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Sony’s MZ-E7W Wireless MD Player


Sony’s MZ-E7W Wireless MD Player uses a wireless watch interface to control the Player. This wireless watch controller will be avaible to use with other Sony products in the future. The watch type wireless controller which can do colorful operation literally with labor assistant has a back light attaching liquid crystal display. It also functions as a clock / calendar ...

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Duracell Introduces New Duracell Ultra CR-V3 Battery for Digital Camera’s


Duracell today introduced DURACELL® ULTRA CR-V3, the Company’s most powerful battery for today’s digital cameras. An extension to the DURACELL ULTRA line of photo lithium batteries, the most popular brand in North America, DURACELL ULTRA CR-V3 meets the power demands of the growing number of CR-V3 compatible digital cameras. It lasts up to twice as long as any other commercially ...

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Kodak Demos Radio Frequency Connectivity for Digital Cameras


Eastman Kodak Company today demonstrated technology that wirelessly transmits digital still images from the just-announced Kodak mc3 to a computer that displays them on screen. The Kodak mc3 is the first portable unit that combines digital video with virtually unlimited recording, with an MP3 player and a digital still camera. The radio frequency (RF) technology is viewed as a first ...

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Hitachi and Xybernaut Team up to make Wearable Internet Appliance


Hitachi, Ltd., Shimadzu Corporation, Colorado MicroDisplay, Inc., and Xybernaut Corporation today announced that they will cooperate to explore business opportunities in the field of Wearable Internet Appliances (WIA). WIA affords hands-free, mobile access to the Internet. The appliance will be comprised of a wearable display that allows hands-free viewing of a PC-class high-resolution large screen image, and a control unit ...

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Sony to Sell Mobile CD-R/RW Drive with Music-Playing Function


Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc. will start selling on March 1 a mobile CD-R/RW drive called “CRX10U,” which can also play music CDs. The CRX10U can be used as a portable music player as well as an external CD-R/RW drive, because it has a function to play music CDs and MP3-formatted files. The battery lasts a maximum of about 2.5 hours ...

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Nikon’s Pro 5.47 Mega Pixel SLR Digital Camera


Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of two new professional SLR digital cameras — the D1X and D1H, Nikon’s latest achievements in digital photography. Both models are founded on the pioneering D1 which introduced a new price/quality threshold to the high-end lens-interchangeable digital SLR camera market. Since its inception in September 1999, Nikon has been conducting in-depth research ...

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A.I. Exhibits Bluetooth-Compliant Visor Prototype


Devices based on Bluetooth, a standard for wireless communication, by A.I. Corp. are drawing visitors’ attention at the exhibition zone for sponsors of “NET&COM21,” named “Frontline of the Networking.” A.I. is demonstrating a personal digital assistant (PDA) named “Visor” produced by U.S.-based Handspring, and notebook PCs that are connected with Red-M 3000AS via Bluetooth. Red-M 3000AS is a Bluetooth-compatible access ...

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Intel invests in new Digital Ink


Digital Ink, Inc., a leading developer of digital handwriting technology, today announced it has received an investment from Intel Capital. The financial terms were not disclosed. Digital Ink has also signed a development agreement with Intel. Under the agreement, Digital Ink and Intel’s Microprocessor Research Laboratories will pursue joint development activities in the area of human interface technology. “We hope ...

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Infineon unveils PDA SDRAM


Infineon Technologies (DAX/NYSE: IFX) today introduced a new DRAM product line for the strongly growing market of handheld devices. The “Mobile-RAM” family combines three important features specifically needed in handheld battery-powered applications such as very low power consumption, small form factor, and low cost per bit. The Mobile-RAM is a low-power SDRAM mounted in a chip-size Ball-Grid-Array package (BGA). Initially ...

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Intel Says XScale Brings Handhelds Up To Speed


Intel touts its XScale processor as the next-generation mobile processor, boasting speeds starting at 200MHz at the low end. XScale will enable high-performance applications such as streaming video, speech recognition and games, using one single piece of silicon, the company says. Current processor speeds do not provide mobile devices with capabilities beyond a basic organizer, which range in speeds from ...

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SanDisk, Zoran to Develop MPEG-4 Technology for Digital Cameras


SanDisk Corporation and Zoran Corporation announced today that they will partner to accelerate the development of MPEG-4 capable digital cameras, flash memory cards and standards. Under a memorandum of understanding signed by both firms, Zoran will integrate new MPEG-4 technologies and other features into its highly successful COACH (Camera On a Chip) processor with SanDisks technical support, marketing inputs and ...

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New High Capacity TREO Portable Digital Music Jukebox


The TREO, is a new high capacity Digital Music Jukebox designed and priced for the consumer marketplace. Drawing raves when previewed at COMDEX in November, Hy-Tek’s new TREÓ stores and plays up to 150 music CDs. Its numerous advantages over competitive players include storing more than 100 hours of music in a pocket-sized player, multiple codec support, and a removable ...

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New Lucent Chip To Drive Down Wireless Costs


Researchers at Lucent Technologies’ (NYSE: LU) Bell Labs have created the first all-silicon chips for the part of wireless networks that receives radio signals from mobile handsets. The development, announced today at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference here, could reduce the size and cost of wireless base stations and also could provide network operators with more installation options. Today’s radio ...

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Key CoolTown Software is Available Free


E-Squirt, key software powering CoolTown — an HP Labs project envisioning the future — is now in alpha prototype release and can be downloaded free at the CoolTown Web site. CoolTown is a world in the not-too-distant future where every person, place and thing can connect and communicate via the pervasive, open standards of the Web. In this world, Web ...

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PINE launches multi-codec Player


PINE takes digital audio beyond MP3 and unveils its multi-format player. PINE Technology USA has launched its SA6400, the first player to incorporate copyright protection technology with support for a multitude of digital audio formats. The SA6400 allows users to download a variety of formats including MP3, WMA and AAC. In line with SDMI guidelines, it easily upgrades to any ...

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