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Panasonic and Leica Camera Expand Partnership Agreement in the Digital Camera Sector
9/19/2014 10:24:36 AM
Panasonic Corporation and Leica Camera AG today announced they have extended their partnership agreement and agreed to expand and strengthen their technological cooperation in the digital camera field. The agreement includes the extension of license agreement for use of Leica’s trademark on Panasonic’s digital camera products as well as expansion and strengthening of …
Sony develops transparent lens eyewear “SmartEyeglass“
Sony develops transparent lens eyewear “SmartEyeglass“
9/19/2014 9:22:36 AM
Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced the development of "SmartEyeglass," transparent lens eyewear that connects with compatible smartphones* to superimpose information such as text, symbols, and images, onto the user’s field of view. * Operating requirements: Android 4.1 or later. (Android 4.3 or later is required to use the video functionality of the …
Osmo, One of the Most Successful Pre-Sale Education Devices Of All Time, Launches MyOsmo, An Online Platform for Anyone to Design New Game Content
Osmo, One of the Most Successful Pre-Sale Education Devices Of All Time, Launches MyOsmo, An Online Platform for Anyone to Design New Game Content
9/18/2014 5:29:18 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. – (September 18, 2014)— Today, Osmo , the hardware gaming device for kids that connects to any iPad, is announcing the launch of its online platform MyOsmo. Accessible at my.playosmo.com ,  the online platform enables players to create their own Osmo content. MyOsmo transforms anyone into a game designer, starting by giving anyone the …
Canon U.S.A.’s Clean Earth Crew Beautifies Lakeland County Park in Islandia
Canon U.S.A.’s Clean Earth Crew Beautifies Lakeland County Park in Islandia
9/18/2014 11:17:09 AM
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, celebrated the Company’s Clean Earth Crew Campaign at Lakeland County Park in Islandia, N.Y. Approximately 150 Canon employees, family members and friends volunteered to revamp the park, which is fully accessible and designed for the disabled and their families. Participants painted picnic tables, benches and boardwalk …
Toshiba to Restructure PC Business to Secure Consistent Profit
9/18/2014 10:51:57 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will accelerate the restructuring of its PC business to focus on the profitable B2B field,  and to control volatility in the B2C business by significant downsizing measures, including withdrawal from certain B2C markets. These moves are expected to support the business in securing consistent profit in the future. In the …
Epson Drives Intuitive Mobile Printing Experience for Home and Business Users with Mopria-Certified All-in-One Printers
Epson Drives Intuitive Mobile Printing Experience for Home and Business Users with Mopria-Certified All-in-One Printers
9/18/2014 10:46:27 AM
Underscoring its commitment to creating a better, easier and more accessible user experience for mobile printing, Epson today announced it has launched its first Mopria-certified printers for home and business*1. The need for mobile printing is increasing in tandem with the growing ownership of smartphones and tablets that is expected to reach 5.1 billion worldwide by …
Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Press® Self-Publishing Platform Partners with The Bookseller on a New Preview Section for Self-Published Authors in the UK
9/18/2014 10:11:30 AM
NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that NOOK Press (www.nookpress.com) has partnered with The Bookseller on a new preview section for self-published authors in the UK named ‘The Bookseller’s Independent Author Previews.’ NOOK Press will sponsor …
Panasonic’s “Kid Witness News” Global Competition Announces 2014 Grand Prix Finalists
9/18/2014 9:44:08 AM
Panasonic Corporation announced the finalists of its 2014 Kid Witness News Global Contest, a video education program that empowers kids to make compelling short videos about places, topics and people important to them.   The winner of the 2014 KWN Global Contest will be announced Oct. 15 at the 25th annual KWN Global Awards Ceremony at Panasonic Corporation of North America …
Sony Computer Entertainment And Unity Technologies Extend Partnership To Offer Unity For PlayStation® To All PlayStation Licensed Developers At No Additional Cost
9/17/2014 1:00:52 PM
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) and Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, having originally entered into a strategic partnership in March, 2013 to provide Unity for PlayStation®, today announced that they have extended and strengthened that strategic partnership to offer Unity Pro for PlayStation® for PlayStation®4, …
Gartner Says Worldwide Smartwatch and Wristband Market Is Poised for Take Off
9/17/2014 11:39:38 AM
As smartphone vendors and component suppliers continue to expand into the wearables market, Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2016 smartwatches will comprise about 40 percent of consumer wristworn devices. Gartner said that seven out of the top 10 smartphone vendors have entered the wearables market to date or are about to ship a first product, while a year ago only two vendors …
