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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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This year, Datalogic, Honeywell and Zebra Technologies are all making strategic investments toward expanding and refreshing their handheld scanner portfolios to address competition in this fragmented marketplace.
"NVision's HandHeld scanner has consistently demonstrated the ability to provide accurate results even when used in a dusty manufacturing plant," the scan technician adds.
Mobile, a new version of its in-store handheld scanner that allows customers to use their mobile device to scan and bag their groceries while they shop.
Patients are simply examined using a handheld scanner which provides visualisation and measurement of details too small for ultrasound to pick up but which are too deep for conventional microscopy.
Fujitsu originally registered the iPad name with the Patent and Trademark Office in March 2003 in connection with a handheld scanner for retailers made by the Japanese company.
The technology relies upon a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag on each case that tracks temperature and shipping, an RFID tag on each bottle for inventory management and a tamper-proof neck with hidden code that authenticates the bottle when read by a handheld scanner developed by the company.
Three models are available--the Dragon D101, a cabled trigger operated handheld scanner; the Dragon M101, a wireless trigger operated handheld scanner; and the Nano, a fixed mount miniature scanner with continuous scan operation.
Give the DocuPen R700 Handheld Scanner (www.academicsuperstore.com/ market/marketdisp.
A handheld scanner picks up stray particles of cocaine on a car during a routine traffic stop.
During the handheld scanner test, it took less than 3 minutes to scan the RFID tags on each container, resulting in 100-percent successful reads at distances of 3, 6, 9, and 12 feet with containers at ground level.
The DocuPen is a full-colour handheld scanner capable of storing hundreds of pages.