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Steven A McMahon, Alexander M McQueen, Matt D Schler: Portable data module and system for consumer transactions. Lyon & Lyon, August 4, 1998: US05789732 (170 worldwide citation)

A Consumer Data Device of a plastic encased, credit-card sized case containing a memory for data and transaction retention, an LCD display for displaying information, an LCD display for bar-codes to be read by a bar-code scanner, a controller to scroll through stored information, and a data communic ...


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Alexander M McQueen, Craig D Cherry, Joseph F Rando, Matt D Schler, David L Latimer, Steven A McMahon, Randy J Turkal, Brad R Reddersen: Object recognition system and method. PSC Scanning, Lyon & Lyon, May 30, 2000: US06069696 (131 worldwide citation)

An object recognition system comprises a sensing apparatus for collecting light reflected from objects presented at a point-of-sale machine. The sensing apparatus includes a mechanism, such as a holographic disk or diffraction grating, for separating the color components of the light reflected from ...


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Bryan L Olmstead, Michael J Ahten, Bruce E Paris, Jorge L Acosta, James W Ring, Paul R Huss, Jon P C Williams, Alexander M McQueen, Randy L Person: Image reader with multi-focus lens. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, September 29, 1998: US05814803 (128 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reading bar codes or other images while reducing or eliminating the need for self-generated illumination. An image reader is preferably embodied as a handheld unit and comprises an efficient optical collection system including an aperture with a high aspect ratio and/or a ...


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Bryan L Olmstead, Michael J Ahten, Bruce E Paris, Jorge L Acosta, James W Ring, Paul R Huss, Jon P C Williams, Alexander M McQueen, Randy L Person: Method and apparatus for reading images without need for self-generated illumination source. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, March 28, 2000: US06042012 (123 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reading bar codes or other images while reducing or eliminating the need for self-generated illumination. An image reader is preferably embodied as a handheld unit and comprises an efficient optical collection system including an aperture with a high aspect ratio and/or a ...


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Bryan L Olmstead, Michael J Ahten, Bruce E Paris, Jorge L Acosta, James W Ring, Paul R Huss, Jon P C Williams, Alexander M McQueen, Randy L Person: Multi-focus optical reader with masked or apodized lens. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, June 13, 2000: US06073851 (112 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reading bar codes or other images while reducing or eliminating the need for self-generated illumination. An image reader is preferably embodied as a handheld unit and comprises an efficient optical collection system including an aperture with a high aspect ratio and/or a ...


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Mohan LeeLaRama Bobba, Jorge Louis Acosta, Timothy Joseph Eusterman, James W Ring, Alexander M McQueen: Multiple plane scanning system for data reading applications. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, April 3, 2007: US07198195 (93 worldwide citation)

An optical system and method for data reading. A preferred system is directed to a scanner which includes a laser diode and a beam splitter for generating first optical beam and a second optical beam, the first optical beam being directed toward one side of a scanning optical element such as a rotat ...


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Edward C Bremer, Alexander M McQueen, Craig D Cherry, Brad R Reddersen, Steven A McMahon: Multi-format bar code reader. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, November 21, 2006: US07137555 (91 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for selectively reading a barcode, symbol, or other indicia by either scanning the barcode with a flying-spot scan, or by imaging the barcode, thereby improving reading performance by tailoring the reading method to the particular item that is being read. Both a f ...


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Clarke W McAllister, Alexander M McQueen: Dual ended cable for connecting electronic article surveillance antenna with RFID equipment. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, February 11, 2003: US06517000 (85 worldwide citation)

A data reading system includes a dual ended cable for connecting an electronic article surveillance (EAS) antenna located on a data reader with a separate radio frequency identification (RFID) reading device. The dual ended cable has different termination impedances at either end, and has an impedan ...


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Kevin J Williams, Alexander M McQueen, James E Colley, Anthony S Bailey, Phillip C Gummeson: Combined scanner and scale. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, April 25, 1995: US05410108 (59 worldwide citation)

A data gathering system including a scanner and scale including one or more of the following features: a construction of compact dimensions with a low profile; integrated construction of the locations of the scanner and scale, and their associated components; modular components that are easily detac ...


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Alexander M McQueen, Craig D Cherry, David L Latimer: System and method for training and monitoring data reader operators. Datalogic Scanning, Stoel Rives, August 5, 2008: US07407096 (34 worldwide citation)

A scanner or other data reader is equipped with means for determining characteristics of an operator's scanning technique. In a preferred configuration, the scanner is integrated with a weigh scale for obtaining a dynamic weight of an item as the item is moved across the weigh scale. Weight data pro ...