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Title:
DEPOSIT WIPING DEVICE AND CAMERA DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/103726
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is a deposit wiping device that enables deposits (water droplets, mud, cloudiness, and so forth) on a lens surface to be reliably removed, achieves a structure that is highly reliable (vibration-resistant, shock-resistant, durable) and suitable for a vehicle-mounted environment, is equipped with a mechanism capable of wiping a curved surface such as the surface of a fish-eye lens, and can be produced at a low cost and made small. This deposit wiping device is equipped with: a wiper blade (14) for wiping the surface of a lens (11); a wiper arm (21) to which the wiper blade (14), a magnetic body (27), and a permanent magnet (26) are fixed; a case (13) that supports the wiper arm (21); and a coil (32) that is provided in the case (13). The coil (32) is provided at a position that overlaps with the moving range of the magnetic body (27) and the permanent magnet (26), and the magnetic body (27) and the permanent magnet (26) are driven by adjusting a magnetic force generated by the coil (32) in order to wipe deposits off the lens (11) with the wiper arm (21).

Inventors:
IRIE, Kota (7-2 Shintoshin, Chuo-ku, Saitama-sh, Saitama 81, 〒3300081, JP)
MURAMATSU, Shoji (7-2 Shintoshin, Chuo-ku, Saitama-sh, Saitama 81, 〒3300081, JP)
Application Number:
JP2013/083247
Publication Date:
July 03, 2014
Filing Date:
December 11, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
CLARION CO., LTD. (7-2 Shintoshin, Chuo-ku Saitama-sh, Saitama 81, 〒3300081, JP)
International Classes:
B60S1/60; B60R1/00; G03B17/02; H04N5/225
Foreign References:
JP2011244417A2011-12-01
JP2001199492A2001-07-24
JP2008165093A2008-07-17
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KUSHIBUCHI & ASSOCIATES (Sonic-City Bldg. 18F, 1-7-5 Sakuragi-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-sh, Saitama 69, 〒3308669, JP)
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