provides a memory card that turns standard cameras into connected devices enabling photos and videos to be transferred wirelessly to a mobile device for immediate upload on social media and email.
Niels van der Valk, VP Americas & EMEA Sales, Eye-Fi
We are planning to introduce the product in other Gulf markets within a month," Niels van der Valk, vice-president of Emea sales and marketing at Eye-Fi
, told Khaleej Times after the event.
There are three Eye-Fi
cards available, which typically range in price from $39.
Yuval Koren, the chief executive of Eye-Fi
, said that camera thieves often do not notice the card or the way it tracks the camera's location.
DOCOMO and Eye-Fi
also are already discussing additional possibilities for combining their respective technologies for other convenient, innovative personal-cloud services from DOCOMO.
With this investment, NTT DOCOMO joins Eye-Fi
as an investor and strategic partner.
With the Eye-Fi
Pro X2 wireless memory card, existing cameras are transformed into wireless, uploading machines.
This Secure Digital (SD) memory card has built-in Wi-Fi hardware that, once programmed, will automatically upload your photos to your computer or Flickr, Picasa, MobileMe, Facebook or Eye-Fi
Other new products unveiled by Olympus yesterday include the XZ-1, an ultra-compact with a built-in ZUIKO lens for high-quality, high-performance, low-light imaging, as well as a range of point-and-shoot cameras offering features including 3D photo mode, Eye-Fi
Card Compatibility and new Magic Filters for adding artistic effects to videos.
The cards debuted in 2007, and the California-based Eye-Fi
expanded its line considerably in 2010 with the X2 series, ranging from the 4-gigabyte Connect X2 to the 8-gigabyte Pro X2, with all manner of digital bells and whistles.
PRO X2 8GB pounds 120 These memory cards have a cool trick up their sleeves.