I have a need for a hand-held scanner to be able to read a MAC ID displayed on a monitor. The MAC IDs are sent to my application via a network, and I need to automatically read each MAC ID into a different application. For various reasons (Linux versus Windows applications running on different computers), it would be easiest if I could just use a hand-held scanner to capture the MAC ID into an application. Has anybody seen Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in a simple hand-held scanner device? I guess I could write my own application based on a cell phone camera or similar, but if such an OCR application exists already for 2-D barcode scanner wands, that would be the quickest way to solve this problem. Thanks.