Monday, December 3, 2007

Various Model Cameras and Imaging Technology for Scanning digitally preserves your analog pictures. Here are some key imaging technologies and various cameras that take the pictures we scan.

Pixels II-10
Memory II-11
SmartMedia II-11
CompactFlash II-11
Table 3: Image Storing Capacity of Memory Cards II-12
Memory Stick II-12
Hard Disk II-12
Floppy Disk II-12
In-built Memory II-12
Lens II-12
Optical-Zoom Lenses II-12
Fixed-Focus and Fixed-Zoom Lenses II-12
Digital-Zoom Lenses II-12
Batteries II-13
Sensor Technology II-13
CMOS Sensors II-13
CCD Sensors II-13
Interface II-13
Flow Diagram II-13
Serial Connection II-14
Flash Memory Slots II-14
Floppy Disk II-14
USB connection II-14
Printing of Photographs II-14
Noise II-14
Digital Cameras: Pros and Cons II-14
Pros II-14
Cons II-15
Digital Cameras Vs Conventional Cameras II-15
Factors Hindering Growth in Digital Camera Market II-15
Application II-16
Education II-16
Advertising and Graphic Art Designers II-16
Web Publishing II-16
Microscopy II-16
Photojournalism II-16
Identification and Badging II-16
Vacation and Entertainment II-16
Usage By Law Enforcement Authorities II-17
Technology II-17
Pooling Resources - A Way to Conquer II-17
3. Product Innovations/Introductions II-18
Kodak Unveils the new EASYSHARE C653 Zoom Digital Camera II-18
Kodak Introduces New Single Use Stylish Camera II-18
Sanyo Rolls Out WorldAEs First Digital Waterproof Movie Camera II-18
Ricoh Introduces Caplio GX100 Digital Camera II-18
Ricoh Launches WorldAEs Slimmest Digital Camera Caplio R6 II-18
Olympus Releases E-410 Digital SLR Camera II-18
Canon Unveils IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera II-19
DXG USA Announces the Launch of DXG-711 7mp Digital Camera II-19 Panasonic Launches 12.2 Mega pixel Digital Camera, LUMIX DMC- FX100 II-19
Vivitar ViviCam Introduces Underwater Camera 6200W II-19
BenQ Launches Ultra Slim Range of Digital Cameras II-20
Cannon Launches Two New Camera Variants II-20
Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FX30 Still Camera II-20
Lumenera Unveils CCD Camera Range for Scientific/ Industrial Applications II-21
Vision Research Introduces Phantom" Brand Digital High-speed Cameras II-21
Dalsa Expands HM Series Digital Cameras Product Line II-21
Sony Launches T-series Cyber-shot Digital Cameras II-22
Nikon Rolls Out Latest D40x SLR Camera II-22
PENTAX Launches 7.1-megapixel Optio E30 Digital Camera II-22
Nikon Rolls Out High-Caliber COOLPIX S500 Camera II-22
PENTAX Introduces Optio W30 and Optio A30 Digital Cameras II-22
Nikon Introduces New COOLPIX Digital Camera Models II-23
Canon Unveils New PowerShot Models II-23
Panasonic Launches New Lumix and FX Digital Cameras II-24
Sony Expands Cyber-shot Series II-24
Kodak Launches New Models of EASYSHARE Digital Cameras II-25
Fujifilm Unveils FinePix F40fd II-25
Sigma Corporation Releases DPI Compact Digital Camera II-25
Vivitar to Launch Vivicam 7399 II-25
Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-FS2 II-25
Kodak Extends Product Portfolio with EASY SHARE Digital Cameras II-26
Casio Unveils EX-Z1200 II-26
Panasonic Releases 11 Models of the LUMIX Range in the Middle East II-26
Olympus Rolls Out Cameras for Amateurs II-26
PENTAX Releases 2 New Compact Digital Cameras II-27
Ricoh Announces Function-Enhancing firmware for GR DIGITAL II-27
Ricoh Releases the Caplio R4 Mystic Blue Digicam II-27
