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The role of camera-bundled image management software in the consumer digital imaging value chain
Author(s): Milton Mueller; Anuradha Mundkur; Ashok Balasubramanian; Virat Chirania
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Paper Abstract

This research was undertaken by the Convergence Center at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies ( Project ICONICA, the name for the research, focuses on the strategic implications of digital Images and the CONvergence of Image management and image CApture. Consumer imaging - the activity that we once called “photography” - is now recognized as in the throes of a digital transformation. At the end of 2003, market researchers estimated that about 30% of the households in the U.S. and 40% of the households in Japan owned digital cameras. In 2004, of the 86 million new cameras sold (excluding one-time use cameras), a majority (56%) were estimated to be digital cameras. Sales of photographic film, while still profitable, are declining precipitously.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2005
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5678, Digital Photography, (23 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.588031
Show Author Affiliations
Milton Mueller, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Anuradha Mundkur, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Ashok Balasubramanian, Syracuse Univ. (United States)
Virat Chirania, Syracuse Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5678:
Digital Photography
Nitin Sampat; Jeffrey M. DiCarlo; Ricardo J. Motta, Editor(s)

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