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Agfa's logo. Click here to visit the Agfa website! Agfa joins Apple's European roadshow!
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(Monday, February 26, 2001 - 14:17 EST)

Belgian imaging company to demonstrate scanners at Apple's seminars...

A press release from Agfa-Gevaert N.V. notes that the company will be present at Apple's European seminar series entitled "Going Digital in Professional Photography". The company plans to show its DuoScan f40 and DuoScan HiD scanners alongside Apple's PowerMac G4 computers...

Ten one-day seminars are scheduled, each of them running from 09:30 to 16:30, and featuring demonstrations from Agfa, Apple, Adobe, Nikon, FotoWare, GretagMacbeth, Hewlett Packard LaCie and Wacom. Dates and locations are as follows:
  • 05/03/2001: Nijkerk, Netherlands
  • 08/03/2001: Paris, France
  • 13/03/2001: Milan, Italy
  • 15/03/2001: Köln, Germany
  • 20/03/2001: London, UK
  • 23/03/2001: Zürich, Switzerland
  • 27/03/2001: Brussels, Belgium
  • 30/03/2001: Wien, Austria
  • 05/04/2001: Madrid, Spain
  • 19/04/2001: Stockholm, Sweden
You can register to attend the events at Apple's website. Attendance is free of charge, according to a page on Agfa's website, the only mention we could find of pricing anywhere. At the time of this writing, the registration server seems to be having intermittent problems causing it to respond extremely slowly, if at all...

Source: Agfa-Gevaert N.V.

Original Source Press Release:

Agfa Joins Apple Computer For European Roadshow.

Focus On Digital Imaging For Photographers and Designers.

Mortsel, Belgium - 26 February 2001 - Agfa announced its participation in the Apple Seminar Series "Going Digital in Professional Photography." The educational seminars are designed for photographers and other creative professionals who are interested in expanding their careers and their creativity with digital imaging. Apple will demonstrate Agfa's fast DuoScan f40 scanner and the high-density DuoScan HiD in combination with the latest Power Mac G4. Information will also be available on Agfa's full line of professional scanners.

The Apple series will kick off the 5th of March in the Netherlands and run in 10 cities across Europe. Nikon, Adobe and four other manufacturers will round out the presentations and exhibits. Digital photography, digital video, image manipulation and archiving will be covered in depth. Using Agfa's latest scanning technology participants will learn how to convert the full potential of their archived slides, negatives and prints into digital material.

The one-day seminar will run from 9.30 to 16.30. Seminar leaders and presenters will include Apple, Adobe, Nikon, GretagMacbeth and Hewlett Packard. Wacom, LaCie and FotoWare will also participate in the event.

Cities and dates are listed below. For more information click the Apple Seminar Series link at www.agfa.com or to register visit http://woreg.euro.apple.com.


05/03/2001: Nijkerk, Netherlands
08/03/2001: Paris, France
13/03/2001: Milan, Italy
15/03/2001: Köln, Germany
20/03/2001: London, UK
23/03/2001: Zürich, Switzerland
27/03/2001: Brussels, Belgium
30/03/2001: Wien, Austria
05/04/2001: Madrid, Spain
19/04/2001: Stockholm, Sweden


About Agfa DuoScan.


Agfa's family of DuoScan Scanners are favoured around the world by designers, photographers and prepress professionals. Every DuoScan features TwinPlate technology--a separate scanning bed for transparent originals. With 42 bits of colour depth, Agfa's DuoScan HiD was recently named the Best Digital Scanner in Europe by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA). All DuoScans employ FotoLook, Agfa's advanced scanning software that lets users switch settings to match their experience to insure professional quality results.


About Agfa.


The Agfa-Gevaert Group headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium ranks among the world's leading imaging companies. Agfa develops, produces and markets analog and digital systems, primarily for the graphics industry, medical radiology, non-destructive testing, micrographics, motion picture film and consumer imaging and photography markets. Agfa employs about 22,000 people in 40 countries, and has 120 agents throughout the world. Together, they achieved a turnover of 4,731 million Euro in 1999. Product and company information can be found on Agfa's home page on the World Wide Web at: www.agfa.com.

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