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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 (494 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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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 (328 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, 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 (284 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 H Knowles, George B Rockstein, David M Wilz, Charles A Naylor: Automatic laser scanning system and method of reading bar code symbols using same. Metrologic Instruments, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein and Judlowe, August 23, 1994: US05340973 (200 worldwide citation)

A fully automatic bar code symbol reading system having an hand-supportable laser bar code reading device which can be used in either an automatic hands-on mode of operation, or in an automatic hands-free mode of operation. The system includes a scanner support frame for supporting the hand-supporta ...


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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 (192 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 (191 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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Dwight L Franz: Bar code symbol reading system employing EAS-enabling faceplate bezel. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, February 26, 2013: US08381979 (189 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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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 (188 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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Shane Michael Edmonds, Sean Philip Keaney: Hybrid-type bioptical laser scanning and digital imaging system supporting automatic object motion detection at the edges of a 3D scanning volume. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, October 22, 2013: US08561905 (187 worldwide citation)

A hybrid-type bi-optical bar code symbol reading system having a vertical housing section with a vertical scanning window, and a horizontal housing section with a horizontal scanning window, from which laser scanning planes are projected and intersect within a 3D scanning volume defined between the ...



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