Olympus says it has no plans to sell its camera business, in responding to blogosphere rumors.
While consumer 3D has died off, the rise of 3D in theaters continues to expand globally. Also, if looking for a home 3D solution, many video projectors support 3D as it is inexpensive to add 3D support to a video projector (unlike flat panel TVs).
Camera sales continue to plunge. Thomas Stirr observes that unit sales numbers have retreated to 1985 levels. As the market changes, and manufacturers may quit the business, or at least cancel existing camera lines, should you sell or future proof? He has some thoughts on that which you may find helpful.
IMAX is closing down its “VR experience” centers, where it hoped to offer virtual reality experiences to theater goers. Apparently the business financials are not working out.
Are amateurs gradually being priced out of the photography market? Sure looks that way.
Nikon discontinues entire Nikon 1 line, including cameras and lenses. Consumers who bought into Nikon’s 1″ sensor system stuck with a dead end lens system. As seen in this chart, the camera line de facto existed for about 4 years, from its introduction in September 2011 to its last new camera introduction in late 2015: Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration Source: Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of...
DxO Labs have issued a statement saying that they have chosen to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection. Source: DxO Labs Goes Bankrupt, Will Not Affect DxO PhotoLab or Nik Software Collection Customers | Photography Blog DxO makes the DxO PhotoLab RAW image processor software (previously known as DxO Optics Pro) and the Nik Software Collection (which they acquired from Google). Both are very good products.
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