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Automatic mobile photo capture using video analysis

. . . . A system creates an electronic file corresponding to a printed artifact by launching a video capture module that causes a mobile electronic device to capture a video of a scene that includes the printed artifact. The system analyzes image frames in the video in real time as the video is captured to identify a suitable instance. ... Xerox Corporation

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

An information processing apparatus includes plural communication units, first and second authentication units, a selection unit, and a transmission unit. The plural communication units are connected to one or more communication lines. ... Xerox Corporation

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a first memory, a transfer unit, a second memory, and a processor. The first memory retains image data. ... Xerox Corporation

Image processing apparatuses and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition section that acquires pieces of image data acquired by performing image reading in a sub scan direction in a unit of a line extending in a main scan direction, an orientation changing section that changes an orientation of each of data images represented by the respective pieces of image data acquired by the image acquisition section, and an image processing section that performs image processing serially on the pieces of image data acquired by the image acquisition section. The image processing section performs the image processing every predetermined number of pieces of image data serving as a predetermined processing unit. ... Xerox Corporation

Information conversion apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

An information conversion apparatus includes an extraction unit that extracts attribute information added to an image, an acquisition unit that acquires viewer information indicating a viewer, a determination unit that uses a database indicating a relationship between a subject corresponding to the attribute information and the viewer corresponding to the viewer information, and determines the relationship between the subject and the viewer, and a conversion unit that converts the attribute information based on the determined relationship.. . ... Xerox Corporation

Reading apparatus

A reading apparatus includes an image sensor provided at a terminal end of an optical path, a diaphragm that restricts a quantity of light traveling along the optical path, a concave mirror provided adjacent to and on an upstream side of the diaphragm in the optical path and forms a portion of the optical path, and a convex mirror provided on the upstream side of the concave mirror in the optical path and forms another portion of the optical path.. . ... Xerox Corporation

Communication control device and communication control system

A communication control device includes a communication unit, an acquiring unit, and an adjusting unit. The communication unit transfers first image data acquired from a first processing unit to an external controller of a system, receives second image data transferred from the external controller during an interval between pieces of the first image data transferred in predetermined units, and transfers the received second image data to a second processing unit. ... Xerox Corporation

Communication control device and communication control system

A communication control device includes a communication unit, a reception unit, and a controller. The communication unit transfers first image data obtained from a first processing device to an external control device for each portion among portions that are predetermined transfer units, and transfers second image data transferred from the external control device to a second processing device, the communication control device and the external control device being included in a system and being connected to each other via a communication line for half-duplex communication. ... Xerox Corporation

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

There is provided an information processing apparatus including: an execution unit that executes a first process or a second process with respect to a processing target in a case where an execution instruction is given to any one of the first process and the second process specified by a setting item and a preparatory action with respect to the processing target; a memory that stores the preparatory action in association with the setting item; and an execution controller that deems that the execution instruction is given in a case where the preparatory action stored in the memory is given, and controls the execution unit such that the first process or the second process specified by the preparatory action and the setting item stored in the memory in association with the preparatory action is executed with respect to the processing target.. . ... Xerox Corporation

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

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording material, an obtaining unit that obtains information from a device, which is installed in a room and obtains information regarding the room, a processing unit that generates information to be used by an external apparatus by processing the information obtained by the obtaining unit, and a transfer unit that transfers the information obtained by the obtaining unit to an external processing apparatus that processes the information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, an identification unit, and a generation unit. The acquisition unit acquires image data generated by reading an image on an original. ... Xerox Corporation

Scanner device menu containing custom size options for items to be scanned

A processor is electrically connected to a scanner, an electronic memory electrically, and a user interface (having a display screen). The display screen displays dimension input fields that identify dimensions of an item to be scanned using the scanner. ... Xerox Corporation

Input device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An input device includes a display, a protrusion, and a detector. The display includes a first region that displays contents and a second region that displays an operator that receives a command input with respect the displayed contents. ... Xerox Corporation

Input device, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An input device includes a display on which an operation screen is displayed, at least one protrusion displayed along an outer edge of the display, and a detector in which a display region of the display is set as a detection region. In a case where a continuous operation input in a direction provided with the protrusion is detected, a function corresponding to the continuous operation input is enabled faster than in a case where a continuous operation input in a direction different from the direction is detected.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278755

Image management system, image management server, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image management system includes an image output apparatus and an image management server. The image output apparatus displays and outputs an image. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278608

Terminal management apparatus, terminal management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal management apparatus includes a connection unit that connects, through a network, to a terminal apparatus to be managed, an authentication unit that authenticates the terminal apparatus using predetermined authentication information, a specific state determination unit that determines whether a predetermined specific state, in which a normal connection is not established, has occurred in relation to the terminal apparatus, and a connection controller that controls data communication with the terminal apparatus on a basis of a result of the authentication performed by the authentication unit and a result of the determination made by the specific state determination unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278576

Communication apparatus and recording medium

A communication apparatus includes: a transmitting unit that is capable of transmitting data to a designated destination through any of plural communication interfaces; a storage unit in which plural pieces of destination information are stored; and a registration unit that registers a communication interface used for data transmission in advance for each of the plural pieces of destination information stored in the storage unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278350

Relay apparatus, connection information management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A relay apparatus includes a transmission/reception unit, a relay processing unit, a holding unit, an acquisition unit, and an inspection unit. The transmission/reception unit transmits and receives information via a network. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277166

Systems and methods for creating and using navigable spatial overviews for video

Systems and methods for generating an overview for videos by reconstructing a representation of underlying content and linking from points in the overview to specific points in the video. Mechanisms are provided to create three different types of navigable overviews for different types of how-to and instructional videos. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276864

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

An information processing device includes a selection unit and an embedding unit. The selection unit selects, in a case where a moving image obtained by photographing plural targets that are present in front of a display screen of a display device is displayed on the display screen, plural related targets that are related to each other from the plural targets, based on a frame image of the moving image. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276733

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a first acquisition unit, a second acquisition unit, an evaluation unit, and an output unit. The first acquisition unit acquires first information indicating groups of plural articles. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276581

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a receiver, a processing unit, and a transmitter. The receiver is configured to receive, as a task, a sticky note that can be pasted on a mount. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276511

Consumables management system and consumables management device

A consumables management system includes: a service providing device side communication unit that performs communication relevant to consumption information of a consumable item with a mobile device present within a communication area set in advance corresponding to a service providing device; a mobile device side communication unit that is mounted in the mobile device and performs communication relevant to the consumption information with the service providing device side communication unit in a case where the mobile device is present within the communication area; and a notification unit that notifies an administrator possessing the mobile device that a remaining amount of the consumable item mounted in the service providing device has been reduced to a predetermined threshold remaining amount or less in a case where it is determined that the remaining amount of the consumable item has been reduced to the threshold remaining amount or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276510

Writing preservation apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing writing preservation program

A writing preservation apparatus preserves, as image data, writing on a writing target medium in which writing is performed and erasing of writing in an arbitrary region is performed. The apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires time-series image data items at points of times for the writing target medium, a written region recognition unit that recognizes written regions in which writing is performed on the writing target medium at the points of time based on the image data items at the points of time which are acquired by the acquisition unit, and a preservation unit that preserves first image data at a first point of time in a case where the written region recognized based on the first image data in whole or part is absent in the written region recognized based on second image data at a second point of time subsequent to the first point of time.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276460

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a detecting unit that detects a feature location in an image, a sorting unit that sorts regions in the image into plural regions different in terms of attribute, a memory that stores a rule that associates an attribute of a region with a priority of the region, and a determining unit that checks the feature locations detected from two images against each other, and determines a similarity between the two images by accounting for, in check results, the priority of the region associated by the rule with the attribute of the region containing the feature locations.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276209

Retrieval information generation device, image processing device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A retrieval information generation device includes a determination unit that determines retrieval document information for retrieving a phrase in an original document from an original document file which is created by reading the original document by an image reading device and is identified on the basis of identification information, an extraction unit that extracts retrieval image information for visually specifying the original document from the original document file, and a generation unit that associates the retrieval document information and the retrieval image information with the identification information of the original document file to generate a retrieval file.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276191

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a copying unit and an extracting unit. The copying unit is configured to copy a first sticky note pasted on a first mount onto a second mount as a second sticky note. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276190

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

An information processing apparatus includes an emotion information acquisition unit that acquires emotion information of a sentence information writer who writes sentence information, and a recommendation information notification unit that makes a notification of recommendation information based on the emotion information acquired by the emotion information acquisition unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276187

Operation-screen generation device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An operation-screen generation device includes a reading unit that reads operation item information indicating multiple operation items having a hierarchical structure and used to generate an operation screen and a generation unit that generates the operation screen. An operation component for an operation item in a highest layer in the operation item information is allocated to a first hierarchical component predetermined as being in a highest layer in layout information. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276021

Information processing system, autoscaling association apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing system includes one or more virtual machines, a container scaling apparatus, a virtual-machine scaling apparatus, a calculating unit, and a reflecting unit. The container scaling apparatus performs autoscaling of a container that runs on the one or more virtual machines. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276020

Information processing system and virtual machine

An information processing system includes one or more virtual machines, a container scaling apparatus, and a virtual-machine scaling apparatus. The container scaling apparatus performs autoscaling processing of a container that runs on a virtual machine among the one or more virtual machines. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275950

Information processing device and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An information processing device includes a receiver that receives a specification of a desired brain wave state of a user, and a controller that controls playback of music causing a brain wave state of the user to transition to or maintain the desired brain wave state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275947

Display device, display system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display device includes a display, a reception unit, a power supply unit, and a controller. The reception unit receives data to be displayed on the display. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275945

Information processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a specifying unit that specifies an apparatus suitable for displaying a screen related to a function used by a user to one of the information processing apparatus and an external apparatus, an acquisition unit that acquires information indicating the screen from the external apparatus, in a case where the apparatus specified by the specifying unit is the information processing apparatus, a display unit that displays a screen indicated by the information acquired by the acquisition unit, and an instruction unit that instructs the external apparatus to display the screen, in a case where the apparatus specified by the specifying unit is the external apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275943

Display device

A display device includes a screen, first and second projectors, a detector, and a controller. The screen has first and second surfaces. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275942

Display device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display device includes a display, a viewer identification unit, and a personal information display controller. The display displays content. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275930

Information collecting system and image forming apparatus

An information collecting system includes: an information processing apparatus; and an image forming apparatus that form an image on a recording material in accordance with an image formation command received from the information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes an information acquisition unit that acquires specific information and a transmission control unit that transmits transmission data including the specific information acquired by the information acquisition unit to the image forming apparatus by using a communication protocol for the image formation command. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275928

Image forming apparatus and information processing system

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image on a recording material; an acquiring section that acquires information from plural devices that are disposed in a room and acquire information on the room; a processing section that processes the information acquired by the acquiring section, and generates information that is used by an external device; and an initializing section that initializes the plural devices disposed in the room.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275927

Image forming apparatus and information processing apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image on a recording material; an acquiring section that acquires information from plural devices that are disposed in a room and acquire information on the room; a processing section that processes the information acquired by the acquiring section, and generates information that is used by an external device; a program acquiring section that acquires a program having an operation record in a partial device included in the plural devices disposed in the room; and a transmitting section that transmits the program acquired by the program acquiring section to another device included in the plural devices disposed in the room.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275829

Input device, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An input device includes multiple operators disposed in a visible state on an operation surface, a protrusion protruding from the operation surface, and a detector that detects an input of an operation performed on each of the operators when a detection position of an input object is included in a detection range set for each operator. The multiple operators include a first operator disposed near the protrusion and a second operator disposed at a position farther away from the protrusion than the first operator. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275828

Receiving device and detection device

A receiving device includes an optical detector that detects a position of an object of interest to be detected by receiving, with the use of one or more light-receiving portions, reflected light that occurs when light emitted from one or more light-emitting portions is reflected by the object of interest; and a transition receiving portion that receives, based on a detection result detected by the optical detector, an user operation for causing an apparatus including the receiving device to transition from a first power state where power consumption of the apparatus is less to a second power state where the power consumption is greater. In the first power state, the optical detector activates one or more light-emitting portions and one or more light-receiving portions that are necessary for detecting a user operation on the transition receiving portion, and inactivates the rest that are unnecessary.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275607

Illumination apparatus, display, and light guide device

An illumination apparatus includes a light source, a light guide plate, and an adjacent layer. The light guide plate includes a first surface, a second surface facing the first surface, and plural light exit portions provided on one of the first and second surfaces. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275600

Image forming apparatus and method of adjusting the same

An image forming apparatus includes a first processing unit including a first processing portion that processes a medium, and a first housing that houses the first processing portion; a second processing unit including a second processing portion that receives the medium transported from the first processing portion, and a second housing that houses the second processing portion; and a connecting member that connects the first housing and the second housing to each other such that a specified angular relationship is established between the first processing portion and the second processing portion by orienting the first housing and the second housing in different directions.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275596

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit including an image carrier, a developing device that includes a developer containing a toner, and a cleaning device including a blade; and a transfer device. The toner contains toner particles having a volume-average particle size of 3 μm or more and 5 μm or less, a spherical inorganic external additive having a number-average particle size of 80 nm to 200 nm, and an organic component. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275594

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image holding member, a charging unit; an electrostatic image forming unit, a development unit, a transfer unit; a fixing unit, and a cleaning unit. A toner for electrostatic image development contains a binder resin containing an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, and paraffin wax. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275587

Binding device and image forming system

A binding device includes a first pressing member that presses a recording-medium stack from one surface side of the recording-medium stack, a second pressing member disposed at a position opposed to the first pressing member to press the recording-medium stack from the other surface side of the recording-medium stack, and a reduction part provided in at least one pressing member of the first pressing member and the second pressing member to reduce creases in recording media of the recording-medium stack when an end portion of the at least one pressing member is pressed against the recording-medium stack.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275586

Binding apparatus and image forming system

A binding apparatus includes: a first pressing member that presses a recording-medium stack from one side of the recording-medium stack; a second pressing member that faces the first pressing member and presses the recording-medium stack from the other side of the recording-medium stack; and a suppressing part provided in at least one of the first pressing member and the second pressing member, the suppressing part suppressing damage to recording media that may be caused when a recording-medium stack including a smaller number of sheets than the maximum number of sheets that can be bound is bound with the first pressing member and the second pressing member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275585

Binding apparatus and image forming system

A binding apparatus includes a first pressing member including a base part and multiple projections projecting from the base part, the first pressing member presses a recording media stack from one side; and a second pressing member including a base part and multiple projections projecting from the base part, the second pressing member facing the first pressing member and pressing the recording media stack from the other side. At least one of the first and second pressing members has at least one lower projection whose apex in a projecting direction closer to the base part than the apexes of the other projections are, and the lower projection is provided in the first or second pressing member that has more projections than the other, or more lower projections are provided in the first or second pressing member that has more projections than the other.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275579

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a developing member, a developer supply unit, a pulsating pump, and a correction unit. The developing member is to be supplied with a liquid developer from a supply member and is configured to develop an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275578

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transport unit, an image bearing member, a transfer unit, and a detector. The transport unit transports a continuous recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275575

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit including a fixing belt, a pressurizing rotator that forms a nip portion between the fixing belt and the pressurizing rotator by pressurizing an outer peripheral surface of the fixing belt, a first heating rotator that is provided so as to contact an inner peripheral surface of the fixing belt in the nip portion and heats the fixing belt, and a second heating unit that heats the fixing belt separately from the first heating rotator, wherein a toner to be used has physical properties described in the specification and includes an amorphous resin, a crystalline resin, and paraffin wax having a melting temperature of 60° c. To 80° c., and an absolute value of a difference in a melting temperature between the crystalline resin and the paraffin wax is 10° c. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275574

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image holding member, a charging unit, an electrostatic charge image forming unit, a developing unit, a transfer unit, a fixing unit including a fixing belt, a pressurizing rotator that forms a nip by pressurizing an outer peripheral surface of the fixing belt, a sliding member that slides on an inner peripheral surface of the fixing belt in the nip, and a pressing member that presses the fixing belt in the direction of the pressurizing rotator, wherein a toner to be used includes a binder resin containing an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin and has specific physical properties described in the specification, and paraffin wax having a melting temperature of 60° c. To 80° c., and an absolute value of a difference between the melting temperature of the crystalline resin and the melting temperature of the paraffin wax is 10° c. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275573

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes: a belt member having a substantially loop shape and an outer circumferential surface and moving along a belt moving path; a downstream side pressing member pressed against the outer circumferential surface and pressing a recording material transported along a recording material transporting path; and an upstream side pressing member disposed on an upstream side of the downstream side pressing member, pressed against the outer circumferential surface, and pressing the recording material, wherein in a contact portion where the outer circumferential surface and the downstream side pressing member are in contact, the belt moving path and the recording material transporting path are curved toward an inner side in a radial direction of the belt member, and wherein on an upstream side of the contact portion, the belt moving path and the recording material transporting path are curved toward a side opposite to the inner side.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275568

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit which includes a belt member having an outer peripheral surface which contacts an image holding member, and a transfer member, and the belt member is wound around both of the image holding member and the transfer member, wherein a toner to be used includes a binder resin containing an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin and has specific physical properties described in the specification, and paraffin wax having a melting temperature of 60° c. To 80° c., and an absolute value of a difference between the melting temperature of the crystalline resin and the melting temperature of the paraffin wax is 10° c. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275567

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit, a resistance detection unit, and a changing unit. The transfer unit transfers an image to a continuous recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275566

Oil removing device and image forming apparatus

An oil removing device includes a first heating member that at an outer surface thereof contacts a non-image surface of a recording medium which is transported, and that heats the recording medium, a toner image that is formed by using liquid developer that contains volatile oil and toner being transferred to the recording medium; and a second heating member that is disposed on a downstream side of the first heating member in a transport direction, the second heating member contacting at an outer surface thereof the non-image surface of the recording medium and heating the recording medium. In the oil removing device, a non-contact region where the non-image surface of the recording medium does not contact the first heating member and the second heating member is provided between the first heating member and the second heating member.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275554

Cleaning device and image forming apparatus

A cleaning device includes a cleaning member, a first bearing member, a second bearing member, and a moving mechanism. The cleaning member includes a shaft portion and an elastic layer disposed around the shaft portion. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275553

Cleaning member, charging device, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning member includes plural bristles including tips that come into contact with an object to be cleaned having a surface including recesses and projections; and a brush base to which the bristles are attached. The bristles each have a non-circular cross-section including a projecting portion that projects toward an outer periphery, at least the projecting portion having a size such that the projecting portion is capable of entering the recesses in the object to be cleaned.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275549

Liquid developer and liquid developer cartridge

A liquid developer includes toner particles containing, as a binder resin, at least a polyester resin containing a monomer unit, which includes a linear or branched chain saturated hydrocarbon chain having 2 to 5 carbon atoms between ester bonds, in a range of from 5 mol % to 25 mol % with respect to all monomer units included in the polyester resin, and a colorant; and a carrier liquid including an insulating liquid.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275544

Pressure fixation toner for developing electrostatic charge image, electrostatic charge image developer, and toner cartridge

A pressure fixation toner for developing an electrostatic charge image includes a styrene resin, a (meth)acrylic acid ester resin, and an oxidative polymerizable compound. The pressure fixation toner has a sea-island structure configured by a sea portion including the styrene resin and island portions including the (meth)acrylic acid ester resin. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275543

Electrostatic charge image developer, developer cartridge, and process cartridge

An electrostatic charge image developer includes: a toner that includes toner particles which contain a polyester resin and a styrene (meth)acrylic resin and form a sea-island structure which includes a sea portion containing the polyester resin and an island portion containing the styrene (meth)acrylic resin on a surface of the toner particle, and has an exposure rate of the styrene (meth)acrylic resin in a range of from about 5 atom % to about 20 atom %; and an external additive, and a carrier whose fluidity and bulk density under environment of a temperature of 25° c. And a humidity of 50% satisfy expression: 65.0≤fluidity×bulk density≤72.5.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275541

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles that contain a polyester resin which includes a condensed polymer of a polyvalent carboxylic acid and a polyol which contains ethylene glycol in an amount of from about 40% by weight to about 90% by weight with respect to a total amount of the polyol, and an external additive that contains silica particles in which a product of a volume average particle diameter d50 (μm) and a bet specific surface area sa (m2/g) is from about 1.4×103 to about 5.0×103.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275538

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image-forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive support and a single-layer photosensitive layer. The conductive support has an outer peripheral surface with a maximum surface roughness height (rmax) of about 4.0 μm or less, and the outer peripheral surface has a recess with a depth-to-aperture size ratio (depth/aperture size) of about 0.03 or more and about 0.12 or less. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275504

Display device

A display device includes a screen, first and second projectors, a detector, and a controller. The screen has first and second surfaces. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275503

Display device

A display device includes a screen, first and second projectors, and a controller. The screen has first and second surfaces. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275502

Display device

A display device includes a screen, first and second projectors, and a controller. The screen has first and second surfaces. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275262

Terminal management apparatus and terminal management system

A terminal management apparatus includes a radio wave intensity information obtaining unit that obtains radio wave intensity information indicating intensity of radio waves transmitted from a terminal device being managed; a radio wave intensity examination unit that examines a change in intensity of radio waves transmitted from the terminal device, on the basis of the obtained radio wave intensity information; an arrangement information obtaining unit that obtains arrangement information of an item installed indoors; a terminal information holding unit that holds information on the terminal device; and a disturbance determination unit that determines presence and type of radio disturbance, on the basis of a pattern of the change in intensity of radio waves detected by the radio wave intensity examination unit, the arrangement information obtained by the arrangement information obtaining unit, and the information on the terminal device held by the terminal information holding unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180274918

Three-dimensional measurement apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and three-dimensional measurement system

A three-dimensional measurement apparatus includes an image obtainer, a search unit, and a distance calculator. The image obtainer obtains, from an imaging device that creates a distance image where a distance value representing an imaging distance at each position within an imaging angle of view is given to a pixel at the position, the distance image. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273785

Particle dispersion liquid, aqueous ink, ink cartridge, recording apparatus, and recording method

A particle dispersion liquid includes: an aqueous medium; at least one of a compound represented by formula (i) and a compound represented by formula (ii), which is dispersed in the aqueous medium; and at least one of: (i) a polymer having alkyl (meth) acrylate as a structural unit, the alkyl (meth) acrylate containing an alicyclic hydrocarbon group having a bridged bond, the polymer having an acid value ranging from 6 mgkoh/g to 100 mgkoh/g, and (ii) a polyester resin containing 20% by mass or more of a unit represented by formula (f1) in the polyester.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273770

Powdered paint and electrostatic powder coating method

Provided is a powdered paint containing powdered particles and inorganic particles, the powdered paint having an attenuation factor af[30-300] (%) represented by an absolute value of [(q30−q300)/q30] is 30% or more and 60% or less, wherein q30 represents electric charge amount in an adherent layer including 100 g/m2 of the powdered paint adhered to a substrate 30 seconds after forming the adherent layer, and q300 represents electric charge amount in the adherent layer 300 seconds after forming the adherent layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273769

Powder coating material

A powder coating material includes powder particles and inorganic particles that are present on surfaces of the powder particles and have an electrical volume resistance of from 1×105 Ω·cm to 1×1012 Ω·cm.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273768

Thermosetting powder coating material and coated product

A thermosetting powder coating material includes powder particles containing a thermosetting resin, a thermosetting agent, and a surfactant. The amount of the surfactant is about 0.1 ppm or more and about 8.0 ppm or less on a mass basis.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273764

Silica composite particle and method for producing the same

A silica composite particle includes a silica particle and a compound in which a metal atom selected from the group consisting of ti, al, zr, v, and mg bonds to an organic group through oxygen, the silica particle being surface-treated with the compound. A coverage of a surface of the silica composite particle with the metal atom is 0.01 at % or more and 30 at % or less. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273739

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

A resin composition contains a polyolefin; 0.1 parts by mass or more and 200 parts by mass or less of carbon fibers, over 20 parts by mass and 100 parts by mass or less of polyamide, and 1 part by mass or more and 50 parts by mass or less of a compatibilizer relative to 100 parts by mass of the polyolefin; and 2 parts by mass or more and 20 parts by mass or less of a coloring agent having a polar group relative to 100 parts by mass of the carbon fibers.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273738

Resin composition for resin molding, and resin molding

A resin composition for resin moldings comprises: a first resin composition containing a first polyolefin, a polyamide, carbon fibers having an average fiber length of 0.1 mm to 1 mm and a carboxylic anhydride-modified polyolefin as a compatibilizer; and a second resin composition containing a second polyolefin and organic fibers having an average fiber length of 1 mm to 20 mm, wherein, taking the total contents of the first polyolefin and the second polyolefin as 100 parts by mass, a content of the polyamide accounts for 1 part by mass to 50 parts by mass, a content of the carbon fiber accounts for 1 part by mass to 50 parts by mass, a content of the organic fibers accounts for 1 part by mass to 20 part by mass, and a content of the compatibilizer accounts for 1 part by mass to 10 parts by mass.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273737

Resin composition for resin molding, and resin molding

A resin composition for resin moldings includes: a first resin composition containing a first polyolefin, a polyamide, first carbon fibers having an average fiber length of 0.1 mm to 1 mm and a carboxylic anhydride-modified polyolefin as a compatibilizer; and a second resin composition containing a second polyolefin and second carbon fibers having an average fiber length of 6 mm to 20 mm, wherein of the whole quantity of the resin composition for resin moldings, taking the total contents of the first polyolefin and the second polyolefin as 100 parts by mass, a content of the polyamide accounts for 1 part by mass to 50 parts by mass, the total contents for the first carbon fiber and the second carbon fiber account for 1 part by mass to 50 parts by mass and a content of the compatibilizer accounts for 1 part by mass to 10 parts by mass.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273321

Post processing apparatus

A post processing apparatus includes a post processing unit that performs a post process on a sheet of paper, a duct, and a blower that blows an airflow to the duct. The post processing apparatus has a transport path through which the sheet is transported toward the post processing unit. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273320

Recording medium processing device and image forming apparatus

A recording medium processing device includes: a pair of contacting members including a first contacting member and a second contacting member, the first contacting member and the second contacting member contacting each other at a contact portion and contacting a recording medium passing through the contact portion, a contact position of the second contacting member on the first contacting member changing in response to displacement of the second contacting member with respect to the first contacting member in a state of being held in a position for recording medium transportation; and a guide member mounted to the second contacting member, the guide member guiding the recording medium having passed through the contact portion at which the first contacting member and the second contacting member contact each other.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272794

Orientation changing apparatus and enclosing-and-sealing system

An orientation changing apparatus includes a transport path along which a transport object is transported and that includes a portion having a space; a changing unit that changes an orientation of the transport object transported toward the space, the changing unit changing the orientation in the space by applying a rotational force to the transport object in a direction that crosses a transporting direction in which the transport object is transported; and a receiving unit that receives the transport object after the orientation of the transport object is changed by the changing unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272790

Binding device and image forming system

A binding device includes a first pressing member that presses a recording-medium stack from one surface side of the recording-medium stack, a second pressing member disposed at a position opposed to the first pressing member to press the recording-medium stack from the other surface side of the recording-medium stack, and a reduction part provided in at least one pressing member of the first pressing member and the second pressing member to reduce creases in recording media of the recording-medium stack in a binding operation when a number of the recording media in the recording-medium stack is smaller than a maximum number of recording media to be bound by the first pressing member and the second pressing member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272787

Stapleless binding device and image forming apparatus

A stapleless binding device includes a stapleless binding unit that performs a stapleless binding operation to form irregularities in a sheet stack by making forward and backward movements, a moving unit that relatively moves the stapleless binding unit or the sheet stack in a direction along one side of the sheet stack, and a holding unit that holds the sheet stack during the backward movement of the stapleless binding unit. The holding unit holds the sheet stack during the backward movement of the stapleless binding unit before the moving unit moves the stapleless binding unit or the sheet stack.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272786

Recording-medium binding device

A recording-medium binding device includes a first tooth row including plural teeth and a second tooth row including plural teeth. The first and second tooth rows include a central region and end regions. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272785

Recording-medium binding device

A recording-medium binding device includes a first tooth row and a second tooth row. The first tooth row and the second tooth row to be engaged with the first tooth row cooperate with each other to pinch a recording medium batch. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272784

Binding device

A binding device includes: a binding unit that forms multiple asperities on a recording material bundle constituted by rectangular recording materials, and binds the recording material bundle, wherein, in oblique binding in which the multiple asperities are arranged on a corner portion of the recording material bundle in a direction inclined to one of both sides constituting the corner portion of the recording material bundle, a binding position by the binding unit reaches at least one of the both sides constituting the corner portion of the recording material bundle, and, in parallel binding in which the multiple asperities are arranged along a side of the recording material bundle, a binding position by the binding unit does not reach any side of the recording material bundle.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272704

Ink jet pre-fire waveform control

A method, includes receiving native image data at a processor for a printing system having a jet stack including a nozzle plate with an array of jets, formatting the native image data by pixels for each jet within the array of jets to produce ordered image data, scanning the ordered image data to determine timing and frequency of any pre-fire sequences needed for each jet, replacing a portion of the ordered image data for jets that need pre-fire sequences with a predetermined trigger sequence followed by a number and pattern of pre-fire pulses to produce modified image data, and transmit the modified image data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272685

