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8876006 Compact imaging module with adjustable aiming pattern and arrangement for and method of spatially adjusting the aiming pattern  
A lightpipe, which is mounted on one chassis part of an imaging module of an imaging reader, optically modifies an aiming beam emitted by an aiming laser, which is mounted on another chassis part...
8744187 Image identification apparatus and method  
According to one embodiment, an image identification apparatus comprises an image pickup unit, an illumination unit, an illumination control unit and an identification unit. The image pickup unit...
8479991 Illumination setting support apparatus of optical information reading apparatus  
There is provided an illumination setting support apparatus that enables a user to easily set an optimal lighting pattern while visually checking. A schematic diagram of the illumination unit is...
8342404 Illumination setting support apparatus of optical information reading apparatus  
There is provided an illumination setting support apparatus that enables a user to easily set an optimal lighting pattern while visually checking. A schematic diagram of the illumination unit is...
8235291 PDA compatible text scanner  
An optical text scanning device compatible with a small handheld computer such as a personal digital assistant (PDA). The scanning device allows for a clear view of the text that is scanned...
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...
8002186 Laser power control arrangements in electro-optical readers  
A laser power control arrangement and method in an electro-optical reader for reading indicia includes an energizable laser for emitting a laser beam having an output power along a path. An...
7913913 Selectively illuminating marking apparatus and method for its use  
A data receiving and illuminatable marking instrument and spaced emission source is disclosed. The marking instrument may be a full duplex marking apparatus that communicates with spaced emitters...
7874487 Integrated illumination assembly for symbology reader  
This provides a plurality of novel features that can be applied variously to a reader. In one embodiment, the light pipe is constructed from durable polycarbonate for increased shock resistance...
7770794 Methods and systems for transferring information between a movable system and another system  
Methods and systems for transferring information between a movable system and another system. The movable subsystem includes an electrical component providing electrical signal including...
7619527 Integrated data reader and electronic article surveillance (EAS) system  
An integrated data reader and electronic article surveillance (EAS) system, and methods of operation. Several configurations are also disclosed for alternate deactivation coil designs and mounting...
7614563 System and method for providing diffuse illumination in a symbology reader  
An illumination system and method for use in a handheld symbology reader that employs a grid of reflecting elements applied to a transparent plate adapted to project a highly diffuse and uniform...
7611059 Code reading device and program  
On a display window that displays code patterns that are read at a time, a code reading device allows the code pattern that is successfully decoded to be visually confirmed with ease. In a handy...
7581682 Image-recording device, method for recording an image that is visualized on a display unit, arrangement of an image-recording device and a display unit, use of said image-recording device, and use of said arrangement  
To improve image capture from a display or a surface, more specifically from a specular reflecting surface, the invention proposes an image capturing apparatus having an image capturing unit and...
7451917 Transaction terminal comprising imaging module  
A transaction terminal including a display, a housing, an imaging module assembly wherein the imaging module assembly comprises a control and decode circuit, an imaging module, and a light pipe...
7331524 Feedback mechanism for scanner devices  
A bar code reader indicator feature gives visible indication that a bar code function has been performed. The feature is integrally molded with the exit window to simplify the design and reduce...
7021541 Original illuminating apparatus and image reader having the same  
The invention aims at obtaining an original illuminating apparatus and an image reader having the same with which “the reflection” phenomenon is reduced, and much quantity of light for...
6648225 Optical reader with combined housing and light pipe  
An optical reader includes a housing which may environmentally protect the optical path between a light source and a sensor array to reduce dust and debris interfering with transmission of light....
6409088 Scanning device for capturing images  
A high performance scanning device is adapted for capture of image information from various financial instruments, such as, banknotes, credit cards, identification cards, banknotes, etc. The...
6247645 Optical reader with combined housing and light pipe  
An optical reader having a housing which may environmentally protect the optical path between light source and a sensor array to reduce dust and debris interfering with transmission of light. The...
6244509 Scanning device for capturing images using a light guide  
A scanning device for capturing images, which contains an optical unit comprising a light source, a light guide, and a light receiver. The light guide comprises a substantially parallel sided,...
6169614 Wedged-shape holographic collector  
A diffractive collector for an optical scanner includes a wedged-shaped substrate having holographic grating provided on a front surface, a conical-shaped back surface, and at least one detector....
6010072 Hand scanner movable over a document without meandering  
A hand scanner for scanning a document by being moved by hand and sending the resulting image data to a host is disclosed. The scanner is easily movable over a document without meandering. Because...
5861817 System for, and method of, displaying prices on tags in supermarkets  
A handhold control unit (HCU) shaped like a gun includes a non volatile random access memory (RAM) for storing price information (e.g. price, price per ounce, sales discounts) for the items on the...
5723868 Illuminating assembly for use with bar code readers  
An array of reflectors is arranged to approximately match the arrangement of a two-dimensional array of LEDs such as used in a 2-D bar code scanner. Each reflector has at least one reflecting wall...
5633487 Multi-focal vision system  
A machine vision system images bar code labels moving through a horizontal plane at variable object distances within the system's object depth of field Z obj with a plurality of sequential line...
