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Nik Multimedia Changes Its Name To Nik Software, Inc.
Nik Multimedia, Inc. has changed its name to Nik Software, Inc. effective immediately. "Software" replaced "Multimedia" to better represent the company's focus on software development for the digital imaging market. Nik Software, Inc.'s new corporate identity and logo maintains its distinctive orange and gray colors which it introduced into its corporate identity back in 2003. In addition to the name change and new corporate identity, Nik Software, Inc. has introduced its new company tagline "Photography first," which affirms the company's commitment to digital photography software and technologies as it moves forward. For more information, contact Nik Software, Inc. at (888) 284-4085 or visit www.niksoftware.com.
Limited Edition Hasselblad 503CWD Anniversary Kit
In recognition of the 100th anniversary of Victor Hasselblad's birth on March 8, 2006, Hasselblad introduced the Hasselblad 503CWD Anniversary Kit, a prestigious high-end photographic system that offers state of the art digital capture technology elegantly integrated with a classically designed Hasselblad 503CW body.
The 503CWD Anniversary kit will be supplied as a limited edition of 500 cameras, each one numbered and engraved with Victor Hasselblad's signature. Reassuringly solid, the kit comprises a 503CWD body with waist-level finder, specially marked focusing screen and chrome winding lever, a Zeiss Planar CFE 80mm f/2.8 lens, and a CFV digital back, and will be supplied with a beautifully produced book marking the anniversary.
The Hasselblad 503CWD Anniversary Kit has an MSRP of $12,995. Product availability will be at the end of March. For more information, contact Hasselblad USA Inc., 10 Madison Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004; (973) 227-7320; www.hasselbladusa.com.
ExpressDigital & Noritsu America Announce Strategic Alliance
ExpressDigital and Noritsu America Corporation have announced the launch of a multi-year strategic alliance. The arrangement brings together award-winning digital imaging hardware and software to provide a best-in-class photo kiosk and online home software solution. The alliance strengthens both companies' offerings in the retail photo processing market, where the demand for integrated digital imaging workflows has been increasing due to rapid consumer adoption of digital cameras. For more information, visit www.expressdigital.com.
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