News tagged ‘olympus’

Thursday, 17 Jan 2013

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Canon and Olympus Hold Largest Camera Market Share in Japan Last Year

Despite losing market share over the past year, Canon and Olympus still have the largest market share in the Japanese domestic camera market. Canon sees an increased DSLR market share while Olympus remains the top mirrorless system camera manufacturer.

Monday, 17 Sep 2012

Olympus' New Flagship XZ-2 & Discussion with Seiki Yamamoto

Olympus' New Flagship XZ-2 & Discussion with Seiki Yamamoto

The Stylus XZ-2 is Olympus' new flagship digital compact camera, succeeding the nearly two-year old XZ-1. We discover what's new about the camera, and carry out an interview with Seiki Yamamoto of Olympus about the state of the camera industry.

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Ousted Olympus CEO Michael Woodford Tells All

Ousted Olympus CEO Michael Woodford Tells All

Last year, Michael Woodford, the first non-Japanese to become the CEO of Olympus, confronted Japanese Olympus executives and board members over questionable deals and was then promptly dismissed by the board. He then went to the press, and the ensuring firestorm has seen arrests of Olympus' previous CEO (among others) and a US$10 million lost blamed on the accounting scandal.

Friday, 24 Feb 2012

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Releases 5 New Videos of the OM-D E-M5 in Action

Olympus Australia has published five new videos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera in action. One of the most interesting features, five axis image stabilization, is clearly demonstrated in the videos, as well as the new shadow/highlight controls inside the electronic viewfinder.

Thursday, 16 Feb 2012

Olympus Announces Four New Cameras

Olympus Announces Four New Cameras

Olympus introduces four new cameras - the SZ-14, VG-150, VG-170 and VR-350.

Friday, 10 Feb 2012

Olympus TG-620 Incorporates iHS Technologies to Set New Benchmarks

Olympus TG-620 Incorporates iHS Technologies to Set New Benchmarks

Incorporating the new iHS (Intelligence, High Sensitivity and High Speed) family of technologies in the new Olympus TG-620, users can shoot great images even in lousy conditions.

Thursday, 9 Feb 2012

Olympus Announces the SZ-31MR

Olympus Announces the SZ-31MR

Utilizing Olympus' MR (Multi Recording) technology, the SZ Traveller is capable of capturing 1080 Full HD movies and 16-megapixel stills concurrently.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

New Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm F1.8 & M.ZUIKO 60mm F2.8 Macro Lenses under Development

New Olympus M.ZUIKO 75mm F1.8 & M.ZUIKO 60mm F2.8 Macro Lenses under Development

Olympus Imaging Corporation is developing two new interchangeable lens units for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. These lenses will be launched in the summer of 2012. Prices have not been confirmed.

Thursday, 26 Jan 2012

Olympus Releases the M.Zuiko 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

Olympus Releases the M.Zuiko 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

The first Olympus to feature a motorized zoom mechanism with zoom ratio of 4.2x starting from a wide angle of 24mm, it is ideal for taking wide shots even indoors.

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012

Olympus' Five New Digital Compact Cameras with Three High-Zoom Models

Olympus' Five New Digital Compact Cameras with Three High-Zoom Models

Olympus announces five new digital compact cameras; three high-zoom models, a rugged compact and an entry-level compact.

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