FutureWorks for UMAX Technologies, Inc.
(408) 428-0895 Ext. 107
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UMAX Technologies Introduces Next Generation
Professional Film Scanner
PowerLook 270² is latest UMAX product to offer advanced features including
auto-loading, auto-focusing technologies and USB 2.0 connectivity
DALLAS, TX., December
6, 2004 -- UMAX
Technologies, Inc. today announced availability of its new PowerLook 270²
film scanner. The PowerLook 270² is targeted towards the professional and
everyday film photographers, offering an impressive optical resolution of 2700
dpi with a maximum optical density of 3.4 Dmax. The scanner is the first to
feature UMAX's unique zero-reflection optical design to preserve image definition
and allow light to pass straight through the tri-liner color CCD without reflection.
The PowerLook 270² is available today with an MSRP of $299.
The PowerLook 270²
simplifies the film scanning process with its auto-loading mechanism and auto-focusing
technology, enabling users to preview multiple frames with just one click of
the mouse. The film scanner is compatible with a wide range of black and white
and color film formats, including 35mm filmstrip and 35mm-mounted slides. It
also features an optimized preset scan setting to support twenty popular film
standards currently on the market.
The PowerLook 270²
includes full versions of LaserSoft Imaging's SilverFast Ai 6.0 and Adobe Photoshop
Elements 2.0. SilverFast Ai sets a higher standard for ease-of-use using an
intuitive interface while maintaining a level of professional control. SilverFast
features real-time correction, SF SRDÒ dust and scratch removal, professional
auto sharpening, simple selective color correction, SF ACRÒ adaptive
color restoration and more.
For a limited time, PowerLook
270² customers can also choose to upgrade their bundles from Adobe Elements
2.0 to the professional, world-standard Photoshop CS, a $649 value for just
"The SilverFast and
Adobe software offers a completely easy-to-use, high-end imaging software solution
for both professional and consumer users, right out of the box," said Christabel
Chen, vice president of sales and marketing for UMAX Technologies, Inc. "With
the combination of automated film and slide scanning, high resolution image
acquisition and an incredible line-up of software, users can create an impressive
set of professional-quality digital images. The professional and everyday uses
are endless assisting in advertising, design, print, editorial, and even photo
sharing and scrap booking applications."
System Requirements for
SilverFast Ai 6.0: Windows 98se, Me, 2000, or XP,
Mac 10.1x to 10.3x
Customer Service and
Customers may call the UMAX technical support center at (214) 739-1915, Monday
through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST). Customers can also contact
UMAX for technical support via email at email@example.com
About UMAX Technologies,
UMAX Technologies, Inc. is a technology leader in the design and distribution
of a full line of imaging products. The company maintains its leadership position
in the imaging market with a broad line of desktop scanners and digital cameras.
UMAX is located at 10460 Brockwood Drive, Dallas, Texas, 75238 and is on the
Web at: http://www.umax.com.
# # #