Samsung Launches the GX-10 Digital SLR II-27
Casio Releases One More DivX Certified Digital Camera II-27
Canon Launches 10-Megapixel Powershot G7 Digital Camera II-28
Samsung Launches New Range of Digital Cameras II-28
Stereovision Launches 3D Digital Camera II-28
PENTAX Launches K100D and K110D II-28
Kodak Launches EASYSHARE V603 Digital Camera II-28
Panasonic Launches Three New Models in LUMIX Digital Camera Series II-29
FujiFilm Launches FinePix S9500 Digital Camera II-29
BenQ Launches E521 Digital Cameras II-29
Nikon Launches COOLPIX S5 and S6 Digital Cameras II-29
Nikon Launches COOLPIX P3 and P4 Digital Cameras II-30
Nikon Launches Three Entry-Level COOLPIX Digital Cameras II-30
SANYO Launches Several Digital Media Cameras II-30
Sigma Introduces DP1 Digital Camera II-31
SANYO Launches DMX-HD1 Digital Movie Camera II-31
Eastman Kodak Unveils EASYSHARE C663 Digital Camera II-31
Ricoh Launches Caplio R30 II-31
Caplio RR630 from Ricoh II-31
Ricoh Introduces Caplio 500G Wide II-32
Ricoh Unveiled Caplio R40 II-32
Ricoh Launches Caplio RR660 II-32
Ricoh Rolls Out Caplio R5 II-32
Ricoh Launches Caplio RR730 II-33
Nikon Launches COOLPIX S9 II-33
Nikon Unveils COOLPIX S7c/S7/S8 II-33
Nikon Launches Digital Camera, COOLPIX S10 II-34
Nikon Launches COOLPIX L5, a Compact Digital Camera II-34
Nikon Launches the Latest Compact Digital Camera, COOLPIX L6 II-34
Fujifilm Launches FinePix Z3 Zoom, a Stylish Digital Camera II-34
Sony Introduces the New Cyber Shot Digital Cameras II-35
Samsung Camera Launches Digital Camera GX-1S II-35
Polaroid Introduces Polaroid i-1032 Digital Camera II-36
Kodak Launches KODAK EASYSHARE V610, the Smallest Digital Camera II-36
Disney Introduces Disney Pix Digital Cameras for Kids II-36
Leica Camera Unveils LEICA V-LUX1 II-37
Pentax Introduces PENTAX Optio T20 Digital Camera II-37
Pentax Unveils PENTAX Optio W20 Digital Camera II-37
Fujifilm Rolls Out Finepix S6000fd Digital Camera II-37
Samsung Unveils the Novel NV10 Digital Still Camera II-37
Fujifilm Rolls Out Finepix F20 Digital Camera II-38
Kodak Unveils P712 Digital Camera II-38
Nikon Unveils D2xs SLR Camera II-38
Leica Camera AG Unveils Leica C-Lux 1 Digital Camera II-39
Fujifilm Unveils FINEPIX V10 Digicam II-39
Fuji Launches FinePix A700 - a Low End Digital Camera II-39
Canon Launches Latest Series of Digital Cameras II-39
Eastman Kodak Introduces EASYSHARE Z710 Digital Camera II-40
Eastman Kodak Introduces EASYSHARE Z650 Digital Camera II-40
Fujifilm Launches FinePix S9100 Digital SLR Camera II-40
Sigma Launches SD14 Digital SLR II-40
Fujifilm Launches FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera II-40
Kodak Introduces Five New Digicams II-41
Canon Launches 3 Digital Elphs and Four New Cameras of G Series II-41
Nikon Introduces New Digital D80(TM) SLR Camera II-41
Panasonic Introduces Three New LUMIX FX Series Still Digital Cameras II-42
Sony Adds New 7-megapixel DSC-T30 to the T-Series Product Line II-42
Olympus Introduces First SLR Digital Preview LCD Screen Camera II-42 Panasonic Introduces LUMIX Wide-screen DMC- LX2 Camera II-42
Panasonic Introduces LUMIX DMC-FZ50 II-42
Panasonic Introduces DMC-FZ7 Digital Still Camera II-42
Panasonic Launches Two 6x-optical Zoom Compact Cameras II-43
Kodak Introduces First Universal Digital Dual-Lens Camera II-43
Sony Unveils Two New Digital W-Series Cameras II-43
Canon Launches Four New PowerShot Digital A-Series Model Cameras II-43
