Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

About that Sony buying Nikon “rumor”

Initially I was not going to cover this nonsense here on the blog (remember the Nikon buying Samsung camera division “rumor”?), but Thom Hogan wrote a very nice and long article that covers pretty much everything I have to say on this topic – you can read it at dslrbodies.com. Here are just a few quotes:

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“New possibilities are opening up for Nikon in the fields of action, wearable and drones”

In an article about Nikon marketing strategy, Birgitta Olson (global marketing manager at Nikon) mentioned that “new possibilities are opening up for Nikon in the fields of action, wearable and drones”.

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Citi: time to buy Nikon stock

This just in from Barron’s: According to Citi Research‘s Masahiro Shibano and Yuta Nishiyama, Nikon now has 3 new sources of growth, in FPD (flat-panel displays) lithography equipment, SPE lithography equipment, and imaging. The analysts wrote: Our Buy thesis rests on 1) improving visibility (for now) in FPD lithography and the likelihood that Nikon can avoid […]

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Nikon acquired Mark Roberts Motion Control

Nikon acquired Mark Roberts Motion Control – a robotics solution company. Here is the press release:

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What to expect from Nikon at Photokina

Unless I am missing something, it seems that Nikon has nothing major to announce at Photokina this year. The big wild card of course is the new Nikon mirrorless camera with a “large” sensor:

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Nikon Online School launched with three new classes

Nikon launched Nikon School Online, a new paid photography and video online classes, as an expansion of the already existing Nikon School. The different courses (three so far) can be found here. The pricing for each of the classes is between $15 and $50. Press release:

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