PixAround.com Turns Your PDAs Into Your Portable Digital Albums

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from PixAround.com Pte Ltd.

    SINGAPORE, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PixAround.com Pte Ltd. announces the
 commercial launch of the PixScreen(TM) Palm 1.0, the world's first interactive
 3D, 360 degree digital image viewing software for Palm OS(R) handhelds.
     PixScreen Palm 1.0 makes sharing of 3D, 360 degree digital images between
 friends and business partners easier, more portable and more interactive at
 any place and time by allowing visual content to be viewed and shared across
 Palm OS handhelds with just a single format.
     Global shipment of PDAs is estimated to grow to 30 million by 2004
 (Gartner).  Leveraging on the escalating pervasiveness of PDAs, its increasing
 affordability and Palm's support of more colors in its display, PixScreen Palm
 1.0 is set to bring the portability of visual content to new heights by
 delivering visual content right into users' "palms".
     "The keyword behind the creation of PixScreen Palm 1.0 is 'portability'.
 People demand this in the new digital lifestyle," said Mr. Willie Png,
 Managing Director of PixAround.  "Now, they don't have to lug their heavy
 photo albums around to show off baby or vacation photographs.  PixScreen Palm
 1.0 provides users with a portable digital album wherever they go, making the
 sharing of visual content across portable devices possible."
 
     Key features of PixScreen Palm 1.0:
 
      * One format for easy sharing and viewing of visual content across any 4,
        8 and 16-bit color Palm OS handheld running on Palm OS 3.3 and above
 
      * Support for 8-bit and 16-bit color formats that allow users to conserve
        memory space or view images at higher quality
 
      * Support for 3D view of 360o interactive and object view scenes
 
      * Support seamless beaming of images among Palm OS handhelds
 
      * Interactive four-directional panning and zooming
 
      * Viewing slide shows off a Palm OS handheld
 
      * Flexibility of viewing, beaming and deletion of one image or a selected
        group of images
 
     With this spectrum of features, PixScreen Palm 1.0 permits home and
 business users, especially those in the real estate and travel industries to
 seamlessly and effortlessly share visual content on the move.  Industry
 professionals can now beam virtual tours of properties or holiday
 destinations, in color, to prospective customers even when they are on the
 road, instead of booting-up their bulky laptops.
     PixScreen Palm 1.0 is now available from store.pixaround.com @ US$14.95.
 
 

SOURCE PixAround.com Pte Ltd.
    SINGAPORE, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PixAround.com Pte Ltd. announces the
 commercial launch of the PixScreen(TM) Palm 1.0, the world's first interactive
 3D, 360 degree digital image viewing software for Palm OS(R) handhelds.
     PixScreen Palm 1.0 makes sharing of 3D, 360 degree digital images between
 friends and business partners easier, more portable and more interactive at
 any place and time by allowing visual content to be viewed and shared across
 Palm OS handhelds with just a single format.
     Global shipment of PDAs is estimated to grow to 30 million by 2004
 (Gartner).  Leveraging on the escalating pervasiveness of PDAs, its increasing
 affordability and Palm's support of more colors in its display, PixScreen Palm
 1.0 is set to bring the portability of visual content to new heights by
 delivering visual content right into users' "palms".
     "The keyword behind the creation of PixScreen Palm 1.0 is 'portability'.
 People demand this in the new digital lifestyle," said Mr. Willie Png,
 Managing Director of PixAround.  "Now, they don't have to lug their heavy
 photo albums around to show off baby or vacation photographs.  PixScreen Palm
 1.0 provides users with a portable digital album wherever they go, making the
 sharing of visual content across portable devices possible."
 
     Key features of PixScreen Palm 1.0:
 
      * One format for easy sharing and viewing of visual content across any 4,
        8 and 16-bit color Palm OS handheld running on Palm OS 3.3 and above
 
      * Support for 8-bit and 16-bit color formats that allow users to conserve
        memory space or view images at higher quality
 
      * Support for 3D view of 360o interactive and object view scenes
 
      * Support seamless beaming of images among Palm OS handhelds
 
      * Interactive four-directional panning and zooming
 
      * Viewing slide shows off a Palm OS handheld
 
      * Flexibility of viewing, beaming and deletion of one image or a selected
        group of images
 
     With this spectrum of features, PixScreen Palm 1.0 permits home and
 business users, especially those in the real estate and travel industries to
 seamlessly and effortlessly share visual content on the move.  Industry
 professionals can now beam virtual tours of properties or holiday
 destinations, in color, to prospective customers even when they are on the
 road, instead of booting-up their bulky laptops.
     PixScreen Palm 1.0 is now available from store.pixaround.com @ US$14.95.
 
 SOURCE  PixAround.com Pte Ltd.