New Kodak SP360 action cam captures 360-degree photos
The action camera industry is thriving, so many such products are getting released on the market. JK Imaging has just launched a new action cam, which has become the first of its kind to record 360-degree photos and videos. The device in question is the Kodak SP360, that also features a 16-megapixel sensor and built-in WiFi.
Major Kodak S-1 price reduction now available at Amazon
Although Black Friday 2014 is still more than one month away, retailers are offering important discounts at lots of cameras. The latest to get a price hit is the Kodak PixPro S-1 which is available for under $350 at Amazon. For this amount, the mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor is accompanied by a 12-45mm lens.
Kodak PixPro FZ201 compact camera unveiled at Photokina 2014
One of the most iconic imaging companies in the world is still struggling, but it is trying very hard to make a successful comeback. One of the steps towards more profitable days is the introduction of a compact camera with a 20x optical zoom lens. The product in question is the Kodak PixPro FZ201, which has been announced at Photokina 2014.
Kodak S-1 manual and sample photos posted ahead of launch
JK Imaging promised that its first Kodak-branded Micro Four Thirds camera will be released soon. That was a long time ago. Nevertheless, the company has stopped the teasers and the Kodak S-1 manual is available for download. In addition, a photographer has revealed the first sample photos captured with the camera.
Kodak PixPro S-1 camera coming soon, JK Imaging says
One of the cameras which has been announced numerous times but not released so far is the Kodak PixPro S-1. The mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor and lens mount is now listed as “coming soon” at the official website of JK Imaging, the owner of the Kodak brand.
Full Kodak PixPro S-1 specs list finally becomes official
This is the camera which has been introduced to the public officially more times than any other shooter. Unfortunately, the entire technical details of the device have not been unveiled, at least until now, as the Kodak PixPro S-1 specs have finally been revealed. This way, photographers know what camera they could buy for $500.
Kodak S-1 Micro Four Thirds camera officially announced, again
JK Imaging has joined the proceedings at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in order to introduce the Kodak S-1 Micro Four Thirds camera to photographers once more. The shooter is now official alongside the AZ651 flagship bridge camera, the AZ421, the AZ525, as well as a couple of rugged, waterproof Action Cams.
Kodak SL10 and SL25 Smart Lenses to challenge Sony’s QX series
It has been a few months since Sony has revolutionized the photography market with the launch of the QX10 and QX100 lens-style cameras that can be attached on smartphones. Up until now, no competitor has arisen. However, everything is about to change as the Kodak SL10 and SL25 Smart Lenses have become official at CES 2014.
Sakar unveils three Kodak Micro Four Thirds lenses
PhotoPlus Expo 2013 has been the perfect occasion for digital camera and lens manufacturers to show off their latest creations. Sakar has decided to join the party with the most unexpected products of all: three Kodak Micro Four Thirds lenses. The company has revealed the prime optics and has confirmed that they are coming soon.
Photos taken with world’s first consumer camera: Kodak No. 1
Few people remember that the world’s first consumer camera has been the Kodak No. 1. It was a revolutionary device for that time, as the camera has been released in 1888. In order to pay a tribute to this apparatus, the National Media Museum has published an collection of photos captured with the Kodak No. 1 camera.
Kodak S1 Micro Four Thirds camera has been delayed
The Kodak S1 Micro Four Thirds camera might have been delayed until 2014. Sources have revealed that the company does not have a working product yet, therefore the device will not be released during Q3 2013. The reasons for the delay are unknown, but it is worth noting that a 52x bridge camera is indeed coming soon.
Working 1/8 scale Kodak Brownie was created for Queen Mary
Kodak Brownie was a very popular camera in the first half of the 20th century. In fact, it was so cool that an 1/8 miniature replica was selected to be a part of Queen Mary’s Doll’s House. Since it was aimed at a high-profile project, Kodak engineers have worked hard to make it work, but in the end they managed to create a fully-working replica.
Kodak PixPro FZ151, FZ51, and FZ41 unveiled
Three compact cameras have made their way into the real world, right after the Kodak PixPro AZ521. They are the Kodak PixPro FZ151, FZ51, and FZ41. These point-and-shooters feature similar specs, including a 16-megapixel image sensor and 720p video recording, while the major difference stands in the zoom range.
Kodak PixPro AZ521 bridge camera officially announced
Kodak has had a lot of troubles in recent times, but the waters are calmer now as the bankruptcy is going away. As a result, JK Imaging can proudly announce the introduction of the Kodak PixPro AZ521, a bridge camera with a 16-megapixel sensor, 52x optical zoom lens, and many other features.
Kodak S1 photos appear online, revealing camera’s final form
Now that Kodak is finally on the verge of escaping bankruptcy’s shackles, the company can focus on more important things, like a new camera. The Micro Four Thirds device, called S1, has reached its final form and it has been leaked on the web and it reveals a little bit more information about the upcoming product.
Kodak reports $283 million profit in Q1 2013
After announcing that it will hand over its personalized and document imaging businesses to the UK Pension Plan, Kodak has posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2013. The company continues its emergence out of bankruptcy with a quarterly profit of $283 million, thanks to its patent sales to a number of companies.
Kodak prepares to shed bankruptcy following Pension Plan deal
Kodak has taken another important step towards exiting the bankruptcy status. The company has agreed to sell its personalized and document imaging businesses to the UK Pension Plan, in order to settle a debt of over $2.8 billion. Kodak says that this will allow the digital camera maker to escape Chapter 11 protection soon.
New Kodak mirrorless camera caught in action at P&E Show 2013
Kodak is on the verge of emerging out of bankruptcy. CEO Antonio Perez said that the digital imaging giant will finally get back in business sometime in mid-2013. Until then, the company has been present at the P&E Show 2013 in China, where it displayed a new mirrorless camera and the PixPro S1 Micro Four Thirds system.
Kodak sells document imaging business to Brother Industries
Kodak is continuing its restructuring process by selling the assets of its document imaging business to Brother Industries. The printer manufacturer has agreed to buy Kodak’s document-related affairs for an amount of $210 million. This will allow the digital camera maker to stay afloat and emerge out of bankruptcy in mid-2013.
Kodak Instamatic series celebrates 50 years
Half a century ago, the company launched its revolutionary Instamatic camera. Benefiting from a fixed shutter speed, aperture, and focus, and a revolutionary cartridge loading system, the camera would become a standard in amateur photography due to its affordability and ease of use.
Shutterfly files suit against Kodak over “My Kodak Moments” app
Shutterfly has filed a suit against Kodak for violating a prior agreement between the two companies. The camera maker is now offering an app called My Kodak Moments. However, the complaint says that Kodak is not allowed to provide a service similar to the one sold to Shutterfly for $23.8 million in 2012, called Kodak Gallery.