Tamron recommences its SP series lens line


Tamron Co. has stated that it will renew its SP series interchangeable lens line. The first two lenses that have been announced are the SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USO and SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD for 35mm full-frame D-SLR cameras. Both the lenses feature their original vibration correction at 3 steps in the 35mm version and 3.5 stops for the 45mm version. The closest shooting … [Read more...]

BenQ reveals varied range of products at Infocomm India 2015


BenQ—provider of digital lifestyle solutions—took wraps off its new product range at Infocomm India 2015. The company presented products such as projectors, digital signage and interactive flat panels for segments like business, home and education. Speaking on the launch, Rajeev Singh, Managing Director, BenQ India said, “ BenQ not only strives to provide the best-of-breed … [Read more...]

Canon debuts IJ and Laser printers for smartphone users


Canon Inc. has launched a new inkjet printer in the Pixus series, which allows users to take printouts of data stored on smartphones. The multi-functional A4 format IJ printer is available in five models—Pixus MG7730, MG7730F, MG6930, MG5730 and MG3630. An app— Canon Print Inkjet—is installed on the printers through which smartphone images or web pages are easily printed. … [Read more...]

Panasonic announces 57% rise in net profit


Panasonic Corp. has stated that its net profit for Q1 of fiscal 2015 escalated by 57% to 59.8 billion yen on sales of 1,857 billion yen. The profit in operation fell by 7% to 76.5 billion yen. Performance in automobile and industrial machines was strong with a supporting increase by 35% hike in profit in operation to 28.5 billion yen. However, the same cannot be said for home … [Read more...]

Sony reports profit for Q1


Sony announced its sales for Q1, which were 1,808 billion yen—a 0.1% year-on-year decline. The profit in operation increased by 38.8% to 96.9 billion yen. The net profit increased three fold to 82.4 billion yen from 26.8 billion yen, a year earlier. The company has attributed its strong performance to image sensors in the device and game segment. … [Read more...]