Patent Number: 7,825,952

Title: Vehicle's peripheral visible apparatus

Abstract: A vehicle's peripheral visible apparatus includes an image pick-up device being installed on a vehicle. The image pick-up device can picking up, from a position which is horizontally off with respect to an center axis along a longitudinal direction of the vehicle, an image of a field of view having the center axis on a center of the field of view. The image pick-up device includes an image pick-up element having a center; and an optical element focusing light ray incident from the field of view on the image pick-up element. The optical element has a center. The image pick-up element is off in a substantially horizontal direction with respect to a center of the optical element, so that a position, on which an image of the center of field of view is focused, moves to the center of the image pick-up element.

Inventors: Ito; Takanori (Mie, JP)

Assignee: Autonetworks Technologies, Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 7/18 (20060101); G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00