eStarling Wi-Fi Gmail / Flickr Enabled LCD Frame
eStarling is Back
The eStarling frame is a standalone Wi-Fi LCD photo frame that connects to a wireless network and automatically displays photos e-mailed to it in a slideshow format. Additionally you can specify a photo feed from Flickr based on your own tagged keywords.
You may remember the unique eStarling Wi-Fi enabled photo frame we carried last year. We sold out almost immediately and it has been one of the most lusted after gadgets ever since. Now eStarling is back with a new special edition frame sporting a stylish look and an improved 7" screen. The eStarling frame is a standalone Wi-Fi LCD photo frame that connects to a wireless network and automatically displays photos e-mailed to it in a slideshow format. Additionally you can specify an RSS photo feed from Flickr based on your own tagged keywords. You can even shoot photos on your mobile phone then e-mail them directly to your eStarling frame for display.
Let us elucidate on the eStarling's inner workings.
To get things rolling you need to configure the eStarling Frame by connecting it to your PC via the included USB cable. Once configured, the frame can be disconnected from the PC and operates in a completely stand-alone mode.
Using the eStarling software select the wireless network to connect to. The eStarling supports WEP encryption and has a full-featured TCP/IP setup supporting DHCP and Manual IP.
The eStarling frame supports standard POP E-mail. Simply enter the POP server, username and password. Optionally you can thwart possible spam by allowing only e-mails from a certain e-mail address to be received. We recommend you set-up a free Google Gmail account for your eStarling so it can have a dedicated e-mail address... that makes it happy.
Flickr RSS Photo Feed Configuration
Simply do a search on Flickr for your favorite photos. Cut and paste the URL from the "RSS 2.0" link at the bottom of the page into the eStarling software. You can even do multiple feeds at once. Once a feed is set-up Flickr photos matching your search criteria go into rotation on the frame. As new photos are posted to Flickr, they show up on the frame.
Simply e-mail any JPEG or BMP photo to the eStarling frame. It polls for new e-mail every few minutes and puts any photos it receives into rotation on the frame in a slideshow format. The internal memory holds about 200 photos... so as new photos are sent the oldest photos are removed from the frame. The frame functions similarly when receiving photos via the Flickr photo feed.
If you install a CF or SD card with photos into the eStarling frame these will go into rotation on the frame along with any photos received via e-mail or Flickr photo feeds.
- Connects to Wireless 802.11 Network
- Displays Photos E-Mailed to the Picture Frame
- Displays Photos from Flickr RSS Feeds
- Displays Photos on a MMC/SD/MS/CF card
- 7" color LCD Display
- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g with Support for WEP encryption
- MMC/SD/MS/CF 4in1 card slot
- On-board Storage for Approximately 200 photos
- Views JPEG files
- External 120V/240V AC Adapter
- Internet access via wireless 802.11 Network
- Frame Setup requires you to run the included software on a Windows 2000/ME/XP compatible PC. After the frame is setup it operates in a stand-alone mode with no PC needed.