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 new patent  Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method for generating image data

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit configured to generate reference data by reading a reference surface and to generate image data by reading a sheet. A reference unit has a reference surface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image reading apparatus and method for generating image data with reference member used for shading correction having a reference surface and background surface at different positions

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit that generates reference data by reading a reference surface and generates image data by reading a sheet. A reference plate includes the reference surface for generating the reference data for shading correction of the image reading unit and a background surface for background of a sheet to be read to generate the image data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method for generating image data

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit that generates image data by reading an object. A background unit has a plurality of different background surfaces. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Recording apparatus and method for making characters on credit card unreadable

A recording apparatus includes a detector to detect that a credit card reading device of a settlement apparatus is in an operation state for reading a credit card and an image processor to process image data captured by an image capturing device positioned to capture an image of the settlement apparatus during the reading of the credit card. The image processor is configured to obscure a portion of the image data captured during the reading of the credit card such that characters on the credit card are unreadable when the image is reproduced. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image forming apparatus and control method of the same

An image forming apparatus includes a setting unit, an image reading unit, an image forming unit, and a setting changing unit. The setting unit sets copying conditions. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes an image reading unit, a character recognition unit, an operation unit, and a file generation unit. The image reading unit generates image information which includes at least one of a character string and a table. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  System and method for field customization of multifunction peripherals

A system and method provides for automated selection and installation of device interfaces based a location of a device or a time of day at the location of the device. A current space-time state of a digital device is determined and used to select image data corresponding to at least one of a plurality of alternative user interface images or interface sets.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image forming apparatus and control method

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes a fixing section that fixes a toner image formed on a sheet. A controller controls a preliminary rotation of the fixing section after execution of a first image forming job and before execution of a second image forming job. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a heat roller, a lamp, and a control unit. The heat roller fixes a toner image transferred onto a sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Image forming apparatus that presses sheets before image forming and method of forming an image

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt, an image forming unit, a transfer unit, a roller configured to transport the sheet to the transfer unit, a light emitting unit configured to irradiate a portion of the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt along a width direction of the intermediate transfer belt, a light reception unit configured to detect a quantity of light reflected from the portion of the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt, and a pressure applying unit arranged between the roller and the transfer unit in a sheet conveying direction, and configured to press a portion of the sheet in a width direction of the sheet that overlaps with the portion of the outer surface of the intermediate transfer belt.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Ink jet head and ink jet recording apparatus

According to one embodiment in an inkjet head, the common electrodes for all the actuators, without overlapping with the first wiring pattern formed by individual electrodes, are connected to a second wiring pattern that passes between the outer peripheral portion of piezoelectric bodies, and a third wiring pattern that extends in a direction different from a direction of the second wiring pattern. The first wiring pattern and the third wiring pattern are electrically insulated at intersections thereof.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

 new patent  Inkjet recording head

According to one embodiment, an inkjet recording head includes a plurality of ink pressure chambers arranged in a first direction, a nozzle communicating with each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of individual ink supply paths which are arranged in a second direction and communicate with one end of each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of individual ink discharge paths which are arranged in the second direction and communicate with another end of each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of actuators configured to apply pressure to ink in the ink pressure chambers, a common ink supply path communicating with an end of each of the individual ink supply paths, and a common ink discharge path communicating with an end of each of the individual ink discharge paths.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image forming apparatus, printing method, and non-transitory storing medium

An image forming apparatus includes an interface through which printing data to be printed onto a sheet is acquired, and a printer unit configured to print the printing data, and to print information different from the printing data on the sheet using a decolorable recording agent.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Commodity sales data processing apparatus and method for confirming age of customer

A commodity sales data processing apparatus comprises an age-confirmation commodity determination module configured to determine whether or not a commodity needs age confirmation, a face information input module configured to input face information of a customer obtained from an image of a customer captured by an image capturing section, a face information storage section configured to store face information of customer whose age is above a predetermined age beforehand, and an age confirmation module configured to confirm, if the commodity needs age confirmation, that the age of the customer is above the predetermined age in a state that the age confirmation screen is not displayed on a display for customer if the face information input by the face information input module is consistent with one of the face information of customers stored in the face information storage section beforehand.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188680

Image forming apparatus and power supply method

An image forming apparatus having a plurality of functional units includes a power failure detection circuit configured to detect a power failure of an external power supply for the image forming apparatus, a rechargeable battery unit, and a control unit. The control unit switches the power supply source of the image forming apparatus from the external power supply to the rechargeable battery unit, and selects one or more of the functional units to power through the rechargeable battery unit based on a remaining capacity of the rechargeable battery unit, when the power failure of the external power supply is detected.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188679

Sheet transport apparatus and sheet processing apparatus

A sheet transport apparatus according to an embodiment includes a roller having a surface formed from an elastic material. The roller transports a sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188675

Sheet post-processing apparatus and sensor deterioration detection method

A sheet post-processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a sensor, a detection unit, a retrieval unit, and an output unit. The detection unit detects a deterioration of the sensor based on an output value of the sensor. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188674

Fixing apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a fixing apparatus comprises a belt which is equipped with a conductive layer; an induction current generator which faces the belt and heats the conductive layer through an electromagnetic induction system; a magnetic material which faces the induction current generator across the belt; a measurement section which measures a state of the magnetic material; and a controller which controls a frequency applied to the induction current generator based on a measurement result of the measurement section in a case in which at least a print request is not received.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188671

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image forming unit that forms a toner image on an image carrier body. A primary transfer member transfers the toner image formed on the image carrier body onto an intermediate transfer body. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180188668

Image forming apparatus and method for preventing toner scattering in an image forming appratus

According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a housing, a developing roller, and a photosensitive drum. The developing roller includes an image area and a pair of non-image areas. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186591

Sheet post-processing apparatus

A sheet processing apparatus includes a first holding unit configured to hold one or more sheets and movable in a sheet transport direction, a first drive unit configured to move the first holding unit in a first direction along the sheet transport direction, a biasing member that biases the first holding unit in a second direction opposite to the first direction, and an energy storage unit that stores energy discharged from the biasing member.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186170

Sheet processing apparatus and sheet processing method

A sheet processing apparatus includes a control unit and an attaching unit. The control unit determines a position along a surface of a sheet adjacent to an edge portion thereof, where a tag including a binding section for binding the sheet is to be attached. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183976

Image data conversion based on actual size

An image reading apparatus includes a tray, first sensors configured to acquire information related to a maximum size of sheets placed on the tray, a scanner configured to generate first image data for each of the sheets conveyed from the tray based on the maximum size, a sheet conveyor configured to convey the sheets placed on the tray toward the scanner, second sensors configured to acquire information related to an actual size of each of the sheets conveyed by the sheet conveyor, and a controller. The controller converts for each of the sheets having an actual size that is different from the maximum size, the first image data stored in a first memory region into second image data based on the maximum size and the actual size of the sheet, and stores the second image data in a second memory region which is different from the first memory region.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183957

