Finally somebody has made something I've been looking for a long time: The wifi/web-enabled LCD picture frame.
It's called the eStarling Wi-Fi Gmail / Flickr Enabled LCD Frame. Here's how it works:
- Hang the sucker in your house (needs to have WIFI)
- Using some software, configure it to
- Receive email (strange as that may sound)
- Receive an RSS newsfeed (Flickr, the photo album site, is a popular one)
Pretty cool, huh?
I'm native New Yorker living in Colorado whose family can't pry themselves away from the East. I tell them about all my outdoor adventures. While Marni (my wife) and I have a great online photo album, our parents are still very lo-tech. They'd rather see it without turning on the computer.
This thing sounds like a perfect compromise. Just post the pics online and they get to see it in the frame. The frame even has a way to cycle through the pictures too.
If you're interested in buying one, here is a handy dandy link to the website that sells it: