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Patent: More Stacked Sensor Development from Canon

By Canon Rumors | June 14, 2018

Canon continues to put R&D into stacked sensors. This latest patent for the technology is quite detailed in its delivery. According to Canon News: This patent application is for suppressing the dark current and/or leakage current by using diffusion preventing films surrounding the bonding areas. This is a very highly detailed patent application, going into Read more…

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Patent: Optical Formula for an EF 800mm f/5.6L IS II

By Canon Rumors | June 11, 2018

An updated EF 800mm f/5.6L IS is a lens I figured we would have seen already, but here we are still waiting for an update. For the moment, owning an EF 600mm f/4L IS II and a 1.4 teleconverter outperforms the EF 800mm f/5.6L IS in most of the important ways. It looks like Canon Read more…

Patent: New Canon Mount Coming?

By Canon Rumors | May 31, 2018

A patent for serial communication for an ILC mount that is neither EF or EF-M. Canon News tried their best to translate a rather awkward patent. …… is seemingly suggesting that this mount could handle multiple lenses of both a new mount and old mount format.  Conjecturing by looking at the mount, looking at the Read more…

Patent: More Work Being Done on Organic Sensors

By Canon Rumors | May 24, 2018

Are organic sensors the next big thing in sensor technology? They could be. Canon along with other companies continue to put resources into their development US Patent 20180138432 from Canon News: Canon continues to research organic photo electric elements, this one goes into a little more details, and discusses an actual sensor more so than prior patent Read more…

Patent: Diffractive Optics Element Improvements

By Canon Rumors | May 24, 2018

We continue to see new patent applications for diffractive optics technology. We’re all still waiting to see if the EF 600mm f/4 DO IS will become an actual consumer product, or if Canon is going to take things in a different direction. From Canon News: Canon describes how to manufacturer a diffractive optical element with a Read more…

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