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

An image reading device includes a placement section, a reader, an authentication control section, and a reading control section. A document and an identification medium are placed on the placement section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

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

An image forming apparatus obtains an interrupt execution instruction of an image forming job, the interrupt execution instruction including image data and execution information, suspends a prior image forming job being executed by using a first memory area, generates printable data by applying the execution information to image data of the suspended prior image forming job, writes the generated printable data in a second memory area, deletes the prior image forming job from the first memory area to free the first memory area, executes an interrupt image forming job of the interrupt execution instruction by using the first memory area, the prior image forming job having been deleted from the first memory area, and retrieves the printable data written in the second memory area and forms an image by using the retrieved printable data to execute the suspended prior image forming job.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Management system and management method

A management system includes: a management server; one or more image forming apparatuses that notify the management server of information on a remaining amount of toner; and one or more terminals, in which the management server makes a toner remaining amount history by combining the information on the remaining amount of toner with time and date information, detects, based on the toner remaining amount history, that toner replacement has been performed when an increase rate of the remaining amount of toner exceeds a threshold value, and determines, based on the contract value, whether the remaining amount of toner before the toner replacement is not more than the contract value when the toner replacement is detected, and notifies the one or more terminals of that the performed toner replacement corresponds to a contract violation when the remaining amount of toner before the toner replacement is more than the contract value.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Methods for configuring settings for an image forming apparatus with template sheet

An image forming apparatus prints a template sheet. The template sheet includes a graphical code and operation boxes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Methods for configuring settings for an image forming apparatus with template sheet

An image forming apparatus prints a template sheet. The template sheet includes a graphical code and operation boxes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus comprising: an acceptance section; a prediction section which predicts, based on margin information contained in an instruction for execution of an accepted job, an arrangement pattern of a plurality of sheets to be obtained by the execution; a determination section which determines, based on the margin information, whether or not a sum of respective areas of margin regions of the plurality of sheets is greater than a threshold associated with the predicted arrangement pattern; and an adjusted printing section which downscales, in response to a determination that the sum is greater than the threshold, an overall image consisting of a set of partial images intended to be formed and arranged in the predicted arrangement pattern, in such a manner as to fall within one or more sheets arranged in an altered arrangement pattern, and forms the downscaled image on the one or more sheets.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

A toner guide member includes a toner discharge port that is located above and faces a toner introduction port of a waste toner container, and the toner guide member forms, in its inside, a passage of waste toner from an end portion of a drum cleaning device to a toner discharge port. A first paddle conveyance member including a plurality of first blade portions rotates in a first rotation direction in the toner guide member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a replenishment empty history recording portion, a post-empty attachment detecting portion, and an image creation restricting portion. The replenishment empty history recording portion records replenishment empty history information to a storage device in correspondence with one of the plurality of developer containers in which a replenishment empty state was detected in a first attachment portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image-forming device with which it is possible to achieve a smaller size while suppressing a reduction in visibility or operability of an operation panel. In this image-forming device, paper sheets are discharged from the rear side of the device toward the front side of the device, and the image formation device is provided with: a paper-sheet-loading unit in which the paper sheets are loaded; an operation panel disposed on the downstream-side end in the paper sheet discharge direction of the paper-sheet-loading unit, at least a part of the operation panel being disposed in a loading region of the paper-sheet-loading unit; and a protruding part disposed to the side of the operation panel in the loading region, the protruding part protruding upward from the top surface of the paper-sheet-loading unit, and extending in the paper sheet discharge direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Fixing device that stably ensures clearance between separating member and fixing roller, and image forming apparatus that includes the same

A fixing device includes a fixing member that is heated, a pressure member, a fixed housing, a movable housing, a moving mechanism, a separating member, a regulating portion, and a link member. The link member is interposed between the movable housing and the separating member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transferring belt, photosensitive drums along the belt, primary transferring parts transferring images from the drums to the belt, voltage applying parts applying transfer voltages to the respective transferring parts when each transferring part carries out transfer, a current detecting part and a resistance value measuring part. When the measuring part carries out resistance value measurement, if one transferring part is a measurement subject of the measuring part, the applying part applies zero or weak voltage to the one transferring part and applies the transfer voltage to other transferring parts at measurement timing when the one transferring part is between sheets. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a cleaning member held to a holing member and reciprocally moving on a surface of a transparent cover according to reciprocal movement of the holing member, thereby cleaning the surface. The cleaning member is configured such that a front side surface of the cleaning member in a progress direction during the reciprocal movement serves as an inclination surface obliquely crossing the progress direction when viewed from a direction vertical to the surface of the transparent cover, and at an outer side of the transparent cover in a direction perpendicular to the progress direction, a concave portion is formed to collect foreign matters moving to the outer side along the inclination surface according to the movement of the cleaning member.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a toner core (10) and a shell layer (20) covering a surface of the toner core (10). The shell layer (20) contains a hydrophilic thermosetting resin and a hydrophobic thermoplastic resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a core and a shell layer. The shell layer is a collection of resin particles having the same composition (primary particle diameter of at least 90% by number of the resin particles: 20 nm-30 nm). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368851

Conveying roller unit, and sheet feed device and image forming apparatus each comprising same

A conveying roller unit comprises a first unit, a second unit, and a lock mechanism. The first unit comprises: a roller section; and a hollow cylindrical holder section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170367224

Shield structure for storing electronic circuit, and electronic device

A shield structure includes a main body portion and a lid portion. An electronic circuit is stored in the main body portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366707

Image processing apparatus and image processing method that ensure improved visibility of character after conversion into monochrome image data, and recording medium therefor

An image processing apparatus includes an image-data acquiring unit, a character recognition processing unit, and a monochrome conversion unit. The image-data acquiring unit acquires image data representing an image including a character. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366683

Data transmission system and data transmission method suitable for detecting problems in image processing

Provided is a data transmission system for detecting and predicting the occurrence of problems in image processing of a printing job before starting printing. A gateway registers a printing job that is received from a user terminal in memory, then transmits the printing job to a mfp. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364228

Display device and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium recording display control program

A display device with a display section and a control unit including a processor, the processor performing operation in accordance with an operation program and the control unit performing control of: receiving an instruction based on touch operation on the display section; storing a list; storing use information; updating the stored use information; and allowing the display section to display the stored list upon reception of an instruction for displaying the list and performing scroll display of the list upon reception of a scroll instruction and in a case where the list is a scroll image. The control unit detects, as priority information, information highest in a use frequency out of the information listed in a scroll direction from a start position of the scroll display, and ends the scroll display while displaying the priority information at a predefined position in a display region of the display section.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364020

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer belt, a photoconductor drum, and a transmission member. The transfer belt includes a transfer surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364019

Photosensitive drum unit and image forming apparatus

A photosensitive drum unit includes a photosensitive drum, a drum shaft, a resin frame, and a conducting member. The drum shaft is inserted through the photosensitive drum. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364013

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an id sensor arranged to face an intermediate transfer belt, and a board provided with the id sensor. The id sensor is integrally formed with the board and while emitting light toward the intermediate transfer belt, the id sensor includes a sensor body that individually receives light regularly reflected and light diffused and reflected by the intermediate transfer belt, a lens that is arranged between the sensor body and the intermediate transfer belt to control emitted light from the sensor body and incident light to the sensor body, and a holding member that holds the lens. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363986

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus, and image forming unit

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier and a charge removing portion. An electrostatic latent image is formed on the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363978

Quinone derivative and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A quinone derivative is represented by general formula (1). In general formula (1), at least one of r1-r3 and at least one of r4-r6 each represent, independently of one another, an alkyl group having 4 to 10 carbon atoms or an alkyl group having 2 to 5 carbon atoms that has an aryl group having 6 to 14 carbon atoms. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/21/17 / #20170363977

Quinone derivative and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A quinone derivative is represented by general formula (1), (2), or (3). In general formulae (1), (2), and (3), r1, r2, r3, r4, r11, r12, r13, r14, r21, r22, r23, and r24 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom, a cyano group, a halogen atom, an optionally substituted alkyl group having a carbon number of 1-6, or an optionally substituted alkoxy group having a carbon number of 1-6. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359484

Image reading device capable of reading image data from document sheet, image forming apparatus including image reading device, and adjustment value setting method implemented in image reading device

An image reading device includes a first setting processing portion, a second setting processing portion, and a third setting processing portion. The first setting processing portion, when first reference data has been read in a first reading process in which image data is read from a sheet placed on a sheet placement portion, sets a first adjustment value which is used in a shading correction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359479

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a document setting table, an image data generation unit, a downsized image data generation unit, a document information generation unit, and an image cropping unit. The image data generation unit reads a plurality of source documents placed on the document setting table and generates image data representing the plurality of source documents. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357207

Image forming apparatus including toner container, and toner container

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container storing toner, and an attachment portion configured to support the toner container in an attachable/detachable manner. The toner container includes a plurality of fixed terminals that are fixed to a facing surface that is a side surface located on one side in an attachment/detachment direction of the toner container with respect to the attachment portion, the facing surface facing the attachment portion when the toner container is attached to the attachment portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357203

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

12/14/17 / #20170357199

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cassette that has a placement plate on which a sheet is set, a paper feed roller, a raising/lowering mechanism that raises and lowers the placement plate, a print unit, a sheet sensor, an upper limit sensor and a control unit. The control unit recognizes, based on an output of the sheet sensor, that the sheet supplied from a paper feed device reaches an installation position of the sheet sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357187

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developer container of a developing device has a toner collection portion having a collection container, a toner receiving member, a stopping member, and a toner collection passage. The collection container is arranged under a developing roller, extends along the axial direction of the rotary shaft of the developing roller, and has an opening open upward to face the developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357185

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a first rotation member rotatably provided in a container main body, a stirring member rotatably provided in such a way as to be parallel to the first rotation member, a lid member closing an opening portion of the container main body, a first bearing portion provided on an inner surface of the lid member and rotatably supporting a first end portion of a first rotation shaft of the first rotation member, a stirring bearing portion provided on the inner surface of the lid member and rotatably supporting a lid-side end portion of a stirring rotation shaft of the stirring member, a storage concave portion formed on the lid member and recessed from an outer surface of the lid member inward, and a transmission mechanism provided in the storage concave portion to transmit a rotation of the first rotation shaft to the stirring rotation shaft.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357183

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a container main body, a first conveyance member rotatably provided in the container main body, a first bearing hole rotatably supports a rotation shaft of the first conveyance member in a state where the rotation shaft of the first conveyance member passes through the first bearing hole and extends outside, and a first input joint provided on an end portion of a rotation shaft of the first conveyance member in an attachment portion side, and coupled with a first drive coupling portion of the attachment portion. The first drive coupling portion includes a plurality of engaging pieces. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357182

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes an elongated container main body, a toner discharge port, a first rotation member configured to convey the toner toward the toner discharge port, a support plate provided in the container main body and disposed in such a way as to face the wall surface, and an opening and closing member provided between the wall surface and the support plate and supported by the support plate in such a way as to be able to move between a closing position and an opening position. The support plate includes a first opening portion formed at a position corresponding to the toner discharge port and larger than the toner discharge port in size, and a film member attached to the support plate in such a way as to cover the first opening portion and including a second opening portion formed at a position corresponding to the toner discharge port.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357181

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container is elongated. A first rotating member is rotatably provided in a first toner storage portion and extends in a depth direction of a container main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357180

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a container main body, a first toner storage portion, a second toner storage portion, and a gripping portion. The container main body is elongated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357178

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a container main body, a rotation member, a flat plate-like lid member, a rib member, and a film member. The rotation member is rotatably provided in the container main body and extends in a depth direction of the container main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357177

Toner container, image forming apparatus

A toner container includes an elongated container main body, a first toner storage portion provided in one side of the container main body in its longitudinal direction, a first rotation member rotatably provided in the first toner storage portion, a second toner storage portion provided in the other side of the container main body in the longitudinal direction, and a second rotation member rotatably provided in the second toner storage portion. The container main body includes a flat plate-like lid member closing opening portions of a first housing of the first toner storage portion and a second housing of the second toner storage portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353626

Information processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable recording medium, and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores an information processing program; and a processor that executes the information processing program, in which when the processor executes the information processing program, the processor accepts a job execution instruction for executing a job, determines whether or not a user who is logged in has authority for executing the job, executes log-out of the user when determining that the user has the authority, and executes the job after executing the log-out of the user.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170353617

Operation panel and image forming apparatus therewith

An operation panel used in an image forming apparatus has a panel face, a semi-transparent member of a black or similar color, and a light source. The panel face has an operation region. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351463

System and method for managing printing devices using activity scores

The present disclosure is directed to a system, a method, and a device for monitoring printing devices using activity scores. In example embodiments, one or more printing devices are polled to monitor associated device states. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351418

Display device and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having display control program recorded thereon

A display device includes a touch panel display unit and a control unit including a processor that executes an operation program to control a display on the display unit and receive an instruction made by touching the display unit and detected by the touch panel function. The control unit performs, upon receipt of a scroll instruction made by the touching, scrollable display of a screen in the display unit, displays in a display region a scroll bar indicating, by a position thereof in the display region, which part of the image to be displayed is currently displayed on the screen, and displays, before the scrollable display ends, a stop position image indicating a stop position of the scroll bar in the display region, calculated from a display end position of the image displayed according to the scroll instruction, at a position corresponding to the stop position.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351199

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a drum unit, a process frame, a lock member and an intermediate transferring unit. The drum unit rotatably supports a rotating shaft of a photosensitive drum. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

12/07/17 / #20170349351

Cushioning, packing, and package

Cushioning supports a bottom corner section of an article being packed. The corner section has a bottom face, a first side face, and a second side face. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346993

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming system that ensure reduction of color unevenness and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes a table generating unit. The table generating unit determines whether a target-value voronoi region and a measured-value voronoi region are identical or not. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346991

Image forming apparatus that ensures highly accurate color conversion to input image with gradation, and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes a table generating unit. The table generating unit, in a voronoi diagram, obtains empty circles as circles centered at voronoi seeds of ends of voronoi sides that intersect with a straight line passing through a largest saturation color and a smallest-saturation and specific-lightness color and passes through generatrices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346987

Image reading apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a light irradiator, an optical system and a photoelectric converter. The optical system includes a reflection mirror unit and an aperture unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346964

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

11/30/17 / #20170346958

Image forming system

An image forming system includes a multifunction peripheral in which a setting related to image forming is variable and a plurality of mobile terminal devices that are communicable with the multifunction peripheral. The multifunction peripheral includes an adjustment unit and an image forming setting control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344651

Image forming apparatus capable of operating based on operation instructions received from portable terminal

Provided is an image forming apparatus that optimizes the operating environment to correspond to a user. The image forming apparatus is capable of operating based on operation instructions received from a portable terminal of the user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344501

Electronic device that uses hardware corresponding to priority level of processor usage

An electronic device includes a cpu that executes the process execution program to function as a plurality of process execution units as threads and an execution control unit. The plurality of process execution units use the cpu to execute a process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344325

Cloud device accounting in a decentralized environment

Example apparatus and methods are disclosed for monitoring and controlling networked printing devices. A computing device can capture a printing device identifier of a printing device, where the printing device can be communicatively coupled to at least the computing device via a local network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344324

Image forming apparatus that ensures improved variety of execution restriction of processing including charge in image forming apparatus and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes a management application and a common application. The management application manages a counter. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344323

Printing system and printing device

The printing system includes a handwritten character data extraction unit, a sample character data retrieval unit, a determination unit, a character practice worksheet creating unit, and a print control unit. The determination unit determines whether the matching ratio between a handwritten character extracted by the handwritten character data extraction unit and a sample character retrieved by the sample character data retrieval unit is equal to a first ratio or lower. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344317

Point card management system

A point card management system includes a multifunction peripheral that processes an image and a server that is connectable to the multifunction peripheral via a network. The multifunction peripheral includes a read request receiving unit, an image read control unit, and a description information acquisition unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344244

Display device and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium recording display control program

A display device includes a display section having a touch panel function, and a control unit that includes a processor and performs, as a result of operation performed in accordance with an operation program by the processor, display control of the display section and control of receiving an instruction based on touch operation performed on the display section and detected by the touch panel function. The control unit performs, upon reception of an instruction for scrolling based on the touch operation, scroll display of a display screen, and calculates a display end position of a display target image provided by the scroll display based on the instruction for scrolling, and before ending of the scroll display, displays, at a predefined position in a display region of the display section, at least one portion of a final image to be displayed at the display end position.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344235

Display device and display method

A display device includes a display section, a touch panel, and a controller. The display section displays a first icon. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344212

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

A display device includes a display section and a control unit. The display section is capable of displaying an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344196

User interface for remote management of device

Method of providing a user interface in a display device for remote management of grouped plurality of devices. The method includes: receiving a first selection for selecting one group of a plurality of groups of devices; receiving a second selection for selecting one item of a plurality of items related to each of the plurality of groups; displaying a management screen for the selected item related to the selected group in response to a selection of the group while keeping the item selected before the selection of the group, the management screen being used for management of the selected item related to the selected group; and displaying the management screen for the selected item related to the selected group in response to a selection of the item while keeping the group selected before the selection of the item.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343961

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a cooler, an air passage switching member, a swing mechanism, a drive gear train, and a restricting mechanism. The air passage switching member is swingable and switches the path of cooling air produced by the cooler. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343960

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a cooling air passage that passes through inside of the housing, a blowing part that takes in air outside of the housing from a first end portion of the cooling air passage and allowing the air to be discharged from a second side portion, the first end portion facing the second side portion, a foreign matter falling concave part provided adjacent to the transparent cover in the predetermined direction such that an accumulated foreign matter is fallen at a front side in a progress direction of the cleaning member when the cleaning member reaches each moving end of the reciprocal movement path, and a communication passage that allows the foreign matter falling concave part and the cooling air passage to communicate with each other.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343956

Image forming apparatus including cover opening and closing mechanism

In an image forming apparatus provided with a cover opening and closing mechanism, a cover opening and closing mechanism includes a button, an operating pin, and a belt-like elastic body that takes a first posture and a second posture, both of which have shape stability, by a snap-through buckling phenomenon. The belt-like elastic body takes the first posture in a state in which the cover has been closed and prevents the operating pin from being pressed to a side of the image forming apparatus body, and is pushed by a pushing operation of the button to take the second posture, operates the operating pin to be pressed to the side of the image forming apparatus body, and opens the cover by reaction force thereof.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343953

