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 new patent  Power source hot swap mode

A method for power management of a mobile device includes detecting whether a removable power source has been removed from the mobile device. In response to detecting that the power source has been removed, entering a hot swap mode for a first time period by deactivating a first component of... Symbol Technologies Llc

Apparatus for and electro-optically reading a target in the presence of ambient light by detecting and suppressing the ambient light

A target is read in the presence of ambient light. A scan component scans a laser beam across the target. A detector assembly detects and converts return laser light from the target into an information signal bearing information related to the target, and concomitantly detects and converts the ambient light... Symbol Technologies Llc

Module and system for, and , directing an aiming pattern on, and illuminating, a target to be electro-optically read by image capture

A hybrid aiming/illuminating light assembly in an imaging reader directs a visible aiming pattern and an illumination light pattern on a target to be read by image capture. In a preferred embodiment, the assembly includes a light source for emitting visible light rays, a collimating lens component for collimating the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device

A technique for the detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device includes monitoring of Bluetooth® communications activity by a Bluetooth® capable communication device. Any monitored communication activity is analyzed against parameters that are predefined to detect suspected illegal activity. If illegal activity is suspected by the analysis, an alert is... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , locating and tracking a mobile target with improved performance in a venue

Multiple target sensing stations are deployed overhead in a venue. A controller actuates one or more initial stations for locating, tracking, and determining a predicted route for, a mobile target, and then actuates one or more subsequent stations downstream of the predicted route prior to arrival of the mobile target... Symbol Technologies Llc

Methods, systems and detecting object location and generating alerts

Methods, systems and apparatus for detecting object location and generating alerts are disclosed herein. An example disclosed method includes determining an assigned area for an object being handled by a loader; detecting a first location of the loader; determining whether the first location corresponds to the assigned area for the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Methods, systems and segmenting and dimensioning objects

Methods, systems, and apparatus for segmenting and dimensioning objects are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein includes determining a first sensor of a plurality of sensors toward which a vehicle is moving based on image data generating by the plurality of sensors; designating the first sensor as a reference sensor;... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , remotely dimensioning generally planar, target surfaces of objects

Spaced-apart light spots are projected in a light pattern on a target surface lying in a target plane. A range spot is projected at a position on the target surface to find a target distance to the target surface. An image of the target surface, light pattern, and range spot... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , locating a mobile device in a venue by inferring transmit timer values of ranging signals received by the mobile device in a time difference of arrival (tdoa)-based ultrasonic locationing system

Ultrasonic transmitters periodically transmit ranging signals at unknown transmit timer values, and an ultrasonic receiver receives the ranging signals at known receive timer values on a mobile device in a venue in which a time difference of arrival (TDOA)-based ultrasonic locationing system is deployed. A controller infers the transmit timer... Symbol Technologies Llc

Remotely configurable location tracking tags

Remotely configurable location tracking tags are provided. A tag broadcasts a tag identifier according to configuration data stored at a memory. The tag receives new configuration data and an associated tag identifier. When the associated tag identifier matches the tag identifier: the tag updates the configuration data stored at the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Systems, devices and methods for providing communications between a beamforming access point and a non-beamforming device

Systems, devices and methods for providing communications between a beamforming access point and a non-beamforming device are provided. The access point determines a beamforming steering matrix from a feedback matrix received from a beamforming device located at a given position, and controls the communication interface to beam form using the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , securing a data capture session of a portable data capture device

A sensor senses when a portable, handheld data capture device has been dropped from a user's hand and is in free fall in a venue. A control system automatically saves data captured in a handheld mode of operation in response to the sensing of the free fall of the portable... Symbol Technologies Llc

System and methods of deploying location tracking tags

System and methods of deploying location tracking tags are provided. A device receives: identifiers of a plurality of tags fixed at locations in a physical space, each of the plurality of tags configured to broadcast: a respective identifier; and identifiers of respective neighboring tags of each of the plurality of... Symbol Technologies Llc

