Cellular telephone and electronic camera system with programmable transmission capability

  • US RE41,542 E1
  • Filed: 02/12/2009
  • Issued: 08/17/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/24/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A portable handheld telephone system for selectively communicating with at least one of a plurality of receiving units, comprising:

  • (a) a telephone keypad for selecting a particular receiving unit;

    (b) an image sensor for capturing image data;

    (c) a memory for storing the captured image data;

    (d) a control processor responsive to an image transmission mode signal indicating a type of image transmission mode receivable by the selected receiving unit for converting the stored image data into data which can be received by the selected receiving unit; and

    (e) a portable transceiver/receiver including an antenna for transmitting the converted image data to the selected receiving unit in a format corresponding to the image transmission mode receivable by the selected receiving unit.

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