Nikon Corp. ADR (NINOY) - OTCPK - Current
  • Mon, Apr. 25, 5:30 PM
    • Startup Light’s L16 camera is the first salvo in the company's attempt to upend a digital SLR market dominated by Canon (NYSE:CAJ) and Nikon (OTCPK:NINOY). The L16 contains 16 different sets of lenses and sensors - five shoot at 35mm, and the other 11 at 75-150mm - in a form factor resembling that of point-and-shoot cameras. Up to ten of the lenses/sensors simultaneously fire when a picture is taken.
    • As a result, only zoom and shutter speed are determined at the time of shooting. Unlike with conventional cameras, qualities such as focus and depth-of-field can be adjusted afterwards thanks to the L16’s use of computational imaging. Meanwhile, having up to ten lenses/sensors fire at once allows the L16 to create images as large as 52MP, and helps a lot with low-light photography.
    • At $1,699, the L16 isn’t cheap. And even if one was willing to spend that much to buy one, pre-orders have sold out. However, Light insists the L16 is simply a proof-of-concept, and that its long-term goal is give consumers cameras that can deliver both professional-quality photos and smartphone-like simplicity. Light could have a tough time winning over professional photographers who depend on DSLRs and their professional-grade lenses. However, the company insists enthusiast consumer photographers are a larger opportunity.
    • Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) may be looking to provide similar functionality on a much smaller scale with the iPhone 7. The next-gen iPhone is rumored to sport a dual-lens camera that leverages technology developed by computational imaging startup LinX (acquired in 2015).
    | Mon, Apr. 25, 5:30 PM | 2 Comments
  • Feb. 25, 2013, 7:52 PM
    Japanese stocks stumble out of the gate, falling sharply in early trading as a powerful rally in the yen and a sell-off in U.S. stocks overnight dampens sentiment. The Nikkei Average falls 2.1% to 11,420, with shares hit hard across the board: Sony (SNE -2.8%), Nikon (NINOY.PK -3.4%), Advantest (ATE -3.1%), and Honda (HMC -2.7%).
    | Feb. 25, 2013, 7:52 PM
  • Jan. 22, 2013, 10:02 PM
    Japanese stocks tank in early trading, with the Nikkei falling 1.1% in reaction to gains in the yen after the timing of the Bank of Japan's latest easing moves disappointed investors. The Japanese central bank pushed the bulk of additional asset buying into next year, sending the yen higher against the dollar and euro and hitting exporters: Sony (SNE -2.1%), Nikon (NINOY.PK -2.4%), Nissan (NSANY.PK -2% lower), and Mazda (MZDAY.PK -2.3%).
    | Jan. 22, 2013, 10:02 PM
  • Mar. 6, 2012, 7:30 PM
    Japanese shares dip in early trading, on the back of heavy losses in the U.S. and Europe overnight. The Nikkei Average is currently down 1.1% at 9,527, with industrial shares and exporters leading declines: Komatsu ({[KMTUY.PK]] -4.1%), Hitachi Construction Machinery (HTCMY.PK -3.1%), Sony (SNE -3.40%) and Nikon (NINOY.PK -2.2%).
    | Mar. 6, 2012, 7:30 PM
Company Description
Nikon is engaged in the manufacture and sale of precision equipment, imaging products, instruments, and other products. Co.'s principal products include IC and IC steppers including 'NSR-S306C', 'NSR-SF200', and 'FX-702J'; single-lens reflex cameras cameras, compact cameras, interchangeable... More
Sector: Technology
Industry: Electronic Equipment
Country: Japan