System for and deterring theft of items from a venue

Theft of an item from a department of a venue having a department-specific, point-of-sale (POS) station for completing a transaction of the item prior to authorized removal of the item from the department, is deterred by sensing and tracking movement of a target associated with the item from the department... Symbol Technologies Llc

Modular heads up display assemblies

Modular heads up display (HUD) assemblies are disclosed herein. An example apparatus disclosed herein includes a housing to carry an image generator; a display surface extending from a first side of the housing; and a mating surface along a second side of the housing opposing the first side of the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Stereo camera device with improved depth resolution

A stereo camera device with tilted fields of view is provided, which includes a pair of camera devices located such that respective fields of view (FOVs) of the pair of camera devices are tilted away from each other, and at least partially overlapping in a common working FOV. The device... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , establishing a bluetooth® paired connection between a wireless, electro-optical reader and one or more hosts

A wireless, Bluetooth® paired connection is established between a wireless, electro-optical reader and a host by reading a multi-parameter, pairing symbol displayed by the host. An identification parameter is extracted from the pairing symbol to automatically identify the host, and one or more configuration parameters are substantially simultaneously extracted from... Symbol Technologies Llc

Imaging reader for, and , reading symbol and non-symbol targets with color image processing pipeline having bypassable components

A color image of a target is captured by a color sensor in an imaging reader. A color image processing pipeline processes the captured color image with a plurality of color image processing components to display the image of a target with high fidelity. One or more of the components... Symbol Technologies Llc

Client device and analysis of a predetermined set of parameters associated with radio coupling to a wlan

A client device and method for analysis of a predetermined set of parameters associated with a radio coupling to a WLAN is provided. The client device includes a memory and a radio coupled to at least one processor. The at least one processor executes in the memory a first client... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , finding and recovering lost mobile devices in a venue

A mobile device can be found and recovered by executing a recovery action indicative of at least one location of the mobile device. An interface displays the location of the mobile device.... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , determining a distance to a target to be read by image capture over a range of working distances

A distance to a target to be read by image capture over a range of working distances is determined by directing an aiming light spot along an aiming axis to the target, and by capturing a first image of the target containing the aiming light spot, and by capturing a... Symbol Technologies Llc

Motion-controlled arrangement for, and , locating targets with improved performnce in a venue

Multiple sensing network units are deployed overhead in a venue. Each unit supports a motion detecting system for detecting a level of motion in a zone of the venue, and an RFID locationing system for reading RFID tags in the venue, in response to the motion level detected by the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Apparatus for and estimating dimensions of an object associated with a code in automatic response to reading the code

Dimensions of an object associated with an electro-optically readable code are estimated by aiming a handheld device at a scene containing the object supported on a base surface. A scanner on the device scans the scene over a field of view to obtain a position of a reference point of... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , processing products associated with rfid tags and bar code symbols in the same workstation

The same workstation supports an electro-optical reader for reading bar code symbols, and a radio frequency (RF) antenna of an RF identification (RFID) reader for reading RFID tags, through a window that is transmissive to light and to RF energy. The RF antenna is mounted in an interior cavity of... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , processing products associated with rfid tags and bar code symbols at the same workstation

A workstation has a metallic housing for supporting an electro-optical reader for reading bar code symbols. A radio frequency (RF) antenna of an RF identification (RFID) reader for reading RFID tags is mounted in a metallic container that is connected to the housing. The RF antenna radiates RF energy at... Symbol Technologies Llc

Module or arrangement for, and , reading a target by image capture with an imaging reader having offset imaging and aiming systems

An imaging sensor of an imaging reader senses return light from a target to be read by image capture along an imaging axis over a field of view that extends along mutually orthogonal, horizontal and vertical axes. Two aiming light assemblies are offset from the sensor and are spaced apart... Symbol Technologies Llc

System for and sensing and responding to emergencies in a venue

A sensing unit mounted at a venue can capture images of targets in the venue, and/or can sonically locate targets in the venue, and/or can read targets configured as radio frequency (RF) identification (RFID) tags in the venue. A control arrangement recognizes whether at least one of the targets is... Symbol Technologies Llc

Imaging module and reader for, and , reading a target by image capture with a visually enhanced aiming light pattern

