Patent Number: 8,817,159

Title: Imaging apparatus

Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device, a lens provided in a front part and configured to form an image of a subject on the imaging device, a dot matrix display unit which includes a plurality of LED chips, each providing a plurality of dots, and is arranged in the front part, with a light emission state visible by the subject, and a display controller which controls display of the dot matrix display unit. The dot matrix display unit displays a pattern based on the control of the display controller.

Inventors: Nagashima; Mitsunori (Kyoto, JP), Tanaka; Masahide (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 5/222 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018