Patent Number: 8,823,857

Title: Image apparatus

Abstract: An image apparatus, including a main optical system that captures a first image, a sub optical system that captures a second image to assist capturing the first image, a display device that displays the first image and the second image in a live view, and a signal processor that controls at least one of a frame rate of the first image from the main optical system and a frame rate of the second image from the sub optical system. The signal processor controls the frame rate of the first image data and the second image data such that the first and second frame rates become the same, and the display device displays the first image and the second image on the display device.

Inventors: Kazama; Yasuhiro (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 5/222 (20060101); G03B 13/00 (20060101); H04N 5/232 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018