EXCLUSIVE: Nikon Europe has today responded to the recent publication of leaks and rumours about their upcoming products to be announced at PMA 2003. "We are extremely heartened by the enthusiastic media and public response about even the smallest details of some of the new additions to our range of photo and imaging products. However we feel it is worth reminding customers that all information currently circulating on the World Wide Web remains inaccurate or incomplete and request their patience until February 18th when a variety of new imaging products will be officially made public. We regret any confusion or inconvenience caused to our customers by the inadvertent release of information earlier than planned."

Nikon Europe Announcement:

Nikon Europe responds to Internet rumours, brand new online Product Finder announced

Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In response to continuing speculation about details of possible new Nikon products circulating on the Internet, Nikon Europe are pleased to confirm that full and complete multi-lingual communication about Nikon's latest additions to the world of photography will be announced on February 18th 2003.

A company spokesman said:

"We are extremely heartened by the enthusiastic media and public response about even the smallest details of some of the new additions to our range of photo and imaging products.
However we feel it is worth reminding customers that all information currently circulating on the World Wide Web remains inaccurate or incomplete and request their patience until February 18th when a variety of new imaging products will be officially made public.
We regret any confusion or inconvenience caused to our customers by the inadvertent release of information earlier than planned."

New Product Finder Goes Live

February 18th also sees the launch of a brand new European wide Nikon Product Finder online resource.

Available in many European languages, and with more to follow, the Nikon Product Finder is fast and easy to use with a powerful search function.

The enormous range of Nikon Imaging and Optical Products are being regularly added to provide the quickest way to learn about the features and functions of digital and film cameras, check accessory compatibility, and get hints and tips about Nikon's digital products and software.

The stylish and clean graphic user interface designed by top London design consultancy AKQA makes use of soft muted colours and white space to provide a restful browsing environment.
This will be the best place to get up to date and accurate information about Nikon's ever expanding range of digital, photo and optical products. The new URL is:

http://www.europe-nikon.com