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HOAX: Canon T2i 4k Firmware

by Randall Handon January 3, 2011
Just to wrap up this little piece, the previously reporting Canon T2i 4K firmware that was to be released this weekend was, in fact, a hoax.  Resulting in nothing more than a RickRoll (I really thought that meme would die by now), things got more and more ridiculous closer to the release (I was busy […]
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ARRI Alexa vs Canon 7D: Color Grading Test

by Randall Handon December 30, 2010
I originally decided not to post this, but if a 4k Canon firmware is on the horizon then maybe it’s a bit more important.  There’s a reason why companies like ARRI keep making incredibly expensive cameras like the Alexa, and this video by Nick Paton shows one of the important differences. This is a short […]

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4k Firmware for the Canon T2i 550d on 1/1/11 ?

by Randall Handon December 30, 2010
All of you Canon T2i 550D owners have something new to think about this weekend.  If this video is to be believed, then this weekend there will be a new firmware out for you Canon hackers to try that enables 4k video.  Granted, you can only record 6 seconds of video on a 32G card, […]
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ElcomSoft cracks Canon’s Digital Signature Algorithm

by Randall Handon November 30, 2010
In an attempt to stem the many photoshopped images that wind up on the front pages of major newspapers, Canon has integrated a special crytographic security measure that allows someone to determine if the image is an original or has been altered. In brief, modern DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) cameras produced by Canon feature Original […]

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Opposing Views on Canon’s 4K Camera

by Randall Handon September 2, 2010
Today Canon showed off an ‘engineering prototype’ of a possible 4K Camera under development, and while they are careful to state that this will probably never see the light of day without extensive rework, the various opinions around the device are heavily polarized.  This was just too interesting to pass up. First, Gizmodo loves it, […]

Convert Canon 5D Footage with 5DtoRGB

by Randall Handon August 30, 2010
Next time you start to work with Canon 5D video footage you have a new tool in your arsenal in ’5DtoRGB’. 5DtoRGB is an awesome tool that extracts every last drop of video quality from cameras that record to the AVC/H.264 video format. Cameras like the Canon EOS series of HDSLRs record video in this […]

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A Snapshot of Canon

by Randall Handon June 17, 2010

Augmented Reality Dinosaur Exhibit in Japan

by Randall Handon July 8, 2009
Canon has partnered with a museum in Japan to create an augmented reality exhibit of dinosaurs as part of the “Dinosaurs-Miracle of the Desert”. Visitors will be allowed to don a pair of virtual reality glasses that will display nearly life-sized three-dimensional images of various dinosaurs right there on the museum floor. Displaying over 260 […]

Canon’s MR Aquarium demo

by Randall Handon May 1, 2009
A recent video from DigInfo shows an Augmented Reality system from Canon which superimposes swimming fish over the reality (a Museum) and allows the user to see them swimming around.  It’s done with motion tracking and VR Goggles.  It was shown at the Digital Content Expo 2008 at the Tokyo National Museum of Emerging Science […]