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

In accordance with a first aspect of the present disclosure, a cleaning device includes a conveying member and a plurality of scraping pieces. The conveying member has a rotating shaft and a spiral blade formed around the rotating shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343947

Feed unit and image forming apparatus therewith

A feed unit stackable with another feed unit in the up-down direction includes a unit body and a storage cassette. The storage cassette has a cassette body in which a recording medium is stored, and is removably inserted in the unit body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343927

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case includes a case main body, a shutter mount and a shutter. The case main body contains a toner to be replenished to a development device provided in an apparatus main body and is detachably attached to the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343922

Optical scanning device provided in electrophotographic image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus, and optical scanning method

An optical scanning device includes a rotary polygon mirror, a plurality of light sources, a light detecting portion, an obtainment processing portion, an a switching processing portion. The rotary polygon mirror has a reflection surface that reflects incident light, and scans, in a scanning cycle, the light reflected on the reflection surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170343913

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a composite core and a shell layer covering a surface of the composite core. The composite core is a composite of a toner core and a plurality of organic particles each adhering to a surface of the toner core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341889

Paper feed device, image forming apparatus and method of controlling paper feed device

A paper feed device includes: a sensor unit that includes a coil substrate and a conductive plate which is opposite the coil substrate, that outputs an output value corresponding to a position of the conductive plate; a first cursor link mechanism which moves the first conductive plate according to the position of the first cursor in the longitudinal direction of the first coil substrate; a storage unit which stores first sheet size data; and a control unit which recognizes the magnitude of the first output value of the sensor unit and which recognizes, based on the recognized magnitude of the first output value and the first sheet size data, the size of the set sheets.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341802

Packing

Packing includes a body section, a cover section, and a label. The body section has a first opening. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341444

Communication terminal device and communication system

A communication terminal device includes: an application acquisition section that acquires an application prepared to operate an image forming apparatus; an instruction acceptance section that accepts an operation instruction for processing indicated by the application; a processing executing section that makes the application runnable under an operating system of the communication terminal device and executes, in accordance with the application, the processing indicated by the operation instruction accepted by the instruction acceptance section; and a communication section that sends to the image forming apparatus a result of the processing executed by the processing executing section and an operation request.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341412

Static eliminator performing static elimination with light and image forming apparatus including same

A static eliminator of the present disclosure includes a light source and a rod-shaped light guide member. The light guide member includes one end surface which light from the light source enters, and emits the light which has entered the one end surface toward an image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339296

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an operation panel having an operation surface for accepting operations from a user; a photovoltaic module for generating electric power upon reception of light; and a support member for supporting the photovoltaic module in such a way that the photovoltaic module is placed above the operation surface of the operation panel. The photovoltaic module is supported so as to be pivotable relative to the support member.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339291

Display device, image forming apparatus, and display method

A display device (1) includes a display section (20), a detection section (30), a storage (40), and a controller (10). The detection section (30) detects a touch region (210) of the display region in which a user touches. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339289

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a storage portion, a communication portion, a mechanism control portion, and a main control portion. The storage portion stores various kinds of information as to the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170337455

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a storage portion, a mechanism control portion, and a main control portion. The storage portion stores information as to the apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336753

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an imaging unit attachable/detachable at a predetermined position of an apparatus body. The imaging unit includes a locking member and a cover member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336749

Relay connector fitting structure, electronic appliance, and image forming apparatus

An relay connector fitting structure has a connector, a relay connector, and a chassis. The relay connector is removably fitted with the connector. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336746

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first side plate, a second side plate and a sheet feeding unit. The first and second side plates are opposite to each other. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336742

Fixing device for fixing toner image and image forming apparatus including the same

The fixing device includes a charge elimination member, a retaining member, a contact sheet metal, and a first contact member. The charge elimination member performs charge elimination from a recording medium by making contact with the recording medium that has passed through a fixing-and-nipping part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336734

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a housing, a developing roller, a developer conveying section, and a conveying screw. The developing roller includes a stationary magnet, and a sleeve rotatable around the stationary magnet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331972

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An electronic apparatus includes: a storage device; an application program execution circuit that executes an application program for managing input/output of data to/from the storage device; a counter control circuit that counts the number of execution of the application program and records a time and date of the execution; a retention period setting circuit that obtains execution frequency of the application program based on the time and date recorded by the counter control circuit, and sets a retention period of the data stored in the storage device depending on the obtained execution frequency; and a data deletion circuit that deletes the data from the storage device when the retention period has passed.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331971

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus therefor, that ensure releasing of carriage movement restriction

An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit, a mounting portion, and a cover member. The cover member includes a first restricting portion, a lock portion, and an operation portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331966

Electronic apparatus and image forming apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes an operation unit and a control unit. The control unit performs a guidance image display control, a step bar display control, and a step bar operation detection control. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331964

Electronic device and image forming apparatus

An electronic device includes an operation unit and a controller. In a case of detecting a long-press at an icon arranged on a home screen, the controller allows a display unit to display, at a predetermined position near a display region of the icon, a submenu image for selecting detailed settings for a function associated with the icon. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330002

Electronic device suitable for writing information to wireless tags and information update method

Provided is an electronic device that increases operability when writing information (for example, unique user information) that allows writing to a wireless tag from the outside. The electronic device of the present disclosure includes a storage device that stores first registered information; a wireless tag that stores second registered information; and a system-control unit that updates contents of the second registered information based on the first registered information; wherein the system-control unit updates contents of information other than information that allows writing when there is writing to the wireless tag from the outside.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329489

Operation input apparatus, mobile terminal, and operation input method

An operation input apparatus includes a display, a touch panel, a tilt detector, a display controller, and an operation detector. The touch panel is provided on the display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329275

Image forming apparatus

An optical scanning device (12) includes cleaning holders (511, 512), light transmitting members (52), a linear member (54), a winding motor (55), and stoppers (56a, 56b). The two cleaning holders (511, 512) are coupled to the linear member (54). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329273

Image forming apparatus, developer used thereby, and image forming method

An image forming apparatus (1) includes an image bearing member (50), a charging section (51), a developing section (52), and a cleaning member (81). The image bearing member (50) contains filler particles (87). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329254

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a controller (a) determines a bright potential of a photoconductor drum at calibration, (b) adjusts a development bias and thereby determines as an intermediate reference development bias value a value of the development bias so that a toner density based on an output of a reflection-type optical sensor is equal to an intermediate reference density lower than a target density, (c) determines as an intermediate reference effective potential a difference between the intermediate reference development bias value and the bright potential at calibration, and (d) determines a development bias value corresponding to the target density by linear interpolation based on the intermediate reference effective potential and a virtual zero density effective potential. The virtual zero density effective potential is a difference between a development bias and a bright potential of the photoconductor drum when a transmission density is virtually zero.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323091

Operating device and operating method

When a user's finger is pressed on a fingerprint reading region in which fingerprint information of the user's finger is read, a user authentication unit (201) reads the fingerprint information of the user's finger and determines whether or not the read fingerprint information matches registered fingerprint information that is registered in advance. If the read fingerprint information matches the registered fingerprint information, an icon acquisition unit (202) acquires icons indicating functions that can be used by the user of the read fingerprint information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322509

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

11/09/17 / #20170322506

Toner case, toner supplying device and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a second rotator and a case side joint. The case main body contains a toner supplied to a development device which includes a first rotator. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322505

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device has a developer container, a first stirring member, and a first stirring chamber. The developer container stores toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308507

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an input section for inputting image data, and an image processing section for discriminating a marking area out of image data and generating image data of fill-in-blank questions with the marking area converted to a blank answer field. For generation of the image data of fill-in-blank questions, the image processing section recognizes a character count of characters present in the marking area, determines, as an answer-field character count, a character count resulting from adding a margin number to the character count of the marking area, and changes a size of the answer field to a size adapted to the answer-field character count.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308336

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus is provided with a communication portion that is connected to an external device via a network and communicates with the external device and a control portion that controls communication by the communication portion and executes a restart process for restarting the image forming apparatus. When a preset restart target error has occurred, the control portion executes the restart process in a state where a network port used for communication with the external device is disabled.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308333

Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and image processing method that are configured to output document obtained by portable terminal in page sequence

An image processing system includes a portable terminal and an image processing apparatus. The portable terminal includes a transmission processing unit that transmits each of the image data in units of the page of the document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308019

Image forming apparatus and control method for image forming apparatus

This image forming apparatus (100) is equipped with: a document set detector (3a, s1, s5); a document size detector (3a, s2, s3, s5); a manual feeder (6) with a manual feed tray (61) that is not equipped with a sensor for detecting the size of set manually-fed paper; a printer (5) that performs printing on the basis of image data; an operation panel (4) that receives setting for feeding paper from the manual feeder (6); and a controller (7) that recognizes the size of a set document and performs manually-fed-paper automatic setting for recognizing the recognized size of the set document as the size of the manually-fed paper.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308010

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a fixing unit, an induction heating unit, a positioning mechanism, and a charge adjustment portion. The fixing unit includes a first fixing member and a second fixing member that form, between them, a nip portion through which a sheet is passed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308003

Toner amount detection sensor and image forming apparatus

A toner amount detection sensor has a substrate, and a case housing. In the substrate, the light emitting element, the first light receiving element, and the second light receiving element are attached with an interval to the same first surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308002

Toner amount detection sensor and image forming apparatus

A toner amount detection sensor has a first light receiving element, a second light receiving element, and a toner amount calculation unit. The first light receiving element is provided on a side opposite to a light emitting element with respect to a plane extending in a direction perpendicular to a surface of a transfer belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307995

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device (51) includes a charging roller (65), a supporting section (71), a guide (73), a first biasing section (75), and a second biasing section (90). The charging roller (65) charges an image bearing member (50). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307989

Electrophotographic photosensitive member

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer contains at least a charge generating material, a charge transport material, and a binder resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305704

Sheet post-processing device and image forming system provided with the same

A sheet post-processing device comprises: a processing tray; a discharge tray; and a discharge rollers pair. The discharge rollers pair is constituted by a discharge roller which contacts the uppermost surface of sheets stacked in the processing tray and a discharge roller which contacts the lowermost surface of the sheets stacked in the processing tray). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305703

Sheet loading device, and sheet post-processor and image forming apparatus provided with the same

A sheet loading device is provided with a sheet ejection portion, a sheet loading portion, a first detection mechanism, a driving device, a second detection mechanism, and a control portion. The driving device drives the sheet loading portion to ascend/descend between an upper surface detection position and a reference position made to descend by a prescribed distance from the upper surface detection position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305702

Sheet stacking tray, and sheet postprocessing device/image forming apparatus including the sheet stacking tray

A sheet stacking tray includes a first stacking portion, a second stacking portion, and a base portion. In a sheet widthwise direction perpendicular to the sheet discharge direction, the first stacking portion includes a first sheet stacking surface having a first stacking width within a range from one half of a sheet width of a maximum-size sheet to be discharged up to the sheet width of the maximum-size sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305701

Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus

When a discharge count has exceeded a specified number of sheets, a sheet discharge device executes a process of moving down a discharge tray by a specified quantity and thereafter moving up the discharge tray until a top-surface detection part outputs a top-surface detection signal, while clocking a move-up time lasting from a move-up start of the discharge tray until output of the top-surface detection signal by the top-surface detection part. When the move-up time is equal to or less than a reference time, the sheet discharge device makes a next sheet discharged while the top-surface detection part outputs the top-surface detection signal; on the other hand, when the move-up time is more than the reference time, the sheet discharge device executes a correction process of moving down the discharge tray before making the next sheet discharged.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295285

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

An image forming apparatus includes: a pull-print data obtaining circuit that obtains rasterized data depending on a resolution of the image forming apparatus from a server device, the server device storing intermediate data and one or more pieces of rasterized data, the intermediate data being generated based on printable data and independent of a resolution, the one or more pieces of rasterized data being generated based on the intermediate data and depending on one or more resolutions, respectively; and an image forming circuit that forms an image based on the obtained rasterized data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294856

Stepping motor control device and stepping motor control method for controlling stepping motor

A stepping motor control device includes a motor drive portion, a rotor position detection portion, and a control portion. The motor drive portion is configured to sequentially switch an excitation pattern of excitation phases of a stepping motor each time a drive pulse signal is supplied thereto. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293252

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a casing, an image forming unit, a plurality of covers, a shutter, and a linkage mechanism. The image forming unit includes a light source and is disposed in an interior of the casing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293249

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including the same

A cleaning device of the disclosure includes a housing, a cleaning member, a cleaning blade, a seal member, a discharge screw, and a first film member as well as a second film member. In the housing, a waste toner containing part is formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293247

Image-forming apparatus with interrupt printing function

Provided is an image-forming apparatus that prevents a drop in processing speed even when a preceding job is interrupted by a simple job (interrupt job). The image-forming apparatus includes a printer unit that prints on paper, a first transporting path that passes by the printer unit, a second transporting path that path branches off from the first transporting path and moves paper that has been turned over from front to back further upstream than the printer unit, a storage unit that stores a condition table indicates conditions for which a preceding job can be interrupted by an interrupt job, and a system-control unit that references the condition table, and when the preceding job can be interrupted, sets a printing order so that printing of the interrupt job is inserted into the printing order of the preceding job.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293246

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member, a fixing frame, a supporting member and a biasing member. The fixing member and the pressuring member forms a fixing nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293242

Toner conveying device and image forming apparatus

A toner conveying device includes a toner replenishing tube extended upwardly/downwardly, a loosening member reciprocating upwardly/downwardly inside the replenishing tube, a toner conveying tube, a conveying member and a converting part. The conveying tube is extended in a crossing direction with the replenishing tube and communicates the replenishing tube and a toner containing part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293241

Toner case and image forming apparatus

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

10/12/17 / #20170293240

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a cover, and a seal member. The case main body is configured to contain a toner and to rotate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293239

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a transmission member, and a cover. The case main body contains a toner and rotates around a rotation axis line. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289407

Image-forming device that converts color of input image and generates output image in which specific color is enhanced, computer-readable recording medium that stores color-conversion program, and color-conversion method

An image-forming device includes a central processing unit (cpu) and a storage device, wherein the storage device stores a color-conversion program, and the cpu functions as a centroid acquisition unit, a color-conversion-information generation unit, and an output-image generation unit. The centroid acquisition unit acquires a centroid of a cluster of approximate colors in an input image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289406

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

An estimated image data calculator is configured to calculate, as estimated image data, for each of image data of respective colors outputted from an imaging element, on the basis of a pixel value of a first pixel on one of two lines adjacent to each other in the image data, and a pixel value of a second pixel on the other of the two lines and adjacent to the first pixel, image data of a non-reading region between a reading region in a document corresponding to the one of the two lines and a reading region in the document corresponding to the other of the two lines. A pixel value correcting unit is configured to correct at least one of the pixel value of the first pixel and the pixel value of the second pixel on the basis of the estimated image data.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289398

Image processing device and image forming apparatus

An image processing device includes a modulation clock generator, a line synchronization signal generator, a line image sensor, and an image processor. The modulation clock generator is configured to generate the modulation clock by modulating a frequency of a reference clock at a predetermined modulation cycle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289397

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an image reading portion, a position detection portion, and a print processing portion. The image reading portion is configured to read an image of a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289387

Auto document feeder to finisher path

A multifunctional printer comprising a printer section, an auto-document feeder, a scanner section, and a finisher, wherein a finisher path leads from the auto-document feeder into the printer section and converges with a print path into a shared finisher path leading to the finisher, such that documents scanned with the auto-document feeder can be conveyed to the finisher such that it can perform a finishing operation on the documents.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289381

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a management system that detects a user operation and acquires information input by the operation as data to be supplied to an electronic apparatus; and a setting system that supplies a first sub-module to the electronic apparatus, the electronic apparatus including one or more electronic apparatuses, the first sub-module being to be installed in each of the one or more electronic apparatuses to allow each of the one or more electronic apparatuses to execute a particular function, and executes a second sub-module to cause the management system to acquire setting data, the setting data being necessary for each of the one or more electronic apparatuses to execute the first sub-module, and to supply the setting data acquired by the management system to the one or more electronic apparatuses.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289375

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a document table, an image reading portion, a cover portion, a presser sheet, and a sheet winding portion. The presser sheet is provided on the cover portion, and contacts the document on the document table when the cover portion is positioned at the closing position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289373

Information processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable recording medium, and information processing system

A function identification information acquisition circuit acquires function identification information for identifying a particular function from one or more electronic apparatuses executing a plurality of functions, the function identification information being associated with one of apparatus identification information for identifying the one or more electronic apparatuses and user identification information for identifying one or more users registered in the one or more electronic apparatuses. An important function selection circuit selects a function with high importance from the plurality of functions based on the acquired function identification information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288450

System and method for securely storing and charging mobile devices

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288449

Secure mobile device charging and cleaning systems

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286203

Image forming apparatus, and recording medium therefor that ensure apparatus operation without separation of hdd when partially inoperable

An image forming apparatus includes an hdd, an hdd confirming unit, a system control unit, and a non-volatile semiconductor storage device. The hdd confirming unit detects a failure of the hdd and, in situations where a failure is detected, executes a confirmation process of detecting any operable portion of the hdd. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286138

Electronic device capable of easy application creation

An electronic device includes: a central processing unit (cpu), and a storage device. The storage device includes: a first application; an add-on including: a first programming portion configured in a first programming language and a second programming portion configured in a second programming language and called by the first programming portion; and a second application using the add-on. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286087

Setting execution system, and recording medium therefor, that ensure improved appropriateness of applying setting information to electronic device

A setting execution system according to an aspect of the disclosure includes an information applying unit, an information managing unit, a target device position acquisition unit, a candidate determining unit, a candidate display, and a designation accepting unit. The information managing unit manages registered device information as the information associated with a registered device position as a position of a registered device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286036

System and method for printing location-based, customized data

The present disclosure is directed to a printing system. The printing system includes a geographic location server on a network that has access to a geographic location database. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285900

Display device and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having display control program recorded thereon

A display device includes a display section and a control unit including a processor. The control unit displays, upon deciding that an image to be displayed in the display section is a scrollable image larger than a predetermined display region of the display section, and an entirety of which can be displayed in the display region by scrolling the image in a vertical or horizontal direction in a display screen of the display section, a portion of the scrollable image in the display region, the portion being shifted in the vertical direction or horizontal direction to a predetermined position away from a head position, and then displays, in the display region, the scrollable image scrolled until the head position thereof appears at an end of the display region in a direction of the shifting.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285899

