Faster Photos

New kiosks will turn film into prints in 10 minutes

Part of the appeal of digital photography is instant gratification: take pictures, look them over, print them out. But most folks in America and the world still take photos the old-fashioned way, on film. What about them? Help is on the way through a new self-serve kiosk that can make a roll of 35-mm film into prints in about 10 minutes.

Similar kiosks can already make prints from digital cameras, but this is the first one to work for both digital images and film. Created by Applied Science Fiction, a private company based in Austin, Texas, the kiosk lets shutterbugs use...

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