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What does IS stand for?

IS stands for Image Stabilizer (camera lens)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The blurring of an image due to hand shake occurs often when using a high zoom, however, the Optical Image Stabilizer minimizes it without causing deterioration of image quality.
A redesigned optical path includes an increased number of elements and two aspherical lenses for fast, accurate performance, whilst Canon's acclaimed Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) technology provides distortion-free images throughout the range of the 10x optical zoom.
The camera also offers the new Super Dynamic III technology, which gives the camera a number of advantages, including the ability to produce excellent images in harsh lighting conditions, an image stabilizer for windy or vibrating locations, and extreme low-light sensitivity.