Olympus America

Business Overview

Medical and Surgical Products and Services

At Olympus, we work with health care professionals every day, matching our innovative capabilities in medical technology and precision manufacturing with their skills to provide the best possible outcomes for patients and society. As the healthcare industry focuses on early detection of diseases and minimally invasive procedures, Olympus is there to deliver the diagnostic and therapeutic technologies they need to treat their patients.

Scientific Solutions Business

Olympus globally contributes to the health and safety of society in numerous ways through R&D in healthcare, life science and industrial fields. Other services provided by Olympus include production site quality control and inspections of social infrastructure, such as large industrial plants and aircraft. Olympus will continue offering society solutions based on innovative products and services that anticipate the evolving needs and exceed the expectations of life science and industrial professionals.

Business Lines

Life Science Solutions: System biological microscopes, inverted biological microscopes, stereo microscopes, confocal laser scanning microscopes, single-molecule fluorescence detection systems, microscope system equipment, peripherals

Industrial microscope systems: Metallurgical microscopes, semiconductor inspection microscopes, flat-panel display inspection systems, laser microscopes, measuring microscopes, microscopic 3-D measurement systems, peripherals

Remote visual inspection products and non-destructive testing products: Industrial videoscopes, industrial fiberscopes, industrial rigidscopes, peripherals, ultrasonic flaw detectors, eddy current flaw detectors, phased array flaw detectors, X-ray Fluorescence and X-ray Diffraction Analyzers

Camera and Audio Business

Olympus creates innovative digital cameras that open up new possibilities. Both our interchangeable lens cameras, the OM-D series, with its built-in electronic view finder, and the lightweight PEN series have advanced mirror-less optics. Along with our compact STYLUS series they have established a new style to shatter preconceptions about digital cameras. Olympus is committed to creating products such as digital cameras and IC recorders that put the fun back into photography and sound recording.

Research and Development

In addition to providing technology support for product development across our portfolio of businesses, R&D at Olympus also includes product innovation. Using a time horizon stretching 10 years into the future, we facilitate the development of innovations in optic, micro system, digital imaging, bioscience, simulation and software technologies. In keeping with our reputation for excellence in the opto-digital arena, these next-generation innovations will expand the boundaries of technological advancements to help enrich lives around the world.