The camera maker joins Olympus, Fujifilm and others is a legal tussle over US digital camera technology patents held by DigiMedia Tech.
Articles tagged "patent"
Jun 8, 2020 at 16:44
The patent shows how a special photo mode within the camera app would allow people to create composited selfies with friends and family.
May 17, 2020 at 19:03
The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.
Apr 23, 2020 at 14:49
Sony's next venture into light field technology could be via an E-mount lens, that might allow photographers to use it on their regular cameras
Apr 3, 2020 at 19:36
The patent shows how users could capture light field images with depth data to create immersive experiences that can be viewed on mobile devices or head mounted displays.
Feb 4, 2020 at 18:53
For the past few years, Sony has quietly been developing a camera drone. Sony Alpha Rumors first discovered the patent in October 2018 and another recently-filed patent with more details.
mobileJan 15, 2020 at 16:50
Patent documents filed by Xiaomi show a pop-up mechanism with dual front-cameras and a penta-camera setup at the back.
mobileJan 3, 2020 at 20:12
The pop-out mechanism for the front camera allows for a near bezel-less design of the device front.
Dec 20, 2019 at 19:02
New DJI patents indicate the company may be planning to expand beyond drones with a new land-based camera vehicle.
Nov 3, 2019 at 21:32
The patent application shows how active cooling would keep the flash head and LED lights inside a hybrid speedlight cool during intense operation.
Sep 17, 2019 at 16:50
Rumors have been heating up regarding Canon's potential IBIS system and this new patent application gives us the best look yet at what Canon is up to.
Aug 6, 2019 at 13:33
If Canon brings the patent to fruition, your next camera may very well be able to be charged by simply putting it atop a wireless charging mat.
Jul 16, 2019 at 16:14
Japanese Patent Application 2019-113645 describes a lens hood with four sections that opens when in use and closes shut when the camera is no longer in use.
Jun 27, 2019 at 17:30
The system uses a combination of lens, body and electronic stabilization to account for different types of movement.
Jun 26, 2019 at 19:09
The patent details an Apple Watch band with integrated cameras so you could capture photos with a flick of the wrist.
Apr 15, 2019 at 16:34
A recent patent application from Canon suggests future pop-up flashes on Canon cameras could have continuous lighting thanks to LEDs.
mobileMar 28, 2019 at 20:48
Apple has filed a patent application describing a system that automatically optimizes camera settings and image processing for underwater photography.
Dec 27, 2018 at 17:42
A recently published patent from Canon details the schematics for a medium telephoto macro lens with image stabilization for its new RF mount.
mobileNov 26, 2018 at 14:17
The Korean manufacturer is looking to patent a 4 x 4 camera array that captures 3D images and video.
Canon's EOS R, the company's first full-frame mirrorless camera, impresses us with its image quality and color rendition. But it also comes with quirky ergonomics, uninspiring video features and a number of other shortcomings. Read our full review to see how the EOS R stacks up in today's full-frame mirrorless market.
mobileOct 11, 2018 at 14:35
A lawsuit filed on Tuesday claims the cameras in Apple's iPhone 7 Plus and newer dual-camera models infringe on a patent that was granted in 2003.
mobileJul 25, 2018 at 21:35
The patent describes a system that uses correction software and a movable built-in camera lens to mitigate misalignment and improve image quality when shooting with accessory lenses.
Jun 28, 2018 at 14:55
A Japanese patent application from Canon shows off the schematics for a potential 58mm F1.4 'soft-focus' lens with two focusing modules.
mobileMay 11, 2018 at 14:58
The system described shows the images from both cameras simultaneously, side-by-side. This allows users to compare the field-of-view of both cameras while shooting, and pick the one they prefer.
Jan 29, 2018 at 23:34
A recent Canon patent shows a novel—at least for cameras—way to protect your camera from thieves: fingerprint ID. Using this tech, you could 'unlock' your camera by using the fingerprint sensor on either the camera's body or lens.
Jan 26, 2018 at 21:17
In a patent from October, 2017, Canon details a lens adapter for mirrorless cameras that would feature an electronic variable ND filter built right in. This would be particularly useful for video shooters.
mobileJan 19, 2018 at 17:15
A new patent by Samsung proposes moving the front camera and other components—such as the earpiece and proximity and ambient light sensors—underneath the screen.
Dec 15, 2017 at 16:53
Canon might be planning to bring catadioptric 'mirror' lenses back from the dead. A new Canon patent spotted in Japan describes a 400mm F5.6 catadioptric lens that would use a variable density ‘electrochromic’ filter to 'stop down' the lens.
Nov 22, 2017 at 16:11
Future prosumer Canon DSLRs might feature light-up buttons, if this newly published patent is any indication of the camera company's plans.
mobileNov 8, 2017 at 14:52
The Israel-based company has filed a patent infringement case claiming Apple has made unauthorized use of its dual-camera zoom technology in the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus.
Oct 20, 2017 at 14:18
The patent details a flipping rear LCD screen so large, Canon has had to hide the rear dial and several buttons underneath.
Sep 7, 2017 at 14:03
Nikon has filed two new full-frame mirrorless lens patents in Japan, leaving many of us hoping that the company will make good on its promise to deliver a 'superior' mirrorless camera.
Jul 21, 2017 at 16:54
It's been a crazy day for innovative patent news. Apparently Sony is thinking of developing a medium format curved sensor camera.
Jul 21, 2017 at 14:16
A new Nikon patent shows a lens designed for a curved full-frame sensor. Could this be the high-end Nikon mirrorless camera people are hoping for?
Jul 19, 2017 at 14:04
Apple was just granted a patent for a camera system that prods, coaxes and manipulates users into taking better group and solo selfies.
Jul 11, 2017 at 15:18
Red has big plans for the modular Hydrogen One smartphone. In a patent filed late last year, the company shows plans for the ultimate modular camera system, with a phone at its core.
Mar 2, 2017 at 19:24
Google was recently awarded a patent which in part details a wearable camera system embedded in a baseball hat. Read more
mobileFeb 13, 2017 at 20:08
Technology described in an Apple patent application could help speed up the focus stacking process and generate more precise depth maps for portrait modes and similar features. Read more
Aug 22, 2016 at 20:51
Canon has developed a design for the micro lenses it uses on imaging sensors that it claims will reduce vignetting and false coloration at the edges of the picture. Read more
mobileJun 30, 2016 at 22:41
Apple has been awarded a patent for a system that allows for the camera on an iPhone to be disabled remotely via an infrared signal. The technology could be implemented in concert venues, classified areas or any other location where photography is not allowed. Read more
Mar 31, 2016 at 21:43
Canon has applied for a viewfinder design patent that combines both optical and electronic displays in a DSLR style system. Read more
mobileJan 28, 2016 at 19:49
Apple has patented a design for a very small camera module that uses a curved sensor and an array of lenses.
camera newsJan 14, 2016 at 01:11
Global tech giant Google could be joining the camera business if a patent it was awarded this month is anything to go by. Filed in June 2014 and just approved on the 12th January this year, the patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office is for a design for a folding camera that's hinged in the middle like a clamshell mobile phone. Read more
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