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FOTONATION ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF KOREA-BASED SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Galway, February 22, 2006 — FotoNation, one of the world’s leading imaging and connectivity solutions companies for the digital photography industry, today announced the appointment of its Korea-based Sales Representative, Mr. Michael Kim, President of Infrabank Ltd.
Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, Infrabank is a solutions provider for mobile carriers, such as SK Telecom, KTF, LG Telecom and mobile device manufacturers, such as Samsung, LG, PanTech, VK and Motorola Korea, among others.
“Korea is home to many of the world’s leading digital-imaging companies, whether digital camera companies, mobile telephony or display,” said Eran Steinberg, CEO, Fotonation. “Infrabank is ideally positioned to assist FotoNation to develop and strengthen its relations with existing and future customers in this highly respected territory within the imaging industry. I welcome Michael Kim as our Korean Sales Representative.”
“I am delighted to be representing an up-and-coming cutting-edge company in digital photography into the exponentially rising Korean market,” said Michael Kim.
Mr. Kim will provide FotoNation with an immediate market and direct sales presence in Korea. This will enable FotoNation to develop the market for its groundbreaking Connected Photography and Imaging-Technology-For-Cameras (ITFC) initiatives in this important territory. Among the products and technologies that FotoNation provides to imaging device manufacturers are in-camera image processing (such as red-eye removal), image quality enhancement, wireless connectivity for imaging devices and photo-sharing technologies.
Innovative imaging is FotoNation’s business.
FotoNation identifies current challenges and future opportunities in digital photography and imaging. Using its extensive industry experience and in-depth research capabilities, together with revolutionary approaches, FotoNation develops innovative solutions, techniques and features to enhance, extend and simplify the picture making and sharing experience for everyone. Clients are among the world leaders in imaging and photography, including AOL, Kodak, Microsoft, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Sanyo, and Sony, among others.
FotoNation’s extensive IP portfolio of patented innovations includes wireless connectivity, embedded red-eye detection, dust removal, motion compensation, and face recognition.
Its copyrighted PTP-IP Specification is the basis of the international camera connectivity CIPA-005/2005 standard.
FotoNation was the first in the world to develop a wireless printing accessory (CWPD) that converts any PictBridge printer into a wireless one. The company was recently nominated as Finalist for the 2006 European IST Grand Prize for its innovative Red Eye removal technology.
FotoNation’s new Korea Sales Representative is located at:
#512 Winners A building
Office: +82 2 423 5387
Fax: +82 2 423 5388
Mobile: +82 11 793 9975
FotoNation, Connected Photography FotoKiosk and ITFC are registered trademarks of FotoNation Inc.
Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.