Canon to support broadcast professionals in setting new standards at IBC 2014

Oslo, August 2014 ? Canon announces the details of its presence at IBC, the leading global tradeshow for media and broadcast professionals held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. An IBC exhibitor for more than three decades, Canon will be showcasing its entire line-up of broadcast solutions and technologies, including the recently announced CN7x17 KA S ? the company?s first-ever cinema lens to feature a servo drive unit.
With growing consumer demand for Ultra High Definition content, there?s never been more focus on the industry to provide the equipment and services required to move professional broadcasting to the next generation. To reflect this, visitors will be able to experience Canon?s full range of cutting-edge solutions as well as live demonstrations including 4K output from studio camera configurations and live colour grading enabled by its 4K reference monitors.
?We?ve already seen some dramatic shifts in the industry this year and Canon?s presence at IBC 2014 is a reflection of changing times,? said Kieran Magee, Marketing Director, Professional Imaging, Canon Europe. ?The bar for quality content is rising every year. Canon is at the forefront of the creative industry, providing products and solutions that professionals need to craft outstanding content, whether in HD or 4K. Helping our customers to capture and tell stories has never been more important. The portfolio of products, and expertise, we?re displaying this year is a demonstration of the tools that they are using to set new standards every day.?
Highlighting the company?s commitment to providing an unrivalled choice of creative products and solutions, attendees can experience Canon?s extensive range of professional lens and camera technologies, including the full power of its optics portfolio. Broadcast professionals will be able to get hands-on with over 100 lenses and a vast array of focal lengths and types, from ENG to cinema to EF lenses. In celebration of the continued success of Canon?s pioneering Cinema EOS System, the stand will also display the entire line-up of Canon?s X-series camcorders, providing visitors the opportunity to touch and try the recently announced XF205 and XF200, as well as the company?s pioneering range of Cinema EOS products.
In addition to Canon?s on-stand experts, a selection of independent industry professionals will also be on-hand to present on an exciting array of topics, sharing their experiences of using Canon products and answering visitors? questions.
Canon?s stand location at IBC 2014 will be Hall 11, Stand E50.
For more information regarding Canon’s professional products and services please visit, http://cpn.canon-europe.com/

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About Canon Europe
Canon Europe is the regional sales and marketing operation for Canon Inc., represented in 116 countries and employing 16,000 people across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Founded in 1937 with the specific goal of making the best quality camera available to customers, Canon?s tireless passion for the Power of Image has since extended its technology into many other markets and has established it as a world leader in both consumer and business imaging solutions. Its solutions comprise products, ranging from digital compact and SLR cameras, through broadcast lenses and portable X-ray machines, to multi-function and production printers, all supported by a range of value added services.
Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the richest and most innovative products and services to satisfy customers? creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.
Canon?s corporate philosophy is Kyosei ? ?living and working together for the common good?. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon?s products, solutions and services. Canon has achieved global certification to ISO 14001, demonstrating a world-class environmental management standard.
Further information about Canon Europe is available at: www.canon-europe.com

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