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I have an LCD on a stand and I want to playback some pictures. One way would be to get an LCD with a media card reader and just put those pictures on there.

Are there any other solutions out there? Maybe a wireless media player that connects to a computer and does the playback of jpg's from there? Any links?

Any LCD's out there that have network cards embedded and some software that I can use to stream photos from anther computer onto that LCD?

Any other suggestions? I am looking for something ergonomic.

EDIT I would really like a wireless solution if possible

EDIT 2 I'm not talking about a regular digital picture frame solution here. The pictures are high quality and the display should be at least 19".

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so... basically you're looking for a wireless, ergonomic digital pictureframe. –  quack quixote Dec 14 '09 at 11:22
    
btw, i don't think you mean "ergonomic". i've no idea what you might mean, but "ergonomic" generally refers to chairs and keyboards and mice, and whether they're good for someone to use a lot. –  quack quixote Dec 14 '09 at 11:22
    
What I mean by "ergonomic" is "no cables and least amount of hardware". –  tzup Dec 14 '09 at 11:33
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that's reeeally not what that word means. –  quack quixote Dec 14 '09 at 11:39
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i don't disagree with that notion, but i and most other english speakers won't read the word "ergonomic" and think "oh, no cables". if you mean "no cables", say "no cables", don't say "ergonomic". –  quack quixote Dec 14 '09 at 14:23

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I have done this before, it is hard work, but this site helped me through the process

For my project, I wanted a desktop quality LCD screen of a size equivalent to an 11”x14” photograph. I also wanted professional quality matting and framing. My wife was skeptical about the project, and I knew that if the frame did not look great, it would be banished to the family room, instead of being mounted in a place of honor in the living room.

For a wireless option i suggest this Popular Science article

  1. IBM ThinkPad T21, 800-megahertz Pentium III processor, 10-gigabyte hard drive, 14.1-inch LCD: free (donated)
  2. Custom 151/4-by-123/4-inch polished zinc frame with mat and mounting boards: $50; americanframe.com
  3. Cnet Wi-Fi card: $30; newegg.com
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Thanks for the resource, very nice project indeed. However, I need more of a digital signage wireless solution that is affordable and suitable for such a small task. –  tzup Dec 14 '09 at 11:15
    
Please look at the edit i have done –  admintech Dec 14 '09 at 11:31

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