Canon has announced two new Wireless File Transmitters - WFT:
- the WFT-E4 II, a new version of the wired/wireless transmitter for the 5D Mark II that includes support for 802.11a wireless networks (besides 802.11b/g) and WFT server that takes advantage of Java enabled browers to easily control camera settings.
- the WFT-E2 II and WFT-E2 II A, an evolution for newer 1-series models like EOS 1D Mark IV.
Both models support high security WPA2-PSK authentication, AES encryption over wireless networks and IPsec encryption.
A USB port and a host function also allows connection to other devices, like a GPS to geo-tag images.
Availability from end of this year at price of € 849 (VAT included) for E4 and € 799 (VAT included) for E2.