FotoNation and Samsung|
“Our FotoNation Red-Eye Technology makes the red-eye phenomenon digitally disappear,” said Eran Steinberg, CEO of FotoNation. “Samsung Techwin is one of the industry’s most innovative leaders. We are extremely pleased at their adoption of our technology in their latest premium-brand digital cameras.”
FotoNation Red-Eye reduction licensees
FotoNation has been issued 2 United States patents and has over 20 additional patents pending in the U.S., Europe, and the Far East. Other licensees for the company’s embedded red-eye reduction technology include Kodak, Nikon, Pentax, Sanyo, and other popular brands.
FotoNation is a world-leading independent provider of embedded imaging and communication solutions for the digital camera industry. The company’s extensive portfolio of patented innovations includes embedded red-eye removal technology, wireless connectivity, and face-recognition software. FotoNation develops innovative solutions, patents, and products to enhance, extend, and simplify the picture taking and sharing experience. Clients include AOL, Canon, HP, Kodak, Microsoft, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Samsung, Sanyo, and Sony, among others.
FotoNation Red Eye Detection and Correction technology
FotoNation is a 2006 winner of the prestigious European IST award for its Red Eye Detection and Correction Technology. The company continues to make important industry-wide contributions to the advancement of digital imaging. In 2005, FotoNation authored the industry-adopted PTP-IP Specification, which is the basis of the international camera connectivity CIPA-005/2005 standard.
About Samsung Techwin
Samsung Techwin co., Ltd. is a global challenger in optics & digital imaging, semiconductor system & material, and machinery industry with 2005 parent company sales of US $2.3 billion and net income of US $84 million. Employing approximately 4,423 people in over 10 offices in 8 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Optics & Digital imaging business, Semiconductor system business, Semiconductor Material business, Power system business and Defence program business. Recognized as one of the most challenging global companies, Samsung Techwin is a leading producer of digital cameras, mobile phone cameras, and semiconductor systems & materials.
Samsung digital cameras
Recently, Samsung Techwin has launched the successful premium cameras, i Series and NV Series, offering unique features and groundbreaking new design, in a bid to secure its place as a leading global digital camera brand. The i6 has been awarded the “Best Multimedia Digital Camera” by the European Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), the European ‘Oscar’ of the Photo & imaging Industry and the NV10 has been awarded the “Best Product” in Compact Camera by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) “the Nobel Prize for cameras.”