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Sony chooses Ofoto for ImageStation.Com
Ofoto today announced that they will be providing photo finishing facilities for Sony's new photo sharing website www.imagestation.com. ImageStation users will now be able to purchase prints at 4x6, 5x7 or 8x10 printed on Kodak Professional paper.
Full press release:
Sony Chooses Ofoto to Provide Photographic Prints for Sony's ImageStation Digital Imaging Site
Top Online Photo Finisher Aligns With Top Digital Camera Maker
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2000--Ofoto, Inc. (www.ofoto.com), the Internet photo company, and Sony Electronics Inc. have joined to deliver high-quality photographic prints through the Internet. In a press conference today at PC Expo, Ofoto, and Sony Electronics announced that Ofoto will provide photographic printing services for ImageStation (www.ImageStation.com), Sony's Web site for personal picture albums, image sharing and digital video recordings. The agreement allows ImageStation users to purchase high-quality photographic prints of their images stored on ImageStation through Ofoto's state-of-the-art digital-photo lab.
Sony Electronics launches the new Sony ImageStation Web site today. Through Ofoto, ImageStation members will be able to get their favorite images printed in 4" x 6'', 5" x 7'', or 8" x 10'' photographs printed on Kodak Professional paper.
"Ofoto understands that digital photographers want the highest quality prints,'' said James Joaquin, president and CEO, Ofoto, Inc. "By working with Sony enhancing ImageStation services, Ofoto benefits by working with the world's leading digital camera and camcorder manufacturer and consumers benefit by getting great looking photographs from their digital products.''
To encourage members to start printing high-quality photographic prints, Ofoto and ImageStation will provide each member with 50 free 4" x 6'' prints. Sony will also be driving traffic to ImageStation by providing sample Ofoto prints with select Sony imaging products in the United States and Canada.
"As the leading manufacturer of digital cameras and camcorders, Sony now provides a complete digital imaging experience with phase two of ImageStation,'' said Jay Sato, vice president of ImageStation, Sony Electronics Inc. "Sony has chosen Ofoto as its premiere photographic print processor because Ofoto can provide ImageStation members with high-quality photographic prints to make for a complete digital imaging experience.''