System and method for device customization and interface deployment in multifunction peripherals

A system and method for customized multifunction peripherals provides for editing device functions, user interface functions and user interface appearance. A user selects a business type which generates an initial set of device characteristics or user interface layout which includes fixed characteristics and characteristics editable by a user. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183953

System and method for field customization of multifunction peripherals

A system and method for customized multifunction peripherals includes a controller having a processor and a memory that stores identified electronic customization groups each including electronic files, such as forms, applications, screen backgrounds, company logos, screen positioning information, and labels corresponding to a unique business type. Further stored in the memory are device customization data sets corresponding to document processing operations for the multifunction peripheral. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183943

Image forming device and image forming method

An image forming device includes a first image forming unit, a second image forming unit, and a control unit. The first image forming unit is configured to form an image on a medium using a decolorable material. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180183268

Non-contact power supply device and non-contact power supply method

According to one embodiment, a non-contact power supply device includes an inverter circuit configured to convert power supplied from a direct current (dc) power supply into alternating current (ac) power, a resonant circuit configured to supply the ac power to an external power receiving device in a non-contact manner, a current sensor electrically connected the inverter circuit, a voltage subtractor circuit configured to detect a voltage difference between a predetermined reference voltage and a voltage value of the ac power as detected by a voltage sensor in the external power receiving device, a current subtractor circuit configured to detect a current difference between a predetermined reference current and a current value of the ac power as detected by the current sensor, and a controller configured to control the inverter circuit to reduce the voltage difference and the current difference when the voltage is outside a predetermined range.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180182195

Gate control system

A gate control system includes a gate opening-closing machine configured to control opening and closing of a gate, and a register machine. The register machine includes a code reader configured to read encoded information, a printer, and a control unit configured to process the encoded information read by the code reader and control the printer to print a receipt that lists merchandise containing a plurality of first encoded information read by the code reader and a code readable by a gate opening-closing machine based on second encoded information read by the code reader.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181936

Register system and control method thereof

According to one embodiment, a register system includes a main body, a first touch panel on a first side of the main body, a second touch panel on a second side of the main body that is on an opposite side of the main body with respect to the first side, a change machine on the second side of the main body, and a control circuit to configured to display a first user interface on the first touch panel and a second user interface on the second touch panel. The control circuit including a change machine interface through which the control circuit transmits to the change machine a single instruction containing a change amount to dispense in response to more than one confirmation input being made through the first user interface.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181933

Self-service point-of-sale terminal

A self-service point-of-sale terminal includes an image sensor configured to convert light into an electric signal, a light source to illuminate an imaging target, and a processor configured to cause the light source to blink and then remain turned on without blinking when an imaging target is within a predetermined range of the image sensor.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181793

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An autonomous inventory tracking apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image, and a processor configured to detect a calibration plate in the image acquired from the image acquisition unit, calculate a color correction value for the image according to a color block of the calibration plate, the color block matching a reference value, correct color in the image using the calculated color correction value to provide a color-corrected image, and perform commodity recognition processing on the color-corrected image so as to identify the commodity in the image acquired from the image acquisition unit.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181189

Power management in an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a plurality of power modes which have different degrees of power consumption, and comprises an operation unit through which user inputs are received, wherein some of the user inputs change the power mode of the image forming apparatus, a display unit on which power consumption data are to be displayed, a network interface connected to a computing device through which the power consumption data are to be transmitted to the computing device, a storage device in which an estimate of power consumption is stored for each of the power modes, and a processor configured to determine periods of operation time for each of the power modes and output to at least one of the display unit and the computing device an actual amount of the power consumption for each of the power modes, based on the stored estimates and the period of total operation time.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181050

Sheet processing device and sheet processing method

A sheet processing device includes a standby tray, a sheet post-processing unit, a first pressing member, a second pressing member, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control the first pressing member to press a first sheet conveyed into the standby tray at a first location, cause the first sheet to be conveyed upstream to a first position, control the second pressing member to press the first sheet at a second location, cause a second sheet to be conveyed on top of the first sheet while the first sheet is no longer pressed by the first pressing member but is still pressed by the second pressing member, press the second sheet at the first location, and cause the first sheet to be conveyed upstream to a second position that is offset from the first position.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181048

Sheet post-processing apparatus and image forming system

A sheet processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first holding unit configured to hold one or more sheets and movable in a sheet transport direction, a drive unit configured to move the first holding unit in the sheet transport direction, a biasing member, and a conversion unit. The biasing member biases the first holding unit in a second direction opposite to the sheet transport direction, stores elastic energy when the first holding unit is moved in the sheet transport direction, and moves the first holding unit in the second direction when the stored elastic energy in the biasing member is released. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181036

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a plurality of heating members, a press roller, and an intermediate temperature control unit. The plurality of heating members are each in contact with an inside of a rotating body. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181035

Image processing apparatus having image heating portions that can perform decoloring processing independently

An image processing apparatus includes a first image processing unit comprising a first image heating portion, wherein the first image heating portion is selectively operable at a toner fixing temperature and a higher, image decoloring, temperature and thus can perform both image fixing and image decoloring therein, and a second image processing unit comprising a second image heating portion. At least one of the first and second image processing units further comprises a user input section for receiving a request to decolor one or more sheets. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181034

Image forming apparatus with an adjustable peeling guide

An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member configured to transport a sheet in a sheet transporting direction, a pressing member configured to form a nip with the rotating member, a peeling guide, and an adjusting device. The peeling guide is disposed on a downstream side of the rotating member in the sheet transporting direction, has a longitudinal side extending along an axial direction of the rotating member, and is configured to separate the sheet from the rotating member. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181029

Developing method in a developer device having a mechanism to reduce scattering of toner

A developing method in a developer device having a developing roller configured to rotate within a housing, the developing roller having a first portion that is exposed through an opening of the housing, a second portion at which developer attached to the developing roller separates from the developing roller and a third portion between the first and second portions, and an elastic sheet in contact with the developing roller between the second and third portions of the developing roller, the method includes guiding airflow along a first airflow passage, which is formed in the housing and partially facing the second portion of the developing roller, and guiding airflow along a second airflow passage facing the third portion of the developing roller and adjacent to the first airflow passage.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180181028

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling developer refreshing process therein

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit attachment part to which developing units are to be attached, each of the developing units being associated with a first criteria for performing developer refreshing and a second criteria for performing developer refreshing, wherein the second criteria is defined so as to be met prior to the first criteria, and a controller configured to control a timing of developer refreshing executed for each of the developing units according to the first and second criteria values thereof, and a first developer tank that is located at a position higher than the developing unit and configured to contain the developer. When the first criteria for performing developer refreshing is met for at least one of the developing units, the controller causes developer refreshing to be performed for all developing units whose first or second criteria is met.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178572

