Patent Number: 6,674,468

Title: Image recording apparatus and method for selective prohibition of erasureduring recording

Abstract: In an image recording apparatus and method, when photographing images andrecording the photographed images in a recording medium, by arranging soas to perform a plurality of different kinds of retrieval operations forthe images recorded in the recording medium in accordance with respectiveoperational modes of the apparatus, it is possible to promptly retrieveunnecessary recorded data during a photographing operation of recordingmoving images in a randomly accessible recording medium.

Inventors: Hosoe; Hiroshi (Yokohama, JP), Tamura; Kyoji (Yokohama, JP)

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International Classification: H04N 5/77 (20060101); H04N 5/84 (20060101); H04N 5/85 (20060101); H04N 5/907 (20060101); H04N 005/76 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02016