An imaging sensor of an imaging reader senses return light from a target to be read by image capture along an imaging axis over a field of view that extends along mutually orthogonal, horizontal and vertical axes. Two aiming light assemblies are offset from the sensor, and direct an aiming... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , accurately locating, and reducing electrical power consumption of, mobile devices at rest in a venue

A sensing system generates location signals indicative of where an electrically-powered, mobile device is in a venue. A control system determines that the mobile device is at rest when the location signals are substantially the same for a predetermined period of time, processes the location signals to determine an accurate,... Symbol Technologies Llc

Imaging module for supporting printed circuit boards in a predetermined angular relationship inside an imaging reader, and assembly

An imaging module for reading targets by image capture is mounted as a unitary assembly within an imaging reader. An imager is mounted on a first printed circuit board (PCB), and an interface connector is mounted on a second PCB. The first PCB is in direct, surface-area contact with first... Symbol Technologies Llc

Barcode scanning and dimensioning

Implementations relate to a device and method for barcode scanning and dimensioning. In some implementations, the method includes acquiring a two-dimensional (2D) preview image of an object, and processing the 2D preview image to determine one or more dark areas and to determine a location of a code on the... Symbol Technologies Llc

Electronic article surveillance (eas) assembly installable in product processing workstation, and installation

An electronic article surveillance (EAS) assembly is installable in a workstation that processes products associated with targets to be electro-optically read. The assembly includes a radio frequency (RF) antenna having a pair of RF feed lines and a conductive loop for generating an electromagnetic field to deactivate EAS tags associated... Symbol Technologies Llc

Arrangement for, and , calibrating a wearable apparatus to electro-optically read targets

An apparatus for electro-optically reading targets is mounted in an orientation on a head of a human operator having eyes for directly viewing a calibration target along a sightline. A light source directs a visible light beam away from the apparatus. A calibration assembly adjustably moves the light source, no... Symbol Technologies Llc

Method and improving radio frequency identification coverage

A method and apparatus are disclosed for improving RFID coverage using an antenna array having an adaptive antenna beam. The apparatus includes an RFID reader including an antenna array having a plurality of antenna elements. Subsets of the plurality of antenna elements are selectively activating in order to direct an... Symbol Technologies Llc

Imaging module and reader for, and , reading a target by image capture through a window in direct, sealed contact with the module

A light-transmissive window is positioned in direct, sealing contact with a chassis of an imaging module for reading a target by image capture. The chassis has a plurality of interior compartments, each having an opening. An imager, an aiming light source, and an illuminating light source are mounted on a... Symbol Technologies Llc

10/05/17 / #20170288429

Rechargeable battery pack for an electro-optical reader, and charging the battery pack and powering the reader with the charged battery pack

A battery pack for an electro-optical reader includes a rechargeable battery and a printed circuit board (PCB), both mounted in a battery housing. First and second electrical connectors are supported by the same PCB and/or the battery housing. The first electrical connector is connected to reader contacts in the reader... Symbol Technologies Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289421

Imaging module and reader for, and , expeditiously setting imaging parameters of imagers for imaging targets to be read over a range of working distances

An imaging reader has near and far imagers for imaging illuminated targets to be read over a range of working distances. A range finder determines a distance to a target. A default imager captures a minor portion of an image of the target, and rapidly determines its light intensity level.... Symbol Technologies Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289451

Imaging module and reader for, and , reading targets by image capture over a range of working distances with multi-functional aiming light pattern

Near and far imagers image close-in and far-out targets over relatively wider and relatively narrower imaging fields of view, respectively. An aiming assembly directs to a target a visible aiming light pattern having an aiming light spot and a pair of collinear aiming light lines. The aiming light spot is... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/28/17 / #20170276768

Arrangement for, and , accurately locating products in a noisy venue

Ultrasonic transmitters periodically transmit ultrasonic ranging signals, and an ultrasonic receiver receives the ultrasonic ranging signals on a mobile device in order to locate the mobile device in a venue. A controller determines a noise level in the venue, and varies a sound level of the periodically ranging signals based... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/28/17 / #20170280028

