By Lisa Johnston
New products on display at the American International Toy Fair, held in N
New York — Giant and Nextar announced new digital photo frames for the holiday selling season.
Giant International will ship a Wi-Fi-enabled digital photo frame to dealers in November.
The 7-inch Intouch IT7150 can stream RSS feeds and Internet content through a partnerships with Frame Media's FrameChannel and vTuner, a provider of Internet radio and TV services.
It can also wirelessly access photos, music and video stored on home PCs. Consumers can browse online photos from Flickr, Facebook, Web Albums and other online imaging services.
The frame features a touch-screen interface with a virtual QWERTY keyboard, an 800 by 480 display, 128MB of internal memory, a clock/calendar/alarm function and memory card slots. The frame also features a rechargeable battery with a roughly 1.5-hour life span.
The frame will retail for $349. A version without the vTuner and Web TV (IT7100) will retail for $299.
Nextar will ship a 3.5-inch digital frame this month.
The Folio frame features a 320 by 240 resolution display, black leather cover, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, and slots for SD and Memory Stick media. It can be loaded with 128MB or 256MB of internal memory.
A version with $256MB of internal memory will retail for $69.99.
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