Canon Inc. is a Japanese international company focusing on the manufacture of imaging and also optical items, consisting of cameras, video cameras, professional screens, TV broadcasting along with movie devices, projectors, photocopier, photolitography devices (steppers, scanners), computer printers, photo scanners, area glasses, microscopic lens, medical devices (consisting of Computer system Tomography diagnostic systems, MRI as well as evaluation ultrasound systems), LCD as well as likewise OLED panel production devices, CCTV solutions, thinking of picking up systems, calculators, high accuracy positioning in addition to measurement devices (such as rotating encoders), and also custom-made optical parts (including lenses) for 3rd celebration firms. It is headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.

Canon has a key listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and also is a constituent of the TOPIX Core30 and Nikkei 225 index. It has a second listing on the New York Stock Exchange.