A core capability of the Advanced Photo System
is Magnetic Information Exchange (IX), which enables the entire system - from cameras to photofinishing equipment - to share information.
In addition to working with conventional transparencies and print films in 35mm and Advanced Photo System
formats, the user-friendly HyperPhoto System also accepts images and artwork stored on ZIP, floppy disks, CD-Rom and PC-MCIA cards, making it convenient for designers and consumers working with digital cameras.
Despite industry rumors that there have been problems shipping out Advanced Photo System
cameras on time, major industry manufacturers say that's not so.
Onetime-use volume increased from 15.8% to 17.6%, and Advanced Photo System
processing was flat, remaining at 7.8% of the rolls processed.
NEW YORK -- The Advanced Photo System
(APS), intended to serve as a bridge between conventional and digital photography, now appears headed for a much more limited role.
NEW YORK -- After much ballyhoo when it was introduced in the late 1990s, the Advanced Photo System
CAPS) appears to have only played a limited role in bridging the gap between conventional and digital photography.
Despite stiff competition for consumers' dollars from increasingly affordable digital cameras, extremely affordable single-use cameras and Advanced Photo System
(APS) models, the 35 mm point-and-shoot camera is continuing to hold its own in the market, turning in modest sales growth.
The new wave in photography is called the Advanced Photo System
Aimed at teenagers and young adults, the Nexia Q1 is an Advanced Photo System
(APS) camera that has a round body and is available in four metallic colors.
The most important for mass market retailers is the casual snapshooter who, up to now, would buy a 35 mm or Advanced Photo System
(APS) point-and-shoot camera for $150.
1 for the international release of the new generation Advanced Photo System
cameras and film.
FILM Market Dollar sales Leading brands Manufacturer share (**) (000) Kodak Gold Eastman Kodak 31.4% $262,921 Kodak Gold Max Eastman Kodak 16.1% 134,900 Kodak Advantix Eastman Kodak 16.1% 134,676 Fuji Super HQ Fuji Photo Film 9.1% 76,207 Kodak Max Eastman Kodak 5.9% 49,733 Fuji Color Superia Fuji Photo Film 5.8% 48,225 Fuji Superia Xtra Fuji Photo Film 1.9% 16,035 Kodak Max Zoom Eastman Kodak 1.8% 15,288 Fuji Advanced Photo System
Fuji Photo Film 1.4% 12,120 Kodak Royal Gold Eastman Kodak 1.4% 11,516 Dollar sales: Total (*) $838.3 mil.