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

A display device includes a display, a display control section, a touch panel, a touch pressure detecting section, and a gesture acceptance section. The touch pressure detecting section detects a pressure of touch on the display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285714

Power supply device and image processing device

A hardware circuit (403) outputs different output signals between a case where an operation of an operating switch (402) is continued for longer than a threshold time and the other cases. An operation detecting cpu (404) outputs different output signals between a case of having detected the operation of the operating switch (402) and the other case. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285564

Fixing tool and image forming apparatus

A fixing tool includes a pair of arms, a holding portion, and a claw portion. The arms are capable of being inserted into and pulled out from through holes formed respectively in a sheet support plate, which supports a sheet stored in a sheet feeder of an image forming apparatus such that the sheet can be lifted and lowered, and in a bottom portion of the sheet feeder. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285563

Image forming apparatus

In a case where a developer bottle is not attached to a bottle attachment portion, a movable support portion is kept to be at a support position, by an elastic force of a second spring, at which to support the bottle attachment portion to be higher than a reference level in position. In a case where the developer bottle is attached to the bottle attachment portion, a movable arm portion extending from the movable support portion toward an attachment space contacts the developer bottle and is displaced to outside the attachment space, which causes the movable support portion to be displaced from the support position to a release position at which to release a support of the bottle attachment portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285562

Coupling mechanism, and sheet feed device and image forming apparatus including same

A coupling mechanism of the present disclosure includes a drive transmission member, a coupling member and a biasing member. The drive transmission member includes a shaft portion and an engagement pin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285559

Optional device

An optional device of the present disclosure is attachable and detachable with respect to an image forming apparatus via a connection member fitted to a side face of a main body of the optional device. The connection member includes a shaft, a connector, and a lock member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285558

Damper mechanism and image forming apparatus therewith

A damper mechanism has first and second rail members, a biasing member, and a slide member. The first rail member is fixed inside the opening/closing member along the up/down direction, and has an oblong guide hole formed therein extending along the longitudinal direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285548

Image forming apparatus

A sensor includes a light emitter and a photodetector. The light emitter outputs light with which a toner pattern or a surface material of an image carrier is irradiated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285547

Image forming device

Provided is an image processing apparatus to form an image on a sheet of paper, including a main body and a submodule detachably disposed on the main body. The main body includes an asynchronous serial bus and a master control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285541

Rotation detection mechanism, fixing device provided with the same, and image forming apparatus

A rotation detection mechanism has a pulse plate, an optical sensor, a holder, and an input gear. The pulse plate has a light-blocking portion formed on an outer peripheral surface thereof. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285538

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member, a deforming part, an approach guide and a guide adjusting part. The fixing member is rotatable and heated by a heat source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285519

Driving mechanism that controls state of motion conversion mechanism in desired state, and image forming apparatus including the same

A driving mechanism includes a first gear mechanism, a motion conversion mechanism, an actuator, and a mechanical clutch. The mechanical clutch includes an input gear that includes a plurality of engaging portions engageable with a displaced portion on a first position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285509

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a high voltage generating circuit, a voltage controller, a current detector, and a recovery process controller. If two inflection points (o and p) exist, which exist on a characteristic curve indicating a relationship between the voltage value and the current value when the frequency of the ac voltage is set as a first frequency or when a photosensitive drum is rotated at a first linear speed, the recovery process is performed if a potential difference between a first inter-inflection-point voltage (op) between inflection points and a second inter-inflection-point voltage (op′) between inflection points (o′ and p′) when setting a second frequency different from the first frequency, or a potential difference between the first voltage and a third inter-inflection-point voltage (op″) between inflection points (o″ and p″) when setting a second linear speed different from the first linear speed becomes a predetermined value or less.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285506

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus and electricity removing member used in the same

An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor and an electricity removing member electrically grounded and disposed to be in contact with a surface of the photoconductor. In the image forming apparatus, with regard to a capacitance component of an inner impedance of the electricity removing member and a capacitance component of a contact impedance of the electricity removing member that are calculated from a cole-cole plot obtained from measurement by an ac impedance method in a predetermined frequency range, a value obtained by dividing the capacitance component of the contact impedance by the capacitance component of the inner impedance is equal to or lower than a predetermined first specific value, and the capacitance component of the inner impedance is equal to or lower than a predetermined second specific value.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283209

Image forming apparatus with a finisher to apply a note onto a printed page

A finishing unit for applying a note onto a printed document that exits from an image forming apparatus is provided. The finishing unit, according to one embodiment, includes a note cutting unit for cutting a sheet of paper to a note of a desired size and a note pasting unit for applying the note onto the printed document that exits from the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

10/05/17 / #20170283153

Buffering member

A buffering member is interposed between an outer corner of a packaged article and an inner corner of a packaging box. The buffering member includes a base sheet and a plurality pairs of blocks. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280004

Pull print system that improves security performance

Provided is a pull printing system that is capable of improving security performance over that of a typical system. When authentication based on identification information and authentication information of a person providing a transmission instruction from a user terminal is successful, a pull printing server of the pull printing system correlates a printing job from the user terminal with identification information of a person providing an execution instruction from the user terminal, and spools the printing job. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279996

Image forming apparatus

A mfp includes a storage device, a ram device, and a cpu. The mfp is capable of executing a standard program and an application that is not a standard program. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279993

Sheet conveying apparatus and image reading apparatus

A first sheet conveying path extends from a sheet supply portion toward a sheet discharge portion. A second sheet conveying path extends, from a diverging position in the first sheet conveying path, toward a switch-to-back portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279989

Scan boundary indicators

A multifunctional printer comprising a liquid crystal layer mounted below a platen, with a light source positioned below the platen and liquid crystal layer. The multifunctional printer can display images using the liquid crystal layer and light source, such that the images are visible to users on the platen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279978

Colorant change prediction

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

09/28/17 / #20170279974

Pull print system

A pull print system includes a printing apparatus (mfp) that executes a print job, a pull print server that spools the print job to be executed as a pull print by the printing apparatus, and an electronic device that sends the print job to the pull print server. The pull print server sends to the electronic device setting information for a job setting being a setting of the print job, and when displaying a setting screen for the job setting, the electronic device displays the setting screen on which the setting information sent from the pull print server is reflected.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278211

Image forming apparatus and social security number registration system

An image forming apparatus includes a reading device that reads an image from a document, a storage device, and a central processing unit (cpu). The storage device stores therein an authentication kit, a scan extension kit, and a specific information collection program. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277494

Print system that reduces transmission failure of instruction execution type print job and recording medium

A printing system includes an electronic device and a print apparatus. The electronic device includes a central processing unit and a storage device, and generates a print job. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277491

Printing system, and recording medium therefor, that enable one image forming apparatus to execute instruction execution type print job spooled in another image forming apparatus

A printing system includes a plurality of print apparatuses each including a cpu, a storage device including a job management program, and a display. The display displays a list screen, into which a first list of instruction execution type print jobs received from another of the plurality of print apparatuses and a second list of the instruction execution type print jobs of a logged-in user among the instruction execution type print jobs spooled in the storage device are combined on the display in the other of the plurality of print apparatuses, if status change of spooling of the logged-in user's instruction execution type print job has occurred, the print apparatus is notified of the status change of spooling from the other of the plurality of print apparatuses to update the list screen displayed on the display.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277490

Printing system, and recording medium therefor, that enable spooling of instruction execution type print jobs in print apparatus in accordance with print-regulating information

A printing system includes a server, an electronic device and a print apparatus. The electronic device includes a central processing unit (cpu) and a storage device storing a printer driver. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277485

Multi-worker approach for printer data collection in timely situations

Methods and apparatus for assessing printing devices are provided. A computing device can execute a first discovery technique to send discovery messages to connected devices that can include printing devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277480

Storage medium, image forming apparatus, and image forming system

A program stored in a non-transitory storage medium causes a computer to execute: storing a print job list indicating print schedule for a print job; receiving a change request to change the print schedule; and querying a transmission source of the print job. In the querying the transmission source of the print job, a transmission source of the print job is queried whether or not change of the print schedule according to the change request is acceptable.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277113

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a housing having light emitting ports extending in a predetermined direction, a transparent cover that closes the light emitting ports, a screw shaft arranged so as to extend in the predetermined direction along the transparent cover, a holding member having an engaging part engaged with the screw shaft, and a cleaning member held to the holing member. An abutting fulcrum is provided at an end of a movement path of the holing member, abuts a predetermined place of a surface of a front side in a progress direction of the holing member, allows the holing member to rotate by employing an abutting part of the holding member with the abutting fulcrum as a fulcrum, and reduces a position shift amount between the one side end portion and the other side end portion of the holing member in the progress direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277112

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a unit (18), a high-voltage board (36), a connecting member (43) and a holding member (44). The connecting member (43) is arranged in a current path from the high-voltage board (36) to the unit (18). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277111

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes image bearing members (31), transfer members (52), and a power supply section (57). The image bearing members (31) each bear one of toner images in different colors from one another. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277110

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes photosensitive drums (41y, 41c, 41m, and 41k), static eliminators (45y, 45c, 45m, and 45k), transfer rollers (54y, 54c, 54m, and 54k), a power source (55a) for transfer, and load resistors (47y, 47c, 47m, and 47k). The static eliminators (45y, 45c, and 45m) perform static elimination on adjacently upstream or downstream photosensitive drums (41y, 41c, 41m, and 41k) in a movement direction of a transfer target. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277102

Sheet storage cassette and image forming apparatus therewith

A sheet storage cassette includes a cassette body, a cassette cover, and a lock mechanism. The lock mechanism includes a lock member swingably provided on a back-surface side of the cassette cover and engageable with a locking pin provided in the cassette insertion portion, and a biasing member biasing the lock member in a direction toward engagement with the locking pin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277079

Waste toner collecting device and image forming apparatus including the same

A waste toner collecting device includes an intermediate collection box, a conveying path, a conveying screw, an exhaust path and a floating toner collection chamber. The conveying path is provided in the intermediate collection box. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277061

Discharging member, and charge eliminating device/image forming apparatus including the discharging member

A discharging member includes an electrically conductive knit fabric, a support member, and a first magnet member. The conductive knit fabric is knitted into a cylindrical shape with use of yarn formed by twisting together a plurality of metal fibers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/28/17 / #20170275108

Sheet storage device, image forming apparatus

A sheet storage device includes a case, a lift plate, and a lift attachment. The lift attachment is fixed, in a detachable manner, to a central portion of the lift plate in a width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270392

Method and system for generating a drawing order list for multiple drawing objects based on scanlines

A method and system for generating drawing orders are provided. The method involves receiving print data including data representing a plurality of drawing objects including at least a first drawing object and a second drawing object. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269890

Management of an image forming apparatus using test page data

The present disclosure is directed to a system, a method, and an apparatus that manage an image forming apparatus using test page data. In example embodiments, when a client computing device requires verification of the functionality of an image forming apparatus, the client computing device can initiate a request with a managing server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269523

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a pressuring member, a fixing frame, a pressuring frame, a pressure changing part, a rotation detecting part and a rotation transmitting part. The pressuring member forms a fixing nip with a fixing member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269510

Developing device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a conveyor roller and a developer stirring unit. The developing roller is arranged to face a photoconductive drum at a predetermined developing position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269509

Developing device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes a developing roller and a conveyor roller. The developing roller includes a first magnet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269508

Developing device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a conveyor roller, a developer stirring unit and a development bias applying unit. The developing roller is arranged to face a photoconductive drum at a predetermined developing position and supplies the toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269506

Toner container and image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a container main body having a toner replenishment port and a shutter mechanism. The shutter mechanism has a shutter member having a discharge port and a cover member supported by the shutter member so as to extend toward the replenishment port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170269498

Discharge member, charge eliminating device including the same, and image forming apparatus

A discharge member includes an electro conductive knit fabric and a support member. The electro conductive knit fabric is knitted in a cylindrical shape using twisted yarn made of twisted metal fibers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267471

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device (4) includes a placing plate (34) on which a sheet is placed; a pickup roller (71) which feeds the sheet to a conveying path (25); a lift member (36) which is turned around a rotating shaft (46) to elevate the placing plate (34) and to make an downstream side end portion of an uppermost sheet in a conveying direction come into contact with the pickup roller (71); a drive unit (37) which rotates the rotating shaft (46); a variable resistor (54) which changes an electric resistance value depending on a rotating angle of the rotating shaft (46); and a control part (77) which calculates the rotating angle of the rotating shaft (46) using the electric resistance value measured by the variable resistor (54) and detects an amount of the sheets based on the calculated rotating angle.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264781

Method and system for removing objects from a print document

A method and system for removing objects from a print document are provided. An image forming apparatus receives a print document sent from a computing device remote from the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264778

Electronic equipment, data sharing system, and data sharing method

Electronic equipment is provided where a user can use easily data stored in plurality of electronic equipments while simplifying a system configuration and processing. Electronic equipment is provided having a document box as a document data storage area and connected to a network, the electronic equipment including a capacity inquiring part inquiring about an empty capacity of a document box of the other image forming devices connected via the network based on a document data storage request from a user, an external storage processing part transmitting document data corresponding to the storage request to the other image forming devices for storage when an empty capacity exists, and a data management part managing data stored in the document box of the other image forming devices as data stored in the document box of the own image forming device accessible from the user.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264774

Image forming device

To provide an image forming device (20) able to perform an appropriate preview. A mfp (20) that generates an output image (27a) for at least one of transmission and printing (s102) and executes an output using an output image (27a) generated in s102. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264755

Video display of a printing device output tray

Systems and methods for displaying video of an output tray of a printing device are provided. An example method may include a sensor of a printing device detecting motion of a user in an output tray of the printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262421

Form autofilling system

An autofill device directly connected with a client device over a peer to peer connection and to a server over a network connection, the autofill device being configured to load a form into memory and enter an autofill mode in which it receives a permission token from the client device, requests user data from the server using the permission token, receives the user data upon verification of the permission token by the server, and parses the received user data to automatically fill in one or more form fields in the form. The filled in form can be printed and/or electronically sent to a desired destination.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262234

Image forming system, image forming device, mobile communication terminal, and relay server

To provide an image forming system, an image forming device, a mobile communication terminal, and a relay server, all of which are interrelated to each other such that the mobile communication terminal is capable of remotely controlling the image forming device without having to conduct a confirmation of the image forming device. When a user changes a setting value through a setting value operation screen that appears on an operation panel, the mobile communication terminal transmits a setting value change demand notification including the changing setting value to the relay server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261913

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body and a feed device. The feed device is detachably attached to the apparatus main body and feeds a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261904

Image forming apparatus

In a sensor, a light emitter outputs light with which a toner pattern on an image carrier or a surface material of the image carrier is irradiated, and a photodetector receives reflection light from the toner pattern or the surface material. The sensor light intensity control unit provides a control voltage to the light emitter and controls light intensity thereof. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261880

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a conductive member, a contact spring, a hollow cylinder, and a drum unit attachable to and detachable from the apparatus main body. The conductive member is disposed in the drum unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/14/17 / #20170261875

Developer, image forming apparatus, and image forming method

A developer includes a toner including toner particles and a carrier including carrier particles. The carrier particles each include a carrier core and a carrier coating layer covering the carrier core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257528

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image area determining unit and an image processing unit. The image area determining unit is configured to determine a character edge area and a character inside area in an input image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257520

Information processing apparatus

Provided is an information processing apparatus including: a marking extraction circuit that extracts, from a script image including a plurality of markings respectively superimposed on a plurality of character strings, the plurality of markings; a same-character-string identification circuit that identifies the same character string out of the plurality of character strings on which the markings are respectively superimposed; and a symbol determination circuit that allocates the same symbol to the same character string and allocates different symbols to different character strings.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257517

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

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

09/07/17 / #20170257516

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

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

09/07/17 / #20170257512

Image forming apparatus with copy function that prints image data read from manuscripts on printing paper according to set printing conditions

Provided is an image forming apparatus that can accurately determine whether a manuscript is pencil writing. The image forming apparatus is a copier with a copy function that, after receiving a copy instruction, reads image data from a manuscript, and prints the read image data on printing paper according to set printing conditions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257511

Image forming apparatus and condensation reduction method that remove condensation with simple configuration, and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit, a fixing unit, a time setting unit, and a control unit. The image reading unit moves a running body having an onboard optical system. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257509

Image-forming device having a plurality of paper-supply stages

Provided is an image-forming device that improves convenience for a user. The image-forming device includes a plurality of power-supply stages, remaining paper amount detection sensors, and a system control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257502

Image forming apparatus with a short-range wireless communication antenna

Provided is an image forming apparatus that is able to concentrate user access, and maintain a high degree of usability. The image forming apparatus is an image forming apparatus with a short-range wireless communication antenna that includes a main unit that performs image formation, and an operation unit that includes a touch-panel device and that is attached to the front of the main unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257501

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus has an apparatus main body, a display panel, and an operation mechanism. The apparatus main body has a first side surface, and second and third side surfaces arranged next to the first side surface so as to sandwich it. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257499

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

There is provided an image forming apparatus, including: a feeder mechanism that feeds a sheet in a sheet-feeding direction; a metal-detector antenna capable of detecting an nfc (near field communication) tag on the sheet entirely in the carriage-moving direction over the sheet; a carriage that moves back-and-force in the carriage-moving direction and includes a print head, the print head forming an image on an area of the sheet, the area having passed the metal-detector antenna; an nfc antenna on the carriage, the nfc antenna being capable of communicating with the nfc tag via near field communication; and an nfc writer that writes nfc data in the nfc tag via the nfc antenna.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257498

Image scanner apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

There is provided an image scanner apparatus, including: a platen; a carriage including an image sensor that captures an image of a script on the platen; an antenna unit on the carriage; and a controller circuit that controls the carriage to move in a forward way and a backward way in a sub-scanning direction over the platen, detects a position of an nfc (near field communication) tag on the script in the sub-scanning direction via the antenna unit, and then detects a position of the nfc tag in a main-scanning direction via the antenna unit.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170256385

Three-dimensional plasma printer

In one aspect, a method is described. The method may include ionizing a plasma gas to generate a plasma in a plasma source and accelerating the plasma toward a work surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255420

System and method for managing printing devices using activity scores

The present disclosure is directed to a system, a method, and a device for monitoring printing devices using activity scores. In example embodiments, one or more printing devices are polled to monitor associated device states. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255381

Display device

A display device includes a display surface, a detector, and a controller. The display surface displays an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255380

Display control device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having program recorded thereon

A display control device includes a display, a touch panel, and a display controller. The display displays one or more items of list information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255377

Display control device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having program recorded thereon

A display control device includes a display, a touch panel, and a display controller. The touch panel is attached to the display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255357

Display control device

A display control device performs control operations so that an icon that starts an application installed in a computer is displayed on a display screen. The display control device includes an icon combining unit and a display control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255146

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a cap member mounted at an end portion of a fixing belt. The cap member has an outer cylindrical part that is fitted on an end portion of the fixing belt, an inner cylindrical part that is fitted into the end portion of the fixing belt, and a connection plate part that is positioned at an outer side of the axial direction from the end portion in the axial direction of the fixing belt and connects the inner cylindrical part and the outer cylindrical part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255142

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member a cooling part and a control part. The fixing member is heated by a heat source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255138

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a fixing device, a conveying guide and a branching guide. In the apparatus main body, a conveying path and an inversion path are formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255128

Developing device, image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a storage portion, a developer carrying member, a stirring portion, a layer thickness restricting portion, and a guide portion. The guide portion is disposed between the stirring portion and the layer thickness restricting portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/07/17 / #20170255121

Charging device, and image carrying member unit and image forming apparatus therewith

A charging device has a charging member, a pair of bearing members, and a frame. The charging member makes contact with an image carrying member to electrostatically charge the surface of the image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251061

Electronic device and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing connection information management program

An electronic device includes: a wireless communication section that executes p2p wireless communication; an fw update mode switching section that switches a mode of the electronic device to an fw update mode in which a firmware of the electronic device is updated; and a connection information management section that manages connection information required for a connection setup for the p2p wireless communication executed by the wireless communication section. The connection information management section keeps the connection information when a power source of the electronic device is turned on after turned off in a specific situation, and changes the connection information when the power source of the electronic device is turned on after turned off in a situation other than the specific situation, and the specific situation includes an fw update situation in which the mode of the electronic device is the fw update mode.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249113

Information processing utilization management system capable of determing whether or not information processing device is available from aplication in mobile terminal, information processing device, and method of managing information processing utilization

Provided is an information processing utilization management system (ipums) that can determine whether an information processing device (ipd) is available from an application of a mobile terminal (mt). The impums includes the mt and ipd connected thereto via a network, the ipd accepting a process request (pr) from the mt-installed application to execute a process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248903

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion, a housing, and a cover member. The image forming portion is configured to form an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248898

Opening/closing unit and image forming apparatus including the same

Provided is an opening/closing unit including a cover member and a conveying unit. The cover member is provided to one side surface of an apparatus main body so as to open and close a sheet conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248892

Electrical connecting member and image forming apparatus

An electrical connecting member electrically connects between two conductive members comprising. The electrical connecting member includes a coil spring part formed by winding a wire around a coil axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248888

Stacked-sheet detection device, image forming apparatus

A stacked-sheet detection device includes a main shaft portion, a first detection arm portion, a parallel shaft portion, a second detection arm portion, an interlocking arm portion, a detected portion, and a detection sensor. The second detection arm portion is provided outside a first passing range, rotates in a predefined rotation direction and causes the interlocking arm portion to rotate in the predefined rotation direction by contacting a sheet that passes through a second passing range. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170248860

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core containing a binder resin and a shell layer covering a surface of the core. The shell layer contains a copolymer of at least two vinyl compounds including a compound represented by the following formula (1). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247212

Roller drive transmission device and automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus provided with same

A roller drive transmission device includes a drive input gear, a drive transmission gear, a roller unit and a ratchet mechanism. When a rotational drive force is input to the drive input gear and the drive transmission gear is slid to a first position, the drive input gear, the drive transmission gear and the roller unit are integrally rotated in a first rotational direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247211

Sheet feeding cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet feeding cartridge attached to or detached from a cartridge storing part formed between a pair of side face covers which constitute a part of an exterior cover of an apparatus main body. The sheet feeding cartridge includes a cartridge base on which a sheet is stacked, a cartridge cover attached so as to be slidable in a width direction perpendicular to the attachment direction, a first positioning part configured to position the cartridge base to the cartridge storing part and a second positioning part configured to position the cartridge cover with respect to the side face covers in the width direction perpendicular to the attachment direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244852

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a document conveyance portion, an image reading portion that performs feed reading-in in which a document as conveyed is read or table reading-in in which a document on a table is read, a job execution portion that, based on image data, performs a job, an operation panel that accepts setting of a destination, and a control portion. In a continuous read-in mode, the control portion performs control so that reading-in of a document as placed is continuously performed until an input to end reading-in is made. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243272

Systems and methods for preconfiguration of an image forming device

A system includes a processor; a known customer preferences unit configured to request at least one particular known customer preference of a particular customer; a linking system configured to attempt, when at least one particular known customer preference is available, to identify a link between one or more of the at least one particular known customer preference of the particular customer and a modifiable device configuration setting of the particular image forming device, and further configured to set, when a link is identified between the one or more of the at least one particular known customer preference of the particular customer and the modifiable device configuration setting, the modifiable device configuration setting in accordance with the one or more of the at least one particular known customer preference of the particular customer; and a device controller configured to, before providing the particular image forming device to the particular customer, upload the modifiable device configuration setting as set by the linking system.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242395

Detachable unit and image forming apparatus therewith

A detachable unit has a unit housing and a grip portion thereon. The detachable unit is insertable and removal along an insertion/removal trajectory formed inside the body of an image forming apparatus and forming a depression angle as seen from the removal direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242391

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has an apparatus main body, a cover member, and a coupling member. The cover member is openable and closable relative to a side face of the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242390

Cable fixing mechanism and image forming apparatus therewith

A cable fixing mechanism has a guide member and a conductive member, and permits a flexible cable to be fixed that is formed in the shape of a strip with a plurality of conductive wires arranged parallel to one another inside a cover member. The guide member has a guide surface facing one face of the flexible cable, and is fixed to a frame made of metal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242368

Rotation detection device, toner conveyance device, and image forming apparatus including the same

A rotation detection device includes a light emitting portion, a light-passing control member, and a light receiving portion. The light-passing control member controls passing of the light from the light emitting portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242360

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core containing a binder resin and a shell layer covering a surface of the core. The shell layer contains a copolymer of at least two compounds including a compound represented by formula (1) shown below. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170242359

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 covering a surface of the core. The shell layer includes a resin film and a plurality of resin particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/24/17 / #20170240376

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus therewith

A sheet conveying device has a body and a frame supporting it, and is insertable or extractable along a sheet stacking face formed in an in-body discharge space in an image forming apparatus and having an inclined face with an upward gradient toward the downstream side in the sheet discharge direction. On the face of the frame opposite the sheet stacking face, a plurality of first and second wheels rotatable in the insertion or extraction direction are provided downward of the center of the opposite face in the insertion direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235273

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an attachment part to which a toner container is detachably attached. The toner container has a main body and a non-compatible shape discriminating piece. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235241

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each having: a sea-like domain substantially formed from a plurality of resins including at least a polyester resin containing an alcohol component having a carbon number of 2-6; and a plurality of island-like domains distributed in an island-like pattern in the sea-like domain. The island-like domains are substantially formed from a resin containing a nigrosine pigment. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228204

Communication system, communication method, and image forming device

The present invention improves user experience when a reader/writer (5) and a portable terminal (7) engage in near field communication by selecting any of two or more communication modes in order to link an image forming device (3) and the portable terminal (7) using near field communication. When a log-in screen is displayed on a display unit (403) of the image forming device (3), the reader/writer (5) and the portable terminal (7) are automatically set to a read communication mode.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227894

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure includes a plurality of image forming portions, an intermediate transfer unit, a secondary transfer member, a belt cleaning device, and a control portion. The intermediate transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer belt, a plurality of primary transfer members, a drive roller, a tension roller, and a contacting/separating mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227883

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus therewith

An optical scanning device is provided with a housing, a plurality of laser light sources, and a substrate. The laser light sources are attached to a side wall of the housing in a state wherein three terminals are protruding outward. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227882

Light scanning device that ensures improved flexible location of component for regulating expanded widths of light beam

A light scanning device includes a light source, a deflector, a reflection mirror, and a light width regulating portion. The light source includes a plurality of light-emitting elements located at intervals one another. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223208

Image formation device and image formation method

Provided is an image formation device with which expanded is easy and the development cost can be reduced. A device control platform manages hardware resource in an operating system. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220305

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

08/03/17 / #20170219986

Image forming apparatus, toner container attachable to image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container, a container attachment portion, and a control portion. The toner container has a coupling portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219982

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a stopper member supported either in a storage posture stored in a storage part by turning in an upstream side or a restriction posture to prevent falling down of a sheet from a sheet stacking face by turning in a downstream side. The storage part has a first recess and a second recess deeper than the first recess. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/03/17 / #20170219958

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device has a developer container, first and second stirring members, and a developer carrying member. The developer container has a plurality of transport chambers including first and second transport chambers, a communication portion through which the first and second transport chambers mutually communicate in opposite end parts thereof in their longitudinal direction, a developer supply port, and a developer discharge port arranged in a downstream-side end part of the second transport chamber. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170214822

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

Image forming apparatus 1 that shortens warm-up time is provided. Accordingly, image forming apparatus 1 is an asymmetrical multiprocessing configuration provided with auxiliary memory part 21 shared between main control part 10 and sub control part 11. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170213630

Solenoid device and image forming apparatus therewith

A solenoid device has a solenoid and a control portion. The solenoid has a body, a plunger, an attracting coil, a retaining coil, and a biasing member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212744

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes a control portion (1) including: an installation portion (11) that associates the user who performs installation with the installed program; and a program use control portion (17) that permits all users to use a first installed program associated with a first user and permit a second user and a third user who attempts to install a second installed program associated with the second user to use the second installed program. When the third user who is a user other than an administrator attempts to install an application program that the third user is not permitted to use, if the application program is the second installed program, the installation portion (11) does not perform installation and causes the program use control portion (17) to permit the third user to use the second installed program.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212580

Electronic device that ensures reduced power consumption and high speed switching of power modes and recording medium

An electronic device has a normal mode, a weak power-saving mode, a strong power-saving mode, and a power-saving temporary mode. The power-saving temporary mode is temporarily switched every time a specific timing arrives while a specific condition is unsatisfied in the strong power-saving mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212465

Sheet processing device and image forming apparatus

A sheet sensor is provided on a downstream side of a punching portion in a sheet conveyance direction and detects punch holes. A supplied pulse number counting portion counts a number of supplied pulses which is a number of pulses that are supplied to a sheet conveying portion while a preceding punch hole made in a sheet by the punching portion at a punching position on a conveyance path moves from the punching position to a detection position of the sheet sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170212464

Sheet processing device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying portion conveys a sheet along a conveyance path by a conveyance amount corresponding to a number of pulses in a pulse signal supplied to the sheet conveying portion. A punching portion makes a punch hole in the sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/27/17 / #20170210106

Packaging structure

A packaging structure includes a plurality of laminated blocks produced by laminating a plurality of corrugated cardboards and then bonding them together. The laminated blocks are stacked in a vertical direction and interposed between a lower face of a packaged article and a bottom face of a packaging box.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/20/17 / #20170208210

Image reading apparatus that ensures high sn ratio by sufficient use of performance of image sensor, image reading method, and recording medium therefor

An image reading apparatus includes a light source, a light-source control unit, a line sensor, an image data generating unit, and an image analysis unit. The line sensor includes a plurality of light receiving elements, a plurality of charge coupled devices, and a shift register. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205739

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member, a separation member and a bearing. The fixing member is heated by a heat source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205735

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus 1 includes four developing devices 43, four primary transfer rollers 51, an intermediate transfer belt 54, voltage applicators 61, a current detector 62 and a voltage controller 911. The voltage applicators 61 each apply a voltage to a corresponding one of the four primary transfer rollers 51. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205728

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum, a primary transfer roller, first and second voltage applicators, first and second voltage controllers, a current detector, and a charging roller. The first voltage controller controls a voltage applied to the primary transfer roller through the first voltage applicator. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/20/17 / #20170203902

Buffering member

A buffering member (1) is interposed between a packaging box (4) having a bottom plate (41) and side plates (42a), (42b) stood along peripheral edges of the bottom plate (41) and a first packed article (5). The buffering member (1) includes a placement section (10) on which the first packed article (5) is to be placed and a pair of leg pieces (31), (35) to be connected to a pair of opposing edges of the placement section (10) via folding lines (32), (36). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201638

Display processing device and image forming apparatus

A display processing device includes a controller and a display section having a display surface. The controller causes one or more first objects to be displayed on the display surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195507

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus comprising same

An image reading apparatus (6) includes a document placing table (6a) to an upper surface of which a contact glass (25) is fixed, and a document pressing device (24) supported at an end of the document placing table (6a) to be openable/closable via a hinge portion, and having, on its back surface side, a document presser (30) that presses a document placed on the contact glass (25). The document pressing device (24) includes a light transmission window (31) transmitting light in a front-surface-to-back-surface direction of the document pressing device (24). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/06/17 / #20170190528

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a pickup roller, a feed roller, a feed holder and a mounting part. The pickup roller rotates around a first rotating shaft and then to feed a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187908

Method that performs from scanning to storing scan data using scan job ticket

An image scanning method includes: generating, in a terminal, a scan job ticket as a data file including a content of job to store scan data generated by scanning in a storage, the scan data being to be; sending the scan job ticket from the terminal to a scanning apparatus; receiving, in the scanning apparatus, the scan job ticket and accepting an initiation operation for initiating the job in response to the receiving of the scan job ticket; performing, in the scanning apparatus, the scanning to generate the scan data in response to the accepting of the initiation operation; and storing the scan data in the storage.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185469

Information processing system and information processing apparatus that back up and restore data

An image forming apparatus includes a data selector circuit that receives an instruction of a selection range from a serviceman via the operation unit and the display unit, and automatically selects data to be backed up in the external storage device in the selection range out of the pieces of data, a backup circuit that backs up the data selected by the data selector circuit out of the pieces of data in the external storage device being connected, and sends the data unselected by the data selector circuit to the database server for backup, and a restoring circuit that restores the data backed up in the external storage device in a first storage after replacement for the maintenance, then receives the data backed up in the database server, and restores the data in the first storage after replacement for the maintenance without the serviceman.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185307

Memory saving system and methods for buffer overflow that occurs during image compression

The present disclosure is directed to memory saving systems and methods for buffer overflow that occurs during image compression. In example embodiments, when an overflow occurs during image compression, the overflow data is written to an allocated designated overflow memory by an overflow handler. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185029

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cover member, an opening/closing detecting device and an elastic member. The cover member is supported so as to open and close an opening formed in an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185005

Image forming device

An image forming device includes a cover member, a conveying unit, a first rotor, a second rotor, a bearing unit, a biasing member, and a link member. The cover member includes a hook, and an opening/closing lever that moves the hook. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/29/17 / #20170184991

Image carrying member unit and image forming apparatus provided with same

Image carrying member units are each provided with an image carrying member, a charging device, and a pair of support frames. The charging device has: a charging roller that charges the image carrying member by rotation driven by the image carrier member; a cleaning member for cleaning the charging roller; a pair of bearing members for rotatably supporting both end parts of the cleaning member and the charging roller; and biasing members for biasing the bearing members in a direction in which the same moves closer to the image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180608

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

Provided is an image forming apparatus that is able to prevent a security environment from being changed due to maintenance work without an administrator user noticing. The image forming apparatus is an image forming apparatus that performs image formation, and includes a setting receiving unit that receives settings such as settings related to maintenance of the image formation, settings related to security, and an administrator user setting. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180599

Electronic device and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

To provide an electronic device that is capable of displaying a warning indication of urging a replacement of a memory at an optimal timing. A system control calculate a warning indication threshold value based on a ratio of a value to a tbw (guaranteed write capacity), the value being a multiplication of a sum of the data write quantity per day that are defined for a for-system partition and a for-each function partition of the ssd and specific days (for example, 3 months) before the sum of write quantities reach the tbw. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180594

Apparatus and method for processing image data with multiple flip-flop storages

An image processing system includes a first flip-flop bank and a second flip-flop bank, and a control system configured to control jpeg processing of image data. The control system is further configured to, during a first period, use one of the first or second flip-flop banks as a write bank and the other of the first or second flip-flop banks as a read bank and, during a second period, alternate the use of the first and second flip-flop banks as the write bank and the read bank. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180584

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium therefor that enable reduced setting loads of a plurality of image forming apparatuses

An image forming apparatus includes a setting unit, a storage unit, an operation display unit, and a setting-change-information transmitting unit. The storage unit stores a shared-setting list as a shared-setting target. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180573

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (100) includes an image reading portion (2), an image forming portion (3), an in-body discharge portion (7), an information reading portion (6), a reading cover (61), and an operation portion (5). The information reading portion (6) is stored in a front of the image reading portion (2) and reads information of a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177376

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus (10) includes: a non-volatile memory (17) supporting at least a first reading speed and a second reading speed higher than the first reading speed and that stores a boot program; and a memory controller (18) for which the first reading speed is initially set, the boot program includes an initial load program that is initially read by the memory controller and loaded and a subsequent load program that is read by the memory controller and loaded after the initial load program, and the electronic apparatus (10) functions as a reading speed setting portion (25) that sets a reading speed of the memory controller (18) to the second reading speed, by executing the loaded initial load program.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177284

Electronic device capable of performing overwrite erasure of obsolete file and computer-readable non-transitory storage medium

To provide an electronic device that can restrict a delayed execution of a process whose existence is impossible to confirm for an overwrite erasure thread. An mfp includes a job execution part that executes a job and an overwrite erasure thread that performs overwrite erasures of obsolete files. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177094

Input device

A control section allows a screen of a display section to display a plurality of numeric keys, detects a touch gesture on the individual numeric key through a touch panel to allow an input of a numeric number corresponding to the numeric key subjected to the touch gesture, and detects an action on each of hard keys to accept an instruction to perform a function corresponding to the hard key subjected to the action. When a predetermined action is performed on one or more individuals of the hard keys, the control section assigns numeric numbers to the respective hard keys and detects an action on the individual hard key to allow an input of the numeric number corresponding to the hard key subjected to the action.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176910

Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and authentication server

When a first image forming apparatus 1 cannot perform printing based on a print instruction from a user, the first image forming apparatus 1 (a1) makes a substitution printing request to a second image forming apparatus 2 and (a2) receives a temporary authentication id from this second image forming apparatus 2 and notifies the user of it if the user is not managed by an authentication server 4 that manages this second image forming apparatus 2. If the user is not managed by the authentication server 4 and not authenticated when receiving the substitution printing request, the second image forming apparatus 2 (b1) requests the authentication server 4 to issue the authentication id, (b2) receives the authentication id and notifies the apparatus 1 of it, and (b3) receives a user inputted authentication id and performs the printing if the inputted authentication id is identical to the received one.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176890

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device has a developer container, a first stirring/transporting member, a second stirring/transporting member, a developer carrying member, a developer supply port, a developer discharge port, a regulating portion, and a height adjustment opening. The developer container has a partition partitioning between first and second transport chambers, and communication portions through which the first and second transport chambers mutually communicate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/22/17 / #20170174464

Sheet stacking tray and image forming apparatus provided with same

Provided is a sheet stacking tray such that damage due to external force can be suppressed. The sheet stacking tray (30) is provided with a tray body (40), a first slide member (50), and a second slide member (60). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171421

Scan boundary indicators

A scanner comprising a platen, a first laser assembly movable along a first axis, a second laser assembly movable along a second axis substantially orthogonal to the first axis, and laser movement controllers configured to control the movement of the laser assemblies along their axes. The laser assemblies comprise laser emitters configured to project laser lines on the platen that illustrate edges the current scan area, such that the dimensions and/or position of the scan area can be adjusted by moving the laser lines on the platen.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171403

Encoded error frequency as printing device status

Systems and methods for identifying the health status of one or more printing devices are provided. An example method can involve determining one or more printing-device error parameters. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171400

Identifying problematic printers by applying markov chain model

Systems and methods for identifying problematic printers are provided. An example method can involve determining a time interval for a printing device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170170754

Motor controller, sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus

A motor controller (58) according to the present invention includes a pulse width detection portion (595), a speed control portion (591), a pulse width storage portion (596), a same pulse detection portion (597), and a stop processing portion (598). The pulse width detection portion detects the pulse widths of pulses included in the pulse signal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168450

Image forming apparatus including photoconductor drum

A drum unit of an image forming apparatus including a flange that is integrally provided with the photoconductor drum. A frame rotatably supports the photoconductor drum and covers its side. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168439

Fixing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A fixing device includes a pressure mechanism and a pressure adjustment mechanism. The pressure mechanism includes a pressing member holding one of the pressure member and the heating member and a biasing member biasing the pressing member in a direction toward or away from the other of the pressure member and the heating member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168437

Image forming apparatus

This image forming apparatus includes: a plurality of sheet accommodating portions each including a sheet placement portion on which a sheet is placed; a lifting/lowering portion configured to lift and lower the sheet placement portion; an image forming portion configured to form an image on the sheet supplied from each sheet accommodating portion; and an engine control portion configured to control the image forming portion on the basis of inputted print data. The engine control portion causes the lifting/lowering portion to lift the sheet placement portion to a predetermined sheet feed possible position in response to reception of the type of the sheet, and after the image formation by the image forming portion is finished, the engine control portion causes the lifting/lowering portion to lower the sheet placement portion to a predetermined original position.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168426

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case includes a case main body and a cleaning member. The case main body is capable of containing a toner supplied to an image forming part arranged inside an apparatus main body and is attachable to and detachable from a supplying attachment part of the apparatus main body along an attachment and detachment direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168425

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case includes a case main body, a housing frame, a communicating port, a conveying rib, and a conveying screw. The case main body is capable of containing a waste toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168424

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case includes a case main body, a supplying port, a collecting port, a supplying shutter, and a collecting shutter. The supplying shutter opens the supplying port in accordance with attachment of the case main body to a supplying attachment part, closes the supplying port in accordance with detachment of the case main body from the supplying attachment part, and closes the supplying port in a state that the case main body is attached to a collecting attachment part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163834

Image forming apparatus capable of forming images based on image data, image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a control portion. The control portion executes a print step, a determination step, a setting step, and a resuming step. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163832

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a normal mode and an energy-saving mode. The image forming apparatus includes a plurality of components, a power supply which stops supplying electric power to supply-stop parts in energy-saving mode, a monitor which makes the power supply restart supply of electric power to the supply-stop parts when a recovery factor to normal mode occurs (an interrupt signal occurs), an automatic recovery signal generator which inputs an automatic recovery signal, which is a kind of interrupt signal, to the monitor after completion of transition to energy-saving mode, and an arithmetic processor which, when an error occurs during the transition period, performs recovery preparation processing to have the automatic recovery signal input to the monitor after completion of transition to energy-saving mode.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163828

Image reader and image forming apparatus determining direction of document to be read

An image forming apparatus includes: a document reading section; a character detection section detecting, based on image data of a document obtained through reading by the document reading section, characters included in an image formed on the document; a character concentration detection section detecting concentration of the characters detected by the character detection section; a character direction detection section detecting a direction of the characters whose concentration detected by the character concentration detection section is in a preset specified concentration range; and a document direction determination section determining, based on the direction of the characters detected by the character direction detection section, a direction of the image formed on the document as a document direction, wherein the character direction detection section, upon determination that the image on the document is a monochromatic image, defines, as the specified concentration range, a concentration range higher than predefined first concentration.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160964

Electronic device and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

To provide an electronic device that is capable of maintaining a backup performance of a specified type of data for a long period of time. An mfp has a feature to includes a hdd, an ssd, a data type determination part that determines whether or not data is a specified type of data, a writing control part that controls a data writing, the writing control part writing the data that is determined to be the specified type of the data to both the hdd and the ssd, the writing control part writes the data that is determined not to be the specified type of the data to only the hdd, among the hdd and the ssd.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160902

Display input device capable of detecting operation performed on display portion, image processing apparatus, display input method

A display input device includes an operation display portion and a control portion. The operation display portion includes a display portion and an operation detecting portion, the operation detecting portion being configured to detect an operation performed on the display portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160683

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a belt guide, a pressuring member, a heat source and an excessive temperature rise preventing device. The guide contacts with the inside of the belt to assist the belt's rotation track. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160669

Image forming apparatus

An exposure device irradiates a light beam to the photoconductor drum and thereby forms an electrostatic latent image on a photoconductor drum. A developing roller causes toner to adhere to the electrostatic latent image and thereby develops a toner image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160668

Image forming apparatus

A controller (a) increases a development bias when a surface potential of the photoconductor drum is 0 volt, and determines a level of the development bias as a discharge voltage at a timing when discharge is detected between a photoconductor drum and a developing roller, (b) sets an alternating current component of the development bias so as to make a lowest level of the development bias equal to a level lower by the discharge voltage than a desired surface potential of the photoconductor drum, and (c) increases an applied voltage to a charging roller (that charges a surface of the photoconductor drum) when applying to the developing roller the development bias of which the alternating current component has been set, and determines as an applied voltage to the charging roller corresponding to the desired surface potential, the applied voltage at a timing when the discharge is detected.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155803

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit, an input unit, and a control unit. The storage unit stores therein organizational department codes previously set one corresponding to each of organizational departments for an organizational department member to use the image forming apparatus, a guest department code, which is previously set for department management guests, who do not belong to any of the organizational departments, to use the image forming apparatus, and department function management information for managing function-use permission/prohibition with respect to each of the organizational department codes and the guest department code. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155801

Information processing apparatus for authenticating user, information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a reception processing portion, an authentication determining portion, a presence/absence determining portion, a storage processing portion, and a process executing portion. The reception processing portion receives an authentication code input via an operation portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155795

Non-transitory storage medium storing printer driver and client device

To provide a non-transitory storage medium and a client device, both having a printer driver (pd), that are capable of suppressing the performance degradation of the printer driver resulting from a time required for exchanging a setting information of the function of the printer driver between the print server (ps) and the client device (cd). In an embodiment, the non-transitory storage medium, that includes the pd for an mfp that is to be executed by the cd causing the mfp to print via the ps controlling the mfp, restricts the available functions among the functions of the pd to reduce the size of the devmode to be transmitted to the ps, when the communication speed between the ps and the cd is smaller than or equal to a specified speed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155777

Electronic document file acquisition representing apparatus, electronic document file acquisition representing method and recording medium

A method autonomously represents an acquisition of an electronic document file from a request destination on behalf of a requestor. The method includes: configuring a request specification corresponding to input received from the requestor, the request specification including at least one electronic-document file request destination, a requested item specifying electronic-document file content, and storage location information indicating an electronic-document file storage location in a storage unit; creating a request communication file including content signifying that submission of an electronic document file prepared based on the requested item is requested of the at least one request destination; and transmitting the created request communication file to the request destination, monitoring response from the request destination to the transmission, and storing the electronic document file submitted from the request destination in the storage unit, based on the storage location information.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155776

Image output system

An image output system includes a terminal, a server, and a printing device that are communicable with each other via a network. The server includes: a storage device; and a cpu that executes a program for the server to function as a data generating portion configured to generate raster image data by executing a rip process on the basis of print data received from the terminal and as a data transmitting portion configured to transmit data for outputting an image, to a destination that outputs the image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155774

Image forming apparatus

Plural sensors are arranged respectively for plural toner colors, and oscillate to generate and output detection signals with frequencies corresponding to toner densities using oscillator circuits. An analog switch selects one detection signal among the detection signals. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155773

Pull print system

A pull print system includes a print server and a print apparatus. The print server performs a raster-image processor (rip) process based on print data received as job data from an external apparatus to generate printing image data as raster image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154252

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

06/01/17 / #20170153913

Execution control device that causes other electronic device to execute task, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium that includes execution control program, and task execution system

An execution control device as an electronic device causes a task starting system to execute a task. The task starting system is provided in a task starting device and starts tasks in turn. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153912

Storage medium and electronic device

A job for which execution is requested is classified as one of classes. The amount of data to be written into a non-volatile storage device by execution of the job for which execution is requested is acquired. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153856

Electronic device, session continuity determining method, and data transmission/reception system

An electronic device includes a central processing unit (cpu) and a storage device. By executing a session continuity determination program, the cpu functions as: an ack reception determining portion that determines whether an ack, as a response to dummy data transmitted to a transmission side electronic device, has been received from the transmission side electronic device; a data reception determining portion that determines, when the ack reception determining portion determines that the ack has not been received, whether a particular data has been received from the transmission side electronic device within a particular time; and a non-continuity case processing portion that performs, when the data reception determining portion determines that the particular data has not been received within the particular time, a process for a case where a session with the transmission side electronic device is not being continued.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153595

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus is provided with a printing portion, a waste toner collection portion that includes a conveyance member that is driven by a motor, and conveys waste toner, thereby to collect the waste toner in a waste toner container, a current detection portion for detecting a motor current value, a fan that discharges scattering toner, and a control portion. In driving the fan, the control portion detects a value of the motor current value and sets rotation speed of the fan so that the larger said detected value of the motor current value, the higher the rotation speed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153593

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a clutch provided between a driving motor and a rotary cam, and a control unit. In a case in which press-contact force of the pressure roller is a high load, when a jam state has been detected, the control unit transmits power to the rotary cam by switching the clutch to a power transmission state, and stops the driving motor at the time of rotation of the rotary cam by a predetermined angle.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153590

Conveying roller, and feeding unit and image forming apparatus provided therewith

A conveying roller has a rotary shaft portion, a roller supporting member, and a roller member. The rotary shaft portion is extendable/contractible. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153589

Image forming apparatus comprising a sheet feed unit removably mounted

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a sheet storage cassette, a sheet feed unit, a first detection sensor having a first detector for detecting the presence/absence of sheets stacked on a sheet stacking plate, a second detection sensor having a second detector for detecting the position of the top face of the sheets stacked on the sheet stacking plate, a cassette detection sensor, a driving device, and a controller. The sheet feed unit includes a first actuator for switching detection states of the first detection sensor and a second actuator for switching detection states of the second detection sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153580

Drive transmission mechanism and image forming apparatus therewith

A drive transmission mechanism includes a drive transmission gear, an output-side coupling, and a first drive transmission member. The drive transmission gear includes a cylindrical boss formed at the rotation center, a circular rim concentric with the boss, and a web coupling the boss with the rim. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153576

Toner supply device including opening and closing mechanism of toner supply port, and image forming apparatus

A toner supply device includes a toner guide, an opening and closing member, and a biasing member. The toner guide guides toner toward a toner supply port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153560

Naphthalenedicarboximide derivative and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A naphthalenedicarboximide derivative is represented by general formula (1) or (2). In general formulas (1) and (2), r1, r2, and r3 each represent, independently of one another, an alkyl group which has a carbon number from 1 to 10 and which may have an aryl group having a carbon number from 6 to 14, an aryl group which has a carbon number from 6 to 14 and which may have an alkyl group having a carbon number from 1 to 10, a cycloalkyl group having a carbon number from 3 to 10, or an alkoxy group having a carbon number from 1 to 6, and m represents an integer from 0 to 4. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151777

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a calculation section, a selection section, and a recording head. The calculation section calculates respective densities of first regions in pairs included in the image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142272

Scan boundary indication apparatus and method

A scan boundary indication apparatus and method includes a light source assembly with one or more light sources. A control unit calculates an amount of movement by both a first light source in a first direction and a second light source in a second direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139580

Information display apparatus and information display method

A multi-function peripheral (100) includes a main controller (400) which executes a function in a normal mode and stops in a power-saving mode, a sub-controller (401) which executes a function in the power-saving mode, an accumulation unit (402) which is operable, in the case where setting information for a prescribed setting item is changed in the function executed in the power-saving mode, to accumulate the setting information before and after the change in a prescribed memory (403), and a notification unit (404) which is operable, in response to switching from the power-saving mode to the normal mode, to make notification to a user by displaying the accumulated setting information before and after the change.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139370

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an inlet to which a power cable can connect. The inlet is sandwiched and fixed by two plate members from a direction crossing to a connection direction of the power cable.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139369

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a main board, a power supply board, a base member, a first shielding member and a second shielding member. The main board controls an image forming operation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139368

Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet supplying portion, an intermediate tray, a discharge tray, a post-processing portion, a jam detecting portion, a discontinuation control portion, a dummy feed control portion, and a supplementary printing control portion. The dummy feed control portion, after the paper jam is solved, causes an image forming portion to execute a dummy feed process in which sheets as many as a predetermined dummy feed number are conveyed from the sheet supplying portion to the intermediate tray, without formation of images on the sheets. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139351

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image carrier, a development device and a seal member. The seal member is provided on a downstream side in a rotating direction of the image carrier beyond the development device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139345

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

The optical scanning device includes a polygon mirror, one or more planar mirrors for reflecting the beam light so as to be led to a photosensitive drum, and a pressing member for pressing a back surface of a final planar mirror. The final planar mirror has a glass plate for allowing the beam light to pass therethrough and a reflection layer arranged on an opposite surface of the glass plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139341

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes a charging member, a cleaning member, and a bearing. The charging member charges an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139340

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a unit and an apparatus main body. The unit includes a charging member configured to charge an image carrier and a bearing configured to rotatably support the charging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/18/17 / #20170137244

Image forming apparatus that enables adjusting pressure between fixed guide and movable guide

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a sheet feed cassette, and a conveyance unit. The sheet feed cassette is attachably/detachably supported by the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134607

Image forming apparatus for sharpening image and image forming system with the same

An image forming apparatus includes an image acquisition section, an image processing section, and an image forming section. The image processing section extracts an identifier given to an irreversibly compressed set of image data in print data, allows the image acquisition section to acquire a corresponding set of image data associated with the extracted identifier, and replaces an image represented by the irreversibly compressed set of image data with an image represented by the corresponding set of image data to generate a print target image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131897

Display input device, control method for display input device, and computer-readable storage medium for storing control program for display input device

This display input device (1) includes: a display panel (21) for displaying multiple symbol keys (k1) and an input display field (b1) in a software keyboard screen (s1); a touch panel part (22) for detecting a position touched; and a control unit (5) which recognizes an operated symbol key (k1a), causes the input display field (b1) to produce a normal display of a symbol when the touch position is within an inner region (f1) of the operated symbol key (k1a), and causes the display panel (21) to produce an alert display of a questionable symbol (y1) in a different manner than the normal display when the touch position is inside a peripheral region (f2) outside of the inner region (f1), the questionable symbol (y1) being the symbol corresponding to the operated symbol key (k1a) that is operated in the peripheral region (f2).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131833

Display input device, image forming apparatus provided with the same, and method for controlling display input device

Upon detecting an operation of touching two points on a preview screen, a display input device displays a page search image including a circular arc about either of touched positions of the two points. Upon detecting an operation in which, while a touch on a center position is continued, the page search image is touched, the display input device sets, as a first position, a position on the circular arc corresponding to a thus touched position on the page search image, sets, as a starting point position, either of positions of a pair of end portions of the circular arc, and performs control so that a value of a page number of a page to be displayed increases with increasing value of a ratio of a length of the circular arc between the starting point position and the first position to a total length of the circular arc.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131673

Sheet housing device and image forming apparatus

A sheet housing device includes a supporting member, a driving pulley, a driven pulley, a timing belt, a driving part, a stacking tray and rotating members. The driving pulley and the driven pulley are rotatably provided at one end and another end in a longitudinal direction of the supporting member, respectively. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131647

Triarylamine derivative, electrophotographic photosensitive member, and method for producing electrophotographic photosensitive member

A triarylamine derivative represented by general formula (1) below. In the general formula (1), r1, r2, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, and r9 each represent, independently from one another, a hydrogen atom, an optionally substitute 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, or an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 14, r3 represents an alkyl group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 4, x represents an alkylene group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 6 or an oxygen atom, and n represents an integer of 1 to 3.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/11/17 / #20170129732

Sheet conveying device having a corrugation member and image forming apparatus therewith

A sheet conveying device has a pair of upper discharge rollers including a first discharge roller and a first following roller, a second discharge tray, a corrugation member, and a moving mechanism. The first discharge roller is rotatable in forward and reverse directions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126909

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an operation portion, an image capturing portion, a driving portion, a facial orientation detection portion, and an inclination control portion. The operation portion includes an operation surface to be operated by a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123741

Image forming apparatus capable of managing print job and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with print job management program stored thereon

