Accession Number : AD0164290
Title : Optical Reader and Character Identification System Utilizing a Two-Dimensional Diffracting Means.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Bryant,John F. ; Hyde,Will T. , Jr
Report Date : 23 MAR 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : The invention contemplates a character identification system for rapidly and positively identifying characters, symbols, alphanumerics, arabic numbers, etc. which comprise a source of collimated coherent light, impinging upon a substantially plane surface having relatively opaque and transparent portions defining the character to be identified.
Descriptors : *Character recognition, *Optical equipment, *Patents, Identification systems, Reading machines
Subject Categories : Optics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE