updated 04:15 pm EDT, Fri September 23, 2005
Digital Foci today introduced , its portable digital photo album with hard drive and card reader that securely saves and views digital photos and video, alleviating worry about running low on memory card space. Picture Porter also serves as a portable MP3 player, and connects to most televisions for big-screen viewing. Offered in frosted white and graphite colors, 20GB ($400) and 40GB ($470) models are available. Picture Porter ships with Ulead management software, a USB cable, a video/audio cable, earphones, an AC adapter, a Lithium-Ion battery for 3.5 hours of video and 7.5 hours of music, a remote control, and carrying case.
Built-in memory card slots copy and archive photos directly from any digital camera card without cumbersome cables, negating the need to bring along a Laptop in order to offload pictures and free up space. A bright color LCD screen views pictures on the go, and Picture Porter provides rotation, zoom, and panning options. Compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems, Picture Porter measures 5.2 x 2.8 x 1.2 inches and weighs 8.6 ounces with the hard drive and battery included. Compatible media formats include CF I/II, MD, SM, MMC, SD Card, miniSD, Memory Stick, MS PRO, MS Duo, and MS PRO Duo. Supported image formats include JPEG, Tiff, BMP, and RAW. Video formats supported are MPEG1, MPEG4, and DivX 5.x.