Epson launch their Stylus Photo R1900
Epson has released the new Stylus Photo R1900 A3+ printer for professional photographers.
Canon and EFI complete compatibility testing of EFI's Colorproof XF proofing and production solution
As part of Canon's Alliance Program, EFI has completed compatibility testing of EFI's Bestcolor® Technology-driven Colorproof XF with Canon's large format devices. As a result, Canon U.S.A. will promote this compatibility through co-marketing and awareness generation initiatives targeting solution applications within five key markets – Photography, Prepress, CAD/GIS, Signage and Scan/Copy. Canon U.S.A. features these partners on their corporate website (www.usa.canon.com) along with other channel marketing communications.
Intelicoat Technologies acquires the Museo family of digital fine art papers from Crane & Co.
InteliCoat Technologies today announced the acquisition of Museo Digital Printmaking Papers from Crane & Co.
Hasselblad Announces Master Award Winners For 2008 with win for Australia
Hasselblad today announces the ten winners of its Hasselblad Master Award for 2008. Whereas in previous years Hasselblad has awarded 12 separate Master Awards for overall photographic ability, the 2008 Hasselblad Master Awards are presented across ten separate categories of photography and the winners are as follow:
HP launch their Photosmart Pro B8850
Hewlett Packard have launched the Photosmart Pro B8850 at Macworld earlier this month targeting the photographic professional market and at a very low price of US$550.
Wireless Backup for all Your Macs
Apple today introduced Time Capsule, a backup appliance that automatically and wirelessly backs up everything on one or more Macs running Leopard, the latest release of Apple’s Mac OS X operating system including the amazing Time Machine automatic backup software.
Epson clarifies legal requirements for imports and sales of refilled cartridges in the US
President George W. Bush and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative allowed the 60-day Presidential Review Period to expire without modifying the General Exclusion Order by the U.S. International Trade Commission that bars all imports of infringing cartridges. As a result, the Order is being actively enforced by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service.
HumanEyes to Unveil Latest Creative3D at Macworld Expo
HumanEyes will debut Creative3D 2.0, one-of-a-kind software that allows designers to create impressive 3D and animated prints. HumanEyes, a leading developer of 3D and special effects software solutions for photographers, designers, and digital as well as litho printers; is unveiling the latest version of its Creative3D software at Macworld Expo, being held January 15-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Xerox starts the year with a new logo
"A bit less formal, a lot more lively with links to our heritage and a nod to the future", says Ursula M. Burns, president, Xerox.
Apple Introduces New XserveMost Powerful Apple Server Ever
Apple today introduced the new Xserve, a 1U rack-optimised server that is up to twice as fast as its predecessor* and includes an unlimited client license for Mac OS X Server Leopard. Starting at just recommended retail price A$4,499 including GST, the new Xserve has up to two Quad-Core 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon processors for 8-core performance, a new server architecture, faster front side buses, faster memory, up to 3TB of internal storage and two PCI Express 2.0 expansion slots for greater performance and flexibility.
Fastest Mac EverEight Processor Cores Standard
Apple today introduced the new Mac Pro with eight processor cores and a new system architecture that delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor*. The new Mac Pro combines two of Intel’s new 45 nanometer Quad-Core Xeon processors running up to 3.2 GHz, powerful new graphics and up to 4TB of internal storage to offer the ideal system for creative professionals, 3D digital content creators and scientists. The standard 8-core configuration starts at just recommended retail price A$3,999 including GST.
Noritsu introduce their D701 for the professional photo and photo retail market
The Noritsu D701 is being debuted at the CES show in Las Vegas, 7-9th January. The machine is a high quality inkjet printer capable of producing a wide variety of print sizes to maximize revenue potential.
Traditional Japanese Washi for Digital Printing.
Giclee Media Supplies is introducing three new genuine Japanese paper types coated for inkjet printing during 2008.
Giclee Media Supplies to double Melbourne warehouse capacity
Giclee Media Supplies (GMS) is more than doubling its Melbourne Warehouse and office capacity. Due to a dramatic increase in media sales, all Melbourne operations will be centralised at the Woodlands Estate in Braeside.
DES & Epson announce Marcus Bell to speak in Australia and New Zealand
DES & Epson are pleased to invite photographers to attend a one off seminar series by internationally renowned photographer Marcus Bell in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland in February 2008.
Significant changes in pro photography workflows as image capture volumes increase
According to a recent InfoTrends survey of over 1,000 professional photographers across specialties, the increased use of digital photography is leading to new opportunities in the imaging industry. It’s no surprise that the percentage of total digital images captured by pros has grown from 82% in 2006 to 89% in 2007; however, a pronounced increase in the number of digital images captured per week by the average pro suggests that software, service, and printing solution providers are likely to benefit in the long run.
Xerox rebadges Epson printers in the UK
If you live and work in the UK, you may be forgiven the surprise when you see two new Xerox printers that look identical to the Epson Stylus Pro 7880 (24 inch) and 9880 (44 inch) machines - they are Epson machines with Xerox badges on them.
Datacolour launches new generation Spyder3 calibration products
Datacolour has announced the introduction of Spyder3, a new generation of display calibration and printer profiling solutions for photographers and digital imaging professionals.
Kodak to sponsor PGA
It's been reported that Eastman Kodak Co. has entered a six-year marketing partnership with the PGA Tour, starting next year (2008).
Inaugural Photographic Portrait prize won by Robert Scott-Mitchell
Using his Canon 350D, Epson Stylus PRO 9600, Moab Entrada Rag and QIMAGE, Robert Scott-Mitchell's portrait of his wife, renowned artist Lindy Lee picked up first prize in this inaugural event.
Epson adds the Stylus CX9300F to its office range
Epson has released the latest addition to its office range, the Stylus CX9300F all-in-one printer, scanner, copier and fax. Epson say it is ideal for business users, combining frequent usage with reliability and high quality results.