The latest patents from Ricoh, Olympus, Canon and Fuji

Ricoh 6mm f:1.8 lens patent Ricoh 16mm f:1.4 lens patent
→ Ricoh continues to file lens patents for a camera with a small sensor: 6mm f/1.8 lens designed for a 1.5" sensor and 16mm f/1.4 lens designed for a 2/3" sensor.

Olympus camera lens module for smart phones patent 2  Olympus camera lens module for smart phones patent
Olympus filed a patent for a camera lens module for smart phones (similar to the Sony QX series)

Olympus 24-300mm f:2.8 lens patent
→ Olympus got a new patent application for a 5.2-64.3mm f/2.8 lens for 1/1.7" sensor (24-300mm equivalent). Could this lens be used in the Stylus1 replacement?

Canon 35mm f:1.4 lens patent
→ Canon filed a patent for a 35mm f/1.4 lens.

Canon EF-M 55-250mm f:4.5-6.3 lens patent
→ Canon filed a patent for a EF-M 55-250mm f/4.5-6.3 lens (for Canon's EOS M mirrorless product line).

Canon patent for reducing ghosting
→ Another Canon patent for reducing ghosting.

Fujifilm patent to correct ghosting
Fujifilm patented a way to correct ghosting (caused by strong backlight) during in-camera image processing.

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