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Live Tradeshow Coverage
Mar 03 - 05, 2009
Las Vegas, Nevada

Welcome to Imaging Resource's Live PMA 2009 Tradeshow Coverage, complete with more news, more videos, and more reporting straight from the tradeshow floor than anywhere else on the Internet!

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

RocketLife's logo. Click here to visit the RocketLife website! PRESS RELEASE: RocketLife Wins Two DIMA 2009 Innovative Digital Product Awards
14:47 EDT - Wins Awards for RocketLife Touch & RocketLife Mobile March 20, 2009, Folsom, CA – RocketLife (www.RocketLife.com), the inventors of award-winning new media technologies, announced today that it has won two DIMA 2009 Innovative Digital Product Awards for RocketLife Touch™ and RocketLife Mobile™.  The awards were announced on March 2nd at the Photo Marketing Association... (More)

Friday, March 13, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: cuichu printmedia drew large crowd at PMA’09 with its live demo of MagnaSign™ printable magnetic vehicle signs and Print-n-Stick™ repositionable photo.
13:26 EDT - New York, March 12, 2009 – cuichu printmedia (“cuichu”), a division of New York-based XL Presents, LLC, has successfully showcased its MagnaSign™ printable magnetic vehicle sign, Print-n-Stick™ repositionable photo, and EazySticker™ Inkjet waterproof sticker during the PMA’09 International Convention and Trade Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March... (More)

Thursday, March 12, 2009

scandigital.2009.150x61.jpg ScanDigital Transfers Images to CD/DVD & Loads Photos to Online Gallery for Sharing and Archiving

23:59 EDT - EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Photography enthusiasts will love learning about ScanDigital, the premier photo and home movie transfer service, at this year's PMA Tradeshow. ScanDigital specializes in converting old photographic material to digital format, allowing customers to archive and enjoy all of their work, new and old, in one location. Simply send ScanDigital your prints, slides and negatives and they will scan, crop and color correct them, post them in an online gallery for sharing and archiving and return them to you along with a digital copy of the images. ScanDigital's services benefit the entire photography community: • Amateur Photographers: Preserve Favorite Memories: Ensure your photos are protected against decay and disaster with ScanDigital. By converting your best moments to...

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Monday, March 9, 2009

I3A Presents 2009 Leadership Award to Kyocera Sanyo's Atsushi 'Andy' Kodera

19:36 EDT - LAS VEGAS -- March 5, 2009 -- The International Imaging Industry Association (I3A; http://www.i3a.org), the leading global association for the imaging industry, has conferred its prestigious annual Leadership Award upon Atsushi "Andy" Kodera, President, Kyocera Sanyo Telecom, Inc. (KSTI; http://www.sanyowireless.com). Mr. Kodera received the honor -- represented by a crystal captain's decanter, symbolizing leadership -- in person, at I3A's yearly Spotlight Reception held last night, March 4, in conjunction with the PMA 2009 conference taking place here this week. Joel Proegler, chairman of I3A, and a General Manager and VP at Eastman Kodak Company, was on hand to present the award. Awarded annually since 1980, I3A's Leadership Award each year recognizes one individual in the international...

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Sunday, March 8, 2009

General Imaging's General Electric G3WP digital camera. Photo provided by General Imaging Co. General Imaging announces waterproof digicam

18:59 EDT - Alongside this year's Photo Marketing Association tradeshow, General Imaging announced no less than ten new General Electric-branded digicam models for 2009.

Nine of these can be found in a separate news item, but one model included a first for General Imaging, hence meriting a separate press release. The General Imaging G3WP digital camera is the company's first to feature waterproofing, and is said to be safe for use in depths up to ten feet. Inside the waterproof body, the GE G3WP includes both a 12.2 megapixel image sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens.... (More)

General Imaging's General Electric X3 digital camera. Photo provided by General Imaging Co. General Imaging: Nine more new GE digicams

18:56 EDT - Alongside its waterproof G3WP digital camera, General Imaging has announced nine other new digicams across its A, E and X-series.

The General Electric A950, A1035, A1050, A1235 and A1250 are all very closely related with the exception of their choice of image sensor and zoom lens, and of course their pricing. The GE A950 has a 9.1 megapixel sensor and a 5x optical zoom lens, while the General Electric A1050 is identical save for its choice of a 10.1 megapixel sensor. The GE A1035 keeps the GE A1050's ten megapixel imager, but... (More)

Friday, March 6, 2009

Pretec's 64GB 666x CompactFlash card. Photo provided by Pretec Electronics Corp. Pretec: 666x CF is world's fastest

16:15 EST - During the Photo Marketing Association tradeshow, flash manufacturer Pretec announced what it says is the world's fastest CompactFlash card.

