German company announces stereoscopic pano cam
23:35 EDT - A German manufacturer by the name of Dr. Clauss Bild- und Datentechnik GmbH has announced a stereoscopic panoramic digital camera at Photokina.
The Karline Digital Stereoscopic Panoramic Camera has a fixed focus 13mm lens that captures a vertical field of view of 90 degrees, and uses a 2 x 2048 pixel linear sensor and a motorised drive mechanism to capture up to a 360-degree panorama. The image is captured over a parallel port interface, and the necessary software is included, as well as a battery and charger / AC adapter. The Karline Digital...
PRESS RELEASE: The Axiom Connection range of digital image management systems - on show at Photokina
16:43 EDT - Axiom Connection is exhibiting a full range of its digital work-flow solutions at stand Q30, Hall 9.2 at Photokina 2002. Aimed at all photo-producers, both retail and professional, Axiom Connection is the UK's leading digital workflow expert and has developed systems that make handling and printing from digital files as simple and fast as possible. Axiom Connection produces a full range of systems... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Axiom Connection launches Foto WorkFlow - the first high volume digital photofinishing order management system
16:21 EDT - The rapid increase in demand for photos from digital image files has caused its own unique set of problems as, unlike a roll of film, files can be supplied in a myriad of different formats and sizes that are difficult to fit into existing laboratory workflows. This is especially the case for main-lab businesses where fast turn-around and high volumes are essential for effective business development.... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: ATMEL exhibit its CAMELIA™ family of digital imaging systems and its brand new color linescan cameras: AKYLA™ and AViiVA™ C2
16:17 EDT - Atmel is pleased to demonstrate its CAMELIA™ family of digital imaging systems including a camera head, a digital PCI frame grabber and associated Windows® software. The CAMELIA 8Megapixels is available in Black & White version for 3 shots color imaging and in color version for single shot capture (Bayer color filters mosa´c on the CCD. New features recently added include : 1)an improved... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: ALOT introduces innovative digital imaging/optical products
14:36 EDT - ALOT is a innovative optical solutions company presenting its new digital imaging binoculars and spotting scopes - HONG KONG - (August 20,2002) - Alot Enterprise Company, a leading manufacturer of binoculars, spotting scopes and telescopes will introduce many new items at Photokina 2002, featuring : * FotoBino WFBA-8x21 : A compact 8x binocular with built-in 8MB digital camera with memory for up... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Kodak CEO Daniel A. Carp Credits Partnerships, Simplicity as Keys to Capitalizing on Opportunities in Infoimaging Industry
14:08 EDT - Carp Joins Other Leading Infoimaging CEOs in Panel Discussion at Photokina 2002 COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2002-- Companies attempting to capitalize on the opportunities presented by infoimaging, or the convergence of image science and information technology, must keep technological solutions simple and clearly communicate the benefits they deliver, Daniel A. Carp, chairman and CEO... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Dazzle(TM) Introduces Industry's First Scalable, Software-based Real-Time Video Editing Solution
14:04 EDT - Photokina - COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Neuer Markt: SMY), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, today announced the ultimate solution for video professionals demanding true real-time performance and quality, Dazzle Real-Time Video Producer. Real-Time Video Producer is the first product from the new Dazzle Professional... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: SanDisk Introduces World's First Hi-Speed, USB 2.0 Multi-Card Reader
14:03 EDT - COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2002--SanDisk Corporation (Nasdaq:SNDK - News) today introduced the ImageMate(TM) 6-in-1 memory card reader, the world's first hi-speed, USB 2.0, multi-card reader. The reader has slots for CompactFlash® Type I and II cards, SmartMedia(TM), SD(TM), Memory Stick® and the MultiMediaCard. It is also backward compatible and can be used with computers... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm Announces "Image Intelligence" that Defines a New Standard of Excellence in the Digital Imaging Era
09:00 EDT - PHOTOKINA 2002, COLOGNE, GERMANY, September 25, 2002 - Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. announces an important development in digital imaging that may well become the cornerstone in the future application and utilization of all forms of image information, in consumer as well as professional fields. "Image Intelligence", as the development is called, is an integration of all the image analysis, evaluation... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Announces New Image Sensors to Enhance the Performance and Image Quality of New Digital Camera Systems
