US 11,659,264 B2
Photographing apparatus with mobile carriage and photographing method therefor
Norimasa Ariga, Izunokuni Shizuoka (JP); Masaaki Yasunaga, Sunto Shizuoka (JP); and Keita Yamazaki, Mishima Shizuoka (JP)
Assigned to TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Nov. 24, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/103,816.
Claims priority of application No. JP2020-055432 (JP), filed on Mar. 26, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0303858 A1, Sep. 30, 2021
Int. Cl. H04N 23/56 (2023.01); H04N 23/57 (2023.01); H04N 23/62 (2023.01)
CPC H04N 23/56 (2023.01) [H04N 23/57 (2023.01); H04N 23/62 (2023.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A photographing apparatus comprising:
a carriage configured to move in a travel direction;
a light source mounted on the carriage; and
a camera attached to the carriage and configured to perform photography while facing a camera direction, the camera having an angle of view, wherein:
a normal direction is defined orthogonal to the travel direction and a vertical axis; and
the camera direction is rotated about the vertical axis with respect to the normal direction by an attachment angle and rotated about the vertical axis with respect to the travel direction, the attachment angle being greater than or equal to half of the angle of view.