Digital Picture Frames. Technology Presentation LIT 501- Claire Putala Jodi Hemingway. What is a Digital Picture Frame?.
LIT 501- Claire Putala
Crystal clear LCD screen.
Internal memory – can copy pictures from the computer or your storage device.
Uses many memory cards to allow for a variety of storage devices – SD (most common), MMC, xD, MS, CF 1, CF 2, MS Pro, Micro Drive, and USB Drive.
Some have MP3 player components.
Can place on a nightstand, table, or hang it on your wall.
Decorative frame looks nice and eloquent in your house.
Power Source – plug in and battery.Features and Functions…
Photo courtesy Ceiva
“This circuit card contains all of the components that drive the digital
picture frame.” (Karim Nice, 2008)
CPU – central processing unit
Memory – ROM memory to store the operating system and flash memory is where the pictures, settings, and some of the operating system live
Modem – allows you to connect to the internet and download photos
Display– liquid crystal display (LCD) and picture resolution
Controls – adjust brightness and power off and on
Operating System – similar to PDAs, electrical-testing devices, and set-top boxes (similar to small devices and cell phones – like laptops, but smaller)What is Inside the Picture Frame Continued…
This information is from a Ceiva Digital Picture Frame – only difference from other frames is its capability of connecting to the internet via a modem.
Kodak EasyShare 8” $129.97
Pandigital 7” w/MP3 Player $88.84
Digital Spectrum 5.6” $49.84
Coby 1.5” Digital Photo Keychain $24.84
Polaroid 7” $79.99
Royal 5.6” $123.49
CTA Heart-shaped Necklace $34.99
Kodak EasyShare 7” $99.99
Westinghouse 14” $299.99
Digital Blue – Disney Show Pix Digital Photo Album (Princess) $39.99Brand, Size, Type, and Price…
Variety of sizes, types, and features.
Brighten up any room or office with photos and videos of family and friends.
Show as many pictures as you want.
Change your pictures daily.
Kodak EasyShare offers changing faceplates for frames.
Great gift idea.
If images are not digitally stored you have to scan them onto the computer to place on a storage device to be used in the photo frame.
Battery operated need replacement batteries often.
Continually have to be plugged in to view images, unlike a regular picture frame that does not require electricity.Pros and Cons…
process of picture taking and displaying
How it Works