New 'Smartphoneography' Products, Card Readers & DSLR Accessories
Sakar International and Eastman Kodak Company today announced a new expansion of their partnership and licensing agreement with the preview of new mobile and DSLR accessories at the 2015 International CES. The companies unveiled the new products at the Sakar/Vivitar Booth #12829 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more than 60 years, the KODAK brand has been synonymous with high-quality, trustworthy, easy-to-use and fairly-priced products, giving consumers the latest technology and outstanding image quality to capture all of life's most precious moments. As the legacy brand has evolved to deliver next-generation products backed by a tradition of quality consumers have come to trust, KODAK has remained one of the best-known brands in America.
"Our partnership with Kodak has been tremendously successful, with sales volume nearly tripling in North and South America, Europe and Asia over the past three quarters alone," said Liza Abrams, VP of licensing with Sakar/Vivitar. "We're very excited to put these new products into consumers' hands to help them get more out of their photography experiences and express their creativity while capturing precious memories."
The company's new Smartphone Cradle, All-in-1 HDMI Smartphone Cable and Selfie Tripod with Remote Shutter Release are each designed to satisfy the new generation of "smartphoneographers"— enthusiasts whose camera of choice is the ubiquitous smartphone. These new accessories allow today's smartphoneographers to capture and share images of friends, family, landscapes—and even themselves—with the superb quality and ease inherent in the KODAK brand family.
For the DSLR enthusiast, the company is launching a professional-grade DSLR Rig Stabilizer designed to provide added support to capture that perfect shot, even in challenging environments. The Rolling DSLR Bag and Knapsack make it easy to transport equipment with protection and style, wherever the adventure leads.
The new OTG/USB Card Reader for SD & MicroSD enables easy access to compact, high-capacity photo storage for OTG capable smartphones and tablets.
The new line of KODAK branded products manufactured and distributed by Sakar will be available starting in Q1 2015 at a wide range of retailers, including Rite Aid, Staples and Kmart.