Photo Marketing Association International

Live Tradeshow Coverage
February 26 - March 1, 2006
Orange County Convention Center, FL


Welcome to Imaging Resource’s Live PMA 2006 Tradeshow Coverage. PMA is the camera industry's most important show of the year, and we're covering it as thoroughly as possible. Not only are we posting news and booth reports straight from the show floor, you'll find extensive video coverage and a daily report from Mike Pasini, our roving reporter. Come back often for daily reports, news, photos, and video of all the latest photography equipment.

VIDEO COVERAGE

Video coverage of PMA 2006See our new video coverage of PMA 2006. We get up close and personal with some of the hottest new cameras and gadgets. Words and pictures are great, but nothing can touch video for the sense of actually being there. Check out our video coverage of PMA 2006, it's the next best thing to being there!

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Monday, February 27, 2006

SanDisk's logo. Click here to visit the SanDisk website! PRESS RELEASE: SanDisk Doubles Capacity of Innovative USB-Flash Memory Combo Card
23:03 EST - Folding SD Plus Card Eliminates Need For Separate USB Card Reader ORLANDO, FL, Feb. 26, 2006 - SanDisk ® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today introduced a 2-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra ® II SD ™ Plus card, thus doubling the capacity of its award-winning storage card that combines USB connectivity and flash memory storage. The card looks and functions like a typical SD card and its high speed... (More)



SanDisk's logo. Click here to visit the SanDisk website! PRESS RELEASE: SanDisk Doubles Capacity Of Its SanDisk Extreme III Cards - Its Fastest Digital Film Cards For Professional Photographers
22:55 EST - 8-Gigabyte Extreme III Cards Offer Speed, Performance and Capacities That Are Ideal For Digital SLRs ORLANDO, FL, Feb. 26, 2006 - SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today announced the addition of new card capacities to its Extreme III line of flash cards for professional digital cameras that are double the highest capacity points currently available. The new cards include the 8-gigabyte (GB)1... (More)



SanDisk's logo. Click here to visit the SanDisk website! PRESS RELEASE: SanDisk Announces 4-Gigabyte Memory Stick Pro Duo Cards For Digital Photographers
22:45 EST - Ability To Take Thousands Of High-Resolution Images Lets Photographers Concentrate On Their Subject ORLANDO, FL, Feb. 26, 2006 - With increasing sales of high-resolution digital cameras, video camcorders and other electronics devices that require more memory capacity and speed, SanDisk ® Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today announced the 4-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra ® II Memory Stick PRO Duo... (More)



Leica's logo. Click here to visit the Leica website! PRESS RELEASE: Leica Camera AG Endorses Four Thirds System Standard
22:35 EST - Leading German Manufacturer to Support Open Standard For Digital SLR Cameras Melville, New York, February 26, 2006 - Olympus Imaging Corp. (President: Masaharu Okubo) is pleased to announce the participation of Leica Camera AG of Germany in the Four Thirds System standard for digital SLR cameras. Olympus has encouraged other manufacturers... (More)



Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: Sony Brings New Photo Sharing Application To The Wireless Industry
22:32 EST - Now Wireless Carriers Can Offer ImageStation Members Photo Access Through Web-Enabled Mobile Camera Phones ORLANDO, Fla. (PMA 2006, Booth #4150), Feb. 25, 2006 - Sony shed light today on its new "Share Everywhere" program, which will give ImageStation members photo sharing capabilities through web-enabled camera phones, televisions, computers, and portable entertainment systems. One element of the... (More)



Lexar's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar website! PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Doubles the Performance of Its Popular 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card
22:27 EST - High-Capacity Card Is Ideal For Both Professional And Advanced Amateurs Capturing High Resolution Images In RAW Format ORLANDO, Fl., February 27, 2006 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies, today announced that it has doubled the speed rating of its popular Professional 8GB CompactFlash® memory card to 90X. Furthering the company's lengthy heritage... (More)



Lexar's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar website! PRESS RELEASE: New Digital Imaging Applications Developed For Lexar's ActiveMemory System to Improve Professional Photography Workflow
22:25 EST - ORLANDO, Fl., February 27, 2006 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies today announced several applications developed for the ActiveMemory System (AMS), the company's innovative digital photography workflow technology. New and improved professional photo-imaging applications now supporting ActiveMemory, including Photo Mechanic by Camera Bits, Corel*... (More)



Lexar's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel and Lexar Team to Automate Digital Imaging Workflow
22:22 EST - Corel® Paint Shop Pro® Family of Software Supports Lexar® ActiveMemory System to Enable Automatic Processing of Photos During Download Ottawa - February 27, 2006 - Corel Corporation today announced a partnership with Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR) to provide customers with a unique automated solution for transforming photos as they are downloaded from a memory card. Corel® Paint... (More)



