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9038903 Method and apparatus for controlling illumination  
A method includes transmitting from at least one of the imaging sensors to a controller a short frame data that is collected by the at least one of the imaging sensors when the illumination source...
9033243 Barcode rendering device  
In an embodiment, a method performed by a barcode rendering device for bonding the barcode rendering device with a mobile communication device is described. The method includes detecting a...
9033242 Multiple focusable fields of view, such as a universal bar code symbol scanner  
A device permitting multiple focusable fields of view, such as a universal bar code scanner that can read bar code symbols at both near and far distances for a range of X-dimensions, is described....
9033241 Barcode reading apparatus and computer program product  
Disclosed is a barcode reading apparatus including: a variable focus lens in which a focus position can be adjusted at a high speed according to applied voltage; an imaging section to generate...
9016579 Apparatus for and method of electro-optically reading a target in the presence of ambient light  
A reader for electro-optically reading a target in the presence of ambient light, includes a scan component for scanning a laser beam across the target, a first filter for passing return laser...
8991705 Apparatus for, and method of, electro-optically reading targets by enabling a customer to move a customer-operated accessory reader supported by a clerk-operated workstation of a checkout system  
A checkout system includes a clerk-operated, bi-optical workstation through which products associated with targets having target data to be electro-optically captured are passed, and a...
8985456 Auto-exposure method using continuous video frames under controlled illumination  
A strobe illumination control process for use in a digital image capture and processing system includes illuminating an object in the field of view with different pulses of illumination over a...
8978983 Indicia reading apparatus having sequential row exposure termination times  
There is set forth herein an indicia reading apparatus having an image sensor array including a plurality of pixels arranged in a plurality of rows and columns of pixels. The image sensor array...
8876004 Point-of-transaction workstation for imaging indicia over full coverage scan zone occupied by asymmetrical light collection regions  
A bi-optical, dual window, point-of-transaction workstation images indicia associated with multi-sided products over a full coverage scan zone by asymmetrically splitting the field of view of at...
8870073 Methods and apparatus for positioning an optical code for imaging scanning  
An apparatus and methods are presented for improving image scanning. A point of sale terminal apparatus, including an imaging scanner, provides information to an operator indicating the optimal...
8857712 Modular scanner component mounting system for checkstand  
An arrangement for a tunnel scanner includes a chassis with a first data reader structure and a second data reader structure attached thereto. The first and second data reader structures include...
8777105 Imaging reader with asymmetrical magnification  
A solid-state imager is mounted in a reader, such as a bi-optical, dual window, point-of-transaction workstation, for capturing light along an optical axis over a field of view from coded indicia....
8757493 System and method for article authentication using encoded signatures  
A method and apparatus for determining a digital signature from an article. A coherent light source directs a beam to illuminate the article and a detector arrangement collects data points from...
8720781 Image reader having image sensor array  
An image reader can include an image sensor array. An image reader in one embodiment can include an optical system capable of directing light reflected from a target onto the image sensor array....
8668150 Systems, methods, and apparatus for overhead scanning of images in a manual distribution environment  
This disclosure defines systems, methods and apparatus for scanning in a distribution environment. In one aspect a method is disclosed for expanding a field of view of a camera. The method may...
8662397 Multiple camera imaging-based bar code reader  
A multicamera imaging-based bar code reader for imaging a target bar code on a target object features: a housing supporting a plurality of transparent windows and defining an interior region, a...
8651383 Data transmission to optical terminals  
Methods are disclosed for transmitting information from a handheld device to a terminal. The information is encoded as a barcode pattern. The barcode pattern is generated on a display of the...
8596543 Indicia reading terminal including focus element with expanded range of focus distances  
Embodiments of the present invention comprise an indicia reading terminal including a focus element that extends the range of focus distances at which the indicia reading terminal can decode...
8584952 Apparatus, system and method for extending the depth of field of an optical code scanner  
An apparatus, system and method are presented for extending the depth of field of an optical code image scanner. The optical code image scanner comprises a lens and an image capture device where...
8561901 Optical identification module device and optical reader having the same  
An optical identification module device has a light pipe integrally formed with transparent material, a lens holder, a lens, a sensing circuit board and a light emitting diode. A light source...
8550348 Optoelectronic device  
An optoelectronic device for detecting marks with defined contrast patterns includes a transmitter to emit polarized light beams, a receiver to receive light beams and having an output to produce...
8523076 Omnidirectional laser scanning bar code symbol reader generating a laser scanning pattern with a highly non-uniform scan density with respect to line orientation  
An improved laser scanning system is provided employing multiple off-center lasers and an irregular multi-sided scanning polygon, producing a laser scanning raster over a total sweep of...
8517271 Optical code symbol reading system employing a LED-driven optical-waveguide structure for illuminating a manually-actuated trigger switch integrated within a hand-supportable system housing  
An optical code symbol reading system including a hand-supportable housing having a light transmission aperture. A manually-actuated trigger switch is integrated within the housing. An optical...
8511561 Scanning device for barcodes  
Scanning apparatuses for scanning bar codes applied to documents have a reflector arrangement having either a variable reflection element or a light guide system. The reflection element or light...
