Canon Launches New Cloud Platform To Connect Cameras With PCs, Phones, Web

Irista is dead and here is the follow up, Canon’s new platform. will launch in April 2020.

Canon press release:

Canon Launches New Camera Cloud Platform –

MELVILLE, NY, February 12, 2020 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced its parent company, Canon Inc. will launch in early April 20201, a new cloud platform that connects select Canon cameras with compatible PCs, smartphones and external web services. will enhance post-production workflow and provide a new way to experience the joy of photography.

Serving as a hub for users’ content, allows the transfer of image files from connected compatible PCs, smartphones and external web services. The service will provide new ways to enjoy photography and will cater to a wide range of photographers seeking to improve their post-production workflows, including professionals who want to enhance their creative process, enthusiasts who want to streamline image editing and entry-level users who want to enjoy casual photography and share their images on social media.

The Functions and Features of include:

  • Direct image uploading via Wi-Fi® connectivity
    Beginning with the currently-in-development EOS R5, future Canon cameras equipped with an automatic image transfer function will be able to automatically upload still image and video files2 in their original quality directly to via Wi-Fi connectivity and store them for up to 30 days3—simply by turning on the device. When uploading an original image file, a thumbnail file (up to 2048 pixels) will be automatically generated and stored on These thumbnail files can be viewed and used, even after the 30-day initial storage period3.
  • Long-term storage up to 10 GB
    Users who want to save still image and video files in their original quality after the initial 30-day period can migrate the data to a 10 GB long-term storage space3.
  • SNS connectivity
    From the mobile app, which will be available for free on the App Store® and Google Play®4, users can easily post on select social network sites (SNS) and YouTube as well as share still image and video files.

The service will also allow the automatic transfer of images to users’ accounts on services such as Google DriveTM. Starting from June, will expand both of its partnerships with Google to include original quality backup with Google PhotosTM via Google One TM, a membership plan for expanded storage, as well as Adobe® Creative Cloud® (membership plan). In addition to the automatic transfer of images and the ability to edit images in their original quality on partnered services and applications, will make it easier for users to store and share their images.

Giving photographers the tools they need to keep up in a 5G and artificial intelligent-enabled world, Canon will continue to propose new ways to capture images and enjoy photography by enabling cameras to communicate in both directions, such as remote, real-time editing of photos and videos captured at outdoor events, cloud-based RAW image data editing and capture assistance tailored to users’ preferences.

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Canon EOS M6 Deal – $299 (body only, limited time)

Canon EOS M6 Deal

Great Canon EOS M6 deal by B&H Photo.

Get the Canon EOS M6 (body only) on sale at $299. Free shipping. Silver model is on sale at the same price.

Canon EOS M6 deal key features:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps

All Canon EOS M6 bundles at B&H Photo.

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Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama.

Refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store (best deals to be found here)

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

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Canon EOS 70D Deals, Starting $399 (refurbished at Canon Store)

Canon EOS 70D Deals

The Canon Direct Store has some good Canon EOS 70D deals on refurbished bodies and kits.

Not the newest Canon DSLR but still capable and already with Dual Pixel AF. Refurbished gear from the Canon Store comes with 1 year Canon USA warranty.

There are many more deals to discover at the Canon Store:

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Canon EOS 5Ds Deal – $1130 (reg. $3699, import model)

Canon Eos 5ds Deal

Can the Canon EOS 5Ds get any cheaper? Here is the best Canon EOS 5Ds deal we saw so far.

Seller 6ave on eBay (99.7% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 5Ds on sale at $1,129.99. Compare at $3,699. Free shipping. Please note: this is an import model, 1 year US seller warranty applies. Import models are legally imported from another country through channels other than the maker’s official distribution system.

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Canon EOS 5Ds deal key features and description:

  • 50.6 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors
  • 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
  • ISO 100-6400; 5 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 150,000-Pixel RGB+IR Metering Sensor
  • User-Selectable Shutter Release Time Lag
  • Anti-Flicker Compensation
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Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Deal – $1249 (reg. $1599, today only)

Sigma 14mm F/1.8 DG HSM Art Deal

Only for today (01/16/2020) authorised Sigma retailer B&H Photo has a pretty good Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Deal.

Get the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens on sale at $1,249. Compare at $1,599. Free shipping.

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