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Canon Inc. is a Japanese multinational company that specializes in manufacturing optical products such as digital cameras, computer printers, camcorders, photocopiers, and medical equipment. Based in Tokyo, Japan, the company was founded in 1937 by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Yoshida, Saburo Uchid, and Takeo Maeda. Canon Inc. succeeded Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory. The company developed Japan's first-ever 35mm camera called Kwanon. Eventually the name of the company was changed to Canon in 1947.

Canon Camera Encryption Cracked

12/10/2010, Programmer and encryption expert Dmitry Sklyarov and his company, Elcomsoft, has found a vulnerability in Canon’s OSK-E3 system that is used to ensure that photos such as those used in police evidence-gathering haven’t been tampered with. To...

FCC checks out Canon DV840210 wireless mic system

12/09/2010, Most camcorders have one major weakness – that is being unable to capture quality audio to go along with the video. Well, perhaps it is time you call upon some bit of wireless goodness – we’re talking about the Canon DV840210 wireless...

Canon Can Install A Mode Dial Lock On Your DSLR For $100

12/02/2010, Canon users out there might be a touch jealous of folks who have a mode dial lock mechanism on their cameras. The good news is that if you’ve got a spare Benjamin lying around and own an EOS 5D Mark II or EOS 7D camera, you could have that sorted...

Canon PREa powered by Windows Embedded CE 6.0

10/19/2010, In this day and age, we gotta ask ourselves – how many new devices out there which are released will actually feature Windows Embedded CE, never mind the version number? Granted, most of us probably can’t even pluck out a model number from our...

Canon Cross Media Station For Charging And Downloading

10/13/2010, Canon has recently showed off a new prototype device dubbed the Cross Media Station. The device allows users to simultaneously download images or videos from and charge a camera that is placed on top of it. It can support up to three cameras at one go,...

Lensbaby Scout With Fisheye For DSLR Cameras

10/13/2010, Lensbaby has introduced a new Fisheye lens for DSLR cameras, the Scout. The lens offers a 12mm focal length and is capable of capturing a 160-degree angle of view, offering extreme close-up shots from as little as half an inch from the lens. While many...

DIY: Briefcase Photo Booth

10/04/2010, If the standard compact photo printer isn’t good enough for you while on the road, perhaps you can hack together something better, something along the lines of this portable printer. The creator came up with a DIY photo booth for himself, housed in...

Canon G12 camera gets all exclusive

09/28/2010, Canon’s G12 camera has been souped up aesthetically thanks to the efforts of Diane von Furstenberg who designed this model exclusively for AHAlife, where only 50 units will be available to the mass market. The fashion maven has had a long running...

Canon PowerShot G12 digital camera ready to rock and roll

09/14/2010, Canon’s latest foray into the digital camera market has resulted in the PowerShot G12, where it will deliver High Definition video capture capability, not to mention its HS (High Sensitivity) System that is touted to deliver great looking images...

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS digital camera

09/14/2010, Canon has laid claim to the mantle of the longest-ranged point-and-shoot camera thanks to the introduction of their PowerShot SX30 IS. This camera is in its element whenever you decide to take full advantage of its new 35X, 24-840mm equivalent lens...

Canon EIS 60 goes mirrorless and floats around in rumors

09/13/2010, Rumors are a two-edged sword – it whets your appetite of what’s upcoming, and yet could land a blow to your stomach if nothing turns out right. The Canon EIS 60 could very well be true though, since it is Canon’s first mirrorless camera...

Canon EOS 60D DSLR Goes Official

08/26/2010, We’ve been catching glimpses of the Canon EOS 60D recently, and now Canon has finally made the successor to the 50D official. The 60D now offers an impressive feature set that includes an 18-megapixel image sensor, with a DIGIC 4 processor. The 60D...

Canon LV-7590 Multimedia Projector announced

08/24/2010, Canon’s latest multimedia projector, the LV-7590, is definitely worth looking into if you want some versatility attached to the device. After all, it will feature five other optional lenses to choose from, allowing you to customize it to fit a range...

Canon Previews A 120-megapixel Camera Sensor

08/24/2010, Canon has given us a little glimpse into the future of digital cameras with the world’s largest camera sensor, a 120-megapixel APS-H sized CMOS sensor that is about 7.5 times larger than the sensor in the EOS 1D Mark IV. With such a large sensor,...