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Canon releases production version of EOS webcam app for Windows Updates 

Canon releases production version of EOS webcam app for Windows

Canon USA Inc. released the production of its EOS Webcam Utility software. Now Canon users can officially make a $2,000 camera rig behave like a $79 webcam. The beta version was downloaded more than 700,000 times since April, the company said. The company also revealed a macOS version is in development. A total of 42 Canon EOS and PowerShot cameras,... Read More
Canon debuts three PIXMA home printers New Products 

Canon debuts three PIXMA home printers

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced three new PIXMA printers: the PIXMA TR8620 Wireless Home Office All-in-One Printer, PIXMA TR7020 Wireless All-in-One Printer and the PIXMA TS6420 Wireless All-in-One Printer. “In 2020, we have seen the at-home and small business needs of our customers continue to evolve rapidly and Canon is proudly invested in striving to make sure the wants and needs of... Read More
Canon debuts Arizona 2300 series, imagePRESS presses New Products 

Canon debuts Arizona 2300 series, imagePRESS presses

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the new Arizona 2300 Series UV curable flatbed printers for the wide-format print market. This series is designed to help customers speed up production, improve operational efficiencies and fuel growth opportunities through its new applications. Featuring a stationary flatbed table structure, this series is built around the new Arizona FLOW technology, a unique vacuum technique supporting a zone-less,... Read More
Canon loses consumer images on image.canon News 

Canon loses consumer images on image.canon

Some users of Canon’s image.canon.com permanently lost an unspecified number of images due to a technical issues (shown above). “Currently, the still image thumbnails of these lost image files can be viewed but not downloaded or transferred. If a user tries to download or transfer a still image thumbnail file, an error may be received.” ZDNET reports the outage may have... Read More
Camera hardware is still in crisis News Opinion 

Camera hardware is still in crisis

One of the most popular opinion articles on this site is from January 2018, where we discussed “Hardware in Crisis: Can Cameras Companies Compete.” We also followed up with “Six ways digital cameras should be competing with smartphones“, which mentioned ways digital cameras are superior to smartphones, including battery life, but added digital cameras still trail smartphones in key customer-loving... Read More
Canon announces the full-frame Canon EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras, lenses, printer New Products 

Canon announces the full-frame Canon EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras, lenses, printer

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced a bevy of new full-frame mirrorless products, including the next-generation bodies, the EOS R5 and EOS R6.  The EOS R5 is a camera designed for professional applications featuring a 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and uncropped 8K video recording up to 29.97 fps. The EOS R6 is geared towards advanced amateurs featuring a 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and 4K... Read More
Headshot Booker, SpotMyPhotos launch 10,000 Headshots project News 

Headshot Booker, SpotMyPhotos launch 10,000 Headshots project

On July 22, more than 200 photographers will create 10,000 professional headshots for unemployed Americans as part of a multi-company campaign billed as “the largest, single-day initiative of its kind to help put America back to work.” Headshot Booker has teamed-up with retail real estate giant Brookfield Properties to create pop-up photo studios at 165 locations in all 50 states.... Read More
Canon announces software to count crowd sizes in real time New Products 

Canon announces software to count crowd sizes in real time

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced the Crowd People Counter, a video content analysis software that can quickly provide event management teams and law enforcement agencies the ability to gather crowd size data in real-time. The gathering and analysis of this data can help detect overcrowding and potentially prevent accidents at a variety of locations, including stadiums, airports, train stations, houses of... Read More
Industry notes for the week of April 25 People on the Move Podcasts Updates 

Industry notes for the week of April 25

The Dead Pixels Society podcast Photo specialty survival with Brenda DiVincenzo of IPI Member Network Gary Pageau interviews Brenda DiVincenzo, vice president of member success, at the IPI Member Network. Brenda shares with us the latest news from IPI, plus shares tips and tactics photo specialty firms are using to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Pro Photography news How Covid-19... Read More
Canon provides EOS R5 details, debuts cinema camera and two lenses New Products News Updates 

Canon provides EOS R5 details, debuts cinema camera and two lenses

Canon U.S.A. made a series of product announcements today, leading off with more teasers of the previously announced Canon EOS 5R full-frame mirrorless camera. The new details include: 8K RAW internal video recording up to 29.97 fps 8K internal video recording up to 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). 4K internal video recording up to 119.88 fps in... Read More
Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA News People on the Move 

Kazuto Ogawa is new president and CEO of Canon USA

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the appointment of Kazuto Ogawa as President and CEO of Canon U.S.A. Inc., effective April 1, 2020, along with other senior executive promotions. He succeeds the retiring Yoruku “Joe” Adachi. Ogawa has almost 40 years of experience with Canon since beginning his career with Canon Inc. in 1981. From 1995-2005, he held positions with Canon Singapore, Canon Hong Kong, and... Read More
Updated: COVID-19 concerns impacting imaging industry Events News 

Updated: COVID-19 concerns impacting imaging industry

As the COVID-19 impacts markets across the world, the imaging industry has felt the effects. Major industry events including CP+, Mobile World Congress, FESPA Global Print Expo and, most recently, Dscoop Edge, have either been canceled or postponed. In addition, Nikon Inc. and Adobe Inc. have announced they are not going to attend NAB 2020 due to concerns about employee safety.... Read More
Canon announces Rebel DSLR, printer, cloud service and upcoming EOS R5 New Products 

Canon announces Rebel DSLR, printer, cloud service and upcoming EOS R5

Canon U.S.A., Inc. unveiled today the Canon EOS Rebel T8i DSLR, featuring the DIGIC 8 Image Processor, eye-detection in live view, 4K video, 4K HDMI output. It is the first EOS DSLR with vertical video all within a compact and lightweight body. The compact EOS Rebel T8i camera features: Optical Viewfinder with a 45-point All Cross-type AF System with Face Detect to... Read More
Canon introduces CR-S700R Robotic Camera System Events New Products 

Canon introduces CR-S700R Robotic Camera System

Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced the release of the Canon Robotic Camera System CR-S700R, a remote-control system for still image shooting in sports and event situations. The system revolves around a pan head that can be used to remotely control and shoot still images using a compatible EOS camera and lens. This system includes a small and lightweight gateway box: the... Read More
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