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Document reading apparatus that reads documents placed on a contact glass and has a document size determining function

. . Provided is a document reading apparatus that is able to determine a document size even when there is a large number of target document sizes to be determined. The diagonal-line-identifying unit identifies a diagonal line for determining size in image data that is read by the scanner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Electronic device that ensures reduced data transfer period and recording medium

An electronic device includes a specific-type data storage device, a startup-mode determining unit, and a device startup unit. The specific-type data storage device ensures storing specific type of data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Display device and display system

A display device includes a display unit for displaying an image while enabling a user to see a target operation panel, a camera unit for taking an image of the target operation panel, a storage unit for storing display data if a button image simulating a button existing on a user specified panel, as well as correspondence relationship information defining a correspondence relationship between the button image and a target button existing on the target operation panel, and a control unit that determines the target button for which the corresponding button image is defined in the correspondence relationship information as a first button, and controls to display the button image corresponding to the first button so as to overlap the first button.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

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

In a mobile terminal apparatus, a user identifying unit (a) extracts a printed matter image of a printed matter in a photo image taken by an imaging device, (b) transmits to an image forming apparatus a user inquiry with the printed matter image, (c) receives a response to the user inquiry from the image forming apparatus, and (d) displays the photo image on a display device and displays the user name indicated by the response so as to accompany the printed matter image in the displayed photo image. In the image forming apparatus, a printed matter history managing unit determines a document image that agrees with a printed matter image on the basis of a printed matter history upon receiving the user inquiry and the printed matter image, and transmits as the response a user name of a user associated with the determined document image.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

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

An image forming apparatus displays preview images representing respective images to be formed on a front side and a back side of paper p. The image forming apparatus includes a display, a display section, a receiving section, and an instruction section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Information processing device and image forming system

An information processing device includes a display unit, an operation reception unit, a communication unit, a storage unit, a printer driver unit, and a communication control section. When the operation reception unit receives designation of a color of a recording medium, the printer driver unit acquires position information of a paper feed cassette associated with color information indicating the designated color of the recording paper from the storage unit, and adds, as a part of printing conditions, a first command for instructing that the acquired recording medium be used in a printing process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

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

A tablet terminal device includes a display and a controller. The controller includes a detection section, a first determination section, a duration measuring section, a second determination section, and an execution section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Toner conveyance device and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner conveyance device includes a conveying screw having a shaft and a spiral blade. The spiral blade includes a start end-side blade adjacent to a bearing positioned at a start end part side in a toner conveyance path, a terminal-side blade adjacent to a bearing positioned at a terminal part side, and an intermediate blade. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing member, a rotatable pressuring member and an electric charge supplying device. The fixing member contacts a recording medium having a toner image and heats the recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Positively chargeable toner

A positively chargeable toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner mother particle and external additives adhering to a surface of the toner mother particle. The toner particles of the positively chargeable toner each include a silica particle as one of the external additives and a titania particle as another one of the external additives. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

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

An image forming apparatus includes an operation panel that includes an operation key. A mobile terminal apparatus includes an imaging device, a display device, a touch panel, a key detecting unit, and a key command transmitting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Sheet storage cassette and image forming apparatus including same

A sheet storage cassette of the present disclosure includes a sheet storage portion, a rack and a cursor. The cursor aligns sheets. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Buffer material

A buffer material includes a pair of impact absorption parts. Each of the pair of impact absorption parts has a first rectangular plate part, which is formed by cutting a predetermined place of the sheet material and is bendable downward along one end edge, and a second rectangular plate part which is concatenated to the other end edge of the first rectangular plate part and has a length in a direction along the other end edge, which is longer than a length in the direction of the first rectangular plate part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

Ink-jet recording apparatus

An ink-jet recording apparatus of the present disclosure includes a recording head, a cap portion, and a moisture-retaining agent supply mechanism. The cap portion caps the recording head. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270384

Cable support mechanism and automatic document feeder including same, and image forming apparatus

A cable support mechanism has a cable support portion, and supports two flexible cables which are ribbon-shaped and in each of which a plurality of conductors are arranged in parallel to each other in a coating material. The cable support portion includes a first support surface, a second support surface, and a plurality of guide ribs. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270374

Document pressing unit, and automatic document conveying device and image forming apparatus provided with the same

A document pressing unit is openable with respect to an apparatus body including a placement portion on which a document is placed, and is configured to press the document from above. The document pressing unit includes a body frame, a pair of hinge units, a pair of metal fixing members, and fastening screws. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180270364

Mtf measuring method for measuring mtf of contact image sensors, and mtf adjusting method

Provided is a mtf measuring method that is capable of estimating an accurate mtf curve in one measurement. The method is a mtf measuring method for measuring the mtf of a cis that includes a cmos sensor, and a lens that directs incident reflected light from a document via a contact glass to the cmos sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180268743

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes an encryption processing unit, a storage unit, a decryption processing unit, a decryption processing unit, and an image output unit. The encryption processing unit encrypts non-compressed image data that is not compressed and indicates a raw image as a target of the forming to generate encrypted image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267454

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing portion, a conveyance path, and an electricity removing portion. The conveyance path has a guide surface configured to guide a sheet with a toner image transferred thereto, to the fixing portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180267426

Image forming apparatus and development unit

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a development unit, and an apparatus main body. On the image carrier, an electrostatic latent image is formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265321

Sheet discharging device and image forming apparatus therewith

A sheet discharging device has a discharge roller pair and a sheet discharge tray arranged selectively either in a first position where the sheet discharge tray is stowed along a side surface of an apparatus main body or in a second position where the sheet discharge tray, swung downward from the first position, protrudes beyond the side surface. The sheet discharge tray has a hook member holding, with one of rotation shafts of the discharge roller pair acting as an engagement shaft, the sheet discharge tray in the first position by engaging with the engagement shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180265245

Packaging box and packaging form of toner cartridge

A packaging box includes a bending piece provided at an end part of the other end side of a tubular side plate of the packaging box, and pressed while being surrounded by a breakable line and a bending line so as to be broken and bent to the inside of the box along the breakable line. In the bending state, the bending piece is configured such that its distal end part is positioned at the other end side from a receiving area of an object to be packaged and inhibits movement of the object to be packaged to the other end side.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180264857

Driving device, sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus including same

A driving device includes a motor, a drive gear, a swing gear, a first gear member, a second gear member, a frame, and a bracket. The swing gear can swing between a first position engaging with the first gear member and a second position engaging with the second gear member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/20/18 / #20180264824

Head cleaning mechanism and inkjet recording apparatus including the same

A head cleaning mechanism includes a recording head and a wiper. The recording head has an ink ejection surface in which ink ejection ports are opened. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180255200

Electronic imprinting device that affixes imprint data to document data

An electronic imprinting device includes a display, an operation unit, a recognition processing unit, a storage unit, and an imprint processing unit. The display performs a display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253056

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a housing, an attachable and detachable device, a cover member, and a rotation angle restricting member. The housing has an opening and an attachment section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253046

Fixing device that reduces growth of toner attaching onto separation claw for separating medium from fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressurizing body, a separation claw, and a supporting member. The heating body heats a medium where a toner image is formed while the heating body rotates around a shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253044

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a fixing section, and a frame unit. The image forming section forms a toner image on a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180253033

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device includes a developing container, first and second stirring-conveyance members, a developer carrier, a toner concentration sensor, a scraper, and a scraper attachment unit. The second stirring-conveyance member includes a rotation shaft, a first spiral blade to convey developer in an axial direction, and a second spiral blade to overlap a region where the first spiral blade is formed, which is opposite to the first spiral blade in phase, and lower than the first spiral blade in height in a radial direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

09/06/18 / #20180252756

Electric field sensor and image forming apparatus therewith

An electric field sensor has a semiconductor stack, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The semiconductor stack includes a first semiconductor layer of a first conductive type and a second semiconductor layer of a conductive type opposite to the first conductive type stacked on the first semiconductor layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180241895

Image reading device capable of locking movement of carriage, image forming apparatus, locking member

An image reading device includes a housing, a carriage, and a lock mechanism. The housing includes an exterior member and a document sheet placement surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239654

Image forming apparatus, management server, and information processing method

An image forming apparatus includes: a memory that stores a package file including an api execution propriety table and a storage file, propriety of a call and execution of one or more application programming interfaces (apis) from a program that runs on the image forming apparatus itself being described in the api execution propriety table, the one or more apis being provided for the program to use a function of the image forming apparatus itself, the storage file storing the program; and a processor that operates as a program execution platform for executing the program, the program execution platform including the one or more apis and a table check unit, the table check unit checking the api execution propriety table in a case where any of the one or more apis is called when the program is executed to determine propriety of execution of the called api.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239554

Linking server and information processing method

Provided is a linking server that can easily link outputted data with another system. The linking server includes: a communication unit that is capable of communicating between a management server that collects one or more pieces of operating information from one or more image forming apparatus, and an external system that performs processing using the one or more pieces of operating information; a storage unit; an input/output unit that acquires the one or more pieces of operating information that is outputted from the management server, and stores that operating information in the storage unit; and a packaging unit that acquires the one or more pieces of operating information, generates compressed data by performing a compression process and a packaging process, and writes the generated compressed data back into the storage unit; wherein the input/output unit outputs the compressed data to the external system.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239296

Belt cleaning device, image forming apparatus

In a belt cleaning device, a pivot member supports a first rotation shaft of a cleaning roller in a rotatable manner, and is supported by a second rotation shaft of a collection roller. An elastic member keeps the cleaning roller contact with an endless belt at a position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239283

Image forming apparatus that forms image on sheet

An image forming apparatus includes a transport unit, an image forming unit, an output tray, a toner container, and a processor that realizes a function of a conformity decision unit, a change reception unit, and a controller. The controller discharges, when the conformity decision unit decides that the toner container is not a conforming product, a quality check sheet to the output tray each time a predetermined number of sheets have been printed, or each time a predetermined time has elapsed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180239280

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a heating source, a guiding part, a temperature sensing part and a charging part. The heating source supplies the heating body heat used for heating the medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180236779

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a housing in which a light source, a laser scanning member, a light detecting portion configured to detect light incident on a predetermined position in a scanning path of the light scanned by the laser scanning member, and a scanning lens configured to cause the light scanned by the laser scanning member to be scanned at an equal speed on an image carrier, are disposed; a temperature gradient detecting portion, configured to detect a temperature gradient of the housing, a heater configured to heat the image carrier or a sheet; and a correction processing portion configured to correct the emission start timing based on the temperature detected by the temperature gradient detecting portion, and a predetermined expression, and change content of the expression based on an operation state of the heater at a start of an image formation process.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180236775

Inkjet recording apparatus capable of preventing backflow of ink

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a first storage part, a second storage part, an ejection part, a first supply path, a regulation part, and a second supply path. The second storage part is provided higher than the first storage part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180236768

Inkjet recording apparatus, inkjet recording method

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a piezoelectric element, an extraction processing portion, and a drive control portion. The piezoelectric element is provided in correspondence with a nozzle, and upon input of a first drive signal, causes ink to be ejected from the nozzle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180236763

Inkjet recording apparatus, inkjet recording method

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a piezoelectric element, an extraction processing portion, and a drive control portion. The piezoelectric element is provided in correspondence with a nozzle, and upon input of a first drive signal, causes ink to be ejected from the nozzle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/23/18 / #20180236682

Hole punching device, finisher, and image forming system

The hole punching device includes rotary-to-reciprocating motion converters that convert rotational motion of a punch shaft connected to a punch motor into up-and-down motion of punch blades, and a short circuiting switch that short-circuits between terminals of the punch motor. The hole punching device further includes a braking current detector that detects braking current flowing through inter-terminal resistance of the punch motor, a braking current comparison unit that turns on the short circuiting switch once and compares a detected braking-current value detected by the braking current detector with a preset reference braking-current value, and a brake time determination unit that determines the time to turn on the short circuiting switch to apply a short circuit brake based on the comparison result obtained by the braking current comparison unit.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234570

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and reading medium that ensure efficient use of weekly timer

An image forming method includes operating, receiving, and setting. The operating includes operating in an operation mode of a plurality of operation modes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234569

Image forming apparatus that counts number of prints and storage medium

Provided is an image forming apparatus capable of counting a number of prints with high accuracy and a recording medium. An mfp that includes a monochrome counter for monochrome printing and a color counter for color printing sets the monochrome counter as a target counter for reflecting the number of prints in a printing process when only monochrome toner of monochrome toner and color toner is consumed in the printing process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180234567

Scanner having a document shredding mechanism

An image forming apparatus has a scanning apparatus. The scanning apparatus has a control panel to enter operating instructions to the image forming apparatus to scan and store a document or scan, store and shred the document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180232186

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a display section, an operation acceptance section, a printing section, an external terminal, a display control section, a readout control section, an interpreter section, and a control section. The readout control section reads metadata on a print job from a usb memory connected to the external terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180231920

Developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A developing device has a developing roller, a toner feeding roller, a regulating blade, a casing, a film member, a biasing member, and first and second gears. The casing has an inner wall part facing the developing roller between the regulating blade and an image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/16/18 / #20180229504

Ink-jet recording apparatus

An ink-jet recording apparatus of the present disclosure includes a recording portion, a cap unit, a wipe unit, and a lid member. The recording portion has a recording head. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227462

Document reading unit that ensures distinguishing and reading fluorescent color

A document reading unit includes an r light source, a g light source, a b light source, a uv light source, a lighting control unit, a first photoelectric conversion element, a second photoelectric conversion element, a lens, and an output unit. The first photoelectric conversion element includes an m filter. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180227455

Image reading device

An image reading device includes an angle restriction part 212a that restricts an inclination angle with respect to a document table glass (203) when viewed from a sub-scanning direction of a flat cable (214) such that a contact portion is biased to one side of the flat cable (214) in a main scanning direction when an upper surface part of the flat cable (214) contacts with the document table glass (203) with movement of an image reading unit (210).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180225005

Operation input device and operation input method

An operation input device includes a touch panel, a hand detecting processor, and a region setting processor. The hand detecting processor detects a position and a shape of a hand that is proximate to the touch panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224793

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a sheet conveying device, a foreign substance separating unit has an air discharge chamber, foreign substance collection chamber, air introduction chamber, a plurality of first air vents formed in a first partition wall that partitions the air introduction chamber and the foreign substance collection chamber, a plurality of second air vents formed in a second partition wall that partitions the air introduction chamber and the air discharge chamber, centrifugal separation parts each including a reverse truncated cone-like wall portion extending downward from each of the first air vents, cylindrical parts that each are provided coaxially with each of the centrifugal separation parts, and an inclination surface portion that is formed around each of the cylindrical parts above each of the first air vents and is inclined in a circumferential direction.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224765

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

Toner particles of a toner each include a toner mother particle and an external additive. The toner mother particle includes a toner core containing a binder resin and a shell layer covering a surface of the toner core. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180224764

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles containing a binder resin. The binder resin has an amide bond and an ester bond. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/09/18 / #20180222701

Sheet feeding apparatus including sheet storage unit which can be pushed into or pulled out of apparatus body, and image forming apparatus

The sheet feeding apparatus includes a first cursor. The first cursor comes in contact with a side face of a stack of sheets, and can move between a restriction position and a retracted position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220046

Image processing apparatus

The edge pixel determining unit (21) determines edge pixels in an input image, and the property determining unit (23) determines an edge pixel of a ruled-line edge among the determined edge pixels. The output image processing unit (12) performs predetermined image processing for the edge pixels so as to make a toner consumption amount of the edge pixel of the ruled-line edge smaller than a toner consumption amount of an edge pixel other than the edge pixel of the ruled-line edge.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220043

System that performs login using authentication based on face image included in login system

A system includes an electronic device and a login system. The electronic device ensures a login in response to login information for a login received from outside of the system. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220042

Image forming method for private output using mobile terminal

An image forming method includes: receiving a print job and a print job ticket by at least one image forming apparatus; waiting for an access from a mobile terminal having user id data using a wireless communication; authenticating for accessing the print job ticket using the user id data by the image forming apparatus determined to be closest to the mobile terminal; transferring the print job ticket to the closest image forming apparatus in response to the access from the mobile terminal to the closest image forming apparatus; acquiring a facial image of a user in front of the closest image forming apparatus in response to the authentication; recognizing a face of an owner of the print job ticket in the acquired facial image to cause the closest image forming apparatus to print the image data; and printing the image data while the facial image is being recognized.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220041

Image forming method for private output using mobile terminal

An image forming method includes: sending a print job and a print job ticket including user id data from a terminal to an image forming apparatus and sending the print job ticket to a mobile terminal; receiving the print job ticket by the image forming apparatus; waiting for an access from a mobile terminal having the user id data using a wireless communication in a specified range from the image forming apparatus; authenticating for accessing the print job ticket in the image forming apparatus using the user id data; acquiring a facial image of a user in front of the image forming apparatus in response to the authentication; recognizing a face of an owner of the print job ticket in the acquired facial image to cause the image forming apparatus to print the image data; and printing the image data while the facial image is being recognized.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220036

Data transmission system and data transmission method

Provided is a data transmission system that accurately performs transmitting and receiving of job data. A cloud server transmits job data, a vibration-detection sensor of a gateway detects vibration that is applied to the gateway, a vibration-detection sensor of an mfp detects vibration that is applied to the mfp, the gateway stores job data that is received from the cloud server in memory of the gateway, and then transmits the job data to the mfp. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220030