5597994 Information display system  
An information display system is disclosed having a housing with a viewing window. An elongated flexible sheet is contained within the housing and a plurality of discrete visual messages are...
5586212 Optical wave guide for hand-held scanner  
First and second elongate curved reflecting surfaces positioned in non-parallel, spaced apart relation collect light from an elongate light source and direct it onto a scanning area. One edge of...
5576530 Portable data terminal including a scanning head that is secured to the terminal in a manner that allows the scanning head to be positioned in opposite orientations  
A portable, hand-held data terminal for scanning and reading a bar code that includes a removable scanning head that can be secured to the terminal in one orientation for right-handed operation,...
5521367 Fiber optic barcode reader with piezoelectric element  
The laser diode of an optical scanning system is located in a separate unit and light therefrom carried to a remote scan head via an optical fiber. This reduces the size and weight of the scan...
5481101 Two dimensional code data reading apparatus and method  
To simplify a data reading apparatus for two-dimensional code data, a line sensor detection unit (30) for reading two-dimensional data includes an optical fiber band cable (3) bundling multiple...
5463208 Task processing apparatus  
A task processing apparatus includes a main CPU, a plurality of sub-CPUs, a first starting section, a second starting section, and a notification section. The plurality of sub-CPUs independently...
5422469 Fiber optic barcode readers using purely mechanical scanner oscillation  
The laser diode of an optical scanning system is located in a separate unit and light therefrom carried to a remote scan head via an optical fiber. This reduces the size and weight of the scan...
5422472 Optical symbol (bar code) reading systems having an electro-optic receptor with embedded grating rings  
A miniature scan engine module for bar code reading and data collection systems utilizes a light source and a light collector flexurally supported on a platform which reciprocates on pivots...
5404001 Fiber optic barcode reader  
The laser diode of an optical scanning system is located in a separate unit and light therefrom carried to a remote scan head via an optical fiber. This reduces the size and weight as well as...
5323000 Optical read head having optical fibers inclined towards optical axis and protruding past imaging optics  
An optical read head contains imaging optics for focusing incident light and light receiving optics arranged concentrically with respect to the imaging optics for receiving the light focused by...
5306901 Production control by multiple branch bar-code readers  
Equipment for the collection of bar-code data from a plurality of work stations in a central processing station comprises an optical scanner at each work station connected to the central station...
5266788 Laser scanner for bar code reader having a transparent light guide plate  
A laser scanner for a bar code reader has a laser source (41), a laser beam scanning means (31, etc.,) for scanning a bar code (B) on an object in a predetermined direction with a laser beam...
5210411 Detection mark and method and apparatus for detecting mark  
A detection mark comprising a pattern formed from a thin phosphor layer which emits a light having a different wavelength from that of an excitation light irradiated on a surface side of the...
5059777 Scanning system presence sensing apparatus and method  
A scanning system having a laser and a motor for spinning an optical mirror arrangement for sensing indicia such as bar codes is capable of turning off the laser and the motor during periods of...
5028769 Device for reading a mold code on a glass bottle  
Apparatus for reading code elements which are relieved from a container. A source of light projects normally at the code elements while the container is rotated to sequentially illuminate each of...
5021651 Mounting for a ball lens on a bar code reader wand having a tapered lens bore  
In an optical reader a lens is mounted in and held in a mounting recess at a portion of the tip of a casing accommodating a light emitting element and a light receiving element, the recess...
4994658 Apparatus for controlling movement of an optical memory card for data transfer therewith  
A reader/writer apparatus for an optical memory card for reading and/or writing data with respect to the optical memory card having a data storing face, which apparatus comprises a card holder...
4933537 Apparatus for controlling movement of an optical memory card for data transfer therewith  
A reader-writer apparatus for an optical memory card for reading and/or writing data with respect to the optical memory card having a data storing face, which apparatus includes a card holder...
4922109 Device for recognizing authentic documents using optical modulas  
A recognition device for authenticating documents is disclosed. The recognition device comprises a reading head for optically scanning the documents. The reading head includes at least two modules...
4891254 Article with embedded optically-readable identification means and method for making same  
Optically-readable identification means embedded in an article to be identified. One method of the invention is to apply the identification means to an article and then subsequently cover the...
4883950 Composite magnetic and optical head  
A composite magnetic and optical head comprises a magnetic sensor including a magnetic core which is adapted to detect a magnetic pattern recorded on a record medium; an optical sensor including a...
4847490 Optical code reading device whose laser reading light is transmitted by only one single mode optical fiber  
An optical code reading device comprises a light source and scanning head for projecting light for illuminating a code to be read, only one single mode optical fiber for transferring the light...
4829165 Optical control systems  
A control system suitable for incorporating in control panels and effecting remote control of apparatus includes a light guide bus system including input and output light guides and optical...
4801789 Replaceable reader head for optical code reader  
An exceptionally thin, replaceable reader head for an optical code reader has a thin base upon which are mounted both a light source for illuminating the codes in an edgewise direction relative to...

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