Friday, 12 January 2018

These concepts Canon Cameras are the Most Exciting Devices the Company brought to CES in years




Tucked in a corner on a shelf at Canon’s booth are the two most exciting cameras the company has brought to CES in years. They’re not wholly unique ideas (and one of them doesn’t even work yet), but compared to the iterative releases and myriad of camcorders that usually make up Canon’s announcements for this particular show, they’re a welcome breath of fresh air.
The concept camera that does work is shaped a bit like the Samsung Gear 360, though it only has one lens. That lens and the sensor architecture sit on a movable platform inside the camera’s dome, which itself can quickly swivel a full 360 degrees.
The point is for the camera to be able to follow and film objects or faces in almost any direction. Canon imagines it using AI to...
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