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Pinnacle Systems Introduces the Next Generation of Video Editing Software
Tewksbury, Mass., April 24, 2007 - Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced that its Consumer division, Pinnacle Systems, Inc., is launching the next-generation Pinnacle Studio line of video editing software, the first choice in consumer video editing software solutions. Slated to reach store shelves in May 2007, the Pinnacle Studio 11 family is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of video enthusiasts with three products - Studio, Studio Plus and Studio Ultimate.
Digital Film Tools Releases Adobe CS3 and Avid Intel Mac Compatible Software
April 21, 2007 -- Digital Film Tools releases new versions of 55mm, Digital Film Lab, EZ Mask, Light, Ozone, Snap and zMatte for Adobe Photoshop versions 7 through CS3 and Photoshop Elements as well as new Intel Mac compatible versions of 55mm, Digital Film Lab, Composite Suite, and zMatte for Avid Editing Systems -- specifically Avid Media Composer 2.5.1 and higher and Avid Xpress Pro 5.5.1 and higher.
LaCie Delivers 26-inch Widescreen LCD
PORTLAND, OR (April 2007) - LaCie today announced its first wide format, wide gamut LCD. The LaCie 526 Monitor, a 25.5" LCD in the new 500 Series range, is ideal for digital photography, prepress, CAD, video editing and creative design. It offers a combination of the best LCD panel technology available and advanced calibration tools for professional applications where color accuracy is a critical requirement.
Transcend Announces 8GB SDHC Card
Taipei, April 17, 2007 - Transcend Information, Inc., a global leading company in flash memory cards, is very pleased to announce its 8GB high-speed SD High Capacity (SDHC) Class 6 card. Formatted in FAT32, the SDHC is the new generation of SD cards (Version 2.0) that can reach up to an enormous 32GB capacity.
Adobe CS3 Now Shipping
SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 16, 2007 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of the highly-anticipated Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Design Premium and Standard editions and Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium and Standard editions. This revolutionary release of brand-new, tightly integrated, design and development software unites the best of Adobe and former Macromedia® product innovation to provide designers and developers worldwide with a broad spectrum of creative options.
Adobe Launches Photoshop CS3
SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 27, 2007 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 product line, a revolutionary offering of tightly integrated, industry-leading design and development tools for virtually every creative workflow. Adobe's new Creative Suite 3 line-up unites the best of Adobe and Macromedia® product innovation to provide designers and developers with a broad spectrum of creative options for all facets of print, web, mobile, interactive, film, and video production.
2007 Festival of the Photograph: June 7-9, 2007, Charlottesville, Virginia
Premiering June 7- 9, 2007, The Festival of the Photograph will showcase the work of many of the world's most celebrated photographers and exciting new artists, with images ranging from the fields of photojournalism to fine art.
Panasonic And Leica Announce First Leica D Lens With Up To 300mm Range
Las Vegas, NV (March 7, 2007) - Panasonic and Leica Camera today announced that they have launched the development of a new Leica D large-diameter telephoto zoom lens, specifically designed for Panasonic's first digital SLR camera, the LUMIX DMC-L1 and other Four Thirds System compatible digital SLR cameras. The new LEICA D VARIO-ELMAR 14-150mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ lens will also feature Panasonic's MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) and become the first Leica D lens with range up to 300mm*.
onOne Software Announces Essentials for Adobe Photoshop Elements Software
Las Vegas, NV - March 7, 2007 - onOne Software, Inc., announces today the upcoming availability of a new software product - Essentials for Adobe Photoshop Elements. This new software suite includes technology from onOne Software's highly acclaimed Intellihance Pro, Mask Pro, PhotoFrame Pro, and Genuine Fractals software products fine-tuned specifically for Adobe Photoshop Elements. onOne Software is accepting pre-orders now and will begin shipping Essentials for Adobe Photoshop Elements the first week of April 2007.
Nik Software Releases Dfine 2.0
Las Vegas, NV - March 7, 2007 (Booth #H251) - Nik Software Inc. today announced the latest upgrade to its award-winning noise reduction tool Dfine 2.0. Designed to improve image quality, Dfine 2.0 now includes Nik Software's patented U Point technology for selective editing control and a completely new user interface that is easier to use and improves workflow for busy photographers.
New DxO Optics Pro v4.2 Extends Color Capabilities
Las Vegas, Nevada - March 8, 2007 - PMA 07 Booth #J271 - DxO Labs today announces the immediate availability of the new version of its flagship product - DxO Optics Pro 4.2 - for both Windows and Macintosh computer systems. Enriched with exclusive features and supporting VISTA - Microsoft's latest operating system, DxO Optics Pro v4.2 software demonstrates DxO's continued commitment to providing photographers worldwide with an unrivalled set of digital imaging software tools.
