Patent Number: 8,818,168

Title: Image capture apparatus, record/playback device, and menu-operating method

Abstract: A record/playback device includes a recording unit, an operation unit, an interface unit, and a control unit. The recording unit is configured to record an image including one or more frames as one clip and play back a recorded image. The operation unit is configured to have a combined operating element including a first operating element and a second operating element. The interface unit is configured to prepare a list of clips by collecting specific frames for a predetermined number of clips. The control unit is configured to carry out control of changing a clip operated on the basis of the operation direction of the first operating element and to prepare a menu-displaying command signal to display a menu on which items for operating the clip are described when the second operating element is operated.

Inventors: Sugiyama; Akira (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H04N 9/80 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018