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Olympus Air A01 wireless camera leverages your smartphone

Olympus Air A01 wireless camera leverages your smartphone

Olympus has introduced its own lens-shaped wireless camera designed specifically for use with smartphones: the Olympus Air A01. This camera is similar to Sony's own recent lens cameras, offering the quality you get with a dedicated digital camera while leveraging all the features (connectivity, instant sharing, etc.) of a smartphone. This is an open platform camera joined by eight apps, nearly two dozen filter and art effects, and it'll be available starting early next month through the maker's online store.

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Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 focuses on rugged selfies

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860 focuses on rugged selfies

Olympus has a taste for rugged little action cameras, and the Stylus Tough TG-860 looks set to continue that legacy, focusing particularly on selfie-obsessed explorers. Wrapping a 16-megapixel sensor with 5x optical zoom and ultra wide-angle 21mm lens in a metal body that's waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof, crushproof, and dustproof, it can also be squeezed inside an underwater case to take down to depths of up to 147 feet.

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Olympus E-M5 Mark II adds 5-axis OIS and 40MP mode

Olympus E-M5 Mark II adds 5-axis OIS and 40MP mode

Olympus has taken one of its most popular interchangeable lens cameras back to the lab, revamped it, and returned with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Toting a 16-megapixel sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, HD video recording, and integrated WiFi, the new version builds on the success of the original E-M5, with features like a 40-megapixel shot mode that combines multiple frames for extra detail, up to 10fps RAW still capture, and 81-point Fast AF.

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Olympus eyes a lens mount module that can become a drone

Olympus eyes a lens mount module that can become a drone

Personal drones have opened up digital photography to a new breed of users and uses. Naturally, camera makers want in on the new and still hot market that is practically dominated by the likes of GoPro. But while Olympus isn't exactly going out to build a drone of its own, it is trying to come up with the next best thing. It's Open Platform Camera or OPC aims to create a "lens-camera drone", that is, a lens mount that can be equipped with a rotor.

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Olympus Capture tethering app arrives for OM-D E-M1 users

Olympus Capture tethering app arrives for OM-D E-M1 users

Olympus has announced that its Capture Studio software is now available for any and all OM-D E-M1 users to enjoy. This joins the E-M1 firmware version 2.0 that was recently dropped early, originally intended to arrive this week on September 24.

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Olympus pulls trigger on E-M1 v2.0 firmware early: Go get it!

Olympus pulls trigger on E-M1 v2.0 firmware early: Go get it!

Excited by Olympus' new firmware 2.0 for the E-M1? Turns out Olympus was too; so excited, in fact, that it couldn't resist pushing out the update early. Originally intended to drop on September 24th, the upgrade - which adds niceties like tethered shooting - has in fact gone live today.

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Olympus adds 40-150mm f/2.8 zoom to PRO range

Olympus adds 40-150mm f/2.8 zoom to PRO range

Got fifteen hundred bucks burning a hole in your pocket, and a hankering for a new Olympus pro-spec lens? The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm f2.8 PRO might fit the bill, the first telephoto in the company's PRO range to be dust, splash, and freezproof.

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Olympus E-M1 firmware v2.0 adds tethered shooting, more

Olympus E-M1 firmware v2.0 adds tethered shooting, more

Olympus is upgrading its much-loved OM-D E-M1 camera with its 2.0 firmware, adding USB tethered shooting and in-camera editing borrowed from the E-M10. The new software, along with a companion Olympus Studio tethering app, also arrives with a silver version of the E-M1.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 tries to appeal to selfie lovers

Olympus PEN E-PL7 tries to appeal to selfie lovers

Olympus has finally outed the PEN E-PL7, the latest in its line of PEN digital compacts, slated for a late September launch. This portable and lightweight camera flaunts a host of features that are targeted at the next generation of digital photographers who are just as obsessed about selfies and photographic filters as they are about picture quality.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 smiles for the camera

Olympus PEN E-PL7 smiles for the camera

Although we're none the wiser about its actual launch date, the next Olympus PEN camera might already be ready to take the spotlight. A leaked photo of what is believed to be the E-PL7 is now making rounds over the Internet, hinting that press materials might already be ready for a big unveil.

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Olympus patent surfaces for Glass-like wearable

Olympus patent surfaces for Glass-like wearable

Olympus is jumping feet-first into the wearable game, with a patent surfacing showing a pair of smartglasses very similar to Google's own Glass. There are subtle differences -- a longer display, at least in illustration form, is one. The basic premise, however, is the same.

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specs leak

Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera specs leak

Olympus' upcoming camera, the PEN E-PL7, leaked earlier this month by way of manual page snippets showing illustrations of the camera and hinting at features. Additional pages from this manual leaked yesterday, and with them comes a long list of the camera's specifications.

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