Olympus is a leading producer of cameras, lenses and specialist optical equipment.
Founded in Japan in 1919, Olympus began by manufacturing original microscopes using local facilities. This spirit of innovation was to become central to the character of the company, leading it to develop the world’s first gastrocamera, the world’s first weatherproof camera and the world’s first neuro–endoscope.
Olympus takes its name from Mount Olympus, which the company views as a symbol of their desire to create the highest&ndashquality products. Olympus’ commitment to this goal has seen its products awarded numerous prestigious awards such as the reddot Design Award, the iF Design Award, the Good Design Award and the International Design Excellence Award.