L-Mount.com – extra particulars about this alliance
2 weeks in the past
From the overview:
For the primary time within the historical past of digital images, a cross-format lens mount customary has been established that permits lenses made by totally different producers for use on one another’s system cameras.
[note the qualifier of “cross-format”, meaning FF and APS-C, which differentiates it from MFT, which was the first single-format lens mount allowing multiple manufacturers to make cameras with the same mount, AFAIK]
From the Q&A:
The members of the L-Mount Alliance all utilise the L-Mount Normal developed by Leica Digicam AG for mirrorless digital camera techniques. At the moment, the members of the alliance are Leica Digicam, Panasonic and Sigma. Leica is the licensor of the L-Mount Normal and Panasonic and Sigma are licensees. L-MOUNT is a registered trademark of Leica Digicam AG. The companions within the alliance utilise the L-Mount Normal for cameras and lenses which might be supplied underneath their very own model names. The alliance works collectively on advancing the expertise of the L-Mount Normal.
The L-Mount Alliance will not be an open alliance. It took place by the granting of licences by Leica Digicam AG. However, different companions could possibly be taken onboard.
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