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A Virtual CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape conferences and trade shows around the world. Many have evolved into virtual events, which has been a major challenge for all trade show organizers. Some trade shows are set to restart with limited in-person events, but the timing did not work out for the 2021 CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging show. [Ed Lee]

Impressions of a Virtual CES

For many people involved in the Consumer Electronics industry, the beginning of January means an annual trip to Las Vegas and the CES trade show. Because of COVID-19, for the first time in its history, this year’s show was virtual. Here are some of our impressions of the show and its execution. [Ed Lee]

Top Trends for 2021: Digital Imaging

To the relief of most everyone we have finally left 2020 behind and are looking forward to 2021 with great anticipation. Some of the trends from 2020 will carry forward into the New Year, while others will reflect the market dynamics of the year ahead. [Ed Lee]

Photo Products Market Expected to Finish Strong in 2021

Amid all the upheaval and uncertainty from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some product segments have continued to sell well and in some cases are doing better than before the pandemic. Besides the obvious face masks, hand sanitizers and alcohol, other product areas including photo products are experiencing strong sales and should close out the year on a positive note. [David Haueter]

Digital Imaging Reporter’s State of the Industry 2020

For the Digital Imaging Reporter’s (DIR) annual State of the Industry report, they customarily ask industry leaders what they anticipate will happen in the coming year. However, given the challenges we’ve all faced in 2020, DIR thought that hearing wisdom about how they tackled the Covid crisis was more instructive. [Ed Lee]