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The latest patents from Google, Panasonic, Tamron, Canon and Olympus

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→ Google patented a camera embedded in contact lenses. → Panasonic filed a patent for a high resolution light field camera. → Tamron filed a patent for a 15-50mm f/1.4 lens designed for 1/1.7″ sensor.

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The new Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016) lens will start shipping on April 24th

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Few hours after Nikon announced their new 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR ($896.95), Tamron published the shipping date of their 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO lens (model B016) which was announced back in February: the new lens will start shipping on April 24th, 2014 in Japan. The US price is $629 (available also at B&H). Full […]

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Tamron patents a 10mm f/2.8 fisheye lens

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Tamron filed a patent in Japan for a 10mm f/2.8 fisheye lens: Focal length: 9.712mm Aperture: 2.85 Half angle of view: 90.00° Lens design: 10 elements in 8 groups, two four-sided aspherical elements, three LD glass elements Internal focus Vibration control Video support Here are few other lens designed filed in the patent:

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Tamron planing to announce a new wide angle zoom and a standard zoom lenses

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In addition to the recently announced 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010) and 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (model B016) lenses, Tamron is also planning to introduce two “strategic new products”: a wide zoom and a standard category zoom lenses. This information was published in the company’s 2013 financial report that can be downloaded here.

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What else is new?

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→ Olympus claims that they cut their losses by 60% because of great OM-D E-M1 camera sales. →New Casio EXILIM EX-100 compact camera was announced in Japan: 12.1MP 1/1.7″ sensor, 10.7X optical zoom (6.0-64.2mm f/2.8 lens with 12 elements in 10 group - 28-300mm equivalent), price in Japan: ¥90,000, shipping in late March, tiltable 3.5″ display, Wi-Fi and 5-axis image stabilization. […]

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Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens now shipping

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The Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens is now shipping and is currently in stock in Europe (Foto Hans Keuzekamps). Related links: Sample images Specifications Pre-order links: Adorama | B&H | WEX UK Additional images:

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Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens announced (model A010)

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Tamron announced a new 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens (Model A010). You can see the patent for that lens here. Additional information:

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