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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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The latest patents from Samsung, Tamron, Olympus, Sigma, Fuji, Panasonic and Canon

With all the announcements around the Photokina and PhotoPlus shows, I have not covered the latest patent applications in a while. Here is an update: Samsung → I addition to the 70-200mm f/2.8, there is another full frame mirrorless lens patent from Samsung for a 24-70mm f/2.8 OIS lens that was recently published in Japan. […]

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The latest Canon patents

Canon has a patent for displaying information on a LCD screen mounted on a lens similar to the latest Zeiss Batis lenses. Canon has a patent for expanding the AF points coverage area that was implemented in the recently announced 5D Mark IV camera. Similar to Nikon, Canon also has a patent for a multi-aperture […]

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The latest patents applications from Tamron, Sigma, Panasonic, Fuji and Canon

The most interesting new patent is for a Tamron 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens – I already covered it on NikonRumors. Sigma 14mm f/3.5 or f/4 lens patent for APS-C mirrorless cameras with zero distortion. Panasonic has a patent for a 24-240mm f/3.6-6.5 MFT lens. Fujifilm filed an unusual patent for a 100mm f/2 […]

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Another lens patent from Tamron: 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII VC USD

In addition to the 20mm f/2 Di VC USD, Tamron recently also filed a patent for a 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII VC USD zoom lens. The patent contains calculations for a 9-18mm f/3.5-4.5 DiII VC USD lens as well.

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New Tamron 20mm f/2 Di VC USD lens patent

Tamron filed a new patent in Japan for a 20mm f/2 Di VC USD lens. Here are few other lens patents recently filed by Tamron:

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New zoom lens patents from Tamron, Canon and Olympus

Three new zoom lens patents were recently filed from Tamron, Canon and Olympus: → Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC lens patent (full frame lens for DSLR camera) → Canon EF 40-800mm f/4.5-5.6 lens patent → Olympus 300-500mm f/2.8-4.0 lens patent Via Egami

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