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Inventor:
Joseph; Eugene
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Coram, NY
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8579197 Point-of-transaction workstation for electro-optically reading one-dimensional and two-dimension November 12, 2013
A solid-state imager is mounted at a point-of-transaction workstation for capturing images of one- and two-dimensional indicia and is operated at high speed to resist image blurring due to relative movement between the target and the imager. Dedicated hardware assistance and computation
8167209 Increasing imaging quality of a bar code reader May 1, 2012
The exemplary system requires a 2D barcode be located on an object, a portion of which is to be captured in an image. The module size of the 2D barcode is chosen to match the smallest feature to be preserved on the output image. While the target is moving with respect to the imager the
8083146 Optical code reading system and method for processing multiple resolution representations of an December 27, 2011
An optical code reading system includes an imaging engine having an illuminating assembly for illuminating a potential target area; an imaging assembly including an imaging sensor for acquiring a native image of a potential target area; and circuitry for converting the native image o
8079524 Imaging-based scanner including border searching for image acquisition December 20, 2011
A method utilizing an imaging-based bar code reader to identify a desired acquisition area within a captured image frame, the desired acquisition area including a target bar code and an extent of the desired acquisition area bounded by a border featuring: identifying a region of the capt
8066188 Point-of-transaction workstation for electro-optically reading one-dimensional and two-dimension November 29, 2011
A solid-state imager is mounted at a point-of-transaction workstation for capturing images of one- and two-dimensional indicia and is operated at high speed to resist image blurring due to relative movement between the target and the imager. Dedicated hardware assistance and computation
8028913 Arrangement for and method of uniformly illuminating direct part markings to be imaged and elect October 4, 2011
Performance of an imaging reader for electro-optically reading direct part markings on workpieces is enhanced by uniformly illuminating the markings. An illuminator is operative for emitting illumination light of greater and lesser intensity toward the indicia. A diffuser is operative
7975067 Method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device July 5, 2011
A method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device is disclosed. The method generates an asynchronous notification action from the server and in response transmits an alert containing a message indicating availability of HTML pages that
7946484 Optical code reader for producing video displays May 24, 2011
An imaging optical code reader is adapted for use in producing video displays and for use in motion detection surveillance using video compression and narrow band width communication links. An optical system including a plane parallel plate may be employed to change the system focal
7748631 Point-of-transaction workstation for electro-optically reading one-dimensional and two-dimension July 6, 2010
A solid-state imager is mounted at a point-of-transaction workstation for capturing images of one- and two-dimensional indicia and is operated at high speed to resist image blurring due to relative movement between the target and the imager. Dedicated hardware assistance and computation
7726572 Bar code scanning decoding June 1, 2010
A two dimensional symbol is decoded by forming a binary image that includes the symbol. The binary is used to generate symbol margins for use in digitization. By using the binary image to determine the symbol margins, margins can be located efficiently and in the presence of symbol c
7578444 Methods and apparatus for dynamic signal processing August 25, 2009
Methods and apparatus for providing dynamic signal processing with, in one exemplary embodiment, a fast swipe image scanner. Dynamic signal processing comprises determining the rate of motion of a dataform, for example a barcode, which is passed in front of the scanner's data collect
7577745 Method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device August 18, 2009
A method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device is disclosed. The method generates an asynchronous notification action from the server and in response transmits an alert containing a message indicating availability of HTML pages that
7566004 Method and apparatus for extending the range of a product authentication device July 28, 2009
A method of identifying or authenticating a product by providing an analog identification indicium including a randomized pattern of identification features on a first part of the product wherein one or more attributes of the randomized pattern of identification features correspond to an
7543754 Methods and apparatus for information capture illumination June 9, 2009
Methods and apparatus for illuminating objects comprising asymmetrically illuminating an object using an illumination medium on one side of an optical module of an information capturing module, capturing an electronic representation of the object and decoding the electronic represent
7537164 System and method for reading codes on a specular background May 26, 2009