Decolorizing apparatus

An erasing apparatus of embodiments has a color erasing device, the color erasing device has: a first heating member; a second heating member provided at a position facing the first heating member so as to form a nip portion therebetween through which the sheet is passed; a halogen lamp configured to heat the second heating member from outside thereof; and a reflector provided at a position opposite to the second heating member with the halogen lamp interposed therebetween and having a reflective surface configured to reflect heat received from the halogen lamp toward the second heating member, the reflector forming a guiding section configured to be in sliding contact with the sheet being conveyed so as to guide the sheet to the nip portion, the guiding section being heated by the halogen lamp.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178537

Liquid circulation module, liquid discharging apparatus, and liquid discharging method

According to one embodiment, a liquid circulation module includes a circulation path through which a liquid circulates to and from a liquid discharging head, a first tank in the circulation path on a first side of the liquid discharging head, a supply tank for storing liquid outside of the circulation path and connected to the first tank via a supply path, a first pump feeding liquid from the supply tank to the first tank, and a controller connected to the first pump and configured to control the first pump to feed liquid from the supply tank to the first tank according to a first driving condition and then, subsequently, to control the first pump to feed liquid from the supply tank to the first tank according to a second driving condition. The second driving condition is different from the first driving condition.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180176402

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus comprises a three-dimensional reader, a drawing data generator and a printer. The three-dimensional reading section includes an arrangement section, a sensor and a model data generator. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174313

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

In accordance with an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an image pickup device, a storage device, an operation device, and a processor. The operation device receives selection as to whether to register a feature amount of a reference commodity in a first dictionary file or register a feature amount of an exclusion object in a second dictionary file. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180174126

Object recognition apparatus and method

An object recognition apparatus includes an image capturing unit sensitive to light in a first wavelength range and to light in a second wavelength range, and a processing unit programmed to identify an article in an image captured by the image capturing unit using first image data that is generated by the image capturing unit from the light in the first wavelength range received by the image capturing unit and second image data that is generated by the image capturing unit from the light in the second wavelength range received by the image capturing unit.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180173914

Reading apparatus

A reading apparatus includes a housing in which an imaging window is provided, an image sensor provided in the housing, wherein an imaging region of the image sensor is located exteriorly of the housing, and the image sensor is positioned to receive light passing inwardly of the housing through the imaging window from the imaging region, and a lighting device, within the housing positioned above the window, configured to emit light to the imaging region through the imaging window.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180173911

Radio tag reading apparatus and control method

In one embodiment, a radio tag reading apparatus has an antenna device, a storage device, and a controller. The controller judges what frequency band is usable or not out of a plurality of frequency bands stored in the storage device. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180173146

Sheet processing apparatus, control method and image forming system

In accordance with an embodiment, a post-processing apparatus comprises a memory that stores a threshold value and a first accumulated data of a physical quantity of one of a motor or a driven member driven by the motor; and a controller that acquires a predetermined data associated with a physical quantity of one of the driving motor or the driven member driven by the motor, acquires a second accumulated data by adding the predetermined data to the first accumulated data read from the memory, compares the second accumulated data with the threshold value, and transmits a request for increasing a discharge interval of the sheet if the second accumulated data is greater than the threshold value.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180171696

Door opening and closing device

An opening and closing load device includes a door configured to be openable and closable with respect to an opening in a side of a housing, the housing including a perimeter wall surrounding the opening, a seal member provided on a perimeter of the door or the perimeter wall and configured to seal the opening when the door is closed to sandwich the seal member between the door and the perimeter wall, and a controller configured to adjust an attraction force between the door and the perimeter wall based on a distance between the door and the perimeter wall.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170091

Sheet processing device and sheet processing method field

A sheet processing device includes a tape binding processing unit, a paper discharge unit, and a control unit. The tape binding processing unit performs tape binding processing on a sheet bundle. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170066

Liquid circulation module and liquid discharging apparatus

A liquid circulation device includes a circulation path through which a liquid circulates to and from a liquid discharging head, the circulation path including a supply flow path on a first side of the liquid discharging head and a collection flow path on a second side of the liquid discharging head, a first tank in the circulation path on the first side of the liquid discharging head, the first tank supplying liquid to the liquid discharging head via the supply flow path and receiving liquid from the liquid discharging head via the collection flow path, a filter in the supply flow path, the filter including an air bubble filter and a before-filter chamber between the first tank and the air bubble filter, and a bypass flow path having a first end fluidly connected to the before-filter chamber and a second end fluidly connected to the collection flow path.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180170045

Liquid ejection head and liquid ejection apparatus

According to one embodiment, a liquid ejection head includes a first base having a plurality of nozzles from which liquid can be ejected, a second base on the first base and having a plurality of pressure chambers in fluid communication with the plurality of nozzles, and a third base located on the second base, with the second base being interposed between the first and third bases, the third base having a common chamber in fluid communication with the plurality of pressure chambers, an inner wall of the common chamber has an uneven surface portion shaped so as to trap air bubbles entrained in the liquid to be ejected from the plurality of nozzles.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180169649

Liquid medicine discharge device and liquid medicine dropping device

According to one embodiment, a liquid medicine discharge device includes a nozzle plate including a nozzle from which a liquid medicine can be discharged, a pressure chamber structure having an outlet on a first surface side and an inlet on a second surface side and a pressure chamber in fluid communication with the nozzle via the outlet on the first side, a liquid holding container on the second surface and in fluid communication with the pressure chamber via the inlet on the second surface, and an actuator configured to cause the liquid medicine to be ejected from the nozzle by changing a pressure in the pressure chamber and including a piezoelectric element formed of a lead-free material.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180167530

Battery-powered printer, pos system, and method for printing with battery-powered printer

A battery-powered printer includes a printing head that has a plurality of heat generating elements arranged along a direction orthogonal to a transport direction of a recording medium and is configured to print on the recording medium, a temperature sensor configured to measure a temperature within the printer, and a processor configured to determine whether the temperature measured by the temperature sensor is equal to or lower than a predetermined threshold, determine a constant printing speed at the time of printing under a condition where the temperature is equal to or lower than the predetermined threshold, and control the printing head and a transporting speed of the recording medium so as to cause each line of the print data to be printed on the recording medium at the constant printing speed.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180166046

Electronic label system including control device for controlling electronic labels

A control device controls electronic labels in an electronic label system. The control device includes a first interface that acquires a captured image in which a commodity is included. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165911

Accounting device and control program

An accounting device according to an embodiment includes an input device that receives an instruction to start a job. A first display device includes a first screen facing a first direction towards a person who operates the input device. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165666

Sales data processing apparatus and method

A register apparatus according to an embodiment includes a code reader that optically reads a code on a commodity. A data reading and writing device charges electronic money with respect to an information storage medium that stores electronic money information. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165487