Imaging module and reader for, and , variably illuminating targets to be read by image capture over a range of working distances

A range finder determines a distance to a target to be read by image capture over a range of working distances. Near and far imagers can capture return light from the target over relatively wider and relatively narrower imaging fields of view, respectively. An illuminating light assembly illuminates the target... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/28/17 / #20170280125

Arrangement for, and , loading freight into a shipping container

A plurality of three-dimensional (3D) cameras is deployed about a zone through which freight is conveyed to a shipping container. The 3D cameras have sensors with fields of view over which a plurality of point clouds of voxels are captured from the freight. A server combines the point clouds to... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/21/17 / #20170270329

Imaging reader for, and , reading a target by image capture through a sealed window integrated with an optical system

A window environmentally seals an imaging reader operative for reading a target by image capture. An integrated optical system having one or more optical elements is formed of one-piece construction with the window for optically modifying an aiming light and/or an illuminating light passing through the optical elements.... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272645

Apparatus and specifying and aiming cameras at shelves

An example disclosed apparatus includes memory configured to store a mapping of items to respective ones of a plurality of minimum pixel-resolutions, wherein the minimum pixel-resolutions correspond to an image resolution required to identify a corresponding one of the items using an image; and a processor configured to obtain identifying... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272964

Arrangement for, and , analyzing wireless local area network (wlan) field coverage in a venue

Wireless local area network (WLAN) field coverage is analyzed in a venue. A mobile data capture device measures coverage data indicative of the WLAN field coverage from a plurality of locations in the venue, and also captures image data indicative of images of the locations in the venue. A controller... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/14/17 / #20170262673

Devices and methods for imaging targets

In an embodiment, a pair of overhead mirror portions splits a field of view of an imager into first and second subfields of view. An illuminating assembly is energized to illuminate a target. A first part of the imager is exposed to capture return illumination light from the target passing... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/14/17 / #20170264880

Device and dimensioning using digital images and depth data

A device and method of dimensioning using digital images and depth data is provided. The device includes a camera and a depth sensing device whose fields of view generally overlap. Segments of shapes belonging to an object identified in a digital image from the camera are identified. Based on respective... Symbol Technologies Llc

09/07/17 / #20170254876

Arrangement for, and , sensing targets with improved performance in a venue

Multiple sensing network units are deployed overhead in a venue. Each unit supports a video system for detecting a level of activity in the venue, and one or more sensing systems, such as an RFID system for reading RFID tags in the venue and/or an ultrasonic locationing system for locating... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/31/17 / #20170249490

Module or arrangement for, and , reading a target by image capture with an imaging reader having offset imaging and aiming systems

An imaging sensor of an imaging reader senses return light from a target to be read by image capture along an imaging axis over a field of view that extends along mutually orthogonal, horizontal and vertical axes. Two aiming light assemblies are offset from the sensor and are spaced apart... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/31/17 / #20170249584

Arrangement for, and , locating product tags by locating users who are operating mobile readers for reading the product tags

A user moves about a venue, and operates a mobile reader to read a product tag in a read zone of the mobile reader. An identifier, such as a user identity badge, is associated with the user to identify the user. A sensing system is deployed in the venue for... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/24/17 / #20170241829

Method of, and arrangement for, reducing weighing errors associated with a weighing scale at a checkout workstation

A weighing scale is provided at a product processing workstation having a horizontal bed for supporting a horizontal bed window and an upright raised tower for supporting an upright tower window. A platter is mounted on the scale for joint movement therewith. The platter has a horizontal platter portion at... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/17/17 / #20170235460

Methods and systems for implementing an always-on-top data-acquisition button

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for implementing an always-on-top data-acquisition button. One embodiment takes the form of a portable electronic device (PED) that includes a touchscreen display via which the PED is configured to present a plurality of different non-lock-screen views at different times, a set of one or... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/17/17 / #20170236265

Methods and systems for highlighting box surfaces and edges in mobile box dimensioning

