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A terminal for decoding decodable indicia includes a plenoptic imaging subsystem comprising an image sensor array and plenoptic imaging optics operable to project a plenoptic image of a space containing the decodable indicia onto the image sensor array, a hand held housing encapsulating a least a portion of the plenoptic imaging subsystem, a trigger for initiating operation of the plenoptic imaging subsystem to obtain plenoptic image data of the decodable indicia, and an illumination source for projecting illumination onto the decodable indicia; an aimer for projecting an aimer pattern onto the decodable indicia. The terminal is operable, responsive to detecting that the trigger has been actuated by an operator, to obtain plenoptic image data from the image sensor array, to obtain first rendered image data based on at least a portion of the plenoptic image data, and to attempt to decode the decodable indicia represented in the rendered image data.

Title
Indicia reading terminals and methods for decoding decodable indicia employing light field imaging
Application Number
13/781161
Publication Number
8978984 (B2)
Application Date
February 28, 2013
Publication Date
March 17, 2015
Inventor
Sean P Kearney
Marlton
NJ, US
Erik Van Horn
Ocean View
NJ, US
Robert M Hussey
Waxhaw
NC, US
Ynjiun P Wang
Cupertino
CA, US
Donald Anderson
Locke
NY, US
Scott McCloskey
Minneapolis
MN, US
Timothy Meier
Camillus
NY, US
William H Havens
Syracuse
NY, US
Robert J Hennick
Cayuga
NY, US
Agent
Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A
Assignee
Hand Held Products
SC, US
IPC
G06K 7/14
G06K 7/10
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