Panasonic Introduces HD Video Camera II-44
Olympus Introduces the World's Lightest Digital SLR Camera II-44
Pentax Introduces PENTAX Optio S6 Digital Camera II-44
DALSA Coreco Introduces Genie Gigabit Ethernet Digital Cameras II-44
Nikon Launches Wi-Fi- Enabled Coolpix P1 and P2 Compact Digital Cameras II-45
Sony Launches New Cyber-shot(R) DSC-T9 II-45
Nikon Launches D200 10.2 MP Digital SLR II-45
Sony Introduces Cyber-shot(R) DSC-R1 10.3 Megapixel Digital Camera II-45
Nikon Unveils COOLPIX S4 Digital Compact Camera II-46
Nikon Introduces Coolpix S3 Digital Camera II-46
Nikon Launches Coolpix L1 Point-And-Shoot Camera II-46
Ricoh Introduces Caplio RR530 II-46
Ricoh Launches New Caplio R3 Compact Digital Camera II-47
Canon Launches New PowerShot SD30 Digital ELPH Digital Camera II-47
Olympus Introduces New SP-500 UZ Model Digital Camera II-47
HP Unveils Photosmart R817 II-47
Nikon Launches a New D50 Digital SLR Camera II-47
Fujifilm Unveils Fujifilm E900 Point-and-Shoot Camera II-47
Olympus Introduces a New -500 Digital SLR Camera II-48
BenQ Launches Three New Compact-Sized Megapixel Digital Cameras II-48
Panasonic Unveils A Line of Lumix Digital Cameras II-48
Nikon Designs the First Digital Camera with an Integrated LAN Feature II-48
Nikon Unveils D50 and D70 Digital SLR Camera II-48
Salton Launches ePods Digital Camera II-49
Kodak Unwraps Kodak Easyshare V-series Digital Cameras II-49
Canon Unveils 4-megapixel PowerShot A520 Digital Cameras II-49
Ricoh Launches Pro G3, the First GPS-Ready Digital Camera II-49
Olympus Releases D-425 Digital Cameras II-50
Konica Launches the Maxxum 7D II-50
Fujifilm Introduces Finepix F810 Digital Camera II-50
Eastman Kodak and Nikon Unveils Wi-Fi Enabled Digital Cameras II-50
Eastman Kodak Introduces Two Models of Easyshare Zoom Digital Cameras II-50
Sanyo Launches Xacti C5 Digital Camera II-50
Sanyo Epson Introduces Two Models of Amorphous Silicon TFT Panels II-51
Pentax Releases Optio S5z Model of Digital Camera II-51
Canon Unveils EOS 20D, SLR Camera II-51
Pentax Introduces 'ist DL' model of SLR digital camera II-51
Olympus Launches a Compact Mju Digital 800 Digital Camera II-51
Sony Introduces Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P150, WorldAEs Smallest Digital Camera II-51
Nikon Launches Coolpix 8800 Model of Digital Cameras II-51
Canon Launches PowerShot A75 Digital Camera II-52
Epson Unveils the EPSON(R) R-D1 II-52
Canon Launches Canon PowerShot A400 II-52
Olympus Releases the C-7000 Zoom II-52
HP Introduces the PhotoSmart R707 II-52
Ricoh Unveils 5.13-megapixel Digital Camera II-52
Canon Launches PowerShot S70 Digital Camera II-52
Canon Introduces the 7.1-megapixel PowerShot(R) G6 Digital Camera II-53
Fujifilm Unveils Five New Models of Cameras II-53
HP Unveils the 4.1-megapixel HP Photosmart R607 Digital Camera II-53 Konica Releases the Interchangeable-Lens Digital SLR Camera II-53
Leica Introduces an Underwater Body for the LEICA DIGILUX 2 II-53
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd Launches Four Novel Models of LUMIX Digital Camera II-54
Nikon Implements the Novel Protocol oPTP/IPo II-54
Olympus Unveils 8-Megapixel E-300 Digital SLR Camera II-54
Olympus Announces the Launch of u-mini DIGITAL II-54
Pentax Releases the Optio S5i II-55
Pentax Unveils the Novel Optio43WR II-55
Epson Launches the EPSON PhotoPC L-410 II-55
Fujifilm Releases the Novel FinePix S3000 II-55
