Center Valley, PA—Olympus Corporation and Panasonic Corporation jointly announced the Micro Four Thirds system standard in 2008 and have since been working together to promote the standard. “We are pleased to announce that Sharp Corporation has recently declared their support for the Micro Four Thirds system standard and will be introducing products compliant with the standard,” the companies jointly announced.
As a driving force behind 8K imaging technology and a product developer, Sharp now supports the Micro Four Thirds standard. In the future, Sharp will add Micro Four Thirds products to their lineup.
Moreover, as the company responsible for initiating both the Four Thirds system and the Micro Four Thirds system standards, Olympus will continue to develop and enhance the product lineup to meet the diverse needs of customers.
Sharp Corporation is a worldwide developer of products and core technologies. Its portfolio plays a role in shaping the future of electronics. The company is also a leader in LCDs and digital technologies; it offers broad as well as advanced lines of consumer electronics, information products and electronic components. It also creates new network businesses. In addition, the Sharp group employs 53,939 people around the world; it recorded consolidated annual sales of 2,427 billion yen for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018.