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Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a registration unit and a processing unit. The registration unit registers multiple terminal devices with the information processing apparatus or a different apparatus in association with multiple operators who operate the multiple terminal devices. ... Xerox Corporation

Image reading optical system and image reading apparatus

An image reading optical system includes an image reading unit including plural reading elements that are arranged in a first direction, a first reflective optical system configured to reflect reflection light which is irradiation light emitted from a light source and reflected on an object to be read, a second reflective optical system configured to condense the reflection light reflected on the first reflective optical system to the image reading unit, and an aperture stop including a plate shaped member formed with an aperture configured to regulate the reflection light reflected on the first reflective optical system in the first direction, the plate shaped member including at least one plate shaped piece bent at a preset angle with respect to the aperture along a tangent line of the aperture in the first direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a detection unit, and a remote operation unit. The communication unit communicates with an external device. ... Xerox Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and image forming apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a display, an operating unit, and a controller. The display displays in a form of a display image a list of plural functions relating to the information processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a display, and a remote operation unit. The communication unit communicates with an external device. ... Xerox Corporation

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes an output unit, a reading unit, and a processor. The output unit outputs multiple types of charts. ... Xerox Corporation

Method and apparatus for instant scanning and processing of a document

A system and method for automatically scanning a physical document and performing processing actions on the scanned document are provided. The system may include a scanning device that can detect a trigger event when a portable memory device is connected to or paired with the device or when a document, including one or multiple pages, is placed on the document handler of the device. ... Xerox Corporation

Print control apparatus, printing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A print control apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a setup execution unit. The acquisition unit acquires, from a portable terminal, setting of an apparatus condition of an image forming apparatus that performs printing on continuous paper and of a print start time at which the image forming apparatus starts the printing. ... Xerox Corporation

System and method to collaboratively identify paper-intensive processes

A computer-implemented method for gathering knowledge within an organization for supporting the preparation, animation, and execution of a collaborative workshop for high speed and efficient document management and labeling. Printed documents are tracked within the system over a specified amount of time to acquire print job information from the jobs printed within an organization. ... Xerox Corporation

System and method for scoring the performance of healthcare organizations

A method of evaluating managed care organizations (mcos) includes acquiring medical data associated with patients' healthcare encounters with the mcos, calculating a health risk score of a subpopulation using patient characteristic data included in the medical data, providing encounter data included in the medical data and the health risk score as input to analytic processes that track services provided by the mcos, and generating a risk-adjusted performance metric of the mcos by the analytic processes. The risk-adjusted performance metrics relate to categories of concern. ... Xerox Corporation

Consistent resource management and version management service based on formal certification

A version management service (vms) that enables consistent management of dynamic digital resources throughout their life cycle. The service handles the association of resources with logical specifications formally expressed using an extensible logical language understood and agreed by tiers. ... Xerox Corporation

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

An information processing apparatus includes an archive file generation unit and a deriving unit. The archive file generation unit generates multiple archive files each including one or more pieces of document data and information regarding one or more processing functions. ... Xerox Corporation

Terminal apparatus

A terminal apparatus includes a storage generation unit that generates a storage module that stores, in association with information concerning a process related to a job that is performed by executing multiple processes in a sequential order, and information concerning a process to be performed with a system connected from among the multiple processes, screen data of the system used in the process with the system connected and a display controller that performs control to display the screen data if the system is unconnectable when a request to execute the process is received.. . ... Xerox Corporation

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

An image processing device includes a memory and a generating and outputting unit. The memory stores a template defining settings of printing to be performed by an image forming unit. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371510

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and image forming apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a display, an operating unit, and a movement controller. The display displays in a form of a display image a portion of information including plural items and moves the display image at a first speed by scrolling so as to display the plural items in a predetermined order. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371496

Rapidly skimmable presentations of web meeting recordings

Example implementations described herein are directed to systems and methods for representing meeting content. Such implementations may involve processing an online presentation for one or more media segments, extracting information from the one or more media segments indicative of one or more relationships between one or more participants of the online presentation and generating an interface for the online presentation, the interface indicative of the one or more relationships between the one or more participants of the online presentation. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371294

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a first opening/closing member that can move between a first opening position in which the first opening/closing member opens an inside of a body of the image forming apparatus, and a first closing position in which the first opening/closing member closes the inside of the body of the image forming apparatus; a second opening/closing member that can move around a rotation shaft and between a second closing position in which the second opening/closing member closes an opening formed in the first opening/closing member, and a second opening position in which the second opening/closing member opens the opening, the second opening/closing member being removably attached to the body of the image forming apparatus; and a supported portion that is provided in the first opening/closing member so as to be supported on a support portion of the second opening/closing member, as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371279

Linear light-concentrating device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A linear light-concentrating device includes: a light-emitting body having light-emitting surfaces; a first optical element group; a second optical element group having apertures; and a light-transmitting columnar member. The first optical element group is divided into first optical elements each having a deflecting characteristic that causes an incident beam to be converted to an exit beam deflected in a first direction. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371278

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes: an optical system that includes a lens serving as a light guiding path and concentrates laser light for image fixing at an interface between the lens and a recording material; a holding part that holds the lens of the optical system; an operating part that rotates together with the holding part; and a suppressing unit that suppresses propagation of energy of the laser light from the holding part to the operating part.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371267

Print head and image forming apparatus

A print head includes: a mounting board; a light source portion that includes a plurality of light emitting elements provided on one surface of the mounting board; a drive member that is provided on other surface of the mounting board so as to generate a lighting signal and drive the light source portion; and a first temperature detector that is provided on the mounting board, and at least one second temperature detector that is provided at a farther position on the mounting board from the drive member than the first temperature detector; and the drive member includes: a light emitting unit that generates the lighting signal based on a temperature detected by the first temperature detector and a temperature detected by the second temperature detector; and an optical unit that forms an image of light emitted from the light emitting unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170369701

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes a polycarbonate resin; a reaction product of a glycidyl group-containing polyethylene copolymer and a polyethylene terephthalate resin; an unreacted polyethylene terephthalate resin that is not subjected to a reaction with the glycidyl group-containing polyethylene copolymer; an organic phosphorous flame retardant; and a flame retardant antidrip agent, wherein in a resin phase separation structure observed by an electron microscope, the polycarbonate resin and the unreacted polyethylene terephthalate resin form a continuous phase, the reaction product forms a dispersed phase, and a specific surface area of the dispersed phase is 2 or greater.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170369665

Porous film and method of forming porous film

A porous film includes at least one porous polyimide film that includes a polyimide resin, an organic amine compound and a resin other than a polyimide resin, and that does not include a polar aprotic solvent, wherein a content of the organic amine compound is 0.001% by weight or higher with respect to a total weight of the porous polyimide film.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170368842

Irradiation device and droplets ejecting device

An irradiation device includes: an irradiation unit that is disposed downstream of an ejection unit that ejects droplets, in a movement direction of a medium that is moved relative to the ejection unit so as to form a gap between the irradiation unit and the medium, and that irradiates, with light, droplets that have been ejected from the ejection unit and landed on the medium; and a transparent member that is shaped like a belt, transmits light, and is moved through the gap relative to the irradiation unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170368752

Non-contact control of layering for three-dimensional object printing

A three-dimensional object printer comprises a platen, an ejector head having a plurality of ejectors configured to eject drops of material toward the platen, a sensor configured to measure heights of drops of material ejected onto the platen, and a controller operatively connected to the sensor and the ejector head. The controller is configured to operate the plurality of ejectors to eject drops of material toward the platen to form a first layer of material upon the platen; operate the sensor to measure a height profile of the first layer of material; and operate the plurality of ejectors to eject drops of material toward the platen to form a second layer of material upon the first layer of material with reference to the measured height profile.. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170368744

Multisize printing material for electrophotographic additive manufacturing

A method of additive manufacturing includes forming a plurality of build layers, each of the plurality of build layers formed by transferring a first build material having a first particle size to form a first build material and transferring a second build material on the first build material to form one of the plurality of build layers, a particle size of the second build material is smaller than the first build material and each transfer step is performed by a xerographic engine. Each transfer step is involves transfer to a conveyor which can take the form of a belt or drum.. ... Xerox Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170368741

Printer having separated printhead array and method for operating a printer having a separated printhead array

A printer is configured with at least two printheads that are separated from one another in a cross-process direction by an integral multiple of printhead widths. This configuration enables parallel swaths of material to be ejected and then movement of the printheads in the cross-process direction by a distance corresponding to one or more integral numbers of the printhead width enables the area between the swaths to be completed and the area outside of the original swaths printed.. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366693

Image reading apparatus, image reading method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . An image reading apparatus includes a moving unit, a first detecting unit, and a second detecting unit. The moving unit moves a calibration plate in the main scanning direction relatively to a reading apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366691

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

An image processing device includes a memory and a storage controller. The memory stores a setting of an image forming process in accordance with generation of a first image formation command or an input of a command for generating the first image formation command. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366690

Display device and method and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display device includes the following elements. An obtaining unit obtains a processing description and a processing state of each processing operation. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366689

System and method for conveying multifunction device status information using light projection on a multifunction device

A system for providing multifunction device (mfd) status information to a user includes an mfd and a light projection unit. The mfd may include a print engine and one or more status monitors. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366686

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

An image processing device includes a memory and an output unit. The memory stores setting-related information related to a setting generated as a result of a setting process performed by a user for commanding an image forming unit to perform an image forming process. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364580

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

An information processing apparatus includes an extraction unit and a generation unit. The extraction unit extracts a common topic from profiles of plural users. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364513

Document management server, document management device, document management system, non-transitory computer readable medium storing document management program, and document management method

Disclosed is a document management server including a storing unit that stores document information, a generating unit that generates connection information for accessing the document information stored in the storing unit, a transmitting unit that transmits the connection information generated by the generating unit to a document management device, wherein the connection information transmitted by the transmitting unit is substituted with the document information stored in the document management device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364504

Method and system for data processing for real-time text analysis

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods data processing for real-time text analysis. The method includes receiving text content from a plurality of user-computing devices, wherein the text content comprises at least a current text segment and a previous text segment. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364319

System and method for conveying print device status information using a light indicator feedback mechanism

A system for providing print device dynamic status indicator feedback includes a print device, and a status indicator feedback unit. The print device includes a print engine and one or more status monitors. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364312

Processing apparatus, processing system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and processing method

A processing apparatus includes a detector, an acceptance unit, and a manager. The detector detects a user. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364085

Control device, processing apparatus system, and recording medium

A control device includes: a receiving unit that receives a request for processing; and a control unit that, in a case where the receiving unit receives a plurality of requests for processing from a plurality of places, controls a traveling route of a processing apparatus based on traveling time taken for the processing apparatus to travel to the plurality of places and processing time taken for the processing apparatus to finish the processing after traveling.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363994

Linear light concentrator, fixing device and image forming apparatus

A linear light concentrator includes a light emitting body and first and second optical element groups, wherein the first optical element group is divided in first and second directions into first optical elements, each having characteristics to deflect a beam in the first direction, and the characteristics of the first optical elements adjacent in the second direction are different, the second optical element group is divided in at least the first direction into second optical elements having a power in the second direction, and center axes of refraction of adjacent second optical elements are shifted in the second direction, the characteristics deflect a beam from each unit of the first optical elements arranged in the first direction toward one of apertures of the second optical element group, and a length in the second direction of the second optical element is longer than that of the first optical element.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363992

Endless belt, image forming apparatus, and endless belt unit

An endless belt includes a polyamide imide resin layer in which a content of at least one solvent selected from a solvent group a consisting of a urea solvent, an alkoxy group-containing amide solvent, and an ester group-containing amide solvent is from 0.005 parts by weight to 3 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the polyamide imide resin layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363991

Endless belt, image forming apparatus, and endless belt unit

An endless belt includes a polyimide resin layer in which a content of at least one solvent selected from a solvent group a consisting of a urea solvent, an alkoxy group-containing amide solvent, and an ester group-containing amide solvent is from 50 ppm to 2,000 ppm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363984

Toner compositions and comprising crystalline polyester and wax

A hybrid toner includes a core having at least one amorphous polyester resin and at least one crystalline polyester resin, and at least one styrene/acrylate resin, a shell comprising at least one styrene/acrylate resin, at least one wax, and optionally a pigment dispersion, the first modulated differential calorimetry scan of the hybrid toner shows at least two melting point peaks below about 80° c., and the difference between the two melting point peaks is less than or equal to about 15° c.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361975

Box and package

A box includes: a box body having an opening surrounded by multiple edges; a first lid body that is continuous with and extends from a first edge, among the multiple edges defining the opening in the box body, and that is foldable along the first edge to overlie the opening; and an engaging tab that is continuous with and extends from a second edge, which is different from the first edge, among multiple edges of the first lid body, and that is foldable and engageable with a storage item stored in the box body when the first lid body is folded along the first edge to overlie the opening.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361625

Irradiation device and image forming apparatus

An irradiation device includes: an irradiation, unit that irradiates a target with light; at least one component that is arranged in an advancing direction of light reflected by the target; and a light blocking unit that is arranged between the target and the at least one component in the advancing direction and blocks the reflected light.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361615

Tin-silver diffusion soldering for thin joints without flux

A method of bonding two components includes plating a first of the components with a first silver layer, a tin layer, and a second silver layer, plating a second of the components with silver, inserting the first and second components into a pre-heated press, and applying pressure to the components causing the components to bond. A stack of layers has a first component layer, a first silver layer, a tin layer, a second silver layer, a second component silver layer, and a second component layer.. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361530

Line laser imager for thermoplastic selective laser sintering

A method for printing an object using a high power one-dimensional (1d) line laser imager for selective laser sintering of thermal plastics. The technique is a two-step process. ... Xerox Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361526

Using depth in three-dimensional object printing to form colors that change with viewing and illumination angles

A three-dimensionally printed object includes a plurality of different material regions that together define a surface region of the object. The plurality of different material regions includes a first material region and a second material region. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359482

Processing system, information processing apparatus, and processing apparatus

. . . . A processing system includes an acceptance unit, a first transmission unit, an obtaining unit, and a second transmission unit. The acceptance unit accepts an instruction for performing a process. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359430

Server device, information processing system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and information processing method

A server device includes first and second acquisition units, a memory, an analyzer, a generating unit, and a transmitter. The first acquisition unit acquires first history information about an operation performed during displaying of a first screen in at least one client device and first attribute information about at least one user thereof. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357909

System and method to efficiently label documents alternating machine and human labelling steps

A system and method that supports the efficient interactive identification of the most paper intensive document categories such that a maximum number of the documents belonging to those categories can be correctly categorized with a minimum effort and within a minimum amount of time is disclosed. Further, an iterative method combining automatic grouping mechanisms with human labelling. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357883

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes a first ejection destination, a second ejection destination, and a controller. The first ejection destination is a destination to which sheets having an image formed thereon by using rendered data are to be ejected. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357694

Data processing system and data processing method

There is provided a data processing system. A storing unit stores ontology data. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357519

Client apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A client apparatus includes a memory that stores first data acquired from a predetermined external storage location, a generating unit that generates a screen including a first operation image for use in performing an operation related to the first data, an acquisition unit that acquires second data from the predetermined external storage location, and an updating unit that updates the screen by generating on the screen a second operation image for use in performing an operation related to the second data if the first data is different from the second data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357256

Robot control system and recording medium

A robot control system includes: plural robots; a receiving unit that receives a robot dispatch request from a user; a sensor that detects a state of the user who performs the robot dispatch request; and a controller that determines priority on the robot dispatch request based on the state of the user detected by the sensor, selects, in a case where plural robot dispatch requests are received, a robot to be dispatched among the plural robots in order of the priority on the robot dispatch requests, and dispatches the robot.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357205

Image forming apparatus and image forming method using a toner carrier containing silicon derived from silica and silicone oil

An image forming apparatus includes a charging unit that includes a conductive member which contacts with a surface of an image holding member, and that applies only a dc voltage to the conductive member to charge the surface of the image holding member; and a cleaning unit that has a blade which contacts with the surface of an image holding member and cleans the surface with the blade after a toner image is transferred onto a recording medium, wherein a developer includes toner particles, silica particles treated with a silicone oil, and a carrier, a volume average particle diameter of the carrier is from 20 μm to 35 μm, and a quantity ratio of an elemental silicon derived from a silicone oil and an elemental silicon derived from silica which are present on the surface of the carrier is from 0.05 to 0.2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357196

Preheating device, fixing system, and image forming apparatus

A preheating device includes two first inverting members disposed at different positions while obliquely intersecting a feeding direction of a continuous recording medium on which an unfixed image is formed, the first inverting members inverting the recording medium by passing a back surface of the recording medium, on which the unfixed image is not formed, therealong before a fixing operation, and at least one heating rotating body disposed at a position further on an outside than a side edge portion of the recording medium in the feeding direction to preheat the recording medium before the fixing operation by passing a portion of the back surface of the recording medium present between the two first inverting members so that the portion of the back surface is wound around the heating rotating body.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357194

Transport device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A transport device includes: a first rotational member; a second rotational member that forms a nip with the first rotational member; a guide member that guides the medium in a predetermined direction; a changing part that supports the second rotational member so as to be rotatable and that moves the second rotational member to change a nip state between the second rotational member and the first rotational member; and an interposed member supported by the changing part and nipped between the first rotational member and the guide member, the interposed member including, in an intersecting direction intersecting a direction in which the interposed member is nipped, multiple portions having different thicknesses, the interposed member being nipped at any one of the multiple portions, while being moved in the intersecting direction in accordance with the movement of the second rotational member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357193

Image forming apparatus and image forming method for measuring electrical resistance value of recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit and a pair of measuring units. The transfer unit transfers an image onto at least one recording medium by applying a voltage between the at least one recording medium and the image along a thickness direction of the at least one recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357176

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a container that contains a developer containing a toner therein, a supply tank that is provided adjacent to the container and is supplied with the toner at a supply point within the supply tank, a transport member that is rotatably driven within the supply tank to transport the toner to the container, and an annular member, wherein the annular member has an inner diameter larger than a diameter of a rotatably-driven shaft in the transport member, the rotatably-driven shaft extends through the annular member, and the annular member is held in a partial section in a longitudinal direction of the rotatably-driven shaft.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357171

Electrostatic charge image developer, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrostatic charge image developer includes: toner particles; silica particles treated with a silicone oil, which are externally added to the toner particles; and a carrier, wherein a volume average particle diameter of the carrier is equal to or greater than 20 μm and smaller than 30 μm, and a quantity ratio of an elemental silicon derived from a silicone oil and an elemental silicon derived from silica which are present on the surface of the carrier (silicone oil-derived elemental silicon/silica-derived elemental silicon) is in a range of 0.05 to 0.2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357167

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive support in which (i) a recessed portion having an opening diameter of greater than 400 μm and (ii) a recessed portion having an opening diameter of from 100 μm to 400 μm and a ratio of a depth to an opening diameter of greater than 0.12 are not present on an outer peripheral surface, wherein even in a case where a first recessed portion having an opening diameter of from 100 μm to 400 μm and a ratio of a depth to an opening diameter of 0.12 or less is present on the outer peripheral surface of the conductive support and a second recessed portion on which the first recessed portion is reflected is present on the outer peripheral surface of an outermost layer, a ratio of a depth to an opening diameter of the second recessed portion is not greater than 0.030.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170353631

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

An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit that sets a first threshold value serving as a determination criterion as to whether a color difference between a target value of a color and a value indicating a corresponding color of an image formed on a recording medium falls within a permissible range, a deriving unit that derives, using conversion information related to converting a color of an input image into a color of an output image, a second threshold value that serves as a limit of the color difference, an acquisition unit that acquires the color difference when the image is formed on the recording medium using the conversion information, and a notifying unit that, with the color difference acquired by the acquisition unit falling outside the permissible range, changes and then notifies contents of notification depending on whether the first threshold value is higher than the second threshold value.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170353616

Authentication control apparatus, image reading apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An authentication control apparatus includes a first authenticating unit, a second authenticating unit, a controller, and an outputting unit. The first authenticating unit performs first authentication using authentication information stored in association with a memory area. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170353428

Information processing apparatus and method and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a trying unit, a specifying unit, and a connecting unit. The obtaining unit obtains addresses of individual devices in a network from the devices. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351942

Processing apparatus, display device and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A processing apparatus includes: a processing unit that performs a process related to image data; a display unit that displays a process selection portion, with which the process performed by the processing unit is associated and which is selected to start the process by the processing unit; and a creation unit that, in a case of creating the process selection portion to be displayed in the display unit, creates the process selection portion while associating data with the process selection portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351864

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

An information processing system includes a first apparatus and at least one second apparatus. The first apparatus includes a unit that receives input of data, a storage unit that stores concealed data corresponding to the input data with a concealment target thereof concealed, a unit that, if instructed by a user to refer to the stored concealed data, transmits a reference request containing information indicating the user to the second apparatus, and a unit that, if provided with reconstruction information from the second apparatus, reconstructs the concealment target with the reconstruction information. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351786

Scalable spectral modeling of sparse sequence functions via a best matching algorithm

A method for modeling a sparse function over sequences is described. The method includes inputting a set of sequences that support a function. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351714

Non-transitory computer readable medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing method for determining a location of a target based on image information generated by capturing an image of the target

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a managing process. The managing process includes determining a location of a photo-shooting target based on photo-shooting information of image information, the image information being generated by capturing the photo-shooting target, and associating at least one shop with the captured image, with reference to location information of plural shops that has been registered in advance.. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351477

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus includes a first display controller that displays on a first display region of a display an operation screen for an operation of another apparatus connected to the data processing apparatus via a network, and displays on a second display region of the display an operation screen that operates a first object selected from a set of at least one object related to the operation, a memory controller that stores on a memory at a predetermined timing an image of the operation screen displayed on the first display region with the first object associated with the image of the operation screen, and a second display controller that, when a predetermined operation is performed on the first object or the set, displays the image associated with the first object on the display.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351391

Display control device, display device, printing apparatus, display control method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program for displaying process of duplex print processing

A display control device includes: an obtaining unit that obtains a stacking image formed by stacking plural specific images for specifying respective contents of images recorded on at least one surface of each of plural recording media; and a controller that exerts control so that a process is displayed on a display screen, the process sequentially performing an operation to select one specific image from the plural specific images in the stacking image obtained by the obtaining unit and to change the one specific image to represent a state in which at least a part of a recording medium corresponding to the one specific image is turned, to thereby show at least a part of another specific image hidden behind the one specific image while changing one specific image to be selected.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351210

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an electrophotographic photoreceptor that includes an electroconductive substrate, an undercoat layer which is provided on the electroconductive substrate and has electrostatic capacitance per unit area of from 2.5×10−11 f/cm2 to 2.5×10−10 f/cm2, and a photosensitive layer provided on the undercoat layer; a charging unit; an electrostatic latent image forming unit; a developing unit; an intermediate transfer member; a primary transfer unit that primarily transfers the toner image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, onto the surface of an intermediate transfer member, while providing a primary transfer current value of from 80 μa to 160 μa; and a secondary transfer unit that secondarily transfers the toner image transferred onto the surface of the intermediate transfer member, onto a surface of a recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351207

Fixing device and image forming apparatus comprising a thermal fuse including a fuse element supported by an elastic member

A fixing device includes a planar heating element and a thermal fuse. The planar heating element is configured to heat a fixing member that fixes a toner image to a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170351190

White dry ink pulverized toner composition and formulation thereof

An apparatus and method of manufacturing a white dry ink pulverized toner including a resin and 15%-45% tio2 pigment having a mean size of 100-350 nm melt mixed with the resin in a twin screw extruder resulting in an extruded mix. The extruded mix is pulverized in a fluid bed jet mill. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348909

Electrostatic 3-d printer using layer and mechanical planer

A three-dimensional (3-d) printer includes build and support material development stations positioned to transfer layers of build and support materials to an intermediate transfer surface. The intermediate transfer surface transfers a layer of the build and support materials to a platen each time the platen contacts the intermediate transfer surface. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348908

Electrostatic 3-d printer using leveling material and mechanical planer

A three-dimensional (3-d) printer includes build and support material development stations positioned to transfer layers of build and support materials to an intermediate transfer surface. A platen having a flat surface is positioned to contact the intermediate transfer surface. ... Xerox Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348906

Electrostatic 3-d printer controlling layer topography using aerosol applicator

A 3-d printer includes build and support material development stations that electrostatically transfer build material and support material to an itb. The itb transfers a layer of build and support material to a platen each time the platen contacts one of the layers on the itb, to successively form a freestanding stack of the layers on the platen. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170347453

Wiring board and connection structure

Provided is a wiring board including a substrate formed of an insulation material, and plural conductive patterns including plural electrodes arranged on a surface of the substrate along an end surface of the substrate, and plural wiring patterns connected to the plural electrodes, respectively, wherein the substrate includes a notch formed between electrode groups each of which includes a predetermined number of the electrodes.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170346978

Wake-up control device, image processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A wake-up control device includes a detector and a wake-up unit. When an apparatus is in a power-saving state in which power consumption is lower than power consumption in a normal state, the detector detects a hand or finger approaching an operation unit operated in order to perform a wake-up operation of changing a state of the apparatus from the power-saving state to the normal state. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170345403

Systems and methods for playing virtual music instrument through tracking of fingers with coded light

Finger-tracking systems and methods for virtual instruments playback. The described system tracks the position of user's ten fingers on a projection surface and can be used to play virtual instruments such as virtual piano, drums, and bells. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344820

Method and system of identifying fillable fields of an electronic form

A system of identifying one or more fillable fields of an electronic form may include an electronic device, and a computer-readable storage medium that includes one or more programming instructions. The programming instructions are configured to instruct the electronic device to receive an electronic form, identify fillable field candidates of the electronic form, and determine, for each fillable field candidate, whether the fillable field candidate is a fillable field. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344206

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

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process. The process includes: obtaining plural items of writing information including writing position information and writing timing information, each of the plural items of writing information being associated with one page of one document; displaying an image in accordance with plural items of writing information associated with an identical page among the obtained plural items of writing information; receiving a specified writing timing; updating a display mode of the displayed image in accordance with the received writing timing; and changing an association between at least one of the plural items of writing information corresponding to the displayed image and a document, based on the received writing timing.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344137

Non-transitory computer readable medium and information processing apparatus

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process. The process includes: generating a first path which represents positions on a medium specified by a digital pen; obtaining a second path which represents positions on the medium specified by the digital pen and which satisfies a predetermined condition; obtaining information for specifying an area on the medium, the area having a predetermined positional relationship with the second path; and erasing the first path in accordance with a positional relationship between the area and the first path.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170344017

Mobile robot indoor localization and navigation system and method

An indoor localization and navigation system for a mobile robot, the system comprising: a projector mounted on the mobile robot and configured to project a temporal projector light signal, wherein the temporal projector light signal is encoded, for each pixel of the projector, with an information segment comprising the pixel coordinates of the each pixel of the projector; a stationary sensor node comprising a light sensor configured to detect the temporal projector light signal and generate a sensor signal and a transmitter configured to transmit a sensor node identifier and a position code generated based on the sensor signal; a receiver mounted on the mobile robot and configured to receive the sensor node identifier and the position code from the transmitter; and an onboard computer mounted on the mobile robot and operatively coupled to the projector and the receiver, wherein the onboard computer is configured to receive the sensor node identifier and the position code from the receiver and to determine a location information of the mobile robot based on the received sensor node identifier and the position code.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343939

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes one or plural forming devices that form respective images on a recording medium that is being transported, a fixing device provided on a downstream side with respect to at least one of the forming devices in a direction of transport of the recording medium and that fixes the images formed on the recording medium, a delivering device that receives the recording medium transported in a first direction and discharges the recording medium in a second direction that is different from the first direction, and a supplying device that supplies the recording medium to any of the forming devices or to the delivering device. The forming devices, the fixing device, the delivering device, and the supplying device have respective housings and are each joinable to any of the other devices.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343936

Endless belt comprising boron nitride nanotubes

An endless belt comprising a polyimide-based substrate layer. A plurality of boron nitride nanotubes are dispersed in the polyimide.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343933

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes: a tubular member extending in an axial direction and supported so as to be rotatable; a heat-generating member extending in the axial direction and in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the tubular member, the heat-generating member generating heat to heat the tubular member by receiving voltage; a pressure member that presses, to an outer circumferential surface of the tubular member, a recording medium having a toner image transferred thereto; and an interrupting member disposed between another portion of the heat-generating member and the tubular member and extending in the axial direction, the interrupting member being in contact with an area between one end and the other end of the heat-generating member and interrupting the voltage applied to the heat-generating member when at least a portion in contact with the heat-generating member reaches or exceeds a threshold temperature.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341452

Imaging plate multi-layer blanket

An apparatus and method of manufacturing a multiplayer image blanket with a platinum catalyzed fluorosilicone topcoat for a variable data lithography printing system. The blanket consists of multiple layers that may be: (a) a commercial carcass having a sulphur free rubber outer layer, a suitable primer layer for improving the inter-layer adhesion, and the platinum catalyzed fluorosilicone topcoat; or (b) seamless polyimide substrate coated with a platinum cured silicone, a primer layer, and the fluorosilicone topcoat.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341450

Carbon filament lamp array

A lamp array for drying liquid ink on a media in a printing apparatus. The printing apparatus includes a transport system arranged to move the media through the printing apparatus in a process direction. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341447

Removable dryer module for a printing apparatus

A printing apparatus, such as a large-scale ink jet printer, includes two removable, interchangeable dryer modules, which may be operated separately or in series. Each dryer module permits a sheet or web to pass therethrough in a process direction. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341421

Real-time surface energy pretreatment system

A real-time surface energy treatment system for a printable substrate including a surface energy modification device arranged to alter a substrate surface energy of the printable substrate to enhance wetting and adhesion of an ink to the printable substrate, a full width array sensor arranged to measure at least one print quality characteristic of the ink on the substrate, and a system control in communication with the surface energy modification device and the full width array sensor and arranged to adjust an input power to the surface energy modification device based on the at least one print quality characteristic.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341417

Flexible, modular architecture for a digital printer

A printing apparatus provides a printing path disposed along one level, the printing path having a first portion and second portion, each portion having a printhead associated therewith. The apparatus further includes a drying path along a second level, the drying path including two dryer modules. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341416

Method of single pass printing of multiple colors

A system for printing at least one stretchable ink on a thermoformable substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, the system including an unwinder arranged to feed the thermoformable substrate from a first roll into a web drive subsystem, a surface energy modification device arranged to alter a substrate surface energy of the first surface to enhance wetting and adhesion of the at least one stretchable ink to the thermoformable substrate, at least one first full width printhead array arranged to deposit a first portion of the at least one stretchable ink on the first surface of the thermoformable substrate, at least one second full width printhead array arranged to deposit a second portion of the at least one stretchable ink on the first surface of the thermoformable substrate, at least one radiation pinning device positioned proximate the first surface and arranged to partially cure the first portion of the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate prior to the second portion of the at least one stretchable ink being deposited on the thermoformable substrate, at least one radiation curing device arranged to cure the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate, a full width array sensor arranged to monitor the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate, and a rewinder arranged to receive the thermoformable substrate and to form the thermoformable substrate into a second roll.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341415

Printing device and method of using the same

A system for printing at least one stretchable ink on a thermoformable substrate including an unwinder arranged to feed the thermoformable substrate from a first roll into a web drive subsystem, a surface energy modification device arranged to alter a substrate surface energy to enhance wetting and adhesion of the at least one stretchable ink to the thermoformable substrate, at least one full width printhead array arranged to deposit the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate, at least one radiation curing device arranged to cure the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate, a full width array sensor arranged to monitor the at least one stretchable ink on the thermoformable substrate, and a rewinder arranged to receive the thermoformable substrate and to form the thermoformable substrate into a second roll.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341414

System for printing on three-dimensional (3d) objects

A printing system facilitates the printing of articles of manufacture. The system includes an array of printheads, a support member positioned to be parallel to a plane formed by the array of printheads, a member movably mounted to the support member, an actuator operatively connected to the movably mounted member, an object holder configured to mount to the movably mounted member, and a controller operatively connected to the plurality of printheads and the actuator. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341295

Modular system for detecting inoperative ejectors in three-dimensional object printers

A printhead maintenance module is configured as a replaceable unit. The module includes a frame, at least two rollers detachably mounted within the frame, at least two electric motors, a platen, an optical sensor, and a controller. ... Xerox Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341291

Systems and methods for interleaving material in printed rolled substrate materials to prevent offset

A system and method are provided for implementing a process by which printed rolls of substrate material web have additional material layers interleaved between the rolled material web layers to substantially eliminate back transfer or roll offset of printed images on the back sides of the rolled material substrates. In a process for pre-printing thermoforming grade plastic materials to produce rolls of substrate material for use in a thermoforming process, ink compositions, particularly adapted for the thermoforming process, are deposited on substantially continuous webs of substrate material. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170339315

Method and system for enabling optimal colorant job programming

Method, system, and graphical user interface for enabling optimal;colorant job programming. A graphical user interface displays a plurality of gamut mode selectable features. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170339306

Imposition device, printing system, recording medium, and imposition method

An imposition device includes an imposing unit that imposes images of plural document pages in a same page order as a pamphlet; a rotation selecting unit that selects whether or not to rotate, by 180 degrees, one of the images that corresponds to a back cover of a pamphlet obtained from a printed material on which the images have been imposed by the imposing unit; and a rotation processing unit that rotates the image that corresponds to the back cover by 180 degrees in a case where rotation of the image that corresponds to the back cover is selected by the rotation selecting unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337893

Operation guide apparatus, image processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An operation guide apparatus includes a display and a processor. The display displays, on a display screen, operation guide information for providing a guide on an operation for continuously using a device. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337755

Systems and methods for location enabled electronic lock controls

A computer-implemented method, the method being performed in a system comprising an electronic lock and a client device comprising a central processing unit, a localization signal receiver and a memory, the computer-implemented method comprising: receiving at least one localization signal using the localization signal receiver; measuring a strength of the received localization signal; using the central processing unit to extract a identifier from the received localization signal; determining a location of the client device based at least on the measured strength of the received localization signal and the extracted identifier; and causing the electronic lock to unlock based on the determined location.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337748

Three-dimensional data generation device, three-dimensional shaping device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A three-dimensional data generation device includes a deformation prediction section and a data correction section. The deformation prediction section predicts deformation of a shaped object after being shaped, from a shape prescribed by three-dimensional data, on the basis of a geometric feature of the shape prescribed by the three-dimensional data. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337613

Recording medium, product recommendation system, and product recommendation method

A non-transitory recording medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process including: determining a recommendation index that indicates a recommendation degree for each product based on a relationship between a number of purchase and a number of purchaser for each product in a sales history of products; and recommending a product in a case where the recommendation index determined for the product satisfies a predetermined condition.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337586

Recording medium, product recommendation system, and product recommendation method

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process including: extracting a consumer, from among plural consumers, whose degree of being influenced by recommendation for a specific product satisfies a predetermined condition; and recommending the specific product to the extracted consumer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337481

Complex embeddings for simple link prediction

A method for link prediction includes providing training samples for at least one relation. The training samples include positive training samples in which a first of a set of entities is a subject in the relation and a second of the set of entities is an object in the relation. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337450

Class estimation apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and class estimation method

There is provided a class estimation apparatus. A data reception unit receives an input of a feature amount of data. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337268

Unsupervised ontology-based graph extraction from texts

A method for extracting a relations graph uses an ontology graph in which nodes represent entity classes or concepts and edges represent properties of the classes. A property is associated with a constraint which defines a range of values that can be taken without incurring a cost. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337023

Print controller, print control method and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

Provided is a print controller connectable to each of a cut paper printer and a continuous paper printer, the print controller including a receiving unit that receives a print job in a job ticket format from a print work flow system, a test print instruction unit that generates a print job of a new test print based on the print job and instructs the cut paper printer to execute a print process to execute a test print using print data included in the print job, a holding notification unit that notifies the print work flow system of an effect that the print job is held, and a real print job instruction unit that sends the print data included in the print job and a print parameter to the continuous paper printer and instructs the continuous paper printer to execute a real print job.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337022

Control device and processing apparatus system

A control device includes: a receiving unit that receives a request for processing; a determination unit that determines a processing apparatus to be moved from among a plurality of processing apparatuses based on a predetermined standard in a case where the receiving unit receives a request for processing; and a control unit that controls movement of the processing apparatus based on a result of determination performed by the determination unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170337020

Print controller, print control method and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

Provided is a print controller including a receiving unit that receives a print job in a job ticket format from a print work flow system, a test print instruction unit that instructs a printing device to execute a test print using a portion of print data included in the print job when an effect that the test print according to the print job is to be executed is included in the print job, as a result of interpretation of the print job, an option change unit that changes a job option included in the print job, and a notification unit that notifies the print work flow system of test print-related information when the test print instructed to be executed by the test print instruction unit is ended.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170336739

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus including a fixing member that transports a recording medium on which an image is transferred while nipping the recording medium to fix the image to the recording medium, a discharge member that discharges the recording medium by rotating forwardly, a guide member that guides the recording medium to a reverse transport path in which a front surface and a rear surface of the recording medium are reversed by coming in contact with the recording medium transported by the discharge member that reversely rotates, and a waving member that is disposed at a downstream side of the fixing member in the transport direction of the recording medium, and waves the recording medium transported by the fixing member in a width direction of the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334199

Image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes a drawing data creating unit and a controller. The drawing data creating unit creates drawing data from a print job. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334137

Interlayer adhesion in a part printed by additive manufacturing

A three-dimensional object printing system improves the interlayer adhesion of an object. The printing system includes a platform on which a three-dimensional object is built. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334135

Method and system for applying a finish to three-dimensional printed objects

A three-dimensional object printer varies the finish in exposed surfaces of a printed object. The printer includes a controller operatively connected to at least two ejector heads, a leveling device, a curing device, and an actuator that is operatively connected to a member to which the at least two ejector heads, the leveling device, and the curing device are mounted. ... Xerox Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334063

Robot control system and recording medium

A robot control system includes: plural robots that are disposed in a region; a generating unit that divides the region into plural small regions and generates disposition position information for specifying disposition positions of each of the plural robots in the region based on a value indicating a use possibility of a robot in each small regions; and a disposition unit that disposes the plural robots in the region in accordance with the disposition position information generated by the generating unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170332044

System and method for replacing user media streams with animated avatars in live videoconferences

Example implementations provide the representation a remote user in a video-mediated meeting when the user webcam feed is not available or not used, such as if they are attending to a meeting via a wearable device without a camera, or are on-the-go and prefer not to display their webcam feed for privacy or bandwidth-related reasons. In such cases, the system will infer when the user is active in the meeting and allow users to select to display an animated set of keyframes (from past meetings or representing computer-based activity) as a proxy for the user representation. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331981

Image forming apparatus

There is provided an image forming apparatus. A storage unit stores a second table tabulating a usage amount when a user uses an apparatus for each identifier for tabulation separately from a first table in which user information is registered for each identifier for authentication of the user. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331980

Information processing device, transfer system, information processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An information processing device includes a linker that links respective identification information of one or more persons and an object involved in a transfer established using a network, and an updater that updates the respective identification information for a subsequent transfer transaction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331975

Communication apparatus, communication method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A communication apparatus includes a checking unit, a data transmitting unit, and a process history transmitting unit. The checking unit communicates with each of multiple destinations for data and checks whether or not the data is capable of being written at the destination. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170331974

Communication apparatus and method and non-transitory computer readable medium

A communication apparatus includes a data sender and a processing record sender. The data sender sequentially sends data to m destinations, where m is an integer of two or greater. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170330347

Change degree deriving apparatus, change degree deriving method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A change degree deriving apparatus includes a receiving unit and a change acquiring unit. The receiving unit receives image data and new product image data. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170330066

Chipless radio frequency identification (rfid) for tamper evidence

A radio frequency identification (rfid) tag or transponder that outputs a first signal when a product or product package is sealed. During one particular use, unsealing the product or product package disables the rfid tag, such that no active second signal is output (i.e., the second signal is a passive second signal). ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170330059

Joint object and object part detection using web supervision

A method for generating object and part detectors includes accessing a collection of training images. The collection of training images includes images annotated with an object label and images annotated with a respective part label for each of a plurality of parts of the object. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170330004

Chemical sensors based on chipless radio frequency identification (rfid) architectures

A method and structure for a radio frequency identification (rfid) sensor that may be used to monitor various environmental conditions. The environmental condition measured depends on a sensor material used in the rfid sensor. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329976

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

There is provided an information processing apparatus. An internal storage unit encrypts a data encryption key used for encryption of data to an encrypted data encryption key and stores the encrypted key. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329907

Method and system for generating polygons within a geographic region that satisfy a query

A method and a non-transitory computer readable medium for generating polygons within a geographic region that satisfy a query are disclosed. For example, the method extracts a plurality of nodes, a plurality of service providers and information associated with the plurality of nodes and the plurality of service providers of the geographic region from a geographic data source, creates a node table based on the information that was extracted, receives the query for one or more nodes having a predefined number of service providers within a travel budget, determines the one or more nodes from the node table that satisfy the query, and generates one or more generate polygons around the one or more nodes that satisfy the query within the geographic region.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329750

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

An information processing apparatus including a first indication output unit. The first indication output unit outputs, in a case where a second user edits a document while a first user is not editing the document, an indication for prompting a second user to input a reason for the editing after the second user finishes editing the document.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329334

Operation model construction system, operation model construction method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

