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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Lens sample variation - A closer look
21:12 EST - Today we have something a bit different for you over on SLRgear: Rather than testing and reviewing a single lens, we've partnered with LensRentals.com to test *5* different samples of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM.

Sample variation is a significant issue for users, reviewers, and manufacturers. As a user, the issue is whether a positive review and glowing comments by other users mean that you'd have a similar good... (More)



Saturday, January 30, 2010

hpp.150x90.jpg Printer Review: HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One
14:49 EST - It scans, it prints, it faxes, all with a gorgeous touchscreen interface. But that interface can run apps hosted on HP servers, too.

What sets the HP Photosmart Premium apart from other all-in-one devices is its ability to run small print apps hosted on the Web that format information as diverse as movie tickets and product comparisons... (More)



Friday, January 29, 2010

Joby's logo. Click here to visit the Joby website! PRESS RELEASE: Joby Expands Management Team with Executives from Method Products and Creative Labs
16:27 EST - The young, high-growth company behind the Gorillapod, Gorillamobile, and Gorillatorch product lines expands its team and its commitment to product design, brand, and customer-service Joby is excited to announce two new additions to its senior management team effective January 19, 2010. The Company is focused on accelerating its incredible growth in 2009, following a record fourth quarter in which... (More)



Bibble Pro 5.0.1 update released
16:19 EST - Bibble Labs has today announced an update to the latest release of its RAW file converter, Bibble.

Bibble 5 Pro first debuted at the end of December, and today's update adds support for two new camera models, as well as thirteen new calibrated lenses, improved color reproduction from several cameras,... (More)



ABBYY's logo. Click here to visit the ABBYY website! PRESS RELEASE: ABBYY to Showcase at the 2010 Mobile World Congress in Partnership with beyo and Diotek
13:28 EST - Moscow, Russia (January 28, 2010) — ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and language software, today announced that together with its partners, beyo and Diotek, the company will be exhibiting at the 2010 GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 15-18, Stand 2B25 in Hall 2. The ABBYY Stand is dedicated to the document recognition and language translation... (More)



The Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Convention and Trade Show logo. Click here to visit the WPPI website! PRESS RELEASE: WPPI 2010 Offers Unparalleled Educational Opportunities for Professional Photographers
13:09 EST - On Saturday, March 6, 2010, professional photographers can immerse themselves in WPPI’s “Business Institute” and “All About Schools” programs Culver City, CA (January 29, 2010) – Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) is pleased to provide, as always, professional photographers with unparalleled educational... (More)



Nik Software's logo. Click here to visit the Nik Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Nik Software Announces the 2010 “Nik Summit,” an Educational Event for Photographers
12:58 EST - Summit to feature on-location photography, hands-on workshops, industry panels, and “fireside chats” with the world’s leading professional photographers San Diego, CA – January 29, 2010 – Nik Software announces today The Nik Summit, its first-ever multi-day educational event designed specifically to educate and empower photographers and fans of the company’s award-winning... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: UWPhotographyGuide.com Launches the World’s First Free Comprehensive Online Guide to Underwater Photography for Divers and Photographers
11:32 EST - Underwater photography is a growing activity enjoyed by tens of thousands of scuba divers each year. UWPhotographyGuide.com is a comprehensive resource on underwater photography theory, technique, equipment, travel destinations and marine life for beginners and experienced photographers. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 -- Underwater photography is the most challenging type of photography... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon celebrates production of 50 million EF lenses
11:26 EST - TOKYO, January 29, 2010—Canon Inc. and Canon Marketing Japan Inc. announced today the achievement of a new EF lens-manufacturing milestone with the production of the company's 50-millionth lens, an EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM. Production of interchangeable EF lenses for Canon EOS-series AF (autofocus) single-lens reflex cameras began in 1987 at the company's Utsunomiya Plant, and has... (More)



Thursday, January 28, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Filter Forge, Inc. Releases Third Free Photoshop Plugin for Mac OS X, 50% Holiday Discount Ends February 4
12:48 EST - Continuing the series of free Photoshop plugins, Filter Forge, Inc. today released Filter Forge Freepack 3 - Frames for Mac OS X. Also, its flagship product, Filter Forge, is currently available at a time-limited 50% discount. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 -- Continuing the series of free Photoshop plugins, Filter Forge, Inc. today released Filter Forge Freepack 3 - Frames for Mac OS X.... (More)



Ecce Terram's logo. Click here to visit the Ecce Terram website! PRESS RELEASE: ECCE TERRAM presents novel architecture for digital photo ordering
12:01 EST - Oldenburg, Germany/Atlanta, GA, January 27, 2010 - ECCE TERRAM is proud to present their new Architecture for Photo Solutions. In the past, a variety of order methods for photos on the Internet - the desktop client and online ordering - competed with each other, depending on the application and local conditions. While in some countries, such as Germany, 70% of all orders are handled via Desktop Clients... (More)



Jalbum's logo. Click here to visit the Jalbum website! PRESS RELEASE: Jalbum comes to a browser near you
11:15 EST - Stockholm, January 28, 2010. Today, photo-sharing service Jalbum.net launches a browser-based version of their immensely popular desktop application for creating web photo albums. The new version requires no download or installation of software. It works straight in your browser at http://jalbum.net/create. The Jalbum desktop software has enabled photo hobbyists and professionals alike to publish... (More)



The Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Convention and Trade Show logo. Click here to visit the WPPI website! PRESS RELEASE: WPPI Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Style in Las Vegas, NV
11:07 EST - 30th Anniversary Pool Party taking place Monday, March 8, 2010 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino Culver City, CA (January 28, 2010) – The Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) is pleased to announce it will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary in style on March 8, 2010 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Open to all who attend the WPPI 2010 Convention and... (More)



Adobe's logo. Click here to visit the Adobe website! Lightroom 2.6.1 fixes bug for Leica M9 users
10:35 EST - Adobe has released a minor update to its Photoshop Lightroom imaging application which corrects a bug that could cause the previous version to crash when processing images shot with the Leica M9 camera.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.6.1 is in other respects said to be unchanged from the recently published Lightroom 2.6 release, which added support for a variety of cameras from Canon, Leaf, Mamiya, Nikon,... (More)



Canon updates 1D Mark IV firmware
00:41 EST - Japan's Canon Inc. has now released its promised firmware update for its EOS-1D Mark IV digital SLR, on which we first reported several days ago.

As expected, the updated EOS-1D Mk IV firmware v1.0.6 has only one change listed in the release notes. It is said to improve performance of the camera's autofocus tracking function, both for receding... (More)



The Flex DSLR remote. Photo provided by Switronix Inc. PRESS RELEASE: NEW FLEX DSLR Remote from Switronix Inc.
00:19 EST - January, 27th 2010 - Rockville Centre - NY: Switronix Inc releases the FLEX DSLR Remote. The FLEX is a patent-pending, handle mounted DSLR remote unit that triggers HD video start and stop recording for Canon 5D/7D. The FLEX’s unique gooseneck arm houses an optic to be positioned within line of sight to the remote sensor on the Canon cameras (transmits up to 1m away, 135deg spread).Once positioned,... (More)



Wednesday, January 27, 2010

STOIK Imaging's logo. Click here to visit the STOIK Imaging website! PRESS RELEASE: STOIK Imagic Premium: Video Processing, Photo Enhancement, Creation of Stereo Images and Much More!
23:02 EST - January 27, 2010: STOIK Imaging announces the release of the Premium edition of Imagic, a video and image processing solution with enriched functionality. As for the standard edition, it is now distributed free of charge, providing the advanced features of the Premium edition for 30 days. Among these features is creation of stereo images, panoramas, slideshows and collages, sophisticated photo editing... (More)



PocketWizard's logo. Click here to visit the PocketWizard website! PRESS RELEASE: PocketWizard Announces 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee for MiniTT1 and FlexTT5
22:37 EST - Elmsford NY – January 26, 2010 – In a bold move certifying the performance and reliability of the new MiniTT1/a> and FlexTT5, PocketWizard® is offering an unprecedented 30-day Satisfaction Guarantee. Photographers can purchase the system, try it out for 30-days and if not completely satisfied, simply return it to their dealer for a full refund — no questions asked. “We’re... (More)



Picmeta Systems' logo. Click here to visit the Picmeta Systems website! PRESS RELEASE: Picmeta Systems releases PIE 5.5 and PhotoTracker
22:31 EST - Picmeta Systems released version 5.5 of its Picture Information Extractor (PIE) with numerous enhancements. A new freeware allows track based geotagging. PIE is a photo browser and viewer with multi format support and extensive metadata functionality. The latest version adds geotagging with an interactive map and full batch capabilities. Reading and writing of EXIF and IPTC metadata is faster, a... (More)



DivePhotoGuide's logo. Click here to visit the DivePhotoGuide website! PRESS RELEASE: Popular Photography Website Launches Free Online Comprehensive Underwater Photography Tutorials
22:25 EST - With The Growth in Popularity of Underwater Photography, A Community of Esteemed Professional Photographers Respond By Developing A Series of Free Online Underwater Photography Tutorials to Help The World Learn About Underwater Photography New York (Jan 27, 2010) – In response to the global demand from photographers, scuba divers, surfers and snorkelers around the world, leading underwater... (More)



Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 digital camera. Copyright © 2009, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Millimeter-for-millimeter, is DMC-GH1's sensor better than EOS-7D's?
18:37 EST - In what's sure to be a controversial result, DxO has published test results for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1's sensor that show it outperforming that of the Canon 7D in many areas, and standing head and shoulders above other Four Thirds-format sensors.

DxO's "DxO Mark" methodology and eponymous website are together an attempt to compare digital camera sensors at the chip level, based on true apples-to-apples measurements from RAW files... (More)



DxO Labs Logo. Click to visit the DxO Labs website! DxO update extends camera, lens support
13:24 EST - DxO Labs has today released an update to its photo processing application, DxO Optics Pro that adds new support for cameras and lenses from Panasonic, Pentax and Sony, as well as extending compatibility to include a range of lenses from Canon, Fujifilm and Nikon.

The new release - Optics Pro v6.1.2 - now supports the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 compact and the single-lens direct view Lumix DMC-GH1, as well as the prosumer Pentax K-7 digital SLR, and both the Sony... (More)



Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron USA Announces First Photo Contest Of Its 2010 Series: Dusk Till Dawn - Deadline March 31, 2010
22:04 EST - Four Separate Contests Gives Entrants of Any Equipment the Chance to Win Their Choice of Selected Tamron Lenses January 25, 2010, Commack, NY— Tamron USA, Inc announced the first in its series of four photo contests for 2010: Dusk till Dawn asks entrants to submit sunrise, sunset and nighttime images by March 31, 2010. The Grand Prize Winner of Contest One 2010 will receive his/her choice of... (More)



Kubota Image Tools' logo. Click here to visit the Kubota Image Tools website! PRESS RELEASE: Kubota Image Tools Announces Lightroom® Session with Kevin Kubota at DIMA 2010
21:46 EST - The Professional Lightroom Workflow DIMA session takes place Sunday, February 21st during PMA 2010 Bend, OR (January 25, 2010) – Kubota Image Tools announces that PMA 2010 convention and trade show attendees can join Kevin Kubota for his “Professional Lightroom Workflow” session – a part of the Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) 2010’s Hands-on Computer Labs... (More)



Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: The 2010 Sony World Photography Awards and World Photography Festival
21:40 EST - April 22-27 Cannes, France Sony and the World Photography Organisation (WP0) are delighted to announce that the city of Cannes will once again provide the location for the annual Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) and World Photography Festival. Running from 22-27 April 2010, the Awards and Festival is set to be the global photographic event of the year. Welcoming professional and amateur photographers,... (More)



X-Rite offers free webinars
17:35 EST - X-Rite has announced two free webinars with professional photographer Eddie Tapp that will take place on January 28.

Titled "Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Troublesome Images", the webinars are scheduled for 1pm and 3pm Eastern time, and pre-registration is required to reserve a place in either webinar. Eddie, who... (More)



CIPA's logo. Click here to visit the CIPA website! CIPA offers 2009 summary, 2010 forecast
14:51 EST - The Camera & Imaging Products Association has today published figures on 2009 digital camera shipments, as well as offering its predictions for the 2010 market.

For the third straight year, CIPA reported global digital camera shipments of over 100 million units, although unit sales did fall by 11.6% from 2008 to some 105.9 million units. The sales drop came entirely... (More)



Nikon's logo. Click to visit Nikon USA's website. PRESS RELEASE: A Penguin, A Chicken And New York City Star In Top Submissions
12:48 EST - Actor Rainn Wilson, Photographer Chase Jarvis and Internet Personality “iJustine” Select 140-Second Video $100,000 Winner in Celebration of HD Video MELVILLE, N.Y. (Jan. 26, 2010) – In search of the next great online video talent, Nikon Inc. today announced the winners of its Nikon Festival, launched in November to celebrate, inspire and harness the current popularity of D-SLR video... (More)



Panasonic: Two new ZS-series digicams
01:00 EST - Panasonic has today added two new models to its Lumix ZS-series, both featuring fully manual control over apertures and shutter speeds.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 and ZS5 both have twelve megapixel image sensors and Leica-branded 12x optical zoom lenses. The Panasonic ZS5 opts for a 2.5" LCD display with 230,000 dots of resolution.... (More)



Panasonic announces Lumix TS2
01:00 EST - Panasonic has today unveiled its Lumix DMC-TS2, a rugged shockproof, waterproof and dustproof digital camera.

The TS2 can survive a drop from 2.0 meters, is dustproof and waterproof to ten meters, and has a fourteen megapixel image sensor coupled to a Leica branded 4.6x optical zoom lens with a useful 28mm wide... (More)



Panasonic announces Lumix ZR3
01:00 EST - Panasonic has today unveiled its latest Lumix ZR-series camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3.