Laser scanning unit and image forming apparatus

A laser scanning unit includes a rotary polygon mirror, a shaft support portion, a plurality of light application portions, and a plurality of scanning lenses. The plurality of light application portions are configured to cause light beams to be incident at a plurality of incidence positions different in an axial direction parallel to the rotary shaft on the rotary polygon mirror. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220029

Image forming apparatus that facilitates confirmation of order of pages and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes an identification-mark making unit. The identification-mark making unit makes a page identification mark for identifying a page, on a predetermined position of a paper sheet during printing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220024

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a removal roller, a collecting roller, a blade, and a toner storage section. The removal roller and the collecting roller do not have relationship such that a rotation speed or a diameter of one of the removal roller and the collecting roller is an integral multiple of a rotation speed or a diameter of the other removal roller and collecting roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180220011

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

Upon detecting an internal error, an image forming apparatus displays a 2-dimensional code obtained by encoding guide data corresponding to an error type of the detected internal error, the guide data indicating (a) a distance and a direction to a guide object and (b) a guide text. A mobile terminal apparatus (a) photographs the 2-dimensional code, (b) decodes the photographed 2-dimensional code to guide data, (c) detects a direction of the mobile terminal apparatus using a direction detecting device, and (d) displays a scene image being photographed by an imaging device and notifies a user of a location of the guide object by displaying a guide marker with the guide text onto the scene image, the guide marker corresponding to (dl) a difference between the detected direction of the mobile terminal apparatus and the direction to the guide object and (d2) the distance to the guide object.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180219720

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

Provided is an image forming system including an image forming apparatus and a server. The server stores management data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218550

Security system

To ensure that guest abnormal behavior can be easily found by visual inspection. A security system includes a staff electronic name tag device (sentd), a guest electronic name tag device (gentd), a monitoring device, a guest management device, and a gate device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180218143

Electronic apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing lock managing program

In an electronic apparatus, a display device displays an unlock screen that includes a mark pattern of one or plural marks. A touch panel (a) detects as one unlock operation a user operation performed at one time to a part or all of the one or plural marks and (b) is capable of detecting as a registered unlock operation pattern the unlock operations performed a preset number of times. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217741

Display device

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

08/02/18 / #20180217688

Pen-type input apparatus and display-input system

Provided is technology that makes it easy to select a format for inputting drawings or characters when inputting to a display apparatus such as a tablet or the like using a touch pen. A display-input system includes a tablet, and a touch pen as an input unit for the tablet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217647

Document reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

Provided is a document reading apparatus capable of preventing erasure of print information printed with erasable ink. If the document reading apparatus accepts a document reading instruction in a state where a plurality of documents are stacked in the document stacking tray, this apparatus causes a document feeding section to successively feed the documents one by one. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217606

Self-traveling vehicle system, self-traveling vehicle, and method for controlling travel of self-traveling vehicle

A self-traveling vehicle of the present disclosure includes a controller. Every time a marker sensor detects a command marker during travel of the self-traveling vehicle, the controller reads from storage a command of a command group among a plurality of command groups, and executes content of the read command. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217605

Self-propelled vehicle system, self-propelled vehicle, and drive control method of self-propelled vehicle

The self-propelled vehicle system includes a drive line, a start marker, and a self-propelled vehicle. The self-propelled vehicle includes a plurality of drive line sensors arranged, in a direction intersecting with the travel direction of the self-propelled vehicle, at a wider range than a width of the drive line, a marker sensor that detects the start marker, and a control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217549

Image forming device including sheet conveying portion

An image forming device includes a sheet transport portion; an image forming portion; and a sheet conveying portion. The sheet conveying portion includes: a guide plate extending in a sheet width direction; a plurality of guide ribs arranged on the guide plate along the sheet width direction and extending along the sheet convey direction, each having a sheet guide surface guiding the sheet being conveyed; and a suction portion which causes suction air to act on a sheet guided by the guide ribs to bring the sheet into close contact with the sheet guide surface via suction holes opened in the guide plate and which is configured to reduce an air amount of the suction air in regions of the guide ribs on the downstream side in the sheet convey direction to be smaller than that in regions of the guide ribs on an upstream side.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217544

Image forming apparatus detecting status of motor

A motor driving unit controls motor conducted current of a brushed dc motor on the basis of a motor control signal. A motor control unit provides the motor control signal to the motor driving unit and thereby controls the brushed dc motor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217532

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a charging part and a collecting part. The heating body contacts with a medium having a toner image while rotating to heat the medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217531

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A first rotating body heats media on which a toner image is formed at a heating temperature. A second rotating body sandwiches the media in cooperation with the first rotating body and presses the media. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217530

Image forming apparatus

In order to prevent interference between a primary transfer bias voltage and a secondary transfer bias voltage, and to prevent occurrence of an image defect due to interference between these bias voltages, an image forming apparatus includes a plurality of primary transfer rollers, an intermediate transfer belt, a drive roller, a secondary transfer roller, and a rectifier roller. A primary transfer bias voltage of a polarity opposite to the polarity of toner is applied to a primary transfer bias applying unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217526

Image forming apparatus for cleaning intermediate transfer belt

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a removal roller, a collection roller, a housing, a screw, and a seal. The removal roller rotates while in contact with the intermediate transfer belt and removes residual toner from the intermediate transfer belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217525

Cleaning apparatus that reduces backflow of toner to intermediate transfer belt side and image forming apparatus

A cleaning apparatus removes a toner and a paper dust remaining on an intermediate transfer belt. The pressure reducing member includes a fitting hole and an outer peripheral portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217516

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles (10) each including a toner mother particle (11) and an external additive adhering to a surface of the toner mother particle (11). The toner mother particles (11) contain a crystalline polyester resin and a non-crystalline polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217514

Electrostatic latent image developing toner, image forming apparatus, and image formation method

A toner has positive chargeability. Particles of the toner each include a toner mother particle and external additive particles adhering to a surface of the toner mother particle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180217512

Electrophotographic photosensitive body and image forming apparatus provided with same

This electrophotographic photosensitive body (20) comprises a supporting body (20a) and a photosensitive layer (20b) that is formed on the surface of the supporting body (20a). The surface of the photosensitive layer (20b) has an arithmetic mean roughness ra within the range of from 20 nm to 100 nm (inclusive), a ten-point average roughness rz within the range of from 0.2 μm to 1.0 μm (inclusive) and a mean spacing of profile irregularities sm of 20 μm or less in the initial stage of use.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

08/02/18 / #20180215183

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer is a single-layer photosensitive layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213121

Image processing apparatus

A crease detecting unit 13 detects a crease in a document image. A toner peeling detecting unit (a) detects as a toner peeling part a pixel area on the crease, the pixel area (a1) having a width of the predetermined number of pixels in a direction perpendicular to the crease, (a2) having a background color, and (a3) of which both sides are adjacent to at least two pixels in a direction perpendicular to the crease, the at least two pixels having a color other than the back ground color, and (b) corrects a pixel value of the toner peeling part on the basis of pixel values of at least two pixels adjacent to both sides of the pixel area.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213116

Document printing system that includes online payment service and image forming apparatus accepting document, and recording medium

A document printing system includes an image forming apparatus, a print-data generating unit, a charge calculator, and a payment code notification unit. The image forming apparatus includes a print device and a document accepting unit that accepts a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213115

Document printing system that includes online payment service and image forming apparatus, and recording medium

A document printing system includes an image forming apparatus, a print data management unit, a charge calculator, and a payment code notification unit. The image forming apparatus includes a print device and a driver installer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213109

Facsimile apparatus

A facsimile apparatus includes a facsimile control unit, a subbox generating unit, and a facsimile managing unit. The facsimile control unit is configured to obtain facsimile image data of a received facsimile. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180213096

Screen display apparatus that continuously executes obtaining of display data, and recording medium therefor

A screen display apparatus includes a display device, a display control unit, and a display data obtaining unit. The display data obtaining unit executes a sequence of processes from a request of the display data to a source to obtaining of the display data from the source for a plurality of items of the display data without performing parallel process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180211246

Document printing system that includes online payment service, image forming apparatus, and electronic device having web browser

A document printing system includes an image forming apparatus, an electronic device, a print-data generating unit, a charge calculator, and a payment code notification unit. The image forming apparatus includes a document accepting unit that accepts a document via a web page. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210691

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a 2d code detecting unit detects a 2-dimensional code in a document image to be printed. A divisional code distributing unit (a) removes the 2-dimensional code in the document image, (b) divides the 2-dimensional code into a predetermined number of divisional codes, (c) performs a zooming process and/or a rotation process for a part or all of the divisional codes, (d) distributes the divisional codes after the zooming process and/or the rotation process, and (e) generates and outputs a decode key that includes (e1) the number of the divisional codes, (e2) positions of the divisional codes, and (e3) a zooming ratio of the zooming process and/or a rotation angle of the rotation process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210681

Image forming system and image forming method

An image forming system includes an information processing apparatus and an image forming apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes a printing job generation unit that generates, on a basis of document data, a printing job including data of a printing condition for a printing operation to be executed by the image forming apparatus, a data writing unit that writes, in the external memory, an auto-run program for causing the image forming apparatus to automatically execute the printing operation, and the printing job, and a first controller that controls the data writing unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210680

Image forming apparatus and firmware updating method of the same

An image forming apparatus includes a session determining section that determines to execute a multipoint session, a first request section that enquires about whether to participate in the multipoint session to other image forming apparatuses, a group forming section that forms a group that participates in the multipoint session including the image forming apparatus and the other image forming apparatuses that have sent a response to participate in the multipoint session when the response to participate in the multipoint session is received from the other image forming apparatuses, and a second request section that enquires about whether to execute the multipoint session to all of the other image forming apparatuses included in the group.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210678

Display input device and image forming device

A display input device includes a display unit, a display control section, a touch panel, a message control section, and a determination section. When there is a notification item to notify a user during processing of an image forming device, the message control section instructs the display control section on contents of a message. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210630

Display device and display method

A display device includes a first reception unit, a determination unit, and a display control unit. The first reception unit receives a request for display of a plurality of lists. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210616

Mobile terminal device and method for controlling mobile terminal device

A mobile terminal device includes: a display section of a touch panel type; and a control section performing screen display control on the display section and operating in accordance with touch operation performed on a screen of the display section, wherein the control section generates a virtual button corresponding to an existing button originally arranged at a predetermined position of a screen image of a desired application, arranges the virtual button at another predetermined position of the screen image, causes the display section to display on the screen thereof, the screen image on which the virtual button is arranged, and upon touch operation performed on the virtual button, operates on assumption that touch operation has been performed on the existing button corresponding to the virtual button.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210391

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a mover. The transmitter is arranged outside the case main body and transmits rotation to the rotator. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210386

Integrated sensor and image forming apparatus therewith

An integrated sensor has a density detection sensor, a sensor board, and a potential sensor pattern. The density detection sensor detects the density of a toner image formed on a toner image carrying member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210382

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body and a fixing device. The apparatus main body is formed such that its interior can be opened. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210372

Toner receiving device, and image forming apparatus including the same

In a toner receiving device, an opening/closing member closes and opens the toner receiving port. The opening/closing member moves from a closing position to an opening position when attaching the toner case. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210371

Toner receiving device, and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner receiving device includes a toner receiving port, a seal member, an opening/closing member, and an elastic member. The toner receiving port receives toner supplied from a toner case. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210370

Image forming apparatus

A lever member is displaceably provided to a toner container. A container locking mechanism locks the toner container at a mounting position in a container mounting portion when the lever member is operated from a first operation position to a second operation position in a state where the toner container is located at the mounting position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180210357

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

Toner particles each include a toner core, a shell layer covering a surface of the toner core, and a plurality of wax particles. The toner core contains a binder resin and does not contain a wax. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207962

Inkjet recording apparatus

A control section of an inkjet recording apparatus forms a test chart between both ends of a recording medium in a recording-medium width direction by drawing a plurality of line sets, in each of which there are arranged a predetermined number of lines each extending in a recording-medium conveyance direction and each drawn with ink ejected from a single one of the plurality of ink ejection nozzles, by sequentially shifting the plurality of line sets by one line in the recording-medium width direction, each time the recording medium proceeds a predetermined distance in the recording-medium conveyance direction. Further, the control section detects, by using the detection section, presence/absence of ink on each of the plurality of lines drawn in the test chart, and determines presence/absence of a defective pixel, and a position of the defective pixel.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207945

Inkjet recording apparatus

In an inkjet recording apparatus, a control section forms a test chart in which a plurality of lines, each extending along the recording-medium width direction, are drawn arranged along the recording-medium conveyance direction by making the ink ejection nozzles eject ink, while gradually changing either ink ejection timing with respect to each of the ink ejection nozzles or a recording-medium conveyance speed. Furthermore, the control section checks for, and corrects, pixel deviation in the recording-medium conveyance direction based on the test chart.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207940

Inkjet recording apparatus

The inkjet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a heater, a first control portion, and a second control portion. The recording head is configured to eject ink toward a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207936

Recording head recovery system, head cleaning mechanism, and inkjet recording apparatus having the same

Provided is a recording head recovery system, which includes a recording head and a wiper. The recording head includes an ink ejection surface provided with an ink ejection region in which ink ejection ports are formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/26/18 / #20180207929

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveyance section, a conveyance belt, a recording section, a suction fan, a current detection section, a recording-medium detection section, and a control section. After passage of a predetermined time since detection of presence of a recording medium performed by the recording-medium detection section, the control section makes a judgment on whether a drive current applied to the suction fan detected by the current detection section exceeds a first threshold value determined in advance, and in a case where the drive current applied to the suction fan does not exceed the first threshold value, the control section prohibits the recording section from ejecting ink.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205833

Image processing apparatus

This image processing apparatus performs image processing on image data, and includes an edit-region identifying section identifying a user-specified region in the image data as an edit region, a character-position identifying section identifying the positions of individual characters in the image data, a character-region generating section generating a character region for each of the characters whose positions have been identified by the character-position identifying section, an edit-character-string identifying section identifying an edit character string based on candidate characters identified by determining the degree of overlay between the edit region and character region, and an image processing unit performing image processing on the edit character string identified by the edit-character-string identifying section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180205633

Ad hoc network route construction system, node, and center node

A node receives, from a center node, a request packet including a data part in which a mac address and position information of the center node are described, determines whether or not there is a request destination node, where determining that there is the request destination node, additionally describes a mac address and position information of the node itself in the data part, and transmits the described request packet to the request destination node, where determining that there is no request destination node, determines that the node itself is a terminal node, where determining that the node itself is the terminal node, generates a reply packet including a data part in which all of mac addresses and all pieces of position information described in the data part of the received request packet are described, and transmits the reply packet to a request source node.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180204098

Image forming system

An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a mobile terminal. The image forming apparatus forms an image on paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203868

Display control apparatus and display control method

A smartphone displays a web page. The web page includes a first object exhibiting an image and a second object exhibiting a link. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203404

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive drum, a cleaning blade, and a movement mechanism. The movement mechanism reciprocates the photosensitive drum in an axial direction of the photosensitive drum in a specific cycle. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203382

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a cover. The case main body stores a toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203376

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a development roller, a layer-thickness limiting member, and a first screw. The development roller includes a fixed magnet and a sleeve. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/19/18 / #20180203371

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

Toner particles contain a non-crystalline polyester resin, a crystalline polyester resin, a styrene-acrylic acid-based resin, and a releasing agent. An amount of the releasing agent contained in the toner is at least 7.5% by mass and no greater than 12.5% by mass. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198950

Information processing apparatus and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor, in which the processor is configured to operate as an attribution area detection unit that detects an attribution area from a document image, the attribution area including an attribution image representing attribution information, an attribution image detection unit that detects the attribution image included in the attribution area, an attribution information extraction unit that extracts the attribution information represented by the attribution image, a marking detection unit that detects a marking image from an article area, the article area being an area excluding the attribution area in the document image, a marking area image generation unit that generates, from the document image, a marking area image surrounded by the marking image, and a combined image generation unit that combines the marking area image and a character string representing the attribution information to generate a combined image.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198934

Sensor mounting structure, fixing device, and image forming apparatus therewith

A sensor mounting structure includes a positioning member, a holding member, and a biasing member. The positioning member is a mounting reference of a sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198927

Data transmission system and data transmission method

The invention backups job data, and detects and predicts the occurrence of trouble in a storage device. A gateway registers job data registered in a hdd and vibration-detection information of a vibration-detection sensor received from a user terminal in a memory, and then transmits the job data to a mfp. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180198776

Authentication system and authentication method

Provided is an authentication system that achieves simple single sign-on used by an mfp. A management application includes a first authentication-request unit that transmits an authentication request to a management server and delivers a token to an execution platform. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196625

Server device, recording medium, and information processing system

A server device obtains printable data from a terminal device; generates intermediate data on a basis of the printable data; supplies the intermediate data to the plurality of image forming apparatuses recorded in the resolution table; obtains a plurality of rasterized data depending on the different resolutions, the plurality of rasterized data being generated on a basis of the intermediate data by the plurality of image forming apparatuses; accepts a pull-print request from a pull-print image forming apparatus and obtains a pull-print resolution, the pull-print image forming apparatus being an image forming apparatus that executes pull-print, the pull-print resolution being a resolution of the pull-print image forming apparatus; determines whether a resolution same as the pull-print resolution is recorded in the resolution table or not; and supplies rasterized data to the pull-print image forming apparatus, the rasterized data depending on the resolution the same as the pull-print resolution.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196382

