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Overhead scanner, image obtaining method, and computer-readable recording medium

Network scanner for global document creation, transmission and management

Date/App# patent app List of recent Scanner-related patents
08/28/14
20140244023
 Pre-cut infeed system patent thumbnailnew patent Pre-cut infeed system
Embodiments provide a pre-cut infeed system for a machine center, such as an edger. A pre-cut infeed system may include an infeed, one or more saws arranged along the infeed, and a scanner optimizer system.
08/28/14
20140243744
 Vein scanner patent thumbnailnew patent Vein scanner
A portable vein viewer apparatus may be battery powered and hand-held to reveal patient vasculature information to aid in venipuncture processes. The apparatus comprises a first laser diode emitting infrared light, and a second laser diode emitting only visible wavelengths, wherein vasculature absorbs a portion of the infrared light causing reflection of a contrasted infrared image.
08/28/14
20140241583
 Secure self-checkout patent thumbnailnew patent Secure self-checkout
Various embodiments allow scanning by a shopper using a barcode reader (e.g., a scanner) attached to or positioned near the shopping receptacle. As items are scanned, they are identified based on their barcode and added to an item list.
08/28/14
20140241489
 Method for scattering correction for sparsely distributed stationary detectors and rotating x-ray source patent thumbnailnew patent Method for scattering correction for sparsely distributed stationary detectors and rotating x-ray source
A spectral computed tomography scanner apparatus, including a rotating x-ray source, a plurality of fixed energy-discriminating detectors, a processor that generates a shadow map that indicates, for each detector/view angle, a shadow state of the detector, the shadow state indicating that one of x-rays are completely blocked by a second detector and do not reach the detector, the x-rays are partially blocked by the second detector and partially reach the detector, the x-rays are not blocked by any of the detectors and reach the detector, and the detector is not with the scan field of view at the view angle, and a controller configured to cause the scanner apparatus to perform a scan of an object over a first range of view angles to collect view data, wherein the processor is configured to perform scatter correction using the collected view data and the generated shadow map.. .
08/28/14
20140240812
 Acousto-optic device, and light modulator, optical scanner and display apparatus using the acousto-optic device patent thumbnailnew patent Acousto-optic device, and light modulator, optical scanner and display apparatus using the acousto-optic device
Provided is an acousto-optic device including an elastic medium; a meta structure formed on a first surface of the elastic medium, and an elastic-wave generating unit which generates an elastic wave in the elastic medium. The meta structure includes a first layer and a second layer that is formed on the first layer.
08/28/14
20140240809
 Light field display device and method patent thumbnailnew patent Light field display device and method
The present invention provides a light field display device (300) comprising an array of light field display elements (310) populating a display surface, each display element (310) comprising: a beam generator (522) for generating an output beam of light; a radiance modulator (524) for modulating the radiance of the beam over time; a focus modulator (530) for modulating the focus of the beam over time; and a scanner (504, 506) for scanning the beam across a two-dimensional angular field.. .
08/28/14
20140240801
 Image scanning apparatus and multi-function apparatus including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Image scanning apparatus and multi-function apparatus including the same
An image scanning apparatus includes a document holder and a scanner module movably installed in the document holder, a multi-function apparatus may further include the image scanning apparatus. While the scanner module passes over the lower side of a document guide provided between a first glass and a second glass provided at the document holder, spacers installed at opposite ends of the scanner module are moved downward by guide members provided at the document guide, thereby preventing spacer portions provided at an upper end of the respective spacers from being caught by the document guide..
08/28/14
20140240799
 Overhead scanner, image obtaining method, and computer-readable recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Overhead scanner, image obtaining method, and computer-readable recording medium
An overhead scanner successively obtains a plurality of images by controlling an area sensor, calculates a movement pattern by image difference extraction by using the obtained images, detects a page turning movement on the basis of the movement pattern, and determines that a read operation be started when the page turning movement is detected.. .
