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Press Releases - August 8, 2006

Kodak Introduces New Portable Solution to Print and Play on the Go with the KODAK EASYSHARE G600 Printer Dock

With Just One Touch, Consumers Can Print and Share High-Quality, Real KODAK Pictures Anytime, Anywhere

Rochester, New York, August 08 -- Building on its highly successful line of EASYSHARE printers, Eastman Kodak Company today announced the KODAK EASYSHARE G600 Printer Dock. The clever new design with a built-in handle, smart paper tray storage, and battery make portability easy, allowing for convenient, on-the-go printing and sharing.

"The convenience, print speed, ease-of-use and phenomenal picture quality from the line of EASYSHARE printer docks have resulted in overwhelming demand from picture-takers worldwide," said Lisa Vandemark, Worldwide Marketing Director, Home Printing Business at Kodak. "Based on customer demand, we are excited to introduce an innovative new printing solution that truly fits an active lifestyle, and unleashes the power of pictures."

Innovative Features Create Lasting Pictures

Never leave home without it – the smart and portable KODAK EASYSHARE G600 printer dock (US .95 MSRP; available beginning in August) is designed to allow consumers to enjoy pictures on the go. With the touch of just one button, high-quality photos can be produced in just 60 seconds. KODAK EASYSHARE camera batteries can be conveniently recharged in 3.5 hours or less, so it’s always ready to go when needed. The KODAK EASYSHARE G600 also prints pictures on PICTBRIDGE enabled devices and IMAGELINK print system compatible digital cameras.

For as low as /var/www/cgi-bin/mt/mt.cgi.29 per print*, the robust system delivers lifetime-lasting prints** that are waterproof, fingerprint proof, stain resistant and wipeable with KODAK XTRALIFE™ lamination. The automatic KODAK PERFECT TOUCH technology provides red-eye reduction and delivers consistently great prints time after time.

Make Pictures Part of the Fun

EASYSHARE printer docks make printing one-touch simple and, when combined with the included KODAK EASYSHARE Software, picture-takers worldwide can show their creative side by making personalized photo greeting cards and more at home. The innovative high-capacity cartridge in the new G-series photo paper kit allows consumers to keep printing longer. Designed exclusively for the G600, the new photo paper kit provides phenomenal picture quality and 100 borderless 10x15 cm (4"x 6") prints. Picture-takers can get creative and print fun sizes of 1, 2, 4 or 9 pictures on one 10 x 15 cm (4" x 6") sheet.

About the KODAK EASYSHARE System

Kodak continues to bring groundbreaking features to its award-winning KODAK EASYSHARE digital photography system, enhancing the digital photography experience for consumers worldwide. The EASYSHARE system consists of cameras, snapshot printers, services, docks, software, inkjet and thermal photo papers, and accessories, making taking, sharing and archiving high quality digital pictures effortless. All four cameras being introduced today include the latest Version 6.0 of KODAK EASYSHARE Software featuring an array of enhancements to help consumers find, create and share pictures like never before. Version 6.0 includes a photo card printing feature that turns pictures into invitations, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH technology in home printing, file watch feature that reorganizes file systems without losing any pictures, personalized photo backgrounds, and much more. The new KODAK EASYSHARE Software V6.0 can be downloaded for free at Further information on KODAK EASYSHARE products is available at

About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the world’s foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic, graphic communications and healthcare markets. With sales of .3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak’s system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; creative professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images; and leading healthcare organizations rely on Kodak’s innovative products, services and customized workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and across their enterprise. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at

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