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Xiaoxun Zhu, Yong Liu, Ka Man Au, Rui Hou, Hongpeng Yu, Xi Tao, Liang Liu, Wenhua Zhang, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Sankar Ghosh, Michael Schnee, Pasqual Spatafore, Thomas Amundsen, Sung Byun, Mark Schmidt, Garrett Russell, John Bonanno, C Harry Knowles: Hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reader supporting narrow-area and wide-area modes of illumination and image capture. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, October 31, 2006: US07128266 (284 worldwide citation)

A hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reading device comprises: an ir-based object presence and range detection subsystem; a multi-mode area-type image formation and detection subsystem having narrow-area and wide area image capture modes of operation; a multi-mode LED-based illum ...


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Erik Van Horn, Patrick Anthony Giordano, Thomas Amundsen, Daniel James Olson, Robert Hugh Brady, Stephen Colavito, Kevin Saber, Thomas Haggerty, David M Wilz Sr: Bar code symbol reading system employing an extremely elongated laser scanning beam capable of reading poor and damaged quality bar code symbols with improved levels of performance. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, February 19, 2013: US08376233 (182 worldwide citation)

The system includes a housing having a light transmission window and produces an extremely-elongated laser beam having an elongation ratio (ER) that is defined as greater than 4.5 for any point within the working range of the laser scanning bar code symbol reading system. A laser scanning mechanism ...


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James Nahill, David Wilz, Thomas Amundsen, Dwight Franz, Mark Hernandez, Shane Michael Edmonds, Sarah Gloeckner, John Beiler, Mark Meagher, James A Cairns, Glenn Alan Cavanaugh: Scanner with wake-up mode. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins Pendleton & Ashe P A, November 26, 2013: US08590789 (178 worldwide citation)

An indicia reader system includes an indicia reader provided at a point of transaction; a controller for controlling power to the indicia reader; a detector for detecting a customer, item or shopping cart at the point of transaction and providing an indication signal to the controller of the presenc ...


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Thomas Amundsen, Robert Blake, George Rockstein, David M Wilz Sr, Carl H Knowles: Optical filtering system for a laser bar code scanner having narrow band-pass characteristics employing spatially separated filtering elements including a scanner window. Metrologic Instruments, Nancy A Smith Esq, April 3, 2001: US06209789 (168 worldwide citation)

A novel optical filtering system for a laser bar code scanner having narrow band-pass characteristics is disclosed. The optical filtering system has two different optical filtering elements which are disposed in a scanner housing in a spatially separate relationship. One of the optical filtering ele ...


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Tao Xian, Ynjiun Paul Wang, Thomas Amundsen: Removeable scanning module for mobile communication terminal. Honeywell International, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, June 9, 2015: US09053380 (126 worldwide citation)

A decodable indicia reading system can comprise a mobile communication terminal and a removable scanning module. The mobile communication terminal can comprise a microprocessor and a memory. The mobile communication terminal can further comprise at least one wired communication interface including a ...


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Sean Philip Kearney, Patrick Anthony Giordano, Charles Joseph Cunningham, Desmond Bond, Thomas Amundsen: Decodable indicia reading terminal with combined illumination. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, March 24, 2015: US08985459 (125 worldwide citation)

A decodable indicia reading terminal can comprise a laser-based scanner, an imager-based scanner, a central processing unit (CPU), and an illumination assembly. The laser-based scanner can include a laser source, a photo-detector, and an analog-to-digital (A/D) converter. The laser source can be con ...


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Charles Cunningham, Timothy Good, Sean Philip Kearney, Michael Miraglia, Thomas Amundsen, Patrick Giordano, Yujiun Paul Wang, Xiaoxun Zhu: Point of sale (POS) based checkout system supporting a customer-transparent two-factor authentication process during product checkout operations. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, March 10, 2015: US08976030 (125 worldwide citation)

A checkout system is provided for carrying out a two-factor authentication process where coded products are purchased and theft activity might be pursued. The system typically includes an identification code reader for reading product identification codes (e.g. UPC bar code symbols or EPC-encoded RF ...


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Thomas Amundsen, Sean Philip Kearney, Shane Michael Edmonds, Ynjiun Paul Wang, Timothy Good, Michael Miraglia, Charles Joseph Cunningham IV, Xiaoxun Zhu, Patrick Anthony Giordano: Method of and system for detecting object weighing interferences. Metrologic Instruments, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, June 16, 2015: US09057641 (112 worldwide citation)

A POS-based checkout/scale system having (i) a bar code symbol reading subsystem for reading bar code symbols on products being purchased at a retail POS station, and (ii) a produce weigh scale having a weigh scale assembly for weighing one or more produce items on a weigh platter during produce wei ...


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Timothy A Good, Thomas Amundsen, C Harry Knowles: Led-based planar light illumination beam generation module employing a focal lens for reducing the image size of the light emmiting surface of the led prior to beam collimation and planarization. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, May 11, 2004: US06732929 (84 worldwide citation)

Methods of and systems for illuminating objects using planar laser illumination beams having substantially-planar spatial distribution characteristics that extend through the field of view (FOV) of image formation and detection modules employed in such systems. Each planar laser illumination beam is ...


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Timothy A Good, Xiaoxun Zhu, David M Wilz, George B Rockstein, Stephen J Colavito, Robert E Blake, Ka Man Au, Sankar Ghosh, George Kolis, Ian A Scott, Thomas Amundsen, Gennady Germaine, Andrew D Dehennis, LeRoy Dickson, Carl Harry Knowles: Automated system and method for identifying and measuring packages transported through a laser scanning tunnel. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, October 1, 2002: US06457642 (64 worldwide citation)

A fully automated package identification and measuring system, in which an omni-directional holographic scanning tunnel is used to read bar codes on packages entering the tunnel, while a package dimensioning subsystem is used to capture information about the package prior to entry into the tunnel. M ...



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