An operation model construction system includes a data acquisition unit that acquires operating data and external environment data of a moving object, an associated data accumulation unit that accumulates associated data obtained by classifying the external environment data into plural items and associating the operating data with the respective items, and an operation model construction unit that constructs plural operation models to operate the moving object, based on the associated data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329243

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor which includes an electroconductive substrate, an undercoat layer which is provided on the electroconductive substrate, contains a binder resin and a metal oxide particle, and has an electrostatic capacitance per unit area of from 10 pf/cm2 to 100 pf/cm2, and a photosensitive layer provided on the undercoat layer; an electrostatic latent image forming unit that forms an electrostatic latent image on a charged surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor; and a developing unit that stores a developer containing a toner which contains toner particles of which a volume average particle diameter is from 3.0 μm to 5.5 μm, and develops the electrostatic latent image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor by using the developer, so as to form a toner image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170329230

Chipless radio frequency identification (rfid) made using photographic process

A method for forming a structure for a radio frequency identification device includes dispensing a photosensitive compound onto a substrate. Subsequently, first portions of the photosensitive compound are exposed to a light pattern from a light source, while second portions of the photosensitive compound remain unexposed to the light source. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170327704

Sustainable materials for three-dimensional printing

A sustainable material suitable for three-dimensional printing is disclosed. The sustainable material comprises a resin derived from a bio-based diacid monomer and a bio-based glycol monomer. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326805

Electrostatic 3-d printer controlling layer thickness using feedback loop to transfer device

3-d printers include an intermediate transfer surface that transfers a layer of material to a platen each time the platen contacts the intermediate transfer surface to successively form a freestanding stack of layers of the material on the platen. A sensor detects the thickness of the layer on the platen after a fusing station fuses the layer. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326801

Bearing based leveling assembly for three-dimensional object printing

A three-dimensional object printer comprises a conveyor having a surface configured to convey a three-dimensional object in a first direction; and a leveling assembly configured to level a surface of the three-dimensional object as the conveyer conveys the three-dimensional object in the first direction, the leveling assembly comprising (i) a roller having a cylindrical shape, the roller having an outer surface that moves upon the surface of the three-dimensional object to level the surface of the three-dimensional object; and (ii) a guide device arranged between the roller and the planar surface of the conveyer, the device being configured to mechanically interact with the roller to maintain a constant distance between the outer surface of the roller and the planar surface of the conveyer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326800

Cam based leveling assembly for three-dimensional object printing

A three-dimensional object printer comprises a conveyor having a surface configured to convey a three-dimensional object in a first direction; a leveling assembly configured to level a surface of the three-dimensional object as the conveyer conveys the three-dimensional object in the first direction, the leveling assembly comprising (i) a member, (ii) a roller connected to the member having a cylindrical shape, the roller having an outer surface that moves upon the surface of the three-dimensional object to level a surface of the three-dimensional object, and (iii) an actuator arranged near the member, the actuator being configured to mechanically interact with the member to move the roller with respect to the planar surface of the conveyer; and a controller configured to, as the outer surface of the roller moves upon the surface of the three-dimensional object, operate the actuator to move the roller with respect the conveyer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326797

Electrostatic 3-d printer controlling layer thickness using feedback loop to exposure device

3-d printers include an intermediate transfer surface that transfers a layer of material to a platen each time the platen contacts the intermediate transfer surface to successively form a freestanding stack of layers of the material on the platen. A sensor detects the thickness of the layer on the platen after a fusing station fuses the layer. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326796

Electrostatic 3-d development apparatus using different melting point materials

Layers of build and support material on an intermediate transfer surface are moved past a transfuse station and a platen moves relative to the intermediate transfer surface to contact the platen to one of the layers on the intermediate transfer surface. The intermediate transfer surface transfers a layer of the build material and the support material to the platen each time the platen contacts the layers on the intermediate transfer surface at the transfuse station to successively form a freestanding stack of the layers of build and support material on the platen. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326795

Electrostatic 3-d printer using addressable uv crosslinking

A 3-d printer includes a development station positioned to electrostatically transfer layers of material to an intermediate transfer surface, and a transfuse station adjacent the intermediate transfer surface. The transfuse station is positioned to receive the layers as the intermediate transfer surface moves past the transfuse station. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326794

3-d printing using intermediate transfer belt and curable polymers

3-d printing transfers build material and support from an intermediate transfer belt (itb) to a platen. The build material is the same as the support material, except that the build material includes a photoinitiator and the support material does not. ... Xerox Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326788

Electrostatic 3-d printer controlling layer thickness using feedback loop to development device

3-d printers include an intermediate transfer surface that transfers a layer of material to a platen each time the platen contacts the intermediate transfer surface to successively form a freestanding stack of layers of the material on the platen. A sensor detects the thickness of the layer on the platen after a fusing station fuses the layer. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324882

System and method for producing seesaw gloss effect and recording medium with seesaw gloss effect

A system and method render see-saw scalable gloss effect image patterns on a recording medium by using to two colors to provide one region with a relatively smooth surface, while a second region has a relatively rougher surface. A third region is added composed of a color different than the first two, wherein the third region has a relatively smooth surface where it intersects with the first region and a relatively rougher surface where it intersects with the second region. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324881

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a controller. The controller controls display of a function of one device if the one device is photographed and controls display of a cooperative function that uses functions of plural devices if the plural devices are photographed.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324879

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

An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a display controller. The obtaining unit obtains identification information for identifying a target device to be used. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324878

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

An information processing apparatus includes a display unit, a changing unit, an image display unit, and an update unit. The display unit displays a first display area and a second display area. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324877

Information processing apparatus and nontransitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a controller. If images related to devices that have been identified are superimposed on one another, the controller causes information about one or plural cooperative functions that use functions of the devices to be displayed.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324876

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a controller. The controller changes, in accordance with an order in which images related to devices that have been identified are linked to each other, an order of priority in which one or plural cooperative functions that use functions of the devices are displayed.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323150

Object formation image management system, object formation image management apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An object formation image management system is provided. Image information containing a specific subject is extracted from image information in which subjects as candidates of a 3d object are. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322759

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit and a display controller. The receiving unit receives designation of a cooperative function that becomes available through cooperation among a group of devices. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322691

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

An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a display controller. The obtaining unit obtains pieces of identification information for identifying plural target devices that cooperate with each other. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322688

Non-transitory storage medium with functionality in response to an object within a distance of a displayed element

A display control device includes an operation-display unit and a controller. The operation-display unit hierarchically displays multiple functions using multiple screens and accepts an operation performed through an approach or touch of an object. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322500

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an electrophotographic photoreceptor which includes an electroconductive substrate, an undercoat layer which is provided on the electroconductive substrate and has an electrostatic capacitance per unit area of from 2×10−10 f/cm2 to 2×10−f/cm, and a photosensitive layer provided on the undercoat layer; a charging unit that charges a surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor; an electrostatic latent image forming unit that forms an electrostatic latent image on a charged surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor; a developing unit that develops the electrostatic latent image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor by using a developer containing a toner, so as to form a toner image; and a direct transfer type transfer unit that directly transfers the toner image onto a surface of a recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320311

System and method for removing three-dimensional printed parts from a platen using inductive heating and gravity

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object facilitates removal of the three-dimensional object from the platen on which the object was formed. The method includes rotating the platen from a horizontally level position to a position at an angle to the level position to enable gravity to urge the three-dimensional object away from the platen and inductively heating the platen to melt support material at the boundary of the object and the platen to release the three-dimensional object from the platen.. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320272

Extruder assembly for a three-dimensional object printer

An extruder assembly for a three-dimensional object has an extrusion slot to enable faster three-dimensional object printing with greater precision. The extruder assembly includes an extruder body having an extrusion slot to enable a continuous filament of material to be extruded through the extrusion slot and at least one actuator operatively connected to the extruder body. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320271

Electrostatic 3-d printing system having acoustic transfer and corotron

3-d printers include a transfuse station having at least one roller on one side of the itb supporting the itb, and a transmission device on the same side of the itb. A platen is included that moves relative to the itb. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320270

System and method for forming integrated interfaces within a three-dimensionally printed object with different build materials

An additive manufacturing system operates at least one ejector and an extruder to form three-dimensional objects with photopolymer material and thermoplastic material. The system operates to deposit the two materials in a layer-by-layer manner. ... Xerox Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320269

Acoustic transfuse 3-d printing

3-d printers include a transfuse station having at least one roller on one side of an itb supporting the itb, and a transmission device on the same side of the itb. A charge neutralizer is included on a second side of the intermediate transfer surface. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310920

Method and system for rendering documents with depth camera for telepresence

A method of sharing documents is provided. The method includes capturing first image data associated with a document, detecting content of the document based on the captured first image data, capturing second image data associated with an object controlled by a user moved relative to the document, determining a relative position between the document and the object, combining a portion of the second image data with the first image data based on the determined relative position to generate a combined image signal that is displayed, and emphasizing a portion of the content in the displayed combined image signal, based on the relative position.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310853

Method and apparatus for authorizing a print device to perform a service using a portable memory device

A document printing system may include a print engine, a controller and a communication port. The communication port can read a portable memory device, which stores an electronic secure file for authorizing the print engine. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310846

Transmit destination changing apparatus, printing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A transmit destination changing apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires track record information, the track record information indicating a track record of printing of print data transmitted from a print data transmitting apparatus to a first printer among multiple printers, the track record information indicating a track record of printing performed on each of the plural printers in response to a print request, and an output unit that outputs change instruction information if the track record information indicates that print data transmitted to the first printer from the print data transmitting apparatus is likely to be printed on a second printer among the multiple printers in response to a print request, the change instruction information instructing that the destination of the print data be changed to cause the print data to be transmitted to the second printer from the print data transmitting apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310843

Instruction apparatus, processing apparatus, and processing system

An instruction apparatus that instructs a processing apparatus to perform a process includes an information acquiring unit, an apparatus-information transmitting unit, and a display. The information acquiring unit acquires information on the processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170310837

Instruction apparatus, processing apparatus, and processing system

An instruction apparatus that instructs a processing apparatus to perform a process includes an operation-history transmitting unit and a display. The operation-history transmitting unit transmits, to a management apparatus, data on a history of a series of all operations by which the instruction apparatus instructs the processing apparatus to perform processes. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309297

Methods and systems for classifying audio segments of an audio signal

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a method for classifying one or more audio segments of an audio signal. The method includes determining one or more first features of a first audio segment of the one or more audio segments. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170309078

Modeled object distribution management system, modeled object distribution management apparatus and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A modeled object distribution management system includes a creator storage unit, a first display controller and a second display controller. The creator storage unit stores modeled object-related information including information indicating stereoscopic images of created modeled objects. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308776

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an operation unit that receives an instruction for an operation and executes the operation, and an instruction unit that outputs the instruction to the operation unit. The operation unit includes a configuration storage unit that stores deployment configuration of one or more image forming apparatuses, and an instruction acceptance unit that accepts an instruction for an operation corresponding to the deployment configuration. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308770

End-to-end saliency mapping via probability distribution prediction

A method for generating a system for predicting saliency in an image and method of use of the prediction system are described. Attention maps for each of a set of training images are used to train the system. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308585

Data mining to determine asset under-utilization or physical location change

Methods and systems for identifying and locating assets. Data can be transmitted at regular intervals from a client to a server for processing by the server and stored in a database associated with the server. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308550

Visualizing relevant documents and people while viewing a document on a camera-projector tabletop system

A computer-implemented method being performed in a computerized system comprising a processing unit, a memory, a projector and a camera, the projector and the camera positioned above a surface, the computer-implemented method comprising: using the camera to acquire an image of a document placed on the surface; using the acquired image of the document to obtain at least a portion of a text of the document; using the obtained at least the portion of the text of the document to find a plurality of documents relevant to the document; using the obtained at least the portion of the text of the document to find a plurality of persons relevant to the document; and using the projector to display at least one of a first plurality of thumbnail images corresponding to the plurality of relevant documents and at least one of a second plurality of thumbnail images corresponding to the plurality of relevant persons.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170308012

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus include a transport unit, a tension adjusting unit, a transfer unit, a fixing unit, and a controller. The transport unit transports continuous paper. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170307998

Image forming apparatus and image forming unit

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developing roller, a biasing member, and a fluctuation preventing member. A latent image is formed on the image carrier. ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305159

Method of forming piezo driver electrodes

A method for forming piezoelectric transducers for inkjet printheads includes: forming at least one piezoelectric layer on a substrate; forming at least one electrode pattern by depositing a conductive material on an exposed surface of the at least one piezoelectric layer; and forming a plurality of individual piezoelectric elements from the at least one piezoelectric layer before or after the forming of the at least one electrode pattern.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305138

System and method for operating a three-dimensional printer to compensate for radial velocity variations

A three-dimensional object printer is configured to enable the density of material ejected by at least one printhead onto a rotating platen near its circumferential edge to be approximately the same as the density of the material ejected onto the rotating platen near the center of the platen.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305092

Electrostatic 3-d printer having rotating magnetic cores within developer rolls

A 3-d printer includes development stations that electrostatically transfer first and second materials to an intermediate transfer surface. The development stations can each include a photoreceptor supplying the materials to the intermediate transfer surface, and a boosted developer roll supplying the materials to the photoreceptor. ... Xerox Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170295351

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an illumination light intensity calculating unit that determines, from a brightness value based on a pixel value of each pixel forming an original image, an illumination light intensity image having as a pixel value an illumination light component of the original image, using at least one smoothed image having the brightness value that is smoothed using at least a smoothing degree, and a light source color calculating unit that determines an illumination light source color as a light source color of illumination light in accordance with the original image and the illumination light intensity image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294193

Determining when a subject is speaking by analyzing a respiratory signal obtained from a video

What is disclosed is a system and method for determining when a subject is speaking from a respiratory signal obtained from a video of that subject. A video of a subject is received and a respiratory signal is extracted from a time-series signal is obtained from processing pixels in image frames of the video. ... Xerox Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293856

Clustering high dimensional data using gaussian mixture copula model with lasso based regularization

Lasso constraints can lead to a gaussian mixture copula model that is more robust, better conditioned, and more reflective of the actual clusters in the training data. These qualities of the gmcm have been shown with data obtained from: digital images of fine needle aspirates of breast tissue for detecting cancer; email for detecting spam; two dimensional terrain data for detecting hills and valleys; and video sequences of hand movements to detect gestures. ... Xerox Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170293807

Automated video based ingress/egress sensor reset for truck stop occupancy detection

A method and system for parking occupancy detection comprises collecting video of the parking facility with a video capturing device, counting an occupancy of a parking facility using at least one sensor to establish a sensor occupancy count, classifying each of a plurality of parking spots as occupied or vacant with a classifier according to the classification threshold in order to establish a video occupancy count, determining a difference between the sensor occupancy count and the video occupancy count, and setting the sensor occupancy count to equal the video occupancy count if the difference between the sensor occupancy count and the video occupancy count exceeds a difference threshold.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170289394

Control device and printing apparatus

. . A control device includes a prohibition unit that prohibits a user from using an electronic apparatus in a case where a sum of a cumulative used amount of the electronic apparatus by the user for a predetermined time period and a new used amount which is newly instructed by the user exceeds a permitted amount for the predetermined time period; an acquiring unit that acquires charging destination information for the user in a case where the prohibition unit prohibits the user from using the electronic apparatus; an output unit that outputs charging information for excess over the permitted amount of the user, using the charging destination information in a case where the charging destination information is acquired by the acquiring unit; and a permission unit that permits the user to use the electronic apparatus after the charging information is output.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170289379

Control device and printing apparatus

A control device includes: a prohibition unit that prohibits a user from using an electronic apparatus in a case where a sum of a cumulative usage amount of the electronic apparatus by the user for a predetermined period and a new usage amount which is newly instructed by the user exceeds a permitted amount for the user in the period; a subtraction unit that, in a case where the user instructs the electronic apparatus to be continuously used after the use of the electronic apparatus is prohibited by the prohibition unit, subtracts from permitted amounts for the user for a plurality of periods later than the period; and a permission unit that permits the user to use the electronic apparatus after the subtraction is performed by the subtraction unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170289370

Image forming apparatus configured to predict an event based on resource information

An image forming apparatus includes: a schedule information generation unit that generates schedule information including an order of execution of received jobs; an acquisition unit that acquires resource information related to a resource used to execute a job; a prediction unit that predicts a timing of occurrence of an event that possibly occurs in the apparatus as the received jobs are executed in accordance with the order of execution on the basis of the schedule information and the resource information; a display information generation unit that generates display information for displaying a period of execution of the job to be executed and the timing of occurrence of the event along the same time axis, and for displaying a degree of influence of the event on execution of the job; and a display controller that controls display of the display information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170288940

Data governance: change management based on contextualized dependencies

A method for change management includes providing a dependency graph as an instantiation of a linked resource model in which a plurality of resources are linked by at least one dependency. The resources include at least one source resource and at least one target resource, each of the at least one dependency specifying preconditions on at least one of the at least one source resources for the dependency to be activated and an impact on at least one of the at least one target resources when the dependency is activated. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286816

User tone reproduction curve ink limit warning

If elements (curves) of a tone reproduction curve increase application of marking material, the magnitudes of the elements of the tone reproduction curve are summed. If the summed magnitudes of the elements of the tone reproduction curve exceed marking material limits, a warning message is output.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286810

Image pattern recognition device and recording medium

An image pattern recognition device includes: a data reception unit that receives data; a supervision reception unit that receives supervision; and an artificial neural network processing unit that performs artificial neural network processing. The artificial neural network processing unit includes a first sub-network including one or more layers that process a main task, a second sub-network including one or more layers that process a sub-task, and a third sub-network including one or more layers that do not belong to any of the first sub-network and the second sub-network. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286774

Deep data association for online multi-class multi-object tracking

A system for applying video data to a neural network (nn) for online multi-class multi-object tracking includes a computer programed to perform an image classification method including the operations of receiving a video sequence; detecting candidate objects in each of a previous and a current video frame; transforming the previous and current video frames into a temporal difference input image; applying the temporal difference input image to a pre-trained neural network (nn) (or deep convolutional network) comprising an ordered sequence of layers; and based on a classification value received by the neural network, associating a pair of detected candidate objects in the previous and current frames as belonging to one of matching objects and different objects.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286569

System and method of modeling irregularly sampled temporal data using kalman filters

Systems and methods of modeling irregularly sampled time series signals with unknown temporal dynamics are disclosed wherein a temporal difference variable (tdv) is introduced to model irregular time differences between subsequent measurements. A hierarchical model is designed comprising two linear dynamical systems that model the effects of evolving tdv on temporal observations. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286396

Method and system for identifying user issues in forum posts based on discourse analysis

A method for categorizing an issue includes, for each of a plurality of categories of issue, providing at least one discourse pattern for identify text sequences that meet the discourse pattern. At least one of the discourse patterns specifies that an instance of a domain term in a domain term vocabulary be present in the text sequence for the pattern to be met. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286032

Image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and activity amount meter system

An image forming apparatus includes a reading unit that reads data stored in an activity amount meter, at least one of an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium and an image reading unit that reads the image, a display unit that displays an option to be selected such that the display unit receives a use instruction of a function that is selected, and a sending unit that sends the data stored in the activity amount meter and read by the reading unit. The display unit receives the use instruction even when the sending unit is sending the data stored in the activity amount meter and read by the reading unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286031

Data processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing device includes a receiving unit that receives printing request data which indicates a request for printing of a document, the printing request data including user property data indicating a property of a user of a printed matter and number-of-printed-copies data indicating a number of copies corresponding to the user property data; an acquiring unit that acquires, from a storage device that stores condition data indicating a condition related to a printing setting corresponding to the user property data, the condition data corresponding to the user property data with respect to the user property data; and an instructing unit that instructs a printing device to print the document by the number of copies indicated by the number-of-printed-copies data corresponding to the user property data based on a printing setting satisfying a condition indicated by the condition data corresponding to the user property data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170286030

Data processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing device includes a feature specification unit that analyzes document data indicating a print target document to specify a feature of the print target document, an acquiring unit that acquires feature data indicating a feature of at least one document specified by analyzing each document and setting data indicating a print setting corresponding to each document, from a storage device, a selection unit that compares the specified feature of the print target document with the features indicated by the feature data of the documents acquired by the acquiring unit and that selects setting data used for printing of the print target document among the acquired setting data based on a comparison result, and a print instructing unit that instructs a printing device to print the print target document in accordance with the selected setting data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285565

Opening/closing mechanism, powder transport device using the same, and powder processing apparatus

An opening/closing mechanism is provided between a powder transport container removably attached to an apparatus housing and a powder receiving container provided in the apparatus housing to receive powder in the powder transport container as a result of a connection port communicating with a discharging port of the powder transport container. The opening/closing mechanism opens and closes the discharging port along with attachment and detachment of the powder transport container, and includes an opening/closing lid that opens the discharging port by being stopped by a part of the powder receiving container when the powder transport container is attached to the apparatus housing, a seal member, and a covering material that is provided on a surface of the opening/closing lid opposed to the seal member and has a protruding piece in contact with an edge portion of the connection port when the powder transport container is attached.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285553

Cleaning blade, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning blade that contacts a cleaning target member having a cleaning target surface which moves, and cleans the cleaning target surface, includes a blade body; and a blade protrusion that is present at an end portion of a lower surface of the blade body near a distal end surface of the blade body, has a shape protruding outward in a thickness direction with respect to the lower surface, and has an inclined surface being a surface continued from the distal end surface and inclined outward in the thickness direction with respect to the lower surface and inward in a height direction with respect to the distal end surface from an end of the distal end surface near the lower surface. At least a portion of the incline surface is a contact surface that contacts the cleaning target member.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285550

Image forming system

An image forming system includes an image forming unit configured to form an image on a sheet and provided in an apparatus body, a first sheet processing device provided in a first housing and configured to perform a first binding processing, without using a needle, on the sheet that is formed with the image and stacked, and a second sheet processing device provided in a second housing that is different from the first housing and configured to perform a second binding processing, using a needle, on the sheet that is formed with the image and stacked. The first housing and the second housing are mounted on the apparatus body. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285549

Binding processing apparatus and image forming system

A binding processing apparatus includes a pair of pressing members each including a concave-convex portion configured to form a concave part and a convex part in a recording material bundle. The concave-convex portion includes protrusion portions. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285544

Method for increasing the capacity of high capacity feeder trays for uneven stock

A method for feeding uneven media from a high capacity feeder includes rotating the pages in a stack 180° every 100-250 pages. This is only done with non-flat pages, such as, envelopes, pages with labels thereon, etc., which create tilted stacks and limit the number of pages that can be placed in the high capacity feeder. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285518

Electrostatic charge image developing toner set, electrostatic charge image developer set, and toner cartridge set

An electrostatic charge image developing toner set includes a brilliant toner including toner particles that include a brilliant pigment and a first binder resin, a black toner including toner particles that include a second binder resin, and a color toner except a black toner, including toner particles that include a third binder resin, wherein the brilliant toner, the black toner and the color toner satisfy expression (1): dielectric loss factor of the brilliant toner>dielectric loss factor of the black toner>dielectric loss factor of the color toner and expression (2): 25×10−3≦(dielectric loss factor of the brilliant toner)−(dielectric loss factor of the color toner)≦95×10−3.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285507

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes a charging member, a cleaning member, and first and second support members. The charging member rotates around a rotation shaft and charges of an image holding member. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285504

Electrostatic charge image developer, developer cartridge, and process cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developer includes a toner that includes a toner particle; and a carrier, wherein the toner particle contains a brilliant pigment, an exposed amount of the brilliant pigment contained in the toner particle is from 0.5% to 5%, the carrier has a core particle and a coating layer which covers a surface of the core particle, the coating layer contains a silicone resin and a siloxane oligomer, and a content of the siloxane oligomer is from 0.1 ppm to 500 ppm with respect to a total weight of the coating layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285501

Image forming apparatus, electrostatic charge image developing magenta toner, and electrostatic charge image developing toner set

An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming unit that forms a yellow image by an electrostatic charge image developing yellow toner; a second image forming unit that forms a magenta image by an electrostatic charge image developing magenta toner; a transfer unit that transfers the yellow image and the magenta image to a recording medium; and a fixing unit that fixes the yellow image and the magenta image to the recording medium, wherein a maximum absorption wavelength λmax (m) of the electrostatic charge image developing magenta toner at a wavelength of 360 nm to 760 nm is from 530 nm to 580 nm, and when an absorbance of the maximum absorption wavelength λmax (m) is standardized to 1, an absorbance at a wavelength of 450 nm is 0.20 or less and an absorbance at a wavelength of 400 nm is 0.10 or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170284876

3d printed conductive compositions anticipating or indicating structural compromise

An article includes a body and at least one 3d-printable conductive composite segment in mechanical communication with the body. The body includes a first material and the at least one conductive composite segment includes a matrix material, a plurality of carbon nanotubes, and conductive additives. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283207

Recording-medium binding device and recording-medium post processing apparatus

A recording-medium binding device includes a first tooth row that includes teeth arranged in a tooth arrangement direction and a second tooth row that includes teeth, that is to be engaged with the first tooth row, and that cooperates with the first tooth row to bind recording media by pinching a batch of the recording media. In the tooth arrangement direction, the first and the second tooth rows have first and second ranges. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283206

Recording-medium binding device

A recording-medium binding device includes first and second tooth groups. The first tooth group includes first and second tooth rows. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283205

Binding device and image forming system

A binding device includes a first pushing member that includes protrusions along one direction and that pushes a recording-material bundle as a result of pushing the protrusions against one of surfaces of the recording-material bundle, the protrusions disposed side by side in a direction that intersects the one direction; and a second pushing member that includes protrusions along the one direction and that pushes the recording-material bundle as a result of pushing the protrusions against the other surface of the recording-material bundle, the protrusions disposed side by side in the direction that intersects the one direction, wherein, in at least one end portion in the one direction of each protrusion of at least one of the first pushing member and the second pushing member, a hollow is disposed in a top portion of each protrusion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170283204

Image forming system

There is provided an image forming system including an apparatus body including an image forming unit configured to form an image on a sheet, a first sheet processing device mounted on the apparatus body, and configured to perform a first binding processing on plural sheets each of which is formed with an image by the image forming unit, and a second sheet processing device mounted on the apparatus body at a position different from that of the first sheet processing device, and configured to perform a second binding processing different from the first binding processing on the plural sheets, each of which is formed with an image by the image forming unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282544

Single jet recirculation in an inkjet print head

An inkjet print head including a plurality of single jet elements. Each of the single jet elements includes an aperture configured to eject ink during a jetting event, and a channel for receiving ink, the channeling including a recirculation portion configured to receive ink during a non-jetting event. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282483

Binding processing apparatus and image forming system

A binding processing apparatus includes: a pressure-applying member pair that has multiple projections arranged side-by-side and applies pressure to a sheet stack by pressing the projections against the sheet stack; and an advancing-and-retracting part that causes at least one of the pressure-applying members in the pressure-applying member pair to move toward or away from the other pressure-applying member. A pitch of the projections in each pressure-applying member is from 1.2 mm to 1.5 mm, and a height of the projections is from 0.55 mm to 0.75 mm, and a load per unit area applied from each pressure-applying member to the sheet stack when the pressure-applying member applies pressure to the sheet stack is from 42 n/mm2 to 94 n/mm2.. ... Xerox Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282482

Binding member, binding apparatus, and image processing system

A binding member is provided and includes: upper teeth having a tooth form configured to form a convex-concave portion on a recording material bundle; and lower teeth having a tooth form configured to form the convex-concave portion on the recording material bundle, and paired with the upper teeth. At least one of the upper teeth and the lower teeth includes: a first tooth row having a first tooth form having a first shape suitable for binding a first binding number of sheets; and a second tooth row having a second tooth form having a second shape suitable for binding a second binding number of sheets which is smaller than the first binding number of sheets.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280020

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

. . . . . . . . An information processing apparatus includes: a first wireless, communication unit; a first acquisition unit that acquires first identification information which identifies a second wireless communication unit that is included in an external wireless terminal device, through the first wireless communication unit; and a use authorization unit that gives use authorization associated with the first identification information which is acquired by the first acquisition unit to a user of the wireless terminal device based on a table for managing the use authorization of a function of a host information processing apparatus in association with the first identification information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280019

Mobile image forming apparatus

A service providing system includes a client apparatus that gives an instruction to provide a service according to an operation of the client apparatus by a user, a mobile apparatus that receives the instruction to provide the service, moves to the user who has performed the operation, performs authentication of the user, and provides the service to the user, and a stationary apparatus that is placed on a fixed position and provides a service. In a case where the authentication of the user fails although the mobile apparatus receives the instruction to provide the service and moves to the user who has performed the operation, the mobile apparatus stops the providing of the service and entrusts the stationary apparatus with the providing of the service.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280017

Image reading apparatus and image reading method

An image reading apparatus includes an image data obtaining unit, a foreign material position information obtaining unit, and a separation processor. The image data obtaining unit obtains image data read from a document passing over a read area. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280013

Optical apparatus and image reader

Provided is an optical apparatus including a line sensor that includes plural detection portions arranged in a lateral direction, the detection portions including plural light-receiving elements arranged in a line shape in a longitudinal direction, and a direction corresponding to the lateral direction being set as a first direction and a direction corresponding to the longitudinal direction being set as a second direction in a surface perpendicular to an optical axis of light which forms an image on the line sensor, and a reduction optical system that reflects light from an original document and guides the reflected light to the detection portion, and includes plural curved-surface mirrors that have curvatures in the first direction and the second direction as a whole.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280012

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

There is provided an information processing apparatus. A processing unit receives original document data defining a design of an original document and processes the original document data so as to conform to a completion state of the original document during output. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280008

Print system

A print system includes a client device, plural mobile printers, and a server device. The client device issues a print instruction in accordance with a user operation. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170280002

Terminal and computer readable medium storing program for outputting outputtable files

A terminal includes: an extraction unit that extracts output target candidates from a plurality of files included in the terminal; a display that displays the extracted candidates; a receiving unit that receives a selection of an output target from the displayed candidates; and an output unit that outputs the selected output target.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279999

Image reading optical system and image reading apparatus

Provided is an image reading optical system including an image reading unit in which plural reading devices are arranged in a first direction, and plural image-forming mirrors that guide reflected light, which is acquired by reflecting light from a light source in a reading target, to the image reading unit, wherein any one of the plural image-forming mirrors is an adjustment mirror that has power only in one of the first direction and a second direction intersecting the first direction, and is rotatable or relatively movable with respect to the other image-forming mirrors.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279995

Information processing apparatus and image processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a controller that controls the information processing apparatus by making a transition of a state of the information processing apparatus in relation to power consumption of the information processing apparatus from a first state to a second state in which the power consumption is higher than that in the first state, and a line-of-sight detector that detects a line of sight toward the information processing apparatus. The controller makes a transition from the first state to the second state when the line-of-sight detector detects a line of sight toward the information processing apparatus.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279994

Control device for user authentication, image processing apparatus, image processing method, information processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A control device includes a wireless communication section, a detection section that detects a user's approach, an acquisition section that acquires authentication information and authority information regarding a user of a terminal when receiving a request from the terminal by the wireless communication section, and a control section that controls a processing section of an information processing apparatus so that a function corresponding to the acquired authority information is realized when the approach of the user of the terminal is detected by the detection section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279986

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes a display, a communication unit and an adjustment unit that adjusts a size of a screen in a case where a file is displayed on the display based on first device information on the display and second device information on displaying the file acquired by the communication unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279985

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a first display controller, a second display controller, an image display controller and a first switching unit. The first display controller performs control such that a first screen is displayed on a display. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279984

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus, includes a transmission unit that transmits information; a first display control unit that controls, when a plurality of recipients to transmit the information are designated, a display unit to display a first list including the plurality of recipients; and a second display control unit that controls the display unit to display recipient-related information related to the recipient included in the first list, in a case where the first list is unable to be fitted within a single screen of the display unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279981

Non-transitory computer readable medium storing communication program, communication device and communication method

A non-transitory computer readable medium storing a communication program causes a computer to perform a process including: receiving first information transmitted at a time when an external communication device communicates with a target communication device; generating second information which is to be transmitted to the target communication device by an own device; and correcting the second information which is to be transmitted to the target communication device at a time when the own device communicates with the target communication device, based on a difference between the first information and the second information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279980

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided an image forming apparatus. A transfer controller is capable of transferring an original document image read from an original document to a plurality of transfer destinations. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279976

Antitheft apparatus and image forming apparatus

There is provided an antitheft apparatus. An approach detector is disposed on an apparatus where consumables are mounted, and detects a person who approaches the corresponding apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279908

Non-transitory computer readable medium storing communication program, communication device and information processing apparatus

A non-transitory computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process, the process including: selecting in a case where an error occurs in communication between a communication device and a communication target device, a setting item to be changed in order to handle the occurred error by referring to information in which a type of an error is previously correlated with a setting item to be changed; acquiring a setting value of another communication device regarding the selected setting item; and determining a setting value of the communication device based on the acquired setting value of the other communication device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279885

Service providing system, client apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A service providing system includes a mobile apparatus that moves to a user in response to receiving an instruction to provide a service from the user and provides the service to the user after obtaining approval; and a client apparatus that manages a schedule input by the user, and, in response to receiving the instruction, transmits an instruction which is derived from the received instruction, the received instruction including information of at least one of a designated date and time and a designated location at which the service is to be provided. The client apparatus includes a display that displays a schedule in which a service providing schedule is added to the schedule input by the user according to a schedule display instruction, and the mobile apparatus moves to a scheduled location at a scheduled date and time and provides the service.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279679

Non-transitory computer-readable medium, communication device, communication system, and communication method

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process for communicating. The process includes: when a connection error with a communication target device occurs, querying by transmitting equipment information acquired from the communication target device to a communication management server that manages information related to connection availability with the communication target device and procedures for connection errors; and displaying a connection availability with the communication target device or a procedure for the connection error, according to a result of the querying.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279662

Communication device and communication method

A communication device includes multiple communication terminals, a communication unit, an abnormality identification unit, and a communication controller. The communication terminals are connected to a different communication device. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278257

Data processing apparatus, color identification method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and color chart

A data processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a converting unit. The obtaining unit obtains measured color sample data, which represents values obtained by measuring color samples on a color chart with a color measuring device, and image data, which represents an image of the color chart and a target object captured with an image capturing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278255

Position identifying apparatus and method, path identifying apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A position identifying apparatus includes multiple image capturers, an accumulating unit, a deriving unit, and an identifying unit. The image capturers capture images of predetermined image capturing ranges. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278254

Moving-object counter apparatus, moving-object counting method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A moving-object counter apparatus includes a first captured-image acquisition unit, a moving-object moving-path specifying unit, a virtual-line setting unit, and a first moving-object counter unit. The first captured-image acquisition unit acquires multiple images captured at respective times different from each other by a first imaging apparatus capturing images of a predetermined region. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278253

Line-of-movement generating apparatus, line-of-movement generating method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A line-of-movement generating apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a detection unit, an extraction unit, a setting unit, a calculation unit, and a confirmation unit. The acquisition unit acquires images captured by an image capturing device at respective multiple time points. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278250

Image processing device, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image processing method

An image processing device is provided with an extracting unit that extracts a region from an image in accordance with an operation of an operator, an adding unit that adds a frame to the region, a removing unit that removes black pixels connected to the frame, and an output unit that outputs a process result of the removing unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278162

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

An information processing apparatus includes a detection unit that detects an orientation of the face of a customer in a store, an estimating unit that estimates the customer's state of mind in accordance with a chronological change of the detected orientation of the face of the customer, and an output unit that outputs guidance information that guides the customer to a customer service, in accordance with the estimated customer's state of mind.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278139

Methods and systems for interaction with digital signage board

A method and a system are provided for interaction with a digital signage board. An electronic device receives, via a transceiver, a first metadata associated with a first grid displayed on the digital signage board that is configured to display a plurality of multimedia content items in a plurality of first cells of the grid. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278115

Purchasing behavior analysis apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A purchasing behavior analysis apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires posting information about a specific product from posting information posted to a social networking service; a conversion unit; and an artificial neural network. The artificial neural network includes a first determination layer which determines whether a user is interested in the product, a second determination layer which determines whether the user wants the product, and a third determination layer which determines whether the user is predicted to purchase the product in the future. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278114

Adaptive collaborative filtering with extended kalman filters and multi-armed bandits

A method for updating a predicted ratings matrix includes receiving an observation, the observation identifying a user, an item, an observed rating of the user for the item, and a time of the observation. Based on the observation, user and item latent factor matrices and user and item biases are updated using extended kalman filters. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278112

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

An information processing apparatus includes a detection unit that detects a motion performed by each customer at least at a location of a product display section in a store, a first acquisition unit that acquires information concerning a location of the customer whose motion has been detected, and a first time point at which the customer motion has been detected, a second acquisition unit that acquires information concerning a product that has been purchased by each customer in the store, and a second time point at which the product has been purchased, and a generation unit that generates data that associates the product display section at the location of the customer whose motion has been detected with the product that has been purchased at the second time point having a predetermined relationship with the first time point if the detected motion is a predetermined motion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278036

Operation support apparatus, operation support method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An operation support apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives a file and environment information from a terminal, the file pertaining to operation support received by a user of the terminal, the environment information indicating an operation environment of the terminal, a screen generator that generates image data of a screen referenced when performing the operation support based on the received file and environment information, and an output unit that outputs the generated image data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278010

Method and system to predict a communication channel for communication with a customer service

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for prediction of a communication channel for communication with customer service. The method includes monitoring, by one or more sensors in a server, a communication involving at least a first user for a pre-defined time period. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170278009

Method and system for predicting admission of a human subject to a ward in a medical center

A method and a system for predicting admission of a human subject to a first ward in a medical center are disclosed. A patient dataset is generated based on at least a measure of one or more physiological parameters associated with one or more first human subjects and a first information pertaining to the admission of each of the one or more first human subjects to the first ward. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277986

Image forming apparatus, image forming method and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided an image forming apparatus. A receiving unit receives image data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277985

Print control device, method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A print control device is provided with a management unit that receives and manages an instruction to execute processing, a processing unit that performs processing based on the instruction that is received, and a storage unit that stores an attribute information indicating an attribution of the instruction stored by the management unit and state information indicating a processing state of the processing unit in a nonvolatile storing unit using resources of the processing unit when processing based on the instruction is not executed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277983

Printer, printing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A printer includes an intermediate-data processor and an output-print-data generating unit. The intermediate-data processor performs a process in such a manner that intermediate data is generated from input print data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277971

Image processing apparatus, image processing method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing image processing program

An image processing apparatus includes: a splitting unit that splits each of two images into a plurality of regions; an extracting unit that extracts a first value indicating the highest similarity in an array, in the array values indicating similarity between corresponding split images between the two images are arranged, and that extracts a second value indicating highest similarity after excluding similarity in an area including a position of the first value from targets; and a controlling unit that controls to perform position alignment of the two images by excluding a value, of the values indicating the similarity of each of the split images, indicating similarity, a difference between the first value and the second value is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold in the similarity.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277957

Store-entering person attribute extraction apparatus, store-entering person attribute extraction method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A store-entering person attribute extraction apparatus includes a timing detector, an extraction unit, and an associating unit. The timing detector detects a boundary crossing timing for entering a store. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277943

Hand-raising detection device, non-transitory computer readable medium, and hand-raising detection method

A hand-raising detection device includes a converter and a detection unit. The converter performs conversion of a predetermined space including a person into an overhead view image by using a result of three dimensional measurement performed on the predetermined space. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277939

Information processing system, information processing method, and electronic device

An information processing system includes a verification unit and an execution unit. The verification unit verifies biometric information acquired from users against preregistered reference information. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277926

Information processing device, image reading apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An information processing device includes: a scanner that performs scanning of a read image of a document and detects a code image included in a scanned region, which is a region where the scanning is completed; and a setting unit that sets, based on the code image detected by the scanner, a scanning region when the scanner scans an unscanned region, in which the scanning by the scanner has not been performed yet.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277918

Control device and printing apparatus

A control device includes a prohibition unit that prohibits use of an electronic apparatus in a case where a sum of a cumulative amount of use of the electronic apparatus for a predetermined period of time and a new amount of use which is newly instructed by an user exceeds a permitted amount in the period of time which is permitted for the user, and a permission unit that permits use of the electronic apparatus by an amount based on an unused amount which is a difference between the permitted amount and the cumulative amount of use in an unreaching period when the unreaching period is present before the period of time in an accounting period including the period of time, in a case where the use of the electronic apparatus is prohibited by the prohibition unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277754

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first management unit that manages information of an object, of which at least one of a parent or a child is determined, by a memory within the information processing apparatus, a second management unit that manages information of an object, of which at least one of a parent or a child is determined, by a memory accessible from plural information processing apparatuses, a receiving unit that receives a request which is intended for a target object managed by the first management unit or the second management unit, and a processing unit that performs processing corresponding to the request on information of the target object based on a comparison result between an owner object for which the piece of authority information is authorized and an object which is a parent of the authority object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277685

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

Provided is an information processing apparatus including a first reception unit that receives modification to a translation result of at least one first document from a user, a generation unit that generates a translation rule corresponding to the modification received by the first reception unit, a second reception unit that receives original texts of at least one second document, and a utilization unit that utilizes the translation rule generated by the generation unit at the time of translating the original texts received by the second reception unit, depending on relevance between the at least one first document and the second document.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277675

