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PRESS RELEASE: PhotoVu(TM) Announces Compatibility With Google™'s Picasa™ Beta and Picasa Web Albums
Allowing Picasa Users to Easily Display and Share Their Photo Collection
BOULDER, Colo., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today PhotoVu, the leading wireless digital picture frame company, announced compatibility with the latest beta software of Picasa(TM). Additionally, using RSS technology, the PhotoVu frame can directly download photos from Picasa Web Albums, letting friends and family easily display and share their published photos.
"For a typical PhotoVu customer who has tens of thousands of photos, they need a photo management solution that is fast and efficient, and we've found that Picasa is 'best in class' when it comes to the speed of accessing and organizing large volumes of photos," said Mark Van Buskirk, Partner, PhotoVu. "The response from our early beta customers has been extremely positive and we look forward to making Picasa compatibility a standard feature when the full version is formally released."
Current PhotoVu customers on the software update plan can now download the Picasa compatible software upgrade directly to their PhotoVu digital picture frame.
About the PhotoVu Frames
All PhotoVu digital picture frames require no additional image manipulation or software installation. Consumer and business users can display tens of thousands of digital photos or other digital signage content stored on any Windows(R) or Macintosh(R) computer, or RSS enabled photo sharing website. An optional 60GB USB removable hard drive or 2GB USB key drive is also available for stand-alone operation. All features and operations, including displaying photo collections organized by Picasa or Apple(R) iPhoto(TM) photo management software, are controlled remotely from any computer's web browser on the network.
About PhotoVu's Compatibility with Picasa
PhotoVu is not affiliated in any way with Picasa, Google, Inc., Apple, Inc., or any of the other entities mentioned in this release. In order to use PhotoVu digital picture frames with any third party software management program or service there may be additional fees required. PhotoVu does not endorse or guarantee interoperability with any photo management program or photo sharing service. A broadband Internet connection with external gateway access is required to access photo sharing and downloading services.
PhotoVu(TM), located in Boulder, CO, is a custom manufacturer of wireless digital picture frames which allow the display of digital content, on the wall, throughout any home or business. Purchased directly and only at www.photovu.com, customers can create their own personalized product from a broad selection of custom frames and matting.
PhotoVu is a trademark of PhotoVu, LLC. All other trademarks or registered marks are the property of their respective owners.
(First posted on Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 09:08 EDT)