Systems and methods for implementing three dimensional (3d) object, part and component manufacture including displacement/vibration welded or heat staked laminates

A system and method are provided for implementing relatively low temperature joining processes, including displacement/vibration welding techniques and/or heat staking techniques, in a process of building up laminate layers to form and/or manufacture three-dimensional objects, parts and components in additive material (am) manufacturing systems. A multi-stage 3d object forming scheme is described involving steps of laminate cutting (with lasers or other cutting devices); laminate transport between processing stations (including using one or more of conveyors, robotic pick and place devices and the like); laminate stacking, clamping and adhering through comparatively low temperature welding or other mechanical joining (including displacement/vibration welding or heat staking); and mechanical surface finishing (via cnc machining or other comparable process).. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272612

Three-dimensional shape forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A three-dimensional shape forming apparatus includes a forming unit and a controller. The forming unit forms a three-dimensional shape on the basis of three-dimensional data. ... Xerox Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180271428

Brain wave measuring device and brain wave measuring system

A brain wave measuring device includes a first brain wave measuring unit that contacts an ear of a user, a second brain wave measuring unit, joined to the first brain wave measuring unit, that contacts the ear, and a transmitter that transmits a brain wave measurement result obtained by the first brain wave measuring unit and the second brain wave measuring unit to a terminal device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270396

Automatic post processing of spot color combinations for a constrained colorant set

According to exemplary methods, a processor of a printing device determines color values out of a first colorant combination using marking materials for standard colorants and marking materials for one or more extended gamut colors. The extended gamut color has colorants other than the standard colorants. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270393

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

An information processing device includes an accepting unit, a first transmitting unit, a receiving unit, an acquiring unit, and a second transmitting unit. The accepting unit receives identification information used by a cloud service for identifying a user and authentication information used for authenticating the user. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270390

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

An information processing apparatus includes a switching unit and a controller. The information processing apparatus performs a data sending and receiving operation with an external apparatus via a data line which is compliant with a predetermined standard. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270380

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes plural detectors and a transition unit. The plural detectors detect a person and have different detection areas. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270379

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

A print control apparatus includes a memory, a print processing unit, and an erase processing unit. The memory stores one or more pieces of print data each representing print content and being subjected to a print process. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270365

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: an operation display device that includes an operation display device body, a front light emission portion and a rear light emission portion, the operation display device body including an operation display provided in one face of the operation display device body, the front light emission portion being provided on an upper side of the face of the operation display device body where the operation display is provided, the front light emission portion emitting light in accordance with a processing status, the rear light emission portion being provided on an upper side of an opposite face of the operation display device body to the operation display, the rear light emission portion emitting light in synchronization with the front light emission portion, wherein the operation display device is attached to an upper portion of a body of the image forming apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270212

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

A control apparatus includes a storage unit, a reception unit, and a restriction unit. The storage unit stores, for each of categories of processes classified in accordance with a condition related to a timing of a process, whether or not it is possible for each user to use processes that belong to the category. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268916

Pad detection through pattern analysis

A method for ensuring that a memory array such as a ferroelectric memory array is properly electrically connected. The method may be performed, for example, prior to a read or write cycle, during functional testing of the memory array, etc. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268280

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first artificial intelligence that outputs a first result by processing input information, and a second artificial intelligence that is different from the first artificial intelligence, and outputs a second result by processing the input information. Content of a process to be performed next is determined, based on results obtained by comparing the first result with the second result.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268270

Output apparatus, system, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

An output apparatus including an acquisition unit configured to acquire document data having an output time limit and identification information used for identification; and an output unit configured to output the document data in a first output form of the identification information when the output time limit has elapsed, which is different from a second output form of the identification information before expiration of the output time limit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268262

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device include: a first data acquirer that acquires first observational data; a second data acquirer that acquires second observational data; and a processor that performs machine learning by semi-supervised learning to output an emotion of a person as a latent factor using training data of the first observational data and the second observational data, and that infers and outputs the emotion from at least one of the first observational data and the second observational data using a trained model.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268212

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a first extracting unit that extracts a position of a character entry box in an input image; a recognizing unit that recognizes a character string written in the character entry box; a calculating unit that calculates recognition accuracy of each of characters of the character string recognized by the recognizing unit; a first detector that detects that a value based on the recognition accuracy is equal to or larger than a preset threshold value; a second extracting unit that extracts a position of a circumscribed rectangle for each character of the character string in the input image; a second detector that detects contact of the circumscribed rectangle with the character entry box; and a display that displays the character string to be corrected on the basis of a result of detection by the first detector and a result of detection by the second detector.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268157

Document management system and management apparatus

A document management system includes one or more processing apparatuses and a management apparatus. Each processing apparatus is located on one of local networks, and executes a protection process to generate a protected document from a document. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268155

Document management system and processing apparatus

A document management system includes a management apparatus and plural processing apparatuses. Each of the plural processing apparatuses includes an acquisition unit and a transmitter. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268148

Management apparatus and document management system

A management apparatus includes an assignment unit, a receiver, and a storage unit. The assignment unit assigns issuance privilege key information representing privilege to issue document ids to one or more processing apparatuses. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267999

Search apparatus, search system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A search apparatus includes a character string acquisition unit that acquires a character string recognized by a character recognition device, a search unit that sends to an information source the character sting as a search key and retrieves search result information responsive to the search key out of information stored on the information source, a determining unit that determines whether an error factor including at least one of a cause for an erroneous search and an erroneous search result is present, and a job switching unit that requests a manual input job to be performed to input a search key that is to replace the character string if the determining unit has determined that the error factor is present, and requests a verification job to be performed on the search result information if the determining unit has determined that the error factor is not present.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267966

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a converter. The obtaining unit obtains information regarding a browsing program in a terminal trying to browse a document. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267965

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an acceptance unit, a first search unit, and a second search unit. The acceptance unit accepts a search condition for attribute information of a subject. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267963

Information providing apparatus and information providing system

An information providing apparatus includes a moving unit, an obtaining unit, and a presenting unit. The moving unit causes the information providing apparatus to move toward a specified destination or along a predetermined route. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267923

Transfer control device, processing system, and processing device

A transfer control device includes: a write issuing unit that, after issuing to a transfer path a first write request for writing a last portion of data of a processing unit to a memory, issues a second write request for writing confirmation information to an area different from an area of the memory to which the data is written, the transfer path maintaining an order of write requests and an order of read requests and not maintaining an order between the write requests and the read requests; and a read issuing unit that issues to the transfer path a first read request for reading the confirmation information, after the second write request is issued, and issues to the transfer path a second read request for the data of the processing unit written to the memory, after reading the confirmation information in response to the first read request.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267460

Terminal contact structure and image forming apparatus

A terminal contact structure includes a first terminal provided on a removable body; a second terminal provided on an apparatus body in which the removable body is inserted, the second terminal not being in contact with the first terminal when the removable body is in a removable state, the second terminal being in contact with the first terminal when the removable body is in a fixed state; and a guide member provided on the apparatus body and having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface guiding the first terminal in an insertion direction in which the removable body is inserted, the second surface guiding the second terminal in a contact direction in which the second terminal comes into contact with the first terminal, the contact direction being a crossing direction that crosses the insertion direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267450

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a first outlet portion that allows sheet to be discharged therethrough toward a side surface of the apparatus, a holding portion that holds sheets that are to be reversed, a second outlet portion that is disposed at an upper portion of the apparatus and that allows sheets to be discharged therethrough toward an upper side of the apparatus, a first switching member that changes a destination of a sheet transported thereto between the holding portion and the first outlet portion, and a second switching member that changes a destination of a sheet transported thereto between the second outlet portion and the holding portion or the first outlet portion to which the first switching member has changed the destination.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267445

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating unit that rotates and that fixes a toner image on a recording medium, a pressing unit that rotates and that presses the heating unit, and a potential-difference application unit that applies a potential difference between the pressing unit and the heating unit so that a potential of the heating unit is higher than a potential of the pressing unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267443

Solid state fuser heater and method of operation

A fusing apparatus includes a heater that heats a fuser belt at a nip between the fuser belt and a pressure roll through which a sheet is conveyed to permanently fuse an image onto the sheet. The heater has a silicon wafer with a smooth side that contacts and heats the fuser belt at the nip, and circuitry at a second side, with the circuitry generating heat through the silicon wafer to heat the fuser belt. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267441

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a belt member used to fix an image on a recording material; a heating source that has a facing surface facing the belt member and an opposite surface and heats the belt member; a heat receiving member that is disposed in contact with the opposite surface of the heating source and receives heat from the heating source; and a temperature detector that is provided on an opposite surface side of the heating source and detects temperature of the heating source without interposition of the heat receiving member between the heating source and the temperature detector.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267440

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a light source fixed to an apparatus body, a transmission member that touches a developer image on a recording medium while rotating and that allows light from the light source to pass therethrough toward the developer image, and a moving unit located on a side of the recording medium opposite to the transmission member, the moving unit increasing, when moved relative to the transmission member, an area of the recording medium over which the recording medium touches the transmission member downstream from an illumination position, at which the developer image on the recording medium is irradiated with light.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267436

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a transfer member that transfers an image from an image carrier to a recording medium; a first member that is electrically connected to the transfer member; a downstream member that is located downstream of the transfer member in a direction in which the recording medium moves, that is electrically connected to the transfer member via the first member, and that transfers the recording medium to a second member that is located downstream of the downstream member and that is electrically insulated from the downstream member; and a first electric potential controller that, when the recording medium is changed to a recording medium having a higher bending strength, changes an electric potential of the downstream member to an electric potential that is higher than an electric potential of the downstream member before the recording medium is changed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267431

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a housing including a container that holds a developer containing toner and a magnetic carrier, a feed port member that allows toner or a magnetic carrier to pass therethrough to be fed into the container, a rotary member spaced apart by a gap from a surrounding portion of the housing including the feed port member, the rotary member transporting the developer while holding the developer on an outer circumferential surface of the rotary member to cover the gap when a developer level of the developer inside the container exceeds a reference level, and a developer-level adjusting magnetic pole that holds the developer and that is located at the same level as an end of the gap located downstream from the feed port member in a rotation direction of the rotary member or located downstream from the end of the gap in the rotation direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267429

Developer container and image forming apparatus

A developer container includes a container, a transporting member, and a passage portion. The container holds a developer. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267427

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a container that contains developer; a rotating body that rotates while carrying the developer and supplies the developer to a latent image formed on an image carrier; a channel through which air in the container is discharged out of the container; a first member that is positioned downstream of a position at which the developer is separated from the rotating body in a rotation direction of the rotating body and with which the developer separated from the rotating body comes into contact; and a second member that is positioned downstream of the first member in the rotation direction of the rotating body and with which the developer separated from the rotating body comes into contact.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267423

Muffling member for image forming apparatus

A muffling member for an image forming apparatus includes a thermoplastic member disposed in a photoconductor drum and having a substantially hollow cylindrical shape. The thermoplastic member has a slit-shaped opening at a certain position in a circumferential direction of the thermoplastic member. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267224

Light guide device, illumination device, and display

A light guide device includes a light guide plate that includes a first surface and a second surface facing the first surface in one of which plural light exit portions are provided, that guides light introduced into the light guide plate while reflecting the light between the first surface and the second surface, and that refracts or reflects the guided light so as to cause the light to exit by using the plural light exit portions. The light guide device has an introduction portion that is provided in the light guide plate and that introduces at least part of light incident upon the introduction portion in plural directions in a plane where the light is guided by the light guide plate.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265323

Post-processing apparatus

A post-processing apparatus includes a storing unit that stores plural recording media for performing post-processing, a pushing member that pushes trailing ends of the recording media stored in the storing unit toward an ejection port, and a controller that controls the pushing member to stop at a position at which the pushing member supports a recording medium that is transported.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264738

Three-dimensional modeling apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium storing three-dimensional modeling program, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing three-dimensional modeling data generation program

A three-dimensional modeling apparatus includes: multiple discharge heads that is used for model processing of a three-dimensional model, and that discharges multiple model materials with different attributes; and a controller that controls the multiple discharge heads so that a probability of discharge of a model material with a predetermined attribute is higher at a position closer to the lateral side of the three-dimensional model.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264595

Laser cutting debris collection system

Apparatuses include a laser cutter positioned within an enclosure that is capable of cutting printed sheets; however, this cutting produces debris made up of airborne dust of the sheet material and marking material. An air duct is capable of drawing an air stream of air and the debris out of the enclosure. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255287

Generating hi-res dewarped book images

. . Systems and methods for generating high resolution dewarped images for an image of a document captured by a 3d stereo digital camera system, or a mobile phone camera capturing a sequence of images, which may improve ocr performance. Example embodiments include a compact stereo camera with two sensors mounted at fixed locations, and a multi-resolution pipeline to process and to dewarp the images using a three dimensional surface model based on curve profiles of the computed depth map. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255193

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

09/06/18 / #20180255192

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a display screen and a display controller. The display screen displays a first message corresponding to a first event occurring in the information processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255189

Methods and systems for managing authentication devices coupled to multi-function devices

The disclosure discloses methods and systems for managing an authentication device such as a card reader coupled to a multi-function device. The multi-function device includes a memory for storing information related to one or more users, one or more pre-authorized users and alert setting instructions. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254280

Circular printed memory device with rotational detection

A circular printed memory device and a method for fabricating the circular printed memory device are disclosed. For example, the circular printed memory device includes a base substrate, a plurality of bottom electrodes arranged in a circular pattern on the base substrate, a ferroelectric layer on top of the plurality of bottom electrodes and a single top electrode on the ferroelectric layer that contacts each one of the plurality of bottom electrodes via the ferroelectric layer.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253872

Information processing device

An information processing device includes an extraction unit and a display. The extraction unit extracts maintenance methods which have been performed for plural apparatuses or equipment and failure rates. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253627

Conditional adaptation network for image classification

A method and apparatus for classifying an image. In one example, the method may include receiving one or more images associated with a source domain and one or more images associated with a target domain, identifying one or more source domain features based on the one or more images associated with the source domain, identifying one or more target domain features based on the one or more images associated with the target domain, training a conditional maximum mean discrepancy (cmmd) engine based on a difference between the one or more source domain features and the one or more target domain features, applying the cmmd engine to the one or more images associated with the target domain to generate one or more labels for each unlabeled target image of the one or more images associated with the target domain and classifying each one of the one or more images in the target domain using the one or more labels.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253417

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes a receiving unit, an acquiring unit, and a replacing unit. The receiving unit receives a sentence containing at least a proper noun. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253272

Information processing device and non-transitory medium

An information processing device includes a controller that references a job history to control an operation on a file generated by execution of a job.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253266

Server apparatus, image forming apparatus, and server system

A server apparatus includes a detection unit and a generation unit. The detection unit detects a change in information to be used for access to content provided by a web service. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253197

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

An information processing apparatus includes a memory that, in a case where a reception unit receives an instruction among plural reception units which respectively receive instructions relevant to generation or editing of a product in a recording mode, stores the product and the reception unit in association with each other; and a display controller that, in a case where the product is selected in a learning mode, performs control such that the reception unit, which is stored in the memory in association with the selected product, is displayed in a predetermined area.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253100

Moving apparatus

A moving apparatus includes a moving unit, an operation unit, a detector, and a controller. The moving unit moves to a destination point. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253030

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer carrier that rotates while holding a developer, a developer container that supports the developer carrier and contains the developer, a transport member that is supported in the developer container and that transports the developer by rotating, and a conveying member that is disposed on the transport member and that conveys air in the developer container toward an exhaust port, which enables the air in the developer container to be exhausted outside, along with rotation of the transport member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253027

Developer supply device and image forming apparatus

A developer supply device includes a container body that receives and contains a developer with which a toner cartridge is filled and that has a supply port used for supplying the developer, which is contained in the container body, to a developing device, a sensing member that detects the developer contained in the container body, a first transport member that is rotatably disposed in the container body and that transports the developer at a first transport speed by rotating, and a second transport member that is rotatably disposed in the container body in such a manner as to face the sensing member and that transports the developer at a second transport speed that is higher than the first transport speed by rotating.. . ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253026

Image forming apparatus, developing device, and support members

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier that carries a latent image, a developer holder that holds developer for developing the latent image carried by the image carrier, and a layer-thickness restriction member that restricts the layer thickness of the developer held by the developer holder. When the developer holder approaches the layer-thickness restriction member, the layer-thickness restriction member moves away from the developer holder and then toward the developer holder.. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180250929

Cleaning system and method for digital offset printer

A viscosity control unit provides improved and efficient residual ink removal from an imaging member following the transfer of the majority of the ink from the imaging member to a substrate, and prior to the application of a subsequent ink application to the imaging member. The viscosity control unit hardens the residual ink on the imaging member to produce a hardened residual ink. ... Xerox Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180250872

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

08/23/18 / #20180242451

Hybrid nanosilver/liquid metal ink composition and uses thereof

The present disclosure is directed to a hybrid conductive ink including: silver nanoparticles and eutectic low melting point alloy particles, wherein a weight ratio of the eutectic low melting point alloy particles and the silver nanoparticles ranges from 1:20 to 1:5. Also provided herein are methods of forming an interconnect including a) depositing a hybrid conductive ink on a conductive element positioned on a substrate, wherein the hybrid conductive ink comprises silver nanoparticles and eutectic low melting point alloy particles, the eutectic low melting point alloy particles and the silver nanoparticles being in a weight ratio from about 1:20 to about 1:5; b) placing an electronic component onto the hybrid conductive ink; c) heating the substrate, conductive element, hybrid conductive ink and electronic component to a temperature sufficient i) to anneal the silver nanoparticles in the hybrid conductive ink and ii) to melt the low melting point eutectic alloy particles, wherein the melted low melting point eutectic alloy flows to occupy spaces between the annealed silver nanoparticles, d) allowing the melted low melting point eutectic alloy of the hybrid conductive ink to harden and fuse to the electronic component and the conductive element, thereby forming an interconnect. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241908

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a first generation unit. The acquisition unit acquires plural images of a single material with different backgrounds. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241905

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an extracting unit that extracts a number of jobs and job time on a device, and a display that displays on a single graph the number of jobs and total job time in accordance with item, with each item determined to indicate an identical job.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241899

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

08/23/18 / #20180241889

Data processing apparatus and storage medium

A data processing apparatus includes a preread data acquisition unit that reads a document with preread setting, and acquires preread data including plural preread page data; and a main processing data generation unit that generates main processing data on the basis of main read setting applied to main processing on the document, the preread setting, and a document property of each page of the document acquired by analyzing the preread data, by using, for a page with corresponding one of the preread page data satisfying the main read setting, the corresponding preread page data, and by using main read page data acquired by reading the document with the main read setting for a page with corresponding one of the preread page data not satisfying the main read setting, among pages included in the document.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241887

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes an acquisition unit and a display. The acquisition unit acquires, via a communication line, data of an operating state of an apparatus or a device in accordance with a timing associated with an attribute of the data. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241882

Methods and systems for providing teleconference participant quality feedback

A method at a computing device includes obtaining time-varying teleconferencing data of a teleconference session with two or more participants, where the teleconferencing data includes one or more of audio data and video data, determining one or more participant quality signals for at least one of the participants based on the teleconferencing data, where at least one of the participant quality signals varies over time; determining for at least one of the participants participant quality metrics based on the participant quality signals; and providing to at least one of the participants information corresponding to the participant quality metrics, where the information is provided in one or more of graphical, textual, and audible form.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240248

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

An image processing apparatus includes a punch hole trace detection unit that detects a punch hole trace from an input image, a line segment detection unit that detects a line segment which is positioned in a vicinity of the detected punch hole trace, and a punch hole trace processing unit that performs processing on the punch hole trace on the basis of a result of the detection by the line segment detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239785

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an operation request for an object, and a permitting unit that applies an operation executing condition to the object for which the operation request has been made to determine whether to permit an operation on the object, the operation executing condition including a first condition associated with an object within an object group in which the object is included and a second condition for each of multiple elements constituting the object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239704

Transmitting and receiving system and information processing apparatus

A transmitting and receiving system includes a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus. The first information processing apparatus includes a first cache memory, and the second information processing apparatus includes a second cache memory. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239680

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes a memory access generating unit and an observation unit. The memory access generating unit generates pseudo memory access by using an arbitration unit in memory access. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239292

Post-processing apparatus

A post-processing apparatus includes a storing unit in which plural recording media are stored for performing post-processing and a transport member that transports a recording medium to the storing unit as a result of rotating while being in contact with a surface of the recording medium. The transport member includes a blade that comes into contact with a recording medium and a reinforcing portion that reinforces a strength of a portion of the blade that does not come into contact with the recording medium.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239282

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

An image processing apparatus includes a reception unit and a conversion unit. The reception unit receives as a designated color a color of an image desired to be seeable when irradiated with light at a specific wavelength. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180239270

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image holding body, a transfer member, and a controller. The image holding body holds an unfixed image. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180237252

Post-processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

A post-processing apparatus includes an ejection tray receiving a recording medium that is ejected, an elastic member urging the ejection tray upward in a vertical direction, a moving mechanism causing the ejection tray to move up and down in the vertical direction, and a driving source driving the moving mechanism.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180237238

Sheet transport device and image forming apparatus

A sheet transport device includes pre-transfer sheet-transport rollers that transport a sheet to a transfer position at which an unfixed image is transferred, the pre-transfer sheet-transport rollers including a first roller in which three or more separate rollers attached to a first shaft rotate, and a second roller in which three or more separate rollers attached to a second shaft are in contact with the separate rollers of the first roller and rotate. The hardness of an inner separate roller of the first roller is lower than the hardness of end separate rollers of the first roller. ... Xerox Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180236680

Post-processing apparatus

A post-processing apparatus includes a storing unit in which plural recording media are stored for performing post-processing, and a pushing member that latches onto and pushes trailing ends of the recording media stored in the storing unit toward an ejection port. When the number of the recording media stacked on the storing unit is small, the pushing member latches onto and pushes the trailing ends of the recording media at a position different from a position at which the pushing member latches onto and pushes the trailing ends of the recording media when the number of the recording media stacked on the storing unit is large.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234586

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

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

08/16/18 / #20180234584

Light-emitting component, light-emitting device, and image forming apparatus

A light-emitting component includes a substrate, a light-emitting element, a thyristor, and a light-transmission reduction layer. The light-emitting element is disposed on the substrate. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234583

Light-emitting component, light-emitting device, and image forming apparatus

A light-emitting component includes a light-emitting element, a driving thyristor, and a light-absorbing layer. The light-emitting element emits light of a predetermined wavelength. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234568

Detecting a folded page in a digital image of a scanned document

What is disclosed is a system and method for detecting a folded page in a digital image of a scanned document. In one embodiment, the present method involves receiving a digital image of a document which has been converted to a digitized form using a document scanning device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233534

Layered structure, light-emitting component, light-emitting device, and image forming apparatus

A layered structure includes a thyristor and a light-emitting element. The thyristor at least includes four layers. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233533

Light-emitting component, light-emitting device, and image forming apparatus

A light-emitting component includes a light-emitting element, a thyristor, and a light-absorbing layer. The thyristor includes a semiconductor layer having a bandgap energy smaller than or equal to a bandgap energy equivalent to a wavelength of light emitted by the light-emitting element. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232923

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a display controller that, when position information on a movable object is changed, changes a display size of an image associated with the movable object and displays the image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232922

Information processing apparatus and storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a display controller that changes a position indication of a movable object in accordance with a shape of a display region used for the position indication of the movable object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232401

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an operation request for an object, and a permitting unit that applies an operation executing condition to the object for which the operation request has been made to determine whether to permit an operation on the object, the operation executing condition including at least a condition determined by a relation between an object and another object within an object group in which the object is included.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232271

Design support system and non-transitory computer readable medium

A design support system includes a storage unit, an accepting unit, a selecting unit, and an associating unit. The storage unit stores information regarding design element classifications into which design elements constituting a product are classified and design requirement classifications into which design requirements required for the product are classified. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232253

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a controller that controls activation of a processing unit that processes data, and a memory that stores information related to the condition of a processing unit. The controller causes a processing unit to transition in advance from a stopped state to a ready state that is an intermediate state between the stopped state and an active state, and stores information related to the condition of the processing unit in the ready state into the memory. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232185

Method and system for providing assistance by multi-function device for document preparation

The disclosed embodiments illustrate method and system for providing assistance for document preparation. The method includes processing one or more portions for one or more field names in an electronic document by a multifunction device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232152

Gated end-to-end memory network

A method and apparatus for gating an end-to-end memory network are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a question as an input, calculating an updated state of a memory controller by applying a gate mechanism to an output based on the input and a current state of the memory controller of the end-to-end memory network, wherein the updated state of the memory controller determines a next read operation of a memory cell of a plurality of memory cells in the end-to-end memory network, repeating the calculating for a pre-determined number of hops and predicting an answer to the question by applying a softmax function to a sum of the output and the state of the memory controller of each one of the pre-determined number of hops.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231928

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes a developing device that performs a developing process by using two-component developer; an image carrier that carries a toner image including a toner band developed by the developing device; a density detection unit that detects a density of the toner band; and a determining unit that determines whether or not to perform a density adjustment on the basis of the density of the toner band detected by the density detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231916

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a rotary member delivering a developer to a latent image on an image carrier while rotating, a supply member disposed in a supply path and including a supply shaft and a helical or substantially helical supply blade, the supply member supplying the developer to the rotary member while rotating, a stirring member disposed in a stirring path, which extends alongside the supply path, and including a stirring shaft and a helical or substantially helical stirring blade, the stirring member stirring and circulating the developer between the supply and stirring paths while rotating, and an ejection path connected to an upstream portion of the supply path in a transport direction of the developer to eject the developer to the outside. The stirring blade's outer diameter is 1.1 or about 1.1 times or more and 1.5 or about 1.5 times or less the supply blade's outer diameter.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231907

Charging member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A charging member includes a cylindrical, hollow or solid, electroconductive base member, and an elastic layer device disposed on the electroconductive base member. When a surface profile of the charging member is subjected to a periodicity analysis in a circumferential direction, the surface profile has a maximum amplitude, in a period region of smaller than 5 mm, within a range of higher than or equal to 0.20 μm and smaller than or equal to 0.90 μm.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230373

Photochromatic composition for 3d printing

Compositions relating to three-dimensional (3d) printing. In particular, a photochromatic composition for use in 3d printing comprising a photochrome core with polymeric resin shell disposed thereon and a polymeric component.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230296

Resin composition and resin molded product

A resin composition includes: a cellulose acetate propionate including a propionyl group; and a polyhydroxyalkanoate, wherein a mass ratio (b)/(a) ranges from 0.2 to 4, wherein (b) represents a content of the polyhydroxyalkanoate in a total amount of the resin composition and (a) represents a content of the cellulose acetate propionate in the total amount of the resin composition, and a content of the propionyl group in the cellulose acetate propionate ranges from 39% by mass to 51% by mass.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180230295

Resin composition and resin molding

A resin composition includes: a cellulose acetate having a weight-average molecular weight of 30,000 to 90,000 and a substitution degree of 2.1 to 2.6; and a polyhydroxyalkanoate.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229959

Dynamic dual bin position collation system

A system that eliminates return and reset of a pusher in a media collation system includes the use of bidirectional bins that allow accumulated sets of media in the bins to be collated in first or second directions and pushed to either of two banders rather than being restricted to one bander.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229447

System and method for decreasing time for printing layers in three-dimensional objects and for enhancing color fidelity at the surface of three-dimensional objects

A three-dimensional object printer has a controller that operates pluralities of ejectors ejecting drops of different materials having different colors, at least one color of which is white, to produce objects with different levels of color saturation. The controller operates the pluralities of ejectors with reference to a function of a sum of an average number of drops per voxel in each layer, a target value of an average number of drops per voxel of colorants other than white in each layer, and a distance from a closest surface of the object for each material ejected by the ejectors. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229445

Method and system for improving structural integrity in three-dimensional objects produced by a three-dimensional object printer

A printer is configured with an actuator to rotate a platen about an axis perpendicular to the surface of the platen and an encoder that generates angular data corresponding to the rotation of the platen. A controller operates the actuator to rotate the platen while monitoring the angular data generated by the encoder to ensure accurate rotation of the platen after each layer of an object is printed. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229405

System for removing support structure from three-dimensional printed objects using microwave energy

A system for manufacturing a three-dimensional object facilitates the removal of support material from the object. The system includes a controller configured to move a platen to position the object at a position opposite a microwave radiator and then operate the microwave radiator to change the phase of the support material from solid to liquid. ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180229121

Information processing device

An information processing device includes a controller that moves and controls a display of a character image in a virtual space, in accordance with a movement of a user in a real space, and an awarding unit that awards points to the user in a case in which the character image is made to overlap, in the virtual space, an other character image of an other user.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180228178

Printed chocolate structures

A method for printing a three-dimensional crystalline structure such as a chocolate layer wherein, after printing, the material has a desired crystal structure and a plurality of non-random cavities. An embodiment can include printing a liquid first layer of material with a printer onto a second layer of material having a crystal structure. ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227440

