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1. (WO2018130610) CAMERA DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A CLEANING DEVICE FOR PROVIDING THE AIR STREAM, CAMERA SYSTEM AS WELL AS MOTOR VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/130610    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/050643
Publication Date: Fri Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 12 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G02B 27/00
B60S 1/56
Applicants: CONNAUGHT ELECTRONICS LTD.
Inventors: CLEARY, Brian
SHAW, Mark
MCDONAGH, Mark
O'CONNOR, Rachel
Title: CAMERA DEVICE FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH A CLEANING DEVICE FOR PROVIDING THE AIR STREAM, CAMERA SYSTEM AS WELL AS MOTOR VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a camera device (4) for a motor vehicle (1) including a camera (9) for detecting an environmental region (8) of the motor vehicle (1), wherein the camera (9) has a lens device (13) with at least one lens, including a holding device (11) for holding the camera (9) on the motor vehicle (1), and including a cleaning device (15) for cleaning an outer surface (12) of the lens device (13), wherein the cleaning device (15) comprises a fan element (16) which is arranged on the holding device (11) and which is designed to provide an air stream for cleaning the outer surface (12) of the lens device (13).