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Sony Alpha A5100 smallest interchangeable lens camera : Sony is proud to introduce the world’s smallest system camera with super-fast autofocus and professional quality pictures. Crisp, blur-free action photos and soulful portraits. Smooth, cinematic Full HD movies. Better-looking selfies. They’re yours for the taking with Sony’s pocket-sized A5100 - the clever little digital camera with an awful lot of picture power. Fitting snugly in your hand, the Sony A5100 is the world’s smallest interchangeable-lens digital camera that boasts a big APS-C sensor plus a built-in flash and Wi-Fi. Despite its svelte dimensions, it’s every inch the serious choice for anyone who’s moving up from their smartphone’s camera or point-and-shoot compact snapper.
Samsung extends Olympic Games partnership through 2020 : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Samsung Electronics, the Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, announced it has signed an agreement to extend their partnership through to the 2020 Olympic Games. The signing ceremony took place on August 17th in Nanjing, China, the host city of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games. IOC President Thomas Bach and Jay Y. Lee, Vice Chairman at Samsung Electronics attended the ceremony. As mobile technologies have become an inseparable part of our daily lives, Samsung believes its continued support will play a significant role in bringing further innovation to the staging of the Olympic Games.
Sony Alpha A5100 Accessories : New accessories that are compatible with the Sony A5100 system camera include the style-matching Sony LCS-EBD body case - available in three color variations - as well as the compact, easy-to-carry Sony RM-SPR1 remote. The Alpha A5100 digital camera is compatible with Sony’s ever-growing assortment of E-mount interchangeable lenses, and uses the same E-mount as the acclaimed A6000, A7, A7R and A7S models, as well as all the previous Alpha NEX cameras. All Sony 'FE' and 'E' lenses are compatible with all E-mount cameras. The E-mount family now includes 20 different models with several premium models from ZEISS and Sony’s G Series lenses.
Sony Alpha 5100 Interchangeable lens camera : Sony Electronics debuts ultra-compact Alpha A5100 system camera with impressive autofocus. Sony has unveiled the stylish A5100 camera, a new model packing pro-quality AF performance and image quality into a portable, lightweight package. The speedy new camera (model: Sony ILCE-5100) features the same Fast Hybrid AF system as the acclaimed Alpha A6000 model, which allows it to acquire focus in as little as 0.07 seconds. It also shares the A6000’s image sensor - a 24.3 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor - and powerful BIONZ X processor. This impressive combination of hardware ensures that the camera can capture still pictures and full HD videos in sharp focus with incredible detail.
HTC One M8 Android phone now MirrorLink enabled : The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving global technologies for phone-centric car connectivity solutions, announced that the HTC One (M8) Android phone is now MirrorLink-enabled. MirrorLink will arrive via a software upgrade to current HTC One (M8) users with the promise of more MirrorLink-enabled HTC devices to come in the near future. (For further information on Android 4.4.3’s regional release date please contact your local HTC’s customer service). MirrorLink is the leading industry standard for car-smartphone connectivity and is designed for maximum interoperability between a wide range of smartphones and cars.
Lenovo ThinkStation P-Series desktop workstations : Lenovo announced the launch of the ThinkStation P Series, unveiling its vision for the ultimate in desktop workstation performance, reliability and usability. Rebuilt from the ground up, the Lenovo ThinkStation P900, P700 and P500 workstations join the entry-level ThinkStation P300, announced in May 2014, as the most powerful professional-grade desktop workstations available. Now, professionals in engineering, architecture, media and entertainment, oil & gas, medical & science, finance and other industries can arm themselves with workstation technology selected and configured to meet their needs for enhanced productivity and limitless innovation.
Samsung Mobile selects C2 WIRELESS as a key distributor : C2 WIRELESS incorporated, a leading distributor of wireless accessories, mobile handsets and parts, announced that Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) has selected C2 WIRELESS as a key distributor of Samsung Mobile accessories. Samsung identified C2 WIRELESS as a key partner that shares the company’s dedication to its ecosystem of Galaxy smartphones and tablets, which includes genuine Samsung Mobile accessories. By working with C2 WIRELESS, Samsung aims to reach more consumers through dealer networks. C2 Wireless provides complete supply chain management, logistics programs, ideally suited to meet the requirements of the business-to-business, business-to-consumer and e-commerce markets.
