Canon unveils AI-powered PowerShot PICK concept camera. The experimental PowerShot PICK camera can analyze a scene, identify people, track their faces and then, using artificial intelligence, determine the ideal moment to capture a photo.
Canon has launched a campaign on the Japanese crowdfunding site Makuake for an AI-powered camera, the PowerShot PICK. The campaign has proven to be highly successful, attracting nearly ¥100,000,000 in support. The goal was ¥1,000,000.
The PowerShot PICK uses a 1/2.3-inch 12MP CMOS image sensor. It comes with a 19-57mm equivalent zoom lens with a maximum aperture of F2.8. The PICK includes built-in image stabilization. The PICK pans 170° in both directions and can tilt 110°. The PICK records to a microSD card and weighs a mere 170g. See details below :
The PowerShot PICK is a new concept camera that realizes a new way to enjoy photography and video shooting with the optical technology and video processing technology that Canon has cultivate.
Canon PowerShot Pick Specifications:
- 12mp 1/2.3″ CMOS Sensor
- 19-57mm f/2.8-5.0 35mm equivalent zoom lens (4x zoom)
- Pans 170°
- Tilt of 110°
- Electronic Image Stabilization
- Dust and Waterproofing
- Battery life of about 2.5 hours
- Records data to microSD
- USB-C Port
- Both Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity
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