Canon Rumor Roundup – 1D X Mark III Reported to Feature 20.1MP Sensor & Several New Lens Patents Filed
Canon Rumors is reporting that an anonymous source informed them that the EOS-1D X Mark III will come packaged with a 24.X megapixel sensor, however, new information suggests that more than likely it will feature a 20.1 megapixel sensor.
Canon Designs a 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens for the RF System!
A recent patent filing shows Canon is working on some potentially crazy new lenses, presumably for the RF mount systems. Including a new 50-80mm f/1.1 Zoom!
Is Canon Bringing Back Eye Controlled Autofocus For The Mirrorless Systems?
Canon may be bringing back an “ancient” eye controlled autofocus feature back to the new mirrorless camera lineup
New Patent from Canon Promised Better Edge Performance from Sensor
Canon is pushing sensor boundaries
Canon Tilt Shift Adapter Patent | Will It Bridge The Gap?
A Canon patent has come to light. Detailing a tilt-shift adapter for Canon lenses, it promises to allow lenses to be used with all their original functions like IS and AF, while providing tilt-shift capabilities.
Canon 35mm F/1.4 Patent Emerges, Could This Be The Rumored 35mm F/1.4L II?
Many Canon shooters world wide are patiently awaiting Canon’s answer to the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art, the (now) long rumored 35mm F/1.4L II. Canon’s current 35mm F/1.4L is old and outdated, and its optical performance is easily outmatched by the Sigma offering.
New Sigma 400mm F/2.8 OS Patent Emerges, Next Sport Lens?
There are currently only two lenses in Sigma’s high performance ‘Sports’ lineup, the incredible 120-300mm, and the new 150-600mm. If a new patent is any indication, it seem that Sigma may have another Sports lens coming down the pipe in the form of a new 400mm F/2.8 OS.
New Sony Sensor Patent Highlights Multilayer Technology With A Built-In Lens
By now, we all know that many companies are working on multi-layer sensor technology, not unlike that in Sigma’s Foveon sensors. The latest patent along those lines comes by the way of Sony, which has an interesting solution for fixing an inherent problem in their FE mount.
New Canon Patent Reveals Layered ‘Foveon-Like’ AF Sensor
A new patent, discovered by Egami, reveals a new multi-layered auto-focus sensor.
Canon Patents New Star Tracking Tech for Astro Photographers
Canon seems to have caught on to the popularity of these astro-lanscape images and a newly discovered patent seems to point to the idea that they are developing features specifically for that purpose.
Could This Patent Be The Basis For Canon’s Rumored New Sensors In 2015?
Could the patent discovered below be the basis for Canon’s next-gen sensors?