Deep learning AI and subject recognition
The EOS ITR AF X autofocus system in the EOS R5 has been programmed using a deep-learning AI, originally developed for our ground-breaking EOS-1D X Mark III DSLR camera. In Face/Eye detection mode, the system recognises faces accurately, including those in profile when only one eye is visible. This ensures subjects are kept razor sharp, even when moving unpredictably and depth of field is shallow. And if a person turns away for a moment, their head continues to be tracked so that their face is sharp when they turn back towards the camera.
Furthermore, the EOS R5’s deep-learning AI has been programmed with the ability to recognise and track vehicles as well as cats, dogs and birds – focusing on either their bodies, faces or eyes. This makes photographing sports and wildlife easier than ever before, especially subjects such as birds in flight. When photographing motorsports, The EOS R5 can recognise motorbikes and racing cars, even distinguishing between open- and closed-cockpits, pinpointing a driver’s helmet when this is visible.