US Patent No: 7,686,225

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Wireless code symbol reading system with automatic communication range dependent control

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A wireless code symbol reading system including a wireless hand-supportable code symbol reader in two-way RF communication with a base station operably connected to a host system, by way of an RF-based wireless data communication link having a predetermined RF communication range over which two-way communication of data packets can occur. The wireless hand-supportable code symbol reader is programmed to automatically detect when it is located inside and outside of the predetermined RF communication range. When the wireless reader is inside the RF communication range, then symbol character data is automatically transmitted to the base station, and when the wireless reader is located outside of the RF communication range, then symbol character data is automatically collected and stored in a data packet buffer, until the wireless reader has re-entered its RF communication range.

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METROLOGIC INSTRUMENTS, INC.BLACKWOOD, NJ354

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Au, Ka Man Philadelphia, US 136 1553
Blake, Robert Woodbury Heights, US 46 758
Bonanno, John Woodbury, US 45 576
Byun, Sung Voorhees, US 47 604
Colavito, Stephen J Brookhaven, US 53 633
Giordano, Patrick Blackwood, US 60 339
Hu, Meng Suzhou, CN 13 52
Hudrick, Donald T Sicklerville, US 23 445
Ji, MingQing Suzhou New District, CN 11 51
Jiang, Min Jiangsu, CN 41 230
Jin, Hongjian Suzhou Industrial Park, CN 12 51
Knowles, C Harry Moorestown, US 231 3307
Rockstein, George Audubon, US 30 699
Russell, Garrett Wilmington, US 86 1628
Schmidt, Mark Williamstown, US 136 1299
Shi, Shamei Suzhou, CN 12 51
Wang, Lin Suzhou, CN 155 1056
Wilz,, Sr David M Sewell, US 33 140
Xu, Congwei Nanyuan New Village, CN 18 175
Zhu, Xiaoxun Marlton, US 277 2727

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SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
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