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An optical reading apparatus for scanning and decoding data encoded in any of a plurality of types of 1D and 2D bar code symbols. A scanner generates successive blocks of scan data for storage in a scan memory. The scan memory stores at least one complete block of scan data in one address space thereof while a more current block of scan data is being stored in another address space thereof. A processor selects and decodes blocks of scan data in accordance with a selectable one of a plurality of scanning-decoding relationships, at least one of which is a tracking relationship.

Title
Optical reader having improved scanning-decoding features
Application Number
205539
Publication Number
5932862
Application Date
September 3, 1996
Publication Date
August 3, 1999
Inventor
Thomas J Koziol
Camillus
NY, US
Michael A Ehrhart
Liverpool
NY, US
Andrew Longacre Jr
Skaneateles
NY, US
Robert M Hussey
Liverpool
NY, US
Agent
Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr
Assignee
Welch Allyn
NY, US
IPC
G06K 07/10
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