Technical Movie

Digital Compact Cameras

How a Digital Camera is Made

How a Digital Camera is Made

(12'47'')

An introduction to how digital cameras work that also highlights Canon's unique manufacturing expertise and latest environmental measures. Years of know-how, combined with leading-edge technologies and manufacturing processes, support Canon's position as the leader in high-resolution, high-quality digital cameras.
Created : June 2010

Digital Image Processor DIGIC 4

Digital Image Processor DIGIC 4

(4'12'')

An image processor is the brain of a digital camera. Canon's DIGIC 4 image processor offers ultra-high-speed image processing capabilities to enable a whole new world of photographic expression. DIGIC 4 includes such functions as Face Detection technology, Full HD video recording, and servo auto-focus for continuous subject focus and exposure. The image processor also incorporates neural-network technology that recognizes facial expressions and instantly detects whether or not a subject's eyes are closed.
Created : August 2009

Lens-shift Type Image Stabilizer (CG)

Lens-shift Type Image Stabilizer (CG)

(2'10'')

Blurred photographs are often the result of camera shake. Canon's advanced lens-shift type image stabilizer shifts the lens horizontally in accordance with the camera's movement. This video explains how blur-free images are achieved without sacrificing image quality.
Created : September 2006

Digital Cameras

Digital Cameras

(1'25'')

Learn about lenses, image sensors, DIGIC image processors and software-the technologies that support Canon digital cameras. Allow us to show you why our technological know-how makes Canon the leading in digital camera manufacturer.
Created : December 2004

CMOS Sensor

CMOS Sensor

(03'50'')

Canon's proprietary CMOS sensors stand at the forefront of global imaging technology. This video introduces Canon's efforts and breakthroughs to achieve this image sensor technology. CMOS sensors deliver high-resolution imaging, rich tonality that captures the most subtle of light, delicate color reproduction, and beautiful background blur that brings out a subject's facial expression. This video explains the secret behind powerful, descriptive photography.
Created : December 2005