A barcode reader having a light source illuminating a barcode, a diffuser disposed between the light source and the barcode, a camera opening at least partially surrounded by the diffuser, light reflected from the barcode passing through the camera opening and a camera oriented to ac
7430682 Processing image data from multiple sources September 30, 2008
Interleaving multiple logical data streams into one physical data stream reduces overhead required to process the multiple logical data streams. Multiple arrays of data values are interleaved into a combined array of data that simulates a frame of data for input to a data port such as a
7428991 1-D barcode decoding with 2-D sensor array September 30, 2008
A scanner with a two dimensional array of sensors generates an aiming pattern that is concurrently used as illumination for a segment of the array. In this manner, one-dimensional and simple two-dimensional barcodes can be quickly processed by loading and decoding only the segment of
7350711 Ambient light shield and color filter for imaging-based bar code reader April 1, 2008
An ambient illumination shielding apparatus for an imaging-based scanner adapted to read direct part marking (DPM) bar codes. The shielding apparatus includes an illumination shield extending from a housing of the scanner and extending along at least a portion of a path of travel of an
7347371 Aiming pattern for imaging-based bar code readers March 25, 2008
An aiming pattern is used with an automatic focusing system for an imaging-based bar code reader. The combination of the thick horizontal line and the thin vertical line yields an aiming pattern that can be effectively used for ranging purposes while at the same time providing suffic
7337970 Barcode scanner decoding March 4, 2008
A two dimensional symbol is decoded by forming a sub-sampled image that is used to generate symbol margins for use in digitization. The sub-sampled image is based on local levels of contrast in the symbol. By using a sub-sampled image derived from local levels of contrast in the symbol t
7303131 Automatic focusing system for imaging-based bar code reader December 4, 2007
An automatic focusing system for an imaging-based bar code reader. The automatic focusing system employs a two step process for moving a lens of an imaging system along its path of travel such that a sharp image of a target bar code is projected or focused onto an imaging system pixel
7281662 Methods and apparatus for information capture illumination October 16, 2007
Methods and apparatus for illuminating objects comprising asymmetrically illuminating an object using an illumination medium on one side of an optical module of an information capturing module, capturing an electronic representation of the object and decoding the electronic represent
7204418 Pulsed illumination in imaging reader April 17, 2007
A target is illuminated with high intensity light pulses to make the target appear stationary to a solid state imager of an imaging reader to improve reader performance at high swipe speeds of the target.
7147161 Digitizing bar code symbol data December 12, 2006
Processing an analog electrical signal containing information representative of reflected light from indicia including regions of different light reflectivity, wherein the analog electrical signal contains edge transitions corresponding to boundaries between adjoining regions of diff
7083098 Motion detection in imaging reader August 1, 2006
A subarray of a CMOS imaging sensor array is addressed to detect when a target symbol is fully within a field of view of an imaging reader to improve reader performance at high swipe speeds.
7044378 System and method for imaging and decoding optical codes using at least two different imaging se May 16, 2006
A system and method for imaging an optical code is provided including the steps of consecutively imaging an optical code respectively using at least a first and a second imaging setting; generating at least first and second sets of image data respectively corresponding to the first and
6995762 Measurement of dimensions of solid objects from two-dimensional image(s) February 7, 2006
The present invention facilitates solid object reconstruction from a two-dimensional image. If an object is of known and regular shape, information about the object can be extracted from at least one view by utilizing appropriate constraints and measuring a distance between a camera
6920637 Method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device July 19, 2005
A method and apparatus for implementing alerts on a browser running on a portable handheld device is disclosed. The method generates an asynchronous notification action from the server and in response transmits an alert containing a message indicating availability of HTML pages that
6910633 Portable instrument for electro-optically reading indicia and for projecting a bit-mapped color June 28, 2005
A portable instrument incorporates an electro-optical assembly for reading indicia during a reading mode, and for projecting a bit-mapped color image during a display mode. A manually operable switch on the instrument is disposed for selecting one of the modes. The color image is formed
6824058 Optical code reader for measuring physical parameters of objects November 30, 2004
Imaging optical code readers and imaging systems are disclosed for measuring or deriving physical parameters of objects in a field of view such as object dimensions and weights. A projected pattern and weight responsive platform maybe used in such measurements.
