- Pandigital introduced Monday its
Photo Greeting Card line — a greeting card with a built-in LCD that can show
The cards allow
quickly uploading and displaying up to 50 digital photos on a 1.44-inch digital
photo screen. Photos automatically play back as a slideshow, the company said.
shipping the greeting cards now at a $9.99 suggested retail, each.
"These new Digital
Photo Greeting Cards extend the concept of the greeting card by allowing
consumers to send a truly personal greeting to family and friends," stated Dean
Finnegan, Pandigital CEO and founder. "These cards are available for most
special occasions and are so unique that the card can actually be the gift."
Each card comes
preloaded with easy-to-use photo-transfer software that is both Mac and PC
compatible. Consumers simply use a USB cable to connect the card's mini USB
jack to a home computer.
Users follow a few
easy steps to select the photos to be shared on the card. The cards accept
JPEG, GIF and BMP photo formats.
consumers receiving the card can save the photos on the card to a home computer
by the same process.
The new Pandigital
Digital Photo Greeting Cards come in a selection of styles and designs,
including sentiments for love, thinking of you, anniversaries, congratulations,
birthdays, happy holidays and season's greetings.
Each card turns on
and off as the card opens and closes for a dynamic greeting card experience. If
the card is left open, it will automatically turn off after five minutes to
preserve battery life. Each card will last for up to two and half hours of
total battery life.