New Developments in Digital Cameras
January 23, 2009

It’s finally happened: we’re living in an age when cameras will, in certain modes, just shoot themselves. 2009 also looks like a year when things we once thought of as cinematic special effects, like the projection of Obi Wan giving Princess Leia her marching orders or Dick Tracy getting an assignment from his wrist phone, make their way into real-world mobile devices.

Spittin' Images at CES
January 15, 2009

It's finally happened:  we're living in an age when cameras will, in certain modes, just shoot themselves. 

CLONED: Spittin' Images at CES
January 15, 2009

It's finally happened:  we're living in an age when cameras will, in certain modes, just shoot themselves. 

Casio Announces High-Speed Point-and-Shoots
January 8, 2009

Casio is applying it's high-speed technology to a new generation of consumer digicams. The company has announced this week at CES two new pocket-sized cameras which will be able to shoot 30 still frames per second in burst mode. Both cameras will be branded with Casio's consumer name, Exilim: the EX-FC100 and the EX-FS10.

McDonald, of Casio and CEA, Dies
December 9, 2008

John McDonald, a Consumer Electronics Hall of Famer who was chairman of a group that was a forerunner of the Consumer Electronics Association, died Thursday after suffering from Parkinson's Disease.

Teaming Up to Take on 2009
December 1, 2008

Like most professional photographers today, Mark Bute is scrambling for jobs. The wedding and portrait specialist from Lancaster, Pa., is seeing his business shrink at an alarming rate, not only because people are asking their friends with DSLRs to do the shooting, but because even willing clients are scared to drop cash during a recession.

Fesco’s 2nd Annual Show Draws 1,300
September 18, 2008

New York City-based Fesco Distributors was expected to draw 1,300 dealer representatives – about a third more than last year – to view products from 35 of its key vendors at its second annual regional show, hosted at Terrace on the Park near LaGuardia Airport Sept. 16 and 17. The Expo, which gave companies the chance to offer “show specials” in a separate section of the floor, isolated from their regular lines, featured several first-time exhibitors new to the Fesco brand portfolio, including Coby, Polk Audio, Boston Acoustics, Boss Audio, Peerless and Pro-Mounts. Boston’s Paul Tamberelli said he was pleased with the variety

Fesco to Showcase 35 Vendor Lines at Fall Show
August 29, 2008

Fesco, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based CE distributor that serves the Metro New York area and parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has announced it is holding its annual dealer show September 16 and 17 at Terrace on the Park, located near the Billy Jean King National Tennis Center on the grounds of Flushing Meadow Park in the Queens neighborhood of Flushing, N.Y. The show hours are 12pm to 11pm on the first day and 12pm to 10 pm on the second day. David Goldstein, Fesco’s director of sales and marketing, said there will be food, entertainment, and show specials offered at the meeting. Wares from

The Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150
July 16, 2008

Casio this week announced the release of the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z150, which sports a a wide-angle zoom lens as well as a 3.0” LCD monitor. The company calls the camera “the world’s slimmest” among those with a wide-angle 4x optical zoom. “This camera is the perfect accessory for the picture taking enthusiast as it is compact, attractive and comes equipped with face detection technology which is a popular feature,” the vice president of Casio’s digital imaging division, Bill Heuer, said as part of the announcement. The camera, available now, carries an MSRP of $199.99.