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UNIBIND WINS DIMA INNOVATIVE DIGITAL PRODUCT AWARD FOR PHOTOBOOK CREATOR
PhotoBook Creator Lets Consumers Create their Own Hard-Cover Photo Album Keepsakes in Only 3 Seconds
Orlando, FL, March 9, 2006 — Unibind http://www.unibind.com, the leading binding, laminating, and presentation system company, announced today that it has won the DIMA Innovative Digital Product Award for PhotoBook Creator, the first low-cost do-it-yourself complete photo binding system for consumers. Priced at only $99.99, PhotoBook Creator makes it easy to create instant hard-cover 8 ½” x 11″ personalized photo albums in only 3 seconds.
Unibind PhotoBook Creator was chosen from hundreds of digital products on display at Sneak Peek 2006 during PMA, held in Orlando, Florida from February 25 – March 1, 2006. Only 17 products were selected by a panel of digital imaging editors to receive the prestigious DIMA Innovative Digital Product Award. The awards are given to products or services utilizing new technologies and/or applications that make the product either distinct or the first of its kind.
Companies were asked to submit entries for their product/service to allow a panel of industry press to evaluate the products and services for the DIMA Innovative Digital Product Awards. All entries were evaluated based on the following questions:
1. Why is this product/service considered innovative?
2. What sets this product/service apart from its competitors?
3. How does this product/service benefit its user?
Uninbind PhotoBook Creator – First Easy-to Use Consumer Binding System in the Market
The DIMA winning product from Unibind, PhotoBook Creator, is the first easy-to-use consumer binding system in the market. Perfect for weddings, birthdays, graduations, vacations, baby showers, gifts, party mementos, and scrapbooking, PhotoBook Creator lets anyone design professionally bound photo books and journals in just 3 easy steps:
1. Place your 8 ½” x 11″ photos or documents into the PhotoBook hardcover album.
2. Place the album in the binding system with its spine facing down.
3. An indicator light will turn from red to green in seconds…and you’re done!
Available March 2006 in the retail channel, Unibind PhotoBook Creator will be priced at $99.99. PhotoBook Creator includes a binding machine, 2 hardcover PhotoBooks, and software to layout pages. Additional covers will also be available. For more information, see Unibind’s website at: www.unibind.com.
Unibind manufactures binding, laminating and presentation products for a variety of industries and institutions including financial, real estate, photography, government, educational, copy and print shops and large corporations. With over 25 years of research and development, Unibind specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of products for presentations and the protection of printed documents. Unibind has a presence in over 100 countries and is known for their revolutionary easy-to-use super-fast binding, laminating and presentations systems that create the most professional looking finished documents on the market in just seconds.
Unibinds products are sold through drugstores, super stores, office, grocery, electronics and photo specialty stores, art supply, direct consumers, kiosks, online suppliers, office equipment and supply distributors as well as through professional photographers. See www.unibind.com for more info
The Digital Imaging Marketing Association, a section of Photo Marketing Association International, is committed to exploring emerging technologies, marketing and business innovations throughout the global imaging industry and envisioning potential for its members. This is accomplished through education, forums and networking activities, raising standards and sharing best practices.