Digital Foci Inc. on Tuesday introduced the new
digital picture frame, an LCD screen-equipped system that displays digital photos and can play music and video as well. It costs US$299.
The system is self-contained and doesn’t require a Mac or PC to operate. The images are displayed on a built-in 8-inch LCD panel with native 640 x 480 pixel resolution. The Image Moments system measures 9.8 x 8.0 x 1.8 inches and weighs about 2.9 pounds. A leg on the back of the unit is detachable.
Image Moments has built-in support for commonly used memory cards including CompactFlash Type I and II, MicroDrive, Smart Media, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro. xD-Picture Card, mini SD, RS-MMC, Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick Pro Duo cards can be used with an adapter.
The Image Moments system comes in walnut or maple wood frames, and includes an AC adapter and a wireless remote control that lets you set up and run your images. You can zoom in, rotate or pan, adjust brightness and color and more with the remote.
The Image Moments system supports JPEG images, MP3 music and audio files and MPEG 1, MPEG 2 and MJPEG video formats.