Patents by Inventor Davide Bruni

Davide Bruni has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220207253
    Abstract: A code reader comprises a first imager and a second imager configured to capture an image with different field of views, a first illuminator and a second illuminator configured to project a different illumination pattern, and a processor operably coupled to the imagers and the illuminators. The processor configured to activate the first imager and the first illuminator as a receiver pair responsive to detecting a first condition, activate the second imager and the second illuminator as a receiver pair responsive to detecting a second condition, and decode an optical code using an image captured by the selected receiver pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Luca Perugini, Kurt Vonmetz, Davide Bruni
  • Publication number: 20220139060
    Abstract: An optical scanner captures a plurality of images from a plurality of image-capture devices. In response to the activation signal, an evaluation phase is executed, and in response to the evaluation phase, an acquisition phase is executed. In the evaluation phase, a first set of images is captured and processed to produce a virtual frame comprising a plurality of regions, with each region containing a reduced-data image frame that is based on a corresponding one of the plurality of images. Also in the evaluation phase, attributes of each of the plurality regions of the virtual frame are assessed according to first predefined criteria, and operational parameters for the acquisition phase are set based on a result of the assessment. In the acquisition phase, a second set of at least one image is captured via at least one of the plurality of image-capture devices according to the set of operational parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Federico Canini, Davide Bruni, Luca Perugini
  • Patent number: 11227173
    Abstract: An optical scanner captures a plurality of images from a plurality of image-capture devices. In response to the activation signal, an evaluation phase is executed, and in response to the evaluation phase, an acquisition phase is executed. In the evaluation phase, a first set of images is captured and processed to produce a virtual frame comprising a plurality of regions, with each region containing a reduced-data image frame that is based on a corresponding one of the plurality of images. Also in the evaluation phase, attributes of each of the plurality regions of the virtual frame are assessed according to first predefined criteria, and operational parameters for the acquisition phase are set based on a result of the assessment. In the acquisition phase, a second set of at least one image is captured via at least one of the plurality of image-capture devices according to the set of operational parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech, S.r.l.
    Inventors: Federico Canini, Davide Bruni, Luca Perugini
  • Publication number: 20210256285
    Abstract: An optical scanner captures a plurality of images from a plurality of image-capture devices. In response to the activation signal, an evaluation phase is executed, and in response to the evaluation phase, an acquisition phase is executed. In the evaluation phase, a first set of images is captured and processed to produce a virtual frame comprising a plurality of regions, with each region containing a reduced-data image frame that is based on a corresponding one of the plurality of images. Also in the evaluation phase, attributes of each of the plurality regions of the virtual frame are assessed according to first predefined criteria, and operational parameters for the acquisition phase are set based on a result of the assessment. In the acquisition phase, a second set of at least one image is captured via at least one of the plurality of image-capture devices according to the set of operational parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Federico Canini, Davide Bruni, Luca Perugini
  • Patent number: 11048898
    Abstract: Coded information reader (1) for reading coded information (6) from an object, comprising a first camera assembly (10) having a first resolution, a first frame rate and a first field of view (18), and a second camera assembly (20) having a second resolution, a second frame rate and a second field of view (28), wherein the first resolution is lower than the second resolution and the first frame rate is higher than the second frame rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: DATALOGIC IP TECH S.R.L.
    Inventors: Michele Suman, Davide Bruni
  • Publication number: 20210182515
    Abstract: A code reader may include a light source configured to illuminate a target area in which items are to be located for reading machine-readable indicia associated with the items, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the target area, an illumination drive circuit in electrical communication with the light source, and an image capture circuit. The image capture circuit may be configured to (i) enable and disable the image sensor to capture an image of the target area during the high illumination and a portion(s) of the low illumination of the target area, and (ii) read an image captured by the image sensor. The illumination drive signals may cause the illumination drive circuit to generate a high illumination drive signal to cause the light source to produce a high illumination, and generate a low illumination drive current to cause said light source to produce a low illumination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Davide BRUNI, Federico CANINI, Mattia FABBRI, Stefano FRACASSI, Davide GAVIOLI, Luca Perugini, Simone SPOLZINO
  • Publication number: 20210081166
    Abstract: Systems and methods involving one or more wearable components that obtain information about a surrounding environment and provide information to a user to assist user in retrieving objects from the surrounding environment. The information may include navigation information related to a route that the user may take to retrieve an object, as well as information about the object to be retrieved. The wearable components may be include ones that may be mounted on the head of the user, as well as components that the user may wear on other parts of the body or that attach to clothing The wearable components may include image sensors, microphones, machine-readable symbol readers, range-finders, accelerometers, and/or gyroscopes that may collect information from and about the surroundings of the user. The wearable components may also include one or more of a set of speakers and/or a display subsystem to provide information to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Claudio Acciarri, Raul Avila, Davide Bruni, Steven Clapham, Kevin Edward Duffey, Reza Ebrahimi, Eric Freel, Martin Gebel, Jesus Alberto Granado Garcia, John Ingram, Jaehoon Lee, Kiat Lim, Marek Pisecny, Paul Timmerwilke, Matteo Zanaroli, Ryan Adkins
  • Patent number: 10826495
    Abstract: A flexible cable may include an electrical conductor, a dielectric insulator layer surrounding the electrical conductor, a jacket layer being flexible and surrounding the dielectric insulator layer, a shield surrounding the dielectric insulator layer and a connector electrically connected to the electrical conductor. The connector may be configured to connect to an electronic device and communicate electrical signals from the electrical conductor to the electronic device. The cable may further include a capacitive layer engaging the jacket layer. At least one capacitive pad may be disposed on the capacitive layer and be configured to communicate signals (e.g., capacitance variance) over a communications path in response to a user touching the capacitive pad(s) by his or her fingers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech S.R.L.
