Category Archives: Nikon Patents

Tamron patents a 115mm f/1.4 VC lens

Tamron filed a patent in Japan for a 115mm f/1.4 VC full frame DSLR lens. Here are the details:

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Nikon multi-aperture computational camera patent

Nikon has a new patent application filed recently in Japan for a multi-aperture computational camera similar to the Light L16. Nikon’s patent is for a compact camera with four different sensors paired with four different lenses (with different angle of view).

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Another Nikon patent for the rumored Nikkor PC-E 19mm f/4 tilt shift lens

Nikon filed another patent in Japan for a Nikkor PC-E 19mm f/4 tilt shift lens. Nikon has already filed at least two similar lens patents in the past. I have reliable information that this lens will be officially announced at Photokina or latest by the end of the year. Here are the patent details:

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New patent: the Nikon Coolpix P900 camera replacement could have a 100x zoom lens

   Nikon Japan has a new patent for a compact super zoom camera with a 100x optical zoom lens (4.4-440mm f/2.8-8.3 or 24-2400mm equivalent) designed for a 1/2.3″ sensor. The current Nikon Coolpix P900 model ($499.98) has a 83x optical zoom (24-2000mm). Here are the details of the patent application:

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Another Nikon lens patent designed for 1″ sensor (9mm f/1.8)

Nikon recently filed a patent for a 9mm f/1.8 lens designed for cameras with 1″ sensor (Nikon 1, DL): Patent 2016-38547 Published 2016.3.22 Filing date 2014.8.11 f 9.14 FNO 1.82 2ω 83.72 Y 7.12 BF 14.44 TL 47.00 Here is the full list of recent lens patents designed for 1″ sensor filed by Nikon in […]

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Nikon has a patent for a smart watch that emits fragrance

In December 2015 a new Nikon patent application was published in Japan for a smart watch that can emit fragrance: The patent was filed in June, 2014. Via Egami, picture: eBay

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