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Title:
EXPOSURE CONTROL DEVICE AND EXPOSURE CONTROL METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/181390
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
An exposure control device (10) for a vehicle-mounted camera (2) is provided with an illuminance level determination unit (11), a plurality of timers (13), a timer operation unit (12), and an exposure level decision unit (15). The illuminance level determination unit determines to which one of a plurality of illuminance levels an external-light illuminance corresponds. Each of the timers (13) is provided in correspondence to each of a plurality of modes of change between a plurality of illuminance levels or between a plurality of exposure levels in the vehicle-mounted camera. The timer operation unit operates each of the plurality of timers in accordance with a variation state in illuminance level. The exposure level decision unit decides an exposure level in the vehicle-mounted camera on the basis of a count state of each of the plurality of timers.

Inventors:
OZAKI Kyohei (Showa-cho Kariya-cit, Aichi 61, 〒4488661, JP)
HASEGAWA Taichi (Showa-cho Kariya-cit, Aichi 61, 〒4488661, JP)
SUGIHARA Kunihiro (Toyota-cho Toyota-sh, Aichi 71, 〒4718571, JP)
ASAI Goro (Toyota-cho Toyota-sh, Aichi 71, 〒4718571, JP)
IIDA Tomoaki (Toyota-cho Toyota-sh, Aichi 71, 〒4718571, JP)
Application Number:
JP2019/007402
Publication Date:
September 26, 2019
Filing Date:
February 26, 2019
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Assignee:
DENSO CORPORATION (1-1 Showa-cho, Kariya-city Aichi, 61, 〒4488661, JP)
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1 Toyota-cho, Toyota-shi Aichi, 71, 〒4718571, JP)
International Classes:
H04N5/235; G03B7/28; G03B15/00; H04N7/18
Foreign References:
JP2003250094A2003-09-05
JP2006303885A2006-11-02
JP2005148309A2005-06-09
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
YOU-I PATENT FIRM (Nagoya Nishiki City Bldg. 4F 1-6-5, Nishiki Naka-ku, Nagoya-sh, Aichi 03, 〒4600003, JP)
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