Canon EOS R3 patent finally explains how eye-controlled AF might work

A patent has revealed how the incoming Canon EOS R3’s eye-controlled autofocus system might work in its electronic viewfinder without affecting the EVF’s image quality.

Canon’s eye-controlled AF tech, which promises to let you move the autofocus point around the frame using just your eye, first appeared way back in the Canon EOS 5 and EOS 3 SLRs during the 90s. We haven’t seen it appear in electronic viewfinders yet, but that’s about to change – and a patent appears to have revealed how it could work.

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Canon EOS R3 will shoot 30 fps Raw bursts, with oversampled 4K and 8-stop IS
Canon EOS R3

Canon has released additional details about its high-end EOS R3 mirrorless camera, which we expect will be shipping by the Read more

Canon EOS R3 will have AF tracking for racing cars and motorbikes
Canon EOS R3

The Canon EOS R3 has taken a step closer to a full launch thanks to the release of some more Read more

Here’s everything we know about the Canon EOS R3
Canon EOS R3

Introduction Canon has announced further specifications of its forthcoming EOS R3, giving a clearer picture of what the camera will Read more

Canon Released New Firmware for EOS-1D X Mark II & EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon Released New Firmware for EOS-1D X Mark II & EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon released a minor firmware update for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Firmware Version Read more

Product Images of Canon EOS R3 Mirrorless Camera
Product Images of Canon EOS R3 Mirrorless Camera

Here are the new product images of Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera. Thanks to this, we can see the soon to be Read more

The Canon RF 35mm F1.4 L Has to Address a Big Problem
The Canon RF 35mm F1.4 L Has to Address a Big Problem

Word on the street is that the Canon RF 35mm f1.4 L lens will be coming this year. “That’s a Read more

Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens Coming in Late 2021 with EOS R3
Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens Coming in Late 2021 with EOS R3

According to latest rumors, Canon is planning to announce a new RF 35mm f/1.2L USM lens for EOS R system cameras Read more

The 3 Legged Thing Roxie Helps the Canon EOS R5 Capture Better Birds
The 3 Legged Thing Roxie Helps the Canon EOS R5 Capture Better Birds

Essentials is a series featuring products we’re currently lusting over in quick, easy-to-digest posts. Camera brands that work with third Read more

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R6
Best Lenses for Canon EOS R6

Looking for the best lenses for Canon EOS R6? You’ve come to the right place. Here are the top recommended Read more

Interview: Canon EOS R3 Not The Flagship Full Frame Mirrorless Camera
Interview: Canon EOS R3 Not The Flagship Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Russian site PhotoWebExpo made an interview with Mr. Andrey Tishchenko, Canon Russia’ Head of Product and Consumer Expertise and covered many aspects Read more

It’s Not Canon’s Greatest Achievement: Canon EOS M50 II Review
It’s Not Canon’s Greatest Achievement: Canon EOS M50 II Review

The Canon EOS M50 II doesn’t put the EF-M mount in good light. Canon saw a great deal of success Read more

Canon EOS R3’s eye-controlled autofocus details shown off in new patents
More Insights About Canon EOS R3 Features (45MP, Quad-Pixel AF)

The Canon EOS R3 development announcement caused quite the furore when the camera maker revealed it would be getting an Read more