Concord shows ultra-compact digicam! By
Michael R. Tomkins, The Imaging Resource
(Friday, February 23, 2001 - 17:39 EST)Tiny point'n'shoot digicam with webcam capabilities from Concord shown at PMA...
The second of Concord Camera's three new digital cameras at PMA was the Eye-Q Go!. As with the Eye-Q 3X, the Eye-Q Go! is a point-and-shoot style unit using an electronic viewfinder and a 300,000 pixel sensor but unlike the 3X, the Go! doesn't interpolate the image up from the sensor resolution... The Go is also a much smaller camera, at 85 x 60 x 25mm. Full specifications are as follows:
No (Electronic Viewfinder can be used for image playback)
Memory Included (MB):
Capacity unknown, can store up to 60 images
Weight With Batteries?
85 x 60 x 25mm
Notes & Features:
Uses an Electronic Viewfinder for image capture and playback. Battery life claimed to be 60+ shots. USB and serial connectivity. Self-timer (length unknown). Auto exposure and white balance. Can be used as a webcam. Bundled with Arcsoft Image editing software.
Original Source Press Release:
Concord Introduces Eye-Q Go! Ultra Compact "Lifestyle" Digital Camera
Orlando, Florida - February 11th, 2001 - Concord Camera introduced the Eye-Q Go! Digital Camera, one of their three state of the art digital camera earlier today at PMA, in Orlando.
The Eye-Q Go! is an ultra compact, VGA digital and PC web camera featuring an internal LCD display for instant picture viewing, macro capability and both USB and Serial Ports for your choice of connection. Auto exposure, auto white balance and a self-timer are a few of the features in this attractively priced camera.
"There is a growing demand in the market today for lifestyle, easy to use, value-priced digital cameras," said Urs W. Stampfli, Concord's Vice President and Director of Global Sales and Marketing. "Our commitment, as always to the retailer, is to offer high-quality, appealing products at competitive prices that meet the demand of today's consumer.
About Concord Camera Corp.
Concord Camera Corp. is a global developer, designer, manufacturer and marketer of high quality, low cost, digital, instand, Advanced Photo System (APS), 35mm and 110mm format cameras and 35mm, APS and instant format single-use cameras. Concord markets its cameras under the trade names CONCORD, KEYSTONE, LE CLIC, GOLDLINE, APEX and ARGUS. Today, Concord is one of the world's leaders in the single-use camera category, one of the fastst growing segments of the camera market, and the largest producer of single-use cameras in the world in private label, corporate, premium and original equipment manufacturer segments of the industry. The Company sells and markets its camera products worldwide through direct sales offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and France and through independent sales agents. The Company manufactures its products in its expansive, vertically integrated manufacturing facilities in the Peoples Republic of China, which includes a class 10,000 "clean room" digital technology manufacturing and assembly facility. Concord's fiscal year 2000 revenue was approximately $173 million.