Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/04/20

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Subject: [Leica] Leica's revue from lens design
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Sun Apr 20 11:43:10 2008
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I hope they(Leica) are doing well with the name use. I'm seeing allot more 
Leicas at weddings now, the HD professional type but hey 
it's a Leica lens! Used to be nothing but Sony/Zeiss.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adam Bridge" Subject: [Leica] Leica's revue from lens design

> I'm seeing the Leica name on a lot of Panasonic lenses - most recently a
> dramatic zoom on their new HD camcorder. I'm wondering what these designs
> mean to Leica in terms of revenue. It must be valuable and certainly the
> design process must provide tool (software) infrastructure for the optical
> design of their M and R lenses.
> Does anyone have a feeling for this or is the Leica name just being branded
> to Panasonic without any in-house effort? I can't imagine that's true, but 
> .
> . .
> Adam

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