Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Nokia finalizes purchase of imaging developer Scalado

updated 12:00 pm EDT, Tue July 24, 2012

Scalado staff to form new imaging excellence centre for Nokia

Nokia has acquired Scalado, the Swedish app developer specializing in image editing and management. The deal, terms of which remain undisclosed, sees Nokia taking ownership of Scalado's technologies, intellectual property and staff. The 50-strong development team will be placed into Nokia's imaging department via a new "centre for imaging excellence" in Lund, Sweden.

Under Nokia's direction, the Scalado team will provide the handset manufacturer a "great opportunity to create even better imaging products and applications," according to the executive vice president of Smart Devices at Nokia, Jo Harlow. Sami Niemi, co-founder of Scalado, will become the new head of Capture & Relive within the Smart Devices department.

Scalado previously demonstrated its Remove photo editing tool in February, ahead of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The app would allow the user to highlight and remove unwanted objects from an image on their smartphone, before or after the photo is taken. Pricing or platforms for release were not discussed at the time, but a related image showed it being used on an HTC handset. [via Nokia Conversations]




By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, it's not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often touted as f ...

Moshi iVisor AG and XT for iPad Air 2

Have you ever tried to put in a screen protector that relies on static to cling to the screen? How many bubbles and wrinkles does it h ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News