Canon unveils PowerShot G7 X Mark II Software Development Kit; enabling developers to build low cost, compact photo solutions

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 19 April 2017 – Canon Europe, world leader in imaging solutions, today announces the release of a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the PowerShot G7 X Mark II, a powerful compact camera with outstanding image quality¹. Following feedback from Canon’s community of software developers, the SDK allows users to control major functions of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II, such as zoom and exposure, perfect for the likes of ID photograph booths, 3D scanning or medical research.

PowerShot G7 X Mark II

The SDK is available free of charge to members of the Canon Digital Imaging Developer Programme. Through its online hub, the programme provides development tools for third party software companies wishing to integrate Canon's products into their own solutions.

The SDK is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X and is available now across EMEA under a non-technical/non-warranty policy. For more information, please visit Canon’s Digital Imaging Developer Program:

¹ To ensure compatibility with the SDK, the PowerShot G7 X Mark II will require a firmware update which is included in the SDK package.