Hot on the heels of… well, everybody, Olympus has announced their new OM-D Webcam Beta software, which allows you to use select Olympus OM-D cameras with your computer and have it act as a webcam for things like streaming and video conferencing. It’s still in beta, so Olympus doesn’t guarantee its reliability, and it’s only available for Windows right now, but it’s a start.
It seems that despite Olympus selling off the camera side of the business, it is still business as usual, at least for now. If Olympus was just giving up entirely, then releasing this software (that they didn’t have to make) doesn’t make sense. So, hopefully, this bodes well for the future of the brand under new ownership.