Canon Develops Excessive-Finish Boxy Cinema Digital camera – Y.M.Cinema


The patent is confirmed! The US Patent Utility no 20210232024 printed on Jul 29, 2021, exhibits clearly that Canon is creating a high-end compact cinema digital camera that’s able to capturing extremely excessive decision, owns a big sensor, inner NDs, and appears and operates virtually equivalent to the RED Komodo. All main particulars are beneath.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

As we’ve beforehand reported, a patent software by Canon, of a brand new cinema digital camera noticed, appears to be actual. To be trustworthy, we had a ton of doubt for the reason that software describes a digital camera that appears equivalent to RED Digital Cinema Komodo. A pure copycat. Nonetheless, we discovered the appliance. Mainly, evidently Canon is aiming to develop a high-end cinema digital camera that’s able to capturing extremely excessive decision (even past 8K) and owns a big sensor. All the most important particulars are quoted beneath.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

An interchangeable lens imaging equipment wherein a lens machine is attachable to and removable from a mount fashioned on a entrance floor of a digital camera physique is thought. There may be an interchangeable lens imaging equipment wherein the gap from a lens mount to a picture sensor may be very quick, comparable to a mirrorless digital camera wherein a reflecting mirror for guiding mild incident on a lens machine to an optical viewfinder doesn’t exist.

On the appropriate facet floor facet of the imaging equipment as seen from the entrance, additional, a REC button (recording begin/finish button) that’s operated by a photographer, and operation keys for altering digital camera settings are supplied. Additional, a microphone unit that data voice, and a card storage cowl that covers a storage chamber for storing a reminiscence card, which is a recording medium, are supplied.

On the higher floor facet of the imaging equipment, a show unit that shows a picture captured by the imaging equipment or a picture capturing setting menu, and operation keys for a person to vary picture capturing settings are supplied. Additional, tripod feminine threads to 1700d for fixing an exterior accent, and electrical contacts for speaking with the exterior accent are supplied.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

The exterior accent is, for instance, a show panel that shows a captured picture or a recorded picture, a deal with unit into which a microphone terminal is constructed, or an exterior communication terminal comparable to a smartphone. If the exterior communication terminal comparable to a smartphone is related to the imaging equipment, the person might set the picture capturing menu of the imaging equipment or give a picture capturing instruction by the exterior communication terminal, and a captured picture or a recorded picture could also be displayed on a show display of the exterior communication terminal.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

A configuration could also be employed wherein the exterior accent and the imaging equipment are related collectively utilizing not solely a wired connection through {the electrical} contacts but additionally a wi-fi native space community (LAN) primarily based on Wi-fi Constancy (Wi-Fi) or a wi-fi communication operate supplied within the smartphone. For instance, a cell phone line primarily based on the fourth-generation cellular communication system or the fifth-generation cellular communication system could also be used. Additional, a configuration could also be employed wherein the imaging equipment wirelessly communicates with the skin through the exterior accent.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

On the again floor facet of the imaging equipment, battery storage parts that retailer batteries 1070, and an exterior enter/output terminals 1021 together with an exterior connection terminal and an influence provide terminal are supplied. The battery storage parts are positioned in two locations one above the opposite, whereby, even in a case the place one of many batteries runs out, the opposite battery can feed energy. Thus, it’s doable to repeatedly use the digital camera by changing the battery with out turning off the digital camera.

Between the lens mount and the picture sensor, a impartial density (ND) unit is supplied and stuck to the picture sensor holding member with screws. The ND unit features a plurality of ND filters having completely different densities as optical parts. The ND filters scale back incident mild, whereby it’s doable to lower the shutter pace or open the diaphragm of the lens machine when capturing a picture.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

The principle unit consists of the primary substrate that controls the operation of the imaging equipment, a warmth sink thermally related to the primary substrate, a warmth dissipation plate that covers the warmth sink, and followers that ship air into the warmth sink. The warmth sink 1402 is molded by aluminum die casting, which has wonderful warmth conductivity.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

The picture sensor is a charge-coupled machine (CCD) sensor or a complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) sensor and consists of an analog-to-digital (A/D) converter. The picture sensor features a plurality of part distinction detection pixels. The video sign processing unit can carry out a correlation calculation utilizing alerts output from the plurality of part distinction detection pixels, and primarily based on the results of the correlation calculation, management the focal place of the hooked up lens machine, thereby performing autofocus utilizing an imaging airplane part distinction detection methodology.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

