Kodak and FlashPoint Introduce New Digita-Enabled Digital Camera; DC265 is the fifth intelligent imaging product based on the Digita platform.SAN JOSE San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 15, 1999--FlashPoint Technology Inc. today announced that Eastman Kodak (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :EK) will ship its newest digital camera based on FlashPoint's Digita(TM) operating environment In computing, an operating environment is the environment in which users run programs, whether in a command line interface, such as in MS-DOS or the Unix shell, or in a graphical user interface, such as in the Macintosh operating system. , the DC265. This new Kodak camera delivers improved performance and the ability to be customized through a series of newly introduced software applications. The DC265 joins an award-winning line of Digita-enabled intelligent imaging products, including Kodak's DC220 and DC260, Minolta's Dimage EX, and Epson's PrintOn photo printer.
"The DC265 sets new standards for digital camera performance. It features improved power-up time, takes up to three pictures per second, and has a live-view rate that's double the previous generation," said David Pratt David Pratt is the name of several people:
Digita FX(TM), the world's first in-camera image editor, represents a new generation of software applications that run directly inside all Digita-enabled cameras, including the Kodak DC265. Digita FX allows users to adjust images and apply special effects special effects, in motion pictures, cinematographic techniques that create illusions in the audience's minds as well as the illusions created using these techniques. directly in the camera, bypassing the need for a PC.
New applications and Digita Scripts are available from FlashPoint and a growing number of independent software developers. These software products automate repetitive tasks, build web pages, guide the picture-taking process, deliver enhanced presentation capabilities, provide entertainment and games, enhance workflow and much more. Currently, FlashPoint has nearly 2,000 registered developers creating solutions for business and personal applications, including MetaCreations, Digitella, Techlogix, PictureWorks and Image Software.
"The DC265 is the next evolution in the Kodak and FlashPoint relationship," said Willy Shih, president of Kodak Digital and Applied Imaging. "This new solution offers superior resolution, faster boot times The time it takes for a device to be ready to operate after the power has been turned on. See boot. , and can be upgraded using Digita Scripts and applications to customize the camera for any application."
About the Digita-enabled Kodak DC265
The Digita-enabled DC265 captures images up to 1.6 million pixels. It can handle burst modes of 5 to 24 pictures at 0.1 to 3 frames per second. It has a time-lapse capture mode of up to 1800 images in one-minute to 24-hour intervals. Digita improves camera power up and offers USB USB
in full Universal Serial Bus
Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. , Serial and Video output.
Founded in 1996, FlashPoint Technology, Inc. designs, develops and markets complete award-winning software solutions for digital photography and imaging devices. The company's Digita operating environment is licensed by leading manufacturers including Kodak, Minolta, Epson and Sharp. For more about Digita and FlashPoint, call 888-820-3644 or log onto www.flashpoint.com.
Eastman Kodak Company has been a world leader in pictures for over 100 years. In addition to its consumer photography business, Kodak provides imaging solutions to customers in a wide range of commercial and professional applications. Kodak's Digital and Applied Imaging business unit leverages the company's expertise in digital imaging technology and color science to manufacture leading-edge digital cameras. Marked by the Kodak Digital Science brand, the group's film scanners See slide scanner. , imaging software, optical storage systems, photo CD products, thermal printers See direct thermal printer and thermal wax transfer printer. and writable CD products help people to work with pictures quickly, easily and inexpensively on their desktop computers. Customer can learn about Kodak products by visiting the company's Web page at www.kodak.com.