Olympus confirms what we already knew: Camera business is here to stay :)

Well Olympus just made their Christmas present ot MFT customers confirming that the camera business isn’t going to shut down as some wild rumors reported. In a double report via Nikkei.com and Newsswitch Olympus manager ocnfirmed:

Cameras and interchangeable lenses have a rapid development cycle of technologies such as image processing and optics, and will be the driving force of imaging, which is the core of Olympus technology. The technology cultivated in the imaging business is useful for 4K endoscope systems in the medical field.

via Digicameinfo

Fuji confirms: “we have decided not to take part in photokina 2020”

Petapixel got the official confirmation from Fuji that they will not participate at Photokina 2020. Fuji said:

After considering exhibiting from an overall perspective, including the launch timing of several exciting new products next year, our sales promotion plans, and cost effectiveness, we have decided not to take part in photokina 2020. We will continue to engage with our customers through other avenues including hands-on, interactive events, increasing opportunities to demonstrate the outstanding value and capability of our products and services directly to users, and strengthening the digital presence of our products. The number one priority for Fujifilm is and always will be our customers, and we will continue to make decisions based on the best ways to engage with our community.