Pro Imaging CONNECT brings leaders together Events News 

Pro Imaging CONNECT brings leaders together

The inaugural Pro Imaging CONNECT, held April 12-13, 2019 at the Mission Hills Resort and Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., brought together an array of imaging professionals for one-and-a-half days of content-rich sessions. Session topics included Kaboom! Thoughts about the Future of School Photography, with Mark Schoenrock, PSP Consulting, sponsored by CaptureLife;  Selling the Digital Experience in Photography, with TW Woodward, The... Read More
MailPix adds new premium lay-flat photo books in time for summer News Press releases 

MailPix adds new premium lay-flat photo books in time for summer

Top-quality books suitable for gifts, graduations and vacation memories Huntington Beach, CA – MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced new high-quality lay-flat photo books are now available for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and graduation gift-giving opportunities. They also make a great way to preserve cherished vacation memories. “These new photobooks have to be seen to be appreciated,” says Fred H.... Read More
EFI announces new Fiery DFE for new Ricoh IM Series MFPs New Products Press releases 

EFI announces new Fiery DFE for new Ricoh IM Series MFPs

FREMONT, California — April 18, 2019 — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII), has announced the launch of the EFI™ Fiery® Color Controller E-25C, a new digital front end (DFE) that drives many of the next generation of Ricoh’s family of color multi-function printers (MFPs), the RICOH IM Series. “Our new intelligent Color MFPs, the IM Series, are affordable, versatile and... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of April 14 News People on the Move Tips and tricks 

Industry Notes for the week of April 14

Notable apps and updates Sony Firmware version 3.0 for a7 III and a7R III brings powerful AI-driven eye detection for human and animal subjects alike. Meet the next-generation Accent AI filter from Skylum Rumours and reports Here are some interesting items from around the internet: Amazon shareholders to vote on selling facial recognition tech to government, via CNET Herff Jones Wins Confidentiality Agreement Litigation Against Biggest Competitor Jostens Fred’s... Read More
March retail sales gains are ‘very encouraging’ and ‘set the stage’ for further improvements this year News Press releases 

March retail sales gains are ‘very encouraging’ and ‘set the stage’ for further improvements this year

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 – Retail sales were up 1 percent in March seasonally adjusted from February and up 0.8 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “March’s numbers are very encouraging and set the stage for improved expectations for the economy in the coming months, especially since the... Read More
Austin’s Precision Camera & Video sold to seasoned investor Philip Livingston News People on the Move 

Austin’s Precision Camera & Video sold to seasoned investor Philip Livingston

Precision Camera & Video, the premier camera store in Austin, Texas, was sold by founders Jerry and Rosemary Sullivan after more than 40 years. The new owner, Philip Livingston, is the former CEO and CFO of name-brand companies like LexisNexis, World Wrestling Entertainment and others. Most recently, he was managing director of 3K Limited Partnership, an investment firm. Terms were... Read More
EFI agrees to be bought for $1.7 billion cash News Press releases 

EFI agrees to be bought for $1.7 billion cash

EFI Shareholders to Receive $37.00 Per Share and Acquisition Expected to Close by Q3 2019 Company Announces Preliminary Q1 2019 Revenue Results of $220-$225 Million FREMONT, Calif., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital-printing innovation, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) to be... Read More
Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO News People on the Move Press releases 

Best Buy CFO Corie Barry to become new CEO

Hubert Joly to become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors Corie Barry, current CFO and Chief Strategic Transformation Officer, to become new CEO Mike Mohan to become President and COO MINNEAPOLIS –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced that its board of directors has elected Corie Barry, currently the company’s Chief Financial and Strategic Transformation Officer, to become Chief Executive Officer,... Read More
X-Rite announces ColorChecker Passport Photo 2, ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software 2.0 for ICC Profiles New Products Press releases 

X-Rite announces ColorChecker Passport Photo 2, ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software 2.0 for ICC Profiles

Now includes 18% gray target and updated software to create custom ICC Camera Profiles for Capture One Pro users; plus, added support for ColorChecker Digital SG target. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (PRWEB) APRIL 11, 2019 – X-Rite Incorporated, the world leader in color management and measurement technologies (http://xritephoto.com/) announces ColorChecker Passport Photo 2, an improved solution that helps professional and enthusiast photographers... Read More
Vimeo to acquire Magisto to power video creation for any business News Press releases 

Vimeo to acquire Magisto to power video creation for any business

NEW YORK, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vimeo announced today an agreement to acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Magisto enables simple and intuitive short-form video creation for any medium. The combination of Magisto’s professional video creation capabilities with Vimeo’s suite of video hosting, distribution and monetization tools will extend Vimeo’s position... Read More
“No Questions Asked” damaged camera replacement from GoPro News Press releases 

“No Questions Asked” damaged camera replacement from GoPro

GoPro Adds Damaged Camera Replacement to its Global Plus Subscription Service SAN MATEO, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Wir geben dir Deckung. Nous assurons vos arrières. Te cubrimos las espaldas. GoPro が安心をお届けします。We’ve got you covered, mate. Whatever the language, the news is the same: beginning today, countries around the world will enjoy Damaged Camera Replacement as part of the GoPro... Read More
Durst opens new headquarters and Customer Experience Center News Press releases 

Durst opens new headquarters and Customer Experience Center

Brixen, Italy – 15.04.2019 – Durst has opened a futuristic new headquarters and Customer Experience Center in Brixen, northern Italy, that represents a watershed in its transformation into a highly integrated process service provider. Customers, employees and business partners were among 1,000 guests who attended the inauguration ceremony for the state-of-the-art building. Speakers were CEO and Co-Owner Christoph Gamper, Owner... Read More
Registration now open for PRINT 19 News 

Registration now open for PRINT 19

More than 17,000 Industry Leaders and 400 Exhibitors from 100 Countries Expected “Where Creativity and Technology Converge in Chicago” Reston, VA— Registration is now open for the print industry’s most comprehensive and longest running event.  PRINT® 19, slated for October 3-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place North, will bring together the leaders of the print industry from more than 80 countries.... Read More
Industry Notes, App Updates and More for the week of April 12 News Updates 

Industry Notes, App Updates and More for the week of April 12

Notable apps and updates Skylum announces Luminar Flex, a new plugin Zoner Photo Studio has a spring update, offering faster RAW workflow and previews. Mastin Labs Kodak Everyday Original Presets are now available for CaptureOne DNP releases software update for Snap Lab SL620A™ photo printing kiosk solution Rumours and reports Here are some interesting items from around the internet: Fujifilm Australia launches support program for pro photographers... Read More
Canon introduces EOS Rebel SL3 compact DSLR New Products Press releases 

Canon introduces EOS Rebel SL3 compact DSLR

Empowering Users with an Easy Way to Express Themselves, the New Camera Delivers Stunning Photos and 4K Videos in a Lightweight Body MELVILLE, N.Y., April 10, 2019 – Combining ease-of-use with high-image quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today unveiled the EOS Rebel SL3 DSLR camera, the smallest and lightest product within the current EOS lineup. Weighing... Read More
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