An image forming apparatus includes: a different apparatus detecting section that detects one or more different image forming apparatuses present on a network; an apparatus capability acquisition section that acquires printing capabilities of the different image forming apparatuses; an apparatus selecting section that selects, based on the acquired printing capabilities, at least one different image forming apparatus having a printing capability equivalent to or higher than the present image forming apparatus as an alternative apparatus; a control section that executes a print job; and a print job transfer sections that, when the control section cannot execute the print job, transfers the print job to the alternative apparatus, wherein when the print job transfer section completes the transfer of the print job to the alternative apparatus, the control section allows a display section to display information indicating that the print job has been transferred and a destination for the transfer.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123351

Image forming apparatus that ensures highly accurate positioning on photoreceptor drum of primary transfer roller

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a plurality of photoreceptor drums, a plurality of developing devices, a frame, an intermediate transfer unit, a secondary transfer roller, first positioning portions, and second positioning portions. The secondary transfer roller forms a secondary transfer nip portion with the first roller where the toner images are transferred to a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123343

Image forming apparatus operable with regular toner container properly mounted

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a mounting portion, and a detecting device. The image forming unit forms an image using toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123342

Developing device, image forming apparatus, coil attaching method to developing device

A developing device includes a developer container for storing developer containing carrier and toner, the developer container including a first compartment and a second compartment in which the developer is stirred and fed, a developing roller, and a sensor including a coil. A pair of communication portion is disposed on both ends in a longitudinal direction of the compartments. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123339

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a housing (80) for receiving a scanning optical system (72), a cover (90) for closing an opening of a receiving area (80a), and a detection member (78) arranged outside of the receiving area (80a). A first portion (83), which is a portion of the housing sidewall part (82), is formed with a light detection opening (83a) through which a light beam is emitted from the inside to the outside of the receiving area (80a) and is received in the detection member (78), and the light detection opening (83a) is closed by a light transmitting member (8) through which the light beam passes.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118369

Laser scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

A laser scanning device includes a light source, a deflection portion, an image forming lens, and a light source control portion. The light source emits a light beam. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118368

Laser scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

A laser scanning device includes light source, deflection portion, image forming lens, a block position setting portion, and a light source control portion. The image forming lens condenses a light beam deflected by the deflection portion on a scanned surface, and causes the light beam to be scanned on the scanned surface in a scanning direction at an equal speed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118366

Image processor acquiring image log, and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium storing program for image processor

An image processor includes an image process section, an image log application, and a platform. The image process section processes an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170117604

Signal transmission path and signal processing device

A signal transmission path includes a first cable, a second cable, and an interval regulation member. The first cable includes a plurality of signal lines arranged in parallel along one direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115935

Image forming system that ensures continuous use of print resources and image forming method

An image forming system includes a plurality of image forming apparatuses, a client computer, and a print server. The print server requests, in response to a new connection of the plurality of the image forming apparatuses to the network, a resource related to the image formation process available for the plurality of the image forming apparatuses, and a license key including a validity term of a license for using the resource in the print server to the newly connected image forming apparatuses. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115869

Display device

A display device includes a display section, a detecting section, and a controller. The controller includes a cpu. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115607

Electrophotographic type image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a developing portion, a first rotation control portion, and a second rotation control portion. The developing portion has a conveying member configured to convey a developer within a circulation-conveyance passage, and a reducing portion provided in the conveying member and configured to reduce an ability to convey the developer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115598

Developing device, image forming apparatus including developing device, fitting method of coil board to developing device

A developing device includes a housing for housing therein a developer containing toner and magnetic carrier, and a first sensor including an oscillation circuit and a coil board which is part of the oscillation circuit and on which a coil pattern is formed. A fitting portion formed by recessing an outer surface of the housing is provided in the housing so as to allow the coil board to be fitted at a position closer to the developer than the outer surface of the housing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115587

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the core. The shell layer contains first resin particles having a number average particle diameter of 60 nm to 100 nm and second resin particles having a number average particle diameter of 10 nm to 50 nm. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/27/17 / #20170115583

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner contains 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 has at least one first domain having a film shape and a plurality of second domains each having a particle shape. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170112019

Cross-flow fan, electronic device, and impeller

A cross-flow fan includes a shaft, a plurality of impellers, and a regulation portion. Each impeller has: an opening into which the shaft is inserted; fitting portions provided at a first end portion and a second end portion in an axial direction of the shaft such that the fitting portions at the first end portion and the fitting portions at the second end portion are fittable into each other; and a blade portion provided between the first end portion and the second end portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111541

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a receiving processing portion, a first printing processing portion, and a second printing processing portion. The receiving processing portion is configured to receive an operation for designating a designation page to which a predetermined printing condition is to be applied, of a document including a plurality of pages. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111536

Display device for controlling display panel, image processing apparatus including display device, and power feeding method

This display device includes a display control portion, a first power supply, a second power supply, and a connection control portion. The display control portion is capable of controlling display of a display panel and is configured to execute a predetermined control finish process before display control for the display panel is finished. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109616

Non-transitory computer readable recording medium and information processing apparatus

A non-transitory computer readable recording medium recording a program for causing an information processing apparatus to function as: a control circuit that determines whether a rendering command of a document created using presentation software is a first-page rendering command, when determined as the first-page rendering command, caches it, generates first-page printable data based on the first-page rendering command and caches it, and when determined as a rendering command of one of second and subsequent pages, determines whether at least parts thereof and the first-page rendering command are in common, and generates, when determined that at least parts thereof and the first-page rendering command are in common, printable data of the one of second and subsequent pages using the first-page printable data; and a communication interface that transmits the printable data to an image forming apparatus.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109594

Method and device for revising ocr data by indexing and displaying potential error locations

The present disclosure is directed to systems, methods, and devices that enable the revising of optical character recognition (ocr) data by indexing and displaying potential error locations within the ocr data. The primary method for revising the ocr data includes a terminal device indexing, displaying, receiving editing operations for, and editing the ocr data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109220

Image forming apparatus that ensures operation while hdd is inoperative, and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes an hdd, an hdd confirming unit, a system control unit, and a non-volatile semiconductor storage device. The hdd stores user data created by a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109109

Image conversion methods

Methods and apparatus for image conversion are provided. A computing device can receive image data having line(s) of pixels encoded using a first format. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109108

Image conversion methods

Methods and apparatus for image conversion are provided. A computing device can receive image data having line(s) of pixels encoded using a first format. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/20/17 / #20170109031

Display device, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling display device

A display device includes a processing unit including a control circuit, a display panel that displays contents of a page and a horizontal scroll bar including a button image and a groove image indicating a slide range of the button image, and a touch panel that receives an operation to a displayed image. The processing unit moves a display area of the display panel in a horizontal direction based on a movement direction and a movement amount of the button image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/13/17 / #20170104890

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and method for forming images

An image forming apparatus (100) includes a biological information acquiring unit (402) that, upon accepting a print job transmitted by a user through a preset terminal device (103), identifies the terminal device (103) including a biological information detecting unit based on the terminal device's (103) identification information assigned to the print job, and acquires the user's biological information detected by the biological information detecting unit through a biological information receiving unit, a biological information determining unit (403) that determines whether or not the acquired biological information corresponds to reference biological information indicating that the user is in a hurry, and a calibration control unit (404) that, if the determination result shows that the acquired biological information corresponds to the reference biological information, disables regularly scheduled calibration at a time of, or during execution of the accepted print job.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102660

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an ejecting port, an ejected sheet tray and a guiding member. The ejected sheet tray has a sheet stacking face inclined upwardly towards a downstream side from a lower side of the ejecting port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102655

Fixing device and image forming apparatus that reduce rotation failure of fixing belt

A fixing device includes a fixing belt rotatably located around a rotation axis, a pressure member rotatably located, and a pressing member. The pressure member is brought into pressure contact with the fixing belt to form a fixing nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102647

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device, an ejection device and a conveyance guide. The fixing device is configured to fix a toner image onto a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102637

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a casing, a toner container, a latch mechanism, a toner sensor, a determination section, and a locking control section. The latch mechanism locks the toner container in the casing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099566

Image forming apparatus including control on near field communication

An image forming apparatus includes a near field communication portion including a nonvolatile memory and a processing portion, the nonvolatile memory stores information indicating whether or not the output of log information is allowed and when the output of the log information is allowed, the processing portion performs start-up processing while outputting the log information whereas when the output of the log information is not allowed, the processing portion performs the start-up processing without outputting the log information, and a near field communication portion stores the log information output from the processing portion in the nonvolatile memory.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099413

Image forming apparatus

A user detecting unit detects a mobile identification device in a communicable range of a wireless communication device, and determines a user in association with the detected mobile identification device and determines user authority of the user among general user authority and administrator user authority. The general user authority is prohibited from using a specific function allowed to the administrator user authority. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099400

Image forming system including image forming apparatus and portable terminal

Provided is a system that easily retrieves out various data from an image forming apparatus using a portable terminal and uses the various data. The image forming system of the present disclosure is an image forming system including an image forming apparatus that performs image formation and a portable terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170099397

Maintenance system having image forming apparatus and portable terminal performing near field communication with image forming apparatus

A maintenance system includes an image forming apparatus that performs image formation by a setting depending on the replacement part using a replaceably configured replacement part and a portable terminal that performs near field communication with the portable terminal. The portable terminal includes an image reading part that reads part information of the replacement part from a printed part affixed to the replacement part and a near filed communication part that transmits the part information read by the image reading part via the near filed communication. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170098297

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an edge detecting unit, a rectangular object detecting unit, and an arrangement processing unit. The edge detecting unit is configured to (a) search each target line in a page image that includes plural rectangular objects for edges of the plural rectangular objects, and (b) detect the edges of the plural objects on the target line on the basis of density variation between pixels in the target line. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097786

Storage medium and electronic device

An electronic device includes: a first non-volatile storage device, a second non-volatile storage device, and a processor. The first non-volatile storage device has limitations on a number of times of writing therein. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097605

Sheet post-processing device and image forming system provided with the same

A sheet post-processing device of the present disclosure is provided with a punch hole forming device, a processing tray, an ejection tray, a conveyance roller pair, an ejection roller pair, and a stiffening member. In a case where a sheet through which punch holes have been formed is to be ejected on the ejection tray without being subjected to post-processing on the processing tray, in a state where the stiffening member is retracted in a direction away from the sheet, the conveyance roller pair conveys the sheet until at least a tip end thereof reaches on the ejection tray.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097587

Toner container and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a toner container and a shutter mechanism. The toner container is attached to or detached from an apparatus main body along an attachment/detachment direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/06/17 / #20170097584

Image forming apparatus that ensures setting surface potential of photoreceptor drum with simple constitution

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a photoreceptor drum, a charging apparatus, a developing device, a transfer apparatus, a charging bias applying unit, a developing bias applying unit, a bias adjusting unit, and a print density measurement unit. The bias adjusting unit controls the charging bias applying unit to form a plurality of electric potential areas of electric potentials with different magnitudes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094130

Calibration system, calibration method, and image forming apparatus

. . A calibration system includes an imaging device, an image forming apparatus, and a table generating section. The image forming apparatus prints a test chart containing patches of colors on a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094129

Image forming apparatus, storage medium, and color conversion method

An image forming apparatus prints an image using a color conversion table. The image forming apparatus includes a representative color acquisition section and a color adjustment section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094128

Calibration system, calibration method, and image forming apparatus that ensure improved accuracy of correction of tone characteristics

A calibration system includes an imaging device, an image forming apparatus, and a table generating unit. The table generating unit: calculates a first weighting coefficient based on dispersion of color values of pixels inside the patch in a captured image for each of the patches where the captured image is generated by simultaneously capturing the test chart of the sheet generated by the image forming apparatus and a preliminary prepared reference chart with the imaging device; calculates a representative value for each tone of the color value of each of the patches in the test chart and the reference chart based on an average of a weighted average of the color value of the plurality of patches; and generates the gamma correction table based on the respective representative values in the test chart and the reference chart.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094124

Image forming apparatus that ensures improved visibility of low lightness part, and color conversion method, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a color conversion unit, a representative-hue-range acquiring unit, and a color correction unit. In a voronoi diagram based on a grid point of the color conversion table with respect to one hue range of the two representative hue ranges obtained by the representative-hue-range acquiring unit, when a movement pixel corresponds most to a voronoi region where the pixels inside the one hue range in the specific part corresponds most, the movement pixel being a pixel inside the other hue range of the two representative hue ranges in the specific part with only the hue of the pixel being moved to the one hue range, the color correction unit corrects color of the image inside the other hue range in the specific part such that the movement pixel does not correspond to the voronoi region.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094106

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first connection portion, a second connection portion, a communication processing portion, a switch processing portion, and a connection determination processing portion. To the switch processing portion, the first connection portion and the second connection portion are connected in parallel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094103

Method and devices for monitoring printing device thresholds

The present disclosure is directed to systems, methods, and devices that enable monitoring of threshold values related to parameters within a printing device through the communication of one or more terminal devices and the printing device with a threshold subscription unit. The terminal devices transmit threshold values to be monitored to the threshold subscription unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094099

Image forming device

The image forming device includes an image formation request accepting section, an image data acquisition section, a readability improvement request accepting section, an area discriminating section, a line width measuring section, a correction object extracting section, a correction processing section, and an image forming section. The area discriminating section discriminates between a line drawing area and an area other than the line drawing area in the image data, and extracts a letter and a line. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094098

Image forming apparatus, storage medium, and color conversion method

An image forming apparatus includes: an economy mode color conversion section that converts, in printing execution in the economy mode by the image forming apparatus, colors of the image based on an economy mode color conversion table; and the economy mode color correction section that corrects at least one of the two colors in the image the colors of which have not yet been converted by the economy mode color conversion section. When voronoi regions respectively corresponding to the two colors in an economy mode voronoi diagram are the same regions under condition that voronoi regions respectively corresponding to the two colors in a normal mode voronoi diagram are different regions, the economy mode color correction section corrects the at least one of the two colors in a manner such that the voronoi regions respectively corresponding to the two colors in the economy mode voronoi diagram become different regions.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094096

Image forming apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a printing portion, a receiving portion, an image reading portion for reading one surface and another surface connected to the one surface of a material to be housed, so as to generate individual image data of the one surface and the another surface, and a controlling portion configured to recognize a size of the material to be housed based on the individual image data, to generate paper bag image data that is image data of a development of the paper bag in which the entire of the material to be housed can fit, the development being with tabs for sticking for assembly, and to control the printing portion to print the development with tabs for sticking based on the paper bag image data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094088

Reading device, image forming apparatus, and reading device control method

A reading device includes a conveyance control section for controlling document conveyance. In a case of double-sided reading of a document and with a cutout document mode applied, the conveyance control section stops a pair of reverse-rotation rollers at a time point when the document has been conveyed to a distance resulting from adding an additional distance, which is predetermined or determined based on a recognized cutout width in the document conveyance direction, to a reference distance since a time point of passage of a rear end of a document-detecting detection part, and thereafter start reverse rotation of the pair of reverse-rotation rollers.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094070

Image forming apparatus including discharged document sensor detecting existence of discharged document

An image forming apparatus includes: a document feed section; a document reading section; a discharged document sensor detecting the discharged document already read by the document reading section; an image storage section storing a document image obtained through the reading by the document reading section; an image formation section performing an image formation operation in which a toner image of the document image is formed on paper; a fixing section performing fixing processing of heating and pressurizing the paper on which the image has been formed to fix the toner image on the paper; and a control section, upon judgment, with reference to a signal of the discharged document sensor before image formation of a predefined number of pages of document images stored in the image storage section, that the discharged document exists, stopping the image formation of the predefined number of pages of document images.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090836

Electronic apparatus, non-transitory computer readable recording medium, and information processing system

An electronic apparatus includes a memory that stores an information processing program and a processor that executes the information processing program. When the processor executes the information processing program, the processor acquires setting information generated by one or more terminal apparatuses with respect to the electronic apparatus, periodically acquires position information of the one or more terminal apparatuses with respect to the electronic apparatus, determines a terminal apparatus closest to the electronic apparatus out of the one or more terminal apparatuses, and sets, in the electronic apparatus, the setting information acquired from the terminal apparatus closest to the electronic apparatus.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090826

Managing printing devices by displaying model groups based on model types

Example systems and methods are disclosed for organizing and displaying printing devices based on model types. An example method may include determining, from a data source, accessible printing devices and their corresponding identifiers, model types, and display names. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090825

Firmware and software installation in a decentralized environment

Example systems and methods are disclosed for retrieving and installing a software package on a set of printing devices. An example method may include determining to begin retrieval and installation of a software package for a set of printing devices that includes a caching printing device and corresponding target printing devices. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090818

Electronic apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An electronic apparatus includes: a first storage unit divided into a plurality of first partitions that are used for respectively executing a plurality of different functions; a second storage unit different from the first storage unit; and a processor that acquires a size change request for changing a size of at least one of the first partitions, carries out processing for changing the size of at least one of the first partitions upon acquiring the size change request, and uses the second storage unit in executing at least one of the functions during the size change processing.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090726

Display operating device and image forming apparatus

A display operating device includes a storage section storing therein a plurality of character strings, a receiving section receiving a first character, a display section, a touch panel detecting a touch to the display surface of the display section, and an extraction section extracting first character strings each including the first character from among the character strings. Upon receipt of the first character, the first character is displayed within the input frame and the extracted first character strings are displayed outside the input frame. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090416

Image forming apparatus including duct member for cooling

An image forming apparatus includes a housing, a duct member, and a board. The housing has a support plate extending in a vertical direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090402

Ratchet mechanism and image forming apparatus including same

A ratchet mechanism of the present disclosure includes a first ratchet gear, a second ratchet gear and a compression coil spring. The compression coil spring applies a force acting toward the first ratchet gear to the second ratchet gear. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090401

Opening and closing device and image scanner unit

A base portion includes a cam surface formed around a support pin. A turning portion includes: a slide member provided movably in directions toward and away from the support pin; and a coil spring urging the slide member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090397

Static eliminating device that eliminates surface of photosensitive body and image forming apparatus including the same

A static eliminating device includes a substrate provided with a plurality of light emitters that irradiates light as static eliminating light onto a surface of a photosensitive body, and a plurality of limiting resistors that is provided on a same surface as the light emitters. One ends of each of the plurality of light emitters are connected to a power source via the plurality of limiting resistors. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090392

Drive transmission mechanism and image forming apparatus provided with the same

A drive transmission mechanism of the present disclosure is provided with a two-stage gear, an upstream-side gear, and first and second downstream-side gears. The two-stage gear includes a large diameter portion and a small diameter portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090383

