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Various techniques for reducing the size of bar code scanner modules are disclosed including embodiments having miniature moving mirror elements employing spiral tape springs and micro machined structures. Other embodiments employ VCSELs and relatively small collection areas, while minimizing speckle noise through beam shaping and signal processing techniques.

Title
Techniques for miniaturizing bar code scanners including spiral springs and speckle noise reduction
Application Number
9/568342
Publication Number
6616046 (B1)
Application Date
May 10, 2000
Publication Date
September 9, 2003
Inventor
Chinh Tan
Setauket
NY, US
Miklos Stern
Flushing
NY, US
Howard Shepard
Great River
NY, US
Paul Dvorkis
Setauket
NY, US
Edward Barkan
Miller Place
NY, US
Agent
Kirschstein et al
US
Assignee
Symbol Technologies
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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