Free Firmware Ugrades for Canon’s Mopria-certified Products

Canon press release:

Canon Announces Free Firmware Ugrades for Company’s First Mopria™-certified Products

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 15, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announces that it will begin offering free firmware upgrades* for four imageCLASS laser multifunction printers and one PIXMA Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printer that have received Mopria™ certification, allowing for simple and convenient printing from select mobile devices.

 

 

Mopria
Mopria
imageCLASS MF8580Cdw
Laser Multifunction Printer
PIXMA MG7120
Photo All-in-One Inkjet Printer

The Mopria™-certified Canon printer lineup includes the imageCLASS MF6180dw/MF6160dw and Color imageCLASS MF8580Cdw/MF8280Cw laser multifunction printers for home offices and small-to medium-sized businesses, and the PIXMA MG7120 Wireless Inkjet Photo All-In-One printer.

The upgrades allow for automatic detection of these Canon devices over a Wi-Fi connection from Mopria™-certified smartphones, tablets and other compatible mobile devices.** Users can print documents and photos from these mobile devices by simply selecting a detected printer indicated on their device’s screen.

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3 Shows That Premiered Spring 2014 Were Captured On Canon Cinema EOS Systems

Canon Cinema EOS Systems

Chicagoland

Canon press release:

CHICAGOLAND, DEATH ROW STORIES, and MORGAN SPURLOCK: INSIDE MAN Captured On Canon Cinema EOS Digital Cameras and Lenses

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 14, 2014 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that three shows that premiered in spring 2014 chose Canon Cinema EOS Digital cameras and lenses to capture their compelling stories. The three series, airing on CNN/U.S., include CHICAGOLAND, from Executive Producers (EP) Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn and the award-winning Brick City Television, LLC (BCTV) filmmaking team Marc Levin and Mark Benjamin,DEATH ROW STORIES, from Academy Award-winning Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Robert Redford, and MORGAN SPURLOCK: INSIDE MAN, from Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. These television series were developed in 2013 to produce unscripted, informative, and entertaining non-fiction programming for the cable television news channel. Each turned to Canon when making their eight, one-hour long episodes.

“Canon is honored to be the camera of choice for these three television series,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A. “Our Cinema EOS Digital cameras have been designed for use in productions just like these and to be chosen for three docu-series on one network is quite humbling.”

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Does Canon Have An f/2.8 Ultra Wide Zoom In Work?

EF 16-35mm f/4L IS

The new EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

Canon Rumors got word that Canon is working on a new f/2.8 ultra wide zoom. The news came in shortly after the announcement of the EF 16-35mm f/4L IS ($1,199, pre-order at B&H Photo | Adorama).

The rumored lens is said to be wider than 16mm, speculations go for a 12-24mm or 14-24mm lens. It was also suggested that this lens will not be announced any time soon, and that it may be announced within 6 months of a prosumer high-res DSLR.

[via CR]