CANON TECHNOLOGY

What is Canon technology?

We place high importance on technology, establishing it as the source of our competitiveness within the industry. Since our founding, we've worked to create new value, and we will continue to pursue this mission in the future.

Technological capabilities supporting Canon

Canon researches heavily in nine fields, coordinating efforts among each to deliver products and services that provide new value unlike anything Japan or the world has ever seen. As we follow the changing times and extend into new fields, we will continue to create solutions that revolutionize the way we live.

R&D fields

Core technologies

Medical Technologies

X-rays,Ultrasound,High magnetic field,High voltage,Medical and diagnostic applications,Image reconstruction,Picture archiving and Communication systems

Optical Technologies

Optical design,Optical measurement,Optical elements,Optical theory,Optical analysis

Machine and Control Technologies

Mechanical design,Mechanical control,Precision equipment operation and control,Mechatronic devices

Image Communication Technologies

High-quality image processing,Image processing and editing,Image coding,Image information processing

Printing Technologies

Image-formation processes,Optimal design of modules and systems

Device Technologies

Imaging elements,Display elements,Miniaturization,MEMS technology

Software and Hardware
Engineering

Operating systems and middleware,IP,Controllers,Cloud computing,LSI and PKG,Substrates,Communication technologies

Material Technologies

Optical materials,Toners and inks,Electronic materials,Medical and bio materials,High-functional materials,Nano materials

Production Engineering Technologies

Production systems,Assembly technologies,Measuring and inspection technologies,Processing technologies,Process and production equipment technologies,Automation

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Featured Technology,Activity introductions,Developers' Story,Videos

Business Fields & Technologies

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Cameras & input technologies,Printing & output technologies,Medical technologies,Industrial equipment technologies

Canon in Your Life

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Home,Office,Commercial, cultural, & sports facilities,Broadcasting stations & mass media,Schools,Factories,Hospitals,Space & nature,Social infrastructure

Developers' Story

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Canon engineers share behind-the-scenes stories of the development of products prior to market launch.

Trending Words

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Open innovation
Healthcare
Network cameras
Commercial printing
Industrial equipment technologies
Imaging technologies
Social contribution
Space
AI
IoT
Robotics
Automation
Patents
Quality
Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
Computer science
Physics
Chemistry
Environmental awareness
Semiconductors

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