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores a plurality of templates which define different designs from each other with respect to a target object; an acquiring unit that acquires, for individual user, edit information indicating a history of editing performed by the user for the template; and an output unit that outputs information about the template that meets an editing tendency of the user for the template, for the individual user, the editing tendency being acquired from the edit information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277641

Integrated circuit, information processing apparatus, and information processing method

An integrated circuit includes a processing circuit, a first memory, and a writing unit. The processing circuit includes a memory space and stores data in the memory space and performs processing. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277504

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an update notification of a content of a first sticky note attached to a mount, and a controller that controls display of the first sticky note so that, in a case where the first sticky note is being updated, the first sticky note is displayed in a manner indicating that the first sticky note is being updated.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277500

Information processing system

There is provided an information processing system. A recognition unit recognizes a user near a display device that displays information. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277493

Print control device, print control method and computer readable medium

A print control device includes a management unit that receives a print instruction and manages the print instruction, a generation unit that generates print data of an intermediate format based on the received print instruction, a conversion unit that converts the print data of the intermediate format generated by the generation unit to image data for drawing, a print controller that controls a printing device based on the image data converted by the conversion unit and a storage unit that respectively stores attribute information indicating an attribute of the print instruction stored by the management unit and history information indicating a processing state of the print instruction stored by the generation unit and the conversion unit in a nonvolatile memory after execution of a given process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277489

Image forming apparatus, mobile terminal, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

Provided is an image forming apparatus including an authentication information reception unit that receives authentication information which is input by a user, an authentication information transmission unit that transmits the received authentication information to a mobile terminal of the user, an image data acquisition unit that allows the mobile terminal to perform authentication by collating the transmitted authentication information and authentication information, which is stored in the mobile terminal, and acquires image data from the mobile terminal in a case in which the authentication is successful, and an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium based on the acquired image data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277488

Control device, image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium storing program, information processing control system, and image processing method

A control device includes: a wireless communication section that operates while being continuously supplied with power; and a detection section that detects approach of a user. The control device further includes: an authentication processing section that authenticates a user of a terminal in response to reception of a request from the terminal by the wireless communication section when supply of power to a processing section of an information processing apparatus is stopped; and a control section that starts supplying power to the processing section when the approach of the user of the terminal is detected by the detection section after the authentication succeeds.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277483

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

There is provided an information processing system. A terminal device includes a parameter transmission unit that transmits a parameter being used for designating processing which is performed by using a first file; an instruction data transmission unit that transmits instruction data for storing a second file which is a duplicate of the fast file; a control data memory that store control data which includes the parameter and storing location information of the second tile. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277411

Display control device, electronic device, non-transitory computer readable medium and display control method

There is provided a display control device. A display control unit displays a first operation image operated by a user when a state notification screen for notifying the user of a state of a process is not displayed and a second operation image operated by the user when the process is stopped, and displays movement when the state notification screen transits from a display to a non-display in a case where the first operation image is operated.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277410

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a first display control unit that displays an image on a display unit, a selection unit that selects an operation image from a group of operation images used to receive different operations with respect to the displayed image, depending on a magnification of the displayed image, and a second display control unit that displays the selected operation image on the display unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277393

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

An information processing apparatus includes a setting-information changing unit and a selecting unit. The setting-information changing unit changes setting information which is information for specifying a condition when a function is to be implemented. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277370

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

An information processing apparatus that serves as a display that displays a list of processes executed by applications includes a list display controller and an operation screen display controller. The list display controller causes, for each of the processes, an operator to be displayed in the list, the operator being provided for displaying an operation screen for performing operation of a function that is specific to corresponding one of the applications. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277368

Information processing apparatus

There is provided an information processing apparatus. A first display controller displays a list of data pieces on a display. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277268

Information presentation apparatus and information processing system

There is provided an information presentation apparatus. A detection unit detects whether another information presentation apparatus is within a predetermined range from an own apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277123

Digital holographic apparatus

A digital holographic apparatus includes a first hologram generating unit that generates a first hologram by causing first object light in a first observation direction to interfere with first reference light, the first object light being generated by irradiating an observation object with light having a first wavelength, the first reference light being derived from the light having the first wavelength; a second hologram generating unit that generates a second hologram by causing second object light in a second observation direction that differs from the first observation direction to interfere with second reference light, the second object light being generated by irradiating the observation object with light having a second wavelength, the second reference light being derived from the light having the second wavelength; a first image capturing unit that captures the first hologram; and a second image capturing unit that captures the second hologram.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277121

Blowing tube, blowing device, and image forming apparatus

There is provided blowing tube. A plurality of flow control members are provided in portions of a passage space of a passage portion which are positioned at different positions in an airflow direction, and control a flow of air. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277120

Transfer apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image forming apparatus

A transfer apparatus includes a transfer unit, a detector, a supplying unit, and a controller. The transfer unit transfers a toner image onto an object onto which transfer is to be performed. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277115

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an opening-closing member, which rotates to open or close an opening, an image carrier, an exposure member, a developing member, and a grounding member. The exposure member moves in response to a movement of the opening-closing member so as to be at an opposing position, at which the exposure member opposes the image carrier, when the opening-closing member is at a closed position and at a retracted position, at which the exposure member is retracted away from the image carrier, when the opening-closing member is at an open position. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277114

Opening/closing device and image forming apparatus

Provided is an opening/closing device including an opening/closing member that rotates to open and close an opening of a housing, a shaft member that is formed at a portion on one side of the opening/closing member and is formed of a shaft about which the opening/closing member rotates with respect to the housing, a grip portion that is formed at a portion on the other side of the opening/closing member and is gripped by a user, a meshed portion that is formed at a portion on the other side of the opening/closing member and meshes with a meshing portion formed at the housing, and a restraint unit that is formed at a portion on one side of the opening/closing member and restrains the opening/closing member from being deformed due to a release of meshing of the meshing portion with the meshed portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277107

Wiring structure and image forming apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a wiring structure includes a pair of printed circuit boards, a cable that connects the pair of printed circuit boards, and a grounding member that causes grounding of the cable in a region including a position separated from a connection end between the printed circuit board and the cable by a distance obtained by dividing a radiation mode length of a system including the cable and the pair of printed circuit boards as antennas by 2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277106

Image forming apparatus, method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An image forming apparatus is provided with a setting unit that sets a white toner amount per unit area corresponding to lightness of a recording medium that forms a white image using white toner, and an image forming unit that forms a white image using a white toner amount per unit area which is set by the setting unit and forms a color image using colored toner.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277103

Transport device

A transport device includes a body unit, an accommodating unit that accommodates a recording medium and is mounted to be reciprocal with respect to the body unit, a pair of guide members that come in contact with end portions, in a width direction, of the recording medium to position the recording medium, the width direction intersecting with a transport direction of the recording medium, a first rail that is attached to the accommodating unit and guides reciprocation of the accommodating unit, and a second rail that is attached to the body unit to be movable in a direction, which intersects with a reciprocation direction of the accommodating unit, the second rail being assembled to the body unit to be slidable with respect to the first rail.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277096

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes: a first rotating body pair that transports a recording medium; a second rotating body pair that transports the recording medium transported by the first rotating body pair; a first detection unit that detects the recording medium at a first position in a transporting width direction of the recording medium; a second detection unit that detects the recording medium at a second position, the second position being different from the first position in the transporting width direction; and a modification unit that modifies a shape of an image to be formed on the recording medium in accordance with a difference between a detection time during which the recording medium is detected at the first position and a detection time during which the recording medium is detected at the second position.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277085

Fixing device and image forming apparataus

An image forming apparatus includes a forming part that forms an image on a ribbon-like medium that is being transported; and a fixing part disposed downstream of the forming part in a medium transport direction, the fixing part including multiple fixing members, which are arranged in the transport direction and fix the image to the medium by applying heat and pressure to the medium. An upstream-downstream tension difference, in the medium transport direction, of the fixing member located on the most upstream side in the transport direction is greater than those of the other fixing members in the medium transport direction.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277084

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a transfer member to which a bias voltage is applied and that transfers a toner image, which is carried on an image carrier, onto a sheet while nipping the sheet between the transfer member and the image carrier when the sheet is transported to the transfer member; and a pressing member that includes a spring member and a first rubber damper, which are arranged in series with each other, and that presses the transfer member against the image carrier.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277083

Transfer apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image forming apparatus including supplying unit configured to supply transfer voltage

A transfer apparatus includes a transfer unit, a first detector, a supplying unit, a second detector, and a controller. The transfer unit transfers a toner image onto an object. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277082

Rotation-information detecting device, rotation control device, and image forming apparatus

A rotation-information detecting device including: a rotatable rotary member having plural detection target portions arranged at predetermined intervals over an entire circumference of the rotary member; two detectors that are fixedly arranged at two positions of the rotary member in a rotating direction, and can detect the detection target portions; and a computation unit that computes rotation information of the rotary member based on detection information, wherein the two detectors are arranged along the circumferential direction of the rotary member at an interval of an angle of π/n, and wherein the computation unit includes an offset calculating section that offsets an eccentric error of the rotary member based on outputs of the two detectors at a current time point and n outputs at time points back from the current time point by phases of (nπ)/n, to calculate a true rotational error.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277081

Transfer roller, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A transfer roller is provided and includes a support body, a foaming elastic layer that is disposed on an outer circumferential surface of the support body, and a surface resin layer that contains polyimide or polyamide-imide and covers an outer circumferential surface of the foaming elastic layer, in which circumferential lengths of both end portions of the surface resin layer in a roller axial direction is shorter than that of a center portion of the surface resin layer in the roller axial direction,. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277080

Endless belt for image forming apparatus, belt unit for image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus, resin composition, manufacturing method of endless belt for image forming apparatus, and manufacturing method of resin composition

An endless belt for an image forming apparatus is provided with a resin layer having a sea-island structure including an island part containing a silicone-modified polyetherimide and a sea part containing a polyetherimide other than the silicone-modified polyetherimide and containing carbon black.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277078

Developing device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method

A developing device includes a developer container that accommodates an electrostatic image developer including toner containing a toner particle and a zinc stearate particle, a ratio (dt/ds) of a volume-average particle size (dt) of the toner particle to a volume-average particle size (ds) of the zinc stearate particle being about 1.9 or more; a developer carrier that supplies the toner to an image carrier; a supply conveyor that supplies the electrostatic image developer while conveying the electrostatic image developer; a mixing conveyor that conveys the electrostatic image developer while mixing the electrostatic image developer; and a partition disposed between the supply conveyor and the mixing conveyor. The electrostatic image developer is moved from the supply conveyor to the mixing conveyor through a first passage and is moved from the mixing conveyor to the supply conveyor through a second passage.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277077

Developer transport device and image forming apparatus

A developer transport device includes a transport path through which a developer is transported from a developer container to a developing device; an inlet portion that is disposed at an upstream end of the transport path in a developer transport direction and into which the developer falls freely from an outlet opening of the developer container; a transport member that is disposed in the transport path and that transports the developer by rotating; and a rotation control unit that causes, if the transport member has not been driven for a predetermined period, the transport member to rotate in a backward direction that is opposite to a forward direction in which the transport member rotates when supplying the developer to the developing device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277073

Electrostatic-image developing toner, electrostatic-image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic-image developing toner includes toner particles each including a polyester resin and a styrene (meth)acrylic resin. In a micro-compression test where a load of 0.2 mn is applied to the toner particles at a loading rate of 0.098 mn/sec, the median of a distribution of the ratios (%) of deformations of the toner particles to the diameters of the toner particles is 8.0 or more and 18.0 or less, and a variation in the distribution of the ratios of deformations of the toner particles to the diameters of the toner particles is 0.02 or more and 0.40 or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277072

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer carrier that opposes an image carrier and rotates while carrying developer on a surface thereof; and a container that supports the developer carrier in a rotatable manner and contains the developer, the developer containing toner, first carrier subjected to frictional charging together with the toner, and second carrier having a diameter greater than a diameter of the first carrier and an electrical resistance lower than an electrical resistance of the first carrier.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277070

Powder transporting device and powder processing apparatus using the same

Provided is a powder transporting device including: a powder transport path through which a powder loading port, from which powder is loaded in the path, communicates with a powder unloading port disposed with being shifted in a horizontal direction from a position perpendicularly below the powder loading port, and which has a lateral direction transport path and a longitudinal-direction transport path, is disposed to be bent with respect to the lateral direction transport path; a powder transport member that includes a lateral direction transport member, which is movable along the lateral direction transport path, and a longitudinal-direction transport member and that transports powder along the lateral direction transport path and the longitudinal-direction transport path; a drive input portion that leaves a rotational track; and a regulation member that regulates the behavior of the powder transport. Member.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277066

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that holds a developer image, a developer transport unit that transports a developer to the image carrier by performing a rotational movement, a voltage application unit that applies, between the developer transport unit and the image carrier, a voltage, which includes a direct-current (dc) voltage component and an alternating-current (ac) voltage component and which is used for moving the developer from the developer transport unit to the image carrier, and a density correction circuit that detects variations in a distance between the image carrier and the developer transport unit from variations in a waveform of an ac component of the voltage, which is applied by the voltage application unit, and that generates a control signal that causes the dc voltage component to change in such a manner that density variations due to the variations in the distance are corrected.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277065

Light emitting component, print head, and image forming apparatus

A light emitting component includes plural transfer elements, plural setting thyristors, and plural light emitting elements. The transfer elements are configured to be sequentially brought into an on state. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277063

Discharging light quantity adjusting device and image forming apparatus

A discharging light quantity adjusting device includes a potential measurement controller that performs: a process of causing a first toner image forming process to charge an image holding member to a first potential and an electrometer to measure an electrostatic potential on the image holding member to obtain a first value, a process of causing a second toner image forming process to charge the image holding member to a second potential and removing a toner image formed by the second toner image forming process, and a process of causing a third toner image forming process to charge the image holding member to a third potential, and causing the electrometer to measure an electrostatic potential on the image holding member to obtain a second value; and a light quantity adjusting unit that adjusts a quantity of a discharging light based on the first and second values.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277062

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a photoconductor; an electric charging device charging the photoconductor; an exposure device exposing a portion of the photoconductor charged by the electric charging device to light based on image information, to form an electrostatic latent image; a first charge eliminating device emitting light to the photoconductor so as to eliminate an electric charge on a surface of the photoconductor; a second charge eliminating device emitting light to the photoconductor so as to eliminate an electric charge on a surface of the photoconductor, a wavelength of the light emitted by the first charge eliminating device being different from a wavelength of the light emitted by the second charge eliminating device; and a controller selectively operating the first and second charge eliminating devices depending on an image content of the electrostatic latent image in an image forming process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277060

Conductive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A conductive member includes a substrate, an elastic layer on the substrate, and a surface layer on the elastic layer. The surface layer contains a resin and insulating particles. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277059

Charging member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A charging member includes a support member, a conductive elastic layer disposed on the support member, and a front surface layer disposed on the conductive elastic layer. Irregularities with a cycle of shorter than 0.1 mm and irregularities with a cycle of 0.1 mm or longer are distributed on an entirety of an outer circumferential surface of the charging member, and satisfy the following conditions of (1) and (2): (1) the irregularities with the cycle of shorter than 0.1 mm have an average height of greater than 0 μm and 4 μm or less; and (2) the irregularities with the cycle of 0.1 mm or longer have an average height of from 5 μm to 30 μm. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277057

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

An image forming apparatus includes multiple first image forming units, a second image forming unit, and a controller. The first image forming units transfer toner images developed with colored toners to a transfer body, and form first images on the transfer body. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277054

Carrier for two-component developer, two-component developer, and method of preparing carrier for two-component developer

A carrier for two-component developer includes a magnetic particle and a resin coating layer that covers the magnetic particle and contains a resin, wherein a weight average molecular weight of the resin contained in the resin coating layer is from 1,800,000 to 5,000,000.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277052

Image forming apparatus, electrostatic charge image developer, and electrostatic charge image developing toner

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit that contains an electrostatic charge image developer which contains a carrier and an electrostatic charge image developing toner, wherein the toner includes toner particles which contain a polyester resin, which is a polycondensate of a polycarboxylic acid and a polyol, and has a glass transition temperature of 50° c. To 70° c., the polyol includes a polyol not having a bisphenol a structure in a range of 50% by weight to 100% by weight, and a melt viscosity a of the toner at 110° c. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277047

Image forming apparatus and process cartridge

An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor having a photosensitive layer that includes at least one of a hindered phenol antioxidant and a benzophenone ultraviolet absorber, a charging device, an electrostatic latent image forming device, a developing device, and a transfer device that includes an intermediate transfer belt whose electric field dependence of a volume resistivity is 0.003 or less (log Ω·cm)/v in a voltage range of from 500 v to 1,000 v, and transfers a toner image formed on a surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor onto a recording medium through the intermediate transfer belt and erases charges from the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor by applying current to the electrophotographic photoreceptor after the toner image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor has been transferred onto the intermediate transfer belt.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275486

Curable gellant ink composition

A curable phase change gellant ink composition including a phase change ink vehicle comprising at least one acrylate monomer, oligomer, or prepolymer; acryloylmorpholine; at least one gellant, wherein the gellant is miscible with the phase change ink vehicle; a photoinitiator; and an optional colorant.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275455

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method for preparing resin composition

The invention is directed to a resin composition containing polycarbonate, reinforced fibers and a compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group, a resin molded article containing polycarbonate, reinforced fibers and a compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group, and a method for preparing a resin composition including molten kneading polycarbonate, reinforced fibers and compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275439

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method for preparing resin composition

The invention is directed to a resin composition containing a styrene-based resin, reinforced fibers and a compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group, a resin molded article containing a styrene-based resin, reinforced fibers and a compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group, and a method for preparing the resin composition including: melting and kneading styrene-based resin, reinforced fibers, and compatibilizer having a reactive cyclic group. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275383

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method of preparing resin composition

A resin composition includes a cellulose derivative in which at least one hydroxyl group is substituted with an acyl group, which has a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 to 75,000 and an average degree of substitution of the acyl group of 1.8 to 2.5, and which exhibits an amount (weight ratio) of an insoluble portion, when being dissolved in tetrahydrofuran (thf) at 25° c., of less than or equal to 5% by weight.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275128

Binding process device and recording-medium processing system

A binding process device includes an advancing member and a binding process unit. The advancing member advances toward a corner of a recording-medium bundle having multiple edges and having the corner at an intersection position where the edges intersect. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275122

Sheet stacking system for flimsy sheets

A sheet stacking tray that includes a single pneumatic baffle which uses the pressure differential caused by the flow of air across a horizontal planar surface of the pneumatic baffle to hold the lead edge of sheets driven by an input nip into the sheet stacking tray above a stack especially for longer and lighter weight sheets as they are driven by the input nip to a registration wall.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170275107

Transport device

A transport device including: a body unit including a first cover member attached thereto to cover one side portion of an opening formed at one surface of the body unit, an accommodating unit including a second cover member attached thereto to cover the opening, the accommodating unit configured to accommodate a recording medium, the accommodating unit being reciprocally mounted with respect to the opening of the body unit, and a guide member provided on a bottom surface of the accommodating unit, the guide member configured to guide the accommodating unit so that when the accommodating unit is mounted in the body unit, while being fitted to a positioning pin provided in the body unit, the guide member is positioned so that the second cover member has a gap with the first cover member at a position where the accommodating unit is mounted in the body unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274620

Recording medium and image forming apparatus

Provided is a recording medium including a first base material that is sent into an image forming apparatus to form an image and has a first adhesive layer, a second base material that has a second adhesive layer to be bonded to the first adhesive layer, and at least one storage member that is disposed between the first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer, wherein a slit surrounds at least the storage member and has a depth from the first base material to the second adhesive layer, and wherein the storage member is provided at a side to be sent later into the image forming apparatus in a region surrounded by the slit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274617

Binding process device and recording-medium processing system

A binding process device includes an advancing member and an advancing unit. The advancing member has a first end and a second end located opposite from the first end and advances toward a surface of a recording-medium bundle so as to press against the recording-medium bundle. ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273636

Living-body information measurement device and non-transitory computer readable medium

Provided is a living-body information measurement device including a first light emitting element and a second light emitting element each that emits different light in wavelength, a light receiving element that receives the light emitted from the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element, a control unit that controls a continuous light-emission period of each of the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element so that the continuous light-emission period of the second light emitting element is shorter than the continuous light-emission period of the first light emitting element, and a measuring unit that measures plural living-body information based on the light received in the light receiving element.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273631

Living-body information measurement device

Provided is a living-body information measurement device including a first light emitting element and a second light emitting element each that emits different light in wavelength, a light receiving element that receives the light emitted from the first and second light emitting elements and outputs a received light signal corresponding to an amount of the received light, a separation unit that separates the received light signal into a first received light signal and a second received light signal, a filter that removes noise components of the first received light signal and the second received light signal, and a measuring unit that measures plural living-body information using the first received light signal before the noise components are removed by the filter, the first received light signal whose noise components are removed by the filter, and the second received light signal whose noise components are removed by the filter.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273576

Living-body information measuring device

A living-body information measuring device includes plural light-emitting elements, a light-receiving element that is disposed at a position at different distances from the light-emitting elements and that receives reflected light beams that are reflected from a living body when the light-emitting elements emit light beams toward the living body, a control unit that controls the light-emitting elements so that the light-emitting elements successively emit the light beams, and a measurement unit that measures living-body information at plural depths in the living body by using the reflected light beams that are successively received by the light-receiving element.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273575

Living-body information measurement device and non-transitory computer readable medium

Provided is a living-body information measurement device including a first light emitting element and a second light emitting element each that emits different light in wavelength, a light receiving element that receives the light emitted from the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element, a control unit that controls an emission period of each of the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element so that the number of times of emission of the second light emitting element per unit time is less than the number of times of emission of the first light emitting element per unit time, and a measuring unit that measures plural living-body information based on the light received in the light receiving element.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273570

Living-body information measuring device and light-emitting element

A living-body information measuring device includes a first light-emitting unit that emits a single-mode laser beam, a second light-emitting unit that emits a multi-mode light beam or an led light beam, a light-receiving element that receives reflected or transmitted light beams reflected or transmitted by a living body when the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit emit the beams toward the living body, a control unit that controls light-emission periods of the first light-emitting unit and the second light-emitting unit, and a measurement unit that measures plural types of living-body information about the living body by using each of the reflected or transmitted light beams that are successively received by the light-receiving element.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272914

Control apparatus, position verification system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and position verification method

A control apparatus of the present invention includes: a detection unit that detects a position of a terminal apparatus, based on position information which is acquired from plural radio beacons by the terminal apparatus; a memory that stores a history of the position of the terminal apparatus as route information, based on the position detected by the detection unit; and a determination unit that determines whether or not a current position, at which the terminal apparatus is detected, is correct, based on route information of plural terminal apparatuses stored in the memory.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272896

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

There is provided an information processing apparatus. A first near field communication unit performs first near field communication with a first communication object. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272806

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a pasting unit that plays a video and pastes at least one sticky note to the video; a removal unit that removes the sticky note pasted by the pasting unit from the video in a case where a predetermined condition is satisfied; and a display unit that displays the sticky note removed by the removal unit on a time axis so that a date and time at which the sticky note removed by the removal unit is pasted to the video is indicated on the time axis so as to be checked.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272752

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided an image processing apparatus. A splitting unit splits an image into a block. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272741

Method and apparatus for determining spectral characteristics of an image captured by a camera on a mobile endpoint device

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for determining spectral characteristics of an image captured by a camera on a mobile endpoint device are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving the image of a color calibration card comprising a plurality of color patches and a quick response (qr) code, wherein each one of the plurality of color patches has a known spectral reflectance, determining spectral characteristics from the image of the color calibration card, wherein the spectral characteristics are used to analyze additional images that are received from the camera on the mobile endpoint device and transmitting an activation signal to activate an incentive associated with the qr code to the mobile endpoint device in response to receiving the image of the color calibration card.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272614

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first near field communication unit that transmits a first wireless signal for performing first near field communication; a second near field communication unit that transmits a second wireless signal for performing second near field communication; and a communication control unit that controls the first and second near field communication units such that the first wireless signal and the second wireless signal are alternately transmitted, identification information of a user is acquired from a terminal device via the first near field communication when connection via the first near field communication is established in response to transmitting the first wireless signal, and identification information of the information processing apparatus is transmitted to the terminal device via the second near field communication when connection via the second near field communication is established in response to transmitting the second wireless signal.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272610

Non-printing dot halftone patterns

A special-purpose image processor can convert an electronic file into a bitmap by generating printing halftone dots within the bitmap based on locations of colors within the electronic file, and generating non-printing dots within the bitmap. A printing apparatus can print the bitmap, by not print marking materials where the non-printing dots are positioned within the bitmap. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272608

Mobile terminal that communicates with an image forming apparatus and corresponding method

There is provided a mobile terminal. A near field communication unit performs near field communication. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272605

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus for transmitting image data input by sequentially reading documents, with limiting an allowable frame size, includes: a transmission controller, wherein, in a case where the document has an irregular size, the transmission controller transmits the image data to a transmission destination in a preset frame of a first frame size until a rear edge of the document is detected, and if a portion, which is not transmitted, of the image data exists when the rear edge of the document is detected, transmits the portion to the transmission destination in a frame of a second frame size smaller than the first frame size so that the transmitting of the portion is finished before a start of transmission of image data corresponding to a next document.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272602

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives print instruction information to print data, a memory that stores the print instruction information received by the receiving unit, a management unit that manages an output order of the print instruction information, an execution unit that executes a printing process according to the print instruction information in the output order, and a near field communication unit that performs near field communication. In a case where a connection via the near field communication is established, where the receiving unit receives the print instruction information through the near field communication unit, and where there is a print instruction information previously stored in the memory, the management unit gives priority to the print instruction information in the output order over the print instruction information previously stored in the memory.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272596

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives print instruction information; an authenticating unit that performs an authentication for permitting a printing process; an execution unit that executes the printing process when the authentication succeeds; a near field communication unit; a wireless communication unit that performs wireless communication that differs in a communication protocol from the near field communication; a transmitting unit that transmits identification information of the information processing apparatus to a terminal device when a connection via the near field communication is established in response to an operation of passing the terminal device over the near field communication unit; and a control unit that, when the receiving unit receives the print instruction information via the wireless communication using the identification information as a transmission destination, temporarily disables a function of the authenticating unit, and causes the execution unit to execute the printing process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272586

Printing system, printing device, reward management device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided a printing system. A reward information memory stores reward identification information and an upper limit amount in association with each other. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272585

Image processing device that processes an image by acquiring processing information based on a processing identifier

An image processing device including a reception unit, an acquisition unit, an image reading unit, and a transmission unit. The reception unit receives a processing identifier associated with image reading processing. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272584

Image processing device reading an image and transmitting read image data, on the basis of acquired processing information associatedd with received processing identifier, to storing location according to the processing information, and corresponding image processing system, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device including a reception unit, an acquisition unit, an image reading unit, a transmission unit, and an instruction unit. The reception unit receives a processing identifier associated with image reading processing. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272582

Information processing device, information processing method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing device includes: a setting unit that, in a case where an image is transmitted to a plurality of destinations, performs setting of whether or not a destination of the image is an essential destination; and a transmission control unit that performs control such that: in a case where the destination of the image is the essential destination, transmission to the essential destination is performed prior to transmission to a non-essential destination; and, in a case where trouble occurs in the transmission to the essential destination, transmission subsequent to the transmission to the essential destination is ended.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272445

Non-transitory computer readable medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing method

A non-transitory computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process: the process comprising: performing a first utilization permission process for an authorized user; and performing a second utilization permission process for a guest user, the second utilization permission process comprising: acquiring user identification information input by the guest user; inquiring, of a directory service that retains information of a member of an organization, whether the user identification information acquired by the acquiring is registered; and permitting the guest user who inputs the user identification information to use the system within a range of a utilization authority, which is different between a case where a response indicating that the user identification information is registered is received and a case where a response indicating that the user identification information is not registered is received, in response to the inquiry.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272438

Information processing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing system includes a memory that stores a user and authorization information, indicative of processing permitted for the user to execute with respect to a server on a communication line, in an associated manner; a generating unit that generates second authorization information on the basis of first authorization information associated with a user who uses a first device; a transmitting unit that transmits the second authorization information to a second device located near the first device; a receiving unit that receives data and the second authorization information from the second device; and a requesting unit that requests the server to execute processing using the data, on the basis of the second authorization information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272320

Non-transitory computer readable medium storing communication program for setting of a communication protocol and communication device

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a communication program for causing a computer to execute a process for performing a function, the process including: verifying, when detected that a type of a target communication device is changed, setting details which are previously prepared by changing setting of a communication protocol based on the setting details which are previously prepared for the type of the target communication device and communicating with the target communication device; and applying the changed setting of the communication protocol when verified that no communication error is detected during the verification.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272126

Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

Provided is an information processing apparatus, including a first near field communication unit that transmits a first wireless signal for performing first near field communication with a first communication object, a second near field communication unit that transmits a second wireless signal for performing second near field communication with a second communication object that is capable of being the first communication object, and a communication controller that controls the first and second near field communication units to perform the first or second near field communication with the first or second communication object when the first wireless signal and the second wireless signal are alternately transmitted, and existence of the first or the second communication object is continuously detected plural times through transmission of one of the first and second wireless signals.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270691

Method and system for generating accurate graphical chromophore maps

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating one or more graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a plurality of images from a plurality of different customers, estimating a plurality of different illuminates that were used to capture each one of the plurality of images, calculating a correlation of a spectral reflectance of a lip region of a customer with an absorption curve of hemoglobin for the each one of the plurality of images for each one of the plurality of different illuminates that is estimated, selecting an illuminance of the plurality of different illuminates that provides a highest correlation and generating one or more graphical chromophore maps for subsequently received images of customers using the illuminance that is selected.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270667

Estimating vectors of skin parameters from a video of exposed skin

What is disclosed is a system and method for estimating a vector of skin parameters from in-vivo color measurements obtained from a video. In one embodiment, a video of exposed skin is received which comprises a plurality of time-sequential image frames acquired over time t. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270429

Methods and systems for improved machine learning using supervised classification of imbalanced datasets with overlap

A method and system for data classification using machine learning comprises collecting a dataset with a data collection module, receiving the dataset at a classification module configured for machine learning, dividing the dataset into a plurality of vectors, transforming the plurality of vectors into a plurality of variables wherein each variable is assigned a label, and classifying the variables.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270350

Method and system for assessing facial skin health from a mobile selfie image

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for transmitting an assessment of facial skin health of a customer are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, analyzing one or more parameters of a facial skin of the customer in the image of the customer, determining the assessment of facial skin health of the customer based on the one or more parameters of the facial skin that are analyzed and transmitting the assessment of facial skin health to the mobile endpoint device of the customer to cause the mobile endpoint device to automatically display the assessment of facial skin health.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270349

Method and apparatus for generating graphical chromophore maps

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, wherein the image is taken via the mobile endpoint device of the customer, converting rgb values of the image into a spectral representation, performing a constrained independent component analysis (ica) on the spectral representation to obtain three or more independent components that are ordered, generating a first graphical chromophore map of a first independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and a second graphical chromophore map of a second independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and transmitting the first graphical chromophore map and the second graphical chromophore map to the mobile endpoint device of the customer for display.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270348

Interactive display for facial skin monitoring

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating an interactive image of facial skin of a user that is displayed via a mobile endpoint device of the user are disclosed. For example, the method includes displaying a guide to position a face of the user, capturing an image of the face of the user, transmitting the image to a facial skin analysis server for analyzing one or more parameters of the facial skin of the user, receiving the interactive image of the face of the user that includes metadata associated with the one or more parameters of the facial skin that were analyzed by the facial skin analysis server, and displaying the interactive image of the face of the user.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170270059

Authentication apparatus, authentication method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An authentication apparatus includes a memory that stores information regarding a device and other device located in the vicinity of the device in association with each other; a receiving unit that, in a case where there is an authentication request from the device, receives information regarding other device located in the vicinity of the device at a time of the authentication request; and an authentication unit that authenticates the device based on the information regarding the other device stored in the memory and the information regarding the other device that is received by the receiving unit at the time of the authentication request.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269889

Image processing system, method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing system includes a reception unit that receives an image forming instruction from a user, a retaining unit that retains the image forming instruction in association with the user, an acceptance unit that accepts an execution instruction from the user; an authentication unit that performs authentication of the user, and an image forming unit that executes the image forming instruction retained by the retaining unit in association with the authenticated user. The image forming unit executes the image forming instruction without accepting the execution instruction by the acceptance unit in a case where the authentication unit completes the authentication and cancellation of execution by the user is not present within a holding time.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269885

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a request transmitting unit that transmits a registration request for a service which is provided from a service providing system, through a network, by using user information that is selected by a user from among a plurality of pieces of user information; an acquiring unit that acquires confirmation information, which is returned by the service providing system in response to the registration request; and an instruction unit that suppresses an application, which is configured to perform automatic log-in to the service providing system with default user information which has set, from performing the automatic log-in with the default user information and then instructs the application to send a confirmation response to the service providing system by using the confirmation information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269884

Image processing device, information processing device, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device includes a receiving unit, a determining unit, a transmitting unit, and a presenting unit. The receiving unit receives an application for use of the image processing device from an applicant. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269821

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a reception unit that receives a designation of an attachment position of a sticky note before attachment of the sticky note to a mount; and a warning unit that, when the sticky note is attached to the attachment position that is designated, presents a warning in a case where a comparison result between a state of other sticky note in a neighborhood of the attachment position at a time of the designation of the attachment position and a state of other sticky note in the neighborhood of the attachment position at a time of the attachment of the sticky note meets a predetermined condition.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269549

Hologram recording device

A hologram recording device includes a light outputting unit, which sequentially outputs laser beams having different wavelengths such that the laser beams are coaxial and includes an optical member and laser beam sources, and a recording unit, which sequentially irradiates the recording medium with the laser beams to record holograms in a multiwavelength superimposing manner. The optical member includes optical elements that reflect, in the optical direction, a laser beam incident thereon in a direction crossing the optical axis direction, and that allow a laser beam incident thereon in the optical axis direction to pass therethrough. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269540

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first removable member that includes an image carrying member and that is removably supported with respect to a body of the image forming apparatus; a first guide portion that is provided at a lower surface of the first removable member; a second guide portion that is provided at the first removable member; a first guiding portion that is provided at the body of the image forming apparatus and supports the first guide portion when the first removable member is placed on the first guiding portion; and a second guiding portion that is provided at the body of the image forming apparatus, in which, when the first removable member moves in a mounting direction from a state in which the first guide portion is supported by the first guiding portion, the second guiding portion contacts the second guide portion and guides the second guide portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269539

Powder collection device and processing apparatus using the same

A powder collection device includes a transport pipe, a powder collection container supported turnably on a pivot center provided in an attachment part of an apparatus body and removably attached to a position to cover an attachment part of the apparatus body, a pipe-side opening/closing mechanism that opens a discharging port by moving an opening/closing lid in cooperation with an operating member of the powder collection container when the powder collection container is turned to the position to cover the attachment part, and a container-side opening/closing mechanism that opens a collection port by moving a container opening/closing lid in cooperation with an operating member of the transport pipe when the powder collection container is turned to the position to cover the attachment part. The discharging port is disposed on a side of a vertical line including the pivot center different from the apparatus body.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269537

Cleaning unit and image forming apparatus

A cleaning unit includes a cleaning member that removes a developer from a surface of an image holding member; an accommodating portion that accommodates the removed developer; and a transport member that transports the developer removed by the cleaning member to the accommodating portion, wherein the transport member includes a transport unit that extends in a direction intersecting with a developer transport direction, has a surface formed to be inclined in a direction approaching the cleaning member towards an upstream side, and transports the developer while contacting with the developer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269531

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that holds an image, which is formed by developing a latent image and which is transferred onto a recording medium, a developing device that is disposed adjacent to the image carrier and that develops the latent image, a light-reflection-type sensing unit that is disposed below the developing device in a vertical direction and that detects the image on the image carrier, and a guiding member that guides the recording medium, which is transported between the developing device and the sensing unit, and that covers an upper side of the sensing unit in the vertical direction in a state where a space is ensured on an optical path of the sensing unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269519

Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method

A fixing device includes a pair of fixing members disposed to face each other in a fixing area, a movable member movably supporting at least one of the fixing members between first and second positions, a driving device including a contact member and a drive source to move the movable member between the first and second positions, and a controller that controls the driving device, and if a temperature of the one of the fixing members is equal to or higher than a preset temperature when the driving device moves the movable member from the second position to the first position, changes the control to make driving force constantly exceed a rotational load of the driving device in accordance with advancement of a time of increase in the rotational load as compared with when the temperature of the one of the fixing members is lower than the preset temperature.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269517

Image forming apparatus having a white toner

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms, when forming an image with a white toner on a colored recording medium, a base toner layer and a white toner layer in an overlapped manner such that the base toner layer is inserted between the white toner layer and the colored recording medium, and a fixing unit that fixes the base toner layer and the white toner layer that are formed by the image forming unit on the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269514

Tension applying device, method and image forming apparatus

A tension applying device that applies tension to a strip-shaped body supported on a support member, the tension applying device is provided with a moving body that supports the support member, a holding body movably supporting the moving body in a direction in which the tension is applied to the strip-shaped body, a tension spring exerting the tension to the strip-shaped body, a first spring support portion disposed in the holding body and supporting one end of the tension spring, a second spring support portion disposed in the moving body in order to support the other end of the tension spring and disposed on an upstream side from the first spring support portion in the direction in which the tension is applied, and an opening formed in the holding body and in a position corresponding to the second spring support portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269512

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that carries an image, a transfer body that transports a recording medium in a contact region between the image carrier and the transfer body, a pair of transport members that are disposed upstream of the contact region in a transport direction, and transport the recording medium to the contact region, a guide member that includes, between the contact region and the pair of transport members, a portion on a downstream side in the transport direction which serves as a free end portion and a portion on an upstream side in the transport direction which is supported in a cantilever state, that guides a non-transfer surface of the recording medium, that is elastically deformed, and that has a cutout, and a detection unit that detects an image on an outer peripheral surface of the image carrier on a optical path.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269502

Accumulation device and image forming apparatus

An accumulation device includes a container, an expansion mechanism, and a detector. The container has an opening through which the container receives powder. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269499

Image forming method and image forming apparatus

An image forming method includes developing an electrostatic charge image on the surface of an image holding member by a developer including toner particles which contain a binder resin, a flake shape brilliant pigment, and a layered inorganic material, transferring the developed toner image onto a surface of a recording medium, and fixing the toner image, which is a brilliant image, by passing the recording medium through a contact region between a fixing member and a pressing member pressed to the fixing member, the brilliant image satisfying (1) at a depth of 200 nm, a<10, 10≦b≦50, and 20≦c≦70 and (2) at a depth of 1,000 nm, 10≦a≦40, 20≦b≦60, and 20≦c≦50, wherein a, b and c are element amounts (atomic %) of aluminium, silicon, and carbon, respectively.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269492

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic image charge developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner mother particles that contain a polyester resin which is a polycondensate of a polycarboxylic acid compound and a polyol compound; a graft polymer which includes a polyolefin chain and a vinyl resin chain; a coloring agent; and polyethylene wax, provided that the polyol compound includes a polyol compound having a bisphenol structure in an amount of 0 mol % to 5 mol %, wherein a normal temperature and normal humidity aggregation degree of the toner mother particles is from 70% to 97%.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269486

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes an electroconductive substrate, an organic photosensitive layer on the electroconductive substrate and an inorganic protective layer on the organic photosensitive layer, wherein a layer that forms a surface of the organic photosensitive layer contains a charge transporting material, a binder resin, and a silica particle; the inorganic protective layer contains a group 13 element, an oxygen atom, and a hydrogen atom; a sum of element constitution ratios of the group 13 element, the oxygen atom, and the hydrogen atom to all elements constituting the inorganic protective layer is equal to or more than 90 atomic %; and an element composition ratio (oxygen atom/group 13 element) of the oxygen atom and the group 13 element is 1.0 or more and less than 1.5.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170269485

Conductive support for electrophotographic photoreceptor, electrophotographic photoreceptor, and process cartridge

A conductive support for an electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a cylindrical member containing aluminum, wherein the cylindrical member has an arithmetic mean roughness ra of 1.3 μm or less, a maximum height of roughness profile rz of 5.0 μm or less, and a mean width of roughness profile elements rsm in an axial direction of 80 μm to 400 μm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170268925

Inspection apparatus

An inspection apparatus includes a light emitting unit, a first lens, an aperture unit, a second lens, a light receiving unit, and an inspection unit. The light emitting unit emits irradiation light to an object to be inspected. ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266985

Droplet ejection device

Provided is a droplet ejection device, including: a droplet ejection head in which a longitudinal direction thereof is aligned with a width direction of a recording medium and that forms an image by ejecting a droplet onto the recording medium to be transported along a transporting path; and three or more movable infrared ray irradiation devices that are movably disposed on a downstream side of the recording medium in a transporting direction in relation to the droplet ejection head and that evaporate moisture in the image formed on the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266892

Method for producing porous polyimide film, and porous polyimide film

There is provided a method for producing a porous polyimide film, including a first step of forming a coating film containing a polyimide precursor solution where a polyimide precursor and an organic amine compound are dissolved in an aqueous solvent, and a resin particle incapable of dissolving in the polyimide precursor solution, followed by drying of the coating film to form a coat containing the polyimide precursor and the resin particle, and a second step of heating the coat to imidize the polyimide precursor and form a polyimide film, the second step including a treatment for removing the resin particle.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266889