Fixing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressing member, a charger, and adjusting part. The fixing member heats toner images on media. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196369

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a high-voltage generating circuit which applies to a charging member an oscillation voltage in which a dc voltage and an ac voltage are superimposed, a voltage controller which controls the dc voltage and a peak-to-peak voltage value vpp of the ac voltage, and a current detector which detects a dc current value idc between the charging member and an image carrier. The voltage controller detects an idc(o′) when an oscillation voltage having a vpp(o′) at an intersection point of a straight line l1 passing through coordinates a(vpp(a), idc(a)) and coordinates b(vpp(b), idc(b)) and a straight line passing through coordinates c(vpp(c), idc(c)) and parallel to a coordinate axis representing vpp. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180196368

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes plural toner particles containing a crystalline resin, a non-crystalline resin, and a plurality of releasing agent domains. The number of releasing agent domains having a dispersion diameter of at least 50 nm and no greater than 700 nm is at least 15 and no greater than 50 per one toner particle in cross-sections of the toner particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194141

Recording head and ink-jet recording apparatus provided with the same

A recording head is provided with an ink ejection surface and a cleaning liquid supply surface. The ink ejection surface includes a nozzle region in which a plurality of ink ejection nozzles for ejecting ink onto a recording medium are open. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/12/18 / #20180194140

Head cleaning mechanism and ink jet recording apparatus including the same

A head cleaning mechanism of the disclosure includes a recording head and a wiper. The recording head includes an ink ejection surface in which an ink ejection area with a plurality of ink ejection ports opened therein is provided. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/05/18 / #20180191915

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

07/05/18 / #20180188678

Image forming system, mobile terminal apparatus, and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (2) comprises: a consumables managing unit (42) that detects consumables exhaustion of a printing device (31), and a wireless beacon (34) that transmits a consumables exhaustion signal without specifying a receiver when the consumables exhaustion of the printing device is detected. One or plural mobile terminal apparatuses (1) comprises a wireless communication device (11) that receives the consumables exhaustion signal, and a notification device that notifies of consumables exhaustion when the consumables exhaustion signal is received.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

07/05/18 / #20180188665

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a toner core (11) and a shell layer (12) disposed over a surface of the toner core (11). The toner core (11) contains a polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183978

Authentication setting system and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (a) causes the image scanning device to scan an image of: (a1) the mobile terminal apparatus before model changing that displays the subscriber id, (a2) the mobile terminal apparatus after model changing that displays the subscriber id, and (a3) a fill-in form in which the authentication setting information was written on a platen glass as one-time scanning and generate a scanned image, (b) extracts the subscriber ids of the mobile terminal apparatuses and the authentication setting information, (c) causes the wireless communication device to transmit the authentication setting information to the mobile terminal apparatus after model changing if the subscriber id of the mobile terminal apparatus before model changing and the subscriber id of the mobile terminal apparatus after model changing are same as each other.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183971

Image forming system

An image forming system includes a plurality of image forming devices and a server device. The plurality of image forming devices and the server device are connected to one another via a network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183964

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An operation panel of an image forming apparatus receives in a login state and does not receive in a logout state a job setting instruction, etc. When a communication section receives a confirmation request to confirm use status of the image forming apparatus, a controller of the image forming apparatus specifies a requester who is a user of a communication device having transmitted the confirmation request and determines whether the image forming apparatus is to be set in a reserved state based on communication with the communication device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183958

Image reading apparatus that inhibits flat cable from contacting contact glass, and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a contact glass, a frame in a box shape, a scanner, a flat cable, and a control unit. The flat cable contains core wires and has a flat shaped flat surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183956

Information processing device that facilitates setting of image processing and recording medium

An information processing device includes an image obtaining unit, a multiple-set-value selection unit, a set-value calculation unit, and an image-processing control unit. The image obtaining unit obtains data of an image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183952

Image processing device

An image processing device includes a touch sensor and a controller. When an operation in which two icons including a function selection icon and a detailed setting selection icon are simultaneously pressed is received in a reception screen, the controller sequentially switches a setting value of a detailed setting corresponding to the pressed detailed setting selection icon at regular predetermined intervals and changes an image displayed in a preview area to a processed image on which the function has been executed at the switched-to setting value, while the simultaneous pressing operation is continued on the two icons.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183951

Image forming system and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first communication section, storage, and a first controller. The storage stores therein history information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183945

Image reading device that reads image of document, and image forming device

An image reading device includes a loading plate, a frame, a scanner, a flat cable, and a holding member. The scanner includes a reading mechanism that extends in a main scanning direction and reciprocates in a sub-scanning direction on the side of a bottom surface opposite to an upper surface on which a document on the loading plate in the frame is loaded. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183944

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a placing plate, a frame, a scanner, and a flat cable. The flat cable has a flat surface, has one end connected to a cable port provided in the scanner and the other end connected to the frame, and transmits/receives a signal to/from the scanner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180183746

E-mail managing apparatus suitable for checking contents of e-mail exchange, and recording medium

Provided is an e-mail managing apparatus that easily performs a check of the contents of a mail exchange for a specified mail. An hdd (storage device) of an e-mail-managing server stores sent mail and received mail from a user terminal and that includes tags for specifying categories of contents of messages, a mail-managing unit, based on the tags, creates a mail-correlation diagram that indicates contents of mail exchange for a specified mail, and a system-control unit sends the mail-correlation diagram that is created by the mail-managing unit to the user terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180182510

Flexible flat cable and image forming apparatus

The flexible flat cable includes a plurality of conductive wires, an insulating covering member, and a reinforcing plate. The thin conductive wires are arranged in parallel with one another in a direction perpendicular to the thickness direction thereof. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181585

Information processing apparatus and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a first memory that stores an information processing program; a second memory that stores a file-to-be-erased; and a processor. When executing the information processing program, the processor, when the processor executes a job which requires to generate a temporary file, selects a file having a size larger than a size of the temporary file out of one or more files-to-be-erased stored in the second memory, treats the selected file as a file-to-be-unerased, divides the file-to-be-unerased stored in the second memory into a first file having a size the same as the size of the temporary file and a second file being a rest, treats the second file as a file-to-be-erased, writes the temporary file over the first file as a file-to-be-unerased to thereby generate the temporary file, and after the temporary file is used in the job, treats the temporary file as a file-to-be-erased.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181564

Meeting minutes creation system

This meeting minutes creation system includes a server, and a plurality of terminal devices connected to the server via a network. The server includes an identifier assigning section, a determining section, a meeting minutes creating section, and an output controlling section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181388

Electronic apparatus, version checking system and recording medium

Provided is an electronic apparatus that performs updating of firmware easily and reliably. An eeprom stores firmware that is divided according to function and that controls standard installed functions that are correlated with model-identification information, and firmware that controls functions of optional apparatuses. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181351

Driver installation system

In a driver installation system, a client device includes: a device information display processing section acquiring, from a peripheral device via a server device, an image of a device information screen of the peripheral device targeted for driver installation and causing a display section to display the image; a selection acceptance section accepting selection of the device information screen from an operator; a device information reading section reading a device information from the selected device information screen; and a driver installation processing section receiving, from the server device, a driver installation file of the peripheral device indicated by the device information and install the driver of the peripheral device into the client device.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181059

Toner container attachment detecting device and image forming apparatus

A toner container attachment detecting device includes a reader-writer, a shutter made with an electrically conductive material and provided movably between an open position where the shutter is kept from influencing a carrier wave radiated from an antenna of the reader-writer and a covering position where the shutter influences the carrier wave, and first and second displacing portions. When the toner container is attached to an apparatus body, the first displacing portion displaces the shutter to the open position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181053

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a body housing with an inner space, and an image forming unit. The body housing includes a front cover, a top cover, and an interlocking mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181052

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a developer storage portion, a developing roller, a magnetic force generating portion, and an image carrying member. The magnetic force generating portion is provided in the developing roller and generates a magnetic force for keeping the developer on an outer circumferential surface of the developing roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181046

Image forming apparatus that reduces conveyance failure of sheet based on motor torque variation

An image forming apparatus includes at least one conveyance roller pair, an image forming unit, at least one brushless motor, a motor drive control unit, a delay amount detector, and an image formation control unit. The image formation control unit controls the motor drive control unit to convey the sheets at a predetermined timing toward the image forming unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181041

Image forming apparatus that displays guidance video

An image forming apparatus includes a display, a display controller, a cover, a cover sensor, a recording sheet sensor, and a jam solution work progress managing unit. The display controller causes the display to continuously display a guidance video in a process sequence when the recording sheet jam occurs. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181031

Transfer unit and image forming apparatus including same

A transfer unit includes an endless belt member, belt support rollers, a frame, a meandering detecting sensor, an alignment adjusting mechanism, and a conveyance guide disposed on a downstream side of the belt member with respect to a recording-medium conveyance direction. The alignment adjusting mechanism, based on a detection result of the meandering detecting sensor, causes one end portion of a downstream-side belt support roller of the belt support rollers which is adjacent to the conveyance guide to move along the recording-medium conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181027

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter, a moving mechanism and a manipulation member. The rotator rotates around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181026

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter, a moving mechanism and a shutter. The case main body has a discharge port. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181025

Electronic device to which detachable member is attached, image forming apparatus

An electronic device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, a first resistor, a second resistor, and an attachment/detachment detecting portion. The first electrode and the second electrode are separated from each other upon an attachment of a detachable member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180181021

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

In an optical scanning device, light emitting start timings of light emitting parts with respect to a reference light emitting part are stored in a storage part. In a correction mode, a light emitting timing correction control part performs first control for allowing positions of beam spots of the light beams emitted from the light emitting parts to be equal to each other, second control for allowing a light emitting part ld4 to emit a light beam at a plurality of different start timings and patch images to be formed on a intermediate transfer belt 281, and third control for correcting light emitting start timings of light emitting parts ld2 to ld4 on the basis of the start timing of the light emitting part ld4 at which the patch images has the highest concentration.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179796

Locking device and image forming apparatus

A locking device includes a locking cover that is opened and closed when a toner container is attached and detached, an engagement part that is engaged with the locking cover in a closed state, a tension member that pulls the engagement part, thereby allowing the engagement part to be engaged with the locking cover, a movement part that moves the engagement part in an opposite direction to release an engagement state between the engagement part and the locking cover, and a mounting member that is mountable at the image forming apparatus body at two postures, and limits movement of the movement part in the opposite direction to maintain the engagement state when the mounting member is mounted at one posture while permitting the movement of the movement part in the opposite direction to allow the engagement state to be releasable when the mounting member is mounted at the other posture.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/28/18 / #20180179011

Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus

In a sheet discharge device, upon a discharge of a sheet bundle onto a discharge tray, a lowering control portion lowers the discharge tray by a predetermined lowering distance. After the discharge tray is lowered by the lowering control portion, a lifting control portion waits until a front end of an initial sheet of a next sheet bundle becomes in a state of protruding from a discharge port, and then lifts the discharge tray until an upper-surface detection sensor detects that an upper surface of sheet bundles stacked on the discharge tray has reached a predetermined height.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180176410

Image forming system that identifies who has performed printing

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

06/21/18 / #20180176395

Image reading device that reads document image

An image reading device includes a contact plate, a frame, a carriage, and a flexible flat cable. The carriage includes a reading mechanism and a resin-made slider projectedly provided at both end portions of the reading mechanism in its extending direction, and reciprocally moves in a sub-scanning direction at a bottom surface side of the contact plate while the slider slides the bottom surface of the contact plate in the frame. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173392

Display control device and display control method

A tablet terminal includes a display, a detecting section, an adjusting section, and a display section. The detecting section detects execution of a tap operation on a first object displayed on the display. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173157

Developing device, image forming apparatus, magnetic pole position correcting method

A developing device includes a developing roller and a developing magnetic pole. The developing roller is disposed to face an image carrier across a predetermined gap. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173156

Image forming apparatus to which toner container is attachable

An image forming apparatus includes a toner replenishing portion, a waste toner collecting portion, and a toner container. The toner container is attachable to the toner replenishing portion and the waste toner collecting portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173154

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cover and a hinge portion. The hinge portion couples the cover with an apparatus main body in openable/closable manner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173152

Adsorbing member, fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

An adsorbing member includes a plurality of adsorbing sheets and a plurality of spacers. The plurality of adsorbing sheets adsorb a floating matter. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173149

Hole punching apparatus for punching punch holes in printing paper

Provided is a hole punching apparatus that is capable of improving the accuracy of stopping at a target reference position. The hole punching apparatus executes a hole-punching process and a braking process, and includes a rotation-detecting unit and a brake-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173137

Image forming apparatus that ensures reduced calibration period

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an endless intermediate transfer belt, a primary transfer member, a secondary transfer member, a displacement amount detecting device, and a control unit. The displacement amount detecting device detects displacement amounts of a reference image in a main-scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180173131

Charging device and image forming device including the same

A parameter detection unit detects a first factor parameter that corresponds to change in layer thickness of an organic photosensitive layer in a photoreceptor drum and a second factor parameter other than the first factor parameter. A discharge voltage applying unit and a grid voltage applying unit are controlled by a first charging control unit and a second charging control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170699

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a conveyance unit which conveys a recording medium, a recording unit which is disposed opposite the conveyance unit and ejects ink onto a recording medium conveyed by the conveyance unit, an edge position detection sensor which detects edge positions on both sides of the recording medium in a recording-medium width direction, and a control unit which controls ink ejection performed by the recording unit. The recording unit has a recording head where a large number of ink ejection nozzles are arrayed along the recording-medium width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170698

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

This sheet feeding device includes a paper transport path, a first paper pass detection unit, a second paper pass detection unit, a transport processing mechanism, an actuation determining section, and a detection control section. The first paper pass detection unit detects that the paper passes through a first point on the paper transport path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165535

Image reading apparatus that aligns directions of document images, image reading method, image forming apparatus, and recording medium

An image reading apparatus includes a character recognition processing unit, an incorrect recognition index calculator, a certainty calculator, a direction determining unit, and an image processing unit. The incorrect recognition index calculator calculates incorrect recognition indexes. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165047

Image forming system and image forming method

An image forming system includes: a server; and an image forming apparatus, in which the server acquires divided-images obtained by dividing an original image, and provides the divided-images to the apparatus, acquires a dividing-printing-rule for determining which divided-image of the divided-images is printed at which position, and provides the rule to the apparatus, information on a divided-image to be printed and a printing position of the divided-image to be printed being described in the rule for each time when printing the image to be printed, and provides present time to the apparatus as time information, and the apparatus acquires the divided-images to be printed, the rule, and the time information from the server, selects, based on the time information and the rule, the divided-image to be printed from the divided-images and determines the printing position of the divided-image to be printed, and prints the selected divided-image at the printing position.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165042

Image forming system, image forming apparatus and recording medium

An image forming apparatus is made to be usable by a greater number of portable terminal apparatuses than a limited number of terminals. In an image forming system, a first portable terminal apparatus is registered in the image forming apparatus so as to be able to transmit job requests to the image forming apparatus using a specified peer-to-peer communication method, however a second portable terminal apparatus is not registered. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164848

Operation panel and image forming apparatus including this

An operation panel (1) arranged in an image forming apparatus (10) of the present invention is provided so as to be movable between at least two side faces (14a, 14b) of a housing (14) of the image forming apparatus (10) and is arranged flush with the side face (14a, 14b).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164725

Image forming apparatus that restricts removal of container with remaining toner by third person

An image forming apparatus includes a mounting unit, a restricting member, a driving source, a reading unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The reading unit reads mounting-destination information from a storage medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164721

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a heating source, a pressuring body, a driving source, a moving part and a cooling part. The driving source rotates one body of the heating and pressuring bodies. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164718

Stirring conveyance member, developing device including the same, and image forming apparatus

A stirring conveyance member includes a rotary shaft, a first spiral blade, and a second spiral blade. The first spiral blade has first cutouts each provided in a specific region adjacent to and upstream of a point of intersection with the second spiral blade in the conveyance direction of the powder by the first spiral blade. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164715

Image forming apparatus and toner case

An image forming apparatus includes a toner case and an attachment part. The toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a moving mechanism. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180164713

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a moving mechanism. The case main body stores a toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162147

Sheet conveyance device and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet conveyance device transports a sheet to a predetermined processing unit, and includes a conveyance belt, a ventilation unit, and a suction unit. The conveyance belt has a first surface and a second surface, and is arranged to be opposed to the processing unit to transport the sheet on the first surface in a predetermined conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/14/18 / #20180162133

Recording head recovery system and inkjet recording apparatus therewith, and method for recovering recording head

A recording head recovery system has a recording head, a tank, and a control portion. The control portion can perform a recovery operation of the recording head including a cleaning solution feeding operation where cleaning solution is fed through cleaning solution feed ports by locating the tank such that the solution surface of the cleaning solution in the tank is above a first position which is the height of the cleaning solution feed ports, a wiping operation where a wiper wipes an ink ejection surface, and a non-feeding operation where the cleaning solution is sucked into the cleaning solution feed ports by locating the tank such that the solution surface of the cleaning solution in the tank is below the first position.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160009