03:23 EDT - COLOGNE, Germany, September 24 -- Eastman Kodak Company today introduced three new image sensors that enable camera manufacturers to significantly enhance the resolution, performance, and image quality of their digital cameras. These sensors are ideal for a wide range of digital camera users, from amateur through the most advanced professional and commercial photographer applications. These new initiatives... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Brings Leadership and Innovation to Photo Kiosk Category
03:05 EDT - Company Launches Modular "Self-Assist" Kodak Picture Maker Solutions to Grow Digital Consumer Offerings, Capture Profit Potential COLOGNE, Germany, September 24 -- Eastman Kodak Company launched today at photokina an expanded family of Kodak Picture Maker solutions that will offer increased retail photo services for consumers, as well as drive in-store digital printing revenue for retailers. Kodak... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Offers More at Home Picture Printing Choices
02:43 EDT - Kodak Introduces 4" x 6" Snapshot Size Papers and Anytime Picture Paper COLOGNE, Germany, September 24 -- Eastman Kodak Company today announced the availability of two new inkjet paper options. Kodak's new 4"x 6" papers and the 8 x 11" Anytime Picture Paper enhance the company's full line of inkjet papers, offering consumers the widest choice of papers for every printing occasion. Kodak is the preferred... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Professional Introduces New Digital Analyzer; Component Optimizes Modular Digital Workflows for Pro Labs
02:38 EDT - Plug-n-Play Module Simplifies Handling of Digital Images and File Formats COLOGNE, Germany, September 24 -- Kodak Professional, a division of Eastman Kodak Company, today announced a new component for its lab digitization solution: the Kodak Professional Digital Analyzer Workstation, a turnkey hardware and software module that streamlines color correction of digital image files, simplifying the digital... (More)
Kodak announces 16mpix digital back
02:15 EDT - Eastman Kodak Co. yesterday announced a new 16 megapixel digital camera back for Hasselblad's new H1 medium format camera system.
The Kodak Professional DCS Pro Back 645H digital camera back is completely portable, featuring an on-board power source, an LCD monitor for image review (with functions such as histogram and white balance confirmation), and flash card slots for storage. It creates either RAW or Kodak's ERI JPEG files, which combines some of the benefits of a RAW file with those of JPEG. The Pro Back 645H has an equivalent...
PRESS RELEASE: Pacific Image Electronics Co. Ltd. and Applied Science Fiction Announce Integration and Distribution Agreement
00:51 EDT - ASF's Digital ICE to be Integrated Into Pacific Image's Film Scanners Digital ROC and Digital SHO Plug-Ins Will Also be Distributed With All Scanners COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 24, 2002--ASF: Pacific Image Electronics (P.I.E.) and Applied Science Fiction, Inc. (ASF(TM)) announce an agreement to integrate Digital ICE(TM) technology into P.I.E. film scanners, and to distribute trial versions... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Media Digital Photo Player Brings Digital Image Slide Shows To The TV
00:48 EDT - Share Cherished Memories From the Comfort of the Couch PHOTOKINA, Cologne, Germany, September 25, 2002 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a leading developer of flash mass storage systems and an innovator of high-performance digital media and accessories, today debuts its new Digital Photo Player. Digital Photo Player is a compact device that connects directly to a television set, providing an enjoyable... (More)
PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Media Introduces USB Multi-Card Reader Delivering The Functionality Of Six Readers In One
00:45 EDT - PHOTOKINA, Cologne, Germany, September 25, 2002 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a leading developer of flash mass storage systems and an innovator of high-performance digital media and accessories, today introduces its new USB Multi-Card Reader. Users working with multiple digital memory card formats can experience the convenience of the Multi-Card Reader's six different memory card slots integrated... (More)
Kodak announces EasyShare CX4300
00:42 EDT - Eastman Kodak Co. has introduced a new digital camera model without much fanfare at the Photokina 2002 show in Cologne, Germany.
The Kodak EasyShare CX4300 looks very similar to the recently-announced EasyShare CX4200, with minor styling differences and a higher resolution 3.2 megapixel (effective) imager. The effective focal length of the lens is also slightly different, at 36mm vs. 39mm for the CX4200; this is likely due to a slightly different sensor size, and we'd expect that the lens itself is most probably identical....