Three dimension forming apparatus, three dimension forming method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A three dimension forming apparatus includes a model material ejection unit that ejects a model material, a support material ejection unit that ejects a support material, and a controller that controls the model material ejection unit and the support material ejection unit such that the model material and the support material are arranged as a support structure in an arrangement pattern containing the model material and the support material, the support structure supporting or protecting a three-dimensional structure to be formed by the model material.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266863

Additive manufacturing apparatus and additive manufacturing method

An additive manufacturing apparatus includes a discharging unit that discharges resin powder into a molding tank; a supplying unit that supplies a fiber into the molding tank; and a solidifying unit that solidifies at least part of a resin layer including the fiber and formed in the molding tank.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170266812

Robot control system

A robot control system includes a humanoid conversation robot that has a conversation with a user, at least one service execution robot that provides a service to the user, a recognition unit that recognizes a request and an emotion of the user through the conversation between the user and the humanoid conversation robot, and a determination unit that determines a service which is to be provided to the user and a service execution robot which is to execute the service among the at least one service execution robot according to the request and the emotion of the user. The service execution robot determined by the determination unit executes the determined service.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170265232

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . An information processing apparatus includes a connection information obtainer, an identification information obtainer, and a controller. The connection information obtainer is configured to obtain connection information including address information and hardware identification information of a target apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170265209

Control apparatus, terminal apparatus and position verification system

A control apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects a position of a terminal apparatus, based on position information acquired from a radio beacon by the terminal apparatus; an acquisition unit that acquires position verification information indicating that a position of the terminal apparatus is verified by communications with an other terminal apparatus; and an approving unit that approves a transmission request transmitted from the terminal apparatus, in a case where the acquisition unit acquires the position verification information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264854

Display apparatus

A display apparatus includes a temporary storage unit that temporarily stores data of a video that is delivered in a streaming manner, a display unit that displays the video while reading the data that is temporarily stored, and a processing unit that performs a storage amount control process such that a temporary storage amount of the data of the video stored in the temporary storage unit is an amount according to a state of the display apparatus displaying the video.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264790

Image processing device, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device includes an image acquiring unit, a color aid information acquiring unit, and a restoring unit. The image acquiring unit acquires, as a processing target image, an image with modified color information or an image with color information degraded from an original image. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264787

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus includes a reading unit, an extraction unit, and a rewriting unit. The reading unit reads, in a case where an instruction for changing a value of a setting item regarding a service to be provided by the data processing apparatus is issued by a user, a value of the instructed setting item before the change from a predetermined storing region. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264786

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

An information processing apparatus is provided with a specifying unit, an output control unit, and an event detecting unit. The specifying unit specifies an operator who inputs an output request for outputting an output object. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264785

Data processing apparatus, system and method for providing a service with a use limit that is set based on acquired biological information

A data processing apparatus includes a first limit unit, an acquisition unit, a registration unit, and a second limit unit. If user authentication has been performed for a user by using acquired account information, the first limit unit limits a service to be provided, in accordance with a use limit that is preset for each of authenticated users. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264783

Method and apparatus for starting an error diffusion method

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for starting a multiple scanline error diffusion method are disclosed. For example, the method includes identifying a pixel for each scanline of a plurality of scanlines, wherein the pixel that is identified in the each scanline of the plurality of scanlines is offset, setting all pixels behind the pixel for the each scanline of the plurality of scanlines that is identified with a white pixel value and starting the multiple scanline error diffusion method. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264772

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a first transparent plate that supports an original document, a second transparent plate that is disposed adjacent to the first transparent plate, a reading member that moves along the first transparent plate to read an image of the original document supported by the first transparent plate and is disposed on a lower side of the second transparent plate, a positioning member that positions the reading member with respect to the second transparent plate in a plate thickness direction of the second transparent plate in a state where the reading member is disposed on the lower side of the second transparent plate, and a transporting member that transports an image of an original document to be read by the reading member positioned with respect to the second transparent plate by the first positioning member, in a linear shape along the second transparent plate.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264766

Control device, processing device, control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A control device is provided and includes: an acquisition unit that acquires the number of persons from a count unit, the count unit counting up the number of persons in an area based on a detection result of a first detection unit, the first detection unit detecting a person who goes in and out through an entrance of the area; and an operation mode control unit that controls an operation mode of a processing device according to the acquired number of persons.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264765

Image processing system, method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing system includes a reception unit that receives an image forming instruction from a user, a retaining unit that retains the image forming instruction in association with the user, an acceptance unit that accepts an execution instruction from the user, an authentication unit that performs authentication of the user, and an image forming unit that executes the image forming instruction retained by the retaining unit in association with the authenticated user without accepting the execution instruction by the acceptance unit in a case where the authentication unit completes the authentication.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264763

Information processing apparatus, printing system, print control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided a print control program causing a computer to function as the following units. A setting unit performs a setting such that sorting is performed according to an output direction set for each print attribute when the sorting is performed according to a first method of sorting output materials according to the output direction among a plurality of types of sorting methods in a printing device. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264762

Image reader and image forming apparatus

Provided is an image reader including a transparent plate that supports an original document on which an image is recorded, a reading member that is disposed inside a housing and reads an image of the original document supported by the transparent plate while moving, a guide member that extends in a movement direction of the reading member and guides the moving reading member, and an endless belt that is wound around a driving pulley that performs rotational driving and a driven pulley that is driven to rotate, the endless belt being rotated around the driving pulley and the driven pulley to move the reading member guided by the guide member, wherein at least one of the driving pulley and the driven pulley is attached to the guide member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264756

Terminal device, data processing system, non-transitory computer readable medium and data processing method

There is provided a terminal device. An image acquiring unit acquires a processing apparatus image serving as an image of a data processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264669

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first communication unit communicating with a first device, a second communication unit communicating with a second device, a first transmission unit adding identification information of a request for processing and transmitting the request to the second device using the second communication unit in a case where the first communication unit receives the request and the request is suitable for a transmission using the second communication unit, a control unit performing control such that the identification information and the first communication unit are correlated with each other and are stored in a storage unit, and a second transmission unit extracting a communication unit correlated with the identification information using the storage unit and transmitting a result of the processing to the first device using the extracted communication unit when the result with the identification information is received from the second device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264616

Information processing device, information processing system, information processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An information processing device includes: a first reception unit that receives first information indicating a storage location of a document to be printed; a first transmission unit that uses the first information to generate an authorization request, generates corresponding second information, and transmits the authorization request and the second information to a terminal used by a sender of the first information; a second reception unit that receives a corresponding authorization code; a controller that uses the authorization code to acquire an access token, and controls storage of the access token, the second information, and the first information in association with each other; and a second transmission unit that, if the second information is received from an image processing device, uses the corresponding access token and information indicating a storage location to acquire a document in the storage location, and transmits the document to the image processing device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264447

Method and system for contextualizing and targeting inquiries in remote meetings

A method of requesting an inquiry reply during a synchronous remote meeting is provided. The method includes recording a synchronous meeting between remote users to generate a meeting recording, generating an inquiry during the synchronous meeting to create a generated inquiry, identifying a portion of the meeting recording relevant to the inquiry during the synchronous meeting, and transmitting the generated inquiry and the captured portion of the recording to a recipient user.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170264319

Decoding device, information transmission system, decoding method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A decoding device receives transmission data obtained by scrambling according to a polynomial xa+xb+1 where a and b are each an integer, a>b, and a≠2b. The decoding device includes a receiving unit, an error detecting unit, and a correcting unit. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170263037

Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device includes an acquisition unit and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires a still image. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262987

Method and apparatus for non-contact estimation of pulse transmit time

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for estimating a pulse transmit time (ptt) to calculate a blood pressure are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a series of video images over a period of time that includes a first location of an individual and a second location of the individual, calculating a first set of luminance values of the first location and a second set of luminance values of the second location, estimating the ptt based on an average time difference from consecutive peaks of the first set of luminance values and the second set of luminance values and transmitting the ptt to a blood pressure calculation device to calculate the blood pressure based on the ptt that is estimated.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262907

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a collecting unit, and a transmitting unit. The acquisition unit acquires, from an information collection apparatus, information regarding multiple image processing apparatuses from which use information needs to be collected. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262868

Methods and systems for analyzing customer care data

A method and a system are provided to derive one or more observations between a plurality of parameters in customer care data. The method includes receiving customer care data from a plurality of data sources. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262743

Non-transitory computer readable medium, printing control method,printing control device, and printing system

There is provided a printing control device. A setting unit sets a sorting priority mode that causes a printing device to perform printing using a recording sheet in which the difference from the recording sheet size designated by a current print job mounted on the printing device is within a predetermined range, in a case where a recording sheet with a same size as the recording sheet designated by the current print job is not mounted on the printing device, and a recording sheet which has a recording sheet size that is printable without reducing the printing range, and for which the difference from the size of the recording sheet designated by the current print job is within a predetermined range is mounted on the printing device in a sheet feed direction different from the sheet feed direction of the recording sheet of the previous print job.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262741

Drawing data generation apparatus

A drawing data generation apparatus includes a first intermediate data generation section that generates first intermediate data from formation image data in which a formation image is indicated as a cluster of drawing components, a second intermediate data generation section that generates, from the first intermediate data, second intermediate data indicating drawing content of each line-shaped region of the formation image, and a drawing data generation section that generates, from the second intermediate data, drawing data indicating drawing content of each line-shaped region in a row of pixel data. The second intermediate data generation section selects, based on the first intermediate data, either a first scheme of arranging an overlap of the drawing components and generating the second intermediate data from the cluster of drawing components or a second scheme of expressing and integrating the drawing components as a cluster of the pixels and generating the second intermediate data.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262723

Method and system for detection and classification of license plates

Methods, systems, and processor-readable media for the detection and classification of license plates. In an example embodiment, an image of a vehicle can be captured with an image-capturing unit. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262641

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes a monitoring unit and a control unit. The monitoring unit monitors movement of each document being correlated with a score indicating how much the document includes pieces of personal information. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262597

Method and apparatus for predicting mortality of a patient

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for predicting mortality of a current patient are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving data associated with a plurality of different patients with known mortality outcomes, wherein the data includes a subset of data for each one of a plurality of different measurement timepoints for each one of the plurality of different patients, calculating n number of classifiers, wherein n is equal to a number of the plurality of different measurement timepoints, receiving data associated with the current patient at an i-th measurement timepoint, predicting the current patient has a high mortality risk based on an output of the i-th classifier of the n number of classifiers and transmitting a signal to a health administration server to cause an alarm to be generated in response to the high mortality risk that is predicted.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262596

Method and system for prediction of an outcome of a stroke event

A method and a system are provided for prediction of an outcome of a stroke event associated with a first human subject. The method receives a first score, one or more first observations, and one or more second observations associated with the first human subject. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262587

Method and system for generating patient profiles via social media services

A method and non-transitory computer readable medium for generating patient profiles via a social media service are disclosed. For example, the method receives data from the social media service, extracts one or more attributes from the data from the social media service, classifies the one or more attributes to one or more of a plurality of predefined profile attributes, generates a patient profile based on the one or more attributes that are classified, determines a medical action to be executed based on the patient profile and transmits the medical action to be executed to a health administration server.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262555

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

An information processing apparatus includes a matching design element determination unit and a creation unit. The matching design element determination unit determines a combination of matching design elements that meets a base impression evocation criterion, by combining plural design elements which define a design and correspond to a base style having the base impression and plural design elements which correspond to an auxiliary style having an auxiliary impression different from the base impression of the base style. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262456

File management apparatus, file management method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A file management apparatus includes a file importance calculating unit that calculates a importance of each file stored in a storage region, a storage region importance calculating unit that calculates the importance of the storage region, based on the importance of each file calculated by the file importance calculating unit, and a file managing unit that performs file management with respect to the file based on the importance of the storage region designated as a storage destination of the file.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262439

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an extraction unit, a determination unit, and a replacement unit. The extraction unit extracts the identical document stored in storage places of a plurality of document storage apparatuses. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262427

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

An information processing apparatus includes an editing receiving unit and a proposal unit. The editing receiving unit receives editing contents with respect to translation results obtained by a translation engine performing translation using an editable translation dictionary which is editable by a user and an uneditable translation dictionary which is uneditable by a user and which is specialized for a specific field. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262237

Image forming system, image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing image forming program

An image forming system includes an information processing apparatus and an image forming apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes: an acquiring unit that acquires a document: a conversion unit that converts the document into an image capable of being output by the image forming apparatus; and a transmitting unit that transmits the image of the document obtained by the conversion to the image forming apparatus corresponding to the document. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262159

Capturing documents from screens for archival, search, annotation, and sharing

Example implementations described herein are directed to systems and methods for document capture, which can involve detecting, from a plurality of frames of a recording of an application window that comprises a document, document content of the document and screen activity of the application window; and generating a web-based copy of the document based on the document content and the screen activity. Further example implementations can involve recording screen activity such as mouse cursors, text annotations, scrolling actions and other activity, and then providing an application layer to replay the screen activity onto the captured document.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170262141

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

An information processing apparatus is provided with a display control unit and an output creating unit. The display control unit displays a region to be displayed, which is disposed on a multi-dimensional template impression map, on a display unit. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261993

Systems and methods for robot motion control and improved positional accuracy

Direction and speed of robotic data acquisition systems engaged in acquiring data in mapped or route-planned environments, and/or environments having reference features (e.g., shelves, walls, curbs or other structure) enabling additional guidance and control, are disclosed. A mobile base can include wheels adapted to navigate an environment. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261975

Systems and methods employing coded light to dock aerial drones, self-driving cars and surface robots

Precision docking is one of the most important tasks for drones and surface robots to charge themselves and load/unload packages. Without accurate docking, surface robots and drones will miss their charging pad or charging contacts and cannot automatically charge themselves for later tasks. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261922

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device that includes a pressing unit and a heating unit provided facing the pressing unit, an image-forming-apparatus body in which the fixing device is housed and to and from which the fixing device is attachable and detachable, a fixing-device-attachment-detachment-detecting member that detects attachment or detachment of the fixing device to or from the image-forming-apparatus body, and a controller that controls, if the fixing-device-attachment-detachment-detecting member detects the detachment of the fixing device from the image-forming-apparatus body, the image-forming-apparatus body to take a position where the pressing unit and the heating unit are to be pressed against each other.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261914

Detachable device and image forming apparatus

A detachable device includes: a detachable member that is provided to be attachable to and detachable from an apparatus main body in which a first rotating member is provided and that comprises a second rotating member which is brought into press-contact with the first rotating member; a moving member that is provided in the apparatus main body, that holds the detachable member at an attachment position to the apparatus main body so as to maintain a press-contact load between the first rotating member and the second rotating member, and that is movable to a position at which the detachable member is not held by the moving member; and a release member as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261912

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a rotating brush that supplies lubricant to a surface of an image carrying member on which an end toner image is formed at a first axial end, a cleaning member provided on a downstream side of the rotating brush in a direction of rotation of the image carrying member and that cleans the image carrying member by scraping toner from the surface of the image carrying member, a storing portion that stores the toner scraped by the cleaning member, a transporting member that transports the toner in the storing portion from the first axial end of the image carrying member toward a second axial end of the image carrying member, and a moving member that moves the toner in the storing portion toward the rotating brush.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261899

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

There is provided a fixing device. An endless belt comes into contact with a developer image on a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261898

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

There is provided a fixing device. An endless fixing belt has an inner circumferential surface to which lubricant is applied and that is rotated. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261894

Fixing member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A fixing member includes a base material, an elastic layer that is provided on the base material, and contains a cured material of a composition including thermosetting type silicone rubber, an adhesion layer that is provided on the elastic layer, and contains a cured material of a composition including an ultraviolet ray curing type silicone rubber and a surface layer provided on the adhesion layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261893

Fixing member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a fixing member includes a base material; an elastic layer that is provided on the base material and is made from a cured material of a silicone rubber composition containing a heat active catalyst and an ultraviolet ray active catalyst; and a surface layer provided on the elastic layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261889

Flywheel and image forming apparatus

A flywheel includes a rotation shaft, a flywheel body, and a protruding body. A first end of the rotation shaft is supported by a rotating body. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261888

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transfer body, a pair of transport members, and first and second guide members. The first and second guide members each have an upstream portion with respect to the transport direction that is cantilevered between the contact area of the transfer body and the image carrier, and the transport members. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261885

Developer vessel and image forming apparatus

A developer vessel includes a container that includes a discharge port through which developer is discharged, and a transport portion that rotates to transport the developer toward the discharge port, a first protrusion that protrudes from an outer surface of the container, a second protrusion that protrudes from the outer surface at a position on an opposite side to the first protrusion with a virtual line being interposed between the first and second protrusions, the virtual line passing through a rotational axis of the transport portion and on a plane perpendicular to the rotational axis of the transport portion and being parallel to the discharge port, and an extending portion that is disposed at an outer end of each of the first and second protrusions on the plane and that extends in a direction intersecting with the respective first and second protrusions.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261879

Charging member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A charging member includes a conductive substrate and a surface layer disposed on the conductive substrate. The surface layer includes an inorganic conductant agent including a metal and an organic conductant agent that includes a coordinating atom capable of coordinating to the metal and that has a molecular weight of 400 or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261878

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a carbodiimide compound and a polyester resin prepared by subjecting an alcohol component and a carboxylic acid component to condensation polymerization, wherein the alcohol component includes an aliphatic polyol in an amount of 60 mol % to 100 mol %.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261877

Metallic toner compositions

A toner composition including a toner particle having a surface, wherein the toner particle comprises at least one toner resin; a metallic pigment bonded to the surface of the toner particle; and an insulative surface additive disposed over the metallic pigment.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261874

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and conductive substrate that may be included in electrophotographic photoreceptor

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate including an outer peripheral surface treated with a silazane; and a photosensitive layer on the outer peripheral surface of the conductive substrate. The photosensitive layer includes a charge generating material and a charge transporting material.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261872

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a single-layer-type photosensitive layer on the conductive substrate. The single-layer-type photosensitive layer contains a binder resin, a charge generating material, an electron transporting material, and a hole transporting material. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261141

Quick disconnect single shutoff fitting for phase changing material

A method for producing a metal cylinder includes preparing a metal slug having a surface adjusted so that the crystal grain diameter at a depth of 10 μm from the surface is smaller than that at a depth of 100 μm from the surface, and the crystal grain diameter at a depth of 10 μm from the surface is 30 μm or more and 120 μm or less; and forming a cylinder by impact pressing of the metal slug having the surface as a bottom.. . A disconnect fitting adapted for use with a phase changing composition including a fitting base having a first fitting base end, a second fitting base end and a fitting base opening therebetween, a pin capture disposed within the fitting base opening, a displaceable pin secured within the pin capture, a fitting socket having a first fitting socket end, a second fitting socket end, a fitting socket opening therebetween, the second fitting socket end secured to the second fitting base end, and a valve at least partially disposed within the fitting socket opening. When the displaceable pin is in an unloaded condition, the displaceable pin extends in a direction of the second fitting base end, and when the displaceable pin is in a loaded condition, the displaceable pin is compressed in a direction of the first fitting base end. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170260337

Cold pressure fix toners comprising crystalline co-polyester-co-poly(alkylsiloxane)

A block copolymer includes a crystalline polyester block and an amorphous polyalkylsiloxane block, the block copolymer exhibiting baroplastic behavior. The block copolymer is used in a cold pressure fix toner. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259606

Part design geometry for stenciling expoxies through orifices in film adhesive

A method of manufacturing a print head includes forming a jet stack, the jet stack including a nozzle plate having an array of nozzles, attaching an array of transducers to the jet stack, wherein the array of transducers has a transducer corresponding to each nozzle, adhering an adhesive layer to the array of transducers, forming opening in the adhesive layer, each opening adjacent a transducer in the array of transducers, partially removing the adhesive layer in regions adjacent the openings, such that the adhesive layer is less thick in the regions adjacent the openings than in other regions, and filling the openings with a conductive material, such that when the conductive material is applied, any air in the openings moves into the regions of the adhesive layer with less thickness adjacent the openings.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259503

Method and apparatus for forming an image onto an object using selective laser sintering

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for forming an image on a three dimensional (3d) object are disclosed. For example, the method includes, detecting the 3d object that is formed from a first material is positioned on a movable bed, providing a bed of a powder of a second material on the movable bed around the 3d object, vibrating the bed of powder to provide a level surface of the powder, sintering a portion of the bed of the powder onto the 3d object, moving the 3d object and repeating the providing, the vibrating, the sintering and the moving to form the image onto the 3d object.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259497

Methods of modulating polymer rheology for additive manufacturing

A method includes adding about 5 weight percent to about 25 weight percent of carbon nanotubes to a crystalline or semi-crystalline polymer to form a composite and forming a filament or particles from the composite, the filament or particles having a size suitable for use in additive manufacturing, in the absence of the carbon nanotubes a melt viscosity of the crystalline or semi-crystalline polymer is below 100 pa·s, preventing its use in additive manufacturing. The filament or particles comprising carbon nanotubes can be used in methods of additive manufacturing.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259324

Method of preparing cylindrical metal member, metallic ingot for impact pressing, and method of preparing electrophotographic photoreceptor

A method of preparing a cylindrical metal member includes preparing a metallic ingot having at least one surface having a mean width with respect to ruggedness sm in a range of from 100 μm to 220 μm; imparting a lubricant to the at least one surface of the metallic ingot; and subjecting the metallic ingot to impact pressing while the surface coated with the lubricant with respect to the metallic ingot is set as a bottom surface, to thereby mold a cylindrical metal member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257572

Methods and systems for camera drift correction

A method, system, and apparatus for video frame alignment comprises collecting video data comprising at least two video frames; extracting a line profile along at least one line profile in each of the at least two video frames; selecting one of the at least two video frames as a reference video frame; segmenting each of the at least one line profiles into a plurality of segmented line profile group segments; aligning the plurality of segmented line profiles with the segmented line profiles in the reference video frame; translating each of the at least two video frames for each of the plurality of corresponding segmented line profile alignments; and removing a camera shift from the at least two video frames according to the translation and alignment of the plurality of segmented line profiles with the plurality of segmented line profile in the reference video frame.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257531

Color processing device, image forming system, color processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A color processing device includes a compositing unit, a modification unit, and an output unit. The compositing unit composites plural color conversion rules in a color space that includes plural color components through serial processing. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257524

Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes an image memory, an image receiving unit, an image determination unit, an image search unit, an image forming unit, and an image converter. The image memory stores replacement image data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257522

Integrated circuit, image processing apparatus, and image processing method

An integrated circuit includes a first signal line, a first circuit, a second signal line, and an attaching circuit. A first signal is transferred via the first signal line. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257519

Information processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a supply controller that controls supply of power according to a first mode and a second mode having lower power consumption than the first mode; an approach detector that detects an approach of a person during the second mode; a switching unit that switches over from the second mode to the first mode in a case where the approach of the person is detected; an authentication unit that performs authentication of the person after switching over to the first mode; a communication unit that performs communication through a communication line by the power supply in the first mode; an acquiring unit that requests acquisition of data corresponding to a result of the authentication of the person through the communication line, and acquires the data corresponding to the request; and an execution unit that executes a process based on the acquired data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257497

Image processing apparatus and method and image processing system

An image processing apparatus includes an image processor, a receiver, a processor, and a sender. The image processor performs image processing on image data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257114

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus includes a circuit selecting unit and a decoding processor. The circuit selecting unit selects a decoder circuit for each data part of encoded target data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256284

Video editing apparatus, video editing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A video editing apparatus includes a storing unit, an input unit, a segment selection unit, and a generation unit. The storing unit stores video data along with video attribute information indicating, for each concept, a confidence score that the concept is included in each of segments into which the video data has been divided. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256165

Mobile on-street parking occupancy detection

A method, system, and apparatus for parking occupancy detection comprises collecting video of a blockface with at least one video recording module, identifying a number of possible parking spaces along the blockface in the collected video, defining, a region of interest for each of the possible parking spaces, detecting a time dependent occupancy of the defined regions of interest for each of the possible parking spaces, and reporting the time dependent occupancy. Drift correction of the recorded video and ground truth comparisons of occupancy determinations may be provided.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256092

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image decomposing unit that decomposes a pixel value of each pixel forming an original image into an illumination component and a reflectance component to generate an illumination component image, and an image composing unit that reflects the illumination component on a sample image serving as a sample of image, and combines the sample image with the illumination component reflected thereon to the original image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255996

Heterogeneous resource allocation for automatic risk targeting and action prioritization in loan monitoring applications

A system, method, and apparatus for determining risk associated with a plurality of loan accounts, having an off-line mode and an online mode. In the off-line mode a first plurality of account histories is received. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255849

Document background suppression performed during color space conversion

An electronic image in a first color space, used by image acquisition devices, is obtained and converted into a second color space with a larger gamut, to produce a second color space image. Corrections are made to the second color space image to produce a corrected image, without performing background suppression. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255831

System and method for relevance estimation in summarization of videos of multi-step activities

A method and system for identifying content relevance comprises acquiring video data, mapping the acquired video data to a feature space to obtain a feature representation of the video data, assigning the acquired video data to at least one action class based on the feature representation of the video data, and determining a relevance of the acquired video data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255699

Video search apparatus, video search method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A video search apparatus includes a storing unit, an input unit, and a search unit. The storing unit stores video data along with video attributes information indicating, for each concept, a confidence score that the concept is included in the video data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255622

File reconstruction device and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A file reconstruction device includes an extraction unit and a creation unit. The extraction unit extracts pages conforming to a predetermined condition, from an input file including plural pages. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255162

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

Provided is a fixing device that has a pair of fixing members that contacts each other at a contact region, rotates in a direction opposite to each other or circularly moves in a direction opposite to each other, transports a sheet which holds a toner image, and fixes the toner age on the sheet by heating and pressing the sheet during passing through the contact region; and a blocking member that blocks an air flow along at least one of the pair of the fixing member, the air flow flowing from a sheet outlet port side of the contact region to a sheet inlet side of the contact region, and the air flow being generated due to the rotation or the circular movement of the pair of the fixing members.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255161

Image forming apparatus and method and information processing system

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, first and second obtaining units, an output unit, and a sender. The image forming unit forms an image on a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255158

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an object disposed in an apparatus body so as to be capable of being taken out through an opening; an opening-closing portion that is rotatable and that covers the opening and rotates upward to open the opening; and an operating portion that is rotatable and disposed in front of the opening-closing portion. The operating portion is disposed at a position on a rotation trajectory along which the opening-closing portion rotates upward and on a path along which the object is taken out of the apparatus body. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255151

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus including a storage portion that stores liquid developer where toner is dispersed in a carrier liquid, an image forming portion that forms an image on a recording medium with the liquid developer supplied from the storage portion, a recovery path that recovers the liquid developer from the image forming portion and returns the liquid developer to the storage portion, a dispersing mechanism that is provided in the recovery path and disperses recovered liquid developer by causing the recovered liquid developer to pass through a net member, and a replenishing unit that replenishes the liquid developer or the carrier liquid on the net member at least while the image forming portion does not form an image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255148

Pressure member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a rotatably-supported first fixing member and a second fixing member pressed against the first member. The second member includes a belt-shaped component, a support component, and a pressing component. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255145

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a first belt that heats a developer image on a recording medium; a support member that is arranged inside the first belt and supports the first belt; a second belt that sandwiches the recording medium with the first belt; a pressing roller that is provided with the second belt having an inner peripheral surface wound thereon, is provided rotatably in a direction orthogonal to a recording-medium transport direction as an axial direction, presses the second and first belts toward the support member, and forms a first press region; and a forming member that is provided inside the second belt, at an upstream side in the transport direction with respect to the pressing roller, presses the second and first belts toward the support member, and forms a second press region having a larger width than that of the first press region in the transport direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255144

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating belt that is provided rotatably around an orthogonal direction orthogonal to a transport direction of a recording medium as an axial direction, and is configured to heat a developer on the recording medium; a support member that is provided inside the heating belt and supports the heating belt; and plural pressing rotational bodies that each are rotatable around the orthogonal direction as an axial direction, are arranged in the transport direction, and are configured to press the heating belt and the recording medium toward the support member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255141

Heating device and image forming apparatus

A heating device includes a conveying unit, a heating unit, a temperature detecting unit and a controller. The conveying unit conveys a recording material. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255140

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a heating unit that heats a recording material, a contact member that is positioned upstream or downstream from the heating unit in a transport direction of the recording material and is in contact with the recording material, the contact member being configured in such a manner that a portion of the contact member that is in contact with the recording material moves with the recording material, a temperature detection unit that detects a temperature of the contact member, and a control unit that controls, based on a detection result obtained by the temperature detection unit, an output of the heating unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255139

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image forming unit that includes a developing device which performs development with a toner having a metal color which contains a flat metal pigment and a developing device which performs development with a toner having another color other than the metal color which does not contains a flat metal pigment, and forms a toner image on a recording medium; a fixing unit that fixes the toner image formed on the recording medium; and a controller that controls the image forming unit and the fixing unit such that a toner image is formed of the toner having the metal color and fixed on one surface of a film, and controls transport of the film as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255137

Preheating device and image forming apparatus

A preheating device includes a heating member that is capable of heating a continuous medium, and a movement unit that moves at least one of the continuous medium and the heating member in a direction in which the continuous medium and the heating member move relatively closer to each other or in a direction in which the continuous medium and the heating member move relatively away from each other. The movement unit moves at least one of the continuous medium and the heating member in the direction in which the continuous medium and the heating member move relatively closer to each other if predetermined heating conditions are satisfied, and the movement unit moves at least one of the continuous medium and the heating member in the direction in which the continuous medium and the heating member move relatively away from each other if the heating conditions are not satisfied.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255135

Heating device and image forming appratus

A heating device includes a heating member body having a surface that is configured to contact a continuous medium; plural heat sources that are arranged in a width direction of the continuous medium and that are configured to increase a temperature of the heating member body; an electric power circuit that is configured to supply electric power to the heat sources in accordance with a width of the continuous medium; a heat transfer member that is disposed so as to face the heat sources and that extends in the width direction of the continuous medium; and an overheat prevention device that is disposed in contact with the heat transfer member and that is configured to stop supply of electric power from the electric power circuit if a temperature of the heat transfer member exceeds a predetermined temperature.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255131

Image forming apparatus and cleaning method

Provided is an image forming apparatus including a first holding member that is rotated and holds a liquid developer including a volatile carrier liquid, a first cleaning member that is able to come into contact with or separated from the first holding member and cleans a surface of the first holding member by being in contact with the first holding member, a supplying device that supplies a volatile washing liquid to the first holding member at an upstream side of the first cleaning member in a rotation direction of the first holding member, and a switching mechanism that switches a first state in which the first cleaning member is in contact with the first holding member that is rotated to a second state in which the first cleaning member is separated from the first holding member that is rotated to apply the washing liquid to the first holding member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255120

Electrostatic charge image developing carrier, method of preparing electrostatic charge image developing carrier, and electrostatic charge image developer

An electrostatic charge image developing carrier includes magnetic particles and a resin coating layer which covers the magnetic particles, wherein a sulfate ion concentration of the resin coating layer is 0.05% by weight or less with respect to a total weight of the resin coating layer, and when a total value of a molar amount of sulfate ions contained and a molar amount of sulfo groups contained per 1 g of the resin coating layer is a mol and a molar amount of sodium ions contained per 1 g of the resin coating layer is b mol, a relationship of 0.1<b/a<1.2 is satisfied.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255118

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes toner particles that contain a binder resin and a brilliant pigment, wherein a water surface diffusion area, which is defined by jis k5906:2009, of the brilliant pigment is from 5 m2/g to 20 m2/g and an average longitudinal length of the brilliant pigment is from 0.5 μm to 10 μm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255117

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes toner particles that contain a binder resin and a brilliant pigment which has a flake shape, wherein an average thickness of the brilliant pigment is greater than 0.5 μm to 1.5 μm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255116

Electrostatic charge image developer, developer cartridge, and process cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developer includes a brilliant toner that includes a toner particle having an average equivalent circle diameter d longer than an average maximum thickness c and a carrier that includes a core particle and a coating layer which covers a surface of the core particle, wherein the coating layer contains a resin and a surfactant, and a content of the surfactant is in a range of 50 ppm to 200 ppm with respect to the entire weight of the carrier.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170255113

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor that includes a photosensitive layer that contains a charge generation material, a charge transport material, and a binder resin; a charging unit; an electrostatic latent image forming unit; a developing unit; and a transfer unit. A charge amount Δq(μc/m2), which is accumulated in the photosensitive layer by exposure conducted by using the electrostatic latent image forming unit, per unit area of a surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, a charge potential vh(v) after the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor is charged by using the charging unit, and an exposure potential vl(v) of a portion of the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor exposed by using the electrostatic latent image forming unit satisfy the following formula: 20(v·m2/μc)≦[vh−vl](v)/Δq(μc/m2)≦60(v·m2/μc). ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253757

Silver nanoparticle ink

An ink composition including a metal nanoparticle; at least one aromatic hydrocarbon solvent, wherein the at least one aromatic hydrocarbon solvent is compatible with the metal nanoparticles; at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent, wherein the at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent is compatible with the metal nanoparticles; wherein the ink composition has a metal content of greater than about 45 percent by weight, based upon the total weight of the ink composition; wherein the ink composition has a viscosity of from about 5 to about 30 centipoise at a temperature of about 20 to about 30° c. A process for preparing the ink composition. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253621

Metatitanic acid particle and method for producing the same

A metatitanic acid particle surface-treated with a silane compound having a hydrocarbon group has absorption at a wavelength of about 400 nm or more and about 800 nm or less in an ultraviolet-visible absorption spectrum, and has an absorption peak at a wave number of about 2700 cm−1 or more and about 3000 cm−1 or less in an infrared absorption spectrum.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253447

Printing device, printing method and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided a printing device. In a case where a sheet of a first direction supplied to a printing unit runs out in the middle of printing a certain unit, a sorting controller supplies sheets of a second direction to the printing unit to enable the continuous printing, and in a case where a direction of the image data of the page already held at the time when the sheet of the first direction runs out does not match with the second direction, rotates the image data such that the direction of the image data matches with the second direction, and for the pages in which the print data is not generated at the time when the sheet of the first direction runs out, instructs the generation unit to generate the image data such that the direction of the image data matches with the second direction.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170253019

Method of manufacturing heating device

A method of manufacturing a heating device includes preparing a substrate having a curved surface; and forming a heating body on the substrate, the heating body generating heat with a supply of electric current. The forming of the heating body includes pressing a screen toward the substrate with an aid of a pressing member while rotating the substrate and moving the screen, and transferring application liquid that is to form the heating body to the substrate through the screen. ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252736

Titanium oxide particle and method for producing the same

A titanium oxide particle surface-treated with a silane compound having a hydrocarbon group has absorption at a wavelength of about 400 nm or more and about 800 nm or less in an ultraviolet-visible absorption spectrum, and has an absorption peak at a wave number of about 2700 cm−1 or more and about 3000 cm−1 or less in an infrared absorption spectrum.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170252724

Silica particle and method for producing the same

A silica particle includes a silica particle body and a titania coating layer formed on a surface of the silica particle body through a reaction of a titanium compound having a structure in which a hydrocarbon group bonds to a titanium atom through an oxygen atom. The silica particle has absorption at a wavelength of about 400 nm or more and about 800 nm or less in an ultraviolet-visible absorption spectrum.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251275

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires image quality information on a video a plurality of segments of which are sequentially delivered in a streaming manner and a bit rate of which is variable during a playback of the video, the image quality information indicating image qualities of one or more segment of the plurality of segments at each of a plurality of bit rates, and a determining unit that determines a bit rate of the one or more segment of the plurality of segments of the video that is played back according to the acquired image quality information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251274

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes: a first specifying unit that specifies a size of a display region of a video delivered by streaming, the video having a bit rate that is changeable during a playback; a second specifying unit that specifies a data amount of data temporarily stored for a period of the video to be next played back; and a third specifying unit that specifies a bandwidth in reception of the data. The information processing apparatus further includes a determining unit that determines a bit rate of the video that is played back based on the size, the data amount, and the bandwidth that are specified.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251127

Color processing apparatus, color processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A color processing apparatus includes first, second, and third acquiring units. The first acquiring unit acquires first color data indicating association among first-space color in a first space, second-space color obtained using a reading unit reading measurement images having different first-space colors, and third-space color obtained by converting the second-space color through a predetermined transformation model. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251119

Non-transitory computer readable medium, information processing method and information processing apparatus

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a print control program causing a computer to function as a designation information acquisition unit, a paper feed information acquisition unit, and a designation information changing unit. The designation information acquisition unit acquires designation information indicating a paper feed designation of recording paper and a paper designation from print data that is generated by a printer driver based on the paper feed designation and the paper designation. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249816

System and method for proving physical presence

Methods and systems receive location identification tokens from transmitters using a portable computerized device. A first location identification token is received from a first location transmitting device, while the portable computerized device is within a predetermined distance from a designated location. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249741

Information processing apparatus

There is provided an information processing apparatus. A determination unit determines whether an object is present in a predetermined place. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249538

Printer, printing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A printer includes a receiver, a detector, and a sort controller. The receiver receives print data described in a page description language. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249537

Printer, printing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A printer includes a receiver, an inserter, and a sort controller. The receiver receives print data. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249524

Method and system for detection-based segmentation-free license plate recognition

A detection-based segmentation-free method and system for license plate recognition. An image of a vehicle is initially captured utilizing an image-capturing unit. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249482

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

There is provided an information processing apparatus. An acquisition unit acquires feature information of a latest block in a block chain when target data is generated. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249301

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

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process for displaying text. The process includes displaying in association with each other a text region extracted from image information and including an image of a text, an original text that is obtained by performing character recognition on the image of the text included in the text region, and a translation text into which the original text is translated.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249299

Non-transitory computer readable medium and information processing apparatus and method

A non-transitory computer readable medium storing a translation program causes a computer to execute a process. The process includes: displaying image information, text regions, and original text in association with each other, the text regions being obtained by extracting regions including an image of text from the image information, the original text being obtained by performing character recognition on the text included in the text regions; and editing the text regions in accordance with the content of a received operation.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248914

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first condition section that derives, from the density of the image detected by an image density detector, a forming condition in forming an image such that the density of the image formed comes close to a predetermined target density, a second condition section that derives, from the environmental state detected by the environmental detector, a forming condition such that the density of the formed image becomes the target density, and a stabilization section that causes, when a difference between the two forming conditions exceeds a predetermined degree, the image forming section to perform a stabilization operation which stabilizes a developing property of the developer in the developing device as compared to the current environmental state, and thereafter causes the formation of an image, the density detection, and the derivation of the forming condition by the first condition section to be performed again.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248901

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an opening and closing member that is movably supported between an opening position at which an inner portion of a main body of the apparatus is opened and a closing position at which the inner portion of the main body of the apparatus is closed, an engaged portion that is provided in the main body of the apparatus, an engaging member that is provided in the opening and closing member and is engaged to the engaged portion, and a reaction force generating mechanism that is provided in the opening and closing member, and urges the opening and closing member toward the opening position when the opening and closing member moves from the opening position to the closing position.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248900

Sealing member and image forming apparatus

A sealing member sealing a gap between one member and another member includes a mounting portion that is mounted on the one member and an extension portion that extends from a mounting portion side to another member side and contacts with the other member. In the sealing member, the extension portion includes an assist portion that is formed in one end toward the other member side and assists spring-up of the extension portion in accordance with sliding of the other member or the one member.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248899

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an open/close member supported so as to be movable between an open position at which an inside of an apparatus body is exposed and a closed position at which the apparatus body is closed; an engaged portion provided on the apparatus body; an engaging member having an engaging portion that is engageable with the engaged portion and a lever portion that contacts the engaged portion to guide the engaging portion to the engaged portion when the open/close member is moved from the open position to the closed position, the engaging member being provided on the open/close member and being rotatable forward and in reverse; and an urging member that urges the engaging member. The urging direction of the urging member is changeable between fixing and releasing directions in which the engaging member is drawn into and moved away from the engaged portion, respectively.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248895

Image forming device

An image forming device includes an image carrier, a charging device that charges the surface of the image carrier, an electrostatic image forming device that forms an electrostatic image on the surface of the image carrier, a developing device that uses a developer containing toner particles and external additives adhering to the surface of the toner particle to develop the electrostatic image into a toner image, a transfer device that transfers the toner image to a recording medium, a cleaning device having a blade that cleans off residual toner from the image carrier, a suction device that suctions all or part of residual toner excepting the external additives released from the surface of the toner particles, and a fixing device that fixes the toner image to the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248890

Continuous sheet transport device and image forming apparatus

A continuous sheet transport device transports a continuous sheet along a sheet transport path passing through a transfer position at which a toner image is transferred. The device includes a first transport unit that is provided on an upstream side of the transfer position on the sheet transport path and transports the continuous sheet, a sheet feeding unit that is provided on an upstream side of the first transport unit on the sheet transport path and that feeds the continuous sheet, a leasing end of which is placed on the sheet feeding unit, toward a downstream side on the sheet transport path, and an operation controller that controls the first transport unit to temporarily operate in a reverse transport direction so that the continuous sheet is transported to the upstream side at a timing before the leading end of the continuous sheet reaches the first transport unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248886

