Next-Gen Photoframe with Android
FreeBit has announced new Photoframe, running on Android, that does much more than pix! Jpn: http://bit.ly/cCCeIw
Free bit and subsidiary company Dream train Internet (DTI) for building equipped with base “Android” photo frame “ServersMan Cast@net” (hereafter, Cast@net) was announced. Software “ServersMan” that a free bit developed is installed, and Cast@net is Web server. As a result, the displayed photograph is replaced from the outside.
A special application starts when the main body is started, and it operates as a digital photo frame. SD memory card. The photograph and the animation preserved in sv=NX are displayed by the slide show form. Can it access Cast@net by Web browser of the personal computer, and the preservation data and the operation setting in Cast@net be operated from the operation panel displayed in Web a browser. The user interface that “Air Display” and this company call is used for the access to Cast@net. It corresponds to the file manipulation using WebDAV. A special application has the file inspection functions such as PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Cellular phone It is possible to display it by immediately forwarding the photograph and the animation of which it takes a picture with the sv=NX machine to Cast@net. Camera application “Scooop” for the cellular phone that this company prepares is used. The corresponding cellular phone is a terminal equipped with the terminal for i application program, the terminal equipped with iPhone and Android, and Windows Mobile. Similar can be done even by the digital camera that installs SD memory card “Eye-Fi” that has wireless LAN function.
The version of Android is 1.5. The application for Android can be added from the application delivery base for Cast@net that a free bit prepares through Air Display. Android 1.5 is combined with this as OS, and the mailer for web browser “Google Chrome” and POP3/IMAP4 is pre-installed. The web browsing including animation common site etc. and mail can be sent and received. The mail attached file of these forms can be displayed with the photo frame by the document viewer corresponding to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF. Because there are an address book and a media player application program, too it explains that it has the function of the net book corresponding even though the digital photo frame.
Liquid crystal display is installed. Resolutions are 800×600 pixels. CPU is processor core “ARM11” base of Britain ARM Co., and the operating frequency is 667MHz. The flash memory in 2G byte is built into. Because use by the type of leaving untouched is assumed, the battery is not built into. The telecommunication facility corresponds to Ethernet (10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX) and wireless LAN(IEEE802.11b/g/n). USB It is possible to connect it with the network by connecting USB connection’s 3G data communication terminal because one sv=NX port is installed.
The sales system prepared two kinds of the continuance account of payment 12 times of lump sum payment and 2100 yen a month of 24,800 yen ×. The lump sum payment accepts the early reservation with EXEMODE E-SHOP, the [eguzemo-doautoretto] Rakuten Ichiba, and [eguzemo-doautorettosutoa] (in the Amazon marketplace) on July 1, 2010. A part of sales in the discount house is scheduled. The continuance account takes charge by DTI, and begins the reservation receipt on July 9, 2010. Is the product launch the middle of July, 2010?Schedule in the end of.
This company is aiming to add for the public, and to develop Cast@net with the corporation by the digital signage usage. It says while developing software that can uniformly manage a lot of terminals. Via: Nikkei