bar-code scanner

bar-code scanner

[′bär ‚kōd ′skan·ər]
(computer science)
An optical scanning device that reads texts which have been converted into a special bar code. Also known as bar-code reader.
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So look for the future caregiver to be equipped with an electronic "clipboard" to which he or she plugs in a headset microphone, miniature bar-code scanner, digital camera and/or other peripherals that have yet to be developed or perhaps even imagined.
For a while bar-code scanners were touted as the data collection device that would do it all.
A portable bar-code scanner, for example, can capture information in any location and later load it into a computer.
With the versatile NCR RealScan 92 bar-code scanner, cashiers can choose the scanning mode - presentation or pass-by - that best fits their needs.
4Ghz radio frequency, which is the fastest speed available today, and a premium mobile bar-code scanner, which ensures accuracy and success.
The concept appliance includes a flat-panel touchscreen monitor and bar-code scanner built into the top door.
Bar-code scanners are typically used by retail markets and other mass merchandisers to quickly capture price, inventory and other product information necessary for point of sale transaction processing.
ATLANTA & DALLAS -- ALON USA Installs NCR RealPOS(TM) Terminals and RealScan(TM) Bar-Code Scanners with Retalix StorePoint Software
Today, Acsis' DataPass(R) solution, which takes data captured by mobile bar-code scanners, checks it for accuracy and then passes it to the SAP system in real-time, has been implemented across 13 Bayer warehouse facilities.
When used with tablet PCs and bar-code scanners, Horizon Expert Documentation enables nurses to chart, scan and administer medications at the point of care with assurance that they have checked and verified the "five rights" essential to medication safety - right patient, right drug, right dose, right time and right route.
And exhibitors will use Symbol's PDF417 bar-code scanners to track leads by scanning 2D symbols encoded onto show badges.