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a first belt that contacts a developer image on a recording medium; a second belt that sandwiches the recording medium with the first belt and hence forms a nip region extending in a transport direction of the recording medium; a rotational body that is provided inside the first belt in a region at a downstream side in the transport direction of the nip region, rotates, and turns the first belt; a pressing member that is provided inside the second belt and presses the second belt toward the rotational body; and a heating unit that is provided inside the first belt in a region at an upstream side in the transport direction of the nip region in a non-contact manner with respect to the first belt, and heats the developer image on the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248884

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a first supporting member that supports one of first and a second forming members that form a nip portion by sandwiching a recording medium, a second supporting member supporting the other of the first and second forming members, a first spring pressurizing the nip portion, a cam that rotates to relatively displace the first and second supporting members in a direction in which the nip portion is released, a rotating portion disposed at a position shifted from the cam in a rotation axis direction of the cam and rotating integrally with the cam, and a second spring exerting a force on the rotating portion in a direction opposite to a rotating direction of the cam according to the rotation of the cam when a state in which the nip portion is released transitions to a state in which the nip portion is formed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248883

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus fixes a toner image, in which plural layers constituted from toners with different low-temperature storage elastic moduli as measured in the temperature range of 30° c. Or more and 50° c. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248880

Fixing device, collecting roller, and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing roller that fixes a toner image to a recording medium; a cleaning roller that contacts the fixing roller and rotates, and cleans off toner adhered to a surface of the fixing roller; and a collecting roller that contacts the cleaning roller and rotates, and collects toner adhered to a surface of the cleaning roller, the collecting roller including an air passage section that extends through the collecting roller in an axial direction of the collecting roller and through which air passes.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248878

Elastic roll, fixing device, image forming apparatus, and base

According to an aspect of the invention, an elastic roll includes a base that has a circular outer circumferential line in an axial direction and includes an outer circumferential surface on which a spiral recess in the axial direction is formed; and an elastic layer that is provided to be adhered to the outer circumferential surface and has a circular outer circumferential line in the axial direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248866

Image forming apparatus and method

An image forming apparatus is provided with an image holder that holds an electrostatic latent image, a developing unit that develops the electrostatic latent image of the image holder, a biasing unit that biases the developing unit toward the image holder; and a holding member that holds the biasing unit and is disposed so that a part which is opposite to a biasing direction of the biasing unit is in contact with an image forming apparatus main body directly or via another member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248865

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image by forming an electrostatic latent image on an image carrier, which is charged by a charging member to which a normal voltage is applied, on the basis of image information and by supplying a developer to the image carrier; an application unit that applies a special alternating-current voltage to the charging member, the special alternating-current voltage at least having an amplitude that is greater than that of an alternating-current voltage that is applied when forming the image; and an instruction unit that instructs the application unit to apply the special alternating-current voltage at a specific time in a period other than an image forming period during which the image forming unit forms the image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248864

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus transfers a first image including a first toner not containing a metal pigment onto a specific medium having a smoothness of 112 seconds or smaller, fixes the first image for use as a base coat onto the specific medium, and transfers and fixes a second image including a second toner containing a metal pigment onto the base coat fixed onto the specific medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248861

Liquid developer, liquid developer cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming method

A liquid developer contains: a toner particle; a carrier liquid; and either a polymer compound containing a monomer unit having a polysiloxane chain and a monomer unit having an amino group or a polymer compound containing a monomer unit having a polyester chain containing a cyclic structure and a monomer unit having an amino group.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248859

Toner composition and process

A toner composition comprising (a) a first lower molecular weight amorphous polyester resin comprising a polyester derived from dodecenyl succinic acid, dodecenyl succinic anhydride, or a combination thereof present in an amount of from about 5 to about 15 weight percent, based on the total weight of the first amorphous polyester; (b) a second higher molecular weight amorphous polyester resin comprising a polyester derived from dodecenyl succinic acid, dodecenyl succinic anhydride, or a combination thereof, and a branching agent derived from a polyacid or polyol component; wherein the dodecenyl succinic acid, dodecenyl succinic anhydride, or combination thereof is present in the second amorphous polyester in an amount of from about 5 to about 15 weight percent, based on the total weight of the second amorphous polyester; (c) a crystalline polyester resin; (d) a wax; and (e) optionally, a colorant.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248858

Hyperpigmented low melt toner

A low melt toner includes a core having a core polystyrene-butyl acrylate resin, a crystalline polyester resin, a pigment present in an amount from about 7% to about 20% by weight of the low melt toner, and a paraffin wax; a ratio of the polystyrene-butyl acrylate resin to crystalline polyester resin is in a range from about 5:1 to about 7:1; and a shell disposed over the core including a shell polystyrene-butyl acrylate resin.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248855

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a single-layer photosensitive layer on the conductive substrate. The photosensitive layer includes a binder resin, at least one selected from a hydroxygallium phthalocyanine pigment and a chlorogallium phthalocyanine pigment, a hole transporting material, and an electron transporting material and has a martens hardness hm of 170 n/mm2 or more and 200 n/mm2 or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170247569

Polydiphenylsiloxane coating formulation and method for forming a coating

Provided is composition for a liquid coating. The composition may include a silanol terminated copolymer, at least one cross-linker, and a catalyst. ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170247538

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition contains a polycarbonate resin, a reaction product of a glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer with a polyethylene terephthalate resin, a polyethylene terephthalate resin that has not reacted with the glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer, an organic phosphorus flame retardant, and a flame-retardant anti-drip agent, wherein the amount of the polyethylene terephthalate resin in the reaction product is approximately not less than 3 mass % relative to the amount of the whole reaction product.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246795

Shaping apparatus

A shaping apparatus includes: a bench unit that has a light shielding wall around the bench unit; an ejecting unit that is moved relatively with respect to the bench unit and ejects a droplet of a light curable shaping liquid toward the bench unit; and an irradiating unit that performs scanning the ejected droplet on the bench unit with irradiation light to cure the droplet in a state where the ejecting unit is moved to outside from the light shielding wall.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246769

Method for ablating openings in unsupported layers

A method of forming openings in a polymer layer includes positioning a layer of a material over a cavity such that a portion of the first material lies over a cavity, ablating the portion of the material at a first shape, and ablating the portion of the material at a second shape, wherein the second shape lies within the first shape. A method of forming openings in a polymer layer includes positioning a layer of a first material over a second material having a cavity such that a portion of the first material lies over the cavity, ablating the portion of the first material over the cavity at a first shape, and ablating the portion of the second material over the cavity at a second shape, wherein the second shape lies within the first shape.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244864

Information processing apparatus, for issuing temporary identification information to user and for obtaining authorization information from service providing apparatus

. . A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process. The process includes receiving a temporary use request from a user; generating temporary identification information in accordance with the temporary use request and providing the generated temporary identification information to the user; acquiring authorization information from a service providing apparatus, the authorization information being information for receiving delegation of a privilege of the user for the service providing apparatus; storing the temporary identification information and the authorization information in association with each other; and when a request including the temporary identification information is received from an apparatus that has transmitted the request, transmitting the authorization information to the service providing apparatus in order to perform an operation according to the request, the authorization information being associated with the temporary identification information.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244858

Image forming apparatus, server apparatus, and recording medium

An image forming apparatus includes plural components that are used to perform an image forming operation, and a drive controller that controls a potential noise source component or a component group containing plural potential noise source components among the plural components to be sequentially driven in an operation state for specifying a noise occurrence place such that a component or a component group having a higher possibility to be a noise source is driven with higher priority or a component or a component group having a lower possibility to be the noise source with lower priority.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244856

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable program

An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit that receives supply of electric power and performs communication with a storage device used to store data, a supply controller that controls supply of electric power in an own apparatus according to a plurality of modes including a first mode and a second mode in which power consumption is smaller than that of the first mode, and transitions from the second mode to the first mode, a receiving unit that receives instruction to execute process based on the data from a user after the transition from the second mode to the first mode, an acquiring unit that requests acquisition of the data to the storage device and acquires the data according to the request based on the instruction, and an execution unit that executes a process based on the acquired data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244851

Image processing device, image reading apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An image processing device includes: an obtaining unit that obtains image information of a second region to detect an erecting direction of an image formed on a document, the second region being defined in the image in advance according to a criterion different from a criterion for defining a first region in the image, in which character recognition is performed; and an output unit that outputs character information of the first region, the character information being recognized in accordance with the erecting direction of the image obtained from the image information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244846

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first execution unit, a second execution unit, and a display. The first execution unit performs a specific function. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170244722

System and method for automatically providing proximity based guest access to a network of resource devices

A method for providing guest access to a guest user for a network resource device based on proximity includes provisioning a plurality of network resource devices with a set of guest-on boarding information, receiving a request for guest access from a guest user for the network resource devices, determining if the guest user is within a certain distance of at least one of the network resource devices, and if the guest user is within the certain distance of at least one of the network resource devices identify each such network resource device as a proximate device. The method also includes providing a first set of guest on-boarding information to the guest user, via one of the proximate devices. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243354

Automatic frontal-view gait segmentation for abnormal gait quantification

A computer-implemented method for gait analysis of a subject includes obtaining visual data from an image capture device positioned in front of or behind the subject, the visual data comprising at least two image frames of the subject over a period of time walking toward or away from the image capture device, the at least two image frames capturing at least a portion of the gait of the subject, detecting within the at least two images body parts as two-dimensional landmarks using a pose estimation algorithm on each of the at least two frames, generating a joint model depicting the location of the at least one joint in each of the at least two frames, using the joint model to segment a gait cycle for the at least one joint, and comparing the gait cycle to a threshold value to detect abnormal gait.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243087

Mobile apparatus, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

According to an aspect of the invention, a mobile apparatus includes: a communication unit that performs wireless communication with an image processing apparatus; a first receiving unit that receives information indicating that printing is in progress from the image processing apparatus; a second receiving unit that receives information indicating that printing is completed from the image processing apparatus; and an output unit. When a connection state in the wireless communication with the image processing apparatus or a distance to the image processing apparatus satisfies a predetermined condition after the information indicating that printing is in progress is received from the image processing apparatus and before the information indicating that printing is completed is received from the image processing apparatus, the output unit outputs a message indicating that a printout output by the image processing apparatus is forgotten to be taken.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243083

Generating a virtual world to assess real-world video analysis performance

A system and method are suited for assessing video performance analysis. A computer graphics engine clones real-world data in a virtual world by decomposing the real-world data into visual components and objects in one or more object categories and populates the virtual world with virtual visual components and virtual objects. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243077

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a unifying unit, a memory, a storing unit, a setting unit, a selecting unit, an extracting, and a determining unit. The unifying unit unifies images of identification target regions cut out from, a learning image. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243067

Side window detection through use of spatial probability maps

Methods, systems, and processor-readable media for detecting the side window of a vehicle. A spatial probability map can be calculated, which includes data indicative of likely side window locations of a vehicle in an image. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170243057

System and method for automatic gait cycle segmentation

A computer-implemented system and method for gait analysis of a subject. The method includes obtaining visual data from an image capture device positioned in front of or behind the subject, the plurality of image frames capturing at least one gait cycle of the gait of the subject, detecting one or more prescribed features within the plurality of image frames, analyzing each of the plurality of image frames to detect cross-frame stability of the one or more prescribed features, and segmenting the gait of the subject into at least one gait cycle based at least in part on the detected cross-frame stability of the one or more prescribed features.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242851

Non-transitory computer readable medium, information search apparatus, and information search method

A non-transitory computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process for information search, includes searching a document database for a basic document which is a document containing an input keyword; searching the document database for an associated document associated with the basic document; generating plural document sets by classifying a document group containing plural associated documents; and outputting, for each document set, a feature word which is a word characteristic to the document set.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242647

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

An information processing device includes an extraction unit that extracts a history of operations performed on a sticky note which is attached to a pasteboard, and a presentation unit that, in a case that the history of the operations satisfies a predetermined condition, performs presentation which indicates a situation in a meeting corresponding to the predetermined condition.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242572

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a setting value input unit, a first memory, and a second memory. The setting value input unit displays a setting item selection screen for selecting a setting item for which a setting value is to be input, displays, in response to selection of a setting item on the setting item selection screen, a setting value input screen for inputting a setting value of the setting item, and receives a setting value. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242426

Quality management apparatus, quality management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A quality management apparatus includes an acquisition unit and an extraction unit. The acquisition unit acquires, about products to be managed, a rate of occurrence of a malfunction on an occurrence period basis, an operation condition of the products, and a manufacturing condition for the products. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242397

Blowing tube, blowing device, and image forming apparatus

A blowing tube is provided and includes: a passage portion and plural restriction portions. The passage portion includes an inlet passage portion including a first passage space, a first bent passage portion including a second passage space, and a second bent passage portion including a third passage space. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242381

Image forming apparatus, method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and detachable body

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a cleaning member that cleans the image carrier, an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording material, and a controller that controls the image forming unit based on at least one of physical property information and dimension information of the cleaning member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242379

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes an endless belt, a planar heater, a thermal fuse element, and an elastic member. The belt fixes a toner image to a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242378

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body having an image forming unit that is configured to an image on a recording material, and a fixing unit removably attached to the apparatus body to fix the image on the recording material. The fixing unit includes a roll member having a roll body and a bearing provided at each end of the roll body to support the roll body rotatably, a pressurizing member provided in contact with the roll member to form a fixing pressurizing portion through which the recording material passes, and a storage member that stores the roll member and the pressurizing member in a state in which the roll member and the pressurizing member are pressed with a predetermined pressure. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242375

Transparent roll, light irradiating device, and image forming apparatus

Provided is a transparent roll around which a transparent belt that transmits light from a light source is wound and which presses the transparent belt in a nip portion and transmits the light from the light source, the transparent roll including a base layer, and an elastic layer that is exposed on a transparent belt side with respect to the base layer and is elastically deformed greater than the base layer in the nip portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242374

Transfer device, non-transitory computer readable medium, image forming apparatus, and transfer method

A transfer device includes a transport belt that contacts with a photoreceptor, and transports a recording medium; a transfer roll that transfers the toner image formed on a surface of the photoreceptor to the recording medium while pressing the recording medium to the photoreceptor through the transport belt; an adjusting unit that adjusts a pressing force of the transfer roll against the recording medium; and a controller that controls the adjusting unit so that a first pressing force is stronger than a second pressing force. The first pressing force is the pressing force after the recording medium starts to pass through a transfer position of the transfer roll and is moved by a predetermined distance. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242373

Tubular member, transfer belt, transfer unit, and image forming apparatus

A tubular member includes a siloxane-modified polyetherimide, a polyetherimide except the siloxane-modified polyetherimide, and a conductive material, wherein a content of the siloxane-modified polyetherimide with respect to a total content of the siloxane-modified polyetherimide and the polyetherimide except the siloxane-modified polyetherimide at a surface layer portion is 40% by weight or more.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242372

Tubular member, transfer belt, transfer unit, and image forming apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a tubular member includes a siloxane-modified polyetherimide, a polyetherimide except the siloxane-modified polyetherimide, a polyether ether ketone, and a conductive material.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242366

Electrostatic charge image developing white toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing white toner includes a white toner particle and a yellow toner particle that includes an organic yellow pigment, wherein a content ratio (by number) of the yellow toner particles to all of toner particles included in the toner is from 0.01% by number to 3% by number.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242362

Blower duct, blower device, and image forming apparatus

A blower duct includes a path section and multiple suppressing sections. The path section connects an inlet and an outlet and allows air to flow therethrough. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242356

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles, polishing agent particles which have a number particle size distribution having two peaks, and fatty acid metal salt particles which have a number particle size distribution having one peak, wherein the toner satisfies relationships expressed by expressions: (1) da≦0.5×dt, (2) dc≦0.5×dt and (3) dt≦db, wherein da represents a particle diameter of a small-diameter-side peak in the two peaks of the number particle size distribution of the polishing agent particles, db represents a particle diameter of a large-diameter-side peak in the two peaks of the number particle size distribution of the polishing agent particles, dc represents a particle diameter of a peak of the number particle size distribution of the fatty acid metal salt particles, and dt represents a volume average particle diameter of the toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242354

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a toner particle, a polishing agent particle, and a fatty acid metal salt particle, wherein a rate of the fatty acid metal salt particles strongly attached to the surface of the toner particles is equal to or greater than 50% by number with respect to the fatty acid metal salt particles attached to the surface of the toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242351

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate, an organic photosensitive layer on the conductive substrate, and an inorganic protective layer on the organic photosensitive layer. A layer that constitutes a surface of the organic photosensitive layer contains a charge transport material, a binder resin, silica particles, and a silicone compound.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170241883

Analysis apparatus and analysis method using particle method

An analysis apparatus includes a detector and a determination unit. The detector detects, for a target particle, a direction of a surface that is in proximity to the target particle. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170241771

Use of a full width array imaging sensor to measure real time film thicknesses on film manufacturing equipment

A method for providing film-thickness analysis with a spectrophotometer includes configuring an illuminator to emit a light beam at a film deposited on a substrate surface, configuring a linear sensor to receive light reflecting off the deposited film on the substrate surface via a gradient index lens and a linear variable filter, and configuring a processor to determine thickness of the film based on spectral reflectivity of the film received from the linear sensor.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240758

Conductive inks compositions and methods for preparation of stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles

Processes for preparing stabilized metal-containing nanoparticles comprising silver and/or a silver alloy composite by reacting a silver compound with a reducing agent comprising a hydrazine compound at a temperature between about 20° c. And about 60° c. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240751

Three-dimension forming support material, three-dimension forming support material cartridge, and three-dimension forming composition set

A three-dimension forming support material for ink jet includes a warm water-soluble radiation curable compound that exhibits solubility in warm water of at least 40° c. To 90° c. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240743

Polymide precursor composition and method for producing polymide precursor composition

A polyimide precursor composition includes a solvent mixture containing an alcohol solvent and a water-insoluble solvent that is at least one selected from the solvent group consisting of water-insoluble ketones and water-insoluble ethers; and a polyimide precursor dissolved in the solvent mixture.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240718

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method of preparing resin composition

A resin composition includes a cellulose ester resin having a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 to 75,000; sulfuric acid; and at least one metal element selected from the group consisting of group 1 elements and group 2 elements, wherein a ratio of the sum of the content [m1] of the group 1 element and the content [m2] of the group 2 element to the total amount of all the elements according to fluorescent x-ray spectroscopy is 0.052% by weight, and a molar ratio of the content [m1] of the group 1 element, the content [m2] of the group 2 element, and the content [s] of sulfur atoms (s) according to fluorescent x-ray spectroscopy satisfies a relationship of expression 1: ([m1]/2)+[m2]≧1.5×[s].. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240158

Monitoring apparatus and monitoring system

Provided is a monitoring apparatus including an acquiring unit that acquires information relating to an operation status when an operating body is operated, a determination unit that determines one of plural categories of the operation status, which are classified based on a degree of occurrence of a malfunction of the operating body or a degree of danger of the operation status, to which the information relating to the operation status acquired by the acquiring unit belongs, and an attention calling unit that calls for an attention for an operation of the operating body in a case where the information relating to the operation status is determined to belong to a specific category.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239957

Methods, systems, and devices for inkjet color management

A system, device, and method for managing colors of a color printer by printing color patches on a test sheet of paper associated with a paper type, determining spectral data of the color patches using an inline full width array spectrophotometer of the color printer, determining measurements based on the spectral data, determining that a measurement is equal to or within a range of a measurement associated with an existing paper profile; and printing subsequent sheets of paper associated with the paper type using parameters associated with the existing paper profile.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239893

System and method for automated cleaning of parts produced by a three-dimensional object printer

A method of operating a cleaning system removes support material from parts made by a three-dimensional printer. The method operates the cleaning system to correlate data for features on a part located within a receptacle with structural data in a file used by the three-dimensional printer to fabricate the part. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239890

System and method for building three-dimensional printed objects with materials having different properties

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object operates components in an additive manufacturing system with reference to quantifications identified for properties of different materials in a same layer. The method enables the layer to be formed with compensation for the differences in the quantifications of the properties of the two materials.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239888

Method and device for building three-dimensional cylindrical objects

A three-dimensional object printer enables production of cylindrically shaped objects. The printer includes a controller operatively connected to at least two printheads, at least one object treating device, and actuator that is operatively connected to a cylindrical member being supported by at least two supports. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239812

Robot control system

A robot control system includes: a plurality of conversation-type robots including an acquiring unit configured to acquire conversation information including conversation content during conversation with the user, background information during the conversation with the sure, and information on emotional reaction of a user during the conversation with the user; a collector configured to collect the acquired conversation information; and a generator configured to generate control information for controlling the plurality of conversation-type robots by using the collected conversation information. The plurality of conversation-type robots have a conversation with the user by using the control information to acquire new conversation information from the user.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170238846

Computer vision system for ambient long-term gait assessment

A method for gait analysis of a subject performed periodically over time to detect changes in one or more gait characteristics. The method includes detecting and identifying a subject and analyzing the gait of the subject on a plurality of occasions. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170237869

Image processing apparatus and image processing system

An image processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a display unit, an input unit, and an image processing unit. The communication unit receives information related to at least one processing condition for image processing stored in and specified with a terminal device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170237570

Method and system for server based secure auditing for revisioning of electronic document files

Methods and systems for providing secure recording of revisions made to electronic documents, using secure methods to validate the recorded changes, are disclosed. An electronic device making a change to an electronic document can transmit the change to the network. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170237569

Secure revisioning auditing system for electronic document files

Methods and systems for providing secure recording of revisions made to electronic documents, using secure methods to validate the recorded changes, are disclosed. An electronic device making a change to an electronic document can transmit the change to the network. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170236613

Conductive polymer composite

A conductive polymer composite includes: a thermoplastic polymer; a plurality of carbon nanotubes; and a plurality of metallic particulates in an amount ranging from about 0.5% to about 80% by weight relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170236040

Image quality adjustment apparatus, image quality adjustment method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image quality adjustment apparatus includes an adjustment unit and an order controller. The adjustment unit sequentially receives instructions of adjustment details for adjustment processes of multiple of types for adjusting image quality, and sequentially performs the adjustment processes on an image. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235939

Security enhancement of customer replaceable unit monitor (crum)

A component subsystem and a method for authenticating the component subsystem. The component subsystem may be installed in a host device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235531

Image information converting apparatus, image forming apparatus, image information converting system, non-transitory computer readable medium storing image information converting program and image information converting method

An image information converting apparatus according to one embodiment includes a converting unit, a splitting unit and an adding unit. The converting unit converts first image information described in a first language into second image information described in a second language, the second language being different from the first language. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235528

Adaptive selection of rendering intent for negative text embedded with image objects

Methods and systems for rendering an image. In an example embodiment, a step or operation can be implemented to pre-render white objects in an image with a background image set to a single complementary color. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235272

Accumulation removal device and image forming apparatus

An accumulation removal device includes a cleaning blade, a fluid supply device, and an instruction device. The cleaning blade is disposed so as to be in contact with a surface of an image holding member and cleans the surface of the image holding member after an image forming process has been performed. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235271

Image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes: a communication unit that receives first mode electric power to perform communication; an image forming unit that receives first mode electric power the to form an image on a medium; a fixing unit that generates heat by receiving first mode electric power corresponding, and performs a fixing process of fixing the image to the medium; a predicting unit that predicts a processing time required for a process of forming the image; and a supply controller that controls supply of electric power according to a first mode or a second mode in which power consumption is smaller than that of the first mode. The supply controller starts the supply of first mode electric power to the fixing unit at a timing based on the predicted processing time when the image forming apparatus transitions from the second mode to the first mode.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235263

Print control apparatus and method, print system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A print control apparatus includes an analyzing unit, an obtaining unit, and a controller. The analyzing unit analyzes a total number of pages of received print data. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235255

Electrically conductive roller, transfer device, and image forming apparatus

An electrically conductive roller includes a shaft body, an elastic layer disposed on an external circumferential surface of the shaft body, a tube that covers the elastic layer while being in close contact with the elastic layer and extends beyond two ends of the elastic layer, and projections disposed on internal circumferential surfaces of portions of the tube extending beyond the two ends of the elastic layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235253

Liquid developer supply device, developing device, and image forming apparatus

Provided is a liquid developer supply device including a supply roller that rotates and holds liquid developer in a recessed portion formed in an outer circumferential surface to supply the liquid developer to a receiving member, a liquid developer supply unit that supplies liquid developer between a seal member which is in contact with the supply roller on an upstream side in a rotating direction and a regulation member which is in contact with the supply roller on a downstream side, and that forms a liquid developer reservoir, and a supply unit that supplies a cleaning liquid to a contact portion from an upstream side of the contact portion between the supply roller and the seal member, in the rotating direction of the supply roller, such that the cleaning liquid flows down along the seal member due to gravity.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235243

Emulsion aggregation toner for sensor and antibacterial applications

Provided is a toner that has a plurality of toner particles. Each toner particle can include a binder resin core and a shell disposed about the binder resin core. ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170235242

Liquid developer and developer cartridge

A liquid developer includes a carrier liquid and a toner including a urethane-modified acrylic resin.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170233535

Core-shell metal nanoparticle composite

A nanocomposite includes a core comprising a first polymer, a shell disposed about the core, the shell comprising a sulfonated polyester, the first polymer and sulfonated polyester are different, and a plurality of silver nanoparticles disposed throughout the shell layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232755

Liquid supply device and droplet ejecting apparatus

A liquid supply device includes a first storage unit that stores a first liquid, a second storage unit that stores a second liquid separately from the first liquid, the second liquid containing an infrared absorbing agent, a mixing unit that mixes the first liquid and the second liquid to generate a mixture, and a supply unit that supplies the mixture to an outside of the liquid supply device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230538

Image processing device, image processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

. . An image processing device includes a classification unit that classifies a plurality of a first document image or a plurality of a second document image in accordance with an arrangement of documents, and a generation unit that generates an image in accordance with a result of the classification.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230532

Operation system, search device and search method

An operation system includes: an operation apparatus that includes a display displaying information and an operation unit receiving an operation, is connected to a communication network, and, using the display and the operation unit, enables other apparatus to operate through the communication network; an operation target apparatus that is connected to the operation apparatus in parallel using the communication network and a direct connection line and receives an operation through the communication network; a connection storing unit that is built in the operation apparatus, is connected to the operation target apparatus through the communication network and stores connection information used for operating the operation target apparatus; and a search device as defined herein, and the search device includes: a first information acquiring unit; a second information acquiring unit; an apparatus specifying unit; and a storage instructing unit as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230531

Image processing device, image processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An image processing device includes an association unit, a generation unit, an output unit, a reception unit, and a print unit. The association unit associates a first document image with a second image, the second image being an image of a reverse side of the first document image. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230519

Terminal device, diagnosis system, computer readable medium, diagnostic method, and computer data signal

A terminal device includes a display unit that displays acquired image information, a receiving unit that receives an analysis position of quality unevenness in the image information, and a detection unit that detects pitch information by respectively performing frequency analysis on first and second regions containing the analysis position. The display unit displays the pitch information detected from the first region with respect to pitch information equal to or greater than a predetermined pitch length and displays the pitch information detected from the second region with respect to pitch information less than the predetermined pitch length.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230518

Terminal device, diagnosis system and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal device includes an acquisition unit that acquires image information of a read-out original, a display unit that displays the image information acquired by the acquisition unit, a detection unit that detects pitch information by performing frequency analysis of the image information displayed by the display unit, and a control unit that controls the image information so as to be enlarged or reduced in accordance with a size of the original and controls to display the pitch information so as to be superimposed on the image information which is enlarged or reduced.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230517

Terminal device, diagnosis system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal device includes an acquisition unit that acquires image information, a display unit that displays the image information acquired by the acquisition unit, a detection unit that detects pitch information by performing frequency analysis on the image information displayed by the display unit, and a control unit that controls the display unit to display the pitch information detected by the detection unit. The control unit adjusts saturation or shade of the image information displayed by the display unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170230344

Methods and systems for broadcasting targeted advertisements to mobile device

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for identifying a targeted content item for a user. The method includes receiving one or more encrypted first attributes of the user, and a first key. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228840

Method and system for identifying locations for placement of replenishment stations for vehicles

A method and a system are provided for identifying one or more locations for placement of one or more replenishment stations for one or more vehicles. The method comprises receiving a historical demand data at a plurality of existing replenishment stations within a pre-defined area. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228784

Method and system for receiving targeted content

A method and a system for receiving targeted content are disclosed. In an embodiment, in a mobile device at least a first metadata corresponding to a first content displayed on a digital signage board is received, based on a predetermined action performed by the mobile device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228656

Data classification device, non-transitory computer readable meduim, and data classification method

A data classification device includes an estimation unit that estimates, for each of one or more classes provided for learning data pieces in a feature-amount-data space that includes multiple learning data pieces, probability densities of learning data pieces belonging to the class and learning data pieces not belonging to the class around a judgment target data piece in the feature-amount-data space, a calculation unit that calculates, based on the probability densities, an index indicating how much the judgment target data piece is likely to belong to the class, and a judgment unit that judges which class the judgment target data piece belongs to by using the index. Based on distribution of positive data pieces belonging to the class and negative data pieces not belonging to the class around the judgment target data piece, the estimation unit determines a size of a region used for the estimation.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228623

Print control device, printing system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and print control method

A print control device is provided with a storage unit that stores print data which is being processed in another print control device that controls a printing device so as to perform print processing based on received print data, an acquisition unit that acquires second printed-page information from the printing device, and a controller. When an error occurs in the other print control device, the controller receives first printed-page information from the other print control device, determines a restart page from the first printed-page information received from the other print control device and the second printed-page information acquired by the acquisition unit, and controls the printing device on behalf of the other print control device so as to restart the print processing based on the print data from the restart page.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228620

Document printing using hardware-dependent fonts

A system prints a document by generating a device-dependent font that is appropriate for the document and the print device. The system does this by identifying a font for the document, identifying an affine transformation matrix for the font, using the device resolution and current page location of the print device to modify the affine transformation matrix to yield a current transformation matrix, adding a reverse of the current transformation matrix to the affine transformation matrix to yield a modified font matrix, and generate a print file using the modified font matrix. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228612

Terminal device, diagnosis system and computer readable medium

A terminal device includes: an acquiring unit that acquires image information; a displaying unit that displays the image information acquired by the acquiring unit; a receiving unit that receives an analysis position of image-quality unevenness from the image information displayed by the displaying unit; a detecting unit that detects pitch information by performing frequency analysis of the image information received by the receiving unit; a controlling unit that controls the displaying unit to display the pitch information detected by the detecting unit; and a storing unit that stores, as history information, the image information and the pitch information in association with the analysis position. The controlling unit controls the displaying unit to display the analysis position stored in the storing unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228445

Systems and methods for presenting a topic-centric visualization of collaboration data

Systems and methods disclosed herein present topic-centric visualizations of collaboration data. An example method includes: obtaining a set of topics based on an analysis of collaboration data and displaying an interactive visualization that includes first ui elements that correspond to each topic (first ui elements corresponding to similar topics are positioned close together). ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170228297

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a reception unit that receives a countermeasure applied to a job in a case where a failure occurs in the job executed according to a flow; an extraction unit that extracts another job in which a previous-stage process, which is a process that is performed before a process in which a failure occurs in the flow, is similar from a storage unit storing plural jobs in which failures occur; and a presentation unit that presents the job extracted by the extraction unit and a direction indicating whether or not the countermeasure is applied to the job such that the direction can be received.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227924

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a moving member that is movable between a first position and a second position different from the first position, first stop member that is disposed corresponding to the first position and comes into contact with the moving member to stop the moving member in the first position, a second stop member that is disposed corresponding to the second position and comes into contact with the moving member to stop the moving member in the second position, a first shock absorber dial is disposed in at least one of the moving member and the first stop member, and absorbs impact at a time of contact, and a second shock absorber that is disposed in at least one of the moving member and the second stop member, and absorbs impact at a time of contact.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227903

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a pair of transport rollers that nip and transport a recording medium; an image forming device that is disposed on the downstream side of the pair of transport rollers in a recording-medium transport direction and forms an image on the recording medium; a pair of fixing members that are disposed on the downstream side of the image forming device in the recording-medium transport direction and fix the image formed on the recording medium while nipping and transporting the recording medium; a single driving source that rotationally drives both the pair of transport rollers and the pair of fixing members; and a releasing device that stops rotational driving of the pair of transport rollers by the driving source at a timing when the recording medium is transported while being nipped both between the pair of transport rollers and between the pair of fixing members.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227896

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a belt member, a fixing member facing an outer peripheral surface of the belt member and forming a fixing nip portion between the belt member, and a separating pad portion disposed inside the belt member, including a pressing surface for pressing the fixing member at downstream of the fixing nip portion in a moving direction of the belt member and separating a recording material from the fixing member. The pressing surface of the separating pad portion curves so as to protrude toward the fixing member as approaching a central portion thereof in a rotation axis direction of the fixing member. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227891

Developing device and image forming apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a developing device includes a developer holding member that holds developer including toner which is charged to have a predetermined polarity on a surface and performs development of an electrostatic latent image with respect to an image holding member which holds the electrostatic latent image while being rotated; a storage member that stores the developer therein and has an opening portion for discharging air in which flow is generated by the rotation of the developer holding member; and a collection member that is provided in the opening portion of the storage member to be charged to the predetermined polarity, causes air to pass therethrough, and collects toner.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227890

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a storage unit that stores developer to be used to form a developer image on an image carrier, the developer containing toner and carrier, an auxiliary storage unit that stores the developer and is connected to the storage unit via a first opening from which the developer is supplied into the storage unit and a second opening from which the developer in the storage unit is taken in, a first transport member provided at the first opening to transport the developer in the auxiliary storage unit into the storage unit, a second transport member provided at the second opening to transport the developer in the storage unit into the auxiliary storage unit, and a supply unit that has an opening opposed to the first transport member and supplies toner to the developer transported from the auxiliary storage unit into the storage unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227889

Developing device and image forming apparatus

According to an aspect of the invention, a developing device includes a developing container that accommodates a two-component developer, a toner concentration detecting unit that detects a toner concentration of the developer by a detecting unit exposed to an inner wall of the developing container, a transport member that is disposed within the developing container and stirs and transport the developer with a transport blade having a pitch that is equal to or less than a size of the detecting unit of the toner concentration detecting unit, and a plurality of gap holding members that is provided at a position facing the toner concentration detecting unit of the transport member and holds a gap such that a tip thereof is abutted against the inner wall of the developing container.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227886

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer holding member that holds a developer, a supplying member that supplies the developer to the developer holding member, a transport member that transports the developer while passing the developer onto the supplying member through a passing member, the transport member including a discharge unit that discharges excess developer and that is provided downstream of the passing member in a transport direction, a detecting unit that is provided upstream of the discharge unit in the transport direction and that detects a toner concentration, and a retaining member that includes a non-application portion that prevents action of a force for transporting the developer radially outward and that retains the developer in a region corresponding to the detecting unit of the transport member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227876

Electrostatic charge image developer, developer cartridge, and process cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developer includes an electrostatic charge image developing toner that includes toner particles, and an external additive which is added to the toner particles and which includes silica particles whose compression aggregation degree is from 60% to 95% and particle compression ratio is from 0.20 to 0.40, and a carrier for developing an electrostatic charge image that includes a core particle and a resin coated layer which covers a surface of the core particle and that has a surface roughness ra (based on jis-b0601) of 0.5 μm or less and a circularity of 0.975 or more.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227875

Electrostatic charge image developer, developer cartridge, and process cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developer includes an electrostatic charge image developing toner that includes toner particles, and an external additive which is added to the toner particles and which includes silica particles whose compression aggregation degree is from 60% to 95% and particle compression ratio is from 0.20 to 0.40, and a carrier for developing an electrostatic charge image that has a core including a magnetic member in a binder resin for a core and a coating layer which covers a surface of the core and which includes a resin for a coating layer and has a surface roughness ra of from 0.25 μm to 0.4 μm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227874

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles containing a binder resin, and an external additive including silica particles having a compression aggregation degree is from 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio is from 0.20 to 0.40, and resin particles containing a polymer obtained by polymerizing a (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227873

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes release agent domains meeting conditions (1) a length of the release agent domain in a longitudinal axis direction is 300 nm to 1,500 nm, (2) a ratio between the length in the longitudinal axis direction and in a short axis direction of the release agent domain is 3.0 to 15.0, (3) an angle between (a) a tangent line passing through a contact point of (a1) a circumference of a circle that is centered at a centroid of the release agent domain and is inscribed in an outer edge of the toner particle and (a2) the outer edge and (b) a line passing through the centroid and extending in the longitudinal axis direction is 0° to 45°, and (4) a ratio of a distance between the centroid and the contact point to an equivalent circle diameter of the toner particle is 0.03 to 0.25.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227871

Image forming apparatus, electrostatic charge image developer, and electrostatic charge image developing toner

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit that contains an electrostatic charge image developer and develops an electrostatic charge image formed on a surface of the image holding member with the developer, wherein the developer contains a carrier and an electrostatic charge image developing toner that includes a toner particle which contains a urea-modified polyester resin, and includes, in a vicinity of a surface thereof, vinyl resin particles; and an external additive which contains silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227870

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge lavage developing toner includes kneaded and pulverized toner particles that contain a binder resin and a release agent, the release agent being partially exposed, and an external additive that contains silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of from 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of from 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227869

Toner for electrostatic image development, electrostatic image developer, toner cartridge, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method

A toner for electrostatic image development includes toner particles; and an external additive containing silica particles and polytetrafluorethylene particles, the silica particles having a compression-aggregation degree of 60% or more and 95% or less and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 or more and 0.40 or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227867

Magnetic one-component developer, developer cartridge, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method

A magnetic one-component developer includes magnetic toner particles containing a binder resin and a magnetic powder, and silica particles having a compression and aggregation degree of 60% or more and 95% or less and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 or more and 0.40 or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227865

Image forming apparatus, electrostatic charge image developer, and electrostatic charge image developing toner

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit that contains an electrostatic charge image developer and develops an electrostatic charge image formed on the surface of an image holding member as a toner image by using the developer, wherein the developer contains a carrier and an electrostatic charge image developing toner that includes a toner particle and an external additive, the toner particles have an average circularity of from 0.98 to 1.00 and a number-particle diameter distribution index (lower gsd) on a small diameter side of 1.22 or more and contain at least a vinyl resin, and the external additive contains silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227863

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles and an external additive that includes silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40 and fatty acid metal salt particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227861

Electrostatic image developing toner, electrostatic image developer and toner cartridge

An electrostatic image developing toner contains: toner particles, first silica particles having an average equivalent circle diameter of 10 nm to 120 nm and second silica particles having a compressive agglomeration degree of 60% to 95%, a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40 and an average equivalent circle diameter being greater than the average equivalent circle diameter of the first silica particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227860

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles containing a binder resin, and an external additive including silica particles whose compression aggregation degree is from 60% to 95% and particle compression ratio is from 0.20 to 0.40 and polishing agent particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227859

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner containing: toner particles; and silica particles having a compaction aggregation degree of from 60% to 95% and a particle compaction ratio of from 0.20 to 0.40, an electrostatic charge image developer containing the electrostatic charge image developing toner, and a toner cartridge that accommodates the electrostatic charge image developing toner and is detachable from an image forming apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227367

Methods and systems for transportation service recommendation

According to embodiments illustrated herein there is provided a method for transportation service recommendation. The method includes determining, one or more routes between a first location and a second location. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170226326

Resin particle composition

A resin particle composition includes resin particles, inorganic particles surface-treated with oil, and silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170226316

Resin particle composition

The invention is directed to a resin particle composition, containing: resin particles; lubricant particles; and silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40, and a resin particle composition, containing: resin particles, on the surface of which at least a part of a release agent is exposed; and silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170226314

Resin particle composition

A resin particle composition includes resin particles, polishing agent particles having an average circle-equivalent diameter of 0.1 μm to 3.0 μm, and silica particles having a compression aggregation degree of 60% to 95% and a particle compression ratio of 0.20 to 0.40.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225918

Detecting a leading edge of a sheet in a paper handling system of a document reproduction device

What is disclosed is a system for detecting a leading edge of a sheet in a paper handling system of a document reproduction device. An illuminator continuously projects a beam of light into a first end of a light transmissive medium. ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225497

Droplet ejection apparatus

Provided is a droplet ejection apparatus including: an ejecting mechanism in which plural ejection units which eject droplets from a nozzle to a transported recording medium are disposed in a zigzag form in an intersection direction that intersects a transport direction of the recording medium; and a release unit which releases humidified air from a release port which is open in the recording medium side between ejection units in the intersection direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225472

Anti-wetting, low adhesion coatings for aqueous ink printheads

Disclosed herein are methods for reducing drooling, wetting or adhesion on a front face of an ink jet printhead configured for ejecting aqueous ink. The methods including disposing an anti-wetting, low adhesion coating onto a surface of the ink jet printhead front face, wherein the anti-wetting, low adhesion coating is a reaction product of a reactant mixture comprising a triisocyanante and a perfluoropolyether diol compound comprising an ethyoxylated spacer; and ejecting a drop of an aqueous ink comprising a surfactant from the printhead, wherein the aqueous ink drop exhibits a contact angle of greater than about 40° and a sliding angle of less than about 30° with a surface of the coating on the ink jet printhead front face.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170223230

System and method for managing security settings of a print device using a lockdown mode

A method for managing security settings of a print device using a lockdown mode includes receiving a request for enabling a lockdown mode. The lockdown mode prevents modifications to configurations of one or more components of the print device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170223213

