Iomega FotoShow – A Zip drive for your TV (2000)


The Iomega FotoShow can transfer media (Compact Flash, SmartMedia, Microdrive) to Zip disk, edit photos, and connect to your TV and/or PC.
It was marketed to photographers, business presentations, and family to show photos on the TV.

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Powered by a Motorola PowerPC Processor. A 250MB Zip disk can hold about 1000 photos at 1,024 x 768 resolution. Copy from Memory card to ZIP disk took twice as long as a normal memory card reader, but it was very convenient 1 button push operation. Connects to the TV over Composite or S-Video to look at photos, change backgrounds, make albums, cropping, red eye removal, rotate and more. Released at a cost of about $300.



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