Olympus Corp was incorporated in Japan on October 12, 1919. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling of precision machineries and instruments. The Company operates in four segments including Medical Business, Life Science and Industrial Business, Imaging Business, and Others. The Medical Business segment is engaged in manufacturing & selling of medical endoscopes, surgical endoscopes, endotherapy devices and other products including endoscopy systems includes videoscopes, video processors, light sources, and liquid crystal display (LCD) panels; peripheral equipment including image recording device, endoscope cleaning systems, and sterilization systems; surgical devices including surgical video endoscopy systems, peripheral devices for endoscopic surgery, and electrosurgical knives. The Life Science and Industrial Business segment is engaged in the manufacturing & selling of biological microscopes, industrial microscopes, industrial endoscopes, non-destructive testing equipment and other products. The Imaging Business segment is engaged in manufacturing and selling of digital cameras, voice recorders and other products. The Others business segment manufactures and sells biomedical materials and conducts system development and other business activities.