Manufacturing capacity in China is reduced, economic output is down, and some factories have closed in Japan due to a shortage of parts. But the photo industry is resilient.
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mobileDec 13, 2019 at 15:14
The UK startup has developed a technology that uses machine learning to improve detail and color on digital cameras.
Oct 25, 2019 at 16:56
At age 70 Jim Jannard goes into retirement, ending a career that has included Oakley, RED Digital Cinema and its Hydrogen project.
mobileJun 26, 2019 at 21:14
Shares of quantum dot (QD) specialists Nanoco dropped after reports Apple has decided to stop the development of QD image sensors because the technology was too expensive for mass production.
Jun 21, 2019 at 17:46
The company says it looking into providing ‘new imaging experiences’ with technologies such as artificial intelligence.
Jun 14, 2019 at 17:22
Investor Daniel Loeb wants the business unit to become a completely independent public company with its own stock listed in the Japanese stock exchange.
mobileMay 20, 2019 at 16:05
Google complies with an executive order and resulting blacklists that prohibits US companies to do business with certain foreign entities.
Apr 5, 2019 at 14:34
A Canadian company with venture-capital backing has acquired Athentech and says it it planning to invest in artificial intelligence and innovative workflow solutions.
mobileMar 28, 2019 at 19:46
The Japanese company is creating a new Electronics Products and Solutions unit that merges several consumer electronics product lines.
mobileFeb 27, 2019 at 14:38
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi and Light have announced that they'll collaborate in developing smartphone cameras and computational photography technology.
Feb 23, 2019 at 22:18
40 percent of Sony's new engineer hires in Japan will be allocated to the company's chip business.
mobileFeb 12, 2019 at 17:38
Despite a drop in fourth-quarter revenues and operating profits the Taiwanese company remains optimistic about the adoption of multi-lens camera modules on flagship smartphones.
Feb 5, 2019 at 19:32
Kodak Alaris' Paper, Photochemicals and Film (PPF) unit is actively looking for potential buyers.
DJI shares open letter regarding corruption allegations, asks media to 'pay close attention to the facts'
Feb 4, 2019 at 16:51
DJI has published an open letter on its website that provides more information regarding its internal investigation pertaining to alleged corruption and theft.
Jan 28, 2019 at 22:00
In an interview with Nikkei, Canon CEO Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai said he expects the ILC market to be cut in half by 2020, says mirrorless cameras are only eating into DSLR sales, not boosting the bottom line.
mobileJan 28, 2019 at 15:15
CorePhotonics is an Isreal-based company and best known for its innovative smartphone camera zoom solutions.
Jan 23, 2019 at 21:28
Vitec Imaging Solutions, the company behind Manfrotto, JOBY, Gitzo and others, has announced it's acquiring Syrp, a camera accessory manufacturer that specializes in video motion control products.
Jan 23, 2019 at 16:31
Sony is reportedly forming a subsidiary in Amsterdam in an effort to avoid issues as a result of Brexit, but 'business functions, facilities, departments, sites and location of [Sony employees in the UK] will remain unchanged.'
Jan 18, 2019 at 23:05
A statement following internal investigation by DJI alleges a number of employee were part of an internal corruption scandal that overcharged DJI for parts and materials.
Dec 13, 2018 at 15:41
German company OPC Optics announced that it has acquired the trademark rights to Meyer Optik Görlitz at the insolvency procedure of NetSE in Koblenz.
Oct 8, 2018 at 21:38
Sony has announced a new "Alpha Female" program, a creator-in-residence opportunity that will award six-month grants to five female filmmakers and photographers.
Sep 18, 2018 at 21:05
Nikon will cease offering Brazil-based customer service and technical support, though the company stresses that it will still offer technical assistance and warranty repairs for valid warranties.
Sep 10, 2018 at 19:01
The Getty family is working to regain control of stock photo agency Getty Images, according to multiple reports published late last week.
mobileSep 5, 2018 at 19:50
Despite the associated higher cost, by end of the year 60% of all smartphones sold are expected to feature a multi-camera module.
