DCWatch has posted an interview with Canon’s Executive Office for the imaging division at Canon Inc. in Japan. There were a few interesting questions and answers above and beyond what we’ve already heard since the EOS R was launched.
What does The R in EOS R mean? (Google Translated)
The development concept word for this new system is “Reimagine optical excellence.” The letter “R” took the first letter of its first word “Reimagine”. However, in the development stage, various words such as “Revert”, “Reborn”, etc. with “R” flickered with the meaning of “redefining” EOS again “to reactivate”. As a result, we have developed the concept of “Reimagine optical excellence.” And decided to use “R” for both product name and system name. I felt that I could put down the feelings of the development team well.
Asked about EOS M and EOS R and how they fit in the Canon lineup (Google translated)
That’s right. Since EOS R is a...