Device for personal communications, data collection and data processing, and a circuit card

  • US 6,427,078 B1
  • Filed: 02/27/1997
  • Issued: 07/30/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/19/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A device for personal communication, data collection and data processing, which is a small-sized, portable and hand-held work station including a housing and comprising a data processing unit, a display, a user interface, a number of peripheral device interfaces, at least one memory unit;

  • a power source, and application software, wherein the device also comprises;

    a camera unit for obtaining and outputting image information comprising;

    a camera for receiving image information;

    optics connected to said camera for passing said image information to the camera;

    at least one memory unit for storing said image information; and

    an output coupled to said data processing unit for outputting image information from said memory unit to the processing unit;

    and wherein at least a portion of said camera unit is located within said housing, and said data processing unit processes image information output by said camera unit, and wherein said device further comprises means for transmitting image information processed by said processing unit to another location using a radio frequency channel.

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