PRESS RELEASE: Trinity Convergence Launches Ground-Breaking Gloop™ Photo Sharing Technology for Manufacturers of Digital Photo Frames
Innovative peer-to-peer photo sharing technology enables digital photo frame OEMs to improve the photo sharing experience for consumers and design new functionality into next generation photo frames
SAN DIEGO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 8 -- Trinity Convergence, a leading developer of communications and multimedia device software, today launched gloop™, the world's first true peer-to-peer photo sharing software technology for digital photo frames and other digital displays.
Trinity Convergence unveiled gloop digital photo sharing technology today at DEMOfall 08.
gloop technology is designed for digital photo frame OEMs looking to differentiate their products in a fast growing and highly competitive market. gloop software technology provides compelling new functionality that enables digital photo frames to connect, transfer photos and securely communicate directly with other gloop-enabled devices -- anywhere in the world.
"gloop photo sharing technology improves the digital photo frame user experience by allowing consumers to share pictures directly between devices and to set up family-oriented social networks," stated Ajit Pendse, Chairman, CEO and president of Trinity Convergence. "The peer-to-peer nature of gloop means that consumers can share photos quickly and easily with friends and family members without the need for PCs, email accounts, subscription fees, Web site uploads or advertising."
"The digital camera has redefined how consumers capture, store and view their personal photos. gloop software technology addresses the biggest challenge that consumers face with digital photos -- how to quickly and easily share their photos and personal experiences with friends and family," said Chris Shipley, executive producer of the DEMO Conferences. "Trinity Convergence is providing OEMs a solution that will allow them to introduce rich new features into a very competitive digital photo frame market."
gloop™ Photo Sharing Software Technology
gloop software technology provides digital photo frame manufacturers with a complete peer-to-peer solution -- for seamlessly connecting devices -- that consists of device software as well as network services for ensuring reliable communication across firewalls.
gloop device software provides the digital photo sharing and connectivity features that allow photo frames to connect to each other; it also enables a PC-based photo manager for connecting to remote digital photo frames.
Digital Photo Frame Edition Software for OEMs
Trinity Convergence has designed gloop software technology into its new Digital Photo Frame Edition solution -- a turnkey software platform that delivers all of the embedded and application software needed to bring to market a "connected" photo frame that Grandma can use.
Digital Photo Frame Edition software includes a very intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) that OEMs can brand and customize. The comprehensive nature of the software helps OEMs accelerate product development and still offer compelling new features in their next generation photo frames.
The Digital Photo Frame Edition solution includes an optional PC-based photo manager software application for connecting to remote and "gifted" photo frames. Key features and enhanced usability include:
- Instant sharing of photos between friends and family using "buddy list" contacts that users define on their digital photo frame.
- Voice chat that enables one-click calling for two-way voice conversations (handsfree, using speaker) between any other device running gloop software.
- Voice-annotation allows users to record, attach and send an audio file along with a photo.
- Information Widget support for content such as Sports, Weather, and News that can be customized by the user; as well as support for RSS feeds.
For more information on gloop software technology and the Digital Photo Frame Edition solution, contact Trinity Convergence at [email protected] or call +1 (919) 433-7000 today.
About Trinity Convergence
Trinity Convergence is a leading developer of embedded software solutions for the Automotive, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Industrial Controls and Medical device markets. The company provides highly integrated software solutions designed to help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) accelerate their product development cycles. The company's embedded VoIP software and graphical user interface (GUI) development tools offer a competitive advantage to manufacturers by providing highly-integrated solutions and the flexibility to run across a variety of operating systems and microprocessors. Trinity Convergence is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, USA and maintains product development and engineering offices in Port Huron, USA; Pune, India; and Cambridge, UK. For more information, visit http://www.trinityconvergence.com .
Produced by Network World Events and Executive Forums, the semi-annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring, and U.S. Robotics, helping them to secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information, visit http://www.demo.com .
gloop is a trademark of Trinity Convergence, Inc. All other products or services referenced may be trademarks or service marks of their respective companies or organizations.
(First posted on Monday, September 8, 2008 at 11:36 EDT)