04488679 is referenced by 193 patents and cites 15 patents.

A code reading system is disclosed utilizing a novel, multicolored, densely packed code read by a scanner which is placed over the code and held in place while the scanner performs its reading function. The scanner includes lighting means which are sequentially flashed on the code, as well as optical means to pick up an image received from the code during each sequential flash. The optical means directs the received image onto an imager where it is recorded. After a predetermined sequence, the received images recorded on the imager are fed to a microprocessor for storage and manipulation.

Title
Code and reading system
Application Number
6/437928
Publication Number
4488679
Application Date
November 1, 1982
Publication Date
December 18, 1984
Inventor
John F Harris III
Franksville
WI, US
Karlheinz H Bockholt
Delavan
WI, US
Agent
James G O Neill
Assignee
Western Publishing Company
WI, US
IPC
G06K 7/12
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