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Clarke W McAllister: Multiple technology data reader for bar code labels and RFID tags. PSC Scanning, Lyon & Lyon, July 9, 2002: US06415978 (235 worldwide citation)

A multiple technology data reader, for reading bar code labels and RFID tags. The multiple technology data reader includes a bar code reader and a radio frequency identification (RFID) reader, connected to a host computer via a computer bus, such as a universal serial bus (USB). The bar code reader ...


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Chay K La: Triggerless optical reader with signal enhancement features. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, February 24, 2004: US06695209 (234 worldwide citation)

An optical reader includes targeting illuminators (e.g., LEDs) which generate a predetermined illumination pattern upon a target. The optical reader captures an image of the target and processes the captured image to determine whether the target is off-pitch or skewed, by analyzing the appearance an ...


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Barry Keys, Stephen P Deloge, Larry Ramsey Macomber: System for editing data collection device message data. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, July 6, 2004: US06758403 (208 worldwide citation)

The invention is a data editing system for configuring a data collection device to edit decoded-out message data according to a data editing routine specified by a user programmer. In one embodiment the system includes a data collection device and a host processor assembly including a display, a use ...


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Ray A Walker, Marguerite E Blackman: Automated method for filling drug prescriptions. PSC, Lyon & Lyon, March 16, 1999: US05883370 (179 worldwide citation)

An automated prescription filling system which assists the physician in providing a prescription and/or assists he pharmacist in filling a prescription in which the physician enters prescription information into his/her computer by which a bar coded prescription may be printed out. The prescription ...


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Edward C Bremer: Apparatus for optical distancing autofocus and imaging and method of using the same. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, February 10, 2004: US06689998 (176 worldwide citation)

An automatic distancing, focusing and optical imaging apparatus for optical imaging of an object is disclosed, having at least one lens, a distancing sensor adapted to receive light rays representative of the image that travel through the lens, an imaging sensor adapted to receive light rays represe ...


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Andrew Longacre Jr: Bar code reading instrument which prompts operator to scan bar codes properly. PSC, July 27, 1993: US05231293 (167 worldwide citation)

A hand-held instrument for reading a bar code symbol, and analyzing the print quality of the code upon manually scanning the code has a graphic display. The display is driven by a computer which has memory (a block in RAM) in which a multiplicity of data samples representing the reflectance profile ...


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Mohan L Bobba, Robert W Rudeen, John A Hofer: Aiming aid for optical data reading. PSC Scanning, Lyon & Lyon, May 1, 2001: US06223986 (149 worldwide citation)

A data reading systems including an aiming aid system which creates a highly visible target or image in the scan volume at a preferred location for placement of the article to be scanned. In a preferred application, an overhead bar code scanner employs a rotating polygon mirror which scans one or mo ...


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Jay M Eastman, John A Boles: Portable transaction terminal. PSC, Martin LuKacher, May 4, 1993: US05208449 (148 worldwide citation)

A headset to be worn around the head of an operator having a head-band, a microphone, a bar code reader, a display, electronics including a microprocessor and speech recognition for translating alphanumeric names and words into data which are to be stored in the memory of the microprocessor and a tr ...


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Andrew Longacre Jr: Uniport interface for a bar code reading instrument. PSC, Martin Lu Kacher, August 3, 1993: US05233169 (143 worldwide citation)

An optical bar code reading instrument has a uniport interface circuit which accepts through a common terminal both charging current for the reader's internal rechargeable battery and incoming digital electric information signals. The uniport interface also allows digital electrical signals produced ...


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James E Colley, Bryan L Olmstead: Optical reader with adaptive exposure control. PSC, Lyon & Lyon, May 15, 2001: US06230975 (142 worldwide citation)

An optical or symbol reader including CMOS circuitry preferably integrated on a single chip. A CMOS optical reader chip comprises a CMOS imaging array having a plurality of pixels each with a dedicated pixel-site circuit. Charge is accumulated at each pixel location transferred upon demand to a comm ...