Photo News Round Up, Issue 3
Published on 26 Jan 2022Written by Dr Jiulin Teng
Issue 3 of Neofiliac's Photo News Round Up: This time, we bring 6 updates from Canon, Nikon, SIGMA, and Tamron.
This Round Up provides our summaries on these latest industry news. It is made possible with our NLP-based algorithms.
News Round Up
Canon announced on 19 Jan 2022
New Canon EOS C70 Firmware Update Answers The Top Demands of Professional End-Users
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a firmware update for the EOS C70 4K Digital Cinema Camera that implements sought after features such as Cinema RAW Light internal recording as well as Frame and Interval recording modes. The addition of Cinema RAW Light internal recording to the EOS C70 camera further enhances the recording capabilities of what’s already a powerful digital imaging machine. The addition of Frame and Interval Recording modes is a direct result of user feedback, and adds even more recording flexibility to the EOS C70 camera by allowing easy creation of stop motion and time-lapse sequences when recording in the XF-AVC and MP4 formats.
Canon announced on 19 Jan 2022
Ready for Anything: The Canon EOS R5 C True Hybrid, Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Bridges Cinema EOS and EOS Technology
A Canon camera with equal parts video and still digital imaging power, all in one compact-and-lightweight package. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the EOS R5 C Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, a hybrid, RF-mount 8K camera that has something for everyone. The new camera showcases video formats and features from the company’s award-winning Cinema EOS line, alongside select still capabilities that have made the EOS R5 camera a popular and trusted choice among imaging professionals and enthusiasts alike.
Nikon announced on 19 Jan 2022
The Nikkor Z 400Mm F/2.8 Tc Vr S: A New Pinnacle Of Performance For Sports, Action And Wildlife Shooters
Today, Nikon announced the NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S, a high performance super-telephoto prime lens for the Nikon Z system. Immediately following the extraordinary response to the Z 9, the NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S lens features the latest technologies resulting from our expertise in optical engineering,” said Jay Vannatter, Executive Vice President, Nikon Inc. “The customers for this lens often find themselves in situations where there is no second chance to get a shot; this lens takes full advantage of new technologies made possible by the Z mount and gives professional shooters an edge to capture the decisive moment with remarkable image quality, under any kind of light.”. This new S-Line lens also features Nikon’s new Meso Amorphous Coat, which offers the highest anti-reflection capabilities in NIKKOR history.
Nikon announced on 28 Dec 2021
Nikon To Release New Firmware For The Nikon Z 9 Flagship Mirrorless Camera
When shooting at 20fps in [High-Efficiency RAW + JPEG BASIC (L)] recording, the duration will improve from the previous approx. When shooting at 20fps in [High-Efficiency RAW★+ JPEG BASIC (L)] or [JPEG FINE (L)+ JPEG BASIC (S)] recording, the duration improves from the previous approx. 3 seconds to approx.
SIGMA announced on 20 Jan 2022
Firmware update for SIGMA Global Vision lenses in L-Mount
SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary SIGMA 30mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary SIGMA 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Art SIGMA 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary SIGMA 24mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary SIGMA 24mm F3.5 DG DN | Contemporary SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG DN | Art SIGMA 35mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary SIGMA 45mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary SIGMA 65mm F2 DG DN | Contemporary. [Benefit of the update] ・It introduces compatibility with the “focus ring control” function of the camera, allowing either “linear” or “non-linear” focus movement to be selected when using MF. * SIGMA fp L will be supported by updating to firmware Ver.2.00 scheduled to be released on January 27, and SIGMA fp will be supported by updating to firmware which is scheduled to be released in April.
Tamron announced on 26 Jan 2022
Tamron announces the launch of a New Compact φ43mm Machine-Vision Lens Compatible with 1.1" Imagers and Full-24-Mega Pixel Resolution (MA111F35VIR)
Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka; Headquarters: Saitama City, Japan), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the market-launch of a new model of a φ43mm compact-size machine-vision fixed-focal lens, compatible with 1.1” imagers and full 24-mega pixel high-resolution*, Model MA111F35VIR (focal length 35mm). With this, in addition to the three currently available models—MA111F16VIR (focal length 16mm), MA111F25VIR (focal length 25mm), and MA111F50VIR (focal length 50mm)—the new MA111F series of machine-vision lenses now offesr four focal length choices for a wide range of applications. To meet the strong demand for higher resolution in these growing application areas, Tamron adds the new model MA111F35VIR to the currently available three models of machine-vision lens compatible with 1.1” imagers and 24-mega pixel resolution (MA111F Series).
- ^ New Canon EOS C70 Firmware Update Answers The Top Demands of Professional End-Users. [Canon]. https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/about/newsroom/press-releases/press-release-details/2022/20220119-firmware/20220119-firmware. 19 Jan 2022.
- ^ Ready for Anything: The Canon EOS R5 C True Hybrid, Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Bridges Cinema EOS and EOS Technology. [Canon]. https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/about/newsroom/press-releases/press-release-details/2022/20220119-product/20220119-product. 19 Jan 2022.
- ^ The Nikkor Z 400Mm F/2.8 Tc Vr S: A New Pinnacle Of Performance For Sports, Action And Wildlife Shooters. [Nikon]. https://www.nikonusa.com/en/about-nikon/press-room/press-release/kvgxevp4/THE-NIKKOR-Z-400mm-f%252F2.8-TC-VR-S%3A-A-NEW-PINNACLE-OF-PERFORMANCE-FOR-SPORTS%2C-ACTION-AND-WILDLIFE-SHOOTERS.html. 19 Jan 2022.
- ^ Nikon To Release New Firmware For The Nikon Z 9 Flagship Mirrorless Camera. [Nikon]. https://www.nikonusa.com/en/about-nikon/press-room/press-release/kx6o3q3t/NIKON-TO-RELEASE-NEW-FIRMWARE-FOR-THE-NIKON-Z-9-FLAGSHIP-MIRRORLESS-CAMERA.html. 28 Dec 2021.
- ^ Firmware update for SIGMA Global Vision lenses in L-Mount. [SIGMA]. https://www.sigma-global.com/en/news/2022/01/20/17062/. 20 Jan 2022.
- ^ Tamron announces the launch of a New Compact φ43mm Machine-Vision Lens Compatible with 1.1" Imagers and Full-24-Mega Pixel Resolution (MA111F35VIR). [Tamron]. https://www.tamron.com//news/press_release/20220126.html. 26 Jan 2022.
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