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Future Image and I3A Announce Sponsors for the 2005 Mobile Imaging SummitSM North America

Conference to Bring Together the Leaders of the Mobile, Imaging, and IT Industries

SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 3, 2005 -- Future Image Inc, the leading independent center of expertise on the convergence of imaging, information technology, and telecommunications, and I3A (International Imaging Industry Association), the leading global association for the imaging industry, announced today the initial lineup of sponsors for the fifth Mobile Imaging Summit to be held in Monterey, California, on October 11-12, 2005, on the theme of Opportunities Inside the Camera-Phone Ecosystem – The Americas.

Sponsors to date include the top imaging and wireless industry associations: photokina, MEF (Mobile Entertainment Forum www.M-E-F.org) and CTIA – The Wireless AssociationTM. Corporate sponsors include Nokia, dotPhoto, Eastman Kodak, Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Sprint, Silverwire, Cognima, Digimarc, DxO Labs, Lumileds, Nethra Imaging, and Neven Vision. Media sponsors include CNET and SymbianOne.

The Mobile Imaging Summit conferences are limited attendance events that bring together senior executives of the imaging, information processing and telecommunications industries to manage the convergence trends that are reshaping their industries, address emerging revenue opportunities, determine any standardization needs, and plan future initiatives. The content, venue and amenities are carefully designed to maximize opportunities for participants to identify areas of mutual business advantage, and to make the high-level connections that enable market leadership and drive competitive advantage while fostering global industry growth. Sessions are conducted in a highly interactive format, drawing upon Future Image’s extensive research and a stellar lineup of industry speakers to highlight key issues and promote discussion onstage and off.

At this fall’s Mobile Imaging Summit attendees will benefit from the first fruits of a collaborative arrangement between Future Image and the GfK Retail & Technology Division, a business unit of the GfK Group. GfK Retail & Technology group is the Global Market Leader in imaging market research with offices in more than 60 Countries. Presentations will feature findings from Future Image’s proprietary research as well as from GFK’s highly regarded statistical data gathering and analysis.

Sessions will include a State of the Industry presented by Tony Henning, Managing Editor of the Future Image Mobile Imaging Report, a Visionary Roundtable moderated by Alexis Gerard, Founder and President of Future Image, and a series of lively discussions on topics including: Print: Beyond the 4x6; The Future of Bandwidth; Goodbye Camera - Will camera phones become the primary picture taking device?; Video - Mainstream At Last, or Still a Niche?; Storage and Management: Gold Mine or Loss Leader?; The Imaging Living Room; Opportunities in Business Imaging – Grassroots or IT?; Social Imaging: Where’s the Beef?

The event will also feature a New Technology Showcase where attendees will be first to preview exciting new camera-phone based technologies; a Financial Roundtable where leading investors and venture capitalists will discuss the opportunity landscape in mobile imaging as they see it, and an Industry Standards Forum moderated by Lisa Walker, president, International Imaging Industry Association. 

Speaking opportunities are still available for some of the panel discussions as outlined above. Companies wishing to submit speaker profiles for consideration should send them to Joe Byrd, Future Image’s VP of Conferences at info@mobileimagingreport.com.

About Future Image
Future Image Inc. is the leading independent center of expertise on the convergence of imaging, technology, and business, with primary emphasis on Mobile Imaging. It publishes research studies on the impact of emerging imaging-focused technologies or business trends in three categories: Infrastructure, Appliances, and Services. Recent topics include: Phone-to-phone Picture Mail interoperability, Print capabilities of Camera-Phones, and the Convergence of Still and Video Capture Devices.

Mobile Imaging Summit attendees receive free subscriptions to Future Image’s two continuous information services – the Executive Information Service (EIS) and the Mobile Imaging Report (MIR) – Executive Edition. The EIS covers the imaging industry as a whole through the weekly Future Image Weekly Briefing — a news-oriented summary delivered by e-mail — and a hard-copy monthly (The Future Image Report) that focuses on features – research, commentary, and analysis. The MIR is offered in two versions: Enterprise and Executive Edition. The MIR Executive Edition is a weekly email briefing summarizing and commenting on the week’s key developments, plus the headline and lead sentence from all the week’s stories impacting the Mobile Imaging space — devices, components, services, content, infrastructure, deals, and executive moves. For more information please visit www.FutureImage.com or email Jbyrd@futureimge.com. Founded in 1991, the company is headquartered in San Mateo (CA).

The International Imaging Industry Association (I3A) is the leading global imaging industry association, driving growth of and setting standards for the photographic and information imaging markets. As the industry focal point, I3A offers a framework and environment where members can quickly find resources to solve critical issues and develop market solutions. Members of I3A work together to find common ground for advancing the industry and to enable better products and services for their customers. I3A has focused on promoting industry collaboration on mobile imaging since early 2001. Information about I3A can be found on the World Wide Web at www.i3a.org or by phone at 914-698-7603.

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Press Contacts:

Future Image
520 South El Camino, Suite 206A
San Mateo CA 94402
V: +1-650.579.0493
F: +1-650.579.0566

Joe Byrd
info@mobileimagingreport.com
www.gmedication.com

European Press Contact:
DuoMedia

Anja D’Hondt
anja@duomedia.com 
V: +32 (2) 454 85 50
F: +32 (2) 454 85 59

 

I3A
Judith Vanderkay
Virtual, Inc.
jvanderkay@virtualmgmt.com

+1-781-876-6208

Lisa Walker
+1-949-481-7645
WWW.I3A.ORG

 

 

 

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