Five more companies, including a US drone maker, have joined the Micro Four Thirds System Standard Group.

Autel Robotics, which is based in Washington, DC, USA, makes the X-Star drone range. It also recently unveiled a drone capable of transforming into a fixed-wing aeroplane

US-based Autel Robotics, which makes the X-Star line of drones for aerial photography, declared its support for Micro Four Thirds in a statement released by Olympus yesterday. The firm recently showcased a drone said to be capable of vertical take-off and then transforming into a fixed-wing aeroplane. The ‘Kestrel’ was unveiled at last month’s CES technology show in Las Vegas. Also joining the Micro Four Thirds format are: Xacti Corporation, nac Image Technology Inc, Meitu (Xiamen Meitu Mobile Technology Co Ltd) and 3db Hardware Technology Inc.

Olympus press release
We are pleased to announce that three more companies have recently declared their support for the standard and will be introducing products compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard.

The Xacti Corporation, which has been the world’s leading OEM manufacturer of digital cameras over 20 years, nac Image Technology Inc., a total supplier of professional imaging systems equipment, Meitu (Xiamen Meitu Mobile Technology Co., Ltd.), a mobile internet company in China, Autel (Autel Robotics Co., Ltd.), a developer, manufacturer, and provider of UAV aerial photography products, and 3db Hardware Technology, a provider of digital cameras and imaging engines, join the Micro Four Thirds System standard group.

Xacti Corporation:
A Japanese company being world’s leading ODM/OEM with advanced capabilities of developing various cutting-edge digital devices in the era of IoT. Aiming to realize their corporate mission “Innovate the way people live” by expanding human’s five senses through digital technologies.
Xacti’s Website
www.xacti-co.com/en/

nac Image Technology, Inc. :
nac Image Technology was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Its core business is the development, manufacturing and sales of imaging and measurement equipment for research and development in industry, academia and government, as well as the sales and rental of video production equipment for the motion picture, CM production and television industries.
nac Image Technology’s Website
www.nacinc.jp/

Autel Robotics Co., Ltd. :
Autel Robotics was established in 2014 as a subsidiary of Autel Corporation to develop, manufacture, and provide aerial photography and industrial UAV products.
Autel Robotics’ Website
www.autelrobotics.com

Meitu(Xiamen Meitu Mobile Technology Co., Ltd.) :
Meitu Company was established in 2008 and it is a mobile internet company in China, creating MeituPic, BeautyCam, Meipai, MakeupPlus, SelfieCity and other Apps, as well as Meitu Smartphone, Meitu Smart Camera and other hardware products, based on the art of “beauty”.
Meitu’ Website
www.meitu.com/bf1

3db Hardware Technology Inc. :
3db was established in 2014 based in Shenzhen, China. 3db camera, powered by SuperSense engine, could provide users with very easy-to-use and easy-to-share photography experiences. 3db also provides imaging engine modules for drone makers, AR/VR device makers, etc.
3db Hardware Technology’ Website
www.3dbhardware.com/