WO2010017121A3 - Portable multi position magnifier camera - Google Patents

Portable multi position magnifier camera

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WO2010017121A3
WO2010017121A3 PCT/US2009/052543 US2009052543W WO2010017121A3 WO 2010017121 A3 WO2010017121 A3 WO 2010017121A3 US 2009052543 W US2009052543 W US 2009052543W WO 2010017121 A3 WO2010017121 A3 WO 2010017121A3
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Prior art keywords
camera
object
mode
configurations
user
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PCT/US2009/052543
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French (fr)
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WO2010017121A2 (en )
Inventor
Carlos M. Rodriquez
Patrick Murphy
Waldemar Tunkis
Todd Conard
Michael Goldenberg
Jeffrey Mcdaniel
Brad Davis
Lee Hamilton
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Freedom Scientific, Inc.
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/222Studio circuitry; Studio devices; Studio equipment ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/2251Constructional details
    • H04N5/2252Housings
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N1/00Scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, e.g. facsimile transmission; Details thereof
    • H04N1/04Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa
    • H04N1/19Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa using multi-element arrays
    • H04N1/195Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa using multi-element arrays the array comprising a two-dimensional array or a combination of two-dimensional arrays
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N1/00Scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, e.g. facsimile transmission; Details thereof
    • H04N1/04Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa
    • H04N1/19Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa using multi-element arrays
    • H04N1/195Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa using multi-element arrays the array comprising a two-dimensional array or a combination of two-dimensional arrays
    • H04N1/19594Scanning arrangements, i.e. arrangements for the displacement of active reading or reproducing elements relative to the original or reproducing medium, or vice versa using multi-element arrays the array comprising a two-dimensional array or a combination of two-dimensional arrays using a television camera or a still video camera
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/222Studio circuitry; Studio devices; Studio equipment ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/2256Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles provided with illuminating means
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N2201/00Indexing scheme relating to scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, and to details thereof
    • H04N2201/04Scanning arrangements
    • H04N2201/0402Arrangements not specific to a particular one of the scanning methods covered by groups H04N1/04 - H04N1/207
    • H04N2201/043Viewing the scanned area
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N2201/00Indexing scheme relating to scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, and to details thereof
    • H04N2201/04Scanning arrangements
    • H04N2201/0402Arrangements not specific to a particular one of the scanning methods covered by groups H04N1/04 - H04N1/207
    • H04N2201/0436Scanning a picture-bearing surface lying face up on a support
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N2201/00Indexing scheme relating to scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, and to details thereof
    • H04N2201/04Scanning arrangements
    • H04N2201/0402Arrangements not specific to a particular one of the scanning methods covered by groups H04N1/04 - H04N1/207
    • H04N2201/045Mounting the scanning elements in a collapsible or foldable structure, e.g. for ease of transportation

Abstract

Disclosed is a portable magnifier camera that can be selectively positioned into a variety of configurations. At least four distinct viewing configurations are provided: a reading mode wherein the camera rests flatly upon the viewed object; a writing mode wherein the camera rests at an angle upon the viewed object; a hand-held mode wherein the user holds the camera relative to a distant object; and an inspection mode wherein the user holds the viewed object relative to the camera. These configurations enable a user to effectively view objects of differing size and at varying distances.
PCT/US2009/052543 2008-08-04 2009-08-03 Portable multi position magnifier camera WO2010017121A3 (en)

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US8596608 true 2008-08-04 2008-08-04
US61/085,966 2008-08-04
US12/235,240 2008-09-22
US12235240 US8115831B2 (en) 2008-08-04 2008-09-22 Portable multi position magnifier camera
US12/235,207 2008-09-22
US12235182 US8259222B2 (en) 2008-08-04 2008-09-22 Portable multi position magnifier camera
US12235207 US20100026855A1 (en) 2008-08-04 2008-09-22 Portable Multi Position Magnifier Camera
US12/235,182 2008-09-22

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JP2011522135A JP5600676B2 (en) 2008-08-04 2009-08-03 Portable multi-position magnifier camera
ES09805389T ES2428228T3 (en) 2008-08-04 2009-08-03 Portable camera increase in multiple positions
EP20090805389 EP2321960B1 (en) 2008-08-04 2009-08-03 Portable multi position magnifier camera

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EP (1) EP2321960B1 (en)
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