06006039 is referenced by 332 patents and cites 20 patents.

A camera having a built in microprocessor for accepting configuration data from an external device. The camera has a serial port, and a slot for receiving standard type II and III PCMCIA cards for data input and output. These features provide the camera with the capability of being programmed by an external device, including downloading configuration data including a particular operating system, custom modules, graphics and textual data, and data base information and operational parameters. The configuration data can also be downloaded from one camera to another.

Title
Method and apparatus for configuring a camera through external means
Application Number
601368
Publication Number
6006039
Application Date
July 18, 1997
Publication Date
December 21, 1999
Inventor
Hari Vasudev
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Eran Steinberg
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
David H Jaffer
Assignee
FotoNation
CA, US
IPC
G03B 13/36
G03B 7/00
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