IDC: Global smartphone market grew 13.2% in the second quarter Market research 

IDC: Global smartphone market grew 13.2% in the second quarter

Overall smartphone shipment volumes grew 13.2% year over year in the second quarter, slightly beating IDC’s forecast of 12.5% growth. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 313.2 million devices during the quarter, which further proves this market is headed back toward sustained growth. Every region contributed... Read More
Fotomerchant, 36Pix announce partnership Events News 

Fotomerchant, 36Pix announce partnership

Volume photography workflow provider Fotomerchant announced an exclusive partnership with 36Pix, the background removal pioneer. The partnership will integrate of newly developed and exclusive range of 36Pix’s premium backgrounds into the Fotomerchant platform, available exclusively to Fotomerchant customers. In the announcement, both teams declared they will see the continued development and release of new backgrounds and new features as part... Read More
Kodak Moments expands in-store printing options for kiosk app New Products Updates 

Kodak Moments expands in-store printing options for kiosk app

Kodak Moments announced a new version of its Kodak Moments Kiosk software, Version 11.0, which provides consumers with more instant products to choose from and new in-store self-service printing. Products are available for same-day pickup at most retailers that offer Kodak Moments. Same day and new photo offerings now include: Wall Tiles are available as 8×8 single images within a... Read More
Sony debuts ZV-E10 interchangeable lens vlogging cam New Products 

Sony debuts ZV-E10 interchangeable lens vlogging cam

Sony Electronics Inc. announced the first Alpha series interchangeable lens vlog camera, the new ZV-E10, designed from the ground up for vlogging and bloggers. The ZV-E10 features a 24.2-megapixel APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processing engine. Additionally, the ZV-E10 includes the vlogging-specific features favored in the popular ZV-1 digital camera including “Background Defocus” that can smoothly switch... Read More
Xerox reports second-quarter revenue up 22.4 percent Earnings reports 

Xerox reports second-quarter revenue up 22.4 percent

Xerox Corp. reported second-quarter revenue was up 22.4 percent to $1.79 billion and GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $0.46, up from $0.15 year-over-year, and adjusted EPS of $0.47, up $0.32 year-over-year. “We saw growing demand for our products and services in the second quarter. Increased equipment sales and print volumes in many regions are consistent with a continuing, gradual... Read More
Shutterstock acquires three AI platforms News 

Shutterstock acquires three AI platforms

Shutterstock, Inc. announced the launch of Shutterstock.AI, a new subsidiary that has acquired three AI platforms, Pattern89, Datasine, and Shotzr, for about $35 million. With these three acquisitions, “Shutterstock.AI will continue to rapidly develop its own predictive performance capabilities to help creatives and customers accomplish their goals by making more data-informed content decisions,” the company said. In the near term,... Read More
Insurious names Erin Manning as brand ambassador People on the Move 

Insurious names Erin Manning as brand ambassador

Boca Raton-based Insurious, a digital insurance agency, appointed photographer and educator Erin Manning as the company’s first brand evangelist.Her production company, Erin Manning Media, specializes in “conception to completion” full-service production, creating inspiring educational content. “We are extremely excited to have Erin Manning on board as our first Evangelist,” says Matt Sweetwood, CEO. “Her talent, creativity, and business insight will... Read More
Waldo Photos partners with Gradelink News 

Waldo Photos partners with Gradelink

Waldo Photos, the Austin, Texas-based photo platform announced a partnership with Gradelink, a leading student information system (SIS) platform. Gradelink is used by more than 2,000 private school administrators throughout the United States, and allows for centralized communication of all necessary scholastic information, such as admission, tuition, and grades. The partnership with Waldo will now bring AI-powered photo management, yearbook... Read More
Retail shopping and marketing trends in a post-COVID world, with Michael Osborne, Wunderkind Marketing Podcasts 

Retail shopping and marketing trends in a post-COVID world, with Michael Osborne, Wunderkind

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Michael Osborne, president of Wunderkind about retail and marketing trends, how COVID-19 affected retail,  and why Precision Camera is his favorite camera store. Listen here. Osborne is the President of Wunderkind. With more than 30 years of experience in marketing technology, he is an established industry leader trusted by major brands such as Bloomingdale’s, Hilton, and Santander Bank. His... Read More
SeaLife launches Android app for SportDiver housing New Products Updates 

SeaLife launches Android app for SportDiver housing

SeaLife launched an Android app for the SportDiver Smartphone housing. The SeaLife SportDiver is a compact, lightweight underwater housing fitting most Android smartphones and Apple phones from iPhone 7 and up. The Android and iOS apps work with the current OS and the previous version, e.g. the Android app presently works with Android 11 and 10. The SeaLife SportDiver, for... Read More
Scodix complete IPO on Tel Aviv stock exchange News 

Scodix complete IPO on Tel Aviv stock exchange

Digital enhancement equipment supplier Scodix announced the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange now includes Scodix as a publicly-traded company, under the ticker symbol SCDX. Scodix raised approximately NIS 62 million ($19 million) in the IPO. “We thank investors for their significant expression of confidence in Scodix, which is reflected in the successful IPO recruitment,” said Eli Grinberg, CEO, and founder of... Read More
Snap second-quarter revenue increases 116% to nearly $1 billion Earnings reports 

Snap second-quarter revenue increases 116% to nearly $1 billion

Snap Inc. announced second-quarter revenue increased 116% to $982 million, compared to the prior year, and the net loss improved 53% to $(152) million, compared to the same period. Daily active users (DAU) were 293 million in the quarter, an increase of 55 million, or 23%, year-over-year. “Our second-quarter results reflect the broad-based strength of our business, as we grew... Read More
Printbox introduces responsive photo book editor, releases ebook News Updates 

Printbox introduces responsive photo book editor, releases ebook

Poland-based enterprise photo products software maker Printbox, released an advanced responsive editor. The RWD-compliant editor was built based on the top UX trends to make the designing of photo books on mobile devices even more convenient than before, the company said. The change was made when internal analysis of Printbox clients’ data showed the share of mobile customers in total... Read More
Kornit Digital partners with Canva for global on-demand production News 

Kornit Digital partners with Canva for global on-demand production

Digital textile printing company Kornit Digital partnered with online visual communications and design platform Canva as one of Canva’s first certified integration partners, empowering Canva to help leading print service providers, brands, and organizations add the Canva design tool to their e-commerce websites. Kornit will also manage and route all orders through Kornit’sglobal fulfillment network. Canva’s online visual communications platform... Read More
Tamron developing lens for Fujifilm X-mount, Sony E-mount New Products 

Tamron developing lens for Fujifilm X-mount, Sony E-mount

Tamron Co., Ltd. announces the development of its first lens for FUJIFILM X-mount and Sony E-mount cameras. The lenses are expected to be available in Fall 2021. The Tamron 18-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III-A2 VC VXD (Model B061) will be the first all-in-one zoom lens for Sony and FUJIFILM APS-C mirrorless cameras featuring a 16.6x zoom ratio. The AF drive system... Read More