How often does Camera/Lens firmware get updated?

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How often does Camera/Lens firmware get updated?
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I know Olympus does this "fairly" often.  They added some significant improvements this way to the E-M1 II sometime last year.  And my E-M10 Mk I just got its 2nd or 3rd update when I ran across the proprietary USB cable Olympus uses in my photo 'junk' drawer, and I thought I ought to check the update status. (the update was a minor fix to a very minor problem).

This got me to wondering if this is common among the other manufacturers.  The big advantage of attaching lenses to tiny computers should be the ability to update the ROMS.  How common is this?

Not trying to start any tears flowing or angry recriminations, just trying to figure out if the industry is taking advantage of the technology.

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