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In 2010, Canon acquired Tereck Office Solutions, Inc.[19]

On 16 March 2010, Canon announced that it was seeking to acquire a new .canon generic top-level domain, acquiring it in February 2015 and using it for the first time on its global website in May 2016.[20][21]

In the third quarter of 2012, Canon’s global market share in the sale of printers, copiers and multifunction devices was 20.90%.[22]

In early 2013, Canon USA moved into a new US$500 million headquarters in Melville, New York.[23][24]

In February 2014, the compamy announced it would acquire Texas-based Molecular Imprints Inc., a developer of nanoprint lithography systems, for an amount speculated to be around US$98 million.[25]

On 13 June 2014, the company announced it had acquired Danish IP Surveillance VMS software company Milestone Systems. Milestone provides open-platform software to allow video management from various vendors in a single interface; therefore the company will operate as a separate entity.[26]

On 10 February 2015, Canon announced that it had intentions to buy Swedish Security Camera maker Axis Communications for US$2.83 billion.[27] On 23 February 2015, Axis Communications reacted to this news and confirmed that it had received a purchase proposal from Canon. The purchase was effectively completed in April 2015.[28]

On 24 April 2015, Canon Europe announced it had acquired the London-based family photo sharing startup Lifecake.[29][30]

In November 2015, in an effort to avoid the selling of gray-market camera gear, Canon USA filed litigation against a number of camera gear retailers. Retailers include Get It Digital, All New Shop and F&E Trading.[31]

In March 2016, Canon acquired Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation for US$5.9 billion.[32]

On 28 March 2017, Canon Europe announced it had acquired the London-based printing startup Kite.[33][34]

On 2 April 2019, the company introduces two new UHDgc 2/3-inch Portable Zoom Lenses designed For 4K UHD Broadcast Cameras.[35]

In July 2020, Canon recorded its first ever quarterly loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[36]

In September 2020, Fujitsu announced that it will provide the company with a Fujitsu Supercomputer PRIMEHPC FX1000 unit, to assist with its no-prototype development manufacturing initiative.[37]

Canon’s products include cameras (including compact digital camera, video camera, film SLR and digital SLR), camcorders, lenses, broadcasting equipment and solutions (such as free viewpoint solution), professional displays, projectors, manufacturing equipment (including photolitography equipment such as steppers, scanners), printers, photocopiers, image scanners, digital microfilm scanners, fax machines, binoculars, microscopes, medical equipment (including diagnostic systems such as ultrasound, X-ray, CT and MRI scanners and ophthalmic equipment), CCTV solutions, image sensors, calculators, high precision positioning and measurement devices (such as rotary encoders), custom optical components, handy terminals, mixed reality systems, software, and space satellites.


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