Rumours claim Nikon have acquired Samsung’s NX technology

NX1 with PL mount Cooke lens

The already very strange Samsung controversy just took an unexpected turn. It must be noted this is a rumour and it is up to you whether to believe it or not! There’s no official announcement but looking at it logically it would definitely explain why Samsung felt it ok to pull their NX system off the market despite having some very valuable (class leading) technology under the hood.

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Steve Jobs on Xerox PARC – this video explains EXACTLY why photography companies are failing to innovate with consumer cameras

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Right now I am shocked at the lack of innovative product design coming out of the DSLR market lead by Canon and Nikon and the failure to respond to the growing threat of consumer smartphones.

Canon’s response has been to ignore the shrinking consumer market by focusing on business to business technologies like security cameras and the pro video market with Cinema EOS. Nikon’s response has been to add a WiFi button to every camera.

Read moreSteve Jobs on Xerox PARC – this video explains EXACTLY why photography companies are failing to innovate with consumer cameras