Patents Assigned to Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20200174632
    Abstract: A thumbnail display apparatus includes a display that displays, one by one, thumbnail images corresponding to plural pages included in a document, the thumbnail images being generated by reducing images of the corresponding pages included in the document to a predetermined size, a detecting unit that detects a sliding operation of an object, the sliding operation being performed when the thumbnail image displayed by the display being touched by the object, and a controller that performs, in response to detection of the sliding operation by the detecting unit, page switching so as to sequentially switch the page of the document whose thumbnail image is being displayed by the display to other pages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kiyoko SHIMADATE
  • Publication number: 20200177739
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a memory and a controller. The memory stores overlapping images. When a device that changes a presented image of a user along with a motion direction of the user receives an output instruction, the controller performs a control to output an image including a prestored image and a presentation image of the user, where the prestored image is selected from the overlapping images according to a capturing angle and a capturing distance of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kengo TOKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200172710
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a cellulose ester compound (A), a poly(meth)acrylate compound (B) containing 50% by weight or more of a constituting unit derived from a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester, a polyester resin (C), and at least one polymer (D) selected from a polymer with a core shell structure having a core layer and a shell layer containing a polymer of a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester on a surface of the core layer, and an olefin polymer which is a polymer of an ?-olefin and a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester and contains 60% by weight or more of a constituting unit derived from the ?-olefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Kana MIYAZAKI, Masahiro MORIYAMA, Kenji YAO
  • Publication number: 20200175770
    Abstract: 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. The identification unit identifies an image that is a virtual image associated with the attribute acquired by the attribute-information acquisition unit, the image being combined with the object image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihito YAMAUCHI, Yoshihiko NEMOTO, Tsutomu KIMURA, Masahiro SATO, Kengo TOKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200175309
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an input picture obtained by capturing a landscape including an object, and an estimation unit that estimates an image represented by the landscape appearing in the input picture based on a learning model in which the input picture received by the receiving unit is input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukihiro TSUBOSHITA, Yusuke YAMAURA
  • Patent number: 10672194
    Abstract: An editing device for three-dimensional shape data includes: an editor that edits a three-dimensional shape in a second coordinate system different from a first coordinate system, the three-dimensional shape being configurated by multiple voxels and represented by three-dimensional shape data in the first coordinate system; and a converter that converts the three-dimensional shape in the second coordinate system, which is edited by the editor using arrangement information that indicates a positional relationship between the multiple voxels, into a three-dimensional shape in the first coordinate system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomonari Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10670998
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: an image holding member; a charging unit that charges a surface of the image holding member; an electrostatic image forming unit that forms an electrostatic image on the charged surface of the image holding member; a developing unit that houses an electrostatic image developer including a toner containing an external additive and develops the electrostatic image formed on the surface of the image holding member with the electrostatic image developer to thereby form a toner image; a transfer unit that transfers the toner image formed on the surface of the image holding member onto a surface of a recording medium directly or through an intermediate transfer body; and a fixing unit that fixes the toner image transferred onto the surface of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Ota, Teppei Yawada
  • Patent number: 10668457
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Okuno, Hideaki Yoshikawa, Yasunobu Kashima, Takeshi Iwanaga, Sakae Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10670983
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Taguchi, Tomoaki Tanaka, Shinya Sakamoto, Ryutaro Kembo
  • Patent number: 10670992
    Abstract: A developer container includes a containing device, a support member, and a crumbling device. The containing device contains developer therein and is rotated so as to transport the developer. The support member supports the containing device such that the containing device is rotatable. The support member has an outlet through which the developer transported by the containing device flows out. The crumbling device is supported such that the crumbling device is rotatable together with the containing device. The crumbling device is, when the containing device is rotated, rotated so as to crumble the developer. The crumbling device includes a body portion and an applying member. The body portion extends from a region near the containing device toward the outlet. The applying member is formed in the body portion. The applying member applies a force for transporting the developer toward the outlet when the crumbling device is rotated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 10671004
    Abstract: A movable holding device includes: a base; an attachment unit to which an operation unit is to be attached; and a connecting unit that extends in a longitudinal direction, has recessed members forming a space with each other and being connected to each other so that a relative movement thereof changes a position of the attachment unit with respect to the base, and has one longitudinal end portion connected to the base and another longitudinal end portion connected to the attachment unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuyuki Ishida, Bokryong Lee, Hiroomi Arai, Jing Ma
  • Patent number: 10670993
    Abstract: A developing device includes a first developer transport path, called as first path hereinafter; a first transport screw that transports a developer in the first path; a first conveyance roller that is thicker than a shaft of the first transport screw, attracts by magnetic force the developer at a downstream end portion of a second developer transport path arranged next to the first path, and conveys the developer to an upper portion located upstream of the first path; a first scraping wall that scrapes and sends the attracted developer; and a first guide columnar body that is adjacent to the first conveyance roller, has a peripheral surface continuous to the first conveyance roller, receives, using the peripheral surface, and guides the sent developer to an upstream end portion of the first path, and has a length that the guided developer is not attracted by the magnetic force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nao Kato, Masayuki Shimoda
  • Patent number: 10670982
    Abstract: An electrostatic-image developing toner contains toner particles containing a polyester resin having an acid value of from 10 mg KOH/g to less than 15 mg KOH/g. The toner particles have a surface with an acid value in a range from 0.3% to 1.7% of the acid value of the polyester resin. The toner particles have a melt viscosity of from 1,800 Pa·s to 3,800 Pa·s at 100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Yamashita, Kazuya Mori, Yuta Saeki, Takahisa Tatekawa, Akitsugu Seto, Yuji Isshiki, Takashi Hara
  • Patent number: 10671331
    Abstract: An information processing device has at least one proximity communication device. The information processing device 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. The information in the storage area is rewritten in accordance with transition of an apparatus state of the information processing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Maezawa
  • Patent number: 10668456
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Iwanaga, Hiroyoshi Okuno, Hideaki Yoshikawa, Yasunobu Kashima, Sakae Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10670996
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a first forming unit that forms a superimposed toner image, in which yellow, magenta, and cyan toner images are superimposed on one another, on a first intermediate transfer unit; a second forming unit that is located downstream of the first forming unit in a recording-medium transport direction and that forms a black toner image on a second intermediate transfer unit; a first transfer part that transfers the superimposed toner image formed on the first intermediate transfer unit by the first forming unit to a recording medium; and a second transfer part that is located downstream of the first transfer part in the recording-medium transport direction and that transfers, in a superimposed manner, the black toner image formed on the second intermediate transfer unit by the second forming unit to the superimposed toner image on the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keita Hashimoto, Yukihiro Ichiki, Masaki Suto, Akira Shimodaira, Toshihiro Goda
  • Publication number: 20200166878
    Abstract: A pressure-applying device includes a pressure-applying portion that applies pressure to a pressure-receiving object and a pressing portion that presses the pressure-applying portion toward the pressure-receiving object, the pressing portion having a hardness higher than a hardness of the pressure-applying portion. The pressure-applying portion includes plural projections that project from a back surface of the pressure-applying portion that faces the pressing portion toward a pressing surface of the pressing portion that faces the pressure-applying portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Motoyuki YAGI, Kazuaki IIKURA, Noriaki KISHI, Masahiro AKATSUKA
  • Publication number: 20200167600
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a positioning information obtainer, a level-of-importance obtainer, a degree-of-agreement obtainer, and a calculator. The positioning information obtainer obtains information on positions of statements in an argument. The level-of-importance obtainer obtains levels of importance of the statements for a claim in the argument in accordance with the positions of the statements. The degree-of-agreement obtainer obtains a degree of agreement indicating a degree to which participants in the argument agree on each of the statements. The calculator calculates a degree of claim agreement of the claim and a degree of claim certainty of the claim from the levels of importance and the degrees of agreement on the statements. The degree of claim agreement indicates a degree to which the participants in the argument agree on the claim. The degree of claim certainty indicates a degree of certainty of the claim.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tadao MICHIMURA, Yoshihiro HASHIMOTO, Takeshi FURUYA, Kiyotaka TSUCHIBUCHI
  • Patent number: 10663897
    Abstract: A fixing member includes a substrate, an elastic layer on the substrate, and a surface layer on the elastic layer. The surface layer has transverse microhardness values within the range of 85 to 89, inclusive, and a transverse filtered maximum waviness (Wcm) of 0.1 ?m or more and 4 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuro Hoshio, Ryosuke Fujii, Kenji Omori, Jun Kimura
  • Patent number: 10663907
    Abstract: A powder collection device includes a powder collection container, a first transport member, at least one second transport member, and an entrance suppressing member. The powder collection container is removably mounted in an apparatus. The first transport member is disposed in the powder collection container, extends in a first transport direction, and is to transport the powder to a downstream side in the first transport direction. The at least one second transport member extends in a second transport direction. The at least one second transport member transports the powder in the second transport direction so as to pass the powder to the first transport member. The entrance suppressing member suppresses entrance of the powder into a gap between the first transport member and an end portion of the at least one second transport member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuzo Ichikawa