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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS select models recalled over allergic reaction possibility

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS select models recalled over allergic reaction possibility

Canon has issued a minor recall for certain versions of its PowerShot SX50 HS digital camera over improper construction of its rubber viewfinder eye piece. In some models, an oopsie that took place during construction of the rubber covers could result in an allergic reaction to one's skin in the form of irritation and a rash. Those affected can have their camera tested and serviced for free.

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Canon Eos M2 mirrorless camera gets official

Canon Eos M2 mirrorless camera gets official

A new digital camera from Canon has been making the rounds in the rumor mill for a while. The camera has now been officially announced in Japan and it is called the Canon Eos M2. The camera is a mirrorless unit with a small compact size promising high quality images.

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Dual pixel CMOS AF upgrade for Canon EOS C100 announced

Dual pixel CMOS AF upgrade for Canon EOS C100 announced

Canon has announced that it's offering a feature upgrade for its EOS C100 digital video camera. The feature upgrade is optional and allows owners of the C100 video camera to ship their camera back to Canon service and have the upgrade added after the purchase. The feature update adds dual pixel CMOS AF autofocus technology.

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Canon VB-S30D PTZ network camera has built-in analytics

Canon VB-S30D PTZ network camera has built-in analytics

Typically, when we talk about Canon we're talking about consumer focused digital cameras and video cameras. Canon also builds a range of small network cameras designed to be used for video surveillance and security among other things. Canon has announced that it has added a new S-Series of compact full HD resolution network cameras to its line including the VB-S30D PTZ, VB-S31D PT, VB-S800D, and the VB-S900F.

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Canon uses high-sensitivity 35mm full-frame sensor to record HD fireflies in the dark

Canon uses high-sensitivity 35mm full-frame sensor to record HD fireflies in the dark

Recording video in the dark often requires a supplementary IR light to be possible, with such small pin-pricks of light as fireflies being invisible in the dark to most camera sensors. Canon has successfully recorded the tiny glowing insects, however, using a full-frame 35mm high-sensitivity CMOS sensor that it had announced back in March of this year.

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Canon PIXMA MG7120 and MG5520 AiO printers rolled out with wireless connectivity

Canon PIXMA MG7120 and MG5520 AiO printers rolled out with wireless connectivity

Canon has introduced two new wireless printers, the PIXMA MG7120 and the PIXMA MG5520. Both printers allow users to access documents in the cloud and print directly from various online services, among them being Photobucket, Picasa, and Dropbox. Both printers are compatible with the new PIXMA Printing Solutions app available for Android and iOS with Cloud Link credentials.

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Canon PowerShot N is a Facebook-ready point-and-shoot

Canon PowerShot N is a Facebook-ready point-and-shoot

In addition to four other models Canon rolled out last evening, the company has expanded its line with the PowerShot N, a Facebook-ready point-and-shoot. The camera is a Canon Direct exclusive offering, and achieves its social network-ready status via the inclusion of a Facebook Connect Button, something that instantly shuttles images off to one's Facebook account.

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Canon PowerShot line expanded with four new DIGIC-powered models

Canon PowerShot line expanded with four new DIGIC-powered models

Canon has expanded its PowerShot line of digital cameras with four new models, the PowerShot G16, S120, SX510 HS and the SX170 IS. All four models are powered by DIGIC technology and fall solidly into the compact camera category, with the latter two rolling out in next month, and the first two following a few weeks after that in October.

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Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

Canon VIXIA mini camcorder optimized for self-shooting

This week Canon has revealed the newest member of their VIXIA camcorder lineup, this time placing emphasis on the display and its ability to face forward as easily as it does backward. This 1080p-capable camcorder works with a 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor up front and a 2.7-inch 230K-dot-resolution display on top able to work anywhere from 90 degrees to 180 degrees away from that.

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Canon 75MP DSLR reportedly in testing phases

Canon 75MP DSLR reportedly in testing phases

Canon hasn't been at the center of rumors lately, but it's said that the company is working on an extremely impressive camera that's almost too good to be true. Canon is reportedly testing a new DSLR with a pro-sized body similar to that of the 1D X, but what's most impressive is that the camera boasts a 75MP sensor.

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Canon EOS M sequel with Dual-Pixel CMOS AF tipped for Q4

Canon EOS M sequel with Dual-Pixel CMOS AF tipped for Q4

Canon's EOS M interchangeable lens camera is tipped for an imminent refresh, with stocks of the existing model running short at retailers, though a significant upgrade isn't expected until September at the earliest. The EOS M, which Canon billed as its gateway drug to mainstream DSLRs, was first launched back in October though user-feedback has been mixed. Now, with supplies dwindling after as much as 50-percent price cuts, a tweaked model is supposedly just around the corner.

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Canon EOS 70D sample movie demos Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Canon EOS 70D sample movie demos Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Canon is pretty proud of its new EOS 70D and particularly the DSLR's innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, so it's no surprise there's a demo video showing the clever multi-part pixels at work. The 1080p footage, dubbed "Handmade" by Canon, shows not only exactly what is going on in the camera while it's recording, but also comes with a behind-the-scenes walkthrough of the making-of the whole thing. If you're considering splashing out on the EOS 70D, it's a must-see.

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