator comprised of a monochrome light guide body and a monochrome light source irradiating light on its end face; color static eliminators comprised of color light guide bodies and color light sources irradiating light on their end faces; and an irradiation location shifting mechanism shifting irradiation location of light emitted from color light source from end face of color light guide body when intermediate transfer belt is separated from color photosensitive drums.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062273

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container (30) includes a container body (31), a movable wall (34), and a stirring member (32). The container body (31) includes an inner surface (31k) defining a cylindrical internal space (31h) extending in a longitudinal direction, and a developer discharge port (319). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062272

Image forming apparatus

A switch transmission mechanism of a first intermittent transmission mechanism 79 is switched between a transmission state and a non-transmission state, wherein in the transmission state, it transmits a rotational force to an intermediate rotator 72 based on an operation of an actuator 74. A second intermittent transmission mechanism 78 is switched between a transmission state and a non-transmission state, wherein in the transmission state, it transmits a rotational force of the intermediate rotator 72 to an output-side rotator 73.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062269

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container includes a housing, a sealing member, and a winder mechanism. The housing includes a storage space and an opening. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062268

Developer storing container, and image forming apparatus provided with the same

Provided are a developer storing container, including a movable moving wall, and suppressing a developer from being leaked to a moving direction upstream side of the moving wall, and an image forming apparatus, provided with the same a toner container is provided with a container main body, a moving wall, a toner discharge port, and an inner wall seal. The toner container replenishes toner to a developing apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062267

Developer conveying mechanism, image forming apparatus

A developer conveying mechanism includes a first lateral conveyance path forming portion and a second lateral conveyance path forming portion. The first lateral conveyance path forming portion includes a first conveyance member that is configured to convey developer in a first lateral direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062261

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image forming units that charge a surface of a photoconductor to form an image, a static eliminator that outputs static elimination light to eliminate a charge remaining on the photoconductor after image formation by the image forming unit, and a controller that controls the image forming unit and the static eliminator. The static eliminator includes a light source that emits the static elimination light, a light guide unit that guides the static elimination light from the light source to the photoconductors, and outputs the guided static elimination light to surface of the photoconductors, and a light shield unit provided inside the light guide unit, or between the light guide unit and the photoconductors in an optical path between the light source and the surface of each of the photoconductors, and configured to transmit or block the static elimination light.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062254

Triphenylamine derivative, electrophotographic photosensitive member, and image forming apparatus

A triphenylamine derivative is represented by general formula (1). In general formula (1), r1 to r7 each represent, independently of one another, a chemical group selected from the group consisting of a halogen atom, an optionally substituted alkyl group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 6, an optionally substituted alkoxy group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 6, and an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 12. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062253

Triarylamine derivative, electrophotographic photosensitive memeber, and image forming apparatus

A triarylamine derivative is represented by general formula (i). In general formula (i), r1 and r2 each represent, independently of one another, a chemical group selected from the group consisting of a halogen atom, an optionally substituted alkyl group having a carbon number of 1-6, an optionally substituted alkoxy group having a carbon number of 1-6, and an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of 6-12. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062108

Optical deflector and optical scanning device including the same

An optical deflector includes a mirror unit and a support member. The mirror unit includes a vibration mirror part extending in a main scanning direction and a torsion bar part extending in a direction crossing the main scanning direction and supporting the vibration mirror part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160060071

Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A sheet discharging device includes a sheet discharge roller pair, a sheet discharge tray, a first actuator, a second actuator and a detector. The first actuator includes a first shaft portion and a first contact piece. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160060065

Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus therewith

A sheet discharging device has a discharge port, a discharge tray, a discharge roller including first and second rollers, a flick-out pulley, a sheet pressing member, and a pressing rib. The flick-out pulley is formed coaxially with the rotary shaft of the first roller at an interval from an end of the first roller, and has a circumferential edge and a plurality of projections protruding from it. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/03/16 / #20160060055

Sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus including the sheet conveying device

A sheet conveying device includes a conveying roller, a drive motor, a second detection portion, and a control portion. The control portion includes a first drive control portion, a rotation amount calculation portion, and a second drive control portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057303

Power source device, image processing apparatus

A main power source portion generates a primary dc power from an input ac power, and a first sub power source portion generates a power source control secondary dc power from the primary dc power. Each of a plurality of second sub power source portions, upon input of an activation signal, generates an equipment secondary dc power from the primary dc power. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057299

