|NIKON SUPPORTS MICROSOFT AT WINDOWS XP LAUNCH IN NEW YORK CITY|
Windows XP Extends Coolpix® Digital Photography Experience
NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2001 - Nikon, the world leader in photography, today joined Microsoft Corp. to show its support of Windows XP at the launch event in New York City. Windows XP in tandem with NikonView 4 software will provide all current Coolpix digital camera users with a new level of functionality and fun to enhance the digital photography experience.
"Nikon prides itself on providing tools to make digital photography easy and fun for the customer, and we are enthusiastic about the potential that Windows XP has for our digital camera users,'' said Deborah Sauer, general manager, marketing for Nikon. "With Windows XP, Coolpix users will be able to easily transfer, store and share their digital images. Using any of the current Nikon Coolpix cameras - the Coolpix 5000, 995, 885 and 775 in tandem with Windows XP will provide the user with the most advanced functional and creative tools to help bring out the best in their photos."
The following Nikon Coolpix digital cameras will work with Windows XP:
"Today's launch of Windows XP will enable Nikon Coolpix users to enhance their digital photography experiences on PCs running Windows XP," said John Frederiksen, general manager for marketing of Windows at Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased that Nikon is committed to ensuring that Windows XP users are able to take full advantage of the Windows XP platform with the current Coolpix line of digital cameras."
- Coolpix 5000, featuring a 5.24 megapixel CCD (5.0 effective), 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens, top shutter speed of 1/4,000 second and shooting speed of up to three frames per second at full resolution
- Coolpix 995, with a 3.34-megapixel CCD, combining a pop-up flash, a 4x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens and a host of creative control features
- Coolpix 885, featuring a 3-megapixel CCD, 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens and 12 scene modes along with One-Touch Upload to the Web™ capabilities; and
- Coolpix 775, the ultra-compact 2.14 megapixel 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens camera that is the lightest, pocket-sized point-and-shoot digital camera in its class. This camera was the first to feature One-Touch Upload to the Web™ capabilities.
Nikon Inc., the world leader in precision optics, 35mm and digital imaging technology, is recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance in consumer and professional photographic equipment. Nikon Inc. distributes the Nikon Total Imaging System of consumer and professional 35mm film and digital SLR cameras, Nikkor optics, Speedlights and System Accessories; Advanced Photo System cameras; 35mm compact cameras; Coolpix® compact digital cameras; Coolscan® digital film scanners; Nikonos® underwater photographic systems; and Nikon sports and recreational optics. The company plays an active role in supporting aspiring and advanced photographers through a variety of organizations, educational programs, events and workshops. For product information, contact Nikon at (800) NIKON-UX or visit www.nikonusa.com, which links all levels of photographers to the web's most comprehensive photo learning and sharing communities.
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