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Ryuta Mine, Manabu Yamauchi, Naoto Yamada, Hideyuki Ikegami: Image forming apparatus, image forming system, and control program thereof to manage printing sheet communications. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, June 7, 2011: US07957020 (133 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus is provided, in carrying out an image forming operation using a paper sheet, that uses a sheet containing a wireless tag that stores an address storing control information for performing an optimum image forming. The image forming apparatus obtains the address from the wir ...


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Seiya Fujinaga: Image processing apparatus and method for controlling image processing apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, July 24, 2012: US08229947 (70 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a page designation unit configured to designate a page to be searched in a document file including a plurality of pages, an input unit configured to input a search key used to search the document file, and a search unit configured to perform character string search to search a ...


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Satoru Komatsu, Yasuhiro Sawada: Image processing apparatus and image processing method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, May 7, 2013: US08437539 (41 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus is configured to reduce a color blur in a color image, and includes a color blur process determination part configured to change at least one of a color blur that serves as a reduction object and an estimation method of an amount of the color blur according to at least ...


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Araki Matsuda, Katsutoshi Nagato: Information processing apparatus and information processing method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, November 20, 2012: US08316022 (34 worldwide citation)

Automatic sorting reflecting a user's intention is performed without prompting the user to perform a complicated sorting criterion setting operation. Images are sorted into groups in accordance with user's sorting operations. For each group, statistics of feature values of the sorted images are calc ...


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Takashi Kosaka: Image sensing apparatus having an alien substance removing unit and control method thereof. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, September 29, 2009: US07595835 (30 worldwide citation)

In a case where a request for an operation related to photographic operation is input during an alien substance removing operation of removing an alien substance sticking to an optical element arranged in front of an image sensing element, the alien substance removing operation is interrupted, and t ...


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Seiya Fujinaga: Image display method, image display apparatus, image recording apparatus, and image pickup apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, August 11, 2015: US09104705 (28 worldwide citation)

Data elements are extracted from data elements stored in a storage medium in accordance with two conditions and grouped into first and second groups. The data elements in the first group and those in the second group are displayed in regions distinguished from each other on a screen. In response to ...


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Takayuki Kaneko: Image forming job managing apparatus, method of same, and program for same. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, September 20, 2011: US08023133 (19 worldwide citation)

An image forming job management apparatus includes a virtual job assignment unit, a real job assignment unit, and a schedule managing unit. The virtual job assignment unit assigns an image forming job for forming images to a plurality of image forming apparatuses. The real job assignment unit assign ...


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Satoru Kobayashi, Jun Makino: Apparatus and method for prediction modes selection based on image formation. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, February 5, 2013: US08369402 (18 worldwide citation)

An image coding apparatus determines an image pattern of image data and, based on the determined image pattern, selects a prediction mode for generating predicted pixel values by predicting pixel values in a frame using pixel values in the same frame. Alternatively, based on photographing informatio ...


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Hirofumi Takei: Imaging apparatus capable of reducing deterioration of an image even when the gain increased. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, April 26, 2011: US07932935 (18 worldwide citation)

An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to image an object, a gain adjustment unit configured to adjust a gain for an image signal output from the imaging unit, a signal processing unit configured to process the image signal, the signal processing unit including a first noise reduct ...


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Akira Morita: Image forming method and image forming apparatus for forming an image on an intermediate transfer medium. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Canon USA IP Division, August 6, 2013: US08500269 (17 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a recording method in which an image is first formed on an intermediate transfer medium by ejection of ink and is then transferred to a printing medium. The present invention solves a problem regarding insufficient transfer of the image to the printing medium, which is caused by roughne ...



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