The ZR3 has a fourteen megapixel image sensor coupled to a Leica branded 8x optical zoom lens with a generous 25mm wide angle. The Panasonic ZR3's lens features true optical image stabilization, and has... (More)



Monday, January 25, 2010

Casio EXILIM EX-FC150 digital camera. Copyright © 2010, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Express Review posted for Casio EX-FC150!
18:34 EST - All cameras capture "a moment in time," but the Casio EX-FC150 can not only capture more moments than most, it can go back in time and grab the moment you actually wanted when you pressed the shutter button.

With a 5x zoom and a backlit 10-megapixel sensor, the Casio EX-FC150 has even more tricks up its sleeve, including the ability to capture up to 40 frames per second at 9-megapixels, and high-speed video... (More)



Pentax's Optio I-10 digital camera. Photo provided by Pentax. Pentax: Three new Optio compacts
17:00 EST - Pentax has today announced three new compact digital cameras - one for the existing Optio E- series of entry-level compacts, and one apiece for its new Optio H- and Optio I- series lineups.

The Pentax Optio E90 is the entry-level model, combining a ten megapixel imager with a Pentax-branded 3x optical zoom lens. The Pentax E90 also includes a 2.7-inch LCD panel, and stores images on either... (More)



What Digital Camera's logo. Click here to visit the What Digital Camera website! UK charity auction collects for Haiti relief
13:25 EST - The United Kingdom's What Digital Camera magazine has today announced a charity auction offering photographers the chance to help with the Haiti relief effort while purchasing from a range of photographic equipment.

The auctions are being conducted through Ebay UK and international shipping isn' available. Links to the individual items are provided from What Digital Camera's article announcing the charity auction.... (More)



Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FH20 digital camera. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Announces Pricing For 2010 Lumix Digital Cameras, Focusing On Style, Function And Convenience
13:06 EST - SECAUCUS, NJ (January 25, 2010) – Panasonic today announced pricing for its new line of LUMIX digital cameras, which include the LUMIX FH-, FP- and F- Series – all which will be available in mid-February. The LUMIX FH-Series including the FH1, FH3 and FH20 are all slim, pocket-size models that pack a powerful 28mm wide-angle lens. All of these models also record High Definition video... (More)



Think Tank Photo's Hydrophobia Flash 70-200 rain cover. Photo provided by Think Tank Photo. PRESS RELEASE: Hydrophobia® 70-200: A water-resistant, seam-sealed rain cover for 70-200 and smaller lenses
12:49 EST - Santa Rosa, Calif. –Think Tank Photo announces the release of two water-resistant, seam-sealed rain covers for 70-200 and smaller lenses: the Hydrophobia® 70-200 and the Hydrophobia® Flash 70-200 with built-in flash protector. Featuring side arm holes for focusing and accessing switches, they allow DSLRs to be turned vertically. And now, without exposing their expensive bodies and lenses... (More)



PhotoShelter's logo. Click here to visit the PhotoShelter website! PRESS RELEASE: Social Media For Photographers: Photoshelter Releases Free Social Media Guide
11:22 EST - A comprehensive guide to help photographers effectively use social media to promote their work, build a following, increase website traffic, and sell more images New York, NY, January 22, 2010 - PhotoShelter, the leader in photography websites, photo sales and archiving tools for photographers, today released the latest in their series of free downloadable research reports for photographers.PhotoShelter's... (More)



Jobo's Nano 10 digital picture frame. Photo provided by Jobo AG. Click for a bigger picture! PRESS RELEASE: JOBO Announces Availability of the Ultra-Thin New NANO Series of High–Quality Digital Picture Frames
11:15 EST - New under 0.4-inch JOBO NANO 8 Pro and NANO 10 Pro digital picture frames are now available Gummersbach, Germany (January 25, 2010) – JOBO AG announces the availability of the affordable new ultra-thin and very stylish digital picture frames – the new .37-inch thick JOBO NANO 8 Pro and .39-inch thick NANO 10 Pro. The new NANO 8 Pro and NANO 10 Pro feature an 8” and 10” (respectively)... (More)



Canon prepares 1D Mark IV firmware
10:37 EST - Japan's Canon Inc. is preparing a firmware update for its EOS-1D Mark IV digital SLR, according to documents on the company's support websites.

The updated EOS-1D Mk IV firmware is said to improve performance of the camera's autofocus tracking function, both for receding subjects and those that are approaching the camera at low speed. Both Canon... (More)



Photoshop.com Mobile for iPhone updated
10:25 EST - Adobe has released an update for its Photoshop.com Mobile imaging application on the iPhone platform.

Available now through the iTunes App Store worldwide, Photoshop.com Mobile for iPhone v1.1 now offers playback of videos hosted on Photoshop.com. In addition, links to the videos can be emailed to other... (More)



Friday, January 22, 2010

Samsung's logo. Click here to visit the Samsung website! Samsung aims for 50% SLD market share
17:52 EST - Korea's Samsung Electronics is aiming to capture half of the burgeoning single-lens, direct view market this year, according to an article published by the English-language Korea Herald newspaper.

The company's recently announced Samsung NX10 will be its first entry in the SLD market when it ships later this month in Korea, with North American and Western European sales to follow in early March.... (More)



The Kenko TelePlus PRO 300 2.0x DGX teleconverter. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: KENKO TelePlus PRO 300 AF 2.0X DGX Teleconverter
15:38 EST - The PRO 300 series of Kenko Teleplus teleconverters are designed specifically to be used with telephoto lenses. They work best with prime lenses of 100mm or more and zoom lenses with a widest focal length above 50mm. The KENKO TelePlus PRO 300 AF 2.0X DGX converter has the effect of multiplying the focal length of your lens by 2.0x, turning a 300mm lens into an equivalent 600mm lens. The PRO 300... (More)



The Kenko TelePlus MC7 AF 2.0x DGX teleconverter. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: KENKO TelePlus MC7 AF 2.0X DGX Teleconverter
15:36 EST - Placed between the camera body and lens, a teleconverter contains a set of optics that will effectively increase the focal length of any lens with which it is used. The KENKO TelePlus MC7 AF 2.0X DGX converter has the effect of multiplying the focal length of your lens by 2.0x, turning a 300mm lens into an equivalent 600mm lens. The MC7 AF 2.0X DGX converter has genuine Gate Array IC (Integrated... (More)



The Kenko TelePlus MC4 AF 1.4x DGX teleconverter. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: KENKO TelePlus MC4 AF 1.4X DGX Teleconverter
15:36 EST - Placed between the camera body and lens, a teleconverter contains a set of optics that will effectively increase the focal length of any lens with which it is used. The KENKO TelePlus MC4 AF 1.4X DGX converter has the effect of multiplying the focal length of your lens by 1.4x. The MC4 AF 1.4X DGX converter has genuine Gate Array IC (Integrated Circuitry). It means the converter’s unique circuitry... (More)



The Slik SBH-120DQ compact ball head. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK SBH120 DQ Ball Head with Quick Release
15:29 EST - The SLIK SBH-120DQ compact ball head is perfect for monopods and lightweight tripods. A single lever locks and releases the ball so the camera is capable of being positions at almost any angle then locked into place. This all-metal ball head features a small, low profile quick release plate that can be used with lightweight digital SLRs, video cameras and point-and-shoot cameras. The 6252 quick release... (More)



The Slik SBH-100DQ compact ball head. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK SBH100 DQ Ball Head with Quick Release
15:22 EST - The SLIK SBH-100DQ compact ball head is excellent for monopods and lightweight tripods. A single lever locks and releases the ball so the camera is capable of being positions at almost any angle then locked into place. This all-metal ball head features a small, low profile quick release plate that can be used with lightweight digital SLRs, video cameras and point-and-shoot cameras. The 6252 quick... (More)



The Slik F740 tripod. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK F740 Tripod with Quick Release
15:11 EST - The SLIK F740 tripod is the first in a new F series of economical, lightweight tripods for the casual photographer or videographer. Capable of holding lightweight digital SLR camera and video cameras the F740 has a smooth moving 3-way pan head that gives as good performance when recording video as it does holding the a camera for still shots. The F7400 has a lockable mid-level spreader to keep all... (More)



The Slik F630 tripod. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK F630 Tripod with Quick Release
15:07 EST - The SLIK F630 tripod is second entry in a new F series of economical, lightweight tripods for the casual photographer or videographer. Capable of holding lightweight digital SLR camera and video cameras the F630 has a smooth moving 3-way pan head that gives as good performance when recording video as it does holding the a camera for still shots. The F630 has a lockable mid-level spreader to keep... (More)



The Slik F630 tripod. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK F153 Tripod with Quick Release
15:05 EST - The SLIK F153 tripod is part of the new F series of economical, lightweight tripods for the casual photographer or videographer. Capable of holding lightweight digital SLR camera or consumer video cameras the F153 has a smooth moving 3-way pan head that gives as good performance when recording video as it does holding the a camera for still shots. The F153 has a lockable mid-level spreader to keep... (More)



The Slik F630 tripod. Photo provided by THK Photo Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: SLIK F143 Tripod with Quick Release
15:03 EST - The SLIK F143 tripod is the lightest of the new F series of economical, lightweight tripods for the casual photographer or videographer. Capable of holding lightweight digital SLR camera and video cameras the F143 has a smooth moving 3-way pan head that gives as good performance when recording video as it does holding the a camera for still shots. The F143 has a lockable mid-level spreader to keep... (More)



Vimeo's logo. Click here to visit the Vimeo website! PRESS RELEASE: Vimeo Expands Its Video Playback Capabilities With Launch Of HTML5 Player
10:47 EST - NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2010 – Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], today added a second playback option for all of its members who use the Chrome or Safari browsers with the public beta launch of its new HTML5 player. “We are committed to providing our users with high quality viewing options,” said Andrew Pile, Vimeo Vice President of Product and Development. “Many... (More)



Canon's EOS-1D Mark IV digital SLR. Photo provided by Canon Inc. Click for our Canon 1D Mark IV preview! First test shots posted for Canon 1D Mark IV!
09:48 EST - We've just posted our first set of test shots from a production-level Canon EOS-1D Mark IV digital SLR, straight from the lab.

The 1D Mark IV is a direct replacement for the company's previous 1D Mark III model, which has now been officially discontinued and will no longer be available once existing stock is cleared from the retail... (More)



Thursday, January 21, 2010

Sigma logo. Click to visit Sigma's website! PRESS RELEASE: Sigma Corporation sponsors student magazine photo contest, announces winner
12:12 EST - Manufacturer also supports young shooters with new scholarship for high school seniors Ronkonkoma, NY, Jan. 20, 2010 – Sigma Corporation of America (www.sigmaphoto.com), a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world's most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, is pleased to announce the winner of the fourth annual, Sigma-sponsored Nature’s... (More)



Leica Camera AG logo. Click to visit Leica's US website! PRESS RELEASE: Invitation to submit entries for the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award’ competition for 2010
12:06 EST - Leica Camera AG, Solms, extends their invitation to submit entries to their international photography competition for professional photographers, the ‘Leica Oskar Barnack Award’. Applications from interested photographers will be accepted exclusively online at http://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/#/en/home between 15 January and 15 March 2010. The competition also includes the awarding... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: Print Opportunities in an Interactive World Will Be the Focus of the 2010 ON DEMAND Conference
11:59 EST - Keynote and General Sessions Speakers Address the Impact of the Digital Revolution NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - On the opening day of the ON DEMAND Conference, Jeff Hayes, President of InfoTrends, will deliver the State of the Industry Address: Print Opportunities in an Interactive World. Hayes will kick off a series of speakers who will provide insight and perspective on the future... (More)



Tamron's logo. Click here to visit the Tamron website! PRESS RELEASE: Tamron launches a fun new way to share stories, pictures, and points of view
11:56 EST - ShareItWithTamron.com provides a unique and fulfilling way for picture-takers to expand their creative horizons with an interactive blog-style sharing site January 15, 2010, Commack, NY – Tamron, the innovative, high-performance lens company, has just announced a new, user-friendly way for everyone from casual shooters to serious shutterbugs to showcase their prized images, share them with... (More)



Kubota Image Tools' logo. Click here to visit the Kubota Image Tools website! PRESS RELEASE: Space Still Available at Kubota Image Tools’ Spring 2010 Digital Photography Bootcamp® Workshop
11:49 EST - Award-winning Digital Photography Bootcamp scheduled for May 16–21, 2010 Bend, OR (January 21, 2010) – Kubota Image Tools announces there are still a few spots available for the 19th Digital Photography Bootcamp workshop taking place May 16-21, 2010. Recently awarded a 2010 Hot One Award from Professional Photographer magazine, Bootcamp, taught by renowned photographer Kevin Kubota, is... (More)



Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Sony's 8GB TransferJet Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo card. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. Sony quietly intros wireless-transfer Memory Stick
10:55 EST - Among its many announcements at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, one slipped by unnoticed at the time, but has now cropped up on a variety of tech news sites around the web.

