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Positioning device and program

A positioning server determines a location of a mobile device within an area including a plurality of base stations. The positioning server includes a communication circuit through which positioning data is received, a display device, an input unit, and a controller. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

System and method of generating barcodes on scanned documents

A system and method for adding a barcode to an electronic document includes a multifunction peripheral having a user interface for accepting commands and data from a user, a scan engine that scans a tangible document into an electronic document, and a processor that generates a barcode from barcode identifying data. The user can enter a document identifier via a user interface as the barcode identifying data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

System and method for multifunction peripheral document notarization

A system and method for automated mfp notarization includes a display and a user input for receiving a notary request for document notarization. A device controller with processor and associated memory commences electronic notarization upon receipt of a notary request. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

System and method for storing scanned documents

A system and method for simplified scanning of tangible documents commences with scanning them into electronic documents on an mfp. The mfp controller generates a scan command indicia and commences a scan when it is selected by a user. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Case and apparatus for image formation

A case of an exemplary embodiment accommodates an apparatus including a movable part and includes a case base, a first member, and a second member. The first member includes a first surface and a second surface opposing each other, and is provided with a hole formed by opening at least a side of the second surface, among a side of the first surface and the side of the second surface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Noncontact power transmission apparatus and power transmission device

A noncontact power transmission apparatus includes an instrument including a first case, a power reception coil arranged to generate an induced current due to magnetic flux in a first direction intersecting a gravitational direction, and a holder configured to hold the power reception coil at a predetermined distance from an outer surface of the first case in the first case. A power transmission device includes a conductive second case that has an opening into which the instrument is inserted in which the instrument is stored, a power transmission coil provided in the second case so as to generate magnetic flux in the first direction, and disposed to generate an induced current in the power reception coil, and an elastic body that is provided in the second case, maintains a distance between the power transmission coil and the power reception coil to be constant, and supports the power transmission coil.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Non-contact power transmission apparatus and power supply device

A non-contact power transmission apparatus includes a device including a power reception coil arranged to generate an induced current by magnetic flux in a first direction crossing a gravity direction. An outer shape of a first coil pattern has a first width in a second direction crossing the first direction and the gravity direction. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Video reproduction device and method

A video reproduction device includes a store computer configured to acquire a video data from a video data storage device. The video data is from multiple cameras. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Coin dispensing apparatus and checkout machine with the same

A coin dispensing apparatus includes a coin dispenser configured to dispense coins to a receiving tray, a sensor configured to detect one or more coins in the receiving tray, an output device, and a processor configured to control the output device to output a warning when the sensor detects no coins in the receiving tray after the processor instructs the coin dispenser to dispense a group of coins as change and the coin dispenser has dispensed at least one of the coins in the group but before the coin dispenser has dispensed all of the coins in the group.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Secure data collection system

A secure data collection system includes a centralized management server, a first data collection system including a plurality of computing devices communicating with each other and a first communication interface connected to a public network, and a second data collection system including a plurality of computing devices communicating with each other and a second communication interface connected to the public network. The management server is connected to the public network and configured to enhance security of the first data collected and transmitted through the first communication interface by the first data collection system and second data collected and transmitted through the second communication interface by the second data collection system while converting the first data and the second data into composite data.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Digital signage control system and method

A server for a digital signage control system communicates with a plurality of display devices, a first terminal, and a second terminal. The server further stores, for each display device, an identifier, attribute data, and owner data, and a plurality of content items. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Content distribution server

A content distribution server includes a storage device that stores a member management table that includes, in correspondence with each of a plurality of member codes, a transmission address, and attribute data of a member. A content distribution management table includes for each of a plurality of content distribution codes, content subject items, a normal distribution date, and a preferential distribution date. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

System for tracking effectiveness of electronic promotions

A distributed data processing and collection system improves effectiveness of data processing and collection by distributing data processing tasks and data collection tasks across a plurality of first computers, a plurality of second computers, and one or more servers. The system comprises a plurality of the first computers, each associated with a unique identifier, a plurality of the second computers, each of which is configured to detect the unique identifier of any of the first computers and, upon detecting the unique identifier, to collect data associated with the unique identifier, and one or more servers in communication with the first computers to distribute data to be displayed by the first computers, aggregate data collected by the second computers, and determine an effectiveness of the distributed data based on the aggregated data.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Point-of-sale terminal configured generate a receipt with a security watermark

A point-of-sale (pos) terminal is configured to generate a security watermark for receipts to protect against counterfeit receipts. The pos terminal includes a code reader, a printer, and a processor configured to register items to be purchased by a user based on codes read by the code reader and associate the registered items with a user code if one of the codes read by the code reader is the user code. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276639

Register system

A register system includes a display screen and a communication interface connectable to a settlement processing apparatus at which a payment process associated with a commodity sales transaction can be performed. A processor is configured to receive data from the settlement processing apparatus indicating a current stage of the payment process as one of a plurality of predetermined possible stages in the payment process. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276638

Portable point-of-sale apparatus

A portable point-of-sale apparatus includes a display, an input device configured to capture symbol information affixed on a commodity, and a processor. The processor is configured to acquire commodity identification information for identifying the commodity based on the symbol information, perform sales registration processing for the commodity based on the acquired commodity identification information, and control the display to display a symbol image including the commodity identification information of the commodity in order for a settlement apparatus to read the symbol image.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276636

Point-of-sale terminal having a dynamically set user interface

A point-of-sale (pos) terminal having a dynamically set user interface, includes an operation unit including a display on which a user interface for operating the pos terminal is displayed, a camera by which an image of an operator of the pos terminal is captured, and a processor configured to process the captured image to identify the operator, retrieve user interface settings of the identified operator from a storage unit, and update the user interface displayed on the display of the operation unit based on the retrieved user interface settings.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276456

Sales data processing apparatus and sales data processing method

According to an embodiment, a sales data processing apparatus includes first and second image-pickup cameras and a processor. The processor recognizes the object held by the operator's hand as the sold product on a basis of the first picked-up image of the first image-pickup camera. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180276435

Information processing apparatus, information collecting apparatus, and information collecting system

According to one embodiment, an information collecting apparatus includes a plurality of tag readers disposed on a mobile apparatus, each respective tag reader being configured to detect a wireless tag attached to an article that is within a detection range of the respective tag reader, a movement controller configured to control movement of the mobile apparatus within a search area along a plurality of routes, each route enclosing a different segment region of the search area, and a data processor configured to acquire tag detection information of the wireless tag during a time in which the mobile apparatus is moving in a particular route enclosing each segment region, aggregate the number of times for which the wireless tag is detected, and identify a particular segment region in which the wireless tag is present based on the aggregated number of times for which the wireless tag is detected.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275935

