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Eugene Joseph, Yajun Li, Duanfeng He, Joseph Katz, Jerome Swartz: Bar code reader for reading both one dimensional and two dimensional symbologies with programmable resolution. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, January 20, 1998: US05710417 (271 worldwide citation)

A plurality of the areas of differing light reflectivity of a bar code symbol or the like are simultaneously illuminated using, for example, a beam of light that has an elongate cross-section. The light beam is swept over the symbol to be read in a direction transverse to the elongated dimension of ...


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Steve Varga, Bryan Eagle III, Richard Desmarais, Robert Cowling, Michael D Lemieux, John Hall: Apparatus and method for improved vending machine inventory maintenance. Marconi Communications, Kirschstein et al, January 30, 2001: US06181981 (245 worldwide citation)

Inventory maintenance is improved for a system of one or more vending machines by providing one or more vending machines with unique identifiers, and means for collecting and transmitting information concerning goods dispensed and other status to a remote location where processing means provide an e ...


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Patrick Pinard, Frederic Heiman: Preemptive roaming in a cellular local area wireless network. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, September 29, 1998: US05815811 (241 worldwide citation)

A communications network comprising a cellular local area wireless network includes a plurality of access points connected to a housed computer and each other, and a plurality of mobile units each mobile unit being arranged for association with an access point. The mobile units are arranged to perio ...


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Allan Herrod, John Klein, Sarosh Vesuna, Simon Bard: Portable data terminal and cradle. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, June 11, 2002: US06405049 (239 worldwide citation)

A portable data device system includes a portable data device and a cradle for receiving the portable data device. The cradle is arranged to recharge the portable data device power supply and/or upload or download information to and from the portable data device. The cradle and portable data device ...


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Altaf Mulla, Robert Sanders, John Lert Jr, Joseph Katz, Chinh Tan, Ed Barkan, Howard Shepard: Down-loadable hand-held optical reader. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, September 19, 2000: US06119944 (224 worldwide citation)

A hand-held bar code reader, in particular a bar code wand is used by a consumer to read bar code information accompanying a product displayed at a retail outlet. The bar code information can be presented in, for example, UPC format and carries information relating to the products. The consumer subs ...


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Frederic Heiman, Patrick Pinard, Andrew Werback, Michael Shiba: Power-saving arrangement and method for mobile units in communications network. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, December 14, 1999: US06002918 (215 worldwide citation)

A communications network comprising a cellular local area wireless network includes a plurality of access points connected to a housed computer and each other, and a plurality of mobile units each mobile unit being arranged for association with an access point. The mobile units are arranged to perio ...


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Peter David Wynne Willson: Apparatus and method for providing a linear effect. Wynne Willson Gottelier, Kirschstein et al, January 13, 2004: US06676284 (205 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing an output of at least one of electromagnetic waves and sound waves comprises a power supply, a support structure, a controller, and a plurality of transmitters arranged in a linear array on the support structure and in electrical contact with the controller. Each transmitt ...


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Jerome Swartz, Daniel R McGlynn: Arrangement for and method of expediting transactions based on a customers proximity to the transactions. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, August 30, 2005: US06937998 (203 worldwide citation)

A portable terminal carried by a user and in wireless communication with a local area network for displaying data based on the physical location of the user. A plurality of network nodes is distributed throughout a venue, such as a shopping mall or a store, in which products are offered for sale. Th ...


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Mark Krichever: Apparatus and method for reading indicia using charge coupled device and scanning laser beam technology. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, March 23, 2004: US06708883 (193 worldwide citation)

A scanning device for reading indicia of differing light reflectivity, including bar code symbols, has two parallel arrays of light emitters, such as lasers or light emitting diodes, for generating a scanning light beam to visually illuminate sequential portions of the indicia. Two parallel arrays o ...


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Paul Dvorkis, Edward Barkan, Howard Shepard, Joseph Giordano, Yuri Gofman, Robert Doran, John Barile, Henry Grosfeld, Avi Korenshtein, Kevin Cordes, Ophir Chernin, Mitch Maiman, Patrick Wallace: Bar code reader with an integrated scanning component module mountable on printed circuit board. Symbol Technologies, Kirschstein et al, February 13, 2001: US06186400 (159 worldwide citation)

A bar code reader has an integrated scanning component module which is mountable on a printed circuit board. In one embodiment, the module may include the digitizer/decoder electronics, enabling the module to be used with a generic PCB. In some embodiments, the module includes a high speed optical s ...