Sony's Memory Stick flash card lineup now has a new capability, thanks to the launch of an 8GB Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo with TransferJet technology. (The announcement was hidden in the fifth paragraph... (More)



Iridient Digital's logo. Click here to visit the Iridient Digital website! PRESS RELEASE: Iridient Digital Releases RAW Developer 1.8.8 for Mac OS X
09:47 EST - Monterey, CA, January 18, 2010 -- Iridient Digital, Inc. has released RAW Developer 1.8.8 an update to our critically acclaimed RAW image processing software for Mac OS X. This update features support for the latest new camera models and several other improvements. This update brings support for two new camera models including the Canon 1D Mark IV and Fuji S200EXR. Improvements to the default ICC... (More)



PicturePaste's logo. Click here to visit the PicturePaste website! PRESS RELEASE: PicturePaste Solves Gmail Problem
09:44 EST - Launched today, PicturePaste is a new utility designed specifically for cloud-computing services such as Google Docs, Gmail, YahooMail, Wordpress and other web-based text editors. PicturePaste solves one of the usability drawbacks of using cloud-based solutions such as Google Docs, Gmail and Wordpress namely that the operating system clipboard does not allow copying and pasting of graphics and images... (More)



Start 3D's logo. Click here to visit the Start 3D website! PRESS RELEASE: Transform your photos into 3D and share them without the glasses.
09:23 EST - World’s first website dedicated to 3D photo-sharing launches Getting started in 3D photography has just got easier with the launch of Start3D.com, the world's first web site dedicated to sharing 3D photos online. Simply upload a pair of pictures and view them in amazing 3D. What's more, friends and family can now share the 3D experience without any glasses or equipment with the novel... (More)



Roxio PhotoShow logo. PRESS RELEASE: Roxio Adds Broad Music Catalog to PhotoShow.com
08:58 EST - Makes it Easy to Find the Perfect Soundtrack to Accompany Favorite Family Memories SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC), today announced it is bringing a new catalog of music for Roxio PhotoShow®, the company's family friendly destination for creating and sharing engaging and highly personalized multimedia slideshows.... (More)



Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Lowepro's ProRunner 450 AW rolling camera bag. Photo provided by Lowepro USA. PRESS RELEASE: Lowepro delivers a compact, feature-filled and travel-friendly carrying solution designed to fit the needs of photojournalists, professional photographers and serious enthusiasts.
17:25 EST - (Sebastopol, CA, January 4, 2010) – Lowepro, a product design company that builds protective gear for photography equipment and portable electronics, announces the launch of the Pro Runner AW series of backpacks and convertible rollers. This six-model series is streamlined, protective and travel-ready and features Lowepro's classic comfort and organization design details. "Our Pro... (More)



Lowepro's Passport Sling DSLR bags in various colors. Photo provided by Lowepro USA. PRESS RELEASE: Lowepro unveils a unique and unexpected kind of camera sling bag that offers freedom of movement, protection for a DSLR kit and lots of space for personal gear: the Passport Sling.
17:06 EST - (Sebastopol, CA, January 4, 2010) – Lowepro, a product design company that builds protective gear for photography equipment and portable electronics, announces the launch of the Passport Sling. This inventive bag includes protected space for a DSLR and a flexible compartment that unzips to reveal approximately 30% more space for extra accessories and personal items. "We designed the Passport... (More)



Lowepro's Exchange Messenger camera bag shown with Nikon digital SLR and flash for scale. Photo provided by Lowepro USA. PRESS RELEASE: Lowepro combines a classic bike courier profile with protective and practical features in its newest carrying solution for today's youthful and style-minded DSLR user.
15:26 EST - (Sebastopol, CA, January 4, 2010) – Lowepro, a product design company that builds protective gear for photography equipment and portable electronics, unveils its Exchange Messenger™ camera bag. This new, messenger bag style design offers a modern look, super-light weight and soft-sided protection for a standard DSLR kit, plus generous space for personal gear. "Our Exchange Messenger... (More)



Lowepro's Geneva 30 camera pouch shown with Canon digital camera for scale. Photo provided by Lowepro USA. PRESS RELEASE: Lowepro unveils a compact pouch series that is big on screen protection, light in weight and loaded with the kind of practical features point and shoot camera enthusiasts will appreciate.
15:19 EST - (Sebastopol, CA, January 4, 2010) – Lowepro, a product design company that builds protective gear for photography equipment and portable electronics, announces the launch of the Geneva pouch series, expressly made to offer a lightweight, yet protective carrying solution for a variety of compact cameras. "Geneva pouches are ideal for the consumer who is looking for a modern, form-fitting... (More)



PMA logo. Click here to visit the PMA website! PRESS RELEASE: Free Portraits For Military Families, Giant Photo Mosaic, And Inspirational 'How-To' Presentations All Take Center Stage At The Southern California Photo Expo
15:04 EST - Portraits of Love, Mosaic Created from Consumer Photos, and Visual Living Learning Center Emphasize Show's Theme, "Discover, Create, Share" Anaheim, CA. – January 19, 2010 – PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations has created a fun, educational, and interactive experience for attendees of the first Southern California Photo Expo (SCPE) at the Anaheim... (More)



Active Media Products' logo. Click here to visit the Active Media Products website! PRESS RELEASE: Active Media Products Rolls Out 600X Pro Series CompactFlash Cards
14:47 EST - 90MB/sec CF Cards Offer Exceptional Performance & Reliability in Capacities up to 64GB Fremont, California – January 19, 2010 – Active Media Products, manufacturer of SSDs and innovative USB drives, has leveraged their expertise in making ultra fast, small form factor SSDs to produce a new line of 600X CF cards for professional photographers. "Many pro DSLRs can rapid fire up... (More)



The Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Convention and Trade Show logo. Click here to visit the WPPI website! PRESS RELEASE: WPPI Celebrates 30th Anniversary in 2010
13:02 EST - Annual WPPI Convention and Trade Show offers over 120 classes for professional photographers from around the world Culver City, CA (January 19, 2010) – Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, as always, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) is poised to provide professional photographers with unparalleled educational opportunities starting March 4, 2010. All WPPI 2010... (More)



Nikon updates Capture NX for Mac
12:52 EST - Following on from last month's Windows-version update, Nikon USA has published an update to its Capture NX software for Mac OS users.

Nikon Capture NX v2.2.4 features several changes from the previous release, including compatibility with Mac OS X v10.6.2. A bug where the program would quit without warning when the Apply Settings box... (More)



Nikon's logo. Click to visit Nikon USA's website. PRESS RELEASE: Nikon Reinforces Digital Camera Business with Capital Investment to Notion VTec Berhad (Malaysia)
11:19 EST - January 19, 2010 - Nikon Corporation (Michio Kariya, President) has invested capital in Notion VTec Berhad (Thoo Chow Fah, Executive Chairman; hereinafter, Notion), located in Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, in order to strengthen and expand the relationship between the two companies. This will help Nikon to increase its presence even further in the digital camera market through the utilization of... (More)



RawTherapee's logo. Click here to visit the RawTherapee website! RawTherapee now open-source; new alpha available
10:59 EST - A new alpha version of Raw image processing software RawTherapee recently became available on the program's website, providing a preview of the program's overhauled user interface and a slightly tweaked processing algorithm.

The most significant change in RawTherapee is to be found in the licensing terms however, with the program now available under the GPL open source license. Developer Gábor Horváth intends... (More)



Samsung's HZ35W digital camera. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Samsung: Two new HZ-series long-zoom digicams
01:38 EST - Rounding out its announcements for the day (and bringing its total new camera models for the year to twelve already!), Samsung has announced its long-zoom HZ30W and HZ35W.

Most specifications for the Samsung HZ30W and HZ35W have yet to be revealed, with only a brief outline of their features and functionality so far available. What we do know is that the Samsung HZ35W offers... (More)



Samsung: Two new TL-series ultracompacts
00:16 EST - Samsung has today announced two new additions to its TL-series of digital cameras - the Samsung TL105 and TL110.

Most specifications for the Samsung TL110 and TL105 have yet to be revealed, with only a brief outline of their features and functionality so far available. What we do know is that the TL110 offers the... (More)



Monday, January 18, 2010

Samsung's SL630 digital camera. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Samsung announces SL630 entry-level compact
23:13 EST - Following on from the seven new digital camera models the company recently announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung has today announced its latest entry-level design.

Most specifications for the Samsung SL630 have yet to be revealed, with only a brief outline of the SL630's features and functionality so far available. What we do know is that the Samsung SL630 is... (More)



O'Reilly's logo. Click to visit the O'Reilly website! PRESS RELEASE: Three Songs, No Flash!--New from Rocky Nook: Your Ultimate Guide to Concert Photography
17:54 EST - Santa Barbara, CA—Author Loe Beerens, a veteran photographer on the international concert scene, relates his experience in and knowledge of all the important aspects of planning and photographing concerts of all kinds in this new book from Rocky Nook, Three Songs, No Flash! ($24.95 USD). From punk to classical and everything in between, Loe covers how the music industry is organized, how to... (More)



The Institute of Professional Photography's ProPhoto iPhone app. Photo provided by the Institute of Professional Photography. PRESS RELEASE: Snap That App: The Secrets Of Becoming A Professional Photographer
17:19 EST - There’s a new state-of-the-art way to learn the secrets of becoming a successful professional photographer. Launched today, the free iPhone ProPhoto app gives you a comprehensive introduction to getting paid for doing something you love. Whether you have the ambition to become a fulltime photographer or simply want to supplement your existing income, this unique app – available for download... (More)



Foremay's logo. Click here to visit the Foremay website! PRESS RELEASE: World's Fastest Compact Flash Card Launched By Foremay
17:02 EST - Foremay, Inc., a leader of technology innovations in solid state drive (SSD) and one of the world's Top 10 SSD OEMs, today announced the SC199(TM) V-series and EC188(TM) M-series CompactFlash card flash hard drives. Foremay's compact flash memory is the world's fastest compact flash card with read/write speeds up to 90/80 MB/s, with a maximum capacity up to 128GB for select models. "CompactFlash... (More)



StudioPlus Software's logo. Click here to visit the StudioPlus Software website! PRESS RELEASE: StudioPlus Software, LLC Announces 2010 Product Lines – StudioPlus Express (Now Free), Standard and Professional
16:40 EST - Imaging USA, Nashville, TN – JANUARY 10, 2010 - StudioPlus Software, LLC, the industry leader in business management and workflow solutions for professional photographers, announces the release of a free product line, StudioPlus Express. All versions of StudioPlus address the fundamental needs of running a photography business, including scheduling, client tracking, invoicing and digital workflow.... (More)



StudioPlus Software's logo. Click here to visit the StudioPlus Software website! PRESS RELEASE: StudioPlus Software, LLC Announces Partnership with HoldMyMemories.com
16:37 EST - Imaging USA, Nashville, TN – JANUARY 10, 2010 - StudioPlus Software LLC, a leader in studio management software, announces their partnership with HoldMyMemories.com. HoldMyMemories.com is a social media company developed specifically for portrait studios as a means to acquire and retain clients while integrating with all the major social networking sites. This partnership will expand the tools... (More)



Silicon Power's 128GB 400X Compact Flash card. Photo provided by Silicon Power Computer & Communications Ltd. PRESS RELEASE: Silicon Power Announces World’s First 400X 128GB Compact Flash Memory Card
15:18 EST - Worldclass flash memory manufacturer Silicon Power today announces the world’s first 400X Compact Flash (CF) card with 128GB of storage capacity. Announcing their 600X CF card not long ago for the ultimate performance, the 400X CF card is designed to offer the ultimate storage capacity while not compromising on performance, featuring a write speed of up to 90MB/sec. It is the largest storage... (More)



CUBE CF card reader with cover opened to show card slots and storage bay. Photo provided by JOBO AG. PRESS RELEASE: JOBO Introduces New Multi-card Readers Featuring a Unique Media Card Storage Space and “Cube” Design
14:18 EST - Affordable new card readers/writers provide compatibility with up to 70 different types of media cards Gummersbach, Germany (January 18, 2010) – JOBO AG announces the addition of several new multi-card readers/writers to their line of media card readers. New today are the High Speed Multi-card Readers/Writers and Storage Boxes JOBO Cube CF (68-in-1) and JOBO Cube HUB (57-in-1) and the 70-in-1... (More)



Industry giants provide Haiti support: You can too (UPDATED)
11:21 EST - Almost a week ago, the Republic of Haiti was devastated by a major earthquake followed by numerous aftershocks.

Much of the country's infrastructure - including most area hospitals - has been wiped out by the quakes, and a huge strain placed on every remaining resource by a death toll estimated to reach into the... (More)



Saturday, January 16, 2010

a810.150x83.jpg Printer Review: Epson Artisan 810
12:40 EST - It does everything but scan film...

And by everything, we mean the Epson Artisan 810 can print gorgeous photos, two-sided documents, printable CD/DVD media and a variety of templates; scan any letter-size original on either its glass bed... (More)



Friday, January 15, 2010

Pro9500II.150x89.jpg Printer Review: Canon Pro9500 Mark II
21:09 EST - 'Professional printing performance for large archival photos...'

That's how Canon describes its PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II pigment-based, 13x19-inch printer. We were more inclined to use the word, "Wow!' But as we used this well-built printer that gave us the best pigment... (More)



Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera. Copyright © 2010, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Full Review posted for Canon EOS 7D!
18:00 EST - In many ways the Canon EOS 7D stands alone.

