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1. (WO2018079199) AUTOMOTIVE REAR IMAGING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/079199    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/035803
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 03 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B60S 1/60
B60R 1/00
B60R 11/02
H01Q 1/32
H04N 7/18
Applicants: YOKOWO CO., LTD.
株式会社ヨコオ
Inventors: HIROSAWA Takeshi
廣澤 岳志
FUJII Toshihiko
藤井 俊彦
Title: AUTOMOTIVE REAR IMAGING DEVICE
Abstract:
Provided is an automotive rear imaging device with which it is possible to remove water droplets adhering to an optical member. The automotive rear imaging device is provided with an imaging unit having a main camera body in which an imaging surface is facing the rear of a vehicle. The automotive rear imaging device is provided with an exterior case 11 covering the imaging unit. The exterior case 11 has, at the upper part on the rear side, a top part, and has, on the back surface, a lower back surface opening 11a for causing light to enter a lens of the main camera body 51. The profile of the exterior case 11 is formed by an inclined surface linking the top part and a lower-end-part edge having a leaf shape on at least the front side. The automotive rear imaging device is provided with a base 17 mounted on the upper surface of the vehicle, the base 17 holding the exterior case 11 with the main camera body 51 sandwiched therebetween. An air guide part (upper part of the exterior case 11, upper back surface opening 11a2, front surface opening 11c, passage 11d, and cover incline surface 11b1) for guiding air entering from the front surface opening 11c during travel to the back surface is provided to the exterior case 11.