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Takara Tomy launches the xiao digital Printer Camera

Japanese company Takara Tomy launches the xiao digital camera with an integrated printer using the novel ZINK (Zero Ink) printing Technology from ZINK Imaging. Polaroid has plans for a similar product to be available next year. The xiao features a "retro" design and innovative built-in software to enable a variety of entertaining printing options from templates to borders. It also features an IrDA receiver to print images from other IrDA devices. The TOMY xiao TIP-521 digital camera will be available in Japan from today...
Have a look at the Tomy Xiao announce page (Japanese)

TOMY xiao™ TIP-521 Digital Camera with Built-in ZINK Printer

The first of its kind - a digital camera and ZINK™ printer, all in one!

The new TOMY xiao™ TIP-521 Digital Camera with Built-in Printer is a full-featured 5 Megapixel digital camera with a built-in full color ZINK™ printer.  The xiao™ is a first of its kind integrated digital camera and printer that allows consumers to capture, view, and immediately print their digital images without ink, anywhere.  Photos can now be viewed and shared right away - anywhere and all from one device.  The xiao™ produces borderless, full-color, 2x3" (5x7,6 cm) prints in less than 60 seconds.

The xiao™ features a "retro" design and innovative built-in software to enable a variety of entertaining printing options from templates to borders.  It also features an IrDA receiver so that you can print images sent to the xiao™ wirelessly from other IrDA devices.

The TOMY xiao™ TIP-521 Digital Camera with Built-in ZINK Printer will be available in Japan on November 28, 2008.


The Polaroid PoGo

The Polaroid PoGo™ Instant Mobile Printer lets you share photos whether you are on vacation or just hanging out with your friends. Bring Polaroid magic from your camera cell phone or digital camera with ZINK™ Zero Ink™ Printing Technology from ZINK Imaging. Mobile and easy-to-use, the Polaroid PoGo™ Instant Mobile Printer provides a new, innovative way to share digital photos directly from your camera cell phone or digital camera, instantly. The Polaroid Way.

Digital Camera
Instantly printing images from a digital camera is as easy as connecting the USB cable to the PictBridge-enabled camera and printer. Once connected, follow the PictBridge screen on the camera display. Simply select what image to send to the printer and within 60 seconds, the print is ready to be shared.

Camera Phone
The Polaroid PoGo™ Digital Instant Mobile Photo Printer is the easiest way to print photos from a camera phone. Wirelessly transfer images from a Bluetooth-enabled camera phone to the Mobile Printer and print instantly. Using the built-in OBEX (object exchange profile) Bluetooth in the phone and the printer, connecting and printing becomes instant.

What You Get
• 2” x 3” borderless, sticky-back prints
• Bluetooth, PictBridge compatible
• Smudge-proof, water-resistant, tear-proof photos
• Fade-resistant, long-lasting images
• No waste – no ink cartridges
• Prints in about 60 seconds
• Rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Additional information: Have a look at the Tomy Xiao announce page (Japanese)
November 28, 2008
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