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Press Release - February 25, 2006




Sony Unveils New Digital Color Photo Printer

Produces Professional-Quality Prints for Photography Industry





ORLANDO, Fla. (PMA, Booth # 4150), Feb. 26, 2006 - Sony Electronics today is launching its latest digital dye sublimation 8 x 10-inch digital photo printer, the UP-D75 model, which is designed to provide the necessary high image quality for the professional photography market. The new model succeeds the UP-D70A printer, which won a Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA) award here at the Photo Marketing Association conference last year, taking top honors for image quality in the 8 x 10-inch and larger dye sublimation printer category.

"The UP-D75 printer integrates the most sought-after features used by portrait professionals," said Jennifer Hornidge, Sony Electronics' marketing manager for digital photofinishing. "This new model offers a professional matte finish, resulting in photographic-quality images that portrait photographers depend on."

Unlike other digital photo printers, the UP-D75 model uses a unique lamination process to create the Sony Pro Matte