Category Archives: Toshiba

Japan Industrial Partners, owners of Olympus, to buy also Toshiba

Japan Industrial Partners, owners of the Olympus camera business, agreed to buy Toshiba:

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The latest Canon patents: 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 lenses, curved sensor and more

Here are the latest patents filed in Japan over the past few weeks: → Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS USM lens patent → Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM lens patent with two extenders (1.4x & 1.7x) built-in inside     → Canon has a 0.82x optical viewfinder patent and another patent for displaying additional information in […]

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What’s going on with Eye-Fi? (technology licensing agreement with Toshiba)

Few weeks ago Eye-Fi announced a technology licensing agreement with Toshiba. According to the press releases, this is just a “licensing agreement”, but all Eye-Fi cards are currently listed as discontinued at B&H and the “Shop Now” button on Eye-Fi’s website now redirects to Amazon’s listing of Toshiba Wi-Fi cards. Did Toshiba just acquired Eye-Fi? A quote […]

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Latest patents: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sport, Canon mirrorless lenses and more

→ Sigma has a new patent for a 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sport lens that will most likely replace the current 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM. Next are several new new lens patents from Canon and more:

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There are still some good deals out there

The holiday shopping season is over but you can still find some good deals out there (many of them expire on December 31st): New Topaz Labs 35% off coupon code Macphun softwafre holiday deals Get $200 credit from Amazon toward a future purchase with a qualifying camera or lens purchase Several Sigma lenses now come […]

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Sony paid $154 million forToshiba’s Image Sensor business

Additional information on Sony acquisition of Toshiba’s Image Sensor business – they  paid over $154 million for it:

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What else is new?

Fuji released new firmware updates for several cameras with support for Windows 10. Firmware updates for the XF 35mm f/2 R WR lens and XF 1.4x TC WR teleconverter are also available Fujifilm profit seen 6% brighter driven by strong sales of instant cameras (Instax), medical devices and office equipment Canon cuts profit outlook on weak […]

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Sony’s plan for world domination: buy Toshiba image sensor business

Reuters reports that Sony is about to purchase Toshiba’s image sensor business:

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