SOURCE: Frame Media, Inc.

April 22, 2008 14:09 ET

Frame Media Hires User Experience Leader and MIT Media Lab Alumna Karen Donoghue as Vice President of Product

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Frame Media, Inc. (, the leading platform provider for content aggregation and delivery to wireless picture frames and information appliances, today announced the addition of an established expert in the field of user experience design, MIT Media Lab alumna Karen Donoghue as its Vice President of Product. Donoghue will be responsible for both leading the design of the user experience for Frame Media's FrameChannel platform as well as helping Frame Media's semiconductor, ODM, OEM and brand partners define unique user experiences on networked devices and appliances that are tightly integrated with FrameChannel content.

"We're thrilled to have Karen join our leadership team," said Jon Finegold, Chief Operating Officer of Frame Media. "She brings a wealth of experience in developing cutting edge user experiences for the web as well as for mobile devices like the Apple iPhone and Motorola RAZR2. Her connected-device experience and unique skillset will help keep FrameChannel as the predominant platform for the selection and delivery of content to today's wireless photo frame and tomorrow's next generation information appliances."

Along with her work at the MIT Media Lab, Donoghue has led user experience design for Linux devices at Motorola, led the user experience design for the SavaJe mobile platform (acquired by Sun Microsystems in 2007, and rebranded JavaFX Mobile platform) and founded and ran a consulting practice for several years focused on user experience. She is a published author on the topic with her book: "Built for Use: Driving Profitability Through the User Experience" published by McGraw Hill and an inventor on several U.S. patents related to user experience for devices. In 2006, Donoghue was honored as one of ten women in technology named to the Mass High Tech Newspaper's "Women to Watch" list.


Frame Media is the leading platform provider for content delivery to wireless digital picture frames and connected gadgets. Its flagship product, FrameChannel, can be branded and tightly integrated to work with any Wi-Fi enabled photo frame or connected gadget, transforming these devices into dynamic information appliances. With FrameChannel, a frame owner can program a unique stream of content that is updated dynamically, marrying their own photos with fresh content from a library of hundreds of channels including news, sports, weather, traffic, stock quotes, horoscopes and imagery from leading photographic collections. For more information please visit Frame Media can be reached at or 718-235-3006.

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