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PRESS RELEASE: DotPhoto Site Integrates Broadcast-Quality Music, Voice, and Special Effects with Photographic Technologies to Enhance Digital Photography Experience
Las Vegas, NV - February 12, 2004 - dotPhoto, Inc. www.dotphoto.com, a leading photo-sharing and digital photography web site announced today at Photo Marketing Association (PMA) their "Talking Pictures" Technology, which allows users to enhance, share and customize digital photos online anytime, integrating broadcast-quality music, voice, and special effects with state-of-the-art digital photography processing systems.
dotPhoto's breakthrough technology changes the way consumers and businesses use the Internet, enhancing the digital photography experience. MP3 or WAV file music, sound, or voice recordings can be added to a user's online photo collection for an enhanced multimedia presentation or the ultimate party or vacation slide-show. With dotPhoto's recording feature, comments can be annotated and associated with any photo using a standard PC microphone for a detailed history and description of images.
All photos are completely secure, password-protected and encrypted. Photo collections can be posted on the dotPhoto server for review by friends, family and business associates. For friends and family with a standard dial-up connection, links to photos can be emailed and viewed without worrying about slow download time. DotPhoto can also process and produce high-quality prints of favorite photos in standard or custom sizes that can be delivered by overnight Express Mail or standard delivery.
For businesses, high fidelity sound and digital previews enhance virtual sales presentations, which can be viewed by prospects online anytime. This reduces the time and expense of traveling to a customer's office, increasing prospective sales from the larger volume of presentations possible through the Internet. Also dotPhoto offers a complete range of scanning and photo storage services made especially for businesses at cost-effective rates.
"We are taking digital photography and interpersonal communication to a whole new level," said Glenn Paul, Co-founder, President and CEO of dotPhoto. "Our advanced capabilities blend the magic of pictures with voice and sound, dynamically capturing long-lasting memories that bring people who share them closer together."
About dotPhoto, Inc.
Launched in 1999, dotPhoto, Inc. (www.dotphoto.com) is a privately-held secure online photo-sharing and e-commerce portal where members can post, share and sell digital photos in a wide variety of print sizes and gift items. DotPhoto's Pictavision® technology turns mobile phones into limitless photos wallets and provides members wireless access to all their online photos.
For businesses, dotPhoto offers a full range of digital photography processing and storage solutions. The Company's state-of-the-art high-speed digital processing system enables rapid file transfer, next-day processing and print output of digital images to custom print formats. Corporate customers can also utilize dotPhoto's dynamic "talking pictures" technology to enhance their marketing and presentation efforts.