ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7 -- Seiya Ohta of Kanagawa, Japan, has developed a photographing apparatus with variable image blur correction control characteristics for still photography and a motion picture photography.
According to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A photographing apparatus capable of photographing still pictures and motion pictures has an image stabilizing feature arranged so as to achieve an appropriate image stabilization characteristic in response to a photography start switch which is turned on and off, and depending upon whether a still picture is photographed or a motion picture is photographed, thereby achieving the optimum image stabilization characteristic for each photographic mode."
The inventor was issued U.S. Patent No. 7,212,231 on May 1.
The patent has been assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo.
The original application was filed on Dec. 14, 2001.
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