12 April 1988 Compact POS Scanner Using New Holographic Technology
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Proceedings Volume 0883, Holographic Optics: Design and Applications; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944146
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
We have developed a compact, high-readability POS scanner which uses a new type of holographic technology. We call this technology the "holo-window". The holo-window is capable of changing the scan direction and collecting the signal light. While compaction of current scanners would decrease their readability, these features enable the optical system of a scanner featuring the holo-window be made compact while maintaining high readability. Using the holo-window, we have developed a new scanner which has a letter-size footprint and is only 8 cm high.
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Kozo Yamazaki, Kozo Yamazaki, Toshiyuki Ichikawa, Toshiyuki Ichikawa, Hirokazu Aritake, Hirokazu Aritake, Fumio Yamagishi, Fumio Yamagishi, Hiroyuki Ikeda, Hiroyuki Ikeda, Takefumi Inagaki, Takefumi Inagaki, "Compact POS Scanner Using New Holographic Technology", Proc. SPIE 0883, Holographic Optics: Design and Applications, (12 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944146; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944146
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