CyberLink’s New PhotoDirector 6 Brings Pro-Level Photography Techniques to Consumers and Enthusiasts
9/17/2014 10:02:44 AM
CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today launched PhotoDirector 6 , a major update to its award-winning digital photography workflow solution for Mac OS and Windows. PhotoDirector 6 introduces smart photo merging technology that makes it easy to create flawless panorama shots using innovative content-aware auto-filling. Smart photo merging, together with intelligent smile/face …
Canon U.S.A. Celebrates 75 Years Of Optics Heritage With The Addition Of Three New Lenses
Canon U.S.A. Celebrates 75 Years Of Optics Heritage With The Addition Of Three New Lenses
9/15/2014 8:38:47 AM
Following on the heels of its milestone of 100 million EF lenses produced worldwide*, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce three new lenses adding to it’s rich history of developing and delivering outstanding optics to all types of photographers, cinematographers, online content creators and image makers from budding amateurs to the …
Crestron Demonstrates Expanded DigitalMedia™ 4K Product Line at CEDIA® EXPO 2014
Crestron Demonstrates Expanded DigitalMedia™ 4K Product Line at CEDIA® EXPO 2014
9/11/2014 12:27:17 PM
Building upon its leadership position in 4K, Crestron is demonstrating a full lineup of DigitalMedia 4K products at CEDIA EXPO 2014 in Denver, September 11–13, booth #150. The new DM 4K products round out the AV industry’s first and only end-to-end 4K certified distribution system. “As ULTRA HD display prices come down, homeowners want a solution that lets them enjoy …
NRSC Adopts Updated Guideline on RDS Usage
9/11/2014 11:02:42 AM
The National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) today adopted an updated NRSC Guideline that focuses on recommendations for broadcasters and receiver manufacturers in the use of the Radio Data System (RDS) data broadcasting technology. NRSC-G300-B, RDS Usage Guideline was adopted by the Radio Broadcasting Data System (RBDS) Subcommittee, chaired by Dan Mansergh, director of …
Fujifilm Announces Weather Resistant Fujinon XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR and Fast Aperture Fujinon XF56mmF1.2 R APD Lenses
9/10/2014 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., September 10, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced two new premium XF lenses: the weather resistant FUJINON XF50-140mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR that creates a perfectly weather-sealed kit for amazing photography in all weather conditions when paired with FUJIFILM X-T1; and the fast aperture FUJINON XF56mmF1.2 R APD with apodization filter …
Fujifilm Announces Deluxe X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition
9/10/2014 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., September 10, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new special edition FUJIFILM X-T1 Graphite Silver, a weather-resistant premium interchangeable lens camera with a large OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) that delivers an instant image preview. The X-T1 Graphite Silver also includes the latest generation 16.3 Megapixel APS-C …
Fujifilm Announces Flagship X100T Premium Compact With Improved Hybrid Viewfinder, Enhanced Controls And Ultra-Fast Shutter Speed
9/10/2014 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., September 10, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJIFILM X100T , a premium compact, fixed lens camera designed for photographers looking for the ultimate in image quality, performance and functionality. The X100T comes newly equipped with an advanced Hybrid Viewfinder with an Electronic Rangefinder that now gives …
Fujifilm Announces Instax Wide 300 For Professional And Enthusiast Instant Film Shooters
9/10/2014 1:00:00 AM
Valhalla, N.Y., September 10, 2014 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced an expansion of the popular INSTAX line of instant film cameras with the new INSTAX Wide 300 , along with new color versions of the popular INSTAX Mini 8 camera – raspberry and grape – and the INSTAX Mini 90 Neo Classic in a stylish brown.   INSTAX Wide 300 The redesigned …
Apple Announces Apple Pay
Apple Announces Apple Pay
9/9/2014 3:16:57 PM
Apple® today announced Apple Pay™, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. Apple Pay works with iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus through a groundbreaking NFC antenna design, a dedicated chip called the Secure Element, and the security and convenience of Touch ID™. Apple Pay is easy to set up, so hundreds of millions …
Apple Announces iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus—The Biggest Advancements in iPhone History
Apple Announces iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus—The Biggest Advancements in iPhone History
9/9/2014 3:11:44 PM
Apple® today announced iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, featuring two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the …