Canon Elph 360 HS: A Guide for Beginners Canon Inc. is a multinational corporation that dates back to the early 1930s. This renowned entity has over the past few decades, built a name for quality optical products which include a number of state of the art cameras. Among the latest cameras launched by the Canon Inc., is the Canon ELPH 360 HS; also known as the IXUS 285 HS. Released in January of 2016, the device forms part of the Powershot ELPH entry-line cameras and is expected to become available to the public in February 2016. The compact digital camera has been dubbed ideal for the novice photographer and is said to offer a number of features; both modern and classic in nature.