The picture sensor might be within the vary from roughly 0.5 inches (8 mm), ⅔ inches, the S35 format for films, 35 mm full-frame nonetheless, and might be no less than roughly 1.0 inches or 6×17 cm or extra. The picture sensor can even have a measurement of no less than roughly 10.1×5.35 mm, 24.4×13 7 mm, 30×15 mm, 36×24 mm, 56×42 mm, or 186×56 mm.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

When the photographer selects recording, the video information generated by the video sign processing unit is subjected to predetermined processing, thereby being transformed into numerous codecs. Then, the video information is shipped to the cardboard substrate and saved as a video in a recording medium. However, in a case the place a predetermined connector is related to the exterior connection terminal, the video sign processing unit can output the video sign to the exterior connection terminal, thereby transmitting the video sign to an exterior machine.

Within the imaging equipment based on the current exemplary embodiment, for instance, mild acquired by the picture sensor is transformed into digital picture information of no less than roughly 23 frames/second (fps), and the digital picture information is recorded within the recording medium by the cardboard substrate. The body charge might be set within the vary of roughly 1 to 250 fps or extra. For instance, the imaging equipment might change the body charge based on the set decision. That’s, in a “5K” decision mode, the body charge is about to roughly 1 to 100 fps. In a “4K” decision mode, the body charge is about to roughly 1 to 125 fps. In a quad excessive definition (QHD) mode, the body charge is about to roughly 1 to 125 fps. In a “3K” decision mode, the body charge is about to roughly 1 to 160 fps. In a “2K” decision mode, the body charge is about to roughly 1 to 250 fps. For instance, the body charge could also be set to twenty, 23.976, 24, 30, 60, or 120 frames/second, or one other body charge between these body charges, or a body charge better than or equal to those body charges.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera

The imaging equipment can output picture information with a “2K” decision (e.g., 16:9 (2048×1152 pixels) or 2:1 (2048×1024 pixels)) or a “3K” decision (e.g., 16:9 (3072×1728 pixels) or 2:1 (3072×1536 pixels)). The imaging equipment 1000 can even output picture information with a “4K” decision (e.g., 4096×2540 pixels, 16:9 (4096×2304 pixels), or 2:1 (4096×2048 pixels)) or a “4.5K” horizontal decision. The imaging equipment can even output picture information primarily based on QHD (e.g., 3840×2160 pixels) or with a “5K” horizontal decision (e.g., 5120×2700), a “6K” decision (e.g., 6144×3160), or an “8K” decision (e.g., 7680×4320). Additional, the imaging equipment can output picture information with a decision better than or equal to those resolutions. The imaging equipment might be configured to document or output picture information having no less than a horizontal decision between any of the above resolutions. Additional, the decision is no less than one worth between the above values (or any worth between the above values), and might take roughly 6.5K, 7K, 8K, 9K, or 10K, or any worth between these values. Within the current exemplary embodiment, in a time period represented in an xK format (2K, 4K, and the like), the variety of “x” refers to an approximate horizontal decision. A “4K” decision corresponds to roughly 4000 or extra horizontal pixels. A “2K” decision corresponds to roughly 2000 or extra horizontal pixels.

Canon's patent application: New high-end boxy cinema camera: Copycat to the RED Komodo. Image rendering: Chung Dha
Canon’s patent software: New high-end boxy cinema digital camera: A precise imitation of the RED Komodo. Picture rendering: Chung Dha

This boxy-sized cinema digital camera looks as if a really formidable mission by Canon. Giant sensor, 8K (and even 10K) decision, inner ND filters, good energy consumption, and extra important choices for cinematographers, are highly effective specs that may remodel this digital camera into the best-selling Cinema EOS digital camera. There’s no information about world shutter although – which is lacking within the software. However we’ll say it once more. It is a pure copycat of the RED Komodo relating to the design and performance. It will likely be fascinating to disclose extra information concerning the precise announcement of this tremendous intriguing digital camera.

Product Record

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  • RED Digital Cinema Komodo 6K Digital camera



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