Patent Number: 7,535,495

Title: Digital camera, control method thereof and portable terminal

Abstract: The digital camera includes a CPU which controls the operation of the digital camera. The digital camera has an audio recording mode in which sound data can be continuously recorded. If this audio recording mode is under execution and if the CPU receives an instruction, through the operation section, to capture a still image of an object, the CPU provides control to record the sound and the image data corresponding to the still image simultaneously.

Inventors: Kitajima; Tatsutoshi (Tokyo, JP), Kanehiro; Makoto (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 5/76 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-19 0:00:00