Imaging-Resource has interviewed with high-level Canon engineering execs during the EOS RP (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) launch. From the interview, Canon said that EOS R will also have Eye-AF feature via firmware update soon; The image sensor in EOS RP is same as in EOS 6D Mark II; the Pro/high-end EOS R body is coming, but will take time when everything right in the body.
As rumored before, Canon has scrapped one DSLR camera line, the most possible DSLR camera is Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R line. Now according to CR, Canon is working on a 75+ MP full frame mirrorless EOS R Body to replace currently EOS 5DS/5DS R.
Canon USA issued a press release that now they are selling select CMOS sensor products for sale to the industrial marketplace. Anyone who are searching for advanced components to create their own unique products and solutions can now utilize Canon’s patented technology to help them create these products and solutions and expand their business potential.
Canon Japan has released a full-size ultra-sensitive CMOS sensor called “35MMFHDXSCA”. It can capture color moving images under the low-light environment of 0.001 lux * 1 or less, which is difficult to recognize subjects with the naked eye . By utilizing this product, we can respond to a wide range of needs of super high sensitivity shooting such as astronomical observation, monitoring of natural disaster, industrial use etc. Read More »
The first Canon full frame mirrorless camera is expected to be announced around Photokina 2018 in September. According to lastest rumors, this full frame mirrorless camera will use a 30.4MP full frame sensor, which has same resolution as the EOS 5D Mark IV. It’s also been said that the camera will be an”EOS 5D Mark IV without a mirror”.
Canon published an article that they are exploring the Large Sensor Image Future. They shows a 20-cm-square large image sensor is the largest size that can be manufactured based on these dimensions, and is equivalent to nearly 40 times the size of a 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor.
According to recently rumors on CR, the upcoming Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R Mark II will not see a big bump in resolution. The Canon EOS 5DS/R Mark II will be announced in the second half of 2018, likely at Photokina 2018.