Inspection and detection

Canon specialist software and camera solutions can help identify and capture vital inspection data for your business. If you’re looking to increase the efficiency of your manufacturing workflow, your journey starts here.
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How Canon solutions benefit the inspection process

A reliable inspection workflow demands high quality information so that engineers and technicians can make accurate and informed decisions. Every element of the manufacturing process requires constant checks; from prototyping and inspecting manufacturing accuracy, to checking equipment for wear and tear and infrastructure management. Canon’s array of high-resolution cameras, lenses and imaging software offer a seamless and cost-effective way of delivering the detailed data you need, to help identify problems and make your business run more efficiently.



    Record images with accurate colour, sharp focus and high resolution and synchronise precisely with external devices.



    Consistent and high-quality operation with exceptional results delivered remotely via USB.


    Reduced downtime and cost

    Power the camera via AC Adapter and enjoy many years of operation thanks to legendary Canon durability and reliability.


    Improved efficiency

    Enjoy seamless camera control with consistent open-source SDK via USB with precise synchronisation.


A solution for every sector

Regular inspection helps you detect faults and problems early on, saving your business time and money. Canon recognises this and has developed its portfolio to offer a cost-effective and high-quality imaging solution that fits into the way you work. We help businesses across a wide range of sectors: from the automotive world, where our cameras are used to pinpoint stress fractures and below-surface defects in car manufacture, to wind turbines where Canon high resolution sensors help reveal damage to blades. There is no industry where we can’t help to increase your productivity and improve best practice.

Canon cameras and lenses

Canon’s award-winning range of high-resolution cameras and lenses offer highly accurate colour rendition and sharpness to help in the timely detection of faults

  • • Choose from a range of DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
  • • Excellent selection of lenses
  • • Industry proven reliability

Software designed for you

Our Software Developer Kits (SDK and CCAPI) help you create a tailored solution for anyone in your business to use and also enables remote operation of the camera, which is highly advantageous in hazardous situations.

  • • Collaborate with developers
  • • Tailor the software for your needs
  • • Maximise your workflow

Canon cameras and lenses

Ready to help your business

Take a look at the many areas of industry and commerce where our SDK solutions can improve and enhance your business.



    From 3D photogrammetry of aircraft wings to identifying early signs of metal fatigue, Canon cameras with high resolution sensors and super sharp lenses give engineers the tools they need to keep passengers and cargo safe in the skies.



    High resolution images help in making accurate diagnosis and allow doctors to clearly zoom in on skin defects such as moles and melanoma. A Canon SDK integrates with the automated picture taking processes so even untrained staff can use it.



    At the end of a vehicle lease it’s important to document any damage to bodywork or to record yearly wear and tear. Canon PowerShot cameras are compact and easy to use for a quick handheld inspection.


    Energy infrastructure

    From wind turbines to power lines, Canon DSLRs and supertelephoto lenses are used either handheld or as part of a software and SDK solution to provide highly detailed images of faults and failures.

Why Canon?

Canon is the leading name in imaging and has been for over 80 years. We are the number one provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions, ranging from SDK applications for commercial, government and medical to professional cameras and lenses. Imaging is at the core of our business, and we are dedicated to helping people reimagine what is possible through high quality photography and video.

Related solutions

From fully automated all-in-one commerce workflows to medical imaging and scanning, Canon has a vast experience in all aspects of industrial and commercial photography.

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Need to know more?

If you would like to understand Canon’s Inspection solution in more detail, please follow the talk to Canon link, complete the information and a member of our dedicated B2B Segment team for Professional Imaging Products will be in touch with you shortly.

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