Nikon’s smart device app for online photo sharing, compatible for both iOS and Android devices, is renewed with optimized operations for both operating systems
New Delhi, March 12, 2015: Nikon India, 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, is pleased to announce that the “Nikon Image Space” smart device app, Nikon’s online photo sharing service, is now renewed to be more informative and user friendly.
With this renewal, the flat design has been incorporated for iOS (including iPad) and Android™ apps, alongside an optimization to the operability of each operating system. Images can also be viewed in larger size with a newly introduced design, and exclusion of superfluous decorations or embellishments.
In addition to Grid and Map views, both of which makes for easy image viewing, a new Flow view that displays images in larger size, and enables browsing with smooth vertical scrolling has been adopted for more intuitive operation with a smart device. This improved browser function can also be used to browse images stored on the smart device by simply installing the app.
Further responding to the users’ suggestions, the renewed app comes with improved utility and operability, including background downloading and uploading. For iPad users, an exclusive function made available only for the device is the image comparison feature.
Launched in January 2013, “Nikon Image Space”, termed to refer to a hub for image-sharing, is a free photo sharing service primarily intended for users of Nikon digital cameras, but open to anyone who enjoys taking photos or recording movies. The service will continuously be updated with new functions, offering innovative means to enjoying digital photos and movies.
Nikon Image Space app renewal overview
Supported devices: iOS devices (including iPads), Android™ devices
Supported operating systems: iOS 8 or later, Android™ 4.0 or later
Primary modifications adopted with Nikon Image Space app renewal
1. Adoption of a flat design and optimization for each OS
2. An improved image-browsing function that allows users to browse images stored on their smart device
In addition to Grid and Map views, with which images are displayed larger for easier viewing, a new Flow view that enables smooth image browsing by flicking up or down has been added. This browser function allows users to view images stored on their smart device as soon as the app is installed. In addition, the app supports display of a list of albums that have been shared, as well as browsing of images in the albums. It also allows users to "unshare", or cancel sharing of, albums.
3. New function made exclusively for iPads
App operation has been improved with new features designed exclusively for iPads. In addition to the new function that displays two images at a time for comparison, a new two-pane structure has been adopted for some screen layouts.
4. Support for uploading/downloading in the background
The app can now be used while images are being uploaded or downloaded. In addition, multiple uploads and downloads can be scheduled beforehand, and then performed one after the other.
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* Android™ is a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc.
Specifications, design, product name and supplied accessories may differ by country or area. Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacture.
About Nikon India
Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, the newly introduced Nikon Sport Optics & Nikon Instruments. The Nikon Imaging includes its Nikon D-SLR as well as its compact camera, the Nikon COOLPIX, the Nikon 1 camera system, a range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. With offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi and Gurgaon, Nikon is strengthening its Sales & Services network all across India. The company has established total of five Nikon owned Service Centers (5 Branches), 32 ASCs (authorized service centers), 64 Nikon Collection Centers and over 3000 dealer base for complete service & support of Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up over 120 COOLPIX and D-SLR zones pan India which showcases the entire range of D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras, Nikon 1, an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses and Nikon Sport Optics.
Founded in 1917 as Nippon Kōgaku; the company was renamed in 1988 as Nikon Corporation. Nikon has truly evolved as an institution of creativity in imaging arena, Semi-conductors, Industrial equipment and specialized in optics as well. Nikon technologies are active not only in Nikon’s core products such as cameras, microscopes and IC steppers/scanners, but they also squarely support innovation in leading-edge science, and they contribute to the development of society and industry as a whole.
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