Image processing apparatus

Provided is an image processing apparatus including a display part that has a display area on which output candidate images less then or equal to a predetermined number are selectably displayed, a distance detecting part that detects a spatial distance between the indicator and the display area, an area detecting part that detects an area of a projection image of the indicator on the display area when the detected spatial distance is less than or equal to a first distance, and a selection control part that executes a first selection process for displaying all the displayed output candidate images in a selected state when the detected area detected by the area detecting part is greater than or equal to a threshold and the detected area is not changed for more than a time limit.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057296

Image forming apparatus and scanner

An image forming apparatus (1) includes a scanner unit (12u), a scanner housing (12), and a contactless card reader (42). The scanner unit (12u) optically reads an image of an original document to generate image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057294

Image forming apparatus, document sheet size detection method

An image forming apparatus that includes: an image reading portion capable of reading image data of the document sheet; document sheet detection sensors; an adf including a document holding surface on which first and second areas having different reflection characteristics and third and fourth areas having different reflection characteristics are formed; a first reading control portion that causes the image reading portion to read image data of both the first and second areas when the adf is closed; a first document sheet width detection portion that detects a width of the document sheet based on the image data read from the first area or the image data read from the second area; and a first size detection portion capable of detecting the size of the document sheet based on detection results from the first document sheet width detection portion and the document sheet detection sensors.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054866

Remote support system and method for controlling the remote support system

In a remote support system, an image forming apparatus, a staff terminal, and a management apparatus are connected to one another for communication. The management apparatus accumulates a conversation pattern communicated in a conversation form between the image forming apparatus and the staff terminal, and when the management apparatus receives a guidance request from the image forming apparatus, the management apparatus forces the staff terminal to display a selection screen that displays, as choices, the conversation patterns, and forces a request sending apparatus to display a selected conversation pattern as a guidance.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054848

Display controlling device and electronic apparatus

A display controlling device includes a display part, a distance detecting part, a coordinate detecting part and a magnifying and displaying part. The display part has a display area displaying images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054690

Fixing device and image forming apparatus having moving member to block radiant heat and moving by a friction force between a fixing belt and the moving member.

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heat source, a moving member and a biasing member. The moving member is movable between a first position where the moving member blocks the radiant heat from the heat source to the fixing belt and a second position where the moving member does not block the radiant heat from the heat source to the fixing belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054686

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming section; a fixing portion; a discharging portion; a sheet transport passage including a curved portion and connecting between the fixing portion and the discharging portion; a reverse transport passage formed by branching off the curved portion; a transport roller pair rotatable in normal and reverse directions; a fixed guide portion provided on an inner corner side of the curved portion; and a swingable guide portion supported to be swingable. The swingable guide portion is arranged selectively either in a first position where it protrudes farther into the sheet transport passage than a guide rib formed on a transport surface of the fixed guide portion or a second position where its protruding height from the transport surface is equal to a height of the guide rib or where the swingable guide portion is retracted farther toward the transport surface than the guide rib.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054683

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case according to the present invention includes a toner supplying portion, a screw portion 50 and a supporting portion 53. The toner supplying portion is arranged at a case body 31 to supply the toner to an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054681

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container (30) includes a container body (31) and a movable wall (34). The container body (31) includes an inner surface (31k) defining a cylindrical internal space (31h) extending in a longitudinal direction, and a developer discharge port (319). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054678

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container (30) includes a container body (31), a movable wall (34), and a backward movement preventing mechanism (55). The container body (31) includes an inner surface (31k) defining a cylindrical internal space (31h) extending in a longitudinal direction, and a developer discharge port (319). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054677

Image forming apparatus that reduces development gap variation at both end portions of developing roller

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming apparatus body, a first driving mechanism, a first drive unit, an image carrier, a developing device, and a biasing member. The first drive unit includes an input unit to which a rotary drive power is transmitted from the first driving mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054672

Two-component developer image informing apparatus, and image formation method

A two-component developer includes a toner and a carrier. The toner includes a plurality of toner particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160053859

Drive transmission mechanism that ensures extended service life in reduced size and image forming apparatus including the same

A drive transmission mechanism includes an electromagnetic clutch and a drive output gear. The electromagnetic clutch includes a clutch shaft, a clutch input gear, a clutch idler gear, and a clutch output gear. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160053815

Drive transmission device and image forming apparatus

Drive transmission device (10) includes rotatable member (20), driven member (30), driving coupling (21), and driven coupling (31). Both driving protrusions (22) and driven protrusions (32) are arranged at equal intervals in rotation direction (r). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160052735

