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The latest patents from Sigma, Canon and Sony

Sigma 50mm f : 1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion

→ Sigma filed a patent for a 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion. → Canon has a new patent applications for a lubricating camera body cap.

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The latest patents: Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM and Tamron 24mm f/2 VC lenses and a new Toshiba sensor design

Tamron 24mm f:2 VC full frame lens patent

  → Canon filed a patent for a EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 STM and EF-S 15-105mm f/2.8-5.6 STM lenses. → Tamron has a patent for a new 24mm f/2 VC full frame lens designed for DSLR cameras.

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Canon 10mm f/2.8L USM full frame lens and other patents from Canon, Sony and Olympus

Canon drone patent

→ Is Canon getting into the drone business? A recently filed patent describes how to control the angle of the vertical and horizontal direction of the camera and how to analyze coordinates from GPS satellite. → Canon filed a patent for a full frame Canon 10mm f/2.8L USM lens (not a fisheye). → Canon filed a patent to […]

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Canon patents the world’s first tilt-shift zoom lens with image stabilization (IS) and macro capabilities

Canon tilt-shift lens with image stabilization IS patent

Canon filed a patent for a tilt-shift lens with image stabilization (IS). Currently there are no other tilt-shift lenses with IS on the market. The lens design reveals two different IS systems – one for the tilt and one for the shift. What is even more intersting: the technical documentation even describes zoom and macro capabilities […]

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The latest patents from Ricoh, Tamron, Olympus and Canon

Pentax Ricoh AF system patent

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for a new AF system where the AF points will cover a wide area of the frame. This is probably linked to one of the rumors that the new Pentax full frame DSLR camera will have a new “groundbreaking AF function”. → Tamron filed a patent for a 85mm f/1.8 VC designed […]

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New patents: Canon 35mm f/1.4 and Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 lenses

Canon 35 mm f:1.4 lens patent

Two new patents from Canon and Sony: → New Canon 35mm f/1.4 lens patent was filed in Japan. → Sony filed a patent for a FE 55mm f/1.8 full frame mirrorless lens.

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New patents: Sigma 25mm f/1.2 for Micro Four Thirds and Tamron 90mm f/2.8 full frame mirrorless macro lenses

Sigma 25mm f:1.2 lens patent for Micro Four Thirds

Sigma filed a new patent in Japan for a 25mm f/1.2 lens for Micro Four Thirds sensors. In the past Sigma has filed patents for a 25mm f/1.4 and 75mm f/1.8 MFT lenses. In 2011 the company announced that it will start producing MFT lenses and currently has three different models: 19/2.8, 30/2.8 and 60/2.8.

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