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Number: 396/97
Name: Photography > With exposure objective focusing means, focusing aid, or rangefinding means > Temperature compensating
Description: Subject matter having a means to correct for changes in the operation of the focusing or rangefinding means due to changes in temperature of the surrounding atmosphere.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8687110 Intelligent power management for actively-cooled cameras Apr. 1, 2014
8509611 Lens controlling device and imaging apparatus using the same Aug. 13, 2013
8189093 Drive unit and drive module May. 29, 2012
8190012 Optical system with adjustable shims May. 29, 2012
8169487 Image-shake correction apparatus and imaging apparatus May. 1, 2012
8115814 Mobile tracking system, camera and photographing method Feb. 14, 2012
8077411 Lens displacement mechanism using shaped memory alloy Dec. 13, 2011
8040622 Apparatus for compensating an imaging lens Oct. 18, 2011
7961220 Camera shake correction mechanism and image capture apparatus, including heat dissipating mechanism Jun. 14, 2011
7925148 Apparatus and method for compensating position of camera lens according to temperature variation Apr. 12, 2011
7782548 Lens barrel and imaging device Aug. 24, 2010
7663811 Driving mechanism, driving device, and lens driving device Feb. 16, 2010
7574126 Lens driving apparatus, imaging apparatus, and lens barrel and camera main body used for this Aug. 11, 2009
7567395 Lens module assembly and imaging system having same Jul. 28, 2009
7466542 Laptop computer with replaceable camera module Dec. 16, 2008
7110667 Auto focus apparatus Sep. 19, 2006
7042503 Image sensing apparatus, method and program for distance measurement May. 9, 2006
7035019 Lens barrel extending and retracting mechanisms Apr. 25, 2006
6826361 Systems and methods for estimating lens temperature Nov. 30, 2004
6822688 Movable-lens position control apparatus Nov. 23, 2004
6748167 Camera with auxiliary light emission and auto-focus Jun. 8, 2004
6707994 Device for determining amount of focus adjustment Mar. 16, 2004
6584282 Finder optical system and camera having the system Jun. 24, 2003
6487371 Range finder device having mode for removing steady light components and mode for not removing steady light components Nov. 26, 2002
6465769 Focus detecting device, and apparatus having the same Oct. 15, 2002
6449434 Lens displacement or other control using shaped memory alloy driver Sep. 10, 2002
6337736 Thermal deformation compensating range finder Jan. 8, 2002
6298199 Electric circuits for camera Oct. 2, 2001
6282380 Position control apparatus, focus adjustment apparatus and camera Aug. 28, 2001
6268885 Optical apparatus for correcting focus based on temperature and humidity Jul. 31, 2001
6249647 Compensation for thermal degradation of the optical performance in a digital imaging system Jun. 19, 2001
6188841 Lens-fitted film unit with plastic taking lens Feb. 13, 2001
6184511 Photoelectric conversion apparatus Feb. 6, 2001
6148152 Compensation for thermal degradation of the optical performance in a digital imaging system Nov. 14, 2000
6144805 Optical apparatus for correcting focus detection caused by environmental variation Nov. 7, 2000
6120379 Portable game machine and portable game machine cartridge Sep. 19, 2000
6023589 Optical apparatus Feb. 8, 2000
5995766 Focus detecting device and optical apparatus having the same Nov. 30, 1999
5895129 Optical apparatus Apr. 20, 1999
5845159 Optical apparatus Dec. 1, 1998
5745805 Focus detecting device Apr. 28, 1998
5679946 Photo-taking lens temperature compensation system Oct. 21, 1997
5652926 Distance measuring apparatus Jul. 29, 1997
5636143 Method and apparatus for estimating color temperature, photographing apparatus, and method and apparatus for determining exposure Jun. 3, 1997
5614983 Automatic focus device and method Mar. 25, 1997
5589910 Apparatus for measuring a distance Dec. 31, 1996
5483336 Self correcting stereoscopic auto-rangefinder Jan. 9, 1996
5412448 Temperature compensation apparatus for camera May. 2, 1995
5144356 Temperature compensated infrared optical imaging system Sep. 1, 1992
5124738 Apparatus for correcting focal point according to lens temperature Jun. 23, 1992

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