Canon surpassed a new camera-manufacturing milestone – the production of its 80-millionth film and digital EOS-series interchangeable-lens camera, the Canon EOS 5DS R.
The following video presents Introducing the Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R:
Join Rudy Winston as he discusses the similarities and differences between the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R, the newest DSLRs in our product line (as of February 2015). Learn about these ultra high resolution cameras, which utilize a full frame CMOS sensor, and how they compare to medium format SLRs. Beneficial to landscape, commercial, food, portrait, wedding, architectural photographers and more, these cameras offer an incredible reproduction of fine detail in their newly developed systems. See how these cameras can best suit you and your imaging needs.
The EOS 5DS R, the 80-millionth EOS-series camera produced
Canon Celebrates Production Of 80 Millionth EOS-Series Interchangeable-Lens Camera
Nov 18, 2015, 9:00:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
MELVILLE, N.Y., — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is celebrating the company surpassing a new camera-manufacturing milestone – the production of its 80-millionth film and digital EOS-series interchangeable-lens camera – on November 10, 2015. The 80-millionth camera produced was a Canon EOS 5DS R which holds the world’s highest pixel count in its class. 1 Continue Reading »
The following video presents Canon XA30 and XA35 Compact Professional Camcorders: First Look:
Canon’s new XA30 and XA35 compact professional camcorders feature a 20x Canon zoom lens, 1080p video capture at up to 60 fps, and a +3 decibel boost in its signal-to-noise ratio compared to previous models.
The Canon XA35 and Canon XA30 HD camcorders feature Full HD (60p and native cinematic at 24p) 1920×1080 recording capabilities with dual SD card slots, recordable to AVCHD (28Mbps) and MP4 (35Mbps). Only XA35 has the HD/SD-SDI output to feed video directly to a microwave van, satellite uplink, or other TV transmission system.
“The compact all-in-one XA35 camcorder boasts a wide dynamic range and an HD/SD-SDI terminal – making it ideal for professional mobile news gathering and for journalists who need to capture content discreetly, especially in challenging high contrast lighting conditions.
The compact XA30 camcorder boasts a wide dynamic range and is ideal for discretely capturing accurate, professional-quality content for corporate videos, weddings and online use, among other applications – especially in challenging high-contrast lighting conditions.”
The Canon XA35 and XA30 HD camcorders are scheduled to be available:
the end of November 2015 in the USA for an estimated retail price of USD $2,999.00 and USD $2,499.00 respectively, and
in December 2015 in Canada for an estimated retail price of CAD $2,999.99 and CAD $2,399.99 respectively.
The following link provides the specifications of XA35:
Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two Compact HD Camcorders Ideal For Professional Videographers
Nov 10, 2015, 11:00:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Canon’s XA35 and XA30 Camcorders Feature New HD CMOS PROSensor, 20x HD Optical Zoom Lens and Built-in Wi-Fi® Capability
MELVILLE, N.Y., — Responding to the evolving needs of professional news organizations, documentary creators, professional videographers and film schools, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new Canon XA35* and XA30* Full HD professional camcorders, which are both highly portable and capable of capturing high-quality video in low light, as well as wireless connectivity for easy uploading of files. Both camcorders feature a genuine Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom Lens and a new, advanced HD CMOS PRO image sensor with low-luminance noise of +3dB for improved low-light image capture. Enabling a wide range of imaging possibilities, the duo also features two new video-recording modes: Highlight Priority, which facilitates the faithful expression of tonal gradations, colors and sharpness in the mid- to high-brightness range; and Wide DR, which delivers an expanded dynamic range. Continue Reading »
The CJ20ex7.8B portable broadcast lens is scheduled to be available in June 2016.
Canon Adds Versatility To 4K UHD Broadcast Lens Family
Nov 10, 2015, 9:00:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
New 2/3-inch CJ20ex7.8B Portable Lens Features 4K Optical Performance and 20x Zoom
MELVILLE, N.Y., — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the CJ20ex7.8B portable 4K broadcast lens for use with broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. This versatile lens features a 20x zoom range and provides the optical excellence needed for 4K broadcast production. With a focal range of 7.8-156mm, a broad range of scene compositions can be achieved from a single lens. A built-in 2x extender allows more telephoto operation without sacrificing 4K image quality. Editors can then select a 1920 x 1080 crop from within the 3840 x 2160 camera original with full HDTV image quality. Alternatively, the 4K UHD camera video can be down-sampled to HDTV offering enhanced resolution by virtue of that super-sampled original.
