Wednesday, The month of january 23, 2008
Pr release in the issuing company
The month of january 22, 2008 – FUJIFILM Corporation has acquired 100% from the stocks of IP Labs GmbH, a German photo service software provider, through its European affiliate FUJIFILM Europe B.V.
Since 1997, IP Labs GmbH continues to be utilizing its highly distinguished technologies to build up, sell and keep online photo service systems. The photo service systems produced by the organization have two major advantages: first of all, the systems are very user-friendly and let a number of products to become easily purchased and next, the systems are often customizable. The benefits of the systems produced by IP Labs GmbH have obtained wide acclaim, and also the systems are a leading feature in lots of photo labs and photo retailers in Europe and round the world.
Fujifilm continues to be developing its online photo service business since 1997, and also the purchase of IP Labs GmbH and it is easy online operation systems will further enhance Fujifilm’s capacity of offering diversified and convenient systems. It’ll let the growth of services and products from the greatest quality, for example photobook, with the synergetic usage of Fujifilm’s proprietary Image Intelligence technology*1 right through to the range of printers, such as the Frontier digital minilab, Fuji Xerox’s laser printers and Dye-sublimation printers
Online photo services let the ordering of prints of images taken with digital camera models online as well as provide a variety of new value-added services for example photobooks and personalized photo gifts. Combined with the more and more prevalent utilization of digital camera models and also the growth of internet broadband connections, the internet photo service clients are presently enjoying a yearly rate of growth which is between 20-30% (and also the believed worldwide revenue for 2006 is believed to become 940 million $ $ $ $)
Fujifilm continuously make an effort to further expand the plethora of print services to fulfill the more and more diversifying customer needs. Additionally, the organization remains firmly dedicated to the upkeep and nurturing from the culture of photography.