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Canon EOS system celebrates 25th anniversary

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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Posted by on April 2, 2012 in Canon

 

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Canon unleashes powerful new processor in PowerShot S100

The PowerShot S100 is the embodiment of sophistication with an impressive amount of technology buried in a minimalist, unassuming body.

Kazuto Ariga, chief developer of the PowerShot S100, describes it like this: “The S looks deceptively simple, but when you try it you find it’s loaded with features.”

Powered by DIGIC 5, Canon’s latest generation DIGIC processor, the PowerShot S100 has the capability to process four times more information six times faster, effectively reducing image noise and improving color accuracy even in challenging, low-light situations compared to its already-popular predecessor, the PowerShot S95.
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Posted by on January 16, 2012 in Canon, Technology

 

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