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PRESS RELEASE: InfoTrends' 'Digital Imaging '03' Conference to Feature Sony, Fujifilm, National Semiconductor
Forum to Provide an Exclusive Look at Emerging Market Trends
NORWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 26, 2003--InfoTrends Research Group, Inc., the leading market research and consulting firm for digital imaging technologies and markets, will be hosting its annual international conference titled "Digital Imaging '03 - Driving Mass Market Adoption of New Technologies" on October 8-9, 2003 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. This two-day event is designed to provide digital imaging business leaders with critical insights into the rapidly evolving digital photography markets, and yield successful strategies that will continually propel the industry forward. InfoTrends' speakers will be joined by many prominent companies in the market.
Sony will be featured in the interactive keynote panel, and will participate in high-level discussions on at-home photo printing and the future of digital imaging in the living room. Sony maintains a leading position in the U.S. digital camera market, and remains a heavyweight in consumer electronics. The company is known for developing new technologies.
Fujifilm will participate in the interactive keynote panel, and will lead key sessions on retail photofinishing and the printing implications of wireless printing. Fujifilm is a major player in the digital photofinishing space, providing convenient and easy-to-use printing solutions. The company promotes consumer education and retailer support as a way of achieving critical mass in stores.
National Semiconductor will kick off a series of sessions dedicated to the rapidly evolving camera phone market. Its focus on semiconductor products, coupled with its broad-based experience with mobility applications, lends it unique insight into camera phone innovations.
"InfoTrends is pleased to have many established and emerging companies participating in this conference," says Kristy Holch, Group Director of InfoTrends Research Group. "Our info-packed analyst sessions, focusing on recent forecasts and end-user studies, will set the stage for nearly 20 additional presentations covering the timely topics of photo printing, digital photography, wireless imaging, and image archiving / image management."
Sponsors and Exhibitors
Ample time is scheduled for viewing tabletop displays and networking with sponsors and exhibitors. These participants are likely to showcase or discuss numerous next-generation products and services:
- National Semiconductor
- ABBYY USA
- Pacific Image Electronics
Association and Publication Co-Sponsors Include:
- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
- Digital Output Magazine
- The International Imaging Industry Association (I3A)
- Photo Trade News (PTN)
For more information on this conference, including a full agenda, visit the InfoTrends Web site at www.infotrends-rgi.com and click on the "Industry Conferences and Events" link. You can register online.
- "Digital Imaging '03 Japan" - December 10, 2003 - Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
- "Flash Forward" at the 2004 International CES - January 8-11, 2004 - Las Vegas, Nevada
InfoTrends Research Group, Inc. ( www.infotrends-rgi.com ) is the leading market research and consulting firm for digital imaging technologies and markets. With the largest number of analysts dedicated solely to digital imaging, InfoTrends offers the most focused coverage of this rapidly evolving market. InfoTrends helps its worldwide clientele improve the effectiveness of their strategic planning by providing valuable tools for intelligent decision-making, including forecasts, end-user research, product analysis, and market trend tracking. InfoTrends is a member of the CAP Ventures family ( www.capv.com ), a worldwide strategic consulting firm for providers and users of business communication technologies and services.
(First posted on Friday, September 26, 2003 at 10:35 EDT)