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Garrett Russell, David M Wilz Sr, Carl Harry Knowles: System and method for carrying out information-related transactions using web documents embodying transaction enabling applets automatically launched and executed in response to reading URL-encoded symbols pointing thereto. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq, May 18, 1999: US05905248 (513 worldwide citation)

A novel transaction-enabling method and system are disclosed, wherein a transaction-enabling Java-Applet is embedded within an HTML-encoded document stored in an HTTP server at predetermined URL. When a code symbol (e.g., magstripe or bar code) encoded with the URL is read using a code symbol reader ...


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Xiaoxun Zhu, Yong Liu, Ka Man Au, Rui Hou, Hongpeng Yu, Xi Tao, Liang Liu, Wenhua Zhang, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Sankar Ghosh, Michael Schnee, Pasqual Spatafore, Thomas Amundsen, Sung Byun, Mark Schmidt, Garrett Russell, John Bonanno, C Harry Knowles: Hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reader supporting narrow-area and wide-area modes of illumination and image capture. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, October 31, 2006: US07128266 (346 worldwide citation)

A hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reading device comprises: an ir-based object presence and range detection subsystem; a multi-mode area-type image formation and detection subsystem having narrow-area and wide area image capture modes of operation; a multi-mode LED-based illum ...


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Carl Harry Knowles: Hand-held portable WWW access terminal with visual display panel and GUI-based WWW browser program integrated with bar code symbol reader in a hand-supportable housing. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski, May 18, 1999: US05905251 (337 worldwide citation)

A portable hand-held WWW access terminal for accessing HTML-encoded documents located on the WWW. The terminal includes a bar code symbol reader in a hand-supportable housing for reading URL-encoded symbols specifying the location of HTML-encoded documents stored in information servers connected to ...


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David M Wilz Sr, Carl H Knowles: Internet-based system for enabling information-related transactions over the internet using Java-enabled internet terminals provided with bar code symbol readers for reading Java-Applet encoded bar code symbols. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq, November 30, 1999: US05992752 (336 worldwide citation)

A novel transaction-enabling system is disclosed, wherein a transaction-enabling Java-Applet is embedded within 2-D bar code symbol. An HTML-encoded document and code associated with the transaction-enabling Java-Applet is created and stored in an HTTP server for use in enabling a predetermined info ...


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Xiaoxun Zhu, Ynjiun Paul Wang: Auto-exposure method using continuous video frames under controlled illumination. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, April 2, 2013: US08408464 (253 worldwide citation)

An adaptive strobe illumination control process for use in a digital image capture and processing system. In general, the process involves: (i) illuminating an object in the field of view (FOV) with several different pulses of strobe (i.e. stroboscopic) illumination over a pair of consecutive video ...


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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu: Hand-supportable digital image capture and processing system supporting a multi-tier modular software architecture. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, February 5, 2013: US08366005 (252 worldwide citation)

A hand-supportable digital image capture and processing system supporting a multi-tier modular software, and plug-in extendable, architecture. The digital image capture and processing system can be realized as an image-capturing cell phone, a digital camera, a video camera, mobile computing terminal ...


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Gregory Mark Rueblinger, Kai Wang, Daniel J Olson, Mikhail L Veksland: Trigger mechanism for hand held devices. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, April 23, 2013: US08424768 (251 worldwide citation)

A trigger mechanism with soft stops and associated method for activating a switch in a device or apparatus. The trigger mechanism includes a trigger receptacle, a trigger disposed in the trigger receptacle and movable between an un-actuated and an actuated position by a user depressing the trigger, ...


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Dwight L Franz: Bar code symbol reading system employing EAS-enabling faceplate bezel. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, February 26, 2013: US08381979 (250 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for incorporating primary components of an EAS system into hand-supportable and countertop-supportable bar code symbol reading systems having a housing with a light transmission window covered by an optically transparent faceplate having outer dimensions closely matched to ...


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Sean Philip Kearney, Patrick Anthony Giordano: Method of and system for displaying product related information at POS-based retail checkout systems. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, July 2, 2013: US08474712 (249 worldwide citation)

A bi-optical code symbol reading system including a system housing having a vertical housing section with a vertical window and a horizontal housing section with a horizontal window adjacent the vertical scanning window; and a digital video display subsystem, disposed within the vertical section of ...


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Steven Essinger, Xiaoxun Zhu, Michael Schnee, JiBin Liu, Xin Shen, LiangLiang Chen, Jun Lu: Wireless dual-function network device dynamically switching and reconfiguring from a wireless network router state of operation into a wireless network coordinator state of operation in a wireless communication network. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, June 4, 2013: US08457013 (248 worldwide citation)

Various wireless network components that offer increased flexibility, ease of use, functionality and performance in many demanding applications in diverse fields of use, namely: a wireless multi-function network device for use on a wireless communication network, that can serve multiple functions an ...