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Title:
IMAGING DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2002064736
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an imaging device, that can acquire images with reduced deviation and deformation or the like in a multiple image photographing where photographing is executed, while changing photographing conditions resulting in enhanced multiple image processings.

The digital camera 1 of this invention is provided with an image pickup element 3 that photographs the same object for a plurality of number of times, a CPU 21 that reads an image of the object by the image pickup element 3 by each photographing, an image storage section 23 that temporarily stores the image read by the CPU 21, and an image compositing section 24 that applies multiple image processing to the images stored in the image storage section 23. The image pickup element 3 succeedingly photographs the object after the CPU 21 starts reading the image of the object, until the CPU 21 completes the reading to reduce a time lag from the photographing of one image, until the next image is photographed.


Inventors:
YAMANAKA MUTSUHIRO
MORIMOTO YASUHIRO
Application Number:
JP2000000252547
Publication Date:
February 28, 2002
Filing Date:
August 23, 2000
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
MINOLTA CO LTD
International Classes:
G03B15/00; G03B19/02; H04N5/232; H04N5/235; H04N101/00; (IPC1-7): H04N5/232; G03B15/00; G03B19/02; H04N5/235
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Ken Takada (1 person outside)