Smartparts is really aiming to span the full range of things here at CES by announcing four new digital photo frames that range from 2.4- to 19-inches in size. Starting on the small side, we've got the 2.4-inch SP24PC and 3.5-inch SP35PC, both of which tout touch sensitive screens and feature a 320 x 240 resolution. The only difference between the two is the amount of internal storage; the former holds around 50 images while the latter holds 100. Moving up significantly is the 10-inch SPX10WF (800 x 600 resolution) and the 19-inch SPX19WF (1,448 x 880), which tout one-push internet setup, automatic image correction and built-in WiFi modules. All four are slated to ship in March for $29.99, $39.99, $199.99 and $299.99 in order of mention. Full releases are after the break.
Smartparts Introduces Ultra-Slim Touch Screen Digital Picture Viewers at CES 2009
SP24PC and SP35PC Frames Display Photos, Time, and Date Using
Las Vegas (January 8, 2009) –Smartparts, Inc., a leading manufacturer and innovator driving the explosive digital picture frame market, is proud to announce two new ultra-slim touch-sensitive digital picture viewers -- the 2.4 inch SP24PC and 3.5 inch SP35PC. Both the SP24PC and SP35PC feature touch-sensitive LCD displays and pack a host of features in a compact and stylish package that will give consumers the ability to enjoy their favorite digital images on-the-go.
Straight out of the box, users can immediately display their favorite images on the SP24PC and SP35PC by simply connecting the frames to their computers via a USB cable. Both products are fully compatible with Windows 98/ME/XP/2000/Vista and MAC systems. The SP24PC's internal memory holds up to 50 images and the SP35PC's internal memory holds up to 100 images. For added convenience and true mobility, the two pocket sized frames feature an internal rechargeable battery that's automatically charged by connecting the frame to a computer using the supplied USB cable.
The SP24PC's and SP35PC's touch-sensitive controls truly make the digital picture viewers stand out from the crowd. Consumers can use the touch-sensitive panel to manually control a photo slideshow that can run up to three hours at an impressive 320x240 resolution.
"We developed the SP24PC and SP35PC to not only meet consumers' need to take their pictures on-the-go, but also provide additional useful features such as the date and time display and alarm function," said Stefan Guelpen, president and co-founder of Smartparts. "The incorporation of touch-sensitive functionality furthers the SP24PC's and SP35PC's ease-of-use and underscores Smartparts' commitment to continual product innovation."
The credit-card sized SP24PC and SP35PC along with a USB cable and a micro-fiber carrying pouch will be available in March 2009 at an MSRP of $29.99 for the SP24PC and an MSRP of $39.99 for the SP35PC. For additional information, please visit www.smartpartsproducts.com.
Smartparts Unveils Two New WiFi Digital Picture Frames at CES 2009
The User-Friendly SPX10 and SPX19 Digital Picture Frames Integrate Windows Live™ FrameIt and Feature SmartFix, Smartparts Patented Image Correction Technology
Las Vegas (January 8, 2009) –Smartparts, Inc., a leading manufacturer and innovator driving the explosive digital picture frame market, is pleased to announce two new additions to its line of WiFi enabled frames - the 10-inch SPX10WF and 19-inch SPX19WF WiFi digital picture frames. The new SPX10WF and SPX19WF boast unparalleled ease-of-use by featuring a one push internet setup, automatic image correction, and on-frame photo album organization, all with no additional subscription costs.
Like the existing Smartparts WiFi digital picture frames, the SPX10WF and SPX19WF, feature complimentary photo email capability, enabling users to automatically receive emailed photos directly on their frame from friends and family. Smartparts' enhanced email security ensures that photos sent to the frame from friends and family will be secure. Along with the added security, the Smartparts' patented image correction technology, SmartFix, automatically resizes, enhances and crops photos to maximize appearance and storage capacity on the frame setting the Smartparts frames apart from other WiFi frames on the market.
The SPX10WF features an elegant espresso wood frame and gives consumers the ability to view their digital images in remarkable clarity on a ten inch, 24-bit LCD screen, featuring a resolution of 800x600 and 16.7 million viewable colors. The SPX19WF, which includes a sophisticated brown wood frame, allows consumers to view images on a nineteen inch 24-bit LCD screen, featuring a resolution of 1448x880.
As a certified Microsoft partner, Smartparts integration with Microsoft's Windows Live FrameIt application makes it easy for consumers to share and view photos online or directly on their wireless SPX10WF and SPX19WF digital picture frames.
"We are very excited about expanding our range of WiFi compatible picture frames, but these are much more than just frames that accept and display images wirelessly," said Stefan Guelpen, president and co-founder of Smartparts. "These are WiFi frames done the Smartparts way, with features and functionalities like SMART FIT and SMART FIX that truly enhance the users' experience and dramatically improve ease of use."
Both the SPX10WF and SPX19WF feature numerous options that add to the frames' ease-of-use, painless photo management, and optimal photo quality. For example, the SPX10WF and SPX19WF support SD, MS, xD, MMC, Compact Flash memory cards, as well as offer a USB port and 512MB of internal memory. Furthermore, Smartparts' new and improved embedded technology helps users effortlessly transfer their images directly onto both frames. All the user has to do is insert a memory card into the assigned slot and the frame does the rest, including image enhancement and resizing to match the resolution the LCD screen, giving users the ability to store up to 5,000 images on the frames!
The 10-inch SPX10WF has an MSRP of $199.99 and 19-inch SPX19WF an MSRP of $299.99. Both will be available in March 2009 through Smartparts' extensive network of over 10,000 retailers nationwide. For additional information, please visit www.smartpartsproducts.com