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Sigma 50-150mm HSM lens

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the new APO 50-150mm F2.8 EX DC HSM lens. Specially designed for digital SLR cameras with an APS-C size image sensor, this large aperture F2.8 lens has a compact and lightweight construction of 76.3mm (3.0") in diameter, 132.6mm (5.2") in length and weighing just 780g (27.5oz) (Nikon Mount). The incorporation of the very latest optical technology gives optimum lens performance providing excellent correction for flare, ghosting and all types of aberrations. High image quality is assured throughout the entire zoom range. Four SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements are used for utmost correction of chromatic aberrations.

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Sigma 18-200mm OS lens

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of the 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC OS lens. 11.1 high zoom ratio lens is designed exclusively for digital SLR cameras and incorporates Sigma’s original OS technology. This high ratio zoom lens incorporates Sigma’s original OS function and exclusively designed for digital SLR cameras. It is perfectly suitable for low light conditions, indoors, at dusk and telephoto range. SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass and aspherical glass provide excellent correction for all types of aberrations. This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 45cm (17.7”) throughout the entire zoom range and has a maximum magnification of 1:3.9.

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Ricoh Caplio R7

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Ricoh has developed and introduced the Ricoh Caplio R7 digital camera. With a new image processing engine and a 7.1x optical wide zoom lens (28-200 mm in 35 mm camera format) mounted on a slim body only 20.6 mm at its thinnest point, the Ricoh Caplio R7 takes photography to an even higher level of image quality. The new Ricoh Caplio R7 is the successor to the Caplio R6, which earned high recognition for its slim body, wide-angle zoom lens, vibration correction, and face recognition mode. The Ricoh Caplio R7 further enhances the line’s established reputation for high image quality with the introduction of: Smooth Imaging Engine III, a new image processing engine capable of even more sophisticated image processing.

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Leica Summarit-M lenses

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Leica Camera introduces a new family of lenses for analog and digital Leica rangefinder cameras: the Leica Summarit-M class. The new lenses offer world-class Leica optical and mechanical excellence while being positioned at a new price level that broaden its acceptance in new customer segments. The maximum aperture of f/2.5 and the concentration on the classic and proven spherical lens design leads to a new series of lenses that now brings famous Leica quality and a superb price/performance ratio to a broader market. The four lenses Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 35mm, Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 50mm, Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 75mm and Leica Summarit-M f/2.5 90mm cover the most popular focal lengths in the Leica M system.

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Leica Televid spotting scopes

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

At the British Birdwatching Fair, to be held at the end of August 2007 at Rutland Water, Leica Camera AG of Germany will be exhibiting two fully redesigned spotting scope models with two different lens diameters - the intense-light Leica Televid 82 and the exceptionally compact Leica Televid 65. The optical performance of the new Leica Televid spotting scopes is significantly increased in comparison to preceding models in the Leica Televid product line. The use of high-quality Leica lenses made of special fluorite glass gives an improved range of contrast and neutral color representation to provide sharpness and brilliance right up to the edge of the image.

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Leica Ultravid HD binoculars

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

At the British Birdwatching Fair, held at the end of August 2007 at Rutland Water, Leica Camera AG of Germany will be exhibiting a new generation of Leica Ultravid binoculars. The optical performance of the new Leica Ultravid HD high-end binoculars is significantly increased in comparison to previous models. This increased performance is a result of the redesign of the optical system towards increased definition (hence the name HD for High Definition) which is implemented in the new Leica Ultravid models with lens diameter from 32 mm in the Leica Ultravid 8x32 HD through to the Leica Ultravid12 x 50 HD. The new Leica Ultravid HD models will be available from Leica retailers from November 2007.

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Casio Exilim EX-V8

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Casio proudly releases its new Exilim EX-V8 digital camera. The Casio Exilim EX-V8 features a slim yet powerful optical zoom like other models in the Exilim Hi-Zoom series. The Casio EX-V8 delivers 8.1 effective megapixels in a shape slim and compact enough to fit in the palm of the hand, and features a 7x optical inner zoom lens designed for quiet operation. Thanks to the Exilim Engine 2.0 image processing module the Casio Exilim V8 camera can offer four blur reduction technologies, including a CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism, and it sets the most appropriate ISO sensitivity and shutter speed. The Casio Exilim Z1080 digital camera comes available in two beautiful camera body colors: silver and black.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z1080

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 28th, August 2007

Casio proudly releases its new Exilim EX-Z1080 digital compact camera. The Casio Exilim Z1080 is the latest addition to the core Exilim Zoom series and packs an outstanding range of functions into a compact size. The 10.1 megapixel Casio Exilim Z1080 produces beautiful photographs even when printed large. Thanks to the Exilim Engine 2.0 image processing module the Z0180 digital camera enables high sensitivity photography up to a maximum of ISO 6400, and is ideal for photographing darker scenes and reducing blur caused by shaky hands and subject movement. The Casio Exilim Z1080 digital camera comes available in five stunning camera body colors: gray, black, blue, pink and gold.

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IFA NEWS 2017 REPORT - The IFA International Consumer Electronics Show took place every two years, but since 2006 the IFA show became once again an annual event under Berlin’s famous Funkturm landmark. In the early days, back in 1924 the IFA began in Berlin as the “Great German Radio Exhibition”. In the meantime, the International Consumer Electronics Show has not only become the world's biggest trade show for consumer electronics but also presents the world's largest number of product premieres in consumer electronics and home appliances. At IFA 2009 more than 3 billion Euros worth of orders were generated. IFA 2010 could even surpass this number! The total number of exhibitors at last year’s IFA show was 1164 from 46 countries. The total number of trade visitors was 134194 from 105 countries, quite amazing numbers. The IFA 2010 show news will come to you live from the show floor, so stay tuned!

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