Just ten days after announcing a 433x CompactFlash card at the "Focus on Imaging" show in Birmingham, UK the company has upped the ante still further with a CF card billed as offering 666x speeds. The new card is said to offer 100MB/second, which we're presuming is the speed of read operations, given that writing to flash memory is generally a slower process. With the previous 433x CF card,... (More)

Pretec's logo. Click here to visit the Pretec website! PRESS RELEASE: 1st SDXC in the World-PRETEC Demonstrates 32GB SDXC
16:14 EST - Hannover, Germany and Las Vegas, Nevada. March 3rd, 2009- Pretec, creator of the highest capacity CompactFlash card in the world (100GB) and the fastest CF card in the world (433X), continues today its record braking history in the field of speed and capacity by unveiling the new SDXC 32GB, the world’s first, highest capacity and fastest SD card at CeBIT booth Hall21/D83 and at PMA CFA... (More)

Thursday, March 5, 2009

PMA 2009 logo. Click here to read our PMA 2009 coverage! PMA: Show's over, coverage continues

22:29 EST - The PMA Spring 2009 tradeshow came to a close earlier today, and the list of new products and services announced has been pretty extensive.

As usual, we've offered in-depth PMA coverage throughout the show, with plenty of news, videos, and reporting straight from the tradeshow floor! PMA 2009 might be over, but we're still working our way through a backlog of coverage, with plenty more news and videos to come - including some new digital camera models, amongst other products. So if you want the whole story on PMA 2009 - and all the... (More)

Photo Marketing Association's logo. Click here to visit the PMA website! PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Photo Industry 2009: Review and Forecast Report Says Custom Photo Services Are off to a Good Start, but Big Opportunities Are Still Untapped
18:54 EST - JACKSON, Mich. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations announces the availability of the U.S. Photo Industry 2009: Review and Forecast Report. This report is a useful tool to give retailers and photo labs an idea of what is going on in the industry and what is expected in the near future. The report is designed to aid firms in business... (More)

Xerox's logo. Click here to visit the Xerox website! PRESS RELEASE: Shutterbug Photo Mall One of First Photo Resource Centers to Install Xerox iGen4 Press
17:55 EST - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. & ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shutterbug Photo Mall has installed Xerox Corporation’s (NYSE: XRX) iGen4™ Press to add production of full-color photo books, calendars and greeting cards to its arsenal of photo-based offerings. Shutterbug, a photo resource center with an in-house photo lab, is one of the first U.S. companies of its... (More)

HP's logo. Click here to visit the HP website! PRESS RELEASE: HP Launches In-store and Online Publishing Tools for Affordable Printing
17:48 EST - Expanded consumer inkjet printer portfolio makes it easier for people to connect, create and print on any budget LAS VEGAS, March 2, 2009 -- At the PMA tradeshow today, HP expanded its extensive personal publishing portfolio to unlock new revenue streams and further capitalize on the $65 billion market opportunity.(1) The new products, services and tools from HP offer existing and new customer... (More)

HP's logo. Click here to visit the HP website! PRESS RELEASE: HP Bolsters Professional Printing Portfolio to Help Graphic Arts Customers Increase Profit
17:39 EST - LAS VEGAS, March 2, 2009 -- HP today expanded its professional printing portfolio as part of its effort to target the estimated $663 billion page-value opportunity for the global graphic arts market and accelerate the analog to digital transformation.(1) Unveiled at the 2009 PMA tradeshow in booth F150, HP’s comprehensive portfolio of digital printing solutions is designed to help... (More)

HP's logo. Click here to visit the HP website! PRESS RELEASE: HP and Tesco Partner to Provide Affordable, Convenient Photo Publishing Solutions to Customers
17:33 EST - LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Tesco today announced they are partnering to grow Tesco’s photo publishing offerings. The relationship will see the retailer roll out HP’s retail publishing solutions to more Tesco Extra stores across the United Kingdom. The collaboration will allow customers to choose from more than 300 creative print projects, print photos or... (More)