Manual paper feeder that ensures stable paper feeding operation and image forming apparatus including the same

A manual paper feeder includes is for installation at a side surface of a main body of an image forming apparatus. When the first auxiliary tray is located at an extension position in a state where the second auxiliary tray is housed downwards, an abutment between an upstream side end edge of the side surface cover and an inferior surface of the second auxiliary tray supports the first auxiliary tray at a first angle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/25/16 / #20160052301

Curl eliminating device for recording medium and image forming apparatus including the same

A curl eliminating device includes a decurl roller pair including a first roller and a second roller pressed to contact with an outer circumference surface of the first roller so as to correct curl of a recording medium, a cleaning member for cleaning the second roller, and a pressure contact mechanism. The first roller is an elastic roller including an elastic layer formed on the outer circumference surface and contacts with a non-image formed side of the recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048094

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a development roller, a toner supply roller, a casing having an inner wall portion facing toward the development roller, a flexible film member, an urging member, a linkage member, and a linkage member driving mechanism. The flexible film member is disposed on the inner wall portion and has ends in a direction of an axis of the development roller that are opposite to each other. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/18/16 / #20160046128

Ink-jet recording apparatus

An ink-jet recording apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a recording portion, a wipe unit, a cleaning mechanism, a wipe moving-up/down mechanism, a transfer surface moving mechanism, and a control portion. The wipe unit has a wipe blade that wipes purged ink that is forcibly discharged from an ejecting nozzle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160044196

Image processing apparatus

This image processing apparatus identifies the orientation of a document image in a horizontally written text document. The image processing apparatus includes a character identification unit, a line identification unit, and an orientation identification unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160044190

Image processing system

An image processing system has a plurality of image processing apparatuses connected via a network. At least one of the image processing apparatuses includes a storing unit, a determination unit, a retrieving unit, and a notification unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160044188

Display apparatus and image forming apparatus

A coordinate measuring unit (43) measures an x-coordinate, a y-coordinate and a z-coordinate indicating an object position (p) according to a change in the position of an object (f) located within a predetermined distance from a panel surface (55). A display control unit (45) causes a display unit (49) to display a first mark image (61) defining a peripheral range of a position determined by the x- and y-coordinates together with predetermined images (63). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160042171

Operation device and operation method

An operation device includes a screen display section that displays a login screen on a touch panel, a key position changing section, a key information reception section, and a key information determination section. The key position changing section changes positions of a plurality of keys that are displayed on the login screen such that the keys are displayed for a current login process at positions that are different from previous positions at which the keys were displayed for a previous login process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041512

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a rotating member, a bearing and a heat insulating member. The rotating member fixes a toner image onto a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041503

Developing device provided with toner concentration detection section and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes: a container, a stirring member, a developing roller, a toner concentration detection section, a stirring plate, and a blade. The stirring plate is attached to the rotary shaft of the stirring member in a manner such as to be rotatable together with the rotary shaft, and has a tip part located in the radial direction at a predefined distance from the detection surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037012

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a reading unit, a drive section, an operation control section, an acquiring section, and a casing. The drive section moves the reading unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037006

Display input apparatus, display input system including the same, and method for controlling the display input apparatus

A display input apparatus according to a first aspect of the present disclosure includes a display portion, a touch panel portion, and a communication portion. The display portion displays a setting screen which disposes a plurality of images for accepting a setting operation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037005

Electronic device and information providing method

Provided is an electronic equipment facilitating a search for setting items associated with items to be set. The display management circuit manages to cause the display circuit to display a first setting item connected with various settings and an advanced setting menu associated with the first setting item. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037004

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus has an image reading unit which reads an image, a photographing unit, a storing unit, a printing unit, a detecting unit, a notifying unit, an extracting unit, and a displaying unit. When the detecting unit detects untaken printed paper, the notifying unit notifies a user to promote reading of the image of the untaken printed paper by the image reading unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037003

Management system and control apparatus and controlling method suitable for management of toner

Provided is a control apparatus that manages expendable supplies appropriately so as a trouble unexpected to an image forming apparatus does not happen. An image forming apparatus has a detecting circuit that detects identification information of a container when replacing the container of expendable supplies and transmitting circuit that transmits event information including detected identification information to the control apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037002

Image forming apparatus and image forming method which determine printed matter condition based on camera-captured image

Provided is an image forming apparatus that is capable of solving a problem caused at a discharge part in quick, effective manner. The discharge part is for placing a discharged printed matter. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037000

