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Image Protect announces successful platform integration with KODAKOne in $5 million digital rights partnership News Press releases 

Image Protect announces successful platform integration with KODAKOne in $5 million digital rights partnership

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE — Image Protect Inc., a global leader in the end-to-end copyright infringement sector, is excited to announce the completion of the critical software integration process at the heart of the Company’s strategic partnership agreement (the “Partnership”) with RYDE Holding (“RYDE”), the creator and operator of the KODAKOne... Read More
NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth Market research News Press releases 

NRF: July retail sales show strong gains but cautions future growth

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2019 – Retail sales were up 0.9 percent in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “July’s strong results are consistent with a confident consumer,” NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said. “Households are in good shape with spending... Read More
Image Protect readies major upgrades to Fotofy Image Platform News Press releases 

Image Protect readies major upgrades to Fotofy Image Platform

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE — Image Protect Inc. , a global leader in the end-to-end copyright infringement sector, is pleased to announce the successful launch of the company’s revolutionary new digital image marketplace and in-image advertising platform, Fotofy.com. The launch began on August 2 and has proceeded smoothly and without issue... Read More
More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns News People on the Move 

More changes at the top for SFLY: CTO Satish Menon resigns

When Shutterfly Inc. goes under new ownership this fall, there will be a whole new look to the executive suite. According to the company’s most recent Form 8-K, longtime CTO and senior vice president Dr. Satish Menon notified the company Aug. 8 of his intention to resign effective Sept. 6, 2019. The filing stated Dr. Menon will stay on as... Read More
The elephant in the room: Data security and privacy in the photo industry Feature News Opinion 

The elephant in the room: Data security and privacy in the photo industry

There isn’t an industry today that hasn’t been affected by cybersecurity and data privacy; as recently as this week, CafePress was reportedly affected by a breach. There have even been examples of cameras being hijacked by ransomware attacks. And industry members don’t need any reminder of the havoc caused by the well-known PNI Media and Colorado Timberline breaches. Mike Watkinson,... Read More
Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15 News People on the Move Press releases SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15

New apps and updates Skylum has updated Luminar 3.1.3 with a new Lost Edits Album, Hotkeys and faster importing from SSD to Library and more. Kwilt updated its iOS app with easier setup and more device options Adobe reports updates to photography suite: Improvements to Lightroom Classic & Adobe Camera Raw – GPU accelerated editing and PNG export support Improvements to Lightroom Classic only – Batch Merge for HDR, Panoramas,... Read More
ViewBug launches Marketplace, partners with Canva News 

ViewBug launches Marketplace, partners with Canva

As previously reported in The Dead Pixels Society, imaging community site ViewBug is branching out into image licensing. The company’s  With the ViewBug Marketplace, community members will have access to sell their images and license them to “top agencies worldwide” including Canva, the tool to design presentations, social media graphics, and more with thousands of beautiful layouts. In our prior... Read More
ShootProof announces acquisition of Cole’s Classroom News Press releases 

ShootProof announces acquisition of Cole’s Classroom

Global leader in online gallery software expands value proposition with addition of fast-growing online photography education platform ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ShootProof, a leading global provider of online gallery software and related services for professional and semi-professional photographers, today announced the acquisition of Cole’s Classroom, an online education platform offering creative and entrepreneurial education to photographers around the world. This is the second... Read More
CEWE sees sales increase for first half of 2019, lauds WhiteWall contribution Earnings reports Feature News Opinion 

CEWE sees sales increase for first half of 2019, lauds WhiteWall contribution

Leading European photo personalization service CEWE Foundation & Co. KGaA announced first-half sales increased 7.6 percent, with the core photofinishing segment growing 11.3% to 200.8 million euros and CEWE Photobook sales increasing by 8.3% to 2.57 million copies sold. The company management also added that acquisition of WhiteWall, the premium wall-art specialist, is on pace to contribute meaningfully to the company.... Read More
Snap Inc. unveils Spectacles 3 New Products News Press releases 

Snap Inc. unveils Spectacles 3

New Spectacles Capture the World in 3D SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Snap Inc. today unveiled Spectacles 3, the latest version of Spectacles sunglasses delivering innovative design with dual HD cameras to empower creativity in 3D. Shipping in fall 2019, Spectacles 3 capture depth and dimension the way our eyes do. This new ability provides a rich 3D canvas for self-expression and... Read More
Samsung announces first 108Mp image sensor for smartphones News Press releases 

Samsung announces first 108Mp image sensor for smartphones

SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced 108 megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX, the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels. With the latest addition, Samsung will expand its 0.8μm image sensor offerings from its recently announced ultra-high 64Mp to 108Mp, a resolution equivalent... Read More
Ricoh unveils new offices and US headquarters News Press releases 

Ricoh unveils new offices and US headquarters

Ricoh unveils new offices and US headquarters designed to foster collaboration and aid the company’s goal of delivering exceptional customer experiences MALVERN, Pa., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced the culmination of a multi-year investment in empowering its own digital workplaces across the U.S., unveiling two new facilities, including a new U.S. headquarters. These new facilities will be equipped with Ricoh’s... Read More
Rumors, apps and financial news for the week of Aug. 9 News Press releases Tips and tricks Updates 

Rumors, apps and financial news for the week of Aug. 9

New apps and updates PaintShop Pro 2020 debuts new intelligent tools for photo creation Capture One launches new student initiative ImgLarger.com announces free online image enlarger convert low-resolution images to high resolution, via press release Rumours and reports from around the Internet Google is reportedly developing a “DSLR-like attachment” for its upcoming Google Pixel 4, due this fall, via 9to5Google. New privacy dangers for schools... Read More
Samsung debuts Galaxy Note10 with “pro-grade” camera New Products News Press releases 

Samsung debuts Galaxy Note10 with “pro-grade” camera

The most powerful Galaxy Note suite of productivity and creativity tools with enhanced S Pen and pro-grade camera now comes in two sizes Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Galaxy Note10, a new line of premium smartphones that combines elegant design with powerful performance and productivity tools to help users make the most of every moment. Inspired by a generation that... Read More
Kiosk maker Generation Next announces July results, staff reductions and reorganization Earnings reports News Press releases 

Kiosk maker Generation Next announces July results, staff reductions and reorganization

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Generation Next Franchise Brands announced several moves which support the Company’s objectives to increase cash flow, raise capital, and increase its Reis & Irvy’s kiosk production. The details provided by the Company include: Expanding the Board of Directors through a search for two additional independent members with a goal... Read More
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