US Patent No: 6,688,526

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Bar code reader with a clip for being worn and supported by a user

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Abstract

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A clip mounted bar code reader worn by a user initiates scanning of a field of view when the reader detects or senses that objects are proximity to the reader.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.HOLTSVILLE, NY1966

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Barkan, Edward Miller Place, NY 354 7171
Krichever, Mark Hauppauge, NY 105 1837
Metlitsky, Boris Stony Brook, NY 98 3989
Shepard, Howard M Great River, NY 69 3589
Swartz, Jerome Old Field, NY 221 12513

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (6)
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5,250,790 Hand-mounted scanner with automatic manual initiation of reading indicia 91 1992
5,657,201 Portable data collection terminal including arm mounting assembly 93 1995
5,808,289 Arm mounted portable data collection device with rotatable and detachable dataform reader module 22 1996
5,744,788 Voice-activated optical scanning system 52 1997
5,969,327 Arm-mounted reader with object sensing 5 1997
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (4)
5,260,553 Automatic hand-supportable laser bar code symbol scanner and method of reading bar code symbols using the same 102 1990
6,595,420 Automatically-activated body-wearable laser scanning bar code symbol reading system having data-transmission activation switch 16 1999
6,460,769 System for reading bar code symbols using portable bar code symbol readers having one-way RF signal transmission links with base stations 6 2001
6,607,133 Automatically-activated hand-supportable laser scanning bar code symbol reading system with data transmission activation switch 23 2001
 
PSC, INC. (2)
5,329,106 Handle-less bar code scanning system 38 1992
5,675,138 Non-contact actuated trigger apparatus for bar code laser scanner 11 1994
 
DATALOGIC MOBILE, INC. (1)
5,208,449 Portable transaction terminal 142 1991
 
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO, THE (1)
4,282,425 Instant portable bar code reader 137 1979
 
INTERMEC IP CORP. (1)
5,587,577 Modular scanner with hand-held data terminal 42 1995
 
INTERMEC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,410,141 Hand-held data capture system with interchangable modules 506 1992
 
NCR CORPORATION (1)
4,935,610 Hand-held bar code reader 50 1988
 
NITTO KOHKI CO., LTD. (1)
5,023,438 Portable data input apparatus with different display modes 67 1989
 
Science and Technology Incorporated (1)
5,380,994 Microcomputer adapted for inventory control 23 1993
 
SPECTRA-PHYSICS, INC. (1)
4,766,299 Hand-mounted bar code reader 128 1986
 
THOMAS GROUP, INC. (1)
5,272,324 Portable scanner system with transceiver for two-way radio frequency communication 116 1992

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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (2)
8,194,254 Print device preconditioning 0 2007
8,157,176 Modular marking apparatus and method 1 2007
 
BLUEBIRD SOFT CO., LTD. (1)
7,837,112 Bar code reader and wearable bar code reader having the same 2 2007
 
KOAMTAC, INC. (1)
8,371,506 Handheld barcode code input device with no-power supplied switch trigger 0 2011
 
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. (1)
8,413,701 Laser beam irradiation apparatus and substrate sealing apparatus including the same 0 2011

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