Gupp Allen and Ignatius Dunlap Baker develop photobooth machines in the USA
Ignatius Dunlap Baker and Charles Clark form a UK partnership
Photo-Me Ltd is formed to manufacture and operate photobooths
Photo-Me International (“PMI”) becomes a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange
Black and White photos are accepted for passports
Colour photos are accepted for passports
KIS invents the first photo minilab in the world
PMI acquires the UK companies Photomaton and Photoquick with their international operators
The launch of PhotoVision, the first photobooth offering digital photography to win approval for passports
PMI and KIS join forces, KIS becomes PMI’s R&D centre.
PMI acquires the Europe-wide group of companies including Prontophot and Photomaton (France): PMI reinforces its position as the world’s largest operator of automatic photobooths
KIS launches the DKS, the first digital minilab and signs a worldwide contract to supply DKS minilabs to Kodak
Launch of the minibooth
Launch of the Digital Printing Kiosk.
DKS second generation is launched utilising the advanced LCD technology
PMI acquires the wholesale lab business of Gretag, worldwide leader
Photo-Me acquires AGFA photo’s wholesale lab division
followed by Jolly Roger (Amusement Rides) Ltd, and the business of RG Mitchell Ltd.
Development of the third generation digital minilab
Launch of the Photobook Pro album making machine and the dry technology Minilab 910.
Photo-Me wins DIMA Awards for Best Photo Printing Quality 6 years in a row
Pixel Award for the Best Innovative Product in the UK for the Photobook Pro
Launch of the Photobook Maker (consumer-operated automatic album maker).
Launch of the MyPocketbook kiosk and DKS4
Launch of the Photo-Me by Starck, photobooth designed by Philippe Starck
Photo-Me established the GUINESS WORLD RECORDS™ by getting 7 people into a booth
Launch of the Candy Van, sweet and toy dispensers
Launch of Revolution, 24/7 outdoor self-service launderette
Launch of the Instant Poster and the Speedlab case kiosks