More industry notes from worldwide pandemic News Opinion 

More industry notes from worldwide pandemic

As the global COVID-19 pandemic spreads, the impact on the photo/imaging industry has been unprecedented. Mass layoffs of retail staffs are commonplace, seasonal workers and photographers are dismissed and store hours have been limited or eliminated entirely. Still, the photo industry is resilient and we’ve been hearing promising stories from around the world. Certainly, this once-in-a-lifetime economic disaster is going... Read More
Canvia is an interactive art display Crowdfunding New Products 

Canvia is an interactive art display

Palacio Inc. has finished a successful crowdfunding campaign for the interactive art display, Canvia, raising more than $325,00 in part due to its refined art experience powered by ArtSense technology, the company says. This proprietary processing takes every image and every viewing condition into consideration for a different level of required adjustment. ArtSense technology makes the Canvia display realistic like... Read More
Xeikon adds three to North American sales team People on the Move 

Xeikon adds three to North American sales team

Three new senior staff were announced by Xeikon America, Inc. in support of the company’s North American digital printing business. “We see tremendous potential in the North American market, and with these announcements we have put an even stronger infrastructure into place to support our growth,” said Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO of Flint Group Digital Solutions, Xeikon’s parent company.... Read More
PhotoLynx, ImageQuix announce 2020 MVP – Mastering Volume Photography conference Events News 

PhotoLynx, ImageQuix announce 2020 MVP – Mastering Volume Photography conference

PhotoLynx and ImageQuix has announced MVP: Mastering Volume Photography, one of the volume photography industry’s largest annual trade gatherings, will be June 23-25, at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. MVP will be carrying on its 10th-year tradition of providing relevant information on the volume photography market as well as the best business practices and ideas that will grow... Read More
Disk Drill 4 for Windows recovers deleted data New Products Updates 

Disk Drill 4 for Windows recovers deleted data

CleverFiles announces the release of Disk Drill 4 for Windows. Disk Drill can scan and recover more than 400 file types with the press of a single button, straight from the computer or an external drive. Files can be recovered whole, or reconstructed in the event of a damaged drive. Disk Drill can successfully recover lost and deleted data from... Read More
Jostens extends access to yearbook programs during COVID-19 crisis News 

Jostens extends access to yearbook programs during COVID-19 crisis

In a follow up to the last week’s release of distance learning activities for public use, Jostens is further extending access and launching a “Virtual Culture and Climate Series designed to keep school leaders and educators connected through solution-based dialogue focused on COVID19 impacts to schools and communities,” the company said. Jostens’ prior release of its entire library of The Harbor,... Read More
Industry notes for the week of March 28 People on the Move Podcasts Updates 

Industry notes for the week of March 28

Interesting items from around the web Gartner: 81% of CFOs intend to exceed contractual obligations during COVID-19 outbreak Video home tour requests soar nearly 500% in one week Apps and updates Samsung Electronics will bring new photo features to the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 series through an upcoming software update, including Single Take mode, starting from March. This software... Read More
Epson America announces five EcoTank Pro cartridge-free printers New Products 

Epson America announces five EcoTank Pro cartridge-free printers

Epson America Inc. announced five new EcoTank® Pro cartridge-free printers designed for cost-effective printing to small businesses, home offices, and workgroups. The new EcoTank Pro Series offers business savings up to 80 percent with low-cost replacement ink bottles vs. standard capacity color laser toner cartridges and leverages Epson PrecisionCore Heat-Free Technology to deliver fast, consistent, heavy-duty performance and print-shop-quality output, the company... Read More
The Dead Pixels Society podcast: COVID-19 coping with Eric Miller News Podcasts 

The Dead Pixels Society podcast: COVID-19 coping with Eric Miller

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented problems for photographers and retailers. The Dead Pixels Society editor Gary Pageau talks with Eric Miller of Miller Foto about tools and tactics to survive and to thrive. Miller, a well-known business consultant and innovator, shares what he’s learned from the latest legislation and industry news. Click below to listen. Read More
Sony spinning off camera, mobile division News 

Sony spinning off camera, mobile division

Sony Corp. announced it will establish, effective April 1, an intermediate holding company “Sony Electronics Corporation” incorporating these three businesses – Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, and Mobile Communications – as well as related global sales and marketing, manufacturing, logistics, procurement, and engineering platforms. “Through the establishment of Sony Electronics Corporation, Sony will not only accelerate the... Read More
Polaroid unifies approach, unveils Polaroid Now camera New Products News 

Polaroid unifies approach, unveils Polaroid Now camera

During the long, strange trip that has been Polaroid, the brand has weathered bankruptcies, asset sale and branding gimmicks. Now, after 12 years after the Impossible Project revived Polaroid-format instant and three years after rebranding as Polaroid Originals, the company is simply using the “Polaroid” name and has released a new analog instant camera, the Polaroid Now. Polaroid Now is... Read More
HUAWEI debuts P40 Series with 1/1.28-inch sensor with periscope design with 10x true optical zoom New Products 

HUAWEI debuts P40 Series with 1/1.28-inch sensor with periscope design with 10x true optical zoom

Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the HUAWEI P40 Pro+, HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40, featuring a large 1/1.28-inch sensor which boosts light intake for enhanced low-light performance and a new periscope design realizes 10x true optical zoom. P40 Series is powered by Kirin 990 5G and supports high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Plus. “The HUAWEI P Series has always... Read More
Canon debuts Canon PIXMA TR150 wireless desktop printer News 

Canon debuts Canon PIXMA TR150 wireless desktop printer

Canon U.S.A., Inc. unveiled the new Canon PIXMA TR150 Wireless Printer, as well as its optional battery for portability. The Canon PIXMA TR150 printer, when paired with the optional battery (sold separately), provides a lightweight portable option for quality printing needs for the out of the office business professional. “With their time-consuming schedules, today’s business professionals require products that are... Read More
DNP IAM product inventory remains stable during COVID-19 pandemic New Products 

DNP IAM product inventory remains stable during COVID-19 pandemic

DNP Imagingcomm America Corp. announced its inventory levels for media and printers remain high, despite the ongoing situation concerning COVID-19. The organization does not anticipate any shortages and promises to take reasonable steps to avoid shortages to help limit the damage to its customers, employees, and stakeholders’ businesses. DNP IAM will continue to monitor and analyze product inventory levels daily... Read More
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