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Old Feb 5, 2006, 7:51 PM   #1
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What does the "AI" in AI Focus AF and AI Servo AF stand for?
I know what the modes do but I'm curious as to the meaning of "AI".
The only thing I think of is "Auto Initiate".

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Old Feb 5, 2006, 10:17 PM   #2
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Artificial Intelligence ???
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Old Feb 6, 2006, 9:01 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply.
Your guess is better than mine.
Based on the number of responses, I think I'm not the only one who doesn't know.

For now I'll use your answer to satisfy my curiosity.

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Your guess is better than mine...
It wasn't a guess: :-)
http://photonotes.org/cgi-bin/entry.pl?id=AIServo
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Thanks for your reply and the link.
I'm sorry I thought your first response was a guess. The question marks threw me off.

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Sorry about that '?"

It's my skepticism about anything artificial - I like the natural stuff myself, and IMO highly doubt any intelligence in the camera can replace the person behind it
-> Most often one learned after the fact what the camera's intelligence did wrong... and it goes for 'evaluative' metering too especially with flash!
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Old Feb 6, 2006, 8:04 PM   #7
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I agree with you on all you have said.

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