Canon filed a new patent in Japan. The new patent describes the the possibility of image stabilization in a tilt-shift lens.
Currently there are no other tilt-shift lenses with IS on the market. If this patent hits the market, Canon would produce the world’s first image stabilised Tilt-Shift lens.
According to latest Canon rumors, the next Canon Tilt-Shift Lenses is rumored to be announced in 2016. See the patent details below.
Canon tilt-shift lens with built-in image stabilisation patent
Patent Publication No. 2015-99216 (Google Translated)
- Published 2015.5.28
- Filing date 2013.11.18
- Anti-vibration possible tilt-shift lens
- Possible anti-vibration while maintaining the tilt
- A first vibration proof group corresponding to the tilt, the second of vibration proof group corresponding to the shift
- Carry out the tilt vibration isolation of a shift anti-vibration, the telephoto side in the wide side