Handheld scanner and system comprising same

  • US 8,384,947 B2
  • Filed: 11/13/2009
  • Issued: 02/26/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/17/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A scanner, comprising:

  • a position indicating system configured for generating position indicating data instances, wherein said position indicating data instances each includes data derived from translational movement of the scanner within a reference plane and from rotational movement of the scanner about a rotational axis extending through the reference plane;

    an imaging system configured for capturing an image of visual content of a scannable object on which the scanner is being moved; and

    a data processing arrangement configured for deriving from at least one of said position indicating data instances a position of the scanner at a point in time when said image capturing was one of initiated, completed, and partially completed, wherein deriving the position of the scanner includes interpolating the position of the scanner from at least one of said position indicating data instances generated prior to the point in time when said image capturing was one of initiated, completed, and partially completed and at least one of said position indicating data instances generated after the point in time when said image capturing was one of initiated, completed, and partially completed.

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