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes: a display section; an image reading section; a rectangle extracting section that extracts a rectangle-representing image from a document image acquired from reading by the image reading section and detects a size and a location of the rectangle-representing image in the document image; an identification information assigning section that sequentially assigns a piece of identification information to the extracted rectangle-representing image; a display control section; an operation acceptance section; a box information creating section that associates the rectangle-representing image specified as a box the size and location of the rectangle-representing image in the document image, and the piece of identification information assigned to the rectangle-representing image with each other to create a piece of box information on the box; a storage section; and a control section that allows the storage section to store a template containing the document image and the piece of box information.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160006

Image processing apparatus and method of controlling an image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus has a nonvolatile memory including a first region and a second region, a control circuit, and a data input unit. First software is used for updating. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160005

Image forming system, original document arrangement setting method and non transitory recording medium that records an original document arrangement setting program

A relative position identification portion is included that identifies a relative position of a personal digital assistant with respect to an image forming apparatus. The relative position identification portion acquires the relative position of the image forming apparatus and the personal digital assistant, displays, on the display portion of the personal digital assistant, an image that shows the position and the direction of the image forming apparatus seen from a user who carries the personal digital assistant and an image of the position and the direction of an original document which is arranged in the reading portion of the image forming apparatus and which is seen from the user and thereafter transmits, to the image forming apparatus, setting information based on an input operation of the operator.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160004

Scanner for scanning micro-details of specimens

The present disclosure relates to a micro-scanning device that comprises a surface on which specimen to be scanned is positioned, and at least one micro lens configured to enable scanning of the specimen so as to obtain micro-details of the specimen. One or more micro lenses are installed below the flatbed surface in an array of movable configuration or in a stationary configuration. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180160001

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a sheet conveying portion, an image data outputting portion, a plurality of buffer memories, an image forming portion, and a timing control portion. At least one of the plurality of buffer memories corresponding to at least one predetermined channel among the plurality of color channels other than a head color channel is configured to store image data of two different pages individually. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159997

Image scanning apparatus

In an input image generated as a binary image from a scanned document image, a projection image generating unit (a) tries at each primary-scanning-directional target pixel position to detect a secondary-scanning-directional run along a secondary scanning direction, projects the detected secondary-scanning-directional run at the primary-scanning-directional target pixel position and thereby generates a one-dimensional primary-scanning-directional-projection image, and (b) tries at each secondary-scanning-directional target pixel position to detect a primary-scanning-directional run along the primary scanning direction, projects the detected primary-scanning-directional run at the secondary-scanning-directional target pixel position and thereby generates a one-dimensional secondary-scanning-directional-projection image. A blank sheet determining unit determines that the document is a blank document at least on the basis of the number of runs in the primary-scanning-directional-projection image and the number of runs in the secondary-scanning-directional-projection image.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159995

Image forming apparatus that ensures trial printing and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes an image obtaining unit, a copy number obtaining unit, a set value obtaining unit, a set value applying unit, and a print performing unit. When the set value obtaining unit obtains and stores a plurality of different set values, the set value applying unit applies the plurality of respective set values to the image obtained by the image obtaining unit to generate and store a plurality of different set value applied images, and the specific count of copies of the plurality of respective set value applied images are printed, the print performing unit printing any one set value applied image among the plurality of stored set value applied images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159991

Delivery management system

A delivery management system includes a multifunction peripheral for forming an image, a server communicable with the multifunction peripheral, and mobile terminal devices communicable with the server. The server includes an authorization unit and an image data generation unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180159737

Method for remote management of multiple device configurations

A method for remote maintenance of devices includes: configuring one device among a plurality of devices; exporting a configuration file including the configuration of the one device configured by the configuring; editing the exported configuration file; and importing the edited configuration file into a plurality of target applications in at least a part of the plurality of devices other than the one device.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157448

Image forming system

An image forming system includes an image forming apparatus and a management server. The image forming apparatus reads a surface image of an id card, outputs a copy print including the id card surface image and address information that indicates an address in a management domain managed by the management server, and transmits card copy information including the id card surface image and the address information to the management server together with a registration request. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157199

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a lateral plate supporting the heating or pressuring body, a first supporting body supporting the heating or pressuring body, a second supporting body including a roller, a tensile spring between the first and second supporting bodies, an eccentric cam, a rotating shaft, a protrusion, a driving part, and a pressing member. The cam is supported between the first and second supporting bodies swingable in the lateral plate and has a depression gradually inclined from an upstream side to a downstream side in a rotation direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157185

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particle each including a toner mother particle and silica particles attached to a surface of the toner mother particle. The toner mother particle includes a toner core and a shell layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157183

Electrophotographic photosensitive member

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer containing a charge generating material, a hole transport material, a quinone derivative, and a binder resin. The quinone derivative is represented by general formula (1) or (2), where r1, r2, r3, r4, and r5 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 12, an aryl group that has a carbon number of at least 6 and no greater than 14 and that may have an alkyl group having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 6, an aralkyl group having a carbon number of at least 7 and no greater than 12, or a cycloalkyl group having a carbon number of at least 3 and no greater than 10. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154640

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes an ink ejection surface and a cleaning liquid nozzle. The ink ejection surface has an ink ejection port through which ink is ejected. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154639

Inkjet recording apparatus

In an inkjet recording apparatus, a recording head has an ink ejection port through which ink is ejected, a cleaning liquid supplying portion has a cleaning liquid supply port through which cleaning liquid for cleaning an ink ejection surface having the ink ejection port, is supplied, and a cleaning member cleans the ink ejection surface by the cleaning liquid by moving while in contact with the ink ejection surface. The cleaning liquid supplying portion includes a main body portion and a protruding portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154638

Inkjet recording device

An inkjet recording device includes a recording head section, a capping unit, a capping movement mechanism, and a capping support section. The recording head section forms an image with ink on paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152598

Electronic apparatus that performs user authentication

An electronic apparatus is obtained that suppresses a decrease in convenience to a legitimate user while reducing the possibility of unauthorized login. In the electronic apparatus, a user-interface unit displays a user-authentication screen, and detects operation for confirming a character string that is inputted in an input field. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152590

A system and method for requesting a status report after receiving an error alert

A method of generating a status report from an image forming device comprises: recording an error notification in real time from the image forming device; analyzing the error notification received, wherein analyzing the error notification comprises: detecting a sequential pattern in the recorded error notification; and analyzing the sequential pattern detected; sending a request to the image forming device for a first status report if the sequential pattern detected in the error notification matches one of pre-stored sequential patterns corresponding to an error for which the first status report is requested; receiving the first status report using bidirectional communication protocols; analyzing data in the first status report; diagnosing the image forming device based on the data analyzed; and generating an action request.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152585

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

An image reading device includes a first image reading portion, a cooling portion, a second image reading portion, and a notification processing portion. The first image reading portion reads an image of a document sheet at a first reading position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152582

Reading module and image reading device and image forming apparatus therewith

A reading module has a light source, an optical system imaging, as image light, reflected light of light radiated from the light source to a document, a sensor where a plurality of imaging regions for converting the image light imaged by the optical system into an electrical signal are arranged next to each other in the main scanning direction, and a housing the light source, the optical system, and the sensor. The optical system has a mirror array where a plurality of reflection mirrors whose reflection surfaces are aspherical concave surfaces are coupled together in an array in the main scanning direction, and an aperture stop portion adjusting the amount of the image light reflected from the reflection mirror. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152581

Reading module and image reading device and image forming apparatus therewith

A reading module has a light source, an optical system, and a sensor. The optical system images, as image light, reflected light of light radiated from the light source to a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152580

Reading module and image reading device and image forming apparatus therewith

A reading module has a light source, an optical system imaging, as image light, reflected light of the light radiated from the light source to the document, and a sensor converting the image light imaged by the optical system into an electrical signal. The optical system has a mirror array in which reflection mirrors are coupled together in an array in the main scanning direction and an aperture stop portion having a first aperture adjusting the amount of image light reflected from a reflection mirror and a second aperture shielding stray light that enters the first aperture from an adjacent reflection mirror. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152578

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

An image reading device includes a contact glass, a first lamp, an image sensor, a first lamp, a light absorbing member, and a second lamp. When reading a document, in a first period, the first lamp is turned on while the second lamp is turned off. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152565

Cloud-based document quality assurance

The present disclosure relates to cloud-based document quality assurance. One example embodiment includes a method for evaluating document quality. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150266

Information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method for executing document reading processing

Provided is an information processing apparatus that is capable of changing the processing performance for each customer and executing a series of tasks related to reading of a document. A service-level-information-acquiring unit acquires service-level information from an image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150265

Information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method for executing document reading processing

Provided is an information processing apparatus that efficiently executes a series of tasks related to reading a document. An information processing system includes an upstream server, image forming apparatuses and a regional server. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150264

Information processing system for executing document reading processing

Provides is an information processing apparatus that is capable of efficiently executing a series of tasks related to reading a document. In the information processing system according to the present disclosure a document reading apparatus includes a performance-information-transmitting unit that transmits performance information in accordance with a request from the information processing apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150026

Image forming apparatus that cools inside of apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier; a developing device forming a toner image on the image carrier; a transfer section arranged at downstream from the developing device in a rotation direction of the image carrier and transfers the toner image onto a recording sheet; a fixing section arranged at downstream from the transfer section in a conveyance direction of the recording sheet and fixes the toner image transferred to the recording sheet on the recording sheet; an air path guiding air taken from an outside of the image forming apparatus to the developing device; and a control section that, when operating the developing device under a cooling mode for cooling the developing device, controls the developing device and causes the developing device to reduce an amount of developer on a developing roller so as to be smaller than that of under image forming operation.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150025

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier; a developing device; a transfer section; a fixing section; a conveyance path through which a recording sheet is conveyed; an air path guiding air taken from an outside of the apparatus to the conveyance path and the developing device; an adjustment member arranged at an outlet port of the air path, branching the air flowing through the air path into directions toward the conveyance path and the developing device, and adjusting volume of the air flowing toward each direction; and a control section controlling the adjustment member in accordance with conveyance status of the recording sheet in the conveyance path, and when no recording sheet exists in the conveyance path, causing the adjustment member to branch the air flowing through the air path so that more air flows toward the developing device than the conveyance path.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150015

Paper feed device and image forming apparatus provided with the same

A paper feed device of the present disclosure is provided with a first cassette and a second cassette, a casing, and a support member. The first cassette and the second cassette are arranged side by side in a cassette width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150007

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating body, a pressuring body, a lateral plate supporting the heating body or the pressuring body, a first supporting body supporting the heating or pressuring body, a second supporting body including a roller, a tensile spring connected between the first and second supporting bodies, an eccentric cam and a driving part. The first and the second supporting body are swingable to the lateral plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150000

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

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

05/31/18 / #20180149991

Toner

Toner particles contain a non-crystalline polyester resin. The toner particles further contain 10 parts by mass to 30 parts by mass of a crystalline polyester resin, 30 parts by mass to 50 parts by mass of a styrene-acrylic acid-based resin, and 8 parts by mass to 15 parts by mass of an ester wax relative to 100 parts by mass of the non-crystalline polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180149861

Image reading device and image forming apparatus therewith

An image reading device has a reading module including a light source, an optical system having a mirror array where reflection mirrors are coupled together in the main scanning direction and an aperture stop portion, a sensor where imaging regions for converting the image light imaged by the optical system into an electrical signal are arranged, and a housing, and has a reference drawing pattern determining connection positions between the imaging regions. The reference drawing pattern is composed of a plurality of pixel cut lines arranged to correspond to boundary lines between the reflection mirrors. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148963

Openable cover mechanism and image forming apparatus

An openable cover mechanism includes a shaft section disposed in a casing, a hinge section that swings around the shaft section, a cover that is supported by the hinge section and is openable and closable relative to the casing, and a stopper section supported by the casing. The stopper section includes a contact section that makes contact with the hinge section and an urging section that urges the contact section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148591

Ink set for inkjet recording, cartridge, and image forming method

An ink set includes a water-based ink and a water-based cleaning liquid. The water-based ink and the water-based cleaning liquid each contain at least 1.0% by mass and no greater than 4.0% by mass of a deliquescent agent. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148538

Polyarylate resin and electrophotographic photosensitive member

A polyarylate resin is represented by general formula (1) shown below. In general formula (1), r1 and r2 each represent, independently of one another, a hydrogen atom or a methyl group. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/31/18 / #20180147851

Water-based cleaning liquid for inkjet recording apparatus use and cleaning method

A water-based cleaning liquid for inkjet recording apparatus use contains at least 0.10% by mass and no greater than 10.00% by mass of a nonionic surfactant, at least 0.50% by mass and no greater than 30.00% by mass of a deliquescent agent, and a ph adjuster. The nonionic surfactant contains polyoxyalkylene alkylamine. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146118

Image forming system with external apparatus, image forming apparatus and projector

. . Provided is an image forming system that simply and securely protects printed matter that is not so important, but that the user does not wish others to view. An external apparatus receives a simple-security setting for image data for which there is a printing instruction, includes the simple-security setting in the printing instruction, and transmits the printing instruction to an image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146108

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing portion, a temperature detection portion, a power supply portion, a control portion, a photovoltaic module and a power storage/supply portion which stores power from the photovoltaic module and which performs power supply to the temperature detection portion when power supply from the power supply portion to the temperature detection portion is stopped. The control portion detects, when a return condition is satisfied, the temperature of the fixing portion based on the output of the temperature detection portion, and as a temperature on return is higher, the control portion starts fixing return processing at later timing whereas as the temperature on return is lower, the control portion starts the fixing return processing at earlier timing.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146107

Mobile device, image forming system, and method for controlling mobile device

A mobile device includes an operation section, a storage section, a communication section which receives a position detection signal, and a processor. The processor detects a current position based on the position detection signal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180146102

Information-processing system that accurately estimates charging amount before execution of print job, and information processing method

An information-processing system includes a personal computer, a management server, and one or more image forming apparatuses. The management server includes an emulator management unit and one or more emulators, and an estimated amount calculating unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144517

Image forming device executing drawing process and recording medium

Provided is an image forming device and a recording medium which can execute plural drawing processes in parallel without having to use different data lists for drawing processes. The image process device can include simultaneously plural drawing process sections each of which executes its rendering for lines one by one based on a display list. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144374

Information processing system that displays advertisement corresponding to content of processing target, and information processing method

An information processing system includes: information processing apparatuses; and a head office server, the information processing apparatuses each including an ocr processing unit that executes an ocr process on image data, and extracts character data, one or more bidding scripts each participating in competitive bidding, the one or more bidding scripts each analyzing the character data, selecting, on the basis of an analysis result, an advertisement, and presenting an advertisement fee for the selected advertisement, and an advertisement selection unit that selects, on the basis of a result of the competitive bidding, a bidding script that has presented a highest advertisement fee, causes a display device to display an advertisement to be displayed selected by the selected bidding script, and stores selection result information in a storage unit, the selection result information including a result of the selection and the advertisement fee that the selected bidding script has presented.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180144109

Information processing system that authenticates license of application program installed in information processing apparatus, and information processing method

An information processing system includes: one or more information processing apparatuses; and a management server, in which the management server includes a license key table management unit that receives inputs of a serial number, an application id, and a license key from an administrator and registers them in a license key table, and a license key authentication unit that extracts the corresponding license key from the license key table by using the application id and the serial number received from the information processing apparatus in which the application program is installed, and performs license key authentication of the application program by using the extracted license key, and the one or more information processing apparatuses each include an application installation unit that installs the application program, and an authentication requesting unit that transmits the application id and the serial number to the management server to request for license key authentication.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143991

Electronic device and information processing method

An electronic device includes a display section, a first control section, a first acceptance section, a second acceptance section, a determination section, and a retrieval section. The first control section allows a window screen on the display section to display a folder configuration, and a filename of a file saved in each of the folders. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143767

Electronic device and application control program both of which are suitable for data backup process and the like

Enablement of backup and restoration of specific data (sd) without creating a new firmware. An electronic device includes a system control, data-acquisition, and data-restoration sections. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143583

Developer container that reduces coming-off of rotating member and image forming apparatus that includes the same

A developer container includes a container body, a rotating member, and a position regulating portion. The rotating member includes both end portions in axial direction rotatably supported by a pair of sidewalls. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143576

Sheet accommodating cassette and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet accommodating cassette includes a sheet accommodating section, a sheet loading plate, and a lift mechanism. The lift mechanism includes a rotary shaft, a push-up plate, a coupling member, an actuator, and an urging member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180143555

Toner

A toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer covering a surface of the toner core. The toner core contains a crystalline polyester resin, a crosslinked non-crystalline polyester resin, and an uncrosslinked non-crystalline polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141774

Sheet stacking device and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet stacking device includes a sheet stacking section, pairs of ejection rollers, an airflow generator, and an airflow guide. The airflow guide has a center exhaust port and paired side exhaust ports. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141766

Sheet feeder, reading apparatus and image forming apparatus that reduce vibration sound in association with idling of supply roller

A sheet feeder includes a delivery roller, a supply roller, a separating member, a driving source, a first drive transmission mechanism, a second drive transmission mechanism, and a controller. The first drive transmission mechanism transmits the rotary drive power in the first direction to the delivery roller in a first drive transmission time from the start of driving of the driving source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/24/18 / #20180141333

