PRESS RELEASE: Isabella Products’ Vizit™ Digital Photo Frame to Feature LIFE.com Images
Vizit™ provides daily access to new photos from LIFE.com
CONCORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isabella Products announced today that the Vizit digital photo frame will now feature LIFE.com photos, the largest collection of professional photography on the web today. This expansive photo collection contains millions of extraordinary images, many of which are now accessible to Vizit users through an RSS feed on the frame owner’s VizitMe.com account. With over 3,000 new photos added to LIFE.com each day, Vizit users can enjoy some of the world’s most incredible images on their own touch screen frame.
The Vizit touch screen photo frame receives images over the AT&T mobile network from anywhere in the world. Now LIFE.com images can be enjoyed on the Vizit frame, bringing world renowned photography into the homes and offices of Vizit users at no additional cost. The frame’s intuitive interface and cellular connectivity provide a fun and easy way to view and share LIFE images as well as personal digital photo collections.
VizitMe.com is the secure website where Vizit frame owners can easily store and remotely manage their photos. From VizitMe.com, users can build a community of friends and family with whom they can share photos, thereby experiencing life’s most important moments together, as they happen in real time. The result is a profoundly rich, interactive experience allowing users to manage, share and respond to any image.
The LIFE.com photo feed on VizitMe.com allows for the simple delivery of many LIFE.com images to the user’s Vizit digital photo frame. The daily display of new images will keep Vizit users updated with the day’s news or offer a nostalgic voyage back in time through vivid imagery.
“Our LIFE.com partnership will give Vizit users access to one of the richest photo collections in the world and will allow them the opportunity to create a personal collection of these incredible images. Digital photos have transformed how the world thinks about building a community, and they are quickly becoming a standalone communication medium between different generations,” said Matthew I. Growney, Founder and CEO of Isabella Products. “As wireless network technology has progressively become faster, more reliable and cost-effective, wireless networks are becoming a more natural medium to send and receive digital photos.”
“LIFE.com is committed to sharing great photography, both through our web site and also through other technologies that allow users to enjoy some of the world’s most stunning images,” explained LIFE.com Director of Business Development, Jeff Burak. “With the Vizit Digital Photo Frame, consumers are able to experience LIFE.com photographs in a new way.”
The Vizit ultra-thin photo frame comes in contemporary finish options, designed to complement your home or office and is wall mountable. Available in charcoal with black or rosewood accents or silver with white or teak accents, it measures 10.9” wide x 7.4” high x .65” deep. The suggested retail price is $279 and requires a monthly or annual photo plan. Vizit will be available in early 2010 at www.VizitMe.com and other online retailers.
About Isabella Products, Inc.
Isabella Products, Inc. is a revolutionary new product company focused on developing innovative solutions for emerging consumer needs. With its initial product, Vizit™, Isabella enables consumers to interact with the billions of unshared images found within camera phones, PCs and the Internet by combining a state-of-the-art touch-screen display with wireless network capabilities. Vizit is the first two-way communication device using the mobile network for photo sharing, resulting in a truly interactive experience. Users can manage, share and respond to an image in real-time on their cell phone, through their PC, or from another Vizit. Isabella Products is led by a world-class management team with deep experience in the consumer electronics industry. For more information, please visit www.isabellaproducts.com.
LIFE.com, the largest collection of professional photography available online, is produced through a joint venture with Time Inc. and Getty Images. The web site pairs both companies' expansive photo collections featuring both rarely seen and iconic photos from the 1850s through today. More than 8 million photos are featured on the site with approximately 3,000 new photos from Getty Images added daily.
(First posted on Monday, January 11, 2010 at 13:19 EST)