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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
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
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
photobook.ai announces strategic partnership with MaikeOS to create complete AI Photobook Creation and Fulfillment solution across China Events News Press releases 

photobook.ai announces strategic partnership with MaikeOS to create complete AI Photobook Creation and Fulfillment solution across China

Integrated solution enables any app company to offer printed photobook products with zero development effort 10th April 2019, Hangzhou and Singapore: photobook.ai, developers of automatic photobook creation technology announces a strategic collaboration with MaikeOS, makers of the MaikePODs and MaikeWebs service to offer a fully-integrated solution for mobile photobook creation and fulfillment in China. MaikeOS will be showcasing the solution... Read More
VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters News 

VSCO suing PicsArt over photo filters

Photo-editing app-maker VSCO  has filed a lawsuit against rival PicsArt, alleging PicsArt “reverse engineered” 19 VSCO filters and offered them as part of PicsArt’s Gold subscription package. The suit alleges 17 PicsArt employees created VSCO accounts to gain access to VSCO’s filters, then reverse-engineered them and offered them as part of the Gold subscription package. VSCO’s suit alleges PicsArt “promotes its... Read More
Kodak completes sale of its Flexographic Packaging Division to Montagu News Press releases 

Kodak completes sale of its Flexographic Packaging Division to Montagu

New company Miraclon to meet packaging industry needs with KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions ROCHESTER, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Eastman Kodak Company and Montagu Private Equity LLP announced the completion of the sale of Kodak’s Flexographic Packaging Division (FPD). Now part of Montagu’s portfolio, the division operates as a standalone company known as Miraclon. As previously announced, Kodak’s flexographic leadership team has transitioned as... Read More
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