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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 (269 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 (268 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 (267 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 (266 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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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 (265 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 ...


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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 (265 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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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 (264 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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Sean Philip Kearney: Hybrid-type bioptical laser scanning and imaging system supporting digital-imaging based bar code symbol reading at the surface of a laser scanning window. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, June 25, 2013: US08469272 (263 worldwide citation)

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


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George Plesko: Molded elastomeric flexural elements for use in a laser scanning assemblies and scanners, and methods of manufacturing, tuning and adjusting the same. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, March 5, 2013: US08390909 (261 worldwide citation)

A laser scanning assembly includes a coil support element having a central axis about which is wound an electromagnetic wire coil and having a flange oriented generally transverse to the central axis. An elastomeric flexural element has a first end coupled to the flange. A permanent magnet has first ...


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Timothy Good: Omnidirectional laser scanning bar code symbol reader generating a laser scanning pattern with a highly non-uniform scan density with respect to line orientation. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, September 3, 2013: US08523076 (261 worldwide citation)

An improved laser scanning system is provided employing multiple off-center lasers and an irregular multi-sided scanning polygon, producing a laser scanning raster over a total sweep of approximately 180 degrees of polygon rotation (i.e. sweep), wherein the scanning region includes (i) a center scan ...