Press Release: Ritz Print Bars equipped with Lucidom photo kiosk

Ritz Camera Centers and Lucidiom Inc. today announced that Print Bars in Ritz Camera locations nationwide will be equipped with digital photo kiosks powered by Lucidiom, creator of the original Automated Photo Machine (APM).

"Lucidiom is thrilled to be working with the nation's largest retail photo chain," said Lucidiom President and CTO Steve Giordano, Junior. "As with many Lucidiom kiosk solutions, our Automated Photo Machine software has been customized for Ritz in order to maintain the Ritz brand. Ritz is the name customers know and love and it's the one they'll recognize on the kiosk screen, but we're delighted to be the technological backbone of the Print Bar."

"Since announcing the Print Bar concept at the start of the year, we've received tremendous response from our stores and their customers," said Rich Tranchida, Of Ritz Camera Centers Inc. "Customers love the comfort and convenience of being able to grab a seat and not feel rushed as they select what photos to print, how many to print and which to order as enlargements. With Lucidiom's APM technology, We have got an easy to use system wich also provides us bussines info.

Lucidom APM - Kiosk performance
Ritz Camera Center's Print Bars, which the company introduced earlier this year, allow customers to sit comfortably at photo kiosks to select, edit and print their digital images from their media cards. Lucidiom APM systems have been introduced in Ritz Print Bars across the country and will be connected via the APM Network to allow Ritz to remotely track and manage order volume, order status and kiosk performance. And just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Lucidiom's APM software now incorporates its Creative Collections package, giving Ritz customers the chance to create unique greeting cards, scrapbook templates, magazine covers and more.

About Lucidiom
Lucidiom Inc. is the provider of more than 10,000 intelligent, networked digital photo solutions and creator of the original Automated Photo Machine (APM), a self-service digital photofinishing kiosk. Lucidiom's advanced APM Network equips retailers with flexible, customizable photo category products and services that allow individual business visions to become profitable consumer realities. Businesses large and small, Fortune 100 companies and independent photofinishers, rely on Lucidiom for APM Network data and millions of prints each month.

Posted: Sun - September 11, 2005 at 04:06 PM