It's a digital SLR camera that can capture 18-megapixel images at 8 frames per second and 14-bit depth, with a quite usable ISO range from 100 to 12,800. The Canon 7D offers Live View, full manual exposure... (More)



VueScan's logo. Click here to visit the Hamrick Software website! PRESS RELEASE: VueScan 8.6 Supports Scanners on Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6
12:35 EST - Hamrick Software, the developer of VueScan, the world's most widely used scanning software, adds support for an additional 80 scanners to keep up with the demand from Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 (Leopard) users. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 13, 2010 -- Hamrick Software, the developer of VueScan, the world's most widely used scanning software, has released it's latest version 8.6 - with more than 65... (More)



Zoom In Online's logo. Click here to visit the Zoom In Online website! PRESS RELEASE: Zoom In Online Announces Adobe Lightroom 2 Sweepstakes
12:23 EST - NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Leading creative software manufacturer Adobe, in association with Zoom In Online, will give away 100 free copies of its photography software Lightroom 2 over the next two months (Retail Value $199). To enter for a chance to win one of 100 free copies of Lightroom 2, visit Zoom In Online's 'Photography Channel.' Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 is a user-friendly... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Kicks Off Innovative “Story Beyond The Still” Digital Image Contest On Vimeo.Com
12:16 EST - Company works with Vimeo and Grey New York to launch collaborative project commencing with interpretive work by photographer Vincent Laforet LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., January 15, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the commencement of “The Story Beyond The Still Contest,” allowing photographers and videographers to showcase their creativity in a new... (More)



ToonIt's logo. Click here to visit the Digital Anarchy website! PRESS RELEASE: Digital Anarchy Releases a Free, Feature Filled Update to ToonIt! Photo for Photoshop, Elements & Aperture
11:53 EST - Version 2.5 Adds New Outline Styles, SuperSmart Blur Option, and Interface Improvements to Popular Cartooning Software San Francisco — Wednesday, January 13, 2010 — Digital Anarchy, a leading provider of cost-effective software for photographers and Photoshop artists, today announced a free update to their popular ToonIt! Photo plugin. ToonIt! 2.5 creates cartoon-like images from photographs,... (More)



Camera Bits' logo. Click here to visit the Camera Bits website! PRESS RELEASE: Camera Bits Announces Sponsorship of WPOW: Women Photojournalists of Washington Traveling LAUNCH Exhibit
11:37 EST - Exhibit Visitors Will Have the Opportunity to Learn New Workflow Solutions with Photo Mechanic As They Draw Inspiration from WPOW's Images Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 14, 2010 -- Camera Bits, Inc. (www.camerabits.com), a pioneering provider of software for professional digital photographers, today announced its exclusive sponsorship of the WPOW: Women Photojournalists of Washington traveling photography... (More)



Ecce Terram's logo. Click here to visit the Ecce Terram website! PRESS RELEASE: New Photo2lab Solution for Photo Labs and Photo Online Retailer Shown on PMA 2010
11:33 EST - ECCE TERRAM – The innovative solution provider for the Digital Photo market, based in Oldenburg, Germany – will present the new version of its software solution for Photo Labs at the PMA 2010. San Jose, CA (http://www.prweb.com/. About ECCE TERRAM ECCE TERRAM was founded by Frank Simon in 1996. It specializes in solutions for e-commerce for the photo industry, lab control, e-payment,... (More)



Manfrotto Distribution's logo. Click here to visit the Manfrotto Distribution website! PRESS RELEASE: Manfrotto Distribution Adds Datacolor® to Growing Family of Brands
11:09 EST - Manfrotto Distribution to Serve as Exclusive Distributor for Datacolor in the U.S. Ramsey, NJ (January 14 2010) – Manfrotto Distribution (formerly Bogen Imaging) is proud to announce its partnership with Datacolor as the exclusive U.S. distributor of the company’s award-winning Spyder® range of monitor and print calibration solutions. With the addition of Datacolor to its growing family... (More)



Plustek's logo. Click here to visit the Plustek website! PRESS RELEASE: Plustek Expands OpticFilm Scanner Line With New Models
11:00 EST - New models boast hardware and software enhancements for brilliant slide digitization CERRITOS, Calif. (January 14, 2010) – Plustek Technology Inc. (www.plustek.com/usa), a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer, professional and office imaging devices (including portable scanners, sheet fed/flat bed scanners, wide format scanners and IP cameras), today announced an extension to their award-winning... (More)



Thursday, January 14, 2010

Nikon's logo. Click to visit Nikon USA's website. Nikon updates Camera Control Pro, DSLR firmware
20:39 EST - Nikon USA yesterday released an updated version of its Camera Control Pro application, following hot on the heels of firmware updates issued for its D3, D3x, D300s and D700 digital SLRs right before the start of the Consumer Electronics Show.

Nikon Camera Control Pro v2.7.1 is available immediately for both the Windows and Mac OS platforms, and adds support for the latest D3 and D700 firmware releases. When used with the current Nikon D3 or... (More)



Adorama's logo. Click here to visit the Adorama website! PRESS RELEASE: Adorama Introduces The APPOS™ -- Photo App Awards and Photo Contest for the iPhone
19:43 EST - Celebrity panel to judge photo contest -- Deadline for entries is February 15, 2010 New York, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2010 -- Adorama, one of America’s premier photography and consumer electronics resellers, announces that they are launching the APPOS, the first annual iPhone App Awards for Photography 2010 as well as an iPhone Photography Contest. The annual APPOS Awards are designed to spotlight... (More)



PMA logo. Click here to visit the PMA website! PRESS RELEASE: PMA 2010 colocation with PrintFest and Cross Media West Conference another example of engaging “all sectors of the photo imaging industry”
19:11 EST - JACKSON, Mich. – PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations will be colocating with thePrintFest Expo Pavilion and Cross Media West Conference at PMA 2010, February 21-23, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Southern California. The PrintFest Pavilion will be open all three days of PMA 2010, while the Cross Media West Conference will be Monday, Feb. 22. “PMA welcomes... (More)



AMS Software's logo. Click here to visit the AMS Software website! PRESS RELEASE: Photo Calendar Maker - Personalized Calendars of Any Size for You and Your Friends!
14:31 EST - AMS Software announces the release of Photo Calendar Maker, a new photo editing solution for creation of custom calendars. The original calendars can represent family and friends, create business or romantic mood and commemorate important events. Such a calendar can be a nice present for almost any occasion! Why purchase expensive photo enhancement programs and overpay for functions that are never... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Alleges Patent Infringement by Apple and RIM
13:51 EST - Files ITC Complaint Alleging Apple and RIM Camera Phones Infringe Kodak’s Digital Imaging Technology; Also Files Suit Against Apple in U.S. District Court ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 14 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced today that it has filed lawsuits against Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Limited (RIM) alleging the infringement of Kodak digital imaging technology. The Kodak complaint,... (More)



CES new camera summary
00:03 EST - Barring any late press releases coming in, we've now concluded our coverage of the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.

In total, a whopping 66 digital camera models from eleven manufacturers were announced at the show, spanning a range from a high-resolution, interchangeable lens camera right the way down to your choice... (More)



Wednesday, January 13, 2010

2010 CES logo. Click here to read our 2010 CES coverage! PRESS RELEASE: 2010 International CES Launches Next Decade of Innovation
23:40 EST - Record Number of New CE Products Generates Opportunity for Global Economy LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 10, 2010 More than 2,500 technology companies introduced more than 20,000 new products this week at the 2010 International CES®, kicking off the next decade of technology innovation. With a record 330 new exhibitors, major technology trends unveiled on the 2010 CES show floor included 3D... (More)



Vivitar's ViviCam T026 digital camera. Photo provided by Vivitar. PRESS RELEASE: Vivitar® Unveils Line Of 2010 Digital Cameras At CES
23:15 EST - Las Vegas, NV.- January 7, 2010- Vivitar, a leading brand of digital cameras and photographic accessories for over 70 years, returns to CES with their latest collection of affordable, multi-functional digital products. This year’s roundup of innovative digital cameras packs loads of features in sleek, easy-to-use devices. The ViviCam V5028 is a twin-view, 5.1 Megapixel camera. The 1.8”... (More)



Vivitar's DVR 850W high definition camera. Photo provided by Vivitar. PRESS RELEASE: Vivitar® To Launch New Video Cameras For 2010 At CES
23:10 EST - Las Vegas, NV.- January 7, 2010- Vivitar, a leading brand of digital cameras and photographic accessories for over 70 years, embarks on CES 2010 with a highly anticipated collection of digital products and accessories. The new video camera models offer something for everyone with exciting new features, quality and affordability. The DVR 850 is an underwater 8.1 Megapixel, high definition, video... (More)



Vivitar's logo. Click here to visit the Vivitar website! PRESS RELEASE: Vivitar® Releases New Line Of Lenses At CES 2010
23:04 EST - Las Vegas, NV.- January 7, 2010- Vivitar, a leading brand of digital cameras and photographic accessories for over 70 years, focuses efforts on CES 2010 with a highly anticipated collection of digital products and accessories. A new range of lenses will be released for Spring 2010, joining the existing line of 2.2x telephoto converters and .43 wide-angle lens converters. The 0.21x fish-eye lens... (More)



Vivitar's logo. Click here to visit the Vivitar website! PRESS RELEASE: Vivitar® Accessorizes CES 2010 With New Battery Chargers
23:02 EST - Las Vegas, NV.- January 7, 2010- Vivitar, a leading brand of digital cameras and photographic accessories for over 70 years, showcases at CES 2010 with a highly anticipated collection of digital products and accessories. The new line of battery chargers offer quality and convenience at an accessible price. Vivitar battery chargers extend battery life to enable the maximum use of cameras. The new... (More)



The Kodak A250 50-in-1 card reader. Photo provided by Sakar International Inc. PRESS RELEASE: New KODAK MicroSD Card Reader Introduced by Sakar
22:04 EST - Features Sleek Design with Super-Secure Form Factor, Makes Data Transfer Easy LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Copying and sharing memory card-based photos, videos, music and data is easier than ever with new KODAK Card Readers developed by Sakar International. Four readers now available in stores will be joined in spring 2010 by an extra-secure MicroSD card reader designed to transfer photos from... (More)



The three megapixel high-definition Kodak P310 HD. Photo provided by Sakar International Inc. PRESS RELEASE: New KODAK Webcams Released by Sakar International
22:03 EST - User-Friendly Video Calling with Quick-Connect to SKYPE, Instant Messaging & Social Networking Services LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Video calling and image sharing just got easier as well as clearer with Sakar International's new line of KODAK Webcams, including a top-of-the-line model that features a true 3 megapixel sensor for HD-quality video. All webcams in the series feature one-stop... (More)



Sakar's logo. Click here to visit the Sakar website! PRESS RELEASE: Fun Branded Cameras Based on Kids' Favorite Nickelodeon Shows: iCarly, Dora the Explorer & SpongeBob SquarePants!
22:01 EST - New Photo, Web & Digi Cams from Sakar Include Software to Encourage Creativity LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- For young fans of Nickelodeon's iCarly, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants, Sakar International has released a series of digital cameras, video cameras and webcams themed with their favorite characters for creative play. Value-added extras like interactive software based on... (More)



DxO Labs Logo. Click to visit the DxO Labs website! DxO Optics Pro for Mac updated
19:41 EST - DxO Labs has updated the Mac OS version of its photo processing application, DxO Optics Pro, to improve stability and to support a Canon PowerShot digital camera.

DxO Optics Pro v5.3.7 for Mac now supports the Canon PowerShot S90, a popular compact camera that takes much of the PowerShot G11's feature set and puts it into a more stylish, pocket-friendly body. As... (More)



Sony's HDR-AX2000 digital camcorder. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. Click for a bigger picture! PRESS RELEASE: Sony Unveils New Solid State Camcorders
19:19 EST - LAS VEGAS (CES Booth 14200) Jan. 6, 2010 – Sony Electronics is expanding its line of solid state camcorders with two new models designed to broaden the shooting capabilities for professionals and consumers. The company is introducing its first professional camcorder that implements the AVCHD format, the HXR-NX5U, as well as a consumer AVCHD model, HDR-AX2000. The professional HXR-NX5U model... (More)



Sony's HDR-XR550V digital camcorder. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Sony Unveils Handycam® Camcorder Lineup Loaded With Innovative Technologies, Features
19:13 EST - New Models Offer Advanced Optics and Simplified Post-Shooting Solutions LAS VEGAS (CES BOOTH #14200), Jan. 6, 2010 – Providing consumers with innovative products designed to enhance their on-the-go experiences, Sony is introducing 13 hard disk drive and flash memory-based camcorders with breakthrough technologies in both high definition and standard definition options. Designed to fit any budget,... (More)



Samsung's logo. Click here to visit the Samsung website! Samsung Electronics to absorb Samsung Digital Imaging
18:08 EST - Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has today announced several high-level management changes, as well as its intention to merge with Samsung Digital Imaging Co. Ltd.

Samsung's current Vice Chairman and CEO Yoon-woo Lee has instead transitioned to become Chairman of the Board of Directors, with his CEO role taken over by Geesung Choi. Mr. Choi was previously President... (More)



Panasonic's HDC-TM55 digital camcorder. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Unveils New Full HD Camcorders, Ideal For Casual Shooters Looking For Portability And HD Quality
17:11 EST - Equipped with Wide-Angle Lenses and Extended Zooms, Panasonic’s New HD Camcorders, including the HDC-TM55, Provide Increased Shooting Ranges LAS VEGAS, NV (January 6, 2010) – Panasonic today introduces new full High Definition (HD) camcorders to its 2010 line, which includes three compact and stylish models, the HDC-HS60, HDC-TM55, HDC-SD60 - perfect for users wanting portability, without... (More)



Panasonic's SDR-H85 digital camcorder. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic's New Lineup Of Camcorders Designed For Ultimate Mobility, Endurance And Durability
17:07 EST - New camcorders include 80 GB*2 hard disk drive, built-in memory, wide-angle lenses and powerful 78x enhanced optical zoom capabilities LAS VEGAS, NV (January 6, 2010) – Today, Panasonic introduced three additions to its 2010 standard definition camcorder lineup – the SDR-H85, SDR-T50 and SDR-S50, designed to be portable, durable and high-performing. These camcorders may small in size,... (More)



The MHS-CM5 with LCD display swivelled to face forwards. Photo provided by Sony Electronics Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Upload Your Life Online With Sony "Bloggie" Cameras
14:54 EST - Two New Stylish Devices Deliver High Definition MP4 Video and Photos to the Web with Ease LAS VEGAS (CES BOOTH #14200), Jan. 6, 2010 – Sony is providing consumers with networked products to enhance the entertainment experience and chronicle their everyday lives with Sony’s new portablebloggie™ cameras, which make their worldwide debut today. The bloggiecamera offers simple, high... (More)



Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Samsung's S-Series digital camcorders. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Adds Wi-Fi Connectivity To S-Series Camcorders
23:24 EST - New S-Series Camcorders are the World’s First to Offer Built-In Wi-Fi and DLNA Connectivity Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2010) – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today introduced its new S-Series of full-HD digital camcorders, the world’s first to include built-in Wi-Fi and DLNA connectivity. Comprising three new... (More)



