FedEx Office, an operating company of FedEx Corp., has formed an alliance with Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc. and HP to create what the trio are calling an unmatched network of printing and imaging capabilities, “giving customers access to leading-edge technologies and a state-of-the-art machine fleet.”
The HP Photo Center 5 Premier (Booth #3120) is the newest version of the award-winning HP Photo Center retail publishing solution that integrates HP’s Microlab, Minilab and Photosmart Studio systems. Versatile and scalable, the HP Photo Center can either be plugged into a retailer's existing lab infrastructure or can serve as a complete, end-to-end solution, designed to increase revenue by transforming traditional photo departments into dynamic publishing centers.
HP announced Thursday the availability of the HP DreamScreen, a wireless connected device that looks like a digital photo frame but acts like a PC. The DreamScreen 100 measures 10.2" and sports 2GB of built-in storage. Content can be loaded via a networked computer (with included software), USB drive or flash memory card or streamed wirelessly from services such as Pandora or HP SmartRadio for music or Snapfish for photos.
HP Imaging and Printing Group recently launched a multi-front effort to bring more full solutions, including accessories Web-based services, to retailers and their customers.
The camera phone market gets more interesting by the week and Samsung’s latest announcement raises this bar yet again.
The proliferation of digital cameras caused the photo-sharing and photo-processing Web-based services to sprout like mushrooms after the rain. The number of photo-processing self-serve kiosks at the retailers' stores has yet to catch up, but they certainly help increase the popularity of digital cameras. This is good news—it means more sales of the digital imaging products for retailers, more photo-sharing and processing choices for consumers and more partnerships between the online photo services and retailers to provide photo-processing services through kiosks and at the retailers' Web sites. For consumers, processing online includes many perks, such as free delivery, next-day processing, special offers or compatibility with