Who invented scanners?

Answer The first scanner was invented by a team of scientists under the leadership of Russell Kirsch from the former, U.S. National Bureau of Standards, now the National Institute of Standards and Technol... Read More »

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When were the first retail scanners invented?

Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver came up with the idea of a symbol and a reader in 1949. It wasn't until June 26, 1974, however, that George Laurer's improved system was used to scan a UPC label ... Read More »

Are scanners hard to use,...?

"Hard to use" is difficult to quantify, but in my experience, newer scanners, including the all-inclusive printer/scanner/copier you mention, are relatively easy to use. Assuming that you are usin... Read More »

How to Compare OBD Scanners?

There are a variety of on-board diagnostic (OBD) scanners for use. Which to buy depends on the model and year of vehicle it will be used on, as well as the type of diagnostic functions needed.

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