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Re: Kodak sleeping?



Years ago when I first herd of going digital, Kodak had a n article in some
magazine,  They admitted that eventually
digital imaging would replace film imaging,  so it would be best for Kodak if
Kodak did the replacing.  Hence
Kodak is now  in the forefront of digital imaging.
Robert H

"Robert L. Clemens" wrote:

> Tom Morris told us:
>
> "How could Kodak just watch as the consumer photo market went digital? The
> digital photo world is charging in at full speed and they ( Kodak) are
> still
> sleeping!"
>
> Sleeping? I don't think so. Kodak has been active in the digital photo area
> for
> years. I won't bore everyone by enumerating their products and services,
> but
> they've just announced three new consumer-level digital cameras, one of
> which has a 2.3 million pixel CCD. And their Nikon and Canon-based
> digital cameras have no competitors that I'm aware of. I don't understand
> how you can say Kodak is "sleeping."
>
> I believe Tom's use of the past tense re. the consumer photo market having
> gone digital is more than a bit premature. Sure, all of us on this list are
> making
> digital prints, but what percentage of the consumer market does that
> represent? MOST American consumers are still shooting their photos
> with traditional 35mm film and getting their millions of prints made on
> traditional color paper. Most don't have computers. Those that do are not
> all into making digital prints. Conventional photography for consumers will
> be
> with us for many years to come, and when it does fade away I'm certain
> Eastman Kodak will be providing everything that's needed for digital.
>
> "... the consumer photo market went digital?" Make that "is starting to go
> digital" and I'll buy it.
>
> Bob Clemens
>
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