Samsung's SMX-C20 digital camcorder. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Announces Three New Stylish, Ergonomic Camcorders
23:22 EST - New SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20 Allow Consumers to Shoot and Share in Style Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2010) - Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced three new stylish, ergonomically-designed compact digital camcorders which come fully equipped with an array of useful features. The SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20 all feature... (More)



Samsung's F-Series digital camcorders. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Allows Users To Capture Diverse Images With New Ultra-Zoom Camcorders
23:21 EST - New SMX-F40, SMX-F43, and SMX-F44 Offer Extended Battery Life and 65x Intelli-Zoom Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2010) – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today extended its popular F-Series of compact digital camcorders with the addition of three new ultra-zoom, YouTube™ compatible models, the SMX-F40, SMX-F43, and SMX-F44.... (More)



Samsung's H-Series digital camcorders. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Introduces Four New H-Series Full-HD Camcorders
23:19 EST - New H-Series Camcorders Deliver Advanced Features and Competitive Pricing Las Vegas, NV (January 6, 2010) – Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today introduced four new full-HD digital camcorders, the HMX-H200, HMX-203, HMX-H204 and HMX-H205. Each of these new camcorders boasts an impressive list of advanced features, offering... (More)



Sanyo's Xacti VPC-CS1 dual camera. Photo provided by Sanyo North America Corp. PRESS RELEASE: SANYO Announces the World’s Smallest, Lightest, and Thinnest*1 Dual Camera Xacti for 2010
22:14 EST - Full HD*2 Xacti Offers a Whole New Range of Image Capturing Possibilities Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 – SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) is pleased to announce the release of a new Full HD, Slim Type Dual Camera Xacti, VPC-CS1, available in February, 2010. The Dual Camera series aims to provide customers with more enjoyable video experiences, by offering cameras that allow users to... (More)



Sanyo's Xacti VPC-SH1 dual camera offers HD video and four megapixel still imaging. Photo provided by Sanyo North America Corp. PRESS RELEASE: SANYO Announces Industry-Leading*1 “35-mm Wide-Angle Lens” & “30x Advanced Zoom”*2 Full HD*3 Dual Camera
21:57 EST - New Dual Camera “Xacti” in Industry’s Smallest, Lightest, and Thinnest Class Body*1 Expands Image Capturing Possibilities Las Vegas, NV, January 6, 2010 – SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO) is pleased to announce the release of a new Full HD Dual Camera Xacti, VPC-SH1, available in February, 2010. Based on the dual camera concept of offering photo and video functions in... (More)



Haier's twelve megapixel, 3x optical zoom DC-S50 digital camera. Photo provided by Haier Group Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Haier Debuts Digital Cameras
20:58 EST - LAS VEGAS, NV (CES Booth Central 10427), Jan. 6, 2010 – At this year’s CES, Haier is introducing its first line of digital cameras to its electronics division. With options and features that reduce red-eye and aid in image stabilization, Haier’s digital cameras make it easy for consumers to take great photos. One simple connection allows for quick uploads of video and photos to computers,... (More)



Haier's five megapixel, fixed focal length DV-508 digital camcorder. Photo provided by Haier Group Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Haier Introduces New Line of Digital Camcorders
20:43 EST - LAS VEGAS, NV (CES Booth Central 10427), Jan. 6, 2010 – Haier’s new HD digital camcorders offer features that make it simple for consumers to record important events and savor precious memories. From thin flip screen camcorders to 1080p HD, Haier’s line offers flexibility for different needs. “With touch screen controls, video stabilization and 1080p HD quality video, Haier... (More)



Audiovox's logo. Click here to visit the Audiovox website! PRESS RELEASE: New “Small Wonders” Strengthen RCA Camcorder Line
20:05 EST - New Form Factors: Palm, Pocket and Active-Lifestyle, Most Models in HD LAS VEGAS – January 6, 2010 – International CES, Booth 11006-10506 – Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX) today announced additions to its already successful Small Wonder camcorder line by adding several new form factors, including palm-style and active-lifestyle/sports models. There will be six new models; five... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee and Audiovox Add Sophisticated Technology to Digital Photo Frames
19:02 EST - Select Audiovox Digital Photo Frames Now Include muvee Reveal So Consumers Can Play Back Professional Quality Home Movies On Their Units LAS VEGAS, NV – January 6, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, and Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX), today announced that Audiovox will add muvee applications to select Digital... (More)



The SD Association's logo. Click here to visit the SD Association website! PRESS RELEASE: SD Association Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation at CES 2010
18:57 EST - Estimated 2.5 Billion Cards Shipped Since CES 2000 LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 05, 2010 The SD Association changed the landscape for consumer electronics 10 years ago this week by introducing a globally interoperable SD memory card standard. The tiny and reliable family of SD memory cards has increased the usefulness, value and longevity of numerous consumer electronics by offering portability,... (More)



The SuperSpeed USB logo. Provided by the USB Implementers Forum Inc. PRESS RELEASE: First Certified SuperSpeed USB Consumer Products Announced
18:51 EST - Products Mark Beginning of New Era of PC Connectivity LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 05, 2010 The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced the first 17 consumer products to pass compliance and certification testing for SuperSpeed USB, the next generation of USB technology. The products include certified SuperSpeed USB motherboards, notebook PC systems, consumer devices and enabling device... (More)



The Kodak PLAYSPORT video camera in Wave Crash blue. Photo provided by Eastman Kodak Co. PRESS RELEASE: Rugged KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera Captures Adventures in HD – Even Underwater
17:18 EST - Kodak engages consumers online to find new name “PLAYSPORT” Rochester, NY, Jan. 6 -- Eastman Kodak Company today introduced the new KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera, a rugged, durable and pocket-size HD video camera with an appetite for adventure. The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera is specifically designed for consumers with active lifestyles, allowing them to capture full 1080p HD video –... (More)



Kodak's Pulse digital picture frame. Photo provided by Eastman Kodak Co. PRESS RELEASE: KODAK PULSE Digital Frame Keeps Pictures Fresh, and Family and Friends Closer
16:33 EST - Rochester, NY, Jan. 6 -- Eastman Kodak Company today announced its new KODAK PULSE Digital Frame. This touchscreen-enabled frame 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. The KODAK PULSE Frame redefines the element... (More)



Maxell's logo. Click here to visit the Maxell website! PRESS RELEASE: Maxell Launches New Line Up Of Storage Products At CES 2010
16:20 EST - New Hard Drives Provide a Wide Range of Innovative Storage Solutions Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2010 – Maxell Corporation of America (www.maxell-usa.com), a technology and marketing leader, today announced its entry into the storage market with a new line of innovative products being launched at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Maxell’s storage products are the perfect solution for people who... (More)



Seagate's logo. Click here to visit the Seagate website! PRESS RELEASE: Seagate Super Speeds Transfer Rates With USB 3.0 External Portable Hard Drive
15:56 EST - Portable 7200RPM, 2.5-inch Hard Drive Delivers Transfer Speeds Up to Three Times Faster than USB 2.0 LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 05, 2010 Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Seagate (NASDAQ:STX), the worldwide leader in hard drives and storage solutions, unveiled the BlackArmor® PS110 USB 3.0 portable external hard drive performance kit for notebook computers. Demonstrating... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee's Online Private Video- and Photo-sharing Service, shwup.com, is First of its Kind to Deploy GPU-accelerated Hardware
14:25 EST - GPU- accelerated Hardware Delivers Real-time, Automatic Video Editing and Rendering to Global Online Users LAS VEGAS, NV – January 9, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, today announced that its online site for private group video sharing, shwup.com, has been enhanced with internally developed hardware solutions supported... (More)



The Polaroid 3”x4” Instant Camera. Photo provided by Polaroid. PRESS RELEASE: Polaroid® Unveils New Product Line-Up at CES
14:16 EST - Polaroid Celebrates the Past & Future of Instant Photography with New Products and Classic Product Revivals LAS VEGAS - 2010 International CES – (Virtual Press Office) - January 7, 2010 – PLR IP Holdings, LLC, owners of the Polaroid brand, today launched a new product line-up at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including new instant digital products, the long-awaited... (More)



Monday, January 11, 2010

Tamron logo. PRESS RELEASE: Tamron Teachable Moments: Take Just One Youtube-minute Per Week And Get Lots More From Your DSLR Camera
19:51 EST - Weekly Postings of 1-Minute "DSLR Know How with Tamron" Episodes Starts Monday, January 18th on the TamronVids Channel on YouTube January 11, 2010, Commack, NY – Tamron USA, Inc. has just announced a free new learning program that’s specifically targeted at first-time Digital SLR owners, but also likely to appeal to a broad spectrum of shooters including experienced enthusiasts, and those... (More)



Polaroid's logo. Click here to visit the Polaroid website! PRESS RELEASE: Lady Gaga Named Creative Director for Specialty Line of Polaroid Imaging Products
15:41 EST - LAS VEGAS - 2010 International CES - January 5, 2010 - PLR IP Holdings, LLC, owners of the Polaroid™ brand, today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Lady Gaga, who will serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products. The partnership brings together one of the world’s most iconic brands with today’s fastest rising musical artist and cultural... (More)



Audiovox's Celebration series photo album. Photo provided by Audiovox Corp. PRESS RELEASE: Audiovox Takes Digital Picture Frames to the Next Level
15:14 EST - New Celebration Series, Décor Series and Virtual Matting Concepts Lead 2010 Offerings LAS VEGAS – January 6, 2010 – International CES, Booth 11006-10506 – Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX) today announced two unique applications to its digital picture frame line that expand functionality and provide dealers with new profit opportunities. The Décor Series will match... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Adopts MWV’s Sustainable and Secure Natralock® Packaging Solution
15:01 EST - RICHMOND, Va. --(Business Wire)-- Jan 06, 2010 MeadWestvaco’s (NYSE: MWV) secure, sustainable Natralock® packaging solution, a paperboard-based alternative to plastic clamshells, has been selected by Eastman Kodak, the world’s leading imaging innovator, as the package of choice for its Kodak C-182 digital camera. This Kodak product will now be featured in the more environment and consumer-friendly... (More)



Samsung's logo. Click here to visit the Samsung website! PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Announces Stylish, Rugged Eco-friendly External Hard Drive Family
14:52 EST - LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 07, 2010 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced the G Series, its new line-up of external hard drives, designed under an eco-friendly green concept. The new G series strengthen Samsung’s external drive portfolio of 1.8”, 2.5” and 3.5” drives, targeting the young... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee Establishes Device Solutions Group to Spearhead Mobile Phone Video Software Business Development
14:48 EST - Group to Support Major Device Partners Including LG; muvee Also Opens Representative Office in Korea LAS VEGAS, NV – January 9, 2010 - (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, today announced the launch of its Device Solutions Group and the opening of its third overseas office in Seoul, Korea. Since 2004, with the launch of the Nokia... (More)



Isabella Products' Vizit digital picture frame. Photo provided by Isabella Products Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Isabella Products Unveils Vizit™, The First Two-Way, Touch Screen Digital Photo Frame Using the Mobile Network
13:46 EST - “Vizit” is set to revolutionize the digital photo frame market by leveraging the power of the mobile network for sharing life’s memories with one’s family and friends anywhere, anytime CONCORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isabella Products, a consumer electronics company, today announces Vizit, a two-way communication, fully interactive digital photo frame that enables users to... (More)



Isabella Products' logo. Click here to visit the Isabella Products website! PRESS RELEASE: Isabella Products’ Vizit™ Digital Photo Frame to Feature LIFE.com Images
13:19 EST - Vizit™ provides daily access to new photos from LIFE.com CONCORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isabella Products announced today that the Vizit digital photo frame will now feature LIFE.com photos, the largest collection of professional photography on the web today. This expansive photo collection contains millions of extraordinary images, many of which are now accessible to Vizit users through an... (More)



Pandigital's logo. Click here to visit the Pandigital website! PRESS RELEASE: Pandigital Debuts Photo Mail LED Digital Photo Frame Powered by AT&T
13:09 EST - Digital Photo Frame Lets Family and Friends Conveniently Email Photos to it; Sets New Standard in Digital Photo Sharing Dublin, California, January 6, 2010 Pandigital today debuts the Pandigital Photo Mail LED Digital Photo Frame – a next-generation, wirelessly connected digital photo frame that conveniently accepts photos emailed from family and friends. The frame will connect through AT&T’s*... (More)



Samsung's logo. Click here to visit the Samsung website! PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Electronics Wins 23 ICES Innovation Awards
13:01 EST - 2010 Products Awarded Include Three Best of Innovation and Three Eco-Design Products LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., an established leader and innovator in consumer electronics, information technology and telecommunications, is proud to announce that 23 products were honored with International CES 2010 Innovations Awards including three best of innovation awards. With more... (More)



Samsung's 700Z OLED photo frame. Photo provided by Samsung. PRESS RELEASE: Samsung Introduces 700Z Digital Photo Frame With Award-Winning Sleek Design And Slim Display
12:56 EST - New multimedia display device is recognized at Consumer Electronics Show for innovative design and dual performance capabilities Las Vegas, January 6, 2009 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today introduced the Samsung 700Z Digital Photo Frame, its slimmest frame yet for displaying high quality images. The photo frame, a recipient of a Consumer Electronics Show 2010 Innovation Award, expands... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak, Samsung Enter Into Technology Cross License
12:21 EST - Agreement Is Royalty-Bearing to Kodak ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 11 -- Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) announced today that it has entered into a technology cross license with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. that will allow each company access to the other’s patent portfolio. The license agreement, which provides significant benefits to both companies, is royalty bearing to Kodak. The company received... (More)



Corel's logo. Click here to visit the Corel website! PRESS RELEASE: Corel Streamlines Global Operations
11:39 EST - OTTAWA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL) (TSX:CRE) today announced that it is reducing its global workforce by approximately 20% worldwide. The Company is taking these actions to appropriately align its cost structure with its FY2010 operating plan while providing additional flexibility to fund investments in new product development. “For 25 years, Corel has demonstrated an ability... (More)



Transcend's RDP7 multi-card reader. Photo provided by Transcend Information Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Transcend unleashes super-slim multi-card reader with three USB ports
11:20 EST - Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today launched its new RDP7 multi-card reader that features an integrated USB hub. With the addition of USB 2.0 ports, this high-speed 3-slot card reader can accommodate up to three USB peripherals in addition to reading most memory card formats available on the market. The new RDP7 multi-card reader... (More)



Sunday, January 10, 2010

Kodak SLICE offers touchscreen control
23:54 EST - Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled a new digital camera with a touchscreen display for the Consumer Electronics Show, in the form of the Kodak SLICE.