Aug 15, 2018 at 14:00
In a press release issued this morning, Sony announced it has sold more full-frame cameras than any other brand in the US over the past six months, measured both by units sold and by value.
Jul 18, 2018 at 16:21
Leica Camera AG is now an investor in Light, the makers of the innovative L16 camera. According to the company, the funding will allow Light to 'expand the reach of its imaging platform beyond consumer photography'
Jun 6, 2018 at 13:00
DxO Labs announced bankruptcy a few months back, but with a silver-lining: its flagship desktop software, Photolab, would receive a free update by summer. The company also announced that the Nik Software Collection would receive its first update since 2017. As of today, both promises have been fulfilled.
May 23, 2018 at 14:42
According to a recent investor presentation, Sony intends to occupy the top slot in the overall camera market by the end of 2020, beating back Canon and Nikon by boosting its interchangeable lens systems.
May 22, 2018 at 17:20
45-year-old photography magazine Shutterbug announced today that it is shutting down its print publication, focusing instead on reaching its readers online as a web-only publication.
May 16, 2018 at 14:18
The new website and app—developed by Fujifilm USA but available to everyone—will host interviews with X and GFX professionals, run technique articles, and showcase collections of images shot with Fujifilm equipment.
May 14, 2018 at 16:31
Nikon Corporation has released financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018, and the news is good. Thanks to strong sales of the D850 and some restructuring measures paying off, the company reported an 8x increase in overall profit despite a slight drop in revenue.
May 4, 2018 at 18:22
In a surprising bit of good news, GoPro's Q1 earnings report exceeded analysts' expectations thanks in part to demand for the new, entry-level GoPro HERO. And CEO Nick Woodman expects more good news in Q2.
Apr 30, 2018 at 14:01
In an interview with Japanese TV-channel NHK, a Nikon manager confirmed that a new mirrorless system will arrive by spring of 2019.
Apr 25, 2018 at 14:10
The Japanese electronics manufacturer—one of the pioneers in the digital camera segment—is leaving the compact camera market behind after concluding that no market growth or increase in market share can be expected for the future.
Apr 24, 2018 at 14:08
Nikon Corporation has warned investors that an assessment of its Belgium-based metrology business based is worth much less than expected, and that they should brace themselves for an 'extraordinary loss' of 10,343 million yen.
Apr 23, 2018 at 15:14
DxO Labs has filed the initial proceedings to start the bankruptcy process in France. The company is currently under "judicial administration," which allows it some time to restructure and find a buyer before the liquidation process occurs.
mobileApr 19, 2018 at 18:37
Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to develop Oppo's smartphone camera roadmap, covering optical zoom, depth mapping and other innovative imaging features that dual cameras allow.
camera newsApr 19, 2018 at 14:44
The program first launched last year, but only as a temporary promotion limited to previous-generation GoPro cameras exchanged for discounts on current-generation models. This time around, GoPro is accepting nearly any digital camera in any condition.
Apr 18, 2018 at 18:27
Photokina has released an official list of confirmed exhibitors for the 2018 expo, quieting rumors that major brands like Canon and Profoto might follow in Elinchrom's lead and skip this year's show.
Apr 16, 2018 at 18:39
If you look at the cameras used to shoot the winning photos in the prestigious World Press Photo 2018 competition, you'll see that DSLRs dominated over mirrorless, and Nikon dominated over everyone.
Details on the potential buy-out are sparse at this point, but a report claims the deal could be worth as much as $1 billion. GoPro has been struggling lately, so no surprise the company's stock price spiked 8.8 percent on this news.
Apr 10, 2018 at 15:04
Swiss lighting manufacturer Elinchrom has officially announced that it will "take a breather" from this year's Photokina trade show, and according to industry rumors, other brands like Profoto might follow suit.
Apr 4, 2018 at 21:58
Leica's prices are about to go up in the USA. Starting May 1st, expect to pay hundreds more for 66 different Leica products including most Leica M cameras, nearly all Leica M lenses and more.
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