Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/21

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Subject: [Leica] Doomed: Leica MP 0.58x
From: daniel.ridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Fri Jan 21 21:08:32 2005
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> That's my point. Hasselbald realized where the game is heading
> and are making some pretty dramatic changes, to make sure
> they survive. Take a look at their product line. They still support
> film, but also offer a full lineup of digital solutions and their
> partnership
> with Imacon will assure that this trend continues.

The same Hong Kong company (I forget the name XYZ Holding) owns both
Hasselblad and Imacon. They bought Hasselblad for the name, so they could
tack it on to new technology.

Hasselblad can't even afford to keep their office space. It's not up for
sale, because they don't own it, but they're trying to get out of a lease.
You don't need much space to hold the letters "H" "A" "S" ...


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