A patent fulfilled back in September 2011 describes a couple of new zooms (Source: freepatentsonline). Sadly all are relatively slow and no one will make you jump off the chair. Here they are:
If at least they would be compact. Time to come up with something really different than the current 12-50mm f/3.5-6.4 lens lens. One day I will find some f/2.8 or even f/2.0 zoom patent. One day… :)
Olympus 2.0 zooms on Slidoo Europe.