Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


NZ company teams with Walgreens US to deliver world first

NZ company teams with Walgreens US to deliver world first

International, Hamilton based App company MEA Mobile have delivered the world's first photo assistant app, Printicular, to upload photos from your phone's camera, Facebook, and Instagram directly to Walgreen locations in the US.

Walgreens is the United state's largest pharmacy chain, where 75% of the U.S. population lives within five miles of a Walgreens’ store.

Printicular, releases just in time to capture the holidays and the free app allows people to select pictures from their phone’s camera, Facebook account and now Instagram then upload the pics to a local Walgreens store. Prints are ready to be picked up in about an hour. “What’s unique about Instagram is the re-famous 4x4 size which harkens back to older formats,” says Bruce Seymour, Managing Director of MEA Mobile, New Haven office. “Walgreens now allows you to print in this retro dimension and Printicular makes it easy for you to send the photos.”

“Nothing compares to the lasting nature of physical prints” says Joe Rago, Senior Mobile Product Manager at Walgreens, “and Printicular’s intuitive interface allows seamless ordering of Facebook, camera, and now Instagram photos. Walgreens is very pleased to be working with MEA Mobile as an early partner of our Quick Prints program.” Available print sizes include Instagram’s 4x4 print size along with, 4x6, 5x7 and 8x10 option.

The Printicular app is for android only, where currently there are 50 - 100 million installs of Instagram. iPhone and windows 8 are to follow close behind.

At the beginning of the week MEA Mobile also released their entire menu of apps free for 72 hours and as of this morning MEA Mobile apps hold 2 of the top 3 Tablet ranks in the iTunes photo/video category.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Budget Building Battle: Bill English Blames Council On Housing

The Nation: Finance Minister blames Auckland Council for housing shortage, saying it is responsible for land, housing and infrastructure supply in the city, while government provides rental subsidies... More>>

ALSO:

Megiaglommeration: NZME And Fairfax Apply For Authorisation To Merge

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Wilson and Horton Limited (trading as NZME) and Fairfax NZ Limited seeking authorisation to merge their media operations in New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Brewing: Lion To Buy Cult Upper Hutt Brewer Panhead

Lion - Beer, Spirits and Wine (NZ), New Zealand's biggest beer maker, has agreed to buy Panhead Custom Ales from the family of founder Mike Neilson, its second such purchase of a popular craft brewer after the acquisition of Dunedin-based Emerson's Brewing Co in 2012. More>>

ALSO:

Half Empty: Fonterra's 2017 Opening Forecast Below Expectations

Fonterra Cooperative Group raised its forecast farmgate milk payout for next season by less than expected as the world's largest dairy exporter predicts lower prices will crimp production and supply will pick up. The New Zealand dollar fell. More>>

ALSO:

Pest Control: Mouse Blitz Team Leaves For Antipodes

The Million Dollar Mouse project to rid Antipodes Island of mice is underway with the departure of a rodent eradication team to the remote nature reserve and World Heritage Area. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news