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a print data acquisition unit that acquires print data; a layout information acquisition unit that acquires layout information concerning plural image forming parts that are aligned from an upstream side toward a downstream side in a moving direction of a transfer target that moves and form images of respective different colors on the transfer target; and an image information generation unit that generates pieces of image information for the respective colors used by the plural image forming parts from the print data during a generation period and generates image information used by an image forming part located on an upstream side in the moving direction more in a former half of the generation period than in a latter half of the generation period.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227189

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires information related to a network including a group of nodes, and a group of real links that connects the nodes, an adding unit that generates an extension network by adding to the network at least a virtual link that link nodes that are not linked by a real link, and a clustering unit that clusters the group of the nodes by iteratively calculating a stochastic process of a transition between the nodes linked by the real link and the virtual link in the extension network until the stochastic process is regarded to be in a steady state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225816

System and method for detecting defects in an image

An image system for detecting defects in an image may include a processing device to detect defects in a target image by analyzing the activity level in a reference and the target image. The system may identify a quiet area/pixel in the reference image based on the activity level, check the activity level of the corresponding pixel in the target image, and classify the pixel in the target image as defective if the activity level of the pixel in the target image exceeds a noise threshold. ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225815

System and method for defect detection in a print system

A system for detecting defects in a print system may include a print engine to print an electronic document (a reference image) and yield a printed document. The system may also include an image sensor to scan the printed document into a scanned electronic document (a target image). ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225556

Printing managing apparatus and computer readable medium storing printing managing program

A printing managing apparatus includes: a job attribute correlating information acquiring unit that acquires job attribute correlating information that correlates pieces of individual job attribute information used in plural respective printing control apparatus with common job attribute information for each job attribute that can be set in print job information so as to be common to the plural printing control apparatus as transmission destination candidates of the print job information; an attribute specification information converting unit as defined herein; and a manipulation control processing unit as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225541

Image processing apparatuses and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a generation unit that generates, in a case where a small-sheet image in a first image is unsuccessfully extracted and results in multiple small-sheet images, a second image including the small-sheet images that are combined.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225519

Method and system to generate targeted captions and summarize long, continuous media files

A method of generating a summary of a media file that comprises a plurality of media segments is provided. The method includes calculating, by a neural network, respective importance scores for each of the media segments, based on content features associated with each of the media segments and a targeting approach, selecting a media segment from the media segments, based on the calculated importance scores, generating a caption for the selected media segment based on the content features associated with the selected media segment, and generating a summary of the media file based on the caption.. ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225033

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, an acquisition unit, and a display. The receiving unit receives a setting operation performed by a user. ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224788

Image forming system and image forming apparatus

An image forming system includes: a first image forming apparatus that is disposed at an upstream side in a feeding direction of a belt-like continuous recording medium; and a second image forming apparatus that is disposed at a downstream side in the feeding direction of the recording medium, wherein each of the first image forming apparatus and the second image forming apparatus includes: a recording head that forms images on the recording medium by ejecting droplets from ejection outlets of the recording head; a closing member that serves to close the ejection outlets; and a controller that monitors head drive data for driving of the recording head, and closes the ejection outlets with the closing member in case a droplets non-ejection state is beyond a predetermined first allowable condition during printing.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224783

Method for forming scratchable image and scratchable image formed article

A method for forming a scratchable image includes pressure-fixing a masking pressure toner onto a base image on a substrate to form a masking layer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222606

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

08/02/18 / #20180220044

Systems and methods for preventing unauthorized usage and movement of electronic components from one device to another device

The present discloses methods and systems for preventing unauthorized usage of an electronic component. The method includes removing an electronic component from a first multi-function device by a user, the electronic component includes a logic device having a security code. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220026

Methods and systems for remotely configuring a multi-function device

The present disclosure discloses methods and systems for remotely configuring a multi-function device without requiring an expert visit at a user's place. The method includes transmitting a configuration request through the multi-function device for configuring the multi-function device along with a unique parameter of the multi-function device. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219952

Terminal management apparatus, terminal management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal management apparatus includes a first connection unit, a second connection unit, a setup information management unit, and a communication controller. The first connection unit is connectable to a terminal apparatus via a wireless communication link. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219939

Relay apparatus, client apparatus, and computer-readable medium

A relay apparatus includes a storage, request data reception and transmission units, a mode data reception unit, a specified condition conversion unit, a content identifier reception unit, a generation unit, and a display data transmission unit. The storage stores a service identifier, access destination information, and a conversion routine for the format of a specified condition specifying content, for each of storage services. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218629

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a question output controller that selects and outputs an easier question to respond from plural questions as a time difference between a time associated with an event and an expected response time that is a time at which a respondent of a question about the event is likely to respond is larger.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218426

Systems and methods for privacy preserving recommendation of items

Methods and devices for privacy preserving recommendation of items based on association rules, each being represented as an antecedent that implies a consequent, are disclosed. The method includes receiving a transaction indicated by a query from a client device, where the transaction includes multiple items. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218284

Method and system for learning transferable feature representations from a source domain for a target domain

The disclosed embodiments illustrate a domain adaptation method for learning transferable feature representations from a source domain for a target domain. The method includes receiving input data comprising a plurality of labeled instances of the source domain and a plurality of unlabeled instances of the target domain. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217973

Systems and methods for creating multi-layered optical character recognition (ocr) documents

The present disclosure discloses methods and systems for creating a multi-layered optical character recognition (ocr) document, the multi-layered ocr document facilitates selection of the desired text from the multi-layered ocr document. The method includes receiving a scanned image corresponding to a document, the document includes text information. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217726

Document display device

A document display device includes a controller. The controller controls a display for displaying document data constituted by plural pages. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217548

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section, a post-processing unit, and a controller. The image forming section forms an image on a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217523

Image forming apparatus and container having wall member to cover discharge channel

A container for powder detachably mountable to an image forming apparatus body includes a discharge channel and a wall member. The discharge channel has an upper end. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217223

Method and system for detecting that an object of interest has re-entered a field of view of an imaging device

A mobile electronic device processes a sequence of images to identify and re-identify an object of interest in the sequence. An image sensor of the device, receives a sequence of images. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215873

Polyimide precursor composition and method of preparing polyimide molded article

A polyimide precursor composition includes a solvent including water and a polyimide precursor including a group having a triple bond at a terminal thereof, which is dissolved in the solvent.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215499

Packing box

An aspect of the invention is directed to a packing box in which at least part of an opening through which to insert and take out an object to be packed is closed by inside lids that are opposed to each other in a plane, wherein: the inside lids have a cut portion including a cut that is shaped so as to be suitable for the external shape of a portion of the object and folded portions formed by folding the respective inside lids, and, when the inside lids are closed, the cut is fitted with the portion of the object housed in the packing box to fix the object in a state that walls, opposed to each other, of the respective folded portions are in contact with each other.. . ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215143

Method and system for aligning ejectors that eject clear materials in a printer

A printer is configured with an optical sensor that enables dashes in a test pattern formed with clear drops on a mirror-like surface to be detected and their positions identified. The optical sensor includes a louver positioned adjacent to a light source to limit and collimate an amount of light emitted by the light source onto each portion of the test pattern. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215138

Automatically adjusting nip force in a printing apparatus

A feeding system in a printing apparatus is disclosed. For example, the feeding system includes a feed roll, a retard roll, a movable arm, a spring and a temperature dependent flexible material. ... Xerox Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215135

Acrylate ink compositions for ink-based digital lithographic printing

Compatible acrylate ink sets include an acrylate ink composition having 30% or less by weight pigment, 10% or less dispersant, between 40% and 80% acrylate, 12% or less photoinitiator, a viscosity between 5×105 and 3×107 cps at 35° c., and a 60 second tack between 25 and 50 g-m at 35° c.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213122

Securely sending a digital image of a document to an intended recipient via fax

What is disclosed is a system and method for securely sending a digital document to an intended recipient via facsimile transmission. A fax device is used to obtain a digital document to be faxed. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213113

Information processing system

An information processing system includes a display unit, a detector, plural vibration sources, and a vibration controller. The display unit displays a document on a display screen. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213112

Document printing using hardware-independent pattern ink cells

A system prints a document using a device-independent pattern ink cell that is appropriate for the print device. The system does this by identifying an object in a print job corresponding to a security element that identifies a pattern ink cell for a color parameter. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213094

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

An information processing apparatus includes a display and a processing execution unit. The display displays an operator for receiving an instruction to execute predetermined processing. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213039

Information processing apparatus and communication system

An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit and a communication controller. The communication unit communicates with an external apparatus with which communication is enabled for a limited period. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210865

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a selector that selects at least one typeface with an impression that is most similar to an impression corresponding to a shape feature of a character extracted from a memory that associatively stores shape features of characters and impressions.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210759

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives a process request for processing data, and a controller that, in response to receipt of a process request by the receiving unit, assigns a process to one of a first processing group including a processing unit that processes data, and a second processing group in which one or more processing units can be placed, the processing unit included in the first processing group including a number of processing units less than a predetermined upper limit number. The controller preferentially activates and assigns a process to the processing units included in the first processing group, and if the controller receives a process request that the processing units included in the first processing group are unable to fully process, the controller places a processing unit in the second processing group and assigns a process to the processing unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210721

Processing apparatus, information processing apparatus and processing system

A processing apparatus includes a presentation unit that presents an indication that a reboot is to be performed when information indicating a right to reboot is received via a communication network if the processing apparatus is to be rebooted to reflect a setting of a value in a setting item on the processing apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210363

Cleaning member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning member includes a core and an elastic layer that is helically wound around an outer peripheral surface of the core. The elastic layer is divided into three or more elastic layer sections in a width direction, and a width of the elastic layer sections at both ends in the width direction is greater than a width of the one or more elastic layer sections in a central region between the elastic layer sections at both ends in the width direction. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210358

Cold pressure fix toner comprising crystalline resin and high and low tg amorphous polyester

Cold pressure fix toner compositions include at least one crystalline polyester having a melting point in a range from about 30° c. To about 130° c., a rosin acid-based polyester resin and an amorphous polyester having a tg higher than the rosin acid-based polyester. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210356

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer disposed on the conductive substrate, wherein when time that takes for a current value to reach the maximum after beginning of application of a square wave voltage to the electrophotographic photoreceptor is t1 and time that takes for the current value to reach the maximum after the beginning of the application of the square wave voltage and then decrease to one fifth of the maximum is t2, t2 is approximately from 3.2 to 11.0 times as large as t1.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210355

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer disposed so as to overlie the conductive substrate and containing a first charge-transporting material having two triphenylamine skeletons and a charge mobility of approximately 4×10−6 cm2/vs or more and at least one second charge-transporting material selected from the group consisting of a charge-transporting material having one triphenylamine skeleton and a charge mobility of approximately 5×10−5 cm2/vs or more, a charge-transporting material having two triphenylamine skeletons and being different from the first charge-transporting material, and a charge-transporting material having three triphenylamine skeletons, wherein the second charge-transporting material content is approximately from 0.2 weight % to 1.0 weight % relative to the total charge-transporting material content.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208785

Interlayer printing process

Disclosed herein as a printing method and system which includes providing a substrate and depositing an interlayer composition including a polymer selected from the group of epoxy resins, polyvinyl phenols and poly(melamine-co-formaldehyde) and an interlayer composition solvent on the substrate. The interlayer composition is cured to form cured interlayer. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207965

Information processing device

An information processing device includes: an apparatus main body; and a display mechanism that is provided to be displaceable with respect to the apparatus main body, is provided with an antenna used to perform communication with a mobile terminal, and is configured to display information. The apparatus main body is not located in a place where the display mechanism extends upwards and downwards the display mechanism in a state in which the display mechanism is displaced with respect to the apparatus main body.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207933

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 method of manufacturing a print head includes plating a piezoelectric layer with a first silver layer, a tin layer, and a second silver layer, plating a steel layer of a jet stack with silver, inserting the piezoelectric layer and the steel layer into a pre-heated press, and applying pressure to the piezoelectric layer and the steel layer causing the layers to bond.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180206764

Cough detection apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A cough detection apparatus includes a receiving unit and a cough detection unit. The receiving unit receives motion information and sound information of a person who sits on a seat. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205852

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

An information processing apparatus includes plural communication interfaces, a specifying unit, a network determining unit, and a transmission controller. The plural communication interfaces are individually connected to plural communication networks having different security levels. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205845

Document scanner

A document scanning device includes first and second image sensors spaced along a document path and positioned to scan first and second sides of an input document. A first driven belt is configured to receive the input document directly onto a first surface of the first driven belt and transports the document past the first image sensor, where a first side of the document is scanned. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205844

Printing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A printing apparatus includes a memory, a receiving unit, and a printing unit. The memory stores print schedule information indicating regular time information concerning a time at which printing is regularly performed and also stores print settings information in association with the print schedule information. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205838

Method and apparatus for instant processing of a document workflow

A system may automatically scan a physical document and perform processing actions on the scanned document according to a workflow. 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

07/19/18 / #20180205837

Relay apparatus, error information management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A relay apparatus includes a transmission/reception unit, a relay processing unit, an error detection unit, and an error information acquisition unit. The transmission/reception unit transmits and receives data to and from terminal apparatuses via a network. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205330

Control device and brushless motor

A control device includes an obtaining unit that obtains rotation information indicating an amount of rotation and a rotation direction of a rotor of a brushless motor; and a controller that specifies a current to be provided to a coil of the brushless motor to control a rotating magnetic field generated by the coil by performing change control for gradually changing an electrical angle of the rotating magnetic field, detecting, as an initial position of the rotor, a position in which the rotor faces magnetic poles generated at an electrical angle when the rotation direction obtained during the change control changes from a first direction to a second direction and a difference between the amount of rotation in the first direction and that in the second direction obtained during the change control becomes smaller than a first threshold, and controlling the rotating magnetic field in accordance with the initial position.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204603

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives, during or after reproduction of a video, a predetermined operation with respect to the video, an associating unit that associates the received operation with a reproduction location where the received operation has been generated in the video, and a setting unit that sets in response to the received operation an importance degree of the reproduction location associated with the received operation.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204374

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes: an interrupting unit that, in case where image formation based on 2d image data is commanded during execution of 3d modeling based on slice data generated by slicing 3d data, suspends output of image formation data for formation of slice images on respective recording media by an image forming apparatus and output of control data that allow a post-processing apparatus to perform, without delay, post-processing of the 3d modeling on the recording media on which slice images have been formed by the image forming apparatus; a changing unit that changes order of execution of formation of remaining slice images of the 3d modeling, a remaining part of the post-processing of the 3d modeling, and image formation based on the 2d image data, according to a prescribed condition; and an output unit as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204373

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An apparatus includes: a generation unit that generates plural pieces of slice data by slicing, by plural planes, a 3d model as represented by 3d data; a plane assignment unit that assigns slice images to planes so that slice images corresponding to a part of the plural pieces of slice data and slice images corresponding to another part of the plural pieces of slice data are to be formed on same set of recording media; and an output unit that generates, according to the plane assignment, image formation information that allows an image forming apparatus to form the slice images on recording media and outputs the generated image formation information to the image forming apparatus, and generates, according to the plane assignment, control data that allow a post-processing apparatus to perform post-processing for manufacture of a 3d modeled object and outputs the generated control data to the post-processing apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204149

Domain-specific business objects for process design

A system and method provide for incorporating domain-specific business objects into process design. The method includes providing a domain meta-model, which links a set of elements, the elements including domain-specific business objects representing pieces of data, each of the domain-specific business objects being associated with a set of features, the set of features including an identifier feature. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204128

Systems and methods for context aware redirection based on machine-learning

Example implementations are directed to a method of receiving information associated with an activity, analyzing the information to identify a first pattern and a second pattern, and generating a customized recommendation model for the second pattern based on the first pattern. In response to a detected trigger indicating a transition to the second pattern, the method assesses context factors to verify the transition to the second pattern without interrupting the first pattern. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204126

Method and system for assisting users in an automated decision-making environment

A system and method guide the modification of an input feature vector to an automatic classifier model to cause the classifier to give a desired class without modifying the classifier. A user defines costs for independently modifying feature values for at least some of the features in an initial feature vector that the classifier model has given an undesired class. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204099

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes: a generation unit that generates a series of slice image data representing a series of slice images from a plurality of slice data generated by slicing 3d data; a control image data generation unit that generates control image data for formation of a control image representing control data that allow a 3d modeling post-processing apparatus to perform post-processing on recording media on which the series of slice images has been formed by an image forming apparatus; and an output unit that generates, from the slice image data, image formation information that allows the image forming apparatus to form slice images on respective recording media, and outputs the generated image formation information and control image data to the image forming apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203921

Semantic search in document review on a tangible user interface

An apparatus and a method increase data exploration and facilitate changing between exploratory and iterative searching. A virtual widget is movable on a display device in response to detected user gestures. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203852

Natural language generation through character-based recurrent neural networks with finite-state prior knowledge

A method and a system for generating a target character sequence from a semantic representation including a sequence of characters are provided. The method includes adapting a target background model, built from a vocabulary of words, to form an adapted background model. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203848

Author personality trait recognition from short texts with a deep compositional learning approach

A method for trait prediction includes receiving a text sequence and generating character embeddings for characters of the text sequence. Word representations for words of the text sequence are generated with a trained character sequence model, based on the character embeddings. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203646

Printing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A printing apparatus includes a memory that stores time information having a periodicity and print setting information as a printing execution history, a reception unit that receives print data, and a printer that prints the print data according to the print setting information corresponding to the time information in a case of reception of the received print data or in a case where, if a case of printing execution is designated with respect to the received print data, time in the case of execution corresponds to the time information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203385

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a roller member that rotates and a belt member including an endless belt that moves circularly while being in contact with the roller member, a pressing member that is disposed in a space enclosed by the endless belt and that presses the endless belt against the roller member on both a downstream side and an upstream side relative to a direction of rotation of the roller member, and a rotation hindering member that is disposed in the space enclosed by the endless belt and that hinders the pressing member from rotating as a result of receiving a reaction force. The roller member and the endless belt nip a sheet that has been transported while holding a toner image on the sheet and cause the sheet to pass between the roller member and the endless belt, so that the toner image is fixed onto the sheet.. ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203383

Transfer device and image forming apparatus

A transfer device includes a first roller, a second roller that is disposed at a position facing the first roller in such a manner as to be freely movable in a direction in which the second roller comes into and out of contact with the first roller and that transfers a toner image onto a sheet, which has been transported, by nipping the sheet between the first roller and the second roller, and a controller that controls movement of the second roller in such a manner that, when a predetermined type of sheet is transported, a gap smaller than a thickness of the sheet is formed between the first roller and the second roller when a leading end of the sheet enters between the first roller and the second roller.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203380

Powder material storage container and image forming apparatus

A powder material storage container includes: a cylindrical body member that extends in one direction and includes a storage chamber for storing powder material; a transport member that transports the powder material to an end of the storage chamber; a cylindrical end member that is attached to the body member, extends in the one direction and includes a passage chamber through which the powder material is passed, and a discharge outlet through which the powder material is discharged; a pillar member that is disposed in the passage chamber, extending in the one direction, and rotates in a circumferential direction of the passage chamber along the wall surface, and transports the powder material adhering to the wall surface to the discharge outlet; and a beam member that is laid across the discharge outlet and extends from an upstream side to a downstream side of a rotation direction of the pillar member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201457

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes image forming units forming images, a movable body moving along a path extending in a direction in which the image forming units are arranged while the images are sequentially formed on the movable body or on a recording material transported by the movable body so as to be superposed with one another, a contact and separation unit moving to a contact position at which the contact and separation unit is in contact with the movable body and to a separation position at which the contact and separation unit is separated from the movable body and changing a load applied to the moving movable body as a position of the contact and separation unit is changed, and a change unit changing the load in a manner opposite to a change in the load upon a change in the position of the contact and separation unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201019

Liquid droplet ejection head and liquid droplet ejection apparatus

A liquid droplet ejection head includes: a main body member that includes a nozzle that ejects a liquid droplet, a first pressure chamber that is linked to the nozzle, and a second pressure chamber that is linked to the nozzle; a first piezoelectric element that pressurizes the first pressure chamber by applying a first voltage, and, causes the liquid droplet to be ejected from the nozzle; and a second piezoelectric element that pressurizes the second pressure chamber by applying a second voltage which is equal to or higher than the first voltage, and deflects the direction of the liquid droplets ejected from the nozzle.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200958

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects, from slice data of each page of slice data of plural pages obtained by slicing 3d data using plural respective planes, expected trouble that may occur when 3d modeling post-processing is performed on a recording medium on which a slice image has been formed based on the slice data of the page; and a warning unit that warns a user about the detection of the expected trouble.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200953

Shaping apparatus

A shaping apparatus includes a table, at least one first discharging part that moves in one direction relative to the table and shapes an object by discharging droplets of a shaping liquid from nozzles and stacking plural layers each formed by curing the droplets, a second discharging part that moves in one direction relative to the table and forms a coating member coating an end surface of the object by discharging droplets of a coating liquid from nozzles and stacking plural layers each formed by curing the droplets, and a controller that controls the second discharging part so that a thickness of the coating member decreases toward an upper side.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200950

Information processing apparatus, computer readable medium storing information processing program, and three-dimensional modeling system

An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit that sets, as an attribute to be used for manufacture of a 3d modeled object, an attribute of a 2d image to be used for forming the 2d image on a recording medium, when the 3d modeled object is manufactured by laminating recording media together.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200949

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes: a first output unit that, when an instruction to perform image formation based on 2d image data is received, generates first image formation information for formation of images on respective recording media based on the 2d image data and outputs the generated first image formation information to an image forming apparatus; a second output unit that, when an instruction to perform 3d modeling based on 3d data is received, generates plural slice data by slicing the 3d data by plural respective planes, generates second image formation information for formation of a series of slice images on respective recording media based on the plural generated slice data, and outputs the generated second image formation information to the image forming apparatus; a generation unit that generates a series of control data as defined herein; and a storing unit as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200943

Information processing apparatus, three-dimensional modeling system, and computer readable medium storing information processing program

An information processing apparatus includes: a generation unit that generates plural pieces of slice data by slicing, by plural planes, a sample in which a 3d modeled object as represented by 3d data is reproduced at least partially in terms of at least one of color and shape; and an output unit that generates control data that correspond to the plural pieces of slice data and allow a post-processing apparatus to perform post-processing for manufacture of the 3d modeled object, and outputs the generated control data.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180199100

Information processing apparatus and information processing system

An information processing apparatus include: a degradation level acquirer that, when an original video is converted to a (a is a natural number) videos with different bit rates, acquires a level of degradation in each of a plurality of sections of each of the videos; a data volume calculator that calculates a data volume of distribution video data which is generated when a video with the level of degradation satisfying a first image quality condition is selected from b (b is a natural number smaller than a+1) videos for each of the plurality of sections; and an identifier that identifies a combination out of combinations of bit rates of the b videos for which the data volume is calculated, the combination allowing the data volume to be within a predetermined order from a smallest volume.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180197279

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a correcting unit and a pasting unit. The correcting unit corrects a dynamic range of a second image in accordance with pixel information of a region. ... Xerox Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196430

Autonomous mobile robot

An autonomous mobile robot includes a robot body, a movement unit, a detector, and a controller. The movement unit moves the robot body to a destination point. ... Xerox Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196379

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a first fixing member, a second fixing member that fixes a toner image transferred to a recording medium onto the recording medium by transporting the recording medium while holding the recording medium between the first fixing member and the second fixing member, a first support member that supports the first fixing member, a forcing member that supports the second fixing member and presses the second fixing member against the first fixing member, and a restricting member disposed on the first support member to fix a position of the first support member at an attachable member to which the first support member is attached, and to restrict a position of the forcing member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196364

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image-forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive base, and a single-layer photosensitive layer disposed on the conductive base and containing a binder resin, a hole transport material, an electron transport material, and a charge generation material. When a gold electrode is provided on the photosensitive layer so as to have an electrode area of 9.3×10−1 cm2, and an electric field of 27 v/μm is applied between the gold electrode and the conductive base in an environment at a temperature of 33° c. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184280

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method for transmitting display information in response to a user switching from a first terminal to a second terminal

. . An information processing apparatus includes following components. A memory stores user identification information identifying a user, terminal identification information identifying a terminal used as a user interface of the information processing apparatus, and operational context information indicating a status of an operation performed on the terminal in association with one another. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183979

Color processing device, image forming apparatus, and image forming system

A color processing device includes a color-data acquisition section, a conversion-relationship generation section, a correction-image-data generation section, and a conversion-relationship correction section. The color-data acquisition section acquires color data of a first image output by a first image forming device. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183954

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

A display apparatus includes a display, a detection unit that detects an operation position of a user on the display, and a controller that displays an entire menu corresponding to the detected operation position at a position corresponding to the operation position, and displays a balloon indicating the operation position.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183341

Power supply unit

A power supply unit includes primary and secondary circuits and a transformer. The primary circuit is connected to an alternating-current power supply and includes a switching device. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182181

System for public transit incident rate analysis and display

An incident management system in a public transit network receives incident data collected by one or more sensors of the transit network, segments a display screen into multiple cells so that each of the cells corresponds a route segment and a time segment in which one or more vehicles in the transit network traveled, and outputs a graphical representation for each cell. The sensors may be installed on a vehicle to detect various types of incidents such as disturbance, safety and mechanical issues, or any incidents external to the vehicle. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181995

Systems and methods for dynamic digital signage based on measured customer behaviors through video analytics

A dynamic digital signage system based on measured customer behaviors through video analytics.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181354

Systems and methods for print job management on a printing device

Devices and methods for managing print jobs on a printing device having a plurality of output media trays are disclosed. The method includes monitoring a print job in an active state, the print job is associated with a predetermined output media tray. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181342

Information management apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information management apparatus includes a controller that controls deletion of content whose history of operations performed on the content satisfies a specific condition, among content items which satisfy a predetermined condition and are moved to a different recording location.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181290

Display device, image processing apparatus, display method and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A display device includes: a display unit that displays a screen including a displayed item; and a display controller that, in moving the displayed item toward a designated position on the screen, when designation of the moving is terminated in a state where the displayed item and the designated position are separated by a distance longer than a predetermined distance, performs control to continuously display the screen until the displayed item and the designated position at a time of terminating the designation come within the predetermined distance, or a setting screen about setting based on an operation by an operator is displayed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181040

Recording medium, image forming apparatus, and guide member

A recording medium includes at least one memory. The at least one memory is provided at a position where the at least one memory is not to be brought into contact with at least one transport member included in at least one transport unit provided in a transport path of an image forming apparatus.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181018

Charging member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

A charging member includes a support member, and a surface layer which is provided on the support member and contains a non-conductive porous filler particle and a conductive material present in pores of the non-conductive porous filler particle. The charging member may be included in a process cartridge that is detachable from an image forming apparatus.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179381

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes a thermoplastic resin, a carbon fiber, a resin containing at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond that includes a first resin containing at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond and having such a melting temperature that a difference in melting temperature between the first resin and the thermoplastic resin is from 0° c. To 90° c. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179370

Resin composition and resin molded article

Provided is a resin composition including: a thermoplastic resin; a carbon fiber; and a terminal modified resin including a main chain having at least one terminal modified with a long chain alkyl group having 8 or more carbon atoms, the main chain containing at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179346

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes a thermoplastic resin, a carbon fiber, a resin containing at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond and having such a melting temperature that a difference in melting temperature between the resin containing at least one of an amide bond and an imide bond and the thermoplastic resin is 90° c. Or lower, and a compatibilizer.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178453

Embedding a database in a physical object

A method and system for embedding a database in a 3d object uses a 3d dimensional printing device and a computer-readable memory that stores a build sequence comprising instructions that, when executed by a processor, will cause the 3d printing device to form a three-dimensional object by depositing layers of build material and by including, in one or more of the layers, physical representations that represent a data set that includes a record of information for production of the 3d object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180177076

System and method for cooling digital mirror devices

. . A cooling system comprising of a coolant manifold, a heat sink configured to fit in the coolant manifold, a plurality of cooling fins formed in the heat sink, and a coolant configured to flow through the coolant manifold to the heat sink. Diamond shaped pin fins associated with the heat sink create a series of divergent fluid paths for the cooling fluid that helps to create turbulence and improved heat transfer.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176419

Processing apparatus, mobile device, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing authentication request program

A processing apparatus includes: a process execution unit that executes a process according to a user instruction; a first communication unit that performs wireless communication with a mobile device moved in a predetermined communication area; a recognition unit that recognizes existence/non-existence of use intention; an authentication processing unit that executes a user authentication process in cases where the first communication unit receives a user id maintained in the mobile device and the recognition unit recognizes that the user who possesses the user id attempts to cause the process execution unit to execute the process; and a process execution permission unit that permits the process execution unit to execute the necessary authentication process in a case where the reception user id is recognized as the user id possessed by the user who has the authority to cause the process execution unit to execute the necessary authentication process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173474

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus has at least one proximity communication device. The image forming apparatus is an apparatus in which information in a storage area in the at least one proximity communication device is capable of being provided for an external apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173472