Image processing system and image processing method

Upon an image processing device receiving a message from a terminal device, a screen display section displays the message and a predetermined inquiry key in a predetermined screen image on the image processing device. The message is displayed using a font preregistered in the image processing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036820

Device management apparatus that notify unauthorized use of electronic device during disconnection time period of electronic device from network, recording medium and device management method

A device management apparatus for notifying unauthorized use of an electronic device includes a connection status detecting circuit, a usage log acquiring circuit, and a notification circuit. The connection status detecting circuit detects a connection status of the electronic device to a network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036362

Stepping motor driving device and image forming apparatus

A stepping motor driving device includes a table, a driving pulse control part, an interpolation number indicating part and a driving part. The table stores thinned data which is thinned from original data and designates a pulse width of a driving pulse relating to a slow-up control or a slow-down control of a stepping motor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036168

Relay connector

A relay connector (1) includes: a first input/output unit (11) to which a cable connector (92) connected to one end of a cable (91) is detachably connected; a second input/output unit (12) that is detachably connected to a board connector (93) provided in a board (94) to which the cable connector (92) can be detachably connected, and that is electrically connected to the first input/output unit (11); and a core (13) that suppress noise radiated by a signal flowing between the first input/output unit (11) and the second input/output unit (12).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034774

Image processing device and image processing method

A font recognition section recognizes a font of characters depicted by character image data included in image data upon first character data corresponding to the character image data being acquired through character recognition. A font character recognition section compares the character image data to font character image data depicting characters in the recognized font and acquires second character data corresponding to font character image data when the font character image data matches the character image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034753

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

In an image processing apparatus, a character recognizing unit identifies a character image in a document image. A font matching unit determines a character code and a font type corresponding to the identified character image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034402

Storage medium and information processing device for exchanging data with secondary storage section through cache

An information processing device includes a main control circuit including a central arithmetic processor that executes first processing through a first program, a sub-control circuit that executes second processing independently of the first processing, a primary storage circuit, and a secondary storage circuit. The secondary storage circuit has a slower access speed than the primary storage circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160034105

Display and input device and image forming apparatus including the same

A display and input device includes a display section, touch screen section, control section, and storage section. The display section displays thereon a screen image including an operation element image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033930

Attachment mechanism of optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including this attachment mechanism

An attachment mechanism of an optical scanning device includes a frame body provided with a supporting base having engaging parts; and a position fixing member arranged between the optical scanning device and the supporting base to have an erection plate, a first supporting plate and a second supporting plate. The first or second supporting plate includes a fitted hole fitting with a positioning boss of the optical scanning device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033923

Low profile light scanning device and image forming apparatus therewith

A light scanning device includes a housing, a plurality of permeable members, a plurality of cleaning members, a plurality of cleaning holders, a linear member, and a driving unit. The plurality of permeable members close the respective plurality of the emission ports. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033919

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a guiding part, a discharge flow path and an airflow control mechanism. The guiding part is configured to form a sheet conveying path from a sheet feeding part to a transferring device between a development unit and the transferring device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033918

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying device includes a sheet detecting sensor, a resist roller, a supporting member and a positioning member. The sheet detecting sensor is configured to detect a position of a sheet in a conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033917

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a development device, an electrostatic transfer device, a stopping period measuring part, a driving period measuring part, a toner consumption amount measuring part, an environment measuring part and a transferring bias adjusting part. The driving period measuring part measures a driving period in which the development device is driven in order to form the toner image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033904

Image forming apparatus for forming image by using toner

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a first guide portion, a developing portion, and a second guide portion. The first guide portion forms a first flow path in which toner removed from the image carrier is flowed downward with respect to a horizontal direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033903

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner container includes a container body, a toner discharge outlet, a moveable wall, and a stirring member. The container body includes an inner circumferential section having a tubular shape extending in a first direction and an internal space. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033902

Image forming apparatus and toner state determination method thereof

An image forming apparatus includes an accommodating container provided at one end thereof with a toner supply port, a stirring conveying member that conveys toner to the supply port, a rotational driving unit that rotationally drives the stirring conveying member, a current detection unit that detects a driving current, an overload detection section that detects that the stirring conveying member is in an overload state when the driving current is within a range of an excess current, an unevenness determination section that determines whether the toner has been unevenly accumulated at the one end or the other end of the accommodating container, and a cause determination section that determines that a cause of the overload is uneven distribution of the toner when the overload state of the stirring conveying member is detected and being determined that the toner has been unevenly accumulated at the one end or the other end.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033900

