PhotoVu™ Announces Support for Windows Live FrameIt From ...
PhotoVu™ Announces Support for Windows Live FrameIt from
PhotoVu works with Microsoft to create seamless experience of FrameIt photos,
news, and information displayed on PhotoVu’s premium 19” and 22” wireless
digital picture frames
Boulder, CO – November 13th, 2008 – Today PhotoVu™(www.photovu.com), a “made in
the USA” manufacturer and designer of premium wall-mounted wireless digital picture
frames and digital signage displays, announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft
Corp. to offer support for Windows Live FrameIt on their custom frames and displays.
Using one consistent interface, customers can now combine photos, news, and
information from a variety of sources and not have to worry about the ever changing
complexity behind the scenes. All PhotoVu frames shipped over the last five years will
be eligible to download this new software upgrade.
"We are pleased to offer our customers this exciting new capability by enabling
Windows Live FrameIt integration for their frames and signs," said Robert Jordan,
partner, PhotoVu. "As one of the first digital frame companies to use RSS for photos, we
predicted even more compelling uses as the market matured. With FrameIt, Microsoft
has delivered and taken this to the next level by integrating not only people's photos but
'images as information'."
“PhotoVu's support for Windows Live FrameIt will provide another great solution for
Windows Live customers who want easy access to their photos and information,” said
Brian Hall, general manager of Windows Live at Microsoft. “We’re thrilled that PhotoVu
will provide innovative digital frames to Windows Live FrameIt users.”
PhotoVu Key Supporting FrameIt Features
• PhotoVu AutoFeed™ configuration allows customers to setup FrameIt on a USB
flash drive then send it to another PhotoVu user. Once the drive is inserted, it
starts to work immediately with no additional configuration.
• PhotoVu SmartSync™ support syncs with online photos and information. If
images are added or deleted, the changes will be reflected on the next FrameIt
• Set times to play the FrameIt content using the PhotoVu scheduling feature.
• Automatic image sizing using PhotoVu SmartResize™ to optimize each photo,
without distortion, for full screen display.
• PhotoVu Real-Time Vu™ allows customers to see new photos right after the
FrameIt content is sync'ed. Great for weather or breaking news!
About PhotoVu Wireless Digital Picture Frames and Digital Signs
PhotoVu™ is the premium “made in the USA” manufacturer and software developer of
customized wireless digital picture frames and digital signage displays. Consumers can
display thousands of digital photos on any Windows or Apple® (Mac®) computer, and an
endless variety of public content from RSS enabled photo sharing portals, including:
.Mac, Flickr™, FrameChannel, Photobucket, Picasa™ Web Albums, SmugMug,
Webshots, and Windows Live FrameIt. Business and advertisers can also display
locally targeted digital signage advertising content from an expanding array of “out-of-
home” local networks across the US.
PhotoVu is a trademark of PhotoVu, LLC. All other referenced companies and product names
are trademarks, service marks, or other marks of their respective owners.
Kathy Van Buskirk
Signal Rock Communications