Jay M. Eastman and Anna M. Quinn
A hand-held laser bar code scanner is an electro-optical system of modest complexity. The design and manufacture of laser-based hand-held bar code scanning equipment presents a challenging interdisciplinary system design task. Scanners must demonstrate state-of-the-art performance, high reliability, and exceptional ruggedness, and be designed for high volume manufacture at prices competitive in a world market.
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