On the edge
Background checks just got easier
- By Doug Beizer
- Jun 26, 2008
A new scanner designed specifically to meet the
needs of law enforcement agencies is now available
from L-Tron Corp.
The 4810LR 2D Image Scanner is compatible
with Traffic and Criminal Software and a white LED
illumination system that allows grayscale images.
Enhancements include a more compact size,
native USB support, active power management
and an integrated, microphone-style mounting
Officers can use the 4810LR to scan stacked
linear bar code symbols and linear bar codes on
driver's licenses. It also lets officers auto-populate
a driver's information into an e-citation form, digitally
capture a driver's signature as proof of citation
delivery or take digital pictures of an accident
scene for improved accuracy of the captured information
and increased officer efficiency.
Combining scanning with Honeywell's Adaptus
Imaging Technology 5.0, the 4810LR enables
omnidirectional scanning of all linear and 2-D bar
codes and digital image capture.Scanning at warp speed
A new color production scanner from Canon
U.S.A. Inc. provides high-speed color scanning of
as many as 128 pages and 256 images per
The imageFormula DR-X10C scanner is
designed for high-volume, paper-intensive environments
with a daily duty cycle of 60,000 scans. It
maintains its high scanning speed in color,
grayscale or monochrome.
With an optical resolution of 600 dpi and
Canon's dust prevention system, it achieves high
image quality. The DR-X10C captures a wide variety
of documents with a maximum document size
of 22 inches by 34 inches.Honey, I shrunk the projector!
A new microportable projector smaller than most
smart phones is available from Optoma.
The Pico projector, based on the digital light
processing (DLP) Pico chipset, is designed as a
companion to ultraportable media devices such
as iPods, personal digital assistants, smart
phones and digital cameras.
When connected to an ultramobile device, the
4-ounce Optoma Pico Projector allows users to
share photos and videos with an image as much
as 100 times larger than the source device's
screen, the company said.
Optoma's Pico Projector uses the latest LED
technology, resulting in a colorful and vivid image,
and DLP to assure high contrast.Send new product announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org and type "On the Edge" in the
Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Washington Technology.