Kodak & Microboards Partner in the Development of a New CD Writing/Dispensing Accessory for Kodak Picture Maker Kiosk
With this agreement, Microboards will be furnishing an automatic CD-R writer & dispenser for Kodak Picture Maker kiosks, becoming an essential part of Kodak's retail self-service initiative worldwide. The new kiosk accessory gives Kodak's retail partners a fundamental ingredient necessary to both optimize and modernize their disc recording and dispensing capability.
"Kodak recognized the growing consumer need to use the Picture Maker to create a digital negative by easily transferring their images to a CD", said Kent McNeley, GM Consumer Output & VP of Eastman Kodak Company. "Microboards' unique technology and small footprint enabled us to meet this market need perfectly."
Microboards Manufacturing's patented autoloading system has been integrated into the kiosk, for fast recording and delivery of a customized recorded CD with the customer's images. To be announced at the Photo Marketing Association's Annual Convention & Trade Show, the first installations of the new writer/dispenser accessory are targeted for the spring of 2004.