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer container includes a container body, a lid, a movable wall, and a sealing member. The container body includes an inner circumferential surface defining a cylindrical internal space extending in a first direction, and a wall part defining one end surface of the internal space in the first direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033897

Developer container and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner container includes a container body, a toner discharge outlet, and a moveable wall. The container body includes an inner circumferential section having a tubular shape extending in a first direction and an internal space. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033896

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case includes a case main body, a toner discharge outlet, an opening/closing member, a lever member, and a lock member. The case main body can be attached to and detached from an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus and store toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033895

Image forming apparatus and toner container

An image forming apparatus includes a development section, a toner replenishment section, a toner sensor, and a determination section. The new toner container is filled with first and second toners that have different magnetic characteristics. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033893

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first roller, a second roller, a first voltage applying section, and a control section. An electrostatic latent image is formed on the first roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033892

Image forming apparatus and image formation method that perform smoothing

Provided is an image forming apparatus that performs smoothing in conversion of pseudo high resolution without using a large translation table. A smoothing process part performs smoothing based on a density of a peripheral pixel that adjoins a target pixel on edge. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033890

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes two cleaning holders. The two cleaning holders each include two cleaning members. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033888

Toner

A toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the core. The shell layers include a resin containing a unit derived from a thermoplastic resin and a unit derived from a monomer or prepolymer of a thermosetting resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160033885

Electrophotographic photosensitive member

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a photosensitive layer containing a charge generating material, a charge transport material, and a binder resin. The photosensitive layer is a multi-layer type photosensitive layer or a single-layer type photosensitive layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/04/16 / #20160031665

Paper feed device and image forming apparatus

A paper feed device includes a plurality of paper feed sections and a selection control section. Selection periods include a specific selection period during which at least two selection signals among a plurality of selection signals are not at a normal level. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028924

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus operated by a remote operation device includes a log-in managing part and a display controlling part. When log-in operation inputting log-in information is carried out, if a log-in user to the electronic apparatus does not exist, the log-in managing part logs-in the user to the electronic apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028912

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a receiving section, a distance acquiring section, an arrival time calculating section, an execution order determining section, and a printing section. The distance acquiring section acquires a distance between a user and the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028906

Recording medium and image forming apparatus

When installing a driver program on a terminal device of a user who joins a group to which an image forming apparatus supported by the driver program is assigned, a non-transitory recording medium for installation of the driver program causes a computer in the terminal device to display an operation screen including a first and a second operation element. When the first operation element is selected, the computer is caused to create a document box for the user and add membership information of the user to group management data managed by a predetermined server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028904

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a first storing part, a storage controlling part and a display controlling part. The storage controlling part stores, when a first remote operation device carries out an image output operation making the image processing apparatus process an output object image on a first process condition of the first remote operation device to create a first processed image and output the first processed image, the output object image in the first storing part with associating with the first process condition. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028901

Image forming apparatus suitable for reading of document

Provided is an image forming apparatus that eliminates the necessity for resetting a single-sided document even if a set error of the single-sided document is occurred. The automatic document feeder includes a switchback mechanism that inverts the front and back of the single-sided document to switch a surface of the single-sided document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028779

Communication control device, communication system, and method of controlling communication control device

When a communication request sent by a communication requester includes a non-standard communication implementation request requesting implementation of non-standard communication, a control section selects a specified device as a communication partner even if an alternative device that performs communication with the communication requester for the specified device is assigned to the specified device. The specified device is a communication device specified as the communication partner by the communication requester.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028690

Communication device, communication system, and communication device control method

A communication device includes a communication section and an encrypting section. When the communication section receives from a communication control device alternative address information indicating an address of an alternative device registered as a transfer destination after a communication request for communication with a specified device is transmitted to the communication control device, the communication section determines the alternative device as the communication partner and transmits to-be-transmitted data that is encrypted by the encrypting section to the alternative device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028678

Electronic mail sending device

An object of the present invention is to provide an electronic mail sending device able to simply confirm and correct a designated destination. To this end, an electronic mail sending device (10) is used which is able to set a destination (mail address) of an electronic mail using address data (30) in which a plurality of address records are previously registered. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026906

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

An image processing apparatus includes an area extracting unit, a specific halftone dot area detecting unit, and an encoding unit. The area extracting unit extracts a halftone dot area from an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026563

Electronic apparatus having nonvolatile memory and program writing method for updating

