hand-held scanner

hand-held scanner

[¦hand ‚held ′skan·ər]
(engineering)
An image-reading device that is held and operated by a person.

handheld scanner

A scanner that is moved by hand over the material being captured. Handheld scanners are small and less expensive than their desktop counterparts but partially rely on the user's dexterity to move the unit across the paper. Trays are available that keep the scanner moving in a straight line. Contrast with flatbed scanner, sheet-fed scanner and drum scanner.
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"With mixed reality smart glasses, workers do not have the need to carry around a manual or a hand-held scanner, and can get instructions just by looking at a package and scanning its QR code.
The hand-held scanner captured hundreds of photographs which enabled the team to build a mesh of the statue and create a 3D animation.
A hand-held scanner that incorporates blue laser technology, ultra-fast frame rate, specially developed Nikon optics, and the ability to measure dimensions of the most challenging materials has been introduced by Nikon Metrology Inc., Brighton, Mich.
ECOM instruments, the leading international provider of explosion-proof mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, is expanding its comprehensive mobile worker ecosystem with two new innovative peripherals -- the hand-held scanner Ident-Ex 01 and the BLE Beacon Loc-Ex 01 for ATEX/IECEx Zone 1.
The hand-held scanner monitors such possible incidents -- whether intentional or by mistake -- with a validation system that detects behavior that doesn't match up with past shopping trips.
According to Stigen, the new system will work with the warehouse's existing hand-held scanner system, which will result in a much lower implementation cost for the project than if new scanners had to be purchased.
Using the Hand-Held Scanner, it reportedly took technicians about half a day to scan the part before corrosion was removed and another half-day to scan it after the removal of the defects.
The Intelli-Pac affords the ability to seamlessly integrate layer aggregation technology, a case label printer, operator touch screen, connectivity to preferred data management system, a case loading table, and a hand-held scanner. Several upgrades to the Intelli-Pac include unit-to-bundle data syncing, case-to-pallet data syncing, and case-forming and casetaping capabilities.
Last year, Creaform (creaform3d.com) introduced its 1.1-kg Go!SCAN hand-held scanner. This year, the company teamed up with 3D Systems (3DSystems.com) to offer an enhanced version--with a digital eye for 3D printing.
Also forming part of the investment is the implementation of a new warehouse management system which uses bar-code and hand-held scanner technology, ensuring systems and processes are efficient and effective.
With its unique hand-held scanner, Bioptigen's Envisu C series SDOIS is particularly useful for pediatric and non-ambulatory patients, Buckland added.