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Olympus Announces Web Site Targeting the Press

Melville, NY - Olympus America Inc., Consumer Products Group, the world leader in film and filmless photography, today announced their new web site made especially for the press, Olympus Press Pass at http://www.olympuspresspass.com.

Olympus Press Pass was created specifically for the demanding needs of the press, whose deadlines often require them to write articles at all hours of the day and night. With 24 hour access, the site provides easy online downloads to all Olympus product images, press releases, and product specs for their full line of digital products, including digital cameras, photo printers, and digital voice recorders. Review units may be instantly requested with the online review unit request form. And in case more info is needed, full contact information is also available online.

To help editors with the review procedure, Olympus Press Pass now offers "Quick Start Guides," which take editors step-by-step through how to set up and use their Olympus digital product. Olympus Press Pass will be updated frequently to keep up with the rapidly growing line of Olympus digital cameras.

For more information, contact Olympus America, Consumer Products Group, Two Corporate Center Dr., Melville, NY 11747-3157, ph: (631) 844-5000 (800) 622-6372, Fax: (631) 8445262, Olympus Web Site: http://www.olympusamerica.com/digital.

Olympus America distributes a wide range of products for consumer, scientific, health care, commercial and industrial markets. These include film and filmless cameras, MicrocassetteTM and digital voice recorders, binoculars, film scanners, personal photo printers, medical and industrial endoscopes, biological and metallurgical microscopes and measuring instruments, clinical analyzers, and other high technology products. Olympus America is responsible for sales in Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.