System and method for cloud-based document content collaboration with scheduled printing

A system and method for networked document editing and printing includes a cloud server communicating with a plurality of remote computing devices via a network interface. The server stores a word processing application and receives identifiable login requests from the remote computing devices. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275602

Image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image forming apparatus including a fixing portion, an exterior member, a first ventilation guide, a second ventilation guide, and a blowing portion. The exterior member has a first opening portion opened to an outside. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275580

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit with a fixed reading position and configured to read a first image on a sheet and detect a position of the first image. A toner image transfer unit is configured to transfer a toner pattern to the sheet at a fixed transfer position. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275577

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises a housing, an image forming section, a temperature sensor, a determination section and a controller. The image forming section has a photoconductive drum and a charging roller for forming an image on a sheet which are arranged in the housing. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275572

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to an embodiment includes a first rotating body, a pressing unit, and an urging member. The pressing unit includes a belt, a second rotating body, a belt supporting member, and a pushing member. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180275243

Position measuring system including a server and a plurality of beacons

A position measuring system includes s server and radio wave emitting stations positioned at different locations across a position measuring area. A storage device stores, for each of the plurality of radio wave emitting stations, a beacon identifier that uniquely identifies the radio wave emitting station and a first threshold time. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273324

Image forming apparatus and paper feeding method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an accommodation unit and at least one driving roller. The accommodation unit accommodates a paper sheet therein. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180273322

Image forming apparatus and guidance method for paper feeding work

An image forming apparatus of embodiments includes an accommodation unit and a notification unit. The accommodation unit accommodates both of a paper bundle and a packaging member therein in a state in which at least one of the paper bundle and the packaging member used to package the paper bundle satisfies predetermined conditions. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272765

Printer apparatus

A printer apparatus of a drop-in type includes a storage region for a roll of print sheet, a print head, a conveying roller configured to contact the print sheet and rotate to cause the print sheet to be conveyed from the roll to the print head, and a flap having a distal end that contacts an outer circumferential surface of the roll at a point that is lower than a center of the roll while the print sheet is drawn out from the roll for conveyance to the print head.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272735

Ink circulation apparatus

A liquid circulation apparatus includes a main tank that stores a liquid, an upstream tank connectable to an upstream side of an inkjet head, a downstream tank connectable to a downstream side of the inkjet head, a pump configured to supply the liquid from the main tank at an amount larger than a sum of an amount of liquid passing through the inkjet head and an amount of liquid ejected from the inkjet head. The upstream tank includes a first upstream liquid chamber configured to be at a hydrostatic position higher than a nozzle of the inkjet head and connected to the pump, a second upstream liquid chamber configured to be connected to the inkjet head, and a third upstream liquid chamber connected to the main tank. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272717

Maintenance apparatus and liquid ejection apparatus

According to one embodiment, a maintenance apparatus includes a first suction nozzle having a first suction port facing a first nozzle row through which a first liquid can be ejected, the first nozzle row including nozzles aligned in a first direction on a nozzle plate, and a second suction nozzle having a second suction port facing a second nozzle row through which a second liquid can be ejected, the second nozzle row including nozzles aligned in the first direction on the nozzle plate and parallel to the first nozzle row.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272707

Inkjet head

According to one embodiment, an inkjet head includes a pressure chamber connected to a nozzle, an actuator corresponding to the pressure chamber and configured to change a volume of the pressure chamber, and a drive circuit configured to drive the actuator causing two or more ink droplets to be consecutively discharged from the nozzle. The drive circuit applies in sequence a first drive waveform for expanding the pressure chamber, a second drive waveform having a first pulse width, a third drive waveform for releasing the pressure chamber from an expanded state, a fourth drive waveform having a second pulse width, and a fifth drive waveform for contracting the pressure chamber.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272706

Liquid discharge head and liquid discharge apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a liquid discharge head comprises a number of times controller and a discharge amount controller. The number of times controller controls the number of times droplets are discharged for one pixel based on input image data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272705

Driving waveform generating device, liquid discharge head, inkjet recording apparatus, and driving waveform generating method

In accordance with an embodiment, a driving waveform generating device comprises an input module, a setting module, and a generating module. The input module inputs setting data for setting a driving waveform. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272703

Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting device

A liquid ejecting head includes an actuator communicating with a nozzle, configured to eject liquid from the nozzle, a drive circuit on a circuit board configured to drive the actuator, a flow path of liquid circulating, a first temperature sensor configured to measure a temperature on a surface on the circuit board proximate to the drive circuit, and a second temperature sensor configured to measure a temperature of a liquid on the flow path of liquid circulating.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272702

Liquid ejecting head and liquid ejecting device

A liquid ejecting head includes an actuator communicating with a nozzle, configured to eject liquid from the nozzle, a drive circuit configured to drive the actuator, a wiring connector having a plurality of terminals spaced from each other along a first direction, a first temperature sensor connected to a first terminal in the plurality of terminals, the first terminal being on a first end side of the wiring connector in the first direction, and a second temperature sensor connected to a second terminal of the plurality of terminals, the second terminal being on a second end side of the wiring connector, the second end side being opposite to the first end side in the first direction. The drive circuit is connected to a third terminal line of the plurality of terminals, the third terminal being between the first end side and the second end side in the first direction.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272701

Inkjet head control apparatus and inkjet printer

An inkjet head control apparatus includes a mother substrate, a plurality of daughter substrates connected to a plurality of connectors of the mother substrate, each daughter substrate having a different built-in address, and a communication circuit on the mother substrate and configured to select an address of one of the plurality of daughter substrates, and transmit a control signal including the selected address and information for controlling power supply to an inkjet head to the plurality of connectors. Each of the plurality of daughter substrates includes a determination circuit configured to determine whether or not the selected address corresponds to the built-in address of the daughter substrate, and a voltage generating circuit configured to generate a direct current (dc) voltage for driving the inkjet head based on the control signal when it is determined that the selected address corresponds to the built-in address.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272698

Inkjet head, inkjet recording apparatus, and discharging method

According to one embodiment, an inkjet head includes a pressure chamber connected to a nozzle, an actuator configured to change a pressure in the pressure chamber, and a controller configured to apply an expansion signal to the actuator for expanding the pressure chamber, apply, subsequent to at least one expansion signal, a contraction signal to the actuator for contracting the pressure chamber, and apply, while the pressure chamber is contracted, an intermediate signal for contracting the pressure chamber by less than the contraction signal contracts the pressure chamber.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272345

Droplet dispensing apparatus

A droplet dispensing apparatus includes a droplet ejecting array having a plurality of nozzle groups, each nozzle group including a plurality of nozzles arranged in columns in a first direction and rows in a second direction that intersects the first direction, and the plurality of nozzles being arranged in a third direction, a light emitting unit configured to emit light along an optical path in the third direction oblique with respect to the first direction, a light receiving unit configured to receive light from the light emitting unit, the light receiving unit being on an opposite side of the droplet ejecting array from the light emitting unit, and a controller configured to receive signals from the light receiving unit according to light intensity as detected by the light receiving unit, and adjust ejection timings such that each of the plurality of nozzle groups ejects at a different timing.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272335

Droplet dispensing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a droplet dispensing apparatus includes a droplet ejection array having a plurality of nozzles from which droplets can be ejected into a well opening of a microplate plate on a baseplate, a sensor configured to detect a liquid amount in the microplate, and a controller configured to detect that a nozzle in the plurality of nozzles is not discharging during a droplet ejection process based on an initial liquid amount in the microplate as detected by the sensor and a final liquid amount in the microplate as detected by the sensor during a droplet ejection process in which a predetermined number of droplets are to be ejected from the plurality of nozzles into the microplate.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272334

Droplet dispensing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a droplet dispensing apparatus include a droplet ejecting array having a plurality of nozzles from which solution can be ejected into a microplate on a baseplate, a sensor configured to detect a solution amount in the microplate, and a controller configured to detect that a nozzle in the plurality of nozzles is malfunctioning during a solution ejection process based on an initial solution amount in the microplate and a final solution amount in the microplate as detected by the sensor, and control a supplemental droplet dispensing operation in which an additional solution amount is ejected into the microplate based on the initial solution amount and the final solution amount in the microplate.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/27/18 / #20180272333

Droplet dispensing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a droplet dispensing apparatus includes a droplet ejection array having a plurality of nozzles from which droplets can be ejected into a well opening of a microplate plate on a baseplate, the plurality of nozzles being arranged in columns in a first direction and rows in a second direction that intersects the first direction, a light emitting unit configured to emit light having polarization perpendicular to a third direction oblique with respect to the first direction and the second direction, and a light receiving unit configured to receive light from the light emitting unit, the light receiving unit being on an opposite side of the droplet ejection array from the light emitting unit.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270378

Image processing apparatus, image processing method and non-transitory recording medium

In accordance with an embodiment, an image processing apparatus comprises a sensor and a controller. The sensor detects a laser light reflected from a polygon mirror having a plurality of reflection surfaces. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180270373

Portable panel of a printer system

A portable panel of a printer system is provided. The portable panel includes an interlock mechanism, a scanner and a panel processor. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269798

Power conversion circuit

A power conversion circuit encompasses a rectifying circuit, a first switching element, a second switching element, a third switching element, a fourth switching element, a series connection of a capacitor and an induction coil, a voltage detection section and a control circuit. The series connection of the capacitor and the induction coil is connected between a first connection point and a second connection point. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180269572

Movable antenna and inspection apparatus

According to one embodiment, a movable antenna includes a holder, an antenna radiating element attached to the holder, a first feed element that is attached to the holder and electromagnetically coupled to the antenna radiating element, a base plate in a facing arrangement with the holder, a second feed element on the base plate and configured to face and overlap at least a portion of the first feed element, and a mechanism that moves the holder in a longitudinal direction of the second feed element while maintaining an interval between the first and second feed element permitting energy to be transferred between the first and second feed elements.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268618

Facility gate control system and method

A gate control system that controls access to a facility is disclosed. A processor receives an identification code when a user begins use of the facility, and controls the storage device to store the identification code in association with a time that the user begins use of the facility. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268459

Portable terminal for confirming a commodity purchase history

A portable terminal according to an embodiment confirms a commodity purchase history. A storage device stores purchase history data including an identification code of commodities previously purchased, and an exclusion condition for which a commodity is excluded from confirming the commodity purchase history. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268381

Communication network including an order management system

A communications network includes a plurality of devices connected to a first network, the devices including a point-of-sale terminal, a wireless hand-held terminal, and a wireless access point by which the wireless hand-held terminal is connected to the first network, a router that connects the first network to a second network, a plurality of user terminals connected to the second network, including first and second user terminals, and a server connected to the second network, wherein the server is configured to communicate with the wireless hand-held terminal to receive group data, generate first and second user interfaces from the group data, transmit the first and second user interfaces to the first and second user terminals, respectively, and responsive to inputs made through the first and second user interfaces, generate and transmit to the point-of-sale terminal first transaction data for the first user and second transaction data for the second user.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180268354

Inventory management server

A server for providing inventory management includes a storage device that stores: an inventory database data including an identification code of each of a plurality of commodities owned by a user, and location data corresponding to a predetermined area. A processor receives, from a portable terminal, an identification code acquired by the portable terminal and position information indicating a position of the portable terminal. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180267456

Image forming apparatus and method for demanding more flexible printing processing

A method for demanding a more flexible printing processing by an image forming apparatus which comprises a first storage section and a second storage section involves deciding whether to print the image information contained in the file; determining whether or not an image indicated by the emphasis information stored in the second storage section is contained in the image information contained in the file if the decision is carried out; creating a print command to print the image indicated by the emphasis information with a decolorable recording material in a case in which it is determined that the image indicated by the emphasis information is contained in the image information contained in the file; and sending the created print command through the communication section.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180266987

Ion sensor chip

In accordance with an embodiment, an ion sensor chip, which is connected to an inspection apparatus provided with a connection section having a plurality of connection terminals, comprises an ion sensor configured to measure an activity of an ion of a category corresponding to a composition of an ion sensitive membrane, and an identification information supply section configured to supply identification information corresponding to an inspection object ion of the ion sensor to the inspection apparatus.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264843

Printer and printer control method

According to one embodiment, a thermal head is provided opposite to a platen roller. A ribbon transport unit transports an ink ribbon between the thermal head and the platen roller. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/20/18 / #20180264810

