" Nikon Corporation, likewise recognized equally as Nikon, is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, focusing on optics as well as likewise imaging products.
West Structure of Nikon in Nishi-Ōi, Tokyo

Nikon's things consist of electronic cameras, digital camera lenses, area glasses, microscopic lens, sensory lenses, measurement tools, rifle scopes, identifying ranges, in addition to the steppers utilized in the photolithography actions of semiconductor manufacture, of which it is the globe's second biggest supplier. Business is the eighth-largest chip equipment supplier as reported in 2017. The companies held by Nikon develop the Nikon Team. Amongst its products are Nikkor imaging lenses (for F-mount web cams, huge layout photography, picture enlargers, in addition to various other applications), the Nikon F-series of 35 mm movie SLR cams, the Nikon D-series of electronic SLR webcams, the Coolpix collection of portable electronic video cameras, in addition to the Nikonos collection of undersea movie camera. Nikon's major competitors in camera in addition to lens manufacturing include Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Pentax, and additionally Olympus.

Based on July 25, 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha, business was relabelled to Nikon Corporation, after its digital video cameras, in 1988. Nikon comes from the Mitsubishi group of firms."