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Canon (company)

Canon is a Japanese company that specialises in imaging and optical products, marketing of cameras and computer printers.

The company was founed in 1933 with the name 精機光学研究所 (Seiki-kougaku laboratory) by the co-founder Yoshida Goro[?], his brother-in-law Uchida Saburo[?] aid by 御手洗毅 to pursue research of luxury cameras.

The official Japanese name of the company is キヤノン (not キャノン).

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