08616454 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 345 patents.

Systems and methods for making and using handheld data readers comprising one or more fluid lenses. One or more fluid lenses are provided to allow a handheld data reader to perform such operations as reading indicia, including such additional operations as zooming, reorienting a viewing direction, focusing, adjusting an optical axis, and correcting for the effects of motion such as hand jitter. The fluid lens or lenses can be operated for example by applying electrical signals to fluid lenses comprising a plurality of fluids including at least one that is conductive and at least one that is non-conductive.

Title
Data reader apparatus having an adaptive lens
Application Number
11/521142
Publication Number
8616454 (B2)
Application Date
September 14, 2006
Publication Date
December 31, 2013
Inventor
Dongmin Yang
Syracuse
NY, US
Bradford Morse
Syracuse
NY, US
Thomas W Karpen
Skaneateles
NY, US
Richard W Newman
Auburn
NY, US
Raymond A Lia
Auburn
NY, US
Ervin Goldfain
Syracuse
NY, US
Allan I Krauter
Skaneateles
NY, US
Vivian L Hunter
Baldwinsville
NY, US
Ynjiun P Wang
Cupertino
CA, US
William H Havens
Syracuse
NY, US
Agent
Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A
IPC
G02B 5/08
G02B 3/12
G02B 1/06
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