A well known rumors mill came up with an interesting rumor. AI coming to be…
As most of us thought, the rumor that Canon was actively conducting market research to see how customers would react to a retro camera, was, well, barely more than crap.
asobinet.com got intel from a source stating that it was nothing more than “communication with fans”. The original message (see image on top) on Weibo seems to have been:
If you could recreate any old camera, which one would you like to recreate? We look forward to your participation. A limited gift bag will be given away through a lottery.
Market research or just “communication with fans”? But there is a “but”. At the end of asobinet’s post there is this:
After the rumors started circulating, it seems that the company has started discussing the possibility. I don’t know, maybe that’s a good thing. “Everything depends on official information,” a friend said after the meeting.
So, how to interpret this? After someone made the rumor circulating, Canon decided to give it a try?
Share your thoughts if you fancy.