Patent Number: 8,715,444

Title: Imaging device and imaging device manufacturing method

Abstract: A technique capable of satisfying both higher functionality and higher accuracy in a compact imaging device is sought to be provided. In order to accomplish the above object, an imaging device is formed by lamination of a plurality of layers including: an imaging element layer that has an imaging element part; a lens layer that has a lens part whose distance from the imaging element part is changeable, and is disposed between a subject and the imaging element part; and an actuator layer that has an actuator part to move the lens part, and is disposed between the subject and the imaging element part.

Inventors: Yamamoto; Natsuki (Kawasaki, JP), Kosaka; Akira (Yao, JP), Tanimura; Yasutaka (Nara, JP)

Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

International Classification: B29C 65/00 (20060101); B32B 38/04 (20060101); B32B 37/00 (20060101); B32B 38/00 (20060101); H04N 5/355 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018