Canon IVY REC - a miniature camera capable of being banned in Russia (2 photos)

Russia has already had a lot of excitement stories.criminal cases for collars with GPS, voice recorders, flash drives and cameras in pens. By law, they can be easily classified as spyware. This definition includes the Canon Ivy Rec camera.

Ivy Rec is made in a small package, similar tocarbine. He clings easily to bags or clothes and quietly takes pictures. On the published images, there is no noticeable presence of any LEDs warning of shooting. This is usually based on those who accuse citizens of acquiring spyware.

Russian legislation is not yetProvides accurate wording that identifies spyware. So this term is also suitable for quite innocuous gadgets such as the new Canon design. To solve the problem with spyware, they recently developed a bill designed to save people from criminal cases of this kind. However, the amendments to the law have not yet been signed by the president, which means that they are not working yet.

Canon Ivy Rec by itself is an ordinary action camera,enclosed in a compact case. She was protected from water. It takes pictures with a 1/3-inch CMOS-sensor in the resolution of 13 megapixels. Video is recorded in Full HD format at 60 frames per second. There is a Bluetooth module for wireless data transmission, for example, to a paired smartphone.

A project for this development was launched at the site.crowdfunding indiegogo. True, the price has not yet been announced and order a novelty, while it is impossible. At this stage, the manufacturer offers to get acquainted with the idea, as well as subscribe to updates. But even if they soon start selling it, it’s worth waiting for the Russian president to sign the new rules, or if the company starts official shipments of the Canon Ivy Rec to Russia.