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Optics And Holography In The IBM Supermarket Scanner
Author(s): Leroy D. Dickson; Glenn T. Sincerbox
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Paper Abstract

The IBM 3687 Supermarket Scanner is designed to read the familiar UPC bar code appearing on nearly all grocery and many non-grocery items. In the past six years there have been a number of articles explaining the basic concepts involved in reading the UPC code with the scanner. The interested reader is referred to the reference articles (1, 2, 3, 4).

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0299, Advances in Laser Scanning Technology, (26 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932568
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Leroy D. Dickson, IBM Systems Communications/IBM Research Division (United States)
Glenn T. Sincerbox, IBM Systems Communications/IBM Research Division (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0299:
Advances in Laser Scanning Technology
Leo Beiser, Editor(s)

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