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for highlighting box surfaces and edges in mobile box dimensioning. An embodiment takes the form of a method that includes obtaining a three-dimensional (3D) point cloud from a depth sensor when the depth sensor is positioned such that an aiming indicator appears on a... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/10/17 / #20170227624

Arrangement for, and , accurately locating targets in a venue with overhead, sensing network units

Multiple sensing network units are deployed in a venue. Each unit includes an overhead housing, and supports a plurality of electrically-powered sensor modules for sensing targets in the venue, and for generating target data indicative of the targets. Each unit preferably also includes a network communications module. Each module is... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/10/17 / #20170227645

Methods and systems for processing point-cloud data with a line scanner

Described herein are methods and systems for processing point-cloud data with a line scanner. One embodiment takes the form of a method that includes: receiving a 3D point cloud that is representative of an object; using one or more line scanners to identify one or more respective outer bounds of... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/10/17 / #20170229895

Apparatus and updating remote standalone firmware

A charging device may include firmware configured to execute and control charging functions and updating functions performed by the charging device. The firmware includes a first section configured to store instructions associated with the charging functions and a second section configured to store instructions associated with updating the first section.... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/03/17 / #20170219338

Methods and systems for high precision locationing with depth values

Described herein are methods and systems for high-precision locationing with depth values. One embodiment takes the form of a method that includes: receiving multiple depth values that correspond respectively to depth readings from multiple depth sensors positioned on a freight-moving vehicle and oriented towards an overhead surface, wherein different portions... Symbol Technologies Llc

08/03/17 / #20170220831

Methods and systems for smart handling of warehouse items

Methods and systems for smart handling of warehouse items. An embodiment takes the form of a wearable accessory that is configured to (a) identify an object, (b) detect an attachment-triggering event, (c) responsive to detecting the attachment-triggering event, attach to the object, (d) determine at least one handling constraint associated... Symbol Technologies Llc

07/20/17 / #20170208315

Device and transmitting full-frame images and sub-sampled images over a communication interface

A device and method of transmitting full-frame images and sub-sampled images over a communication interface are provided. The device comprises: a first camera device and a second camera device; one or more camera communication interfaces in communication with the first camera device and the second camera device; an output communication... Symbol Technologies Llc

06/22/17 / #20170177912

System for, and , reading radio frequency identification tags in a controlled area in real time with an enhanced performance

A radio frequency identification (RFID) tag reading system and method read RFID tags in a controlled area in real time with an enhanced performance. An RFID reader reads a mixed tag population of interesting RFID tags and of uninteresting RFID tags in the controlled area at a read rate. A... Symbol Technologies Llc

06/22/17 / #20170178333

Methods and systems for occlusion detection and data correction for container-fullness estimation

A method and apparatus for receiving a depth frame from a depth sensor oriented towards an open end of a shipping container, the depth frame comprising a plurality of grid elements that each have a respective depth value, identifying one or more occlusions in the depth frame, correcting the one... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/25/17 / #20170147841

Methods and systems for adjusting mobile-device operating parameters based on housing-support type

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for adjusting mobile-device operating parameters based on housing-support type. In an embodiment, a mobile device includes a housing; a data-acquisition device disposed in the housing; a sensor module configured to detect at least one housing-support element in a housing support, and to communicate a... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/25/17 / #20170147845

Scanner with replaceable bezel and desiccant cartridge

Disclosed herein are embodiments of a scanner with a replaceable bezel and desiccant cartridge. One embodiment takes the form of a scanner that includes a device housing. The scanner also includes a data-acquisition module within the device housing. The scanner also includes a detachable rear bezel affixed to the device... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/25/17 / #20170147846

Methods and systems for a bind free pivoting trigger mechanism

A trigger assembly including a cylindrical pivot shaft having a pivot-shaft longitudinal axis; a trigger key having a front face, a back face opposite the front face, an actuator extending from the back face, and a trigger-key longitudinal axis, wherein the a first end on the of the trigger key... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/25/17 / #20170149178

