HP has Announced a fancy batch of digital picture frames, and it's calling them DreamScreens. Connected to the world via Wi-Fi or Ethernet, these swank-looking screens are all decked out in shiny piano black with flush widescreen fronts.
The DreamScreen comes in two display sizes – 10.2 inches on the DreamScreen 100 and 130 inches for DreamScreen 130; priced at $249 and $299 respectively. Both feature a piano-black design with a flush glass widescreen display, 2GB of built-in memory, a remote control, WiFi b/g streaming and integrated speakers.
The HP DreamScreen, a companion to the PC, connects easily to a wireless or wired network to bring photos, music and video into any area of the home. The screen also transforms social media and web information into consumable, bite-sized pieces.
HP DreamScreen features:
- Wireless—Connect to your wireless home network to access weather info, Snapfish and Facebook with built-in Wi-Fi.
- Touch-enabled controls—Get fast, easy access to information and entertainment with simple touch controls embedded in the display that disappear when not in use, or use the included remote control for added convenience.
- Day at a glance—Wake up to music and get a 5-day forecast1 with one glance thanks to built-in alarm clock and weather functions.
- Social media hub—Keep up with your friends’ photos, status updates and upcoming events by accessing Facebook.
- Music—Turn your HP DreamScreen into your entertainment center by listening to Internet radio from Pandora or HP SmartRadio.
- Photos—Play a slideshow of your photos copied to the HP DreamScreen or directly on popular memory cards formats.
- Videos—Watch home movies and video clips in full screen – Its simple
- Display: Widescreen (13.3") 15:9 aspect ratio
- Display Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels
- • Built-in memory: 2GB (1.5GB approximate available space)
- • I/O: USB Port, Memory Card Reader, Headphone output
- • Memory Cards Supported: Compact Flash I/II, Micro Drive, Secure Digital High Capacity, Memory Stick &
- Memory Stick Pro, XD picture card
- Audio: Built-in high-fidelity speakers
- Networking: 10/100 LAN & Wireless 802.11 b/g
- Media Files Supported:
-Video File Formats: MPEG 1, 2, 4, H.264
-Photo File Formats: JPEG, PNG, BMP
-Audio File Formats: MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV