Camera producing brands Canon and Nikon are well known faces in the global market. They have the highest market share worldwide. Gaining popularity and being successful takes a lot of endeavor and years of struggle.
These two companies have been in the market from many decades and still hold the leading positions among their competitors. Both the organizations produce a number of products and equipments, apart from cameras. This infographic presents the history and the success stories of Canon and Nikon brands.
Canon corporation began as Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory in 1937. Canon developed the first 10 key calculator in the world. It is also the company to introduce the world's first camera, embedded with micro computer. In 2005, it released the first video camcorder of high definition.
Nikon enterprise was established way back in 1917. Its first camera, the Nikon 1 was released in 1948. Nikon creates the digital SLRs for NASA in 1991. Nikon D90 is released in 2008 as the first SLR video recorder.