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Nov 8, 2010

New Simple-To-Use GiiNii "All-in-One" 8" True Video Digital Picture Frame

Imagine giving a favorite relative or best friend a personalized holiday present that they love—one that is incredibly easy to use. Now imagine being with family and friends on Christmas morning or at your holiday gathering, and being able to instantly play back digital photos and videos that you just took of those special moments. The gift that makes it possible is GiiNii’s new 8-inch “All-in-One” True Video digital picture frame.

“Digital picture frames have been around for a few years, but now, for the first time, you can plug in a non-HD USB camcorder and play back videos on this gorgeous picture frame,” said Dennis Sones, GiiNii chief marketing officer. “Everything about the GiiNii 8-inch True Video digital picture frame is new, including video capability that enables video playback and a vastly simplified operating system.”

GiiNii All-in-One

GiiNii All-in-One

Exceptionally Easy To Use

The GiiNii 8-inch “All-in-One” True Video’s EZ Navigation System features simple controls (an innovative scroll wheel and just two buttons) and intuitive, Flash-animated menu items. Plus, a straightforward photo management system lets users easily create and name albums (preset or custom) via an on-screen keypad without using a computer. These albums let users quickly find and display specific photos.

“Many digital picture frames have been very complicated to set up and run,” said Sones. “GiiNii understands that, so we set out to develop a next-generation digital picture frame that would be easier to use than any other frame on the market.”

“Everything about the GiiNii 8-inch True Video digital picture frame is new, including video capability that enables video playback and a vastly simplified operating system.”

True Multimedia Video Capable And More

The digital picture frame also is true multimedia video capable. With MPEG-4 and AVC/H.264 video playback, it plays virtually every type of video from non-HD digital cameras and camcorders, and it instantly plays videos directly from non-HD Flip Video camcorders via the frame’s USB port.

Other features and specifications include:

  • 8-inch back-lit LED panel
  • 800 x 600 resolution
  • 4:3 aspect ratio
  • 2 GB internal memory (stores up to 10,000 photos)
  • 6-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, MS Duo and xD-Picture)
  • USB host (type A) port for USB flash drive
  • Mini USB (mini B) port for connectivity to PCs
  • Photos supported: JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, Progressive JPEG and EXIF
  • Audio supported: MP3, WMA, AAC and WAV
  • Stereo speakers
  • Clock and calendar
  • Remote control
  • Auto rotation, which automatically displays images in portrait or landscape mode when frame is turned
  • Variety of on-screen clock designs, with additional ones available to download
  • Variety of animated background (digital scrapbook) themes, which offer users an array of photo viewing experiences, with additional ones available to download
  • Preinstalled photos: National Treasures Volume Two (12 photos), making it ready to use out of the box
  • Solid-wood frame
  • Two interchangeable frame mats
  • Wall mount
  • On-screen tutorial
  • EZ Release frame locking system for easily removing the back and changing the frame mat
  • EnerGiiNii power-save modes, for conserving energy
  • ENERGYSTAR Qualified
  • RoHS and WEEE environmental compliance
  • Kensington lock for security

Availability And Price

The GiiNii 8-inch “All-in-One” True Video digital picture frame is available now at Staples stores, Amazon.com and other leading retailers. Prices are set by individual retailers, but the price for this photo frame should range from $89.99 to $109.99.

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