Canon exhibits a range of new broadcast lens solutions at the 2009 NAB Show

New KJ17ex7.7B 2/3-Inch HDgc Lens .

The KJ17ex7.7B is a ‘second-generation’ HDgc lens in that it draws upon all that was learned with the original HDgc products to direct an optimized design based upon recent advances in Canon’s computer-based optical-design tools and the use of the most contemporary optical technologies. Canon’s new KJ17ex7.7B HDgc lens represents a higher bar in cost-effective imaging value and performance for a wide range of broadcast and professional users.

BU-50H Remote-Control Robotic Indoor Pan-Tilt HD Camera System

A follow-up to Canon’s BU-45H remote-control outdoor robotic pan-tilt HD 16:9 camera system, the BU-50H remote-control robotic indoor pan-tilt HD camera system is engineered to provide exceptional HD video imagery and versatile performance in locations such as houses of worship, legislative chambers, studio POV camera positions, indoor security areas, and many other environments. The BU-50H is an extremely quiet P/T system and features a maximum noise level of NC30. It is well-suited for operation in very quiet environments, including studios, conferences, lectures and classical music concerts.

Day/Night DJ40x14B HD Zoom Lens

The third member of the Company’s long-zoom portable lens family, the Day/Night DJ40x14B lens provides the ability to image subjects in total darkness when illuminated by near-infrared (IR) light. The Canon Day/Night DJ40x14B HD zoom lens is designed to work with the many day/night video cameras available from professional camera manufacturers, and it offers a broad range of uses, from wildlife videography to homeland security applications.

Canon XL H1S and XL H1A HD Camcorders

Canon’s XL H1S and XL H1A shoulder-mount HD camcorders feature a Canon 20x HD Video Lens with three independent manual adjustment rings (focus, zoom and iris), as well as manual focus and zoom control. Additionally, the XL H1S and XL H1A incorporate an array of controls for customizing the image, display and operation to match individual needs. Utilizing the industry’s most affordable digital video recording media – HDV tapes – both models are ideal for such long-form production applications as wedding and event videography, digital filmmaking, documentary production and media education.

Canon XH A1S and XH G1S HD Camcorders

The Canon XH A1S and XH G1S HD handheld camcorders incorporate an expanded array of controls for customizing the image, display and operation to match individual needs. Both models record to the industry’s most affordable digital video media, HDV tapes. Both the XH A1S and XH G1S camcorders are ideal for digital and documentary filmmaking, wedding and event videography, as well as government and media education.

Canon VIXIA HF S10 Flash Memory Camcorder

Canon’s top-of-the-line high definition Flash Memory camcorder, the Canon VIXIA HF S10 boasts an impressive range of new and advanced features. The VIXIA HF S10 offers the option of recording video to a 32GB internal Flash drive or directly to a SDHC memory card. This model features the new DIGIC DV III Image Processor, an 8.59-megapixel Full HD CMOS Image Sensor, Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology, an advanced Auto Exposure system and Video Snapshot and Dual Shot Modes. In addition, The VIXIA HF S10 delivers stunning 8.0-megapixel digital photographs.

EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera

The EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR camera builds upon the qualities that made the EOS 5D camera so successful. Canon has coupled the creative power of a full-frame CMOS sensor in a relatively compact and affordable camera body, together with groundbreaking HD video capture that opens the door to a much wider range of imaging possibilities for photographers and cinematographers. Along with the ability to capture full HD video clips at 1920 x 1080 resolution, Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR camera features a 21.1-megapixel full frame 24 x 36mm CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 imaging processor and significantly lower noise, with an expanded sensitivity range from ISO 50 to ISO 25,600.