DxO Optics Pro v4.1 Supports the Popular Nikon D40
Compact Digital-SLR Camera and Adds 11 New Lens Correction Modules
Paris, France – January 25, 2007 – DxO Labs announces today that DxO Optics Pro v4.1 now supports the popular new Nikon D40 compact digital-SLR camera. The company further announces the addition of 11 new DxO Lens Modules bringing the total number of lens correction modules available to DxO Optics Pro v4.1 users to more than 450. DxO Optics Pro is the award-winning digital image enhancement tool incorporating revolutionary optics, noise and exposure corrections in an easy-to-use, feature rich application for Mac and PC users. DxO Optics Pro software improves the image quality of Digital Single-Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras and advanced digicams.
“Support for the Nikon D40 is a natural extension of our support for Nikon digital-SLRs,” says Luc Marin, vice president of the Photography Business Unit at DxO Labs.
DxO Optics Pro v4.1 offers an initial selection of the most popular lenses for the Nikon D40 including the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II kit lens, the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55- 200mm f/4-5.6G ED and the AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D.
DxO Labs has added another eight DxO Lens Modules to its offering: the AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18- 135 mm f/3.5-5.6 ED-IF for the Nikon D2X/D2Xs; the AF Zoom Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S VR, AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF and AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED for the Nikon D80; the Canon EF16-35 f/2.8 L USM and Canon EF55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM for the Canon EOS 400D; and the Sony Zoom DT 18-200mm f/3.5 6.3 for the Sony Alpha.
“We are constantly extending our library of DxO Lens Modules to offer photographers worldwide the greatest selection of correction capabilities,” said Luc Marin.
DxO Optics Pro v4.1 is available immediately on the DxO Labs Web site (www.dxo.com
Pricing of full versions of DxO Optics Pro v4.1 remains unchanged:
- DxO Optics Pro v4 Starter: $79
- DxO Optics Pro v4 Standard: $149
- DxO Optics Pro v4 Elite: $299
(All prices are ex. VAT and sales taxes)
DxO Optics Pro has been chosen as 2006 “Best Photo Software” by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).
About DxO Labs
DxO Labs develops and licenses software IP and silicon IP for embedded architectures for still and video image processing. DxO Labs invests extensively in research in applied mathematics and, as a result, has acquired unique savoir-faire across the entire imaging chain. This expertise enables DxO Labs to provide reliable, state-of-the-art technologies that power excellence in all aspects of image quality.
The products in DxO Labs’ portfolio not only provide outstanding features, they produce substantial system cost reductions and are steadily finding a place at the heart of consumer electronics and advanced imaging systems. The company’s key customers and partners encompass:
- Consumer electronics manufacturers such as digital camera vendors, camera phone vendors, laptop vendors;
- Industry imaging components suppliers such as camera module manufacturers, sensor vendors, processor vendors;
- Demanding photographers as well as photography journalists and imaging experts.
DxO Labs’ ambition is for the “Image Science by DxO” brand to become an undisputed, trusted mark of excellence in image quality and a new reference standard for consumers and the leading companies in the imaging business.