Verizon Wireless and Audiovox Communications Corporation (ACC) announce that the CDM-8900 camera phone will be available on Friday, December 12, 2003. The Get It Now-enabled CDM-8900 is a handset with a built-in 300-pixel high-resolution digital camera and color screen. It has a self-timer, brightness control and self-portrait reflector.
eFrameCentral.com has introduced three new digital picture eFrames just in time for holiday shoppers. All three eFrames enable users to transfer photos directly from a digital camera and instantly present a slideshow on full-color screens. Among the new eFrame offerings are two Pacific Digital memory frames, Pacific Digital’s new 8" x 10" and 5" x 7" Memory Frames, plus an 8" x 10" eFrame by Digital Frame.
Zeosoft Technology Group announced the availability of Mobile Badger v1.3, the latest release of its wireless photo ID badge enrollment and verification software. This new release now offers support for a wider array of digital cameras, Oracle database support and enhanced search capabilities for employee, students or visitor badge verification. Mobile Badger integrates with leading photo ID badge software solutions for a secure, reliable ID badge creation and issuance from remote locations.
The Rochester News reports that Kodak has named a leadership team for its new digital and film imaging systems division. That business segment accounts for about 70 percent of Kodak’s revenue. The new division consists of seven key groups, each with its own general manager.
Here’s an article from The San Diego Channel that says if you are still using your first digital camera, purchased back before the turn of the millennium, the prices and quality of newer cameras have improved so drastically that you owe it to yourself to upgrade. The article takes a look at a handful of new digital cameras.
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PhotoTune has launched a new plug-in for Adobe Photoshop called 20/20 Color MD. The new software offers a wizard-based approach to color correction for digital photography. It’s available now for Mac OS X and Windows.
This article is ColdFusion Developer’s Journal takes a look at a custom tag that will automatically create a simple slideshow from a folder of digital pictures. It will handle generating links from one picture to the next, creating a thumbnail directory, and even allowing for captions.
Business Week reports that the digital camera market is on fire this holiday season. In 2003, their sales will eclipse those of analog film-based cameras in both market share and dollar value for the first time, according to a number of analysts and industry trackers including the Consumer Electronics Assn. (CEA).
Here’s an article from Australian IT that shows you how to purchase a digital camera to fit your needs.