06795715 is referenced by 202 patents and cites 2 patents.

A portable telephone set includes an image pickup unit, an input terminal for inputting an image from the outside, a display unit for displaying an image, an image input switching key for performing a switching operation in which any one of an image photographed by the image pickup unit and the image input from the input terminal is displayed on the display unit and transmitted from the portable telephone set, and an output terminal for outputting the image photographed by the image pickup unit. The image pickup unit is detachably connected to a portable telephone body by a plug and a jack, whereby there is provided such a portable telephone set which is capable of photographing and transmitting an image by only the portable telephone set and easily performing photographing at a desired angle even during speech communication using the portable telephone set.

Title
Portable communication device with camera interface for image transmission and reception
Application Number
9/534431
Publication Number
6795715 (B1)
Application Date
March 23, 2000
Publication Date
September 21, 2004
Inventor
Kazuo Motoki
Kanagawa
US
Yoshimi Kubo
Kanagawa
US
Agent
Frommer Lawrence & Haug
US
Agent
Dennis M Smid
US
William S Frommer
US
Assignee
Sony Corporation
US
IPC
H04M 1/00
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