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus controls at least one proximity communication device in such a manner that an external apparatus is not capable of reading information from the at least one proximity communication device during a period in which power supply to the at least one proximity communication device is stopped.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173408

Information processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes a creating unit, a state informing unit, and a setting unit. The creating unit creates an application for implementing a specific object by using at least one basic processing function. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173238

Moving device, non-transitory computer-readable medium, and control system

A moving device includes a transportation mechanism, a detector, and a controller. The transportation mechanism moves from a departure point to a destination point. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173128

Toner compositions with white colorants and processes of making thereof

The present disclosure relates to toner compositions containing a high loading of white colorant of greater than 30 weight % by weight of the toner and processes thereof. The toner exhibits a lightness (l*) of at least 75.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173127

Toner compositions with white colorants and processes of making thereof

The present disclosure relates to toner compositions containing a high loading of white colorant of greater than 30 weight % by weight of the toner and processes thereof. The toner exhibits a lightness (l*) of at least 70 and, in further embodiments, at least 75.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173123

Metallic ingot for impact pressing, cylindrical metal member, and electrophotographic photoreceptor

A metallic ingot for impact pressing includes a contact surface of the metallic ingot to contact a male mold in impact pressing having a maximum height roughness rz of 20 μm to 50 μm and an average length of a roughness curve element rsm of 150 μm to 400 μm, the male mold being to be used in combination with a female mold in the impact pressing.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171100

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes a thermoplastic resin, a carbon fiber, a polyamide having at least one of a carboxy group and an amino group at a terminal thereof, in which a presence ratio of the carboxy group present on the terminal is higher than a presence ratio of the amino group present on the terminal, and a compatibilizer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180171098

Resin composition and resin molded article

A resin composition includes a thermoplastic resin, a carbon fiber, a polyamide having at least one of a carboxy group and an amino group at a terminal thereof, in which a presence ratio of the amino group present on the terminal (terminal amino group) is higher than a presence ratio of the carboxy group present the terminal (terminal carboxy group), and a compatibilizer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170081

Cooling insert

A temperature control system, the system comprising a cooling block configured to be in conductive communication with a heat source, said cooling block comprising a stem and a base, a cooling fluid configured to circulate through the base of the cooling block, and an electrical barrier formed in the base of the cooling block between the heat source and the cooling fluid.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170041

Systems and methods for heating and measuring temperature of print head jet stacks

A print head has a jet stack, a jet stack heating and temperature measuring element thermally connected to the jet stack, the jet stack heating and temperature measuring element including: a first, etched copper layer having heat spreading characteristics and including a resistive heat source electrically connected in series to a voltage source and a switch; an electrically insulative on a back side of the first copper layer; and a second, etched copper layer on a side of the electrically insulative layer opposite the first copper layer, the second copper layer having a temperature sensing element to sense a temperature of the print head without a thermistor, the temperature sensing element connected in series with a voltage source and a transistor. A print head may use a thermistor but the heat spreading layer eliminates the need for a heat sink to attach to the print head.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180168179

Printing 3d temperated chocolate

A method for printing a three-dimensional crystalline structure such as a chocolate layer wherein, after printing, the material has a desired crystal structure. An embodiment can include printing a liquid first layer of material with a printer onto a second layer of material having a crystal structure. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167535

Extended gamut colorant for print job based on user preferences

Methods, devices, and systems automatically generate electronic images of the printed appearance of a multi-color image using first print processing to generate a first sample image, and using second print processing to generate a second sample image. Pixels in the first sample image and the second sample image are compared to a color standard to generate a first error value and a second error value. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166104

System and methods for authoring and rendering thermal output during video playback on computer displays with thermal output capability

Example implementations are directed to a system to generate keyframes describing the temperature output state of thermal output devices during the synchronous playback of video material. This additional haptic output channel augments the existing audio and video channels. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165938

Monitoring apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A monitoring apparatus includes a detector and a notifying unit. The detector detects, based on an image obtained by capturing an image of a space in which a monitoring target acts, an act which is likely to cause the monitoring target to be exposed to danger. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165853

Head-mounted display apparatus and virtual object display system

A head-mounted display apparatus includes a capturing unit that captures an image of a real space, a transmissive display through which the real space is able to be visually perceived, and a drawing controller that controls such that a wall-shaped opaque virtual object is drawn so as to block visibility of a user based on the image captured by the capturing unit and the virtual object is displayed on the transmissive display as if the virtual object is present in the real space.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165672

System for public transit fare collection, decomposition and display

A system for managing fare collection in a public transit network may include a fare collection system and a fare management system. The fare collection may collect fare information from passengers boarding or getting off a vehicle. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180165006

Remote operation apparatus, remote operation system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A remote operation apparatus includes: a display that displays a desktop screen of an apparatus to be remotely operated; and a controller that displays an input field and displays a soft keyboard in a case in which a specific operation is performed on a displayed desktop screen, and enables text input to the input field with the soft keyboard.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164975

Evaluating apparatus and terminal device

An evaluating apparatus includes a notifying unit and an evaluating unit. The notifying unit notifies a terminal device of a reply request. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164709

Toner set, white toner, and electrostatic charge image developer

A toner set includes a white toner that includes white toner particles containing white colored particles, and at least one selected from a color toner that includes color toner particles containing colored particles and a transparent toner that includes transparent toner particles, wherein an average circularity of the white toner particles is smaller than an average circularity of either the color toner particles or the transparent toner particles and a small-diameter-side number particle diameter distribution index of the white toner particles is greater than a small-diameter-side number particle diameter distribution index of either the color toner particles or the transparent toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180164707

Conductive support, electrophotographic photoreceptor, and process cartridge

A conductive support is formed of a bottomless hollow cylindrical member being made of metal and having a thickness t of equal to or less than 0.5 mm, the conductive support including: a chamfer portion on an outer peripheral surface side of at least one end of the conductive support over an entire circumferential direction, wherein the chamfer portion has a chamfer angle a of equal to or greater than. 10° and less than 30′ with respect to the outer peripheral surface, and a chamfer width b equal to or greater than 0.05 mm in an end surface, and wherein as end surface width c is equal to or greater than 0.1 mm in the end surface including the chamfer portion.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180163064

Ink composition and method of printing

A white ink composition is disclosed. The white ink composition comprises an ink vehicle comprising at least one compound chosen from acrylate monomers, methacrylate monomers, acrylate oligomers and methacrylate oligomers; at least one polyester resin that exhibits a crystalline structure at temperatures at or below a recrystallization temperature and that has a melting temperature below 120° c.; at least one photoinitiator; a filler comprising at least one component chosen from clay fillers and silica fillers; and at least one white colorant.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162887

Metatitanic acid particle, composition for forming photocatalyst, and photocatalyst

A metatitanic acid particle including bonded thereon a metal-containing compound which has a hydrocarbon group, wherein the metatitanic acid particle has an absorption at 450 nm and 750 nm in a visible absorption spectrum, and with respect to a surface of the particle, an element ratio m/ti between metal m of the metal-containing compound and titanium is from 0.1 to 0.4 and an element ratio c/ti between carbon c and titanium is from 0.3 to 1.2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162064

System for preparing three-dimensional (3d) objects for surface printing

A printing system treats the surface of three-dimensional objects to be printed to improve the printing of the articles of manufacture. The system includes a surface treatment module that is positioned to part of the printing process and to treat the object surfaces prior to the surfaces being printed. ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162063

Method for providing color and material property options in a three-dimensional object printer

A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object comprises: selecting a first ejector in a plurality of ejectors of a three-dimensional object printer with reference to a hardness identifier, the first ejector configured to eject a first material; selecting a second ejector in the plurality of ejectors with reference to a color identifier, the second ejector configured to eject a second material having a hardness that is different than a hardness of the first material; operating the first ejector to eject the first material toward a platen to form an inner portion of the object with the first material; and operating the second ejector to eject the second material toward the platen to form an outer layer of the object with the second material, the outer layer of the object surrounding at least a portion of the inner portion of the object.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180161765

Titanium oxide particle, composition for forming photocatalyst, and photocatalyst

A titanium oxide particle includes bonded thereon a metal-containing compound which has a hydrocarbon group, wherein the titanium oxide particle has an absorption at 450 nm and 750 nm in a visible absorption spectrum, and with respect to a surface of the particle, an element ratio m/ti between metal m of the metal-containing compound and titanium is from 0.1 to 0.4 and an element ratio c/ti between carbon c and titanium is from 0.3 to 1.2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180161764

Metatitanic acid particle, composition for forming photocatalyst, and photocatalyst

A metatitanic acid particle includes a metal having a hydrocarbon group, which is bonded to a surface of the metatitanic acid particle through an oxygen atom, and absorbs light having a wavelength of 450 nm and light having a wavelength of 750 nm, wherein an element ratio c/ti between carbon c and titanium ti in a surface of the metatitanic acid particle is from 0.3 to 1.2, and a reduced amount of c/ti on the surface of the metatitanic acid particle before and after irradiation with an ultraviolet ray having a wavelength of 352 nm and at an irradiation intensity of 1.3 mw/cm2 for 20 hours is from 0.1 to 0.9.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180161763

Titanium oxide particle, composition for forming photocatalyst, and photocatalyst

A titanium oxide particle includes a metal having a hydrocarbon group, which is bonded to a surface of the titanium oxide particle through an oxygen atom, and absorbs light having a wavelength of 450 nm and light having a wavelength of 750 nm, wherein an element ratio c/ti between carbon c and titanium ti in a surface of the titanium oxide particle is from 0.3 to 1.2, and a reduced amount of c/ti on the surface of the titanium oxide particle before and after irradiation with an ultraviolet ray having a wavelength of 352 nm and at an irradiation intensity of 1.3 mw/cm2 for 20 hours is from 0.1 to 0.9.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180160013

System and method for adaptively compressing data having noisy images using lossless compression

A system and method adaptively lossy compresses image data by receiving a pixel of image data and meta data indicating a type of object that generated the pixel of image data, the pixel of image data includes a first byte having most significant bits of image data and a second byte having least significant bits of image data; electronically determining if the meta data associated with the pixel of image data is associated with a noisy image or indicates that the pixel of image data was generated by a specific type of object; electronically modifying the pixel of image data, when it is determined that the meta data is associated with the pixel of image data is associated with a noisy image or indicates that the pixel of image data was generated by a specific type of object, by setting a predetermined number of low bits of the pixel of image data to zero.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180159994

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

06/07/18 / #20180158378

Backlighting effect for package displays

A method of making a chemiluminescent label by creating an outer layer of the chemiluminiscent label, creating a bottom layer of the chemiluminiscent label, and fusing the outer layer and the bottom layer to form at least one cavity between the outer layer and the bottom layer. The outer layer includes an image with a first plurality of regions. ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157856

File management apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A file management apparatus includes a receiving unit and a display controller. The receiving unit receives plural pieces of identification information of plural users who are allowed to access a file. ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157818

Processing apparatus, mobile device, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing authentication request program

A processing apparatus includes a process execution unit that executes a process according to a user instruction; a first communication unit that performs wireless communication with a mobile device which is moved to a predetermined communication area; an authentication processing unit that executes a user authentication process in a case where the first communication unit receives both information that the mobile device is in a process request mode and a user id maintained by the mobile device through communication with the mobile device; and a process execution permission unit that permits the process execution unit to execute the necessary authentication process in a case where the reception user id is recognized as a user id possessed by the user who has the authority to cause the authentication processing unit to execute the necessary authentication process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157449

Image processing device and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing device includes a reception unit that receives an image forming instruction from a user, a reservation unit that reserves the image forming instruction in association with the user, an acceptance unit that accepts a user's log-in operation, an authentication unit that authenticates the user, and an image forming unit that executes the image forming instruction, which is reserved in the reservation unit and is associated with the authenticated user, without accepting the log-in operation by the acceptance unit in a case where the authentication by the authentication unit has been completed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157389

Browsing control system and browsing device

A browsing control system includes a booklet that is acquired by binding a number of sheets, a specification unit that specifies a page number of a page opened in the booklet, and a controller that controls page turning of an electronic document depending on a difference between a page number specified by the specification unit before the page of the booklet is turned and a page number specified by the specification unit after the page thereof is turned.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157187

Toner compositions with white colorants and processes of making thereof

The present disclosure relates to toner compositions containing a high loading of white colorant of greater than 30 weight % by weight of the toner and processes thereof. The toner exhibits a lightness (l*) of at least 75.. ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180157184

Metallic toner comprising metal integrated particles

A toner and a toner process including providing at least one hybrid metallic toner component selected from the group consisting of hybrid metallic-latex particles, hybrid metallic-wax particles, hybrid metallic-colorant particles, and combinations thereof; contacting the at least one hybrid metallic toner component with one or more components selected from the group consisting of a latex polymer, a wax; and a colorant to form a blend; heating the blend at a temperature below the glass transition temperature of the latex polymer to form aggregated toner particles; adding a coalescing agent to the toner particles thereby coalescing the toner particles; and recovering the toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180155149

Dynamic dual bin position collation system

A system that eliminates return and reset of a pusher in a media collation system includes the use of bidirectional bins that allow accumulated sets of media in the bins to be collated in first or second directions and pushed to either of two banders rather than being restricted to one bander.. . ... Xerox Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180153398

Eyeball optical measurement apparatus and eyeball optical measurement method

An eyeball optical measurement apparatus includes a light radiating unit that radiates light toward an anterior chamber of an eyeball of a measurement subject; a light receiving unit that receives the light that has passed through the anterior chamber; an eyeball observation unit that observes an optical path relative to the eyeball while the light is radiated from the light radiating unit; and a controller that controls the light radiating unit so as to change a position at which the eyeball is irradiated with the light on the basis of a result of the observation of the eyeball by the eyeball observation unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152594

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a first detection unit and a second detection unit. The first detection unit detects a rectangular shape in an image including plural document images. ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152571

Remote operation apparatus, remote operation system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A remote operation apparatus includes a display that displays a desktop screen of an apparatus to be remotely operated; and a controller that displays an input field on a desktop screen of the remote operation apparatus and activates a text input assistance module of the remote operation apparatus in a case in which an activation instruction to activate the text input assistance module of the remote operation apparatus is input, and enables the text input assistance module of the remote operation apparatus to input text to the input field.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152301

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes: a receiving unit that receives an issue request for an electronic certificate from an external apparatus; an issuing unit that, when the issue request received by the receiving unit is for issuance of an electronic certificate using a first calculation method for calculating a hash value, issues the electronic certificate using the first calculation method; a transferring unit that, when the issue request received by the receiving unit is for issuance of an electronic certificate using a second calculation method different from the first calculation method, transfers the issue request to another information processing apparatus that issues an electronic certificate using the second calculation method; and a transmitting unit that, when receiving the electronic certificate using the second calculation method from the another information processing apparatus, transmits the received electronic certificate to the external apparatus that has transmitted the issue request.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150743

Long-term memory networks for knowledge extraction from text and publications

A long-term memory network method and system for text comprehension. A recurrent neural network can be provided, which includes an external memory module and a long-short term memory unit, wherein said recurrent neural network encodes raw text information into vector representations, forms memories, finds relevant sentences to answer questions, and generates multi-word answers to said questions utilizing the long short term memory unit.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150688

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a first extraction unit, a second extraction unit, and a third extraction unit. The first extraction unit extracts a first area in an image that includes plural document images, the first area having low-frequency characteristics. ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150271

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

An information processing apparatus includes a detector and a receiver. The detector detects a person. ... Xerox Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180150110

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

A display apparatus includes a display that is transformable in shape, an acquisition unit that acquires information related to a transformation of the display, and a rendering unit that changes display contents on the display in response to the acquired information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180146115

Dynamic print job previewer with automatic stock adjustment

A display includes a preview image of a printable item, as the printable item would appear in printed form. A user input component detects a user resizing the preview image to identify an updated size of the preview image. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144721

Terminal device and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A terminal device includes a display unit that includes a multidirectional image display face, an execution unit that executes a predetermined process in accordance with a user contact operation with respect to the image display face, a specifying unit that specifies a position of a user using the device, and a configuration unit that, on a basis of information about the position specified by the specifying unit, configures an operating face that accepts the contact operation in a facing region that faces the user's face on part of the image display face.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144572

Magnetic watermarking of a printed substrate by metameric rendering

A document may include a non-magnetic substrate, a first colorant mixture printed as a first image upon the substrate, the first colorant mixture including a magnetic ink, and a second colorant mixture printed as a second image upon the substrate in substantially close spatial proximity to the printed first colorant mixture. The second colorant mixture may consist essentially of one or more non-magnetic inks and exhibit properties of both low visual contrast and high magnetic contrast against the first colorant mixture, such that the resultant printed substrate does not reveal the first image to the human eye, but will reveal the first image to a magnetic image reader.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180144188

Method and apparatus for generating a summary document

An apparatus and a method for generating a summary document are disclosed. For example, the apparatus includes a document receiving device to receive an original document, a computer readable memory to store one or more topics that are predefined by a user and a translation dictionary, a document analysis device in communication with the document receiving device to analyze the original document based on the user to identify the one or more topics that are predefined by the user, and a summary document generator to generate the summary document that includes the one or more topics, a location of the one or more topics in the original document and a translation of the one or more topics obtained from the translation dictionary.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143843

Image forming apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes a non-transitory computer readable medium storing a program, the program being logically divided into a presentation layer that implements a user interface function of realizing a response from a user, a device service layer that controls a device in response to a call from the presentation layer and makes a notification to the presentation layer, and a base layer that makes the presentation layer and the device service layer cooperate with each other; and a controller that executes the program.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143791

Method and system for the flexible merging of logical cells and printing

Methods and systems for the imposition of a print job. A grid composed of a 2d matrix of a group of logical cells can be graphically displayed in a graphical user interface. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143575

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit, a container, and a calculator. The transfer unit transfers to at least one recording medium at least one toner image formed in accordance with image data without margins set along edges of the at least one recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143552

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes a toner particle which contains a crystalline resin, an amorphous resin, and at least one of an inorganic pigment and a metallic pigment, wherein in differential scanning calorimetry, an endothermic peak tm (° c.) derived from the crystalline resin in a first temperature rising process and an exothermic peak tc (° c.) derived from the crystalline resin in a first temperature falling process after the first temperature rising process are present, and a relationship expressed by tm>tc is satisfied.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143551

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

An electrostatic-image developing toner contains toner particles, each including a core particle and a shell layer disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the core particle. The core particle contains a first amorphous polyester resin containing structural units derived from a polycarboxylic acid and structural units derived from a polyol. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143550

Toner for developing electrostatic image, electrostatic-image developer, and toner cartridge

A toner for developing an electrostatic image includes toner particles that each include a binder resin and a release agent. The ratio b/a of a half-width b of an exothermic peak tc resulting from the release agent which is determined in a first cooling step by differential scanning calorimetry to a half-width a of an endothermic peak tm resulting from the release agent which is determined in a first heating step prior to the first cooling step by differential scanning calorimetry is 1.5 or more and 4 or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180143548

Cold pressure fix toner compositions based on small molecule crystalline and amorphous organic compound mixtures

A cold pressure fix toner composition includes at least one c16 to c80 crystalline organic material having a melting point in a range from about 30° c. To about 130° c. ... Xerox Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180141229

Sequential die cut and slitting for improved collation

A system and process for cutting and slitting media into individualized signage members without leaving material cut from said media attached to said media includes pre-die cut openings or cut outs placed in the media based upon adhesive and liner layout of the media and cutter slitter blades used in order to create a consistent break point for slit waste.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180139357

Image control device, patch chart, and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . An image control device includes a reception unit that receives patch chart data items arranged such that the patch data items corresponding to a plurality of patches belonging to a same hue, among a plurality of patches constituting a patch chart, are positioned only in any of grid points of grid lines which divide a lightness axis and a saturation axis which define a hue plane corresponding to the hue at equal intervals, and a controller that outputs the patch chart data items to an image forming unit which forms the patch chart on a recording material if an output operation of the patch chart is received.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180139342

Printer and mobile information processing apparatus

A printer includes an imaging unit, an imaging light unit, a transmitter, and a receiver. The transmitter transmits designation information via visible light communication by using the imaging light unit. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180138971

Optical transmission device

An optical transmission device includes a first light emitting element, a second light emitting element, and a detection unit. The first light emitting element is configured to emit light. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180138660

Light emitting element array and optical transmission device

A light emitting element array includes plural light emitting elements connected in parallel to each other by a wiring connected to a terminal configured to supply a current. The number of light emitting elements which have the shortest path length among path lengths on the wiring from the terminal to the respective light emitting elements along a path of the current is one.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180138236

Light emitting element array and optical transmission device

A light emitting element array includes plural light emitting elements connected in parallel to each other by a wiring connected to a terminal that supplies a current. Each of the light emitting elements is disposed at a position of a predetermined path length along a path of the current flowing from the terminal through the wiring. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137854

Machine reading method for dialog state tracking

A method for dialog state tracking uses a neural network model, such as an memn2n model, which has been trained to receive a representation of a question and a representation of a subpart of a dialog and to output an answer to the question. For at least one iteration, a subpart of a dialog is received. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137840

Terminal apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A terminal apparatus includes a display, an acquiring unit, and a processor. The display is capable of changing the size of a viewing region included in a display screen for displaying an image. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137654

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

An image processing apparatus includes a region detection unit, an image processing unit, and an image composing unit. The region detection unit detects a specified region from an original image. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137469

Systems and methods for automatic awareness and management of corporate visitor scheduling and coordination

A system and method for automating scheduling and coordination activities associated with the organizational responsibilities of hosting visitors (whether from the same company or an external organization). System leverages location technologies and other services to track the location of visitors, hosts, and other key participants related to the agenda items. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180137352

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes a common region determination unit, an inherent region extraction unit, and an inherent region connection unit. The common region determination unit determines page common regions which are in common among plural pages of document data. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136888

System and method for automated shop print system setup distribution

A method and system for automating print system setup and distribution comprises at least one print system and a computer system comprising a processor, a data bus coupled to the processor, and a computer-usable medium embodying computer program code, the computer-usable medium being coupled to the data bus, the computer program code comprising instructions executable by the processor and configured for: collecting at least one incoming print job, analyzing the at least one incoming print job to determine at least one job characteristic, determining an optimal print engine solution according to a configuration of the at least one print system and the determined at least one job characteristic, notifying a user of the optimal print engine solution, and rendering the jobs.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136826

Display device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display device includes an image display, a detection unit, and an execution unit. The image display includes a display screen at least one end portion of which is deformable. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136810

Re-ordering pages within an image preview

Moving a selected thumbnail image parallel to a linear strip of unselected thumbnail images within a preview electronic display, increases spacing between two of the adjacent thumbnail images, when the selected thumbnail image is positioned proximate them. In turn, spacing between other adjacent ones of the unselected thumbnail images returns to the original spacing, when the selected thumbnail image is not positioned proximate them. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136592

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transfer unit and a static eliminating unit. The transfer unit transfers a toner image formed on an image holding body to a recording medium. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136578

Electrostatic charging member

The present teachings describe a bias charging member. The charging member includes a conductive core and an outer surface layer disposed on the conductive core. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136564

Switchable mirror lens system for redirecting laser energy during periods of non-printing

A laser imaging system and method for printing includes a digital micromirror device and a switchable mirror element that acts as a clear lens element during the printing by the laser imaging system. A laser diode array provides a laser to the switchable mirror element in a laser path, wherein the switchable mirror element is located in the laser path between the laser diode array and the digital micromirror device to divert energy out of the system and away from the digital micromirror device during periods of non-laser imaging without reducing or powering down the laser system.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180136495

Switchable mirror system for reflecting laser input during printing

A switchable mirror system and method includes a laser imaging module including one or more lasers and one or more dmds (digital micromirror devices), and a switchable mirror component located in a path upstream from the dmd (or dmds) to direct a laser from the dmd when there is pause in a printing operation facilitated by said laser imaging module. A non-mechanical and electronic switchable mirror is thus located in the laser path between an lda (laser diode array) and a dmd to divert energy out of the system and away from the dmd during periods of non-laser imaging without reducing or power down the laser system.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180133980

Single extruder configuration that enables multi-color extrusions in three-dimensional object printers

An additive manufacturing system has a plurality of manifolds in an extruder. Each manifold is connected to at least one nozzle of the extruder to enable the at least one nozzle to extrude thermoplastic material through a corresponding aperture in a faceplate mounted to the extruder. ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180133749

Method for producing coated article

A method for producing a coated article includes electrostatically attaching, to a base article to be coated, a first powder coating material including first powder particles containing a thermosetting resin and a thermosetting agent; electrostatically attaching, to the base article having the first powder coating material electrostatically attached, a second powder coating material including second powder particles; and heating the first and second powder coating materials electrostatically attached to the base article, to form a coating film, wherein a volume percent d5c1 of the first powder particles having a particle size of 5 μm or less in the first powder coating material electrostatically attached to the base article, and a volume percent d5o1 of the first powder particles having a particle size of 5 μm or less in the first powder coating material to be ejected, satisfy: formula: d5o1×0.8≤d5c1≤d5o1×1.2.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180132459

Underwater mobile body and non-transitory computer readable medium

An underwater mobile body includes: a movement control unit that controls movement underwater; a detection unit that moves underwater under the control of the movement control unit and that detects a position of a fish; and a guidance unit that guides the fish based on the position of the fish detected by the detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180131817

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

. . An information processing apparatus includes a power supply switch, a display, a light-emitting unit, and a controller. The power supply switch is used to perform a control function. ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130448

Display apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display apparatus includes an image display that displays a display screen that is transformable in shape at an arbitrary location, a detecting unit that detects an overlap region where one region of the display screen, when transformed, overlaps another region of the display screen, and an executing unit that performs a predetermined process if the detecting unit has detected the overlap region between the one region and the other region of the display screen.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130258

Information processing system

An information processing system includes an attribute-information acquisition unit and an identification unit. The attribute-information acquisition unit acquires an attribute of an object that is present in a real space in accordance with information regarding the object an object image of which is captured. ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129944

Document understanding using conditional random fields

A multi-page document is represented as a graph in which extracted page objects of the document, such as text blocks, are represented by nodes that are connected by intra-page edges and/or cross-page edges. The nodes and edges of the graph are associated with respective sets of features, the edge features distinguishing between intra-page and cross-page edges. ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129929

Method and system for inferring user visit behavior of a user based on social media content posted online

A method of generating a predictive model of categories of venues visited by a user is provided. The method may include extracting a first content feature from a first digital post to an online social media platform selected from a plurality of digital posts, extracting a second content feature from a second digital post to an online social media platform selected from the plurality of social media posts, aggregating the first and second content features, inferring at least one of a frequency and a regularity of visits to a venue category associated with the plurality of digital posts based on the aggregated first and second content features using a neural network, and determining at least one of a frequently visited venue category and a regularly visited venue category based on the inferred frequency and a regularity of visits associated with the plurality of digital posts.. ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180129836

Card or media combined readers featuring single target area

A card validator or, more generally, a combined reader includes a plurality of readers for validating a corresponding plurality of card and document types. The validator or combined reader includes the housing containing the plurality of readers wherein the readers are independent from each other and spaced at different locations within the housing and disposed therein to read cards presented to the card validator or combined reader at a single target area. ... Xerox Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180126753

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 second 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

05/03/18 / #20180124288

Color processing device, color processing system and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

. . A color processing device includes: a color data obtaining unit obtaining color data of a first image displayed on a display based on image data as first color data and color data of a second image formed on a recording medium by an image forming device based on the image data as second color data; and a conversion relationship creation unit creating a conversion relationship to correct the image data to be outputted to the image forming device based on the first color data and the second color data to integrate colors of the images displayed on the display and formed by the image forming device, wherein the conversion relationship creation unit creates the conversion relationship to increase a correction amount as a color to be corrected comes closer to gray and to reduce a correction amount as a color to be corrected comes closer to white.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124284

Image processing device, display device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An image processing device includes: a conversion relationship acquisition unit that acquires, for each of plural output destinations by which to output an image, a conversion relationship for performing color correction corresponding to each of the output destinations; a selection information acquisition unit that acquires, for each of the plural output destinations, selection information about whether or not to perform color correction using the conversion relationship; and an image data transmission unit that transmits, to a display device, image data expressing the image before or after performing color correction on a basis of the selection information acquired from the selection information acquisition unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124267

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

05/03/18 / #20180124258

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives change of registration information that is made after an operator's operation is performed on an application; and a returning unit that returns a state of at least part of the application to a state before the operator's operation in a case where the receiving unit receives the change of the registration information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122066

System and method for extracting a periodic signal from video

What is disclosed is a system and method for processing a video to extract a periodic signal which was captured by the video imaging device. One embodiment involves the following. ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121784

Conversation control system

A conversation control system includes a conversation device, an acquisition unit that acquires personality information of a user that is registered in advance, a detection unit that detects biological information of the user, an estimation unit that estimates a mental state of the user from the acquired personality information and the detected biological information, and a changing unit that changes a personality of the conversation device in accordance with the estimated mental state of the user.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121615

System using nfc-enabled medicine packaging to establish a no-login, authenticated and contextualized two-ways data flow between a patient and a pharmaceutical manufacturer

