Canon ends film camera business after more than 80 years

Business May 31, 2018

Canon ends film camera business after more than 80 years

Canon Inc. has put an end to more than 80 years of its film camera business. The company recently announced on its website the end of sales of the EOS-1v, its last remaining film camera model, as inventories ran out. Canon ceased production of the ...

Nikon chief looks for way to ride smartphone boom

Business / Corporate Jul 8, 2013

Nikon chief looks for way to ride smartphone boom

Nikon Corp. is looking at ways to tap smartphone growth as a slump in compact camera sales threatens to prevent earnings from meeting forecasts. Point-and-shoot camera sales across the industry dropped about a quarter in April and May from a year earlier, President Makoto Kimura ...