DIMA's logo. Click here to visit the DIMA website! PRESS RELEASE: 2009 DIMA Innovative Digital Product Award and 2009 DIMA Vision Award Winners Announced
17:23 EST - LAS VEGAS -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Of the hundreds of digital imaging products on display at PMA 09 Sneak Peek, the official press event of PMA 09 in Las Vegas, Nev., 17 have been selected by a panel of digital imaging editors to receive the prestigious DIMA Innovative Digital Product Award. The annual award is one of several events sponsored by the Digital Imaging Marketing... (More)

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Innovation Delivers Brilliant Success, Creative Solutions and Proven Performance for Photo Retailers
16:10 EST - New enhancements for APEX, KODAK Picture Kiosk and other imaging solutions demonstrate commitment to the success of retail and professional partners LAS VEGAS, NV, March 3 -- A year after unveiling its new KODAK Adaptive Picture Exchange (APEX) thermal dry lab system at the 2008 PMA show, Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) is enjoying strong customer acceptance and success across its broad portfolio... (More)

Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Spotlights Ways To Connect With Pro Quality
13:43 EST - Innovative Programs, Products Reinforce Commitment to Pro Photographers and Labs Las Vegas, NV, March 3 -- Since members of the photography community last gathered for the Photo Marketing Association International Trade Show, Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) has introduced a number of innovative products and services to support the professional photographer and professional lab businesses. These initiatives... (More)

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Canon's PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II photo printer. Photo provided by Canon USA Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Introduces the New PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II and PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II Professional Photo Printers
15:09 EST - New Canon LiDE700F Color Image Scanner Easily Digitally Renders Large Photos and Documents Using an LED Light Source, for Low Power Consumption LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced two new printers for professional and advanced photographers, the ten-color PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II and the eight-color PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Photo Printers.... (More)

Lucidiom's logo. Click here to visit the Lucidiom website! PRESS RELEASE: Lucidiom Debuts New APM Kiosk Software to Further Integrate In-Store and Online Business
14:47 EST - APM 7.0 Features Instant Photo Uploads from Kiosk to Web VIENNA, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lucidiom has further integrated in-store and online operations in the latest version of its kiosk software, APM 7.0. The new kiosk software version, which will be demonstrated at the Photo Marketing Association Show (PMA) 2009 in Lucidiom’s booth (Q180), already has received industry praise and recognition... (More)

Lucidiom's logo. Click here to visit the Lucidiom website! PRESS RELEASE: Lucidiom Offers Central Fulfillment Service for EQ Personal Publishing Products
14:42 EST - 800+ Products Now Accessible to Retailers With No Equipment or Carrying Costs VIENNA, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Retailers looking to test the personal publishing waters before investing in on-site printers and equipment now have an ideal order fulfillment solution through a new Lucidiom Inc. and Swan Photo partnership. Lucidiom, which already offers off-site fulfillment of more than 700 photo gifts... (More)

Fujifilm logo. Click to visit the Fujifilm website! PRESS RELEASE: Fujifilm Wins DIMA Photo Kiosk Shoot-out Award
14:27 EST - Las Vegas, March 3, 2009 – FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. announced today that the Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) named its 2009 DIMA Photo Kiosk Shoot-Out Award winner at the PMA 2009 International Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. DIMA, a division of Photo Marketing Association International (PMAI) presented Fujifilm with the 2009 DIMA Photo Kiosk “People’s Choice”... (More)

KohJetAir.jpg PRESS RELEASE: OmegaSatter, Koh Introduce Koh HEPA Jet Air
13:32 EST - The first filtered bulb blower that blasts pure HEPA-filtered air to blow off dust from sensitive digital equipment such as dSLR cameras. HAMPSTEAD, Md. -- http://www.omegasatter.com. (More)

Nikon logo. PRESS RELEASE: 50th anniversary of Nikon F-mount
11:44 EST - Longest history among lens mounts for 35mm-format SLR interchangeable lenses/cameras TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the 50th anniversary of its legendary F-mount lens-mounting system, employed on the company’s lens-interchangeable SLR cameras and NIKKOR lenses. Apart from Nikon, no other maker has been able to sustain its original lens mount for such an extraordinary... (More)

Pandigital's logo. Click here to visit the Pandigital website! PRESS RELEASE: Pandigital Debuts Industry's Thinnest Digital Photo Frame
05:30 EST - High Definition 10.4-inch frame is 1/3-inch thin, ideal for tight spaces; Features PanTouch Clear “floating” LCD design, full touch-screen interface and integrated Wi-Fi LAS VEGAS -- (http://www.businesswire.com/. All offers subject to change without notice or obligation and may not be available through all retail partners. Prices listed are manufacturer's suggested retail prices and may... (More)

