PRESS RELEASE: ViewSonic Introduces Two Sleek Digital Photo Frames for the Holidays
Picture-perfect design includes touch-screen technology and piano-black finish
Walnut, CA - November 10, 2008 - According to a recent iSuppli1 study, the digital photo frame market will see worldwide growth of 78.3 million frames sold by 2011, partially fuelled by the product segment's popularity around holiday seasons. To provide consumers with affordable choices for gift giving this year, ViewSonic Corp. introduces two 8-inch digital photo frames to its product line starting at $129. The DPG801BK and DPG807BK include cutting-edge SwifTouch touch-screen technology to provide a clutter- and smudge-free display with hidden control buttons that illuminate to show your menu selections only when needed.
ViewSonic's DPG801BK Digital Photo Frame
Photo provided by ViewSonic Corp.
"With the inclusion of SwifTouch technology, the picture is the main focus and the frames' controls are only displayed when needed," said Jeff Volpe, vice president of Global Brand and Emerging Business at ViewSonic. "We are dedicated to bringing the best in intuitive and engaging solutions to help consumers showcase their memories with brilliant quality and style."
The frames' easy-to-use menu and setup make the DPG801BK and DPG807BK an excellent gift for anyone on your list – from grandma and grandpa in Florida to your cousin going to college in Boston. Pictures can be easily uploaded to the frames through a thumb drive, memory card, USB cable or computer. With 512MB of internal memory standard, the frames can display and rotate thousands of photos. People can display photos individually, zoom in up to 16 times to view intricate details of the photos, browse thumbnails or create an image slideshow with transition effects and audio.
A high 800x600 resolution, 4:3 aspect ratio and 500:1 (typ) contrast ratio provide crisp, high-quality images in a variety of formats, including JPEG and BMP. Ideal for displaying all types of memories, the frames also support MP3 for music and multimedia - the DPG801BK can display Motion JPEG, while the DPG807BK can display MPEG1, MPEG4 and Motion JPEG for video. Great for the desktop, coffee table or night stand, the photo frames also include also include clock, alarm and calendar functions.
The DPG801BK and DPG807BK are available now at estimated street prices of $129. Both are backed by a one-year limited warranty and will be sold through authorized ViewSonic resellers, distributors, retailers and e-tailers.
For more product information and images, or to locate an authorized ViewSonic dealer, visit http://www.viewsonic.com/products/digitalphotoframe or call 800.888.8583.
ViewSonic Corporation is a leading global provider of visual display products. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products including LCD monitors, LCD TVs, projectors, digital signage displays, digital photo frames and other display solutions. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit www.ViewSonic.com.
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- Digital Photo Frame Market Gaining Momentum, February 2008
ViewSonic's DPG807BK Digital Photo Frame
Photo provided by ViewSonic Corp.
(First posted on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 16:52 EST)