Vibration resistant grounding spring

Described herein is a vibration resistant grounding spring. One embodiment takes the form of a mobile electronic device that includes an outer-bezel frame, a circuit-board frame, and a vibration resistant grounding spring. The grounding spring having a channel portion configured to receive an edge of a circuit board frame and... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/25/17 / #20170150448

Power source hot swap mode

A method for power management of a mobile device includes detecting whether a removable power source has been removed from the mobile device. In response to detecting that the power source has been removed, entering a hot swap mode for a first time period by deactivating a first component of... Symbol Technologies Llc

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05/18/17 / #20170140550

Methods and systems for automatic fullness estimation of containers

A method and apparatus for (a) receiving a three-dimensional (3D) point cloud from a depth sensor that is oriented towards an open end of a shipping container, the point cloud comprising a plurality of points that each have a respective depth value, (b) segmenting the received 3D point cloud among... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/11/17 / #20170134614

System for, and , controlling target illumination for an imaging reader

An array of pixels of a solid-state imaging sensor having a rolling shutter is sequentially exposed to capture images from an illuminated target over successive frames for image capture by an imaging reader. The target is illuminated at a peak output power level for a fractional time period of a... Symbol Technologies Llc

05/04/17 / #20170124361

Arrangement for, and , configuring an rfid reader to scan rfid tags in compliance with regulations of a particular regulatory region of operation

A radio frequency (RF) identification (RFID) reader is configured to scan RFID tags in compliance with regulations of a particular regulatory region of operation. An RF module in the reader listens for, and receives, over a wireless channel, a broadcast message that identifies the particular regulatory region in which the... Symbol Technologies Llc

04/20/17 / #20170109555

System for, and , accurately and rapidly determining, in real-time, true bearings of radio frequency identification (rfid) tags associated with items in a controlled area

A radio frequency identification (RFID) tag reading system and method accurately and rapidly determine, in real-time, true bearings of RFID tags associated with items in a controlled area. Primary transmit and receive beams are steered over the area, and multiple secondary receive beams are substantially simultaneously steered to a plurality... Symbol Technologies Llc

04/20/17 / #20170111863

Arrangement for, and , conserving battery power in a bluetooth low energy beacon

A Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon in a BLE network is electrically powered by a battery, broadcasts messages, and listens for a network communication indicative of whether a mobile device is present in a venue. A beacon controller controls the beacon to periodically broadcast the messages and to periodically listen... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/23/17 / #20170083729

Module or arrangement for, and , uniformly and efficiently illuminating a target by generating an illumination pattern that is substantially congruent to and overlaps a field of view of an imaging reader

An illumination light source emits illumination light toward a target to be read by image capture. An imaging assembly captures the illumination light returning from the target along an imaging axis over a field of view that extends along mutually orthogonal, first and second directions that are generally perpendicular to... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/23/17 / #20170083732

Arrangement for and trapping debris in an electro-optical reader

An optical assembly for an electro-optical reader includes a lens mounted in a stepped barrel. The stepped barrel has a barrel step between first and second barrel portions. The optical assembly is installed along an optical axis in a stepped chassis having a first chassis section that receives the first... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/09/17 / #20170070390

Automatically grouping, authenticating, and provisioning access points using cloud-based management of wlan infrastructure

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for automatically grouping, authenticating, and provisioning access points using cloud-based management of wireless-local-area-network (WLAN) infrastructure. In an embodiment, a given site has a master access point that is manually configured with an organization-and-site-specific master-access-point configuration for providing service in a WLAN. Additional access points... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/09/17 / #20170070854

Methods and systems for mitigating the impact of beamforming on the accuracy of wi-fi based location tracking of client devices

Methods and systems for mitigating the impact of beamforming on the accuracy of Wi-Fi based location tracking of client devices. An embodiment takes the form of a process that includes (a) obtaining a plurality of received signal strength indicator (RSSI) values respectively associated with frames in a plurality of frames... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/02/17 / #20170061180

Compact mirror arrangement for and capturing light over multiple subfields of view through an upright window of a point-of-transaction workstation

A compact optical arrangement splits the field of view of an upwardly-looking imager into a plurality of intersecting subfields along which return light from a target passes through and past an upright window to the imager. A top mirror is positioned along a vertical axis directly above the imager. Overhead... Symbol Technologies Llc