Lucidiom's logo. Click here to visit the Lucidiom website! PRESS RELEASE: Lucidiom Honored with Multiple DIMA Innovative Digital Product Awards at PMA Show
04:07 EST - APM 7.0 Kiosk Software, White Screen “Scene Me” Technology and Coordinated Social Expression Products Receive Awards VIENNA, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lucidiom today announced the company has been honored with DIMA Innovative Digital Product Awards for all three Lucidiom products entered in this year’s competition – the Lucidiom “Scene Me” white screen technology,... (More)


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Casio
03 Mar 09 - Casio announces Exilim Zoom EX-Z29
Datacolor
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Delkin
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Digital Foci
19 Feb 09 - Digital Foci Launches Photo Book At...
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Fujifilm
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17 Feb 09 - Fuji: Two new J-series digicams
04 Feb 09 - Fuji announces first Super CCD EXR ...
04 Feb 09 - Fuji announces FinePix A150
General Imaging
08 Mar 09 - General Imaging announces ...
08 Mar 09 - General Imaging: Nine more new GE ...
Hewlett Packard
05 Mar 09 - HP Launches In-store and Online ...
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05 Mar 09 - HP and Tesco Partner to Provide ...
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Jobo AG
03 Mar 09 - JOBO Announces 12-Inch Photo ...
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Kodak
05 Mar 09 - Kodak Innovation Delivers Brilliant...
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Leica
20 Feb 09 - New: LEICA SF 58
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Lensbaby
03 Mar 09 - Lensbaby Introduces 0.42x Super ...
Lucidiom
04 Mar 09 - Lucidiom Debuts New APM Kiosk ...
04 Mar 09 - Lucidiom Offers Central Fulfillment...
04 Mar 09 - Lucidiom Honored with Multiple DIMA...
M-Rock
03 Mar 09 - M-Rock's Modular Attachment System ...
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Nikon
04 Mar 09 - 50th anniversary of Nikon F-mount
09 Feb 09 - Nikon Introduces The Fastest ...
03 Feb 09 - Nikon announces Coolpix P90
03 Feb 09 - Nikon announces Coolpix S230
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Nik Software
03 Mar 09 - Nik Software Announces Plug-in ...
03 Mar 09 - Nik Software Products Now Available...
Olympus
24 Feb 09 - Olympus unveils E-620 digital SLR
OmegaSatter
04 Mar 09 - OmegaSatter, Koh Introduce Koh HEPA...
Panasonic
03 Mar 09 - Panasonic: Micro Four Thirds cam ...
03 Mar 09 - Panasonic Expands Its Lumix Micro G...
27 Jan 09 - Panasonic: Two new TZ-series ...
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27 Jan 09 - Panasonic DMC-FX48 announced
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16 Jan 09 - Panasonic announces DMC-LS85
Pandigital
04 Mar 09 - Pandigital Debuts Industry's ...
Pentax
02 Mar 09 - Pentax: 24x zoom digicam, 15mm lens...
PMA
05 Mar 09 - U.S. Photo Industry 2009: Review ...
PocketWizard
16 Feb 09 - PocketWizard® Goes TTL and ...
Pretec
06 Mar 09 - Pretec: 666x CF is world's fastest
Profoto
16 Feb 09 - Profoto Debuts New D1 Monolight ...
Ricoh
25 Feb 09 - “Rocketlife Instant ...
Rocketlife
26 Mar 09 - RocketLife Wins Two DIMA 2009 ...
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Samsung
02 Mar 09 - Samsung announces hybrid APS-C ...
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17 Feb 09 - Samsung: Four new digicams for PMA
SanDisk
11 Feb 09 - SanDisk Announces World's First ...
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Sigma
02 Mar 09 - Sigma DP2: New specs, release ...
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Sony
02 Mar 09 - Sony announces Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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Tenba
03 Mar 09 - Tenba Introduces Exclusive Black ...
Unibind
04 Mar 09 - Unibind Wins DIMA 2009 Innovative ...
23 Feb 09 - Unibind Announces ...
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Western Digital
03 Mar 09 - Huge 8 TB Capacity, Media Streaming...
Xerox
05 Mar 09 - Shutterbug Photo Mall One of First ...
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X-Rite
25 Feb 09 - X-Rite Announces Unlimited Seat ...
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