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Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey, Michael A Ehrhart, Thomas J Koziol: Optical reader having improved autodiscrimination features. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, October 20, 1998: US05825006 (358 worldwide citation)


A method and apparatus for autodiscriminating and decoding any of a plurality of 1D linear bar code symbols which use different 1D symbologies and of 2D matrix bar code symbols which use different 2D finder patterns and 2D symbologies. A processor stores a plurality of 1D decoding programs, a plural ...


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William H Havens, John M Pidhirny, Robert J Hennick: Optical reader having illumination assembly including improved aiming pattern generator. Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, May 9, 2000: US06060722 (308 worldwide citation)


An optical assembly for use with optoelectronic readers. An imaging optical assembly having an imaging optical axis forms an image of a two-dimensional region on an optoelectronic imaging device. An aiming pattern generator including at least a point-like aiming light source and an interferometric p ...


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Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey: Object sensor system for stationary position optical reader. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, September 7, 1999: US05949052 (289 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to a system for sensing the presence of an object in the field of view of an imaging assembly of a stationary position optical reader. The system includes a specialized symbol disposed in a stationary position in relation to the imaging assembly of a specially configure ...


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Allen J Tower: Intravascular stent with limited axial shrinkage. Numed, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, February 9, 1999: US05868783 (283 worldwide citation)


A radially expandable stent for implantation in a body blood vessel includes a pair of cylindrically shaped end portions made from a malleable metal and formed in a radially expandable fashion. According to the invention, the end portions are joined by a plurality of individual longitudinal wire mem ...


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Robert M Hussey, Andrew Longacre Jr, Michael A Ehrhart, Thomas J Koziol: Optical reader having improved scanning-decoding features. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, August 3, 1999: US05932862 (274 worldwide citation)


An optical reading apparatus for scanning and decoding data encoded in any of a plurality of types of 1D and 2D bar code symbols. A scanner generates successive blocks of scan data for storage in a scan memory. The scan memory stores at least one complete block of scan data in one address space ther ...


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Michael A Ehrhart, Thomas J Koziol, Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey: Optical reader having improved menuing features. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, July 27, 1999: US05929418 (272 worldwide citation)


An optical reading apparatus which is adapted to operate in the manner indicated by the enabled ones of the parameters stored in a parameter table. A processor stores at least a menuing program and a decoding program. If the apparatus decodes a symbol in accordance with the parameter table and deter ...


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James A Parker, Michael A Ehrhart: Decoding of real time video imaging. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, January 18, 2000: US06015088 (252 worldwide citation)


A process allows an image capturing apparatus to be integrated with a personal computer to continuously display a video image of the imaging apparatus. Upon proper input by a user, or automatically after a timed interval, a snapshot of the video image is captured. An autodiscrimination process of th ...


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Carl W Gerst III, Andrew Longacre Jr: Optical reader configured to accurately and rapidly read multiple symbols. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, June 22, 1999: US05914476 (250 worldwide citation)


In the present invention, an optical reader is made to commence image capture and decoding when a trigger of the reader is pulled, and to continuously attempt to decode symbols in captured image data until the time the trigger is released. Despite continuously attempting to decode symbols during the ...


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James A Parker, Jeffrey Pine, Thomas J Koziol, Michael A Ehrhart, Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey: Optical reader system comprising local host processor and optical reader. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, October 12, 1999: US05965863 (249 worldwide citation)


The invention relates to an optical reading system comprising an optical reader and a host processor which is adapted for reprogramming the reader and for other interactions with the reader. In one aspect of the invention the host processor may be configured to read a parameter table stored in a mem ...


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George S Smith, Michael A Ehrhart: Optical reader having multiple scanning assemblies with simultaneously decoded outputs. Welch Allyn, Wall Marjama Bilinski & Burr, November 30, 1999: US05992744 (249 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for reading optically encoded symbols which are of types which are not known in advance and which have significantly different illumination and imaging requirements. The apparatus and method use at least two optical scanning assemblies which have different illumination system ...



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