May 07, 2013
Canon Inc. announced on May 7 that its cameras and other products have won Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards for the 19th year in a row.
April 25, 2013
Sony Corp.’s latest digital camera might make its rivals ashamed of their size.
April 11, 2013
Canon Inc. announced April 10 the introduction to the Japanese market of the new PowerShot SX280 HS compact digital camera, which incorporates a powerful optical zoom lens and...
March 21, 2013
Nikon Corp. said March 21 it is equipping a factory in Laos to assemble components for digital cameras. It said the plant would strengthen its ability to manufacture...
March 19, 2013
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed software that measures a person's pulse from an image of their face as seen by a webcam-style camera, the company said March 18.
March 02, 2013
NATORI, Miyagi Prefecture--Developers have unveiled a snake-like robot that they say can worm its way around obstacles and take videos in hard-to-reach places, such as disaster ...
February 14, 2013
Music videographers and television show producers in Japan are increasingly spurning bulky, expensive video cameras in favor of digital single-lens reflex cameras, saying they...
January 30, 2013
Fujifilm Corp. announced Jan. 30 the release of the FinePix F900EXR travel zoom camera, a pocketable compact that is the latest addition to Fujifilm's F series.
December 27, 2012
Toshiba Corp. wants to give photographers taking snapshots with smartphones and tablets a second chance to refocus the image even after they've taken the photo.
November 29, 2012
SEOUL--South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is taking aim at its Japanese rivals with an Android-powered digital camera that allows users to swiftly...
November 16, 2012
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. plans to begin sales in February of a special camera capable of "seeing" radiation from cesium and other radioactive materials.
November 07, 2012
Nikon Corp. announced Nov. 6 the release of the Nikon D5200 digital SLR camera equipped with a new Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with a pixel count of 24.1 million pixels.
October 24, 2012
KARIYA, Aichi Prefecture—When a bus accident that killed seven people in Gunma Prefecture in April was attributed to the driver falling asleep at the wheel, auto parts...
October 24, 2012
Nikon Corp. announced on Oct. 24 the November release of the Nikon 1 V2, the latest addition to the V series of Nikon 1 advanced compact cameras with interchangeable lenses,...
October 24, 2012
Canon Inc. announced Oct. 24 a new firmware upgrade for its EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera that it said improves the camera’s performance.
October 10, 2012
Tokyo Electric Power Co. started its first full-scale survey of conditions inside the containment vessel of the most heavily damaged reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear...
September 11, 2012
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Co. announced on Sept. 11 the mid-October launch of the Pentax K-5 II digital SLR camera as its new flagship model of the Pentax K series, the successor to ...
July 31, 2012
Tokyo Electric Power Co., operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, plans to inspect the top floor of the No. 1 reactor building using a balloon equipped...
June 26, 2012
Fujifilm Corp. will add a fast wide-angle lens and a fast wide-angle zoom lens to its Fujinon XF lens lineup for the X-Pro1 digital camera, the company announced on June 26.
June 23, 2012
Olympus Corp. and Sony Corp. have entered final negotiations for a capital and business tie-up intended to turn around the fortunes of the once-prestigious companies.