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Title:
NAIL PRINTER
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2000301778
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To confirm an appearance of an artificial nail when it is loaded before printing a color and a pattern on the artificial nail and to reduce the running cost.

In this printer, shapes and sizes of a nail, a finger and a hand of a user to which an artificial nail is loaded are detected by using a digital video camera 1 and the data is fetched to a personal computer 2. A color and a pattern desired by a user is selected from artificial nail samples having multiple colors and patterns and an image obtained by synthesizing the data of the sample and the data of the nail, finger and hand of the user detected by the digital video camera 1 is indicated on an image displaying section 2a. As a result, it is possible to confirm the appearance of the artificial nail when it is loaded before printing the color and pattern on the artificial nail. After that, the color and the pattern of the sample finally selected is printed on a colorless artificial nail sold on a market or a seal having a loading section at the rear face.


Inventors:
NAKAGAWA KUNIHIKO
HIGUCHI MITSUNARI
Application Number:
JP1999000114084
Publication Date:
October 31, 2000
Filing Date:
April 21, 1999
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP
International Classes:
A45D31/00; A45D29/00; B41J3/407; (IPC1-7): B41J3/407
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
大岩 増雄