Today Olympus announces the release of new firmware for the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ lens that improves performance of the image stabilizer in macro mode when used with the OM-D E-M5 and supports the Zoom Resume (similar to Olympus' RESET LENS OFF) function for electric zoom lenses when used with Panasonic cameras.

Here are the updates:

>> Firmware Version 1.1 for the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ

There are two options for updating the firmware:

1) Simply launch the included Olympus camera software and connect the camera via USB cable to an internet connected computer. Choose the Update function from the Camera menu in the software to apply available updates for camera bodies, lenses and accessories.

2) Download the software updater from the following link:
http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_se...ds_updater.asp and follow the installer instructions.