08/28/14
20140240794
 Photo booth for three-dimensional images patent thumbnailnew patent Photo booth for three-dimensional images
A photo booth is configured with a three-dimensional scanner, a display with a user interface coupled to the photo booth, a network interface configured to couple the photo booth in a communicating relationship with a remote processing resource, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry may be configured to associate a user identifier and a user with a subject, capture a scan of the subject in the photo booth with the three-dimensional scanner, process the scan to obtain a three-dimensional model of the subject, receive a user customization of the three-dimensional model in the user interface, the user customization resulting in a modification of the three-dimensional model, create a fabrication-ready digital model of the three-dimensional model including the modification, and store the fabrication-ready digital model..
08/28/14
20140240760
 Network scanner for global document creation, transmission and management patent thumbnailnew patent Network scanner for global document creation, transmission and management
A network scanner, communication protocols, and client and server programs and are provided which provide an improved way to transmit legally binding documents, obviating the need for outmoded, legacy fax transmissions. Using the network scanner, a document may be scanned and transferred directly into any shared folder inbox residing on any computer attached to the internet.
08/28/14
20140240721
new patent Spatially selective detection using a dynamic mask in an image plane
A three-dimensional laser scanner instrument for acquiring three-dimensional geometric data of a scene (1) comprises an illumination system (3) for generating a light beam (2) and for scanning an illumination point of said light beam (2) through said scene (1), a light detection system (6-9) comprising at least one light detector (8), said light detection system being arranged to receive light from said scene (1), and an optical system (4) for imaging light scattered in or reflected from said scene (1) onto said light detection system (6-9). The light detection system (6-9) further comprises a controllable filter element (6) for dynamically discriminating light impinging from selected regions of said scene (1) and a control unit (9) operatively connected to said controllable filter element (6) and to said illumination system (3), wherein in operation of said scanner instrument, said filter element (6) is controlled by said control unit (9) so as to guide only light impinging from a selected, spatially delimited region around said illumination point in said scene (1) onto said at least one light detector (8)..
08/28/14
20140240670
new patent Method of motion correction in optical coherence tomography imaging
An image data set acquired by an optical coherence tomography (oct) system is corrected for effects due to motion of the sample. A first set of a-scans is acquired within a time short enough to avoid any significant motion of the sample.
08/28/14
20140240317
new patent Distance detecting device capable of increasing power of output light and image processing apparatus including the same
A distance detecting device and an image processing apparatus including the same are disclosed. The distance detecting device includes a light source to output light based on a first electric signal, a scanner to sequentially perform first direction a scanner to perform first direction scanning and second direction scanning to output the output light, a detecting unit to detect light received from an external target corresponding to the output light and to convert the received light into a second electric signal, and a processor to calculate a distance from the external target based on the first electric signal and the second electric signal and to control the light source to vary intensity or level of the output light.
08/28/14
20140238209
new patent Pre-cut infeed system
Embodiments provide a pre-cut infeed system for a machine center, such as an edger. A pre-cut infeed system may include an infeed, one or more saws arranged along the infeed, and a scanner optimizer system.
08/21/14
20140236758
Methods and systems for initiating application processes by data capture from rendered documents
Systems, apparatus and methods for implementing transaction applications using a handheld document data capture device are described herein. The handheld device captures information from a rendered document.
08/21/14
20140236488
Computed tomography calibration systems and methods
According to certain embodiments of the invention, computer hardware and software can perform single or dual-energy decomposition calculations and predict ct values for either single-energy or dual energy ct from basis material decomposition estimates derived using theoretical models. Using that information, the computer hardware and software can (among other things) present one dimensional information from a ct scanner, such as representative pixel value, in two dimensions, such as a line in two dimensional basis material space..
08/21/14
20140236012
Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus
Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus is provided which easily recreates test conditions same as the past, comprising scanner, signal processor, display controller, storage, detector, collator, and controller. Scanner scans a subject with ultrasound waves through ultrasound probe.
08/21/14
20140233707
Versatile beam scanner with fan beam
A versatile beam scanner for generating a far-field scanned pencil beam, and, alternatively, a far-field pencil beam. An angle selector limits the angular extent of an inner fan beam emitted by a source of penetrating radiation.