€10.000 (10768.50 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) worth in prizes across all categories are waiting for the winning teams.
Details to be announced shortly!
4 Main Themes for the hackathon:
#Discover: Create a compelling mobile experience that enables people to discover the world around them through photography – or find photography by exploring and sharing their own worlds. Smart use of location is key to winning this challenge. Keywords: geolocalization, travel, exploration, context, machine vision, gamification, visual search, storytelling.
#Inspire: Use the personal context of the user: Inspire and nudge them to go out and take photos, or share what they’ve already captured. Behavior design and creative use of context is key to winning this challenge. Keywords: notifications, haptic feedback, habit forming, nudging, behavior design, gamification, machine vision, augmented reality
#Create: Harness the latest web and mobile technologies to create an experience that helps anyone, regardless of experience. Get them out shooting and developing their photography skills on the go. A seamless user experience is key to winning this challenge. Keywords: notifications, machine vision, augmented reality, virtual reality, ux design, gamification, virtual assistant
#Experience: Make experiencing imagery an experience in itself. Connect photo, video and other visual media with types of data and/or new display-input interfaces. Thinking outside the frame is key to winning this challenge. Keywords: virtual reality, physical computing, data poetry, speech recognition, machine vision, gamification, immersive storytelling, interactivity, 3D, photo sharing, printing
The following video presents hdAlbum powered by Canon DreamLabo:
See your memories come to life with an hdAlbum! hdAlbums are not your average photo books. Each album is a work of art, featuring photo-realistic color, incredibly sharp detail, and a long-lasting, lay-flat binding. Our own best-in-class technology and quality assurance service work together to bring you an outstanding album at an affordable price, so you can share these gifts with friends and family.
hdAlbum Classic Photo Album featuring a durable Perfect Bind (otherwise known as traditional/classic style binding featuring arched pages)
Now, retailers offering both hdAlbum Classic and hdAlbum Lay-Flat.
hdAlbum Lay-Flat album
The hdAlbum Classic photo album is available now, starting at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Rate of $29.99 for 8×8 photo album , 20 pages**.
The new hdAlbum Classic photo album is featured with Satin photo paper, maintaining the same stunning image quality as the hdAlbum Lay-Flat album, but available at a lower cost. With seven dye-based inks, images are recreated with photo-realistic reproduction and always printed on premium photo paper to retain archival quality for up to 300 years.*
Canon Expands hdAlbum Service Portfolio with Affordable New Photo Album
hdAlbum Classic Photo Album Recreates Life’s Special Moments in Vivid Color
MELVILLE, N.Y., November 3, 2015 – To expand an exciting new technology for printing photo albums, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced hdAlbum Classic, a new affordable photo album available in a service designed to make exceptional digitally- printed albums more accessible to a wider audience, turning special memories into full-color photo albums that will last a lifetime. Continue Reading »
The following video presents CANON EOS MOVIE:”Spectacle”shot with EF11-24mm f/4L USM (Canon Official):
This movie “SPECTACLE” was shot by the zoom lens EF11-24mmf/4L USM (an ultra wide angle lens starting from world’s widest 11mm*).Please enjoy the American spectacle scenery.(*Among interchangeable lenses excluding fisheye lenses for interchangeable-lens cameras (SLR and compact-system cameras).
As of February 6, 2015 (based to a Canon survey).)
Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra-wide-angle interchangeable zoom lens (launched in February 2015) was selected for the Design for Asia Bronze Award.
Canon EOS M3, white
Also, the Canon EOS M3 is the winner of the Merit Recognition Award.
The following video presents Canon EOS M3: Travel Light, Shoot Big:
Beautifully versatile and exceptionally advanced, Canon’s all new EOS M3 mirrorless camera combines an impressive array of features that encourage budding photographers to develop their craft and cultivate their skills.
