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Kiyohisa Sugishima, Masanori Yamada: Multi-unit image processing system with central control. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 10, 1989: US04797706 (73 worldwide citation)

An image processing system has readers for reading original images, a multi-input/multi-output unit, and printers with or without sorters. Image signals from one or more readers are output by printers selected by the multi-input/multi-output unit in accordance with the number of copies to be produce ...


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Nao Nagashima, Kiyohisa Sugishima, Masanori Yamada: Image processing system. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 13, 1988: US04791492 (50 worldwide citation)

There is described an image processing system in which the image signals from a reader unit is transmitted to plural image forming units for reproducing plural images simultaneously, through a signal transmitting unit. The signal transmitting unit has a function of synchronizing each image forming u ...


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Masanori Yamada, Naoki Ito, Masahiro Kimoto, Masamichi Abe: Image synthesis method, games machine, and information storage medium. Namco, Oliff & Berridge, November 20, 2001: US06319121 (49 worldwide citation)

The objective is to provide an image synthesis method, games machine, and information storage medium which make it easy for a player to learn operating sequences that cause a game character to perform various different actions. If a training mode in which a player can practice manipulations is selec ...


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Masanori Yamada: Image processing apparatus detecting the size or position of an information portion of an original. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, February 6, 1990: US04899227 (45 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus capable of detecting (1) the size or position of the original on the table, and/or (2) the size or position of an information portion of the original. The apparatus includes an original supporting table for supporting an original. The original has an information portion ...


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Toshihiko Takaya, Nobuyuki Azuma, Masanori Yamada, Atsushi Inoue, Keiji Yasuda, Takayuki Yamanaka, Tadashi Iwamatsu, Kazuhiro Matsuyama, Hiroshi Tatsumi, Katsumi Adachi, Yukihito Nishio: Developing apparatus having means for removing electric charge of toner. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar P L L, March 7, 2000: US06035171 (43 worldwide citation)

The object of the invention is to certainly remove and certainly recover the charged toner remaining on a developing roller after development. A single component toner which is delivered to the developing roller via a toner-supplying roller is made into a relatively thin layer of a predetermined thi ...


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Masanori Yamada: Image processing apparatus, system, and method having an operation mode restricting capability. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, December 2, 1997: US05694222 (35 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus having a function of restricting an operation mode is provided wherein the image processing apparatus has a unit for setting each color mode of the apparatus to be restricted, depending upon a management key, a control card, and a password number. If the unit indicates ...


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Masanori Yamada: Image processing system. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 31, 1989: US04802229 (32 worldwide citation)

An image processing system comprises means for detecting the position of an original, means for judging the tilt, the bending and the presence of the original and means for giving a warning or controlling any useless processing operation, thereby desirably editing and printing out the original witho ...


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Masanori Yamada: Image processing apparatus with means for compensating for dust., etc., on an original. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, November 12, 1991: US05065257 (31 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus has a CCD sensor for reading an original image, comparators and latches for detecting maximum and minimum levels of the image signal from the CCD sensor, a coordinate detector for detecting coordinate positions on the original, and a CPU with a memory for determining a ...


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Yoichi Takaragi, Masanori Yamada, Yoshinobu Sato, Yasumichi Suzuki, Yasuhiro Yamada, Akiko Kanno, Yoshiki Uchida: Image processing apparatus and method for discriminating an original having a predetermined pattern. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 4, 2002: US06400470 (30 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for processing images, which can discriminate a specific original image from other images with high accuracy. The apparatus includes a first judgment unit for judging whether image data includes data corresponding to image information that is difficult for human eyes to perce ...


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Masanori Yamada: Area designation apparatus in image processing system. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 23, 1990: US04965678 (28 worldwide citation)

An area designation apparatus includes an input unit for inputting coordinates of an area for image processing and a controller for determining an area on the basis of the coordinates input by the input unit. The input unit has a first input method for inputting two diagonal points of a rectangular ...