    Inventors: Pietro Todescato, Davide Bruni, Fabio Albanese
  • Patent number: 10817685
    Abstract: A code reader may include a light source configured to illuminate a target area in which items are to be located for reading machine-readable indicia associated with the items, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the target area, an illumination drive circuit in electrical communication with the light source, and an image capture circuit. The image capture circuit may be configured to (i) enable and disable the image sensor to capture an image of the target area during the high illumination and a portion(s) of the low illumination of the target area, and (ii) read an image captured by the image sensor. The illumination drive signals may cause the illumination drive circuit to generate a high illumination drive signal to cause the light source to produce a high illumination, and generate a low illumination drive current to cause said light source to produce a low illumination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech S.r.l.
    Inventors: Davide Bruni, Federico Canini, Mattia Fabbri, Stefano Fracassi, Davide Gavioli, Luca Perugini, Simone Spolzino
  • Patent number: 10796117
    Abstract: A reader contains a housing with a window having a peripheral rim. The housing has a device for reading coded information which generates a field projecting through the window towards the outside of the housing, and has a device for visually indicating the result to a user. The visual indication device generates an indication appearing substantially at least on the window, on a portion of the peripheral rim of the window, or on a portion of the housing adjoining laterally the peripheral rim of the window. The housing portion is at least on the left side, right side, or below the window. Additionally, a camera based checkout security system includes at least a checkout security camera and a fixed position reader of coded information. The checkout security camera generates a camera field of view directed towards the window of the fixed position reader of coded information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: DATALOGIC IP TECH S.R.L.
    Inventors: Davide Bruni, Guy L. Johnson, Robert W. Rudeen, Michele Suman
  • Patent number: 10796118
    Abstract: A boss assembly includes: a first boss formed integrally with a first portion of an enclosure that cooperates with a second portion thereof to enclose a volume, wherein the first passage communicates between the enclosed volume at an internal aperture and an external environment at an external aperture; an enclosure screw having an enlarged head to retain the enclosure screw within the first passage and an elongate threaded shaft portion to extend out of the first passage through the internal aperture, into the interior volume and into a second passage of a second boss of the second portion; and a threaded insert that is sized to engage interior surfaces of the first passage with a tight fit when inserted therein between the head of the enclosure screw and the external aperture, wherein the first threaded insert defines a threaded third passage that extends therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech S.R.L.
    Inventors: Michele De Filippis, Davide Bruni
  • Publication number: 20200193108
    Abstract: A boss assembly includes: a first boss formed integrally with a first portion of an enclosure that cooperates with a second portion thereof to enclose a volume, wherein the first passage communicates between the enclosed volume at an internal aperture and an external environment at an external aperture; an enclosure screw having an enlarged head to retain the enclosure screw within the first passage and an elongate threaded shaft portion to extend out of the first passage through the internal aperture, into the interior volume and into a second passage of a second boss of the second portion; and a threaded insert that is sized to engage interior surfaces of the first passage with a tight fit when inserted therein between the head of the enclosure screw and the external aperture, wherein the first threaded insert defines a threaded third passage that extends therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Michele De Filippis, Davide Bruni
  • Patent number: 10534945
    Abstract: A method of scanning an object may include determining that an object is proximately positioned relative to a scanning volume of a presentation scanner in response to receiving at least one object presence signal prior to scanning a code indicia positioned on the object. At least one object sensory indicator device may be activated in response to determining that the object is proximately positioned relative to the scanning volume so as to indicate that the object is proximate to the scanning volume to a user. A second level of detection and location feedback may be provided for code indicia within the scanning volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech S.r.l.
