From Digital camera directly to Droid?

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  1. MHMcGrath

    MHMcGrath New Member

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    Looking for some ideas from the brain trust! Would like to transfer pix taken on my point-and-shoot digital camera directly to the Droid. Do Not want to use a PC between. Thoughts on cabling, software, approaches (move an sd card?) would be appreciated. Put on your Thinking Cap! Thanks!
     
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    1. Take picture with camera.
    2. Display picture on camera's screen.
    3. Place Droid a few inches behind camera.
    4. Take picture with droid.
    dancedroid
     
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    You could try using a micro SD to SD card adapter like this, if your camera uses SD cards.

    You might run into some formatting troubles though.
     
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    Oh - there's one in every crowd!:)
     
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    So, if cards are compatible I could just move the camera's card to the Droid? Would that work? Or should I pull the Droid card, put into camera, take pictures, move back??:huh:
     
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    If your camera uses sd cards, you could try eye-fi cards. They can transmit your pictures via wi-fi to your droid.
     
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    I actually don't know if this works, but I'm spitballing here...

    USB transfer from the camera to the phone.
     
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    Interesting solution! I will look into that. Thanks!
     
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    Looks like this might not work. But I am pursuing through tech support at eye-fi.
     
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    Weird cable - yes? And would the camera recognize the sd card in phone? Or conversely, would a file manager on the phone "see" the card in the camera? I don't see how it would. But, if I could find the proper cable, I would try!:wacko:
     
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    There's an Eye-Fi server for android in the market.
    Check out
    Eye-Fi Droid - Android server for Eye-Fi SD cards
     
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    Make that 2.
    I bought a new card for my camera and saw my 1gb. Wondered what was on it (first one I bought 2 years ago when I got my camera, had been using a 4gb for over a year), wanted some of those pics on my Droid, and did the above steps. Droid takes wonderful photos!
     
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