A system and method to establish a no-login authenticated and contextualized two-ways data flow between a medicine user and the pharmaceutical manufacturer. Near field communication (nfc) technology, enabling short-range communication between two compatible devices is utilized via a writeable nfc tag carried by a medication package. ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121394

Systems and methods for bringing document interactions into the online conversation stream

System that automatically embeds interactive document snippets inside chat conversation stream. Specifically, described are techniques to automatically crop meaningful areas on document pages based on users' actions and underlying content to embed them inside chat window. ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121146

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

An information processing apparatus includes an information holding unit that holds pieces of information acquired from an external apparatus; an execution unit that reads a partial program having specific information, among the pieces of information acquired from the external apparatus, described therein, and executes a program including the partial program with reference to the pieces of information held in the information holding unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120746

Image forming method and image forming apparatus

An image forming method includes performing image correction on a region where an image is to be corrected by using correction information set based on a development condition, the region being determined based on a density difference in the image to be formed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120533

Cooling a digital micromirror device

An apparatus and a method for cooling a digital mirror device are disclosed. For example, the apparatus includes a digital mirror device (dmd), a thermal pad, wherein a first side of the thermal pad is coupled to a bottom of a housing of the dmd and a cooling block coupled to a second side of the thermal pad that is opposite the first side. ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180118967

Metal nanoparticle ink compositions for printed electronic device applications

An ink composition including a metal nanoparticle; a viscous heat decomposable liquid, wherein the viscous heat decomposable liquid imparts a desired viscosity to the ink composition and which evaporates at a sintering temperature of the metal nanoparticle; an optional solvent; wherein the ink composition has a metal content of less than about 25 percent by weight, based upon the total weight of the ink composition; and wherein the ink composition has a viscosity of from about 50 to about 200 centipoise at a temperature of about 20 to about 30° c. A process for preparing the ink composition and for printing the ink composition. ... Xerox Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117934

Cross roll registration system with controlled input positioning

A media handling system for contacting a sheet of media against an alignment stop. The system including a pre-registration device and a cross roll registration device. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109691

Information processing apparatus

. . An information processing apparatus includes a controller. The controller performs, if a first image related to a first device that is necessary to execute a cooperative function is designated, control to present a guide indicating a second device that is capable of executing the cooperative function together with the first device.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109686

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

An information processing apparatus to which plural image forming apparatuses having different functions are connected and which transfers a print job transmitted from a terminal apparatus of a user to the image forming apparatus usable by the user, includes a generation unit that generates a model group of the image forming apparatus usable by the user, for each user.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109131

Electronic apparatus, power supply device, and wireless power supply system

An electronic apparatus includes a secondary battery that stores power for operation, a power receiver that receives power wirelessly from a power supply device, a decision unit that decides whether or not to allow charging with the power received wirelessly, and a charging unit that charges the secondary battery with the received power if charging with the power received wirelessly is allowed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108184

Editing apparatus of three-dimensional shape data, recording medium storing editing program of three-dimensional shape data, and recording medium storing data structure of three-dimensional shape data

An editing apparatus of three-dimensional shape data, includes: a range setting unit that sets at least one of a protection target range and an editable range of a three-dimensional shape represented by three-dimensional shape data including three-dimensional position information, as an edit control range; and a control condition setting unit that sets a control condition for controlling edit in the editable range so as not to edit the protection target range when the editable range is edited.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108176

Data processing apparatus, three-dimensional object molding system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives first data that defines a shape of and a color of a surface of a three-dimensional object on each specific surface region of the three-dimensional object, and a generating unit that generates color voxel data from the first data. The generating unit assigns plural color components to plural surface voxels in accordance with color information on the color of the surface in the first data, starting with surface voxels, in a priority order of the color components from one having a lower lightness value to another having a higher lightness value, and does not assign an achromatic color component to a surface voxel if a density of the color of the surface in the first data is less than 100 percent.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180108170

Data processing apparatus, three-dimensional object creating system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A data processing apparatus includes an accepting unit that accepts first data defining, for each specific surface region, a shape of a three-dimensional object and a color of a surface of the three-dimensional object; and a generating unit that generates color voxel data from the accepted first data, the generating unit generating the color voxel data so that color information indicative of presence of a color is given to inner voxels within a larger depth from a surface voxel in a region of the first data where a density of the color of the surface is higher than in a region of the first data where the density of the color of the surface is lower.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107906

Image forming apparatus and information processing method

An image forming apparatus includes: a first information processing unit that performs information processing for image formation on obtained image data by an image processing specific program; and a second information processing unit that performs information processing for image formation on the image data by a general-purpose processing program also performing processing other than image processing when a value related to the information processing by the first information processing unit satisfies a predetermined condition.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107905

Adaptive power states in a distributed raster image processing environment

Raster image processing computer devices buffer pages of print-ready bitmaps waiting to be printed by a printing engine. A computer device monitors the printing speed of the printing engine and estimates the processing time for the raster image processing computer devices to produce the print-ready bitmaps, based on the complexity of the pages of the print job. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107434

Print data inspection device, print data inspection system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A print data inspection device includes a specification unit that specifies a finish area and a bleed area from page setting information of print data, and a processing unit that executes a process for notifying a user of an error in a case where at least a portion of the finish area is located outside of the bleed area.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107149

Opening-closing mechanism and image forming apparatus

An opening-closing mechanism includes an opening-closing panel that is rotatably supported so as to be movable between a closed position and an open position; an engagement member that is rotatably supported by the opening-closing panel; a link member that is rotatably supported by a rotating shaft provided on the apparatus body; and a guide member that is supported by a support shaft on the opening-closing panel so that the guide member is rotatable in a rotation direction and movable in a direction that crosses the rotation direction. The guide member includes a first guide surface that moves while being in contact with the link member when the opening-closing panel moves to the closed position, and a second guide surface that moves while being in contact with the link member when the opening-closing panel moves to the open position.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107140

Fuser members

A fuser member comprising a polyimide nanosheet and at least one boron nitride nanosheet.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180107136

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a container that contains a developer including a carrier and a toner; a transport member that is rotatably disposed in the container and that agitates and transports the developer in a rotation-axis direction thereof; a discharge outlet that has an opening in a side wall of the container facing in a direction perpendicular to the rotation-axis direction, the discharge outlet allowing the developer to be discharged to an outside of the container when a height of a surface of the developer becomes greater than a height of a lower surface of the discharge outlet; and a magnetic member that is disposed at a position that is above the lower surface of the discharge outlet and that overlaps the lower surface in an up-down direction, the magnetic member attracting a part of the developer that is lifted up by the transport member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105712

Ink composition comprising phase change transfer additive for digital offset printing

An ink composition for use in digital offset printing including a white colorant, a translucent colorant, or a combination thereof; wherein the white colorant, translucent colorant, or combination thereof is present in an amount of at least 50 percent by weight based on the total weight of the ink composition; at least one component selected from the group consisting of a curable monomer and a curable oligomer; at least one phase change agent; an optional dispersant; an optional photoinitiator. A process of digital offset printing including applying the ink composition onto a re-imageable imaging member surface at an ink take up temperature, the re-imageable imaging member having dampening fluid disposed thereon; forming an ink image; transferring the ink image from the re-imageable surface of the imaging member to a printable substrate at an ink transfer temperature.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105705

Removable support material comprising tackifier for additive manufacturing

A support material for use in additive manufacturing includes greater than about 30 weight percent up to about 70 weight percent of a c12 to c18 fatty alcohol ethoxylate, about 30 weight percent to about 70 weight percent of a c16 to c22 fatty alcohol, and a tackifier, a transition temperature measured as the temperature immediately before phase change, based on viscosity measurement, is less than about 65° c. A system for additive manufacturing includes such a support material and a build material, the ratio of c12 to c18 fatty alcohol ethoxylate to c16 to c22 fatty alcohol is selected for property matching of the support material to the build material. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104962

Droplet ejecting apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A droplet ejecting apparatus includes: an ejecting section having a plurality of nozzles arranged along an intersecting direction with a transport direction of a recording medium. Each nozzle ejects a main droplet and a sub-droplet smaller than the main droplet consecutively. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104913

Removable support material for additive manufacturing

A support material for use in additive manufacturing includes greater than about 30 weight percent up to about 70 weight percent of a c12 to c18 fatty alcohol ethoxylate and about 30 weight percent to about 70 weight percent of a c16 to c22 fatty alcohol, a transition temperature measured as the temperature immediately before phase change, based on viscosity measurement, is less than about 65° c. A system for additive manufacturing includes such a support material and a build material, the ratio of c12 to c18 fatty alcohol ethoxylate to c16 to c22 fatty alcohol is selected for property matching of the support material to the build material. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104911

System and method for additive manufacture of chemical delivery devices using halftone screening

A method of forming a chemical delivery device with an active chemical includes generating halftoned image data using a stochastic halftone screen and with reference to a concentration parameter for the active chemical. The method also includes ejecting a chemical carrier including the active chemical into a portion of a plurality of cavities formed in the chemical delivery device based on the halftoned image data to produce the chemical delivery device with a concentration of the active chemical corresponding to the concentration parameter.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104816

Robot device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A robot device includes a detector and a controller. The detector detects a surrounding situation. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180103164

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

An information processing apparatus connected to multiple devices and a server via a network includes an acquiring unit, a display controller, and a commanding unit. The acquiring unit acquires information about application software from the server. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180103163

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a display that displays a screen including a basic operator for selecting execution of a certain function and a related operator related to the basic operator, and a generation unit that in a case of selecting a basic operator to generate a new related operator, inherits attribute information on the selected basic operator and generates the related operator.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180103162

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium for displaying simplified operation screen

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires, from a terminal apparatus, control information including model identification information for identifying a model of the terminal apparatus and setting information concerning display setting of a screen of the terminal apparatus; and a controller that causes a screen on which fewer display items than an ordinary screen are displayed to be displayed on a display in a case where the model identification information included in the control information indicates a specific model or in a case where the setting information included in the control information indicates specific setting.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180102854

Underwater mobile body

An underwater mobile body includes: a communication unit that has a plurality of communicators adopting different communication systems and that performs underwater wireless communication with another device using one of the plurality of communicators; an acquisition unit that acquires information on depth or information varying with depth; and a control unit that controls the communication unit to switch, between the plurality of communicators and based on the acquired information, the one communicator used for underwater wireless communication. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101756

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first acquiring unit that acquires a processing attribute of a printing process corresponding to a printing instruction for executing the printing process using print data, a second acquiring unit that acquires an apparatus attribute of an image forming apparatus that executes the printing process, a third acquiring unit that acquires a data attribute of the print data, a print data interpretation unit that performs an interpreting process for the print data based on the processing attribute, a request unit that requests the print data interpretation unit to perform the interpreting process according to the printing instruction when it is not possible to determine from at least one of the processing attribute, the apparatus attribute and the data attribute whether or not an error occurs in the printing process, and a controller that displays information indicating that the error occurs in the printing process.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101750

License plate recognition with low-rank, shared character classifiers

A method is disclosed for performing multiple classification of an image simultaneously using multiple classifiers, where information between the classifiers is shared explicitly and is achieved with a low-rank decomposition of the classifier weights. The method includes applying an input image to classifiers and, more particularly, multiplying the extracted input image features by. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101667

Authentication device, terminal device, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An authentication device includes an input unit that inputs specific information of an application to be installed and specific information of an image forming device which is an installation destination, and a controller that collates the specific information of the application and the specific information of the image forming device with a database to output an authentication result indicating that authentication has been performed or has not been performed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101666

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

An information processing apparatus connected to multiple devices and a server via a network includes a number-of-licenses acquiring unit, a display controller, and an installation controller. The number-of-licenses acquiring unit acquires, from the server, number-of-licenses information indicating the number of licenses, which is the number based on which a user is capable of using application software. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101665

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

An information processing apparatus connected to a device and a server via a network includes a license-information acquiring unit, an installed-information acquiring unit, a display controller, and an execution controller. The license-information acquiring unit acquires information related to an application software license from the server. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101623

Creation of variable cut files for package design

A package design system uses a package design file to cause a cutting device to create a package. The file includes comprises a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional structure having a plurality of facets having alternative design scenarios that can be selected based on conditions of the cutting and/or folding device that is used to create the package. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101347

Print instruction apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A print instruction apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires basis weight class information from multiple image forming apparatuses to be selected, the basis weight class information representing information on basis weight class of recording paper set for each of the multiple image forming apparatuses, and a generating unit that generates a common basis weight classification from the acquired basis weight class information, the common basis weight classification including a basis weight class common to the multiple image forming apparatuses.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101340

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

An information processing apparatus connected to a device and a server via a network includes a first acquiring unit that acquires information related to the device from the device; a second acquiring unit that acquires information about application software from the server; and a display controller that performs control to display image information expressing the device, the information about which is acquired by the first acquiring unit, and image information expressing the application software, the information about which is acquired by the second acquiring unit, in a form of a list. The display controller performs control to vary a display mode of at least one of the image information expressing the device and the image information expressing the application software between a case where the application software is installable into the device and a case where the application software is not installable into the device.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101132

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming portion, a waste toner housing container, an open/close member, and an air blowing unit. The image forming portion forms an image. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101126

Exposure window component, and exposure device and image forming apparatus using the same

An exposure window component is provided so as to be separated from an exposure device housing and is attached to an opening through which light from the exposure device housing passes. The exposure window component includes: a transmitting member that allows light from the exposure device housing to pass therethrough; a holding frame that holds the transmitting member; a receiving member that is provided at a periphery of the opening to receive the holding frame when the transmitting member is attached and that removably supports the transmitting member; and a grasping part that is provided at a portion of the holding frame and is grasped when the transmitting member is attached and removed.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101121

Image forming apparatus and lubricant application device

An image forming apparatus includes an image holder; a developing device that creates a toner image by developing a latent image held on the image holder; and an application member that scrapes a lubricant from a solid lubricant and applies the scraped lubricant onto the image holder, wherein a surface of the application member is a fabric member that holds toner.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101118

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a supplying unit that supplies a continuous recording material, an image forming unit that forms an image on the recording material supplied from the supplying unit, a fixing unit that fixes the image formed on the recording material by the image forming unit, a collecting unit that collects the recording material having passed through the fixing unit, a detecting device that detects a change in tension of the recording material running between the image forming unit and the fixing unit, and a tension adjusting device that adjusts the tension acting on the recording material such that the change in the tension of the recording material falls within a permissible range if the change in the tension of the recording material that is detected by the detecting device exceeds the predetermined permissible range.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101114

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a reader reading an image, an image forming section forming an image on a recording medium, an exterior member having an outer surface housing the reader and the image forming section, and an operating display having an outer surface. The operating display is disposed in front of the reader, accepts an operation performed by an operator, displays an image, and is rotatable about a rotational axis disposed on its front side between a position in which the operating display faces an upper side and a position in which the operating display faces the front side. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180101109

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image carrier that carries an image; a charging unit that includes a rotatable charging member that charges the image carrier; a developing unit that supplies developer to the image carrier that is charged, the developer containing at least toner and a carrier, an external additive being added to the toner; a transfer unit that includes a transfer member that transfers the image formed on the image carrier to a transfer material; and a cleaning unit that cleans a surface of the image carrier. In the image forming apparatus, during image non-formation, the external additive is supplied to the image carrier that rotates, and the image carrier and at least the transfer member are separated from each other.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100075

Curable ink composition

A curable ink composition for forming a three-dimensional (3d) object via a digital additive manufacturing system is provided. The composition may comprise greater than about 30 weight % of one or more oligomers, at least two monomers comprising a lowest viscosity monomer and a highest viscosity monomer, one or more photoinitiators, and optionally, one or more additives. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100074

Ink composition for use in 3d printing

An ink for use in 3d printing including at least one monomer, and an optional oligomer, and a photoinitiator, and the ink has a high glass transition temperature (tg) and wide range of viscosity. The 3d ink composition, and embodiments, maintains a homogeneous and easily processed consistency when used in a multi-jet modeling printing process.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100073

Ink composition for use in 3d printing

An ink for use in 3d printing including at least one monomer, and an optional oligomer, and a photoinitiator, and the ink has a high glass transition temperature (tg) and wide range of viscosity. The 3d ink composition, and embodiments, maintains a homogeneous and easily processed consistency when used in a multi-jet modeling printing process.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099733

Underwater mobile body and underwater communication system

An underwater mobile body include: a communication unit that performs underwater wireless communication with a relay device; a detection unit that detects a state of wireless communication between the relay device and the underwater mobile body; and a control unit that controls a positional relationship between the relay device and the underwater mobile body so that a result of detection by the detection unit satisfies a predetermined criterion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099573

Underwater mobile body

An underwater mobile body includes: a secondary battery; a detector that detects a remaining amount of electricity stored in the secondary battery; a power generation unit that uses natural energy to generate electricity with which the secondary battery is charged; and a transition unit that when the remaining amount of electricity detected by the detector decreases below a predetermined threshold, causes transition to a charge mode in which the secondary battery is charged.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099459

System and method for missing ejector compensation in three-dimensional object printing

A method for operating a three-dimensional object printer compensates for inoperative ejectors. The method identifies image data values associated with an inoperative ejector that stored in a memory with other image data values for a three-dimensional object to be printed by the three-dimensional object printer. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099300

System and method for finishing the surface of three-dimensional (3d) objects formed by additive manufacturing systems

A system treats uneven surfaces of additive manufactured objects to improve the transparency and glossiness of the surfaces. The system operates a sprayer to apply fluid material used to form the uneven surface to the uneven surface to smooth the surface or the system operates an actuator to dip the additive manufactured object into a bath of fluid material that is the same as the material used to form the uneven surface to smooth the surface. ... Xerox Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180098695

Eyeball optical measuring device and eyeball optical measuring method

An eyeball optical measuring device includes: an optical measuring unit that irradiates an eyeball of a subject with measuring light to perform an optical measurement of the eyeball; and a light irradiation unit that irradiates the eyeball with irradiation light prior to the optical measurement by the optical measuring unit, the irradiation light having a lower energy density than an energy density of the measuring light.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097971

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

. . An information processing apparatus includes a display that displays a screen for receiving an operation from a user, and a controller that performs control so that a screen for selecting a manager is displayed on the display in a case of detecting a condition in which a state has to transition from a first apparatus state not requiring selection of a specific manager to a second apparatus state requiring selection of the specific manager.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097957

Information processing device and storage medium

An information processing device includes a product information acquisition unit that acquires information indicative of a correlation between a product and one or plural product composition elements composing the product, for each product being software; a product composition element acquisition unit that acquires information indicative of one or plural product composition elements installed in a device, from the device; a specification unit that specifies a product installed in the device on the basis of the information indicative of the one or plural product composition elements acquired by the product composition element acquisition unit and the correlation; and a controller that causes a display to display the product specified by the specification unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097953

Document transport device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus

A document transport device includes a document placement table on which documents of different sizes are capable of being stacked, a feeding unit capable of moving up and down, the feeding unit being configured to send out the documents stacked on the document placement table by moving down onto the documents and to move upward after sending out the documents, an isolation unit that transports the uppermost document among the documents sent out by the feeding unit by separating the document from the other documents, and a receiving unit that receives selection of a mixed-size document mode for sending out the documents of the different sizes stacked on the document placement table. When the receiving unit receives selection of the mixed-size document mode, the isolation unit transports one of the documents while the feeding unit is maintained in a lowered state after sending out the document.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097946

Processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program

A processing apparatus includes: a processing unit that performs plural predetermined processes; a display unit; a creation unit that creates a first process receiving portion and a second process receiving portion, each of which receives an instruction to any one of the plural predetermined processes on the display unit; and an execution portion that executes the process, in a case where the instruction is received by the first process receiving portion, after receiving the instruction again, whereas, in a case where the instruction is received by the second process receiving portion, the execution portion executing the process without receiving the instruction again.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097944

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus includes a first acquisition unit acquiring a user list, a group list, and an authority list, a second acquisition unit acquiring method data indicating a method of determining, with respect to a target user, a group to which the user belongs from the group list and an authority applied to the group from the authority list, a reception unit that receives a request for a process from a user, transmitted from a terminal, a third acquisition unit acquiring transmission source data including information regarding the user or the terminal, a determination unit determining a group to which the user making the request belongs and an authority applied to the group from the lists according to a method indicated by the method data, and a generation unit generating authority data in which the user making the request is correlated with the determined authority.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097902

Systems and methods for chat message management and document generation on devices

Systems and methods described herein are directed to implementations that facilitate individuals to collect, store, and automatically extract procedural knowledge from their messaging interactions with collaborative groups. Example implementations involve chat interfaces to communicate and add the capability to tag text and media to organize content. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095940

Systems and methods for chat message management and document generation on devices

Systems and methods described herein are directed to implementations that facilitate individuals to collect, store, and automatically extract procedural knowledge from their messaging interactions with collaborative groups. Example implementations involve chat interfaces to communicate and add the capability to tag text and media to organize content. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095700

Information processing device and storage medium

An information processing device includes a first acquisition unit that acquires information indicative of an installed product being software installed in a device connected with the information processing device through a network from the device; a second acquisition unit that acquires information indicative of an available product being software available for a user of the device from a server connected with the information processing device through the network; and a controller that controls an operation by the user on a product for the device, on the basis of a dependency between plural products including the installed product and the available product.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095392

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image carrier that carries an image, a charging unit having a rotatable charging member that charges the image carrier, a developing unit that supplies a developer including at least toner to the charged image carrier, and a cleaning unit having a cleaning member that cleans a surface of the image carrier. At least when the image forming apparatus is not performing image formation, the charging member on which the toner is carried is caused to rotate at a peripheral velocity different from a peripheral velocity at which the image carrier rotates.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095387

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device that fixes a toner image which is developed with a liquid developer containing a toner and a volatile carrier oil on a recording medium, a heating device that is disposed on an upstream side of the fixing device in a feed direction of the recording medium, and heats the toner image on the recording medium in a non-contact manner, in which heating is controlled such that a porosity of the toner image on the recording medium in an outlet of the heating device is in a range of 20% by volume to 40% by volume, and a drying path that is disposed between the heating device and the fixing device in the feed direction of the recording medium, and dries the recording medium by evaporating the carrier oil in the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095377

Charging device and image forming apparatus

A charging device includes a first cleaning member that cleans a surface of a charging wire by moving along the wire while being in contact with the wire at a first side; and a second cleaning member that cleans the surface of the wire by moving while being in contact with the wire at a second side, and moving relative to the first cleaning member in a crossing direction that crosses a wire length direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095373

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

An electrostatic-image developing toner contains toner particles containing a polycondensate resin and hydrophobic external additive particles having a volume average particle size of about 40 to about 200 nm. The electrostatic-image developing toner has a difference between a half-fall temperature t1/2a and a half-fall temperature t1/2b of about 2.0° c. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095372

Electrophotographic photoreceptor and image forming apparatus

Electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate, an organic photosensitive layer on an outer peripheral surface of the conductive substrate, and an inorganic protective layer on an outer peripheral surface of the organic photosensitive layer, the inorganic protective layer containing gallium and oxygen. A volume resistivity of an inner region of the inorganic protective layer, the inner region extending 0.2 μm or about 0.2 μm from an inner peripheral surface of the inorganic protective layer in a thickness direction, and a volume resistivity of an outer region of the inorganic protective layer, the outer region extending 0.2 μm or about 0.2 μm from an outer peripheral surface of the inorganic protective layer in the thickness direction, are both 6.0×107 Ω·cm or more and 4.0×108 Ω·cm or less or about 6.0×107 Ω·cm or more and about 4.0×108 Ω·cm or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095307

Hyperspectral imaging system

A hyperspectral imaging system, comprising an input polarizer arranged to receive and polarize a first light, a liquid crystal variable retarder to change a polarization of the first light in a wavelength-dependent manner, an output polarizer arranged to receive the wavelength-dependent polarized first light, a voltage source electrically connected to the liquid crystal variable retarder, a controller connected to the voltage source, the controller configured to control voltages applied to the liquid crystal variable retarder to control a retardance of the first light. A linear image sensor has a length extending in a direction to obtain images of the first light, the linear image sensor synchronized with the controller to collect the images as a function of retardance of the liquid crystal variable retarder after the first light passes through the output polarizer, for generation of an output signal corresponding to a portion of the linear image sensor.. ... Xerox Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093426

Forming apparatus

A forming apparatus includes: multiple color discharge parts that discharge droplets of color forming liquids from nozzles arrayed in a principal scanning direction, the droplets constituting color unit portions when cured; and a transparent discharge part that is provided at a side of the color discharge parts in a sub-scanning direction and that discharges droplets of a transparent forming liquid from nozzles arrayed in the principal scanning direction, the droplets constituting transparent unit portions when cured. A three-dimensional object is formed so as to have a portion in which the color unit portions and the transparent unit portions are periodically stacked.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091690

Image processing apparatus, server apparatus, and image processing system

. . . . . . . . An image processing apparatus includes an identification unit, a transfer requesting unit, an acquisition unit, and an execution unit. The identification unit identifies one of pieces of information regarding applications executable by the image processing apparatus and acquired through a web browser of the image processing apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091689

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework, that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091688

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework, that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091687

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091686

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091685

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091684

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework, and publishes a method and an event that are used for communication with a core logic portion of another application.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091683

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework, and the application programming interface includes a before-the-fact notification indicative of that a window of the application is changed to a display state as a result that another window in an upper layer is changed to a non-display state.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091681

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework, and the interface includes a before-the-fact notification indicative of that a window displayed by the application is terminated.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091680

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091679

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework, that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091677

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

An image display apparatus includes an image display that displays an image, and a change processing section that, if the image display is present in a user's gaze direction and if a distance between the user and the image display is shorter than a predetermined distance, performs a change process on the image displayed on the image display.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091668

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

An image forming apparatus includes a touchpanel, and a controller that pops up a screen, on the touchpanel automatically without an operation instruction from a user, information that identifies a job ready for execution and a button that is adapted to stop the execution of the job.. . An image forming system includes: an image forming apparatus that stores linguistic information; and a terminal apparatus that is connected to the image forming apparatus via a communication unit and that transmits a control command to the image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus transmits the linguistic information to the terminal apparatus, and the terminal apparatus displays the screen for controlling the image forming apparatus, using the linguistic information received from the image forming apparatus.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091667

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

An information processing device includes: a line of sight detection unit that detects a position of a user's line of sight on a display to display an image; and a display controller that displays a pop-up screen about an item to be displayed on the display and controls a display position of the pop-up screen in response to the position of line of sight detected by the line of sight detection unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089767

Method and system for predicting service assurance for task processing

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for predicting service assurance between requestors and crowd workers for task processing on a crowdsourcing platform. The method includes receiving one or more service level agreement (sla) attributes of one or more tasks. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089003

Electronic device and image processing device

An electronic device includes first and second controllers that execute processing based on first and second operating systems (oses). The first controller includes a command generation unit that generates a command to be executed by the second controller, and a command transmission unit that includes a correspondence relationship associating in advance plural commands to be executed by the second controller with a control code stipulating an execution sequence of the plural commands, and if a control code corresponding to plural commands generated by the command generation unit exists in the correspondence relationship, the command transmission unit assigns the control code to the plural commands and transmits to the second controller. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088880

Information processing apparatus, function usage amount management system, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

An information processing apparatus includes a transmitter and an update unit. The transmitter refers to a memory in response to an availability determination request with designation of a requested usage amount of a function. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088878

Image processing apparatus and storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes an application on a framework that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework, and publishes a method and an event that are used for communication with a core logic portion of another application.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088779

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a display, an instruction receiving unit, and a controller. The display displays a screen containing a fundamental icon and an associated icon. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088743

Image forming apparatus and storage medium

An image forming apparatus includes an application on a framework, that is separated into a core logic portion handling basic processing and a user interface frame portion handling rendering processing and operates; and a controller that executes the application and the framework. The core logic portion is implemented with an application programming interface defined by the framework and is loaded in a memory by the framework at activation of a system. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088521

Opening and closing mechanism and image forming apparatus

An opening and closing mechanism includes: an opening and closing door that is supported rotatably so as to be movable between a closed position where to close an opening of an apparatus body and an open position where to open the opening; a link member that is supported rotatably by a rotary shaft that is attached to the apparatus body; a guide member having a first guide surface that moves being kept in contact with the link member when the opening and closing door is moved toward the closed position and a second guide surface that moves being kept in contact with the link member when the opening and closing door is moved toward the open position; and a switching member that guides the link member from the first guide surface and the second guide surface.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088519

Cleaning unit and image forming apparatus

A cleaning unit includes a cleaning member, an accommodating portion, and a transport member. The cleaning member removes a developer from a surface of an image carrier. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088516

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer of a single-layer type disposed on the conductive substrate. The photosensitive layer has an absorption coefficient of 0.008 or less at a wavelength of 1000 nm and contains a binder resin, a charge generating material, an electron transporting material, and a hole transporting material. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088504