8496178 Method and apparatus for providing customer side imaging as well as bar code scanning imaging  
Systems and techniques for image based bar code scanning. A rotating spinner is positioned to reflect images to an imaging device within the scanner so that a field of view of the scanner...
8494282 Blur estimation  
A method and apparatus for removing blur in an image is disclosed. The blur in the image is caused by relative motion between the imaging device and the object being imaged. A set of differences...
8453933 Apparatus for and method of distinguishing among successive products entering a point-of-transaction workstation by detecting their exit therefrom  
Successive products associated with targets to be electro-optically read are swiped or presented, in their respective turns, to a window in a point-of-transaction workstation. A proximity system...
8448863 Bar code symbol reading system supporting visual or/and audible display of product scan speed for throughput optimization in point of sale (POS) environments  
A POS-based bar code symbol reading system that reads bar code symbols on objects being passed through the 3D imaging or scanning volume supported by the system, and employs one or more object...
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...
8430316 Imaging-based reader having smart illumination  
A method and imaging assembly (10) are disclosed adapted for reading a target object comprising a scan engine (48) having a sensor (46), focusing optics (44), and an imager (48). The scan engine...
8430317 Barcode rendering device  
In one embodiment, a barcode rendering device includes a communication interface, a reflective display, and a detector. The communication interface is configured to receive barcode data...
8408464 Auto-exposure method using continuous video frames under controlled illumination  
An adaptive strobe illumination control process for use in a digital image capture and processing system. In general, the process involves: (i) illuminating an object in the field of view (FOV)...
8408468 Method of and system for reading visible and/or invisible code symbols in a user-transparent manner using visible/invisible illumination source switching during data capture and processing operations  
Method of and system for reading visible and/or invisible code symbols in a user-transparent manner using visible/invisible illumination switching during data capture and processing operations.
8408467 Optical apparatus for an optoelectronic sensor  
An optical apparatus (10) for an optoelectronic sensor (100, 200) which has at least one lens (14a-b), wherein a further optical element (18) is provided in the beam path of the optical apparatus...
8387883 Bar code imagers  
Bar code imagers and methods of operating bar code imagers are described herein. One method includes selectively illuminating a portion of an axicon optical element of a bar code imager device,...
8376235 Blur resistant barcode  
A blur resistant barcode is disclosed. The blur resistant barcode comprise a plurality of parallel lines and spaces where information is encoded in the barcode by variations in the thicknesses of...
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...
8366006 Combined laser and imaging scanner  
A combined laser and imaging scanner has an image capture device located under a horizontal platen such that the field of view of the image capture device points away from an operator side of the...
8336780 Windowed housing with rotatable imaging device  
A verifier imaging unit structured with a movably mounted imaging device, housed within a housing of the imaging unit, such that the orientation of the imaging device may be altered so that the...
8336778 Graphical code readers that provide sequenced illumination for glare reduction  
A graphical code reader that provides sequenced illumination for glare reduction may include a plurality of light sources that illuminate a target area. The graphical code reader may also include...
8286877 System and method for data reading using raster scanning  
The present disclosure provides systems of and methods for reading optical codes located on multiple sides of an item that is being moved through a read volume. In one method, optical symbols are...
8226010 Blur resistant barcode  
A blur resistant barcode is disclosed. The blur resistant barcode comprise a plurality of parallel lines and spaces where information is encoded in the barcode by variations in the thicknesses of...
8226009 Laser scanner with improved decoding  
A scanning apparatus for decoding an encoded symbol character of a symbology includes a laser source operable to emit a beam along an axis and illuminate a target. The target includes an encoded...
8191787 Image capturing apparatus, method for capturing an image shown in a display and arrangement of an image capturing unit and of a display as well as use of the image capturing apparatus and use of the arrangement  
An image capturing apparatus having an image capturing unit and an image filtering surface in which the optical axis of the image capturing unit is disposed at an angle α to a normal of the image...
8186592 Universal stand for indicia readers  
A universal stand for holding a reading device that collects and processes machine readable data comprising: a base adapted for placement on a surface for providing holding stability for the...
8167210 System for increasing imaging quality  
A method and apparatus for improving the image quality obtained by an imaging-based scanner comprising a housing supporting one or more protective windows. The apparatus further comprises at least...
8146820 Image reader having image sensor array  
The invention features a system and method to automatically focus an image reader using a single frame of image data. The method comprises exposing sequentially a plurality of rows of pixels in...
8136733 VCSEL barcode scanner  
A vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) barcode scanner uses a VCSEL light source module as a required light source for scanning or reading a barcode. Since a vertical cavity features...
8118227 Multiple camera imaging-based bar code reader with optimized imaging field  
A multicamera imaging-based bar code reader wherein for least one camera assembly of the reader, a sensor array of the camera assembly is non-orthogonal with respect to an optical axis of an...
8113429 Barcode reading station  
A barcode reading station which mounts a barcode reader for reading a barcode on a barcode carrier, such as a document or electronic device which displays the barcode. The barcode reading station...

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