Kodak EasyShare One digital camera |
He added that the $699 camera will be available for the crucial holiday selling season and said the delay won't have any impact on Kodak's previous earnings guidance. The EasyShare One has Wi-Fi built in and was promised for June. Instead, it will ship in October, still in time for Christmas. The encryption part of EasyShare One’s Wi-Fi module wasn’t slated to ship until October originally; this portion was necessary for WEP and WPA as well as 802.1X, which was needed to use the service over T-Mobile HotSpot locations as part of a promotion. The EasyShare One can transfer photos over Wi-Fi, but it can also browser galleries stored on Kodak’s online photo-printing service, clunkily renamed from Ofoto to Kodak EasyShare Gallery - a name only a navel-gazing marketer could love.
About Eastman Kodak Company
Kodak is the leader in helping people take, share, print and view images - for memories, for information, for business, and for entertainment. With sales of $13.5 billion in 2004, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on four businesses: Digital & Film Imaging Systems - providing consumers, professionals and cinematographers with digital and traditional products and services; Health - supplying the medical and dental professions with traditional and digital imaging and information systems, IT solutions and services; Graphic Communications - providing customers with a range of solutions for prepress, traditional and digital printing, and document scanning and multi-vendor IT services; and Display & Components - supplying original equipment manufacturers with imaging sensors as well as intellectual property and materials for the organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and LCD display industries.