The photography market goes so far beyond what we all talk about everyday. The image sensor business is booming thanks to smartphones, but also because of automotive cameras for backup and blindspot cameras, among a variety of other uses in different industries.
Cameras are also aiming to take over the jobs of factory workers too. Just a small taste of that was featured last week at the Canon Expo in New York as Canon highlighted its Super Machine Vision, which can view a component and measure it so accurately to create a live, moving CAD model, complete with wireframe. [Read more…]
I loving seeing these displays of lenses and other photo product cutaways at trade shows and expos. At the Canon Expo in New York last week, Canon had its EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM and EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lenses on display with them cut perfectly in half.
This gave us a view of the incredible engineering that goes into these modern professional lenses.