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I just read in [Wikipedia](

Nikon VR/Sigma OS/Tamron VC/Tokina VCM: Optical image stabilization, also called Vibration Reduction, indicated green background, a system used to compensate for vibration and other camera movement.

And I couldn't find any reference to that "green background". What does that mean ?

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closed as too localized by chills42 Sep 10 '12 at 14:03

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@chills42 - Interesting, I never thought of too localized in time. I need to think in 4D more :) – Itai Sep 10 '12 at 14:21
@chills42 Yes, I didn't thought of it being too localized because I though it was a new(old) technology that I never heard off... – woliveirajr Sep 10 '12 at 14:25
Its too localized in the sense that the question only had merit in relation to a specific wikipedia article, one which could easily be corrected (if it indeed was incorrect), thereby also making the question of value only for a very limited time. Too Localized was the correct closure option. – jrista Sep 10 '12 at 18:36
@woliveirajr it's nothing against you, it was a valid question until it was answered :) – chills42 Sep 10 '12 at 19:07
up vote 7 down vote accepted

It is poorly written. Indicated Green Background refers to the list below where lenses models with stabilization are highlighted with a green background like the AF-S 16-35mm in the wide-angle section:

enter image description here

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:) Thanks, now I understood... I edited wikipedia to better phrase it. – woliveirajr Sep 10 '12 at 13:49
Great! I was about to do that after you accepted the answer so to not confuse people more :) – Itai Sep 10 '12 at 13:51
Thus rendering this question completely redundant ;) – Matt Grum Sep 10 '12 at 14:01
Good catch @Itai – camflan Sep 10 '12 at 16:24

It looks like a mistake. Remove "indicated green background" from the statement and it is correct.

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