PMA 2002 - February 25, 2002
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Digital Custom launches online photo-retouching in Japan!
19:07 ET - "Image Edit & Art" website offers pro retouching - at a cost...

A press release from Digital Custom Group Inc. today announces the Japanese launch of its "Image Edit & Art" website, a resource for professional image retouching. The site offers a range of services, allowing customers to offer directions for what they would like retouched - and returns an edited image in 3, 8 or 15 days. The price varies significantly depending on the work to be done, and is quoted... (More)

Canon Canon: More price changes!
18:10 ET - Our earlier predicted price updates for the PowerShot A100 and A40 are now official; A30 pricing is announced along with prices for a number of other items...

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Canon today released estimated street prices for its new line of cameras and printers introduced at PMA 2002 here this week. C A N O N   P R I C E SProductEstimated Street PriceAvailabilityEOS D60$2,999AprilPowerShot A100179AprilPowerShot A30249JunePowerShot A40299MarchS520 Bubble Jet Printer149FebruaryS750 Bubble Jet Printer199FebruaryS900 Bubble Jet Printer399FebruaryS9000... (More)

2002 DIMA Printer Shoot-Out Winners Announced
17:02 ET - ORLANDO, Fla. -- Winners of the 2002 Digital Imaging Marketing Association Digital Printer Shoot-Out at the PMA 2002 Convention and Trade Show here were announced yesterday after two days of judging. Using the same target file, 28 companies made 108 prints for display during the DIMA Annual Conference held Feb. 22-23, in Orlando. Conference attendees cast their votes based on image quality and color accuracy. P H O T O   P R I N TSizePrinterPaperRIP52" wide or more Merit AwardLightjet 500XL Oce Display Graphics SystemsKodak Digital III Eastman Kodak Co.Postershop 5.5236" to 51" wideLightjet 430 Oce Display Graphics SystemsKodak Digital III Eastman Kodak Co.Postershop 5.5211" to 35"Durst Epsilon 30 Durst Dice AmericaKodak Digital III Eastman Kodak Co.DDA Cheetah RIP Durst Dice AmericaLess... (More)

Contax's N Digital SLR digital camera. Copyright © 2002, Michael R. Tomkins, all rights reserved. Contax N Digital: Photos and menu captures!
16:26 ET - Information from our hands-on with Contax's SLR digicam that uses a full-frame sensor...

Shortly after the PMA show floor opened yesterday, we were fortunate to have the opportunity to get hands-on with Contax's N Digital SLR. The model has progressed greatly since we saw a wood-block mockup at PMA last year, and is now a shootable model - although Contax are not yet ready for sample images to be published. Along with images of the camera itself which you can see below, we also captured... (More)

Samsung Sampling First 2-Gb NAND Flash Memory to Lexar
15:51 ET - To be deployed in Pro Series CompactFlash...

Samsung has begun sampling the industry's first 2-Gb NAND Flash memory devices to Lexar Media, Inc. The companies said Samsung's 2-Gb NAND Flash memory devices will soon be deployed in Lexar Media's high capacity Professional Series CompactFlash cards including the 16X-speed 1GB CompactFlash, the industry's highest capacity CompactFlash card available to date. Samsung's new memory device's enhanced... (More)

Hewlett Packard's logo. Click here to visit the Hewlett Packard website! HP Enters Consumer Photofinishing Market
15:42 ET - HP announces a host of initiatives and alliances to capitalize on the digital imaging market...

Hewlett-Packard today announced its entry into the $14 billion consumer photofinishing market with the intention to be a complete digital imaging solutions provider to both central and on-site retail photo labs. HP also has enhanced its consumer digital imaging offering with the introduction of HP Memories Disc Creator software, a product that enables consumers to personalize, enrich and save their... (More)

Samsung Introduces Four Digimax Digicams
01:58 ET - Samsung lineup increases to eight models ranging from 1.3-MP to 4.1-MP digicams...

Samsung introduced four new digicams at PMA 2002 today, doubling their lineup to eight models ranging from the 1.3-megapixel Digimax 130 to the new 4.1-megapixel Digimax 410. "Consumers are expected to purchase 7.9-million digital cameras in 2002, compared to the 6-million purchased last year," said Ken Gerb, senior vice president of sales for Samsung Opto-Electronics America, Inc. "We are delighted... (More)

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