Kodak-branded Archos tablets to hit the European market in H1 2017
However, Kodak won't do it alone, as it has decided to select French electronics corporation Archos as a brand licensee. This is an extension of the company's program to sell off or licence its brand and patents, which helped it to narrowly avoid bankruptcy a few years back.
Brian Cruz, Vice President and General Manager of Kodak's Consumer Products Group, has hailed Archos as a "key player" in the European tablet market:
The new Kodak-branded tablets will sport 3G connectivity and an 8 MP back camera. The gadgets will also come with some integrated apps that will “provide photo and video enthusiasts with creative options”. In its announcement, the company stated that these new devices will become available in European markets before the Summer of 2017.