06330973 is referenced by 129 patents and cites 33 patents.

The invention relates to systems and techniques for reading optical codes, and more particularly to code reading systems with plural imaging or scanning modules pointed in various directions toward a target volume, which increase the likelihood that a code symbol on an arbitrarily oriented object in the target volume will be read. Other aspects of the invention relate to use and configuration of hand held readers, docking devices, operator side rails, arched tunnels and mirrors for increasing the coverage of the system, Additional aspects of the invention relate to components associated with point of sale installations or code reading terminals including integrated scales, input pads, system controls and displays.

Title
Integrated code reading systems including tunnel scanners
Application Number
9/305463
Publication Number
6330973 (B1)
Application Date
May 6, 1999
Publication Date
December 18, 2001
Inventor
Alexander Breytman
Bellmore
NY, US
Vladimir Gurevich
Ronkonkoma
NY, US
Mark Krichever
Hauppague
NY, US
Joseph Boriotti
East Northport
NY, US
Paul Dvorkis
E. Setauket
NY, US
Mitch Maiman
Holbrook
NY, US
Robert Sanders
St. James
NY, US
Edward Barkan
Miller Place
NY, US
Howard Shepard
Great River
NY, US
Raj Bridgelall
Ronkonkoma
NY, US
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L
US
Assignee
Symbol Technologies
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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