Rfid reader/writer and control program

A reader/writer apparatus includes a roller to transport a sheet along a transport path. The sheet can labels disposed thereon spaced from each other. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180165045

Image forming apparatus, system, and control method

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a processor, a network interface and a display device. The network interface under processor control acquires identification information of a different image forming apparatus on which a user is determined to have use authority based on user identification information of the user. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/14/18 / #20180164712

Sheet processing apparatus for determining likelihood of sheets to stick after stacking

A sheet processing apparatus comprises a sheet placing section in which recording media are stacked, a storage section configured to record a total amount of toner on the recording media stacked in the sheet placing section, and a control section configured to determine whether or not the recording media stacked in the sheet placing section is likely to stick when a new recording medium is stacked thereon, based on the total amount of toner on the recording media stacked in the sheet placing section.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180159996

Setting method and setting apparatus of image forming apparatus

In accordance with one embodiment, a setting method of an image forming apparatus including displaying character codes that the image forming apparatus supports in a case where the import of data to the image forming apparatus is instructed; receiving a selection of the character code of the data to be imported to the image forming apparatus from the displayed character codes; and importing, if the character code of the data to be imported is selected, the data to the image forming apparatus in the selected character code.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180158041

Checkout system, registration device, settlement device, and control method

A registration device receives an input of information relating to an attribute of a settler, and transmits information to a network by adding the input received information relating to the attribute of the settler to accounting data. A settlement device detects the information relating to the attribute of the settler which is added to the accounting data received via the network. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150866

Settlement apparatus and method for processing settlement amount with points by the same

A settlement apparatus of an embodiment includes a determination module, a subtraction module, and a processing module. In response to a single operation on an instruction object, the determination module determines an amount of money to be deducted from the settlement amount for one transaction based on a rule previously associated with the instruction object. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150699

Object recognition device

An object recognition device according to an embodiment includes a camera that captures an image of an imaging area. A storage device stores, for each of a plurality of registered objects, dictionary feature information for identifying the corresponding object and dictionary boundary information for identifying an actual boundary area of the corresponding object. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150016

Sheet binding device, sheet post-processing device, and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, a sheet binding device includes a tape support base, a slide base, a tape holder, a first displacement mechanism, and a second displacement mechanism. The tape support base supports a tape. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180150009

Image forming apparatus for executing post processing and processing method

An image forming apparatus comprises a first image forming section which uses a color material for non-removal to form an image on an image receiving medium, a second image forming section which uses a color material for removal to form an image on an image receiving medium, a first processing section for making a hole in the image receiving medium, a second processing section which does not make a hole in the image receiving medium, and a controller which executes the second processing without executing the first processing to the image receiving medium on which the image is formed with the color material for removal at the time of executing a job if the job contains formation of the image with the color material for removal and carries out the first processing.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148294

Sheet separator, sheet post-processing device, and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, a sheet separator has a first driving roller and a pressing body. The first driving roller rotates about a first rotation shaft. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180148282

Sheet supplying apparatus, image forming apparatus

It is an object of the present invention to provide method for receiving sheets for a sheet supplying apparatus. The method includes converting an up and down motion of a tray to a rotational motion of a rotary member by a movement conversion mechanism, converting the rotational motion of the rotary member around a rotational axis to a linear motion of a cylindrical member parallel to the rotational axis by the rotary member and a cam and slider mechanism, and elastically pressing an end portion of the cylindrical member of the cam and slider mechanism in the rotational axis direction to lift the tray by a compression spring.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147845

Liquid jetting device

A liquid jetting device includes a plurality of nozzles from which a liquid can be ejected, a plurality of pressure chambers, each being in fluid communication with an associated nozzle in the plurality of nozzles, actuators associated with each pressure chamber and configured to cause a pressure change in an associated pressure chamber in the plurality of pressure chambers, a heat-conductive chassis to which the plurality of nozzles, the plurality of pressure chambers, and the actuators are mounted, an integrated circuit held inside the chassis and configured to drive the actuators to eject liquid from the plurality of nozzles, a circuit board electrically connected to the integrated circuit and configured supply an electrical signal to integrated circuit, and a heat-conductive support to which the circuit board is mounted, the heat-conductive support held by the heat-conductive chassis to contact the integrated circuit and an inner surface of the heat-conductive chassis.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144379

Image forming apparatus and sales support system

An image forming apparatus comprises a first communication section which is connected with a first communication apparatus used by a user who wants to purchase a commodity to be sold in a communicable manner and receives a first purchase instruction for instructing purchase of the commodity from the first communication apparatus; a display section which displays information relating to the commodity; an operation section which receives a second purchase instruction for instructing purchase of a commodity displayed on the display section; and a second communication section which transmits the first purchase instruction or the second purchase instruction to a sales support server which instructs a store clerk that a commodity to which the first purchase instruction or the second purchase instruction is carried out by the user is conveyed to a predetermined position.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144331

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a communication interface, a memory device, and a controller. The controller inputs an authentication request from an information processing terminal via the communication interface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144320

Checkout system and settlement apparatus utilized in the same

A checkout system includes a registration apparatus that generates a settlement data necessary for settlement of a transaction, and a settlement apparatus that performs a settlement processing based on the settlement data transmitted from the registration apparatus through a network. The settlement apparatus monitors whether the registration apparatus is in an operating state or a non-operating state. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180144319

Checkout system composed of registration apparatus and settlement apparatus

A checkout system includes a registration apparatus and a settlement apparatus. The registration apparatus generates a settlement data required for a transaction settlement, adds information for specifying an operation mode thereof to the settlement data and transmits the settlement data to which the information is added to a network. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180143578

Image forming system, method of controlling image forming system, and post-processing apparatus

A post-processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a binding unit, a tray, a conveying unit and a reversing unit. The binding unit binds a plurality of sheets together at a binding position of the sheets to form a sheet bundle. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180143577

Image forming system, method of controlling image forming system, and post-processing apparatus

An image forming system according to an embodiment includes an image forming unit that forms an image on each of a plurality of recording media. A binding unit binds at least two of the recording media together at a binding position thereof to form a bundle. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180143562

Image forming apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises an image forming section and a specific light source. The image forming section forms an image on an image receiving medium with a specific material which emits visible light through irradiation by specific light. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142467

Partition system

According to one embodiment, there is provided a partition system including a first screen, a post that rotatably supports the first screen around a vertical axis line, and a second screen that is rotatably supported by the post around the vertical axis line.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141365

Decoloring apparatus and sorting method for paper discharge in decoloring apparatus

In accordance with one embodiment, a decoloring apparatus comprises a processor, a decoloring section, a shift roller, a paper discharge section and a paper discharge roller. The processor determines whether or not to execute either a decoloring job or a non-decoloring job. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141360

