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John M Pidhirny, Richard A Monroe, Michael J Pileski, Robert J Wood: Hand-held optical reader having a detachable lens-guide assembly. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, July 28, 1998: US05786586 (281 worldwide citation)

An optical reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional indicia. The optical reading device, that may include a bar code reader, comprises a lens assembly and a guide detachably mounted on a front portion of the housing for establishing a distance between the lens assembly and an equipment target th ...


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John M Pidhirny, Richard A Monroe, Michael J Pileski, Robert J Wood: Two-dimensional part reader having a focussing guide. Welch Allyn Data Collection, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, April 4, 2000: US06045047 (218 worldwide citation)

An optical reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional indicia. The optical reading device, that may include a bar code reader, comprises a guide whose length along the optical reader optical axis is such that when that guide contacts the part or equipment surrounding the indicia to be read, that i ...


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Robert J Wood, Earl H Slee, Gregory E Pasik, Michael J Pileski: Servo actuated steering mechanism for borescope or endoscope. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, July 17, 1990: US04941454 (162 worldwide citation)

This invention involves a cable bendable borescope in which opposing cable pairs are displaced to deflect the tip of the borescope in the perpendicular planes of motion. A servo motor is connected to each pair of actuating cables to selectively displace one or the other in accordance with the rotati ...


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Robert J Wood, Earl H Slee, Gregory E Pasik, Michael J Pileski: Portable color imager borescope. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, July 17, 1990: US04941456 (89 worldwide citation)

A portable steerable borescope has a cable bendable steering section adjacent the viewing head, a servo control mechanism for the actuation cables of the bendable steering section, a joystick for actuating the steering section which is located remotely from the insertion tube and a control module/ba ...


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Robert J Wood, Michael J Pileski: Contact two-dimensional bar code reader having pressure actuated switch. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, October 29, 1996: US05569902 (56 worldwide citation)

A contact bar code reader is suitable for reading 2-dimensional bar codes. The reader comprises a housing having therein a source of illumination and optics for producing a diverging beam for illuminating a bar code symbol. A transparent frustoconical guide is removably attached to the housing, and ...


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Robert J Wood, Michael J Pileski, Gregory E Pasik: Video laparoscope with sealed video processor module and illumination unit. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama & Bilinski, December 30, 1997: US05702345 (47 worldwide citation)

A laparoscope is constructed with a plug-in module containing video processing circuitry and coupled through a flexible umbilical to a rigid or partly rigid insertion tube that contains a miniature video camera. A fiber optic bundle for illumination has a bifurcated proximal end with two portions ea ...


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Robert C Wheeler, Michael J Pileski: Illumination assembly for an optical viewing device. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, April 4, 2000: US06045238 (35 worldwide citation)

An illumination assembly for an optical viewing device that includes an optical subassembly for viewing an illuminated object plane. The illumination assembly includes a base member having an imaging window formed therethrough, a plurality of LEDs fixed to the base member in a plane substantially co ...


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Robert J Wood, Earl H Slee, Gregory E Pasik, Michael J Pileski: Illumination system for portable color imager borescope. Welch Allyn, Wall and Roehrig, September 18, 1990: US04957346 (33 worldwide citation)

This invention involves a lighting system for a portable borescope in which the light is turned on and off at video frequencies and the duration of actuation is controlled in relation to the illumination picked up by the video imager in the distal end of the borescope insertion tube. By turning off ...


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Michael J Pileski, Robert J Wood: Replaceable lens assembly for video laparoscope. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, January 10, 1995: US05379756 (25 worldwide citation)

A video laparoscope has a miniature video camera disposed at the distal end of its insertion tube. A removably installed tubular lens cell contains one or more focussing lenses. The lens cell has a male-threaded first end and a second end on which is formed a radial flange of a predetermined diamete ...


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Robert J Wood, Michael J Pileski, Gregory E Pasik: Video laparoscope with modular video connector and dual low-wattage light sources. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, August 15, 1995: US05441043 (13 worldwide citation)

A laparoscope is constructed with a plug-in module containing video processing circuitry and coupled through a flexible umbilical to a rigid or partly rigid insertion tube that contains a miniature video camera. A fiber optic bundle for illumination has a bifurcated proximal end with two portions ea ...