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SiPix's products begin shipping in the USA!|
(Friday, April 20, 2001 - 13:13 EDT)
Company now shipping its 2.1 megapixel digital camera and more...
SiPix Inc., the spinoff of contract manufacturer SiPix Group which was formed in January 2001, has today announced that its first round of products which were shown at PMA are now shipping in the USA. SiPix reaches the market with three products, of which perhaps the most interesting to readers will be the company's 2.1 megapixel, 39mm-equivalent fixed focal length model which retails for about $230. The SiPix SC-2100 (shown below) features a maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels from a 1/2.7" CCD sensor, coupled with a 1.8" color LCD display, CompactFlash storage, built-in 4 mode flash, NTSC/PAL video and USB connectivity and ISO ratings from 80 to 320.
The company is also offering a dual-mode webcam / digital still camera, the 0.3 megapixel iQuest DualCam. The DualCam features a maximum resolution of 640 x 480 pixels from a CCD image sensor, along with NTSC/PAL video and USB connectivity, 3-mode built-in flash, monochrome status LCD display (but no preview/review LCD), 2MB of built-in non-removeable flash memory and a fixed 3.9mm lens. The iQuest DualCam retails for about $90, and is shown in the three images below with its bundled stand.
Finally, the company is also shipping its $150 Pocket Printer A6 (below), which is a monochrome thermal printer with infrared and serial connectivity. The unit is battery operated and weighs 14 ounces (400 grams) with batteries and 5 3/4" (148mm) x 8' 2" (2.5m) paper roll. It includes drivers for Windows 98, 98SE, 2000 and ME, and I/S' IrPrint application for Palm OS.
SiPix's new products are available immediately from a range of retailers both online and offline, such as CompUSA, Staples, Buy.com and more. The company is distributing the lineup through Ingram Micro, Wynit, and D&H.
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|SiPix Rapidly Expands Retail, Distribution, Catalog and E-Commerce Partnerships|
Company Scales to Meet Explosive Consumer Demand for Digital Cameras and Portable Printers
Milpitas, Calif., April 20, 2001-- SiPix Inc., The Digital Imaging Appliance Company, today announced the first line-up of distribution, channel and retail partners to provide immediate, nationwide availability of its innovative digital cameras and portable printers.
The Pocket Printer A6 portable printer, the SC-2100 2.1 Mega Pixel digital camera and the iQuest DualCam dual-mode video/still camera are now available through prominent retail, e-commerce, and mail order stores including Comp USA, Staples, Fry's Electronics, J&R Music World, Buy.com, PC Mall, and Tiger Direct. SiPix has also aligned with prominent distributors Ingram Micro, Wynit and D&H. A complete list of channel partners is available online at http://www.sipix.com/ordering.html.
"SiPix provides affordable solutions to consumers looking for products that they can easily incorporate and use in their daily lives," said Scott Giller, Director of Sales at SiPix, Inc. "We selected leading channel partners that will make it effortless and painless for customers to obtain and enjoy these groundbreaking products now and in the future."
About SiPix, Inc.
SiPix, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SiPix Group Limited, is a leader in the manufacturing and delivery of digital imaging appliances for the consumer market. The company's portfolio of innovative and intuitive image capture and image output products provides a complete product and service chain, from capture to print, and from hardware to media, through trend setting designs, thus enabling the sharing of images instantly and globally, at an affordable price for everyone. The company is based in Milpitas, California, with regional offices in Europe and throughout Asia. For more information, go to www.sipix.com.