Observation device and observation management system

  • US 9,523,791 B2
  • Filed: 07/30/2015
  • Issued: 12/20/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/16/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An observation management system comprising:

  • a portable device; and

    an observation device that observes an observation object and that communicates with the portable device,wherein the observation device comprises;

    at least one observation section;

    a handle having on a lower end side thereof an end portion comprising a tapered rod portion, the handle comprising a protruding portion that protrudes outwardly from a side of the handle with respect to the tapered rod portion, wherein the handle is formed so as to be held by a user to stick the rod portion into soil in a state that an index finger is applied on the handle from underneath and that a finger pad of a thumb presses against an upper end surface of the handle;

    a designating section that designates observation object identification information that identifies a type of the observation object from among a plurality of types of observation objects; and

    a transmitting section that transmits an observation result of the at least one observation section to the portable device by wireless communication, andwherein the portable device comprises;

    an image pick-up section, wherein the portable device identifies the type of the observation object by analyzing an image which is picked-up by the image pick-up section; and

    an observation result table that receives the observation result from the observation device by the wireless communication and that manages observation results for each of the plurality of types of observation objects.

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