03/02/17 / #20170061439

Detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device

A technique for the detection of an unauthorized wireless communication device includes monitoring of Bluetooth® communications activity by a Bluetooth® capable communication device. Any monitored communication activity is analyzed against parameters that are predefined to detect suspected illegal activity. If illegal activity is suspected by the analysis, an alert is... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/23/17 / #20170053505

System for and enhanced reading and tracking of radio frequency identification tags

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags that pass through a portal in a venue are read by a portal RFID reader, and identified as being tags having a higher priority as compared to other RFID tags in the venue that have a lower priority. The identities of the high-priority tags are... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/16/17 / #20170045605

Arrangement for, and methodof, accurately and rapidly locating and tracking a mobile device in a venue

Ultrasonic transmitters periodically transmit ranging signals, and an ultrasonic receiver receives the ranging signals on a mobile device movable along a tracking path in a venue. The most recent, successive, historical positions at which the mobile device had been along the tracking path is determined. A current, real-time position of... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046547

Validating a decoded barcode as an expected barcode

A method and data capture device including a transceiver operable to communication with a host server, a user interface, a database configured to store expected indicia received from the host server, a data capture engine operable to capture an indicia identity for decoding, and a processor operable to direct the... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046940

Field replaceable desiccant cartridge and device, method and system therefor

A field replaceable desiccant cartridge and device, method and system there for is provided. The cartridge comprises: a housing comprising an insertion end configured to removabley mate with an aperture of a device, the insertion end configured to generally prevent moisture from entering the device when mated; a desiccant located... Symbol Technologies Llc

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02/16/17 / #20170047752

System and energy management within a group of devices

Each charging member in a group identifies a docking connection. Each charging member, responsive to identifying the docking connection, transmits information to other charging members in the group and receives information transmitted from another charging member in the group. Each charging member generates a list using the information transmitted to... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/02/17 / #20170031001

Arrangement for, and , enhancing the accuracy of position detection and tracking of a mobile device movable in a venue

A transmitter subsystem periodically transmits ranging signals at transmit times, and a receiver subsystem receives the ranging signals at receive times within a receiver window having an adjustable time duration. A real-time position of a mobile device supporting one of the subsystems is determined based on differences between the receive... Symbol Technologies Llc

02/02/17 / #20170032162

Arrangement for, and , enhancing accuracy of data collection for items located in a venue

Accuracy of data collection for items located in a venue is enhanced by moving a mobile data capture device in the venue toward the items, by capturing information data from each item in a reading state of operation of the mobile device, by determining device position data of the mobile... Symbol Technologies Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026883

Method of, and arrangement for, enhancing roaming performance of a mobile client that is roaming between access points connected to a distribution system

Roaming performance of a mobile client exchanging data with a current access point (AP) is enhanced by discovering candidate APs available for roaming, combining information from the candidate APs to construct an aggregated fast transition (FT) request frame, and sending the aggregated FT request frame to an aggregated FT handler,... Symbol Technologies Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026929

Wireless local area network coverage hole detection using mobile communication devices

Apparatus and method for coverage hole detection in a wireless local area network (WLAN) using a mobile communication device. The method includes a first step of providing a plurality of access points distributed within the WLAN and at least one mobile communication device operable within the WLAN. A next step... Symbol Technologies Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019581

Arrangement for, and , reducing server processing requirements of a host server

Video cameras are distributed throughout a venue. Each camera is operated under control of a host server to capture a video stream of images of targets at a frame rate and resolution. The server also controls radio frequency identification tag readers and item locationing devices in the venue. A level... Symbol Technologies Llc

01/12/17 / #20170011245

Arrangement for and protecting an imaging lens assembly from degradation in optical performance

An imaging lens assembly, especially for an imaging reader, includes a plurality of lenses mounted in a lens barrel along an optical axis. A plurality of deflectable ribs is arranged around the optical axis at one end region of the barrel. Each deflectable rib extends axially at least partly over... Symbol Technologies Llc








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