Radios transmit digital video images

Kenwood Communications Corp. in Long Beach, Calif., has introduced a camera system called RadCam that captures, stores, and displays as many as 10 still video images in JPEG digital format. Then the system transmits the images to one or more recipients via two-way radios at a rate of about 30 seconds per image. The device combines an image-scan converter, charge-coupled device camera, and liquid crystal display monitor in a battery-operated unit, says Kenwood President Tom Wineland. RadCam works

Oct 1st, 1998

Kenwood Communications Corp. in Long Beach, Calif., has introduced a camera system called RadCam that captures, stores, and displays as many as 10 still video images in JPEG digital format. Then the system transmits the images to one or more recipients via two-way radios at a rate of about 30 seconds per image. The device combines an image-scan converter, charge-coupled device camera, and liquid crystal display monitor in a battery-operated unit, says Kenwood President Tom Wineland. RadCam works with personal computers for image storage and editing. - J.R.

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