Image forming system and image forming apparatus

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7489414
APP PUB NO 20040036911A1
SERIAL NO

10645400

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Real-time printer status information according to the USB standard can be obtained during a print data process. The printing can be forcedly stopped during reception of the print data. Normal data and packet data can be easily handled and PDL data can be also easily handled. An image forming system has: a host having a communication function unit; and an image forming apparatus having first and second communication units and a relay unit, wherein the first communication unit communicates data with the communication function unit via the relay unit and the second communication unit communicates the data with the communication function unit via the relay unit.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
OKI DATA CORPORATIONTOKYO1519

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Saida, Yukihiro Tokyo, JP 12 70

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (2)
* 6940615 Print system, printing method, and printer 34 2000
* 7173723 Printer and print system capable of printing a read image without intervention of host in addition to printing of print data from host 4 2000
 
XEROX CORPORATION (2)
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* 2003/0227,641 Mobile USB printer driver 15 2002
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 2004/0105,116 Method and apparatus for informing print error of a wireless printer 5 2003
 
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
* 5239621 Printer with flash memory 34 1992
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 6791703 Image processing apparatus and method, and storage medium therefor 37 1999
* 6914687 Data processing apparatus and image recording apparatus, method for controlling data processing apparatus and method for controlling image recording apparatus, and storage medium 15 2000
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HTC CORPORATION (1)
* 2009/0172,220 METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AUDIO STREAMS AND AUDIO STREAM TRANSMITTING SYSTEM THEREOF 0 2008
 
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. (2)
* 7978357 Printing system and method that uses a universal serial bus (USB) high-speed interrupt out pipe to transfer print data from the host computer to the printer 1 2006
* 2007/0177,190 Printing system and method that uses a universal serial bus (USB) high-speed interrupt out pipe to transfer print data from the host computer to the printer 4 2006
 
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (2)
* 7761620 Communications device, and communications method for enabling reception of real-time execution commands when a receive buffer is full 0 2007
* 2008/0010,389 Communications device, method for communications control, and printer comprising this communications device 33 2007
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