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A system for reading bar code symbols or the like, including one- or two-dimensional bar code symbols having a scanner for generating a laser beam directed toward a target and producing a narrow first raster scanning pattern that enables the user to manually aim and direct the beam to the location desired by the user and a second raster scanning pattern that increases in height which sweeps an entire symbol to be read, and a detector for receiving reflected light from such symbol to produce electrical signals corresponding to data represented by such symbol.

Title
Laser scanning system and scanning method for reading bar codes
Application Number
260692
Publication Number
5235167
Application Date
June 14, 1991
Publication Date
August 10, 1993
Inventor
Glenn S Spitz
Far Rockaway
NY, US
David P Goren
Ronkonkoma
NY, US
Paul Dvorkis
Stony Brook
NY, US
Assignee
Symbol Technologies
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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