Image display apparatus

  • US 6,441,828 B1
  • Filed: 09/08/1999
  • Issued: 08/27/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/08/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An image display apparatus for displaying image data read from a recording medium, comprising:

  • image processing means for generating an image signal by processing image data read from the recording medium in a predetermined manner;

    image displaying means for displaying the image signal generated by the image processing means;

    controlling means for recording into the recording medium information on a direction in which an image of the image signal is to be displayed on the image displaying means and displaying the image on the image displaying means in a direction corresponding to the displaying-direction information read from the recording medium; and

    an operation panel provided with play start/stop control buttons for recording the displaying-direction information into the recording medium and image information access/search control buttons for searching the image information, wherein the operation panel is accommodable in an enclosure of the apparatus.

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