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Title:
VEHICULAR MOUNTED IMAGING APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/217161
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide a vehicular mounted imaging apparatus that is capable of appropriately removing water drops adhering to the lens of a camera. [Solution] A vehicular mounted imaging apparatus according to the present invention has: a vehicular mounted camera; a moisture removing unit; and an air passage. The vehicular mounted camera is deployed outside a vehicle. The moisture removing unit has: a capturing port through which moving air due to vehicle traveling is captured; and an exhaust port through which the moving air is discharged, and removes moisture contained in the moving air. The air passage has a discharge port which is connected to the exhaust port, and through which the moving air is sprayed at the lens of the camera or a lens cover, the moving air having the moisture removed therefrom by the moisture removing unit.

Inventors:
KIMURA RYOHEI (JP)
OKAMOTO HIDEO (JP)
OBA EIJI (JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/018210
Publication Date:
December 21, 2017
Filing Date:
May 15, 2017
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Assignee:
SONY CORP (JP)
International Classes:
B60S1/60; B60R1/00; H04N5/225
Foreign References:
JP2009286216A2009-12-10
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JP2015035722A2015-02-19
JP2014172521A2014-09-22
JPH039954U1991-01-30
JP2003175806A2003-06-24
JP2015057338A2015-03-26
US20150114431A12015-04-30
DE1630322A11971-05-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
OMORI, JUNICHI (JP)
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