6811085 Miniature imager November 2, 2004
A miniature imager for reading target images. The optical and electrical systems of the miniature imager are optimized to reduce one or more dimensions or the volume of the imager. In accordance with one embodiment the pixel pitch and focal length are decreased for that of a larger image
6766955 Optical code reader for producing video displays July 27, 2004
An imaging optical code reader is adapted for use in producing video displays and for use in motion detection surveillance using video compression and narrow band width communication links. An optical system including a plane parallel plate may be employed to change the system focal
6726105 Rotating plate carrier for changing focal distance of optical code imager April 27, 2004
An imaging optical code reader is adapted for use in producing video displays. A rotating plate carrier is capable of placing several different optical elements into the optical paths of the system including at least one plane parallel plate to change the system focal distance.
6405925 Autodiscrimination and line drawing techniques for code readers June 18, 2002
Optical image readers have a two-dimensional image sensor and an auto-discrimination function. The auto-discrimination function identifies optical codes by type for pixel clusters and, in some cases, tilt angle and start/stop coordinates. The clustered pixel data is passed to an appr
6340119 Techniques for reading two dimensional code, including MaxiCode January 22, 2002
The disclosure relates to techniques for determining the presence, orientation and location of features in an image of a two dimensional optical code. The techniques are adapted for use in mapping data in an image pixel plane with grid locations in a grid-based two dimensional code t
6340114 Imaging engine and method for code readers January 22, 2002
An imaging engine and signal processing devices and methods are disclosed for reading various kinds of optical codes. The compact structure may include a two dimensional image sensor, apparatus for focusing images at different focal disclosures, an aiming system, a hi-low beam illuminati
6336587 Optical code reader for producing video displays and measuring physical parameters of objects January 8, 2002
An imaging optical code reader is adapted for use in producing video displays and for use in motion detection surveillance using video compression and narrow band width communication links. An optical system including a plane parallel plate may be employed to change the system focal
6328213 Method of processing an analog electrical signal containing information representative of reflec December 11, 2001
Processing an analog electrical signal containing information representative of reflected light from indicia including regions of different light reflectivity, wherein the analog electrical signal contains edge transitions corresponding to boundaries between adjoining regions of diff
6250551 Autodiscrimination and line drawing techniques for code readers June 26, 2001
The disclosure relates to optical image readers having a two-dimensional image sensor and an auto-discrimination function. The auto-discrimination function identifies optical codes by type for pixel clusters and, in some cases, tilt angle and start/stop coordinates. The clustered pixel d
6234397 Techniques for reading two dimensional code, including maxicode May 22, 2001
The disclosure relates to techniques for determining the presence, orientation and location of features in an image of a two dimensional optical code. The techniques are adapted for use in mapping data in an image pixel plane with grid locations in a grid-based two dimensional code t
6176428 Techniques for reading postal code January 23, 2001
The disclosed techniques for reading postal code are adapted for processing data from an optical imager and identifying and decoding various types of postal code found in such data. A baseline is employed.
6095418 Apparatus for processing symbol-encoded document information August 1, 2000
Document information is encoded in a graphic symbol applied to the document. The symbol is read to retrieve the document information which is then translated into a humanly discernible form different from that appearing on the document. In one embodiment of the invention, a symbol is
6088482 Techniques for reading two dimensional code, including maxicode July 11, 2000
The disclosure relates to techniques for determining the presence, orientation and location of features in an image of a two dimensional optical code. The techniques are adapted for use in mapping data in an image pixel plane with grid locations in a grid-based two dimensional code t
5767496 Apparatus for processing symbol-encoded credit card information June 16, 1998
Document information is encoded in a graphic symbol applied to the document. The symbol is read to retrieve the document information which is then translated into a humanly discernible form different from that appearing on the document. In particular, encoded symbols are used to uniq










 
 
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