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Wireless Digital Picture Frame Launches Nationwide
i-mate(TM) USA



LAS VEGAS , CES, Jan. 8 -- Consumers can now display, storeand receive digital images anywhere with the launch of the Momento(TM)wireless digital picture frame from i-mate(TM), available for purchase onlineand in stores nationwide at the end of the month. Users can stream theirdigital photos from their PCs, play directly from a digital camera's memorycard, and send new pictures directly to the Momento(TM) device via theMomento(TM) Live! Service (www.momentolive.com), allowing them to share themoment -- any time, anywhere.

The Momento(TM) wireless digital picture frame has been optimized andcertified for use with the Windows(R) Vista(TM) operating system and is alsocompatible with Windows(R) XP(TM). Demonstrations of the Momento(TM) areavailable in the Microsoft(R) booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)#7144 in the Central Hall of the LVCC.

"All products with Certified for Windows(R) Vista(TM) logo status haveundergone rigorous testing on a range of standards," said Dave Wascha,director of marketing for Windows(R) Vista(TM) at Microsoft(R) Corp. "We havecollaborated with the Momento(TM) development team to ensure a certifiedproduct of the highest quality that takes advantage of everything Vista(TM)has to offer."

Also launching at CES is the Momento(TM) Live!(TM) online subscriptionservice that works hand-in-hand with the Momento(TM), uniquely allowing usersto receive digital pictures from anywhere in the world that can then betransferred instantly to the Momento(TM) device. Every Momento(TM) framecomes with a free 30-day trial to Momento(TM) Live!

"Momento(TM) gives users an unmatched, easy way to wirelessly fill thelarge, stunning LCD picture screen," said David Hayes , CTO at i-mate(TM). "Upto this point, digital picture frames have lacked this essential connection tothe PC and internet that have made other types of media devices an integralpart of our everyday lives."

As part of its optimization for Windows(R) Vista(TM), Momento(TM) wirelessdigital picture frames take advantage of Windows(R) SideShow allowing users toview PC based content on the Momento(TM) display screen such as email andinstant message alerts, weather, stock quotes and more.

The Momento(TM) wireless digital picture frame comes in two models, theMomento(TM) 100 (MSRP $299), with a 10.2" high-resolution 800 x 480 display,and the Momento(TM) 70 (MSRP $199.99), with a high-resolution 7", 800 x 480display screen. Additional features of the Momento(TM) include the ability todisplay photos in landscape or portrait form, built-in storage for favoritephotos, customizable slideshows, mattes and frames and a remote control.

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