In September of 2014, technology giant Canon U.S.A. Inc. announced to the public the release of three new cameras to the Powershot line. Among those announced launch is the Powershot SX60 HS digital camera. The thrust behind the launch of this model, according to the Tech-giant, is the need to continually meet the demand for high quality imaging tools and products. Reviews to date have lauded the company for meeting these demands; purporting that the SX60 HS camera is packed with features to guarantee an optimized photo experience for both professional and amateur users. Among the features of the new Powershot SX60 HS camera is the sixteen (16) megapixel ½.3 inch BSI-CMOS sensor, Optical Image Stabilizer, fully articulated three (3) inch LCD monitor, Electronic Viewfinder with 100% coverage available, external and built-in flash, a Self-timer feature and continuous drive of approximately 6.4 frames per second.