Patent Number: 8,717,487

Title: Camera module with compact sponge absorbing design

Abstract: An interior housing of a compact camera module is insulated from external shocks in a direction along the optical path to an external housing that is spaced from the interior housing by a compression distance of one or more shock absorbing sponges that are disposed between the outer housing and the interior housing and that are configured to compress to absorb external physical shocks in two or three spatial dimensions.

Inventors: Azuma; Eddie (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Digitaloptics Corporation

International Classification: H04N 5/228 (20060101); H04N 5/225 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018