Image forming apparatus

Provided is an image forming apparatus including an image holding member that has an outer circumferential surface in which a radius length from a center in the image holding member varies to be the longest n times and the shortest n times during one rotation of the image holding member wherein n is an integer of 2 or more, and that holds a latent image while being rotated, a developing member that develops the latent image of the image holding member with a developer, a rotation unit that rotates the developing member by a number of an integer multiple of the n during the one rotation of the image holding member, and an output unit that outputs a developer image of the image holding member to a recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088496

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image holding body, a transfer member, and a controller. The image holding body holds an image formed of toner. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088495

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a transport member that transports a continuous medium as a result of a transport surface of the transport member making contact with the continuous medium and a transfer device that is disposed on a downstream side in a direction in which the transport member transports the medium and that transfers an image onto the medium, which extends to the transport member, as a result of a transfer surface of the transfer device making contact with the medium. A moving speed of the transfer surface is lower than a moving speed of the transport surface when the medium is transported.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088488

Image forming apparatus, developing device, and developing roller support device

Provided is an image forming apparatus including an image carrier on which a latent image is developed, a developing roller that is provided to face the image carrier to perform development for the latent image of the image carrier, an urging unit that urges the image carrier and the developing roller so that the image carrier and the developing roller approach each other, and a distance regulating unit that includes a viscoelastic body that is deformed according to a change of a distance between the image carrier and the developing roller, and regulates at least one of a maximum value of the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller and a minimum value of the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller so that the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller falls within a predetermined range.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088487

Image forming apparatus, developing device, and developing roller support device including a distance regulating unit

Provided is an image forming apparatus including an image carrier on which a latent image is developed, a developing roller that is provided to face the image carrier to perform development for the latent image on the image carrier, an urging unit that urges the image carrier and the developing roller so that the image carrier and the developing roller approach each other, and a distance regulating unit that includes a viscoelastic body that is deformed according to a change of a distance between the image carrier and the developing roller, and regulates at least one of a maximum value of the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller and a minimum value of the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller so that the distance between the image carrier and the developing roller falls within a predetermined range.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088479

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner set includes an electrostatic charge image developing black toner that includes black toner particles including a black colorant, a binder resin, and a release agent, and inorganic particles containing an oil; and an electrostatic charge image developing color toner that includes color toner particles including a color colorant, a binder resin, and a release agent, and inorganic particles containing an oil, wherein a proportion of the release agent exposed to a surface of the color toner particles is greater than a proportion of the release agent exposed to a surface of the black toner particles.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180088319

Integrated micro-channel heatsink in dmd substrate for enhanced cooling capacity

A dmd cooling apparatus and method includes a dmd chip configured on a substrate, and a heatsink located within and integrated into the substrate upon which the dmd is configured. A plurality of micro-channels can be formed on a backside of the substrate. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086589

Recording material processing apparatus and image forming system

Provided is a recording material processing apparatus including: a first binding processing unit that is provided to be capable of moving on a predetermined movement route and is configured to perform a binding process on a recording material; and a second binding processing unit that is installed on the predetermined movement route, is configured to perform the binding process on the recording material, and is configured to withdraw from the movement route by receiving force from the first binding processing unit which moves along the movement route.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086585

Image forming apparatus and recording-media supply device

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image and a guiding member that guides a sheet on which the image has been formed by the image forming unit. At least one of irregularities and holes are formed on or in a surface of the guiding member that guides the sheet.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180086006

Device for facilitating repetitive manufacture of parts having precisionally positioned components with a three-dimensional object printer

A printer is configured with positioning members that hold components at predetermined positions to enable a controller operating at least one printhead in a three-dimensional object printer to form structure about the components. The positioning members can then be removed from the printed three-dimensional object to enable continued formation of the three-dimensional object.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084259

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

. . An image processing apparatus includes an image processing block configured to encode each of plural data strings by using the number of common run lengths which are common to the plural data strings as run information of identical pixel values which are consecutive in each of the plural data strings.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084155

System and method for printing a spot color proof

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for printing a spot color proof are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a request to print a print job, determining one or more spot colors in the print job, translating the one or more spot colors into a respective color value of a color model used by a printer that is selected to print the print job, generating the spot color proof that includes a patch of each one of the one or more spot colors printed in the respective color value and the respective color value, and printing the spot color proof.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084142

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

An image forming apparatus includes a display, a communication unit, and a controller. Information is displayed on the display. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084139

Facsimile received data management apparatus, facsimile received data management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A facsimile received data management apparatus includes: a receiving part that receives facsimile received data; a first registration part that registers the facsimile received data in a storage place associated with a facsimile sender of the facsimile received data in a case where the storage place associated with the facsimile sender is prepared in advance; and a second registration part that registers the facsimile received data in a storage place for unclassified data in a case where the storage place associated with the facsimile sender is not prepared in advance.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084138

Methods and systems for automatically generating a name for an electronic document

A system of automatically naming an electronic document may include a scanning device. The system may receive a physical document that is to be converted into an electronic document, perform optical character recognition on at least a portion of the physical document to identify one or more terms that are present in the physical document, and store the identified terms in the data store associated with the scanning device. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084132

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

An information processing apparatus includes a setting-change-information receiver, a state-change-necessity-information memory, and a setting processor. The setting-change-information receiver receives setting-change information, which contains a setting item and a set value for the setting item, from a terminal device via a communication line. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084131

Client device, portable terminal, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A client device includes a supply section that supplies guide screen information to a specified device in response to selection of a specific type of paper, the guide screen information representing a guide screen related to supply of the paper to a printer, and a transmitting section that transmits print data to the printer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084129

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a detector that detects a voltage of a power system to which the information processing apparatus itself is connected, from among a plurality of power systems to which are respectively connected a plurality of electrical devices respectively available for communication; a receiver that receives running information expressing running conditions of each of the plurality of electrical devices; and a reporting unit that uses a detection result of the detector and a reception result of the receiver to report whether or not an electrical device corresponding to the running information received by the receiver is connected to the power system to which the information processing apparatus itself is connected.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084124

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image forming apparatus includes a memory and a notification unit. On receipt of a print instruction operating in a first mode, the print instruction including a first setting value of a setting item for printing and a notification destination in a case where the first setting value is changed, the memory stores the first setting value and the notification destination included in the print instruction. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084122

Processing device, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A processing device includes a receiver, an execution unit, and a generator. The receiver receives selection of first processing to be executed and a setting for executing the first processing from a user. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083825

Method and system for generating recommendations associated with client process execution in an organization

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for generating recommendations for client process execution of one or more client processes corresponding to a plurality of clients of an organization. The method comprises retrieving an event log including event data captured during execution of one or more processes in the organization to service a plurality of clients of a predefined type. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083795

System and method for network selection and service pairing using historical data mining

A method for establishing a network connection between a mobile device and a network device includes determining whether the mobile device has previously established a network connection with the network device, and determining whether the mobile device and the network device can connect using information corresponding to a previously established network connection. If the mobile device has not previously established a network connection with the network device or if the mobile device and the network device cannot connect using above information, the method includes determining whether one or more records of network connections corresponding to the network device exist, and determining if the mobile device and the network device can connect using information included in those records. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180082163

Method and system for generating and printing three dimensional barcodes

A three-dimensional barcode comprising a three-dimensional barcode structure, at least a part of which is printed on a surface of an object. The barcode structure includes encoded information, and at least part of the encoded information is embedded in a z-dimension perpendicular to the surface of the object.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180082159

Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium that caches and revises data

An image processing apparatus includes a converter, a reuse portion storage unit, and a reuse information output unit. The converter converts page description language (pdl) data into printable data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081969

Method and system for data processing to predict domain knowledge of user for content recommendation

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for data processing to predict domain knowledge of a user for content recommendation. The method includes extracting a set of features from user data based on at least a domain-of-interest. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081605

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a memory that stores authentication information on a user that utilizes a service provided by a service device in correlation with each application for utilizing the service; a unit that executes the application in response to an instruction from the user; a unit that requests user authentication by acquiring the user authentication information correlated with the executed application from the memory and transmitting the acquired authentication information to the service device; a unit that acquires an authentication result transmitted in response to the authentication information; and a unit that re-requests user authentication, when the authentication result indicates a failure in authentication, by an authentication method different from that used in a case of the failure in authentication, by acquiring user authentication information correlated with an application different from the executed application from the memory and transmitting the acquired authentication information to the service device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081597

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

An image forming apparatus includes a holding unit, a search unit, an update unit, and a transmitting unit. The holding unit holds group information including identification information of a different image forming apparatus belonging to a group to which the image forming apparatus belongs. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081499

Method and system for processing crowd-sensed data to generate actionable insights of geographical areas

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for processing crowd-sensed data to generate actionable insights of geographical areas. The method includes extracting the crowd-sensed data, corresponding to one or more events in a geographical area, from one or more data sources. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081306

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a fixing unit that heats and fixes an unfixed image held on a recording medium onto the recording medium, a detector that is disposed at a position downstream from the fixing unit in a direction in which the recording medium is transported and that detects the recording medium by detecting thermal energy emitted by the recording medium, and a heating unit that heats the detector.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081302

Transfer assist members

A transfer assist member comprising a plurality of layers, one of the layers being a check film layer comprised of a hydroxyl terminated poly(oxetane) based fluorinated polyether.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081299

Developing device and image forming apparatus

A developing device includes a developer accommodating container, a developer carrier, an exhaust path, a capturing member, and a closing member. The developer accommodating container accommodates a developer. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081295

Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus

An optical scanning device includes a light source having plural light emitting portions, a deflection unit that deflects and scans plural light beams emitted from the light source in a main scanning direction, and plural optical element groups disposed between the light source and the deflection unit and including an optical element having a negative refractive power along a sub-scanning direction intersecting the main scanning direction. An interval in the sub-scanning direction of the plural light beams is adjusted by tilting the optical element having the negative refractive power on an axis along the main scanning direction.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081287

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

03/22/18 / #20180081286

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image-forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer disposed on the conductive substrate which serves as an outermost surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor. The electrophotographic photoreceptor satisfies yc−ya≧0.1 mpa, yc−yb≧0.1 mpa, and yc≦4.5 mpa, where ya, yb, and yc (mpa) represent the young's moduli of a surface of the photosensitive layer determined by nanoindentation at an indentation depth of 500 nm at end portions a and b extending from a position 10 mm to a position 70 mm from the respective edges of the photosensitive layer toward the center of the photosensitive layer in an axial direction of the electrophotographic photoreceptor and a central portion c extending from a position 20 mm in front of and to a position 20 mm behind the center of the photosensitive layer in the axial direction of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, respectively.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080998

Power estimating apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A power estimating apparatus includes a functional unit, at least one converter, a detection unit, and an estimating unit. The functional unit uses an alternating-current power supply. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079926

Uv curable interlayer composition for printed electronics application

Uv-curable interlayer compositions are provided. An interlayer composition may contain a polyallyl isocyanurate compound, an ester of β-mercaptopropionic acid, a monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having one or more cyclic groups, and a photoinitiator. ... Xerox Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079217

Wiping device and ejecting device

Provided is a wiping device including: an impregnated member that is impregnated with a liquid, has a contact surface having lengths which are longer than that of a nozzle-formed surface in a longitudinal direction and in a transverse direction intersecting with the longitudinal direction of the nozzle-formed surface of an ejecting head that ejects an ejection liquid, and causes the contact surface to come into contact with the nozzle-formed surface such that the nozzle-formed surface is wetted; and a wiping member that wipes the nozzle-formed surface wetted by the impregnated member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077567

Methods and systems for securely routing documents through third party infrastructures

. . . . A system may include a device having a program that includes a workflow system public key associated with a workflow system and programming instructions that allow the device to communicate with the workflow system over a communication network. The system may initialize a device by sending communications to the workflow system, receiving a response that includes information encrypted with a workflow system private key, and verifying the authenticity of the response by using the workflow system public key to decrypt the information in the response. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077321

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

An image processing apparatus includes an extraction unit, a memory controller, and a transfer unit. The extraction unit extracts, on the basis of image information, pieces of color information having a high frequency of occurrence as color information that is necessary to perform image processing. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077318

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

03/15/18 / #20180077311

System and method for utilizing digital micromirror devices to split and recombine a signal image to enable heat dissipation

In an example embodiment, an image processing system can be implemented, which includes a printing surface and a prism that splits light from an input light source into two parallel light beams indicative of a signal image. Two or more dmds (digital micromirror devices) can be utilized, wherein the two parallel light beams are directed to the dmds for image processing, such that as the two parallel light beams are reflected out onto the printing surface, the two parallel light beams are recombined into a single image, thereby enabling heat dissipation while “stitching” said output of said at least two digital micromirror devices to a usable video path.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077295

Processing device, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A processing device includes a receiver, an execution unit, and an image control unit. The receiver receives selection of a processing selector displayed on a display. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077231

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a memory, an acquisition unit, a storing unit, and a controller. The memory stores information concerning communication states between plural destination storage locations and plural areas. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075848

Dialogue apparatus and method

A dialogue apparatus includes a memory, an estimation unit, and a dialogue unit. The memory associatively stores a certain topic and a change in an affective state of each user before and after a dialogue on that topic. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075514

Method and system for data processing for generating adaptive recommendations of relevant items

The disclosed embodiments illustrate method and system for data processing by a computing device for generating adaptive recommendations of relevant items. The method includes receiving data associated with a first user from one or more data sources. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074941

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an extraction unit, a generation unit, a building unit, and a presentation unit. The extraction unit extracts, in accordance with similarity in a use condition for a first application that is a target application to be used by a user, a cloud service including a second application that has been used under a use condition similar to the use condition for the first application. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074765

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

Provided is an image forming apparatus including a printing unit that is capable of performing printing on a recording medium using information from terminal devices, a history information holding unit that holds printing history information including information of each of the terminal devices that have performed printing using the printing unit, and an identification unit that identifies status grasping target terminal devices by the information of the terminal devices, the information being included in the printing history information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074762

System, information processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A system includes a first terminal and a second terminal. The first terminal includes a monitoring unit that monitors operations performed on applications, a holding unit that holds, on an application basis, setting data indicating an operation history regarding print settings, a first transmitting unit that transmits the setting data to the second terminal, and an output unit that outputs, in a case where setting data is received from the second terminal, a command to set print settings to an application corresponding to the received setting data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074443

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

Provided is a fixing device including a belt that generates heat by an action of a magnetic field to fix an image to a medium by the heat, a magnetic field generating unit that generates a magnetic field which heats the belt, a heat generation control member that includes a first magnetic body which is changed from ferromagnetism to paramagnetism at a curie temperature, and suppresses heat generation of the belt, a sensor that is disposed in a first space, measures a temperature of an object present on the belt side, and is heated by an action of a magnetic field, and a second magnetic body that is disposed in a second space.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074436

Powder container, developing unit, and image forming apparatus

A powder container includes a storing chamber that stores powder, a discharge path extending through a wall of the storing chamber and from which the powder is discharged, an inner wall that forms an inner surface of the wall and has an opening communicating with the discharge path, an outer wall that forms an outer surface of the wall and has an opening communicating with the discharge path, and an opening-and-closing member provided between the inner wall and the outer wall and that opens and closes the discharge path while moving along the inner wall and the outer wall.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180074399

Digital advanced lithographic imaging inks with improved curable performance, image robustness and processes thereof

An ink composition useful for digital offset printing applications includes a colorant and a high viscosity thickening agent. A process for variable data lithographic printing includes applying a dampening fluid to an imaging member surface; forming a latent image by evaporating the dampening fluid from selective locations on the imaging member surface to form hydrophobic non-image areas and hydrophilic image areas; developing the latent image by applying an ink composition comprising an ink component to the hydrophilic image areas, the ink composition comprising a high viscosity thickening agent to raise the viscosity of the composition from about 1.05 to about 2 times higher while maintaining excellent transfer to a substrate at low temperatures.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180072899

Phase-change digital advanced lithographic imaging inks with amide gellant transfer additives

An ink composition useful for digital offset printing applications includes a colorant and a high viscosity thickening agent. The ink is formulated to incorporate a gellant into the ink set to help meet the requirement of two different viscosity or temperature pairs at two different stages of the ink delivery process. ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180072448

Development view information generation device and wrapping sheet output apparatus

A development view information generation device includes: a reading unit that generates a flat surface image by reading a flat surface; a first recognizing unit that recognizes first dimensions that are dimensions of one of flat surfaces of a three-dimensional object using the flat surface image generated by the reading unit; a second recognizing unit that recognizes a second dimension in a direction that crosses the one flat surface of the three-dimensional object; and a generation unit that generates development view information of the three-dimensional object using the first dimensions and the second dimension.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180071998

Colored support material for inkjet-mediated additive manufacturing

A system of inkjet inks suitable for additive manufacturing by inkjet printing includes a build ink and a support ink, the build ink and support ink have a differential color scheme and at least one of the build ink or the support ink includes a colorant. A method of additive manufacturing includes providing such a system of inkjet inks and printing via a multi-jet inkjet printing system an article with the build ink and the support ink, the article including a build material portion and a support material portion. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069978

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

. . . . . . . . An information processing device includes: a receiver that receives a job that is a unit of processing of predetermined processing, an effective period of the job, and a shutdown command which sets a power supply of the device itself to a shutdown state; and a controller that, when the shutdown command is received by the receiver and no job has been received by the receiver and accumulated, performs control to set the power supply to the shutdown state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069971

Information processing apparatus

Provided is an information processing system including a provided device information acquiring section that acquires provided device information which is information on a device provided in an office room, and an output section that outputs information on a service which is providable to a user in an office room, based on the provided device information acquired by the provided device information acquiring section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069969

Image forming apparatus and image forming system

An image forming apparatus forms a virtual image forming apparatus including plural mutually communicably connected image forming apparatuses including at least one functional image forming apparatus having a storage function of storing an image formation request including image information and serving as a master and at least one image forming apparatus serving as a slave. The image forming apparatus includes a transmitting unit and a receiving unit. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069935

Service providing system, service provision instruction method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A service providing system includes a moving apparatus and a service provision instruction apparatus. The moving apparatus moves to a user who is within a service provision area within a predetermined zone, the predetermined zone including the service provision area and a service prohibition area, and provides a service to the user. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069812

Information processing device and information management device

An information processing device includes a communication unit that, if the order and time interval of an operation performed on a first device representing the information processing device, and an operation performed on a second device representing another information processing device match at least one predetermined pattern representing a predetermined order and a predetermined time interval, performs a communication associated with the predetermined pattern between the first device and the second device.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180069700

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

03/08/18 / #20180068516

Vending machine for creating and dispensing personalized articles

A system for dispensing customized articles may include a vending machine that includes an article holding area having one or more articles that each include a film on at least a portion of the article, an energy generating print device, a processor, and a computer-readable storage medium. The computer-readable storage medium may include one or more programming instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to receive an indication of a selected article, receive a selection of one or more content items to be printed on the selected article, and cause the energy generating print device to apply energy to the portion of the selected article having the film. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068073

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

An information processing apparatus includes an identifier generator, a reversible converter, and an assignment unit. The identifier generator generates first identifiers which are uniquely specified. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068016

Method and system for response evaluation of users from electronic documents

A method and a system for response evaluation of users from electronic documents are disclosed. In an embodiment, one or more questions and a first response pertaining to each of the one or more questions are extracted from one or more first electronic documents. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067705

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit and a controller. The receiving unit receives an access request from another apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067483

Service providing system and non-transitory computer readable medium

A service providing system includes a self-moving apparatus and a server apparatus. The self-moving apparatus provides a service by moving to a predetermined destination and includes a detection unit and a reporting unit. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067477

Three-dimensional model production data generation apparatus, three-dimensional model production data generation non-transitory computer readable medium, three-dimensional model production data generation method, and three-dimensional model

A three-dimensional model production data generation apparatus includes: an area setting unit that sets an intersection area as a colored area, the intersection area being obtained when, for each of plural meshes constituting a three-dimensional model, a polygonal prism formed by translating the mesh inwardly of the three-dimensional model is sliced by a slice plane in a predetermined direction; and a color setting unit that sets the color of the colored area set by the area setting unit to the color of the mesh.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067455

Drive force transmission device having air channels and image forming apparatus

A drive force transmission device includes a frame that supports therein plural gears transmitting a rotational drive force and that has a flat portion extending in a direction intersecting a direction in which the rotational drive force is transmitted. The drive force transmission device has an air channel that allows air sucked from an outside of the frame to pass therethrough so as to exhaust the air to the outside of the frame.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067454

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an air blowing device, an apparatus body, and at least one developer container that has an outer periphery, that is disposed in the apparatus body, and that contains developer. The image forming apparatus has a first transport path that allows a recording medium having undergone heat fixing is transported therethrough and a second transport path that extends in a different direction from a direction of the first transport path and that allows the recording medium to be transported along the outer periphery of the at least one developer container. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067443

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor, a charging device, an electrostatic latent image forming device, a developing device, a transfer device, and a cleaning device, and further includes an intercepting device that includes an intercepting member separated from the electrophotographic photoreceptor by a gap so that a distance from the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor to the intercepting member is about 0.3 to 0.9 (inclusive) times a volume-average particle size of toner particles. The intercepting member is used to intercept residual toner particles at a position downstream of the transfer device and upstream of the cleaning device in a rotation direction of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, the residual toner particles remaining on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067438

Signal transmitting apparatus and image forming apparatus

A signal transmitting apparatus includes a first line that is provided in one of plural layers of a board and transmits a signal by superimposing the signal on an electric power line that supplies electric power; a coupling section in which the electric power line is coupled to the first line and the first line is branched; plural second lines that branch off in the coupling section and are provided in another layer different from the one layer; and a conductive layer that is provided between the one layer and the other layer. The conductive layer has an opening that encompasses the coupling section in plan view, and the coupling section has a coupling line that has a larger width than the first line and plural through-holes that connect the coupling line and the plural second lines through the opening of the conductive layer.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067433

Image forming apparatus and print sheet

An image forming apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires rendering information including one or both of a text and an illustration; a first image forming unit that forms an image on a sheet material based on the rendering information that has been acquired; and a second image forming unit that forms an electrostatic attraction toner image on the sheet material, the electrostatic attraction toner image being for imparting an electrostatic attraction function to the sheet material, the electrostatic attraction function allowing the sheet material to be attracted to an object surface by using static electricity.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067414

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 white pigment, wherein a maximum frequent value in distribution of eccentricity b of the white pigment represented by the following expression (1) is from 0.75 to 0.95, and a skewness in the distribution of the eccentricity b is from −1.20 to 0.00: expression (1): eccentricity b=2d/d, wherein d represents an equivalent circle diameter (μm) of a toner particle in observation of the cross section of the toner particle, and d represents a distance (μm) from the centroid of the toner particle to the centroid of the white pigment in observation of the cross section of the toner particle.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067408

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate; an undercoat layer disposed on the conductive substrate and containing a binder resin, metal oxide particles, and an electron-accepting compound having an anthraquinone structure; and a photosensitive layer disposed on the undercoat layer, wherein the reflectance rl of the undercoat layer for light having a wavelength ranging approximately from 470 nm to 510 nm is approximately from 2% to 5%.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180067300

Image aware laser diode array shutter for reduced incident energy on dmd chip set

A laser imaging system and method. In an example embodiment, one or more laser diode arrays are associated with a digital micro-mirror device. ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065360

Drive waveform generation device and image forming apparatus

A drive waveform generation device includes a generation unit that generates a drive waveform having, as each cycle, a first waveform for droplet ejection or a second waveform for vibrating a liquid meniscus by selecting from a first period having a first potential that is lower than a reference potential, a second period following the first period continuously and having a second potential that is higher than or equal to the reference potential, a third period following the second period continuously and having a third potential that is higher than the first potential and lower than the second potential, and a fourth period following the third period continuously and having a fourth potential that is higher than the first potential and lower than the third potential, the first period, the second period, the third period and the fourth period being included in a fundamental waveform as defined herein.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065323

System and method for forming a base layer with interfacial anchoring to stabilize a three-dimensional object during additive manufacturing

A method of forming a base for supporting a three-dimensionally printed object includes operating at least one ejector of a three-dimensional object printer to form the base. At least one ejector is operated to eject build material to form a planar layer of build material on a platen, and to form a first plurality of anchoring portions on the planar layer. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063378

Image processing device and non-transitory computer-readable medium

. . . . . . . . . . An image processing device includes an authenticator, an estimator, and a controller. The authenticator uses authentication information received from a user to authenticate and determine whether or not the user is a person allowed to execute plural functions related to images. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063377

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

An information processing apparatus includes an authenticating unit and a controller. The authenticating unit authenticates an operator. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063376

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

An information processing apparatus includes an authenticating unit, a detection unit, and a controller. The authenticating unit authenticates an operator. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063371

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

An image processing device includes an acquisition unit and an image processing unit. The acquisition unit acquires execution information regarding necessary processing units of plural processing units for performing an image process and an order in which the processing units are executed from an external apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063369

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

An image processing apparatus includes a generating unit and a display. The generating unit performs a reduction process on at least a part of document data to generate a reduced image. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063366

Image output apparatus, history display apparatus, history display method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image output apparatus includes an image printer, a history memory, and a history display. The image printer prints an image based on image data in accordance with adjunct data for each job including a set of the image data expressing one set of images and the adjunct data necessary for image printing based on, the image data. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063357

Multi-mode laser energy control for thermochromic print systems

A printing system and method comprising a transport system configured to move a print target, a laser for directing energy on the print target, and a control system configured to adjust the energy directed on the print target according to a present speed of the print target the control system further comprising an analog control, a scrolling window control, a pulse width modulation control, and a halftone modulation control.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063353

Photoelectric conversion device and image reading device

Provided is a photoelectric conversion device including: a photoelectric conversion element row including photoelectric conversion elements arranged in one direction which faces from one end to the other end; a substrate to which the photoelectric conversion element row is attached; a processing circuit attached to the substrate on an outer side than the one end of the photoelectric conversion element row in the one direction and configured to perform a process on output signals output from photoelectric conversion elements disposed on the one end side in the photoelectric conversion element row; and another processing circuit attached to the substrate on an outer side than the other end of the photoelectric conversion element row in the one direction and configured to perform a process on another output signals output from photoelectric conversion elements disposed on the other end side in the photoelectric conversion element row.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063347

Print media size/color detection using scanner

A user interface of a printer displays instructions to use the printer's document scanner for scanning a sheet of print media (of a stack of print media being added to the paper drawer) in response to a drawer sensor detecting the opening of the paper drawer. The document scanner generates an electronic image of the sheet of print media from the scanning of the sheet of print media. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063345

Processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives from another apparatus a command to perform an operation that uses a first function as a function of the processing apparatus, and an instruction unit that, when the receiving unit has received the command from the other apparatus, issues to the other apparatus a command to perform an operation that uses a second function if the other apparatus has the second function that is a substitute for the first function.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060647

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

An image processing apparatus includes a reception section, an image extraction section, a forming section, and a comparison section. The reception section receives a video. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060413

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a presentation unit that, when each user is assigned at least one tag indicating characteristics of the user and a tag is in common between a viewing user and a viewed user, presents the tag in common of the viewing user in more detail than a tag which is not in common.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060096

Reconfigurable logical circuit

A reconfigurable logical circuit includes a data processing unit; a memory in which plural combinations of configuration control bits are stored; and a selector unit that selectively switches the plural combinations of configuration control bits stored in the memory and supplies a selected one of the plural combinations of configuration control bits to the data processing unit to reconfigure processing contents of the data processing unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059998

Processing device, image forming apparatus, and image processing system

A processing device includes a reception unit, a processing unit, and an output unit. The reception unit receives a process designated by a user. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059614

Attachment structure for attachable body and image forming apparatus

An attachment structure for an attachable body includes an attachable body, a connecting unit, a first regulating device, and a second regulating device. The attachable body is attachable to an apparatus body and has a leading end and a trailing end in an attachment direction in which the attachable body is attached to the apparatus body. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059600

Image forming apparatus and image processing method

An image forming apparatus includes a determination unit and a continuous tone processing unit. The determination unit determines an end of a continuous tone image part in which a density changes continuously, the continuous tone image part being included in image information. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059586

Light emitting element array, optical device, and image forming apparatus

A light emitting element array includes plural semiconductor stacked structures each including a light emitting unit that is formed on a substrate, and a light amplification unit that extends from the light emitting unit along a substrate surface of the substrate to have a length in an extension direction which is longer than that of the light emitting unit, amplifies light propagating in the extension direction from the light emitting unit, and emits the amplified light from a light emission portion formed along the extension direction, wherein the plural semiconductor stacked structures are arranged such that the extension directions of the respective light amplification units are substantially parallel to each other.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059585

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a fixing unit that fixes an unfixed image held by a recording medium by heating the recording medium; a first air discharge unit that is disposed at one end in a direction that cross a recording medium feeding direction of the fixing unit and discharges air around the fixing unit to an outside; a second air discharge unit that is disposed on a downstream side of the fixing unit in the recording medium feeding direction and discharges air around the second air discharge unit to an outside; and an air discharge duct member that causes discharge air of the first air discharge unit and discharge air of the second air, discharge unit to merge together and guides resulting merged air to a discharge opening of a rear wall of an apparatus main body of the image forming apparatus.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059573

