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Aug 9, 2006

Adobe InDesign CS2 updated to 4.0.4

Source: New Adobe Downloads
Update Posted 7/31/2006

This update for Adobe InDesign CS2 software provides key fixes in the areas of indexing, launch issues, transparency, shortcuts, text and fonts, scripting, inline graphics, InDesign Interchange (INX) files, German hyphenation, XML, library files, performance, QuickTime 7.x support, printing, SING glyphlets, EPS export, text import, and others. For a list of resolved issues, see the Adobe InDesign CS2 4.0.4 ReadMe file. This file will be located in the Adobe InDesign folder on your hard drive after you install the update. The update is for both Mac and Windows.

Aug 9, 2006

Multiprocessor Support for Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Windows

Source: New Adobe Downloads
Posted 08/08/2006

The Multiprocessor Support update fixes a problem discovered after Adobe Photoshop CS2 (9.0) was released. Machines with more than four processors in total (counting HyperThreading) will now use all of those processors.

Aug 9, 2006

Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life Exhibition

Major Traveling Exhibition of Annie Leibovitz Photographs on View at Brooklyn Museum October 20, 2006–January 21, 2007

Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990-2005, an exhibition of more than 200 photographs, will debut at the Brooklyn Museum, where it will be on view from October 20, 2006 through January 21, 2007, prior to an international tour. The exhibition, sponsored by American Express, is being organized by the Brooklyn Museum. Among the other venues it will travel to are the San Diego Museum of Art, the High Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery, the de Young Museum, Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, and London’s National Portrait Gallery, with additional venues to be announced.

Aug 9, 2006

NIKON’S NEW D80™ DIGITAL SLR CAMERA

d80_9_l.jpgPress Release: MELVILLE, NY, AUGUST 9, 2006 – Building on the extraordinary success of the D70 and D70s, Nikon® (www.nikondigital.com) today introduced the new D80™ digital SLR camera – an impressively featured, high performance camera that incorporates Nikon’s latest digital and photographic technologies, and offers advanced features as well as automated operation to satisfy any photographer with the passion to create beautiful photographs and preserve special moments.

Aug 9, 2006

Engineering building to be completed, dedicated in December

small.jpgSource: The Daily Utah Chronicle
Written by Andy Thompson

Construction on the John E. and Marva M. Warnock Engineering Building, just north of the Olpin Union, began in April 2005 and is scheduled for completion Dec. 4, 2006.

One of the biggest improvements, located at the core of the building’s 100,000 square feet, will be the Michael O. Leavitt Student Learning Center.

Aug 9, 2006

Researchers take the blur out of shaky photos

Source: CNET
Written by Stephen Shankland

Researchers have unveiled an image-processing technique that shows promise for fixing images spoiled by camera shake.

The technique is based on an algorithm that deduces the path that a wobbling camera took when a photo was shot, then uses that path to reverse much of the resultant blurring. The method isn’t a miracle cure, but researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Toronto have used it to significantly help a wide variety of sample images.