1
Tao Xian, Duane Ellis, Timothy Good, Xiaoxun Zhu: Bar code symbol reading system supporting visual or/and audible display of product scan speed for throughput optimization in point of sale (POS) environments. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, May 28, 2013: US08448863 (257 worldwide citation)

A POS-based bar code symbol reading system that reads bar code symbols on objects being passed through the 3D imaging or scanning volume supported by the system, and employs one or more object motion sensors (e.g. imaging based, IR Pulse-Doppler LIDAR-based, ultra-sonic energy based, etc.) to (i) me ...


2
Duane Ellis: Optical imager and method for correlating a medication package with a patient. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, January 27, 2015: US08942480 (203 worldwide citation)

A system is provided to correlate a medication package with a prescribed medication for a patient. The medication package accommodates an intended patient medication. The system includes an optical imager adapted to read an encoded symbol character comprising encoded patient information and further ...


3

4
Ynjiun Paul Wang, Tao Xian, Michael Vincent Miraglia, Timothy Williams, Duane Ellis, James Nahill, Yong Liu, Patrick Anthony Giordano, David Wilz: Method of using camera sensor interface to transfer multiple channels of scan data using an image format. Honeywell International, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, June 28, 2016: US09378403 (19 worldwide citation)

A computer system for decoding a signal of decodable indicia. The computer system includes a laser scanner configured that outputs a signal of decodable indicia and a microprocessor that include a camera sensor interface that is configured to receive the signal from the laser scanner.


5
C Harry Knowles, Xiaoxun Zhu, Timothy Good, Tao Xian, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Michael Veksland, Mark Hernandez, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Mark Schmidt, John Furlong, Nicholas Ciarlante, Yong Liu, Jie Ren, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis: Method of illuminating objects during digital image capture operations by mixing visible and invisible spectral illumination energy at point of sale (POS) environments. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, June 16, 2009: US07546952 (18 worldwide citation)

A method of illuminating objects using adaptively controlled mixing of spectral illumination energy to form and detect digital images of objects at POS environments with sufficiently high image contrast and quality. The method comprises provides, at a POS environment, a digital image capture and pro ...


6
C Harry Knowles, Xiaoxun Zhu, Timothy Good, Tao Xian, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Michael Veksland, Mark Hernandez, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Mark Schmidt, John A Furlong, Nicholas Ciarlante, Yong Liu, Jie Ren, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis: POS-based digital image capturing and processing system using automatic object detection, spectral-mixing based illumination and linear imaging techniques. Metrologic INstruemtns, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, August 11, 2009: US07571858 (16 worldwide citation)

A POS-based digital image capturing and processing system for illuminating objects using automatic object detection and spectral-mixing illumination technique. The system comprises a coplanar illumination and imaging station for projecting at least one coplanar illumination and imaging plane into an ...


7
Xiaoxun Zhu, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Tao Xian, Timothy Good, Jie Ren, Yong Liu, Konstantin Yakovlev, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis, C Harry Knowles: Tunnel-type digital imaging-based self-checkout system for use in retail point-of-sale environments. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, June 7, 2011: US07954719 (16 worldwide citation)

A tunnel-type digital imaging-based self-checkout system capable of generating and projecting coplanar illumination and imaging planes into a 3D imaging volume within a tunnel structure. The tunnel structure is supported above a package conveyor in a retail POS environment, and employs automatic pac ...


8
C Harry Knowles, Xiaoxun Zhu, Timothy Good, Tao Xian, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Michael Veksland, Mark Hernandez, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Mark Schmidt, John Furlong, Nicholas Ciarlante, Yong Liu, Jie Ren, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis: POS-based digital image capturing and processing system using automatic object detection, spectral-mixing based illumination and linear imaging techniques. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, August 18, 2009: US07575170 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of illuminating objects using adaptively controlled mixing of spectral illumination energy to form and detect digital images of objects at POS environments with sufficiently high image contrast and quality. The method comprises providing, at a POS environment, a digital image capture and pr ...


9
C Harry Knowles, Xiaoxun Zhu, Timothy Good, Tao Xian, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Michael Veksland, Mark Hernandez, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Mark Schmidt, John A Furlong, Nicholas Ciarlante, Yong Liu, Jie Ren, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis: Digital image capturing and processing system for automatically recognizing objects in a POS environment. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, October 5, 2010: US07806335 (14 worldwide citation)

A digital image capturing and processing system for automatically recognizing objects in a POS environment. The system includes a system housing having an imaging window; illumination and imaging stations for generating and projecting illumination and imaging planes or zones through the imaging wind ...


10
C Harry Knowles, Xiaoxun Zhu, Timothy Good, Tao Xian, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Michael Veksland, Mark Hernandez, John Gardner, Steven Essinger, Patrick Giordano, Sean Kearney, Mark Schmidt, John Furlong, Nicholas Ciarlante, Yong Liu, Jie Ren, Xi Tao, JiBin Liu, Ming Zhuo, Duane Ellis: Pos-based digital image capturing and processing system using automatic object detection, spectral-mixing based illumination and linear imaging techniques. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, September 15, 2009: US07588188 (14 worldwide citation)

A digital image capturing and processing system including an image formation and detection (IFD) subsystem having a linear image sensing array and optics providing a field of view (FOV) on the linear image sensing array. A spectral-mixing based illumination subsystem produces a first field of visibl ...