Samsung Smart TV with video acceleration technology : Giraffic announced that Samsung Electronics has selected its technology to enhance HD Streaming on 2014 Smart TVs and Samsung BluRay players. Giraffic is the pioneer of Adaptive Video Acceleration, a technology that virtually eliminates re-buffering for a reliable, high quality, streaming media experience over any Internet connection. Device manufacturers and OTT service providers can use AVA for all HTTP-based playback and rich media downloads. With accelerated performance measured by Samsung, Giraffic and Samsung have set to resolve one of the content industry’s most pressing problems, including buffering interruptions, suboptimal video resolution and inconsistent quality-of-service for HD video streaming.
Photokina 2014 mobile photorgraphy news : Photokina grants insights into the 'imaging phenomenon' smartphone. According to estimates, around 30 million smartphones will be sold in Germany alone in 2014, worldwide the figure will be over one billion appliances. The Photokina show - the world's leading trade fair of the photography and imaging industry - has been accompanying this trends towards the new 'always available digital cameras' for years and will be highlighting the theme in detail at the fair. This year the Photokina organisers - Koelnmesse and the Photographic Industry Association - are further expanding this commitment.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone : Samsung Mobile unveiled its new design approach with the Galaxy Alpha. The latest addition to Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone line, the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone features a sophisticated design in a carefully constructed compact body with a metal frame and a solid finish, while still maintaining the flagship experience. Elegant and practical, the Galaxy Alpha is the optimal convergence of style and cutting-edge technology. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha mobile handset will be available at the beginning of September. At launch, it will be available in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver, and Scuba Blue. Samsung Galaxy Alpha price information will be announced prior to the official sales date.
Photokina 2014 provides numerous offerings for trade visitors : For members of the specialist trade from all over the world the Photokina show in Germany taking place every two years is one of the most important international events of the year. They meet important business partners, inform themselves about the latest developments in the imaging sector and order products for the coming months and the Christmas sales. Although for the traders "time is always money". All the more important for traders is thus to carefully plan the visit of the trade fair and to make the visit as efficient as possible. This is exactly where the Photokina show helps trade visitors with numerous special offers.
New attractions at 2014 Photokina Show : It's the trend gadget for every sport and outdoor fan: the action cam. In 2011, sales volumes in Germany were 30,000 units; just a year later they were 165,000 and in 2013 sales of these trendy recording devices to enthusiastic outdoor activists far outstripped the 300,000 mark. The recording device, which can be attached to almost anything, films action where it happens - close-up and always from the most exciting perspectives. The exciting recordings are shared via various social media channels and will be 'liked' immediately. Photokina embraces this trend and will be unveiling a special highlight for "action image" fans at the world of imaging from 16-21 September with the 2014 Photokina action zone.
Microsoft introduces the Nokia 130 budget phone : The Nokia 130 is the most affordable phone with video and music player - it only costs €19. Whether you’re looking for your very first mobile phone, or just need one when you’re on vacation, the Nokia 130 is designed to last the distance. The Nokia 130 mobile phone can keep you entertained for hours thanks to its built-in video player, MP3 player and FM Radio. Watching videos couldn’t be simpler, just pop in an SD memory card loaded with movies and the Nokia 130 can play them for 16 hours. If that’s not enough, the built-in MP3 player can pump out the tunes for up to 46 hours, that’s almost 2 days of playback!
Pentax Q-S1 digital system camera : Ricoh Imaging is proud to introduce the new Pentax Q-S1, one of the world’s smallest and lightest digital cameras with interchangeable lenses. With a new refined look, Smart Affect mode for creative photo enhancing, and color variations from today’s hottest fashion trends, the Q-S1 is an ideal everyday camera for the style-minded looking for the portability of a compact and added benefits of interchangeable lenses. The camera is equipped with a wide range of features to make photography more enjoyable, including a 12.4 megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor to deliver high-quality images, high-sensitivity shooting to a top sensitivity of ISO 12800, and a reliable shake-reduction system using a state-of-the-art gyro sensor.
Canon PowerShot digital compact cameras : Canon is proud to introduce two new lightweight bridge cameras, the PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS. Boasting 42x and 30x optical zooms, both PowerShot cameras incorporate Canon’s leading optical expertise in stunning, highly compact bodies - perfect for capturing virtually any special occasion in the quality it deserves. Flexible and lightweight, PowerShot digital cameras are designed to make shooting easy and comfortable. The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS feature a new style of handgrip, which has been redesigned following extensive research and functionality of existing EOS grips, to offer comfortable, Digital SLR style ergonomics.