Patent Watch – Using a Mobile Phone to Read Codes – Kiosk Scanner

Kiosk Scanner & Mobile Phones Reading Codes

Be glad you are not one of the 67 companies being litigated against for violation of this patent.  The patent number is US 8,424,752 B2 and the list of defendants is impressive.

https://www.google.com/patents/US8424752

Patent Abstract

scannerA method comprising: capturing a digital image using a digital image capturing device that is part of a portable electronic device; detecting symbology associated with an object within the digital image using a portable electronic device; decoding the symbology to obtain a decode string using one or more visual detection applications residing on the portable electronic device; sending the decode string to a remote server for processing; receiving information about the object from the remote server wherein the information is based on the decode string of the object; displaying the information on a display device associated with the portable electronic device.

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