Multi-function printing device having light guides between printing engine and scanner for measurement of print engine or other parameters

An apparatus has an optical scanner generating image signals, and a processor electrically connected to the optical scanner. The processor converts the electrical signals into image data. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170223196

Diagnostic apparatus, diagnostic system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A diagnostic apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires sound information; a first analysis unit that performs a frequency analysis of the sound information and generates frequency analysis result data representing a temporal change in an intensity distribution for each frequency; a specifying unit that specifies a frequency of an abnormal sound in the frequency analysis result data; a second analysis unit that analyzes a frequency component of the specified frequency of the abnormal sound; and an extracting unit that extracts period information of the abnormal sound from an analysis result acquired by the second analysis unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170223195

Diagnostic apparatus, image forming apparatus, diagnostic system, computer readable medium, diagnostic method, and computer data signal

A diagnostic apparatus includes a first acquiring unit that acquires sound information, a second acquiring unit that acquires operation information indicating a component in operation among a plurality of components of an analysis target apparatus, and a display unit that, when the acquired sound information is reproduced, displays operating states of the plurality of components at the time point when the reproduced sound is acquired, using the operation information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222971

Information processing apparatus and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes plural network interfaces, a specifying unit, a setting unit, and an assigning unit. The plural network interfaces include a first network interface for connection of the apparatus to a network, and a second network interface for direct wireless connection of another device to the apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222752

Decoding device, information transmission system, decoding method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A decoding device receives transmission data obtained by scrambling according to a polynomial xa+xb+1 where a and b are each an integer, a>b, and a≠2b. The decoding device includes a receiving unit, an error detecting unit, and a correcting unit. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170221388

Pasting label and laminated product

A pasting label includes a peeling substrate, a pasting layer, an image supporting layer, an image receiving layer, and a transparent protective layer, in this order, wherein an image is provided between the image receiving layer and the image supporting layer and, with respect to an elongation at breaking strength (jis k7161 (1994)), the transparent protective layer has a value of less than or equal to 100%, the image supporting layer has a value of from 120% to 500%, and the image receiving layer has a value of more than the value of the transparent protective layer and less than the value of the image supporting layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170221084

Method and system for generating a search query

A method and a system for generating a search query to extract one or more relevant messages from a plurality of messages shared over a computer network. The method includes extracting a plurality of keywords and information pertaining to a plurality of customers from the plurality of messages. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220951

Adapting multiple source classifiers in a target domain

Training instances from a target domain are represented by feature vectors storing values for a set of features, and are labeled by labels from a set of labels. Both a noise marginalizing transform and a weighting of one or more source domain classifiers are simultaneously learned by minimizing the expectation of a loss function that is dependent on the feature vectors corrupted with noise represented by a noise probability density function, the labels, and the one or more source domain classifiers operating on the feature vectors corrupted with the noise. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220926

Method and system for predicting future activities of user on social media platforms

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a method and a system for predicting future activities of a user on a social media platform. The method includes extracting a first time series of one or more historical activities performed by the user from a social media platform server. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220897

Domain adaptation by multi-noising stacked marginalized denoising encoders

A machine learning method operates on training instances from a plurality of domains including one or more source domains and a target domain. Each training instance is represented by values for a set of features. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170220571

Information processing device, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing device includes: a first storage section that stores a token, a name of a substance, and information indicative of the substance; a second storage section that stores the token, the information indicative of the substance, and a hash value; a third storage section that stores the hash value and data. In a case in which a token indicative of a user, a name, and an instruction to process data relevant to a substance indicated by the name is received, information indicative of the substance corresponding to the token and the name is extracted from the first storage section; the hash value corresponding to the received token and the extracted information indicative of the substance are extracted from the second storage section; and the data corresponding to the extracted hash value is extracted from the third storage section.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219993

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cover that opens and closes an opening of an apparatus body, a unit removable from the apparatus body through the opening, a latch that is included in the unit and that is rotatable about a rotation fulcrum, the latch including a hook that is latched onto a latched portion of the apparatus body from downstream in a mounting direction of the unit to fix the unit onto the apparatus body and an operating portion that opposes the hook across the rotation fulcrum and that is operable through the opening, and a hindering portion that is included in the cover and that interferes, when the hook rotates in a separating direction in which the hook is separated from the latched portion in a state where the cover closes the opening, with the operating portion and hinders the hook from rotating in the separating direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219972

Fixing device, heating member, and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a belt member that moves in a circulating manner, a pressure member that is disposed to be in contact with an outer circumferential surface of the belt member, and pressurizes a recording material on which an image is formed, and a heating member. The heating member includes a curved portion that is curved along an inner circumferential surface of the belt member and is in contact with the inner circumferential surface, a bent portion that is bent from an upstream side end portion of the curved portion in a moving direction of the belt member and is separated from the inner circumferential surface, and a heat generation portion that is provided in the curved portion and heats the belt member. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219971

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a first support portion that supports an endless belt, and relatively moves with respect to a rotating body to press the endless belt against the rotating body, a second support portion that supports the first support portion to be relatively movable, a first member that is supported in the endless belt by the second support portion, a second member that is supported in the endless belt to be capable of approaching and being separated from the first support portion, a first biasing member that is provided in the first support portion, and biases the second member to a rotating body side, a second biasing member that is provided in the second support portion, and biases the first support portion to the rotating body side, and a switching portion that switches between a first state and a second state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219967

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that carries a toner image; a transfer part that is disposed so as to be in contact with the image carrier and transfers the toner image carried by the image carrier to a recording medium; and a charge applying part that is disposed on an upstream side of the transfer part in a recording-medium transport direction and charges the recording medium such that an amount of charge in the recording medium varies according to the position therein in a direction intersecting a recording-medium transport direction when the recording medium has reached the transfer part.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219955

Powder container and image forming apparatus

A powder container includes a container chamber that contains powder; a transporting member that transports the powder in the container chamber; an opening that is provided in a wall of the container chamber and through which the powder is discharged out of the container chamber as the transporting member transports the powder; and a closing member that closes a lower portion of the opening and moves vertically relative to the opening in a direction opposite to a direction of vertical movement of the opening due to tilting of the container chamber.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219947

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles containing a binder resin and a release agent and an external additive containing fatty acid metal salt particles and abrasive particles, wherein a ratio (b/a) of an isolation amount b of the abrasive particles isolated from the toner particles after an ultrasonic isolation treatment to an isolation amount a of the fatty acid metal salt particles isolated from the toner particles after the ultrasonic isolation treatment is from 0.3 to 2.0.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219282

Drying device

A drying device is provided and includes: plural light emitting units that are disposed with intervals along a transport direction in which a transported body containing liquid is transported and that cause the liquid to be evaporated by irradiating the transported body with light; and a vent mechanism in which a supply unit and a discharge unit are alternately disposed in spaces on an upstream side and a downstream side of the entirety of the plural light emitting units in the transport direction and spaces between the light emitting units along the transport direction. The supply unit supplies air toward the transported body along the irradiating direction of the light, and the discharge unit discharges air in an opposite direction to the irradiating direction from the transported body side.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170218183

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method of preparing resin composition

A resin composition includes cellulose nanofibers (a) and a cellulose ester resin (b) having a polymerization degree of 100 to 500 and a substitution degree of 2.1 to 2.6.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170217210

Droplet drying device and image forming apparatus

A droplet drying device includes a plurality of light emitting devices arranged in a two-dimensional manner to irradiate droplets with light to dry the droplets, the droplets being ejected on a recording medium by an ejection unit, a regular irradiation capability portion provided in a region corresponding to an image forming region of the recording medium where an image is formed, the regular irradiation capability portion having a predetermined light irradiation capability, and a low irradiation capability portion provided in a region corresponding to a region of the recording medium set to have a lower image forming density than the image forming region, a light irradiation capability of the low irradiation capability portion being lower than the predetermined hein irradiation capability.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170217150

Variable data marking direct to print media

An apparatus and method for printing directly onto print media including smooth non-absorbent media substrates (e.g., polymer films) inks having a wide range in viscosity, so that flexographic, gravure, and lithographic inks can all be contemplated. The proposed method is able to print with variable data/imaging. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170214799

Complexity aware call-steering strategy in heterogeneous human/machine call-center environments

A method for routing calls suited to use in a call center includes receiving a call from a customer, extracting features from an utterance of the call, and, based on the extracted features, predicting a class and a complexity of a dialogue to be conducted between the customer and an agent. With a routing model, a routing strategy is generated for steering the call to one of a plurality of types of agent (such as to a human or a virtual agent), based on the predicted class and complexity of the dialogue and a cost assigned to the type of agent. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170214686

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

An information processing apparatus includes; a generator that generates an instruction for a terminal used by an administrator of the information processing apparatus to verify a first electronic certificate whose verification has failed; a transmitter that transmits information indicating the first electronic certificate and the instruction to the terminal used by the administrator of the information processing apparatus; and a setting unit that, when an instruction to set a second electronic certificate is received from the terminal, sets the second electronic certificate.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170213463

Method and apparatus for calculating parking occupancy

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for calculating a by spot occupancy of a parking lot are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an indication of a triggering event, sending a query to receive a first image and a second image in response to the triggering event, receiving the first image and the second image, analyzing the first image and the second image to determine a change in an occupancy status of a parking spot within the parking lot and calculating the by spot occupancy of the parking lot based on the change in the occupancy status of the parking spot.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212471

Hologram recording device

A hologram recording device includes a light outputting unit that sequentially outputs multiple laser beams such that the laser beams are coaxially aligned, the laser beams having different wavelengths and being emitted from multiple laser beam sources, an optical system that generates a reference beam and an object beam, with which a hologram is recorded, from each of the laser beams output from the light outputting unit, and an adjusting unit that adjusts a relative position of a recording medium and a focus position of the object beam generated from each of the laser beams having different wavelengths so that the object beam is focused on a surface of the recording medium when the hologram recording device records multiple holograms in a wavelength multiplex recording by sequentially applying the object beams and the reference beams to the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212468

Cleaning member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning member includes a core and an elastic layer disposed on an outer peripheral surface of the core. A circumferential cover length over which the elastic layer covers the core in a circumferential direction is greater at least at one of first and second end portions in an axial direction of the core than at a central portion in the axial direction. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212459

Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and heating device

A fixing device includes a heating member that includes a substrate having a substantially flat portion and a recess in a surface on one side, a heating body provided on the substantially flat portion of the substrate and that generates heat with a supply of electric current, a resistive element provided in the recess of the substrate and that is connected in series to the heating body, the resistive element having a positive temperature coefficient, and a protective layer provided over the heating body and the resistive element and that protects the heating body and the resistive element; a belt member that is heated by being in contact with the surface, on the one side, of the substrate of the heating member, the belt member being rotatable; and a pressing member that is pressed against the belt member and forms a nip part.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212454

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an image carrier carrying a toner image; a transfer unit disposed to contact the image carrier and transferring the toner image carried on the image carrier to a recording medium; and a gap forming unit that forms a gap between the image carrier and the transfer unit when one or more regions of the recording medium are positioned between the image carrier and the transfer unit. The one or more regions include at least one of a leading end and a trailing end of the recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212453

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes multiple image carriers for carrying toner images of different colors; an intermediate transfer body for carrying the toner images transferred from the multiple image carriers; a second transfer part for transferring the toner images carried by the intermediate transfer body to a recording medium at a second transfer position; and a charge-applying part for applying a charge having a same polarity as a charging polarity of toner used to form the toner images to at least one of a leading end and a trailing end of the recording medium in a transport direction, at a position on an upstream side of the second transfer part in the transport direction of the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212450

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer containing body having an opening and containing developer, a developer carrier that is disposed facing the opening of the developer containing body, and rotates while carrying the developer, and a seal member attached over the opening of the developer containing body to seal the gap between the developer containing body and the developer carrier. The seal member includes an upstream seal part that seals between the developer containing body, and a part of the developer carrier located upstream with respect to its rotational direction, a first side seal part that seals between the developer containing body, and one axial end side of the developer carrier, and a second side seal part that seals between the developer containing body, and the other axial end side of the developer carrier. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212448

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a device housing, a developer holding member, and a supply member. The device housing contains developer. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212445

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a toner image carrier on which a toner image is formed, a transfer unit that transfers the toner image onto a continuous sheet of paper, a fixing machine that fixes the transferred toner image onto the continuous sheet of paper, a sheet transport unit that transports the continuous sheet of paper through a transport path passing through a transfer position and a fixing position, and an electric charge supply unit that is disposed at a position at which the continuous sheet of paper is placed between the toner image carrier and the electric charge supply unit and that supplies electric charge having an orientation, in which transfer by the transfer unit is prevented, to a toner image present in a region on the toner image carrier, which is out of the continuous sheet of paper.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212444

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a cleaning device located, in a direction in which an intermediate transfer belt rotates, downstream of a second transfer position and upstream of a first transfer position, at which a first transfer device transfers a toner image onto the intermediate transfer belt, the cleaning device cleaning the intermediate transfer belt; and a charging member located upstream of the first transfer position and downstream of the cleaning device in the direction in which the intermediate transfer belt rotates, the charging member having a shape of a roller having a diameter smaller than a diameter of a driving roller that drives the intermediate transfer belt to rotate the intermediate transfer belt, the charging member charging the intermediate transfer belt by holding the intermediate transfer belt between the charging member and the driving roller and touching an outer surface of the intermediate transfer belt.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170212443

Cleaning member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning member includes a core and an elastic layer helically wound around an outer peripheral surface of the core so as to extend from one end to the other end of the core. When the cleaning member is rotated by a member to be cleaned, a non-contact region in which a first end portion and a second end portion of the elastic layer in an axial direction of the core are not in contact with the member to be cleaned is in a range from approximately 0° to approximately 60° in terms of a rotation angle of the cleaning member viewed from one side in the axial direction of the core.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210922

3d printing system comprising solid build ink comprising colorant

A color three-dimensional (3d) printing system includes (1) a solid build ink for each of a plurality of colors, each solid build ink includes (a) a solid acrylate in an amount from about 40 to about 70 percent by weight, (b) a non-curable wax in an amount from about 10 to about 45 percent by weight, (c) a curable wax in an amount from about 1 to about 15 percent by weight, (d) a photoinitiator, and (e) a colorant; each solid build ink has a curing speed adjusted by a ratio of the non-curable wax to curable wax such that the initial curing speed and final hardness of each solid build ink is approximately the same for each of the plurality of colors, and (2) a support material includes the non-curable wax used in each build ink, the support material providing a scaffold for deposition of each build ink.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210076

Modeling apparatus

A modeling apparatus includes: a moving unit that moves reciprocally and relatively with respect to a board; one or a plurality of ejecting units that are disposed at the moving unit, and that ejects a droplet of a photo-curable modeling liquid toward the board; a light-emitting device having a first light-emitting unit that is disposed at the moving unit and that emits emission light to the modeling liquid which is ejected and landed on the board, while the ejecting unit is moved in a forward direction, to cure the modeling liquid, and a second light-emitting unit that is disposed at the moving unit and that emits emission light to the modeling liquid which is ejected and landed on the board, while the ejecting unit is moved in a backward direction, to cure the modeling liquid; a control section as defined herein; and a flattening unit as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210066

Shaping apparatus

A shaping apparatus includes: a bench unit that has a light shielding wall around the bench unit; a moving unit that moves reciprocally and relatively with respect to the bench unit; an ejecting unit that is provided at the moving unit and ejects a droplet of a light curable shaping liquid from an ejection surface toward the bench unit; an irradiating unit that is provided at the moving unit and irradiates the ejected droplet on the bench unit with irradiation light; a control section that controls the moving unit, the ejecting unit and the irradiating unit, and shapes a three-dimensional object on the bench unit by repeating ejecting the droplet and curing the droplet performed with the irradiation light, while moving the moving unit relatively with respect to the bench unit; and an emission surface as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210065

Shaping apparatus

A shaping apparatus includes: a bench unit that has a light shielding wall around the bench unit; a moving unit that moves reciprocally and relatively with respect to the bench unit; an ejecting unit that is provided at the moving unit and ejects a droplet of a light curable shaping liquid from an ejection surface toward the bench unit; an irradiating unit that is provided at the moving unit and irradiates the ejected droplet on the bench unit with irradiation light; a controller that controls the moving unit, the ejecting unit and the irradiating unit, and shapes a three-dimensional object on the bench unit by repeating ejecting the droplet and curing the droplet performed with the irradiation light, while moving the moving unit relatively with respect to the bench unit; and an emission surface as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170208202

Image storage device, image storage system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image storing method

An image storage device includes: a receiving unit that receives a first image read according to a first operation from an image reader and receives a second image read according to a second operation from the image reader, the second operation subsequent to the first operation; a display that displays the first image when the receiving unit receives the first image, and further displays the second image when the receiving unit receives the second image; and a memory that, when the first image and the second image are instructed to be stored in a state where the first image or the second image is displayed on the display, stores a file into which the first image and the second image are integrated.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170208194

Customized color for multiple raster content format file

Methods and devices process an electronic image of an item that has a background color and line features of a second color distinct from the background color. An electronic image and a menu option are displayed to allow the user to define at least one area of the electronic image as a distinctive color region. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170208185

Detecting sizes of documents scanned using handheld devices

An electronic document image of a document is captured using a camera of a handheld device. A user interface of the handheld device displays an instruction to place the handheld device on the document and to change the magnification of the electronic document image on the user interface until the electronic document image and the document are the same size. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170207001

Conductive polymer composite

A conductive polymer composite is disclosed. The composite comprises a thermoplastic polymer and a plurality of metal-plated carbon nanotubes. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170207000

Conductive polymer composite

A conductive polymer composite is disclosed. The composite comprises a thermoplastic polymer; carbon nanotubes in an amount ranging from 2% to about 40% by weight, relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite; and a plurality of graphitic particles in an amount ranging from about 2% to about 50% by weight, relative to the total weight of the conductive polymer composite.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206999

Conductive polymer composite

A conductive polymer composite is disclosed. The composite comprises a thermoplastic polymer; carbon nanotubes; at least one electron donor molecule and at least one electron acceptor molecule. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206915

Method and system for detecting sentiment by analyzing human speech

A method and a system for detecting sentiment of a human based on an analysis of human speech are disclosed. In an embodiment, one or more time instances of glottal closure are determined from a speech signal of the human. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206715

Localization of transaction of tags

A method for trip validation includes receiving signals, on a vehicle, from one of a plurality of spaced stationary beacons on a transportation route, the signals including localization data for the respective beacon. A passenger identifier is received from a mobile communication device of a passenger on the vehicle via short range communication. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206661

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image information obtaining unit, a position information obtaining unit, a first representative position setting unit, a second representative position setting unit, and a region detecting unit. The image information obtaining unit obtains image information about an image. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206636

Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a first-image generation unit that generates a first image by performing a visibility enhancement process on an original image in a first color space that is a color space not prone to having color values falling outside a color gamut as a result of conversion of color values of pixels in the original image in the visibility enhancement process, a representative chromaticity determination unit that determines a representative chromaticity that represents chromaticities of pixels in a first region that is an entirety or a part of one of the original image and the first image, and a second-image generation unit that generates a second image by performing, in a second color space, a process for adjusting color values of pixels in a second region that is the entirety or the part of the first image to make the representative chromaticity close to a target chromaticity.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206456

Assessment performance prediction

A system and a method for estimating readiness for passing an associated summative assessment includes, after receiving test results for at least one test, generating a score cn for each concept tested on the test. Using the score, the system computes a probability of mastery p(mn) of the at least one concept and associates the probability of mastery p(mn) as a prior for updating the probability after receiving future test results. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206432

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a feature value extractor and an image adjuster. The feature value extractor extracts feature values of a first specified image, which is an image of a region specified in advance in a first image. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206416

Systems and methods for associating an image with a business venue by using visually-relevant and business-aware semantics

Systems and methods disclosed herein associate images with business venues. An example method includes: receiving a first image and retrieving textual reviews and stored images that are associated with one or more candidate business venues. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206201

Smoothed dynamic modeling of user traveling preferences in a public transportation system

A method and system are disclosed for generating a list of trips on an associated transportation network, the list ranked in accordance with time-dependent modeling of passenger preferences. User preferences of choosing a specific public transportation service or change point are modeled by a set of latent variables. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205902

Transmission member, irradiation device and electronic pen

According to an aspect of the invention, an atransmission member includes plural first surfaces disposed side by side in a width direction of an optical path from a light source to an irradiation target, the plural first surfaces refracting light from the light source entering each of the first surfaces in a direction toward the irradiation target; a second surface interposed between the first surfaces adjacent to each other to form first highs and lows together with the adjacent first surfaces; and a third surface from which light refracted on the first surfaces exits, second highs and lows having a smaller interval than an interval of the first highs and lows being provided on the third surface.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205765

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a body having a port, an image forming section positioned further than the center of the body toward a first side while including an image forming unit that forms an image on a medium by a developer including an additive and a fixing unit that heats and fixes the image onto the medium, a duct extending from the vicinity of the fixing unit to a position further than the center of the body toward a second side, a connecting portion connected to a portion of the duct, which is farthest from the fixing unit, and the port on the second side while being wider than the duct such that a flow velocity of a gas inside the connecting portion is less than that inside the duct, and a moving unit that moves the gas from the fixing unit to the connecting portion through the duct.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205758

Cleaning member, cleaning device, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning member includes a contact portion and a supported portion. The contact portion is in contact with an image carrier provided with a protective layer containing an inorganic material on a front surface thereof. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205753

Driving force transmission device and image forming apparatus

A driving force transmission device includes a sun gear that rotates upon receipt of a driving force, an internal gear that has a hollow portion and internal teeth on an inner surface of the hollow portion, the internal gear being disposed coaxially with the sun gear, a planetary gear that rotates and revolves in mesh with the sun gear and the internal gear, a rotating member that supports a rotating shaft of the planetary gear, and rotates about an output shaft as the planetary gear revolves, and a retaining member that contacts with one end of the rotating shaft of the planetary gear on one surface side of the rotating member to retain the rotating shaft.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205743

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes first to third support portions, first and second members, first and second biasing members, and a switching portion. The first support portion presses an endless belt against a rotating body. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205741

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

An image forming apparatus is provided with an image processing unit and a heating controller. The image processing unit includes a charging unit that charges a photoconductor, an electrostatic latent image forming unit that forms an electrostatic latent image by light scanning on the charged photoconductor based on image information, a developing unit that develops the electrostatic latent image, a transfer unit that transfers the developed image to a recording medium, and a fixing unit that fixes the transferred image at least by heating the transferred image. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205738

Recording medium transport device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A recording medium transport device includes a first rotating member, a second rotating member, a first shaft, a second shaft, a contact member, a pressure member, and a transmission part. The second rotating member is configured to form, together with the first rotating member, a nip, and nips a recording medium in the nip so as to transport the recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205733

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a second transfer roller that has an elastic layer and a surface layer disposed in tight contact with an outer side of the elastic layer and rotates to transfer a toner image on a surface of an intermediate transfer body onto a recording medium, a scraping member that is in contact with the second transfer roller to scrape an attached substance off the surface layer, and a pressed member that is pressed against the surface layer on a downstream side of a contact portion with the intermediate transfer body and on an upstream side of the scraping member in a rotating direction of the second transfer roller and rotates in a forward direction with respect to rotation of the second transfer roller.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205729

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes: an electrode; a cleaning member that cleans the electrode; a moving body that moves along the electrode, the cleaning member that is attached to the moving body; and a rotation member that is disposed along the electrode and that includes a spiral protrusion on an outer circumferential surface thereof to move the moving body, the rotation member that is rotated in a circumferential direction. A plurality of kinds of pitch intervals of the protrusion are provided on at least a central portion of the rotation member in a longitudinal direction.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205727

Image forming apparatus and image forming method

An image forming apparatus includes an image processing unit and a switching unit. The image processing unit includes: a charging unit that is provided to face an image carrier and applies a direct current voltage on which an alternating voltage of a first frequency is superimposed to charge the image carrier; an electrostatic latent image forming unit that forms an electrostatic latent image on the charged image carrier with light scanning based on image information; a developing unit that develops the electrostatic latent image; and a transfer unit that transfers the developed image to a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205726

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes an electrode, a cleaning member that moves along the electrode and cleans the electrode, a rotating member that is disposed along the electrode, includes a spiral protruding portion on an outer circumferential surface thereof, and circumferentially rotates, and a movable member to which the cleaning member is attached. The movable member includes a first through hole through which the rotating member passes, a first pressed portion that is provided on an inner circumferential surface of the first through hole and pressed by the protruding portion of the rotating member, and a second pressed portion that is disposed at a different position from a position of the first pressed portion in an axial direction of the rotating member and that is disposed such that one or more turns of the protruding portion are positioned between the second pressed portion and the first pressed portion.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205725

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes a first cleaning member, a first electrode, a second cleaning member, a second electrode, and a movable body. The first cleaning member moves in one direction. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205285

Spectral and spatial calibration illuminator and system using the same

A method of spatially and spectrally calibrating a spectrophotometer including: a) emitting a white light illumination output from a full width illumination source; b) illuminating a test patch with the white light illumination output; c) reflecting a portion of the white light illumination output from the test patch to form a white light reflected illumination output; d) receiving the white light reflected illumination output at first, second and third rows of photosensitive elements to form a first calibration data set; e) emitting a cyan light illumination output from the full width illumination source; f) illuminating the test patch with the cyan light illumination output; g) reflecting a portion of the cyan light illumination output from the test patch to form a cyan light reflected illumination output; and, h) receiving the cyan light reflected illumination output at the second and third rows of photosensitive elements to form a second calibration data set.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170203597

Architecture for the printing of braille dots using uv gel ink

An improved apparatus and method for forming images comprising braille, raised print, regular print, or a combination is described. The architecture for the printing of braille dots using marking material such as uv gel ink. ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170202458

Optical measurement apparatus and light irradiation/reception method

An optical measurement apparatus includes: an emission section that emits light such that the light travels across an anterior chamber of an eyeball of a measurement subject; a light reception section that receives light that is emitted from the emission section and travels across the anterior chamber; and a positioning section that performs positioning of one of the emission section and the light reception section at a position where skin on a periphery of an inner canthus of the eyeball is squeezed into an eye socket accommodating the eyeball.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170202456

Measurement apparatus

A measurement apparatus includes: an eyelid opening section that comes into contact with skin on a periphery of an eyeball of a measurement subject and maintains an eyelid of the measurement subject in an open state; an emission section that emits light such that the light travels across an anterior chamber of the eyeball in which the eyelid is maintained in an open state by the eyelid opening portion; and a light reception section that receives the light which travels across the anterior chamber.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201824

Terminal device and information output method

A terminal device includes a detection unit that detects sound, and an output unit that outputs information regarding a position of the detection unit relative to a target apparatus which is a target to detect the sound by the detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201655

Color processing devices, image forming apparatus, and image forming system

A color processing device includes a color data acquisition section that acquires color data of a first image output by a first image forming device on a basis of image data, a variation acquisition section that acquires a degree of color variation of the image data, a misregistration acquisition section that acquires an amount of misregistration between the image data and the color data in a region exhibiting a high degree of color variation, a first-relationship generation section that generates, after misregistration correction, a first relationship in a region exhibiting a low degree of color variation, and a conversion relationship generation section that generates a conversion relationship in accordance with the first relationship and a second relationship provided for a second image forming device such that colors of a second image to be output by the second image forming device and the first image are made to match.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201647

Systems and methods for geofencing for service availability and dynamic profit calculation

Described is a system for managing a printing service incorporating: a network-connected printer disposed on a local area network, a cloud-based printing service managing a printing queue holding at least one print job, a service provider smart device and a network-connected appliance device disposed on the local area network and communicatively coupled with the network-connected printer, the network-connected appliance device being configured to determine a status of the network-connected printer, connect to the cloud-based printing service and communicate the determined status of the network-connected printer to the cloud-based printing service. The service provider smart device is configured to generate a graphical user interface on the display and receive, using the generated graphical user interface, a printing service information from a service provider and to communicate the received printing service information to the cloud-based printing service.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201636

Information processing system

An information processing system includes at least one information processor constituting a group and a management apparatus that manages a help information group. The information processor includes a periodical notifier that periodically notifies the management apparatus of management information, a memory that stores help information provided from the management apparatus, and a presenting unit. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201633

Terminal device, diagnosis system and information output method

A terminal device including a detection unit that detects a sound, and an output unit that outputs information regarding a detection method of detecting the sound by the detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201486

Information processing apparatus and information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes a notification unit that, in response to receiving information indicating update of a communication address from a device, when the communication address indicated to be updated overlaps with a communication address of another device, notifies a message of the update to a manager and an updating unit that, in response to receiving approval about the notification by the notification unit, updates a value of a storage unit managing the communication address of the device with the communication address of the device indicated to be updated.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170200069

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus selects a processing scheme for target data from among candidates by using a degree of compression of the target data as an index, and performs data processing on the target data by using the selected processing scheme. The candidates include a processing scheme in which data which has been compressed is subjected to the data processing, and a processing scheme in which data is expanded and then subjected to the data processing.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199483

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member that includes a photosensitive layer, the photosensitive layer being thicker at a first axial end of the photosensitive member than at a second axial end of the photosensitive member; and a forming unit that forms a first image and a second image on the photosensitive member, the first image being transferred to each of transfer areas defined on continuous-form paper, the second image being transferred to the first axial end but to neither a position between adjacent ones of the transfer areas that are side by side in a longitudinal direction of the continuous-form paper nor a position in any of the transfer areas.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199479

Light guide body, static elimination device, and image forming apparatus

There is provided a light guide body that extends in a rod shape and guides light incident from an end surface thereof to emit the light from a circumferential surface thereof, the light guide body having a shape such that according to an angle of a circumferential direction around the light guide body, an amount of emitting light in a directoin of the angle is different. There is also provided a static elimination device and an image forming apparatus which include the light guide body.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199478

Electrostatic-image developing toner, electrostatic image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic-image developing toner contains toner particles and particles of a metallic salt of a fatty acid deposited on the toner particles. The particles of the metallic salt of the fatty acid contain 0.0008% to 0.01% by mass of iron.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199477

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a binder resin, c.i. Pigment yellow 155, and toner particles containing at least one selected from dimethyl 2-aminoterephthalate and 1,4-bis(acetoacetylamino)benzene, wherein a total content of dimethyl 2-aminoterephthalate and 1,4-bis(acetoacetylamino)benzene in the toner particles is from 1 ppm to 500 ppm.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199472

Emulsion aggregation toners

Toner compositions comprising toner particles are described, where the toner particles have an elastic modulus in the range of about 100 pa to about 1050 pa and/or have a viscous modulus in the range of about 100 pa to about 1000 pa.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199445

Imaging unit and imaging system

An imaging unit includes: an attachment member that is attached to a mobile terminal which includes an imaging section and a lighting section; a lens section that is disposed at a position corresponding to the imaging section of the mobile terminal and closes up a target; and an optical member that guides illumination light from the lighting section, from the lighting section of the mobile terminal toward the target rather than an end of the lens section on a side of the target.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170195513

Mobile information processing apparatus, image output apparatus, image output system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A mobile information processing apparatus includes a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver receives destination information via visible light communication. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170195512

Image output device, image output system, mobile information processing device, image output method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image output device includes a transmitting unit and a receiving unit. The transmitting unit transmits, via visible-light communication, information for identifying the image output device as a destination of second communication different from the visible-light communication. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170195504

Mobile information processing device, image output device, image output system, image reading device, image reading system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A mobile information processing device includes a transmitting unit and a providing unit. The transmitting unit transmits a print instruction to a light-receiving unit of an image output device via visible light communication. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170195500

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes a forming unit, a detecting unit, and a creating unit. The forming unit forms a first image and at least one of second and third images on a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170195407

System, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a first reception unit that receives a first request from a client; a first transmitting unit that transmits the first request to a load balancer unit; a second reception unit that receives a response to the first request from the load balancer unit; a storage controller that controls to cause a storage device to store first information applied to the first request, and second information applied to the response, in an associated manner; and a second transmitting unit that transmits the response from which the second information is deleted, to the client.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192774

Management apparatus, management system, management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A management apparatus is provided with an acquisition unit and a management unit. The acquisition unit acquires a verification image and a reference image. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192376

Image forming apparatus

There is provided an image forming apparatus. A transferring unit transports a recording medium while transferring an image onto the recording medium by a transfer voltage being applied thereto. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192375

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a transfer body, a resistance value measuring unit, and a contact pressure adjusting unit. The transfer body receives a transfer bias and transfers a toner image held on an image carrier which is rotating onto a sheet sandwiched between the transfer body and the image carrier. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192371

Continuous coalescence processes

Processes for continuously coalescing particles from an aggregated particle slurry are disclosed. The aggregated particle slurry is heated, then coalesced by raising the ph. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192370

Continuous coalescence processes

Processes for continuously coalescing particles from an aggregated particle slurry are disclosed. The aggregated particle slurry is heated, then coalesced by raising the ph. ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170192339

Imaging unit and imaging system

An imaging unit includes: an attachment member that is attached to a mobile terminal which includes an imaging section and a lighting section; an optical member that supplies illumination light from the lighting section to a part to be imaged of an imaging target which is imaged by the imaging section in an oblique direction; and a shading member that encloses a periphery of the optical member, wherein a first optical axis of light from the optical member enters the imaging target in a direction oblique to a second optical axis of an optical system of the imaging section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170188824

Optical measurement apparatus for eyeball

An optical measurement apparatus for an eyeball, including: a light irradiation section that is disposed on an inner canthus side of the eyeball and that includes a light source, a polarization portion that performs polarization control of light from the light source, and a light reflection portion that is disposed closer to an inward side of an eyeball than the polarization portion is and that reflects light subjected to the polarization control by the polarization portion such that the light travels across an anterior chamber of the eyeball; and a light reception section that is disposed on an outer canthus side of the eyeball, that receives the light traveling across the anterior chamber without further going through a light reflection portion that changes a polarization state of light, and that detects a change of the polarization state of the received light.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170187909

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . A data processing apparatus includes a preprocessing section that causes an input data column to serve as a first determination data column and obtains a second determination data column by delaying the input data column and obtains a processing data column by delaying the input data column by an amount larger than an amount by which the input data column is delayed in order to obtain the second determination data column and a controller that controls, by using the first determination data column and the second determination data column as indices, an operation performed by a fifo memory for outputting the processing data column, which has been input to the fifo memory.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170186514

Strain gauge polymer comprising photochromic colorant

A composite manufacture includes an extrudable thermoplastic matrix and a photochromic colorant, the photochromic colorant conferring to the composite a reversible strain-induced color change property. Methods include adding photochromic colorant to an extrudable thermoplastic polymer matrix to form a mixture, heating the mixture to form a composite, the photochromic colorant conferring to the composite a reversible strain-induced color change property. ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170186121

System and method for analyzing the adequacy of a healthcare network in a geographic region

A computer system configured to determine healthcare accessibility in a geographic region includes a memory storing a computer program, and a processor configured to execute the computer program. The computer program is configured to determine an expected level of care necessary for each member in the geographic region relating to a medical service type using member demographic data, aggregate the expected level of care necessary for each member to determine a total level of demand of the medical service type, and construct a ball tree representation indicating the healthcare accessibility for the medical service type on a display in real-time.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185974

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

An information processing apparatus includes a calculation unit that calculates a charge for a service used by a user based on a charge schedule, and a changing unit that, when a period starts, changes the charge schedule from a first charge schedule to a second charge schedule of at least one second charge schedule, and that, when the period ends, changes the charge schedule from the second charge schedule to the first charge schedule.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185877

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a setting part that sets image data; an image forming part that forms an image based on the image data on a base member of a recording material; a groove forming part having an opposing member mounted on a portion facing the base member of having an image, the groove forming part urging a projecting part against the recording material to form a groove in the base member; an acquisition part that acquires a type of the opposing member; a storage part that stores a content of the image data and the type of the opposing member in an associated manner; and a control part that controls an image forming operation, on the basis of the association between the content of the image data and the type of the opposing member stored in the storage part in an associated manner.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185501

Diagnostic device, diagnostic system, diagnostic method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A diagnostic device includes an input unit that accepts input of an onomatopoeia to use in a sound sample search, a search unit that searches for a sound sample matching the input onomatopoeia, and a display that displays a search result from the search unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185172

Electronic pen

Provided is an electronic pen including a rod-like member that includes a pen tip at a front and is supported movably in a longitudinal direction, an electronic component, at least a portion of which is provided on a rear side of the rod-like member opposite to a side on which the pen tip is included, a casing that has a tubular shape and stores the rod-like member and the electronic component, and a transmission member that is provided in a space interposed between the electronic component and an inner circumferential surface of the casing and transmits an externally received force at a rear of the rod-like member to move the rod-like member in the longitudinal direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185167

Electronic apparatus

Provided is an electronic apparatus including a supporting member that supports an electronic pen including a terminal when the electronic pen is inserted into the apparatus, an electrode that is movably supported, and a movement mechanism that moves the electrode to a first position where the electrode comes into contact with the terminal by a force received from the electronic pen, when the electronic pen is inserted into the apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185022

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member having first and second areas at different positions at an axial end of the photosensitive member, the first and second areas not overlapping an image area in an axial direction of the photosensitive member; a detecting unit that detects an image; and a forming unit that forms a transfer-object image in the image area, the transfer-object image being transferred to a transfer area of continuous-form paper, the forming unit further forming first and second images in the first and second areas of the photosensitive member, respectively, the first image not being transferred to the transfer area but being detected by the detecting unit for use in an operation of controlling conditions for image formation, the second image not being transferred to the transfer area and not being used in the operation of controlling the conditions for image formation.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185018

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing unit that includes a first heating unit and a pressing unit that forms a fixing region, in which a recording material is sandwiched between the pressing unit and the first heating unit and an image on the recording material is fixed onto the recording material, a second heating unit that applies heat to a portion of the recording material, the portion not having reached the fixing region, and a deformation-suppression unit that suppresses deformation of the recording material due to the heat applied to the recording material by the second heating unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170185006

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an endless belt that is stretched around plural rollers; a driving unit that drives the belt to rotate; a contact member that is in contact with a part of a surface of the belt, the part being supported by one of the plural rollers; and a switching device that changes an image forming mode by displacing at least one of the plural rollers. When the image forming mode is changed by the switching device, the belt is rotated by the driving unit in a normal direction at a speed higher than a speed of reverse rotation of the roller that is in contact with the contact member with the belt interposed therebetween.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170184989

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles containing a binder resin and a release agent; and an external additive containing fatty acid metal salt particles, wherein a non-attachment rate representing a percentage of the fatty acid metal salt particles not attached to the toner particles before ultrasonic desorption treatment is 45% or less and a weak attachment rate representing a percentage determined by subtracting the non-attachment rate from a percent of the fatty acid metal salt particles not attached to the toner particles after ultrasonic desorption treatment is 55% or more.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170184988

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes first toner particles containing a binder resin and a colorant and second toner particles containing a binder resin and containing or not containing a colorant, wherein a content pca of the colorant contained in the first toner particles is from 4% by weight to 20% by weight with respect to the first toner particles, a content pcb of the colorant contained in the second toner particles is from 0% by weight to 2% by weight with respect to the second toner particles, and a weight ratio of the first toner particles and the second toner particles (weight of the first toner particles/weight of the second toner particles) is from 50/50 to 98/2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170183536

Interlayer composition for electronic printing

An interlayer composition including an epoxy resin; a polyvinyl phenol; a poly(melamine-co-formaldehyde) polymer; a solvent; an optional surfactant and an optional catalyst. A device including a substrate; an interlayer disposed thereon; and conductive features; wherein the interlayer is formed from a composition comprising an epoxy resin; a polyvinyl phenol; a poly(melamine-co-formaldehyde) polymer; an optional surfactant and an optional catalyst. ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170182449

Gas purification device and image forming apparatus

A gas purification device includes an inflow port provided in an upper part of the gas purification device in a gravitational direction so that gas flows therein, a removing member that removes powder contained in the gas when the gas passes through the removing member, the removing member being disposed at a position such as not to overlap with the inflow port when viewed from above in the gravitational direction, and an outflow port provided in a lower part of the gas purification device in the gravitational direction so that the gas flows out therefrom after passing through the removing member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170181623

Optical measurement apparatus for eyeball

An optical measurement apparatus for an eyeball includes a light emission section that emits light to travel across an anterior chamber inside an eyeball of a measurement subject, a light reception section that receives light traveling across the anterior chamber, a holding member that holds the light emission section and the light reception section, and an adjustment section that is provided in the holding member and switches an angle of the light emitted from the light emission section toward the anterior chamber to adjust the angle of the light to an angle at which the light travels across the anterior chamber and received by the light reception section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180922

Communication apparatus, terminal apparatus, image processing system, and communication method

A communication apparatus includes a first communication unit, a second communication unit, and a communication-apparatus-side controller. The first communication unit wirelessly communicates with plural terminal apparatuses, the number of which is less than or equal to a predetermined maximum number of connections allowed. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180609

Image forming device, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image forming method

An image forming device includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium in response to an input of image data representing the image, a reading unit that reads a first image formed by the image forming device, and a second image formed by another image forming device to respectively generate a first read image and a second read image, the first image and the second image being formed based on identical image data, a discrimination unit that discriminates the first read image and the second read image from each other, and a color correction unit that performs, on the image formed by the image forming unit, a color correction that cancels out a difference in color between the first read image and the second read image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180606

System and method for printing documents using print hardware and automatic print device identification based on context correlation