Lexar's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar website! PRESS RELEASE: Lexar LockTight Available In New Formats and Additional Languages
22:20 EST - ORLANDO, Fl., February 27, 2006 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies, today announced that its unique LockTight system is being localized and will be available to a greater number of security-conscious photographers worldwide. The LockTight System, on display this week at the Photo Marketing Association International Show (PMA), is a valuable tool... (More)



Lexar's logo. Click here to visit the Lexar website! PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Smart Download To Offer ActiveMemory Functionality For Adobe Creative Suite
22:17 EST - New Module Will Improve Digital Imaging Workflow for Photographers Using Adobe Bridge ORLANDO, Fl., February 27, 2006 - Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies today announced Lexar® Smart Download, an intelligent acquisition plug-in module that will allow photographers to rapidly download and manage images directly from their memory cards via Adobe®... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: Rimage's Disc Publishing Technology Integrated into New HP Photosmart Studio
22:14 EST - New retail solution to provide customers vivid digital photos in seconds Minneapolis — February 27, 2006 — Rimage Corporation (Nasdaq: RIMG) today announced that its disc publishing technology has been integrated into the new HP Photosmart Studio – the first in-store solution where consumers can design creative products in about five minutes and pick up their product in one hour... (More)



pmalogo.jpg PMA: Mike Gets Some Perspective

02:01 EST - After a preliminary tour of the trade show floor, we gain some perspective on what's going on at the afternoon's keynote and an evening with Adobe.

There's certainly a subtle shift toward integration -- or playing nice, as one rep put it. Hardware with software, software with other software. Alliances were to be seen everywhere you looked. The afternoon keynote focused on turning the digital photography craze into a photo print bonanza. And in the evening, we got a peek at what Adobe has up its sleeve. See our Sunday report for all the details.... (More)



The Imaging Resource logo. Copyright (c) 2001, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. PMA video / booth report updates continue

00:04 EST - We're continuing to publish new items all day long from the show floor at the Photo Marketing Association tradeshow.

Over the last few hours, we've posted two new videos - one looking at color calibration with Ross Hendricks from ColorVision by DataColor, and the other covering the Pepcom DigitalFocus press event (products include Pantone's Huey color calibration system, Shutterfly's online photo services, and Olympus' Stylus 720SW digital camera). Both can be found on our PMA 2006 video coverage page. We've also... (More)

