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The Sony RX200 camera to have a faster 28-100mm f/1.8-2.8 lens?

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Sony filed a patent for a 10-36mm f/1.8-2.8 lens designed for a 1″ sensor (28-100mm equivalent). This lens could potentially be used in the future Sony RX200 camera (the current RX100 II model has a 28–100 mm f/1.8-4.9 lens).

Sony RX200 with 28-100mm f:1.8-2.8 lens
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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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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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The latest patents from Sigma, Olympus, Samsung and Ricoh

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→ Sigma filed a patent application in Japan for a 28-85mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. → Olympus filed a patent for selective exposure in different areas of the frame. → Samsung files patent for camera with transparent display.

Olympus selective exposure patent.
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The latest Canon lens patents: 16-35mm f/2.8, 17-40mm f/4, 200mm f/3.5 Macro and more

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Several new Canon patents were filed in Japan: → Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 lens

Canon 16-35mm f:2.8 lens patent
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The latest patents from Olympus, Canon and Ricoh

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Olympus filed a new patent for 12mm f/1.0 and 14mm f/1.0 Micro Four Thirds lenses. Canon filed a patent for a 24-85mm f/3.5-5.6 and EF24-70mm f/4L IS USM lenses. Ricoh’s latest patent is for a 24mm f/2 lens designed for APS-C mirrorless cameras (of 35mm equivalent).

Ricoh 24mm f:2 lens patent
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The latest patents from Ricoh, Canon and Sony

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Ricoh filed a patent for a removable wireless flash. Canon filed a patent in Japan for a ring strobe with a prism design. New Canon 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens patent.

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