05848420 is referenced by 139 patents and cites 9 patents.

A digital photographic system comprises a digital camera having memory for storing digital images recorded by the camera and a personal computer having a disk operating system and a serial communication port. A software program permits the computer to access the memory in the digital camera through the serial communication port to make the memory appear as a disk to the operating system. The program includes a dynamic file directory for accessing and retrieving a file size from the memory, and a virtual file allocation table for indicating virtual captured image location in the memory computed from the file size retrieved by the dynamic file directory for creating the appearance of a file allocation table, which stores a location of captured datum for ultimately permitting said operating system to access the captured images.

Title
System and method for accessing data of a digital camera from a personal computer
Application Number
8/663751
Publication Number
5848420
Application Date
June 14, 1996
Publication Date
December 8, 1998
Inventor
Lin Xu
Carlise
MA, US
Agent
Peyton C Watkins
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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