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RICOH IMAGING wins two prestigious 2016 TIPA Photo & Imaging Awards

RICOH IMAGING EUROPE S.A.S. is pleased to announce that the members of the prestigious Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) have voted two RICOH IMAGING products as leaders in their category for 2016:

PENTAX K-1: BEST FULL-FRAME DSLR EXPERT

RICOH THETA S: BEST DESIGN


TIPA is an independent, non-profit organization, whose members comprise the chief editors and technical editors of 27 photo and imaging publications from 15 countries across five continents. TIPA also has a cooperative agreement with the Camera Journal Press Club of Japan. During the voting session, which took place on Friday, 1 April 2016, in San Francisco, USA, TIPA members awarded the products for the following specifications:

BEST FULL-FRAME DSLR EXPERT

Pentax K-1

PENTAX has entered the full-frame sensor market with the dustproof and weather-resistant K-1. The 36.4MP CMOS sensor has a “simulated” anti-aliasing filter achieved through minute sensor vibrations; this motion sensor also supports RICOH's Pixel Shift Resolution system. The K-1 features 5-axis sensor shift image stabilisation, a near 100% optical viewfinder and a 33-point AF system with 25 cross points. The rear 3.2-inch 1.04 million dot LCD, is highly flexible and allows for vertical, horizontal and diagonal movement. Current PENTAX lens owners (APS-C) can utilise all of their lenses via the K-1's Crop mode; Auto mode will detect the lens mounted and set the crop accordingly.

BEST DESIGN

RICOH THETA S

The slim and wearable design of the RICOH THETA S matches its unique image capture system. The THETA S has a 14MP 1:2.3-inch sensor/processor that delivers stills and videos with a 360-degree spherical look. It can record Full HD videos for up to 25 minutes and offers manual control of shutter speeds for settings up to 60 seconds. Its built-in memory can store up to 8GB of images. The camera allows easy sharing with incorporated Wi-Fi and can also be used for live streaming


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