June 12, 2006 02:38 ET

Kodak and INGENICO sign a global deal

Neuilly-Sur-Seine -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 12, 2006 -- The award-winning KODAK Picture Kiosks will include an Ingenico self-service purchase solution

Neuilly-sur-Seine - June 12, 2006 - Getting prints from your digital pictures has never been easier and is now more secure than ever with the collaboration announcement between Kodak and Ingenico, a leader in secure payment transaction solutions. Initially available in the UK, with plans to roll out across Europe this year, the global agreement will see Ingenico supply a chip and PIN solution for the 70,000 Kodak picture kiosks at retail locations worldwide.

There is now an exploding demand from consumers worldwide wishing to print their digital photos. Kodak was the first to market with the self-serve picture kiosk and is today's leading supplier with more than 70,000 units installed worldwide. Kodak's partnership with Ingenico combines a high quality, fast printing process with a fast, secure and simple payment solution.

"Kodak is delighted to offer consumers an easier digital printing experience, which makes it simple to get fast digital prints on the go", said Claudia Pickholz, European Kiosk SPG Manager, Kodak Consumer Digital Imaging Group. "Ingenico will add to this experience by providing a simple to use, secure payment solution that our customers can trust."

Malcolm Bushell, Ingenico Vice President Global Sales & Services, said: "Our experience of Kodak's world markets makes us ideally placed to provide a tailored secure payment solution that builds customer confidence and makes using a KODAK Picture Kiosk an even more convenient and enjoyable experience. Ingenico is committed to the unattended payment market as we see this spreading into every area of self-service purchase. We are delighted that our first major partnership in this area is with an innovative global brand of the standing of Kodak."

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About Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator, providing leading products and services to the photographic, graphic communications and healthcare markets. With sales of $14.3 billion in 2005, the company is committed to a digitally oriented growth strategy focused on helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Consumers use Kodak's system of digital and traditional image capture products and services to take, print and share their pictures anytime, anywhere; businesses effectively communicate with customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and digital printing and document imaging; creative professionals rely on Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images; and leading healthcare organizations rely on Kodak's innovative products, services and customized workflow solutions to help improve patient care and maximize efficiency and information sharing within and across their enterprise. More information about Kodak (NYSE: EK) is available at

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About Ingenico

Throughout the world businesses rely on Ingenico for secure and expedient electronic transaction acceptance. Ingenico products leverage proven technology, established standards and unparalleled ergonomics to provide optimal reliability, versatility and usability. This comprehensive range of products is complimented by a global array of services and partnerships, enabling businesses in a number of vertical sectors to accept transactions anywhere their business takes them. For more information about Ingenico, a leading supplier of electronic acceptance technology, please visit



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