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Olympus Corporation is a Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products, as well as precision machinery and instruments based in Tokyo, Japan. Olympus was founded in the year 1919 by Takeshi Yamashita and was previously named "Takachiho Seisakush" which was derived from Mt. Takachiho. The company then changed its name to the Greek mythology-inspired Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. in 1949 to "reflect its strong aspiration to create high-quality, world-famous products." And after many years of existence, the company eventually opted for the much simpler name Olympus Corporation in 2003. Olympus's products include digital cameras (like the OM-D E-M5), film cameras, lenses, voice recorders, and digital audio players.

Olympus E-600 announced

08/31/2009, Olympus has announced its E-600 digital camera which is basically a more affordable version of the current E-620 model that was introduced earlier this February, where it lacks backlit buttons as well as three art filter modes in the firmware – both...

Olympus Plans To Release New Micro Four Thirds Camera

05/15/2009, The Micro Four Thirds camera system trend seems to be catching on these days, and Olympus has plans to release another model sometime this July. What you see here is not the final product but a concept mock-up of the camera, where this new model will...