Printer and method for selecting printing start position

In accordance with an embedment, a printer comprises a sensor configured to detect a position of a paper conveyed in a conveyance path; a first setting module configured to set a plurality of start candidate positions which are candidates of a printing start position in a paper conveyance direction based on a sensing result of the sensor; a test printing module configured to carry out a test printing for specifying the start candidate position on the paper for each start candidate position set by the first setting module; a reception module configured to receive selection of one start candidate position from the start candidate positions specified by the test printing; and a second setting module configured to set the start candidate position received by the reception module as the printing start position.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141350

Receipt printer, receipt printer system, and control method

A receipt printer according to an embodiment includes a sheet roller that transports a sheet from a sheet roll to a receipt issuing port. A printing device prints receipt data on the sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180141330

Correction data setting apparatus and inkjet head

A first output section outputs a first parameter calculated for each nozzle in a group obtained by dividing the nozzles into groups for each certain number so that density unevenness of ink ejected from each nozzle in the group is corrected. A second output section outputs a second parameter calculated for each group so that change rate of the density unevenness between groups is corrected. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180139348

Image forming apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises a deflector, a photoconductor, a mirror, a displacement mechanism and a control section. The deflector deflects laser light emitted from a light source to an optical path of each color in a horizontal scanning direction. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180139341

Image forming apparatus corresponding to colored media and image forming method

An image forming apparatus comprises a reading section, a controller, and an image forming section. The reading section comprises a reading surface and reads a sheet placed on the reading surface. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137494

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus that processes information on a product to be traded includes an input device, a memory, and a processor. The processor stores, for each tax rate in the memory, the total price in a trade of a product to which reduction is applied, the product being identified by a product code input by the input device. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180137490

Cash dispenser apparatus, checkout system, and cash dispensing method

According to an embodiment, a cash dispenser apparatus includes a cash-to-be-dispensed conveyer device, an informing device, and a controller. The cash-to-be-dispensed conveyer device dispenses cash from the storage device to the outside of the apparatus. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180136594

Fixing device and fixing temperature control method of fixing device

According to one embodiment, a fixing device includes determination means for determining the size of an image forming area of a medium, heating means for including an endless rotating body, plural heat-generating members which are formed in a perpendicular direction to a transporting direction, inclined by a predetermined angle, and divided by a predetermined length, and are disposed so as to come into contact with an inner side of the rotating body, and a switching unit which switches individual conduction, and heats the medium, pressing means for forming a nip by performing pressing and contact at a position of the plural heat-generating members, and nipping and carrying the medium in the transporting direction along with the heating means, and heating control means for controlling the switching unit to select and conduct heat-generating members and controlling the heating means to heat the medium.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180131827

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, there is provided an image processing apparatus including a reading unit and a determining unit. The reading unit generates sheet image data indicating image data of a sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180131819

Business customized multifunction peripherals

A system and method for customized multifunction peripherals includes a document processing controller including a processor and a memory, a scanner, a scanner engine, a printer, a user input and a display. The memory stores electronic customization groups, each corresponding to a unique business type. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180130225

Object recognition system and method of registering a new object

An object recognition system includes a storage device, a reading unit, an output device, and a processor. The storage device stores a dictionary containing attributes of a plurality of registered objects. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180130041

Reading apparatus

According to one embodiment, a reading apparatus is arranged between an operator and a customer face-to-face standing. The reading apparatus includes a main body, a first image capturing section for the operator, a second image capturing section for the customer, and a processing section, an output section. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180130039

Shopping support computing device

A computing device includes an operation unit configured to receive a first user input about an item to be purchased, a display unit configured to display a name of the item and an interface based on which a user can make a second user input about the user's preference of the item through the operation unit, and a communication unit configured to transmit data corresponding to the first and second user inputs to an external device configured to store information about items for sale and information about user preferences of the items.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180129162

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image forming unit, a heating unit, a fan, a guide, and a control unit. The image forming unit forms an image on a recording medium. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180129153

Fixation device that heats a fixation belt by an electromagnetic induction heating method

According to an embodiment, a fixation device has a fixation belt, a coil, and a heat-generation auxiliary plate. The coil is opposed to the fixation belt and the heat-generation auxiliary plate and generates magnetic flux. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180128945

Lens array and image forming apparatus

A method of manufacturing a lens array includes forming a plurality of lenses on a transparent substrate, depositing a uv-curable ink on the transparent substrate around the plurality of lenses, and curing the uv-curable ink to form a light-shielding film disposed on the transparent substrate around the plurality of lenses. The inside of the light-shielding film is heated after the uv-curable ink is cured.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180124269

Apparatus and method of detecting decoloration ink image

According to an embodiment, a detection apparatus for detecting a decoloration ink image includes an image reading unit, a decoloration unit, and a controller. The controller acquires image data using the image reading unit before decoloration that is the image data on the sheet before decoloration processing is executed by the decoloration unit. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180121143

Wireless communication system, information output device, and merchandise sales information processing device

A wireless communication system includes a point-of-sale (pos) device and a printer. The printer includes a first wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication at a predetermined communication frequency, a memory that stores a communication address by which the pos device can wirelessly communicate with the printer, and a processor configured to generate a communication setting pattern by encoding the communication address and the predetermined communication frequency. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180120745

Thermally-conductive rubber material, belt for image forming apparatus, and image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, a thermally-conductive rubber material includes silicone rubber, carbon fiber, and spherical graphite. The thermally-conductive rubber material further includes carbon fiber, and the average diameter d of the carbon fiber and the average primary particle diameter r of the spherical graphite satisfy [r/d]≤[½].. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180120732

Image forming apparatus and developer replacement method of image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus of an exemplary embodiment includes a temperature sensor, a developing unit, a supply unit, and a control unit. The temperature sensor detects a temperature. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180109106

Electric apparatus and power control method

An electric apparatus according to an embodiment includes a plurality of connection devices connectable to a plurality of external power supplies; a battery; a charge circuit to charge the battery using electric power supplied from the external power supplies; a plurality of switch sections each connected between the connection devices and the charge circuit; a storage section to store therein a priority degree for supplying power to the battery for each power supply type of the external power supplies; and a controller to control power supply from the external power supplies to the charge circuit. The controller detects power supply types of the external power supplies connected to the connection devices, and compares priority degrees corresponding to the power supply types detected and switches off the switch sections of the connection devices that are connected to the external power supplies except an external power supply having a highest priority degree.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180107912

Ic chip for a recording agent cartridge, management system and packaging box

In accordance with an embodiment, an ic chip for a recording agent cartridge comprises a contact interface, a non-contact interface, a memory and a switching section. The contact interface communicates with a first external device in a wired manner. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180107437

Server apparatus that distributes print data, management method of print data, and storage media

According to an embodiment, a server apparatus includes a storage unit and a control unit. The storage unit correlates print data to a user id of which a user registers the print data, and stores the correlated print data. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/12/18 / #20180103180

