Can Consumer Printing & Digital Photos Thrive in a YouTube World? Find out @ the 08 Lyra Imaging Symposium
Rancho Mirage California News Press Release
Newton, MA (PRWEB) January 23, 2008
The 2008 Lyra Imaging Symposium will deliver the digital imaging industry’s definitive market research analysis and forecasts on the wide-reaching world of consumer imaging and digital photography. This segment of the Symposium covers home photo and document printing; digital cameras; camera phones; online and retail photo printing; and the interplay of each of these in the Internet’s rapidly expanding “social networking” culture of sites such as Flickr, MySpace and YouTube. Recognized industry leaders will complement Lyra’s analyst presentations.
The conference will be held Monday, January 28 to Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at the fully remodeled Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage, California. The theme of this year’s conference is “New Technologies Challenging the Business Model.” Adobe Systems will return as the official event sponsor, and Global Graphics Software will kick off its 2008 worldwide conferences sponsorship at the Symposium. Early registrations indicate that the 2008 Symposium attendance will exceed last year’s record turnout. To register, visit http://www.lyra.com/symposium.
The following are highlights from the Consumer Imaging and Digital Photography segment:
Keynote: Recent Technology Challenges in Digital Photographic Print Quality: Catherine Fiasconaro, vice president and director of the well-respected SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory, will integrate surprising results from several focus group studies in this in-depth analysis of digital photographic print quality. Fiasconaro will evaluate the traditional photo printing business models and discuss the many new technologies that are challenging that largely silver-halide based approach, including ink jet, dye sublimation, color laser, solid ink, and others. By establishing major print quality and print delivery milestones, she will look at future industry opportunities beyond the 4