09697401 is referenced by 19 patents and cites 461 patents.

An add-on device for an image scanner for scanning barcodes is provided. The add-on device includes a housing mounted to the standard range lens front on an image scanner, and a lens holder. The lens holder has a first position for holding a first lens, a second position being an aperture, and a third position for holding a second lens. A high-density lens is mounted in the first position. An extended range lens is mounted in the third position. The lens holder is mounted in the housing and is transverse to the optical axis of the standard range lens of the image scanner. Further, the lens holder is movable within the housing in order to alternately position the high-density lens, the aperture, and the extended range lens to be in alignment with the optical axis of the standard range lens of the image scanner.

Title
Add-on device with configurable optics for an image scanner for scanning barcodes
Application Number
14/950148
Publication Number
9697401 (B2)
Application Date
November 24, 2015
Publication Date
July 4, 2017
Inventor
Paul Poloniewicz
Doylestown
PA, US
Sean Philip Kearney
Marlton
NJ, US
Mehul Patel
Newtown
PA, US
Tao Xian
Columbus
NJ, US
Chen Feng
Snohomish
WA, US
Agent
Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A
Assignee
Hand Held Products
SC, US
IPC
G02B 7/04
G02B 7/14
G02B 7/02
G02B 7/00
G06K 7/10
G06K 7/14
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