Kingston Adds 8GB Memory Card to SDHC Family
Photo Marketing Association/PMA Expo, Las Vegas, NV - March 8, 2007 - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will expand its line of Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) memory cards with the introduction of three new 8GB cards available in Class 2, 4 and 6 speed ratings as well as two new 4GB SDHC cards in Class 4 and 6 speeds, to maximize the performance of today's higher resolution imaging devices, that include digital cameras, camcorders, PDAs, MP3 players and more.
Lexar Expands Flash Memory Line-Up With Professional 133x 4GB SDHC Cards
Lexar, a leader in advanced digital media and accessories, expanded its professional product line with the introduction of a 133x speed-rated Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) flash memory card designed for professional and high-end amateur photographers who demand the freedom and flexibility to quickly capture a large number of high-resolution images with SDHC-enabled digital cameras. Delivering a minimum sustained write speed capability of 20MB per second, Lexar Professional SDHC cards allow photographers to capture more images while spending less time changing memory cards.
SanDisk Unveils 8-Gigabyte SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Card
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, Mar. 8, 2007 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today introduced an 8-gigabyte (GB) SanDisk Ultra II SD High Capacity (SDHC) card to meet the growing demand for more photo and video storage. The new cards can store over 4,000 high-resolution pictures or up to 15 hours of MPEG 4 video. The announcement was made at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where SanDisk is displaying its photographic products in Booth G191 on Level 1 of the South Hall.
Nikon Launches The D40x-A 10.2-Megapixel Version of Its Small, Easy-To-Use D-SLR
MELVILLE, NY, MARCH 5, 2007 - Nikon today introduced the new D40x digital SLR camera that is designed to allow users take spectacular photographs with very high-resolution at the touch of a button. The D40x maintains the same compact size, portability and ease-of-use as its already successful sister camera, the D40, and adds features like higher 10.2 megapixel resolution, faster continuous shooting capability and wider ISO sensitivity.
Nikon Introduces Affordable 55-200mm F/4-5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor Lens
MELVILLE, NY, MARCH 5, 2007 - Nikon Inc. (www.nikondigital.com) today introduced the new 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor lens - a new compact telephoto zoom Nikkor lens that offers Nikon's exclusive Vibration Reduction technology in a high-powered 3.6x zoom lens. Engineered exclusively for use with Nikon's DX format digital SLR cameras, including the D80, D40 and recently announced D40x, this new lens approximates the picture angle characteristics of an 82.5-300mm lens on a 35mm film SLR camera.
M-Rock Announces Extreme Camera Bags
Las Vegas - March 8, 2007 - M-ROCK announces the M-ROCK EXTREME line of camera bags. The EXTREME line includes 22 unique items including mini point n' shoot digital camera bags, medium digital camera and digital camcorder bags, lens bags, V-shaped top load holster bags, square gadget SLR bags, backpacks and sling bags, as well as accessory items such as a modular belt, camera strap, memory card wallet and a padded U shaped lens cradle. M-ROCK EXTREME bags range in price from $10 up to $250 and offer the most EXTREME protection, functionality and durability.
Olympus EVOLT E-510 Digital SLR Offers Mechanical Image Stabilization
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., March 5, 2007 - Olympus today unveiled its EVOLT E-510, a portable digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera with advanced technologies for photo hobbyists and those that are serious about their photography. While easy to use, this new digital SLR appeals to photographers who desire complete creative control.
Olympus EVOLT E-410 Digital SLR Takes The Guesswork Out Of Great Photography
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., March 5, 2007 - Olympus today announces the EVOLT E-410 digital SLR (single lens reflex) camera - easy enough for the first-time user, advanced enough for the serious photographer. High performance and functionality are packed into a surprisingly portable and simple-to-use body. The E-410 is the best value in its class (available in three configurations beginning at $699.99 for the body) and is loaded with innovations.
Fujifilm Showcases Multiple Imaging Solutions for Retailers, Professionals, Businesses and Consumers
Valhalla, NY, February 22, 2007 - FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc., is featuring a broad spectrum of imaging technologies and products at the PMA 2007 Annual Convention and Trade Show under the banner, "Fujifilm. Expand the World of Imaging." The tagline emphasizes Fujifilm's role in identifying and creating innovative imaging products and services that bring value to both businesses and consumers.