05821512 is referenced by 102 patents and cites 23 patents.

A portable data collection device adapted to be mounted to a shopping cart includes a housing having a clamping assembly for releasably clamping the housing to a pushing bar of a shopping cart. The housing defines an interior region supporting device electronics. The device further includes an interactive touch sensitive visual display screen and a retractable, tethered dataform reader releasably mounted on the housing. When mounted on the housing, an imaging assembly and an illumination assembly of the reader are continuously actuated to read a dataform presented to the reader. When removed from the housing, the reader is actuated by depressing a trigger on the reader. The device also includes a magnetic stripe reading assembly and communications circuitry including a radio transceiver module.

Title
Shopping cart mounted portable data collection device with tethered dataform reader
Application Number
8/668343
Publication Number
5821512
Application Date
June 26, 1996
Publication Date
October 13, 1998
Inventor
David B Van Horn
Columbia Station
OH, US
Timothy P O Hagan
Akron
OH, US
Agent
Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar P L L
Assignee
Telxon Corporation
OH, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
G06K 15/00
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