" Nikon Company, furthermore comprehended just as Nikon, is a Japanese international firm headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, concentrating on optics as well as imaging items.
West Structure of Nikon in Nishi-Ōi, Tokyo

Nikon's items include cameras, electronic video camera lenses, area glasses, tiny lens, eye lenses, measurement tools, rifle scopes, discovering levels, as well as the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor manufacture, of which it is the world's 2nd greatest provider. Business is the eighth-largest chip devices manufacturer as reported in 2017. The firms held by Nikon form the Nikon Team. Among its things are Nikkor imaging lenses (for F-mount cameras, big layout digital photography, photo enlargers, as well as additionally different other applications), the Nikon F-series of 35 mm film SLR camera, the Nikon D-series of electronic SLR camera, the Coolpix collection of mobile electronic camera, and also the Nikonos collection of undersea movie digital cams. Nikon's primary rivals in camera along with lens production consist of Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Pentax, as well as Olympus.

Based on July 25, 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha, the company was renamed to Nikon Company, after its webcams, in 1988. Nikon comes from the Mitsubishi team of service."