Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Yoshida, Saburo Uchida, and Takeo Maeda founded Canon in Tokyo in 1937. Today, Canon is a Japanese multinational corporation that’s a leading provider of digital-imaging solutions and optical products, including cameras, video cameras, photocopiers, and co... Read Moremputer printers. The company is headquartered in Tokyo and has a primary listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Canon produced the Kwanon in 1934, a prototype for Japan’s first 35 mm camera. Today, Canon specializes in film single-lens reflex (SLR) and digital SLR cameras, lenses, and video camcorders. It’s also well known for its digital cameras, as the company has been developing digital cameras since 1984, starting with the RC-701. Along with digital cameras, the company offers digital copiers, printers, and scanners for home and office use.
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