08/21/14
20140233693
Apparatus and method for count loss calibration of photon-counting detectors in spectral computed tomography imaging
A method for photon count-loss calibration in a computed-tomography (ct) scanner, including capturing incident x-ray photons via a plurality of energy-discriminating detectors, determining photon counts of the captured incident x-ray photons in a plurality of energy windows at each energy-discriminating detector, and adjusting the determined photon counts in each energy window for each energy-discriminating detector based on a pre-determined photon count-loss look-up table and the determined photon counts.. .
08/21/14
20140233545
Establishing secure connection between mobile computing device and wireless hub using security credentials obtained from remote security credential server
A mobile computing device includes a first wireless local area network adapter; a wireless wide area network adapter configured to connect to a remote security credential server across a wireless wide area network; an optical scanner or a near field radio communication adapter. The mobile computing device is configured to obtain information regarding security credentials from at least one of an optical scan of an optical tag and a near field radio communication exchange with a near field radio communication tag; obtain the security credentials from the remote security credential server across the wireless wide area network by providing the information regarding the security credentials to the remote security credential server which responds with the security credentials; and use the security credentials to establish a secure wireless network connection between the first wireless local area network adapter and a second wireless local area network adapter of a wireless hub..
08/21/14
20140232993
Fiber scanning projector
A fiber scanning projector includes a light source comprising a plurality of monochromatic light sources, a modulator providing a modulation signal according to image information to the light source, a scanner scanning a screen with a light emitted from the light source and controlled according to the modulation signal, the scanner including a fiber bundle and an actuator which 2-axis-drives the fiber bundle, and a synchronization controller synchronizing driving of the actuator and driving of the modulator.. .
08/21/14
20140232758
Display device and electronic product having light sensors in plural pixel regions
A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; a signal processing unit; and a selector, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and a driver supplying a video signal to the signal lines, the screen unit is sectioned into plural regions each having plural pixel circuits, the pixel circuit emits light in accordance with the video signal, the light sensor is arranged with respect to each region and outputs a luminance signal in accordance with the light emission, the selector supplies plural luminance signals to the signal processing unit by switching the signals, and the signal processing unit corrects the video signal in accordance with the luminance signals and supplies the video signal to the driver.. .
08/21/14
20140232712
Scanner, electro-optical panel, electro-optical display device and electronic apparatus
A scanner includes a plurality of unit circuits configured with transistors of a same conductivity type. In the scanner, the unit circuit constituting the scanner includes an output transistor that selectively outputs, to an output terminal of the unit circuit, a signal given from an outside.
08/21/14
20140232566
System and method for traffic side detection and characterization
A method for detecting a vehicle comprising: providing a multi-channel scannerless full-waveform lidar system operating in pulsed time-of-flight operation oriented towards a surface of the roadway to cover the detection zone; providing at least one initialization parameter; emitting pulses at an emission frequency; receiving reflections of the pulses from the detection zone; and acquiring and digitalizing a series of individual complete traces at each channel of system; identifying at least one detection in at least one of the traces; obtaining a height and an intensity for the detection; determining a nature of the detection to be one of an environmental particle detection, a candidate object detection and a roadway surface detection; if the nature of the detection is the candidate object detection, detecting a presence of a vehicle in the detection zone.. .
08/21/14
20140231647
Compact fiber-based scanning laser detection and ranging system
A system for short-range laser detection and ranging of targets can provides rapid three-dimensional, e.g., angle, angle, range, scans over a wide field-of-view. Except for the final transmit/receive lens, the disclosed ladar system can be implemented in an all-fiber configuration.
08/21/14
20140231638
Slide scanner with a tilted image
An instrument and method for scanning a large microscope specimen uses a light source and at least one lens to focus light from the specimen onto a detector array. The specimen holder is located on a scanning stage and the detector array is dynamically tilted about a scan direction during the scan to maintain focus across the width of the scan strip as the scan proceeds.
08/21/14
20140231524
Barcode scanner having laser alignment indication
A barcode scanner having a laser alignment indication mainly has an alignment light source module and a reading light source module. After the alignment light source module is aligned with a barcode, the reading light source module is started to read barcode information.
