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Visera Elite II: “It’s exactly what us surgeons have been waiting for!”

With Visera Elite II, Olympus recently presented a new imaging platform at the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) Congress in Frankfurt, which was held June 14-17. This latest system sets new standards and delivers greater safety and precision than ever before.

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Olympus reaches milestone: Europe’s first 4K OR

Olympus can celebrate a big success: in May, the first fully integrated 4K operation room opened its doors at KBC Sestre Milosrdnice hospital in Zagreb, Croatia.

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  • 11/17/2015

    Art Meets Science: Perspective Playground in Paris

    The playground success story continues: from October 28th to November 25th 2015, Olympus is inviting all photography enthusiasts to the “Perspective Playground, Explore the Art of Imaging” exhibition being held at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.

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  • 10/20/2015

    Designers of precise devices

    They cut quickly, seal safely and dissect tissue without unwanted bleeding – surgeons appreciate the Olympus Thunderbeat models because they make operations so predictable. The new additions to the Thunderbeat portfolio are the work of industrial designers Chikayoshi Meguro and Reisuke Osada. It took the Japanese duo almost two years to perfect their latest masterpieces. Consultations with medical experts and practicing doctors were a recurring part of the process.

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  • 08/04/2015

    The Cultural Ambassadors

    To explore far-off lands – Briton John Cobain spent four months at the Olympus head office in Tokyo and Ryota Maruyama from Japan has spent the last two years in the European head office of Olympus in Hamburg. For both men, there were cultural obstacles to overcome, but in the end it was worth it. Above all they see their time abroad as an enriching experience.

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  • 12/15/2014

    Technology Grant 3: History in a new light

    How can optical microscopy contribute to a better understanding and thus to the preservation of historical objects? Dr. Olivier Schalm of the Department of Conservation Studies at the University of Antwerp explores this question. He was endowed by Olympus as part of the Technology Grant competition with an Olympus DSX500 high-resolution optical microscope.

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  • 10/08/2014

    Technology Grant 2: An Olympus microscope helps in the fight against crime

    For many years, optical microscopy has been considered to be essential standard equipment in forensics. There are good reasons for this. Criminal investigators appreciate the possibility of non-destructive examination of valuable and irreplaceable samples. The forensics team of researchers from Abertay University in Scotland (Dr. Kevin Farrugia, Dr. Keith Sturrock, Dr. Graham Wightman and Isobel Stewart) has incorporated the latest opto-digital technology from Olympus for several exciting research projects.

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  • 09/03/2014

    The Technology Grant: Boosting sustainability with an Olympus microscope

    “Experience another dimension” was the motto under which Olympus and inspect magazine jointly initiated the competition “Opto-Digital Technology Grant”. Three scientific projects are selected to each receive an Olympus microscope for a six-month period. Dr. Manuela Schiek of the University of Oldenburg received the LEXT OLS4100 for her project.

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  • 06/27/2014

    Roparun 2014: Olympus employees run for a good cause

    On June 7th the seven other runners and 15 helpers of Team Olympus, all of them Olympus Europe employees, set off in Hamburg and they’ve run round the clock in a relay to cover the 560 kilometres to Rotterdam until June 9th.

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  • 05/03/2012

    CellCelector: Or when your robot colleague collects cells

    Precision technology in the service of human health

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  • 05/02/2012

    Olympus makes clean energy safer

    Perhaps what you didn't know is that Olympus products also play an important role in utilising wind energy.

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