Ink jet head and ink jet recording apparatus

According to one embodiment, an ink jet head includes an actuator configured to cause ink to be discharged from a pressure chamber associated with the actuator, and a control unit configured to apply to the actuator in a droplet ejection process an auxiliary signal that does not cause ink to be discharged from the pressure chamber, and a discharge signal that causes ink to be discharged from the pressure chamber.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255204

Post-processing apparatus

A post-processing apparatus includes an acquisition section configured to acquire position information of a storage section arranged in a sheet; a destruction section configured to destroy the storage section; and a controller configured to operate the destruction section based on the position information of the storage section acquired by the acquisition section if a predetermined condition is met. The destruction section includes a standby section where the sheet stands by, a folding section configured to destroy the storage section by saddle-folding the sheet, and a sheet position adjustment mechanism configured to move the sheet placed in the standby section so that a position of the storage section becomes a position of the folding section.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255201

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a detection section that detects a distance between the image forming apparatus and a portable terminal, and a controller. The controller determines whether the distance meets a predetermined condition, and controls operations relating to an image forming job if the detected distance meets the predetermined condition.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255198

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit, a recognition unit, and an image data generation unit. The image reading unit generates image data by reading an original document image having a first image which is formed by a first recording agent emitting light under ultraviolet light and a second image which is formed by a second recording agent that is readable under visible light. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180255196

Image forming apparatus and control method of the same

An image forming apparatus includes a detection section, an identification section, an acquisition section and a restriction section. The detection section detects an approach of a user. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180254944

Method of providing log information, server for providing log information, and storage medium

A method of providing access to stored and compressed log information of one or more image forming apparatuses is disclosed. In response to receiving a request for log information, the stored log information is searched based on the received request. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253946

Hand-held electronic receipt generating terminal

A hand-held electronic receipt generating terminal in communication with a first server that is in communication with a second server includes a display device, a wireless communication interface, and a processor. The processor is programmed to generate a sequence of graphical user interfaces (guis) for display by the display device, based on data transmitted to and received from the first server through the wireless communication interface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253923

Checkout machine

A checkout machine includes a bill discharge section, a coin discharge section, a communication interface, and a processor configured to acquire attribute information of a group through the communication interface, determine a distribution pattern of change on the basis of the attribute information, and control the bill discharge section and the coin discharge section to dispense change according to the determined distribution pattern.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253711

Inventory management system and method

According to one embodiment, a sales management device includes an acquisition unit, a generation unit, and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires result data representing a past sales result for each item about the commodity being handled for sale. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253710

Point-of-sale terminal

A point-of-sale (pos) terminal includes a change machine, a receipt printer, a display device, and a processor configured to receive from the change machine, first inventory data relating to stored banknotes and coins in the change machine, and receive from the printer, second inventory data indicating a remaining amount of stored receipt sheet in the printer, and control the display device to display on one screen, an inventory image including a first image representative of the first inventory data and a second image representative of the second inventory data.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253604

Portable computing device installed in or mountable to a shopping cart

A portable computing device is installed in or mountable to a shopping cart and linked for communication with a hand-held commodity registration apparatus. The portable computing device includes a wireless interface, a camera configured to capture an image, and a processor configured to establish a communication link with the hand-held commodity registration apparatus through the wireless interface, to perform object recognition on objects in the image captured by the camera, and to confirm that the objects recognized in the image correspond to commodities identified in registered commodity data received from the hand-held commodity registration apparatus through the wireless interface.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253228

Point-of-sale terminal

A point-of-sale (pos) terminal includes a first display configured to display a first screen on which a plurality of keys respectively corresponding to a plurality of functions is arranged, a second display configured to display a second screen on which at least one key corresponding to a predetermined number or less of the plurality of functions is arranged, and a processor configured to execute functions corresponding to keys selected through the first screen and the second screen.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253062

Clocking device, image forming apparatus, and time point correction method

There is provided a clocking device including: a clocking unit configured to count the number of clocks of a signal output from an oscillation circuit to clock a time point; a communication unit configured to receive pieces of time point information respectively from a plurality of mobile terminals; a processing unit configured to calculate a correction time of the clocking unit on the basis of time points respectively indicated by the time point information received by the communication unit and the time point clocked by the clocking unit; and a correction unit configured to correct the time point of the clocking unit on the basis of the correction time.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253053

Paper feed apparatus and image forming apparatus

A paper feed apparatus comprises a paper feed section, a separation section, a rotating body and a control device. The paper feed section feeds an image receiving medium that is placed. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253048

Image forming apparatus

According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a developing device including a toner receiving portion configured to contain toner and a movable part moveable at a first speed and a second speed, the moveable part at least partially disposed within the toner receiving portion, a temperature sensor disposed adjacent to the developing device, and a control unit operatively coupled to the temperature sensor and the developing device, wherein the control unit controls the movable part to move at a first speed when the temperature sensor detects a temperature less than a first temperature and controls the movable part to move at a second speed lower than the first speed when the detected temperature is less than a second temperature that is greater than the first temperature.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253029

Cartridge and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, a cartridge is provided with a case and a transportation member. The case includes a first chamber, a second chamber, and a passage. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180253025

Print head and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, there is provided a print head including a transparent substrate, light-emitting elements, a lens, and a member. The transparent substrate includes a first surface and a second surface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251327

Image forming apparatus having sheet sorting function and a sheet sorting method

An image forming apparatus includes first and second sheet storages, a sheet conveyer, an image reading unit configured to read a surface of a sheet conveyed from the first sheet storage by the sheet conveyer, an image forming unit configured to form an image on the sheet conveyed from the image reading unit, and a controller. The controller is configured to determine an amount of a color material appearing on the surface of the sheet based on image data generated by the image reading unit, determine one of the image forming unit and the second sheet storage as a sheet feeding destination, based on the determined amount of the color material and a threshold value that is associated with at least one of a type and content of an image to be formed on the sheet, and control the sheet conveyer to convey the sheet to the sheet feeding destination.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180251253

Label generation apparatus and method for generating commodity label indicating commodity display layout

A label generation apparatus includes an image acquisition interface, a printer interface, and a processor programmed to acquire through the image acquisition interface a captured image including an article and a shelf on which the article is located, to specify information about the article and a position of the article on the shelf based on the captured image, generate shelving allocation information based on the information about the article and the position of the article on the shelf, and communicate with a printer through the printer interface to generate a label of the article based on the shelving allocation information.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

09/06/18 / #20180250965

Printer

A printer comprises a main body cover and an upper cover. The main body cover houses a roll paper, and an upper portion, the upper portion having an opening through which the roll paper can be loaded. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241907

Optical print head, image forming apparatus and light amount correction method of optical print head

An optical print head comprises a first light emitting element row, a second light emitting element row, a lens array, a first drive circuit and a second drive circuit. The first light emitting element row includes the arrangement of first light emitting elements. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241906

Image forming apparatus, method of controlling an image forming apparatus, and a non-transitory recording medium

An image forming apparatus is disclosed, including a printer section, an image reading section configured to read image information printed on a sheet and generate image data from the image information, and a controller configured to control the printer section to print the image data along with additional information input, or selected from a list, by a user.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241901

Information processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a data amount detection unit and a recording unit. The data amount detection unit detects a data amount of data which is related to image processing and is included in transmission information transmitted when performing image processing. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241892

Decoloring device, image processing system, and decoloring method

According to one embodiment, a decoloring device includes a reading unit, a decoloring unit, and a control unit. The reading unit is configured to read control information from a first image formed in a predetermined area of a sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180241637

System and method for predictive maintenance

A system and method for predictive maintenance of multifunction peripherals includes a data collection agent configured to receive and store simple network management protocol (snmp) data including metered data from one or more multifunction peripherals, and a service prediction system configured to selectively perform linear regression analysis on one or more of the metered data to predict one or more service events for at least one multifunction peripheral based on the linear regression analysis. Notifications for each predicted service event are sent to service technicians associated with the associated multifunction peripheral. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240310

Self-service point-of-sale terminal

A self-service point-of-sale terminal including a cover section having an inverted u-shape open in a front side and a bottom side, a casing that is movable with respect to the cover section and includes a lock configured to fix a relative position of the casing with respect to the cover section, and a coin and bill depositing and dispensing machine housed within the casing.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240309

Point-of-sale terminal

A point-of-sale terminal includes a plurality of module units, and a control unit configured to communicate with the module units to receive inputs for point-of-sale processing therefrom and transmit outputs of the point-of-sale processing thereto. Each of the module units includes substantially box-shaped casing, a peripheral device of the control unit disposed inside the substantially box-shaped casing, and an operational interface of the peripheral device, on a front wall of the substantially box-shaped casing. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240291

Reading apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a wireless tag reading apparatus includes a housing enclosing a storage section and having an opening through which an article can pass into the storage section, an antenna on the housing, a door that is movable to open and close the opening, a locking mechanism configured to lock and unlock the door when the door is closed, a tag reader/writer configured to communicate with a wireless tag attached to the article within the storage section via the antenna, a controller configured to control the locking mechanism to lock the door while the tag reader/writer is communicating with the wireless tag, and unlock the door after the reader/writer has completed communicating with the wireless tag, and a door releasing mechanism configured to open the door when the locking mechanism unlocks the door.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240126

Checkout system

A checkout system includes a register machine having a camera for capturing an image of a customer initiating a transaction, a checkout machine configured to perform checkout processing on the transaction, and a server in communication with the register machine and the checkout machine. The server includes a storage section in which the transaction information including an image of the customer captured with the camera, is stored, and a processor, which determines whether or not the checkout processing of the transaction has completed and erases the image of the customer at a first timing that is after determining that the checkout processing has completed, if an indication is received that the customer may have left behind an item, and at a second timing that is earlier than the first timing and is after determining that the checkout processing has completed, if the indication is not received.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240093

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

In one embodiment, an information processing apparatus has an imaging device, a memory, a display and a processor. The processor extracts, based on similarities of an imaged image by the imaging device and reference images of a plurality of commodities which are previously stored in the memory, at least one commodity from the plurality of commodities as a candidate for the commodity imaged by the imaging device. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240092

Checkout apparatus and checkout method

According to an embodiment, a checkout apparatus includes a sensor; a reading device; an operation key; and a controller. The controller is configured to identify the product on the basis of read information from the reading device, and execute sales registration processing on the identified product. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240091

Tax-exempt processing apparatus and tax-exempt processing method

According to an embodiment, a tax-exempt processing apparatus includes a memory device, an output device, and a processor. The processor determines, in a case where the processor determines that the customer is a person-being-exempt-from-paying-tax, whether the tax amount of products that the customer purchases reaches a predetermined tax-exempt amount or not on a basis of the tax-exempt condition stored in the memory device. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240090

Theft detection machine

A theft detection machine is connected to a register machine and a checkout machine that are located in a point-of-sale (pos) area of a store. The theft detection machine includes a storage device in which feature data of each customer included in a first image captured during a transaction carried out at the register machine, are stored, an audio output device, and a controller configured to extract feature data from second images that include customers leaving the exit of the pos area of the store, and upon determining that at least two person are captured in the first image and the transaction has not been settled at the checkout machine, compare the feature data of each customer included in the first image and the feature data extracted from the second images and control the audio output device to sound an alert based on a result of the comparison.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240089

Inventory management computer system

A computer system includes an inventory management server, a plurality of point-of-sale (pos) terminals communicating with the inventory management server over a first network, a face recognition computer having a camera communicating with the inventory management server over the first network, and a portable terminal communicating wirelessly with the inventory management server over a second network. The inventory management server is configured to generates alerts that are displayed on the portable terminal based on first data from the pos terminals and second data from the face recognition computer.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240087

Checkout system

A checkout system includes a registration apparatus for registering items in a sales transaction, a first settlement apparatus through which settlement processing of a first type can be performed, and a second settlement apparatus through which settlement processing of a second type can be performed. The registration apparatus is configured to designate a settlement method type for the registered sales transaction as one of the first type or second type and to transmit transaction information to the first or second settlement apparatus according to the designated settlement method type.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180240022

System and method for predictive oid field identification

A system and method for predictive object identifier (oid) field identification for multifunction peripherals includes a processor configured to walk the managed information base (mib) of a multifunction peripheral having unidentified oids, and save simple network management protocol (snmp) data associated with the unidentified oids to a database. A machine learning process compares data associated with the unidentified oids with training data derived from prior training of the machine learning process to predict one or more candidate oid field types for one or several unidentified oids. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239935

Reading device and control program for reading device

A reading device includes an antenna having a signal radiating surface and configured to output a linearly polarized wave from the radiating surface, a movable and rotatable stage supporting the antenna and configured to move the antenna along a first direction parallel to the radiating surface of the antenna and rotate the antenna on an axis that is normal to the radiating surface of the antenna, and a tag reader connected to the antenna and configured to supply signals to the antenna for reading information from a wireless tag and to receive signals from the antenna including information read from the wireless tag.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239571