Sheet guiding mechanism, image forming apparatus

A sheet guiding mechanism includes a pair of first rotators and a pair of second rotators provided in a conveying path for a sheet material, a first sheet guide portion, a second sheet guide portion, a shaft member, and a plurality of guide rollers. The first sheet guide portion and the second sheet guide portion form guide surfaces for the sheet material on both sides of the conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090364

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a temperature detecting part, a first frame supporting the heating body, a second frame supporting the pressuring body and a movement mechanism. The temperature detecting part has a detecting element detecting an infrared ray radiated from the heating body and detects temperature of the heating body by the detecting element. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090363

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body heated by a heat source, a pressuring body, a conversion temperature detecting part, a substrate temperature detecting part, a lens temperature detecting part, a conversion temperature correcting part and a controller. The conversion temperature detecting part has an infrared ray detecting element mounted to a substrate detecting an infrared ray from the heating body and a lens optically focusing the infrared ray onto the infrared ray detecting element. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090355

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure includes an image carrier, an intermediate transfer unit, a secondary transfer roller, and a fixing unit. The intermediate transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer belt, and a driving and driven rollers that rotatably stretch the intermediate transfer belt, and the intermediate transfer unit is insertable/drawable with respect to an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090352

Intermediate transfer unit that reduces damage of intermediate transfer belt placed on floor, and image forming apparatus including the same

An intermediate transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer belt, a plurality of transfer rollers, a pair of sidewalls, and a plurality of leg portions. The plurality of the leg portions abut on a predetermined installation surface when the intermediate transfer unit is detached from an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090348

Developer storage container and image forming device equipped with same

A developer storage container (30) includes a container body (37), a developer discharge port (377), a movable wall (32) and a stirring member (35). The movable wall moves in a first direction in an internal space from an initial position on one end side in the first direction to a final position on the other end side while conveying developer in a container space toward the developer discharge port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090335

Image forming apparatus and image forming method for charging image carrier

This image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging member, a capacitor, a voltage control portion, and a current conduction control portion. The charging member is configured to charge the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090334

Image forming apparatus that ensures setting surface potential of photoreceptor drum with simple constitution

An image forming includes an apparatus main body, a photoreceptor drum, a charging apparatus, a developing device, a transfer apparatus, a charging bias applying unit, a developing bias applying unit, a bias adjusting unit, and a print density measurement unit. The bias adjusting unit forms a non-charged area on a circumference surface of the photoreceptor drum and applies a developing bias constituted of a first electric potential to a developing roller to form a first toner image by an electric potential difference between the non-charged area and the developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090315

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

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

03/30/17 / #20170088378

Image forming apparatus that changes over paper feeding stages

Provided is an image forming apparatus preventing lowering of continuous printing performance; including plural paper feeding stages in main body; a residual paper quantity detection sensor; a printer part printing on paper; a paper feeding stage searching part functioning every time paper feeding is made; a paper feeding stage selection part determining existence of paper feeding capable stage, on result by paper feeding stage searching part, and selecting a paper feeding stage; a system control part performing stage changeover according to selection result by paper feeding stage selection part; when there exists no paper feeding capable stage, paper feeding stage selection part notifying system control part of it, and when there exists paper feeding capable stage, paper feeding stage selection part altering priority levels in stage searching on detection result by residual paper quantity detection sensor, and number of sheets required for printing, selecting paper feeding stage.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088377

Image forming apparatus that changes over paper feeding stages

Provided is an image forming apparatus avoiding possibility of sheet jam occurrence, and also maintains convenience for user. The apparatus is provided with plural stages detachably loaded therein, having a common carrying passage carrying a sheet from a lower stage, a sheet detection sensor that detects a sheet stored in stage, and plural searching patterns varying in priority levels in stage searching, and includes a stage searching part that, every time feeding from stage is performed, performs stage searching based on any one of the searching patterns, and a system control part that notifies stage searching part of detection result by sensor and stage specified as default, stage searching part selecting pattern according to detection result and default to perform stage searching, and system control part performing stage changeover based on priority levels in stage searching in pattern selected.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088373

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a feed roller, a feed holder, a supporting frame and a driving shaft. The feed roller is configured to rotate around a rotating shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082965

Motor driving device, sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus

A speed control portion of a motor driving device performs a deceleration control of decelerating a rotation speed of a driving motor based on a first pulse signal for the deceleration control that includes a plurality of pulses whose pulse width corresponds to each commanded speed to the driving motor. A pulse signal output portion generates the first pulse signal and a second pulse signal and outputs the second pulse signal to the speed control portion after outputting the first pulse signal to the speed control portion, wherein the pulse width of the first pulse signal changes by obeying a predetermined rule that corresponds to a deceleration tendency of the rotation speed during the deceleration control, and the second pulse signal does not obey the predetermined rule. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075369

Power supply control circuit and image forming apparatus

A power supply control circuit includes a plurality of ports, and a plurality of power supply units that each turn on and off the power supply from the power source to the load connected to the port. The power supply control circuit also includes an identification information acquisition unit, a sequence information storage unit, and a switch control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075297

Image forming apparatus that restrains contact failure of storage unit

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, an image carrier, a developing device, a developer housing container, and a connector. The connector includes a connector housing and elastically deformable second ground terminal and second input/output terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075258

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, an image carrier, a developing device, and a developer container. The developing device includes a developer supply port and a mounting section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075256

Image forming apparatus that restrains use of apparatus in state where developer is not replenishable

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, an image carrier, a developing device, a developer housing container, and a regulating member. The developer housing container takes a posture changeable between a first posture and a second posture. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075254

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device of the present disclosure includes a developing roller, a toner supplying roller, a regulation blade, a casing, a toner receiver support member, a toner receiver member, and a vibration generator. The toner receiver support member is disposed inside the casing so as to face the developing roller or the toner supplying roller between the regulation blade and an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075252

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supplying roller, a regulation blade, a casing, a toner receiver support member, a toner receiver member, and a vibration generator. The toner receiver member is disposed along a longitudinal direction of the toner receiver support member facing the developing roller, and has a toner receiving surface inclined downward from the image-carrier side toward the toner-supplying-roller side. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075244

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

A shell layer of a toner particle includes first resin particles containing no charge control agent and second resin particles containing a charge control agent. A number average particle diameter of the first resin particles is at least 30 nm and no greater than 60 nm, and a number average particle diameter of the second resin particles is at least 30 nm and no greater than 60 nm. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170073138

Packaging member

A packaging member includes a packaging box and an intermediate buffering member. The intermediate buffering member is provided in a space formed between a bottom plate and a side plate of the packaging box and a main body part of the article. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/16/17 / #20170072743

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure is provided with an apparatus main body, a caster, and a cover member. The caster movably supports the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070637

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus detects that the paper sheet cassette has been drawn out and that the paper sheet cassette has been housed, and upon detecting either that the paper sheet cassette has been drawn out or that the paper sheet cassette has been housed, detects that a reference operation has been performed. When the reference operation has been performed in a time period other than while a printing job is being executed, the control portion performs control so that the screen related to paper sheet setting is displayed, and when the reference operation has been performed while the printing job is being executed, the control portion performs control so that the screen related to paper sheet setting is not displayed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070625

Information processing apparatus, automatic setting method

In an information processing apparatus, a storage processing portion overwrites and stores, every time an informational process is executed, contents of one or more settings items as a single history data-set stored in a storage portion. The count processing portion counts the total number of times the informational process has been consecutively set and executed with contents identical to the contents of the settings items in the history data-set. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070624

Display input device and image forming device equipped with same

To provide a display input device that is capable of improving user convenience. A control part of the display input device causes a display input part to display a workflow creation and registration screen, which is prepared for creating and registering a workflow, to receive operations for creating and registering the workflow, the workflow being a combination of basic and combination functions and including data that is indicative of each of a first function that is the basic function selected as a function to be registered, a setting content of the first function, a second function that is the combination function selected as a function to be registered, and a setting content of the second function.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068489

Image forming apparatus, image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a print processing portion, a selection processing portion, and an output processing portion. The print processing portion executes a print process based on print data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068209

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an exterior cover, a connector, and an upper exterior member disposed above the exterior cover. The upper exterior member includes a groove portion and projections. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068187

Toner conveying device and image forming apparatus including this

A toner conveying device includes a housing, a screw, a discharging part and a removing member. The housing houses toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068185

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device includes a developing container, a first stirring member, a second stirring member, and a developer discharge port. The developing container has a first and a second transport chamber. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068178

Multi-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member

A multi-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer includes a charge generating layer and a charge transport layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068177

Single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A single-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The conductive substrate contains aluminum or an aluminum alloy. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064153

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

03/02/17 / #20170064152

Method for acquiring cross-section of color gamut, storage medium, and device for acquiring cross-section of color gamut

A color gamut cross-section acquiring method for acquiring a cross-section of a color gamut of an image forming apparatus taken on a specific plane includes: acquiring color gamut boundary line segments; acquiring intersection points between the color gamut boundary line segments and the specific plane; acquiring a shortest possible route passing through each of the intersection points exactly once; acquiring each of line segments making up the route as a provisional cross-section boundary line segment; acquiring a set of verification line segments by connecting intersection points between the color gamut boundary line segments and a plane intersecting with the provisional cross-section boundary line segment at a point other than the endpoints of the provisional cross-section boundary line segment; and acquiring the provisional cross-section boundary line segment as a cross-section boundary line segment if the provisional cross-section boundary line segment intersects with the set of verification line segments.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064149

Image reading apparatus and image reading method that reduce error in color reproduction due to variation in light source unit, and recording medium therefor

An image reading apparatus includes a light source unit and an image reading unit. The light source unit radiates white light containing a light having a first spectrum and a light having a second spectrum. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064146

Method for generating group of lattice points, storage medium, and device for generating group of lattice points

A lattice point group generating method generates a group of pre-color conversion lattice points to be contained in a color conversion table for conversion of colors in a color space having three channels to colors in another color space. The method includes generating sequences and generating lattice points. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064140

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A filter processing unit performs a bandpass filter process for a difference between an output pixel value and an input pixel value of an adjacent pixel to a target pixel. An error diffusion unit performs an error diffusion process of a quantization error for output of the filter processing unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064139

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a reference signal output portion, an image sensor, and an analog front end. The reference signal output portion is capable of outputting a first reference signal and a second reference signal, and changing difference in level between the first reference signal and the second reference signal according to a reference level control signal that is inputted. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064136

Communication device suppressing occurrence of communication disturbance

A communication device includes: a communication control section; a variable resistor; a voltage detecting section; and a resistance value adjusting section. The communication control section performs control necessary for facsimile communication. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064127

Image reading device and image forming apparatus therewith

An image reading device includes a contact glass, a document transport device, a first reading module, a second reading module, a opposite roller, and roller holders. The opposite roller transports a document while keeping it in close contact with an image reading surface of the second reading module arranged inside the document transport device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064101

Image forming apparatus, image-forming-apparatus remote system, and method for remotely displaying operation screen of image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus that allows a remote operation terminal to operate an image processing apparatus connected by sip. On this account, the image forming apparatus (100) connected to the remote operation terminal (300) by sip includes a remote operation-request message receiving part that receive a remote-operation request message from the remote operation terminal (300), a remote-operation response message transmitting part that transmits a remote-operation response message in response to the remote-operation request message, and an operation-screen information transmitting part that transmits operation screen information of the image forming apparatus (100) to the remote operation terminal (300) in accordance with the communication condition of the communication session when an sip-based communication session is established between the remote operation terminal (300) and the image forming apparatus (100).. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064008

Network equipment and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Provided is a network equipment that improves security via a p2p connection. The network equipment includes a network control part and a system control part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063860

Network equipment and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Provided is a network equipment that improves convenience of access from a portable terminal and security via a p2p connection. The network equipment includes a network control part, a user authentication part and a system control part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063059

Wire holding structure, and image forming apparatus including wire holding structure

A wire holding structure includes a wire holding member and a support member. The wire holding member is formed from an elastic sheet member, includes a holding piece that can be bent in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the sheet member and is formed by forming a curved cut or a bent cut, and is configured such that a wire can be held in a gap that is formed when the holding piece is bent. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061264

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has an image forming unit, a punch mechanism, a display unit, a hole formation request receiving unit, a demand input receiving unit, a region designating unit, an extraction unit, a selection unit, and a punch mechanism control unit. The demand input receiving unit receives an input of a demand about punch hole formation from a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061263

Image forming system that reduces load for processing regarding correction of print position displacement, and method for correcting print position displacement

An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a server. The image forming apparatus transmits to the server image data representing an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060625

Electronic device with plurality of processes executing processings corresponding to interrupts, interrupt processing method, and recording

An electronic device includes a plurality of processes, an interrupt waiting unit for each of the processes, and an interrupt handler. The interrupt handler processes the interrupt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060414

Display input device, image forming apparatus and method of controlling display input device

A display input device includes a display panel, a touch panel and a control portion. The display panel displays a software keyboard screen including a plurality of symbol keys, a switching key between a normal input mode and a simple selection mode and an input display field where an input signal is displayed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060381

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

A display control section of a display device allows a display section: to display an acceptance screen for accepting an operation of allowing icons contained within an operation screen displayed by the display section to be displayed in a predetermined normal manner or a manner in which the icons are extended in a first direction on the operation screen moving away from a user's line of sight when a tilt of the display surface is changed in one direction; when the acceptance section accepts the operation of allowing the icons to be displayed in the normal manner, to display the operation screen containing the icons displayed in the normal manner, and when the acceptance section accepts the operation of allowing the icons to be displayed in the manner in which the icons are extended, to display the operation screen containing the icons extended at least in the first direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060083

Electronic device controlling power supply for communication and image forming apparatus provided with same

An image forming apparatus includes: a toner container, a reader and writer, a blocking control section, and a knock mechanism. To the toner container, an rfid tag is attached. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060080

Image forming apparatus that facilitates positioning and attachment/detachment of image forming unit

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, an image forming unit, a guiding portion, a positioning mechanism, and a posture-switchable lever member. The positioning mechanism is disposed on the guiding portion, and provided with a first urging member and a unit-abutting portion for abutting on the image forming unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060079

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixed contact point and a movable contact point. The fixed contact point is provided in a unit side opposing part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060078

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, an outer cover, a conveyance unit, a movable roller, and an interlock mechanism. The outer cover is provided turnably between an outer closing position forming one surface of the apparatus body and an outer opening position in which the one surface of the apparatus body is set openable. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060077

Image forming apparatus including option device attachable to and detachable from apparatus main body

An image forming apparatus includes an option device, the option device is coupled with a lower surface of an apparatus main body. A second connector is configured to be displaced between a first position and a second position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060074

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 includes a plurality of reception ports, and stores the waste toner carried in from the reception ports. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060071

Voltage regulator and image forming apparatus that equalize required voltage of a plurality of cores included in integrated circuit

A voltage regulator includes an integrated circuit, a first power supply circuit, and a second power supply circuit. The integrated circuit includes a first core through which passage of current is continued in a power-saving mode, and a second core through which passage of current is halted in the power-saving mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060070

Electronic device performing communication and image forming apparatus provided with same

An image forming apparatus includes: a toner container, a reader and writer, and a knock mechanism. To the toner container, an rfid tag is attached. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060068

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a duplex conveying unit, an intermediate conveying unit, a duplex conveying path, a main conveying path and a locking mechanism. The duplex conveying unit turnable around its lower end is provided in an aperture of an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060064

Image forming apparatus

A differential correction data generating unit measures two density characteristics at a reference linear velocity and another linear velocity from scanned images of two test charts printed at the reference linear velocity and the another linear velocity, and generates differential correction data as a difference between correction amounts for the measured two density characteristics. A correction amount adjusting unit measures a density characteristic at the reference linear velocity from an adjustment toner pattern formed on an intermediate transfer member, and thereby adjusts a correction amount for the density characteristic at the reference linear velocity. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060063

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressuring member, a fixing device main body, a guide member and a detecting mechanism. The guide member is rotatable between a closing position where the guide member covers a sheet conveying path and an opening position where the guide member exposes the sheet conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060062

Key switch device and image forming apparatus

A key switch device includes a pressing type switch, an operating key, and a light emitting unit. The operating key includes a key top and a key base. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060026

Toner case, and image forming apparatus including the same

In a toner case attachable to and detachable from a case storage portion of an image forming apparatus, a case main body is long in an attachment direction with respect to the case storage portion, and includes lower and upper housings defining lower and upper spaces among its inner space. Rims of upper-surface opening of the lower housing and lower-surface opening of the upper housing are joined together. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060021

Light source unit, laser scanning unit, and image forming apparatus

This light source unit includes a light source, a collimator lens, a support body, and an adhesive agent. The collimator lens is configured to collimate laser light emitted from the light source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060019

Method for manufacturing laser scanning unit, laser scanning unit, and image forming apparatus

A flange portion of this semiconductor laser element is press-fitted, with a front face of the semiconductor laser element serving as the leading head, into an externally-contacting hole portion of a through-hole in a vertical wall portion. The externally-contacting hole portion contacts an outer peripheral surface of the flange portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060006

Multi-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A multi-layer electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer includes a charge generating layer and a charge transport layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054856

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, when a processor starts to be supplied with a voltage in a first voltage range from a voltage generator, the processor executes start-up processing with an operation clock of a first frequency, and transmits a voltage adjustment instruction to the voltage generator. On receiving the voltage adjustment instruction, the voltage generator performs voltage adjustment to make the voltage supplied to the processor a voltage in a second voltage range. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052505

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure includes a unit, a high-voltage contact point pin, and a protective member. The unit is mountable/demountable with respect to a main body of the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052490

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes image forming parts, developer containers, developer amount detecting parts, a use setting part and a limit setting part. The image forming parts execute an image forming operation for respective colors of developers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052477

Image forming apparatus including storage container for storing collected waste toner

An image forming apparatus includes a storage container, a detection portion, a determination portion, a first calculation portion, and a first notification processing portion. The storage container stores waste toner collected. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052476

Image forming apparatus including layer thickness control portion to cause rotator to carry toner, and developing device used in image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rotator, a driving control portion, and a layer thickness control portion. The rotator conveys toner to contact position to an image carrying member, and supplies toner to the image carrying member at the contact position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046284

In-package storing of data for an electronic device

An apparatus, shipping container, and system for in-package storing of data for an electronic device are disclosed. In one example, the apparatus comprises an electronic device that has a housing and is packaged in a shipping container that substantially encloses the electronic device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045852