    Inventors: Michele Suman, Davide Bruni, Charles Forrister Atwater, Scott Gerald Horn
  • Publication number: 20190205583
    Abstract: A code reader may include a light source configured to illuminate a target area in which items are to be located for reading machine-readable indicia associated with the items, an image sensor configured to capture an image of the target area, an illumination drive circuit in electrical communication with the light source, and an image capture circuit. The image capture circuit may be configured to (i) enable and disable the image sensor to capture an image of the target area during the high illumination and a portion(s) of the low illumination of the target area, and (ii) read an image captured by the image sensor. The illumination drive signals may cause the illumination drive circuit to generate a high illumination drive signal to cause the light source to produce a high illumination, and generate a low illumination drive current to cause said light source to produce a low illumination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Davide Bruni, Federico Canini, Mattia Fabbri, Stefano Fracassi, Davide Gavioli, Luca Perugini, Simone Spolzino
  • Publication number: 20190080126
    Abstract: A reader contains a housing with a window having a peripheral rim. The housing has a device for reading coded information which generates a field projecting through the window towards the outside of the housing, and has a device for visually indicating the result to a user. The visual indication device generates an indication appearing substantially at least on the window, on a portion of the peripheral rim of the window, or on a portion of the housing adjoining laterally the peripheral rim of the window. The housing portion is at least on the left side, right side, or below the window. Additionally, a camera based checkout security system includes at least a checkout security camera and a fixed position reader of coded information. The checkout security camera generates a camera field of view directed towards the window of the fixed position reader of coded information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Davide Bruni, Guy L. Johnson, Robert W. Rudeen, Michelle Suman
  • Publication number: 20190073503
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to data readers including an improved imaging system that optimizes active and passive autofocus techniques for improving data reading functions. In an example, the data reader initially uses active autofocus techniques to focus a lens system based on a measurement reading by a rangefinder and acquire an image of an item in the field-of-view of the data reader. The data reader includes a decoding engine operable to decode an optical code of the item using the acquired image. If the decoding engine is unable to decode the optical code using the active autofocus technique, the data reader alternates to a passive autofocus technique to alter the focus settings of the lens system and reattempt the decoding process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Federico Canini, Kurt Vonmetz, Davide Bruni
  • Publication number: 20190005286
    Abstract: Coded information reader (1) for reading coded information (6) from an object, comprising a first camera assembly (10) having a first resolution, a first frame rate and a first field of view (18), and a second camera assembly (20) having a second resolution, a second frame rate and a second field of view (28), wherein the first resolution is lower than the second resolution and the first frame rate is higher than the second frame rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Michele Suman, Davide Bruni
  • Patent number: 10146975
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to data readers including an improved imaging system that optimizes active and passive autofocus techniques for improving data reading functions. In an example, the data reader initially uses active autofocus techniques to focus a lens system based on a measurement reading by a rangefinder and acquire an image of an item in the field-of-view of the data reader. The data reader includes a decoding engine operable to decode an optical code of the item using the acquired image. If the decoding engine is unable to decode the optical code using the active autofocus technique, the data reader alternates to a passive autofocus technique to alter the focus settings of the lens system and reattempt the decoding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: DATALOGIC IP TECH S.R.L.
    Inventors: Federico Canini, Kurt Vonmetz, Davide Bruni
  • Patent number: 10133895
    Abstract: A reader contains a housing with a window having a peripheral rim. The housing has a device for reading coded information which generates a field projecting through the window towards the outside of the housing, and has a device for visually indicating the result to a user. The visual indication device generates an indication appearing substantially at least on the window, on a portion of the peripheral rim of the window, or on a portion of the housing adjoining laterally the peripheral rim of the window. The housing portion is at least on the left side, right side, or below the window. Additionally, a camera based checkout security system includes at least a checkout security camera and a fixed position reader of coded information. The checkout security camera generates a camera field of view directed towards the window of the fixed position reader of coded information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Datalogic IP Tech S.r.l.
    Inventors: Davide Bruni, Guy L. Johnson, Robert W. Rudeen, Michele Suman
  • Publication number: 20180287606
    Abstract: A flexible cable may include an electrical conductor, a dielectric insulator layer surrounding the electrical conductor, a jacket layer being flexible and surrounding the dielectric insulator layer, a shield surrounding the dielectric insulator layer and a connector electrically connected to the electrical conductor. The connector may be configured to connect to an electronic device and communicate electrical signals from the electrical conductor to the electronic device. The cable may further include a capacitive layer engaging the jacket layer. At least one capacitive pad may be disposed on the capacitive layer and be configured to communicate signals (e.g., capacitance variance) over a communications path in response to a user touching the capacitive pad(s) by his or her fingers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Pietro Todescato, Davide Bruni, Fabio Albanese