System and method for automated assignment and balance of document processing device collectors

A system and method for automated network device group collector management includes a memory storing device management data for each of the document processing devices. A processor receives updated device management data corresponding to a device change in an identified device group and designates a document processing device in the identified group as a group primary collector in accordance with received updated device management data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239294

Post-processing apparatus, control method and image forming system

In accordance with an embodiment, a sheet processing apparatus, containing a controller that acquires a predetermined data associated with a physical quantity of one of a driving motor or a driven member driven by the motor based on a predetermined signal, compare the predetermined data with a threshold value, and determine whether to transmit a request for increasing a discharge interval of a sheet based on the comparative result.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239293

Sheet processing apparatus

A sheet processing apparatus includes a transfer section, a fixing section, a feed section, a discharge port, an upstream side retention section, a downstream side retention section and a controller. The upstream side retention section is arranged at the upstream side with respect to the transfer section and retains a sheet conveyed from the feed section. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180239289

Image forming apparatus and controlling method thereof

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, a first reader/writer device, a second reader/writer device, and a control unit. The first reader/writer device executes a wireless read/write operation on a wireless tag and is positioned in a sheet conveying path upstream of the image forming unit. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180238920

Storage apparatus storing specimen container and examination system using the same

There is provided a storage apparatus including a storage case which stores a specimen container accommodating a specimen inside and having a wireless tag recorded with identification information on a side surface, and an antenna surrounding the periphery of the specimen container stored in the storage case.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237255

Sheet processing apparatus and sheet discharge method

In accordance with an embodiment, a sheet processing apparatus comprises a first tray, a second tray, a third tray, a lower supporting plate, a drive section and a control device. The second tray is located at the lower part of the first tray. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237251

Sheet processing apparatus and sheet processing method

A sheet processing apparatus comprises a first tray; a second tray arranged at a downstream side of a sheet conveyance direction with respect to the first tray; a rotating body which conveys a sheet on the first tray; a receiving section arranged at an upstream side of the sheet conveyance direction with respect to the first tray to receive the sheet conveyed by the rotating body; a conveyance section which extrudes one side of the sheet placed on the first tray at the upstream side of the sheet conveyance direction with a convex part to convey the sheet to the second tray; and a controller which extrudes the sheet placed on the receiving section with the convex part in a case in which a final sheet of a sheet bundle is placed on the first tray and the sheet is placed on the receiving section, and controls the conveyance section to convey the sheet by extruding one side of the final sheet at the upstream side of the sheet conveyance direction with the convex part while the sheet is conveyed to the second tray.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/23/18 / #20180237240

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a sheet accommodation unit, a paper sheet-feeding unit, an inclined surface portion, a resistance application member, and a transport unit. The sheet accommodation unit stacks sheets. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234592

Image forming apparatus and method of adjusting output density of image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an image reading unit and a gradation correction table generation unit. The image reading unit reads an image. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234580

Image processing for selection of an arrangement order based on feature information

In accordance with an embodiment, an image processing apparatus comprises a scanner, an image data memory, a feature information acquisition section, an arrangement order determination section and an arrangement order change section. The scanner reads a plurality of sheets. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234574

Scanner turning on light source during closing pressure plate and sheet size detection method by scanner

In general, according to one embodiment, a scanner includes an original document stand, a pressure plate, a carriage, an image sensor, an amplification unit, and a processor. The processor turns on the light source during closing the pressure plate, detects a sheet size in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, causes a light amount of the light source at the time of detecting the sheet size to be less than a light amount of the light source at the time of the image reading, and performs a first process of causing a first gain of the amplification unit at the time of detecting the sheet size to be greater than a second gain of the amplification unit at the time of the image reading.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234571

Setting support apparatus and setting support method

A setting support apparatus calculates a degree of a job executed until a standby time from a value obtained by totalizing number of times of jobs executed by a job execution apparatus at each standby time after a previous job is terminated. The setting support apparatus receives input of a transition time to a power saving mode set in the job execution apparatus. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180234566

Sheet carrying guide

According to one embodiment, a sheet carrying guide includes a first guide and a second guide. The first guide guides a sheet carried in a sub-scanning direction orthogonal to a main-scanning direction corresponding to a reading unit configured to read an image. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232717

Checkout system

A checkout system according to an embodiment includes a registration apparatus in communication with a plurality of checkout apparatuses. The checkout apparatuses each include a display device, a communication interface, a payment device, and a controller. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232686

Article management apparatus and article management method

According to one embodiment, an article management apparatus includes an interface and a processor. The interface acquires a image captured by photographing a check range including an area where an article and a label are arranged. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232595

Article recognition apparatus, settlement apparatus and article recognition method

According to one embodiment, an article recognition apparatus includes a first interface, a second interface, and a processor. The first interface acquires an image captured by photographing a photography range including an area where articles that are recognition targets are arranged. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180232550

Reading apparatus

A tag reading system includes a cart including a loading section in which an article having a radio tag attached can be placed, a reading box including a housing formed of a radio wave blocking material and an opening, the housing enclosing a storage section capable of storing the loading section of the cart, and the opening permitting the cart to enter and exit the storage section, and an antenna that transmits and receives radio waves for reading the radio tag attached to the article when the cart is stored in the storage section.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231930

Image quality stabilization processing

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image forming apparatus including an image forming unit and a controller. The image forming unit is able to execute a first image formation processing using a first color material and a second image formation processing using a second color material. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231929

Image forming apparatus and pattern reading apparatus

An image forming apparatus comprises a sensor which emits light with a spot diameter serving as a predetermined size to a pattern for position detection formed on a transfer medium conveyed by a conveyance section, and outputs a read signal corresponding to reflected light of the emitted light; a processing circuit which generates a differential signal obtained by differentiating the read signal output by the sensor, and outputs a signal obtained through an exclusive or of the read signal and the differential signal obtained by differentiating the read signal; and a control section configured to specify a position at which a image forming section forms a image on the basis of the signal output by the processing circuit.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231924

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device configured to fix a toner to a recording medium, a cooling device disposed so as to cool the fixing device with forced air, and a rotatable guide configured to guide the recording medium towards a first location when in a first position and towards a second location when in a second position. The rotatable guide partially blocks the forced air at the first position and forms a pathway for the forced air when at the second position. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231919

