Canon has opened the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center to better serve its film and television production clients. The office located on the historic Sunset Gower Studio lot in Los Angeles is designed to provide a local site to foster support research service and training for Hollywood’s thriving entertainment industry. “We want to offer a one-stop shop where our clients can come to ask questions and explore our various products with the help of our highly qualified technical and engineering staff members. The Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center provides a well-equipped venue for working with professionals in a range of imaging industries from film and television production to still imaging and professional output ” saysYuichi Ishizuka executive vice president and general manager Imaging Technologies and Communications Group Canon U.S.A. Comprehensive product repair services for Canon professional products will be available in the new Hollywood facility starting in late 2011. On-site repair operations will include two camera body and lens adjustment rooms. The Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center will also serve as a field extension of Canon’s Research and Solution Engineering Department dedicated to ensuring that current and future products meet or exceed the demands of our clientele. As a local research and development center staff will assess market demands and expectations for new professional imaging technology and look to build them into future product generations and customer support provisions.