Canon unveils new VR camera with dual-fisheye EOS R lens

VR Camera - Close up of a Canon Camera

This new gadget will become available in time for Christmas and with a $1,999 price tag. Canon has announced that it will have a VR Camera ready during the holiday shopping season, featuring a unique glass in its EOS R mirrorless camera system. The glass is a dual 5.3mm f/2.8 fisheye that turns the system into a 3D recording device. The fisheye lenses are spaced 60mm apart and turn the system into a VR camera capable of creating three dimensional images and video content. Upon the unveiling of the device,…

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NFC Forum announces new principle members

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New members inducted into the NFC Forum this week The NFC Forum, a non-profit organization that aims to promote the development and adoption of NFC technology, has announced the addition of several new companies as the organization’s principle members. Canon, Hewlett-Packard, and Yahoo! JAPAN have been inducted as principle members of the NFC Forum, joining several others that are making use of or promoting the adoption of NFC technology. The induction of new principle members is expected to bring more momentum behind the adoption of NFC technology in a number…

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Head-mounted augmented reality system unveiled by Canon

Augmented Reality system

Canon takes their turn at virtual reality system Canon, acclaimed maker of cameras and photography equipment, has begun delving into the world of augmented reality. The Japanese company has announced that it is developing a head-mounted augmented reality platform designed to provide users with more interactive options within their environment. Though Canon is mostly known for its cameras, the company has extensive history in the realm of consumer electronics. The project aims to create a new way for consumers to experience digital content. Interactive technology becoming a popular subject for many…

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