07878403 is referenced by 40 patents and cites 259 patents.

An optical reader can include an image sensor. In one embodiment an optical reader can be configured to have different operating modes, the different operating modes optimizing the reader for reading different indicia. In another embodiment an optical reader can comprise a multiple color emitting light source. In another embodiment an optical reader can be provided in a specialized form factor including an enlarged head portion and an elongated body portion extending from the head portion.

Title
Image sensor based optical reader
Application Number
12/467861
Publication Number
7878403 (B2)
Application Date
May 18, 2009
Publication Date
February 1, 2011
Inventor
Thomas Ruhlman
Skaneateles
NY, US
Melvin D McCall
Homer
NY, US
Vivian L Hunter
Baldwinsville
NY, US
William H Havens
Syracuse
NY, US
Robert C Gardiner
Fayetteville
NY, US
Colleen P Gannon
Jordan
NY, US
Michael A Ehrhart
Liverpool
NY, US
Eric C Coleman
Liverpool
NY, US
Charles P Barber
Fayetteville
NY, US
Robert J Hennick
Cayuga
NY, US
Agent
Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan
Assignee
Hand Held Products
NY, US
IPC
G06K 7/10
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