TRENDnet have announced a new digital photo frame that, as well as showing off your holiday snaps from the south of France, can stream live video from up to four IP video cameras. The TV-M7 has a 7-inch display and uses WiFi to connect to your network; images and saved video can be loaded via memory card, saved in its 512MB of storage, or accessed across the internet from Flickr and other media sharing sites.
Samsung has announced a new range of processors specifically tailored for digital photo frames, the S5L2010 series, which bring with them improved image rendering and video decoding together with provision for touchscreen interfaces and digital DMB-TV tuners. The company claims that the S5L2010 can decode 57-megapixel JPEG images in just one second.
Update: Apparently Samsung's PR machine got a little carried away with themselves: the S5L2010 is fast, but not that fast. Full update after the cut.
Just in time for holidays; the first of its kind, World’s first OLED powered Kodak photo frame with on-the-air connectivity is now available at Amazon. If you have a deep pocket here’s what you’ll get for a dollar shy of a grand : a thin profile 7.6-inch WVGA screen with incredible vibrant color, 180-degree viewing angle and 30,000:1 contrast OLED sensations, Wi-Fi connection for streaming photos from pc or photo-sharing sites; news, sports, weather reports from Framechannels , 2GB storage memory, and video and music playbacks.
One thousand dollar price tag for a digital photo frame at sub 8-inch is a big sum of money to spend; but the Kodak is a bleeding edge photo frame with OLED screen and an industrial’s first touch-frame control system, it’s touch sensitive too. It requires no backlighting support and Kodak even throws in a dynamic ambient light sensor to automatically adjust screen brightness according to room conditions. That and no color shifts with its brilliant viewing angles worth the asking price for the rich and wealthy.
More digital picture frames, what’s new? Like USB thumb drive, this digital frame gimmicks are slowly turn into commodity items, but its functionality has greater use and supports a variety use of multimedia playbacks from displaying videos, images, clock, calendar, email to playing music.
You’ve seen plenty of Chinese-based frames, here’s one with German’s engineering- Jobo PDJ077, a 7-inch digital photo frame with modern accent and emphasis on image quality.
The stylish and sleek looking Jobo packs a high quality 800x480 screen resolution display with 400:1 Contrast and adjustable brightness up to 230 cd/m2. The frames supports memory cards from CF, SD, SDHC, MMC to MS and the supplied remote control can be used to navigate image slide show and frame functions conveniently. German quality doesn’t come cheap, this one will set you back $99; a hefty Benji for a digital frame that does only images.
Wrapped in a lovely interchangeable clear acrylic or a brown wooden frame, this iriver Digital Photo Frame takes on digital still and motion images with its WVGA 7-inch LCD display. The 800x480 Framee-L is capable of 200cd/m2 display brightness and 500:1 contrast; it also packs an internal 1GB memory, and supports a variety of memory cards, including SD/MMC/Memory Stick/CF.
eStaring is widely known for its multi-functional digital picture frame. Its previously releases are more than just simple photo frames for displaying art- piece; wireless connectivity, sending photo via email, RSS feeder and social network integration with varies image gallery sites such as PhotoBucket, Flicker and Facebook contacts are among many advanced features we’ve seen from the vendor. Here’s another first of its kind from eStaring - their latest Impact IV digital photo frame can stream video via WiFi network.
Kodak can't have been expecting to sell many of their $999 OLED digital photo frames, but that probably wasn't their primary concerns what with the bragging rights of making the world's first such display. Since we're unlikely to come across the OLED Wireless Frame in among its more humdrum siblings on the Best Buy shelves, we'll have to make do with CNET's demo video.
Check out the OLED Wireless Frame demo after the cut
T-Mobile USA has just released the new T-Mobile Cameo digital picture frame by Parrot. The Cameo is one of the first digital picture frames to connect to a wireless carrier network. Share photos with loved ones this holiday season from around the world with the touch of a button. The Cameo has its own phone number and email address making it even easier to send real-time photos directly to the frame without connecting to a computer.
One of the common justifications we hear for digital photo frames missing out on wireless connectivity is that it makes the display too expensive. eStarling have decided to turn that premise on its head, with the arrival of the Impact7: a 7-inch display with WiFi, touch-controls and a remote control, priced at under $100.
LiteOn have unveiled a digital photo frame capable not only of displaying pictures but of scanning them in. The Skyla Memoir is an 8-inch display with 1GB of internal storage; it can scan up to 6 x 4 inch pictures at up to 600dpi resolution.
Demo video of the Skyla Memoir in action after the cut