Canon patents granted on 10 May 2016

85 US patents granted on 10 May 2016 and assigned to Canon

1 9,338,571 Method for determining a direction of at least one sound source from an array of microphones
2 9,338,481 Communication apparatus that performs streaming distribution, method of controlling communication apparatus, reproduction apparatus, method of controlling reproduction apparatus, and storage medium
3 9,338,429 Video processing apparatus capable of reproducing video content including a plurality of videos and control method therefor
4 9,338,421 Imaging apparatus and control method for the same, shooting control apparatus, and shooting control method
5 9,338,419 Image processing apparatus and control method therefor
6 9,338,388 Recording apparatus
7 9,338,377 Solid-state image pickup device having a level shift unit and signal processing unit where a voltage range supplied to the level shift unit is wider than a voltage range supplied to the signal processing unit
8 9,338,375 Imaging apparatus
9 9,338,365 Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor
10 9,338,358 Image capture apparatus and control method for reflecting exposure compensation
11 9,338,355 Image capturing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium
12 9,338,346 Focus detection apparatus, control method therefor, and image capture apparatus
13 9,338,344 Focusing apparatus and method for controlling the same, and image pickup apparatus
14 9,338,343 Imaging apparatus and method for controlling same
15 9,338,341 Image pickup apparatus capable of reading proper functional pixels when image signals are mixed or skipped and are read out, and method of controlling the same
16 9,338,339 Image processing apparatus and image pickup apparatus
17 9,338,336 Image pickup apparatus
18 9,338,329 Image processing including color conversion for a printed image
19 9,338,326 Image processing apparatus to which security policy is applicable, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor
20 9,338,322 Image reading device and image forming apparatus including an illuminating unit and an aligning portion for positioning an original
21 9,338,319 Image processing apparatus having plurality of power modes and method of controlling the same
22 9,338,315 Image communication apparatus, method, and storage medium for performing image communication and voice communication
23 9,338,311 Image-related handling support system, information processing apparatus, and image-related handling support method
24 9,338,272 Communication apparatus that detects improper connection of cable, control method therefor, and storage medium
25 9,338,258 Methods and network devices for communicating data packets
26 9,338,131 Information processing apparatus, control method for information processing apparatus, and storage medium
27 9,337,222 Solid-state imaging apparatus
28 9,336,746 Image display device and control method thereof
29 9,336,744 Information processing apparatus and control method thereof
30 9,336,556 Image processing apparatus and method thereof
31 9,336,468 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and medium
32 9,336,463 Image forming apparatus capable of changing partitions of storage unit, and control method and storage medium therefor
33 9,336,322 Information processing apparatus for displaying operation screen on console section based on contents received from external device, method of controlling the same, and storage medium
34 9,336,221 Image processing system, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium, that are capable of displaying a list of folders
35 9,336,163 Precharge control for memory bank commands
36 9,335,959 Image forming apparatus operable to form data based on driver type, method of controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium
37 9,335,957 Communication apparatus and method for controlling the same, and storage medium
38 9,335,956 Print control apparatus and method for printing in which a folding position is displayed
39 9,335,908 Display processing apparatus and method, and storage medium
40 9,335,906 Information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium
41 9,335,896 Display control apparatus, method, and storage medium in which an item is selected from among a plurality of items on a touchscreen display
42 9,335,865 Coordinate input apparatus, control method therefor, and computer-readable medium
43 9,335,812 Information processing apparatus and method for controlling the information processing apparatus
44 9,335,810 Power management system, image processing apparatus, control methods therefor and storage medium
45 9,335,807 Information processing apparatus, method, and storage medium for managing power consumption
46 9,335,735 Image forming apparatus having arrangement for efficient discharge of generated water vapor
47 9,335,733 Sheet conveying apparatus and image forming apparatus
48 9,335,730 Process cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus
49 9,335,726 Image forming apparatus having a transfer unit frame
50 9,335,719 Interval securing member, developing apparatus, and process cartridge
51 9,335,709 Image forming apparatus setting a control target temperature of a fixing portion, fixing an image on recording material, depending on a calculated suppliable electric power suppliable to a heater of the fixing portion
52 9,335,702 Image forming apparatus and sheet storage device
53 9,335,697 Image forming apparatus having image bearing member life estimation unit
54 9,335,696 Image forming apparatus, and method for controlling image forming apparatus
55 9,335,690 Pressing roller and image heating apparatus having same
56 9,335,688 Image forming apparatus
57 9,335,686 Image fixing apparatus having a heater, a thermosensitive element, and a tension spring configured to bias or urge the thermosensitive element
58 9,335,684 Image heating apparatus with belt unit and holding device configured to hold belt unit
59 9,335,671 Belt unit having steering roller to correct position of belt and image forming apparatus including the same
60 9,335,666 Developing device and image forming apparatus
61 9,335,664 Developer container, developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
62 9,335,659 Image forming apparatus with replenishment toner container which houses toner to which external additives are added
63 9,335,650 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge utilizing a porous charging member
64 9,335,646 Electrophotographic photosensitive member, method of producing electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge, and electrophotographic apparatus
65 9,335,645 Electrophotographic photosensitive member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus
66 9,335,643 Process for processing surface of electrophotographic photosensitive member and process for producing electrophotographic photosensitive member
67 9,335,611 Imaging apparatus
68 9,335,610 Image pickup system and lens apparatus
69 9,335,557 Diffractive optical element having high diffraction efficiency at plural wavelengths and image-pickup optical system using the same
70 9,335,528 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same
71 9,335,448 Liquid lens maximizing the elastic strain energy
72 9,335,441 Resin composition, formed article, and mirror
73 9,335,256 Technique for measuring color of measurement image
74 9,335,155 Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing method
75 9,334,139 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
76 9,334,137 Roll sheet conveying apparatus and sheet conveying control method
77 9,333,782 Control unit, control system, control method, and recording medium
78 9,333,773 Printing apparatus and control method therefor
79 9,333,762 Ink jet recording apparatus and ink jet recording method
80 9,333,758 Liquid storage container and liquid ejection apparatus
81 9,333,750 Method of processing substrate
82 9,333,749 Method for manufacturing liquid ejection head substrate
83 9,333,746 Ink jet recording head substrate, method for manufacturing the same, and ink jet recording head
84 9,333,744 Liquid ejection head with a plurality of pressure chambers and method for driving liquid ejection head and shrink-deforming the pressure chambers
85 9,332,906 Ophthalmologic imaging apparatus and ophthalmologic imaging method