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Brad R Reddersen, Thomas L Durant: Aiming beam system for optical data reading device. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, March 22, 1994: US05296689 (219 worldwide citation)

An optical scanning system including an aiming system which is particularly suitable for handheld scanners where the outgoing light is scanned over a desired angle in a scan plane. The aiming system includes a light source generating an optical beam along an outgoing optical path toward an object to ...


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Brad R Reddersen, Edward C Bremer, Chay K La, Stephen P Deloge, Raymond J Boyd, Shane P Cooper, Ilya Zaverukha: Optical reader with selectable processing characteristics for reading data in multiple formats. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, January 14, 2003: US06505778 (115 worldwide citation)

A multi-function optical reader comprises an photosensor, such as a charge-device (CCD), and signal conditioning and processing circuitry including separate channels for handling data in different formats. A bar code processing channel digitizes the scan signal according to light and dark features u ...


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Brad R Reddersen, Edward C Bremer, Chay K La, Stephen P Deloge, Raymond J Boyd, Shane P Cooper, Ilya Zaverukha: Optical reader with selectable processing characteristics for reading data in multiple formats. PSC Scanning, Lyon & Lyon, January 23, 2001: US06176429 (97 worldwide citation)

A multi-function optical reader comprises an photosensor, such as a charge-device (CCD), and signal conditioning and processing circuitry including separate channels for handling data in different formats. A bar code processing channel digitizes the scan signal according to light and dark features u ...


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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 (95 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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Brad R Reddersen, Phillip W Shepard, Rockie D Moch: Multiple-interface selection system for computer peripherals. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, September 13, 1994: US05347113 (92 worldwide citation)

An interface selection and configuration system for a computer peripheral in which configuration for the peripheral and/or the host interface is at least in part accomplished by the interface connector cable. In a preferred embodiment, the computer peripheral is equipped with one or more hardware in ...


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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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Daniel K Harden, Barbara H Sauceda, Brad R Reddersen, Christopher Lenart: Dome-shaped handheld laser scanner. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, July 20, 1993: US05229590 (64 worldwide citation)

A scanner including an oval-shaped handle and a round dome-shaped scanner head with a transparent scanning window above the trigger area of the dome. Markings on top of the scanner to aid with aiming, and a multi-color indicator light on top of the dome.


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Joseph F Rando, Brad R Reddersen: Compact scanner module mountable to pointing instrument. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, February 23, 1999: US05874722 (63 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for scanning items with a compact scanner which is mountable onto and/or integral with a pointing instrument. The scanner module may be equipped with an aiming beam for additional help in directing the scan line toward the object to be read. The pointing instrument may be a pen ...


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Brad R Reddersen, Phillip W Shepard, Rockie D Moch, Jon Paul Charles Williams: Multiple-interface selection system for computer peripherals. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, December 30, 1997: US05703347 (61 worldwide citation)

An interface selection and configuration system for a computer peripheral in which configuration for the peripheral and/or the host interface is at least in part accomplished by the interface connector cable. In a preferred embodiment, the computer peripheral is equipped with one or more hardware in ...


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Brad R Reddersen, Thomas C Arends: Multiple focus optical system for data reading applications. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, August 1, 1995: US05438187 (49 worldwide citation)

An optical system and method for data reading having a light source which generates an optical beam directed toward an object to be read and a focusing system in the outgoing light path which establishes multiple beam functions. In a preferred application, a scanning system includes a multifocal len ...



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