Monday, November 24, 2008


MICROTEK: "Los Angeles, CA -- November 20, 2008 -- Microtek, a world-leading manufacturer of digital imaging products, announced today a change in its sales strategy for digital imaging products in North America. For the North American market, Microtek is moving from an emphasis on selling a wide portfolio of consumer and professional scanners and digital imaging products to an exclusive emphasis on developing OEM relationships and vertical market opportunities. Microtek will continue to develop consumer and professional digital imaging products, including scanners, for sale in other areas of the world."

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

LIFE photo archive hosted by Google

LIFE photo archive hosted by Google: "Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."

[I suspect they mean the 1850s not 1750s since photography wasn't invented until 1826!]

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Foveon - Sigma Corp. Acquires Foveon

Foveon - Sigma Corp. Acquires Foveon: "TOKYO, Japan, November 11, 2008 - Sigma Corporation (Location: Tokyo, Japan) has acquired 100% of the stock of the company that developed the original three-layer image sensor, Foveon Inc. Foveon will continue its sensor development operations in San Jose, CA, USA."