A new research report from IDC reveals that the U.S. market for digital cameras with an LCD viewing screen increased to 6.5 million units in 2001 from 5.4 million in the previous year, according to c|net. Simple VGA models, which are priced below US$100 and lack a viewing screen, declined by nearly one million units to 1.5 million during the same period. Sony captured 23 percent market share, while Olympus and Hewlett-Packard captured 16 and 15 percent market share, respectively.