Image forming apparatus, decoloring apparatus and image forming method

In one embodiment, an image forming apparatus forms an image on a recording medium using a plurality of decolorable coloring materials having different decoloring conditions. Further, the image forming apparatus forms a mark relating to authority information indicating authority capable of decoloring one of the plurality of decolorable coloring materials for each of the decolorable coloring materials on the recording medium. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/12/18 / #20180103172

Light source unit, image processing apparatus, image processing system and image processing method

In accordance with an embodiment, a first light source configured to emit visible light; a second light source configured to emit invisible light; and a light guide section configured to reflect the light emitted by the first light source and the second light source in a longitudinal direction towards a direction of a reading area of an image.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/12/18 / #20180101112

Transfer apparatus and image forming apparatus

Certain embodiments provide a transfer apparatus, which including: an conductive intermediate transfer member; a transfer section configured to secondarily transfer a toner image onto an image receiving medium in a constant current system; a conveyance section configured to convey the image receiving medium; and a high voltage transformer configured to apply a bias to the transfer member, wherein the sum of the products of the volume resistivities [Ω·cm] and the thicknesses [cm] of the intermediate transfer member and the transfer member is equal to or greater than 3.6×108 Ω·cm2, and the conveyance speed v[mm/s] of the image receiving medium={the output upper limit value a[v] of the absolute value of the voltage output from the transfer polarity side of the high voltage transformer}×0.009.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/05/18 / #20180097965

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

In accordance with an embodiment, an image forming apparatus comprises a first image forming section configured to form an image with a visible image forming material; a second image forming section configured to form an image with an invisible image forming material; an image acquisition section configured to acquire a print image that should be printed on a medium as a printed matter; and a processor configured to acquire authentication information for authenticity determination added to the printed matter and carry out an image forming processing on not only the print image with the visible image forming material by the first image forming section but also the authentication information with the invisible image forming material by the second image forming section.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

04/05/18 / #20180097383

Power reception device and charging control program

An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit, an image forming unit, and a controller. The reading unit is configured to acquire image data by reading an image on a first sheet. According to one embodiment, there is provided a power reception device including: a power reception coil, a power reception unit, a notification unit, and a control unit. The power reception coil receives power from a power supply device in a non-contact manner. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180091694

Verification system of replacement member

According to one embodiment, a verification system includes a first replacement member and an image processing apparatus. The first replacement member is a replacement member of an image processing apparatus, detachably attached to the image processing apparatus, and provided with a machine-readable code. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180091673

Image processing apparatus having a function for controlling sound levels of the image forming apparatus and method for controlling sound level of the image forming apparatus

An embodiment includes an image processing apparatus. A driving unit drives at least one mechanism of the image processing apparatus. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180091661

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

03/29/18 / #20180089659

Point-of-sale system with movable receipt printer

A point-of-sale (pos) system includes a counter, a cash processing machine, and a register machine. The cash processing machine has a cash receiving port and a cash dispensing port that are accessible from a first lateral side of the counter but not a second lateral side of the counter that is opposite to the first lateral side. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180089640

Settlement terminal and method of protecting data stored in the settlement terminal against tampering

A settlement terminal includes a card reader, a settlement processing unit including a processor programmed to carry out a settlement process using information acquired through the card reader and a tampering detection process, a storage device in which a first set of programs is stored after encryption by a first key and a second set of programs is stored after encryption by a second key, each set of programs including a first program for operating the card reader, and a second program for carrying out the settlement process. Upon detection of tampering, the processor of the settlement processing unit notifies an external terminal of the tampering and upon receiving an update instruction from the external terminal, updates a current set of programs used for operating the card reader and carrying out the settlement process from the first set to the second set.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180089544

Image forming system and image forming apparatus

According to an embodiment, an image forming system comprises a terminal device and an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus is provided with an image forming section, a transfer section and a transfer bias applying section. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180089413

Server granting license to image forming apparatus, method of managing license, and license management system

A license management server is connected with a plurality of image forming apparatuses. The server includes a memory that stores a limited license for enabling a restricted function of the image forming apparatuses, and a processor configured to determine whether the license can be issued to one of the image forming apparatuses, and upon determining that the license can be issued to the one of the image forming apparatuses, transmit the license enabling the restricted function to the one of the image forming apparatuses.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180088515

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first sheet storage, a second sheet storage, an image forming unit, a sheet conveyer configured to convey sheets from the first and second sheet storages to the image forming unit, and a controller. The controller is configured to set new sheets as a type of sheets stored in the first sheet storage and image-decolored sheets as a type of sheets stored in the second sheet storage, switch a sheet feeding source from the first sheet storage to the second sheet storage when the first sheet storage runs out of sheets during execution of a first image forming job that includes no sheet post-processing, and stop image forming by the image forming unit when the first sheet storage runs out of sheets during execution of a second image forming job that includes sheet post-processing.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180088142

Droplet ejecting apparatus

According to one embodiment, a droplet ejecting apparatus includes a solution holding container having a solution inlet for receiving a solution on a first side and a plurality of solution outlets on a second side, a plurality of droplet ejecting arrays, each droplet ejecting array being respectively connected to one solution outlet in the plurality of solution outlets, and a first nozzle group in each droplet ejecting array fluidly connected to the respective one solution outlet via a pressure chamber structure.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180087921

Navigation system including navigation server, mobile terminals, and beacon signal generating devices

A navigation server includes a network interface controller through which identification information and movement line information of a mobile terminal are received from the mobile terminal, the movement line information including location information and a timestamp, a storage device in which movement line data of the mobile terminal and location data of different places are stored, and a processor configured to extract the movement line data from the movement line information and record the extracted movement line data in the storage device. The processor, in response to a search criteria received from the mobile terminal through the network interface controller, generates using the movement line data and the location data of the different places, a navigation map that shows a place that is located along a route defined by the movement line data and meets the search criteria, and transmits the navigation map to the mobile terminal for display.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086591

Image processing apparatus and sheet transport method

An image processing system includes an image forming unit, an image decoloring unit, a first sheet stacking unit, a second sheet stacking unit, a first detector for the first sheet stacking unit, a second detector for the second sheet stacking unit, and a control unit. The control unit controls a transport path of a sheet discharged from one of the image forming unit and the image decoloring unit.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086590

Sheet binding device and sheet binding method

A sheet binding device includes a sheet shifting unit, a tape cutter, and a tape attachment unit. The sheet shifting unit has a guide and is configured to stack multiple sheets on the guide with edge portions that are shifted from each other to form a sheet bundle. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086580

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

03/29/18 / #20180086126

Image processing apparatus

According to embodiments, an image processing apparatus includes an erasing unit configured to perform an image erasing process on each of a plurality of conveyed recording media, and a control unit configured to control the image erasing process performed by the erasing unit. The control unit stops the image erasing process with respect to at least one of the recording media when a conveyance error occurs in the recording medium, determines a situation of the at least one of the recording media causing the conveyance error, restarts the image erasing process after the conveyance error is cleared, counts a number of the recording media conveyed to the erasing unit in accordance with a counting method according to the determined situation of the recording media, and continues the restarted image erasing process performed until the counted number of the recording media reaches a target number.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086077

