San Francisco, Calif. — November 14, 2006 — Blurb, the creative book publishing service, today announced that its new BookSmart™ beta release version 1.5 is available for download at www.blurb.com. Version 1.5 of the BookSmart application enables Blurb customers to create soft cover books and slurp blogs from any TypePad or WordPress account, while the Bookstore now offers a new Book Preview feature.
Taipei, Taiwan - November 13, 2006 - CyberLink Corp. (5203.TWO), a world leader and pioneer in providing integrated solutions for the Digital Home, announced today the release of PowerProducer 4 Next-Gen, an enhanced version featuring high-definition video capturing and production, widescreen support and advanced Magic Video Editing tools.The new features combine CyberLink’s intelligent DVD authoring technologies with the newest generation of disc technology, offering authoring and burning on HD DVDs and Blu-ray Discs.
Los Angeles, CA, October 25, 2006 – Digital Foci, Inc. www.digitalfoci.com introduced today the new redesigned “Image Moments” digital photo album frame (Model IMT-081), which lets you display and share photos directly from digital camera memory cards at home or at the office on a selection of beautiful interchangeable picture frames. Just insert any digital camera card into Image Moments and memories will instantly come to life in sharp, vibrant color on its big 8-inch high-resolution digital LCD screen.
Carson, CA (October 24, 2006) — Microtek, a world-leading manufacturer of digital imaging products, announced today that it is developing the ArtixScan M1, a combined flatbed and film scanner for 35mm, 6cm, and 4×5-inch film formats that also offers additional functionality to scan reflective art or prints as large as 8.5 by 14 inches. Microtek will preview the ArtixScan M1 at the PHOTO PLUS EXPO at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York on November 2, 3 & 4. Equipped with Microtek’s patented Emulsion Direct Imaging.Technology(TM) (E.D.I.T.), 4800-dpi optical resolution, 16-bit digital output per channel, auto focus, and new film holders with tension technology, the Microtek ArtixScan M1 offers extraordinary value to photographers, photo enthusiasts, and graphic designers in need of high-quality scans.
The new SD14, powered by the 14 megapixels Foveon X3® direct-image-sensor, can reproduce high definition images rich in gradation and impressive three-dimensional detail. The SD14 Digital SLR camera features four JPEG recording modes, large and bright pentaprism viewfinder with 98% coverage, a built-in flash with a Guide Number of 11, 5-point AF system, a large 2.5″ 150,000 pixel resolution LCD monitor as well as high resolution and user friendly design. The durable shutter mechanism has over 100,000 cycle life and is ideal for the demands of digital photography. Over 42 different lenses are available for the SD system.