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by Ben Stafford -  3/3/2005

Kyocera ending camera production

There are rumors that Kyocera will be exiting the camera market.  They have ceased production of both film and digital cameras.  Kyocera has enjoyed some success in the digital camera market under the Yashica, Kyocera, and Contax brands.  It's not completely clear what will happen to the various brands, but the speculation is that Sony is a prospective buyer of the Contax brand.

Enter for a chance to win and Epson L-500V

Hop on over to www.NotebookReview.com for a chance to win an Epson L-500V.  There is also a contest to win a subscription to Laptop Magazine, but check out the gray box in the middle of the article for details on how to win the camera.

Trevoli Announces First Fully Automatic Red Eye Removal

Trevoli, Ltd., had announced the first fully automatic red eye removal feature to be included in consumer software.   The red eye removal features in Photo Finale Premium 3.0 enables users to remove multiple red eyes in multiple photos with a single click.  For more details, see the their site at http://www.trevoli.com and the feature list below.

 Other single click features include:
   One-Click AutoFind of Existing Photos
   One-Click AutoFix Pro Multi-Photo Correction
   One-Click Photo Email w/Auto Resizing (No Email Program Required)
   One-Click Multi-Photo Red Eye Removal

Other features of Photo Finale Premium 3.0 include:
   Automatic Transfer of Photos from Digital Camera, Memory Card, Photo CDs, Scanners
   Create Online Web Albums
   Convert to Black & White, Soft Focus, Sepia Tone, Oil Painting
   Slide Show w/MP3 and Windows Media Music
   Drag & Drop Photos to Print
   Print Multiple Photos & Sizes per Page
   Dozens of Print Templates to Choose From
   Create & Order Greeting Cards & Gifts
   Backup and Protect Photos to CDs or DVDs