Droplet ejecting head and droplet ejecting apparatus

A droplet ejecting head includes a board, a pressure chamber, a nozzle, and an actuator configured to cause a pressure change in the pressure chamber in response to an electrical signal supplied from a drive circuit. The drive circuit is configured to set the electrical signal at a first voltage level, change the electrical signal to a second voltage level, set the electrical signal to a third voltage level during a time period after changing the electrical signal from the first voltage level to the second voltage level, the time period being equal to a primary natural oscillation period of the actuator when the pressure chamber and the nozzle are filled with solution, and set the electrical signal to the first voltage level after the time period has elapsed. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086072

Inkjet head and method for manufacturing inkjet head

According to one embodiment, a method for manufacturing an inkjet head includes attaching a piezoelectric body facing the substrate, forming slanting side surfaces on the piezoelectric body, the slanting side surfaces extending between a first surface and a second surface of the piezoelectric body such that first surface has a remaining area that is less that a remaining area of second surface, forming a groove in the piezoelectric body from the first surface towards the second surface, the groove passing through two slanting side surfaces on opposite sides of the piezoelectric body, forming a conductive film on an inner surface of the groove, trimming portions of the conductive film proximate to the first surface and the slanting side surfaces such that the conductive film is separated from the first surface and the slanting side surfaces at outer edges of the groove, and forming an insulating film over the conductive film.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180086055

Inkjet head driving device and driving method

According to one embodiment, an inkjet head driving device includes an ejection pulse generation circuit configured to generate an ejection pulse to be applied to an actuator for ejecting ink from a pressure chamber connected to a nozzle, and an expansion pulse generation circuit configured to generate an expansion pulse to be applied to the actuator after at least one ejection pulse, the expansion pulse causing the actuator to expand a volume of the pressure chamber to prevent ink from being ejected from the nozzle.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085757

Droplet ejecting apparatus

A droplet ejecting apparatus includes a solution holding container having a solution inlet on a first surface for receiving a solution and a solution outlet on a second surface opposite to the first surface, solution-contacting inner surfaces of the solution holding container between the solution outlet and the solution inlet having a convex-curved shape, a nozzle fluidly connected to the solution outlet via a pressure chamber, and an actuator adjacent the nozzle and configured to cause solution to be ejected from the nozzle by changing pressure inside the pressure chamber.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085746

Droplet ejecting apparatus

A droplet ejecting apparatus includes a solution container, first and second nozzle groups fluidly connected to the solution container and having nozzles from which the solution can be ejected, first actuators respectively associated with each nozzle in the first nozzle group, second actuators respectively associated with each nozzle in the second nozzle group, and drive circuits respectively connected in a parallel to the first and second actuators. Each nozzle has a pressure chamber associated therewith. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085745

Droplet ejecting apparatus

A droplet ejecting apparatus includes a plurality of nozzle groups each including a plurality of nozzles, a plurality of pressure chambers each configured to supply a solution to a corresponding nozzle of a nozzle group in the plurality of nozzle groups, a plurality of actuators each configured to cause a pressure change in a corresponding pressure chamber in the plurality of pressure chambers to control an ejection of a droplet of the solution from the corresponding nozzle, and a solution holding container having a solution inlet for receiving solution and a solution outlet, the solution holding container being configured to supply the solution to the plurality of nozzle groups via the plurality of pressure chambers.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180082549

Settlement apparatus and method of settling a transaction using the same

A settlement apparatus according to an embodiment includes first and second display devices, and first and second input devices. A money receiving unit receives and discharges money and is rotatable between a first position facing the operator and a second position facing the customer. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180082273

Information processing device and program

An information processing device includes a storage unit that stores transaction journal data for transactions performed at a transaction settlement device in association with video data from a camera capturing images related to the transaction settlement device. A processor is configured to receive a retrieval condition input providing a retrieval condition for retrieving transaction journal data from the storage unit, retrieve the transaction journal data, corresponding to the retrieval condition, specify video data stored in the storage unit having the capture time and capture date corresponding to the transaction time and transaction date included the retrieved transaction journal data, and reproduce the specified video data, the specified video data being within a predetermined time period centered at the transaction date and transaction time of a transaction included in the retrieved journal data.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180081320

Image forming system and method for drawing out a post-processing unit of the image forming system

An image forming apparatus has an internal discharge space for a sheet, that is located along a vertical axis between an image reading unit and an image forming unit, and first and second guides are installed in the internal discharge space. The first guide is configured to guide a post-processing unit from a first position within the internal discharge space, at which the post-processing unit receives a sheet discharged to the internal discharge space, to a second position within the sheet discharge space, which is downstream of the first position in a sheet discharging direction. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180081315

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an openable/closable cover body in a main body. The cover body has a first cover member, a second cover member, an engagement member, an elastic body, and a support member. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180081307

Image processing system

According to an embodiment, an image processing system includes an image forming unit, a decoloring unit, a storage device, an operation panel and a processor. The storage device stores image data of a plurality of printed materials. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180081304

Image processing apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, an image processing apparatus comprises a human sensor, a fixing device and a controller. The human sensor detects a person in the vicinity of the image processing apparatus. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180081301

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling developer refreshing process therein

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit attachment part to which developing units are to be attached, each of the developing units being associated with a first criteria for performing developer refreshing and a second criteria for performing developer refreshing, wherein the second criteria is defined so as to be met prior to the first criteria, and a controller configured to control a timing of developer refreshing executed for each of the developing units according to the first and second criteria values thereof. When the first criteria for performing developer refreshing is met for at least one of the developing units, the controller causes developer refreshing to be performed for all developing units whose first or second criteria is met.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180079207

Ink jet printer and ink jet head

An ink jet printer includes an ink jet head and an ink jet head control circuit supplying a control signal to control the ink jet head. The ink jet head includes a nozzle, an ink chamber, an actuator configured to change a pressure of the ink chamber to eject ink from the nozzle, a driver circuit that is connected to a signal line on which the control signal is supplied and configured to generate a drive waveform for driving the actuator according to the control signal, and a non-volatile memory connected to the signal line and configured to store information of the ink jet head. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180079204

Ink jet head and ink jet printer

An ink jet head includes a nozzle connected to an ink chamber, an actuator configured to change a pressure of the ink chamber, a driver circuit configured to supply a drive waveform to the actuator in response to a control signal, a non-volatile memory configured to store information for setting the drive waveform, a first signal line via which a logic power supply voltage is supplied to the driver circuit, a second signal line via which the control signal is supplied to the driver circuit, a third signal line via which the logic power supply voltage is supplied to the non-volatile memory, a fourth signal line via which the information stored in the non-volatile memory can be transferred, a first connector circuit that connects the first signal line to the third signal line, and a second connector circuit that connects the second signal line to the fourth signal line.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180077312

