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ViewSonic(R) Digital Photo Frames Display Plug and Play Personality at CES

New Digital Photo Frames Offer Full Multimedia Connectivity With Music and Video Play Back

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/10 -- 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites -- ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today added seven new multimedia enhanced digital photo frames in a range of sizes that bring plug and play ease and style to any environment.

"Consumers want to enjoy and share memories with friends and family. However, as digital frame technology has grown more advanced, some people have become intimidated by these devices," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "ViewSonic's new frames provide the leading multimedia connectivity that consumers want, with an intuitive design ideal for any age or technology background."

ViewSonic VFP858 - Connected Bluetooth® smart frame

The 8" VFP858 digital smart frame combines a full touchscreen with innovative imaging technology and Bluetooth®-enabled mobile phone features. Using the built-in microphone and stereo speakers, consumers can connect their mobile phone to the VFP858 for hands-free dialing with crystal clear reception, in addition to phone book syncing, caller ID and call history details. Furthermore, the frame automatically switches between content and incoming call modes for ultimate convenience.

In addition to making phone calls without a service subscription, users can directly stream audio / music wirelessly from their computer, phone or other Bluetooth A2DP device to the VFP858. Of course, the VFP858 wouldn't be a multimedia enhanced digital frame though without 802.11n connectivity to Flickr®, Picasa®, YouTube®, Internet radio, FrameChannel®, RSS news and weather. For added media options, the VFP858 also includes a USB port and supports most memory card formats for photo, audio and video file playback. The VFP858 will be available in Q3 2010 for an estimated MSRP of $199.99.

ViewSonic VFM842 and VFM1042 - Full multimedia to match any room

The 8" VFM842 offers full multimedia connectivity on an 800x600 high-resolution screen. Enjoy video playback and favorite music selections with photo slideshows via the device's built-in speakers, while calendar, alarm and clock features help to clean up any desk or tabletop. To further ensure a simplified user experience, an easy to use remote control is included. Also available in a 10" size option, the VFM1042 offers all the features of the VFM842, in addition to 1,024x768 high-resolution screen with 600:1 contrast ratio and auto rotation feature so pictures are formatted perfectly in landscape or portrait mode.

Both devices offer unique interchangeable ID frame design with sleek and stylish slim bezel so they will look great wherever they are displayed. The VFM842 and VFM1042 will both be available in Q1 2010 for respective MSRPs of $149.99 and $189.99.

ViewSonic VFM840 - Multimedia meets modern

The stylish 8" VFM840 is the ideal digital frame for any modern living space. Enhanced with full multimedia features, this 800x600 high-resolution frame offers music and video playback. An LED backlight provides mercury-free energy savings, while the calendar, alarm, clock and auto rotation features provide enhanced functionality. For further multimedia enjoyment, the VFM840 includes 512MB of internal memory and an included remote control for easy navigation. The VFM840 will be available in black or white in Q1 2010 for an MSRP of $149.99.

ViewSonic VFM1024 - Complete content and sophistication

This 10" genuine Cherry wood frame brings elegance and sophistication to any room. Offering full multimedia options, the VFM1024 enables consumers to enjoy video and photos along with their favorite music selections via the built-in speakers and 1,024x600 high-resolution screen. Calendar, alarm and clock features make this beautiful frame the perfect addition to any home or office, while the included remote control and 128MB of internal memory make switching content a breeze. The VFM1024 is now available for an MSRP of $189.99.

ViewSonic VFM1032 - Easy goes eco-friendly

In an Alpine White acrylic finish, the slim 10" VFM1032 offers full multimedia functionality in a sleek and modern design. With 1GB of internal memory, this 800x600 high-resolution frame is perfect for enjoying favorite videos and listening to music while viewing photo slideshows. A programmable on/off feature helps conserve energy when content is not being viewed with just a tap of the screen. Included remote control makes content selection easy. The VFM1032 will be available in Q1 2010 for an MSRP of $199.99.

ViewSonic VFP1039 - Wi-Fi with size and style

For those wanting to be connected to their preferred digital content in a snap, the 10" Wi-Fi® enabled VFP1039 is the ideal solution. The frame features Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) which makes it easy to set up a wireless connection to enjoy content on Flickr®, Picasa®, YouTube®, Internet radio, FrameChannel® and custom RSS feeds. This device features a large, 800x600 high-resolution LCD and is designed to playback photos, music and video. Additionally, 25 photo transition effects provide for a pleasurable viewing experience. The auto on / off feature helps to conserve energy with a simple tap on the display icon, while calendar, alarm and clock settings are ideal for when content is not being played. The VFP1039 will be available in Q2 2010 for an estimated MSRP of $199.99.

For further information on ViewSonic news and product announcements from the show, visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook®, YouTube® and Twitter®.

About ViewSonic

ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of visual display and computing products. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including computers, LCD monitors, projectors, LCD TVs, digital signage solutions, digital photo frames and other consumer electronics products. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit http://www.ViewSonic.com/.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company's expectations with regard to future events. Actual events could differ significantly from those anticipated in this document.

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