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JP 2001-128149 5/2001
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Primary Examiner—Van T. Trieu
(74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
An image-taking apparatus is disclosed which is easy to use and is capable of a search for a person or walking support without fail. The image-taking apparatus comprises a compound eye optical unit, an image-pickup device which photoelectrically converts an object image formed by the compound eye optical unit, and a transmission unit which transmits image information provided by using the imagepickup device. The compound eye optical unit and the image-pickup device are held by a hold member which is provided with an attachment member for attachment to a user.
12 Claims, 8 Drawing Sheets