Interchangeable cartridge data storage system for devices performing diverse functions

  • US 6,947,254 B2
  • Filed: 07/07/2004
  • Issued: 09/20/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/06/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An interchangeable data storage system comprising:

  • a drive in one of a plurality of devices for generating signals, wherein a first of the plurality of devices is a host computer and a second of the plurality of devices is selected from the group consisting of;

    electronic books, global positioning systems, personal digital systems, portable games, cellular phones and digital cameras;

    a storage device having a rotatable medium capable of storing signals from each of the plurality of devices;

    wherein said drive writes said signals to and reads said signals from said storage device so that said storage device can be interchangeably operated upon by said first and second of the plurality of devices.

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