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|1. (WO2018061508) IMAGE CAPTURING ELEMENT, IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM|
|Title:||IMAGE CAPTURING ELEMENT, IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM|
Provided is a configuration with which it is possible to acquire, as images from the same viewpoint, a TOF image for acquiring distance (depth) information, and a polarized image for acquiring normal line information. An image capturing element includes: a plurality of polarizers which pass polarized light having a plurality of different polarization directions; polarizing elements, which are photoelectric conversion elements set to correspond to each of the plurality of polarizers, and which receive incident light via the polarizers to acquire a polarized image; and a TOF element, which is a photoelectric conversion element which receives reflected light from a subject, for acquiring distance information according to a TOF method. The image capturing element is used to acquire a TOF image and a polarized image, and these images are integrated to generate high precision depth information.