Sheet conveyance apparatus that ensures grounding of discharging member and conveyance roller with simple configuration, and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet conveyance apparatus includes a housing, a rotationally driven conductive shaft, a conveyance roller, a drive transmission unit, a conductive bearing member, a conductive discharging member, a cover member, and a conductive grounding member. The bearing member rotatably supports one end side of a shaft in a sheet width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/16/17 / #20170043972

Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system

A first motor causes a first conveying roller pair to rotate, and a second motor causes a second conveying roller pair and an aligning rotational member to rotate. A control portion temporarily stops the first motor each time a sheet member reaches a position at which the sheet member is subjected to punching. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041487

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus performing effective automated storage tiering. When the system control part of the cpu causes the image processing part to perform image processing of data read from the ssd having a processing speed higher than that of the hdd, the tiering control part measures a ratio of an idle time by the image processing relative to a usage ratio per unit time of the cpu, and determines a movement destination of the data.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/09/17 / #20170036877

Damper mechanism of turning member, relay conveying unit, and image forming apparatus

The damper mechanism includes a rack and a damper unit. The rack is provided in an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034394

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a document reading unit, an image forming unit, an image data saving unit, a correction instruction detection unit, an image correction unit, and a controller. The document reading unit reads an image on a source document and acquires image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034390

Electronic apparatus, link system of electronic apparatuses, and method of linking electronic apparatuses

An electronic apparatus includes: a connection circuit connectable to a network; a command acquisition circuit that acquires a family generation command for generating one family including all electronic apparatuses connected to the network; a detection circuit that detects a plurality of electronic apparatuses connected to the network; and a correspondence relation generation circuit that generates, when the command acquisition circuit receives the family generation command, a correspondence relation with each of the two electronic apparatuses that have not generated a correspondence relation with other electronic apparatuses, out of the plurality of detected electronic apparatuses.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034387

Image reader and image forming apparatus including same

An image reader of the present disclosure includes a contact glass, an automatic document feeder, a first reading module, and a second reading module. The first and second reading modules each acquire black reference data through reading performed by a sensor with a light source turned off, and acquires white reference data through reading performed by the sensor at a position facing a white reference plate with the light source turned on. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034381

Electronic device that ensures reduced power consumption, electric power control method, and recording medium

An electronic device includes a first processing device, a second processing device, and a power state control unit. The power state control unit controls a power state of the electronic device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034369

Image forming apparatus undergoing maintenance work

Provided is an image forming apparatus that prevents the image forming apparatus being operated in a state where a user setting value is changed by a maintenance worker before a user is aware of the change without lowering efficiency of a maintenance work. The image forming apparatus according to the present disclosure is an image forming apparatus whose operation is controlled based on a setting value, and the setting value contains an operation control user setting value set by an administrator user having administrator authority. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032227

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a reduction processing unit, a connecting pixel group detecting unit, and a ruled line determining unit. The reduction processing unit is configured to (a) set a reduction direction as one of a horizontal direction and a vertical direction, and (b) reduce an original image along the reduction direction by a predetermined reduction ratio without reducing the original image along a direction perpendicular to the reduction direction and thereby generate a reduced image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031570

Display device and image processing device

A display device includes a touch panel, a depressed time measuring section, a determining section, a virtual line displaying section, a display mode changing section, and a virtual line hiding section. The depressed time measuring section measures depressed time on the touch panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031456

Operation panel, image forming device provided with same, and image reading device

Provided are an operation panel capable of reliably pressing down a target operation key while saving arrangement space of operation keys, an image forming device provided with the same, and an image reading device. An operation panel (3) is provided with a main body unit (10) having a panel surface (10a) tilted with respect to a horizontal direction and operation keys (12 to 16) protruded from the panel surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031316

Toner container and image forming apparatus

A toner container includes a body housing, the body housing being provided with a toner containing portion, an air flowing portion, an air inlet, and an air outlet. The toner containing portion is configured to contain toner for use in image formation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031305

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an apparatus main body and a paper feed unit. The paper feed unit is detachably fitted to the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031303

Drive transmitting unit and image forming apparatus including this

A drive transmitting unit includes a plurality of gears and a gear case. The plurality of gears composes a part of a gear train transmitting a rotational force from a main driving part to a rotational element within an apparatus body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031301

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a cleaning member, a collecting roller and a cleaning blade. The cleaning member is disposed to be rotatable while being in contact with a surface of an image carrier configured to carry a toner image to the surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031300

Electric apparatus

An electric apparatus includes a power cord having first and second plug portions, and a cord portion, a plug insertion recessed portion, and a cord housing groove. The plug insertion recessed portion has an insertion surface that is formed at a position recessed inward from a side surface, and to which an inlet is attached, a first slope extending from a lower end part of the insertion surface, and a second slope extending from an upper end part of the insertion surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031299

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a driven unit, a coupling mechanism, a driving lever and a locking mechanism. The driven unit is configured to be supported slidably between a storage position and a pull-out position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031298

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member unit having an image carrying member, a developing unit insertable into and drawable out of the image forming apparatus, and a transfer member. The image carrying member unit is movable between a first position where the image carrying member makes contact with the transfer member and a second position where they are apart. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031291

Sheet cassette and imaging forming apparatus provided with same

A sheet cassette includes a bottom portion, a pair of side walls, a lift plate and an auxiliary supporting portion. The pair of side walls stand from the bottom portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031290

Sheet feed cassette that regulates positional displacement of sheet and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet feed cassette includes a bottom portion, a first cursor, a second cursor, and a fixing rack. The second cursor includes a regulating member, a lock member, and a biasing member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031285

Fixing unit and image forming apparatus including this

A fixing unit includes a rotating member and a heat insulating member. The rotating member is heated by a heat source and is configured to rotate around a shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031282

Driving device and image forming apparatus including the same

An image forming apparatus includes an output shaft including a columnar part and a d cut part connected to the columnar part and having a d section, and an electromagnetic clutch including a cylindrical member fitted to the output shaft. The image forming apparatus further includes a key member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031270

Toner container and image forming apparatus

A toner container is attachably and detachably formed at a container-attaching part of an image forming apparatus, and includes a first ic tag. The first ic tag is arranged on a circumferential surface of the toner container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031257

Image carrier unit and image forming apparatus including same

An image carrier unit includes an image carrier, a charging device, and a unit housing. The charging device is attachably/detachably held in the unit housing, and electrically charges a surface of the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031253

Triphenylamine derivative and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A triphenylamine derivative is represented by general formula (1). In the general formula (1): r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, and r10 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen 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, an optionally substituted alkenyl group having a carbon number of at least 2 and no greater than 6, or an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 14; m represents an integer of at least 1 and no greater than 3; and n represents an integer of at least 0 and no greater than 2.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031252

Diamine compound and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A diamine compound is represented by general formula (1). In the general formula (1), r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, and r10 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom, 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, or an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 14. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031251

Benzidine derivative, method for producing benzidine derivative, and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A benzidine derivative is represented by general formula (1). In the general formula (1), r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, and r10 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom, 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, or an optionally substituted aryl group having a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 14. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/02/17 / #20170029226

Sheet feeding device and imaging forming apparatus provided with same

A sheet feeding device includes a sheet feeding unit and a feed unit. The sheet feeding unit includes a housing having a pair of wall portions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170026527

Image forming apparatus and image formation system

An image forming apparatus has a communication unit that receives a print job from an execution request source computer, a printing unit that executes the print job, a controller, and a storage. The storage stores route information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023907

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus therewith

A cleaning device includes a housing, a cleaning blade, and first and second sealing members. The housing has formed therein an opening facing an image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023905

Power supply device, image forming apparatus and method of controlling power supply device

A power supply device includes: a dc-dc converter that includes a switching element, a coil, a capacitor and a controller which controls the turning on and off of the switching element; a detection circuit to which an output voltage of the dc-dc converter is input and which outputs a detection signal whose level is changed depending on whether or not the output voltage is less than a reference voltage; and a power supply control circuit which stops the dc-dc converter when the number of times the level of the detection signal is changed within a predetermined detection period is equal to or more than a specified number of times.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023887

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt, a driving roller, a driven roller, a belt cleaning device, and a counter roller. Toner images formed on image carriers are transferred onto the intermediate transfer belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023881

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device of the present disclosure includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a regulation blade, a casing, a toner receiving support member, a toner receiving member, a vibration generation unit, and a vibration inhibition member. The toner receiving support member is disposed in the casing so as to be opposed to the developing roller or the toner supply roller in an area between the regulation blade and an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023879

Toner container attachable to and detachable from image forming apparatus

A toner container is attachable to and detachable from a toner supply portion of an image forming apparatus. The toner container includes an attaching portion configured to be engaged with an attached portion of the toner supply portion such that the toner container is selectively attached to the toner supply portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023878

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device according to the present disclosure includes a developer container, a duct, a duct coupling portion and a handle portion, and is removable with respect to an image forming apparatus. The duct is formed in the developer container and sucks floating toner together with air within the developer container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023877

Developing device and image forming apparatus that detect toner density

A developing device includes n number of containers, n number of conveying members, n number of first sensors, stirring portions, a switching unit, and a control unit. The n number of conveying members stir and convey respective developers inside the n number of containers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023874

Image carrier unit and image forming apparatus including the same

An image carrier unit of the present disclosure includes an image carrier, a charging device, a unit housing and a drive mechanism. The charging device is fittable to and removable from the unit housing in a direction perpendicular to its longitudinal direction, and has a charging member and a cleaning member for cleaning the charging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019552

Management system that efficiently manages image forming apparatus in units of groups, and management method

A management system includes a management server and one or more image forming apparatuses. The management server includes an operation input unit, a display, a first communication unit, a storage unit, and a manager unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019549

Image forming device

In order to promote the use of a display panel as an operation panel part, if a communicable terminal device (9) is detected (s1), a cpu (10) requests the terminal device (9) to transmit panel information (s2), and determines, on the basis of the panel information, whether or not the operability of the terminal device (9) is higher than that of an operation panel part (6) (s3). If the operability of the terminal device (9) is higher than that of the operation panel part (6), the cpu (10) displays a terminal device utilization screen on a display panel (61) (s4). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019365

Communication between peripheral device and client device

The present disclosure is directed to multi-protocol peripheral device communication. A method involves establishing a network connection between a management computing device and a peripheral device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017910

License management system that ensures effective use of license considering time zone of installed device and license management method

A license management system includes an image forming apparatus and a license management server. The license management server includes a group management database, a license management database, a time zone information table, a group management unit, and a license management unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017445

Remote maintenance system and remote maintenance method

A remote maintenance system includes: a remote maintenance server; and one or more image forming apparatuses, the server including an operation input unit, a display unit, a storage unit that stores panel programs, a communication unit, an image forming apparatus database in which functions are registered, and a manager circuit that acquires, when a serviceman instructs restoration, the panel program to be restored from the storage unit, analyzes which of the functions is to be invoked by the panel program, compares, by referencing the database, the function of the restore-destination apparatus and the function to be invoked, and determines whether the restore-destination apparatus executes the panel program, and instructs the restore-destination apparatus to restore the panel program when it executes the panel program, each image forming apparatus restoring, when receiving a restore instruction, the panel program based on the instruction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017191

Image forming apparatus that ensures improved replacement workability of image carrier unit

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier unit, a developing device, and an intermediate transfer body. The image forming apparatus body includes a positioning member having a positioning hole for inserting a positioning pin in a mounting direction and a guiding member including a guide rail portion for guiding the image carrier unit when mounting and removing the image carrier unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017183

Fixing device having fixing belt and image forming apparatus including the same

Provided is a fixing device including a pair of end deformation restraint members. A restraint body 35 of the end deformation restraint member has an insertion part 38 which is inserted into both end portions of a fixing belt, and restrains deformation of belt end portions by holding both end portions of the fixing belt, which slides on an outer peripheral surface of the insertion part 38, from inside in the insertion part 38. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/19/17 / #20170015516

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a post-processing device, a first magnetic body, and a second magnetic body. The apparatus main body includes an ejecting part configured to eject a sheet toward an ejecting space. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013168

System and method for sharing documents and image forming apparatuses in groups

The present disclosure is directed to image forming apparatuses and methods that enable the sharing of one or more documents and one or more image forming apparatuses among user devices for the task of reproducing image data. The image forming apparatus comprises a processing unit, configured to execute a group management software stored on a computer-readable medium, a network interface, and one or more accessory units configured to reproduce documents. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013142

Image forming apparatus, abnormality management system of image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus is communicable with a management apparatus and includes an abnormality detecting portion, a registered information obtaining portion, a registered-restoration processing portion, a specification receiving portion, a specified-restoration processing portion, and a registration requesting portion. The registered-restoration processing portion executes a registered restoration process in accordance with registered restoration procedure information obtained from the management apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/12/17 / #20170010552

Electrostatic charge image developing toner

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles. Each of the plurality of toner particles includes a toner core and a shell layer covering the toner core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006697

Heatsink and circuit board with heatsink

A heatsink to be mounted on a circuit board including a plurality of electronic parts is constituted of a conductive and rectangular plate-shaped member, and mounted on the circuit board such that a main surface of the heatsink blocks an airflow generated on the circuit board, the heatsink being electrically grounded. The main surface includes a contacting portion disposed in contact with the circuit board and an isolated portion separated from the circuit board, the isolated portion being cut into two parts along a straight line extending in a direction away from the circuit board. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006183

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus in which a user receives benefits in accordance with the number of printing sheets even if there is a copy on which the user don't want to print a discount coupon when printing a plurality of copies. The image forming apparatus includes a discount amount calculating part that calculates a total number of printing sheets by multiplying the number of print copies received by the operation part by the number of printing after all pages of the document is read out by the document reading part, a coupon image generating part that generates a coupon image on which a total discount amount is written, a margin area detecting part that detects a margin area larger than the coupon image from among image data of the document readout by the document reading part and identifies the readout margin area as a superimposing area, and a coupon image superimposing part that superimposes the coupon image on the superimposing area, wherein the discount coupon is issued by printing image data of the document on which the coupon image is superimposed.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006174

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has an image forming unit, a receiving unit, a discrimination unit, and a mode setting unit. The image forming unit forms an image on paper based on image data in either a first mode or a second mode in which image formation is more reliably performed than in the first mode. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006172

Information processing apparatus, setting condition specification method for image forming apparatus

An information processing apparatus can be worn by a user of an image forming apparatus, and includes a camera, a visual line detecting portion, a target image recognizing portion, a positional condition determining portion, and a wireless communication portion. The target image recognizing portion, when a positional condition among setting conditions for image-formation-related processes is specified, recognizes an image of a specification target that is included in a visual field image photographed by the camera, the specification target being a target of specification of the positional condition. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004847

Information processing device and image forming apparatus

An information processing device includes a voice recorder, a retrieval section, and an analysis section. The information processing device utilizes a meeting report on a meeting. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003743

Manipulation system operable by eyewear type terminal device

Provided is a manipulation system that is capable of coping with a manipulation that deals with many selectable setting values in an easy way using an eyewear type terminal device. The eyewear type terminal device includes a view capturing part, a screen display part, a screen creation part that creates a screen on which selection items are arranged and display such a screen on the screen display part, a fixation point detection part, a sample data cutting out part cut out sample data from the front vision field image, and a communication part, the image forming apparatus performs an operation based on the selection item that is received from the eyewear type terminal device and identify a setting value candidate treated as the selection item based on the sample data for transmission to the eyewear type terminal device.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003648

Image forming apparatus including air blower, and sheet guide used in image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a laser scanning unit, an upper guide member, a plurality of reinforcing ribs, and an air blower. The upper guide member is provided below the laser scanning unit and forms an upper guide surface of a sheet conveyance path extending in a direction along a bottom surface of the laser scanning unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003647

Cooling mechanism and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cooling mechanism used for cooling, as a cooled object, either of a unit and a component forming the image forming apparatus. This cooling mechanism includes: a sub frame, a fan-attached part and a duct semi-completed part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003642

Image forming apparatus that suppresses level of unwanted irradiation

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming apparatus body and a unit. The unit is installed on the image forming apparatus body and includes a wireless tag. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003640

Image forming apparatus including photosensitive drum, photosensitive drum unit, bush member

This image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum, a shaft portion, a support portion, and a bush member. The photosensitive drum is configured to hold a toner image to be transferred to a sheet member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003631

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a housing, a cylindrical rotary member, a shaft, a heat source, a bearing and a ring member. The bearing includes an inner race supporting the shaft, and an outer race supporting an inner circumferential portion of the rotary member and being rotatable relatively to the inner race. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003627

Image forming apparatus including waste toner container

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a drum unit, an intermediate transfer unit, a waste toner container, and a first guide portion. The drum unit includes a photoconductor drum. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003625

Separating claw unit and image forming apparatus

A separating claw unit includes: a separating claw provided beside and against a surface of an image carrier on which a toner image to be transferred to a recording paper sheet in a nip area between the image carrier and a transfer section is to be formed, the separating claw being configured to separate the recording paper sheet having passed through the nip area off the surface of the image carrier in a direction away from the surface of the image carrier; and a cushion guide provided next to the separating claw to extend beyond the separating claw in the direction away from the surface of the image carrier, held elastically and displaceably away from the surface of the image carrier, and configured to come into contact with the recording paper sheet to guide the recording paper sheet downstream in a direction of conveyance of the recording paper sheet.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003614

Positively chargeable toner

A positively chargeable toner contains plural toner particles each containing a core, and a shell layer disposed over the core. The shell layer contains a first resin containing at least one repeating unit having an amide group, and a second resin containing at least one repeating unit having a quaternary ammonium cation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003613

Electrostatic latent image developing toner and external additive

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles, the toner particles each include a toner mother particle and a plurality of external additive particles. The toner mother particle contains at least a hinder resin and a colorant. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003608

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An 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, and a binder resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003501

Light scanning device that ensures improved optical performance of optical image formed on scanned surface and image forming apparatus including the same

A light scanning device includes a polygon mirror, a first incidence optical system, a second incidence optical system, a first scanning lens, and a second scanning lens. The polygon mirror includes a deflection surface ensuring entering of the first light beam and the second light beam at an identical timing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/05/17 / #20170001826

Sheet post-processing apparatus and image forming system including same

A sheet post-processing apparatus includes a processing tray, a shift member, a discharge tray, a discharge roller pair, and a pressing member. The shift member moves a sheet loaded on the processing tray in a sheet width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc








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