Patent: GPS & Wi-Fi in Metal Body, for Canon 5D Mark IV ?

built in gps wi-fi

Canon Japan recently posted a new patent about GPS and Wi-Fi features in the Canon metal bodies. We already know recently announced Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has built-in GPS, but no built-in Wi-Fi. So this patent is probably designed for upcoming Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. As according to previous rumors, 5D Mark IV will feature with built-in GPS and built-in Wi-Fi.

Patent Publication No. 2016-53665

  • Published 2016.4.14
  • Filing date 2014.9.4
  • Magnesium alloy
  • Providing a GPS module to the finder part
  • To protect the GPS module in the wireless communication lid made of a synthetic resin material
  • The GPS module and the warship portion connected by high thermal conduction efficiency copper foil tape, heat away

via: EG

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