Patent Number: 7,613,382

Title: Image processing apparatus

Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an image pickup circuit having a plurality of photographic modes, such as television standards, a compression processing circuit for performing compression processing of an image pickup signal outputted from the image pickup circuit, the compression circuit having a plurality of compression modes, and a selecting circuit for selecting one of the compression modes of the compression processing circuit in accordance with a selected one of the photographic modes of the image pickup circuit.

Inventors: Takahashi; Koji (Kanagawa-ken, JP), Kashida; Motokazu (Tokyo, JP), Kawai; Kenji (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 7/26 (20060101); H04N 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017