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Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10 News Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Jan. 10

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet How a 32-year-old turned a high school yearbook idea into a $3.2 billion business, via CNBC George Eastman Museum breaks ground on new visitor center, entrance, via Rochester Business Journal GoPro becomes title sponsor for K1 Speed Challenge GP Race Series, via press release Tech trends to watch OmniVision announces 48 MP sensor for smartphones Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi... Read More
Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz News Updates 

Wi-Fi Alliance brings Wi-Fi 6 into 6 GHz

Wi-Fi Alliance is introducing new terminology to distinguish forthcoming Wi-Fi 6 devices that are capable of 6 GHz operation, an important portion of unlicensed spectrum that may soon be made available by regulators around the world. Wi-Fi 6E brings a common industry name for Wi-Fi users to identify devices that will offer the features and capabilities of Wi-Fi 6 – including higher performance, lower latency, and... 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
Luminar update brings new AI-centric features and performance improvements Updates 

Luminar update brings new AI-centric features and performance improvements

Skylum announced its first free update to Luminar 4, complete with several feature additions and improvements to make workflow easier, and to allow for more control in its machine-learning tools, the company said. Released a month after its initial launch, the Luminar 4.1 update includes updates to AI Sky Replacement, the Erase tool, Portrait Enhancer and more. “Since we released... Read More
CYME announces Avalanche 1.0, a photo migration tool for macOS News Updates 

CYME announces Avalanche 1.0, a photo migration tool for macOS

The CYME team released Avalanche 1.0, the new photo migration software for macOS with machine learning capabilities. Avalanche is designed to convert catalogs of photographs from one application to another while keeping the organizational structures intact, ensuring all metadata flows without losses and image adjustments are replicated with the best possible results. Avalanche for Lightroom, the first version of Avalanche,... Read More
Pixelmator Pro adds image resolution enhancement using AI News Updates 

Pixelmator Pro adds image resolution enhancement using AI

The Pixelmator Team released an update to Pixelmator Pro, the Mac image editor designed to make powerful professional tools accessible to everyday users. The update adds a new ML Super Resolution feature, giving users the ability to increase the resolution of images using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques. “Machine learning has been the most exciting technology in image editing over the past... Read More
Nikon adds support for CFExpress cards in Nikon Z series update Updates 

Nikon adds support for CFExpress cards in Nikon Z series update

Nikon Inc. announced the release of free firmware update Ver. 2.20 for the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 full-frame mirrorless cameras, offering support for the next-generation memory card, CFexpress. Additionally, Nikon has announced service to install RAW video output functionality will be available for those wishing to add enhanced professional video capabilities. Updating Z 7 and Z 6 firmware... Read More
App updates, rumors, people on the move, etc. for the week of Dec. 13 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

App updates, rumors, people on the move, etc. for the week of Dec. 13

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet Fujifilm UK picks WPR to drive its photo-imaging communications strategy, via PrintWeek. The Birmingham-based agency said the printing industry needs to offer “imaginative and efficient solutions” to encourage people to turn digital images into physical ones. Facetune developer Lightricks to open R-and-D Center in Haifa, via CTech Photo organization app Mylio announces simplified pricing model 6 Tips for Photographing the Holidays, via Blurb Technology trends... Read More
Phase One launches Capture One 20 New Products Updates 

Phase One launches Capture One 20

Phase One has launched the latest version of its image-editing software, Capture One 20, with enhancements driven by user feedback from the Capture One user community. These improved capabilities include a Color Editor and Noise Reduction Tool. These developments all stem from user-input and Capture One’s commitment to satisfy requests and deliver beyond. “We want to enable creatives to achieve... 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 notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry notes, people on the move, for the week of Nov. 27

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet In defense of Kodak and its “failure” to innovate,  via Techballard DPreview made its choice for holiday photo printing: Printique (formerly AdoramaPix) or MPix. The other contenders were Amazon Photos, Shutterfly and Snapfish. App and software updates Google Photos now prints 4×6 prints to up to more than 7,400 CVS stores and more than 3,500... Read More
Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23 People on the Move Tips and tricks Updates 

Industry Notes for the week of Nov. 23

Rumours and interesting items from around the internet The Ins and Outs of Photo Organization in the Digital Age, via Cathi Nelson at Digital Imaging Reporter Google shuts down its Cloud Print service after 10-year Beta, via ghacks.net App and software updates Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings Leica FOTOS 2.0 for Android and iOS adds Adobe Lightroom CC integration, support for new iPad OS modes, and... Read More
Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings Updates 

Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to offerings

Mimeo Photos adds photo prints to its offerings, rounding out the offerings for the MacOS-based photo print service. The company says the addition restores the functionality of the original Apple Photos print service, which was discontinued back in 2018. Since then, Mimeo has stepped up to offer a tightly integrated photo print service for MacOS users. Mimeo Photos Prints lets... Read More
Panasonic releases firmware update programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9 Updates 

Panasonic releases firmware update programs for the LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9

Panasonic has announced firmware updates for the LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras S1R/ S1 (S Series), GH5/GH5S/G9 (G Series) and application software enhancements. All programs will be available at the LUMIX Global Customer Support website Nov. 19, 2019. The cameras and major programs to be updated are as follows. LUMIX Full-frame Mirrorless Camera S1R Firmware Version 1.3  / S1 Firmware... Read More
MILK Books adds project extension for Apple Photos App News Updates 

MILK Books adds project extension for Apple Photos App

New Zealand-based MILK Books announced a project extension for Apple Photos on macOS. As of Nov. 15, 2019, Mac users could download the MILK Books project extension for Photos through the Mac App Store and will be able to create handcrafted MILK photo books and album within the Photos app on their Mac, with prices starting at US $31. The... Read More
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