Tag Archives: Patents

The latest patents from Fuji, Sony and Canon

Fujifilm filed a patent for a 28mm f/1.4 lens (35mm equivalent). Another curved sensor patent from Sony was filed in Japan.

Sony curved sensor patent
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The latest patents from Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon and Tamron

→ Fujifilm filed a patent for a Optical Viewfinder with Built-in Zoom.   → Olympus filed a patent for a 12-40mm f/2.8 (24-80mm equivalent) and 12-50mm f/2.8-4.0 (24-100mm equivalent) lenses designed for Four Thirds. → Olympus filed a patent for a reversible lens that can also be used for macro photography. → Panasonic filed a patent for a 150mm f/2.8 […]

Olympus reversible lens patent
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The latest Tamron lens patents

Those are the latest Tamron patents filed in Japan: Via Egami

Tamron 670mm f:6.7 Reflex lens patent
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New Canon patents for 100-400mm and 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses with diffractive optical element (DOE)

A quick update to my last post: Canon filed new patents for a 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 and 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses with diffractive optical element (DOE). Via Egami

Canon 100-400mm f:4.5-5.6 DO lens patent
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The latest patents from Sigma and Olympus

Sigma filed patents for several different lenses designed for APS-C based DSLR cameras: 18-35mm f/1.8, 15-30mm f/1.8, 17-35mm f/1.8, 16-50mm f/2.8 and 12-24mm f/2.8. Olympus filed a patent for a 12-150mm f/4-6.3 Micro Four Thirds lens with image stabilization (IS).

Sigma 12-24mm f:2.8 lens patent
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What else is new?

→ Tokina officially announced their AT-X 70-200mm f/4 PRO FX VCM-S lens. → Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens ($1,069.00) for Nikon mount is now shipping. → Nik Collection by Google revealed Analog Efex Pro v2. More info is available here. → The Fuji X20 camera is listed as discontinued at B&H (via Fujirumors) → This […]

OTTO-camera
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The latest Sony patents: Sony RX2 with 35mm f/1.8 lens and curved sensor?

Sony filed a new patent for a 35mm f/1.8 lens designed for a curved sensor. The rumor is that this lens will be for the upcoming Sony RX2 full frame camera that could be released this summer. More on the Sony curved sensor paper is available here: Sony also filed a patent for a 250mm […]

Sony-35mm-f1.8-lens-patent-for-RX2-rumors
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