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Digital camera sales exceeding expectation

Digital camera sales exceeding expectation

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Despite predictions that digital camera sales would slow this year and start to plateau, analysts at NPD say that sales in the US have exceeded expectation, and may indeed reach a record high. Last year sales increased by only 22% through the end of November,... >>

Four Thirds manufacturers publish joint catalogue

Four Thirds manufacturers publish joint catalogue

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Olympus, Panasonic, and Sigma are now jointly publishing a catalogue of their interchangeable lenses. All three manufacturers make lenses according to the Four Thirds system, which is an open standard so that lenses and camera bodies are interchangeable.... >>

Canon supports WWF with adopt an animal bundles for Christmas

Canon supports WWF with adopt an animal bundles for Christmas

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Canon has teamed up with the WWF to offer buyers of certain PowerShot cameras a free WWF Adoption Box. People who buy the PowerShot A530, A540, A630, A640, or A710iS, or those who A530 and CP720 or A430 and CP720 bundles will receive an Adoption Box.... >>

Panasonic backs UNESCO World Heritage photographic project

Panasonic backs UNESCO World Heritage photographic project

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Panasonic is backing a unique project to document photographically the world’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Using Panasonic Lumix cameras, a team of 20 photographers across the globe will set out to document the sites, their visitors, and the interaction... >>

Nikon's DSLR sales may be catching up with Canon

Nikon's DSLR sales may be catching up with Canon

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The DSLRs that Nikon released last year are performing even better than expected, as Nikon's head of camera unit said the company is shipping 35% more units year-on-year. In 2005, Canon held over 50% of the market share, with Nikon's share amounting to... >>

HP launches 100 new products

HP launches 100 new products

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HP launched 100—count 'em—products for the autumn, including four new cameras and a raft of photo printers. Amongst the innovations in the new products are the first touch-screen LCD on an HP Photosmart printer, a 10MP compact camera, and a printer... >>

The results are in: Canon is market leader for 2005

The results are in: Canon is market leader for 2005

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Canon has been named the number one leading provider of imaging technology solutions for the fourth year in a row by a leading technology market intelligence provider IDC. According to the IDC sector report, Canon has 16.5% of the Western European digital... >>

Sony give name to DSLR camera range

Sony give name to DSLR camera range

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Sony has announced that it will be created a new sub-brand for its range of Digital SLR cameras launching this summer. The new brand name, α (Alpha), is the same name as Minolta has used for its SLR/DSLR cameras in the Japanese market for over 20 years.... >>

PMA 2006: Panasonic turns to Olympus for help with new Digital SLR

PMA 2006: Panasonic turns to Olympus for help with new Digital SLR

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Panasonic has announced that it has signed up to the Four Thirds System Supported by Olympus and Fujifilm at PMA in Orlando, Florida. The company also announced that it has jointly developed a new DSLR camera with Olympus - the DMC-L1 Digital SLR. The... >>

Duracell promises power boost for digital camera users

Duracell promises power boost for digital camera users

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If might sound dull, but without batteries all our lovely gadgets would be pointless paperweights. Seeing that digital cameras, and other such gadget niceties suck the living life out of standard batteries quicker that you can say “power surge”, Duracell... >>