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Patent: 360 degree camera from Canon

LetsGoDigital has found a Canon patent application with the USPTO for a 360-degree camera, the patent was published on October 4, 2018 The device has Read more…

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Patent: New Consumer Level Zoom Lenses

A couple of optical formula consumer zoom lens patents have appeared at the USPTO. Canon EF 17-70mm f/3.5-5.6 (US Patent Application 20180275370) Focal Length     17.40  Read more…

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Patent: Full frame f/2 zoom, possibly for mirrorless?

A patent application showing an unusual f/2 zoom from Canon has appeared in Japan (Patent application: 2018-132675).

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Canon Patent Applications: More stacked sensor patents

Canon has released a couple of stacked sensor patent applications this week dealing with various issues surrounding the manufacturing or use of stacked sensors. In Read more…

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Canon Patent Application: Long eye relief optics for EVF

Canon has applied for a patent for EVF optics that will provide a longer eye  relief.  This of course is necessary for anyone that wears Read more…

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Patent: Canon Not Closing the Door on In Body Image Stabilization

Northlight has uncovered a patent application concerning improved images stabilization, especially in wider lenses. The patent includes both in lens image stabilization and electronic stabilization.

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Canon Patent application for more apodization filter lenses

Canon adds another patent application for apodization filtered lenses, this time for; 135/2.0 400/2.8 185/3.5 I’m not sure about the utility or expense of a 400/2.8 with such a filter, but a 135/2.0 sounds interesting. Japan Patent Application 2018-049102

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Canon Patent Application: Apodization Filter lenses

Canon has applied for a patent on some apodization lenses for the EF mount.  The following lens embodiments are included in the patent application; 50mm 1.4 35mm 1.4 24mm 1.4 US Patent Application 2018-0067333

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Patent: ND Filter Adapter for Mirrorless Cameras

I was speaking with others about today’s article about a new type of camera coming from Canon, and it looks like this patent could be related to the new EF/EF-S > EF-M adaptor. This patent application was published back in October of 2017.

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Patent: A New Type of ASC Lens Coating

A Canon patent application shows what looks to be expanding on ASC (air sphere coating). As you can see in the image below, ASC in fact looks like little bubbles From Japan Patent Application: 2017-167271 To provide an optical member having an anti-reflection film with high strength, uniform refractive index distribution, and low scattering, and a Read more…

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