The SLICE digital camera is based around the combination of a 14 megapixel CCD image sensor, and a Schneider-Kreuznach branded 5x optical zoom lens. The Kodak SLICE includes true optical image stabilization,... (More)



Kodak's EasyShare M530 digital camera. Photo provided by Eastman Kodak Co. Kodak: Six new digicams
23:53 EST - Alongside its snappily-named SLICE touchscreen digicam, Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled six other digital cameras at the Consumer Electronics Show, although only four were documented with press releases.

The Kodak EasyShare M530, M550, M575 and M580 were all covered by a joint press release, while the Kodak EasyShare C142 and Z981 were quietly added to Kodak's site without being mentioned in the company's... (More)



JVC's Everio HD GZ-HM550 camcorder. Photo provided by JVC Americas Corp. PRESS RELEASE: JVC Launches HD Everio Camera With Built-in Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
15:28 EST - New GZ-HM550 features a 10.6 megapixel CMOS sensor; shoots 9 megapixel stills. LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 – JVC today announced a new high definition Everio camera with built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing the camera to work with a variety of other wireless devices. In addition, the new Everio GZ-HM550 features a 10.6 megapixel CMOS sensor for recording high quality Full HD... (More)



JVC's EverioMemory GZ-MS230 camcorder. Photo provided by JVC Americas Corp. PRESS RELEASE: JVC Announces New Everio Camera Line
15:18 EST - New line offers enhanced low light and image stabilization performanceand new convenience features. Las Vegas, January, 7, 2010 –A new Everio line of cameras announced today by JVC offers a range of performance and convenience enhancements in a comprehensive line of high and standard definition models. All provide versatile, high-quality recording and a choice of media, including hard disk drives,... (More)



The JVC Everio GZ-HM1 HD camcorder. Photo provided by JVC Americas Corp. PRESS RELEASE: New Flagship JVC Everio HD Camera Delivers Enhanced Performance For Video Enthusiasts
14:33 EST - New GZ-HM1 Full HD camera boasts gains in low light performance, image stabilization and still image quality. LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2010 - JVC announces the launch of the new GZ-HM1 HD Everio camera offering a full slate of technologies to optimize picture quality. The GZ-HM1 offers improvements in three key areas — low light performance, camera-shake compensation and digital still quality.... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee Celebrates Ten Years of Digital Multimedia Innovation with the Award of its Tenth Patent
10:47 EST - Company consistently gains patents in automatic video editing and related multimedia techniques LAS VEGAS, NV – January 10, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, today announced the award of two further patents in Japan which were originally filed in 2000. These bring muvee to a total of ten patents granted in the field... (More)



Saturday, January 9, 2010

PRESS RELEASE: MotionDSP Highlights Latest Release of Ikena Forensic Video Enhancement Technology at CES 2010
13:41 EST - Adds Significant Upgrades in Speed, Functionality, and Processing Quality LAS VEGAS, NV —January 9, 2010— (Virtual Press Office) - MotionDSP Inc., a pioneer in advancing video forensics and image enhancement technology, announced today it will highlight the latest version of its revolutionary Ikena® product this week at NVIDIA's® CES booth, South Hall 4, #35912. Ikena Version 1.4... (More)



The KODAK ESP 7250 All-in-One (AiO) printer. Photo provided by Eastman Kodak Co. PRESS RELEASE: Kodak’s New All-In-One Inkjet Printer Provides the Connectivity and Value To Print and Share Your Mobile Life For Less
13:29 EST - Easy Wi-Fi Set Up and the Latest Wi-Fi Technology Enables Direct Printing From Smartphones1 Rochester, NY, January 7, 2010 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) invites consumers to unlock the photos and documents stored in their Smartphones1 with its new KODAK ESP 7250 All-in-One (AiO) Printer. Featuring easy-to-use wireless capabilities, an intuitive control panel and the lowest total ink replacement... (More)



The KODAK ESP Office 6150 AiO Printer. Photo provided by Eastman Kodak Co. PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Expands its Innovative All-in-One Printer Portfolio within the Home Office Market
13:18 EST - Unique Inkjet Printing System Helps Home Office Owners Expand Their Home Business Printing Capabilities For Less Rochester, NY, January 6, 2010 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced an extension of its innovative All-in-One (AiO) Inkjet Printer portfolio for the Home Office business market with the launch of the KODAK ESP Office 6150 AiO Printer. This new Kodak Printer offers home... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Enhances Ink Replacement Options to Meet Consumer Demand for Ease, Convenience and Value
13:17 EST - Kodak Continues To Offer the Lowest Total Ink Replacement Cost in the Industry1 Rochester, NY, January 6, 2010 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced an update to its innovative low cost ink system for its Kodak All-in-One (AiO) Printers. Since its market launch in 2007, Kodak has provided premium-quality, low cost ink to consumers who are fed up with overpaying for ink refills. Beginning... (More)



Friday, January 8, 2010

ArcSoft's Media Converter 4, product packaging. Photo provided by Arcsoft Inc. PRESS RELEASE: ArcSoft Introduces MediaConverter 4
19:54 EST - Converts your multimedia files directly to your mobile phone, PMP, and other popular devices, automatically! — 1/6/2010 — Fremont, California — ArcSoft, Inc., the world-leading multimedia software provider, announced the new release of ArcSoft MediaConverter® 4 which converts and transfers your video and audio files directly to your iPod, iPhone, PSP, Android phones, Nokia phones... (More)



ArcSoft's logo. Click to visit the ArcSoft website! PRESS RELEASE: ArcSoft announces its collaboration with SANYO on the Full HD Dual Camera Xacti
19:34 EST - 1/6/2010 — Fremont, CA — ArcSoft Inc. today announced a continued strategic agreement with SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. to provide a suite of multimedia software applications for best selling SANYO's Full HD Dual Camera Xacti. The software suite includes TotalMedia Extreme 2, TotalMedia Theater 3, TotalMedia ShowBiz 3.5, TotalMedia Studio 3, MediaImpression 2 and Panorama Maker 5 Pro. The... (More)



Tiffen's Steadicam Smoothee logo. Click here to visit the Tiffen website! PRESS RELEASE: iPhone Video Ready And Steady - Right Out Of The Box!
17:18 EST - Tiffen Introduces New Steadicam® Smoothee™ For Apple Iphone 3Gs LAS VEGAS, NV – January 7, 2010 – (Vitual Press Office) The Tiffen Company, award winning manufacturer of still image and video accessories, announced today at the International Consumer Electronics Show, the release of the Steadicam Smoothee, a new “easy to use right out of the box” image stabilizer... (More)



Clickfree's logo. Click here to visit the Clickfree website! PRESS RELEASE: Clickfree Extends Its Lead in the Consumer Backup Category With the Launch of Three New Innovative Solutions at CES
16:25 EST - The introduction of totally automatic backup products for networks, BlackBerry and SD finally empower the entire family, small office and mobile user to backup important data quickly and easily LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 6, 2010) - Today, Clickfree, the inventors of effortless computer backup, launched Network and Ultra Portable Backup solutions at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics... (More)



Plustek's OpticFilm 7600i AI film scanner. Photo provided by Plustek Technology Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Plustek Previews its 2010 Product Lineup at CES 2010
15:20 EST - LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 07, 2010 Consumer Electronics Show [Hilton Pavilion, Booth #46006] – Plustek Technology Inc. (www.plustek.com/usa), a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer, professional and office imaging devices (including portable document scanners, sheet fed scanners, flat bed scanners, wide format scanners and surveillance products), will exhibit a full line of new products... (More)



Symwave's logo. Click here to visit the Symwave website! PRESS RELEASE: Symwave and LeCroy Demonstrate World’s Fastest USB 3.0 System at CES, Data Transfer Speed of 435MB/sec
14:42 EST - Symwave’s SW6318 SuperSpeed device and LeCroy’s Voyager protocol verification system delivers unprecedented performance approaching the USB 3.0 limit LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 07, 2010 At CES today, Symwave, a leading silicon supplier of system solutions for SuperSpeed USB devices, and LeCroy, a worldwide leader in serial data test solutions, demonstrated Symwave’s production... (More)



Pathway's HoverCam X500 Document Camera / Scanner. Photo provided by Pathway Innovations & Technologies Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Pathway Innovations & Technologies, Inc. Debuts HoverCam Document Camera/Scanner Product Family at CES
14:30 EST - Booth South 3 #31816, January 7-10, 2010 - SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)-- Jan 07, 2010 Pathway Innovations & Technologies, Inc. announces the launch of the HoverCam scanner product family on the eve of CES 2010. The HoverCam scanner is the first product line we are introducing, with many other exciting products coming in the near future. Meet our HoverCam series: a family of one-of-a-kind digital... (More)



The SuperSpeed USB logo. Provided by the USB Implementers Forum Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Verbatim® Connects Consumers with SuperSpeed USB 3.0
14:10 EST - New PCI Card Bundled Hard Drive Offers Seamless Solution For Lightning-Fast Data Upload and Transfer Verbatim – Booth #36523, South Hall 4 - Charlotte, NC – January 7, 2010 – Verbatim®, the information storage pioneer now celebrating its 40th anniversary, today announced its entry into the emerging USB 3.0 category. In Q1 2010, the company will introduce a brand-new 3.5”... (More)



Verbatim's logo. Click here to visit the Verbatim website! PRESS RELEASE: Verbatim® Unveils All-New Range of Slim, Sleek and Stylish High-Performance Portable Hard Drives for the Most Reliable Backups at 2010 CES
14:06 EST - Data Storage and Computer Peripherals Leader Celebrates 40 Years of Trusted Technology and Cutting-Edge Innovation Verbatim – Booth #36523, South Hall 4 - Charlotte, NC – January 7, 2010- (Virtual Press Office) – Verbatim® the information storage pioneer now celebrating its 40th anniversary, is “backing up” its already impressive assortment of portable hard drives... (More)



ALBUMteam's logo. Click here to visit the ALBUMteam website! PRESS RELEASE: ALBUMteam Named As CES Innovations 2010 Design & Engineering Award Honoree
13:37 EST - Consumer Electronics Show, LAS VEGAS – January 7, 2010 – ALBUMteam Ltd. today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for ALBUM2, a portable digital gallery for keeping, viewing, and sharing video and still images in a postprint world. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent... (More)



ALBUMteam's logo. Click here to visit the ALBUMteam website! PRESS RELEASE: Introducing ALBUM2, the Easiest Way to Keep, View and Share Digital Images and Video in a Post-Print World
13:32 EST - International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Award honoree launches latest version of portable digital photo album, providing a high-quality viewing experience and an instantaneous way to share. Consumer Electronics Show, LAS VEGAS – JANUARY 7, 2010 – Today, ALBUMteam introduced ALBUM2, a portable digital gallery for keeping, viewing, and sharing video and still images. Recipient... (More)



Verbatim's logo. Click here to visit the Verbatim website! PRESS RELEASE: Verbatim® Unveils MyMedia™ Server, Home Network Storage Solution
13:11 EST - Consumer Friendly Device Creates a Brand-New Multimedia Storage and Sharing Experience with Innovative Features and Most Straightforward User Interface Available Verbatim – Booth #36523, South Hall 4 - Charlotte, NC – January 7, 2010 –Verbatim® Americas LLC, the information storage pioneer and computer peripherals leader, introduces MyMedia™ Server, a home network storage... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee's Innovative Personal Video Branding Tool Highlighted at CES
12:55 EST - Home Movie-Making Software muvee Reveal Allows Video Personalization with Logos/Avatars in Videos, Vlogs, Tutorials, Making Them Instantly Recognizable Online LAS VEGAS, NV - January 8, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services today announced that at CES, it will demonstrate the new logo feature included with the latest version... (More)



vReveal's logo. Click here to visit the vReveal website! PRESS RELEASE: MotionDSP to Demonstrate Ground-Breaking, High-Definition Video Enhancement with vReveal at CES 2010
12:51 EST - Update to vReveal Will Stabilize, Clean Consumer-generated HD Videos with New, Advanced Algorithms LAS VEGAS, NV, January 8, 2010 – http://www.motiondsp.com/. Follow vReveal on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/vReveal. Availability vReveal: Compatible with Windows PCs, version 1.1 of MotionDSP’s vReveal is available now to download as a 30-day trial or to purchase (US$39MSRP) on the... (More)



Datacolor's logo. Click here to visit the Datacolor website! PRESS RELEASE: Datacolor® Names Manfrotto Distribution U.S. Master Distributor for its Spyder® Monitor and Print Calibration Solutions
12:14 EST - Datacolor Spyder Line Includes Spyder3Studio SR®, Spyder3Print SR®, Spyder3 Elite®, Spyder3 Pro®, Spyder3 Express® and SpyderCube® Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) January 7, 2010 -- Datacolor® (www.datacolor.com), the global leader in digital color management technology, today announced that Manfrotto Distribution (formerly Bogen Imaging Inc.) will serve as its U.S. master distributor... (More)



Kodak's logo. Click here to visit the Kodak website! PRESS RELEASE: Kodak Earns Accolades at 2010 International CES
12:09 EST - 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... (More)



Sony's logo. Click here to visit the Sony website! PRESS RELEASE: Sony’s New Global Brand Message Makes North American Debut
12:05 EST - NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2010 – Sony’s new global brand message, “make.believe” (pronounced ‘make-dot-believe’), which was formally introduced by Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman, CEO and President of Sony Corporation, at IFA in Berlin last September, debuts publicly in North America today at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The make.believe... (More)



Thursday, January 7, 2010

Olympus' Stylus Tough-3000 digital camera. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus unveils Stylus Tough-3000
23:05 EST - Rounding out the company's CES show announcements, Olympus has unveiled its shockproof, waterproof, freezeproof, shakeproof Stylus Tough-3000 digital camera.

