Patent Number: 6,308,893

Title: Methods for using a bar code reader for facilitating transactions and collecting a toll based on use

Abstract: A compact optical code reader is disclosed having multiple functions and a unique shape and configuration of actuators and indicators. A system including the reader also includes a cradle, interface and host terminal, capable of performing various data processing functions involving scanned data. The system includes user and supplier identifiers which are employed to facilitate sales transactions and allocate use-based tolls.

Inventors: Waxelbaum; Paul (Freehold, NJ), Mulla; Altaf (Merrick, NY)

Assignee: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: G06K 7/10 (20060101); G06K 17/00 (20060101); G06K 007/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018