ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2009—With the KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System, customers of photo services provider, Heritage Makers can easily create personalized photo books and other keepsake items.
Utah-based Heritage Makers provides customized project consulting services to customers within the comfort of their own homes. Heritage Makers home workshops feature independent sales Consultants who show clients how to tell the stories of their lives with fun, meaningful products that use both digital and traditional photo prints. Consultants scan and convert existing photo prints into digitized files using the fast and easy-to-use KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System. Heritage Makers Consultants and their clients then upload digital image files to the Heritage Makers’ website, where users can create a variety of memory-building projects, such as storybooks, greeting cards, canvas prints, calendars, cookbooks, planners, jewelry and more.
“Heritage Makers offers a compelling service to celebrate life's stories, and our independent consultant scanning service in the relationship with Kodak digitizes and breathes new life into old photos. The built-in photo editing and management software, coupled with the industry leading image processing capabilities of the KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System allow virtually anyone to easily become a Heritage Makers Consultant, and begin earning income from scanning photos and helping clients tell their stories,” said Chris Lee, CEO, Heritage Makers. “This solution with Kodak is another way Heritage Makers makes it easy for customers to create fun and memorable photo products without running the risk of losing precious photos when handing them over a counter or shipping to remote locations.”
The high-speed scanning capabilities of the KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System -- up to 30 4 x 6 inch photos per minute at 300 dpi -- help users to simplify the process of transitioning photo prints into digital images. A compact solution, the s1220 Photo Scanning System enables quick scanning of photos at 300, 600 or 1200 dpi that once digitized, can be used in virtually unlimited ways.
“The KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System benefits companies in a variety of service oriented markets, who can offer consumers cost effective photo scanning,” said Don McMahan, Vice President of Sales, Regional Business Manager, Document Imaging, Kodak’s Business Solutions and Services Group. “Working together with companies like Heritage Makers, Kodak can offer high-quality, image-enhancing solutions to their customers, creating customized photo memories for years to come.”
The KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System can scan prints and documents up to 8.5 x 34 inches in size and up to 1200 dpi output resolution. Kodak offers optional A3 and A4 flatbed scanners to handle fragile or bound items. The A3 flatbed scanner handles images up to approximately11.9 x 18 inches in size and the A4 flatbed scanner handles images up to approximately 8.6 x 11.8 inches in size. Kodak’s Photo Scanning Software offers an array of image enhancement options while easing desktop management of photo files. Red-eye correction, image retouching capability, and a new, selectable Image Cleaner Tool provide fast, easy solutions to make high quality digital images. More information about the KODAK s1220 Photo Scanning System is available at http://www.kodak.com/go/s1220.
KODAK Products are backed by KODAK Service and Support. KODAK Service and Support is made up of more than 3,000 professionals reaching more than 120 countries. It is a leading multi-vendor integrated services provider, delivering consulting, installation, maintenance and support services for retail services, commercial printing, graphic communications, document imaging and data storage industries. KODAK Service and Support professionals are uniquely qualified to provide services that control costs, maximize productivity, and minimize business risk.
About Heritage Makers
Officially launched in 2006, Heritage Makers now has thousands of independent consultants in the US and Canada offering products and services to help everyone celebrate life's stories. Heritage Makers' publishing platform is easy-to-use and simple enough to help anyone—families, photographers, creative professionals, artists, writers, or anyone else with a story to tell. With Heritage Makers' unique online publishing process, these stories can be preserved forever in custom hardbound books and related projects. In addition, Heritage Makers offers a unique income-building opportunity for its independent consultant sales force.
To learn more, visit http://www.heritagemakers.com. You can connect with the company at facebook.com/heritagemakers and twitter.com/heritagemakers.
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