Able to survive a drop from 5 feet, to capture photos at up to 10 feet underwater, and even to be used in temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit / -10 degrees Celsius, the Olympus Stylus-Tough 3000... (More)



Olympus' Stylus-7030 digital camera. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus: Three new Stylus digicams
23:05 EST - Continuing Olympus' Consumer Electronics Show announcements, the company has unveiled the Stylus-5010, Stylus-7030 and Stylus-7040 - all based around 1/2.3"-type, 14-megapixel CCD image sensors.

The Olympus 5010 couples its sensor to an Olympus-branded 5x optical zoom lens with a generous 26mm wide angle, while the Olympus 7030 and 7040 both feature Olympus-branded 7x optical zoom lenses with... (More)



Zoran's logo. Click here to visit the Zoran website! PRESS RELEASE: Zoran Demonstrates New HDTV, Set-Top Box, Blu-Ray and HD Media Player, Digital Camera and Printer Technologies at CES 2010
14:23 EST - CEO Levy Gerzberg on "Big Thinkers and Disruptive Technologies" SuperSession Panel LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Zoran Corporation (NASDAQ: ZRAN) announced it is demonstrating its newest digital entertainment and digital imaging platforms and technologies for consumer electronics manufacturers at CES 2010 opening in Las Vegas Thursday, Jan 7. In addition, President and... (More)



Energizer's logo. Click here to visit the Energizer website! PRESS RELEASE: Energizer Redefines How Consumers Can Stay Powered
14:20 EST - Goes Beyond the Battery to Develop Convenient and Versatile New Power Solutions That Extend Tech-Time, Talk-Time, Run-Time and Game-Time LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Energizer - While the latest, greatest high-tech devices have been rapidly fueling consumers' "work hard, play hard" lifestyles, Energizer (NYSE:ENR) has been hard at work innovating in order to deliver the... (More)



Zink's logo. Click here to visit the Zink website! PRESS RELEASE: ZINK Imaging Celebrates Expanding Partner Network and New Product Lines at the 2010 International CES
13:58 EST - Momentum Continues for Award-Winning ZINK® Zero Ink® Printing Platform BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - ZINK Imaging, inventors and manufacturers of the award-winning ZINK® Zero Ink® digital printing technology and ZINK Paper® are celebrating their continued momentum at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics show. ZINK Imaging has built on its 2009 CES successes... (More)



Manfrotto Distribution's logo. Click here to visit the Manfrotto Distribution website! PRESS RELEASE: Bogen Imaging Rebrands Internationally as Manfrotto Distribution
13:54 EST - Global Realignment Allows Industry Leader to Better Serve the Expanding Imaging Market RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Bogen Imaging Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vitec Group's Imaging and Staging Division, and leading global distributor of premium photo and video support products and accessories, has undertaken a strategic realignment designed to bolster the company's B2B efforts.... (More)



CES new camera roundup
13:32 EST - Throughout the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, announcements scrolled into our archives with almost unprecedented speed.

Since our focus is on digital cameras, we felt it might be helpful to provide a quick summary of the many, many camera announcements made at the show: Canon:PowerShot A3000 IS (10 megapixel, 4x zoom,... (More)



Zenfolio's logo. Click here to visit the Zenfolio website! PRESS RELEASE: Zenfolio Debuts Next Generation of the Web's Most Elegant and Intuitive Photography Presentation and Sales Solution
12:53 EST - New Features Include Stylish and Professional Portfolio Sites, Design-Your-Own Themes and Enhanced Search Engine Optimization Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) January 6, 2010 -- Zenfolio Inc. (www.zenfolio.com), the premier provider of online photography presentation and sales solutions, today debuted the next generation of its offering and solidified its place as the singular destination for photographers... (More)



Olympus' FE-4020 digital camera. Photo provided by Olympus Imaging America Inc. Olympus: Two new FE-series digital cameras
12:49 EST - As promised last night, we're now catching up with our coverage of Olympus' digicam announcements for the Consumer Electronics Show, and the first two cameras are the Olympus FE-47 and FE-4020.

The FE-47 is based around a 14-megapixel CCD image sensor coupled to an Olympus-branded 5x optical zoom lens with a not-so-generous 36mm wide angle. On the rear panel of the Olympus FE47 is a 2.7-inch... (More)



Delkin Devices' 64GB UDMA CompactFlash PRO card. Rendering provided by Delkin Devices Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Delkin Delivers Genuine Human Contact with New 420X CompactFlash Line
12:40 EST - Poway, CA. January 7th, 2010 - Delkin Devices, Inc. today expanded their lineup of CompactFlash card storage by announcing four new blazing fast 420X PRO cards capable of transfer speeds up to 63MB/s. The new UDMA enabled flash memory comes with a remarkable San Diego based customer service team as well as a lifetime warranty, and is available in capacities of 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. For a working... (More)



Sony logo. PRESS RELEASE: Sony Expands Family Of Consumer Media With New SD Memory Cards
12:34 EST - LAS VEGAS, (CES) Jan. 6, 2010 – Sony Electronics is expanding its industry leading line of consumer media with the addition of five new SD/SDHC memory cards for digital imaging products, and three new microSD/microSDHC memory cards for mobile phones. The new SD/SDHC and microSD/microSDHC memory cards, which – except for the microSD 2GB card - are all class-4-speed for high-definition recording,... (More)



Canon logo. PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Empowers Professional Photographers Via Fast Wireless Connectivity And Innovative Transfer Modes
10:18 EST - The EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 7D Cameras Utilize New Canon WFT Units To Help Professionals Deliver "The Shot" Lake Success, N.Y., January 7, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, is announcing a step forward in the digital integration of professional photography workflows with the introduction of three new Wireless File Transmitter units to accompany each of the... (More)



LaCie logo. PRESS RELEASE: LaCie Introduces LaCinema Mini HD: Full HD WiFi Media Center in a DVD-Sized Footprint
09:39 EST - January 6, 2010 -- LaCie today unveiled LaCinema Mini HD, the all-in-one WiFi High Definition media center. Its amazingly small and stylish design packs a big punch, bringing your HD movies, photos and music collections to your widescreen TV in full 1080p resolution. LaCinema Mini HD bridges the gap between the computer and entertainment worlds in full HD quality. Featuring built-in high-speed 802.11n... (More)



Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Olympus' logo. Click here to visit the Olympus website! Olympus announces six new digicams
22:00 EST - Continuing what's proving to be a monumental day for camera announcements as the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show nears opening day, Olympus has taken the wraps off six new models for its Stylus-Tough, Stylus and FE-series.

The new models are the Olympus Stylus-Tough 3000, Olympus Stylus-5010, Olympus Stylus-7030, Olympus Stylus-7040, Olympus FE-47 and Olympus FE-4020. Given the quite incredible number of announcements today... (More)



Sony launches Cyber-shot HX5V and TX7 (UPDATED)
19:30 EST - With CES around the corner, Sony has taken the wraps off its Cyber-shot DSC-HX5V and Cyber-shot DSC-TX7 digital cameras.

The Sony Cyber-shot HX5V and Cyber-shot TX7 are said to be the world's first digital still cameras capable of recording full 1080i (1920 x 1080 pixel, with 60 interlaced fields per second), using the... (More)



Sony's Cyber-shot DSC-W370 digital camera. Photo provided by Sony. Sony: Five new Cyber-shot compacts (UPDATED)
19:30 EST - Sony has today announced five new Cyber-shot compact digital cameras, including the first CCD-based Cyber-shots to feature the company's sweep panorama technology.

We've seen Sweep Panorama in several past Sony models, but always those based around CMOS image sensors. The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350 and DSC-W370 put an end to that, capable of capturing 268-degree... (More)



Panasonic announces three Lumix FH-series digicams
18:30 EST - Panasonic has today launched its new Lumix FH-series with three models - the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20, Lumix DMC-FH3, and Lumix DMC-FH1.

The Panasonic Lumix FH20 is based around a fourteen megapixel CCD image sensor and a Lumix DC Vario-branded 8x optical zoom lens. Usefully, the Panasonic FH20 includes true mechanical image stabilization... (More)



Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FP3 digital camera. Photo provided by Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co. Panasonic: two new Lumix FP-series digicams
18:30 EST - Panasonic has today announced its Lumix DMC-FP3 and Lumix DMC-FP1 digital cameras, a duo of slim-bodied cameras that share the same prism-folded lens design.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP3 is based around a fourteen megapixel CCD image sensor, while the Lumix FP1 features a slightly lower-res twelve megapixel sensor. Both the DMC-FP3 and FP1 include a Lumix DC... (More)



Panasonic announces Lumix DMC-F3
18:30 EST - Panasonic has today announced its Lumix DMC-F3 digital camera, an entry-level model designed with an eye towards simplicity.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-F3 is based around a twelve megapixel CCD image sensor and a Lumix DC Vario-branded 3x optical zoom lens. The Panasonic F3 forgoes an optical image stabilizer in favor of a digital... (More)



Panasonic's logo. Click to visit Panasonic's website! PRESS RELEASE: Panasonic Introduces New 64 GB* And 48 GB* SDXC Memory Cards, Available Globally In February 2010
18:30 EST - LAS VEGAS, NV (January 6, 2010) – Panasonic today announced the availability of the company’s first 64 GB* and 48 GB* SDXC Memory Cards. The new SDXC Memory Cards, the RP-SDW64GE1K (64 GB) and RP-SDW48GE1K (48 GB) are Panasonic’s largest-sized GOLD cards with Class 10 speed specification. Featuring new advanced Super Intelligent Controller helps to improve the reliability of the... (More)



Samsung's CL80 digital camera. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Samsung announces CL80, TL240 digicams
17:00 EST - Rounding out its digital camera announcements for the day, Samsung has unveiled two new models that it notes are the first consumer electronic devices to be manufactured using hydro-forming technology, which uses a fluid under high pressure to mold a product from a metal sheet.

The Samsung CL80 features a 14.2 megapixel CCD image sensor behind a Schneider Kreuznach-branded 7x optical zoom lens. The CL80 offers Samsung's Dual Image Stabilization technology, and provides a roomy... (More)



Samsung's TL210 digital camera. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Samsung: Two new DualView digicams
17:00 EST - Samsung has today announced two new digital cameras that retain the unusual DualView system from its previous TL220 and TL225 digital cameras.

Like their predecessors, the newly unveiled Samsung TL210 and TL205 feature an alternative to articulated LCD designs for allowing the subject to preview themselves in the photo. In place of the more... (More)



Samsung: Two new entry-level SL-series digicams
17:00 EST - Samsung has today announced its new SL600 and SL50 digital cameras - a duo of closely related entry-level models.

The Samsung SL600 is based around a 12.2 megapixel CCD image sensor, while the Samsung SL50 sports a slightly lower-res 10.2 megapixel CCD. Both cameras couple their choice of sensor with a Samsung-branded... (More)



Casio: Four new EXILIM digicams
14:45 EST - Casio has today announced four new digital cameras for the Consumer Electronics Show - the Casio EXILIM EX-FH100, EX-H15, EX-Z2000 and EX-Z550.

The Casio EXILIM EX-Z2000 and EXILIM EX-Z550 mark the entry point, and are closely related 14.1 megapixel compact cameras that differ in their choices of lens, power, storage and some firmware functionality.... (More)



Casio's Digital Art Frame, front view. Photo provided by Casio America Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Casio's Digital Art Frame Transforms Images into Works of Art Using Picture Alteration Technology
14:45 EST - Next-Generation Digital Imaging Product Revolutionizes Conventional Photo Frames DOVER, NJ, January 6, 2010 – Casio America, Inc. and its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today that it has developed a revolutionary new digital imaging product that transforms ordinary digital photographs into works of fine art. Utilizing a “snapshot-to-painting conversion” function... (More)



Nik Software, Inc. logo. Click to visit the Fujitsu website! PRESS RELEASE: Nik Software Expands Award-Winning Educational Series to Include Daily Webinars
11:54 EST - Free webinars supply introduction, insights and tips on using Nik Software products San Diego, CA (January 6, 2010) — Nik Software announces today a new free daily webinar series set on introducing the company’s digital photographic tools to current customers as well as those who have not yet purchased any Nik Software products. Available now, these daily webinars are held three times... (More)



Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S ED VR II Nikkor lens. Review: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S ED VR II
17:20 EST - In July 2009, Nikon announced a new version of one of its most popular lenses, the 70-200mm f/2.8 VR. The new lens, the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G AF-S ED VR II, was released in November 2009 to both praise and controversy. The new lens has been completely redesigned and updated with Nikon's latest technology, and we've finally put it through its paces in our lab. Is it time to upgrade? For our complete review of this lens, click here.



