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A hand-held bar code reader includes a laser scanning module and a two dimensional image sensor and processing for reading a bar code. The laser scanner assists the 2D image processing by providing information on location, type, range, reflectivity, and presence of bar code for 2D reading. Additionally, the 2D imaging reading operation is improved by using the laser scan as a spotter beam for aiming.

Title
Hand-held bar code reader with laser scanning and 2D image capture
Application Number
9/284395
Publication Number
6223988 (B1)
Application Date
April 13, 1999
Publication Date
May 1, 2001
Inventor
Donald G Chandler
Princeton
NJ, US
Eric P Batterman
Flemington
NJ, US
Agent
Allan Jacobson
US
Assignee
Omniplanar
NJ, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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