Visible mobile telephone

Application Number: 00107337
Application Date: 2000.05.16
Publication Number: 1274239
Publication Date: 2000.11.22
Priority Information: 1999/5/17 JP 136402/99
International: H04N7/14
Applicant(s) Name: Kyo Ceramic Co., Ltd.
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Inventor(s) Name: Saburi Kazumitsuru
Patent Agency Code: 11021
Patent Agent: huang yongkui
Abstract The present invention has as an object thereof to provide a portable videophone unit which is capable of displaying images in the display without an unnatural feeling, even when the transmission of image data is not conducted satisfactorily. In portable videophone unit, an image is displayed in display at the point in time at which all the image data of the image to be displayed are complete, and until then, the display of the previous image is continued. Furthermore, when the completeness of all the image data of the next image to be displayed cannot be confirmed within a preset time period, or when a predetermined number of data retransmission requests has been reached when the ARQ method is employed, it is possible to discard the image data of that image and to conduct the decoding of the image data of a subsequent image.