Delivering DSLR-like performance within a compact system camera, the EOS M3 utilises Canon’s superb 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, DIG!C 6 processor and advanced high-speed AF to create stunningly sharp images, even in low light.
Compact and lightweight, the camera is both easy to handle and comfortable to use, featuring improved grip, intuitive controls and a touch panel LCD that work together to let you concentrate on shooting.
Perfect for photographers who want to get more out of their compact, the EOS M3 features expanded manual control as well as convenient compatibility with EOS and EF accessories.
Want to share the images and movies you create? Wi-Fi and NFC compatibility make sharing a breeze!
November 2, 2015
Canon EF11-24mm f/4L USM lens, EOS M3 camera honored with Design for Asia Awards
The following video is titled Canon presents The Making of “The Rusted” :
Behind the scenes footage of “The Rusted,” a psychological thriller written and directed by Kat Candler, starring Josh Hutcherson and Jena Malone, as part of Canon and Ron Howard’s Project Imagination: The Trailer contest.
Canon U.S.A. And Ron Howard Release Short Film, “The Rusted,” Starring Josh Hutcherson And Jena Malone For Project Imagination: The Trailer
“THE RUSTED” is a Psychological Thriller Inspired by a College Student’s Trailer Submission for the Project Imagination Contest
MELVILLE, N.Y., October 23, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, debuts a new Hollywood short film, “The Rusted,” as part of Canon’s Project Imagination: The Trailer, a consumer contest helmed by Ron Howard who has championed Canon’s Project Imagination creative experiment since 2011. Ron Howard and Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) chose one winning trailer created by Mark Mukherjee, a college student in Florida, as the inspirational foundation for “The Rusted,” a psychological thriller written and directed by Kat Candler (“Hellion”) starring Josh Hutcherson and Jena Malone (“The Hunger Games”).
“The Rusted” is a film about a brother and sister’s attempt to renovate their childhood home into a recording studio, but strange happenings force them to deal with memories from their past. The global premiere of the film took place via a livestream with AOL BUILD, giving consumers everywhere a chance to experience the film, and will now be available at imagination.usa.canon.com.
“I’m honored to continue this journey with Canon, seeking inspiration from those around us and urging everyone to tap into their creative souls and bring stories to life,” said Ron Howard. “It’s truly been a delight to collaborate with Josh Hutcherson who challenged himself to star in a role that was unlike any he has done to date.”
“Working with Canon, Ron and Kat have given me a great creative outlet to flex my filmmaking muscles,” said Josh Hutcherson. “I feel so fortunate to bring the vision of Mark’s trailer to life and work alongside Jena to create this beautiful film. I’m excited for everyone to see it.” Continue Reading »
TOKYO, October 23, 2015—Canon Inc. and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they will jointly develop new imaging solutions utilizing network cameras. By combining Canon’s image quality enhancing technology and video content analysis technology with Fujitsu’s services platforms, the two companies aim to provide a variety of solutions employing network cameras.
Delivering solutions through synergies between Canon and Fujitsu
The following video presents How is Big Brother watching you???:
We are living through a surveillance revolution empowered by technology – who is watching you?
People Tracking Technologies capture customer and employee activities inside the store, allowing retailers to better understand their traffic patterns, empower in-store marketing, schedule to demand, manage queues, and measure sales conversion.
Behavior Analytics, Location Analytics, In-Store Analytics or whatever from of data and analysis attributed to activities in the physical store, depends on a technology to detect and track people. The primary people counting and tracking technologies are Monocular (Single Lens) and 3D Stereo Video….
Queue Management: Since queue behaviors include both standing and moving, this is a complex form of people counting. The sensors provide data on the number of people waiting in line, and the average wait time. The robust frontline solutions predict how many cashiers should be active in order to prevent the formation of queues.
People Tracking: While people counting measures the number of customers in a specific area, people tracking is about the path inside the store. People Tracking refers to data output from wireless technologies, specifically Wi-Fi, which capture the Customers’ Journey — by tracking their mobile phone signals….
Video Analytics is a general term for sensors and solutions that capture an image and analyze its content….
According to Ronny Max, the people counting data is used to calculate Sale Conversion.
