About Optics & Photonics

The Japanese camera industry is in a state of transition. The Camera & Image Products Association (CIPA) is the Japanese organisation which deals with any photography related technologies. CIPA's shipment statistics are based on reports by its members, including Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic. These companies supplies about three quarters of the global digital camera market.

Table of Contents

  • Overview
  • Digital
  • Built-in Lens vs Interchangeable Lens
  • Mirrorless Hybrid
  • Cooperation Opportunities
  • Expert report
  • Further readings
  • Relevant Organisations and Trade Fairs