Concord announces Eye-Q Duo digital camera! By
Michael R. Tomkins, The Imaging Resource
(Friday, February 23, 2001 - 17:54 EST)Concord wraps up PMA announcements with a digicam with webcam functionality, removeable memory and built-in flash...
The third and last of Concord Camera's PMA digicam announcements was the Eye-Q Duo. Unfortunately the camera wasn't on display on Concord's booth, nor is it on their website, and we cannot find a photo or much in the way of specifications. The Duo works as both a still camera and a webcam, and has video out, USB and serial connectivity. The Duo is the only one of Concord's three new cameras to offer removeable storage, and uses MultiMediaCards for this purpose. It also features a built-in flash...
Original Source Press Release:
Concord Introduces Eye-Q Duo Dual Mode Digital Camera
Orlando, Florida - February 11th, 2001 - Concord Camera introduced the Eye-Q Duo Digital Camera today at PMA in Orlando.
The Eye-Q Duo digital camera offers a wide range of exciting features. Beginning with exchangeable faceplates that allow the user to change the look of the camera as their mood changes to using the Eye-Q Duo as a PC web cam, it has it all. In addition to its compact size, the Eye-Q Duo offers video out for TV review, strobe flash and both USB and Serial Port connections to a PC or Macintosh computer. And if all this weren't enough, additional image storage is available through MMC.
"There is a growing market for 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.