Toner container

In one embodiment, a toner container comprises a toner container body in which toner is stored, a cover portion configured to cover the toner container body, and a projection. The projection is provided in the vicinity of a rear end portion in a longitudinal direction of the cover portion or a longitudinal direction of the toner container body, and projecting toward a rear side of the toner container.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180231909

Image correction device

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image correction device including a pwm control unit configured to acquire predefined correction information corresponding to an image forming target line among a plurality of lines forming image data from an sram, adjust a timing for forming an image for the image forming target line on the basis of the acquired correction information, and form an image for the image forming target line according to the adjusted timing.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229530

Control device, image processing apparatus and method for realizing efficiency use of energy

In accordance with an embodiment, a control device comprises a control module. The control module controls execution of several modes. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/16/18 / #20180229496

Inkjet head and driving method by the same

In accordance with an embodiment, an inkjet head comprises a pressure chamber, an actuator, a nozzle plate, and a head drive circuit. The pressure chamber accommodates ink. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227459

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a banner page control unit, an image formation control unit, and a printer unit. The banner page control unit acquires banner page setting information indicating setting conditions of a banner page which is inserted between one sheet and another sheet, on which an image is formed by a plurality of jobs. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227454

Terminal, method of retrieving authentication-related information, and program causing terminal to perform process of retrieving authentication-related information

According to one embodiment, there is provided a terminal that includes a memory and a processor. The memory stores authentication-related information indicating that a first cloud completes approval of authentication, which is acquired by a terminal from the first cloud that transmits an instruction to perform a job to a job-performing apparatus of which registration is completed based on an instruction from the terminal, if the registration of the job-performing apparatus is completed. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227452

Multi-function printer

A multi-function printer comprises: a printer engine unit having a function of switching the mode of the multi-function printer from a print mode to a power-saving mode based on predetermined conditions; a first to a third microphone arranged at intervals on the same plane; and a control section configured to determine the position of a sound source according to the difference between the moments sound sources are captured by the first to the third microphone and switch the mode of the multi-function printer from the power-saving mode to the print mode.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227451

Image processing method and information processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, an information processing method includes instructing a multifunction peripheral performing scanning and printing to perform setting regarding scanning, transmitting a scan signal for performing scanning to the multifunction peripheral, instructing the multifunction peripheral to perform setting regarding printing, and transmitting a print signal for printing a scan image obtained through scanning to the multifunction peripheral.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227442

Image processing device

An image processing device according to an embodiment includes a display unit that displays a fax destination registration screen having a destination registration region and a destination input region in which a plurality of selectable fax destinations are displayed. An input unit configured receives a destination registration input with respect to the destination input region, the destination registration input indicating a selected fax destination from the plurality of selectable fax destinations. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180227439

Image formation apparatus and alert transmission method

In general, according to one embodiment, there is provided an image formation apparatus including a first sensor, a second sensor, a first transmission unit, and a second transmission unit. The first sensor detects a state of a first element. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225932

Register machine for a checkout system

A register machine of a register machine network including the register machine and a plurality of other register machines, comprises a network communication interface through data are transmitted to and received from the other register machines, a display device, an input device, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control the network communication interface to receive, from a registration apparatus, product registration information generated by the registration apparatus, execute checkout processing for the received product registration information, determine whether an abnormality occurs in the register machine that prevents completion of the checkout processing, when the abnormality is determined to occur, control the display device to display a register machine selection screen that displays the other register machines, at least one of which is selectable, receive, via the input device, an input selecting one of the other register machines, and control the network communication interface to cause the product registration information to be transmitted to the selected one of the other register machines.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225826

Article recognition apparatus and article recognition method

According to one embodiment, an article recognition apparatus includes an image interface and a processor. The image interface acquires an image captured by photographing a predetermined place where a plurality of articles are disposed. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225746

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

In accordance with one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an image capturing module configured to photograph a commodity to capture an image of the commodity, an extraction module configured to extract a feature amount from the image captured by the image capturing module; a calculation module configured to compare a feature amount of each of commodities registered in a dictionary with the feature amount of the commodity extracted by the extraction module to calculate a similarity degree therebetween; a recognition module configured to recognize a commodity of which the similarity degree is greater than a threshold value as a commodity candidate within the commodities registered in the dictionary; and a display control module configured to change a manner of arrangement areas displayed in one screen according to the number of commodity candidates recognized and display information representing the commodity candidates in the arrangement areas.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225706

Method and system for distributing and tracking effectiveness of purchase recommendations

A method of distributing purchase recommendations to a user terminal and tracking their effectiveness includes receiving an image of a product code captured from a user terminal at a store server through a wireless device, the store server connected to a first database from which the store server retrieves product information relating to the product code, the product information including one or more recommended products associated with the product, and a second database that tracks effectiveness of recommendations for each product, and transmitting the product information to the user terminal through the wireless device. The presence of at least one recommended product in the product information causes the self-registration program in the user terminal to display a user interface for accessing information about the recommended product on the user terminal and enable the store server to update the second database by tracking the user inputs made through the user interface.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225700

Merchandise sales data processing apparatus

A merchandise sales data processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes an input device, a storage unit, and a processor. The input device receives first customer information, second customer information indicating the user's participation in a reward program in a store at which the user is currently purchasing merchandise, and merchandise sales data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225699

Merchandise sales data processing apparatus

A merchandise sales data processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes an input device, a storage unit, and a processor. The input device receives first customer information, second customer information indicating the user's participation in a reward program in a store at which the user is currently purchasing merchandise, and merchandise sales data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225672

Information processing system, and storage medium which stores information processing program

According to one embodiment, an information processing system includes a first interface, a first processor, a second interface, and a second processor. The first interface acquires information including face information of a visitor. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225646

Object recognition system

An object recognition system according to an embodiment includes a server and at least one point of sale device. A storage device stores a recognition dictionary that includes, for each of a plurality of articles, at least one feature value for identifying the corresponding article, and an effective period indicating a period during which the corresponding article is sold. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225644

Check-out system, payment apparatus, input processing apparatus, and control program

According to an embodiment, a check-out system includes a plurality of the payment apparatuses in communication with each other and with a registration apparatus. A payment processor processes a payment in accordance with received payment information and a customer input. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225643

Check-out system, payment apparatus, input processing apparatus, and control program

According to an embodiment, a check-out system includes a plurality of the payment apparatuses in communication with each other and with a registration apparatus. A payment processor processes a payment in accordance with received payment information and a customer input. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225534

