Patent Number: 8,879,936

Title: Information processing apparatus, printing apparatus, and information processing method

Abstract: One aspect of the present invention provides an information processing apparatus for determining a height of a toner image formed on a carrier, the apparatus comprising: a control unit configured to control an amount of irradiation light based on whether laser light irradiated by an irradiation unit is irradiated onto the toner image; an acquisition unit configured to acquire an image obtained by capturing reflected light of the laser light irradiated by the irradiation unit; and a determination unit configured to determine the height of the toner image based on the acquired image.

Inventors: Aoki; Kunitoshi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G03G 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00