|Kodak EasyShare One now shipping|
Ilse Jurriën : September 29th 2005 - 00:04 CET
Kodak EasyShare-One now shipping : Signaling a new era in photography, Eastman Kodak Company has begun shipping its innovative, highly anticipated EasyShare-One zoom digital camera to retailers. Initial customer availability is expected within the coming days, dependent on individual retailer and store stocking schedules. Since the Kodak EasyShare One was announced earlier this year, the EasyShare One model - the world’s first Wi-Fi consumer camera - has won hundreds of accolades from industry organizations and consumer electronics writers for its groundbreaking design and functionality, making it one of the most talked about digital photography products in years.|
EasyShare-One - Picture sharing device|
"The Kodak EasyShare One camera combines the power of sharing, taking, organizing, and printing pictures into a single, highly innovative product," said Greg Westbrook, general manager, Digital Capture, Digital and Film Imaging Systems; and vice president, Eastman Kodak Company. "Only the EasyShare-One camera has the ability to send e-mail from the camera, to connect to the Kodak EasyShare Gallery at home and on-the-go from thousands of hotspots worldwide, to store up to 1,500 favorite pictures, and to optimize viewing and operation via its unique touch screen and graphical menus. It’s the ultimate picture sharing device, redefining the digital photography experience."
Kodak EasyShare-One camera - Wireless Hotspots
Kodak is working with the world’s leading wireless hotspot companies to make sharing pictures across town, across the country, or across the globe as easy and convenient as possible. When visiting a hotspot, EasyShare One camera users can effortlessly send pictures with personal messages via e-mail, upload pictures to the EasyShare Gallery, and view and share existing Gallery albums - all without a computer.
EasyShare One digital camera - Hotspot providers
EasyShare-One camera purchasers receive a complimentary, camera-specific trial service in conjunction with major hotspot providers. Current preferred service providers include T-Mobile USA, with more than 6,000 T-Mobile HotSpot locations across the United States; T-Mobile International, with over 5,000 hotspot locations in Germany (in conjunction with T-Com) and more than 800 hotspot locations in the United Kingdom; and Telstra, with over 850 Telstra Wireless Hotspot locations in Australia. Kodak is also working with other providers to expand broadband hotspot coverage in Europe and Asia, enhancing the thousands of public freespots available in venues such as airports, parks, business centers, and municipalities.
Kodak One - Wi-Fi enabled EasyShare snapshot printer
Major retailers are finalizing preparations to sell the EasyShare One digital camera and companion Wi-Fi enabled EasyShare snapshot printers. In the coming days and weeks, people will be able to purchase Kodak’s wireless system at leading stores such as Circuit City, Comp USA, and Ritz Camera (USA), Dixons (UK.), FNAC (France), Saturn and Media Markt (Germany) and Harvey Norman (Australia).
Kodak EasyShare One camera - Point and Share
Kodak designed the EasyShare One model (US$599 MSRP, including the Kodak WI-FI Card) specifically for sharing, moving the camera experience from "point-and-shoot" to "point-and-share." Also E-mail and online picture sharing without a computer, using a direct, wireless connection to the Kodak EasyShare Gallery service is one of the possibilities with the EasyShare One. By connecting to the Gallery through a compatible home, hotspot or public network, people can upload pictures and videos for near instantaneous electronic sharing all around the world.
EasyShare-One digital camera - Kodak EasyShare Gallery
On-the-spot sharing of up to 1,500 favorite pictures, synchronized with a person’s PC-based picture collection, thanks to a huge, 3-inch, high resolution, rotating LCD touch screen that’s protected when not in use, plus a generous 256 megabytes of internal memory. In addition, when connected wirelessly to the Kodak EasyShare Gallery, EasyShare One camera owners can view thousands more of their pictures stored online, including albums shared by family and friends.
Kodak EasyShare One - Picture sharing and taking
Significantly enhanced ease-of-use for picture sharing and taking, including the ability to create on-camera albums in which to store pictures, intuitive menu options with touch screen selection, automatic organization of pictures by date taken, and even richer, graphical scene modes to help get the best possible picture in a variety of outdoor and indoor environments. The dynamic user interface was developed in Macromedia Flash, a first for digital cameras.
EasyShare-One - Specification
Wireless picture printing featuring Kodak Perfect Touch Technology when used with the new Kodak EasyShare Printer Dock Plus Series 3 or Photo Printer 500 (optional Kodak WI-FI card required for the printer). Pictures with professional-quality color and sharpness, with the use of a renowned Schneider-Kreuznach C-Variogon 3X optical zoom lens (36 - 108 mm equivalent), a 4-megapixel sensor, and the exclusive Kodak Color Science image processing chip.
Kodak EasyShare-One digital photography system
Smooth, vibrant video taking and sharing, with its built-in high frame-rate motion and sound recording, plus the ability to share those videos via the Kodak EasyShare Gallery. The EasyShare One also offers premium customer service from Kodak, providing EasyShare One model owners with priority inquiry handling, assistance with the camera’s wireless setup and operation, and other benefits made available to only these customers. The innovative Kodak EasyShare digital photography system - consisting of cameras, viewers, software, docks, home snapshot printers, services, papers and accessories - makes taking, organizing, sharing, and printing high quality digital pictures effortless.