Fotografia.it had a long interview with Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki. I wrote the transcript for what brings you here: future Sigma products.
Now, even more than before, I suspect Sigma is looking into the possibility of offering a camera with a larger Foveon sensor. This is clearly not a 2015 product though, unlike new DN lenses (probably).
Lenses for mirrorless cameras
Fotografia.it: The most important part of your production is for digital SLR cameras. What about mirrorless? I see you support MFT and Sony E cameras, but what about Fuji, Nikon 1, Canon M? Do you plan to support also these cameras?
Yamaki: First of all, I think mirrorless cameras are very promising products for the future. […] We always plan to expand our product lineup for mirrorless cameras. […] If there’s opportunity, we’d like to support as many systems as possible. […] But our engineering resources are limited. We have many things to do, many projects to make products of even higher quality, production more efficient… So supporting the new systems is quite time consuming, and requires lots of engineering resources. So we have to carefully select who is our customer. […] We think we define our main customers as photo enthusiasts who like serious photography. So we’ll probably expand our product lineup for those people, who use high-end mirrorless cameras. They are our main customers I think.
Full-frame Foveon sensor
Fotografia.it: In the future, you think possible to have a larger Foveon (full-frame Foveon)?
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