Inkjet recording apparatus

An inkjet recording apparatus includes a shape reading unit that reads a shape of a conveyed recording medium, a line data generating unit that generates line data based on information of the shape of the recording medium read by the shape reading unit, a head unit that ejects ink to the conveyed recording medium, a mask data generating unit that specifies an ejection inhibition part to which ink is not ejected from each of the plurality of line data, and a print image data generating unit that combines the dot image data and the mask data so as to generate print image data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139771

Communication device, electronic device, radio wave setting method

An image processing apparatus (10) includes: a connection processing portion (151) that establishes a communication connection with an electronic device (50) by using a specific radio wave for which a transmission condition is set in advance, the electronic device being capable of transmitting, to outside, country information that is registered in advance; an obtainment processing portion (152) that obtains the country information from the electronic device (50) with which the communication connection has been established by the connection processing portion (151); and a setting processing portion (153) that sets the transmission condition for a radio wave that is transmitted from a wireless communication portion (17), based on the country information obtained by the obtainment processing portion (152).. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180139344

Image reading device for rotating read image in accordance with orientation of face image, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

An image reading device includes an image reading portion, a detection processing portion, a determination processing portion, and a rotation processing portion. The image reading portion is configured to read an image of a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180137794

Visible image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus 1 includes a visible image forming unit 50 that forms a visible image in the air, a screen image generation unit 102 that generates a screen image, and a controller 100 that causes the visible image forming unit 50 to generate the visible image representing the screen image generated by the screen image generation unit 102. When the visible image contains predetermined private information, the controller 100 causes the screen image generation unit 102 to generate a second screen image representing the private information and inclined by a predetermined angle with respect to a main screen of the screen image, so as to restrict a person other than an operator from viewing the private information, and causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form a visible image of the second screen image generated.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136601

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an electrification device, an exposing device, developing device, and a control unit. The developing device includes a developing roller for supplying toner to the image carrier, a developing container for storing developer containing the toner, and a seal member for preventing leakage of the toner from a gap between the image carrier and the developing container. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136600

Image carrying member unit and image forming apparatus therewith

An image carrying member unit is provided with an image carrying member, and a unit housing. The image carrying member comprises an image carrying member main body which has an outer peripheral surface on which a photosensitive layer is formed, a flange part which is secured to both ends of the image carrying member main body, a cylindrical oil-impregnated sintered bearing which is secured to the through-hole of the flange part, a conduction member which conducts electricity between the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and the image carrying member main body, a spindle which is slidably inserted in the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and secured to the unit housing, and a contact spring which has a coiled spring part into which the spindle is inserted, and which is sandwiched in a compressed state between an end surface in the axial direction of the oil-impregnated sintered bearing and the unit housing.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136587

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes an accommodating unit that accommodates toner, a conveying member that is arranged in the accommodating unit, has a shaft body and a spiral part protruding in a spiral shape from one end side to the other end side of the shaft body, has a recess across whole circumference in a circumferential direction at a portion of the other end side than an end of one end side portion of the shaft body, and rotates in a predetermined direction to convey the toner from the one end side to the other end side, the one end side facing the other end side, and a slide bearing that is provided in the accommodating unit, has a cylindrical shape, and surrounds the one end side portion.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/17/18 / #20180136290

Differential transformer-based permeability sensor that detects magnetic substance

A differential transformer-based permeability sensor includes a substrate including an insulation layer and a wiring layer stacked on each other, a first drive coil, a first induction coil, a second drive coil, a second induction coil, and a adjuster coil, all flatly formed on the wiring layer, a closed circuit including the adjuster coil and a current regulation element connected in parallel to ends of the adjuster coil, and an oscillation circuit. A circuit constituent is formed in which an oscillation signal of the oscillation circuit is provided to each of the drive coils, so that an induction current flows through the first induction coil, the second induction coil, and the adjuster coil, and a difference between the induction current of the first induction coil and that of the second induction coil is outputted. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/10/18 / #20180131409

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

Provided is an electronic apparatus that prevents leakage of confidential documents and the like that are stored in a storage device. When there is writing of power-supply-mode-switch-request information that is included in a write request from a user-authenticated portable terminal to an nfc tag, a system-control unit instructs a power-supply-control unit to switch to a normal mode based on the power-supply-mode-switch-request information, and when the portable terminal is separated from the nfc tag, instructs the power-supply-control unit to return to the power-supply mode before the instruction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129815

Image forming system and image forming method that execute masking process on concealment region, and recording medium therefor

An image forming system includes a concealment word registration unit, an id information acquisition unit, a concealment word managing unit, and an image forming unit. The concealment word registration unit registers a concealment word associating with a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129156

Rotating device, image forming apparatus

In a rotating device, a pair of cuts are formed in an end portion of a metal-made cylindrical body to which a pressure is applied, at positions that face in a diameter direction. A support portion of a synthetic-resin-made bush rotatably supports the cylindrical body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129155

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a generation section, an image forming section, and a size determining section. The generation section divides a first image to generate a plurality of second images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/10/18 / #20180129149

Stirring/conveying member, and developing device and image forming apparatus therewith

A stirring/conveying member has a rotary shaft rotatably supported in a powder container, a first helical blade formed on the circumferential surface of the rotary shaft and conveying powder in the axial direction by the rotation of the rotary shaft, and a second helical blade formed on the circumferential surface of the rotary shaft to overlap the forming region of the first helical blade, spiraling in the opposite phase to the first helical blade, and having a smaller radial height than the first helical blade. The first helical blade crosses the second helical blade at least at one place in one turn about the rotary shaft. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124841

Communication apparatus and storage medium suitable for connecting to wireless lan (local area network)

. . Provided is a communication apparatus for preventing a shortage of wireless lan resources. A communication-control unit controls wireless communication via an access point and p2p type communication (p2p communication); a connection-information-managing unit manages connection information of the access point, and request-having information that indicates there is a connection request from a portable terminal using the wireless communication; and a system-control unit causes the connection-information-managing unit to change the connection information when the connection-information-managing unit is managing the request-having information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124698

Communication device and image forming apparatus

A communication device includes a communication section, an operation display section, and a controller. The communication section accesses a network via an access point. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124279

Monochrome image forming apparatus

A monochrome image forming apparatus includes an image data supply unit for the color image forming apparatus that has a function to write input color image data including plural primary color data components into color buffers; and a color converter for a color image forming apparatus in which a color conversion unit reads the input color image data from the color buffers, performs an ucr process and a black generation process. The image data supply unit writes input monochrome image data of a single color to a monochrome buffer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124277

Image processing apparatus

A binary image generation portion binarizes a scanned image and generates a binary image. A specific character position detection portion (a) specifies rectangles that circumscribe a plurality of characters, respectively, in the binary image, (b) detects a plurality of specific characters having longitudinal lines or transverse lines at centers of the specified circumscribing rectangles, and (c) detects, as positions of the plurality of specific characters, center positions of the longitudinal lines or the transverse lines, within a predetermined range, to be detected, in a main scanning direction or a sub-scanning direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124276

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

This image processing apparatus includes a first determination section, a first control section, a second determination section, and a second control section. If the first determination section determines that there are images whose outer shapes are not rectangular, the first control section performs control operations to connect edges of the images to combine the images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180124272

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

05/03/18 / #20180122257

Question generating device, question generating method, and image forming apparatus

In a question generating device, a reader reads a document and generates a document image. An extracting section extracts an original form character part on the basis of a marked character part included in the document image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180122253

Display apparatus and display method that display guidance video

A display apparatus includes a display, a display controller, a sensor, and a work identifying unit. The display controller causes the display to continuously display a guidance video. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121144

Image forming apparatus and communication system

A login management portion performs user authentication on the basis of a user id and allows login of a user. A transfer control portion transmits, to a predetermined call transfer control device, a transfer setting request for causing a voice communication device to change an incoming call destination of a telephone number that corresponds to the user id of the user whose login has been allowed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121141

Information processing apparatus, method of distributing a print job, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: printer driver circuits that drive different image forming devices, respectively; a virtual printer driver circuit that describes a document to be printed in a device-independent format to generate device-independent spool data, and describes a variable for printing the document in a standard print setting storage format to generate standard-format job data; and a distribute circuit that selects a printer driver circuit to generate print data of the document based on the variable described in the standard-format job data out of the printer driver circuits, and supplies the device-independent spool data and the standard-format job data to the selected printer driver circuit.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121140

Image forming apparatus and recording medium suitable for test copy

Provided is an image forming apparatus that solves a problem of work related to copying becoming complicated when a test copy is performed. The image forming apparatus according to this disclosure includes a scanner unit, a printer-control unit, a storage device, a characteristic-extracting unit, and a system-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180121048

Display device and display control method

A display device includes a display section, a gesture acceptance section, and a display control section. The display section has a touch panel function. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120760

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a turner. The rotator is stored in the case main body and rotates around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120747

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a controller, a transmitter, a receiver, and an input receiving device. Upon the controller detecting a replacement unit that needs to be replaced, the transmitter transmits, to an external device, unit information indicating the replacement unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120735

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotator, a transmitter and a shutter. The case main body has a discharge port through which a toner is discharged. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120734

Image forming apparatus and toner case

An image forming apparatus includes a toner case and an attachment part. The toner case includes a discharge shutter movable between a first closing position where a discharge port is closed and a first opening position where the discharge port is opened. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180120730

Toner case and image forming apparatus including the same

A toner case is attached to a case attachment portion of an image forming apparatus. The toner case includes a case main body and a deflection portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118487

Sheet feed conveyance device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feed conveyance device includes a warning section, a pickup roller that feeds a sheet, a separation section, a speed sensor that detects a conveyance speed of the sheet, and a controller. The separation section includes a feed roller that feeds downstream the sheet fed by the pickup roller and a retard roller that returns a sheet involved in multiple sheet feeding toward the pickup roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118478

Sheet stacking device and image forming apparatus including the same

In a sheet stacking device, a first sheet storage portion and a second sheet storage portion are arranged in alignment in a width direction of a housing, and supported by the housing so as to move in a front-rear direction perpendicular to the width direction. Biasing members are respectively provided on opposite side surfaces of the first and second sheet storage portions, the opposite side surfaces being adjacent and face each other in the width direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109692

Image forming apparatus

This image forming device is provided with: an image reading unit; a control unit which generates distribution data indicating the distribution of an angle of inclination of documents (d) read during a pre-determined time period, performs a test to determine whether there is a significant difference between the distribution data and standard distribution data, and on the basis of the test result determines whether maintenance of the image forming device is required; and a communication unit which, if it has been determined that maintenance is required, transmits a maintenance request notification to a service system.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/19/18 / #20180107138

Transfer device allowing suppression of occurrence of separation discharge between sheets, and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a conveyance belt, a transfer roller, a stretch roller, and a cleaning member. The conveyance belt is configured to convey a sheet via a contact position with an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105386

Sheet post-processor and image forming system provided with the same

A sheet post-processor of this disclosure is provided with a punching device and a registration roller. The punching device is capable of forming punch holes along a first side end edge of a sheet parallel to a sheet width direction orthogonal to a sheet conveyance direction and a second side end edge of the sheet parallel to the sheet conveyance direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105378

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a lift plate, an actuator, a photosensor, and a controller. Paper is placed on the lift plate. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/12/18 / #20180102076

Visible image forming apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus 1 includes an image forming unit 12 that forms an image on a recording medium, a visible image forming unit 50 that forms a visible image in the air, a controller 100 that causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form the visible image representing a print image, an operation detection unit 60 that detects an operation of an operator performed on the print image displayed as the visible image by the visible image forming unit 50, and a print image processing unit 101 that processes the print image according to the operation detected by the operation detection unit 60. The controller 100 causes the visible image forming unit 50 to form, in the air, the visible image representing the print image processed by the print image processing unit 101.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101119

Motor control device and image forming apparatus

A motor control device includes a motor and a motor driver. The motor rotates a conveyance roller that conveys a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101115

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier, a developing section, a transfer roller, a power supply section, a conveyance roller, and an operation control section. The operation control section has a cleaning operation mode and an image formation operation mode where images are formed on recording paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/12/18 / #20180101111

Developing device and image forming apparatus including same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a casing, a film member, a biasing member, a link member, a link member drive mechanism, and an oscillation mechanism. The film member is disposed on an upper surface of an inner wall portion of the casing, with the biasing member coupled to one longitudinal end of the film member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097970

Parallel fast drawing of unrotated delta row encoded images

A method using l processers includes: receiving image data encoded by delta row encoding; dividing the two dimensionally arranged plurality of pixels by m (m≦l) to make m blocks of pixels; assigning m processers to perform a parallel processing of accumulating the delta data for all the row lines of each of the m blocks of the image data to obtain the accumulated delta data, the accumulated delta data including a total delta between the first row line and the last row line in each of the blocks; obtaining the first row lines in the respective blocks using the total delta one by one starting from the second block; and assigning m+1 processers to perform a parallel processing of decoding using the obtained first row lines to obtain the decoded data and a parallel processing of rendering the image data using the decoded data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097964

Image forming apparatus

A multifunction peripheral includes an answerer identifying unit, a character data extracting unit, a correct/incorrect determining unit, a question data extracting unit, a question sheet image data creating unit, and an image formation control unit. The correct/incorrect determining unit determines answers on a question sheet as correct or incorrect based on characters extracted by the character data extracting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097963

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a document feeder and a reader. The document feeder includes a document tray and feeds an original document loaded on the document tray. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180097952

Flexible scanner cover

An image reproduction device having a movable frame with a central aperture and an extendable soft cover. The soft cover can be extended from a storage position to at least partially span a platen and cover three dimensional objects resting on the platen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096236

Remote override of power saving mode

A remote override system may comprise a remote device and a local device. The remote device may include a remote device computer having a remote device processor and a remote device communication interface, and an outgoing override signal handler capable of sending an override signal by way of the remote device communication interface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180096201

Print data semantic analyzer

A print data semantic analysis system may comprise a print data handler and a database. The print data handler may include a semantic analyzer and a computer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095419

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a drum unit supporting a photosensitive drum, a development unit forming a toner image on the photosensitive drum and a process frame. In the process frame, after the drum unit is installed along a predetermined installation direction, the development unit is installed along the installation direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095408

Lock structure and image forming apparatus

A lock structure locks a document reader in a closed state relative to a main unit of an apparatus. The document reader is openable and closable relative to the main unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095401

Sheet stacking unit, and sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus each including the sheet stacking unit

A sheet stacking unit of the disclosure includes a sheet stacking plate, a cursor, and a detection sensor. The cursor includes an alignment part for performing widthwise alignment of a document, and a rack extending along the widthwise direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095396

Information processing system

A master server includes a mapping management unit that returns, with respect to an address inquiry request for a site server to be in cooperation with a pc, the address inquiry request being sent from the pc, an ip address of the site server to be in cooperation with the pc that sent the address inquiry request. The site server includes an authentication processing unit that authenticates the user in response to an authentication request for the user from the pc, and returns an authentication result to the pc, a permission information providing unit that, when the authentication processing unit succeeds in authentication, obtains the permission information corresponding to the user from the second memory, and provides the permission information to the pc that sent the authentication request, and a second spooler that spools job data from the pc, and outputs the job data to the image forming apparatus.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095395

Image forming apparatus that updates information

An image forming apparatus includes a storage and a controller. When it is determined that a temperature detected by a temperature detector is equal to or higher than a reference temperature, the controller stops a wireless communication between an rfid tag and a reader/writer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095379

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus

An adjustment method of an optical scanning device, in which an uppermost position at an incident surface of the image forming lens, through which a light beam being deflected and scanned passes, and a lowermost position at the incident surface of the image forming lens, through which a light beam being deflected and scanned passes, are detected in a height direction perpendicular to the main scanning direction in an effective range corresponding to a latent image formation target range on the scanning target surface, and a center height between the uppermost position and the lowermost position is allowed to approximately coincide with a height of a bus line of the image forming lens at the incident surface of the image forming lens.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

04/05/18 / #20180095375

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a toner mother particle and inorganic particles attached to a surface of the toner mother particle. The toner mother particle includes a toner core (11) and a shell layer (12) covering a surface of the toner core (11). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091701

Image forming apparatus performing wireless communication with replacement member, and communication method

An image forming apparatus includes a wireless communication portion, a transmission processing portion, a decoding processing portion, a change processing portion, and a retransmission processing portion. The wireless communication portion has a storage portion that stores member data regarding a replacement member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091698

Electronic device that ensures improving security performance and recording medium therefor

An electronic device includes a wireless-connection-establishment unit and a function execution unit. The wireless-connection-establishment unit establishes a directly communicable wireless connection with another device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091678

Image reading device for reading image data from document sheet, image forming apparatus, image reading method

An image reading device includes a document sheet conveying portion, an imaging element, a reading processing portion, a detection processing portion, and a stop processing portion. The document sheet conveying portion sequentially conveys a plurality of document sheets placed on a document sheet placement portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091674

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes: an operation acceptance section that accepts an operation input from a user; a platen glass; an image reading section; an area determination section that determines, from a difference in input light volume among various points on a whole image acquired through the reading by the image reading section, an image area representing a display screen in the whole image; an analyzing section that retrieves a print target image associated with a data code when the data code exists within the image area of the display screen determined by the area determination section; and an image creating section that creates an image in which the print target image retrieved by the analyzing section is composite into the image area of the display screen in the whole image, the image area being determined by the area determination section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091671

