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Canon Introduces Affordable New Projectors

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LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 23, 2011 – Presentation professionals encompass a broad range of occupations, but common to all is a need for affordable, high-performance portable projectors offering such essential user benefits as high brightness, long lamp and filter life, and the convenience of auto set-up functions. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, responds to this need with five new affordable multimedia LCD projectors. These new products include the LV-8225, Canon’s latest WXGA-resolution widescreen 16:10 LCD model. Together with the new LV-7490, LV-7390, LV-7295 and LV-7290, all are targeted at value-conscious users, including educators, traveling salespeople and small-business entrepreneurs.

“Important to the presentation market are innovative features providing real end-user benefits in addition to competitive pricing,? commented Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technology and Communications more

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Canon’s New WFT-E4 II A Wireless File Transmitter and EOS 5D Mark II DSLR

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Few news events are as thrilling as the launch of a NASA space shuttle. From the thunderous ignition of its rocket engines and boosters to its meteoric ascent into earth’s orbit, each launch is history in the making. Now, as the last few scheduled missions of the nation’s nearly 30-year space shuttle program draw near, their historic significance becomes all the more important.

Scott Audette is a veteran photojournalist who uses Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLRs to capture images of shuttle launches for the Reuters news agency. For the shuttle’s next launch, his equipment will also include Canon’s WFT-E4 II A Wireless File Transmitter and an Apple iPad to help remotely control his EOS 5D Mark II and view its images from several miles away. Best of all, Audette’s system will enable him to download and email more

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Canon Introduces New REALiS WUX4000 Projector

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CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES ITS FIRST INSTALLATION LCOS PROJECTOR

New REALiS WUX4000 Delivers High-Resolution Picture Clarity, Accurate Color, Installer-Friendly Features, and a Choice of Three Optional Interchangeable Projection Lenses

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 26, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the REALiS WUX4000 Installation LCOS Projector, the Company’s first high-resolution projector for the installation market. Ideal for use in a wide range of professional venues including conference centers, corporate boardrooms, educational institutions, houses of worship, medical facilities, government offices, museums, theme parks, and photo studios, this new model delivers higher-than-HD-resolution (1920 x 1200) widescreen images with an aspect ratio of 16:10 and high brightness level of 4000 lumens. The projector employs Canon’s latest fourth-generation proprietary AISYS-enhanced LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) optical engine, the advanced projection-display technology that delivers crisp, seamless images with intricate detail, high brightness, high contrast and accurate color. more

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CANON HJ15 IMAGE-STABILIZATION LENS CONQUERS PIKES PEAK

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CANON’S HJ15ex8.5B PORTABLE HD ZOOM LENS WITH BUILT-IN OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZATION STEADIES ROCKY MOUNTAIN VIDEO SHOOT

Shaken By High Winds and Vibrations Aboard a Hovering Helicopter, Videographer
Maintains Stable Images With the HJ15’s Patented Canon VAP-IS Optical Technology

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 15, 2010 – Capturing high-definition video of racing cars roaring up a twisting mountain road – as you shoot from the open door of a helicopter using a shoulder-mounted ENG camera – is a challenging production assignment. Buffeted by high winds at an altitude of more than 10,000 feet and shaken by the steady vibration of the aircraft’s engine, freelance videographer Sam Allen’s solution for capturing smooth HD video was the HJ15ex8.5B portable HD zoom lens with built-in Optical Image Stabilization from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. Allen recently shot the 2010 Pikes Peak more

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CANON INTRODUCES THE NEW LV-7590 INSTALLATION PROJECTOR

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Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the high-performance XGA-resolution LV-7590 Multimedia Projector. Delivering 7000 lumens of brightness and a contrast ratio of 1800:1, this new projector offers five optional lenses that enable it to be customized to a variety of front or rear projection applications. This flexibility makes the LV-7590 Multimedia Projector ideal for installation in large venues such as houses of worship, school auditoriums, showrooms, large conference rooms, art galleries, museums and small theaters. The LV-7590 Multimedia Projector also employs a Color Control Device, an advanced technology that helps to deliver exceptional image clarity and precise color. more

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CANON IP VIDEO CAMERAS AID ENDANGERED MARINE LIFE

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Networked Canon VB-C60 IP Video Cameras Helps The Riverhead Foundation to Monitor Marine Wildlife Rehabilitation, Conduct Research, and Educate the Public

Recent events in the Gulf of Mexico have focused public attention on the importance of protecting the marine environment. More often, however, the work of marine conservationists and biologists goes unnoticed, as much of it – including helping injured marine animals – occurs behind closed doors. The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation (in Riverhead, N.Y.) is helping to change this situation by installing VB-C60 pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) IP video cameras made by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. The cameras, which were donated by Canon U.S.A. to the Riverhead Foundation to assist in the preservation of the environment, enable the public to use the Internet to view injured and stranded marine animals during their rehabilitation. more

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras Capture Heroic Action in the Hands of Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut

The video imagery begins in dramatic slow-motion: The crew of a Blackhawk helicopter sprints toward a waiting aircraft. Upon boarding, it takes to the sky. Cruising over forbidding alpine terrain, the crew locates an injured mountain climber trapped in a crevasse atop a remote peak. The Blackhawk lowers a Navy diver, who straps the victim into a gurney. Then the two are hoisted aloft on a long, thin cable. Once aboard, the aircraft speeds off into the sunset, headed for the nearest hospital helipad. more

CANON U.S.A. EXHIBITS ADVANCED PRODUCTS FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION PROFESSIONAL IMAGE-CAPTURE, DISPLAY AND OUTPUT AT INFOCOMM 2010

Canon’s REALiS WUX10 Mark II Multimedia LCOS Projector

Canon’s REALiS WUX10 Mark II Multimedia LCOS Projector

LAS VEGAS, June 8, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, will showcase a broad range of innovative image-capture, display and output solutions at InfoComm 2010, June 9-11, booth # C5524 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Designed to address the needs of multiple professional markets and end users, Canon will showcase its award winning line of high-resolution REALiS Multimedia LCOS projectors, its acclaimed line of EOS Digital SLR cameras, Canon’s new tapeless XF305 Professional HD camcorder, PIXMA Photo and Large-Format imagePROGRAF printers, robotic remote-control HD video cameras and IP Security Cameras. more

Canon U.S.A. XL H1S High Definition Camcorder Chosen For Multiple Video Projects by Veteran Producer Randall Dark

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Randall Dark has been a pioneering high-definition video producer for more than 20 years. During that time Dark and his companies have been involved in more than 2,000 HD productions, including theatrical features, documentaries, commercials, concerts, Broadway plays, corporate presentations, and live digital cinema events. As someone who has used practically every high-end HD camera system made during the past two decades, Dark reports that he recently became a user of the XL H1S HD Camcorder from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. more

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA’S DEPARTMENT OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY TRUSTS CANON REALiS SX80 MARK II D PROJECTORS TO PROVIDE ACCURATE COLOR AND PRECISE DETAIL FOR IMPORTANT MEDICAL IMAGES

realis.jpgAccurate color and precise detail are crucial for analyzing medical imagery, as even the subtlest nuances can yield critical information in grayscale CT scans and other types of radiology. Among the many institutions scrutinizing such images on a regular basis is the University of North Carolina School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology. When this advanced research center recently sought to upgrade its video-display capabilities with new, accurate, and affordable technology, they chose two REALiS SX80 Mark II D Multimedia LCOS Projectors from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging. more

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