Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Digital camera for recording a still image while shooting a moving image










Image Number 8 for United States Patent #8120672.

In a digital camera, when snapshot shooting is instructed during recording of a moving image, a shot still image is temporarily pushed aside in a memory area for use in pushing aside (7a) in a frame buffer (7). A currently shooting motion image and a still image are displayed in parallel on a display (9), so that a user can confirm a content of a snapshot. The moving image continues to be recorded even during a push-aside operation. After a moving image processing is completed, the still image is processed by an image correcting circuit (4). The frame buffer (7) comprises a plurality of frame recording areas, and is shared on the occasions of a moving image processing and a still image processing. In a normal moving image processing, these areas are utilized in a cyclic manner, and when the still image is shot, any of areas will be utilized. Thereafter, the rest of areas are utilized in the cyclic manner for the moving images. The recording function for the moving image and still image is improved at low cost, it becomes easy to take a snapshot, and the merchandise size is not increased.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Techniques for image segment accumulation in document rendering
Methods and apparatus for preserving privacy in an RFID system
Liquid crystal display device with a control mechanism for eliminating images
Changing a system clock rate synchronously
Micromachined devices and fabricating the same
Layout design defect repair based on inverse lithography and traditional optical proximity correction
Image forming apparatus and job request control method instructed by authenticated users
  Randomly Featured Patents
Semiconductor memory device with error correcting circuit
Endoscopic video camera
Retaining wall and block
Multichip package
Modular current distributor for high currents
Surface renewable iridium oxide-glass or ceramic composite hydrogen ion electrode
Selective clearing of latched circuits
Fire alarm module
Variable valve timing control system of internal combustion engine
Barbecue cooking apparatus with ventilation system