Socialmatic camera will allow users to select, print and share images instantly on ZINK Paper® featuring the ink-free Zero Ink® Printing technology by ZINK Imaging. Prior to printing, images can be touched up, edited, and consumers can add clip art, icons, or text to any image prior to printing or posting. When ready, the user just presses print and the
Socialmatic camera will automatically print a 2X3 inch full-color sticker-backed ZINK photo in under a minute.
Socialmatic camera will utilize an Android operating system, providing consumers with a familiar, easy to use interface and a broad range of creative capabilities and apps. The camera will feature a 4.5” touchscreen LCD display for easy navigation and an LED flash for great images even in low light. Consumers will be able to save their images to a Micro SD card or to the camera’s 4GB of internal storage.
"We are proud to join forces with the iconic Polaroid
brand to introduce this new generation of instant products to the market," commented Antonio DeRosa, CEO of Socialmatic™ LLC. "Combining the Polaroid
heritage with our new social network technology and the ZINK Technology, we can introduce a unique and innovative camera to consumers."
C&A Licensing, an authorized Polaroid
Licensee will produce and distribute the camera, which is slated to arrive in the fall of 2014. Additional specifications including pricing will be available in the coming months, and the Polaroid
Socialmatic instant digital camera will be on display at the Polaroid
booth #13613 at CES January 7-10 in Las Vegas. For more information, please visit www.polaroid.com/socialmatic
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rooted in our beginnings of instant photo sharing serves to designate genuine Polaroid
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About C&A Licensing, LLC
C&A Licensing is a leading manufacturer and reseller of digital cameras, camcorders, and related accessories in the consumer electronics marketplace. Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., C&A Licensing is the Polaroid
Licensee for instant digital camera, sports video camera, security camera and photo accessories. C&A recently acquired portions of Ritz Camera and Image LLC, including the company’s stores, the Ritzpix Network and the ritzcamera.com, wolfcamera.com and ritzcameraandimage.com websites. With over two decades in business, the depth and breadth of their inventory is constantly expanding as is their presence and reputation in the consumer electronic marketplace.
About Socialmatic LLC
Founded by Artem Shishakin and Antonio De Rosa, Socialmatic LLC is a company focused on creativity and innovation to bring to the market innovative products and solution for a social world. With its over 20 years of founders combined experience, Socialmatic LLC covers industrial design, social media networking and lifestyle concepts.
About ZINK Imaging
ZINK Imaging Inc., a privately held company, was founded to enable millions of customers to enjoy the magic of ZINK® Zero Ink® products. ZINK Imaging invented, manufactures, and is a supplier of the ZINK Printing Technology and the ZINK Paper®. In addition to ZINK hAppy™ branded products, the technology is utilized by partner companies which bring ZINK-enabled products to market under their respective brands. ZINK Imaging’s headquarters and research and development labs are in Massachusetts, with a state of the art manufacturing facility in Whitsett, North Carolina. For more information, please visit www.ZINK.com.
The ZINK® Technology and ZINK® and hAppy™ trademarks are owned by ZINK Imaging, Inc.
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