Iomega Joins Forces With Digital Intelligence to Enable Digital Imaging Beyond the PC; Demonstration of Joint Solution at Digital Living Room.
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 1999--
Digital Intelligence(TM), a leading developer of embedded digital imaging software for consumer electronics devices, today announced a strategic relationship with Iomega to pursue and promote beyond-PC digital imaging solutions in a wide variety of consumer electronics and information appliances.
Iomega, the recognized leader in smart, portable storage solutions and a key innovator in the burgeoning beyond-PC category, and Digital Intelligence have agreed to team jointly on opportunities from co-marketing to co-development on a global scale. An example of future solutions will be demonstrated at Digital Living Room today and tomorrow in Laguna Niguel, California Laguna Niguel is a city located in southern Orange County, California. The name "Laguna Niguel" is derived from the Spanish word "Laguna" which means lagoon and the word "Nigueli" which was the name of a Juaneno Indian village once located on Aliso Creek. .
"Digital Intelligence and Iomega have independently been developing the market for digital image-enabled beyond-PC devices, each providing a key piece of the solution." said Bill McCoy, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Digital Intelligence. "By cooperating on a variety of levels, our customers will have more tightly integrated offerings, consistent messaging, and promotional potential."
Established in 1998, Iomega's Beyond-PC group has relationships with several manufacturers such as Sega, Lexmark, Microtek, and NEC (NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).
NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. to add new levels of convenience and functionality to Zip-enabled devices such as printers, scanners, set-top boxes, game consoles and Internet appliances. Current Zip-enabled beyond-PC products include the Lexmark Photo JetPrinter 5770, the Microtek ImageDeck Scanner, and the WebSurfer Pro internet appliance.
"Iomega is committed to enabling beyond-PC devices in the digital imaging space by adding our popular storage products, such as the Zip drive See Zip disk.
(hardware, storage) Zip Drive - A disk drive from Iomega Corporation which takes removable 100 megabyte hard disks. Both internal and external drives are manufactured, making the drive suitable for backup, mass storage or for moving files between computers. , to compelling product applications like the one Digital Intelligence is demonstrating at Digital Living Room," said David Henry
David Henry (b.February 24, 1975 in Denver, Colorado)is an IFBB professional bodybuilder. , Vice President and General Manager, Zip/Jaz Product Management at Iomega. "By providing a powerful, compatible, and cost-effective set of tools and technology via Picture IQ, much like Iomega, Digital Intelligence is establishing a clear lead in the digital imaging category. We look forward to a close working relationship with Digital Intelligence in pioneering this exciting new space."
About Picture IQ Technology
Picture IQ is a portable and flexible embedded software Instructions that permanently reside in a ROM or flash memory chip. Embedded software may be immediately available to the CPU or, for faster execution, may be transferred to RAM first and then executed. technology that quickly brings powerful yet reliable and easy-to-use digital photography into a whole new class of compatible consumer electronics equipment. The technology's device-independent imaging architecture is portable across multiple operating systems Operating systems can be categorized by technology, ownership, licensing, working state, usage, and by many other characteristics. In practice, many of these groupings may overlap. and system processors ensuring compatibility among digital imaging solutions. The architecture of Picture IQ also guarantees integration with a manufacturer's existing technologies, bringing products to market quickly and cost-effectively.
Iomega Corporation (company, storage) Iomega Corporation - A storage device manufacturer whose major products are the Zip and Jaz removable disk drives and Ditto tape drives. They became popular with an early product called the Bernoulli Box. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :IOM IOM
See: Index and Option Market ) manufactures and markets the award-winning Zip(R), Jaz(R) and Click!(TM) drives and disks that help people to organize, manage, create, exchange and share their important information. Used in homes, businesses, government, education and by creative professionals everywhere, Iomega storage solutions are the enabling technologies preferred by millions. The Company can be reached at 1-800-MY-STUFF (800/697-8833), or on their Web site at http://www.iomega.com.
About Digital Intelligence
Digital Intelligence, Inc. develops and licenses embedded digital imaging software technology that advances the digital photo and video capabilities and ease-of-use of consumer electronics devices. Digital Intelligence's software is optimized for embedding in a variety of intelligent home appliances including set-top boxes, photo appliances, game consoles, printers, digital cameras and hand-held devices. For more information, visit www.dii.com.
Digital Intelligence and Picture IQ are trademarks of Digital Intelligence Inc. Iomega, Zip, Jaz, and the stylized styl·ize
tr.v. styl·ized, styl·iz·ing, styl·iz·es
1. To restrict or make conform to a particular style.
2. To represent conventionally; conventionalize. "i" logo are registered trademarks, and Clik! is a trademark, of Iomega Corporation. All other products, brand names, and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.