08/21/14
20140230366
Systems and methods for performing quality assurance of branding of pharmaceutical/medical containers and computer assisted systems and methods for branding pharmaceutical/medical containers
In some embodiments, quality assurance systems for verifying branding of at least one medication container associated with at least one of a prescription and medication order are provided. The systems including: a transport system that transports at least one first container branded with a particular branding among a plurality of bran dings to and from a pharmaceutical and/or medical product dispensing system, and transports the at least one first container to the pharmaceutical and/or medical product dispensing system after correcting the particular branding when correction is performed; a scanning system including at least one scanner for scanning identification information associated with the at least one first container; a display that displays order information associated with the identification information received from the scanning system including information indicating a correct branding for the at least one first container; and a pharmacist station for determining whether the correct branding matches the particular branding and correcting the particular branding if the correct branding does not match the particular branding..
08/14/14
20140229550
Method and system for attaching scanned documents to email replies via a mobile communications device
A method and system for attaching a scan to an email reply utilizing a mobile communications device and any standard email client. A scan-to-email attachment module can be configured in association with the mobile communications device.
08/14/14
20140229343
Smart cabinet
An apparatus is provided including a processor, a memory, and a door. A scale is configured to, when the door is opened, measure the weight of an item placed in the apparatus.
08/14/14
20140228823
System and method for determining dosimetry in ophthalmic photomedicine
A system and method for treating ophthalmic target tissue, including a light source for generating a beam of light, a beam delivery system that includes a scanner for generating patterns, and a controller for controlling the light source and delivery system to create a dosimetry pattern of the light beam on the ophthalmic target tissue. One or more dosage parameters of the light beam vary within the dosimetry pattern, to create varying exposures on the target tissue.
08/14/14
20140226193
Optical head-mounted display with mechanical one-dimensional scanner
An optical head-mounted display includes an eyeglass frame, a holographic optical element supported by the eyeglass frame to be confronted by an eye of a wearer, and a projector mounted on the eyeglass frame to project image information on the holographic optical element. The projector includes a led light source, a beam-splitting polarizer, a spatial light modulator, a lens set and a mechanical one-dimensional scanner.
08/14/14
20140226190
Three-dimensional scanner with spectroscopic energy detector
A laser scanner has a light emitter, a rotary mirror, a light receiver, a first beam splitter to send electromagnetic energy from an electromagnetic energy generator into the environment, a second beam splitter to send reflected electromagnetic energy to a spectroscopic energy detector, and a control and evaluation unit, the spectroscopic energy detector configured to determine wavelengths in the reflected electromagnetic energy.. .
08/14/14
20140226145
Multi-mode optical measurement device and method of operation
An optical measurement device is provided includes a tracker device configured to emit a first beam of light and receive a portion of the first beam of light reflected off of a target. The first beam of light being emitted from a gimbal location, the tracker device further including an absolute distance meter configured to determine the distance to the target.
08/14/14
20140226136
Method and apparatus for cleaning photomask handling surfaces
The cleaning device may clean the handling and support interface for a reticle inside a reticle handling tool, such as a micrographic scanner/stepper printer, without opening the tool. The cleaning device may have the same or approximate form factor as either a reticle without a pellicle or a reticle with a pellicle.
08/14/14
20140226076
Digital broadcast receiver and method of updating channel information
A digital broadcast receiver is provided, including a receiver which receives a plurality of broadcast signals, a channel scanner which scans the plurality of broadcast signals and acquires service information (si) related to the plurality of broadcast signals, and a controller which selects a broadcast signal having a preset type of si from among the acquired si, and updates channel information.. .
08/14/14
20140225985
Handheld portable optical scanner and method of using
A system and method for real-time or near-real time processing and post-processing of rgb-d image data using a handheld portable device and using the results for a variety of applications. The disclosure is based on the combination of off-the-shelf equipment (e.g.
08/14/14
20140225879
Display device and electronic product
A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; and a signal processing unit, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and a driver supplying a video signal to the signal lines, the screen unit is sectioned into plural regions each having plural pixel circuits, the pixel circuit emits light in accordance with the video signal, the light sensor is arranged with respect to each region and outputs a luminance signal in accordance with the light emission; and the signal processing unit corrects the video signal in accordance with the luminance signal and supplies the signal to the driver.. .
