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Canon's New HR10 HD Camcorder Offers Convenience Of Recording To DVD
Lake Success, N.Y., May 7, 2007 - Creating High Definition (HD) home movies is now super-simple with the introduction of the HR10 High Definition Camcorder from Canon U.S.A., Inc. This Canon HD camcorder calls on the Company's optical heritage, proprietary CMOS image sensor and HD expertise to help users effortlessly create and share High Definition movies on convenient DVD discs.
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.
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*.
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.
Canon PowerShot TX1 Digital Camera Delivers High Definition Video
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - At first glance Canon's new 7.1 megapixel PowerShot TX1 digital camera looks familiar...pocket-sized, stainless steel case with textured accents and enough cutting-edge photo technology to make one wonder how they got all that functionality into that deck of playing cards-sized package. Indeed, this compact camera fits in just as well at a football game or a family function; in a small evening bag for a night on the town, or the pocket of a dress shirt, and is as much at home on a business trip as it is on a hard-earned weekend getaway.
Latest Canon Digital ELPH Cameras
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - Call it Canon cachÃ©, or ELPH excellence, but the two newest, 7.1 megapixel entries into Canon's legendary line of thin, trim, Digital ELPH cameras - the PowerShot SD750 Digital ELPH and the PowerShot SD1000 Digital ELPH - continue to push the envelope of easy image excellence, without leaving a telltale bump or bulge when discretely deposited in a pocket or purse. ELPH cameras are recognized by consumers from the tech-savvy to the style conscious alike, as evident from the PowerShot SD600 Digital ELPH's rankings as the best - selling digital camera of 2006 according to The NPD Group's retail tracking service.
The PowerShot A570 IS and A560 Join Canon Line-Up
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - With the introduction of the PowerShot A570 IS and A560 digital cameras, Canon's A-Series cameras have once again come to the rescue of consumers just joining the digital photo revolution, as well as those who are already in the photo-fray, and are waiting for top-tier technology to trickle down before they trade-up.
Three New Canon LCD Projectors Feature 1.6X Zoom Lens
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - In an age when vivid, big-screen image display has become so essential to business, education, and many other fields, Canon has once again increased the price-performance impact of its affordable LV Series of LCD-based Multimedia Projectors. Three new compact, feature-packed models- the LV-7265, LV-7260, and LV-X7 Multimedia Projectors- all deliver bright, high-quality XGA images, and provide users with a stellar blend of an extremely short throw distance, and a powerful yet versatile 1.6x Canon wide-angle zoom lens.
Two New Canon PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - High quality, ease of use and stylish design continue to be the cornerstones of the Canon PIXMA Photo Printer line-up, and the newest entries deliver on that strong reputation. The new PIXMA iP3300 and PIXMA iP1800 Photo Printers offer high-end features and new stylish designs while at an estimated selling price of $79.99 and $49.99, respectively. These prices put these printers into the very important value category while their sleek new designs set them head and shoulders above the competition.
Canon Introduces PIXMA iP90v Photo Printer For On-The-Go Professionals
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - What's smaller than a breadbox, lighter than most laptops, and fits easily in most carry-on bags? It's none other than the new portable PIXMA iP90v Photo Printer. The PIXMA iP90v Photo Printer delivers high print quality, speed, and innovative features that are a necessity for today's mobile business professional and home consumer. Building on the success of the PIXMA iP90 Photo Printer, the PIXMA iP90v Photo Printer will continue to offer a broad range of compatible features such as wireless printing and even a new software program called Easy-LayoutPrint.
Canon Releases The EOS-1D Mark III Digital SLR
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 21, 2007 - Canon, the worldwide market leader in digital cameras, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its top-selling EOS single lens reflex camera system by announcing the EOS-1D Mark III Digital SLR, the world's fastest digital SLR camera.