bar-code reader


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bar-code reader

[′bär ‚kōd ′rēd·ər]
(computer science)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Patient identification may be entered with the standard keypad or with a bar-code reader or keyboard.
After storing it, the driver uses the truck's bar-code reader to scan the pallet location, so that the central database has a record of where it has been placed, for efficient retrieval.
Available options include data connectivity, a bar-code reader, and a small printer.
The display prompts the operator through all the steps, and two serial interfaces enable the connection to PC/host and external printer or bar-code reader.
The optically registering benders, bar-code readers, sorters, conveyers and stackers were installed in four Sun-Times platerooms.
DENSO WAVE develops and markets industrial products such as bar-code readers and robots.
The laser-based system could thus bypass the need for privacy-invading videos and is less susceptible to jamming than bar-code readers and radio frequency identification, according to the developers.
It works in combination with Ricoh's proprietary digital multifunction machine imagio MP C3500 and bar-code readers.
Clear Systems are long established providers of time and attendance systems and bar-code readers, while Seltek are involved in the development of eco-friendly re-useable boxes being marketed as Durabox and environmental test systems sold under the banner of Earthcare.
Semiconductor lasers based on heterostructures make possible today's bar-code readers, the heads that read compact discs and similar media, and fiberoptic communication systems.
Traditionally, bar-code readers incorporate a small LED to signify the laser is on and the bar-code has been read.
Automation goes even further with robotic systems that have integrated bar-code readers and cleaning systems that burn out and clean out dies.