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Japan’s Kumamoto quakes likely had a major effect on camera production

After a powerful series of earthquakes struck Japan in April, imaging sensors are finally starting to roll out of Sony's Kumamoto plant. However, with many products still delayed, it may be some time before the camera industry fully…
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Could Olympus’ new patented focusing tech end the DSLR vs. mirrorless debate?

If mirrorless cameras could focus just as fast as DSLRs, would that end the debate over which is better? A patent filed by Olympus would allow its mirrorless lenses to both lose some weight and gain some serious autofocus speed.
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Olympus' experimental image sensor shoots color and near-infrared simultaneously

Two images, one sensor. A new photo imaging sensor, developed by Olympus in partnership with the Tokyo Institute of Technology, is capable of capturing color and near-infrared images simultaneously.
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Olympus merges simplicity and affordability in new lens kit options

Buying Micro Four Thirds lenses just got simpler for newbies, with two-lens kits from Olympus that take the guesswork out of choosing lenses. Oh, and they're cheaper too.
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Olympus rugged Stylus TG-Tracker is an outdoors camera worthy of lumberjacks

Featuring a field sensor system that collects environmental data, Olympus' new Tough TG-Tracker rugged action cam overlays metric info onto stills and videos. The 8MP camera also records video in 4K with a 204-degree field of view.
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Olympus adds luxury touch to E-M10 Mark II with limited edition

Olympus is giving its entry-level O-MD camera a luxurious upgrade with a limited edition that wrapped in brown synthetic leather, with a complementing genuine leather strap. The kit also includes a 14-42mm lens with special metal cap.
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Olympus’ 300mm lens puts extra stabilization into handheld photography

Olympus' new 300mm PRO-series Micro Four Thirds lens is its first with built-in image stabilization. Combined with select cameras with 5-axis image stabilization, it increases the stabilization further.
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Olympus gives new love to E-M1, E-M5 II cameras via firmware updates

For owners of Olympus' O-MD E-M1 and E-M5 Mark II cameras, upcoming firmware updates will add new features. These include focus bracketing for depth-of-field images with greater area of focus, and other enhancements to photos and videos.
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Turn your phone into a legit camera with the Olympus Air, soon to come stateside

Olympus is the latest to introduce a lens camera, a concept pioneered by Sony. The new Air is a self-contained Micro Four Thirds camera that attaches to a smartphone or tablet, and lets you attach a variety of interchangeable lenses.
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Olympus pokes fun at DSLRs, wants people to avoid ‘DSL-Arm’

According to Olympus, there's a new medical condition affecting photographers, called "DSL-Arm," but it's actually a new marketing campaign to promote its smaller, lighter O-MD E-M5 Mark II camera.