Canon Inc. announced this March the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Canon’s EOS (Electro Optical System). The EOS system debuted in March 1987 by launching EOS 650 SLR camera and three interchangeable EF lenses including the EF35-70mm f/3.5-4.5.
During the film-camera era, EOS SLR cameras garnered high acclaim from a wide range of users for their innovative technologies and designs focused on Canon’s key concepts of high speed and ease of use. During this period, the company launched the top-of-the-line professional-model EOS-1 in 1989 and, with the introduction of the compact, lightweight EOS 500 (EOS Rebel XS and EOS Kiss in other regions) in 1993.
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