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The latest Tamron patents: 100-400mm f/5.6-8.3 MFT lens, smartphone lens module with mirror-tele lens

Tamron published a patent P2018-185489A for a 100-400mm f/5.6-8.3 MFT mirrorless lens. Tamron also has two new patents (P2018-169563A and P2018-169564A) that could be for new versions of the following lenses: 100-400mm f/4.5 – 6.3 Di VC USD 150-600 mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD

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Canon RF 14-21mm f/1.55, 12-20mm f/2.0 and 16-32mm f/2.8 full-frame mirrorless lenses patented

Canon filed a patent (20180314060) for a new RF wide-angle full-frame mirrorless zoom lens. As it is typical with lens patents, three different calculations were presented – 14-21mm f/1.55, 12-20mm f/2.0 and 16-32mm f/2.8:

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The latest patents from Sony, Olympus, Tamron, Panasonic and Canon

→ Sony patent for PDAF usable up to the array edges. → Olympus has a patent (201821951A) for a 12mm f/1.2 lens – this will be a nice addition to the other three Olympus f/1.2 Pro MFT lenses. → The next patent (2018-45184A) is for the Hasselblad XCD 30mm f/3.5 medium format lens and it was […]

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The latest patents from Fuji, Tamron, Sigma, Sony and Olympus

I haven’t reported on the latest patents for a while. Here is a recap: Fuji: DSLR binocular camera system patent Tamron: 300mm f/2.8, 400mm f/4 and 500mm f/4 lenses Sigma: 18-50mm f/2.8 lens designed for fixed lens camera with APS-C sensor (new Sigma dp camera?)

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The latest Canon patents

Here is a recap of the latest Canon patents:

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The latest Canon patents

The latest Canon patents: Canon variable curved sensor (sensor curvature is controlled by a vacuum pump) and a cinema-lock EF mount patents Canon 135mm f/2 lens with apodization filter patent (2016-218444) Canon 35mm f/1.8 full frame and APS-C lenses patent

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The latest Olympus and other Micro Four Thirds lens patents

The latest Olympus and other Micro Four Thirds lens patents:

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