SOURCE: Giant International

November 19, 2008 10:00 ET

Giant International Debuts First All Touch Multi-Media Wi-Fi Digital Internet Frame

Easy-to-Use Intouch Wireless Internet Frames Feature True Touch Screen, Photo Viewing, Internet Radio, WEB TV & RSS Feed Capabilities

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - November 19, 2008) - Giant International today unveiled its Intouch IT7150 digital photo frame, which takes the Wi-Fi digital frame to the next level by providing a complete multimedia entertainment experience. Through RSS news feeder and Internet content partnerships with FrameChannel® and vTuner™, the Intouch IT7150 combines wireless access to digital content from popular photo sharing web sites, RSS news feeds, Internet radio and WEB TV all on an easy-to-use true touch screen. Users have the flexibility to access digital content provided through the partners or to set up personalized RSS news feeds directly making it easy to obtain content on even the most unique hobbies such as skydiving or bird watching. It is the first wireless Internet frame to combine this variety of multimedia content with a touch screen, making it the most versatile digital frame on the market.

"Today's active consumers are now more than ever seeking simplicity in their lifestyles," said Marjon de Groot, director of marketing for Giant International. "The Intouch IT7150 seamlessly integrates digital content from the PC into the home, making it easier than ever to view and share photos with grandma on the couch, while also staying on top of important news with RSS news feeds as well as listening to their favorite music through live Internet radio."

Intouch IT7150 digital frames can easily access photos, music and video stored on a PC. Wi-Fi enabled, it features home networking capabilities, audio and video playback, Internet radio, WEB TV and an RSS feed reader. The intuitive all touch wireless frame is capable of viewing images stored on photo web sites and users can also upload photos with a memory card, into the internal frame memory, via the Web or connect the device to a networked PC via wireless or USB cable. The portable Intouch IT7150 provides users a multimedia window to the world in a comfortable setting without having to be glued to the home office PC.

Personalized News Content & Photo Sharing Made Easy with FrameChannel

The Intouch IT7150 digital photo frame displays images stored on popular web sites through an Internet content partnership with FrameChannel. FrameChannel is a free web-based tool that lets users select and manage digital content for their wireless picture frames including content from Facebook®, Webshots®, Picasa®, and more. Friends and family can also share photos when the user invites them to contribute directly to their frame, making it easy to edit and share favorite photos. Additionally, FrameChannel offers over 400 channels of news, weather, traffic and sports content that can be delivered direct to the wireless frame. Users simply configure their frame to create channels similar to programming a TV channel with preferred image feeds and content that is updated and always fresh, informative and entertaining.

News, Video & Live Internet Radio at Your Fingertips

In addition to viewing and sharing photos, the Intouch IT7150 provides more content as a portable multimedia player featuring audio and video playback and live Internet radio or WEB TV. Users can play multimedia content from the frame's internal memory, a memory card or by connecting to a PC wirelessly. Through a partnership with vTuner, the Intouch IT7150 includes access to over 11,000 radio and TV stations on the Internet without a subscription fee. Users are also able to add their own individual station favorites. The Intouch IT7150 features built-in stereo speakers and easily connects to headphones or external speakers via an audio jack.

With the RSS news feeder, users can stay on top of news that is most relevant to their unique lifestyles. From the latest news in Switzerland to the best in scuba diving, the Intouch IT7150 provides portable access to digital information anywhere in the home. Favorite RSS feeds and Internet radio links are typed on the frame's QWERTY touch screen keyboard making it easy to stay connected and access countless digital information anywhere.

Intouch IT7150 Key Features:

--  7" color digital display screen (16:9 aspect ratio)
--  High resolution (800 x 480 pixels)
--  Touch operation with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
--  Wi-Fi connectivity (embedded Wi-Fi 802.11b/g standard)
--  USB cable included to connect to PC
--  Digital photo frame with FrameChannel partnership providing easy photo
    sharing and 400 channels of dynamic content to customize frame with news,
    weather, sports and more
--  Wireless RSS 2.0 feed reader
--  Live Internet radio with additional vTuner partnership providing
    11,000 mainstream radio and Internet only stations and over 800 WEB TV
--  Video/audio/photo playback function
--  Stereo speakers (1W x 2)
--  Memory formats supported: Secure Digital (SD) Card, Compact Flash (CF)
    Card, Memory Stick (MS), MultiMedia (MMC) Card, XD-Picture card expandable
--  128MB of internal memory
--  Audio jack for headphones or external speaker connection
--  Clock, calendar and alarm
--  Rechargeable battery with estimated 1.5 hours battery life for easy

Pricing and Availability

The Intouch IT7150 digital photo frame has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $349. The Intouch IT7100 is also available without vTuner and WEB TV for a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $299. Both models are available through Intouch's network of retail outlets and at the company's online store at

About Intouch

Intouch consumer electronics offer innovative technology that delivers communications, information and entertainment to sophisticated, active consumers when, where and how they desire. With its Intouch brand, Giant International is leveraging its marketing and distribution expertise in the consumer electronics market.

About Giant International

Atlanta-based Giant International Ltd. is the global marketer and distributor for Giant Wireless Technology (GWT), an international leader in the development and production of wireless telecommunications products for the consumer market. With manufacturing capabilities in China, GWT provides superior quality products that are also technology market leaders. A diversified, multi-national research and development team helps GWT bring to market products that reflect an international range of product advancements and innovations. Through OEM and ODM arrangements, Giant International markets wireless communications solutions that deliver entertainment and information for active lifestyles. Currently, products are brought to market under the Intouch, Olympia and licensed Motorola brand.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Spokesperson available for interview. Product available for review or demo.

Intouch and the Intouch logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Giant International Ltd. All other registered trademarks and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Giant International Ltd. 2008. All rights reserved.

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