Apparently presented Sony camera lenses QX line to connect to smartphones equipped with Wi-Fi support and allow to significantly improve the quality of images from mobile devices, aroused a great interest in the industry.
It is no coincidence profile the Photokina 2014 in Cologne, Germany, rumors circulated about the plans of various vendors to support this initiative, and among them may well be the company Olympus, which is working on similar solutions within the framework of Open Platform.
In this case, even brought Olympus at Photokina 2014 a prototype of its development, which we can see in the photo published. Speaking in general terms, we have a combination of sensor format Micro Four Thirds, Wi-Fi module and a processor for digital signal processing, as well as the battery.
This system must be connected to a smartphone on Android / iOS and can deliver a consistent brand lenses plus, probably, MFT-models from Panasonic. Works as a viewfinder screen of the smartphone, and there is even a top mount ” hotshoe ” a flash and other accessories. On the timing of the onset of the real products, however, has not yet spoken.