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Gary Pageau is principal of InfoCircle LLC, continuing his marketing communications career. InfoCircle LLC is a marketing and communications consulting firm, specializing in business-to-business markets. For nearly 25 years, he was with PMA International, serving most recently as Publisher, Content Development and Strategic Initiatives. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the Association’s editorial department, marketing research unit, education and corporate relations department.

Revolutionizing photo storage with AI innovator Iz Shalom, OIlie AI News Podcasts 

Revolutionizing photo storage with AI innovator Iz Shalom, OIlie AI

Curious about the rapid evolution of online storage and photography? Join us as Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society chats with Iz Shalom, the founder behind Ollie AI, an innovative AI photo assistant. As a former key player at Google and Dropbox, Shalom offers firsthand insights into the launch of Google One and witnessing its growth. Learn how the explosion of mobile photography and the normalization... Read More
Cloudprinter, Gooten, HelloPrint, Photo Finale and Sensaria featured at Dead Pixels Society webinar Events News 

Cloudprinter, Gooten, HelloPrint, Photo Finale and Sensaria featured at Dead Pixels Society webinar

  The Dead Pixels Society, the photo/imaging industry’s leading news source, announces the Photo Imaging CONNECT Print Production Networks webinar, on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. EST. The hottest topic in online printing is the online print production network, with several announcements made around drupa. Print production facilities and retailers looking to learn more can register here. “The ability to print locally, anywhere... Read More
IDC: Outlook for AR/VR headsets expected to improve as mixed reality, extended reality gain acceptance Market research News 

IDC: Outlook for AR/VR headsets expected to improve as mixed reality, extended reality gain acceptance

Global shipments of augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets declined 67.4% year over year in the first quarter of 2024, according to new data from the International Data Corp. (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. The decline in shipments was expected as the market transitions to include new categories such as Mixed Reality (MR) and Extended... Read More
NRF: Census retail sales data for May shows a ‘Reasonably Healthy Consumer’   Market research 

NRF: Census retail sales data for May shows a ‘Reasonably Healthy Consumer’  

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows retail sales grew again in May and helped drive a still-expanding economy. “May’s retail sales give us a snapshot of a reasonably healthy consumer even though spending growth is fluctuating somewhat,” said Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist, NRF. “These numbers indicate that the economy continues to expand at a solid pace. Job gains... Read More
Fujifilm debuts INSTAX WIDE 400 instant camera New Products 

Fujifilm debuts INSTAX WIDE 400 instant camera

FUJIFILM North America Corp., Imaging Division, announced the FUJIFILM INSTAX WIDE 400 Instant Camera (WIDE 400).  WIDE 400 utilizes INSTAX WIDE instant film for large, wide prints (3.4 x 4.25 inches/86 x 108 cm) and features an updated design including a self-timer, two-range focus modes, automatic exposure, and flash control. Separately, the company also announced several new color options for... Read More
Nikon debuts Nikon Z6III, cloud service New Products 

Nikon debuts Nikon Z6III, cloud service

Nikon announced the Z6III, a 24.5MP full-frame mirrorless camera with the first partially-stacked CMOS sensor, delivering ultra-fast readout that unlocks high frame rates in both photo and video modes. Other benefits include a truly immersive viewfinder experience with the brightest EVF of any mirrorless camera, and a wide range of pro-level features inherited from Nikon’s acclaimed Z8 and Z9 flagship... Read More
Ricoh announces the PENTAX 17 compact film camera  New Products 

Ricoh announces the PENTAX 17 compact film camera 

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corp. announced the highly anticipated PENTAX 17 compact film camera. The PENTAX 17 is a half-frame camera, capturing two 17mm x 24mm pictures within a single 35 mm-format film frame. It produces vertical-format pictures, with similar ratios to those captured by smartphones, the company said. The PENTAX 17 will be available in late June at www.us.ricoh–imaging.com as... Read More
Picsart partners with Getty Images to bring safe AI Image generation to platform Updates 

Picsart partners with Getty Images to bring safe AI Image generation to platform

Picsart, the leading AI design studio, announced a partnership with Getty Images to develop a custom model that brings responsible, commercially safe AI imagery to millions of creators, marketers, and small businesses. The model will be built from scratch by Picsart’s AI lab, and will be trained exclusively on Getty Images’ licensed creative content With an increasing number of users... Read More
Insta360 GO 3S is a thumb-size 4K action camera New Products 

Insta360 GO 3S is a thumb-size 4K action camera

Insta360 debuted an addition to the GO camera series, the Insta360 GO 3S. The thumb-sized camera retains GO 3′s form factor while packing in several upgrades, including 4K video resolution. Other improvements include a new Interval Video mode for fully automatic hands-free shooting, compatibility with the Apple Find My network to locate GO 3S if it gets lost, native waterproofing to... Read More
Sony Electronics unveils software updates to its mocopi motion capture device Updates 

Sony Electronics unveils software updates to its mocopi motion capture device

Sony Electronics announces several updates to the mocopi motion capture device, improving the workflow of PC-based creators and extending integrations into 3D content creation platforms. These updates signal Sony’s commitment to listening to creators in the 3D and Virtual Reality (VR) space and expanding features based on valuable user feedback. Among the updates is the introduction of the mocopi app... Read More
Adobe reports record second-quarter revenue Earnings reports News 

Adobe reports record second-quarter revenue

Adobe reported financial results for its second quarter fiscal year 2024 ended May 31, 2024. “Adobe achieved record revenue of $5.31 billion driven by strong growth across Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud,” said Shantanu Narayen, chair and CEO, Adobe. “Our highly differentiated approach to AI and innovative product delivery are attracting an expanding universe of customers and providing... Read More
From Sidelines to Mentor: Dave Stock’s 40-Year Journey in Sports Photography News 

From Sidelines to Mentor: Dave Stock’s 40-Year Journey in Sports Photography

Have you ever wondered what it takes to transition from an amateur photographer to capturing iconic moments in sports history? Join us as Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society welcomes Dave Stock, the mastermind behind Team DSP, who shares his captivating journey of over 40 years in the realm of sports photography. Starting with a borrowed Argus C3 camera in high school,... Read More
Dead Pixels Society announces PIC Print Production Networks webinar Events News 

Dead Pixels Society announces PIC Print Production Networks webinar

The hottest topic in online printing is the online print production network, with several announcements made around drupa. The ability to print locally, anywhere in the world, has opened up new partnerships and new opportunities. This is more than just having an API; these services are about plugging into an ecosystem to expand product availability, broaden distribution and localize production.... Read More
Games developer Voodoo acquires social photo network BeReal Acquisitions 

Games developer Voodoo acquires social photo network BeReal

Voodoo, a mobile apps and games publisher with more than 7 billion downloads worldwide, acquired BeReal, the Gen Z social network dedicated to authenticity. Terms weren’t disclosed, but the company said this transaction, which is valuing BeReal at €500 million, Voodoo further accelerates its diversification into consumer apps. Voodoo intends to further invest in BeReal while providing its expertise in... Read More