Provided is an electronic apparatus avoiding to be a starting failure status even if power off happens during the writing of a program. The electronic apparatus includes a rewritable nonvolatile memory, volatile memory, and a processor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026144

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a driving force transmitting mechanism transmitting a driving force from a driving source to a rotating member through a plurality of coupled driving force transmitting members. The driving force transmitting mechanism has a supporting member and a drive case. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026137

Image forming system and storage medium including program for portable terminal device included in image forming system and storage medium including program for image forming apparatus

An image forming system includes a portable terminal device and an image forming apparatus. The device includes a first storage part, a transmitting part transmitting data of an image stored in the first storage part wirelessly, a displaying part, a first operation part receiving a first operation of selecting the image and a second operation of selecting printing, and a transmission controlling part carrying out first transmission control to cause the transmitting part to transmit the data before a print setting screen is displayed on the displaying part when the first operation and the second operation are carried out if a remaining amount of a battery is smaller than a predetermined threshold value. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026135

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a developing unit, a fixing unit, a receiving unit, a paper setting unit, and a control unit. The fixing unit conveys paper on which a visible image is formed by the developing unit between a heating roller and a pressurizing roller to fix the visible image to the paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026133

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including this

A fixing device (15) of the present invention includes a fixing roller (30) having a fixing belt (35) heated by a heat source (32) around an outer circumference of an elastic layer (34) provided around a core metal (33); and a pressuring roller (31) provided so as to pressure-contact with the fixing roller (30) and to form a fixing nip (n) passing a recording medium (p) having a toner image transferred through, wherein, in both end faces (s1) in an axial direction of the elastic layer (34), annular gaps (70) are recessed separate from the core metal (33) and fixing belt (35) along a circumference direction, bottom parts (71) of the annular gaps (70) are configured so as to be positioned inside both end faces (s3) in the axial direction of the pressuring roller (31).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026128

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a fixing unit that fixes the toner image formed on the recording paper, a rubbing roller that rubs a fixing surface of the recording paper with the fixed toner image, and an image density detection unit that detects image density of the fixing surface of the recording paper having passed through the rubbing roller, wherein a plurality of patch images for fixability evaluation are formed on one piece of recording paper at a predetermined interval in a recording paper conveyance direction, fixing temperature of the fixing unit is changed for each of the formed patch images, the patch images are fixed to the recording paper, and comparison of each image density of a rubbed part and a non-rubbed part by the rubbing roller is performed for each patch image fixed at each fixing temperature, so that appropriate fixing temperature is set.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026126

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring member, a heating member, a voltage applying part, a current detecting part, a moving member, a driving mechanism and a controlling part. The voltage applying part applies a heating voltage for heating the fixing belt to the heating member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026119

Image forming apparatus for performing image formation with use of toner

An image forming apparatus according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes a toner conveyance portion, a vent hole portion, an air suction portion, and a filter portion. The toner conveyance portion forms a toner conveyance passage between a developing device and a collection container such that toner discharged from the developing device is conveyed in the toner conveyance passage and collected in the collection container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026115

Developer supply device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developer supply device includes a shaft portion arranged in a container main body, a moving wall movable along the shaft portion, a developer discharge port and a shutter mechanism. A control unit causes the moving wall to be arranged at a first position when a remaining amount of the developer is a predetermined first remaining amount and moves the moving wall to a second position closer to the developer discharge port than the first position in the first direction when the remaining amount is a second remaining amount smaller than the first remaining amount, and causes the shutter mechanism to be set in a first open state with a predetermined opening degree when the moving wall is at the first position and causes the shutter mechanism to be set in a second open state larger than the first open state when the moving wall is at the second position.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026110

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a transfer device, a first charging device, a static elimination device, a second charging device, a light exposure device, and a development device. The transfer device transfers a developer image of a first polarity onto a recording medium from the image bearing member by receiving a transfer bias of a second polarity. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/28/16 / #20160025968

Fixing method of collimator lens to housing, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus

A setting jig to which a housing is set is prepared, a light diameter detection sensor for detecting a light diameter of light beam is arranged, instead of a photosensitive drum, at a position corresponding to a part at which the light beam is scanned on the photosensitive drum, the housing is set to the setting jig, an adhesive is coated on a lens fixing surface of the housing, a collimator lens is grasped by a grasping member to adjust a position of the collimator lens, and the adhesive coated on the lens fixing surface is hardened. When the housing is set to the setting jig, the housing is obliquely arranged such that the light diameter detection sensor does not interfere with the grasping member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021276

