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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert C Gardiner, Matthew W Pankow: Imaging apparatus having imaging assembly. Welch Allyn Data Collection, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, October 15, 2013: US08559767 (257 worldwide citation)

There is described an imaging apparatus having an imaging assembly that includes an image sensor. The imaging apparatus can capture a frame of image data having image data corresponding to a first set of pixels of the image sensor. The imaging apparatus can capture a frame or image data having image ...


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Timothy P Meier, James Rosetti, Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey, Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III: Imaging device having indicia-controlled image parsing mode. Hand Held Products, George S Blasiak, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, May 13, 2003: US06561428 (254 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a system for processing image data corresponding a scene comprising an imaging device and an image reading instruction indicia. In accordance with the invention, image data corresponding to a scene comprising an image reading instruction indicia is processed in a manner that ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert Gardiner, Matthew Pankow: Optical reader having partial frame operating mode. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, October 28, 2003: US06637658 (253 worldwide citation)

The invention is an optical reader having a 2D image sensor that is configured to operate in a partial frame capture mode. In a partial frame operating mode, the reader clocks out and captures at least one partial frame of image data having image data corresponding to less than all of the pixels of ...


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Carl W Gerst III, Andrew Longacre Jr: Optical reader configured to accurately and rapidly read multiple symbols. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, June 22, 1999: US05914476 (252 worldwide citation)

In the present invention, an optical reader is made to commence image capture and decoding when a trigger of the reader is pulled, and to continuously attempt to decode symbols in captured image data until the time the trigger is released. Despite continuously attempting to decode symbols during the ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert C Gardiner, Matthew W Pankow: Reading apparatus having partial frame operating mode. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, April 22, 2014: US08702000 (236 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding a decodable symbol using an optical reader having a 2D image sensor that is configured to operate in a partial frame capture operating mode. In a partial frame operating mode, the reader clocks out and captures at least one partial frame of image data having image data correspo ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, Vivian L Hunter, Melvin D McCall, Bruce L Hahn: Imaging module for optical reader. Hand Held Products, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, November 20, 2007: US07296751 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus packaging components of an optical reading device which may include illumination optical elements, receive optical elements, and signal processing elements. In one embodiment a single circuit board can carry multiple elements such as an image sensor toge ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert C Gardiner, Matthew W Pankow: Optical reader having partial frame operating mode. Hand Held Products, Marjama & Bilinski, September 18, 2007: US07270273 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding a decodable symbol using an optical reader having a 2D image sensor that is configured to operate in a partial frame capture operating mode. In a partial frame operating mode, the reader clocks out and captures at least one partial frame of image data having image data correspo ...


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Carl W Gerst III, William H Equitz, Justin Testa, Sateesh Nadabar: Method and apparatus for providing omnidirectional lighting in a scanning device. Cognex Technology and Investment Corporation, Terri S Flynn, October 20, 2009: US07604174 (50 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for selectively controlling the illumination, and particularly dark field illumination, applied to a symbol to be decoded, and for determining a suitable or optimized level of lighting for decoding the symbol. A ring-shaped illuminator is provided, and is segmented in ...


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Carl W Gerst III, William H Equitz, Justin Testa, Sateesh Nadabar: Light pipe illumination system and method. Cognex Technology and Investment Corporation, Terri S Flynn, November 2, 2010: US07823783 (19 worldwide citation)

A system and method is provided for illuminating a subject using a light pipe that transmits light from a source, such as an LED ring illuminator to an outlet that directs the light appropriately as either bright field illumination, dark field illumination or both. The light pipe can include concent ...


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Charles P Barber, Carl W Gerst III, George S Smith II, Robert M Hussey, Robert Gardiner, Matthew Pankow: Bar code reading device having partial frame image capture operating mode. Hand Held Products, Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan, September 23, 2008: US07428079 (12 worldwide citation)

There is described a bar code reading device capable of operating in a first image capture operating mode and a second image capture operating mode. The bar code reading device has a faster frame rate when operating in the first image capture operating mode than when operating in the second image ca ...