Canon develops video content analysis plug-in for network cameras


Four detection functions offered by multi-person tracking technology

Canon is investing heavily in new markets. Video surveillance is one of these markets. Canon press release:

Canon develops video content analysis plug-in for network cameras

Realizes coordination with Milestone Systems’video management software

TOKYO, October 9, 2015—Canon Inc. announced today the development of a plug-in that facilitates greater video-analysis efficiency in systems employing multiple network cameras through the combination of Canon’s video content analysis (VCA), which includes multi-person tracking technology currently under development, and Milestone Systems’1 XProtect® video management software2 (VMS). The plug-in was realized through Canon’s ongoing development of VCA, which makes possible the analyzing and application of data from video captured by network cameras to realize benefits in such fields as marketing and service.

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Canon EOS M3 video-review

TheCameraStoreTV on YouTube posted their review about the Canon EOS M3, Canon’s enthusiast-oriented mirrorless offering which was announced to the USA a few months ago. TCSTV usually isn’t very Canon-friendly, but this time they “are impressed” by the EOS M3 (for a good reason, it’s a great camera). They really appear to like the EOS M3 (our M3 review).

Canon really made everything right with the EOS M3. From the button layout over the touch-interface to the image quality: nothing to complain on the EOS M3. I love mine, it’s always in my bag. Have something to say about the EOS M3? Go to our We Shoot EOS M forum.

Canon EOS M3 price check: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Touchscreen Tilting LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 24/25/30 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • Hybrid CMOS AF System with 49 AF Points
  • ISO 100-12800, Expandable to 25600
  • Hot Shoe and Built-In Flash
  • 3.5mm Stereo Mic Input
  • Full Manual Control

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Canon and Ron Howard release short film “The Rusted” For Project Imagination: The Trailer

Canon U.S.A. And Ron Howard Release Short Film, “The Rusted”, Starring Josh Hutcherson And Jena Malone For  Project Imagination: The Trailer

“THE RUSTED” is a Psychological Thriller Inspired by a College Student’s Trailer Submission for the Project Imagination Contest

MELVILLE, N.Y., October 23, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, debuts a new Hollywood short film, “The Rusted,” as part of Canon’s Project Imagination: The Trailer, a consumer contest helmed by Ron Howard who has championed Canon’s Project Imagination creative experiment since 2011. Ron Howard and Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) chose one winning trailer created by Mark Mukherjee, a college student in Florida, as the inspirational foundation for “The Rusted,” a psychological thriller written and directed by Kat Candler (“Hellion”) starring Josh Hutcherson and Jena Malone (“The Hunger Games”).

“The Rusted” is a film about a brother and sister’s attempt to renovate their childhood home into a recording studio, but strange happenings force them to deal with memories from their past. The global premiere of the film took place via a livestream with AOL BUILD, giving consumers everywhere a chance to experience the film, and will now be available at

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Canon EOS M10, the lifestyle camera for the ladies

Canon is pushing the Canon EOS M10 as a lifestyle cameras for the ladies. The introduction video above states it very clearly. Click here for a series of how-to and intro videos about the EOS M10.

  • 18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video at 30/24 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity NFC
  • Hybrid CMOS AF II, 49-Point System
  • Up to 4.6 fps and Expandable ISO 25600
  • Creative Assist and Self Portrait Mode

The M10 will be available in November 2015, pre-orders can be made:


Canon and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop Imaging Solutions

Delivering solutions through synergies between Canon and Fujitsu (Image: Canon)

Canon and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop Imaging Solutions

TOKYO, October 23, 2015—Canon Inc. and Fujitsu Limited today announced that they will jointly develop new imaging solutions utilizing network cameras. By combining Canon’s image quality enhancing technology and video content analysis technology with Fujitsu’s services platforms, the two companies aim to provide a variety of solutions employing network cameras.

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Canon Digital Photo Professional and other software updated (DPP 3.15 & DPP 4.3.31)


Canon updated their photo editing software. Support for new lenses and cameras has been added, bugs have been fixed.

Download instructions: click here to access Canon’s site, choose your operating system, download the software you need.

Digital Photo Professional 3.15.0

  • Supports EF35mm f/1.4L II USM, EF50mm f/1.8 STM, EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM.

Digital Photo Professional 4.3.31

  • Newly supported EOS M10, PowerShot G9 X, PowerShot G5 X, EOS Kiss X6i / EOS REBEL T4i / EOS 650D, EOS Kiss X5 / EOS REBEL T3i / EOS 600D, EOS Kiss X50 / EOS REBEL T3 / EOS 1100D, and PowerShot SX60 HS.
  • Supports EF35mm f/1.4L II USM, EF50mm f/1.8 STM, EF-M15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
  • Adds a function that enables playing back movie files on EOS MOVIE Utility (Ver. 1.4 or later)
  • Fixes a malfunction that occurs rarely when “Distortion” is ticked off during the editing of RAW images shot with EOS 8000D / EOS REBEL T6s / EOS 760D or EOS Kiss X8i / EOS REBEL T6i / EOS 750D.

EOS MOVIE Utility 1.4

  • Adds a function that displays saved images on Digital Photo Professional (Ver. 4.3.20 or later)
  • Supports vertical image playback for vertical movies.

EOS Utility 2.14.20a

  • Supports EF35mm f/1.4L II USM, EF50mm f/1.8 STM

EOS Utility 3.3.0

  • Supports EOS M10
  • Supports EF35mm f/1.4L II USM, EF50mm f/1.8 STM

Picture Style Editor 1.15.30

  • Supports EOS M10