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There’s no business like show business News Opinion 

There’s no business like show business

In the photo/imaging industry, trade shows have been the defining events for decades. Industry veterans can tell you which PMA convention the Advanced Photo System or Photo CD debuted or which photokina the Four-Thirds system was introduced. CES, Photo Plus, WPPI, Imaging USA have all had their place in the introduction of hardware and devices, and are now facing competition... Read More
The next photokina will take place in May 2020 Events News Press releases 

The next photokina will take place in May 2020

Imaging industry and Koelnmesse decide on new starting point for the new annual cycle Following a successful photokina 2018, the German Photo Industry Association (PIV), as the conceptual sponsor of the trade fair, and the event’s organizer Koelnmesse have agreed not to organize the next leading global trade fair in May 2019, as initially planned, but in May 2020. From... Read More
Koelnmesse parts ways with COO Katharina C. Hamma People on the Move Press releases 

Koelnmesse parts ways with COO Katharina C. Hamma

Koelnmesse, the organizer of the now-annual Photokina exhibition, announced the dismissal of COO Katharina C. Hamma, who has acted as the face of the organization for many years: In light of differing views on the future strategic direction of the company, the Supervisory Board of Koelnmesse decided on 16 November 2018, to terminate the working relationship with Chief Operating Officer Katharina... Read More
Cewe unveils intelligent photo organization, photobook embellishments, hexxa prints Events New Products News Press releases 

Cewe unveils intelligent photo organization, photobook embellishments, hexxa prints

CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA made three major announcements during photokina, compiled below. In addition to innovation in the print product space with photobook textures and six-sided prints, the company also announced intelligence based photo initiatives. CEWE at photokina 2018 As Europe’s leading photo service provider and partner for online printing, CEWE wants to remain a technological pioneer and advance... Read More
FrameALIVE is a new hybrid imaging service for prints and videos New Products News 

FrameALIVE is a new hybrid imaging service for prints and videos

Bridging the gap between print and video, especially in the professional photo market, has been the goal of many startups. We recently spoke with Lionel Quataert, co-founder of FrameALIVE, a new company with an innovative approach to the problem. FrameALIVE was recently featured Imaging Lab at photokina. The service is a video-first solution, where images and videos are independently linked.... Read More
Sekonic announces the New C-800-U Spectromaster Events New Products Press releases 

Sekonic announces the New C-800-U Spectromaster

NORTH WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 — The new C-800-U Spectromaster offers ultra-precise color measuring performance designed specifically for the cine and photographic industries. Developed with the input from leading lighting manufacturers, filmmakers, photographers, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science and Technology Council, the C-800-U solves the problems image makers have when understanding color properties... Read More
Vitec Imaging reinvented at Photokina: Looking 4ward to the future of the imaging market News 

Vitec Imaging reinvented at Photokina: Looking 4ward to the future of the imaging market

A showcase of four leading consumer and four specialist brands, Vitec Imaging Solutions takes to the world’s principal imaging trade show with 50+ new products Cologne, Germany, September 25, 2018 – Vitec Imaging Solutions, the world leader in photography and videography imaging equipment and accessories, is proud to announce its new strategy, Looking 4ward, envisioned to serve the evolving needs... Read More
Zenit and Leica present joint production camera Events New Products Press releases 

Zenit and Leica present joint production camera

COLOGNE, Germany, September 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Krasnogorsky Zavod, manufacturer of the Russian brand Zenit, in cooperation with Leica Camera AG, German manufacturer of premium cameras and optics, designed a new digital rangefinder camera Zenit M. The Shvabe Holding, part of Rostec, has presented this product at Photokina 2018, the largest international trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries held... Read More
Photo exhibition debuts at the UN General Assembly and at Photokina Events Press releases 

Photo exhibition debuts at the UN General Assembly and at Photokina

People have been on the move immemorial. Climate change, demographics, instability, growing inequalities, and aspirations for a better life, mean that people will continue to migrate. The United Nation: People on the Move is a historic exhibition of images that capture moments in time – over seven decades – of the millions that have, for one reason or another, become... Read More
Sigma unveils five Global Vision lenses Events New Products Press releases 

Sigma unveils five Global Vision lenses

Sigma’s 28mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 40mm F1.4 DG HSM Art, 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports, and 60-600mm F4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports will make their public debut at Photokina 2018 Cologne, Germany – September 25, 2018 – Sigma today announced five new Sigma Global Vision lenses shown for the first time at the... Read More
ProGrade Digital introduces Professional Grade microSDXC UHS-II, U3, Class 10, V60 memory cards Events New Products Press releases 

ProGrade Digital introduces Professional Grade microSDXC UHS-II, U3, Class 10, V60 memory cards

COLOGNE, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–photokina – ProGrade Digital, founded with a mission to provide the highest quality professional grade memory cards and workflow solutions, expands product range with introduction of professional grade microSDXC™ memory cards, plus two USB 3.1, Gen. 2 dual-slot workflow readers. New ProGrade Digital microSDXC UHS-II, U3, Class 10, V60 card delivers maximum read speed up to 200MB/s and... Read More
photobook.ai announces strategic collaboration with Taopix News Press releases 

photobook.ai announces strategic collaboration with Taopix

Taopix.ai launches at photokina, powered by Albumstory AI-SDK photobook.ai, developer of AI-powered Photobook Cluster-Curate-Create technology, announces a strategic collaboration with Taopix Ltd. to deeply integrate the Albumstory AI-SDK to the award-winning Taopix photo products creation suite, creating the new Taopix.ai platform.   The Albumstory AI-SDK gives Taopix instant access to industry-leading AI, computer vision image intelligence and robust face detection, face... Read More
muvee Technologies spins off photobook.ai business News Press releases SDKs and APIs 

muvee Technologies spins off photobook.ai business

New business to focus on Automatic Photobook Creation and AI Imaging 24th September 2018, Singapore: muvee Technologies Inc., the pioneer and leader in automatic video editing on mobile, has created a separate business, photobook.ai, to democratize the access to cutting-edge AI and computer vision image intelligence for photobook and photo gift companies.  muvee has amassed 26 video, media analysis, and... Read More
Hasselblad expands X1D line with three XCD lenses, including XD 1,9/80 fastest lens Events New Products Press releases 

Hasselblad expands X1D line with three XCD lenses, including XD 1,9/80 fastest lens

Increasing the capabilities of the X1D-50c mirrorless medium format camera, Hasselblad adds three new lenses to its XCD lens family, including the XCD 1,9/80, with the largest aperture of a Hasselblad lens ever, the XCD 2,8/65 and the XCD 2,8/135 telephoto lens with X Converter 1,7. The three new lenses and one dedicated teleconverter expand the XCD family to nine... Read More
Fujifilm unveils GFX 100Megapixels concept camera at Photokina News Press releases 

Fujifilm unveils GFX 100Megapixels concept camera at Photokina

-Concept for a new flagship model capable of producing world-leading image quality with the world’s highest* 102 million pixels image sensor -A new GFX Series medium format mirrorless digital camera incorporating large sensor approximately 1.7 times the size of full-size 35mm image sensor -Fully satisfies a diverse range of customer needs with high functionality including high-speed/high-precision autofocus, built-in image stabilization... Read More
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