Image reading apparatus and image reading method

In accordance with an embodiment, an image reading apparatus comprises a carriage, a stepping motor and a processor. The carriage acquires an image. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180077036

Device data collector

A stand-alone data collector is configured to obtain configuration data that includes ip addresses to be monitored when the data collector is started. The data collector performs simple network management protocol (snmp) walks of the management information bases (mibs) of networked document processing devices associated with the monitored ip addresses to obtain meter data associated with usage of the networked document processing devices. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180076729

Power conversion apparatus and method of using the apparatus

A power conversion apparatus sets a point between ac input terminals of a full-wave rectifying circuit as an input terminal of an alternating voltage, connects a series circuit of two switches between dc output terminals, connects a series circuit of a capacitor and an inductor with a midpoint of the two switches, forms a closed loop with the first switch, the capacitor and the inductor, connects a series circuit of a diode and a smoothing capacitor with the midpoint of the two switches, forms a closed loop with the first switch, the diode and the smoothing capacitor, sets both ends of the smoothing capacitor as output terminals of direct voltages, and changes a switching frequency according to an average voltage per unit time of the direct voltages output from the output terminals.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075850

Voice recognition device, voice recognition method, and voice recognition program

A voice recognition device includes a memory and a processor. The processor is configured to store in the memory, digital voice data corresponding to a voice signal input from a voice input unit, recognize a spoken voice utterance from the voice data after a voice input start instruction is received, determine whether to correct the recognition result of the spoken voice utterance based on a time interval from a time when the voice input start instruction is received to a time when the voice signal is input via the voice input unit, and correct the recognition result of the voice utterance based on the time interval.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075711

Merchandise registration device and merchandise registration program

A merchandise registration device according to an embodiment includes an image capturing unit that captures an image of a merchandise item. A memory stores a merchandise recognition dictionary. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075709

Sales data processing device

A sales data processing device includes a casing, a first display unit, a second display unit and a reading unit. The casing has a first side surface facing in a first direction, a second side surface facing in a second direction, and a third side surface facing in a third direction that is orthogonal to the first and second directions. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075494

Sales promotion processing system and sales promotion processing program

A sales promotion processing device according to an embodiment includes an input device, a display device, a communication interface, and a processor. The input device receives input of one or more criteria for a planned sales promotion. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075430

Transaction data processing apparatus

A transaction data processing apparatus, which communicates with an electronic receipt server, includes a communication interface and a processor configured to perform electronic receipt processing on transaction data having a first format, by (i) extracting, from the transaction data, information items required for generating an electronic receipt, (ii) identifying, for each extracted information item, an information type indicating a category of the extracted information item, (iii) generating exchange data based on the extracted information items and the corresponding information type, the generated exchange data having a second format different from the first format, and (iv) transmitting the generated exchange data to the electronic receipt server through the communication interface.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075428

Checkout system having separate terminals for commodity registration and checkout processing

A checkout system includes a registration apparatus configured to execute registration of commodities selected for purchase by a customer, and a checkout apparatus configured to execute checkout processing based on commodity registration information from the registration apparatus. The registration apparatus includes a processor that is programmed to select the checkout apparatus as an execution destination of the checkout processing based on a use state of the checkout apparatus and a priority order of the checkout apparatus assigned in relation to the registration apparatus and to issue an instruction to the checkout apparatus indicating that the checkout apparatus is designated as an execution destination of the checkout processing. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180075424

Settlement apparatus and method of settling a transaction using the same

A settlement apparatus includes a first sensor that indicates whether a person is not in front of the settlement apparatus, a receiving and discharging device receives and discharges items in connection with a transaction, a second sensor indicating determines whether an item discharged from the discharge device has not been taken, and a processor. The processor performs a settlement processing for settling the transaction, and the receiving and discharging device discharges one or more items in connection with the settlement processing. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180074446

Image forming apparatus

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a printer device, a fixing device, an input interface, and a controller. The controller executes a temperature-change process where the controller determines that it is necessary to change the target temperature of the fixing device on the basis of the image-forming instruction input from the input interface, the temperature-change process including changing the target temperature of the fixing device to a new target temperature. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180074429

Print head, image forming apparatus and light emitting device

In accordance with an embodiment, a print head comprises a transparent substrate, a drive circuit, a first light emitting element (emitter), a second light emitting element (emitter) and a lens. The drive circuit supplies a current. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180072071

Printer and printing method

According to an embodiment, there is provided a printer including a plurality of printing modes. A first printing mode is a printing mode for discharging a label by a transfer device, the label being still attached to a backing sheet. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180072069

Liquid circulation device, liquid ejection apparatus, and liquid ejection method

A liquid circulation device includes a circulation path through which a liquid circulates through a liquid ejection head, a first pump in the circulation path on a first side of the liquid ejection head, a second pump in the circulation path on a second side of the liquid ejection head, an adjustment tank in the circulation path between the first pump and the second pump, an upstream tank in the circulation path between the liquid ejection head and the first pump, a downstream tank in the circulation path between the liquid ejection head and the second pump, a first pressure sensor configured to detect a pressure in the upstream tank, a second pressure sensor configured to detect a pressure in the downstream tank, and a controller configured to control the first and second pumps based on detected pressures in the upstream and downstream tanks.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180072058

Inkjet head and method of manufacturing inkjet head

According to one embodiment, an inkjet head includes a plurality of actuators on a substrate in a row and spaced from each other, each actuator extending from the substrate to form a chamber space between each adjacent pair of actuators in the plurality of actuators, a flow passage block including a frame portion surrounding an outer periphery of the plurality of actuators and a blocking portion having protrusions sealing both ends of the chamber spaces between every other adjacent pair of actuators along the row, and a common ink chamber above the flow passage block and in fluid communication with the chamber spaces between any adjacent pairs of actuators not sealed at both ends by the blocking portion with a plurality of chamber spaces.. . ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180072056

Ink jet head drive device and ink jet head

An ink jet head drive device includes a first pulse generation circuit configured to generate a common first pulse for a plurality of nozzles in an array of an ink jet head, a plurality of second pulse generation circuits, each of which is configured to generate a second pulse for one of a group of consecutive nozzles in the plurality of nozzles in the array, a width of each second pulse being set according to correction data provided for each group of consecutive nozzles, a waveform generation circuit configured to generate drive waveforms for the plurality nozzles in the array using the common first pulse and the second pulses, and a drive circuit that receives the drive waveforms and drives a plurality of actuators for ejecting ink droplets from the plurality of nozzles. Each second pulse causes a pressure chamber connected to the plurality of nozzles to expand.. ... Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha








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