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Steven E Koenck, Phillip Miller, Arvin D Danielson, Ronald L Mahany, Dennis A Durbin, Keith K Cargin, George E Hanson, Darald R Schultz, Robert G Geers, Darrell L Boatwright, William T Gibbs, Stephen J Kelly: Hand-held data capture system with interchangable modules. Norand, R Lew Gable, McAndrews Held, April 25, 1995: US05410141 (530 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to battery powered hand-held data entry terminals wherein a peripheral module may contain an automatically operating full image reader and a wireless communication unit. The reader reads at least one full line of indicia and may comprise a laser bar code scanner or a flash typ ...


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Ronald L Mahany: Hierarchical communications system using microlink, data rate switching, frequency hopping and vehicular local area networking. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett L, December 9, 1997: US05696903 (358 worldwide citation)

A hierarchical communication system is described in which two wireless local area networks exhibiting substantially different characteristics are employed to link inherently portable or mobile computer devices. A series of radio base stations make up a infrastructure network. The infrastructure netw ...


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Charles D Gollnick, Ronald E Luse, John G Pavek, Marvin L Sojka, James D Cnossen, Arvin D Danielson, Ronald L Mahany, Mary L Detweiler, Gary N Spiess, Guy J West, Amos D Young, Robert C Meier, Keith K Cargin Jr, Richard C Arensdorf, Robert G Geers: Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals. Norand Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, August 17, 1999: US05940771 (349 worldwide citation)

A data collection network supports roaming terminals which may enter and exit a sleep mode to conserve power. A plurality of base stations each periodically transmit pending message indications to those roaming data collection terminals in range. Instead of requiring the transceiver within each term ...


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Steven B Schrader, Ronald L Mahany: Communication network having a dormant polling protocol. Intermec IP, Akin Gumo Strauss Haver & Feld, April 20, 1999: US05896561 (258 worldwide citation)

A base station utilizing a dormant polling protocol transmits polling sequences to a plurality of remote transceivers during periods of heavy loading. During periods of light loading, the base station stops polling and enters into a dormant state, listening for communication request from the remote ...


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Ronald L Mahany: Local area network having multiple channel wireless access. Norand Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, September 28, 1999: US05960344 (234 worldwide citation)

A communication network having at least one access point supports wireless communication among a plurality of wireless roaming devices via a first and a second wireless channel. The access point comprises a first and a second transceiver. The first and second transceivers operate on the first and se ...


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Ronald L Mahany: Radio frequency communication network having adaptive parameters. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, June 13, 1995: US05425051 (233 worldwide citation)

Improved apparatus for a radio communication network having a multiplicity of mobile transceiver units selectively in communication with a plurality of base transceiver units which communicate with one or two host computers for storage and manipulation of data collected by bar code scanners or other ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Marvin L Sojka, Guy J West: Mobile radio data communication system and method. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, January 9, 1996: US05483676 (230 worldwide citation)

In an exemplary embodiment, a base station maintains RF communication with mobile units using a polling protocol which may communicate at a higher or lower data rate, depending on the channel conditions. The base station transmits a general polling message at the lower data rate, and, associated the ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Guy J West, Alan G Bunte, Arvin D Danielson, Michael D Morris, Robert C Meier: Hierarchical communication system providing intelligent data, program and processing migration. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett L, August 4, 1998: US05790536 (206 worldwide citation)

A hierarchical communication system, arranged in a spanning tree configuration, is described in which wired and wireless communication networks exhibiting substantially different characteristics are employed in an overall scheme to link portable or mobile computing devices. Copies of data, program c ...


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Ronald L Mahany, Robert C Meier, Ronald E Luse: Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmit a beacon to terminal nodes in power saving state that it has messages awaiting delivery. Norand Corporation, Stanford & Bennett L, April 14, 1998: US05740366 (204 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and one or more RF terminals organizes the intermediate base stations into an optimal spanning-tree network to control the routing of data to and ...


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Steven E Koenck, Alan G Bunte, Keith K Cargin Jr, George E Hanson, Ronald L Mahany, Phillip Miller, Steven H Salvay, Arvin D Danielson, Guy J West: Multi-level, hierarchical radio-frequency communication system. Norand Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, December 21, 1999: US06006100 (189 worldwide citation)

Portable measuring devices which communicate by low power transceivers through a communication controller with a printer device collect weight and size data on articles to be shipped. The collected weight and size data are combined with origin and destination data, and labels are printed bearing per ...