"NIKKOR & ACC" app (for iPad)
April 23, 2015
A convenient tool that offers various information on interchangeable lenses and accessories for Nikon cameras
TOKYO - Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that it has developed and released the "NIKKOR & ACC" app (exclusively for iPad) that introduces NIKKOR lenses for cameras with interchangeable lenses and a variety of accessories. The "NIKKOR & ACC" app can be downloaded free of charge from Apple's App Store. In addition, a short movie has also been released for introduction of the contents of the app.
Installing the "NIKKOR & ACC" app makes it possible to download the contents of "Digital Catalog". "Digital Catalog" that includes the entire lineup of NIKKOR lenses* is a convenient app that allows users to search for lenses based on lens type, technology used, specifications and sample images. Quick confirmation of lens information helps users who are considering the purchase of new lenses to find those most desired or most appropriate for their purposes.
The "Digital Catalog" menu offers 5 items, specifications, lens categories, focal length, f-number, and a variety of sample images shorted by shooting scenes. By using these items, users can compare various lenses to find the one most desired. "Contents Maps" that allows users to directly select desired contents of "Digital Catalog" is also available. Added to this are the "NIKKOR Lens Technology" movie that introduces Nikon's representative lens technologies and the "The Optical Masterpiece" movie that demonstrates the high-quality and reliability of sophisticated NIKKOR lenses.
In addition to various information such as lens characteristics, primary specifications, illustration of lens construction, MTF curves, sample images, accessories as well as external design included in the introduction of each lens, focal length and angle of view of the lens are illustrated with sample images for easier understanding. The information necessary to select lenses is richly provided so that information on any NIKKOR lens is readily available to users.
Information on lens basics, NIKKOR lens technology, Speedlights, etc. will be added to the contents of "Digital Catalog" in the future to make this app more informative. In addition to the "NIKKOR & ACC" app, Nikon plans to create more apps for Nikon imaging products such as an app for Nikon digital SLR cameras.
- *Interchangeable lenses for Nikon digital SLR cameras available as of April 23, 2015
NIKKOR & ACC overview
|Release date||April 23, 2015|
|Supported OS||iOS 8 and later|
- *Chinese will be supported around June 2015. Support for other languages is under consideration.
Sincerely responding to various requests from users, Nikon has been delivering results and building trust by making the most of the advanced optical technologies cultivated over its long history.
A number of technologies that Nikon has developed such as Nano Crystal Coat that is an anti-reflection coating, PF (Phase Fresnel) lens elements with superior chromatic aberration compensation capability that makes lenses smaller and lighter, fluorite lens elements that offer superior chromatic aberration compensation and make telephoto lenses more compact, Fluorine Coat that effectively repels dust, water, grease, dirt, etc. are used for NIKKOR lenses.
Nikon's own high-quality standards are applied to all stages from initial design and development to final product release for design that responds to user needs, and production system and inspections that ensure the superior quality and reliability of NIKKOR lenses.
Nikon's lineup of lenses for cameras with interchangeable lenses currently consists of more than 90 types of lenses, including ultra wide-angle to super-telephoto lenses, fisheye lenses, zoom lenses, Micro lenses, and PC-E lenses, that support a wide variety of applications, as well as 1 NIKKOR lenses.
- *Telecommunication fees may be required for download.
- *This app is exclusively for iPad. It cannot be used with iPhone.
- *Apple, App Store, iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.
- *App Store is a service of Apple Inc.
- *Trade names (companies, products, services, etc.) are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
- *Specifications, design, product name and supplied accessories may differ by country or area.
- *Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacture.
The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.