Global Patent Index - EP 2051506 A8

EP 2051506 A8 20090617 - Imaging device and imaging control method

Title (en)

Imaging device and imaging control method

Title (de)

Bilderzeugungsvorrichtung und Bilderzeugungssteuerverfahren

Title (fr)

Dispositif d'imagerie et procédé de contrôle d'imagerie

Publication

EP 2051506 A8 20090617 (EN)

Application

EP 08253368 A 20081016

Priority

JP 2007270207 A 20071017

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP2051506A1] An imaging device (1) according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an image pickup device (12, 13) which converts an optical image of a photographic subject received through an imaging lens into an image signal; a displaying device (114) which displays a through-the-lens image based on the image signal; a person detecting device (50) which detects one or more persons from the image signal; a distance calculating device (21, 41) which calculates a distance between a plurality of the detected persons; and a composition assisting device (21, 41) which displays on the displaying device (114) information (62, 63a, 63b, 64) as to whether the distance between the detected persons is proper or not based on the calculated distance between the detected persons. Thereby, it is possible to obtain an image with a proper composition in a case when there are a plurality of persons being the photographic subjects.

IPC 8 full level

H04N 5/232 (2006.01); G06K 9/00 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

G06K 9/00664 (2013.01 - EP US); H04N 5/23218 (2018.08 - EP US); H04N 5/23219 (2013.01 - EP US); H04N 5/23222 (2013.01 - EP US); H04N 5/23293 (2013.01 - US); H04N 5/232933 (2018.08 - EP US); H04N 5/232941 (2018.08 - EP US); H04N 5/232945 (2018.08 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA MK RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 2051506 A1 20090422; EP 2051506 A8 20090617; EP 2051506 B1 20120516; CN 101415074 A 20090422; CN 101415074 B 20130501; JP 2009100284 A 20090507; JP 4904243 B2 20120328; US 2009102940 A1 20090423; US 8111315 B2 20120207

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 08253368 A 20081016; CN 200810149969 A 20081017; JP 2007270207 A 20071017; US 25301108 A 20081016