The company is selling Pentax to Ricoh in a deal reportedly worth $124 million. The deal is expected to close in October.
This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.
In a move that stems from Ricoh's recent buy-out of the company, Pentax will stop producing compact cameras and instead focus on interchangeable lens models.
Although it sounds like putting a Lomo lens on a D3s, you'll be able to use Leica lenses on a GXR.
The Hoya subsidiary announces at Photokina that it's bringing its medium-format 645D camera to Europe. Coming along is a more aggressive marketing stance.
At the Photokina imaging show in Germany, the spotlight shines brightly on high-end gear from the likes of Canon, Panasonic, Samsung, and many others.
South Korea is getting ready to build a robot theme park that features reconstructions of robot-oriented movie sets, a robot arm ride, and even robot cashiers and performers.
A Korean firm is developing a reconnaissance robot that can enter burning buildings to check for people and gauge the danger level for firefighters.
Ceatec and CTIA weren't the only things going on in the gadget world this week. Here are some of the other big/interesting/amusing stories we covered.
Hoya and Pentax have announced plans to merge