Category Archives: Other Nikon stuff

U.S. International Trade Commission has launched a patent infringement investigation of certain Nikon digital cameras, software and components

       Reuters reports that the U.S. International Trade Commission has launched a patent infringement investigation of certain Nikon digital cameras, software and components triggered by a complaint from Carl Zeiss and ASML. Everything started last month when Nikon filed a lawsuit against ASML and Carl Zeiss over patented semiconductor lithography technology. Three days […]

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Another poll: how many megapixels do you need from your next Nikon camera

In the last poll over 33,300 readers voted on what camera they want Nikon to release next (see the results at the bottom of this post). Some of you have requested another poll based on sensor resolution (direct link to poll): How many megapixels do you need from your next Nikon camera? Here are the results from the […]

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Nikon management shakeup

Nikon announced the resignation of their Chairman of the Board Makoto Kimura. Several other directors and officers will also be replaced (see the full list here and here). Some additional corporate changes will take place on June 29th:

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Nikon yearly financial results are out

Nikon published their financial results for the year that ended in March 2017: Nikon slips to net loss, operating profit up; sees profit, higher sales in FY18 (NASDAQ) 7.11 billion yen net loss 53.37 billion yen in restructuring expenses Operating income increased 60.8% For next year Nikon expects profit of 34 billion yen Nikon financial results […]

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The latest CIPA data: 2017 is shaping up to be a good year for camera companies

Nikon is not the only camera manufacturer that is currently having problems (see the latest rumors about Panasonic and Ricoh). The overall camera and lens markets have shrunk significantly compared to a few years ago, but the latest data shows some signs of improvement (I usually cover the monthly CIPA reports over at PhotoRumors). Here is […]

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Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back

Both Zeiss and ASML are suing Nikon back as a result of the patent infringing lawsuit filed by Nikon a few days ago. You can find both press releases here and here:

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