Continue reading...One of the worst-kept secrets (I guess it’s not a secret anymore) is that Canon will be bringing IBIS to the EOS R system, we’re not sure if we’ll ever see it in the EOS M or EOS lineup, but it’s definitely coming for the RF mount cameras in the future.
Canon News uncovered Japan Patent 2019-087937, which talks about how Canon is going to implement collaboration between IBIS and IS equipped lenses. If Canon didn’t figure out a way for both systems to work together, I think adding IBIS would simply be a half-baked feature addition.
Part of the patent talks about the moving sensor for stabilization:
The imaging element 101 is movable in a direction intersecting the optical axis of the imaging optical system 210 (indicated by a broken line in the drawing) by a shift mechanism...