Image forming apparatus and image formation method that reduces restriction of function even in case where failure happens in storage device

Provided is an image forming apparatus that enables use in a state even in a case where failure happens in a first storage device. The first storage device has a plurality of partitions that store data for each various function in connection with image formation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021265

Touch panel apparatus and image-forming apparatus provided with same

A mode of a touch panel (30) can be switched between a first operation mode for detecting coordinate positions of a contact point and a second operation mode for not detecting the coordinate positions of the contact point but detecting presence or absence of contact. An operation mode determining section (22) determines an operation mode of the touch panel (30) to be the first operation mode while a display control section (21) displays an image belonging to a first group, and the operation mode determining section (22) determines the operation mode of the touch panel (30) to be the second operation mode while the display control section displays an image belonging to a second group. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160019010

Device management system that ensure improved convenience, device management apparatus, and device management method

A device management apparatus includes a set content collection circuit and a set content notification circuit. The set content collection circuit collects set contents of a plurality of electronic devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018770

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a rotating member, a bearing and a holding member. The rotating member is configured to fix a toner image on a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018761

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer container, a developer bearing member, and a plurality of stirring conveyance members. The developer container includes a plurality of developer conveyance paths and communication sections. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018760

Developing device including a developer feeding member having a rotary shaft, a first transport blade for stirring and transporting developer, a blocking portion for blocking the developer, a paddle extending parallel to the rotary shaft, and a second transport blade for transporting the developer in the opposite direction to the first transport blade, and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device includes first and second stirring/transporting members, a developer feeding member, and a developer container that accommodates those components. The first and second stirring/transporting members stir and transport developer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018759

Developer conveying device, image forming apparatus

A developer conveying device includes a vertical conveyance member and an ac application portion. The vertical conveyance member is an electrically conductive member and conveys developer in a developer conveyance path that extends in a vertical direction, by operating in the path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160018757

Developing device, image forming apparatus

A development execution control portion executes a development process by causing an intermediate lateral conveyance portion and a developing portion to operate. A developer replenishment control portion causes a developer replenishment portion to operate when a detection result of a developer amount sensor satisfies a predetermined shortage condition. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160017975

Drive transmission mechanism and image forming apparatus with the same

A drive-side coupling part of a drive transmission mechanism includes: a base including a first opposed surface facing a driven-side coupling part of the drive transmission mechanism in an attached state; a semispherical projection from the first opposed surface at a rotational center of the drive-side coupling part; and a cylindrical projection including an arcuate first projection centered on the rotational center, an arcuate second projection having a shorter inside diameter than the first projection, and a stepped portion between the first and second projections. The driven-side coupling part includes: a base including a second opposed surface facing the drive-side coupling part in the attached state; a columnar projection from the second opposed surface at a rotational center of the driven-side coupling part; a radially-extended peripheral projection on a periphery of the columnar projection; and a recess depressed from a top surface of the columnar projection at the rotational center.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160016686

Cushioning material and package using same

The cushioning material is assembled by: bending a single sheet, which comprises a bottom sheet, a first side sheet, a second side sheet, and an upper sheet, into a rectangular cylinder shape and inserting second flaps and an interlocking sheet in an insertion hole of a middle sheet; bending each first flap away from the first side sheet and bending the middle sheet towards the first side sheet to fit together second interlocking grooves with first interlocking grooves; bending the interlocking sheet to be roughly perpendicular to the upper sheet and bending the second flaps to be roughly perpendicular to the interlocking sheet to engage interlocking sections with the first flaps.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/21/16 / #20160016417

Ink-jet recording apparatus that ensures accurate position detection of widthwise end portion of recording medium

An ink-jet recording apparatus includes a belt conveying unit, a recording unit, an end-portion position detection sensor, a background member, and a rotary driving unit. The end-portion position detection sensor is arranged in an upstream of the belt conveying unit in a recording medium conveyance direction, and uses a reflected light to detect a position of an end portion of the recording medium in a recording medium width direction intersecting with the recording medium conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160014292

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium that execute application

Provided is an image forming apparatus having a control circuit. The control circuit includes a standard application execution circuit, an apparatus control platform, and a standard application control circuit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160014286

