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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.

Ricoh announces the HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mmF4ED SDM WR zoom lens New Products 

Ricoh announces the HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mmF4ED SDM WR zoom lens

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corp. announced the HD PENTAX-D FA 70-210mmF4ED SDM WR zoom lens for use with PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras. This high-performance telephoto zoom lens features a compact, lightweight body with a weather-resistant construction for portability in a variety of outdoor applications. This $1,095 lens is ideal for active field photography in a wide range of outdoor applications... Read More
WSJ: Xerox to nominate up to 11 for HP board seats Acquisitions News 

WSJ: Xerox to nominate up to 11 for HP board seats

Xerox Corp. is preparing to nominate as many as 11 directors to the HP Inc. board, according to the Wall Street Journal. as the company pushes its unsolicited $33.5B takeover offer. The current HP board consists of 12 members, including chairman Chip Bergh, CEO and managing director Enrique Lores, and former CEO Dion Weisler. Xerox bought a small stake in HP during recent... Read More
GotPhoto adds prepay option to school photography workflow Events New Products 

GotPhoto adds prepay option to school photography workflow

New York, NY – GotPhoto Inc., the leader in sales and workflow platforms for volume school photographers, has added prepay functionality to its award-winning platform. Starting as an online proofing sales platform for the U.S. market in 2017, GotPhoto now offers the most efficient way for photographers to manage sales and marketing activities. “GotPhoto has added prepay to serve the... Read More
photobook.ai develops GoBooks mobile photobook app for Entourage Yearbooks News Press releases 

photobook.ai develops GoBooks mobile photobook app for Entourage Yearbooks

Yearbook leader launches AI mobile photobook app for the yearbook mom Las Vegas, NV and Singapore – photobook.ai, developer of AI-powered photobook technology, announces Entourage Yearbooks has released the  GoBooks white-label app based on the industry-leading Albumstory AI-SDK. The iOS and Android apps come with an end-to-end photobook.ai business platform which integrates CRM, marketing, m-commerce, payments and print submissions system... Read More
photokina to host new conference for trade visitors Events 

photokina to host new conference for trade visitors

The Imaging Innovation Conference (IIC) on 26 May 2020, the day prior to the start of photokina, is a new format event designed to bring together retailers, service providers, suppliers, photographers, videographers and other content creators from around the world to network and to discuss industry trends, within the context of the leading imaging trade fair. The Imaging Innovation Conference... Read More
Think Tank Photo debuts the Retrospective Backpack 15L for adventurers New Products 

Think Tank Photo debuts the Retrospective Backpack 15L for adventurers

Think Tank Photo debuted the Retrospective Backpack 15L designed for adventure travel photography. This classic-styled rucksack features rugged yet form-fitting canvas treated with DWR to repel the elements. A zippered security flap under the lid tucks away to provide rapid top access, while the back panel offers full access to your gear – including a 15-inch laptop. “The combination of photo... Read More
Sony introduces GP-VPT2BT wireless shooting grip New Products 

Sony introduces GP-VPT2BT wireless shooting grip

Sony Electronics announced the GP-VPT2BT shooting grip with wireless remote commander, for different types of content creation ranging from vlogs to travel photography/videography. The $140 grip offers stability combined with cable-free connectivity and a reliable dust and moisture resistant design. The grip is compatible with a variety of Sony’s latest digital cameras, connecting via Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing creators to... Read More
Industry notes for the week of Jan. 18 News 

Industry notes for the week of Jan. 18

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Photobox focuses on analytics to get full picture on customer experience, via diginomica The David’s Disposable app ‘develops’ your digital photos like throwback pics, via Daily Dot. Here’s how much some Kodak Alaris films have increased in price, via KosmoFoto People on the Move Emerald Expositions, parent of WPPI, names David Doft incoming Chief Financial Officer In Memoriam Gary Starkweather, the inventor of... Read More
Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends’ Alan Bullock to kick off Pro Imaging CONNECT program Events News 

Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends’ Alan Bullock to kick off Pro Imaging CONNECT program

Pro Imaging CONNECT, the new executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, announces Alan Bullock, associate director, Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends, will kick off the educational program with the informative session, “A Snapshot of the US Photo Printing & Imaging Market “, at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 21, at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Austin Texas. The session is sponsored by Mediaclip. The session... Read More
photobook.ai launches Visual Intelligence for Sports at SPAC 2020 New Products Press releases SDKs and APIs 

photobook.ai launches Visual Intelligence for Sports at SPAC 2020

Visual Intelligence pioneer showcases SDK to sort through athlete galleries using Computer Vision AI Las Vegas, NV and Singapore: photobook.ai, developer of Visual Intelligence technologies, will be showcasing new Computer Vision AI toolkits developed specifically for the volume photography market at SPAC 2020 Jan. 22-25, 2020 in booth #308. SPAC is the annual School Photographers Association Convention held in Las... Read More
Leica Camera debuts the new Leica M10 Monochrom black-and-white camera New Products 

Leica Camera debuts the new Leica M10 Monochrom black-and-white camera

Leica Camera AG debuts the Leica M10 Monochrom, with a 40-megapixel black-and-white sensor. The ultra-high-resolution black-and-white sensor of the M10 Monochrom delivers images with natural sharpness and previously unrivaled resolution of details in all lighting conditions, the company says. At the same time, the new M10 Monochrom is the first black-and-white camera of the rangefinder system to offer a sensitivity... Read More
Kenko Tokina releases atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens New Products 

Kenko Tokina releases atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens

Kenko Tokina is releasing the $499 Tokina atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The lens is the debut lens for Tokina’s atx-m series of mirrorless lenses for multiple mounts and sensor formats. The atx-m 85mm f1.8 FE lens features a clean design with high-quality optics housed in a beautifully anodized, semi-satin black metal lens barrel,... Read More
NRF says 2019 holiday sales were up 4.1 percent Market research News Press releases 

NRF says 2019 holiday sales were up 4.1 percent

Holiday retail sales during 2019 grew 4.1 percent over the same period in 2018 to $730.2 billion, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. Online and other non-store sales were up 14.6 percent over the year before at $167.8 billion and are included in the total. “Having spent the last week with... Read More
Epson debuts industrial direct-to-garment printer New Products 

Epson debuts industrial direct-to-garment printer

Epson announced its first industrial direct-to-garment printer – the SureColor- F3070. Designed to provide low total cost of ownership (TCO) and reliability for exceptional performance and savings in high-production print shop environments, the SureColor F3070 is Epson’s first direct-to-garment printer to leverage dual printhead technology and a bulk ink pack system, providing remarkably low ink cost and minimized waste compared to... Read More
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