Photographic and video image system

  • US 5,950,024 A
  • Filed: 04/17/1998
  • Issued: 09/07/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/17/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A photographic image apparatus for transforming a picture on a frame of a photographic film into an electrical image signal and outputting said electrical image signal, said apparatus comprising:

  • a body;

    film position means disposed in said body for positioning a photographic film and generating a frame number signal;

    detecting means disposed in said body for detecting aspect information recorded along a marginal edge of said photographic film and generating an aspect information signal, said aspect information indicating an aspect of an area on said photographic film to be printed on photographic print paper;

    image transforming means disposed in said body for transforming a picture on a frame of said photographic film into an electrical picture signal;

    control means disposed in said body for controlling said film position means and said image transforming means, for receiving said aspect information signal, and for generating a print information signal; and

    image processing means for combining said electrical picture signal with said frame number signal, said aspect information signal, and said print information signal to form said electrical image signal such that said electrical image signal produces one of an image with a picture positioned adjacent to at least print information corresponding to said print information signal and said aspect information corresponding to said aspect information signal and an image with a picture superimposed with at least said aspect information, wherein said image processing means changes an aspect of said electrical image signal based on said aspect information.

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