Image forming system

An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus configured to form an image and a server coupled to the image forming apparatus so as to be communicable with the image forming apparatus. The server includes a server storage unit configured to store a list of the identification symbol given to the consumable member, a server reception unit configured to receive the data regarding the identification symbol transmitted from the image forming apparatus transmission unit, a determination unit configured to determine whether or not there is an identification symbol corresponding to the data regarding the identification symbol received by the server reception unit in the list of the identification symbol stored in the server storage unit, and a control unit configured to, if the determination unit determines that there is the identification symbol, perform control to make the consumable member usable.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160012321

Image forming apparatus and image forming system that acquire and output print job without using spooler function

Provided is an image forming apparatus that performs printout processing smoothly, even if printout from apparatus having no spooler, such as a tablet or a smart phone. The image forming apparatus includes the port for printing and an application executing part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160012154

Information processing system that organizes and clearly presents mass data to user, information processing methods, and recording medium

An information processing system includes an information processing device, a display apparatus, and an operation detecting device. The control circuit allocates (n−1) or more mutually different attributes to respective axes of a (n−1)-dimensional space, generates a graph plotting the plurality pieces of stored data on the (n−1)-dimensional space as respective points corresponding to the plurality pieces of data, classifies the plurality pieces of plotted data into groups using another one attribute other than the (n−1) or more attributes; and processes the plurality of points so as to be identified by the group. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011728

Display device, image forming apparatus, and display control method

A display device (10) includes a display section (210), a detection section (220), and a display control section (100). The display section (210) displays a plurality of pages (p). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011557

Image forming apparatus and image forming system that allows to execute direct printing including authentication

Provided is an image forming apparatus that can execute direct printing including authentication when a cooperation platform authenticates with substituting the device. It is connected to an external authentication server via a network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011547

Fixing device and image forming apparatus with fixing device that ensure effective cooling of induction heating unit

A fixing device includes a housing, an induction heating unit, a first rotator, a second rotator, a shield member, an airflow generation unit, a cooling air path, and inlets. The shield member opposes the induction heating unit on a side thereof opposite from the first rotator. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/14/16 / #20160009512

Self-closing device and image forming apparatus

A self-closing device is configured to retract a unit capable of being pulled out with respect to an apparatus main body, to the apparatus main body. The self-closing device includes a plurality of retracting modules configured to retract the unit from a retracting start position towards a retracting end position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004854

Password authentication apparatus, password authentication method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing password authentication program

A control unit makes a screen of a display unit display a plurality of pattern display areas to which a predetermined respective plurality of patterns are uniquely assigned at random as a pattern random array in the same layout as that of a plurality of input keys capable of inputting numerical values. The control unit determines a shortest path to go through a sequence of patterns serving as a password of a user in the pattern random array, and replaces a sequence of all patterns existing on the shortest path with a sequence of codes assigned to the respective plurality of input buttons according to a correspondence relationship between the plurality of input buttons and the plurality of pattern display areas to generate a one-time password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004215

Image forming apparatus and duct

Image forming apparatus (1) including: external cover (63) covering outer side of side wall of housing (60) storing image forming portion (20), and having exhaust outlet (63f); equipment storage space (5) formed between side wall (62a) of housing (60) and external cover (63); opening (62f) formed in side wall (62a) and allowing inside of housing (60) to communicate with equipment storage space (5); exhaust fan (100) disposed in equipment storage space (5) and taking in air from housing (60) via opening (62f) and exhausting air from exhaust outlet (63f); heat generating equipment (70) disposed in equipment storage space (5); and duct (90) connecting air outlet (101b) of exhaust fan (100) and exhaust outlet (63f). Communicating portion (97), which allows inside and outside of duct (90) to communicate with each other, is formed in wall of duct (90) located on heat generating equipment (70) side.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/07/16 / #20160004194

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device including: arms that support the heating roller and the pressure roller so as to be displaced between a pressure-contact attitude in which a nip portion is formed and a distanced attitude in which the nip portion is released; a solenoid that displaces the rollers to the distanced attitude; a separation plate that has an electric conductivity, is disposed to face the heating roller, and separates the sheet that has passed through the nip portion from the heating roller; and interlocking arms that, in interlock with displacement from the pressure-contact attitude to the distanced attitude by the solenoid, displace a first end portion of the separation plate to an attitude to be distanced away from the heating roller by a first distance, change the potential of the separation plate from a floating potential to a reference potential, and accelerate discharge between the heating roller and the separation plate.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/07/16 / #20160002001

Sheet post-processing device and image forming apparatus

A sheet post-processing device includes a tray, an evacuating member, a regulating member mounted on the tray, and a feed mechanism. The tray can receive sheets thereon. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc








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