Omnidirectional User Configurable Multi-Camera Housing

  • US 20150358538A1
  • Filed: 04/09/2015
  • Published: 12/10/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/09/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An omnidirectional user configurable multi-camera housing comprising:

  • a top plate including one or more electronic circuit boards thereon;

    a track plate secured to the top plate by a plurality of first fasteners, wherein the track plate is rotationally movable with respect to the top plate, when the first fasteners are loosen;

    a plurality of camera assemblies movably installed on the track plate and within the top plate, each comprising;

    a bracket movably secured to the track plate,a camera movably secured to the bracket, wherein the camera is rotatable in a plane perpendicular to the track plate, anda second fastener for movably securing the bracket to the track plate;

    a transparent cover for covering the plurality of camera assemblies installed on the track plate; and

    a trim plate for securing the transparent cover to the top plate with a plurality of third fasteners, wherein the track plate includes;

    a plurality of first index holes around a perimeter of the track plate for configurable indexing a positioning and an alignment of a first portion of the plurality of camera assemblies,a plurality of second index holes around a center of the track plate for configurable indexing a positioning and an alignment of a second portion of the plurality of camera assemblies,a plurality of curve-shaped openings to accommodate the plurality of first fasteners and allow movement of the plurality of first fasteners within the curve-shaped openings, respectively, for rotational movement of the track plate with respect to the top plate, when the plurality of first fasteners are loosen, andan opening for a cable coupled to the one or more electronic circuit boards.

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