BenQ Introduces the World’s First Wearable Digital Camera


City of Industry, Calif.- BenQ (formerly Acer Communications and Multimedia), an industry leader in digital lifestyle devices, today announced the latest edition to their product line-up – the ultra hip and stylish Digital Camera 300mini (DC 300mini). The smallest digital camera on the market, weighing in at a mere 1.7 ...

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Innovative Alchemy Au1100 Processor From AMD Sets New Standard For Mobile Internet Appliance Market


AMD today announced the introduction of the Alchemy™ Au1100™ processor, targeting the non-PC mobile internet appliance market, such as web pads, telematics, and PDAs. Currently being sampled, the innovative Au1100 offers an industry-leading combination of high performance, low power and high integration. “AMD is committed to meeting the needs of ...

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Flexible Organic Light Emitting Device


FOLEDs are organic light emitting devices built on flexible substrates. Flat panel displays have traditionally been fabricated on glass substrates because of structural and/or processing constraints. Flexible materials have significant performance advantages over traditional glass substrates. Flexibility: For the first time, FOLEDs may be made on a wide variety of ...

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Next Generation Beyond DVD Recording Enables High-Capacity, Low-Cost Removable Read-Write Capabilities


InPhase Technologies, the leader in holographic data storage development, today announced that it will demonstrate the world’s first holographic video recording system, TapestryTM, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, from April 8-10. This marks the first conclusive technology demonstration of optical video recording’s next phase, ...

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Smart Glasses Order Own Refills


A Japanese electronics company has developed drinking glasses which signal when they are almost empty so that table staff know when to bring a refill. The technology is an adaptation of the tagging systems used to try to stop people stealing from shops. A microchip and a coil in the ...

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New IBM ThinkPad A31p: New generation notebooks


Why confine your creativity to your office space, when you can edit your work right on location. With the new ThinkPad A31p notebooks you can, combine Intel Pentium 4-M processing power with desktop graphic capabilities and Bluetooth* wireless technlogy. These notebooks allow users a 15”display for robust desktop functionality in ...

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Sony Develops First Megapixel 3-CCD MiniDV Camcorder


In a move bound to make demanding video buffs take a second look, Sony today announced the DCR-TRV950 Mini DV Handycam® camcorder, the industry’s first three-CCD (charge-coupled device) camcorder to include one million pixels per CCD imager for high quality video recordings. Designed for the “prosumer,” the DCR-TRV950 uses Sony’s ...

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Wireless Carriers Team up to Offer SMS


Fulfilling the promise to deliver North America’s first inter-carrier mobile text messaging network, Bell Mobility, Microcell PCS (Fido), Rogers AT&T Wireless and TELUS Mobility today announced the commercial availability of inter-carrier Short Message Service (SMS) across Canada. Leveraging CMG Wireless Data Solutions’ Inter-Short Message Service Center Router (ISR), customers of ...

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Sharp Japan Unveils the Aquos LCD TVs


13, 15, and 20V-Inch*1 Models With ASV*2 LCD Have High-Quality 2.1-Channel Sound System and Built-in BS Analog Tuner. Perfect for Watching Movies, AQUOS is the Ideal Family/Personal TV for the 21st Century. Sharp Corporation announces the introduction into the Japanese market of the fourth series of AQUOS LCD TVs. The ...

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Seiko Instruments Introduces InkLink


Seiko Instruments USA recently announced the launch of the InkLink(TM) handwriting system. This product, which supports Palm(R), Pocket PC and Windows(R) Operating Systems, was developed to transform handwritten notes and drawings into an electronic format. Seiko’s InkLink makes it easy for users of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), laptops, and desktop ...

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KDDI Launches CDMA2000 1x 3G Service


KDDI Corp. and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Co. will launch a 144kbps high-speed CDMA2000 1x third-generation cellular phone service simultaneously in major cities across Japan from April 1, 2002. Five new CDMA2000 1x (hereafter, CDMA2000) mobile handsets will also be released, including the “A3012CA”, which has a GPS service and is ...

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Panasonic Develops a Transparent Panel Speaker With Industry-first Aerodynamic-drive Technology


Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. has developed a transparent panel speaker called “Sound Window,” an industry-first speaker that reproduces sound by pneumatically vibrating a transparent panel using aerodynamic-drive technology. Featuring extremely low power consumption and design flexibility that makes it possible to mount the panel speaker onto a display screen ...

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