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CVS, Bartell enable smartphone image transfer via Kodak app
November 19th, 2012
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Customers of CVS/pharmacy and Bartell Drugs can now wirelessly transfer images from their Android and Apple smartphones using the new Kodak Kiosk Connect App at Kodak Picture Kiosks.
The photo and imaging company said Monday that the Kodak Kiosk Connect App gives the drug chains' customers a fun, convenient way to print and share memories this holiday season and thereafter.
Consumers can create and print customizable photo gifts, including Kodak Photo Books, Kodak Personal Greeting Cards, calendars, photo cards, collages and prints within minutes after wirelessly transferring their images to the kiosk.
The free Android OS- and Apple iOS-enabled Kodak Kiosk Connect App can be downloaded at Google Play or the iTunes Store.
Currently, more than 7,000 CVS/pharmacy locations and 58 Bartell Drug stores are equipped with Wi-Fi enabled Kodak Picture Kiosks, according to Kodak.
"Our customers are always on-the-go and their images are increasingly captured on their smartphones. A key focus of ours is to provide easy solutions for them to convert these smartphone images into prints and tangible memories gifts," stated Larry Trevarthen, vice president of marketing for the Retail Systems Solutions unit at Eastman Kodak Co. "The new Kodak Kiosk Connect App makes it easier than ever to convert smartphone images into beautiful, personalized keepsakes."