Canon EOS M5 Fujifilm GFX 50S Sony CyberShot RX100 V Nikon D5600 Panasonic Lumix GH5 Sony Alpha 6500
Canon EOS M5 Fujifilm GFX 50S Sony CyberShot RX100 V Nikon D5600 Panasonic Lumix GH5 Sony Alpha 6500
  News Headlines APPLE CANON FUJIFILM HTC HUAWEI LG MICROSOFT NIKON OLYMPUS PANASONIC PENTAX SAMSUNG SONY  
Lets Go Digital
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Mark Peters : December 20th 2007 - 20:40 CET
Canon EOS camera manufacturing milestone

Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
CanonCanon EOS camera manufacturing milestone : Canon announced the achievement of a new camera manufacturing milestone as combined production of the company's EOS series film and digital single lens reflex (SLR) cameras passed the 30-million mark. Additionally, production of EOS Digital-series SLR cameras has passed the 10-million unit threshold. The achievement coincides with Canon's 70th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of the launch of its EOS line of SLR cameras. Shipment of EOS cameras began in 1987 from Canon Inc.'s Fukushima Plant (now Fukushima Canon Inc.), with production later moving to Canon Inc., Taiwan and the company's current main production base at Oita Canon Inc.
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark 3

Camera manufacturing milestone
In 1997, the 10th anniversary of the series, production reached 10 million units, and in 2003 it passed the 20-million mark. And now, a mere four years later, Canon reached the 30-million level. In March of 1987, Canon's 50th anniversary, the company introduced the EOS 650 AF SLR camera, the first model of the EOS series.

Electronic mount system
The Canon EOS 650 incorporated the world's first fully electronic mount system, achieving complete electronic control not only between the lens and body but throughout the entire camera system, representing a new generation of AF SLR cameras. Standing for "Electro Optical System" while also carrying the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn, the EOS series marked the dawn of an impressive range of innovative technologies and new heights of technological development.

Canon EOS cameras
Designed to realize Canon's key concepts of high speed and ease-of-use, Canon EOS cameras garnered high acclaim from a wide range of users. In 1989 the company introduced the top-of-the-line EOS-1 professional model, and in 1992 the EOS 5 QD (EOS A2/EOS A2E or EOS 5 in regions outside Japan), equipped with Eye-Controlled Focus, a groundbreaking AF function that allowed users to select a desired focusing point just by looking at it.

Canon CMOS sensor
The following year, in 1993, Canon succeeded in expanding the company's user base with the compact, lightweight EOS Kiss (EOS Rebel XS or EOS 500). In 2000, Canon formally ushered in the age of the digital SLR camera with the introduction of the EOS D30, equipped with the company's proprietary CMOS sensor.

Canon DIGIC digital image processor
In addition to developing in-house such key components as CMOS sensors and the high-performance DIGIC digital image processor, Canon offers an extensive lineup of EF lenses and has launched cameras aiming to fulfill the company's new key concepts of high speed, ease-of-use, and high image quality. This year, commemorating the 20th year of the EOS series, Canon has further bolstered its digital SLR camera lineup with the launch of the top-of-the-line EOS-1D Mark III and EOS-1Ds Mark III, featuring a fully revamped camera system, as well as the EOS 40D, which has won praise from a wide range of users, from first-time SLR camera owners to advanced amateurs.

Canon EOS series
Canon, through continued technological innovation with the EOS series, and by strengthening its marketing activities to deliver enhanced product quality and services, will continue its efforts to deliver all-around user satisfaction with an even more attractive lineup of products, contributing to new directions in the future of photographic expression.





   Canon EOS report
   Canon 40D review
   Nikon D300 Test
   Next  Nikon D300 Field Test Antarctica
   Previous  Sigma 18-200mm lens for Nikon
   News by brand:Canon
   News by category:Corporate
   News by brand and category:Canon Corporate


Android smartphone
Latest Canon announcements
Canon DLP projector with Interchangeable Lens system
Canon EOS 800D / EOS Rebel T7i test pictures
Canon EOS 77D sample images
Canon unveils 2017 EOS DSLR camera bodies
Canon EOS M6 sample pictures
Canon EOS M6 system camera
Canon Powershot G9 X Mark II sample photos
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II and VIXIA camcorders
Canon Powershot G5X digital camera wins Award
Canon i-SENSYS multi-functional printers
Canon interchangeable lenses for EOS cameras
Canon global shutter-equipped CMOS sensor
Canon EOS M5 test photos
Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II USM Lens
Canon EOS M5 compact system camera
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Apple CarPlay embedded into upcoming BMW models
Internet of Things companies at Bluetooth World 2017
T-Mobile deploys LTE-U technology
Premium Exynos 9 processor runs 4K Virtual Reality
MWC 2017: Dutch startup unveils dual-calling app
Smartphone unveiled with Dual Pixel technology
Unlimited Photo Streaming Service for professionals
Mobile World MMIX Summit 2017
BMW selects Garmin for infotainment supplier
Sigma Global Vision Art and Contemporary lenses
LG G6 handset comes with attractive design elements
LG smartphone survey 2017
Casio introduces G-Shock watch for women
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon X20 Gigabit LTE modem
Qualcomm unveils 5G New Radio prototype system
   
CanonCasioFujifilmNikonOlympusHTCSamsungSonyPanasonicNokia
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA