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Kodak Moments launches touch-free kiosk News 

Kodak Moments launches touch-free kiosk

Kodak Moments has announced a touch-free photo-printing kiosk solution for retailer partners. The touch-free technology is already enabled on the company’s Kodak Moments To Go kiosks and can be retrofitted into current Kodak Moments retail products. To use, consumers scan an on-screen QR code and go through the ordering process on their mobile device. Payment and photo fulfillment are then... Read More
Kodak Alaris takes out $50 million loan from UK pension fund News 

Kodak Alaris takes out $50 million loan from UK pension fund

Kodak Alaris, the marketer of Kodak film, kiosks, and Kodak Moments apps, has secured a three-year $50 million credit facility from the U.K. Pension Protection Fund (PPF), according to Australia’s Inside Imaging. The move was made just weeks before PPF becomes a part-owner of the business through the acquisition of the failing Kodak Pension Plan (KPP2). The $50 million is... Read More
Kodak Moments settles patent infringement action about panorama prints News 

Kodak Moments settles patent infringement action about panorama prints

Kodak Moments, a division of Kodak Alaris, said it settled a patent infringement lawsuit that it brought against Citizen Systems, DNP Imagingcomm and Dai Nippon Printing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware in August, 2018. The suit alleged certain printers sold or manufactured by these companies infringed Kodak Alaris’ panoramic printing patents. As a result of... Read More
Kodak Alaris is still shopping film, paper and chemicals business Earnings reports News 

Kodak Alaris is still shopping film, paper and chemicals business

Kodak Alaris revealed, in its latest annual report, the company is still seeking a buyer for its Paper, Photochemicals and Film (PPF) business after a potential buyer dropped out. Kodak Alaris, the spinoff from Eastman Kodak Co., has been seeking a buyer for some of its businesses to shore up its underperforming results. Additionally, the report stated company management is... Read More
photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations Events Press releases 

photokina 2020 announces key exhibitors and some cancellations

photokina 2020: an industry in transformation, a decisive chance for the future The imaging industry is currently undergoing massive changes, which also have an impact on photokina as the industry’s leading trade fair – and this in a dimension never seen before. While on the one hand the classic camera market reports strongly declining sales and turnover figures, the enjoyment... Read More
Talking kiosks with Kodak Moments’ Michael Graham Feature News Opinion 

Talking kiosks with Kodak Moments’ Michael Graham

Kodak Moments, the consumer-focused brand from Kodak Alaris, recently introduced the smaller footprint M1 photo kiosk. In spite of the rather snarky media writeups, the photo kiosk business is still viable for retailers looking to offer a low-cost, self-service option. Despite all the changes since the 2012 bankruptcy of Eastman Kodak Co. and subsequent spin-off of Kodak Alaris as the... Read More
Kodak Moments launches compact photo printing kiosk New Products Press releases 

Kodak Moments launches compact photo printing kiosk

New M1 Order Station photo printing solution gives retailers a powerful way to capitalize on consumers’ interest for photo products by offering high-quality prints from their customers’ smartphones July 31, 2019 – ROCHESTER, N.Y—Kodak Moments, a leading global provider of photo products and services to retailers, consumers, and entertainment properties, launched the M1 Order Station, a kiosk focused on smartphone printing... Read More
Apps, rumors and financial news for the week of June 14 New Products People on the Move Updates 

Apps, rumors and financial news for the week of June 14

New apps and updates Sigma issues product advisory for its 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 and 70-200mm F2.8 Sports lenses, via DPReview Photo organizing device maker Monument released Monument 2.0, offering improved facial recognition, enhanced scene recognition, shared albums and more. Skylum has updated photo editing and organizing software Luminar 3 to 3.1.1 with a bevy of speed improvements and improved navigation. Capture One launches Capture One Studio Serif Software has updated Affinity... Read More
New Robinson Report covers global photo printing trends Market research News Opinion 

New Robinson Report covers global photo printing trends

With support from the imaging industry, industry researcher Doug Robinson has produced a new global photo printing report, the 2018 Total Photo Printing Report, covering silver-halide color paper and the contributions from inkjet dry labs, dye-sub, and digital (electrophotographic) presses (EP). The work totals more than 140 pages and 29 tables and is the result of numerous interviews with knowledgeable... Read More
Kodak Alaris looking to divest paper, photochemicals and film unit, according to Inside Imaging News Opinion 

Kodak Alaris looking to divest paper, photochemicals and film unit, according to Inside Imaging

Australia’s Inside Imaging photo industry news site reports Kodak Alaris is looking is looking to divest its $34 million paper, photochemicals and film (PPF) unit: While researching a separate – but perhaps related – story on Eastman Kodak possibly touting Australian photographers for direct film sales, Inside Imaging came across the Kodak Alaris financial report for the period January 1, 2017 to March 31... Read More
CaptureLife announces integration with Kodak Alaris’ DP2 Software News Press releases 

CaptureLife announces integration with Kodak Alaris’ DP2 Software

The new partnership and integration with Kodak Professional Digital Print Production Software/DP2 expands opportunities for professional photography labs and photographers to enhance their operations and efficiently grow revenue with their digital content.   Minneapolis, MN – January 11, 2019 – CaptureLife Inc., the industry standard solution for enterprise mobile marketing and commerce for the professional photography market, and the developer... Read More
Kodak Moments announces holiday card promotions Press releases Promotions 

Kodak Moments announces holiday card promotions

Photo Printing is Back on the Rise with Customized Cards and Gifts Topping the List This Year SAN FRANCISCO and ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kodak Moments, a leader in printing high-quality photos and a trusted keeper of life’s precious moments, today announced a special holiday card offer to make sending season’s greetings and sharing special memories easier than... Read More
New EKTACHROME films to begin shipping New Products Press releases 

New EKTACHROME films to begin shipping

Rochester, NY, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 — Eastman Kodak Company and Kodak Alaris announced today the availability of the highly anticipated KODAK EKTACHROME Film line. KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTACHROME Film E100, available from Kodak Alaris, will immediately begin shipping to distributors and stock house dealers worldwide.  The new film will initially be available in 135/36x camera format and is expected to be... Read More
Act fast: Kodak Alaris discontinues last Kodak Picture Saver scanner model News Opinion 

Act fast: Kodak Alaris discontinues last Kodak Picture Saver scanner model

Kodak Alaris notified its largest reseller of photo scanners, E-Z Photo, the last remaining Kodak Picture Saver model, the PS80, was discontinued. E-Z Photo has acquired the remaining new units in North America for resale. “As the world’s largest reseller of this product, E-Z Photo, powered by i/oTrak, received notice Kodak Alaris has stopped production in June of Kodak Picture Saver Scanners, after... Read More
Kodak Alaris Information Management Division changes name to Alaris News Press releases 

Kodak Alaris Information Management Division changes name to Alaris

UPDATE: Kodak representative Jonathan Ghent confirmed the Kodak Picture Saver scanner continues as part of the Alaris product line. Editor’s Note: We have inquired with Kodak Alaris if this affects the Kodak Picture Saver scanner product line, which is part of the Information Management division. The post will be updated when a response is received. ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 25 –... Read More