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Canon Confirms August Ransomware Attack: Troves of Employees’ Personal Information Were Stolen

Canon has published a notice that confirms a ransomware attack on its servers that took place between July 20 and August 6, 2020. The company notes that the attack targeted a server containing a significant amount of its employees’ personal information. Initial reports of the ransomware attack claimed that over 10 terabytes of data was …

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Photokina Shuttered Indefinitely Due to the Crashing Camera Market

After 70 years of holding its leading photographic trade show in Cologne, Germany, Photokina may be no more. The world’s largest photo trade fair has announced that due to a “massive decline in markets for imaging products,” it will be discontinued indefinitely. Photokina was first held in Cologne in 1950, becoming a biennial event in …

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Manufacturer Says ‘Time of Flight’ Sensors to Become Standard in Smartphones

German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies believes that Time of Flight, or ToF, sensors will become a standard in high-end smartphones. The company believes the technology will overcome low-light focusing issues that currently plague the devices. In an interview with SemiconductorForYou, the Senior Vice President of Sensors at Infineon Philipp von Schierstaedt says that the company …

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New AI Software Automates ‘Ghost Mannequin’ Images, Promises to Streamline Clothing Photography

Software company autoRetouch has debuted a new software feature that promises to reduce hours of post-production time down to seconds. Automating what is called a “ghost mannequin” photo, the software quickly creates composite images for use in e-commerce. A Ghost Mannequin image is a photo with a sort of “hollow man” look to it. Ghost …

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Panasonic’s Firmware Updates For All S-Line Cameras Improves Autofocus Yet Again

Panasonic has published a firmware update for all four Panasonic S full-frame cameras. The S1, S1R, and S1H all see improvements to autofocus to match that of the S5, while the S5 sees a major video upgrade along with better autofocus performance. Panasonic is known for frequently making changes to its autofocus algorithm that have …

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Fujifilm Adds Pixel Shift Multi-Shot to GFX100, Enabling 400 MP Capture

Fujifilm has announced a firmware update the brings pixel shift multi-shot functionality to the GFX100. The camera combines with newly-announced software to combine 16 RAW images into a single 400-megapixel image. The feature works by combining the 102-megapixel sensor, the X Processor 4, and the in-body image stabilization system to move the image sensor in …

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Nikon to Release Two New DSLRs, Several F-Mount Lenses in 2021: Report

Nikon Rumors is reporting that according to a recent internal Nikon presentation, the company plans to release two new DSLRs in 2021 along with “several” F-mount lenses, as the company won’t give up on the mirror quite yet. The report “confirms” that the lenses are coming next year, and also states – albeit absent of …

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How Sony’s Latest Industrial Sensor Might Have Applications in the Consumer Market

Sony recently published multiple promotional videos for its latest sensors aimed at the industrial space, and while it’s unlikely all of the features shown have consumer applications, some might find their way to consumer cameras. The four promotional videos featuring industrial sensors, as found by Sony Alpha Rumors, cover the latest developments in the industrial …

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