Developing device and image forming apparatus

Provided is a developing device including a developer carrier that holds developer, a supply member that supplies the developer to the developer carrier while agitating the developer, a transport member that is disposed obliquely upward in a vertical direction of the supply member, delivers and transports the developer with agitating the developer through a passageway portion provided at each end portion in an axial direction of the supply member, and a regulating member that is provided at a position corresponding to the passageway portion that delivers the developer from the supply member to the transport member, to regulate movement of the developer from the supply member to the developer carrier.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059568

Cleaning body, assembly, and image forming apparatus

A cleaning body includes a shaft and an elastic layer that is helically wound around the shaft from one end side to the other end side of the shaft and fixed on the shaft and that cleans a body to be cleaned while the elastic layer rotates. The elastic layer includes a division portion having plural divided segments and having a length of from 20% to 70% of the full length of the elastic layer. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059564

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, wherein, when the toner particles are subjected to a measurement by differential scanning calorimetry before and after being heated at a temperature of 50° c. And a humidity of 50% rh for a week, a relationship between an endothermic amount x (j/g) derived from the crystalline resin with respect to the toner particles before being heated and an endothermic amount y (j/g) derived from the crystalline resin with respect to the toner particles after being heated satisfies expression (1): x/y<0.3.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059563

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles each including an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, wherein, when the toner particles are subjected to a measurement to determine an area ratio of the crystalline resin on a cross section of the toner particle before and after being heated at a temperature of 50° c. And a humidity of 50% rh for three days, a relationship between an area ratio a (%) of the crystalline resin on a cross section with respect to the toner particles before being heated, and an area ratio b (%) of the crystalline resin on the cross section with respect to the toner particles after being heated satisfies expression (1): 0.9≦a/b≦1.0.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059562

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, wherein, when the toner particles are subjected to a measurement to determine an area ratio of the crystalline resin present on a surface of the toner particle before and after being heated at a temperature of 50° c. And a humidity of 50% rh for a week, a relationship between an area ratio a (%) of the crystalline resin present on a surface of the toner particles before being heated and an area ratio b (%) of the crystalline resin present on a surface of the toner particles after being heated satisfies expression (1): 0.05≦(b−a)/b≦0.50.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059561

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, wherein, when the toner particles are subjected to a measurement by differential scanning calorimetry (dsc) before and after being stored at a temperature of 50° c. And a humidity of 90% rh for 24 hours, a relationship between an onset temperature t1 (° c.) of an endothermic peak having the lowest peak temperature in a first heating step with respect to the toner particles before being stored and an onset temperature t2 (° c.) of an endothermic peak having the lowest peak temperature in a first heating step with respect to the toner particles after being stored satisfies expression (1): 2<t2−t1<10.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059560

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

An electrostatic charge image developing toner includes toner particles including an amorphous resin and a crystalline resin, wherein, when the toner particles are subjected to a measurement by differential scanning calorimetry before and after being heated at a temperature of 50° c. And a humidity of 50% rh for a week, a relationship between an endothermic amount s1 (j/g) derived from the crystalline resin in a first heating process with respect to the toner particles before being heated and an endothermic amount sh (j/g) derived from the crystalline resin in a first heating process with respect to the toner particles after being heated satisfies expression (1): 0.50≦s1/sh≦0.90.. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180059559

Cold wax dispersion process

A method includes grinding a wax into wax particles having a size in a range from about 600 microns to about 800 microns forming a mixture of the wax particles with water and a surfactant; and homogenizing the mixture to form a wax dispersion, the homogenizing step is maintained below about 35° c. A wax dispersion includes a wax a surfactant; and water, particles of the wax dispersion are a uniform, irregular, non-platelet morphology. ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180057627

Polymer, polymer dispersion, and aqueous ink

A polymer includes 2-carboxyethyl (meth)acrylate and alkyl (meth)acrylate as constituent units and having an acid value of 7 mg koh/g to 100 mg koh/g.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056694

Image forming apparatus and printed sheet

An image forming apparatus includes a transport unit that transports a sheet and an image forming section that forms an image region formed of a toner layer that enables information written on the sheet, which has been transported by the transport unit, by using a whiteboard marker to be erased by using a whiteboard eraser.. . ... Xerox Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056647

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

02/22/18 / #20180054544

Information processing device, portable terminal, control device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing device includes a retaining unit and an image display. The retaining unit retains image-formation-related information of an image forming apparatus that forms an image. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180054538

Electrochromic scanning backing material

A scanning device includes a transparent platen which receives a sheet to be scanned. A backing assembly is spaced from the platen by the sheet during scanning. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180054533

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

Provided is an image processing apparatus including a memory that stores information, and a reduced image generation unit that extracts a row including a distinguishable part from other rows as a heading from a vertically long range from top to bottom on a left end side when document data is horizontally written, extracts a row including a distinguishable part from other rows as a heading from a horizontally long range from a right end to a left end on an upper end side when the document data is vertically written, and generates a portion including the heading as a reduced image.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180054532

Display system, control device, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A display system includes a display apparatus, at least one recording medium container, and a display controller. The display apparatus includes a display that displays an image. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180054424

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 for information processing, the process including: acquiring operation histories of registered users from a system; presenting a question about an operation history in the system to a requesting user who has requested a clue about user information and receiving entry of an answer to the question; and specifying, from the registered users, a candidate corresponding to the requesting user in accordance with a degree of matching of the received answer from the requesting user with the acquired operation histories of the registered users and then offering a clue about user information of the specified candidate to the requesting user.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053432

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a changing unit. The acquisition unit acquires character information input by a viewer to content including an image or sound. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053131

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a designating unit that designates a first function from among plural functions on basis of a user's operation in cases where a history of work of operating one or more business operation systems having the plural functions is accumulated; and a first output unit that outputs information concerning a user who is shown from the history to have experienced work of operating a second function before, the second function being similar to the first function designated from among the plural functions.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053118

Method and system for correlation detection in multiple spatio-temporal datasets for event sensing

A method and a system are provided for correlation detection in multiple spatio-temporal datasets for event sensing in a geographical area. The method includes extracting datasets, comprising information about one or more events, from one or more data sources. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053057

System and method for video classification using a hybrid unsupervised and supervised multi-layer architecture

A computer-implemented video classification method and system are disclosed. The method includes receiving an input video including a sequence of frames. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052675

Method and system for managing delivery of analytics assets to users of organizations using operating system containers

A method and a system are provided to manage analytics assets associated with at least one computer accessible to an organization using operating system (os) containers. The method comprising receiving a request to process of a task on the user computing device. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052645

Printing system, image display apparatus, image display method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A printing system including a client device which generates a job including a pair of first image data and attachment data, and a printing apparatus which includes a paper accommodation unit accommodating paper, receives the job from the client device, converts the first image data into second image data for printing by rip processing, and prints an image based on the second image data on paper, includes a job specification unit, an image generation unit, and an image display. The job specification unit specifies any job in a stage previous to the conversion into the second image data by the rip processing. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052588

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

An information processing apparatus includes a display and a display controller. The display controller controls the display so as to display first information, second information, and third information once processing on a system that cooperates with the information processing apparatus is resumed after the processing has been stopped. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052401

Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and image-forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photosensitive member includes a conductive base, and a single-layer photosensitive layer disposed directly on the conductive base and containing a charge generation material. A difference between a work function of the conductive base and an electron affinity of the charge generation material is in a range of from about −0.1 to about +0.1 ev. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052400

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 two hole transporting materials having different redox potentials. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180051728

Fastening target member and fastening structure

There is provided a fastening target member attached to an attachment member by a fastening member that includes a head and a shaft. The fastening target member has a surface, at least one insertion hole that allows the shaft of the fastening member to be inserted therethrough, and a fastening member removal structure that is formed in the surface of the fastening target member where the head of the fastening member is disposed and that has a pair of grooves. ... Xerox Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180051183

Seven-color ink set for a digital advanced lithographic imaging process

An ink composition useful for digital offset printing applications includes a colorant and a high viscosity thickening agent. A process for variable data lithographic printing includes applying a dampening fluid to an imaging member surface; forming a latent image by evaporating the dampening fluid from selective locations on the imaging member surface to form hydrophobic non-image areas and hydrophilic image areas; developing the latent image by applying an ink composition comprising an ink component to the hydrophilic image areas, the ink composition comprising orange/violet/green (ovg) ink formulations resulting in a 7-color ink set meeting the extended color gamut requirements for digital advanced lithographic imaging printing.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048784

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

. . . . . . . . A transmitting apparatus includes a memory, a first receiving unit, a second receiving unit, an instruction unit, and a transmitting unit. The memory stores a name and a transmission destination in association with each other. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048783

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

Provided is an information processing apparatus including an acquiring unit that acquires plural documents, a type specifying unit that specifies types of the documents, a document specifying unit that specifies a key document as a target of a predetermined processing and a relevant document required for performing the processing among the plural documents based on the type specified by the type specifying unit, a processing specifying unit that specifies a processing corresponding to the key document among plural of the predetermined processing, and a determining unit that, in a case where the document specifying unit specifies plural key documents, specifies a dependency relationship of processing specified for the plural key documents among a key document and a relevant document related to the processing, and determines a performing order of the processing specified for the plural key documents based on the specified dependency relationship.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048779

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes multiple image processing units and multiple execution controllers. The multiple image processing units respectively perform different types of image processing operations executable on image data. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048777

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

An image forming apparatus includes a display and a display controller. The display controller performs control in such a manner that a document-addition display component is displayed on the display together with all or some of reduced images of pages included in a first document, the document-addition display component being used for adding a second document to the first document.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048775

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

An information processing apparatus includes a presentation unit that, if there is no contact name registered in a contact list in which a contact name representing a name indicative of a contact and multiple pieces of destination information are associated with each other, presents a contact name that includes an attribute of the contact or destination information indicative of a destination of transmission for the transmitting application of interest.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048774

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

An information processing apparatus includes a generation unit and a display controller. The generation unit generates, in units of a group of pages, reduced images of pages included in a document image, the number of pages of the group of pages being determined on the basis of a hardware resource to be used in reduced-image generation. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048642

Wireless network apparatus, wireless network system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A wireless network apparatus includes a wireless communication unit, a receiving unit, an acquisition unit, and a setting unit. The wireless communication unit performs wireless communication with a mobile terminal apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180048125

Light emitting element array and optical transmission device

A light emitting element array includes plural semiconductor stacking structures and a light screening portion. The plural semiconductor stacking structures each include a light emitting portion and a light receiving portion that receives light propagated in a lateral direction via a semiconductor layer from the light emitting portion. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047428

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

An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives, during or after reproduction of a video, a predetermined operation with respect to the video, an associating unit that associates the received operation with a reproduction location where the received operation has been generated in the video, and a setting unit that sets in response to the received operation an importance degree of the reproduction location associated with the received operation.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047241

Coin delivery system with temporary holding stack device

A coin delivery system adapted for use in coin-operated vending machines. The coin delivery system utilizes a temporary holding stack device designed to temporarily hold one or more coins during a transaction, thereby decoupling the coin sorting from the user transaction, whereby the pace of the sorting is avoided for completing verification of the user transaction.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046496

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

An information processing device includes a confirmation unit and an application unit. If a changeable flag is attached to a process flow, the confirmation unit confirms whether or not a change exists in a master of the process flow. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046113

Cleaner and image forming apparatus

A cleaner includes first and second cleaning plates. The first cleaning plate includes a first free end and performs cleaning by causing the first free end to be in contact with an outer circumferential surface of a cylindrical second transfer rotating body including an elastic layer, so that the outer circumferential surface is elastically deformed. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180044545

Photocurable inks for indirect printing method

The present disclosure provides a photocurable ink comprising a radiation curable material selected from the group consisting of a curable monomer, a curable oligomer, and mixtures thereof; a photoinitiator; and a surfactant, which is suitable for use in an indirect printing method. The present disclosure also provides a method of printing using a photocurable ink.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043702

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

An object printing system facilitates the printing of articles of manufacture. The system includes at least one printhead, a transfer device, an ultraviolet (uv) radiator, a pressurized gas source operatively connected to the transfer device, a plurality of actuators, and a controller. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043676

System and method for protection of printed images formed on surfaces of three-dimensional printed objects

A method of forming a three-dimensional printed object having a printed surface image includes ejecting drops of a build material to form the three-dimensional printed object with a plurality of layers of build material and at least one layer of a transparent material. The method operates ejectors to form a printed image with a marking agent so the printed image can be viewed through the at least one transparent layer. ... Xerox Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043630

Formation and separation of 3d printed parts within multi-part build structures

Methods and systems related to the three-dimensional (3d) printing of build structures including a plurality of 3d objects embedded within a support matrix are provided.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041873

Information processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a memory, and a setting unit. The acquisition unit acquires position information indicating a position of the information processing apparatus by performing communication with an external apparatus at a set time interval. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180041662

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

02/08/18 / #20180039928

Method and system for auto-selection of employees for trainings in an organization

A method and a system are provided for role-based auto-selection of employees for trainings associated with skills required in a project. The method comprising receiving a request for the project. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039921

Generating domain-specific process studios

A method of generating a domain-specific graphical process studio is provided. The method includes performing initialization and/or an update of a generated domain-specific process studio (gdps); combining a domain specification and a gdps template; displaying a freshly generated gdps instance; providing a way for a user to select a domain to work in via a user interface; receiving data from the user regarding new diagrams that have been created or existing saved diagrams that have been selected from one or more centralized repositories; receiving data regarding collaboratively edited diagrams from one or more users; and/or receiving updates from monitoring infrastructure populating the process diagram and the various version numbers being shown in the diagrams received.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039828

Generating a signed electronic document

A computer-implemented method (200) for generating a signed electronic document, the method comprising: identifying (210) one or more predetermined features in document content data, wherein the document content data forms at least part of an electronic document to be signed; selecting (210), based on the one or more identified features, one or more routines from a plurality of routines, where at least one of the one or more routines defines supplementary information associated with one or more predetermined features; performing (230) the selected one or more routines to provide at a user interface a representation of the supplementary information, where the representation of the supplementary information is in addition to a representation of the electronic document at the user interface; receiving (240) a signature of a user at the user interface; and generating (250) the signed electronic document by associating the electronic document with the signature.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039641

Method and system for information retrieval for a spatial region

The disclosed embodiments illustrate method and system for information retrieval for a spatial region. The method includes receiving a query that comprises a first entity selection criteria, a second entity selection criteria, and a count of entities. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039464

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

02/08/18 / #20180039463

Systems and methods for scheduling print jobs

The present disclosure discloses methods and systems for scheduling a print job received at a printer gateway for submission to a print server, the print job being received from a client device and stored in a print spooling directory. The method includes generating a token corresponding to the stored job, adding the token to a first list, determining if a print queue specified in the token is enabled at the print server, when the printer gateway is enabled, submitting the stored job to the print server, when each of the printer gateway and corresponding print queue are enabled at the print server, and moving the token from the first list to the second list when at least one of the printer gateway and corresponding print queue are not enabled at the print server.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039457

System, processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus

A system includes a transmission apparatus that transmits data, and an output apparatus that outputs the received data. Output of the data is restricted if the output apparatus does not satisfy a predetermined security requirement. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039211

Fuser members

A fuser member comprising a boron nitride nanotube component and a fluoropolymer.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039194

Toner compositions with white colorants and processes of making thereof

The present disclosure relates to toner compositions containing a high loading of white colorant of greater than 30 weight % by weight of the toner and processes thereof. The toner exhibits a lightness (l*) of at least 75.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037750

Anti-bacterial aqueous ink compositions comprising metal ion composite ionomer resins

An aqueous ink composition including water; an optional co-solvent; an optional colorant; and a composite nanoparticle comprising a core and a shell; wherein the core comprises a styrene/acrylate polymer core resin, optionally comprising a metal; and wherein the shell comprises a metal. An aqueous ink composition including water; an optional co-solvent; an optional colorant; and an ionic polymer-metal composite; wherein the ionic-polymer metal composite nanoparticle acts as a reservoir for the delivery of metal ions for anti-bacterial effect, antifungal effect, antiviral biocide effect, or a combination thereof. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037745

Uv curable interlayer for electronic printing

Uv-curable interlayer compositions are provided. In embodiments, the interlayer composition comprises at least one aliphatic di(meth)acrylate monomer diluent having a dynamic viscosity at 25° c. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037432

Fold-enhancing device, post-pressing apparatus equipped with fold-enhancing device, and processing apparatus equipped with fold-enhancing device

A fold-enhancing device includes a pressing member, at least one retaining member, and a moving mechanism. The pressing member presses against a fold line of a recording-medium bundle folded into a booklet shape. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037031

System for cleaning components used to clean inkjet printheads in inkjet printers

A system in an inkjet printer cleans components in a printhead cleaning system. The system includes a rectangular frame, an actuator configured with a bi-directionally rotating output shaft, a shaft connected to the rotating output shaft, a rinsing member pneumatically connected to a fluid source to enable a fluid from the fluid source to flow to the member and exit through openings in the rinsing member. ... Xerox Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180036205

System and method for printing edible medicament dosage containers having identifying indicia at dispensing sites

A system and method enables production of medicament containers with edible material at a site for dispensing medicaments. The containers are formed in shapes that indicate the contents of the containers and can be formed with indicia that indicate the times for taking the medicaments. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180035005

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

. . . . . . . . An information processing apparatus includes a presentation unit that, in response to receipt of an instruction to present a favorite destination of transmission, presents destination information designated as a favorite for the transmitting application of interest.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034996

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

An image display apparatus includes an image display, a receiving unit, a detection section, and a change processing section. The image display displays an image. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034984

Method and apparatus for automatically tracking print history of documents stored on removable storage device

A method for printing documents includes detecting a trigger event when a portable memory device is communicatively connected to a print device. The print device is in communication with a data store that contains print history identifying one or more files printed using one or more print devices. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034578

Laser component and laser generating apparatus

A laser component includes multiple laser devices arranged in an array to include different emission wavelengths, and a driving unit that, while switching each of the laser devices along the array into a turn-on-enabled state that enables the laser device to turn to an on state, brings one of the laser devices that has an emission wavelength corresponding to a predetermined wavelength into an on state and maintains the on state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032992

Information processing device and non-transitory computer-readable medium

An information processing device includes a receiver and a controller. The receiver receives a process. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032882

Method and system for generating recommendations based on visual data and associated tags

A method and system for generating recommendations. The method including extracting concept information from visual content associated with content posted to a social media platform, detecting one or more preferences based on the extracted concept information, generating a matrix based on the detected one or more preferences, calculating a first similarity between the one or more preferences associated with a first user and one or more preferences associated with a second user based on the generated matrix, and generating a recommendation based on the matrix and the calculated first similarity.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032577

Document search apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and document search method

Provided is a document search apparatus including a reception unit that receives plural search words in a hierarchical relationship, and a setting unit that sets a first content among plural contents in a hierarchical relationship included in structured document data, as a search range of a first search word received by the reception unit, and sets a second content at a same hierarchical level as a hierarchical level of the first content or a hierarchical level lower than a hierarchical level of the first content, as a search range of a second search word at a hierarchical level lower than a hierarchical level of the first search word.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032295

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

An image processing apparatus includes a reservation setting unit, an operation unit, and a setting controller. The reservation setting unit receives a process request reservation through a communication line from a terminal used by a first user, and sets a reserved state. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032218

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

An information processing apparatus includes a first receiving unit that receives a selected item included in a list being displayed, a second receiving unit that receives a setting of search criteria, and an updating unit that updates, if the selected item satisfies the search criteria that are set after the item is selected, a display of the list such that search results obtained under the search criteria are displayed and that a state that the item is selected is maintained.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032145

Systems and methods for content-aware selection

Systems and methods detect simple user gestures to enable selection of portions of segmented content, such as text, displayed on a display. Gestures may include finger (such as thumb) flicks or swipes as well as flicks of the handheld device itself. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032019

Image forming apparatus, continuous-medium transport device, and image forming system

An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that forms an image on a continuous medium, a transport unit that transports the continuous medium, and a detection unit that detects breakage of the continuous medium transported by the transport unit from a transport state of the continuous medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032012

Fuser for electrophotographic printing having resistive trace with gap

A fuser includes a fuser roll and a pressure roll that forms a nip between the rolls through which a sheet is conveyed to permanently fuse an image onto the sheet. The fuser roll includes a heater element having a single resistive trace, a common trace tapped to a first side of the resistive trace continuous across the resistive trace, and first and second conductive traces tapped to ends of the resistive trace at a second side of the resistive trace opposite the first side. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032003

Use of active static elimination on un-fused prints in an electrostatic printing apparatus

A method and system for reducing contamination build-up within a fuser roll system are disclosed where there is provided the positioning of an active static eliminator over the pre-fuser transport. This device will neutralize the charge on the surface of the toner after transfer/detack thereby reducing the attraction to the surface of the fuser roll which is conductive and grounded.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031987

Solvent free emulsification processes

Provided is an emulsion that includes a water phase and a resin containing phase. The emulsion is prepared from a mixture comprising water, a surfactant, a resin that includes an acidic moiety, and an organic compound having at least two different moieties. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031986

Conductive support for electrophotographic photoreceptor, electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus

A conductive support for an electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a metallic cylindrical member. The conductive support has a bare area exposed even after a photosensitive layer is disposed on the conductive support, and the outer circumferential surface of at least part of the bare area has a surface residual stress of about −10 mpa or less.. ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031984

Electrophotographic photoreceptor, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus

An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive substrate satisfying a condition (a); an undercoat layer satisfying conditions (b) and (c), disposed on the conductive substrate, and containing metal oxide particles; and a photosensitive layer disposed on the undercoat layer: condition (a): in the case where depressions existing in the surface of the conductive substrate are observed with a laser microscope, the width of the largest depression is 400 μm or less, and the depth of the depression is 15 μm or less; condition (b): in the case where the undercoat layer is subjected to a cole-cole plot analysis, an angular frequency ωmax at which a complex impedance component is maximum is from 2.0 rad to 25.0 rad; and condition (c): volume resistivity obtained from the cole-cole plot analysis of the undercoat layer is from 7.0×107Ω to 1.0×109Ω.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180031362

Laser component, laser generating apparatus, and optical coherence tomograph

A laser component includes multiple laser devices arranged in an array to include different emission wavelengths, and a driving unit that, while switching each of the laser devices along the array into a turn-on-enabled state that enables the laser device to turn to an on state, brings one of the laser devices in the turn-on-enabled state into an on state.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180030299

Aqueous ink set, ink cartridge set, inkjet recording method, and inkjet recording apparatus

An aqueous ink set includes a first aqueous ink containing water and a colorant, and a second aqueous ink containing water and a colorant, having a hue in the same category as in the first aqueous ink, and having a lower drying rate than the first aqueous ink.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180030204

Intermediate transfer members

An intermediate transfer member that includes a hydroxyl terminated poly(oxetane) based fluorinated polyether optionally crosslinked with an aminoplast resin.. . ... Xerox Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180029381

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 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 sensor array 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

02/01/18 / #20180029351

Fluorosilicone composite and formulation process for imaging plate

An apparatus and method of manufacturing a fluorosilicone composite for a variable data lithography imaging member surface layer. Examples of the fluorosilicone composite include a first part and a second part, the first part having fluorosilicone, carbon black, silica and butyl acetate, the second part having a platinum catalyst, a crosslinker, butyl acetate and an inhibitor. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180027606

Terminal apparatus and terminal control method

. . A terminal apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives a designate of an environment where a set of information related to a job performed with a system connected to the terminal apparatus, and connection information used to connect to the system is taken out to and used, and a display controller that performs, prior to taking out the set, control to display determination results as to whether the system is connectable from the environment.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180027139

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

A display control apparatus includes an acquisition unit that successively acquires plural images, a display unit that displays the images on a display in an automatic image switching mode by successively switching from one to another the images acquired by the acquisition unit, a suspending unit that temporarily suspends the automatic image switching mode without the acquisition unit stopping acquiring the images if an instruction to suspend the automatic image switching mode is provided, and a resuming unit that resumes the automatic image switching mode that has been temporarily suspended by the suspending unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180027133

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

An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires, from a terminal apparatus, control information including model identification information for identifying a model of the terminal apparatus and setting information concerning display setting of a screen of the terminal apparatus; and a controller that causes a screen on which fewer display items than an ordinary screen are displayed to be displayed on a display in a case where the model identification information included in the control information indicates a specific model or in a case where the setting information included in the control information indicates specific setting.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180027132

Color measurement system, image generating apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A color measurement system includes a display that presents to a user an augmented reality space that results from combining a display image into a real space, and an image generating unit that generates the display image that is obtained when the user views through the display a medium having thereon a color measurement target image on which color measurement is to be performed. The display image includes information indicating a location of the color measurement target image.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180027032

Methods and systems for electronic communications feedback

The various embodiments described herein include methods and systems for providing electronic feedback. In one aspect, software includes instructions which when executed by a computing system, cause the computing system to: (1) enable a user of the computing system to participate in an electronic conference with one or more remote participants, the electronic conference including an outgoing communications stream for the user; (2) receive feedback from a remote client device used by a particular participant of the one or more remote participants to participate in the electronic conference, the feedback corresponding to a quality of the user's outgoing communications stream at the second client device; and (3) adjust one or more attributes of the electronic conference based on the received feedback.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180026967

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

An information processing apparatus includes a signing unit and first and second obtaining units. The signing unit signs a document by using a certificate used for connecting to an access point. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025436

Method and system for extracting mathematical structures in tables

Disclosed is a method and system for extracting a mathematical structure associated with a financial table. According to an exemplary embodiment, the method uses a lr-(left-to-right) parser reducing stack and a lr-parser nonreducing stack to generate a final reducing stack representative of the mathematical structure.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025428

Methods and systems for analyzing financial risk factors for companies within an industry

The present disclosure discloses methods and systems for analyzing the financial reports of a plurality of companies of a particular industry, to identify one or more companies with different investment risks. A pre-defined section that corresponds to investment risk related qualitative details, is extracted from the financial reports of the plurality of companies, and a normalized feature vector is created. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025374

Unified incentive framework for task-oriented services

Embodiments of a system and a method for design and implementation of an employee incentive scheme for one or more tasks are disclosed. The system includes a data input module and a unified incentive module. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025260

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

A print control system includes a memory controller, a receiver, and a limiter. The memory controller stores permission information in a memory, the permission information representing a user who is permitted to use a medium contained in a paper feeder of an image forming apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025095

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

An information processing apparatus includes: a search unit that searches for a business process using (i) task features that are features in tasks of a business process and (ii) document features that are features of documents generated in the tasks, as search conditions; and a first presentation unit that presents a search result.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025069

Method and system for detecting personal life events of users

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for detecting personal life events of users. The method includes training classifiers based on a set of features extracted from each of an annotated first set of social media data. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024968

System and method for domain adaptation using marginalized stacked denoising autoencoders with domain prediction regularization

A method for domain adaptation of samples includes receiving training samples from a plurality of domains, the plurality of domains including at least one source domain and a target domain, each training sample including values for a set of features. A domain predictor is learned on at least some of the training samples from the plurality of domains and respective domain labels. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024793

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

An image processing apparatus includes an authenticating unit that performs authentication as to whether a user is an authenticated user who is permitted to use multiple functions, a determining unit that, by use of history information that records an operation made by the authenticated user authenticated by the authenticating unit, determines an expected function that is expected to be executed by the authenticated user among the multiple functions, and a setting attribute for each of setting items that specify how the expected function is to be executed, a setting unit that sets the setting attribute for the expected function determined by the determining unit, and a display that displays, on a display device, an execution screen that shows the setting attribute set by the setting unit and receives an instruction instructing that the expected function be executed.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024784

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

A processing system includes a terminal held by a user and a processing apparatus that executes a process designated by the user. The terminal includes a memory that stores screen information for configuring a setting screen for the process. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180024463

Developing system and image forming apparatus

Provided is a developing system including a developing device that includes a replenishing unit that replenishes toner into an accommodating portion of a developer including toner and a carrier, via a replenishing port, a receiving unit that includes a transport member that transports received toner to a discharge port, a connecting member that has an internal space that is formed with an inlet connected with the discharge port and an outlet connected with the replenishing port, and a rotating member that is rotated in the internal space, and includes a blocking surface portion that closes the inlet and the outlet while passing over the inlet and the outlet, and a transport surface portion that receives or discharges the toner while passing over the inlet and the outlet.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022933

Powder coating material and electrostatic powder coating method

A powder coating material includes powder particles and inorganic particles and have a dielectric loss factor of from 40×10−3 to 150×10−3.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022094

Raised fluid pass-through structure in print heads

A print head includes a substrate having a hole, a circuit on the substrate, the circuit having traces and a hole corresponding to the hole in the substrate, the hole forming a fluid path, and a raised structure on the substrate around the fluid path, the raised structure positioned to seal the circuit from the fluid path.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022043

Method of selective laser sintering

A method of selective laser sintering is disclosed. The method comprises providing composite particles made by emulsion aggregation, the composite particles comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and at least one carbon particle material. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022042

Method of making a polymer composite

A method of making a composite feed material for fused deposition modeling (fdm) is disclosed. The method comprises providing composite particles made by a process of emulsion aggregation, the composite particles comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and at least one carbon particle material. ... Xerox Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022019

Three dimensional (3d) printing of epoxy, hardener, and parts of an object to be assembled later

A three dimensional (3d) printer and method for dispensing a material to form a 3d substructure and for dispensing an adhesive onto the 3d substructure. The adhesive printed onto the 3d substructure may be used to attach the 3d substructure to another substructure such as a conventionally formed substructure or another 3d printed substructure. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180020113

Highly conformable scanner platen cushion for improving document contact with platen glass

. . . . . . A platen cushion apparatus includes a platen cushion configured to conform to both a document and a platen of a scanner so as to maintain the document against the platen independent of a scanner to document handler alignment, while also maximizing contact with the document and spread an even down-force across an entire surface of the document and improve the contact of the document against the platen.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180020111

System and image forming apparatus

A system includes at least one controlled device that is controlled based on control information output from an external device, and an image forming apparatus that forms an image on a recording material and communicate with the external device and the controlled device, wherein the image forming apparatus includes a transceiver that receives the control information from the external device and transmits the control information to the controlled device, and a transmission controller that stops the transmission of the control information by the transceiver or changes contents of the control information to be transmitted by the transceiver.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180019912

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

An information processing apparatus includes a sensing unit that senses occurrence of a predetermined fault through one of detection of the occurrence of the fault and prediction of the occurrence of the fault, and a notifying unit that, when the fault is sensed to have occurred by the sensing unit, identifies a user to be notified that the fault is sensed to have occurred from among multiple users registered in advance, and notifies an information processing terminal of the identified user that the fault has occurred.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018604

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

Provided is an information processing apparatus, including a task request receiving unit that receives a request for a task of creating contents, a contract entry receiving unit that receives an entry of a contract of the task, a method selection receiving unit that receives a selection of any one of a designation method, and a competition method, and a task contract requesting unit that outputs information for requesting a contract of the task to the one or more applicants designated among the applicants whose entry is received by the contract entry receiving unit when the designation method is selected and outputs information for requesting a contract of all or a part of the task to the two or more applicants whose entry is received by the contract entry receiving unit when the competition method is selected.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018573

Vector operators for distributional entailment

A system and method for making entailment inferences are disclosed. Entailment inferences are computed between semantic representations of text objects which, for a set of features, indicate whether the feature is known or unknown about the text object. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018534

Method and apparatus for detecting foreground windows

A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for detecting a window in a display are disclosed. For example, the method includes scanning pixels within each frame of a plurality of frames that is displayed via a sliding window, extracting one or more features from each pixel within the sliding window, applying a classification function to classify a subset of potential pixels comprising the each pixel within the sliding window as corner pixels based on the one or more features that match predefined features associated with the corner pixels and detecting the window based on the corner pixels and additional pixels within a boundary defined by the corner pixels.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018140

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

A display control device includes a recognition unit and a controller. The recognition unit recognizes that a first area that has a specific size and in which a specific image is displayed is arranged on a display screen of a first display apparatus. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018137

Processing apparatus and system

A processing apparatus includes a receiving section that receives data transmitted by a sender, an output section that outputs the data received by the receiving section, and a charge section that charges the sender if the output section outputs the data within a predetermined period after the time at which the data is transmitted.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017927

Sheet processing device and image forming system

A sheet processing device includes a first pressing unit that presses sheets with a first force, and a second pressing unit that presses the sheets with a second force larger than the first force after the sheets are pressed with the first force. The sheets are bound by the second force.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017925

Image forming apparatus and system

An image forming apparatus includes a first medium supply unit, a second medium supply unit, and an image forming unit. The image forming unit forms, upon receiving an instruction to print document data for a plural number of sets, an image of the document data on a medium supplied from the first medium supply unit up to a preset number of the plural number of sets and forms an image of the document data on a medium supplied from the second medium supply unit for a remaining number of the plural number of sets.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017921

Media deskew using variable buckle based on printing characteristic

A media path moves media sheets from a media supply, a print engine receives the media sheets from the media path, and a sensor detects a characteristic related to the media sheets. A drive nip continuously moves the media sheets, and a stall nip receives the media sheets from the drive nip. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017906

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a heating member that heats a recording medium having an image while transporting the recording medium by rotating; a measuring member that measures a temperature of the heating member and includes a body member, and a cantilever member whose base end is fixed to the body member and whose free end is in contact with the heating member; and a supporting member that supports the measuring member and includes a contact portion, the contact portion being in contact with a base portion of the cantilever member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180017731

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

01/18/18 / #20180016110

Sheet processing device and image forming system

A sheet processing device includes a binding mechanism that has two pivot members opposed to each other to pivot on a pivot and binds sheets with a pressure by clamping the sheets between the two pivot members, a transmission member that transmits a force to pivot the two pivot members, and an intermediate member that transmits, to the binding mechanism, the force from the transmission member as the pressure with which the two pivot members clamp the sheets. When the intermediate member is in contact with the transmission member to transmit the force from the transmission member to the binding mechanism, the transmission member is held between the intermediate member and a shaft member provided at the pivot of the binding mechanism.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015769

Sheet binding device

A sheet binding device includes a binding operation unit including a first tooth-shaped member that has plural arrayed teeth, a second tooth-shaped member that has plural arrayed teeth and binds sheets by biting the first tooth-shaped member to clamp the sheets in cooperation with the first tooth-shaped member, and a link structure that opens and closes the first tooth-shaped member and the second tooth-shaped member to perform a binding operation, and two side frames that are arranged to hold the binding operation unit therebetween and to support the binding operation unit on both sides of the binding operation unit.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015768

Sheet binding device and sheet post-processing apparatus

A sheet binding device includes a first tooth-shaped member that has plural arranged teeth, and a second tooth-shaped member that has plural arranged teeth, bites the first tooth-shaped member to clamp and bind sheets in cooperation with the first tooth-shaped member, and is tilted relative to the first tooth-shaped member from a beginning of biting to a completion of biting.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015660

Method and system for producing three-dimensional build objects

A method of operating an extruder assembly to form a three-dimensional build object forms a build object quickly, with enhanced feature resolution, and with increased structural strength. The method includes positioning with at least one actuator an extruder having at least one opening defining an extrusion area through which build material can be extruded through the at least one opening. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180014735

Biometric information measuring apparatus and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A biometric information measuring apparatus includes a light emitting unit, a light receiving unit, a detecting unit and a controller. The light emitting unit is configured to emit light. ... Xerox Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180014731

Biometric information measuring apparatus and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A biometric information measuring apparatus includes a light emitting unit, a light receiving unit, a detecting unit, and a controller. The light emitting unit is configured to emit light. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013915

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

. . A processing apparatus includes a storage unit, a processor, and a screen display. The storage unit stores data input to an input unit in a memory area associated with the input unit. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013907

Image reading device and image forming apparatus

An image reading device includes a light applying unit that applies light from a light source to a recording medium, a detecting unit that detects the light reflected by the recording medium, a holding member that is movable in a first scanning direction of the light applying unit and holds a calibration member to which the light from the light applying unit is applied, a shaft member that extends in the first scanning direction through the holding member and guides the movement of the holding member in the first scanning direction, and a restricting member that extends in the first scanning direction and restricts rotation of the holding member about the shaft member.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013899

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

An information processing device includes an assistance image display and an assistance-image changing unit. The assistance image display causes a display section of a portable terminal provided with the display section and an image capturing section to display an assistance image for assisting with an operation of a target object be operated by an operator. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180012598

Method and system for real-time summary generation of conversation

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for summary generation of a real-time conversation. The method includes receiving a real-time conversation from a plurality of computing devices over a communication network. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180012101

Shadow detection and removal in license plate images

A method, system, and apparatus for license plate relighting comprises collecting an image of a license plate, performing license plate recognition on the image of the license plate; calculating a confidence metric for the license plate recognition; and performing a shadow detection and relighting method if the confidence metric is below a predetermined threshold, comprising identifying a shaded region of said license plate, determining if the shaded region is actually shaded, and relighting the actually shaded region.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180012029

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

An information processing system grants an access right to data to a registered user, and includes a receiving unit and a granting unit. The receiving unit receives information on an unregistered user who is to be granted with an access right to specific data. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011840

Translation apparatus, translation system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A translation apparatus includes a translation unit which translates content of a document into a different language, a history creating unit which, in translation of the content from a first language into a second language, creates history information including a correspondence between original text in the first language and translated text in the second language, an extraction unit which, in translation of the content from the second language into another language, if content (present content) of the document in the second language is present in the history information, extracts content (absent content) that is not present in the history information, and a combining unit which combines a translation result obtained by translating the present content from the second language into the other language, with a replacement result obtained by replacing the absent content from the second language to the other language based on the history information.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011839

Symbol prediction with gapped sequence models

A symbol prediction method includes storing a statistic for each of a set of symbols w in at least one context, each context including a string of k preceding symbols and a string of l subsequent symbols, the statistic being based on observations of a string kwl in training data. For an input sequence of symbols, a prediction is computed for at least one symbol in the input sequence, based on the stored statistics. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011829

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

A data processing apparatus includes a display controller, a first acquisition unit, a second acquisition unit, and a combining unit. The display controller displays, on a display, an operation screen for a process performed in a different device connected via a network. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011712

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a specifying unit and an output unit. The specifying unit specifies, in a case where multiple pieces of first and second information have been accumulated, each piece of first information indicating a document and an order of processes of a certain operation performed on the document and a corresponding piece of second information indicating a result of the certain operation in terms of multiple items, either of the multiple items on the basis of an operation performed by a user. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011652

Processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A processing apparatus includes a memory, a processor, and a setting processor. The memory has plural memory areas, and the plural memory areas include registered memory areas that are registered to be used, and unregistered memory areas that are not registered to be used. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011492

Service providing device and system and non-transitory computer readable medium

A service providing device includes a mobile unit, a providing unit, and an obtaining unit. The mobile unit moves to a destination. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011442

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, an image holding member, at least one image forming unit, a recording medium container, a plate-shaped separator, and an air blowing device. The at least one image forming unit forms an image on the image holding member. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011441

Powder collecting device and processing apparatus including the same

A powder collecting device includes a collecting container and a ventilation passage. The collecting container is removably attachable to a housing of a processing apparatus including a powder processing unit, has one or more collecting openings through which heat-melting powder transported from the powder processing unit is collected, and includes an accommodation space capable of accommodating the collected powder. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011438

Post processing apparatus and image forming system

A post-processing apparatus includes a side edge part removing portion that removes a side edge part from a sheet; a side edge part housing section that houses the side edge part removed by the side edge part removing portion and that is able to be pulled out from an apparatus body; and a guide plate that is inclined in a direction intersecting with a moving direction of the side edge part and guides the side edge part removed by the side edge part removing portion along the moving direction of the side edge part to the side edge part housing section.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011436

Image forming apparatus and fixing device

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier; a transfer unit that transfers an image carried by the image carrier to a continuous medium; a fixing device including a first fixing member that contacts the continuous medium and heats the image transferred to the continuous medium and a second fixing member that is disposed so as to face the first fixing member with the continuous medium therebetween and presses the image, the fixing device fixing the image transferred to the continuous medium, the fixing device being configured so that the first fixing member and the second fixing member are capable of contacting or separating from each other; and a separation member that contacts the continuous medium and separates the continuous medium from the first fixing member when the first fixing member and the second fixing member separate from each other.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011431

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier; a transfer unit that transfers an image carried by the image carrier to a continuous medium; a fixing device that fixes the image transferred to the continuous medium; a determination unit that determines whether or not a tension is applied to the continuous medium; and a controller that drives the fixing device if a tension is applied to the continuous medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180011415

Charging member, process cartridge, and image-forming apparatus

A charging member includes a support, a conductive elastic layer disposed on the support, and a surface layer disposed on the conductive elastic layer. Domains with current values of 2.5 pa or more have an average size of about 300 nm or less in a binary image created using a current value of 2.5 pa as a threshold from current measured by contacting a conical probe having a tip diameter of 20 nm with an outer surface of the surface layer and applying a voltage of 3 v between the conical probe and the support while moving the conical probe.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009975

Anti-bacterial metallo ionomer polymer nanocomposite powders and methods of making the same

A composite powder includes a core particle comprising a styrene/acrylate polymer resin, and a shell comprising a styrene/acrylate ionomer resin, wherein the styrene/acrylate ionomer resin comprises a metal ion acrylate monomer, and methods of making thereof. Various articles can be manufactured from such composite powders.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009622

Post-processing apparatus and image forming system

A post-processing apparatus includes a side edge part removing portion that removes a side edge part from a sheet; a side edge part housing portion that houses the side edge part of the sheet removed by the side edge part removing portion; and a side edge part action portion that acts on the removed side edge part and moves at least a portion of the side edge part.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009615

Post-processing apparatus and image forming system

A post-processing apparatus includes a side edge part removing portion that removes a side edge part from a sheet; a side edge part housing portion that houses the removed side edge part and is able to be pulled out from an apparatus body; a guide plate that is inclined in a direction intersecting with a moving direction of the side edge part and guides the removed side edge part along the moving direction to the housing portion; and a second guide plate that is arranged between the housing portion and the guide plate, and is transformable into a first form having substantially mountain-shaped inclined surfaces in which both end portions of the second guide plate along the moving direction are lower than a center portion thereof, and a second form having substantially valley-shaped inclined surfaces in which both the end portions are higher than the center portion.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009247

Printing module replacement cart

A height adjuster moves a platform along a cart frame, and the platform contacts an alignment stop when the platform is in a loading position on the cart frame. Platform slots are connected to the platform, and the platform slots are sized and shaped to match the size and shape of linear projections of a replaceable printing module. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009179

Additive manufacturing apparatus

An additive manufacturing apparatus includes a table, an ejecting unit that faces the table and ejects photocurable droplets toward the table, a light-applying unit that applies light to and cures the droplets on the table, a moving unit that moves the table back and forth along with the light-applying unit and relative to the ejecting unit, and a controller that controls the ejecting unit, the light-applying unit, and the moving unit such that the ejecting unit ejects droplets toward the table while the table is moved relative to the ejecting unit; the light-applying unit applies, when a direction of relative movement of the table is changed, light to the droplets that have moved together with the table out of an area where the table faces the ejecting unit; and a three-dimensional object is formed as a stack of layers composed of the droplets that have been cured.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009169

Three-dimensional data generation device, three-dimensional shaping device, and shaped object shaping method

A three-dimensional data generation device includes a data division unit, a detection unit, an output command unit, and a data correction unit. The data division unit divides sectional shape data on one layer of a shaped object into mark data for shaping a mark for correction of sectional shape data on a different layer to be output as superposed on the one layer and post-removal data obtained by removing the mark data from the sectional shape data on the one layer. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009108

Mobile robot, movement control system, and movement control method

A mobile robot includes a receiving unit that receives designation of a destination region including a destination, a moving unit that moves toward the destination region, and a seeking unit that seeks a client after movement toward the destination region starts. The moving unit moves toward the sought client.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180009107

Mobile robot, movement control system, and movement control method

A mobile robot includes a receiving unit that receives a request for providing a service, a notifying unit that notifies a client that the request is received by performing an operation oriented toward the client who has made the request, a moving unit that moves toward a user designated as a receiver of the service in accordance with the request, and a providing unit that provides the service.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180007892

Anti-bacterial metallo ionomer polymer nanocomposite filaments and methods of making the same

A composite filament includes a core particle comprising a styrene/acrylate polymer resin, and a shell comprising a styrene/acrylate ionomer resin, wherein the styrene/acrylate ionomer resin comprises a metal ion acrylate monomer, and methods of making thereof. Various articles can be manufactured from such composite filaments.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007549

Compartmentalized multi-factor authentication for mobile devices

Techniques for obtaining compartmentalized authenticated access to a feature on an electronic mobile device comprising a camera are presented. The techniques may include obtaining data representing a printable authentication pattern, wherein the printable authentication pattern encodes access information, storing in electronic persistent memory the access information in association with data representing the feature, receiving, at the mobile telephone, a user request to access the feature, capturing, using a camera of the mobile device, an image of an input pattern printed on to a substrate, decoding the input pattern to obtain captured information, determining, by retrieving the access information, that the captured information matches the access information, and providing access to the feature on the mobile device as a consequence of at least the determining.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007217

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

An information processing apparatus includes a memory, a reception unit, a specification unit, and a store creating unit. The memory stores an operation history of processes performed on a document. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180006645

Optical switch

An optical switch includes: a photothyristor that is switched from an off state to an on state by incident light; a light-emitting element that emits outgoing light when the photothyristor is in the on state; and a tunnel junction layer or a iii-v compound layer having metallic conductivity. The tunnel junction layer or the iii-v compound layer is disposed between the photothyristor and the light-emitting element.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180006432

Light-emitting component and light-emitting device

A light-emitting component includes laser elements and a setting unit. Each laser element is set to be in an on state with a logical value “m (m represents an integer of 1 or more)”, an on state considered as having a logical value “0”, or an off state. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005191

Method and system for ranking questions for job interview

The disclosed embodiments illustrate methods and systems for ranking a plurality of questions for a job interview. The method includes determining, for a question from the plurality of questions, a first score based on at least metadata associated with a job-profile, and a candidate-profile. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180005123

Combining semantic and business process modeling in a multi-layer framework

A method for semantic representation supporting multiple formalisms includes providing a business modeling space (bms) and a corresponding semantic modeling space (sms). An inter-layer connection bridge (ilcb) automatically performs transformations between at least one domain specific layer (dsl) and a bpmn layer within the bms and stores a respective link generated from each transformation in a connect layer of an ilcb layer. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004499

Method and system for provisioning application on physical machines using operating system containers

A method and a system are provided for provisioning an application on one or more physical machines by use of operating system (os) containers to resolve os process overheads. The method includes receiving a first set of parameters and service level agreements (slas) of the application. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004459

Processing request management system and device and non-transitory computer readable medium

A processing request management system includes a user terminal used by a user, a set of image processing devices, and a management device connected to each other via a communication network. The user terminal includes a first processing request information sender that sends processing request information to the management device. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004367

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

An information processing apparatus includes a display, a receiver, and a controller. The display displays a first screen including plural first icons, each being a graphical representation associated with one of plural functions, and a second icon associated with an explanatory function explaining the plural functions. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004150

Image forming apparatus

A processor includes a communicating unit, a receiving unit, a processing unit, and a power-off controller. The receiving unit receives an operation from a user. An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor having an overcoat layer and a cleaning unit that includes a cleaning blade, a tip of which contacts with the electrophotographic photoreceptor, wherein the toner contains a toner particle which contains a binder resin containing a crystalline polyester resin, a colorant and a release agent, and an external additive, and the toner satisfies the following expression: 2≦tan δp1≦2.5, wherein tan δp1 represents a maximum value of a mechanical loss tangent existing in a range where a complex elastic modulus is from 1×106 pa to 1×108 pa, which is measured at an angular frequency of 6.28 rad/sec and a strain amount of 0.3%.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004146

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit that includes a heating and pressurizing member, and fixes the toner image by performing the operation of heating and pressurizing on the toner image on a recording medium twice or more times with the heating and pressurizing member, wherein the toner contains a toner particle which contains a binder resin containing a crystalline polyester resin, a colorant, and a release agent, and an external additive, and satisfies expression: 2≦tan δp1≦2.5, wherein tan δp1 represents a maximum value of a mechanical loss tangent existing in a range where a complex elastic modulus is from 1×106 pa to 1×108 pa, which is measured at an angular frequency of 6.28 rad/sec and a distortion amount of 0.3%.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004140

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

An image forming apparatus includes at least a load unit, a driving unit that drives the load unit, and a controller that controls the driving unit. The controller determines that at least one of the load unit and the driving unit malfunctions if a velocity change time period that the driving unit has taken to reach a second velocity from a first velocity is off a predetermined threshold value.. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004130

Transfer unit and image forming apparatus

A transfer unit includes a transfer target member, a first transfer device, and a holding member. The transfer target member has an image region to which the image is transferred and a non-image region to which the image is not transferred and which exists along an edge of the transfer target member. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004129

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a guide unit that guides at least one of an image holding member and an intermediate transfer member to a primary transfer position provided by a primary transfer unit such that a portion of the surface of the image holding member and a portion of the surface of the intermediate transfer member are disposed along with each other, wherein a toner contains a toner particle which contains a binder resin containing a crystalline polyester resin, a coloring agent and a releasing agent, and an external additive, and satisfies expression: 2≦tan δp1≦2.5, wherein tan δp1 represents a maximum value of a mechanical loss tangent existing in a range where a complex elastic modulus is from 1×106 pa to 1×108 pa, which is measured at an angular frequency of 6.28 rad/sec and a strain amount of 0.3%.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004128

Image forming apparatus using a developer containing a specific toner

An image forming apparatus includes an image holding member, a developing unit that contains a developer containing toner particles and develops an electrostatic latent image formed on a surface of the image holding member with the developer to form a toner image, a primary transfer unit that transfers the toner image formed on the image holding member to an intermediate transfer member, a second transfer unit that transfers the toner image transferred on the intermediate transfer member to a recording medium, and a guide unit that guides at least one of the image holding member and the intermediate transfer member to a primary transfer position such that a portion of the image holding member and a portion of the intermediate transfer member are disposed along with each other, wherein the specific toner defined in the specification is used.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004119

Exposure device and image forming apparatus

An exposure device includes: a substrate that includes a plate-shaped main body that extends in one direction, a plurality of light emitting elements that are mounted on one surface of the main body, and a heating element that is mounted on the other surface of the main body and generates heat in accordance with light emission of the light emitting element; a housing that extends in the one direction, has a frame shape in which a through hole is formed, and to an inside of the through hole of which the substrate is fixed so that a thickness direction of the main body is a penetrating direction of the through hole; and a first contact member that extends in the one direction, and is in contact with at least a portion of the heating element and the main body at a different position in the one direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004118

Exposure device, image forming apparatus and manufacturing method for exposure device

An exposure device includes: a substrate that includes a main body extending in one direction, light emitting elements on one surface of the main body, and a heating element on the other surface which generating heat upon emission of the light emitting elements; a housing having a frame shape which a through hole, to an inside of which the substrate is fixed so that a thickness direction of the main body is a penetrating direction of the through hole; a facing member fixed to the housing and opposing to the other surface; and a contact member contacting to the facing member and the heating element. An injection portion to inject a soft member as the contact member is formed between the substrate and the facing member on the facing member or the housing. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004117

Exposure device and image forming apparatus

An exposure device includes: a substrate that includes a plate-shaped main body that extends in one direction, a plurality of light emitting elements that are mounted on one surface of the main body, and a heating element that is mounted on the other surface of the main body generates heat in accordance with a light emitting operation of the light emitting elements; a housing that includes resin and that extends in the one direction, has a frame shape in which a through hole is formed, and to an inside of the through hole of which the substrate is fixed so that a thickness direction of the substrate is a penetrating direction of the through hole; and a suppression member that extends in the one direction, is fitted in the through hole, and suppresses thermal deformation of the housing.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004107

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor having an overcoat layer and a cleaning unit that includes a cleaning blade and a tip of the cleaning blade contacts with the photoreceptor toward the direction opposite to the rotation direction, wherein the toner particle contains a crystalline polyester resin, an average circularity of the toner particles is from 0.955 to 0.971, a content ratio of the toner particles having a particle diameter of 4.5 μm or more and less than 7.5 μm and a circularity of 0.980 or more is from 16% by number to 40% by number, and a content ratio of the toner particles having a particle diameter of 7.5 μm or more and less than 15 μm and a circularity of 0.900 or more and less than 0.940 is 3% by number or less.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004103

Fluorinated strucutured organic film layers

Disclosed herein is an imaging member that includes a substrate, a charge generating layer, a charge transport layer; and an outermost layer comprising a structured organic film (sof) comprising a fluorinated molecular building block and a hole molecular building block, wherein the fluorinated molecular building block is present in the sof of the outermost layer in an amount of from about 1 weight percent to about 20 weight percent of the sof.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180004102

Method for manufacturing fluorinated strucutured organic photoreceptor layers

Disclosed herein is a method for manufacturing a fluorinated structured organic film (fsof) composition for a photoreceptor. The method includes combining a fluorinated diol, an electroactive segment and a solvent in a round bottom reactor. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003562

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

An information processor includes an acquisition unit that acquires a colorimetric value from a colorimeter that scans a color chart and measures color; and an output unit that assigns a weighting value according to a position in a scanning interval of the color chart, and that outputs a weighted average value of the colorimetric value of multiple patches for a color setting value.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001687

Pressure-printed material preparing apparatus

A pressure-printed material preparing apparatus includes an attachment unit that attaches, powder which exhibits adhesiveness when pressure is applied, to a surface to be bonded of a recording medium; a fixation unit that applies pressure to the recording medium to which the powder is attached to fix the powder to the recording medium as an adhesive layer; a folding unit that folds the recording medium of which the adhesive layer is formed on the surface to be bonded, such that two portions of the surface to be bonded are opposed to each other; and an application unit that applies pressure to the recording medium in which the surfaces to be bonded are opposed to each other, to thereby bond the adhesive layer on one surface and the adhesive layer on the other surface.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001679

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes: a plurality of droplets ejecting members that are opposed to a continuous sheet being conveyed, are arranged in a sheet conveying direction, and eject droplets onto the continuous sheet; movement restriction members that restrict movement, in a sheet width direction, of one end portion, in the sheet width direction, of a portion, opposed to the droplets ejecting members, of the continuous sheet; and tension application members that give tension in the sheet width direction to the portion, opposed to the droplets ejecting members, of the continuous sheet in a state that movement, in the sheet width direction, of the portion, opposed to the droplets ejecting members, of the continuous sheet is restricted by the movement restriction members.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001668

Droplet ejection device

A droplet ejection device includes: a droplet ejection head that ejects a droplet to a recording medium; an irradiating portion that evaporates moisture of the droplet landed on the recording medium by irradiating the recording medium with infrared laser beam; and a light shielding member that includes an upper light shielding member provided on a perimeter of the irradiating portion and a lower light shielding member provided on a position facing the irradiating portion and the upper light shielding portion while placing the recording medium therebetween, in which the upper light shielding portion and the lower light shielding portion are in contact with each other at an outside of the recording medium in the width direction so that the light shielding member shields the infrared laser beam at least in the width direction of the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001667

Drying device, computer readable medium storing drying program, drying method and image forming apparatus

A drying device includes: a plurality of laser elements that emit laser beams with controllable intensity and respectively emit the laser beams such that the emitted laser beams partially overlap one another; and a controller that controls the intensity of the laser beams emitted from the plurality of laser elements so as to obtain intensity corresponding to drying intensity set as intensity for drying liquid droplets in a case where at least a part of an image region formed by the liquid droplets ejected in accordance with image information is included in an irradiation region of the laser beams emitted from the plurality of laser elements.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001666

Droplets drying device and image forming apparatus

A droplets drying device includes: a drying mechanism having a plurality of light sources that are arranged in a width direction of a recording medium, and dry droplets ejected onto the recording medium by emitting light toward the droplets; a moving mechanism that moves the drying mechanism in the width direction; a light shield member that is opposed to at least part of the drying mechanism being moved by the moving mechanism, and interrupts light emitted from the light sources disposed in the part, opposed to the light shield member, of the drying mechanism; and a measuring member that is disposed in a light shield region where the light shield member interrupts incoming light, and receives light emitted from each of the light sources and measures a light quantity of the light source as the measuring member is moved relative to the drying mechanism in the width direction.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001665

Droplet ejection apparatus

A droplet ejection apparatus includes: a droplet ejection head; an irradiation part that irradiates a recording medium with infrared laser light for evaporating a water content of a droplet landed on the recording medium; a supply part that includes a rectifying part disposed along a conveyance direction of the recording medium and causes the rectifying part to supply, above the recording medium, air flowing toward a downstream side in the conveyance direction of the recording medium; and a vent part that vents at least a part of air flown above the recording medium toward the downstream side in the conveyance direction of the recording medium.. . ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001662

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

01/04/18 / #20180001555

3-d electrostatic printer using rack and pinion registration system

3-d printing system include development stations positioned to electrostatically transfer build and support materials to an intermediate transfer surface, a transfer station adjacent the intermediate transfer surface, guides adjacent the transfer station, and platens moving on the guides. The guides are shaped to direct the platens to repeatedly pass the transfer station and come in contact with the intermediate transfer surface at the transfer station. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001554

3-d electrostatic printer using track bound platens and registration system

3-d printing system include development stations positioned to electrostatically transfer build and support materials to an intermediate transfer surface, a transfer station adjacent the intermediate transfer surface, guides adjacent the transfer station, and platens moving on the guides. The guides are shaped to direct the platens to repeatedly pass the transfer station and come in contact with the intermediate transfer surface at the transfer station. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180001545

Multiple support materials for accelerated post-processing of three-dimensionally printed objects

A three-dimensionally printed object includes build portions formed with a build material, first support portions formed with a first support material, and second portions formed with a second support material that is different than the first support material. The first and second support portions are arranged with the build portions such that the build portions are supported and protected during fabrication of the object. ... Xerox Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000382

Determining respiration rate from a video of a subject breathing

What is disclosed is a system and method for determining a respiration rate from a video of a subject breathing. One embodiment of the present method involves the following. ... Xerox Corporation








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