musician and entrepreneur, will.i.am, and the world's best department store, Selfridges have today officially unveiled will.i.am's breakthrough i.am foto.sosho fashion camera accessory, for iPhone 4/4s. Adding a new twist to the rapidly expanding world of social-digital photography sector, i.am foto.sosho combines the form and function of a camera with the real-time aspect of an iPhone.
i.am foto.sosho is the world's first digital camera accessory and app combination designed to turn an iPhone 4/4s into a sophisticated point and shoot digital camera with on-board editing, filters and social media connectivity. The i.am foto.sosho iPhone 4/4s models will be available exclusively at Selfridges London from December 6, 2012.
As the worlds of digital media, consumer electronics and social media continue to collide, will.i.am further streamlines smart phones into a single multi tasking, high quality imagery social hub, with a unique social versatility. Smart phones are instantly transformed into point and shoot cameras by the i.am accessories that offer onboard photo editing, filters and sharing are all built into a 14 mega pixel lens.
will.i.am comments ''i.am proud to finally launch the i.am foto.sosho app and camera to the world from London. Our product fuses fashion with technology, changing the way you look at a smart phone...the i.am foto.sosho camera will make your smart phone brilliant...''
Selfridges London will showcase i.am camera accessories in three different departments in the London store. A team of specially trained i.am Evangelists will demonstrate the camera accessories in the flagship space experience on the ground floor womens accessories. Customers will also be able to purchase the camera accessories from first floor menswear and in the Technology Hall.
David Walker-Smith, Selfridges Buying Director comments ''We are incredibly excited to launch this global exclusive with will.i.am. We are a forward thinking business, always looking for new and exciting opportunities to give our customers extraordinary shopping experiences. We are delighted to be the first and exclusive retail outlet for i.am and help will.i.am to trailblaze a new path into 21st century technology and social media interaction.''
In tandem with the launch of the i.am camera accessory and app, will.i.am is offering early buyers of the i.am camera accessory the first opportunity to secure an i.am profile within the ''i.am'' domain. Profiles will include a unique short web URL such as ''http//i.am/will.'' As i.am builds its offerings with additional hardware products and services, i.am profile users will have access to new collaborative and social features.
will.i.am founded and self-funds the development and manufacturing of i.am.plus, LLC, a global business operation with team experts located in China, Denmark, India, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States countries. i.am started as an initial concept in February, 2012, and then expanded to the product design and rapid prototyping phase in June, 2012. Working with a group of veteran mobile phone and tablet design and manufacturing experts based in California, Singapore and China, the team dramatically compressed the conventional consumer electronics project timelines to deliver the first i.am foto.sosho camera accessory models to retail on December 6, 2012 exclusively at Selfridges & Co for the 2012 holiday shopping season.
i.am foto.sosho i.am models turbo charge iPhone 4s to combines the form and function of a camera with the real-time aspect of an iphone. The iPhone5 foto.sosho model, coming soon, will push it up a notch by adding its own 14 mega-pixel sensor and 5x zoom to the mix.
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