PRESS RELEASE: Lucidiom Introduces iPhone App, “Pocket Pics”
Pocket Pics Allows Users to Sync Online Photo Collections to the iPhone
Vienna, Va., August 20, 2009 – Synchronizing your online photos with your iPhone is a snap with Lucidiom’s new Pocket Pics application, available free on Apple’s iTunes Store to all Photo Finale Web account holders. With Pocket Pics, when a Photo Finale account holder adds pictures to her online collection, the iPhone will automatically display the new pictures in Pocket Pics. Photo Finale is Lucidiom's award-winning, white-label, photo sharing and ordering site that retailers can customize as their own.
“We’re providing software and services that allow retailers to make money amidst all the social networking hype,” said Lucidiom CTO Jason Pareti. “Lucidiom Pocket Pics allows retailers to offer that anytime, anywhere access today’s consumers crave and, because it alerts subscribers when new photos have been added to a collection, it increases the retailer’s sales potential.”
“Integrated in-store and online services are a must in the photo world and our Lucidiom APM 7.0 kiosk software features instant kiosk to web uploads as well as the ability to access online photos from the kiosk. With RSS feeds able to instantly update digital frames with pictures and now Pocket Pics syncing online collections to iPhones, customers really do have 24-7 access to photos, and retailers 24-7 access to sales.”
The Pocket Pics application can be downloaded for free by consumers through Apple's iTunes Store. The app is compatible with firmware version 3.0 on the iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch devices.
Lucidiom is providing a marketing kit to aide retailers in advertising Pocket Pics to their customers. The kit includes web graphics, in-store materials and creative marketing ideas to help boost awareness and membership subscriptions.
With more than 55,000 APM photo kiosks deployed worldwide, Lucidiom Inc. is the leading provider of social expression imaging solutions. Lucidiom’s flexible and brand-independent digital photofinishing system, known as Lucidiom EQ, enables retailers to develop in-store and online revenue streams beyond the standard 4x6 print and empowers consumers to express themselves through images. Lucidiom EQ runs on the APM Network and features the best business systems, software tools and equipment: the APM photo kiosk; scrapbooking and creative content; the EQ Printer; APM ProfitWatcher statistics tracker; Photo Finale Web portal and the Lab 50 management system. For more information about how Lucidiom drives social expression in the digital imaging world, visit www.lucidiom.com.
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(First posted on Friday, August 21, 2009 at 13:20 EDT)