Information and telecommunications technology make it possible to transmit and receive a huge volume of multimedia information.
Canon aims to develop new information and telecommunications technologies and create new products and systems by refining technologies in the image field, its strong point, with the key phrase of "high-quality image communication." Among the areas we are
tackling are gigabit communications, a high-speed switching Optical HUB and mass-transmission technologies, all of which will be utilized as communication infrastructure technologies throughout the businesses and communities of tomorrow. Wireless systems
will be used to make products more convenient, Bluetooth wireless technology will connect devices, and high-speed wireless LAN technologies will be developed. We are also promoting the development of applications for IMT-2000 next generation mobile