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Industry Notes for the week of May 16 Earnings reports People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of May 16

Industry Notes for the week of May 16 Chatbooks suffers security breach; no user cards compromised Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks, advised users the company had a security breach March 26. No credit card information was compromised, but users are requested to change their passwords. Minilab Evolution: Smaller, Faster and Better A round up the leading photo print system providers, by... Read More
Industry notes for the week of April 11 Marketing News People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry notes for the week of April 11

Interesting reads from around the web Lifetouch temporarily reopens Chesapeake plant Lifetouch expects to have a little more than 100 people working to continue producing its school photo products, including spring class photos shot before schools closed early, as well as student IDs and high-resolution digital images for school yearbooks, according to the Virginia Pilot. The company announced in February was shuttering the... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Feb. 15 People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Feb. 15

Rumors and interesting items from around the internet This Controversial Company Is Selling Your Social Media Photos to Law Enforcement, via the Observer Apps and updates Sony announces SDK for Sony α7R IV and α9 II cameras Adobe announces several updates to Lightroom Classic and ACR: Updates to Lightroom Classic and ACR Default by camera settings PSB file support Tech Trends... Read More
Industry notes for the week of Feb. 1 Earnings reports People on the Move SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry notes for the week of Feb. 1

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet 2019 Mirrorless Cameras Compared: Sony vs Canon vs Nikon, via the BorrowLenses blog Earning Reports Apple reports record first-quarter results, via press release. Apple posted quarterly revenue of $91.8 billion, an increase of 9 percent from the year-ago quarter and an all-time record, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $4.99, up 19 percent,... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25 People on the Move SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 25

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Twitter users furious at HP for demanding a monthly subscription to use ink cartridges, via ScreenRant The 10 Best Photo Storage and Sharing Sites, via Tom’s Guide. Couple stages wedding again for reshoot after amateur photographer used stock imagery in her portfolio, via Fstoppers Mystery Oppo phone with 44MP selfie camera has surfaced, via Pocket-lint Canon celebrates filmmakers as a sustaining... Read More
UPGRD is a new service for automatically enhancing photo designs Events Feature SDKs and APIs 

UPGRD is a new service for automatically enhancing photo designs

Sometimes big ideas come from small companies. As volume photography market service providers to make products more personalized to improve customer satisfaction, there comes the natural dilemma of maintaining productivity. UPGRD is a company providing a new way of offering automated photo enrichment. The company started in 2012 as a school photography company in Finland, Oma Design, but by 2015,... 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
Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 4 People on the Move SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 4

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet 500px combines Terms of Service and Contributor Agreement, confusing some users, via PetaPixel Funding For These Startup Sectors Was Way Down In 2019, via Crunchbase Consumers demand honesty, transparency of influencers, study finds, via MediaPost Fujifilm confirms it is not attending Photokina 2020, via PetaPixel Apple introduces specs for photography strobe accessories... Read More
Vivo, OPPO and Xiaomi partner on wireless file transfer system News SDKs and APIs 

Vivo, OPPO and Xiaomi partner on wireless file transfer system

mobile phone giants vivo, OPPO and Xiaomi announced their partnership, called the “Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance”, to enable seamless cross-brand file transfer with just one click. The system will allow consumers of these three brands to easily transfer files between their mobile devices without the need for any third-party applications or network data, supporting a wide range of files, including photos,... Read More
Kodak Moments Prints API program fulfills more than 2 million orders at more than 8,000 locations News SDKs and APIs 

Kodak Moments Prints API program fulfills more than 2 million orders at more than 8,000 locations

Kodak Moments announced its Kodak Moments Prints program, which serves more than 8,000 retail locations nationwide with same-day printing, fulfilled more than 2 million since August, 2018, with forecasts increasing as more photo products and app partners are added. Since 2016, the program has offered third-party photo apps and websites the ability to print to stores through Kodak Moments technology.... Read More
Facebook launches photo transfer tool to Google Photos News SDKs and APIs Updates 

Facebook launches photo transfer tool to Google Photos

Facebook launched a photo transfer tool (initially in Ireland) to enable users to port their photos directly to Google Photos  via encrypted transfer. Facebook says it is still testing the feature based on feedback but states “worldwide availability” is coming in the first half of 2020. The company added the service is part of the Data Transfer Project, “a collaborative effort... Read More
Industry news, app updates and more for the week of Nov. 8 Earnings reports New Products News Promotions SDKs and APIs Updates 

Industry news, app updates and more for the week of Nov. 8

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Canva has partnered with US marketing platform HubSpot to making designing and distributing images easier, via BusinessInsider Photo Book Girl gave a positive review for Mixbook’s new premium lustre layflat photo book. Tom’s Guide reviwer Sally Weiner Grotta was not impressed with the photo books from Walmart Photos (“Walmart Photos Review: Low Prices, Low Quality”) and from CVS Photos (“CVS Photo Review: Good for Prescriptions, Not... 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
Cloudprinter launches CloudPublish API in 144 countries Press releases SDKs and APIs 

Cloudprinter launches CloudPublish API in 144 countries

Cloudprinter.com enables print on demand for publishers in more than 144 countries with CloudPublish API. The new CloudPublish API is changing up the traditional print and publishing world with their innovative print on demand service for publishers that allows them to print all over the world. By integrating this API, publishers can print locally in almost any country in the... Read More
photobook.ai launches world’s first AI Automatic Photobook Creation SDK for Mobile Platforms News Press releases SDKs and APIs 

photobook.ai launches world’s first AI Automatic Photobook Creation SDK for Mobile Platforms

Albumstory SDK uses AI to Intelligently Cluster and Curate photos taken on smartphones, then automatically produces photobooks 24 September 2018, Cologne and Singapore: photobook.ai, developer of AI-powered Photobook Cluster-Curate-Create technology, announces the launch of the Albumstory AI-SDK at photokina 2018, Sept. 26-29, in Cologne, Germany.  Albumstory AI-SDK offers app developers and photo gift companies industry-leading imaging AI, computer vision and... Read More
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