A method for printing a document from a mobile device includes identifying a document to be printed and generating a notification comprising a selection of at least one candidate print device that may be selected for printing. The notification may be generated by analyzing, by one or more mobile device applications, the document to be printed to identify a document context including a security level of the identified document; using data sensed by one or more mobile device sensors to identify a user context including at least a current geographical location of the user; using the user context to detect a print device near the geographical location of the user; and accessing a rule set to determine if the identified document can be printed on the detected print device based on the security level of the identified document; and causing a user interface to output the notification.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180593

Information processing device, image processing device, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes a detection unit and a transmission unit. The detection unit detects whether or not the information processing device is attached to an object. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180587

Apparatus and method for optimizing the calibration position for document scanner calibration using a calibration strip

What is disclosed is an apparatus and method for calibrating an optical module of a document scanning device. In one embodiment, imaging sensors of an optical module of the scanning device are used to obtain an image scan of a calibration strip mounted on a surface of a platen on which a sheet to be scanned has been manually placed. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180581

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires a read image obtained by an image reading unit by reading at least a formation portion of a document to which a code image has been affixed, the code image being formed. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180571

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, a region specifying unit, and a partial-image recognition unit. The image acquisition unit acquires first image data representing a first image and second image data representing a second image that is an image acquired by performing additional recording on the first image. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170180260

Shaping data traffic within a local area network

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for shaping data traffic in a local area network (lan) are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving data traffic information from one or more sensors of a plurality of network elements within the lan, determining that a data traffic shaping action is required based on a comparison of the data traffic information to one or more rules stored in a rules engine and transmitting a control signal to a gateway to configure the gateway to process the data traffic in accordance with the data traffic shaping action.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170178545

Winding device and label printing apparatus

A winding device includes: a separation unit that separates sheets layered and simultaneously transported; a winding unit that winds one of the sheets separated by the separation unit; and a pressure contact unit that presses the one of the sheets wound by the winding unit from outside of the wound sheet toward the winding unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170178059

Photoconductive multi-resonator chipless rfid

A chipless rfid transponder is disclosed. The transponder comprises an antenna and a plurality of resonant structures that together define a spectral signature of the rfid transponder. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177986

Information processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, code image generation apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a replacing unit. The obtaining unit obtains one or more pieces of information obtained from a code image included in a read image of a document. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177981

Control device, control method, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A control device includes an image-formation command section and a first reception section. The image-formation command section commands an image forming section to form multiple latent images based on one input image onto an image bearing member in accordance with different light emission patterns by using a light source including multiple light emitting members, develop the latent images, and output the multiple developed images to a medium. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177965

Coarse-to-fine cascade adaptations for license plate recognition with convolutional neural networks

Methods and systems for license plate recognition utilizing a trained neural network. In an example embodiment, a neural network can be subject to operations involving iteratively training and adapting the neural network for a particular task such as, for example, text recognition in the context of a license plate recognition application. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177813

System and method for recommending analytic modules based on leading factors contributing to a category of concern

A computer system configured to improve health outcomes and reduce medical service costs includes a memory storing a computer program and a processor that executes the computer program. The computer program receives a medical inquiry, extracts a keyword using natural language processing (nlp), selects a category of concern indicated by the medical inquiry from a library using the keyword, determines leading factors contributing to the category of concern based on a statistical model analysis, selects analytic modules from a library that receive at least one of the leading factors as an input parameter or produce at least one of the leading factors as an output parameter, and generates a recommendation including a listing of the selected analytic modules and/or a constructed workflow including at least two of the selected analytic modules chained together via respective input parameters and output parameters of the at least two selected analytic modules.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177623

Method and apparatus for using business-aware latent topics for image captioning in social media

A method of generating a caption for a social media post is provided. The method may include receiving a social media post to be posted to a social media network; collecting reference data relevant to determining common activities occurring at a category of location associated with the social media post; inferring potential topics for captions from a topic inference model, based on the collected reference data associated with the social media post; setting parameters associated with a language model based on the inferred topic; and generating at least one caption for the social media post based on the identified language model, and the inferred topic.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177558

Image processing system and methods for identifying table captions for an electronic fillable form

An image processing system for identifying table captions may include a processor and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium comprising one or more instructions configured to cause the processor to perform image processing of a scanned document to identify boxes of an electronic fillable form that corresponds to the scanned document. The system creates and stores a data structure that includes a box list. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177557

Relational database for assigning orphan fillable fields of electronic fillable forms with associated captions

A system of associating text items with fillable fields of an electronic fillable form may identify an electronic fillable form comprising one or more fillable fields and one or more text items, and for one or more pairs of fillable fields and text items, determine a confidence value associated with the pair. The system may determine a first configuration for the electronic fillable form, determine an overall confidence value for the first configuration, and identify one or more orphan fields from the determined configuration. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176901

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heater, a heating roller, a pressure rotary member, and guide member. The heating roller has an outer circumferential surface, has a center and one and another ends in a rotational axis direction thereof, and is rotated while being heated. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176900

Fixing device having a guide member with a recessed shape

A fixing device includes a heater, a heating rotary member, a pressure rotary member, and a guide member. The heating rotary member is rotated while being heated by the heater. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176894

Transfer device applying a voltage for transfering a toner image to a member disposed opposite a transfer member with an image carrier therebetween

A transfer device includes a transfer unit including an image carrier that carries a toner image to be transferred to a transfer surface of a recording medium, a transfer member disposed on a non-transfer-surface side of the recording medium, and an opposing member disposed opposite the transfer member with the image carrier therebetween; a scraping member that scrapes adhering matter from a surface of the transfer member by contacting the surface; a first application unit that applies a voltage, for transferring the toner image, to the opposing member; and a second application unit that applies to the transfer member a voltage having a polarity opposite to a polarity of the voltage applied by the first application unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176893

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device and a controller. The image forming device forms toner images on an image holding member and transfers the toner images to recording media. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176892

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a transfer unit including an image carrier that carries a toner image to be transferred to a transfer surface of a recording medium, a transfer member disposed on a non-transfer-surface side of the recording medium, and an opposing member disposed opposite the transfer member with the image carrier therebetween; a cleaning unit that cleans a surface of the transfer member; a first application unit that applies a voltage, for transferring the toner image, to the opposing member; and a second application unit that applies an alternating voltage to the transfer member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176888

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a container chamber that contains developer containing carrier and toner; a supply portion that is adjacent to the container chamber and to which supplying toner or supplying developer, which contains the supplying toner and supplying carrier, is supplied at a supplying position in the supply portion; a transporting member that transports the supplying toner or the supplying developer toward the container chamber in the supply portion; and a guide capable of guiding the developer to the supplying position.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170176286

Diagnostic device, diagnostic system, diagnostic method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A diagnostic device includes an acquisition unit, first and second measurement units, a generation unit, and a guidance unit. The acquisition unit accepts a produced sound as input and acquires sound information. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170174871

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes 100 parts by weight of a cellulose derivative in which at least one hydroxyl group of cellulose is substituted with an acetyl group; and from 5 parts by weight to 20 parts by weight of a non-reactive plasticizer which does not have a functional group capable of reacting with the cellulose derivative, wherein a notched impact test piece formed from the resin composition by a method according to iso179 exhibits a notched charpy impact strength as measured at 23° c. By the method according to iso179, of 11 kj/m2 or more.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170174870

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes 100 parts by weight of a cellulose derivative in which at least one hydroxyl group of cellulose is substituted with an acetyl group and from 5 parts by weight to 20 parts by weight of a non-reactive plasticizer that does not have a functional group capable of reacting with the cellulose derivative, and the resin composition exhibits a spiral flow length of 100 mm or more and less than 130 mm as a length of a spiral flow having a thickness of 2 mm under conditions of a temperature of 240° c. And an injection pressure of 90 mpa.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170173870

System and method for compensating for dissimilar shrinkage rates in different materials used to form a three-dimensional printed object during additive manufacturing

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object compensates for different rates of shrinkage during curing of dissimilar materials. The compensation is achieved by ejecting the different materials with reference to the shrinkage rates of the materials to enable the materials to be at approximately a same height following curing of the materials.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170173794

Systems and methods for using an external sensor and a mobile device to simulate real sensors for a robot

A computer-implemented system and method for using certain simulated sensors constructed with an accurate localization sensor and a mobile phone to replace/enhance many existing real-life sensors. By using “simulated sensor” to convert localization sensor measurement to real signal outputs that are similar to real distance-sensor outputs, real direction sensor outputs, or real line following sensor outputs, one or more embodiments of the invention may be used to upgrade traditional robots by plugging these simulated outputs to robots' corresponding sensor inputs without the need to rewire or add customized hardware.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170173627

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material that includes powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and which have an average circularity of 0.940 to 0.950 to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein an average circularity sc of the powder particles in the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and an average circularity so of the powder particles in the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: so×0.90≦sc≦so×1.05.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170173626

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles that contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent, and an external additive that includes oxide particles containing at least one of titania and alumina to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a content ac of the oxide particles in the powder coating material that is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a content ao of the oxide particles in the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: ao×0.80≦ac≦ao×1.20.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170171416

Environment management apparatus for inside of machine, electronic machine, image forming apparatus, environment management method for inside of machine, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An environment management apparatus for inside of a machine includes an estimator and a generator. The estimator estimates an environment state in the machine in a case of executing a process under a predetermined control condition, from process execution data for instructing execution of the process. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169475

Behavior prediction on social media using neural networks

Example implementations include a system and method of recognizing behavior of a user. In example implementations, a first post and at least one subsequent post indicative of a product and associated with a first social media account is obtained. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169456

Methods and systems of cost determination of computational resources

A method and system of cost determination of one or more computational resources is described. The method receives a first information pertaining to one or more available computational resources from one or more resource providers and further receives one or more requests pertaining to one or more required computational resources from one or more requestors. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169373

System and method for measuring perceived impact of schedule deviation in public transport

A method for computing a metric for evaluating reliability of a transportation service includes collecting transportation data for at least a part of a transportation network. For at least one of the stops on at least one route of the network, dimensions of the metric for evaluating reliability are computed. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169307

Estimating respiratory phase from a video of a subject

A video is received of a region of a subject where a signal corresponding to respiratory function can be registered by a video device. Pixels in the region in each of the image frames are processed to identify a respiratory pattern with peak/valley pairs. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169297

Computer-vision-based group identification

A system and method of monitoring a region of interest comprises obtaining visual data comprising image frames of the region of interest over a period of time, analyzing individual subjects within the region of interest, the analyzing including at least one of tracking movement of individual subjects over time within the region of interest or extracting an appearance attribute of the individual subjects, and defining a group to include individual subjects having at least one of similar movement profiles or similar appearance attributes. The tracking movement includes detecting at least one of a trajectory of an individual subject within the region of interest, a dwell of an individual subject in at least one location within the region of interest, or an entrance or exit location within the region of interest.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170169280

Diagnostic device, diagnostic system, device, diagnostic method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A diagnostic device includes an acquisition unit, an extraction unit, a generation unit, and a display. The acquisition unit acquires sound information. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170168482

System and method for focus and context views for telepresence and robotic teleoperation

Example implementations include a system and method for providing a focus and context view for a movable apparatus. The focus view is indicated in a central portion of the display, and a context view is warped around the focus portion of the display to provide context. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170168436

Roller support device, transport device including the support device, fixing device including the support device, and image forming apparatus including the support device

A roller support device includes a roller including a cylindrical portion having a through hole, a support member attached to a portion of an outer peripheral surface of the roller adjacent to the through hole to support the roller so that the roller is rotatable, and a restricting member including a bent hook and a contact portion. The restricting member restrains the support member from moving in a first direction of a rotation axis of the roller by contacting the support member at the contact portion. ... Xerox Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170167882

System and method for generating available ride-share paths in a transportation network

This disclosure provides a method and system for generating one or more available paths from a rider origin location to a rider destination location using a trip planning platform. The generated available paths include, at least in part, a rider-sharing route. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170163825

Matrix factorization for user profiling and outlier detection in activity data

A method for inferring user activity statistics includes receiving job logs of a device infrastructure. Each job log including job information for a job performed for one of a set of users by one of a plurality of shared devices. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161633

Transductive adaptation of classifiers without source data

A classification method includes receiving a collection of samples, each sample comprising a multidimensional feature representation. A class label prediction for each sample in the collection is generated with one or more pretrained classifiers. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161596

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

Provided is an image processing apparatus including an image data obtaining unit that obtains image data of an original document including plural pages, a feature amount obtaining unit that obtains a predetermined feature amount for each of the pages based on the obtained image data, a detection unit that compares a feature amount of one page on which identification information for dividing the plural pages in units of pages is formed with a feature amount of the other pages and detects the identification information on a page having a feature amount similar to a feature amount of the one page from among the other pages, and a division unit that divides the plural pages in units of pages based on the detected identification information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161595

Direct character recognition from page description language document

A method for extracting text from a page description language (“pdl”) document includes capturing a pdl file generated by a print driver for a printed document. The pdl file contains a set of drawing instructions for drawing a run of text formed from a series of glyphs. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161581

Exploiting color for license plate recognition

Methods and systems for exploiting color for object recognition. A color gradient for each pixel in a gradient image of an object can be calculated. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161254

Generation of textual documents with reduced de bruijn graphs

A method for generating an output sequence includes receiving an input sequence of symbols. An output sequence is generated from a reduced directed graph derived from n-gram statistics for a corpus sequence of symbols. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161086

Information processing device and method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes first and second detectors and a controller. The first detector detects a shipping situation of an apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160993

Image forming apparatus configured to predict an event based on resource information

An image forming apparatus includes: a schedule information generation unit that generates schedule information including an order of execution of received jobs; an acquisition unit that acquires resource information related to a resource used to execute a job; a prediction unit that predicts a timing of occurrence of an event that possibly occurs in the apparatus as the received jobs are executed in accordance with the order of execution on the basis of the schedule information and the resource information; a display information generation unit that generates display information for displaying a period of execution of the job to be executed and the timing of occurrence of the event along the same time axis, and for displaying a degree of influence of the event on execution of the job; and a display controller that controls display of the display information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160694

Systems and methods for implementing electrophotographic layered manufacturing of three dimensional (3d) objects, parts and components using tri-level electrophotography

A system and method are provided for implementing a unique electrophotographic layered manufacturing scheme for creating higher fidelity electrophotographic composite laminate layers using tri-level electrophotography or electrostatic imaging scheme as a process for rendering individual laminate layers to be built up to form and/or manufacture three-dimensional objects, parts and components as 3d objects. A multi-stage 3d object forming scheme is described involving steps of multi-component laminate forming in a particularized electrophotographic layer forming process. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160690

Post-processing device and image forming apparatus

A post-processing device includes a processing stacking portion that allows media to be stacked thereon; a binding member that performs a binding process on the media; a medium ejection portion on which the media ejected from the processing stacking portion are stacked and which moves upward and downward; and a pressing member that presses an upper surface of the media on the medium ejection portion. When media that have not been subjected to the binding process are stacked on the medium ejection portion, the pressing member and the media are brought into contact with each other. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160673

Developer container and image forming apparatus

A developer container including: a container body that contains developer to be supplied to an apparatus body and is capable of being attached to and removed from the apparatus body, the container body having a discharge port through which the developer is discharged; an opening-and-closing member that opens and closes the discharge port in response to relative attachment and removal of the container body to and from the apparatus body; a first elastic member that is provided so as to surround the discharge port and seals between the container body and the opening-and-closing member; and a second elastic member that comes into contact with a leading end of the opening-and-closing member in a direction in which the opening-and-closing member moves when the discharge port is closed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160670

Image forming unit and image forming apparatus

An image forming unit includes an image carrier; a first-roller that is in contact with and charges the image carrier; a second roller that is in contact with the first roller and obtains toner from or supplies toner to the first roller; an exposure section that irradiates the charged image carrier with light to form an electrostatic latent image; a development section that develops the electrostatic latent image to form a toner image; a transfer section that transfers the toner image to a transfer member; a control section that performs control such that the toner moves from the image carrier to the first roller and to the second roller or such that the toner to moves from the second roller to the first roller and to the image carrier; and a collecting member that collects the toner that has moved from the first roller to the image carrier.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170160659

Sparged toner

A method for removing volatile organic compounds (voc's) from toner slurries is described, including the isolated toner particles generated by that method.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170158897

Encoding liquid ink with a device specific biomarker

What is disclosed is a method for encoding liquid ink with a biomarker which can be traced back to a specific inkjet printer. In one embodiment, an aqueous solution containing a biomarker is combined with a volume of liquid ink. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170158891

Acrylate ink compositions for ink-based digital lithographic printing

An ink composition, including 20% or less pigment, 10% or less dispersant, between 50% and 75% acrylate with acrylate being a mixture of a trifunctional acrylate monomer, a tetrafunctional polyester acrylate oligomer, and an optional difunctional polyester acrylate oligomer, 12% or less photoinitiator, and wherein an effective amount of the trifunctional acrylate monomer in combination with the tetrafunctional polyester acrylate oligomer, and the optional difunctional polyester acrylate oligomer provides the ink composition with a near-zero shear viscosity between 2×106 cp and 5×107 cp at 25° c., and between 2.×105 cp and 4.×106 cp at 60° c., and a 60 second tack between 40 and 65 g-m at 25° c., and between 10 and 20 g-m at 60° c., and an energy of activation between 15 and 180 at kj/mol at 1 rad/s, and between 40 and 120 at kj/mol at 100 rad/s.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157918

Aqueous dispersible polymer inks

An ink composition or ink concentrate for variable data lithographic printing or ink jet printing that uses an intermediate substrate, includes nano-particles, wherein each nano-particle is a polymer or a polymer blend of polymers; the polymer or polymers of the polymer blend are water dispersible at temperatures below 100 degrees celsius; solids content of the ink composition is in an amount of greater than 25 percent by total weight; and the ink composition has a viscosity of about 100 centipoise to about 1,000 centipoise in the temperature range of 20 degrees celsius to 50 degrees celsius.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157914

Systems and methods for ink-based digital printing using dampening fluid imaging member and image transfer member

An ink-based digital printing system for variable data lithographic printing includes an imaging member having a surface configured to absorb dampening fluid. A dampening fluid patterning system jets dampening fluid onto the imaging member surface according to image data to form a dampening fluid pattern. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157854

Method and device for protecting printheads in three-dimensional object printers

A printer protects at least one ejector, which is configured to form an object, from contact with the object. The printer includes the at least one ejector, a member, and a protection device. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157844

Extrusion printheads for three-dimensional object printers

A multi-nozzle extrusion printhead includes a chamber with an inlet to receive an extrusion material and a plurality of outlets fluidly coupled to the chamber. The printhead also includes a plurality of valves that control flow of extrusion material through the fluid outlets to nozzles in the printhead. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157843

Material feeder for engineering polymer ejection system for additive manufacturing applications

A 3d printer including a pin actuated printhead having an orifice through which a material is ejected, a material chamber to hold the material to be ejected, a channel connecting the material chamber to the orifice, a pin chamber, and an actuated pin within the pin chamber, wherein the actuated pin extends through the pin chamber to eject the material from the orifice. The printhead is configured to eject a material with a viscosity of 10,000 cp or more at an elevated temperature. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157831

System and method for operation of multi-nozzle extrusion printheads in three-dimensional object printers

A method of operating a multi-nozzle extrusion printhead includes operating with a controller a first actuator to produce relative movement between the printhead and an image receiving surface along a predetermined path for one layer of a three-dimensional printed object. The method further includes first printing an outline of a given layer and then printing the interior of the given layer using a plurality of extrusion nozzles. ... Xerox Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170157828

Three-dimensional object printer with multi-nozzle extruders and dispensers for multi-nozzle extruders and printheads

A three-dimensional object printer includes a multi-nozzle extruder, at least one extrusion material supply, and a dispenser that provides extrusion material from the extrusion material supply to each of a plurality of channels, each channel supplying extrusion material to at least one nozzle in the multi nozzle extruder. The dispenser includes an inlet to receive extrusion material from at least one extrusion material supply, an outlet configured to direct the extrusion material to a channel in the plurality of channels, and an actuator configured to move the outlet into alignment with each channel in the plurality of channels.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170155916

Methods and systems for reversible muti-layer data hiding

Methods and systems for providing multi-layer reversible data hiding are disclosed. According to the methods and systems, multi-layer reversible data hiding process may be implemented in two stages. ... Xerox Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154348

Dynamic pricing systems and related methods

Embodiments of a dynamic pricing system for determining an optimal commission rate based on a service request being served are disclosed. The dynamic pricing system comprises at least one service device that can communicate with a request device, wherein the at least one service device provides a response for a service request; and a dynamic pricing device interfacing with the at least one service device, wherein the dynamic pricing device determines an optimal commission rate corresponding to a request type for the at least one service device, wherein the optimal commission rate maximizes revenue from the service request.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170154025

Method and system for generating a graphical organization of a page

This disclosure provides a method and system of generating a graphical organization of a document page. According to an exemplary embodiment, the method includes identifying grid-based structures represented by graphical lines of a document page. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170142292

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same

An image reading apparatus includes a light source, a detector, and an image processing unit that processes an image so as to determine a color and density of each pixel based on image signals detected by the detector. The image processing unit includes a determination unit that compares a target pixel and adjacent front and rear pixels and that determines a degree of matching of the target pixel to a condition for the target pixel to be a color shift pixel between the adjacent front and rear achromatic color pixels based on a pattern of the color and density. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170142274

Information processing device, image processing system and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An information processing device includes: an obtaining unit that obtains a first classification condition for classifying a document by use of image information of an image formed on the document; an acceptance unit that accepts a second classification condition for classifying the document, the second classification condition being defined by a user; and a classification unit that applies the first classification condition and the second classification condition to the image information based on a predetermined rule of a degree of priority, and classifies the document.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170140258

Post application editing of multiresonator chipless radio frequency identification (rfid)

A method and structure for a radio frequency identification (rfid) system including an rfid tag. The rfid tag can include a dampener configured to dampen a resonation of a resonator. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170140253

Multi-layer fusion in a convolutional neural network for image classification

A method and system for domain adaptation based on multi-layer fusion in a convolutional neural network architecture for feature extraction and a two-step training and fine-tuning scheme. The architecture concatenates features extracted at different depths of the network to form a fully connected layer before the classification step. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170139652

Methods and systems for automatically printing files

Disclosed are a system, an apparatus, and a method for automatically printing printable files stored inside an external storage device without any intervention of a user. The apparatus comprises a peripheral port for communicating with the external storage device and a control section comprising a memory for storing computer readable program code and a processor for executing the code to control the apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170139374

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a sheet transport path that transports a sheet on which an image has been recorded, the sheet transport path including a first guide surface and a second guide surface opposed to the first guide surface, an image reading unit disposed on the same side as the first guide surface of the sheet transport path to read the image, and a rotary element disposed on the same side as the second guide surface, the rotary element being rotatably disposed with a gap between the rotary element and the first guide surface.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170137646

Stretchable ink composition

Disclosed is a stretchable ink composition which comprises water, a colorant, a surfactant, and a fluoroelastomer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170137253

Post-processing device and image forming apparatus

A post-processing device includes a stacking portion on which a medium having an image recorded thereon is stacked; an aligning portion that is disposed on the stacking portion and that aligns a position of an edge of the medium; a drawing member that draws the medium stacked on the stacking portion toward the aligning portion; and a guiding member that is disposed above the drawing member and that guides the medium that is transported toward the stacking portion, the guiding member including a vicinity portion that is in a vicinity of the drawing member and that is recessed so as to receive the drawing member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170137154

Single dose screening for particulate materials

A system for transferring a particulate material from a first container to a second container including an upper portion, a lower portion and a sieve. The upper portion having a housing and a high frequency vibrator, the housing having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a gasket positioned adjacent the first end. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170137034

Monitoring device and monitoring system

A monitoring device includes an estimation unit, a detection unit, and a correction unit. The estimation unit estimates a degree of degradation of a moving object based on at least an amount of movement of the moving object. ... Xerox Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170136779

Method of aerosol printing a solder mask ink composition

A method of digitally printing a solder mask. The method includes providing a solder mask ink composition including: 1) a resin and 2) a solvent in an amount of at least 20% by weight relative to the total weight of the solder mask ink composition. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170135228

Suspended lattice for electrical interconnects

A method of forming an electrical interconnect includes etching a lattice pattern into a contact pad on a circuit substrate as a first connection point, at least partially filling the lattice pattern with a conductive epoxy, contacting the conductive epoxy with a second connection point, and curing the epoxy.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170134616

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image processing unit, a use authority information acquisition unit, and a transmission controller. The image processing unit processes an image in accordance with an instruction from a terminal apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170134597

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

An information processing system includes a first display unit, a second display unit, and a control unit. If the first display unit that displays first operating instruction information indicating explanation of an operation receives an instruction to display second operating instruction information indicating explanation of a next operation, the control unit displays the second operating instruction information on the second display unit, and hides the first operating instruction information that is displayed on the first display unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170134596

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

Provided is an information processing apparatus including a receiving unit that receives an operation for an operation target device, and an acquisition unit that acquires, through a near field radio communication, information on the operation target device, which is stored in the operation target device connected through the near field radio communication, during the operation, wherein the information on the operation target device is information that the operation target device acquires from an external device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170134593

Remote control terminal apparatus, remote control system, remote control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

Provided is a remote control terminal apparatus including a controller that brings the remote control terminal apparatus into a state in which remote control on a remote control target apparatus is possible when a distance between the remote control terminal apparatus and the remote control target apparatus is less than a threshold value, and a notification unit that notifies other terminal apparatuses that the remote control is possible when the remote control is possible.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132544

Method and system for stochastic optimization of public transport schedules

Methods, systems, and processor-readable media for the stochastic optimization of public transport schedules. A real-world collection of transit instances can be derived from a transport system and fed as input to a two-stage stochastic program. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132525

Method and system using machine learning techniques for checking data integrity in a data warehouse feed

This disclosure provides a method and system to perform data integrity checks in a data warehouse (dwh) feed using machine-learning (ml) processes. According to an exemplary method, a ml integrity check is performed on received data which has been extracted from a plurality of source files, and after ml processes validate the extracted data, the validated data is transformed and loaded to a dwh.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132462

Document checking support apparatus, document checking support system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A document checking support apparatus includes a storage unit, a check item extracting unit, and a display unit. The storage unit stores check items each including a check region in a document and what to check in the document. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132251

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

An information processing apparatus includes a storing unit, a receiving unit, and a creation unit. The storing unit stores affective information indicating an impression, and a design element defining designs and conforming to the impression indicated by the affective information, in association with each other. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170132189

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first specifying unit, a second specifying unit, an extraction unit, a processing unit, and an output unit. The first specifying unit specifies a position of a sticky note attached onto a sheet having a plurality of cells. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170131676

Method for lubricating imaging member

Methods for lubricating an imaging member include applying lubricant-containing capsules to the surface of the imaging member via a non-contact applicator. The capsules are applied upstream of a cleaning blade after image transfer to another substrate, such that the cleaning blade ruptures the capsules, thereby releasing the lubricant contained therein.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170131661

Rotary device and image forming apparatus

A rotary device includes a rotary shaft, a rotary body that is supported by the rotary shaft, and rotates about the rotary shaft, and at least one plate-like member having a central point that serves as a center of rotation when the plate-like member rotates, the plate-like member having an outer peripheral portion, the plate-like member including at least one cutout formed by cutting out the outer peripheral portion of the plate-like member at positions that are symmetric with respect to a straight line passing through the central point, the plate-like member being secured to the rotary shaft to rotate together with the rotary body as the rotary shaft rotates.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170131649

Toner comprising colorant wax dispersion

A toner including a resin; and a colorant wax comprising a plurality of colorant wax particles comprising a colorant core surrounded by a wax shell, wherein the colorant wax particles exhibit a particle size distribution of from about 150 nanometers to less than about 300 nanometers; and wherein the colorant wax is prepared by (a) melting and mixing a dry colorant with at least one wax to form a colorant concentrate, wherein the colorant concentrate contains at least 25 percent by weight of colorant; (b) milling the colorant concentrate of step (a) to form a milled colorant concentrate; (c) combining the milled colorant concentrate of (b) with water and dispersing to form the plurality of colorant wax particles; wherein the melting and mixing of step (a) and the milling of step (b) is done in an immersion media mill; and wherein the combining of step (c) is done using a piston homogenizer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170130402

Paperboard, method for producing the same, and image forming method using paperboard

A paperboard includes plural stacked paper layers. The surface electrical resistance of an image forming surface of the paperboard in an electrophotographic system is 1×1013Ω or less after humidity control in an environment of 20° c. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170130087

Sacrificial coating for intermediate transfer member of an indirect printing apparatus

An embodiment of the present disclosure is directed to a sacrificial coating composition for an image transfer member in an aqueous ink imaging system. The coating composition is made from ingredients comprising: a latex comprising polymer particles dispersed in a continuous liquid phase; at least one hygroscopic material; at least one oil-in-water emulsion; and at least one surfactant.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170130044

Styrene/acrylate and polyester resin particles

The present disclosure describes poly(styrene/acrylate)-polyester hybrid particles, wherein poly(styrene/acrylate) polymers are polymerized and entangled within a polyester seed particle in an interpenetrating polymer network.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129733

Multi-position collation system with retracting guides including pre-compiler

A system for collating a plurality of media including a compiler having a first position and a second position, a first bin arranged elevationally lower than the first position, a second bin arranged elevationally lower than the second position and adjacent to the first bin, a collated stack receiver arranged proximate the second bin opposite the first bin, first, second and third guides, the first and second guides positioned on opposing sides of the first bin, and the second and third guides positioned on opposing sides of the second bin, a movable wall arranged generally perpendicular relative to the first, second and third guides, the movable wall forming a side of the first and second positions, the movable wall and the first, second and third guides forming three sides of the first and second bins, the movable wall is translatable in a process direction, and a pusher.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129725

Transporting device, transporting system, and image forming apparatus

A transporting device includes a first belt, a second belt that transports a medium in cooperation with the first belt, a first shifting member that shifts the first belt in a width direction of the first belt, a second shifting member that shifts the second belt in a width direction of the second belt, a rotatable member that is rotatable around its own axis, and a forming member provided across the first belt and the second belt from the rotatable member and that forms a nip between the first and second belts in cooperation with the rotatable member. The rotatable member and the forming member cooperate to form the nip at a pressure ratio lower than about 1. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129247

Method and apparatus for mitigating particulate settling in an ink handling system

Printer structures include a controller, a marking engine operatively (meaning directly or indirectly) connected to the controller, and a container connected to the marking engine. The marking engine applies marking material to print media, and the container stores that marking material. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129242

Printhead with narrow aspect ratio

A printhead includes an aperture plate having an array of nozzles therethrough. The printhead further includes an array of jets fluidly connected to an ink supply chamber, each jet comprising a body chamber having a length:width ratio of at least 3:1. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129240

B-stage film adhesive compatible with aqueous ink for printhead structures interstitial bonding in high density piezo printheads fabrication for aqueous inkjet

A method for forming an ink jet printhead comprises processing an epoxy adhesive such that negative effects from physical contact with particular inks are reduced or eliminated. Conventional adhesives processed using conventional techniques are known to gain weight and squeeze out when exposed to certain inks such as ultraviolet inks, solid inks, and aqueous inks. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129188

System and method for removing support structure from three-dimensional printed objects using microwave energy

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object facilitates the removal of support material from the object. The method includes moving the object to a position opposite a microwave radiator and operating the microwave radiator to change the phase of the support material from solid to liquid. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129183

System and method for removing support structure from three-dimensional printed objects using microwave energy and nanoparticles

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object facilitates the removal of support material from the object. The method includes forming at least a portion of a support for the object with support material containing nanoparticles of a material that readily converts microwave energy into heat. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129179

Additive manufacturing system with layers of reinforcing mesh

A three-dimensional object printer includes a controller that operates at least one ejector to place a layer of photopolymer material on a substrate. The controller is configured to cure the ejected photopolymer layer partially and position fiber on the cured layer before continuing to eject photopolymer material onto the fibers. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170129173

Method of removing support structure using integrated fluid paths

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object is disclosed. The method includes operating a first ejector of a three-dimensional object printer to eject a first material towards a platen to form an object. ... Xerox Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128987

System and method for removing support structure from three-dimensional printed objects using microwave energy

A system uses microwave energy to remove support material from a three-dimensional printed object with reduced risk of damage to the object. The system includes a microwave source, a three port device, a susceptor, a temperature sensor, and a controller. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170126467

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

An information processing device includes an email transmission unit, a memory, and a transmission unit. The email transmission unit transmits an email with an attached image. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170124762

Virtual reality method and system for text manipulation

A virtual reality (vr) method and system for text manipulation. According to an exemplary embodiment, a vr method displays and provides a user with interaction with displayed documents in a virtual environment (ve), the ve including a vr head-mounted display and one or more gesture sensors. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170124390

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires image information of an image formed on an original document, and a sorting unit that, using the image information acquired by the acquisition unit, sorts the image in accordance with one or both of a first recognition operation and a second recognition operation in response to an operation result of the one of the first recognition operation and the second recognition operation, the first recognition operation configured to sort the image according to a feature quantity of the image, the second recognition operation configured to sort the image according to character information of the image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170123738

Print system, display control device, display control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A print system includes a memory, a replacement information output unit, and a display controller. The memory includes plural storage media that store image data to be supplied to a printer. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170123338

Cleaning device, assembly, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a cleaning member, which includes a shaft portion and an elastic layer. The shaft portion is disposed so as to extend in an rotation axis direction of a rotating object that is to be cleaned. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170123336

Toner compositions with optimized beta-carboxyethyl acrylate shell latex for improved particle formation and morphology

Disclosed herein include toner compositions with toner particles having a core-shell type structure, where the core comprises a first resin comprising a styrene-acrylate copolymer and an amorphous polyester resin, and the shell comprises a second resin comprising beta-carboxyethyl acrylate (b-cea) in an amount of from about 0.05 pph to about 2.5 pph by weight of the second resin.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170121547

Ink jet ink compositions for digital manufacturing of transparent objects

A curable ink including at least one monomer, oligomer, or prepolymer; an optional photoinitiator; an optional colorant; and amide gellant having a molecular weight of from about 800 to about 2,500 g/mole; wherein the ink has an onset of gelation defined by the glass transition of the low molecular weight amide gellant according to the relationship onset of gelation (k)=(constant) tg of gellant (k); wherein the constant is less than 1.5. A process for printing a three-dimensional article including providing a curable ink; depositing the curable ink in one or more layers; and curing the deposited ink to form the three-dimensional object.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170121488

Metal nanoparticle sulfonated polyester composites and methods of making the same

A composite includes a sulfonated polyester matrix and a plurality of silver nanoparticles dispersed within the matrix. Methods to make these composites include heating a sulfonated polyester resin in an organic-free solvent adding a solution of silver (i) ion to the heated resin in water to form a mixture, adding a solution of a reducing agent to the mixture, thereby forming an emulsion of composite particles including a sulfonated polyester matrix and a plurality of silver nanoparticles disposed within the sulfonated polyester matrix. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120654

Image recording medium and method for preparing image recording medium

An image recording medium includes an image supporting member that has a ruggedness on a surface and has a surface roughness rz of 3 μm or more, an image receiving layer that includes a first thermoplastic resin having a glass transition temperature of 60° c. Or more and a second thermoplastic resin having a glass transition temperature of 15° c. ... Xerox Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120539

Method for printhead cleaning using mobile maintenance carts

A maintenance method for a three-dimensional printer includes operating a platform to move along a second track past a first position where the second track is coupled to a first track, and along the first track in a process direction to a position opposite an ejector head positioned opposite the first track. The method operates the platform to (1) perform an operation on the ejector head positioned opposite the first track, (2) move the platform along the first track to a second position that is past the ejector head in the process direction, and (3) operates a switch to selectively couple the first track to the second track at the second position. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170118370

Image forming system

Provided is an image forming system including an image forming apparatus, and a processing apparatus that is provided in the image forming apparatus, wherein the processing apparatus includes a memory that stores at least image data, a determiner that determines degradation status of the memory, and an interface unit that is used for connection of a processing-apparatus-side display device which displays information of the processing apparatus, the image forming apparatus includes an image-forming-apparatus-side display that displays information of the image forming apparatus, and the processing apparatus causes the image-forming-apparatus-side display to display an alert in a case where the determiner determines that the degradation status satisfies a predetermined condition, when the processing-apparatus-side display device is not connected to the interface unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170116503

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

An information processing apparatus includes an abnormal status detector and a display controller. The abnormal status detector detects an abnormal status of an image forming apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170116316

Latent student clustering using a hierarchical block clustering method

The present disclosure relates to a system for verifying homogeneity in clusters and comprises a processor and a non-transitory computer readable memory storing instructions that are executable by the processor. The system creates at least one adjacency matrix representing a relationship between rows and columns of a table. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170115937

Information processing apparatus, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a log storage and a log deleting unit. The log storage stores log information in a memory. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170115834

Information processing apparatus, method for processing information, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

Provided is an information processing apparatus including an input section that inputs a comment to be added to image information or document information, a selecting section that selects a type of the comment among plural types which are set in advance, based on a content of the comment input by the input section, a generating section that generates a pattern graphic corresponding to the type of the comment selected by the selecting section, and an adding section that adds the pattern graphic generated by the generating section to a position which is designated in the image information or the document information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170114218

Resin composition and resin molded article

There is provided a resin composition containing a polycarbonate resin, a polyethylene terephthalate resin, a glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer, a vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer, an organic phosphorus flame retardant, and a flame-retardant anti-drip agent, wherein the amounts of the polycarbonate resin and polyethylene terephthalate resin are approximately from 60 mass % to 90 mass % and approximately from 10 mass % to 40 mass % relative to the total amount of these resins, respectively, the glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer contains a glycidyl-group-containing (meth)acrylate unit and an ethylene unit, the glycidyl-group-containing (meth)acrylate unit content in the glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer is approximately from 2 mass % to 20 mass %, and the glycidyl-group-containing polyethylene copolymer is a polyethylene copolymer having a glass transition temperature of approximately 0° c. Or lower or a copolymer in which a polymerizable vinyl monomer has been graft-polymerized with the main chain of a polyethylene copolymer containing a glycidyl-group-containing (meth)acrylate unit and an ethylene unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170113480

Digital lithographic image forming surface incorporating a carbon black polymeric filler

This disclosure is directed to a plate design for use in variable data digital lithographic image forming devices. The disclosed plate design incorporates surface passivated carbon black filler material particles in a fluorosilicone polymer. ... Xerox Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170112381

Heart rate sensing using camera-based handheld device

A processor of a handheld apparatus receives orientation signals from an orientation sensor of the handheld apparatus. The orientation signals indicate the direction that a camera of the handheld apparatus is aimed. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170111543

Security feature in graphic documents

A printing system receives a graphic document having a security area. The graphic document identifies a secure color to print in the security area. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170111530

Methods and systems facilitating generation of digital representations of objects

Disclosed herein is a system, method and computer implemented method of facilitating generation of a digital representation of one or more physical objects. The method may include scanning a first part of the one or more physical objects to obtain image data corresponding to the first part. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170111445

Methods and systems for computational resource allocation

Methods and systems for computational resource allocation in a distributed computing environment are disclosed. A request for computational resource allocation is received at a first computational node. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170109764

System and method for mobility demand modeling using geographical data

A method for mobility demand modeling uses passenger demand data and geographical data for a transportation network. The demand data includes, for each of a plurality of stops in the transportation network, a passenger demand for each of a plurality of time intervals. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170109426

Transforming a knowledge base into a machine readable format for an automated system

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for transforming a knowledge base into a machine readable format for an automated system are disclosed. For example, the method includes clustering two or more documents of a plurality of documents in the knowledge base that are similar based upon a domain specific shingling function, identifying a pattern from each document of the plurality of documents that are clustered, wherein the pattern comprises a sequence of steps, aggregating the pattern of the each document of the plurality of documents that are clustered into a trie data-structure that is machine readable, receiving a request and applying the trie data-structure to provide a solution to the request.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170109111

Distributed-network system of efficiently allocating users of a print awareness tool based on print usage

A distributed-network system for allocating users of a print awareness tool includes: an electronic device, a plurality of print production devices, and a computer-readable storage medium. The computer-readable storage medium has one or more programming instructions that are configured to cause the electronic device to identify a plurality of users of a print awareness tool, receive print information corresponding to the identified users, apply a clustering algorithm to create one or more groupings, determine a number of groups per grouping based on the groupings, and create the grouping having the determined number of groups.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108811

Image forming apparatus, recording medium transporting device, and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a reverse transport portion that transports the recording medium in a reverse direction, which is opposite to a transport direction in which the recording medium is transported to the reverse transport portion from the image forming section, a first ejection portion to which the recording medium is ejected and that is disposed on a downstream side of a second transport path in the transport direction, the second transport path diverging from a first transport path along which the recording medium is transported from the image forming section to the reverse transport portion, and a reverse transport path along which the recording medium is transported from the reverse transport portion to the image forming section, the reverse transport path not overlapping a third transport path along which the recording medium is transported from the image forming section to the first ejection portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170106666

Fuser with modular power input, device capable of printing including a fuser with modular power input, and method thereof

A fuser assembly for a device capable of printing, including: at least one heater roller; at least one first heater element located within the at least one heater roller; at least one second heater element located within the at least one heater roller; an electrical line; a power input component including a first power input for the at least one first heater element, a second power input for the at least one second heater element and a third power input for the electrical line; a first electrical circuit designed to operate at a first voltage range and including the at least one heater element and the first electrical line; and a second electrical circuit designed to operate at a second voltage ranged, different from the first voltage range and including the first and second heater elements.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170106586