Image reading apparatus and image reading method that simply detect document direction in reading of book document, and recording medium therefor

An image reading apparatus includes an image reading unit and an image analysis unit. The image reading unit reads images of a plurality of original documents in sequence so as to generate an image data group including a plurality of pieces of image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091665

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a display panel, a storage medium, first and second display processing portions, and a function execution processing portion. A plurality of pieces of functional information organized in hierarchical layers are stored in the storage medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091402

Electronic apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium suitable for acquiring status information

Provided is an electronic apparatus that, even when extensions increase, acquires status information in a short time, and suppresses an increase in capacity of a storage device that stores firmware. A status-information-acquisition unit executes applications that are stored in an hdd (storage device) and downloaded from a cloud server (application-providing server), and acquires status information of each of the extensions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180091176

Adjustment work assisting system

A wearable device is worn by a worker who performs adjustment work for an electronic apparatus; and obtains identification information of the electronic apparatus, transmits the obtained identification information to a management server, receives a current setting value of the electronic apparatus from the management server and displays the current setting value to the worker, and receives from the management server work assistance information of the adjustment work corresponding to the obtained identification information and displays the assistance information to the worker. The management server receives the identification information from the wearable device, obtains the current setting value from the electronic apparatus of the identification information and transmits it to the wearable device, and generates the work assistance information that includes a suggestion of a new setting value corresponding to a result of adjustment work and transmits it to the wearable device.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089406

Password authenticating device for preventing leakage of passwords

Provided is a password-authenticating device that does not allow a password to be perceived from the hand movement of an operator while entering a password. The password-authenticating device according to the present disclosure executes a login process by comparing an entered password candidate with a registered password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089405

Password authenticating device for preventing leakage of passwords

Provided is a password-authenticating device in which a password is not perceived from the hand movements of an operator during entry of a password. The password-authenticating device according to the present disclosure executes a login process by comparing an entered password candidate with a registered password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180089404

Authenticating apparatus for executing user authentication

Provided is an authenticating apparatus that by a simple method improves security when entering a password. The authentication-processing unit executes user authentication by comparing an entered password that is entered with a preset set password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088877

Information processing apparatus, recording medium, and proxy response system

An information processing apparatus is selectively executable a normal mode or a sleep mode, the information processing apparatus including: a main controller circuit that operates in the normal mode; a sub controller circuit that operates in the sleep mode; a first communication interface capable of communicating with an external apparatus connected to a first network; and a second communication interface capable of communicating with a proxy response device, the proxy response device being unconnected to the first network. In the sleep mode, the sub controller circuit receives a request from the external apparatus via the first communication interface, sends the request to the proxy response device via the second communication interface, receives a response to the request from the proxy response device via the second communication interface, and sends the response to the external apparatus via the first communication interface.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088826

Electronic apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium and hdd disconnecting method suited to hdd failure countermeasures

Provided is an electronic apparatus for which an increase in cost due to an increase in the size of the electronic device and an increase in the number of parts is suppressed. A system-control unit manages each of the partitions of a hdd and a ssd (storage device) that has a smaller storage capacity than the hdd by a mounting process. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088517

Retaining member and image forming apparatus including same

A retaining member is integrally formed of an elastically deformable material, and has an inner circumferential portion, an outer circumferential portion, a linkage portion, a plurality of engagement claws, and a slit. The inner and outer circumferential portions are ring-shaped, and the outer circumferential portion is disposed outside the inner circumferential portion in a radial direction. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088513

Stacked sheet detection device, image forming apparatus

A stacked sheet detection device includes a shaft, at least one first rotor, a second rotor, and a detection sensor. The shaft includes a plurality of attached portions that are formed in alignment along a width direction perpendicular to a discharge direction of sheets. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088480

Two-component developer

A two-component developer includes a toner and a carrier. The toner is a positively chargeable toner that is positively charged by friction with the carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/29/18 / #20180087604

One-way clutch that reduces occurrence of ratchet skip, and fixing device and image forming apparatus

A one-way clutch includes a first gear, a second gear, a transmission unit, and a stretchable member. The first gear has one side in an axial direction on which a first ratchet portion is formed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084247

Cell-based compression with edge detection

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

03/22/18 / #20180084152

Image reading device, image processing apparatus, image reading method

An image reading device (1) includes a light emission control portion (84), an image scanning portion (11), and a difference data sequence generating portion (852, 853, 855). The difference data sequence generating portion (852, 853, 855) sequentially obtains image data sequences of a linear area both when a light emitting portion is in a light-on state and when the light emitting portion is in a light-off state. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084151

Selection of halftoning technique

An example embodiment may involve causing a page of a document to be printed on a printing device, wherein the printing device is in an am halftoning mode and prints the page using an am halftone; displaying, on the display unit, a graphical user interface, wherein the graphical user interface includes a selectable option to switch the printing device from the am halftoning mode to an fm halftoning mode; receiving an indication that the selectable option has been selected; possibly in response to receiving the indication that the selectable option has been selected, causing the printing device to switch from the am halftoning mode to the fm halftoning mode; and causing the page of the document to be printed again on the printing device, wherein the printing device is in the fm halftoning mode and prints the page using an fm halftone.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084149

Selection of halftoning technique based on microstructure detection

An example embodiment may involve obtaining a digital image containing a pixel block. An am halftone may be configured to be applied to the digital image by default. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084136

Image reading device

An image reading device includes an image reading unit, a conductive member, a switching portion, and a switching control portion. The image reading unit includes a light emitting portion and a light receiving portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084133

Information processing system and information processing method capable of setting configuration of image forming apparatus from server without changing configuration setting of firewall

The second connector of the image forming apparatus behind the firewall connects to the first connector of the management server to establish a session. The web browser of the personal computer sends an http request to the first compressor on the basis of an instruction from a user, a destination of the http request being the web server unit of the image forming apparatus. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084125

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a calculation processing portion includes an input portion and an input-portion abnormality determining portion. The input portion is connected to a temperature detection portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180084117

User interface for presenting printing device metrics

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

03/22/18 / #20180083953

Authentication system and authentication method capable of realizing single-sign-on function used for application program on image forming apparatus

The management server authenticates the user on the basis of the authentication request using the user name and the password received from the image forming apparatus, generates user session information obtained in a process of the user authentication process, stores the user session information in association with the ip address of the image forming apparatus in the third memory, and supplies the user session information in response to an inquiry using the ip address from the third party server. The third party server receives the authentication request using the ip address from the image forming apparatus, makes an inquiry to the management server by using the ip address, and authenticates the user on the basis of the returned user session information.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082270

Job executing system that uses online payment service to pay for charge, and job executing method

A job executing system includes an image forming apparatus, a user terminal, a computer, and a bank account management system. The online payment service transmits a payment completion notification of a charge and a payment code to the computer with the computer identifier made to correspond to the payment code in first payment code management information. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082161

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a storage unit, a connector including a power supply terminal, a power supply unit for generating an operating voltage, a switch for turning on and off application of the operating voltage to the power supply terminal, a capacitor connected between the power supply terminal and the switch, and a control circuit configured to start up when a reset signal is changed. When the main power supply is turned on, the switch is temporarily turned on, and the reset signal is changed after the switch is turned off. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082097

Output system and image forming apparatus

An output system includes an output section, a fee calculation section, and a payment code notification section. The output section outputs an image and/or a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081609

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes a visible image forming unit (50), a display control unit (101) that causes the visible image forming unit (50) to form a visible image representing a display screen containing an image to be formed, an operation detection unit (54), a reception unit (104), and an image processing unit (105). The operation detection unit (54) detects a user's operation performed in the air, on the display screen displayed as the visible image by the visible image forming unit (50). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081532

Display device and display control method

A display device includes an object detecting section, a display section, a gesture acceptance section, and a display control section. The object detecting section detects an object contained in display target data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180081316

Image-forming apparatus the performs printing on printing paper

An image-forming apparatus that is capable of accurately detecting skew angle when arriving at a resist roller. In the image-forming apparatus, the resist roller feeds the printing paper to a printing unit at specified timing, and the printing unit performs printing on the printing paper. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/22/18 / #20180079549

Cushioning pad and package

A cushioning pad is disposed between a packing and a packed article. The cushioning includes a bottom plate portion, a first tubular portion, and a second tubular portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077320

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An area separation unit 22 determines a character in an input image on the basis of image data of the input image. The filter processing unit 23 performs a filter process for a character edge area of a character in an input image, and the color conversion unit 24 performs a color conversion process for a pixel in the character edge area in accordance with a color conversion characteristic that (a) is different from a color conversion characteristic for a pixel other than a pixel in the character edge area and (b) compensates a color error due to the filter process.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077308

Document conveying device and image forming apparatus

A document conveying device is used in common for a double-sided reading specification in which images on one face and the other face of a document conveyed along a conveying path are read and for a single-sided reading specification in which the image on the one face of the document is read. The document conveying device includes a recess, a cover member and a supporting part. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077302

Password entry device and image processing apparatus

The password entry device includes a first display control unit, a tap determination unit, a second display control unit, and a password-entry acceptance unit. The tap determination unit determines which of the characters displayed in the first style by the first display control unit have been tapped. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075326

Redirection of a file based on distance between physical ports of an intermediate device

An example embodiment may involve a target device receiving a file that contains a job. The job may be associated with preferences that are not supported by the target device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074447

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a staple unit, a print unit, a power supply, and a control unit. When the time that elapses after completion of a print job equals a standby time, the control unit stops supply of electric power to the staple unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074437

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure includes a developing device and a toner storage container. The toner storage container is detachable and attachable with respect to an apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/15/18 / #20180074435

Developing device that reduces occurrence of image failure caused by toner drop and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a regulating blade, a casing, a toner-reception supporting member, a toner reception member, and a vibration generating unit. The toner-reception supporting member is opposed to the developing roller or the toner supply roller between the regulating blade and the image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069973

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an operation display portion, an image reading portion which reads a reading region including an original document so as to generate image data and a control portion which generates basic display data for displaying an image in all parts of the reading region including an original document image. When the size of the original document is a threshold value or more smaller than the size of the reading region, the control portion generates enlargement display data for displaying the original document image whose display size is enlarged as compared with the original document image displayed based on the basic display data and makes the operation display portion produce the display based on the enlargement display data.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067708

Electronic apparatus and image forming apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes an operation unit or a terminal device for inputting address information of the terminal device of a user who instructed execution of a job, and notification target information indicating whether the terminal device is a notification target to which an interruption of the job is to be notified, a network interface unit that performs data communication with a plurality of the terminal devices, and a controller that decides, when an interruption of the job is detected, whether the terminal device is the notification target, according to the notification target information, and causes the network interface unit to transmit interruption data indicating that the job has been interrupted to the terminal device, using the address information of the terminal device, when the terminal device is the notification target.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067451

Image forming apparatus

A printer 100 includes a housing, an image forming unit 120h, a body unit 150, positioning mechanisms and a lock lever 50. The positioning mechanism includes a unit biasing spring and a biasing projection, and positions the image forming unit 120h by biasing the image forming unit 120h mounted at a first position in the housing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067448

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cover unit, a boss, a hook member, a biasing member and a pressing member. The cover unit is turnably provided on an apparatus main body to form and open a conveying path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067447

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a holding member. The holding member has a boss part and an arm part that extends from the boss part in a direction perpendicular to the movement direction of the holding member and holds the cleaning member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067420

Operation guide label

An operation guide label is made to perform a display urging a seal member for sealing a toner replenishment port of a toner container received in an image forming apparatus to be pulled out. The image forming apparatus has a first side surface provided with a power switch and a second side surface adjacent to the first side surface and provided with an opening and closing cover for toner container exchange. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067415

Toner

A toner includes a plurality of toner particles (10) each including a toner mother particle (11) and a plurality of external additive particles (12) attached to a surface of the toner mother particle (11). The external additive particles (12) each include a silica particles (12a), a metal hydroxide layer, and a coating layer (12b). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067305

Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus

To restrict an angle change of a reflection surface of a reflection member that reflects a scanning light beam, an optical scanning device includes a first support portion that supports a reflection mirror at one point at an end in a longitudinal direction of the reflection mirror, a second support portion that supports the reflection mirror at a plurality of points at the other end, a reinforcement portion that reinforces a structure of the second support portion side of a housing in the longitudinal direction of the reflection mirror, compared to a structure of the first support portion side of the housing, one first fixing portion that is used to fix the housing to an image forming apparatus on the first support portion side, and a plurality of second fixing portions that are used to fix the housing to the image forming apparatus on the second support portion side.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063885

Communication system, communication apparatus, and communication method, capable of circulating data

. . A communication system includes a plurality of communication apparatuses. The communication apparatuses each include a display portion, an operation detection portion, a determination processing portion, and a transmission processing portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063375

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a loading section, a reader, and a document feeder. The loading section receives loading of a document and an identification medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063363

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a reading section and an image forming section. The reading section reads a plurality of images from a document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063351

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a housing, a transparent cover, a cleaning member, a holding member, and a movement mechanism. The cleaning member slidably contacts with the surface of the transparent cover to clean the surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063339

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes: a print target data acquisition section that acquires print target data; a printing section; an actual printed image acquisition section that reads a recording paper sheet subjected to printing of the image forming section to acquire an actual printed image; a prospective image creating section that creates a prospective image expected to be provided by the printing on the image forming apparatus; an image comparing section that compares the actual printed image with the prospective image to calculate a comparison result indicating a difference of the actual printed image from the prospective image in terms of a predetermined item related to printing quality of the image forming section; and an output section that outputs the comparison result regarding the item calculated by the image comparing section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180062363

Wiring structure and image forming apparatus

A wiring structure according to the present disclosure includes a shield tube, a metal wire, and a plate-like member. The shield tube covers a wiring. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180061263

Image forming apparatus and grading assistance method

Provided is an image forming apparatus that effectively supports grading of answer sheets. An answer-processing unit obtains image data of answered answer sheets for all answerers, extracts all answer fields and name fields as image data, correlates and records the image data in a scanning-data db. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060709

Method of generating transformed print jobs

A method of generating transformed print jobs includes inputting a page description language print job and receiving a selection of one or more transformation features and one or more transformation feature settings for each selected transformation feature. For each transformation feature selected, all dependent transformation features are identified. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060708

Method of image processing that ensures effective resource data search

A method of image processing includes: reading a data file in a predetermined page description language including a search key; chaining a plurality of pieces of resource data in each of a plurality of resource dictionaries; loading the chained plurality of pieces of resource data in each of the plurality of resource dictionaries in a memory area including unique keys; searching the requested resource data from the chained pieces of resource data using the search key for matching the unique key of the requested resource data one by one along the chain in both direction from a starting piece of resource data; labeling each of the plurality of pieces of resource data based on a history of the matching. The searching includes determining the starting piece of resource data in the chained plurality of pieces of resource data based on the history.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060707

Sheet conveyance apparatus that ensures reduced noise, and image forming apparatus including the same

A sheet conveyance apparatus includes an inner main unit, a guiding portion, a conveyance roller pair, a mounting portion, and an urging member. A pair of bearing portions supports a shaft portion of a driven roller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060548

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes a reader, an authentication processor, and a process executor. The reader is configured to detect authentication medium in which authentication information is stored or displayed and read the authentication information from the authentication medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060322

Information processing apparatus and control method of information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a use determination processing portion, a first acquisition processing portion, and a time notification processing portion. The use determination processing portion determines whether or not its associated information processing apparatus is in use. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060288

Electronic device, character input control method, and storage medium

An electronic device includes a display, an input device, and a controller. The display displays a character input screen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060094

Help system and help presentation method

A help system include: an apparatus management server; one or more image forming apparatuses; a help server; and a mobile terminal, in which the mobile terminal acquires a serial number of the image forming apparatus of which the user wants to know help information among the one or more image forming apparatuses, and sends the serial number to the apparatus management server, the apparatus management server searches an apparatus information database based on the received serial number, extracts the corresponding apparatus information, and sends the extracted apparatus information to the help server, the help server receives the apparatus information sent from the apparatus management server, extracts help information relating to the sent apparatus information among the help information stored in a manual database, and sends the extracted apparatus information to the mobile terminal, and the mobile terminal presents the received help information to the user.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060064

Electronic machine, version check system and recording medium

Provided is an electronic machine that is able to update only necessary firmware. The electronic machine includes a panel unit, a storage device, a firmware-management unit, and a system-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060016

Display control apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with data transmission program recorded thereon

A display control apparatus includes: an operation acceptance section that accepts a user's input of an operation; a screen data storage section that stores a plurality of sets of screen data on respective display screens for being displayed; a display control section that allows display of the plurality of sets of screen data as the respective display screens while providing a transition from one display screen to another; a hiding section that, when the operation acceptance section accepts a specification of an area in the display screen, manipulates screen data present within the specified area to hide the area; and a transmission control section that measures a time elapsed since the transition, and, upon passage of a predetermined set time since the transition, provides transmission of the set of screen data or, when the area is hidden, the set of screen data containing the hidden area to an external terminal.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060007

