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PRESS RELEASE: KODAK Products Win Prestigious Awards at 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show
EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus, EASYSHARE DX7590 Camera and KODAK Picture Maker Receive Innovations 2005 Design and Engineering Awards
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 -- Eastman Kodak Company's continued innovation in the digital imaging industry secured top honors during the opening of the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show, where the company won multiple high-profile awards for its consumer digital imaging products. The KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus, KODAK EASYSHARE DX7590 zoom digital camera, and the KODAK Picture Maker G3 Digital Print Station all garnered Innovations 2005 Design and Engineering Awards.
The Innovations 2005 Design and Engineering Awards, sponsored by Consumer Electronics Association and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America, honor superior design and engineering among the year's most technologically advanced products. Chosen for the honor by a panel of independent industry designers, engineers and journalists, the EASYSHARE DX7590 camera, EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus and KODAK Picture Maker will join other winners on display at the 2005 International CES Innovations Pavilion (LVCC, Central Plaza).
About the Products
The KODAK EASYSHARE Printer Dock Plus (US$199 MSRP) quickly and effortlessly makes real KODAK 4x6-inch pictures from nearly any digital source. People can wirelessly transmit pictures from their mobile phone cameras to the Printer Dock Plus, which also prints directly from digital cameras and memory cards - all without the need for a computer.
The KODAK EASYSHARE DX7590 digital camera unites a professional quality SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON 10X optical zoom lens, the exclusive KODAK Color Science image processing chip for rich, accurate colors, and multiple shooting modes for optimal creative control. A unique combination of sophisticated features, exceptional performance, and trademark ease of use gives amateur photographers the opportunity to shoot like a professional.
The self-service KODAK Picture Maker digital kiosk prints pictures in seconds from just about any digital camera memory card, via BLUETOOTH® and infrared wireless technologies for mobile phone cameras, and from CDs. The consumer-friendly touch screen lets people preview, edit, select the exact digital images they want to create, and then print borderless 4x6-inch pictures. With more than 50,000 KODAK Picture Maker kiosks worldwide, Kodak is the industry leader in providing consumers with retail digital printing options.
Additional information is available at www.kodak.com.
About Eastman Kodak Company and infoimaging
Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images - for memories, for information, for entertainment. The company is a major participant in infoimaging, a $385 billion industry composed of devices (digital cameras and flat-panel displays), infrastructure (online networks and delivery systems for images) and services & media (software, film and paper enabling people to access, analyze and print images). With sales of $12.9 billion in 2003, the company comprises several businesses: Health, supplying the healthcare industry with traditional and digital image capture and output products and services; Graphic Communications Group, offering on-demand color printing and networking publishing systems consisting of three wholly owned subsidiaries: Encad, Inc., NexPress Solutions, and Kodak Versamark; Commercial Imaging, offering image capture, output and storage products and services to businesses and government; Display & Components, which designs and manufactures state-of-the-art organic light-emitting diode displays as well as other specialty materials, and delivers imaging sensors to original equipment manufacturers; and Digital & Film Imaging Systems, providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services.
Kodak and EasyShare are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. Schneider-Kreuznach and Variogon are trademarks of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH used under license by Eastman Kodak Company. The Bluetooth trademark is owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
(First posted on Wednesday, January 5, 2005 at 15:20 EST)