Canon patents granted on 23 October 2007

37 US patents granted on 23 October 2007 and assigned to Canon

1 7,287,266 Television signal reception apparatus and method, and broadcast reception apparatus and method
2 7,287,253 Installation of device software and formulation of unique identification information based on time information
3 7,287,222 Information processing apparatus and method that determines effectiveness of metadata for editing information content
4 7,287,073 Remote site managing system for centrally managing computers and peripheral devices
5 7,287,059 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for controlling image processing apparatus
6 7,287,018 Browsing electronically-accessible resources
7 7,286,819 Printing apparatus, print control method, and program product
8 7,286,796 Communication apparatus and system, and control method
9 7,286,791 Developing apparatus
10 7,286,788 Image forming apparatus
11 7,286,776 Color image forming apparatus with vibration control method for controlling the same and control program for implementing the method
12 7,286,754 Camera
13 7,286,749 Moving image playback apparatus, moving image playback method, and computer program thereof with determining of first voice period which represents a human utterance period and second voice period other than the first voice period
14 7,286,720 Image processing apparatus, image input/output apparatus, scaling method and memory control method
15 7,286,637 Optical thin film and mirror using the same
16 7,286,324 Cobalt-platinum or iron-plantinum magnetic material containing 1% to 40% Cu, Ni or B
17 7,286,307 Method for fixing optical member and optical unit
18 7,286,253 Data processing apparatus capable of viewing and printing a plurality of screens
19 7,286,250 Print control apparatus and method, and print system
20 7,286,226 Method and apparatus for measuring birefringence
21 7,286,206 Exposure apparatus
22 7,286,170 Solid-state image sensor, camera using the same, camera control system, and signal output device
23 7,286,168 Image processing apparatus and method for adding blur to an image
24 7,286,161 Digital camera, image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing system, and program for setting plural trimming areas with respect to image data
25 7,286,145 System for describing markup language for mobile use, and information processing apparatus and program for generating display content
26 7,286,142 System and method for optimising halftoning printer performance
27 7,285,765 Photoelectric converter and X-ray image pick-up device
28 7,285,441 Field effect transistor and method of manufacturing the same
29 7,285,428 Production method of electron source and image display
30 7,285,310 Active energy ray curable aqueous ink, and ink-jet recording process, ink cartridge, recording unit and ink-jet recording apparatus using the same
31 7,285,159 Ink jet ink, ink set, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, recording unit, and ink jet recording apparatus
32 7,285,084 Folded back portion flattening device, sheet processor, and image forming apparatus
33 7,284,906 Exhaust apparatus and control method for same, and vacuum-use hydrostatic bearing
34 7,284,823 Print apparatus and printing method
35 7,284,814 Ink jet printing apparatus and printing control method
36 7,284,811 Recording apparatus and method for controlling recording apparatus
37 7,284,690 Article to be processed having ID, and production method thereof