Alan G Bunte, Arvin D Danielson, Dennis A Durbin, James D Bennett: Combined code reader and digital camera using a common photodetector. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, October 13, 1998: US05821523 (148 worldwide citation)

An image capture system (100) having an image capture module (102) and a terminal unit (104) captures both photo images and coded images. An alterable optical path of the system (100) operates in a first configuration when capturing coded images and in a second configuration when capturing photo ima ...