New apps and updates
- Sigma issues product advisory for its 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 and 70-200mm F2.8 Sports lenses, via DPReview
- Photo organizing device maker Monument released Monument 2.0, offering improved facial recognition, enhanced scene recognition, shared albums and more.
- Skylum has updated photo editing and organizing software Luminar 3 to 3.1.1 with a bevy of speed improvements and improved navigation.
- Capture One launches Capture One Studio
- Serif Software has updated Affinity Photo 1.7 to include improved performance, pen support for Surface devices, faster RAW loading, and more.
- FamilyAlbum apps surpasses 5 million users
Rumours and reports
Here are some interesting items from around the internet:
- Amazon continues to shrink retail operations
Sellers are once again alarmed at perceived moves to hustle them onto the Marketplace — but that might be good for everyone, via RetailDive
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach, via the Washington Post.
- Camera Craft is the first in Canada to offer Fujifilm GetPix DASH kiosk, via SooToday
- Kodak Alaris kiosk update bans common religious words at Australian Kmart stores, via Daily Mail.
- Using Capturelife, LDS Photography increases revenue $100,000 in seven months, via Capturelife blog
- ClearEdge3D launches Verity Photo, fulfilling 2017 BIMtrace acquisition promise, via press release
- Latest sales data shows Canon maintains big marketshare lead in Japan for the year, via CanonRumors
- Graphics software startup Canva was hacked, according to Small Business Trends
- Three Lessons from Running Pop-up Stores, via PracticaleCommerce
- Microsoft deletes massive face recognition database, via BBC
- Publisher NAPCO has rebranded packagePRINTING as Packaging Impressions
- Kodak’s 3D printing ecosystem extends farther, via Fabaloo
- Kodak plans coating trials for 120 format Ektachrome E100 film next month, via DPReview