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View Full Version : Fuji Unveils Mini-Digicam: Eyeplate Mega Measures 8mm, Costs

Jason Dunn
07-11-2003, 01:00 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,111522,tk,dn071003X,00.asp' target='_blank'>http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,111522,tk,dn071003X,00.asp</a><br /><br /></div>"A credit-card-size, 1.3-megapixel camera offering print-quality images is being released in Japan this month by Fuji Axia, a division of Fuji Photo Film. Fuji's Eyeplate Mega, measuring 8 millimeters in thickness, is based on the Ultra-Pocket reference camera design developed by Smal Camera Technologies. It is priced at $109 and is expected to become commercially available later in the U.S. and Europe, says Romney Williams, executive director of business development with Smal. The company expects cameras based on the Ultra-Pocket reference design will become available in the U.S. through Fuji and other distributors later this year, he adds."<br /><br />8mm thick? Wow. 8O The Casio Exilim is the thinnest camera I've seen to date, but this takes the cake. I have hopes that this means we'll see a high-quality camera in our Smartphones someday as they continue to get smaller and smaller.