Epson Releases Printer Frame Hybrid
Printer manufacturer Epson has released a new digital photo frame that also acts as a printer.
This allows users to print their favourite pictures directly from the frame at the push of a button.
The PictureMate Show is said to have a resolution of 5760 by 1400 dpi (dots per inch) and the manufacturer claims that the product can print a photo in less than 40 seconds.
Stacey Tieu, associate product manager of consumer inkjets at Epson America, said that the model "combines the best in design and performance while offering a unique way to instantly print and share cherished memories".
She added: "This convenient, portable printer makes it easy to instantly print and share photos at parties, special events or family gatherings."
Complete with ports for memory cards, sticks and USB cables, the printer can also be remote controlled to produce a slideshow of images on the frame.
Costs per print for the unit are also claimed to be low, with Epson saying that glossy prints will cost 25 cents (15 pence) per print and mattes 32 cents.
By Elaine Richards.