08376233 is referenced by 260 patents and cites 4 patents.

The system includes a housing having a light transmission window and produces an extremely-elongated laser beam having an elongation ratio (ER) that is defined as greater than 4.5 for any point within the working range of the laser scanning bar code symbol reading system. A laser scanning mechanism is provided for scanning the extremely-elongated laser beam out the light transmission window and across a scanning field defined external to the housing, in which a bar code symbol is present for scanning by the extremely-elongated laser scanning beam.

Title
Bar code symbol reading system employing an extremely elongated laser scanning beam capable of reading poor and damaged quality bar code symbols with improved levels of performance
Application Number
13/160897
Publication Number
8376233 (B2)
Application Date
June 15, 2011
Publication Date
February 19, 2013
Inventor
David M Wilz Sr
Sewell
NJ, US
Thomas Haggerty
Blackwood
NJ, US
Kevin Saber
Sewell
NJ, US
Stephen Colavito
Garnet Valley
PA, US
Robert Hugh Brady
Brookfield
CT, US
Daniel James Olson
Voorhees
NJ, US
Thomas Amundsen
Turnersville
NJ, US
Patrick Anthony Giordano
Glassboro
NJ, US
Erik Van Horn
Ocean View
NJ, US
Agent
Summa Additon & Ashe P A
Assignee
Metrologic Instruments
NJ, US
IPC
G06K 19/06
G06K 9/22
G06K 7/10
G02B 26/10
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