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Patent: Canon Patent Showing Wireless Charging of Cameras

By Canon Rumors | February 7, 2018

A patent is making its way around the web today that shows Canon cameras being charged wirelessly, the patent application itself is from 2015 and was awarded in July of 2017. Canon already showcased wireless charging back in 2015 at the Canon EXPO. They had a modified EOS Rebel T6s and EOS M3 showing proof Read more…

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Patent: Stacked, Curved and Other Sensor Patents

By Canon Rumors | February 5, 2018

Canon continues to roll out the image sensor technology patents, as we get to see some new stacked and curved sensor patents. Canon News interprets all of these patents below. Japan Patent Application¬†2018-019270: We have found another patent application dealing with some of the problems and issues with curved sensors from Canon.¬† Unlike some other Read more…

Patent: More Supertelephoto Optical Formulas

By Canon Rumors | February 5, 2018

Another set of Supertelephotos has appeared in a Japanese patent application. Japan Patent Application¬†2018-018101 EF 300mm f/2.8L EF 400mm f/2.8L EF 500mm f/4.0L EF 600mm f/4.0L EF 800mm f/5.6L We’re expecting new supertelephoto lenses some time in the next 12-18 months.

Patent: The Mirror Box Isn’t Dead Yet

By Canon Rumors | February 4, 2018

Canon has filed a patent at the USPTO for a new mirror box design. This new mirror box adds speeds and a reduction in bounce. There are a lot of parts to a mirror box assembly, and it’s easy to see how the remove of this complex system could greatly reduce the cost of production Read more…

Patent: Fingerprint ID on Your Cameras and Lenses

By Canon Rumors | January 29, 2018

Here’s an interesting patent from Canon. This patent covers fingerprint ID on your cameras and lenses that can control custom functions such as IS, AF and likely anything else you can think of. It also offers the ability to customize the camera and/or lens for multiple users as well as offering a complete lockout of Read more…

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