Article recognition apparatus and article recognition method

According to one embodiment, an article recognition apparatus includes an image interface, a weight interface and a processor. The image interface acquires an image captured by photographing a predetermined place where a plurality of articles are disposed. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180225072

Printing apparatus that processes print data based on security setting data

A printing apparatus includes a data storage, a first printer, a communication interface, and a controller. The controller is configured to determine a security level of print data received, based on security setting data for the print data, when determining that the security level is a first security level, control the first printer to print the print data with the decolorable material and control the data storage to store the print data and the security setting data for the print data, and when determining that the security level is a second security level that is lower than the first security level, control the first printer to print the print data with the decolorable material and control the data storage not to store the print data and store the security setting data for the print data in the data storage.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224801

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus comprises a container which is constituted by a bottom connected with a side wall of the image processing apparatus and extending upwards in the vertical direction at a predetermined angle from the side wall and a side wall section vertically arranged on the bottom, and houses a sheet to be processed in a space formed by the side wall of the image processing apparatus and the side wall section; and a pickup section configured to make a roller enter to the inside of the container when the pickup section executes a pickup operation for conveying the sheet to be processed to a main body section of the image processing apparatus and make the roller located inside the image processing apparatus when the pickup section does not execute the pickup operation.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224790

Image forming apparatus and conveyance control method

In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises a sheet feed section and a conveyance control section. The sheet feed section is provided with a plurality of cassettes in which sheets of a plurality of categories are stored for each category of the sheets, and feeds a sheet stored in the cassettes. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224789

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a tray configured to accommodate a plurality of sheets which are conveyed out of the tray for printing, a pressing member movable between a first position at which the pressing member presses the plurality of sheets against the tray and second position at which the pressing member does not press the plurality of sheets against the tray, a drive mechanism configured to cause the pressing member to be moved between the first and second positions, and a control unit configured to control the drive mechanism to move the pressing member into the first position, while a sheet is not supplied for printing from the tray and into the second position while the sheet is supplied for printing from the tray.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224786

Image forming apparatus

A sensor emits light to an image carrier and detects the amount of developer in a visible image which is formed in the image carrier by receiving light that is reflected from the image carrier. A light amount control unit determines the amount of light which is emitted by the sensor when the amount of developer is detected. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224785

Image processing apparatus and information providing method

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image processing apparatus which is provided with an application controller, a display unit, and a controller. The application controller executes an application. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224782

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device according to an embodiment includes a first rotating body, a pressing unit, an urging member, a base body section, a screw shaft section, and a rotation regulating section. The pressing unit includes a belt, a second rotating body, and a supporting frame. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224781

Image forming apparatus and fixing device

A first supporting member which rotatably supports a first rotator, a second supporting member which rotatably supports a second rotator, a bracket which is mounted in the second supporting member distant from the fastening portion of the first supporting member, an urging portion which is disposed between a fastening portion and the bracket, and urges the first rotator and the second rotator so as to be pulled to each other. The bracket is formed with a hooking portion on one end side of the main body portion and a hole where an inserting member can be inserted in an oblique direction from the other end side of the main body portion toward the hooking portion, the second supporting member includes a positioning member which supports the hooking portion of the bracket and regulates movement of the other end side of the bracket on which the urging portion is mounted.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180224776

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A supporting shaft extending in the direction of a heating unit is provided on a plate. A first bracket configured to support, on the supporting shaft, a center portion in a longitudinal direction of the heating unit and allow the heating unit to move in a rotating direction and a vertical direction with respect to the plate is provided in the heating unit. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222703

Paper feed apparatus and image forming apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a paper feed apparatus comprises a paper feed section, a separation section, an abutting section and a friction force variable section. The paper feed section feeds an image receiving medium. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222240

Sheet post processing apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a sheet post processing apparatus comprises a processing tray, a gluing section and a control section. Sheets are placed one by one in the processing tray. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222237

Decoloring apparatus for determining whether to decolor a sheet

A decoloring apparatus includes a reading unit that reads an image formed on a sheet and outputs image information corresponding to the read image. A control unit is configured to recognize the image information output by the reading unit and determine whether decoloring using the decoloring unit is performed on the sheet based on the recognized image information.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222223

Printer with transport speed controller

A printer according to an embodiment includes a communication interface that receives print data from an external device. A print head prints on a sheet, line by line according to the received print data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/09/18 / #20180222222

Thermal printer with heat controller

A thermal printer according to an embodiment includes a communication interface that receives print data from an external device. A thermal print head thermally prints on a sheet, line by line according to the received print data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180220031

Post-processing apparatus, control method, and image forming system

A post-processing apparatus of an embodiment discharges a sheet determined that writing of information to a wireless tag provided in the sheet is successful to a first paper discharge portion, and discharges a sheet determined that writing of information to a wireless tag provided in the sheet fails to a second paper discharge portion different from the first paper discharge portion.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218349

Checkout system

An input unit adds input data of a charging amount in a storage section which stores transaction data of a settlement target according to data relating to commodity sales. If an input end instruction for the data relating to commodity sales is received, the data stored in the storage section is output to a settlement unit. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180218232

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires original document image data, a communication interface that is disposed in order to communicate an external device which performs a first optical character recognition process on the original document image data, an optical character recognition processing unit that performs a second optical character recognition process which is a simpler process than the first optical character recognition process, and a controller that determines whether or not to perform the first optical character recognition process, based on a recognition result obtained by the second optical character recognition process, and that generates a document file by using at least any one of a result of the first optical character recognition process and a result of the second optical character recognition process in accordance with a determination result.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180217550

Paper feeding device and image forming apparatus

A paper feeding device in an embodiment includes a roll-paper storing unit, a curl rectifying unit, and a cutting unit. The roll-paper storing unit is capable of storing roll paper. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180217534

Temperature control for sheet heating device

A sheet heating device includes a heater, a power supply for the heater, and a control unit configured to set an initial power supply level of the power supply at a start of a sheet heating job by the heater based on the sheet heating job and according to whether or not maximum and minimum power supply levels from a last sheet heating job are stored, and control the power supply level of the power supply during the sheet heating job based on a temperature detected by the temperature sensor.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

08/02/18 / #20180217210

Battery check device and battery check system

In accordance with an embodiment, a battery check device comprises a memory, an interface and a processor. The memory stores deterioration diagnosis information for determining a deterioration amount corresponding to a usage state of a battery. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha








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