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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 (363 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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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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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu, Michael Veksland, Ka Man Au, Patrick Giordano, Weizhen Yan, Jie Ren, Taylor Smith, Michael V Miraglia, C Harry Knowles, Sudhin Mandal, Shawn De Foney, Christopher Allen, David M Wilz Sr: Optical code symbol reading system employing an acoustic-waveguide structure for coupling sonic energy, produced from an electro-transducer, to sound wave ports formed in the system housing. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, July 9, 2013: US08479992 (260 worldwide citation)

An optical code symbol reading system including a housing having a light transmission aperture, and at least one sound port formed in the housing. The system includes an optical code symbol reading subsystem for optically reading a code symbol in the field external to the light transmission aperture ...


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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu, Michael Veksland, Ka Man Au, Patrick Giordano, Weizhen Yan, Jie Ren, Taylor Smith, Michael V Miraglia, C Harry Knowles, Sudhin Mandal, Shawn De Foney, Christopher Allen, David M Wilz Sr: Optical scanning system having an extended programming mode and method of unlocking restricted extended classes of features and functionalities embodied therewithin. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, November 27, 2012: US08317105 (258 worldwide citation)

A method of unlocking restricted extended classes of features and functionalities embodied within an optical scanning system having an extended programming mode. The method involves providing an optical scanning system supporting baseline classes of features and functionalities, and having an extend ...


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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu, Michael Veksland, Ka Man Au, Patrick Giordano, Weizhen Yan, Jie Ren, Taylor Smith, Michael V Miraglia, C Harry Knowles, Sudhin Mandal, Shawn De Foney, Christopher Allen, David M Wilz Sr: Optical code symbol reading system employing a LED-driven optical-waveguide structure for illuminating a manually-actuated trigger switch integrated within a hand-supportable system housing. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, August 27, 2013: US08517271 (256 worldwide citation)

An optical code symbol reading system including a hand-supportable housing having a light transmission aperture. A manually-actuated trigger switch is integrated within the housing. An optical code symbol reading subsystem is disposed in the housing for optically reading a code symbol in the field e ...


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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu: Image capture and processing system supporting a multi-tier modular software architecture. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, September 30, 2014: US08844822 (204 worldwide citation)

An image capture and processing system supports a multi-tier modular software, and plug-in extendable, architecture. The image capture and processing system can be realized as an image-capturing cell phone, a digital camera, a video camera, mobile computing terminal and portable data terminal (PDT), ...


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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: METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING CAPTURED DIGITAL IMAGES OF OBJECTS WITHIN A SEMI-AUTOMATIC HAND-SUPPORTABLE IMAGING-BASED BAR CODE SYMBOL READER SO AS TO READ 1D AND/OR 2D BAR CODE SYMBOLS GRAPHICALLY REPRESENTED THEREIN. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, August 8, 2006: US07086595 (43 worldwide citation)

Method of and apparatus for processing captured images within a semi-automatic hand-supportable imaging-based bar code symbol reader in order to read 1D and/or 2D bar code symbols graphically represented therein. The semi-automatic hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reader compri ...


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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 codes symbol reader employing multi-mode subsystems. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, March 6, 2007: US07185817 (37 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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Anatoly Kotlarsky, Xiaoxun Zhu: Digital image capture and processing system employing multi-layer software-based system architecture permitting modification and/or extension of system features and functions by way of third party code plug-ins. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq PC, May 4, 2010: US07708205 (36 worldwide citation)

A digital image capture and processing system, and software development environment, that supports manufacturer-constrained system behavior modification and/or extension by end-users and third-parties through the development and installation/deployment of plug-in modules within the application layer ...