Canon develops video content analysis plug-in for network cameras
Realizes coordination with Milestone Systems’ video management software
TOKYO, October 9, 2015—Canon Inc. announced today the development of a plug-in that facilitates greater video-analysis efficiency in systems employing multiple network cameras through the combination of Canon’s video content analysis (VCA), which includes multi-person tracking technology currently under development, and Milestone Systems’1 XProtect® video management software2 (VMS). The plug-in was realized through Canon’s ongoing development of VCA, which makes possible the analyzing and application of data from video captured by network cameras to realize benefits in such fields as marketing and service.
Four detection functions offered by multi-person tracking technology
We recently covered Canon’s big pre-NAB announcement of the C300 Mark II, and today at the show I was able to stop by their booth for a closer look. This impressive camera has several great, new features as well as an ergonomic design. In order to record 4K internally, Canon is introducing a new XF-AVC codec, which can record 4K up to 30 fps, and a special 2K crop mode allows up to 120 fps. The camera also features a dual pixel autofocus, covering up to 80% of the viewable image area with an adjustable focus box. Additionally, the newly announced Canon Log 2 allows you to get up to 15 stops of dynamic range. Watch the video above to learn more about the C300 Mark II and all of its features.
The following video presents Canon EOS M10: Self Portrait Mode:
Watch this video featuring the Canon EOS M10’s Self Portrait mode.
Canon EOS M10
Canon announced the EOS M10 mirrorless.
The EOS M10 camera – available in black or white (Canada, USA), and will also be available in gray exclusively through the Canon Online store at http://shop.usa.canon.com/ – is scheduled to be available through authorized Canon dealers in November 2015, and will be offered in a kit with the EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens at an estimated retail price of CAD $729.99; USD $599.99. In addition, the new EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM zoom lens is scheduled to be available in November 2015 at an estimated retail price of CAD $389.99; USD $299.99.
Canon EOS M10 Digital Camera Specifications Summary:
18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor, ISO 100-12800 (expandable to H:25600)
Canon DIGIC 6 Image Processor
Hybrid CMOS AF II for accurate autofocus along with maximum continuous shooting speeds up to 4.6 fps
Full HD 1920×1080 movies at 24p and 30p in MP4 format
Self Portrait mode to adjust camera effects, including skin smoothness and brightness* Compatible with all EF-M lenses as well as full line of EF and EF-S lenses*
Compact size at just 4.2 x 2.6 x 1.3 inches, and just over 10.5 ounces (including battery and memory card)
Built-in retractable flash
Built in Wi-Fi and NFC (Near Field Communication) plus Mobile Device Connect Button
New EOS M10 Digital Camera Puts Imaging Power And Convenience Into The Hands Of The Social Media Generation
Compact Addition to the EOS M-Series of Cameras Is Flexible, Stylish and Fun With an Emphasis on Connectivity
MELVILLE, N.Y., October 13, 2015 – For capturing and sharing life’s important moments with great clarity, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the EOS M10 interchangeable lens digital camera. A compact and stylish design, the EOS M10 camera has the features and lens options to help photographers expand their creativity and the mobile compatibility and size for social-sharers to stay connected with sharp images that are sure to draw ‘Likes’.
Canon EOS M10
Adding to its compact design, the EOS M10 camera is fitted with a new retractable EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens, that shortens and locks into a compact size when not in use. This retractable Canon interchangeable lens provides outstanding image quality that helps the EOS M10 camera remain small and lightweight to go with you anywhere.
Canon EOS M10, white
For those “selfie” moments that can’t be missed, the EOS M10 camera’s three-inch screen tilts up 180 degrees to help make sure everyone is in the shot. The touch panel LCD screen also lets users browse images and navigate menus with ease. The camera’s Creative Assist mode makes it easy to adjust settings and add effects such as brightness, background blur, vividness of color, contrast, warmth and filter effects to create share-worthy images on the go – letting you stylize your photos and capture the moment just as you want. And, to help everyone look their selfie-best, the Self Portrait mode adjusts camera effects and settings to enhance skin smoothness and brightness.
Canon EOS M10
“This is the camera for the social media generation, including those who love to take and share high-quality photos and video while on the go. It will help them make the transition to a dedicated, high-quality digital camera, because of its mobile compatibility and creative options,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.