Image forming system

A first class image forming apparatuses includes a specific sensor that measures a specific device status, and automatically edits setting data on the basis of a measurement value of the specific sensor. A second class image forming apparatuses does not include such a specific sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180060001

Printing apparatus

The printing apparatus can perform differential printing to print differences between a print-target image data set and a reference-source image data set, and includes a differential print request accepting unit, a differential extraction unit, a differential thumbnail image creating unit, and an output control unit. If the differential print request accepting unit accepts a differential print request, the differential extraction unit compares the print-target image data set with the reference-source image data set and extracts a difference between them. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059997

Image forming apparatus, recording medium, and information processing system

An image forming apparatus includes: a processor that analyzes printable data to generate rendering data, renders the rendering data to generate image data, and acquires the number of pages of the image data, supplies the printable data to one or more external image forming apparatuses, and acquires, from each external image forming apparatuses, the number of pages of image data generated by the corresponding external image forming apparatus by analyzing the printable data to generate rendering data and rendering the generated rendering data, sorts the information processing apparatus itself and the one or more external image forming apparatuses into one or more groups of the same number of pages, and determines whether or not the information processing apparatus itself belongs to a group having the largest number of image forming apparatuses, and outputs the generated image data where the information processing apparatus itself belongs to the group.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059996

Remote maintenance system and remote maintenance method

A remote maintenance system includes: one or more image forming apparatuses; a server; and a terminal, the one or more image forming apparatuses each notify, when the image forming apparatus itself executes printing, the server of print information, the print information at least including print start time, print end time, and the number of printed sheets, the server stores, when being notified of the print information, the print information in a management database, analyzes a usage status of the one or more image forming apparatuses based on the print information, and stores the analysis result in the management database, and acquires the analysis result of the usage status of the image forming apparatus to be maintained at the time of scheduled maintenance and failure of any of the one or more image forming apparatuses, attaches the analysis result to the notification, and sends the notification to the terminal.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059986

Information processing apparatus and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a first memory that stores an information processing program; a second memory that stores a file-to-be-erased; and a processor that executes the information processing program, in which when the processor executes the information processing program, the processor, when the processor executes a job which requires to generate a temporary file, selects a file having a size equal to or less than a size of the temporary file out of one or more files-to-be-erased stored in the second memory, treats the selected file as a file-to-be-unerased, writes the temporary file over the file-to-be-unerased stored in the second memory to thereby generate the temporary file, and after the temporary file is used in the job, treats the temporary file as a file-to-be-erased.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059617

Image forming apparatus and duct

An image forming apparatus includes: a fixing section; a housing having an air inflow hole, an air outflow hole, a duct, and a fan circulating the air in the duct; and a main body frame. The duct has: (i) a first duct part extending from the air inflow hole to an arrangement region; (ii) a second duct part continuing to the first duct part and extending along the arrangement region; (iii) a third duct part extending from the air outflow hole to the arrangement region; (iv) a fourth duct part continuing to the third duct part and extending along the arrangement region at a position different from the second duct; and (v) a fifth duct part being provided between the second and the fourth duct parts and being curved in a meandering manner in a region, other than the arrangement region, located between the housing and the main body frame.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059611

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a side face of a device body and a bypass tray. The bypass tray is supported so as to be turned around a turning fulcrum part with respect to the side face between a close position along the side face and an open position being held at a predetermined angle with respect to the side face. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059604

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling image forming apparatus

When performing a specific process accompanied with reading or writing a storage unit in a sleep mode, the power supply control unit control a control unit and the storage unit to temporarily return. When detecting movement in a period from start to end of the temporary return, the power supply control unit restarts power supply to a display panel. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059597

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing belt, a pressuring roller pressured to the fixing belt, a heat source heating the fixing belt, a pressing member pressing the fixing belt toward the pressuring roller's side, and a sliding contact sheet interposed between the fixing belt and the pressing member to hold lubricant. The sliding contact sheet includes a sliding contact portion arranged at the center in a sheet conveying direction to come into contact with the fixing belt, a first fixed portion arranged at an upstream side in the conveying direction and wound around the pressing member at the heat source's side, and a second fixed portion arranged at a downstream side in the conveying direction and wound around the pressing member at the heat source's side from the first fixed portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059596

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating belt, a heat source, a pressuring body, a pressing member and a sheet member. The heating belt is endless and heats a medium while being circulated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059577

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a rotating member, a transmitting member and a cover. The case main body contains a toner. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059574

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body and a rotating member. The rotating member is rotatable around a rotation axis. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059567

Image forming apparatus that reduces image quality deterioration caused by adhesion of paper powder and scattering of toner

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt and a developer unit. The image forming apparatus includes a cooling unit, a cleaning roller, and an auxiliary brush. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059410

Laser scanning device, image forming apparatus and reflection surface identification method for identifying reflection surface of rotary polygon mirror

A laser scanning device includes a rotary polygon mirror, a drive motor, a light detecting portion, a measurement processing portion, and an identification processing portion. The rotary polygon mirror has reflection surfaces and rotates such that light is scanned by the reflection surfaces in sequence. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057296

Paper discharge apparatus for discharging conveyed paper, and image forming apparatus equipped with same

Provided is a paper-discharge apparatus that suppresses operating sound of the paper-discharge apparatus. A contact member changes the posture of the introduction guide by coming in contact with the introduction lever and rotating the introduction lever. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057291

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a side face of a device body and a bypass tray. The bypass tray is supported turnably around a fulcrum part in the side face between a close position along the side face and an open position held at a predetermined angle with the side face. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180057288

Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus

A sheet conveying device includes a sheet stacking part, a conveying path and a conveying roller. The conveying roller includes a drive roller and a driven roller which is pressed against the drive roller and is driven by the drive roller to be rotated. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056680

Sheet storage device and image forming apparatus

A sheet storage device has a rotation restriction portion configured to restrict a rotation of an end cursor from a first posture to a second posture. The rotation restriction portion has: a restriction piece situated on the end cursor and configured to be brought into contact with a guide rail so as to restrict the rotation of the end cursor from the first posture to the second posture; and an engagement recess formed at a given position of the guide rail, the restriction piece being fitted in the engagement recess. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056669

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An optical scanning device includes a rotating polygon mirror, a light source that irradiates first and second light beams at one side of the rotating polygon mirror and irradiates third and fourth light beams at the other side thereof, a first optical element that reflects the first light beam and allows the second light beam to pass therethrough, a second optical element that reflects the second light beam, a third optical element that allows the third and fourth light beams to pass therethrough, and a fourth optical element that reflects the fourth light beam. The second light beam is a light beam corresponding to yellow, the first, the third, and the fourth light beams are light beams corresponding to three colors other than the yellow. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056668

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

In an optical scanning device including a vibration mirror part, elastically deformable resin portions are respectively provided at both end portions in a main scanning direction on a surface of the vibration mirror part, which is an opposite surface of a reflective surface, a collision member, which has a collision surface and can collide with each of the resin portion, is provided at a side opposite to a side of the reflective surface of the vibration mirror part, and a control unit allows the vibration mirror part to swing such that each of the resin portion collides with the collision surface at least once before light beam for image data writing is deflected and scanned by the vibration mirror part, and then allows the vibration mirror part to swing in a range in which each of the resin portion does not collide with the collision surface.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054530

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

02/22/18 / #20180054311

Authenticating device for performing user authentication by using password, and image forming apparatus

Provided is an authenticating device that reduces entry mistakes when entering a password due to touch mistakes in a state in which security is maintained. An image forming apparatus includes a touch panel, an authentication-processing unit, and a touch-mistake-detection unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054310

Authenticating apparatus that executes user authentication by comparing entered password with set password

An image forming apparatus that is an authenticating apparatus includes an authentication-processing unit, a display area, a display-control unit and a re-entry-processing unit. The authentication-processing unit executes user authentication by comparing an entered password with a set password. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052419

Image forming apparatus capable of restricting opening of cover

An image forming apparatus includes an inner cover, an outer cover, a first pressing portion, and a restricting portion. The inner cover is opened and closed for a developer storage portion storing developer to be attached or detached. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052418

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of the present disclosure is provided with a main body-side substrate, a cover member, a metallic main body frame, and a metallic thumbscrew. The main body-side substrate is provided in a main body of the image forming apparatus, and an electrical component is mountable thereto. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052417

Image forming apparatus and method for control thereof

An image forming apparatus has a printing section, a cooling mechanism, a suction adjustment mechanism, and a controller. The printing section includes a fixing unit for heating a sheet having a toner image put on it, and discharges the sheet after fixing. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052414

Developer case and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer case (10) according to the present invention includes a case main body (30) and an rf tag (36, 37). The case main body (30) contains developer and is attached to an apparatus main body (2, 71) which includes a communication device (14). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052408

Developer container and image forming device equipped with same

A developer storage container (30) includes: a container body (31); a lid (32); a stirring member (34); and an input gear (36). The container body includes: a bottom portion (310); an opening (31 p) extending in a longitudinal direction thereof; a first sidewall (31r) and a second sidewall (31l); and a storage space (30s) for storing developer therein. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052407

Developer storage container and image forming apparatus equipped therewith

Disclosed is a developer storage container including a container body and a shutter. The container body has a developer discharge port and is capable of being changed in posture. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/22/18 / #20180052404

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the toner core. The shell layer includes a plurality of first domains (r1) and a second domain (r2) that is present at least among the first domains (r1). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046849

Authentication device, image processing apparatus, and authentication method

An authentication device includes an operation panel, a registered handwriting procedure acquiring portion, a long-pressing detecting portion, a handwriting detecting portion, and a handwriting authentication portion. The registered handwriting procedure acquiring portion acquires information of a registered handwriting procedure from a storage portion in which the information of the registered handwriting procedure has been stored, which represents a handwriting procedure including a trajectory of a handwriting operation performed on the operation panel and at least one of a time, a speed, and a number of strokes of the handwriting operation. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046132

Image forming apparatus that is transportable with developer housing container installed on apparatus main body

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a connector portion, and a developer housing container. The connector portion is located on the apparatus main body and includes a first input/output terminal. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046125

Image forming apparatus

A sheet guide of an image forming apparatus includes a first upstream guide member and a first downstream guide member. The first upstream guide member includes an upstream front guide surface and an upstream rear guide surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046119

Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A fixing device includes a pair of bushes, a pair of bearing members, a support plate, and a fixing frame. The pair of bushes are attached to both end parts of a rotation shaft of a heating rotating member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046111

Developer storage container and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developer storage container includes a container body having a developer discharge port, a shaft body extending in a first direction and rotatably disposed in the container body, and a stirring member to be attached to the shaft body. The stirring member is made of a flexible film-like member and stirs the developer stored in the container body by rotating according to the rotation of the shaft body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046110

Developer case and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer case (10) according to the present invention includes a case main body (30), a rotator (55, 56), a coupling (57), and a holder (49, 70, 80, 90). The case main body (30) contains developer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046101

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer is a single-layer photosensitive layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046100

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer is a single-layer photosensitive layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/15/18 / #20180046099

Polyarylate resin and electrophotographic photosensitive member

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

02/15/18 / #20180046098

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The photosensitive layer is a single layer. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041657

Image reading device, image forming apparatus provided therewith, and method for controlling image reading device

An image reading device has a motor, an optical sensor (a light emitting portion, a light receiving portion), a carriage, a motor, a moving portion for rotating a belt, a pulse generating gear provided with a plurality of light shielding teeth along its circumference, and a control portion. The light shielding teeth of the pulse generating gear pass through a gap between the light emitting portion and the light receiving portion. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041653

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a feed tray having a placement surface on which a sheet is placed. The feed tray includes a fixed table, an extension table, and a sensor. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041649

Image forming apparatus with movable operation unit

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, an operation unit, and a moving mechanism. The operation unit is mounted to the apparatus main body. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039847

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a control unit. The control unit performs ocr processing by identifying a specified area of image data as a detection area, detecting line images contained in the detection area, and analyzing the detected line images to identify a character represented by the line images. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039460

Collaborative remote maintenance of printing devices

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

02/08/18 / #20180039458

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

02/08/18 / #20180039225

Removable unit and image forming apparatus therewith

A removable unit has a first unit removably attached to an image forming apparatus, a second unit held by being removably attached to the first unit, and a cover member. The cover member is supported pivotably on the first unit, and can be located selectively either in a first position overlapping, or a second position not overlapping, the attachment/removal path of the second unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039215

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus including the same

An image forming apparatus includes a mirror position adjustment mechanism capable of adjusting a position of a return mirror. The return mirror is used in a state in which its position is adjusted such that a gravity center position of the return mirror is separated from a rotational axis of the return mirror by the mirror position adjustment mechanism in a sub-scanning direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/08/18 / #20180039208

Transfer unit and image forming apparatus

A transfer unit includes a transfer roller, a guide, a holder and a lever. The transfer roller is configured to be pressed against an image carrier to form a transferring nip and to transfer a toner image from the image carrier to a sheet at the transferring nip. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035010

System and method for printing a banner page having indentifing indicia

A printing system generating a personalized banner page has a client device that transmits print data. An image forming device receives the print data transmitted by the client device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035008

Image forming method that ensures high speed monochrome printing

An image forming method comprising includes: receiving print data; detecting whether the received print data includes specific encoded data where a luminance component is encoded separately from chrominance components; generating monochrome data by decoding the luminance component without decoding the chrominance components if the specific encoded data is detected and execution of the monochrome printing is determined; and executing monochrome printing based on the monochrome data.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035007

Image forming apparatus, storage medium, and method for digitizing document

An image forming apparatus includes a central processing unit (cpu), a storage device storing a document digitization program, and a reading device that reads an image from an original document. The cpu executes the document digitization program to implement an image acquiring section, an added handwriting extracting section, and a document editing section. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035006

Print transformation effects

A method of printing a variant of an original page at a printer based on one or more selected transformation effects. Applying transformation effects can include modifying commands in a print job to adjust global page settings or parameters of individual elements on the page, and/or adding new elements to the page. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035002

Reading module, and image reading device/image forming apparatus including the reading module

A reading module includes: a light source for applying light to a document; an optical system for forming an image as image light from reflected light of the light applied from the light source to the document; and a sensor in which a plurality of sensor chips for converting the image light formed by the optical system to electric signals are disposed in adjacency to one another in a main scanning direction. The optical system includes: a mirror array in which a plurality of reflecting mirrors whose reflecting surfaces are aspheric surfaces are coupled in array in the main scanning direction; and apertures provided between the reflecting mirrors and the sensor chips, respectively, to regulate light quantity of the image light reflected by the individual reflecting mirrors. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035001

Reading module, and image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same

A reading module includes a light source, an optical system for forming an image of reflection light from a document illuminated by the light source, and a sensor including a plurality of sensor chips to convert the image light formed by the optical system into an electric signal. The optical system includes a mirror array including a plurality of reflecting mirrors connected in the main scanning direction, first aperture stops each of which adjusts light amount of the image light reflected from each of the reflecting mirrors, second aperture stops each extending from the opening edge of the first aperture stop toward the mirror array, first light shielding walls each of which extends from a boundary between the sensor chips toward the first aperture stops, and second light shielding walls extending from both sides in the main scanning direction of the first aperture stop toward the sensor chips.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034992

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes: contact glass, a document reading section that reads a document loaded on the contact glass while a moving mechanism moves in a document reading direction, a reading control section that causes the document reading section to read the whole contact glass at a rate of once per a predefined number of times n1, a first contamination detection section, and a report section. The first contamination detection section detects, from image data of the whole contact glass obtained through the reading by the document reading section, contamination of the contact glass present in a region other than a region loaded with the document. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034985

Electronic apparatus and image forming apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes a control unit that includes a processor, and based on operation of the processor in accordance with a control program, receives a touch operation on an operation screen. If a change in a predetermined state occurs in the electronic apparatus, the control unit causes a notification image indicating details of the change to be displayed on the operation screen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034980

Calibration system that ensure improved accuracy while reducing calculation cost, calibration method, and recording medium therefor

A calibration system includes an image forming apparatus, a color-measurement device, a primary-color-input-output-characteristics adjustment unit, and a secondary-color-input-output-characteristics adjustment unit. The primary-color-input-output-characteristics adjustment unit adjusts input-output characteristics of a primary color of the image forming apparatus by correcting a gamma correction table for the primary color. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180034978

Image processing apparatus that emphasizes important information added to margin region and image forming apparatus including the same

An image processing apparatus includes a data input unit, an operation panel, a storage unit, and a control unit. The operation panel accepts a registration of a margin image and a setting of an emphasis region within the margin image. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032809

Information extraction device, image forming apparatus including information extraction device and method of controlling information extraction device

An information extraction device includes a storage unit, an image reading device and a control unit. Based on the color of a colored region in a reference original document (reference image data), the control unit classifies the colored region into a first colored region and a second colored region. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032531

Presentation support system, presentation support apparatus, and presentation support method

A presentation support system includes a presentation control portion, an imaging portion, and a number-of-watching-persons determining portion. The presentation control portion displays a presentation image on a screen in sequence. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032496

Server device with error finder module for form document submission system

A server device for a form document submission device for processing a form document with one or more fields to be filled out, for use with a user accessible device, including: a registration device to register the form document, a form document identifier associated with the form document, and a form data rule applicable to the form document, so as to be associated with a user; a transmission device to send the form document and the form document identifier to the user accessible device, and receive a filled out form document with each field having a corresponding input from the user accessible device; an error finder module to validate the filled out form document for each field, based upon the form data rule, and if an error is found in any of the fields, highlights the field with the error; wherein the transmission device sends the highlighted form to the user accessible device, for changes to the corresponding input to comply with the form data rule, and if no error is found in any of the fields, sends the highlighted form to the user accessible device, as confirmation that no error is found.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032485