08/14/14
20140225751
Container handler alignment system and method
A system and method for assisting drivers of bomb carts and shuttle carriers to position their vehicles appropriately for loading and unloading containers at a gantry crane. The system uses laser scanners mounted at various levels on the gantry crane sill beams to determine the type, position, orientation and skew angle of the vehicles as well as whether the vehicles are in a loaded or unloaded condition.
08/14/14
20140225608
System and method for measuring induced radio frequency current using phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging
A method for automatically measuring currents induced on conducting structures positioned in the bore of a magnetic resonance imaging (“mri”) scanner using a single magnetic resonance image is provided. A conductive structure is positioned within the bore of the mri scanner during imaging.
08/07/14
20140223613
Scanning probe microscope and control method thereof
A scanning probe microscope includes a cantilever having a probe at a free thereof, a displacement detector to output a displacement signal of the cantilever, a vibrator to vibrate the cantilever, and a scanner to three-dimensionally relatively move the sample and probe. A mixed signal generator includes an amplitude information detecting section to provide a vibrating signal to the vibrator and generate an amplitude signal including information of an amplitude of the displacement signal, and a phase difference information detecting section to generate a phase signal including information of a phase difference between the displacement signal and the synchronous signal, and adds the displacement signal and the synchronous signal to generate a mixed signal.
08/07/14
20140223612
Modular atomic force microscope
A modular afm/spm which provides faster measurements, in part through the use of smaller probes, of smaller forces and movements, free of noise artifacts, that the old generations of these devices have increasingly been unable to provide. The modular afm/spm includes a chassis, the foundation on which the modules of the instrument are supported; a view module providing the optics for viewing the sample and the probe; a head module providing the components for the optical lever arrangement and for steering and focusing those components; a scanner module providing the xyz translation stage that actuates the sample in those dimensions and the engage mechanism; a isolation module that encloses the chassis and provides acoustic and/or thermal isolation for the instrument and an electronics module which, together with the separate controller, provide the electronics for acquiring and processing images and controlling the other functions of the instrument.
08/07/14
20140222948
Sender-side content transmission method and information transmission system
The user side is provided with a scanner and a transmitter, the t-center side is provided with a t-code decoder and a dispatch information generator, the user side transmits t-code-inserted image data, while the t-center generates order information (sender name, recipient name, sending method, address (recipient, sender), t-code-inserted image data, url of supermarket, etc.) from the user, based on the decoding result of the image data, and the order information (simply dispatch information) is transmitted to supermarket via a communication network.. .
08/07/14
20140222762
Automated document archive for a document processing unit
According to some embodiments, a document processing unit may receive information associated with a document to be processed. The document processing unit might comprise, for example, a printer, scanner, copier, facsimile machine, or multi-function device.
08/07/14
20140222691
System and method for formless, self-service registration for access to financial services
A system for enabling users to register to use external financial services comprises a central office comprising an operating platform including a communication interface and a user database having a plurality of records for individual users; wherein the central office communicates via the communication interface with a plurality of remote formless, self-service registration stations; whereby a registration station scans an identification card with a card scanner, photographs the user to create a verification image and records a biometric parameter unique to the user, whereupon the registration station transmits an image of the identification card, the biometric parameter and the verification image to the central office; wherein the operating platform translates text from the identification card and creates a record for the user and wherein the operating platform uses the translated text to populate fields in the user record and retrieves and displays the record to an administrator for review.. .
08/07/14
20140219683
Surface-emitting laser device, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and method for manufacturing surface-emitting laser device
A surface-emitting laser device includes a transparent dielectric layer provided in an emitting region and configured to cause a reflectance at a peripheral part to be different from a reflectance at a central part in the emitting region. In the surface-emitting laser device, the thickness of a contact layer is different between a region having a relatively high reflectance and a region having a relatively low reflectance in the emitting region.
08/07/14
20140218780
Light scanner, image display device, head-mounted display, and method of manufacturing light scanner
A light scanner includes: a base part; a shaft part that swingably supports the base part around a first axis; an optical unit including a light transmission part that is supported by the base part and has light transmissivity, and a first light reflection reduction part that is provided on the light transmission part and reduces light reflection, wherein light enters the first light reflection reduction part.. .
