Category Archives: Panasonic

The latest patents from Google, Panasonic, Tamron, Canon and Olympus

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→ Google patented a camera embedded in contact lenses. → Panasonic filed a patent for a high resolution light field camera. → Tamron filed a patent for a 15-50mm f/1.4 lens designed for 1/1.7″ sensor.

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Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet in the next 24 hours

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Several websites are reporting rumors that Panasonic may abandon Micro Four Thirds cameras to concentrate on mobile devices. There are even rumors of potential acquisition by Canon. Keep in mind that in some parts of the world it’s already April 1st…

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Panasonic officially announced the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens

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Today Panasonic officially announced the Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 lens (the development of that lens was announced in October last year). The price of the lens is $599 and it will be available in black and silver. Shipping will start in June. From the press release:

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Panasonic Lumix GH4 camera now available for pre-order

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The price of the Panasonic GH4 is now officially announced and the camera is available for pre-order: Panasonic GH4 body only Adorama | B&H | Amazon Panasonic DMW-YAGH interface unit for GH4: Adorama | B&H | Amazon Panasonic GH4 with DMW-YAGH: Adorama | B&H Shipping will start in early May.

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What else is new?

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→ Fujifilm released firmware updates for several X series cameras and Fujinon zoom lenses (X-Pro1, X-E1, X-E2, X-M1, X-A1, XC16-50mm, XF18-55mm and XF55-200mm). → Fujifilm opened a new photography boutique in Tokyo called Wonder Photo Shop (see translated press release). → CASE is an Indiegogo project for a lighter and smaller wireless camera controller. → New: SOCAM UltiMate action camera.

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Images from the 2014 CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan

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The 2014 CP+ expo is now over. Here are few pictures from the show courtesy of Glenn (see also his flickr stream):

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What else is new?

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→ Sandisk announced world’s fastest SD card with up to 250MB/s write speeds for continuous burst mode shooting and transfer speeds of up to 280MB/s. The new SanDisk Extreme PRO SD UHS-II card is UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) enabled, a new specification allowing for high-quality 4K video recording. → All current deals and rebates can be found […]

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