BEDMINSTER, NJ — dotPhoto, Inc., developer of the best selling Pictavision® application for mobile phones, and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced the launch of dotPhoto's new wallpaper application on Get It Now®, Verizon Wireless' virtual store. MyWallpaperTM offers subscribers the ability to customize their camera phone screen with their choice of over 400 unique and beautiful professional photos.
The MyWallpaper application, found in the getPIX aisle of the Get It Now virtual store, allows customers with select Get It Now capable phones to easily browse through conveniently labeled photo categories, such as animals, birds, art, music and sports and view multiple downloadable thumbnail photos. Customers who can't decide which photo to select as their wallpaper can preview up to nine photos at a time, making it easier to select the image that best suites their mood.
"We have developed MyWallpaper to be both great value and to be easy to use," said Glenn Paul, CEO of dotPhoto, Inc. "MyWallpaper builds on dotPhoto's expertise in photo handling in both the online and wireless environments."
Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled handsets can download unique and beautiful professional photos using the MyWallpaper application for just $0.49 per photo when they purchase as few as 10 uses at a time. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications.
Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating Circuit City and RadioShack locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information on Get It Now, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 39 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.
About Get It Now
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone. Customers with Get It Now-capable phones can download applications over the air and purchase them from their phones. getTXT, getIM and getEMAIL help customers stay in touch and communicate with others. getGAMES keeps customers entertained, while getGOING applications, made for today's mobile lifestyle, offers restaurant location services with maps, directions and more. View and share digital photos with getPIX, check out Web cams with getFLIX or identify incoming callers by assigning a unique ring with getTONES. getALERTS keeps customers informed while getBROWSING lets them access the Web from their wireless phone.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless.
About dotPhoto, Inc.
Launched in 1999, dotPhoto, Inc. (www.dotphoto.com) is a privately-held online photo-printing, sharing and image e-commerce portal where members can print, share and sell digital photos. dotPhoto offers users the ability to add sound, text and voice to their online images; organize them into their own portfolio or album; arrange for secure access by friends, family members and business associates; sell downloads or prints of their images at prices they determine; and view and share photos on cellular phones. The Company's patent-pending "talking pictures" technology greatly enhances photo-sharing on the Internet, enabling a more real and human digital photography experience.
For businesses, dotPhoto offers a full range of digital photography processing and storage solutions. The Company's state-of-the-art high-speed digital processing system enables rapid file transfer, processing and print output of digital images to custom print formats. Corporate customers can also use dotPhoto's dynamic "talking pictures" technology to enhance their marketing and presentation efforts. dotPhoto also offers customized wireless photo sharing applications for premium content providers. For more call 1-609-434-0340.