— Digital Cameras
Nokia and Fujifilm offer in-store mobile phone prints
Thursday December 11, 2003
Because it uses a removable Multimedia Memory Card as its storage media, digital snaps from the new Nokia 6600 camera phone can be printed via in-store photo kiosks. Nokia and Fujifilm have announced a deal designed to entice consumers to sample this new functionality - purchasers of the Nokia 6600 are being offered 10 free prints per month from a Fujifilm Digital Photo Center (DPC) kiosk for a 12-month period.
Nokia General Manager - Australia, Alexander Lambeek, expects do-it-yourself DPC kiosks are set to make a major impact in Australia next year.
"Already in the United States, an estimated 50,000 photographic kiosks have been installed,' Mr Lambeek said.
The Nokia 6600's integrated camera features include video capture and 2 x Zoom functionality for both stills and movies. Web browsing and email; is suppirted via the 2.1", 65,536 colours TFT display and a 32MB Multimedia Memory Card (MMC) is sold as standard with the package.Wireless Connectivity includes Bluetooth2 wireless technology and Infrared.
The Fujifilm DPC also caters for prints transferred via Infrared - follow the links below to learn more.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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