Printing process

A process including providing a curable gellant ink composition having a phase transition temperature; heating the ink composition to a temperature above the phase transition temperature; depositing the ink composition onto a substrate; wherein upon contact with the substrate the ink composition freezes to provide a gel ink layer; treating at least a portion of the gel ink layer whereby treated gellant ink reacts to form a three-dimensional object and wherein untreated gellant ink does not react and remains in gellant form; optionally, wherein the unreacted gellant ink provides a support structure for overhang portions of the three-dimensional object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170105681

Method and device for non-invasive monitoring of physiological parameters

A method and a system are provided for monitoring a physiological parameter of a user. The method comprises monitoring an operation performed on one or more input devices associated with an electronic device and one or more applications being accessed on the electronic device using one or more first sensors for a pre-defined time frame. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170104844

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

An information processing apparatus includes the following elements. An estimated processing time information obtaining unit obtains estimated processing time information indicating an estimated processing time which will be taken to execute processing specified by a request received from a terminal and a communication session canceling unit cancels a communication session between the information processing apparatus and the terminal in response to determining that the estimated processing time exceeds a predetermined time.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103669

Computer readable recording medium and system for providing automatic recommendations based on physiological data of individuals

A method and system for providing automatic recommendations for a group of individuals based on physiological data of the individuals measured by sensors are provided. The method includes acquiring, from sensors, first physiological data from individuals of a group, prior to a point of time of a change in the group; acquiring, from sensors, second physiological data from the individuals of the group, after the point of time of the change; determining a physiological condition of an individual of the group, based on the acquired first physiological data and the acquired second physiological data of the individuals of the group; and determining a recommendation for the individual of the group based on the determined physiological condition, and the first and second physiological data.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103419

Product package and associated system for improving user-product engagement

A system for promoting user-product engagement including a plurality of token readers and a messaging system server is disclosed. Each of the plurality of token readers comprises one or more sensors configured to detect a code from a token associated with a packaged product when the token is in a range of the sensor, and also detect a user identifier from a proximate mobile electronic device, and a transmitter. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103220

Methods and systems of securely storing documents on a mobile device

A method of encrypting information using a computational tag may include, by a mobile electronic device, detecting a computational tag within a near field communication range of the mobile electronic device, identifying a document to be encrypted by the mobile electronic device, transmitting the document to the computational tag by the mobile electronic device, receiving, from the computational tag, an encrypted document, wherein the encrypted document comprises an encrypted version of the document that was to be encrypted, and storing the encrypted document in a memory of the mobile electronic device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102904

Document finishing architecture profile management

A method of operating a document finishing device is provided. The method includes installing first data relating to physical capabilities of the document finishing device in a document finishing device; connecting the document finishing device to a printer; copying the first data from the document finishing device to the printer; causing the printer to interpret the first data; and causing the printer to adjust its output capabilities based on the first data.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102667

Image forming apparatus and removable unit

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body including a mounting section provided with a first connection terminal, and a removable unit provided with a second connection terminal. The second connection terminal is held by a holding member that is mounted on a side surface portion of the removable unit while the holding member is displaceable in a direction that is orthogonal to a movement direction of the removable unit when the removable unit is mounted or removed and while the holding member is pushed towards an outer side of the side surface portion by an elastic member. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102500

Display device and processing apparatus using the same

A display device includes a display housing and plural display-light-emitting devices. At least one of the plural display-light-emitting devices includes a light guide member, a holding member, and a light source. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100943

Systems and methods for implementing a post-processing scheme for minimizing curl in sets of output image receiving media substrates imaged in image forming devices

A system and method are provided for controlling archival sheet curl formation in image receiving media substrates on which images are formed using aqueous inks as the marking material. Archival curl occurs over time and is based on a partial coverage of the image receiving media substrates by the deposited water-based marking materials. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100927

Media embossing method and system for printing devices

Embossing methods and systems include a substrate (e.g., a sheet of paper or other material) delivered through a rendering device (e.g., a printer). An array of time-delayed pins can be driven into the substrate as the substrate travels through an in-line path provided by the rendering device to produce a latent embossed image composed of a combination of shapes depressed in the substrate. ... Xerox Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100889

Method and device for producing areas in a printed object having different coefficients of friction

A three-dimensional object printer enables forming portions of an object with a material having a higher melting temperature and a lower coefficient of friction. The printer includes a member, a printhead, and an applicator. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170099398

Image processing apparatus and image processing system

An image processing apparatus including a communication unit, a controller, and an image processing unit. The communication unit receives information related to a processing condition for image processing stored in and specified with a terminal device. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170099396

System and method for distribution of hard copy documents in pull print system

A method and system for distributing documents comprises submitting a print job via a print client to a server. The document creator can submit a list of recipients to whom a hard copy document should be made available. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170098443

Methods and systems to train classification models to classify conversations

Methods and systems for training a conversation-classification model are disclosed. A first set of conversations in a source domain and a second set of conversation in a target domain are received. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170096569

Surface layer and fuser member

Described is a fuser member including a substrate and a release layer disposed on the substrate. The release layer includes a fluoropolymer having a plurality of metal fibers having a diameter of from about 5 nanometers to about 20 microns dispersed throughout the fluoropolymer. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095978

System and method for using an optical sensor array to monitor color fidelity in objects produced by a three-dimensional object printer

A three-dimensional object printer generates image data of an object being formed in the printer with an optical sensor array and identifies the color of an upper surface of the object. The controller compares the identified color to a predetermined range about an expected color for the upper surface and operates ejectors to eject material of a color different than the identified color in response to the identified color being outside of the predetermined range.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095977

System and method for using multiple optical sensor arrays to measure features on objects produced in a three-dimensional object printer

A three-dimensional object printer generates image data of an object being formed in the printer with a plurality of light sources and a plurality of optical sensor arrays. A controller receives the image data and identifies measurements of the object and of the features of the object. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095975

Method for ejector to ejector pixel height normalization

A method of calibrating ejectors in an ejector head in a three-dimensional object printer normalizes the masses of the drops ejected by the ejectors. The method operates the plurality of ejectors to eject drops of material to form a plurality of pixels corresponding to a test pattern on the surface. ... Xerox Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095974

System and method for orthogonally arranging ejectors in a three dimensional object printer

A printer that forms three-dimensional objects has two printheads, one of which is positioned to eject material drops in a direction that is parallel to a plane of a planar member on which an object is formed by the two printheads.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094447

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

. . . . An information processing apparatus includes a session generating unit, an associating unit, and a processing unit. The session generating unit generates, in a case where an operation is accepted from a first terminal with a user not uniquely identified, first session information in association with the first terminal and generates, in a case where an operation is accepted from a second terminal, second session information in association with the second terminal. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094131

Patterning clear marking material based on color darkness

A printing engine prints an electronic document in a first printing pass to produce a printed media sheet having first markings. Additionally, a processor determines the amount of the clear marking material to print on top of the previously printed media sheet (which already has those first markings). ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094118

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a providing unit, a transfer unit, a reception history record recording unit, a printing history record recording unit, and a deletion unit. The providing unit provides document data accumulated in the image processing apparatus in response to a request from another image processing apparatus within the same group. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094117

Information processing apparatus, computer readable medium and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes: a first control unit which controls a reading device for reading an image from a document so that an image reading manipulation for the reading device is made through a first input device, when a document is set in the reading device; and a second control unit which controls the reading device so that an image reading manipulation for the reading device is made through a second input device, in case a particular manipulation is made after a start of the control by the first control unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094112

Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a reception unit, an acquisition unit, an enlarging/reducing unit, and a detector. The reception unit receives two image data to be compared. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094105

Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a processing unit, a storing unit, a detecting unit, and a controller. The processing unit processes a processing target of image processing in accordance with image processing setting for the processing target and an image processing program. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094092

Noise suppressing device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus

A noise suppressing device includes a first circuit board not being grounded; a second circuit board connected to the first circuit board through a transmission line including a signal line that transmits a high-frequency signal and a ground line, the second circuit board including a ground layer being grounded; and a high-frequency reducing element that is arranged between the ground layer of the second circuit board and the ground line of the transmission line and that reduces a high-frequency signal excited at the ground line of the transmission line.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094087

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes an accommodation section, an aligning member, a reading member, and a width detector. The accommodation section accommodates at least one document. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094084

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a display controller. The acquisition unit acquires a direction of an image relative to a placement section, the image being formed on a sheet which is transported to and placed on the placement section. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094082

Information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires service information items each of which is set to a corresponding one of display components, which are displayed on a service-selection screen and selected when running services, and each of which includes parameter values set for the corresponding service, an extracting unit that refers to one of the service information items which is associated with one of the display components selected on the service-selection screen as a result of performing a certain search-execution operation and that extracts services related to the one of the services, and a display controller that performs control in such a manner that the display components that are to be selected for running the extracted services are displayed on a related-service display screen.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094080

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes: a providing unit that provides a document data accumulated in a host apparatus according to a request from another apparatus in a same apparatus group to which the host apparatus belongs; and a control unit that acquires information of a size of document group accumulated in each of other image processing apparatuses from each of those image processing apparatuses in the apparatus group, and performs control of moving the document among the host apparatus and those image processing apparatuses in such a manner that the size of the document group accumulated in the host apparatus and each of those image processing apparatuses approaches uniform.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094076

Image processing device, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device includes a sensing unit that senses an external storage device connected from outside, wherein an internal non-volatile storage device is not used for image forming operations, and the external storage device sensed by the sensing unit is used for the image forming operations.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094075

Pausing printing for preview of documents printed using remote server-based print queues

A user interface receives instructions to retrieve a remote electronic document maintained within a print queue of an external server. A pause-and-reset print menu option is displayed on the user interface. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170094067

Data communication control device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus

A data communication control device includes a transmitting unit that transmits data; and a receiving unit that receives the data through a communication line. The transmitting unit includes a transmitting component that transmits an establishment signal of establishing communication to transmit the data to the receiving unit, and a first controller that controls the transmitting component. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170093956

Object image information management server, recording medium, and object image information management method

A comparison service provider receives, from each of plural object-related information management servers, image information items representing unique patterns included in surfaces of objects and identification information items of the objects, stores the image information items and the identification information items received, receives from a user device an image information item representing the unique pattern included in the surface of the object, identifies one of the identification information items stored based on the image information item received, and transmits to the user device the identification information item identified or a related information item of the object stored in the object-related information management server as related to the identification information item identified.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170093634

Service providing apparatus, service providing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A service providing apparatus includes a generator and a controller. The generator generates service setting information. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170092257

Mobile terminal apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A mobile terminal apparatus portable by a user includes a recording unit, a memory, an estimating unit, and an output unit. The recording unit records a sound that has been produced by another apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091796

Inference for mobile parking sensor data

Methods and systems for characterizing mobile parking sensor data. With a generative model, a targeted random variable can be identified from parking data collected from one or more mobile sensors. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091771

Control apparatus and method, image processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A control apparatus includes an identifying unit, an accepting unit, and a display controller. The identifying unit identifies a user and an attribute of the user. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091653

Method and system for predicting requirements of a user for resources over a computer network

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for predicting requirements of a user for resources. The method includes transforming a message posted by the user into a first message vector. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091603

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

An information processing apparatus including an acquisition portion that acquires a diameter of roll paper on which images are formed by an image forming apparatus and which is rolled by a roll apparatus; and a first display controller that causes, when image formation of an image group is instructed to the image forming apparatus, a roll paper image indicating a position where the image group is formed in the rolled roll paper to be displayed on a display portion, on a basis of a first diameter acquired when image formation of the image group is started and a second diameter acquired when image formation of the image group is completed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091601

Control device, image forming apparatus, and control method

A control device includes: a first controller that includes a first memory configured to store data on control of plural devices connected to the first controller, and a recognizing unit configured to recognize the first memory as plural blocks each of which contains data of at least one of the plural devices; and a second controller that includes a processing unit configured to perform processing for controlling the plural devices, a requesting unit configured to designate a block for the first controller and request the first controller to read data, and a second memory configured to store the data of the block, the data being received from the first controller.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091600

Information processing apparatus, image forming system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes an image forming area setting unit and an output unit. In formation of an image on a first surface and a second surface of a recording medium, the setting unit sets a position of at least one image forming area on the second surface to be separated in a transport direction of the recording medium from an upstream end portion in the transport direction of the recording medium by a distance of a value obtained by subtracting from a length in the transport direction of the recording medium a distance in the transport direction from a downstream end portion in the transport direction of the recording medium to an upstream end portion in the transport direction of at least one image forming area on the first surface. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091547

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first acquiring unit, an addition unit, a second acquiring unit, and an extraction unit. The first acquiring unit acquires a first group of elements included in a first image generated by reading a document. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091546

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit, an extraction unit, and a selection unit. The acquiring unit acquires, for multiple documents, candidates for elements representing characteristics of each of the multiple documents. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091545

Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a first classification unit, and a second classification unit. The obtaining unit obtains plural types of document images. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091544

Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus including a classifying unit and a replacing unit. The classifying unit classifies an input image into a category among plural categories. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091212

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

An information processing apparatus includes first and second staring units, a receiving unit, and a remove unit, a specifying unit. The first storing unit stores shared data which is to be shared and used by plural persons, and specific information for specifying the shared data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091171

Generative discriminative approach for transactional dialog state tracking via collective matrix factorization

A computer-implemented method for dialog state tracking employs first and second latent variable models which have been learned by reconstructing a decompositional model generated from annotated training dialogues. The decompositional model includes, for each of a plurality of dialog state transitions corresponding to a respective turn of one of the training dialogues, state descriptors for initial and final states of the transition and a respective representation of the dialogue for that turn. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090832

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

An information processing device includes a process execution unit that executes a process, a generation unit that, in response to a login request from a user, generates login session information that becomes invalid if the user logs out, and a control unit. If user identification information assigned to a user who specified the execution of the process is unique user identification information that is unique to the user, the control unit controls a user operation on the process with the unique user identification information. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090691

Display, non-transitory computer readable medium, and display method

A display includes a receiving unit, a generation unit, and a display controller. The receiving unit receives an instruction for generating an information display screen displaying information to be processed and also receives screen display information regarding an elementary function, the information display screen being called and shared by multiple services, the elementary function being specific to a corresponding one of the services and displayed on the information display screen. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090421

Image recording device

An image recording device includes a laser beam source that emits a laser beam, a splitting unit that splits the laser beam emitted from the laser beam source into two laser beams, a display device that displays images over a display area thereof divided into segments, a display controller that controls display of the display device so that images for forming a holographic stereogram are displayed on the segments of the display area and so that one of the laser beams is modulated by the images displayed on the display device to become object beams, an optical system that images the object beams on a hologram recording medium so that the object beams are superimposed one on top of another, and an irradiating unit that irradiates the hologram recording medium with, besides the object beams, the other laser beam split by the splitting unit as a reference beam.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090394

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device and an image forming apparatus body. The fixing device includes a pressure unit, a heating unit, a pressure adjuster that adjusts a pressure between the pressure unit and the heating unit, and a fixing-device-side connecting device. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090393

Image forming apparatus and bias power-supply device

A bias power-supply device of an image forming apparatus includes a transformer that includes a first winding and a second winding, and outputs an alternating-current output signal from the second winding when the first winding is supplied with current; a switch circuit that includes a switching element, and supplies the first winding of the transformer with the current by switching the switching element in accordance with a received modulation output signal; and a modulation circuit that receives a frequency setting signal of setting a frequency of the alternating-current output signal and a modulation signal, and generates the modulation output signal having a modulated pulse width. A frequency of the modulation signal and a frequency of the alternating-current output signal are set to cause an interference frequency between the modulation signal and a harmonic of the alternating-current output signal is higher than a predetermined frequency.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090391

Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system

A sheet processing apparatus includes: an output unit that renders one side of a sheet convex and outputs the sheet, the sheet having the one side and other side; a first folding unit that mountain-folds the one side of the sheet, which is rendered to be convex, to form a first fold in the sheet; and a second folding unit that mountain-folds the one side of the sheet, which includes the first fold formed therein, to form a second fold in the sheet.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090390

Method of preparing toner image printed material and device for preparing toner image printed material

A method of preparing a toner image printed material includes forming a toner image on a recording medium; forming a coating film by applying a coating liquid to a surface having the toner image of the recording medium; and drying the coating film, wherein the toner image contains, as a binder resin, a polyester resin having a hydroxyl value of 25 mgkoh/g or higher, and the coating liquid contains a solvent component that swells or dissolves the polyester resin, a polyisocyanate component, and a polyol component.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090381

Recording-medium feeding device and processing apparatus equipped with the same

A recording-medium feeding device includes a container, a separating mechanism, and a suppressing member. The container accommodates recording media. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090380

Recording medium transporting device and image forming apparatus

A recording medium transporting device includes a transport path, a first open-close portion, and a second open-close portion. A recording medium on which an image is formed is transported over the transport path. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090372

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating member that has a heat source, comes into contact with a surface of a continuous medium having an image transferred thereto and heats the surface; a pressure member that is provided so as to oppose the heating member with the medium therebetween and applies pressure to the medium; and a tensioning member that is provided on a downstream side of a fixing area, where the heating member and the pressure member oppose each other, in a medium-transport direction, applies tension to the medium by pressing the medium toward the pressure member, and wraps the medium around the pressure member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090349

Image forming apparatus having a rotational portion which accommodates a developer

An image forming apparatus includes an accommodation container, a storage medium, and a controller. The accommodation container includes a rotational portion and outflow portion. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090347

Detachable body and image forming apparatus

A detachable body includes an opening portion, an opening and closing member, a sealing member, a sealing member, and a protrusion portion. The opening and closing member is movable between an open position and a closed position. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090346

Developer-containing vessel and image forming apparatus

Provided is a developer-containing vessel including a fixing section that includes a discharge portion through which developer is discharged, a rotation section that includes a container in which the developer is contained and a dispersion member which is supported to be integrally rotatable along with the container and disperses the developer during rotation, and that is supported to be rotatable with respect to the fixing section, and a transport portion that is formed in the container, is inclined with respect to a rotational axis direction of the rotation section, and transports the developer during the rotation of the rotation section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090339

Unit for image forming apparatus, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and electrophotographic photoreceptor

A unit for an image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor that includes a conductive substrate, a photosensitive layer provided on the conductive substrate, and a surface layer provided so as to contact with an outermost surface of the photosensitive layer, and an exposure section that exposes the electrophotographic photoreceptor with a light having a wavelength (λ) (nm) so as to form an electrostatic latent image on a charged surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, wherein a surface roughness (rz1) (nm) of the outermost surface of the photosensitive layer satisfies an expression of [(rz1)≧(λ)/(4×(n2))] where a refractive index of the surface layer is set as (n2), and an outermost surface of the surface layer has a surface shape different from the outermost surface of the photosensitive layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090328

Charging member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A charging member includes a conductive support and an outermost layer disposed on the conductive support. The outermost layer includes porous silica and an n-alkoxymethylated polyamide and has a gel fraction of 50% or more and a surface roughness rz of 2 μm or more and 20 μm or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090326

Charging unit

A charging unit includes: a charging member that contacts with an image holding body holding an image and charges a surface of the image holding body; a support member that supports the charging member; and a pressing member that has plural springs that expand and contract in a direction from the support member to the image holding body, and pushes the support member toward the image holding body, and at least two of the plural springs of the pressing member are formed by a single metal wire.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090322

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes a toner particle including a binder resin and a flake-shaped brilliant pigment, wherein an amount of a portion insoluble in toluene except for an inorganic substance in the brilliant toner is from 4% by weight to 30% by weight with respect to a total amount of the brilliant toner.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090321

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes a toner particle that includes a binder resin, a flake-shaped brilliant pigment, and a layered inorganic substance, wherein a content of the layered inorganic substance is from 0.005% by weight to 2.0% by weight with respect to the toner particles, and 80% by weight or more of the layered inorganic substance is present in a portion being in a range of 5 nm to 20 nm from a surface of the toner particle.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090320

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes a brilliant pigment and a binder resin, wherein, when the toner is subjected to a differential scanning calorimetry measurement performed by raising a temperature of the toner from 0° c. To 150° c. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090319

White toner, white toner set, and colored toner set

A white toner includes white toner particles and black toner particles, wherein a content of the black toner particles is from 0.01% by number to less than 1% by number with respect to a total number of an entirety of toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090318

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes toner particles containing a brilliant pigment, an organic pigment, a binder resin and a release agent; and an external additive, wherein a toluene insoluble portion other than the brilliant pigment and the external additive is from 8% by weight to 40% by weight.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090317

Brilliant toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A brilliant toner includes toner particles that include a binder resin having a ratio (mz/mn) of a z average molecular weight (mz) to a number average molecular weight (mn) of 5 to 20 and a peak top molecular weight (mp) of 3,000 to 10,000, and a flake-shaped brilliant pigment.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090316

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including a polyester resin that is a polycondensate of a polycarboxylic acid and a polyol not containing a derivative of bisphenol a, wherein, when a maximum value is present on a lowest molecular weight side in a molecular weight distribution curve obtained by subjecting a component soluble in tetrahydrofuran of the toner particles to a gel permeation chromatography measurement, a weight average molecular weight (mw (a)) and a number average molecular weight thereof (mn (a)), each with respect to a low molecular weight region (a) including the maximum value on the lowest molecular weight side, satisfy that a ratio mw (a)/mn (a) is 6.0 or less, and a small diameter side number average particle diameter distribution index of the toner particles is from 1.3 to 1.7.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090314

Imaging processes

The present disclosure provides processes for producing images with toner particles. In embodiments, toner particles of a certain diameter in size are applied to a substrate as an incomplete monolayer, and then fused to form an image that is a complete monolayer and possesses a thickness less than the diameter of the particles utilized to form the image.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090312

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive base; an organic photosensitive layer disposed on the conductive base, the organic photosensitive layer including a layer that constitutes a surface and contains a charge transport material, a binder resin, and silica particles in an amount of about 40% by weight or more; and an inorganic protective layer disposed on the organic photosensitive layer and having a surface roughness ra of about 5 nm or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090311

Cylindrical member used in electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotographic photoconductor, image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and method for producing cylindrical member used in electrophotographic photoconductor

A cylindrical member used in an electrophotographic photoconductor, the cylindrical member includes an impact-pressed cylindrical body containing aluminum and a long-chain fatty acid ester based lubricant that is present on the outer surface of the impact-pressed cylindrical body in an amount of approximately not more than 5.0×10−3 mg/cm2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170090307

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive base; an organic photosensitive layer disposed on the conductive base, the organic photosensitive layer including a layer that constitutes a surface and contains a charge transport material, a binder resin having a viscosity-average molecular weight less than about 50,000, and silica particles in an amount of about 40% by weight or more; and an inorganic protective layer disposed on the organic photosensitive layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088929

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin, a thermosetting agent, and titanium oxide particles as a white pigment to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a titanium oxide particle content tic in 1 g of the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a titanium oxide particle content tio in 1 g of the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: tio×0.90≦tic≦tio×1.10.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088739

Coating liquid and recording medium

A coating liquid includes a polymer particle, an aggregating agent for a coloring material, a nonionic surfactant having an hlb value within the range of 15.5 to 20, and water.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088701

Resin composition, resin molded article, and method of preparing resin composition

A resin composition including a thermoplastic resin, a glass fiber, a resin which is different from the thermoplastic resin and contains at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond, and a compatibilizer, wherein a part of the resin which is different from the thermoplastic resin and contains at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond forms a coating layer around the glass fiber, and wherein the thickness of the coating layer is from 50 nm to 700 nm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088387

Recording medium processing apparatus

A recording medium processing apparatus includes a housing that accommodates a processing unit, which is capable of processing a recording medium, and that has an internal space a part of which is open; an internal stacker that is disposed in the internal space and that allows the recording medium to be stacked thereon; a light source that is disposed in a part of the internal stacker and that emits a light beam toward a predetermined position on the internal stacker, the light beam notifying a user of a state in which the recording medium is or is not stacked on the internal stacker; and a reflection member that is disposed in a part of the internal stacker and that reflects the light beam from the light source laterally outward from the internal stacker.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088386

Folding processing device, sheet processing device, and image forming system

A folding processing device includes a pressing section that includes a first opposing member and a second opposing member, the first opposing member opposing a folded portion of a folded sheet, the second opposing member opposing the first opposing member with the folded portion interposed therebetween, the pressing section pressing the folded portion by nipping the folded portion by using the first opposing member and the second opposing member; and a guiding section that is disposed upstream from the pressing section in a sheet transport direction, the guiding section nipping the sheet whose folded portion has passed through the guiding section and guiding the sheet to the pressing section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170087589

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a volume average particle diameter dc of the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume average particle diameter do of the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: do×0.80≦dc≦do×1.20.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170087588

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated, and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated to thereby form a coating film, wherein a volume ratio d10c of particles having a particle diameter of greater than or equal to 10 μm in the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume ratio d10o of particles having a particle diameter of greater than or equal to 10 μm in the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: d10o×0.80≦d10c≦d10o×1.20.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170087584

Electrostatic powder coating method and powder coating material

An electrostatic powder coating method includes spraying a charged powder coating material including powder particles which contain a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent to electrostatically attach the powder coating material to an object to be coated; and heating the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated, and forming a coating film, wherein a volume proportion d5c of powder particles having a particle diameter equal to or smaller than 5 μm with respect to the powder particles of the powder coating material which is electrostatically attached to the object to be coated and a volume proportion d5o of powder particles having a particle diameter equal to or smaller than 5 μm with respect to the powder particles of the powder coating material before being sprayed satisfy a relationship of expression: d5o×0.80≦d5c≦d5o×1.20.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085753

Image data generating apparatus, printer, image data generating method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . An image data generating apparatus includes an extracting unit and a generating unit. The extracting unit extracts one or more pixels corresponding to a metallic-color region expressed by a metallic color, by using lightness and saturation of a read image and lightness and saturation of a captured image, the read image being obtained by reading a document having the metallic-color region, the captured image being obtained by capturing an image of the document. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085748

Method and apparatus for printing in grayscale

A method, apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium for printing in grayscale are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a source profile of a color image, converting the source profile into a device specific color space profile, converting the device specific color space profile into a grayscale device specific color space profile that only has black separation values for each output node using a destination profile that is device specific and printing the color image in a grayscale using the grayscale device specific color profile that reproduces a tone of each color of the source profile of the color image.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085747

Digital information editing apparatus, digital information editing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A digital information editing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an output request requesting digital information to be output in accordance with printing block copy information that is stored with block copy attribute information including a size of an image indicated by the printing block copy information being associated with imposition information identifying a layout state of the images indicated by plural pieces of the digital information, an extracting unit that extracts the digital information from the printing block copy information in accordance with the imposition information if the receiving unit has received the output request, and a converting unit that converts a size of an image indicated by the digital information extracted by the extracting unit into the size of the image indicated by the printing block copy information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085736

Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes an extracting unit, a verifying unit, and a memory. The extracting unit extracts a form from image formation data related to an image formation instruction. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085726

Color patch generation apparatus and image forming apparatus, and non- transitory computer readable medium

A color patch generation apparatus includes a printing unit that prints color patches for first color space acquisition in a certain region of a plurality of sheets of paper by a certain number of patches and in a certain patch size, and prints color patches for second color space acquisition in a region different from the certain region of at least one of the plurality of sheets of paper by a certain number of patches and in a patch size smaller than the certain patch size.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085624

Methods and systems for transmitting information generated for events

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for transmitting information generated for one or more events. The method includes receiving queries from subscribers. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085600

Methods and systems for electronic communications feedback

The various embodiments described herein include methods and systems for providing electronic feedback. In one aspect, a method for providing feedback to a first participant is performed at a first client device. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170084054

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a determiner that determines an array state of plural pixels to be collectively processed with a processing frame being a processing unit of image processing; and a matching unit that causes the plural pixels of image data to be in a data format matching with the processing frame by correction in accordance with the array state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083996

Data processing apparatus and data processing method

A data processing apparatus includes a circuit selector and a data processor. The circuit selector makes a selection, in data processing in which multiple unit processes are each selected and repeated, from a generalized circuit that executes the multiple unit processes and one of dedicated circuits that are each dedicated to a corresponding one of the unit processes, the selection being made repeatedly on a basis of a judgment made using continuous repeat counts each of which indicates how many times a corresponding one of the unit processes is continuously repeated. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083863

Display device, management apparatus and method, management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A management apparatus manages management information on a product shipped from a consignor to a first consignee and further shipped from the first consignee to a second consignee. The management apparatus includes a controller that performs control not to display management information input at the second consignee on a display device associated with the first consignee, but to display such management information on a display device associated with the consignor.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083859

Terminal apparatus, management apparatus, management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal apparatus includes a reading unit that reads an identifier of at least one predetermined object and a display that includes a first display, which displays the identifier read by the reading unit, and a second display, which displays management information including an information item that identifies the object and an information item that indicates whether the identifier of the object has been read by the reading unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083858

Display, management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display displays management information regarding a product that is shipped from a consignor to a first consignee and is further shipped from the first consignee to a second consignee. The display has different display modes each of which is used for displaying a corresponding one of the management information for the first consignee and the management information for the second consignee.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083853

Display device and method, management apparatus, management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display device displays management information on a product shipped from a consignor to a consignee. Display details of particular management information displayed in a cooperative manner are different between the consignor and the consignee.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083851

Display device, management apparatus, management system, management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A management apparatus manages management information on a product shipped from a consignor to a first consignee and further shipped from the first consignee to a second consignee or a final customer. The management apparatus includes a controller that performs control to display, on a screen displayed on a display device at the first consignee, customer information included in management information for the second consignee and customer information included in management information for the first consignee in different display formats.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083792

Similarity-based detection of prominent objects using deep cnn pooling layers as features

A system and method provide object localization in a query image based on a global representation of the image generated with a model derived from a convolutional neural network. Representations of annotated images and a query image are each generated based on activations output by a layer of the model which precedes the fully-connected layers of the neural network. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083560

Information supply apparatus, operation terminal, information processing system, and non-transitory computer readable media

An information supply apparatus includes a registration unit, a setting unit, and a supply unit. The registration unit registers a first document and a second document in a database in association with each other when the second document is derived from the first document. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083267

Compatibility of configuration between variable and fixed print job data

A printing processor receives print job instructions to combine variable printing information and fixed data to build a print job to be printed using a printing engine. The variable printing information is unrasterized-type data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083215

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

An information processor includes a defining unit that defines a set of metadata items, and a set of data values of metadata corresponding to the set of metadata items, the set of metadata items and the set of data values being associated with each of multiple specifying areas displayed on a screen, and an associating unit that associates two or more sets of data values with actual data, the two or more sets of data values being each defined for each of two or more specifying areas specified from among the multiple specifying areas.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170083191

Display control device, image forming apparatus, display control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display control device includes an operation-display unit and a controller. The operation-display unit hierarchically displays multiple functions using multiple screens and accepts an operation performed through an approach or touch of an object. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082955

Image forming apparatus and method and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes two or more photoconductors, an image carrier, first and second transfer units, first and second measuring units, and a determining unit. The first measuring unit measures density of a first test image formed by using a toner of a first color and transferred from the image carrier to a medium. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082936

Bio-based acrylate and methacrylate resins

Methacrylate resins of at least one bio-based methacrylate monomer, where the monomer includes a rosin or isosorbide moiety obtained from natural sources, can be used in toner, carrier coating or both.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170082934

Thermosetting powder coating material and coating method

A thermosetting powder coating material includes a powder particle containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent and has a volume particle size distribution index gsdv of less than 1.20 and an average circularity of not less than 0.96.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081545

Sacrificial coating for intermediate transfer member of an indirect printing apparatus

A coating composition for an image transfer member in an aqueous ink imaging system. The coating composition includes at least one hydrophilic polymer, at least one hygroscopic material, at least one oil-in-water emulsion and at least one surfactant.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081538

Color shift pigments for three-dimensional printing

Materials for use in 3d printing comprising a color shift pigment that change colors when viewed at different angles. More specifically, the materials comprise a color shift pigment being a silicon oxide core with metal oxide shell disposed thereon and a polymeric component.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081505

Resin composition and resin shaped product

According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a resin composition containing a cellulose ester resin, a compound containing an adipic acid ester, and a maleic anhydride-modified ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and a resin composition containing a cellulose ester resin, a compound containing an adipic acid ester, and a polyhydroxyalkanoate resin.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081139

Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus

A sheet feeding device includes a container including a frame, an auxiliary frame member provided on the frame so as to be slidable relative to the frame, and a front cover that covers a front side of the auxiliary frame member, the container being detachably supported in a body of the sheet feeding device; a cover member that covers a top side of the container when the container is attached to the body; and a locking unit that prevents the container attached to the body from being detached from the body when the container is locked and that enables the container to be detached from the body when the container is not locked.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078517

Printing system, information processing apparatus, computer readable medium, and image forming apparatus for providing printing services over a network

A printing system includes an information processing apparatus and an image forming apparatus, and the information processing apparatus includes: an acquiring unit that acquires identification information of the image forming apparatus in a printing service system from the image forming apparatus by a short-range communication; and a transmitting unit that transmits, to the printing service system, a setting request which contains the identification information of the image forming apparatus acquired by the acquiring unit and identification information of a user in the printing service system and which is a request for making a setting for permitting the user to use the image forming apparatus; and the image forming apparatus includes a holding unit that holds the identification information of the image forming apparatus in the printing service system in such a form that the identification information can be acquired by the acquiring unit of the information processing apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078510

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

An information processing apparatus includes a drawing resource acquisition unit that segments a common drawing resource in a first memory into drawing resource segments, successively acquires the drawing resource segments from the first memory, and stores the drawing resource segments in a second memory, a drawing data generating unit that generates the drawing data in a format supported by an image forming apparatus, using the drawing resource segments stored in the second memory, and a memory area releasing unit that releases part or whole of a memory area of one drawing resource segment, after the drawing data generating unit has generated the drawing data using the one drawing resource segment and before the drawing resource acquisition unit stores in the second memory another drawing resource segment acquired subsequent to the one drawing resource segment.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078508

Secure document printer

A printer and method for printing a secure document are disclosed. For example, the printer includes a controller for receiving an indication that a print job contains the secure document, a lock on a printer door, wherein the lock is electrically coupled to the controller, wherein the lock is engaged by the controller after receiving the indication that the print job contains the secure document and the lock is disengaged when the print job is completed successfully and a user interface in communication with the controller for receiving a security code to disengage the lock when print job is interrupted due to an error.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078507

Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image reading apparatus includes a housing unit including a support table on which an original document is supported, a reading member disposed inside the housing unit to read the original document, a power source unit disposed adjacent to the housing unit while being separated by at least one wall, the power source unit accommodating a power circuit, and a sending member that sends air inside the power source unit into the housing unit through an opening formed in the wall.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078506

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

An image reading device includes a reading member and a skew detector. The reading member reads an image of a passing document at a read position preset in a document transport path. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078499

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

An information processing apparatus includes an accepting unit, a transmitting unit, a receiving unit, and a storing unit. The accepting unit accepts a transmission destination of input information for inputting setting information about a setting for the information processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078496

Image quality control and adjustment apparatus, image quality control and adjustment method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image quality control and adjustment apparatus includes a management unit and a controller. The management unit manages operation specification information. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078301

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a memory that stores document data; a creating unit that creates access control information for controlling an access to the document data; a processor that applies an electronic signature to the document data, but does not apply the electronic signature to the access control information; and a controller that controls the access to the document data by using the access control information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170077956

Decoding device and method, information transmission system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A decoding device includes a reception unit and a correction unit. The reception unit receives data obtained by segmenting transmit data into multiples of a predetermined number of bits, calculating parity data for each bit position in a segment, attaching the parity data to the transmit data, and performing bit number conversion coding on the transmit data so that a ratio of a frequency of occurrence of a first code and a frequency of occurrence of a second code becomes a predetermined ratio. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076241

Method and system for selecting crowd workforce for processing task

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for selecting a crowd workforce for processing a task. The method includes receiving a request from a requestor to process the task. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076186

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes multiple image processing units, a detector, and a distribution unit. The multiple image processing units perform image processing to convert image data distributed on a page-by-page basis into raster-format color print data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076150

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires image information of an image of an original document, a recognition unit that recognizes from the image information acquired by the acquisition unit each of plural entry items and an entry remark written differently from the plural entry items, included in the image, and an associating unit that associates the entry remark with one of the entry items in accordance with a relationship between a location of the entry items recognized by the recognition unit and a location of the entry remark.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076112

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a memory that stores document data; a creating unit that creates access control information indicative of access control to the document data, the access control information being different depending on a group of a publication source of the document data; and a controller that controls an access to the document data by using the access control information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076044

Medical-document management appratus, electronic medical record system, medical-document management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A medical-document management apparatus includes a recording unit and a display. The recording unit records a first medical document and link information in a database. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075991

System and method for classification of microblog posts based on identification of topics

A method for assigning a topic to a collection of microblog posts may include, by an acquisition module, receiving from at least one messaging service server, a plurality of posts, wherein each of the plurality of posts comprise post content; by a generation module, analyzing the posts and extract, from at least one of the posts, a link with an address to an external document; and, by the acquisition module, accessing the external document that is associated with the address and fetch external content associated with the document. The method may also include by the generation module: analyzing the post content to identify at least one label for each post, for each post that includes a link, analyzing the external content to identify a topic, and using a topic modeling technique to generate a trained topic model comprising a plurality of topics and a plurality of associated words.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075945

Method and system for document management considering location, time and social context

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for digital document management. A physical context can be identified, wherein such a physical context includes three dimensions of data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075935

Enriching how-to guides by linking actionable phrases

A computer-implemented linking system and method provide for linking actionable phrases in a first document to other documents in a document corpus. The method includes identifying at least one actionable phrase in a first document. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075875

Medical-document management apparatus, electronic medical record system, medical-document management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A medical-document management apparatus includes a controller displaying, in an arranged manner, a matrix information display section in which, by accessing a database, medical documents registered in the database are subjected to two-dimensional mapping on date and attribute and are displayed; a document-to-be-registered operating section in which a first medical document to be registered in the database is set; an associated-form setting section in which a second medical document among the registered medical documents which is associated with the first medical document is set; and a document attribute setting section in which attributes of the first medical document are set, on a screen of a terminal apparatus. The controller also records, in the database, link information which describes a link between the first and second medical documents and which is set in the associated-form setting section.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075634

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

An information processing apparatus includes a memory, a registration-interval extracting unit, and a determining unit. The memory stores multiple documents having a predetermined relationship. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075348

System and method for mobile robot teleoperation

Example implementations include a system and method for remotely controlling the motion of a robot. In example implementations, the user is presented with a display having video from a camera on the robot augmented with abstract sensor data, and facilitates the user to draw motion path commands directly on the camera view. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075296

Image forming apparatus and installation or removal of housing including photoreceptors

Provided is an image forming apparatus including plural developing devices that are provided side by side in a direction that is defined by an image forming apparatus main body and respectively form insertion sections into or from which housings including photoreceptors are inserted or withdrawn in a longitudinal direction on one side in a direction in which the plural developing devices are arranged, an exit mechanism that is provided in the developing device, is disposed on an inlet side of the insertion section, and exits a developer on an inside of the developing device, and guide sections of at least two portions that are provided in at least one of the developing devices adjacent to the housing and guide the housing before a surface of the photoreceptor faces the exit mechanism in an insertion direction of the housing when the housing is inserted or withdrawn.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075282

Pasting device and image forming apparatus

A pasting device includes a contact member disposed at a position that is downstream of a fixing unit that heats and fixes a developer transferred to a surface of a medium and that is upstream of a position at which a temperature of the heated developer decreases to a glass transition temperature with respect to a direction in which the medium is transported, the contact member contacting an image that has passed through the fixing unit; and a pasting member that is disposed downstream of the contact member with respect to the direction in which the medium is transported and that pastes a multilayered object to the surface of the medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075275

Transporting device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus

A transporting device includes a detecting portion that detects a load applied to a driving portion provided for transporting a medium, an identifying portion that identifies a type of the medium from a result of detection performed by the detecting portion, and a correcting portion that fits, if a predetermined instruction is made, the result of detection to a predetermined reference characteristic of the load applied to the driving portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075271

Image forming apparatus and image forming method for forming toner images based at least in part on toner qualities or characteristics

An image forming apparatus includes a toner image forming section, a selection section, and a performing unit. The toner image forming section forms a toner image. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075265

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a detecting portion that detects a load applied to a driving portion configured to drive a fixing portion configured to fix an image formed on a medium, an identifying portion that identifies a type of the medium from a result of detection performed by the detecting portion, and a setting portion that sets a threshold with reference to which the identifying portion identifies the type of the medium. The threshold is set for each of different temperatures detected by a temperature detecting portion that detects a temperature of the fixing portion or for each predetermined number of media on which images are fixed.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170075242

Electrostatic charge image developing toner, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including a binder resin and a metallic pigment and silica particles having an equivalent circle diameter e of greater than 0.10 μm, wherein a relationship between a number-average maximum thickness c and a number-average equivalent circle diameter d of the toner particles satisfies 0.700<c/d<1.220, a number-average equivalent circle diameter d of the silica particles satisfies 0.10 μm<d<0.30 μm, and the content of silica particles, having a ratio f/g of a circumferential length f to a c