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Patent: Panning Assist Using Image Stabilization

By Canon Rumors | April 16, 2018

Northlight has uncovered a USPTO patent that discusses using image stabilization to compensate for panning errors. Northlight explains: The idea is to use the IS system to compensate for panning errors as well as camera shake. This needs movement vectors calculating for the whole image area. This is definitely an interesting idea and use of Read more…

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Patent: Cinema EOS Camera With Hybrid OVF/EVF Viewfinder

By Canon Rumors | April 6, 2018

This has certainly been a very busy week for interesting patents. Canon News found another interesting one, it looks to be a development of an OVF/EVF viewfinder for a Cinema EOS camera. From Canon News: The mirror is cut out around the sensor, and an EVF is used to “fill in the hole” where the actual Read more…

Patent: A New Canon EF 14mm 2.8L Optical Formula

By Canon Rumors | April 5, 2018

Canon News has uncovered a new patent application (Japan Patent Application 2018-054988) for an EF 14mm 2.8L optical formula. An update to this lens is probably overdue, especially with all of the other 14mm options out there now.

Patent: Canon Application for a New Tilt Screen for the EOS-M

By Richard | April 5, 2018

Canon News has found a patent detailing a new tilting screen mechanism for the EOS-M cameras. This possibly takes up less room that a full articulating screen, and also doesn’t force you to always have the screen to the side. Japan Patent Application 2018-054913

Patent: EF-S 10mm f/2.8 BR and EF 35mm BR Optical Formula

By Richard | April 5, 2018

Canon News has found a BR related patent application (Japan Patent Application 2018-54914) that deals with a variant of the 35mm lens, but interestingly enough also contains a 10mm APS-C patent embodiment. We’re obviously not getting a new EF 35mm f/1.4L lens, but the EF-S 10mm f/2.8 prime is interesting. People have wanted a wide angle Read more…

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