ememories.com and Kazoo3D Partner to Give Online Consumers the Ability to Create and Share 3D-Enhanced Photos and Gifts; The Grinch Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)
Dec. 5, 2000-Kazoo3D (LSE:KZO), the only company offering consumers the ability to create and share 3D-enhanced images, announces a partnership with ememories.com, the worlds premier online photo-sharing web site.
Under this agreement, Kazoo3D is providing ememories.com users with the ability to creatively and easily enhance their digital photos with original and licensed 3D models, including characters from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainments live-action comedy Dr. Seuss' "How The Grinch Stole Christmas." With an ememories.com branded version of its KazooStudio software as well as links to Kazoo3Ds huge variety of 3D models, Kazoo3D is delivering easy tools to ememories.com customers, helping them personalize all types of digital communications that they can then turn into holiday gifts.
"Partnering with Kazoo3D gives us an exciting new way to encourage people to have fun with their photos in a personalized manner," said Joe Varraveto, COO and president of ememories.com. "The partnership allows anyone to quickly and easily create and share online photo albums featuring their KazooPictures, as well as have them printed and mailed directly to their homes. Users can even create items such as coffee table books, personalized greeting cards and calendars, and give them as gifts to friends and family for the holidays."
Through the holiday season, ememories.com users have the opportunity to enhance their photos with 3D models of the Grinch and other characters from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment's holiday feature film release, Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." With the Grinch, Cindy Lou Who, Max the Reindeer Dog; numerous other holiday 3D models such as stockings, mistletoe, Santa hats, snowmen and Christmas trees; and many non-holiday models including animals, masks and accessories, users can easily create holiday cards and invitations, calendars, memory books, mouse pads and t-shirts that they can share as gifts with family and friends. Additionally users can purchase and send actual prints of their KazooPictures as well as upload them to their personal ememories.com online photo albums. Users will also have the chance to enter to win a family vacation to Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla. through the Kazoo3D sponsored Grinch sweepstakes.
"Online photo sharing is a quick and creative means of communication, and 3D-enhanced images make this activity more fun, compelling and truly unique," said Stuart Green, Kazoo3D CEO. "Our partnership with ememories.com, the number one photo-sharing site on the web, makes it easy and fun for their users to do more with their photographs, while creating a truly personalized experience."
With a deep understanding that photos and photo albums are important windows into our treasured memories, ememories.com (www.ememories.com) is dedicated to providing users with an online community for showcasing these special memories through photo sharing and online photo album creation. Based in Los Angeles, and headed by COO Joe Verraveto, ememories.com is one of the fastest growing online photo sharing Web sites according to PC Data.
Kazoo3D (LSE:KZO), an Internet-based company, is creating a consumer-friendly 3D platform that adds to and enhances all kinds of visual communications - business and personal - including web site-based images, interactive e-mail and electronic notices, as well as photos and hard copy documents. Established in 1998 in Sheffield, England, Kazoo3D went public in the UK in March 2000 and has marketing and sales offices in Walnut Creek. Kazoo3D partners include Adobe Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADBE), dotPhoto, Inc., eframes.com, Supapic.com, Streetwise Software, Inc. and Universal Studios Consumer Products Group. Kazoo3D is available on the Internet at www.kazoo3d.com.
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|Date:||Dec 5, 2000|
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