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Presentation Barcode Scanner reads mobile phone screens.

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August 27, 2014 - QK Series reads 1D/2D barcodes displayed on mobile device LCD screens, as well as codes printed on paper, using Interleaving Media Scanning Technology (IMST). In addition to offering programmable multicolored LEDs, scanner plays audio files and enables IMST remote device management. IMST programming and configuration software is included, but unit can also be programmed using scripts. Even under poor lighting conditions, unit reads LCD screens with differing contrasts, colors, and reflections.

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Original Press Release

New DENSO 2-D Barcode Scanner Reads Mobile-Phone Screens

Press release date: August 20, 2014

LONG BEACH, Calif. — DENSO ADC announced the latest version of its QK Series of presentation barcode scanners. The new QK30 scanner is specifically designed to read 1 D and 2-D barcodes displayed on the LCD screens of cell phones and other mobile devices, as well as codes printed on paper, using DENSO’s Interleaving Media Scanning Technology (IMST).

“The demand for fast, reliable scanning of mobile LCD screens continues to increase,” said Fran Labun, vice president, Sales Group, DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. “Our new QK30 scanner takes this technology to its furthest edge yet.”

The QK30 is the only scanner in its class to offer programmable multicolored LEDs, play audio files and enable IMST remote device management. IMST programming and configuration software is included with the device, which can also be programmed using scripts.

The compact QK30 is 50 percent thinner than previous models, yet has a 30 percent larger scanning area, allowing it to quickly scan large-screen smartphones. Applications include e tickets, e-coupons and e membership cards.

Even under poor lighting conditions, using IMST, the QK30 can read LCD screens with differing contrasts, colors and reflections. Both countertop and in-counter/kiosk versions are available.

To learn more about the new QK30 scanner, visit www.denso-adc.com/products/qk30.

DENSO ADC is the Americas sales arm of DENSO Wave Incorporated, a pioneer of CCD technology and inventor of the QR Code®. DENSO Wave is among the world’s largest manufacturers of mobile data-capture systems. The company also offers the industry’s only QR Code-generating software that ensures ISO-compliant, optimally readable codes.

For more information, visit www.denso-adc.com.

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs nearly 140,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, totaled US$39.8 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges.

Currently, in North America, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people at 33 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 28 are manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. In the U.S. alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Arkansas and Pennsylvania. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaled US$7.9 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014.

QR Code® is a registered trademark of DENSO Wave, Incorporated.

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