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8678285 Method of and apparatus for multiplying raster scanning lines by modulating a multi-cavity laser diode  
A method of and apparatus for generating a multiple raster-type scanning pattern by modulating a multi-cavity laser diode in such a way that it sequentially generates different laser beams...
8479995 Hybrid optical code scanner and system  
A hybrid optical code scanner and system are presented for improving an operators scanning performance. The scanning performance is improved by providing a visual indicator to the operator that...
8434686 Swipe scanner employing a vision system  
This invention provides a point-of-sale scanning device that employs vision sensors and vision processing to decode symbology and matrices of information of objects, documents and other substrates...
8408469 Laser scanning assembly having an improved scan angle-multiplication factor  
A laser scanning system for generating a laser scanning pattern in a scanning field, while amplifying the scan-angle multiplication factor of rotating mirrors employed therein. The laser scanning...
8371507 Method of selectively projecting scan lines in a multiple-line barcode scanner  
A method of selectively generating one or more scan lines from a multi-scan line scanner involves measuring the pulse widths of the pulses in a signal output of a motor driving the polygon mirror...
8292181 Apparatus and system for a hybrid optical code scanner  
An apparatus and system are presented for scanning optical codes presented to a hybrid optical code scanner where the scanner uses a laser pattern mirror to aid in determining the location of a...
8184353 Barcode scanning device and method for producing high density scanning pattern by the same  
Barcode scanning device (3) includes a rotatable polygon mirror (27) and a first fixed reflection mirror (33). The polygon mirror (27) comprises a first reflection surfaces (c), (e) and a second...
7990599 Barcode scanning device and method for producing high density scanning pattern by the same  
Barcode scanning device (3) includes a rotatable polygon mirror (27) and a first fixed reflection mirror (33). The polygon mirror (27) comprises a first reflection surfaces (c), (e) and a second...
7942331 Scanner with modular parts  
A modular barcode scanner for identifying various types of barcodes or the like is provided. The scanner has a housing that has a light source mounted therein and a plurality of walls with one...
7793842 Device and method for reading bar codes on an object  
An automated storage system for storing large quantities of samples in trays includes a storage compartment, a tray shuttle compartment abutting the storage compartment on one side and a plurality...
7780087 Multiple plane scanning system for data reading applications  
An optical system and method for data reading. In one system, a scanner includes a laser diode and a beam splitter for generating first optical beam and a second optical beam, the first optical...
7681798 Optical scanner device and image forming apparatus  
A first wall is installed on a bottom portion of a housing along an outer peripheral thereof orthogonally to the bottom portion. A second wall is installed opposite to the first wall at a...
7612923 Scanning device for scanning interface surface of product item  
A scanning device is provided which has a beam emitter for emitting a beam, a deflector for deflecting the beam to generate a raster scan pattern over a scanning patch on a product item, a sensor...
7457007 Laser scanning device for printed product identification codes  
A laser scanning device adapted to scan an interface surface provided on a product item, the interface surface having disposed thereon or therein coded data which includes, at a plurality of...
7451933 Optoelectronic device, process and article for acquiring machine-readable symbols, such as bar codes  
A device and a process for acquiring symbols by interleaving data samples in a plurality of data sets gathered during sampling of returns from a plurality of scanning passes. In one embodiment,...
7450273 Laser scanner using acousto-optic deflectors  
A scanning device adapted to scan an interface surface provided on a product item, the interface surface having disposed thereon coded data indicative of an identity of the product item, the...
7422156 Bioptical laser scanning system for providing six-sided 360-degree omnidirectional bar code symbol scanning coverage at a point of sale station  
A bioptical laser scanning system at a point of sale (POS) station, that generates and projects a first plurality of laser scanning planes through a horizontal-scanning window, and a second...
7380721 Low-cost compact bar code sensor  
A barcode sensor package has an optical emitter circuit and an optical detector circuit which are formed as one or more integrated optical circuits disposed in a housing which has a reading...
7380719 Barcode scanner with configurable video modes  
A barcode scanner with configurable video modes which enhances readability of a wide range of barcode types. The barcode scanner includes a video circuit, and a configuration circuit for altering...
7331525 Cradle/polygon scanner  
A dual mode cradle, base station having a re-charging mode and a transmitting mode for wireless communication with a remote device and recharging a handheld scanning device is provided. The dual...
7314175 Methods and apparatus for improved use of partial bar code information to decode a complete bar code  
Systems and techniques for stitching together partial bar code segments to construct and decode information for a complete bar code. As a scanner operates to generate a scan pattern, information...
7232071 Scanned beam imager  
A scanned beam image capture apparatus is adaptable to use in medical imaging applications.
7137560 Optical scanner  
An optical scanner includes a scanner housing including a scan window, a laser light source, reflected light detector and a mirrored polygon spinner. The spinner is arranged to spin around both a...
7128267 Device for optical scanning of objects, especially markings  
A device for optical scanning of markings, such as barcodes, has at least two transmitters (10, 20) that send light beams (12, 22) at different angles toward a rotating polygonal mirror (30),...
7128268 Bar code scanner having a mirrored spinner which operates at different speeds  
A bar code scanner has a housing including a surface having a transparent scanning window. The housing contains optical components including a spinner and pattern mirrors arranged to produce sets...
7111785 Compact, omni-directional scan pattern generator and method in a reader for electro-optically reading indicia  
A compact, omni-directional scan pattern generator for generating multiple scan lines used for electro-optically reading bar code symbols includes stationary light-folding mirrors arranged at...
7073716 Barcode scanner with dual-surface polygon  
A barcode scanner with a dual-surface polygon which increases total scan line length. The polygon includes generally planar walls arranged in a ring having first mirrored facets facing generally...
7051939 Bar code scanner with laser beam oscillator  
A bar code scanner with laser beam oscillator which rasters a laser beam to produce more scan line coverage. The bar code scanner includes a laser for producing a laser beam, a mirrored spinner,...
7051938 System and method for a multi-directional imaging system  
An electronic device (100) and a method for use thereof having an integral camera (102) for taking pictures from multiple sides of the electronic device. The electronic device (100) has a case...
7007844 Reader for electro-optically reading indicia through vertical window at which full coverage, omni-directional scan pattern is generated  
A vertical slot scanner generates a full coverage scan pattern for reading symbols presented or moved past a vertical window. Scan lines are generated in upper and lower central regions of the...
6905070 Bar code scanner  
A bar code scanner has a housing including a surface having a transparent scanning window. The housing contains optical components including a spinner mounted on a rotating motor; pattern mirrors...
6866197 Optical scanner having enhanced item side coverage  
An optical scanner having enhanced item side coverage which scans all six sides of an item and an intermediate side. The optical scanner includes a scanner housing, a first optics assembly within...
6854655 Two window optical scanner  
The invention relates to a scanning device for reading bar code symbols, wherein the scanning device comprises a housing having a substantially horizontal surface and a substantially vertical...
6854649 Optoelectronic device  
An optoelectronic device for detecting marks having defined contrast patterns includes a transmitter for emitting transmitted light beams having a wavelength λ in a range of 350 nm ≦λ≦450 nm. A...
6820811 Dual focal length bar code scanner  
A bar code scanner and method of operation thereof is disclosed. The bar code scanner comprises a housing including a surface having a transparent scanning window; and optical components including...
6822774 Optoelectronic device  
An optoelectronic device for detecting labels with defined contrast patterns includes a transmitter for emitting light rays, a receiver for receiving light rays, as well as a deflection unit with...
6808115 Quasi-coaxial optical bar code reader  
The present invention provides an inexpensive scanner that can scan at near to medium focal lengths. A light beam is generated to illuminate a target area on the scanned object. A mirrored surface...
6809847 Scanner with synchronously switched optics  
A method of and system a system for generating scan lines having different beam characteristics. In one embodiment, the beam is focused at different distances depending upon the scan line. A...
6728015 Bar code reader  
A bar code reader having two reading windows, i.e., a bottom window and a side window. An increased number of scanning lines are used for constituting scanning patterns for scanning bar codes, and...
6687033 Optical scanning device  
An optical scanning device has a light transmitter and a light receiver which are arranged in spatial proximity to one another and which each comprise a deflecting device with which a scanning...
6651889 Methods and apparatus for obtaining and maintaining position information for a rotating optical element in a bar code scanner  
Techniques for determining a position for a rotating optical element, or spinner, of a bar code scanner are described. A diffractive element is positioned so as to be struck by a laser beam...
6581835 METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR SCANNING BAR CODE SYMBOLS USING A LASER SCANNING PATTERN HAVING MULTIPLE FOCAL ZONES, WHEREIN THE MINIMUM BEAM DIMENSION/MINIMUM BAR WIDTH (MBD/MBW) RATIO IS GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO 2.0  
A multi-focal zone laser scanning system for scanning bar code symbols having a minimum bar element width (MBW). The multi-focal zone laser scanning system comprises a laser beam producing device...
6547144 Holographic laser scanning system for carrying out light collection operations with improved light collection efficiency  
A holographic laser scanning system for carrying out laser beam scanning operations with improved light collection efficiency. The holographic laser scanning system comprises: a housing of compact...
6543694 Extended coverage barcode scanner  
A spinner for a barcode scanner includes a plurality of mirror facets arranged oppositely in pairs in a polygon, with adjoining facets having different angles of inclination and different lengths...
6427916 Polygonal mirror unit, optical scanning apparatus and bar code reader  
A polygonal mirror unit having a base with a plurality of reflection surfaces. The polygonal mirror unit further includes a plurality of mirrors which have upper ends and lower ends and forms the...
6422467 Reading system a variable pass-band  
The effects of papers/substrate noise are significantly reduced in multi-focal zone laser scanning systems by processing analog scan data signals with a scan data signal processor having a...
6390369 Streamlined scanner spinner  
A spinner for a barcode scanner includes mirror facets arranged in a polygon about a rotary axis. A fairing extends radially outwardly from adjacent the facets, and is circumferentially truncated...
6357661 Device for scanning bar codes  
A scanning device for recognizing and reading bar codes is configured to have a housing that can be mounted on a scanning surface or beneath the scanning surface. The housing contains an internal...
6332577 System and method for converting multiple beam optical scanner  
A system for and a method of optical scanning which provide for converting between a multiple beam and a single beam optical scanner. In a preferred configuration, the scanner can be adapted to...
6290132 Holographic-based bar code symbol position detection system for producing bar code symbol position data specifying the position of a detected bar code symbol within a 3-D scanning volume above a conveyor belt structure  
A laser scanning system capable of producing information specifying the subregion of space within a 3-D scanning volume within which a bar code symbol is detected by a laser scanning pattern. The...

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