CES Setting Up its Own Startup Alley
December 20, 2011

When you think of the companies at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, you tend to think of giants like Sharp, Samsung, Nokia, Fuji, and so forth.

That's especially true when it comes to digital imaging, a field which is dominated by the likes of Sony, Panasonic, Toshiba.

But this year, CES is rolling out the red carpet to a wide range of startup companies that will be showcasing their wares under the banner of "Eureka Park." All told, more than 80 young companies will be on hand, representing fields

Xerox Reports Rise in Profit and Revenue
April 22, 2011

The Xerox Corporation swung to a first-quarter profit on Thursday as revenue climbed and the company cut costs related to its acquisition of Affiliated Computer Services. Net income was $281 million, or 19 cents a share, in contrast to a loss of $42 million, or 4 cents a share, in the period a year earlier. Excluding some costs, profit was 23 cents a share. Analysts estimated 21 cents on average. Sales climbed 16 percent, to $5.47 billion, led by services, which gained 27 percent. Sales from equipment and supplies was little changed

Freescale, Fuji Join Forces for Green Car Tech
April 12, 2011

Freescale Semiconductor and Fuji Electric Systems are forming a new partnership focused on hybrid and electric vehicle technology. The two companies announced plans on Monday to collaborate on a type of semiconductor used for powertrains for hybrid and electric cars, as well as other products for green cars down the road. Specifically, Freescale plans to begin marketing Fuji’s insulated-gate bipolar transistor, or IGBT, devices to its automotive customers.

D&H Donating to Japan Relief
March 16, 2011

D&H Distributing said it will donate 1 percent of its proceeds from U.S. and Canadian sales from products from Japan-based vendors on March 17 and 18 to the American Red Cross for tsunami relief.

Make Your Own 3D Videos
January 12, 2011

Want to double your fun with a new camcorder? Consider a pair of 3D digicams from those dueling rivals, Sony and Panasonic. While 3D was the overwhelming hot topic among televisions makers at this year Consumer Electronics Show, the 3D agenda had previously filtered down to still cameras (Fuji and Sony, among others) and last week more models debuted in the full-motion video camcorder realm. First up is Sony’s $1,500 “prosumer” Handycam HDR-TD10. Did we say double? This piece has two lenses (for right and left imaging), two digital sensors (the Exmor R versions in the Sony), and two

Imaging at CES Roundup
January 5, 2011

Some of the digital imaging products to be unveiled this week at International CES in Las Vegas: