GoDot Technology Inc.
on Thursday introduced two new “Portable Photo Albums,” hard disk drive-based portable devices that enable users to display digital photos also stored on a variety of different flash media formats. Mac and PC-compatible, the DPV 02 and
feature USB 2.0 interfaces and storage capacities of up to 100GB. Pricing was not announced.
Both devices feature built-in LCD screens, composite video and TV outputs, the ability to play JPEG and Motion JPEG (MJPEG) formats, NTSC and PAL support, slide show capabilities and remote controls, and feature four-hour battery life. The DPV 02 features a 9-in-1 card reader that can read content from SmartMedia, Secure Digital, MMC, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Compact Flash, MicroDrive and xD formats. The DPV 03 has an 8-in-1 reader (it loses xD card compatibility).