Patent AT-1903-31973

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Method for [re]constructing accurate maps from photographic apparatus on a moving vessel, including a kite or balloon. Patent deals mostly with data transform taking the perspective into account. Biography of Scheimpflug may tell us more.

"Schichtenkarten" might mean topographic maps but might refer to another sophisticated type of map.

Patents which are supplementary to this one

  • Patent DE-1908-222386 (English title: Procedure for producing accurate layer-maps from photographs, Filing date: 1908-01-30)


Year filed 1903
Year granted 1907
Office AT
Patent number 31973
Inventors Theodor Scheimpflug
Inventor country AT
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Applicant type INDIV
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Original title Verfahren zur Herstellung von richtigen Schichtenkarten, sowie Plänen und militärischen Situationen auf Grund von Drachen- oder Ballonphotogrammen, sowie photographischen künstenaufnahmen von Bord eines Schiffes aus
English title Procedure for producing accurate layer-maps: maps and military plans of the ground from kite or balloon photographs, as well as artificial photographics from aboard a ship
Tech fields military, kite, balloon, photography, map, method
Filing date 1903-10-23
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Grant date 1907-08-15
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Publication date 1908-02-25
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Related to aircraft? 1
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National tech categories AT 42c
IPCs IPC G09B29/12
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Number of text pages 4
Number of diagram pages 1
Number of figures 1
Number of claims 3