JVC Kenwood officially joined the Micro Four Thirds system standard. They also promised to introduce a new 4K camera with MFT mount at the NAB Show 2014.
JVC stated the new 4k camera prototype with these lines “exciting new line of advanced new Micro Four Thirds products” soon. There are no image or specs revealed yet for the camera.
Anyway this is a great news for the MFT system. Here is the full press text.
JVC Kenwood joins Micro Four Thirds System, New 4K MFT Camera Coming Soon
JVC Kenwood Declares Support for the Micro Four Thirds System Standard
Olympus Imaging Corp. and Panasonic Corporation jointly announced the Micro Four Thirds System standard in 2008 and have since been working together to promote the standard. Now we are pleased to announce that JVCKENWOOD Corporation (headquarters: Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref., Japan, President & Representative Director: Shoichiro Eguchi) has recently joined the standard and has committed to develop products compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System Standard.
The JVCKENWOOD Corporation, which manufactures and sells video, audio, and radio equipment globally under the JVC and KENWOOD brands, has joined the Micro Four Thirds group and will soon be introducing an exciting new line of advanced new Micro Four Thirds products. The release of these new products will add to the growing diversity of the Micro Four Thirds System lineup, which now consists of a wide range of products that represent the unique characteristics of each participating company.
As the originator of the Micro Four Thirds System standard, Olympus Imaging Corp. will continue to develop and enhance our interchangeable-lens digital camera system lineup to meet the diverse needs of our customers.