Image forming apparatus for digitizing document based on revised and corrected original document by hand writing, method and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a reading device, an image obtaining unit, a revised-portion extracting unit, a region extracting unit, a layout index determining unit, and an original document editing unit. The layout index determining unit determines an index of a layout of the initial original document based on the region extracted by the region extracting unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032290

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (100) includes a human sensor (10), an image forming section (20), an internal sensor (30), a power supply section (40), a controller (50), and a communication section (60). The internal sensor (30) includes a first internal sensor (31) and a second internal sensor (32). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032289

Term management system, image forming apparatus, and term management method

A term management system includes a term management portion and a plurality of image forming apparatuses. The term management portion stores term management information in which terms are defined in association with corresponding term ids. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032286

Form document submission system with error finder module

A form document submission system processes a form document with one or more fields to be filled out, and includes a server device to register the form document, a form document identifier associated with the form document, and a form data rule applicable to the form document, so as to be associated with a user; a user accessible device to receive the form document and the form document identifier from the server device, fill out each field with a corresponding input, and send the filled out form, from the user accessible device to the server device; wherein the server device validates the filled out form document for each field, based upon the form data rule, and if an error is found in any of the fields, highlights the field with the error, and sends the highlighted form to the user accessible device, for changes to the corresponding input to comply with the form data rule, and if no error is found in any of the fields, sending the highlighted form to the user accessible device, as confirmation that no error is found.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032148

Display device and method for controlling display device

A display device includes a display section, a display control section, an acceptance section, and a storage section. The display control section allows the display section to display an input screen including a plurality of character input fields. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032028

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit and an apparatus main body. The fixing unit fixes a toner image on a recording medium. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032025

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a toner storing container that stores a collected toner, a conveyance screw that conveys toner in the toner storing container, and a toner crushing member that crushes the toner accumulated in the toner storing container. The toner crushing member is formed so as to include: a supporting portion being attached above a rotation axis of the conveyance screw; and a plurality of elastic pieces each extending from the supporting portion toward the conveyance screw and being swung by a fin that rotates in association with the rotation of the conveyance screw. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032024

Toner collecting device and image forming apparatus

A toner collecting device includes an exhaust path and a catching installation. Through the exhaust path, air containing a floating toner is passed. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032021

Drive transmitting device and image forming apparatus including the same

A drive transmitting device includes a first rotator, a second rotator, a rotation driver, and a linker. The first rotator is rotatable. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032020

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a display unit, an operation unit, a memory, and a control unit. The operation unit is operable by a user. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032014

Electronic device and image-forming apparatus

Provided is an electronic device that outputs a notification sound that takes into consideration those of older age. The electronic device is an electronic device that outputs a notification sound, and includes a frequency-setting unit and a notification-sound-control unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180032011

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressing member, a charger and an air discharging device. The fixing member is rotatably provided and heated by a heat source. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031993

Positively chargeable toner

A positively chargeable toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the core. The core contains a polyester resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031825

Image forming apparatus that obtains variation characteristic of positional deviation amount of light beam

An image forming apparatus includes a light scanning device, a light detection unit, and a positional-deviation-amount calculation unit. The light detection unit includes a slit-shaped first light detection region and a slit-shaped second light detection region arranged to have mutually different angles with respect to a scanning direction of the light beam, and outputs a detection signal when the light beam passes through each of the light detection regions. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029812

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus (1) includes an image forming device (5), a conveyor device (l), and a manual paper feed section (8). The conveyor device (l) conveys paper (p). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027599

Communication device and storage medium suitable for connection to wireless lan (local area network)

. . Provided is a communication device that prevents a shortage of wireless lan resources. A communication-control unit controls wireless communication via an access point and p2p type communication (p2p communication), a connection-information-management unit manages a mac address list in which mac addresses of portable terminals from which there is a connection request by wireless communication are registered, and when the communication-control unit receives a connection request from a portable terminal by wireless communication, a system-control unit compares the mac address that is included in the connection request with the mac address list, and responds to the connection request when the mac address is not registered in the mac address list. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027315

Electronic device and image forming device

An electronic device includes an element, a first member, and a second member. An electric current flows in the element. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027131

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a controller. The controller includes a list display controller, a selection receiving section, a data request section, and an image formation controller. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025338

Image forming system and charging management method

An image forming system includes a charging management server and a plurality of image forming apparatuses managed by the charging management server. The charging management server and the plurality of image forming apparatuses are connected to a network. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024796

Electronic device and recording medium suitable for writing information to wireless tag

Provided is an electronic device capable of effectively using a wireless tag. A system-control unit of a mfp, via a communication-control unit, checks whether or not setup information is stored on a wireless tag, and when setup information is stored, reads the setup information, executes setup based on the setup information and rewrites status information to correspond to the setup state. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024707

Information processing device and screen display method

The present invention prevents erroneous operation of an operation screen by a user when an interruption notification screen is displayed on the operation screen. An information processing device is provided with: a display portion that can be operated by touch; a display control portion that displays, on the display portion, an operation screen in which a plurality of soft keys are arranged for inputting characters; a storage portion in which data indicating specific character strings likely to be input by a user is stored in advance; an interruption detection portion that detects the occurrence of an interruption; an interruption notification portion that displays an interruption notification screen for reporting the occurrence of an interruption on the operation screen in an overlaid manner when the occurrence of an interruption is detected by the interruption detection portion; and a prediction portion that uses the data indicating specific character strings to predict a first soft key corresponding to a character likely to be input next by the user among the plurality of soft keys. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024472

Image forming device

An image forming device (1) has an image carrier (331), a transfer member (35), a holding member (81) which holds the transfer member, a pressing member (83) which changes a position between a first position and a second position to make the transfer member contact and separate from the image carrier, a first moving member (325) and a second moving member (10p1) which are movable, and a first interlocking mechanism (33t) and a second interlocking mechanism (10q). The first interlocking mechanism and the second interlocking mechanism press the pressing member to change a position of the pressing member in conjunction with the first moving member and the second moving member. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024467

Developer case and image forming apparatus including the same

A developer case (10) according to the present invention includes a case main body (30), a conveyer (33), a first tube (34), and a second tube (35). The case main body (30) contains developer and has a discharge port (30a) to discharge the developer toward an outside of the case main body (30). ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024457

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a conveyance guide and a static eliminator. The image forming section is configured to form the images on a sheet being conveyed along a first conveyance path. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024454

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

A composite core of a toner particle is a composite of a toner core containing a polyester resin and a plurality of resin particles each containing a first resin. A shell layer partially covering a surface of the composite core is a film containing a second resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180024453

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

A toner contains a plurality of toner particles each including a core and a shell layer disposed over a surface of the core. The core contains a binder resin. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/25/18 / #20180021968

Punching device, sheet processing device, image forming system

In a first punching mode, a control portion displaces a support member from a first-path-side end side to a second-path-side end side, and causes a first punching portion on the first-path-side end side to operate in a state where the support member has reached a first target position. In a second punching mode, the control portion displaces the support member from the second-path-side end side to the first-path-side end side, and causes a second punching portion on the second-path-side end side to operate in a state where the support member has reached a second target position. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180019926

Network facsimile apparatus

A network facsimile apparatus includes a transmission job accepting portion, a gateway data acquiring portion, a geographical correspondence data acquiring portion, a closest region identifying portion, and a fax transmission requesting portion. The closest region identifying portion identifies closest geographical information from among a plurality of pieces of geographical information in geographical correspondence data corresponding to area codes of a plurality of gateway line numbers. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017918

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a developing roller, a voltage applying part, a direct current correcting part and a correction switching part. The developing roller supplies a toner to an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017913

Image forming apparatus

This image forming apparatus is equipped with: a conveyance cover which forms a reverse conveyance path; and a double-sided conveyance unit. The conveyance cover is turnably mounted to a body housing, and the double-sided conveyance unit is turnably mounted to the conveyance cover. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017905

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transferring belt, photosensitive drums, primary transferring parts, a transfer voltage applying part, a resistance value measuring part, a cleaning device, a pre-brush, a pre-brush current detecting part and a transfer voltage correcting part. The pre-brush applies a cleaning charge voltage to the remained toner at an upstream side from the cleaning device in the rotation direction of the transferring belt. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017890

Developing device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes a housing, a developing roller, a developer conveyance path, a partition plate, a developer supply port and a developer conveying member. The developer conveying member rotates such that an outer peripheral part thereof moves from top to bottom in a first area between a second shaft portion and the partition plate and moves from bottom to top in a second area between the second shaft portion and the side wall. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017887

Developing device and image forming apparatus provided with same

A developing device includes a housing, a developing roller, a developer conveyance path, a partition plate, a developer supply port and a developer conveying member. The developer conveying member rotates such that an outer peripheral part thereof moves from top to bottom in a first area between a second shaft portion and the partition plate and moves from bottom to top in a second area between the second shaft portion and the side wall. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180017884

Electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes a plurality of toner particles each including a core and a shell layer. The shell layer includes a first domain that is a non-crosslinked resin film and second domains that are crosslinked resin particles. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180016107

Roller support mechanism, sheet conveying device including roller support mechanism, image forming apparatus

A roller support mechanism includes a pair of support plates, concave groove portions, and sliding bearing portions. The support plates are formed from an elastic material and disposed to face each other. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/18/18 / #20180015750

Image forming device and method for controlling image forming device

An image forming device includes an input unit to which image data are input, an image processing unit that performs image processing and generates output data, and an output unit that executes a job on the basis of the output data. The image processing unit, in a vertical width compaction process, recognizes a field enclosed by borders; determines whether the recognized field is a vertical width compaction candidate field; sets a vertical omission band in such a way as to include the blank and part of the border of the vertical width compaction candidate field, without eliminating information; eliminates the vertical omission band of the image data; and shifts and compacts the image data below the vertical omission band in the upward direction.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013905

Image formation apparatus

. . The operation unit (5) is configured to receive user's operation and supported at a position frontward of the image reading unit (2) by the support housing (10) so as to be rotatable within a predetermined rotation range around a rotation shaft parallel to a right-left direction of the image formation apparatus (100). The information reading unit (6) is configured to read information about the user and housed in the housing side surface (12) so that a part of the information reading unit (6) is present rearward of the operation unit (5) in a first attitude in which a surface of the operation unit (5) is closest to a vertical plane, and a part of the information reading unit (6) is present downward of the operation unit (5) in a second attitude in which the surface of the operation unit (5) is closest to a horizontal plane.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013904

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a main body unit, an operation unit, and a support unit. The main body unit has a first side surface and a second side surface that is opposite to the first side surface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011440

Image formation apparatus

The image reading unit (2) reads an image from a document. The image forming unit (3) is located below the image reading unit (2) and forms an image on a sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011425

Development device and image forming apparatus including same

A development device includes a development container and a second agitation member. The development container includes a second transport chamber and a developer discharge port which is provided at the end portion of the second transport chamber on a downstream side. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011424

Developing device and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a developing container and a second stirring member. The developing container includes a second feeding chamber and a developer discharge outlet disposed on the downstream side end of the second feeding chamber. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011421

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a developer container, a development device, a developer replenishment device and a control part. The control part obtains a replenishment amount (x) of the developer replenished by the developer replenishment device from a last-time replenishment until a this-time replenishment and a predicted consumption (y) of the developer, calculated based on the image data output from the last-time replenishment until the this-time replenishment, and informs abnormality when an absolute value of a difference of the replenishment amount (x) and the predicted consumption (y) is larger than a threshold value.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011420

Toner case and image forming apparatus

A toner case includes a case main body, a cover, and a coil spring. The case main body is rotatable and has a toner containing space in which a toner is contained and an opening through which the toner is discharged from the toner containing space. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011419

Developing device that removes toner accumulated on top surface of regulating blade with simple configuration, and image forming apparatus including the same

A developing device includes a developing roller, a toner supply roller, a regulating blade, a casing, and a cleaning member. The developing roller supplies a toner to the image carrier in a region opposed to an image carrier. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180011417

Image forming apparatus and image forming method that ensure improved measurement sensitivity of patch density with optical sensor, and recording medium therefor

An image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor, an exposure unit, a developing unit, and a control unit. The control unit sets the toner-layer-forming electric potential difference lower than an electric potential when forming the image on the print medium, forms a combined patch for calibration by the set toner-layer-forming electric potential difference for calibration, so as to adjust the developing-bias potential by measuring a print density of the formed combined patch. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/11/18 / #20180009614

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

The sheet feeding device includes a feed roller, a separation pad and a guide part. The feed roller is configured to feed a sheet by being rotated while coming into pressure contact with the sheet. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007231

Image forming apparatus

In an image forming apparatus, a reservation managing unit receives a reservation request from a mobile terminal device of a user, and registers reservation information. The reservation information indicates (a) a usage time zone specified by the received reservation request and (b) the mobile terminal device. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007222

Image-forming apparatus with document reading unit that automatically feeds and reads documents

Provided is an image-forming apparatus that is able to determine whether or not reading of a document ends properly without knowing the number of sheets of the document, and when overlapped feeding occurs, is able to estimate the location where overlapped feeding occurs. The image-forming apparatus has a document feeding unit that conveys a set document one sheet at a time, and a document reading unit that reads the conveyed document and obtains document image data. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007220

Image reader and image forming apparatus

An image reader includes: a reading section reading a document; a document conveyance section being supported in an openable and closable manner with respect to the reading section; foamed synthetic resin members being supported on a lower surface of the document conveyance section; a document pressing plate being fitted to the document conveyance section with the foamed synthetic resin members in between; and height regulation sections being formed at the document conveyance section and being pressed by second platen glass with the document pressing plate in between, wherein the height regulation sections are located at positions overlapping with a region of the second platen glass when the document conveyance section is in a closed state.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007219

Display and input device that receives image forming instruction through touch panel

A display and input device includes a display unit, a touch panel, an operation reception unit, a display controller, an instruction generation unit, a communication unit, and a communication controller. The communication controller transmits an instruction to provide setting information including a list of items to be set related to image forming and default set values of the items to be set, to an image forming apparatus identified by the instruction generation unit. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180007215

Printer status report with encoded image

A method of diagnosing a printer's status using an encoded image printed and/or displayed by the printer. The printer can produce an encoded image, such as a barcode, that indicates status values in one or more categories. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005104

Maintenance system, and computer readable recording medium storing a maintenance program

A maintenance system includes an ic card unique to a service person, a general purpose mobile terminal device, an image forming apparatus as a maintenance target, and an authentication server. In the general purpose mobile terminal device, the maintenance authentication processing unit (a) obtains ic card identification information from the ic card using an ic card reader, (b) transmits the obtained ic card identification information to the authentication server, (c) receives user rank information corresponding to the ic card identification information from the authentication server, and (d) transmits the received user rank information to the image forming apparatus using a peripheral device interface. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180005092

Multicore printer definition language processing

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

01/04/18 / #20180005065

Electronic device and electronic device control method

Provided are: an acquisition section that acquires image data; a detection section that detects a marker portion indicated in the image data; a communication section that performs communication with either one or a plurality of external servers including at least one of a plurality of dictionary functions; a processing section that (i) specifies, from the dictionary functions, a dictionary function in accordance with a type of the marker portion, and (ii) causes the communication section to transmit, to the external server including the specified dictionary function, an instruction to search for a text indicated by the marker portion, and for information related to the text, by using the dictionary function; and a generation section that generates a glossary including the received information related to the text upon reception of the information related to the text as a search result from the external server by the communication section.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004389

Display input device and image forming apparatus

A display input device includes: a display section capable of displaying characters and images; a touch panel disposed on the display section and accepting input by pressing on a soft button displayed on a display screen of the display section; and a control unit including a processor and performing, when the processor operates in accordance with an operation program, a display control of the display screen and a control for instructing the display section to display a message. When instructing the display of the message while allowing the display section to display the display screen, the control unit provides a pop-up display of the message at a pop-up display position of the display screen set at a location other than a predetermined display region of the display screen. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004387

Display input device, image formation device comprising same, and control method for display input device

A display input device including: a display panel provided for the display panel; and a control unit that recognizes user operation content, recognizes a drag operation whereby a predetermined start area in the display panel is touched and, while said touch is continued, the touch position is slid towards a predetermined end area, recognizes arrival at the touch position end area as a power supply off command that instructs a power supply to turn off, and causes processing for turning off the power supply when a power supply off command is recognized.. . ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc

01/04/18 / #20180004142

Image forming apparatus

A density correction unit (a1) obtains density measurement values of a surface in a measurement section of an image carrier at a first round, (a2) calculates as section background data at the first round respective differences between the density measurement values at the first round and an average value thereof, (a3) obtains density measurement values of a surface at least in the measurement section at a second round, (a4) calculates as section background data at the second round respective differences between the density measurement values at the second round and an average value thereof in a specific section with the same length as the measurement section, and (a5) determines the rotation period on the basis of a correlation between the section background data at the first round and at the second round. Here the measurement section is a part in a circulating direction of the image carrier.. ... Kyocera Document Solutions Inc








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