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William H Havens, Ynjiun P Wang, Robert J Hennick, Colleen Gannon, Donald Anderson, Vivian L Hunter, Edward C Bremer, Chen Feng: Indicia reading terminal including focus element with expanded range of focus distances. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, December 3, 2013: US08596543 (259 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention comprise an indicia reading terminal including a focus element that extends the range of focus distances at which the indicia reading terminal can decode decodable indicia. In one embodiment, the focus element comprises a variable form element and a variable posi ...


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Ynjiun P Wang, Kevin D Bower, Edward C Bremer, Robert M Hussey, Matthew W Pankow: Indicia reading terminal including frame processing. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, February 11, 2014: US08646694 (256 worldwide citation)

There is described an indicia reading terminal that can be operative to process a frame of image data for attempting to decode a decodable indicia. A frame can be a frame that is among a succession of frames for subjecting to processing subsequent to and during a time a trigger signal is active. Suc ...


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Edward C Bremer, Runhong Deng: Imaging devices and methods for inhibiting or removing captured aiming pattern. Honeywell International, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, April 15, 2014: US08695880 (252 worldwide citation)

A method for obtaining an image indicia includes performing one or more exposures of an imager to capture one or more images, and controlling active portions of an aiming pattern to inhibit capture of the aiming pattern in the one or more captured images or removing the aiming pattern from the one o ...


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Edward C Bremer, Ryan Kather: Indicia reading apparatus having sequential row exposure termination times. Honeywell International, Additon Higgins & Pendleton PA, March 17, 2015: US08978983 (202 worldwide citation)

There is set forth herein an indicia reading apparatus having an image sensor array including a plurality of pixels arranged in a plurality of rows and columns of pixels. The image sensor array can include a frame exposure period in which a certain subsequent and further subsequent row exposure peri ...


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Edward C Bremer: Apparatus for optical distancing autofocus and imaging and method of using the same. PSC Scanning, Stoel Rives, February 10, 2004: US06689998 (176 worldwide citation)

An automatic distancing, focusing and optical imaging apparatus for optical imaging of an object is disclosed, having at least one lens, a distancing sensor adapted to receive light rays representative of the image that travel through the lens, an imaging sensor adapted to receive light rays represe ...


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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 (117 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 (98 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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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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Edward C Bremer: False bar code inhibitor circuit. PSC, M Lukacher, G Leinberg, January 17, 1995: US05382783 (24 worldwide citation)

A false bar code inhibitor circuit includes a detector, a signal restore circuit, a comparator, a software controller, and a high impedance clamp circuit. Basically, the detector circuit detects the first transition from either high to low reflectivity or low to high reflectivity. The transition tri ...


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Ynjiun P Wang, Kevin D Bower, Edward C Bremer, Robert M Hussey, Matthew W Pankow: Indicia reading terminal including frame processing. Hand Held Products, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, December 27, 2011: US08083148 (22 worldwide citation)

There is described an indicia reading terminal that can be operative to process a frame of image data for attempting to decode a decodable indicia. A frame can be a frame that is among a succession of frames for subjecting to processing subsequent to and during a time a trigger signal is active. Suc ...