08/07/14
20140218771
Scanning documents using envelopes as document separators
Methods and systems remove sheets of media from envelopes, and scan the envelopes and the sheets of media through an optical scanner. Such method and systems use the envelopes as separator sheets between groups of the sheets of media.
08/07/14
20140218480
Hand held portable three dimensional scanner
Embodiments of the invention may include a scanning device to scan three dimensional objects. The scanning device may generate a three dimensional model.
08/07/14
20140218170
Biometric data-driven application of vehicle operation settings
Biometric data-driven application of vehicle operations is implemented by a scanner, a computer processor communicatively coupled to the scanner over a vehicle network, and logic executable by the computer processor. The logic receives, from the scanner over the vehicle network, biometric data for an operator of a vehicle and compares the biometric data from the scanner to sets of biometric data stored in a memory device of the vehicle.
08/07/14
20140217862
Encasements for an electronic device having a biometric scanner
This disclosure relates generally to an apparatus for retaining an electronic device as well as for methods for using the device for the purpose of doing the same. In various instances, the electronic device includes a housing including top and bottom members, and having a membrane region configured to facilitate interaction with a biometric scanner on the electronic device.
08/07/14
20140217294
Method for using lso background radiation as a transmission source using time of flight information
A method for using lutetium-based scintillator crystals' background beta decay emission in a positron emission tomography (pet) scanner as a transmission scan source for generating attenuation maps is disclosed.. .
08/07/14
20140217164
System and method for downloading a live performance through use of a qr code
A system and method for downloading a live performance held at a venue using a qr code comprising a server, including a memory, processor, and content management system, and a computer, including a memory, processor, scanner, and software. The content management system is stored in the memory and adapted to run on the processor of the server, and is adapted to provide a website, transmit a corresponding link to the computer, receive information from the computer relating to a qr code, and transmit data to the computer through the internet.
07/31/14
20140214271
Apparatus and method for detecting obstacle adaptively to vehicle speed
Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for detecting an obstacle adaptively to vehicle speed. The apparatus includes a control unit, a speed-adaptive camera sensor, a speed-adaptive laser scanner sensor, and a detection data integration unit.
07/31/14
20140214192
Apparatus for design-based manufacturing optimization in semiconductor fab
A design-based manufacturing optimization (dmo) server comprises a distributed computing system and a dmo software module incorporating with a design scanner to scan and analyze design data of a semiconductor device for optimizing manufacturing of the semiconductor device. The dmo software module sets up a pattern signature database and a manufacturing optimization database, generates design-based manufacturing recipes, interfaces with manufacturing equipment through a manufacturing interface module, and interfaces with electronic design automation suppliers for the design data through a design interface module.
07/31/14
20140212824
Systems, methods, and computer program products providing flame detection
A system includes a flame detector with a photon detecting portion and a processing portion, the processing portion including a processor-based device programmed to provide the following functions: receiving input regarding a type of burner and a type of fuel, applying a flame detection configuration to the burner scanner according to the received input, and performing a flame detection process according to the flame detection configuration.. .
07/31/14
20140211925
Geometry calibration algorithm for large flat module detector ct scanner
A method for geometric calibration of a ct scanner, including, for each row of at least one row of detector cells, establishing a complete geometric description of the ct scanner, including at least one unknown geometric parameter, establishing a description of a forward projection function using the complete geometric description, acquiring actual projection coordinates of a calibration phantom placed in a scanning field of view (sfov) on a current row of detector cells and corresponding to a plurality of angles, acquiring calculated projection coordinates of the calibration phantom on the current row of detector cells and corresponding to the plurality of angles using the description of the forward projection function, and acquiring a calibrated value for the at least one unknown geometric parameter by evaluating the at least one unknown geometric parameter based on the acquired actual projection coordinates and calculated projection coordinates via a nonlinear least square fitting algorithm.. .
07/31/14
20140211385
System, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/31/14
20140211307
Laser scan confocal microscope
Fluorescence is generated from an irradiated point on an inspection surface of a sample and the fluorescence is collected by an objective lens. Here, because of the magnification chromatic aberration of the objective lens, the fluorescence going out from the objective lens travels along a path shifted from the irradiation light and changed substantially into a non-scan light by a galvano-scanner.
