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Canon to Sponsor Rugby World Cup 2019 Tournament in Japan

By Canon Rumors | January 19, 2017

TOKYO, January 19, 2017—Canon Inc. announced today that the Company has renewed its contract and become the first company to serve as an official sponsor for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, which will take place in twelve cities and prefectures¹ across the country from September 20 to November 2, 2019. Hosted every four years, Rugby Read more…

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Canon Continues Marketshare Dominance in Japan

By Canon Rumors | January 16, 2017

For all the grief Canon gets about a “lack of innovation”, they continue to dominate marketshare in the biggest markets on earth. BCN has released their sales numbers for 2016 and Canon continues its impressive and in some case growing share of imaging market segments. DSLR Camera Markshare 2016 (Japan) Canon 63.3% (56.2% in 2015) Read more…

Canon Top Japanese Company in U.S. Patent Rankings

By Canon Rumors | January 12, 2017

TOKYO, January 12, 2017—Canon Inc. again ranked first among Japanese companies and third overall for the number of U.S. patents awarded in 2016, according to the latest ranking of preliminary patent results issued by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services. Canon actively promotes the globalization of its business and places great value on obtaining patents overseas, carefully Read more…

Canon EOS System Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By Canon Rumors | January 5, 2017

TOKYO, January 5, 2017—Canon Inc. will celebrate in March the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Company’s EOS System, which includes EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras and a diverse range of system accessories, beginning with interchangeable EF lenses. Canon’s EOS System made its debut in March 1987 with the launch of the EOS 650 single-lens reflex (SLR) Read more…

150 Filmmakers Ask Canon & Nikon to Sell Encrypted Cameras

By Canon Rumors | December 14, 2016

From Wired: IN THE SUMMER of 2013, when documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras was shooting a still-secret NSA leaker named Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel room, she took security seriously. She’d periodically transfer her footage to encrypted hard drives, and would later go so far as to destroy the SD cards onto which her Read more…

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