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The Minds Behind the Magic Interview

New Interview

Mixed Reality System
The Story Behind the Development of MREAL

Integrating Canon optical technologies to seamlessly combine computer-generated (CG) virtual images with real-world environments.

The MREAL System for Mixed Reality is an advanced 3-D imaging system that integrates the real and virtual worlds. Four engineers share behind-the-scenes stories of the development of MREAL prior to market launch.

What's New

February 18, 2015
An interview with the engineers of the Mixed Reality System has been added to "The Minds Behind the Magic."
August 28, 2014
An interview with the engineers of the 30-inch 4K professional display has been added to "The Minds Behind the Magic."
December 25, 2013
An interview with development team members of Large-format Inkjet Printer has been added to "The Minds Behind the Magic."
April 23, 2013
"Next-Generation Image-Processing Technology" and "Research in Pre-Competitive Areas" have been added as feature topics.
Added "Digital Cinema Cameras" and updated "Common Platform Technologies" in Technology Supporting Canon Today.
April 9, 2013
Updated "Canon's R&D".
"Medical Imaging" has been added as feature topics.
Added "Interchangeable Lenses" and updated "Multimedia Projectors," "Production Engineering Technologies" in Technology Supporting Canon Today.
Updated PDF download.
March 25, 2013
"Prime-Focus Corrector for Subaru Telescope" has been added as feature topics.
Updated "Digital SLR Cameras," "Network Cameras" in Technology Supporting Canon Today.
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