07/31/14
20140211305
Laser scanning microscope
A laser scanning microscope (lsm) consisting of at least one light source from which an illumination beam path extends in the direction of a sample, at least one detection beam path for transmitting sample light to a detector array, a first pinhole for confocal filtering in front of the detector array, a scanner for causing a relative motion between the illumination light and the sample in at least one direction, and a microscope lens. For illuminating a sample, at least two illumination beams, which the microscope lens focuses as illumination points in a sample plane, are generated in the illumination beam path.
07/31/14
20140211288
Optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus equipped with the same
An optical scanner includes a polygonal mirror; a mirror for reflecting the beam from the polygonal mirror; an optical box having a cap and containing the mirror;a first mirror regulating portion in a direction of a normal line of the mirror, the first regulating portion being provided opposed to such a surface of the reflecting surface and a back surface as is closer to the cap; and a second mirror regulating portion in a beam sub-scanning direction, the second regulating portion being provided opposed to such a surface of the mirror as is closer to the cap; wherein the mirror has a plurality of apex lines, and the first regulating portion and the second regulating portion are disposed at positions which are remoter from the cap than the apex line that is closest to the cap, with respect to a direction perpendicular to a main scan direction.. .
07/31/14
20140211271
Scanner module and image scanning apparatus employing the same
A scanner module and an image scanning apparatus employing the same. The scanner module comprises an illuminator for illuminating light on an object to be scanned.
07/31/14
20140211227
Methods and systems for monitoring an image capturing device
A method and system for monitoring an image capturing device determines a distortion of an image of a printing medium, wherein the image is captured by means of an image capturing device, such as an in-line camera or scanner, and wherein the image comprises a calibration pattern with a plurality of calibration marks printed on the printing medium. The calibration pattern comprises at least a first sub-set of calibration marks relating to a first separation and a second sub-set of calibration marks relating to a second separation.
07/31/14
20140210589
Smart card and smart system with enhanced security features
A smart card includes a fingerprint sensor/scanner which matches and verifies a person's identity against an on-board stored fingerprint template. If the identity is verified, the card will permit access to information stored on the card.
07/31/14
20140209671
System for transferring maps to a mobile device without network connectivity using matrix bar codes or other passive data media
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for transferring maps to a mobile device without network connectivity using matrix bar codes or other passive data media are presented. In some embodiments, such a method may include receiving data from an image scanner configured to scan a bar code, the data comprising a complete encoded map; processing the data to generate a decoded map; and displaying the decoded map to a user..
07/24/14
20140207686
Secure real-time health record exchange
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for accessing electronic medical records are provided in which a portable computing device uniquely associated with a user authenticates an identification of the user and automatically retrieves information corresponding to the user from electronic healthcare records systems using the identification. The retrieved information may be combined with other information and electronically delivered to a healthcare provider or patient.
07/24/14
20140207597
System, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207595
System, method and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207594
System, method, and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207591
Integrating local products into global web services,
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for integrating locally carried products into web services provided by a global server. A user computing device, such as a mobile phone, is used to scan optical codes for products.
07/24/14
20140207590
System, method and apparatus to facilitate commerce and sales
A system and method for conducting commerce and sales operations is disclosed. A sales representative identifies a customer, chooses a product, and completes a sales transaction using a front-end pos software application.
07/24/14
20140207556
Point of sale offer redemptions
Processing of point of sale (“pos”) redemptions via a “tap” of a contactless device comprises a pos data collector that facilitates a connection with a contactless device. A merchant scans items for purchase using a pos scanner, which captures product identification information.
07/24/14
20140207127
System and method for determining dosimetry in ophthalmic photomedicine
A system and method for treating ophthalmic target tissue, including a light source for generating a beam of light, a beam delivery system that includes a scanner for generating patterns, and a controller for controlling the light source and delivery system to create a dosimetry pattern of the light beam on the ophthalmic target tissue. One or more dosage parameters of the light beam vary within the dosimetry pattern, to create varying exposures on the target tissue.


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