(19)
(11)EP 3 550 831 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
27.11.2019 Bulletin 2019/48

(43)Date of publication A2:
09.10.2019 Bulletin 2019/41

(21)Application number: 19163460.9

(22)Date of filing:  18.03.2019
(51)Int. Cl.: 
H04N 7/18  (2006.01)
H04N 5/232  (2006.01)
H04N 5/225  (2006.01)
G08B 13/196  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME
Designated Validation States:
KH MA MD TN

(30)Priority: 16.03.2018 KR 20180031121
14.05.2018 KR 20180055043

(71)Applicant: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13488 (KR)

(72)Inventors:
  • Cha, Il Hwang
    13488 Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)
  • Cho, Sung Bong
    13488 Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do (KR)

(74)Representative: Gulde & Partner 
Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei mbB Wallstraße 58/59
10179 Berlin
10179 Berlin (DE)

  


(54)IMAGE PROVIDING APPARATUS AND METHOD


(57) An image providing apparatus includes an internal communication interface configured to receive image data and camera setting information from a plurality of camera modules included in a network camera housing, and transmit a control signal to the plurality of camera modules; a processor configured to generate the control signal to control an operation of the plurality of camera modules, control a power supply to each of the plurality of camera modules, and generate combined image data by combining the image data obtained from the plurality of camera modules; and an external communication interface configured to transmit the combined image data to a client terminal via an Internet network.