PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Earns Accolades at 2010 International CES
Received Three Prestigious 2010 Innovations Awards from International Consumer Electronics Association and Editor’s Choice Award from Popular Mechanics
ROCHESTER, N.Y. --(Business Wire)-- Jan 08, 2010 Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) earned three Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards from the International Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and an Editor’s Choice Award from Popular Mechanics for products unveiled at the 2010 International CES.
CEA recognized the KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera in the Digital Imaging category, the KODAK Zi8 Pocket Video Camera in the Personal Electronics category and the KODAK EASYSHARE S730 Digital Frame in the Eco-Design and Sustainable Technology category. Popular Mechanics awarded the KODAK PULSE Digital Frame with its Editor’s Choice Award.
The Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards, sponsored by the CEA and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, honor superior design and engineering among the year’s most technologically advanced products. Winners are selected by a panel of independent industry designers, engineers and journalists. The Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards are featured at www.CESweb.org/Innovations. The Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice Awards were announced at the 2010 International CES in Las Vegas, NV and at http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/upgrade/4298595.html.
The new KODAK SLICE Touchscreen Camera ($349.95 US MSRP) earned recognition for:
Intuitive 3.5-inch, 16:9 LCD touchscreen with anti-reflective coating;
KODAK SLICE Search Feature and Face Recognition to easily sort, locate and share pictures;
Share Button for easy upload to Facebook, KODAK Gallery, Flickr, YouTube sites and e-mail;
Store up to 5,000 pictures in HD resolution;
Stunning image quality with a 14MP CCD sensor and 5X SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH Lens;
Built-in optical image stabilization;
720p/30fps HD video capture;
Kodak’s exclusive Smart Capture feature, which analyzes scenes and automatically adjusts camera settings to deliver beautiful pictures more often
Compatible with PC or APPLE iLife Software;
Li-Ion rechargeable battery included.
The KODAK Zi8 Pocket Video Camera ($179.95 US MSRP) earned recognition for:
Full HD 1080p video capture wherever you go;
Built-in electronic image stabilization for sharper videos and reduced blurring;
Vivid 2.5” color LCD;
External microphone jack;
Flexible swing-out USB arm for fast uploading, sharing, and charging;
5 MP 16:9 widescreen HD still pictures;
Easy upload to Facebook and YouTube;
Compatible with PC and Mac operating systems;
Record up to 10 hours of HD video* with the expandable SD/SDHC card slot that can hold up to 32 GB;
Capture family and friends in their best light with smart face tracking technology;
In-box HDMI cable.
The KODAK EASYSHARE S730 Digital Frame ($139.95 US MSRP)
Environmentally responsible design including ENERGY STAR® qualified power adapter, mercury free panel and programmable on-off settings to control power consumption;
Rechargeable battery featuring a one-hour capacity that makes it simple to pass the frame around to share memories;
Capacity to store up to 8000 pictures* with 1 GB internal memory;
Stunning picture quality featuring patented Kodak Color Science technology that delivers crisp detail and vibrant colors;
Updated Quick Touch Border, with touch-sensitive controls that enable easy access to controls on the front of the frame, and featuring a motion sensor that illuminates controls as your hand approaches the frame;
Dynamic collage mode that displays several pictures at the same time;
Mode button on top of frame enables easy toggling between viewing modes, including collage, single picture, clock and calendar views;
Plug-and-play operation—just insert a memory card or USB flash drive with digital pictures and a slideshow automatically begins.
The touchscreen-enabled KODAK PULSE Digital Frame ($129.99 US MSRP) is equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity and a personal e-mail address so consumers can easily send pictures wirelessly to the frame from a computer, from Facebook and KODAK Gallery sites, or from any device that has email capability.
Receive pictures via e-mail from computers and mobile phones;
Add pictures from your home computer, Facebook, and KODAK Gallery sites with built-in Wi-Fi capability;
Easy set-up with no software to install;
Intuitive touchscreen interface for easy interaction with photos;
Store up to 4,000 pictures** with 512 MB of internal memory;
Display pictures in brilliant color and crisp detail on the 7-inch high-quality display (800 x 600 pixels) featuring KODAK Color Science and LED backlighting;
ENERGY STAR® qualified power adapter, mercury-free panel and programmable on-off settings to control power consumption.
Kodak’s winning products are being featured at 2010 International CES in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2010 in the Las Vegas Convention Center (Kodak Booth #31400/South Hall/3).
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(First posted on Friday, January 8, 2010 at 12:09 EST)