Lexar's 32GB 300x UDMA CompactFlash card. Rendering provided by Lexar Media Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Media Enhances the Photography Experience with Speed and Capacity Upgrades to Its Award-Winning Professional Line
14:50 EST - New High-Capacity Lexar Professional CompactFlash and Class 10 SDHC Memory Cards Improve Photographers’ Digital Workflow Fremont, CA, January 5, 2010 -- Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced improvements to the Professional line of CompactFlash® (CF) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC™) memory cards for an enhanced imaging... (More)



Lexar's Echo ZE backup drive ships in capacities from 8 to 32GB. Photo provided by Lexar Media Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Lexar Media Introduces Portable Backup Solutions for Netbooks and Notebooks with Echo SE and ZE Drives
14:49 EST - High-Capacity, Easy-to-Use Drives Intelligently, Securely Back Up Data On the Go Fremont, CA, January 5, 2010 -- Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, announced today the launch of its flash-based, backup drives, Lexar® Echo SE and Lexar Echo ZE. Designed to protect valuable data on netbook and notebook computers, Echo SE and ZE backup drives provide users... (More)



PRESS RELEASE: Eye-Fi Unveils Next Generation Experience and the World’s Most Advanced Memory Card
13:28 EST - New Endless Memory Mode Gives Users Virtually Unlimited Storage Eye-Fi Introduces Eye-Fi Center, Software that Makes Sharing Photos and Videos Easier INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NV — Jan 5., 2009 — Eye-Fi Inc. has developed the next generation Eye-Fi experience, which includes an entirely new platform and more flexible sharing options. Unveiled today, the 8GB Eye-Fi... (More)



Ritek's RiDATA 600x 16GB Lightning Series UDMA CompactFlash card. Photo provided by Advanced Media Inc. PRESS RELEASE: RITEK Unveils the High Speed 600X CompactFlash® Card at International CES 2010
13:17 EST - Ridata CompactFlash® Card is Not Just for DSLR Camera’s Alone DIAMOND BAR, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jan 05, 2010 Advanced Media, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of the popular Ridata brand of recordable DVD, Blu-Ray, flash memory, and data storage products, is adding a high speed 600X MLC based CompactFlash® Card (CF) to their Lightning Series line in 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacities... (More)



Canon's PowerShot A495 digital camera. Photo provided by Canon. Canon: Four new A-series PowerShots
11:30 EST - Canon has today announced four new entry-level digital cameras for its PowerShot A-series, of which two are the first in the line to use lithium-ion battery packs.

All but the Canon PowerShot A3100 IS are based around ten megapixel CCD image sensors. The Canon PowerShot A490 and A495 both couple this to the same 3.3x optical zoom lens, while the PowerShot A3000... (More)



Canon's EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens with tripod collar attached. Photo provided by Canon. PRESS RELEASE: Canon Makes The Best Even Better, With The Introduction Of The Second Generation EF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS II USM Lens
11:29 EST - Canon's New EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Incorporates Advanced Lens Elements and Enhanced Durability for High-Speed Autofocus and High-Performance Optical Image Stabilization Lake Success, N.Y., January 5, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, introduces the new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens. Arguably the most popular focal range in Canon's telephoto arsenal and a staple... (More)



Canon's logo. Click here to visit the Canon website! PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Expands Online Sharing Service - Canon Image Gateway
11:29 EST - Service Allows Registered Users to Share Images, Videos and Offers Online Tutorials Lake Success, N.Y., January 5, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced the expanded service offerings of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY - the easiest way for owners of select Canon registered products to share memories online with friends and family. This exclusive service provides members with... (More)



Canon's PIXMA iP2702 Inkjet Photo printer. Photo provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc. PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Announces New Pixma Wireless Office All-In-One Printers And A Single Function Photo Printer
11:28 EST - Julie Morgenstern, Organizing and Time Management Expert, Partners with Canon U.S.A. Lake Success, N.Y., January 5, 2010 – Wouldn't it be great to be outside, sitting on the deck, watching the birds fly by while drafting a business proposal rather than be stuck at a desk, bound by printer wires? Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the latest additions to the PIXMA... (More)



Canon's VIXIA FS300 camcorder. Photo provided by Canon. PRESS RELEASE: Canon U.S.A. Introduces A Powerful New Vixia Lineup To Meet The Needs Of Every User
11:27 EST - The New VIXIA Line Offers Advanced Touch Screen and Tracking Technologies Putting Ease-of-Use at Your Fingertips Lake Success, N.Y., January 5, 2010 – Canon U.S.A., Inc, a leader in digital imaging technology, today announced an exciting new line of nine VIXIA High Definition flash memory camcorders. The 2010 high-definition lineup includes Canon's flagship VIXIA HF S-series, the compact VIXIA... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee to Preview Automatic Home Movie-Making Software for Netbooks at CES
09:04 EST - New version of muvee Reveal Conceived and Designed Specifically for Netbooks LAS VEGAS, NV – January 5, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, today announced a Netbook version of muvee Reveal will be previewed at CES. muvee Reveal Netbook edition was created specifically to enhance Netbooks from being primarily a secondary... (More)



Monday, January 4, 2010

Concord Keystone's logo. Click here to visit the Concord Keystone website! PRESS RELEASE: Portable Solar Panel Chargers
20:40 EST - New From Concord Keystone Hollywood, FL – January 4, 2010 – Concord Keystone Trading, LLC will introduce Portable Solar Panel Chargers for use as power sources that provide on-the-go charging capability for mobile phones, MP3/PMP players, game players and rechargeable batteries and battery packs. The products will be on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas Convention Center,... (More)



OmniVision's logo. Click here to visit the OmniVision website! PRESS RELEASE: OmniVision Launches 14.6-Megapixel, 1080p / 60 HD CMOS Imaging Solution
18:04 EST - New OV148XX Enables Full HD Convergence In Digital Camera Market SANTA CLARA, Calif., — January 4, 2010 — OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today launched a 14.6-megapixel image sensor capable of delivering high-resolution still photography and full 1080p high-definition (HD) video at 60 frames per second (fps). The... (More)



Lensbaby's logo. Click here to visit the Lensbaby website! PRESS RELEASE: Two New Optics from Lensbaby® Expand a Photographer’s Creative Possibilities
15:03 EST - Lensbaby Composer and new Fisheye and Soft Focus Optics are the perfect accessories for today’s SLR camera owners looking to have fun with their photography Portland, OR (January 4, 2010) – (Virtual Press Office) The addition of the new Fisheye Optic and Soft Focus Optic to the Lensbaby Optic Swap System of lenses and interchangeable optics brings even more ways for Single Lens-Reflex... (More)



Wacom's logo. Click here to visit the Wacom website! PRESS RELEASE: Wacom To Unveil New Multi-Touch Sensor System For OEM Integration At CES
14:41 EST - Windows 7 ready sensor features improved controller circuit, providing greater precision and reduced footprint Tokyo, Japan and Vancouver, WA – Jan. 4, 2010 – Wacom® announced today that it has begun production and shipment of its G6 multi-touch sensor system for integration with Windows® 7 PCs, featuring an improved controller circuit that realizes greater precision and space... (More)



PMA logo. Click here to visit the PMA website! PRESS RELEASE: Photo Safari at PIEA 2010 a full day of photography
14:29 EST - JACKSON, Mich.– The Photo Imaging Education Association (PIEA), a PMA member association, will provide a full day of photography and adventure with the PIEA Photo Safari at Getty Museum and Venice Beach, Saturday, Feb. 20, from 1:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event is an annual highlight of the PIEA 2010 Education Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. The... (More)



Concord Keystone's 4U2ReUSE Solar Sling tote bag. Photo provided by Concord Keystone Trading LLC. PRESS RELEASE: Environmentally-Responsible Tote Bag Is Packed With On-The-Go Power
14:22 EST - 4U2ReUSE® Tote Bag Is Made Of Recycled Materials Built-In Solar Panel And Battery Pack Included Hollywood, FL – January 4, 2010 – Concord Keystone will showcase the 4U2ReUSE® Solar Sling tote bag, made from 100% certified recycled PET (reclaimed plastic bottles). The product will be shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall... (More)



Rollei announces 10mpix touchscreen digicam
14:09 EST - Marking its 90th year in business, German camera manufacturer Rollei has announced its new Flexline 100 inTOUCH digital camera.

The Rollei FL100iT is an attractive ultracompact model with a ten megapixel CCD image sensor, and a prism-folded 3x optical zoom lens. Its standout feature is a 3.0-inch touchscreen LCD panel on the camera's... (More)



Kodak, Kaga offer solar charger
12:14 EST - Kodak Co. Ltd. and Kaga Hightech Co. Ltd. have cooperated to release a Kodak-branded solar charger for the Japanese market.

The Kodak KS100-C solar charger accepts two AA NiMH batteries, and can also charge a variety of other devices including digital cameras, so long as they are compatible with USB charging. In addition to... (More)



Datacolor's logo. Click here to visit the Datacolor website! PRESS RELEASE: Datacolor® and Portrait Displays Demonstrate New Generation TV Calibration System – Spyder3HDMI®
10:17 EST - New System Automatically Calibrates TVs Using Integrated Software LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Jan 04, 2010 Datacolor®, a global leader in digital color management technology, along with its product development partner, Portrait Displays, Inc., announced they will demonstrate an incredible breakthrough in TV calibration with their new Spyder3HDMI® calibration system. The companies will display... (More)



NetLogic Microsystems' logo. Click here to visit the NetLogic website! PRESS RELEASE: NetLogic Microsystems Announces Availability and Demonstration of HyperNAS™ Reference Solution at CES® 2010 for Networked Storage Applications
09:34 EST - Las Vegas, Nevada and Mountain View, Calif. – Jan. 4, 2010 – NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. [NASDAQ: NETL], a worldwide leader in high-performance intelligent semiconductor solutions for next-generation Internet networks, today announced that it will be demonstrating its HyperNAS™ reference solution at this week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) 2010 at the... (More)



Muvee's logo. Click here to visit the Muvee website! PRESS RELEASE: muvee Demos Breakthrough Music Trimming Feature Included with Latest Release of muvee Reveal Home Movie-making Software at CES
09:22 EST - Users Enabled to Easily Create Their Own “Remixed” Music Track from Multiple Songs LAS VEGAS, NV - January 4, 2010 – (Virtual Press Office) - muvee, the pioneer and leader in home movie-making software and services, today announced at CES it will demonstrate the new music trimming feature included with the recently released automatic video editing software, muvee Reveal™ version... (More)



Sunday, January 3, 2010

Samsung's NX10 digital camera with 18-55mm OIS lens attached. Photo provided by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Samsung debuts NX10 APS-C hybrid digicam
19:08 EST - Samsung has today unveiled its much-anticipated NX10 digital camera - a mirrorless, interchangeable lens model that offers direct competition for Olympus and Panasonic's popular Micro Four Thirds format.

In March 2009 Samsung first revealed that it was developing the NX-series, based around APS-C sized image sensors. At the time, the first NX-series digital camera was expected to reach the market in the... (More)



MP640.150x114.jpg Printer Review: Canon MP640
13:31 EST - Canon's entry-level multifunction device adds duplex printing and picks up the speed.

It's just a little bigger than the MP620 we called "quite a deal" in our review (http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRINT/MP620/MP620.HTM) a year ago, but a new print head design makes the new MP640 much... (More)



Saturday, January 2, 2010

Sony Alpha DSLR-A500 digital SLR camera. Copyright © 2010, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved. Test shots posted for Sony A500!
11:30 EST - We've just posted an almost complete set of test shots taken with the Sony A500 digital SLR camera.

The Alpha A500 is based around a 12-megapixel Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor, with ISO sensitivity ranging from a minimum of 200 to a maximum of 12,800 equivalent. Like its 14-megapixel A550 sibling, the... (More)



Symwave's logo. Click here to visit the Symwave website! PRESS RELEASE: Symwave Achieves World's First USB 3.0 Device Silicon Certification
09:34 EST - SW6316 Storage Controller Successfully Passes all USB-IF SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Compliance Testing LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif.--(Virtual Press Office)-- Symwave, a leading silicon supplier of system solutions for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices, today announced that its SW6316 USB 3.0 to SATA storage controller has achieved the World's first USB 3.0 peripheral silicon certification by the USB Implementers Forum... (More)



Friday, January 1, 2010

Davis & Sanford's logo. Click here to visit the Davis & Sanford section of the Tiffen website! PRESS RELEASE: New Davis And Sanford Traverse Tripod Has Unique Ultra Small Folding System
14:58 EST - Lightweight, Super Sturdy, Great Price Hauppauge, December 30, 2009, Tiffen CES Booth 31136 – (Virtual Press Office) Davis & Sanford, a division of The Tiffen Company, will announce the introduction of the TRAVERSE tripod with choice of BHQ8 or BHQ11 ball heads at the CES show in Las Vegas. This new tripod will complement the already extensive line of tripods by Davis and Sanford. The Traverse... (More)



Wacom's logo. Click here to visit the Wacom website! PRESS RELEASE: Wacom Bamboo Tablets With Multi-Touch On Display At CES
14:45 EST - Next generation Bamboo™ combines multi-touch and pen input, ushering in a natural, intuitive and simple way to work with computers Vancouver, WA – Jan. 1, 2010 – Wacom® will display its new line of Bamboo tablets with multi-touch at its booth (31435) during the CES trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 7 to 10, 2010. Bamboo tablets are USB peripherals that deliver... (More)



Cydle's logo. Click here to visit the Cydle website! PRESS RELEASE: At CES, Cydle to Debut Ultimate Combo for Those on the Go; New Cydle P29A Marries Multimedia Player and Mobile TV
14:10 EST - TORRANCE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- News and entertainment stop for no one – and that’s certainly the case with the new Cydle P29A, the mobile consumer’s ultimate companion. At 2010 International CES in January, Cydle (www.cydle.com), the emerging leader in car-based multimedia systems and one of South Korea’s biggest consumer electronics companies, will introduce the latest... (More)



November POTD Winners Chosen!
13:59 EST - We're happy to announce the monthly winners of our Photo of the Day contest for November 2009.

"Playing Cane-Ball," "Approach of Sunlight," and "Down the Cobbled Path" were chosen as our November winners. Congratulations to Zaw Zaw Tun (Kyauk Me), Lester A Garcia, and Kay Beausoleil! Without further... (More)

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