Adobe
02 Mar 06 - Adobe Highlights Lightroom Beta and...
02 Mar 06 - Adobe Photoshop Services Expands ...
Canon
24 Feb 06 - Canon: new large-format inkjet
24 Feb 06 - Canon launches new PIXMA ...
24 Feb 06 - Canon: New pro-oriented inkjet ...
22 Feb 06 - Brief Q&A on Canon 30D
21 Feb 06 - Canon refreshes the EOS 20D
21 Feb 06 - Canon: Image-stabilized PowerShot ...
21 Feb 06 - Canon announced PowerShot SD700 IS
21 Feb 06 - Canon SD630 unveiled
21 Feb 06 - Canon details the PowerShot SD600
21 Feb 06 - Canon: New PowerShot A700 digicam
21 Feb 06 - Canon PowerShot A540 revealed
21 Feb 06 - Canon unveils PowerShot A530
21 Feb 06 - Canon PowerShot A430 announced
Casio
26 Feb 06 - Casio USA reveals EX-Z850 plans
26 Feb 06 - Casio USA: EXILIM EX-Z60 announced
26 Feb 06 - Casio USA announces EX-Z600
21 Feb 06 - Casio: Two new EXILIM digicams
23 Jan 06 - Casio announces EXILIM EX-Z600
Corel
03 Mar 06 - Corel and Pantone Collaborate to ...
03 Mar 06 - Corel® Unveils Paint Shop ...
03 Mar 06 - Corel Introduces the Corel® ...
Fujifilm
14 Feb 06 - Fujifilm FinePix F30 unveiled
14 Feb 06 - Fujifilm: Finepix F650 launched
14 Feb 06 - Fujifilm announces FinePix A600
Hewlett Packard
26 Feb 06 - HP announces pigment-based pro ...
26 Feb 06 - HP Disrupts Retail Photo-printing ...
Kodak
17 Feb 06 - Kodak: Four new digicams
17 Feb 06 - Kodak Enhances Consumer Inkjet ...
17 Feb 06 - New Evolutions in KODAK Picture ...
17 Feb 06 - Kodak Launches New Way for ...
17 Feb 06 - Kodak Announces Portfolio-Wide ...
17 Feb 06 - Kodak Announces New Digital ...
Konica Minolta
19 Jan 06 - Konica Minolta folds consumer ...
Leica
27 Feb 06 - Leica Camera AG Endorses Four ...
26 Feb 06 - Panasonic, Leica announce ...
Lexar
27 Feb 06 - Lexar Doubles the Performance of ...
27 Feb 06 - New Digital Imaging Applications ...
27 Feb 06 - Corel and Lexar Team to Automate ...
27 Feb 06 - Lexar LockTight Available In New ...
27 Feb 06 - Lexar Smart Download To Offer ...
Nikon
25 Feb 06 - Nikon: First VR macro lens
21 Feb 06 - Nikon Announces New Nikon View Pro ...
21 Feb 06 - Nikon: New S-series digicams
21 Feb 06 - Nikon announces two P-series ...
21 Feb 06 - Nikon: Three new L-series digicams
21 Feb 06 - Nikon Introduces All-new Capture NX...
Olympus
26 Feb 06 - Olympus and Panasonic Announce Four...
26 Jan 06 - Olympus DSLR offers live LCD ...
26 Jan 06 - Olympus announces Stylus 810
26 Jan 06 - Olympus: New shock-proof, ...
26 Jan 06 - Olympus: New 7mpix Stylus digicam
26 Jan 06 - Olympus announces SP-320
26 Jan 06 - Olympus: Two new FE-series digicams...
18 Jan 06 - Olympus: New camera teasers
Panasonic
28 Feb 06 - Panasonic: HDTV projector w/ SD ...
26 Feb 06 - Panasonic announces its first SLR
14 Feb 06 - Panasonic presents Lumix DMC-TZ1
14 Feb 06 - Panasonic announces Lumix DMC-FX01
23 Jan 06 - Panasonic announces DMC-FZ7: 6mpix,...
Pentax
23 Feb 06 - Pentax: 10mpix DSLR launch this ...
15 Feb 06 - Pentax: Three new Optio digicams
27 Jan 06 - Pentax announces new DSLR
Ricoh
23 Feb 06 - Ricoh: Caplio R4 announced
23 Feb 06 - Ricoh unveils Caplio RR630
10 Jan 06 - Ricoh announces Caplio R30
Samsung
23 Feb 06 - Samsung announces GX-1L SLR
23 Feb 06 - Samsung: New Digimax offers HDMI ...
23 Feb 06 - Samsung announces Digimax L60
27 Jan 06 - Samsung: New DSLR to match *ist ...
16 Jan 06 - Samsung rebadges Pentax DSLR
SanDisk
27 Feb 06 - SanDisk Doubles Capacity of ...
27 Feb 06 - SanDisk Doubles Capacity Of Its ...
27 Feb 06 - SanDisk Announces 4-Gigabyte Memory...
Sigma
26 Feb 06 - Sigma announces five Four Thirds ...
26 Feb 06 - Sigma announces 70-200mm lens
18 Jan 06 - Sigma: new macro zoom lens
Sony
27 Feb 06 - Sony Brings New Photo Sharing ...
25 Feb 06 - Sony: Two new long-zoom digicams
25 Feb 06 - Sony: Two new W-series Cyber-shots
13 Feb 06 - Sony launches new compact W-series ...
Miscellaneous
06 Mar 06 - Minox: New 6mpix ultracompact
06 Mar 06 - Minox: 5mpix compact digicam
03 Mar 06 - Hi-Touch Imaging Technologies ...
03 Mar 06 - Delkin Devices Announces 51 New ...
03 Mar 06 - Never Lose A CD Or DVD To Scratches...
02 Mar 06 - Bibble Labs releases 4.6 update ...
02 Mar 06 - muvee Launches Automatic Video ...
28 Feb 06 - Mike: The 35.2 Billion Dollar Pixel...
28 Feb 06 - PMA: Mike Sweeps the Floor
27 Feb 06 - Rimage's Disc Publishing Technology...
27 Feb 06 - PMA: Mike Gets Some Perspective
27 Feb 06 - PMA video / booth report updates ...
26 Feb 06 - Panasonic SLR video, PMA galleries ...
26 Feb 06 - PMA: Mike Takes Three Sneak Peaks
25 Feb 06 - PMA Sneak Peak gallery posted
25 Feb 06 - ExpressDigital Extends Darkroom ...
23 Feb 06 - DataColor launches new calibration ...
23 Feb 06 - Logitech Brings New Levels of ...
22 Feb 06 - Seefile 2.0 Brings New Features To ...
22 Feb 06 - Nikon, Olympus, Pentax Debut ...
22 Feb 06 - Unibind Announces Photostory ...
22 Feb 06 - Franke & Heidecke Gmbh (formerly ...
22 Feb 06 - New muveeOnline Web Service Lets ...
21 Feb 06 - Unibind Announces "My Books" -- ...
21 Feb 06 - New Nikon Coolpix models with ...
20 Feb 06 - muvee autoProducer Makes Online ...
20 Feb 06 - Kodak and Bibble Announce ...
20 Feb 06 - Bibble Labs to license Noise Ninja ...
18 Feb 06 - Noritsu America Corporation and ...
18 Feb 06 - My Life Designs Debuts Custom Photo...
09 Feb 06 - New digital photo album with raw / ...
02 Feb 06 - FotoNation Announces PTP-IP Suite
23 Jan 06 - Unibind Announces Photobook Creator...

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