Fujifilm Launches the Novel FinePix F450 and F440 II-55
Konica Unveils DiMAGE Z3 High-Performance, 4.0-Megapixel Digital Cameras II-56
Nikon Launches CoolPix 8700 II-56
Nikon Presents CoolPix 3200 II-56
Nikon Unveils CoolPix 2200 II-56
Kodak Launches New EasyShare Digital Cameras II-56
Nikon Develops Nikon D70 II-57
4. Recent Industry Activity II-58
Canon Acquires Stake in Tokki II-58
Inficon Acquires Sigma Instruments II-58
Divx Buys Mainconcept AG II-58
Audiovox Acquires Thomson's Audio Video Business II-58
Samsung Buys TransChip Israel II-58
Asustek to Acquire Stake in Ability Enterprise II-59
Syntax-Brillian Sells its LCoS Business to Compound Photonics II-59
Kodak ends Partnership with Chinese Giant Lucky Film Company II-59
Hoya Acquires Pentax II-59
Jenoptik Acquires the Remaining Stake in Sinar II-59
Ability Inks Agreement to Take Over BenQ's Digital Camera Operations II-60
Sears and Kmart Sign Contract to Retail GE Brand Cameras II-60
Olympus Opens First Store in India II-60
Samsung Begins Operation of Tianjin Plant in China II-60
GE and General Imaging Sign Contract II-60
Vision Research Enters into Partnership with Abel Cine Tech II-60
Samsung Drops Digimax Brand II-61
Leica Camera Acquires Majority Stake of Sinar II-61
Panavision International Takes Over Plus8digital II-61
Syntax-Brillian Acquires Vivitar II-61
Hon Hai Takes Over Premier Image II-62
Motorola Acquires BenQ Denmark II-62
Jenoptik Inks Digital Camera Supply Agreement II-62
HCL Signs Distribution Pact with Casio India II-62
Iseemedia Inks Licensing Agreement for Photo Stitching Software II-62
Kodak Inks Production and Distribution Agreement with Flextronics II-63
Vision Research Receives Contract for High-speed Digital Cameras II-63
Casio Establishes New Subsidiary in the Netherlands II-63
Casio Computer Forms Casio Scandinavia AS II-64
Casio Establishes New Subsidiary in Spain II-64
Samsung Opens Digital Camera Manufacturing Facility outside Asia II-64
NikonAEs New Fully Owned Subsidiary in Seoul Goes Onstream II-64
Samsung to Invest Substantially in Mainland China II-64
Eastman Kodak Pockets Bell & Howell II-64
Petters Consumer Brands Gains Full ownership of Polaroid Holding Company II-65
Matsushita Joins Forces with Olympus II-65
Sony Corp. and Konica Minolta Join Forces for Developing SLR cameras II-65
BENQ Inks a Joint Venture with Pentax II-65
Pentax Signs Agreement with Samsung Techwin for Developing New SLR Cameras II-65 Sanyo VietnamAEs New Digital Camera Manufacturing Unit Goes Onstream II-66
Eastman Kodak Acquires Chinon Industries, Inc. II-66
Concord Camera GmbH Acquires Jenimage Europe GmbH II-66
Nikon Established Production Unit in China II-66
5. Focus on Select Players II-67
Canon Inc (Japan) II-67
Casio Computer Co Ltd (Japan) II-67
Fujifilm Corporation (Japan) II-67
Hewlett-Packard Company (US) II-68
Eastman Kodak Company (US) II-68
Leica Camera AG (Germany) II-69
Nikon Corporation (Japan) II-69
Olympus Corporation (Japan) II-69
Panasonic (Japan) II-70
PENTAX Imaging Company (US) II-70
Polaroid Corporation (US) II-70
Ricoh Company Ltd (Japan) II-71
Samsung Techwin Co. Ltd (Korea) II-71
Sanyo Electric Co Ltd (Japan) II-71
Seiko Epson (Japan) II-71
Sigma Corp (Japan) II-72
Sony Corporation (Japan) II-72
Toshiba America Inc (US) II-72
Victor Company of Japan Limited (Japan) II-73
Vivitar Corp (US) II-73
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