ArcSoft and LifePics Team Up to Provide Photo Print Ordering
ArcSoft MediaImpression HD Integrates LifePics Photo Ordering Network
— 6/9/2011 — Fremont, California —
ArcSoft, Inc., the world-leading multimedia software provider, announced today that MediaImpression HD, ArcSoft’s latest version of their popular PC media management software, now gives users the ability to order photo prints via the LifePics retailer network. With over 13,000 retailers and photofinishers as part of the LifePics Network, users of MediaImpression HD can now place orders for photo prints from home, and then pick them up locally, the same day.
"We’re pleased to partner with LifePics to offer MediaImpression HD users a new and better way to get high-quality photo prints," said Bill Chen, ArcSoft's DGM of Digital Multimedia Services and Solutions Group. “It’s important to make the process of print ordering as simple and convenient as possible for consumers. By integrating LifePics into our platform, we’re able to do just that.”
ArcSoft MediaImpression® HD offers simple-to-use features and creative tools geared around photos, videos, and music. The new version of MediaImpression offers high-performance support for HD videos, a totally revamped user interface, and new social networking features to match the demands of today’s socially-connected consumers.
"These days, digital photos are everywhere, and consumers expect convenience and instant gratification when it comes to ordering photos and preserving memories," said Vahe Christianian, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at LifePics. "Our integration with ArcSoft’s MediaImpression HD software simplifies the ordering process and eliminates the need to download photos from the software and upload to an ordering site. Plus, our network provides the convenience of ordering through a trusted local photofinisher and picking up the order in an hour, rather than having to wait a week and pay shipping charges."
New Features of MediaImpression:
LifePics Print Network – order prints from home; pick them up at a store in your area
Face Beautify – one click enhancements to whiten teeth, smooth skin, and more
Export and upload HD videos 10X’s faster than the previous version (via GPU acceleration)
New, one-click enhancement tools for videos and photos, such as Dynamic Lighting and De-Noise
Fast upload to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, and Twitter
Order Photobooks, Mugs, T-shirts, Puzzles, and more from within the application
New user interface – better look, faster performance
ArcSoft MediaImpression 3 HD is now available for OEM licensing. Please contact email@example.com.
About LifePics LifePics is the market leader in turning images into transactions by connecting billions of consumers' digital images to more fulfillment options than any other service on the Internet. Using LifePics' technology, photofinishers and professional photographers are able to accept online photo orders from consumers, and route orders to any fulfillment lab. LifePics drives orders to retailers and professional photographers through a variety of partners and sources, and gives consumers an enjoyable, easy-to-use ordering interface. In addition, LifePics is the most open solution on the web; the service integrates with almost every photo printer and photo lab, and connects to specialized wholesalers to complement in-house offerings. LifePics works as your partner by providing services and industry expertise that go above and beyond what any other online imaging company offers. For more information, visit LifePics at www.LifePics.com.
ArcSoft, Inc. is an industry leading software developer of multimedia technologies and applications across desktop and embedded platforms. Working closely with major OEM manufacturers, ArcSoft offers a full line of imaging and video solutions that enhance the features, performance, and user experience of mobile phones, digital cameras, optical drives, personal computers, and consumer electronics devices. For further details, visit www.arcsoft.com.