Patent Number: 6,169,854

Title: Display device connectable to a camera

Abstract: A camera having a display unit that displays information regarding the functions of the camera and the photo-taking scenes in an abbreviated fashion by means of characters, symbols and/or codes, a voice synthesizer that provides information regarding the functions of the camera and the photo-taking scenes by means of voice sounds and a magnetic head that records the information regarding the photo-taking scenes (the photo-taking dates and titles) in the recording area of the film. Consequently, this camera provides by means of voice sounds information that may not be fully displayed in the display unit.

Inventors: Hasegawa; Yasushi (Sakai, JP), Kato; Takashi (Sakai, JP), Hirano; Masayasu (Itami, JP), Kasai; Toru (Osaka, JP), Kasuya; Chisato (Tokyo, JP), Ujike; Koichi (Otsu, JP), Yokota; Satoshi (Toyonaka, JP)

Assignee: Minolta Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G03B 17/18 (20060101); G03B 017/18 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018