True Mood6100 PDA Connects to the Internet with DSM Phones


Beijing Tsinghua Tongfang Stock Co. Ltd has released a PDA, the True Mood6100, which supports wireless Internet connection. The True Mood6100 adopts a 131MHz CPU and WinCE OS. It features a supporting CF modem card. It works with a DSM phone to access the Internet. The PDA features a 3.9-inch touch-screen TFT LCD with a resolution of 240 by 320 ...

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XM Meets MP3


Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., the industry-leading manufacturer of high performance mobile electronics, announced that its XM Radio Tuner Module will be available for purchase in September. Alpine is one of the first manufacturers to bring satellite-based, radio service in-dash product to market through its five XM Ready CD head units, as well as its in-dash, retractable LCD Mobile Multimedia ...

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Nikon Introduces 5.24-Megapixel Coolpix 5000 Digital Camera


Nikon the world leader in photography, today added a new dimension to its popular Coolpix® digital camera line with the introduction of the Coolpix 5000, a digital camera featuring a 5.24 megapixel CCD (5.0 megapixel effective), 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor lens and a top shutter speed of 1/4,000 second and shooting speed of up to three frames per second at full ...

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Au to Debut CdmaOne PC-Card Supporting 64k Packet Transfer


Au Group launched the “Rapira Card C315SK” its first PC-card mobile phone geared to cdmaOne communication systems and due out in late September. The product enables packet communication via a cdmaOne network. Au Group has been providing similar products exclusively to corporate users since December 2000, but decided to extend the service to personal users through shops such as volume ...

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Matsushita Electric(Panasonic) Introduces “LUMIX”, a New Line of Digital Still Cameras with Leica Optics


Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known for its Panasonic brand of consumer electronics and digital communications products, today announced the introduction of “LUMIX”, its newest line of digital still cameras (DSCs), which have been developed by integrating the world-renowned optical technology of Leica Camera AG of Solms, Germany with the advanced digital AV (audio video) technology of Panasonic. The ...

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Fujitsu Microelectronics Introduces First Biometric Sensor for Embedded Mobile Computing Systems


Fujitsu Microelectronics Asia Pte Ltd (FMAL) today introduced its first solid-state fingerprint-sensor product designed for embedded mobile computing systems and physical-access authentication systems. The new MBF110 fingerprint sensor features a 300 x 300 pixel sensor array that produces clear 500 DPI resolution fingerprint images. The sensor area is approximately 1.5cm square, which allows single -touch fingerprint authentication for all users. ...

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Starfish Software Announces Simplify GPRS


Today, during CTIA Wireless I.T. & Internet 2001 in San Diego, Calif., Starfish Software, leading provider of end-to-end synchronization and mobile data connectivity solutions, announced the availability of Simplify® GPRS software. Designed for Windows PCs and Windows CE/Pocket PC devices, Simplify GPRS automatically configures an attached General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)-enabled mobile phone or device to become a high-speed wireless ...

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Olympus E-10 joined by 5 Megapixel model, Olympus E-20P


Olympus has put new sails on its former flagship: equipped with a 5.2 megapixel imager, the semi-professional mirror reflex digital camera E-10 from Olympus gets a new tail wind to help its ground against the competition from Minolta and Sony. The company is facing this competition in the first instance with the new Olympus E-20P. One can claim with a ...

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Handspring Adds Popular EyeModule2 Digital Camera with Full VGA Capabilities


Handspring, Inc. announced that it is adding the popular eyemodule2 digital camera to its product line. The eyemodule2 is the latest addition to Handspring’s family of Springboard modules. Available for U.S. $199, eyemodule2 provides full VGA imaging capabilities and mini-movies. Handspring is distributing and branding the eyemodule2, which is designed by IDEO. In a separate announcement, Handspring introduced two new ...

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Handspring to Unveil Model with Greater Memory


Handspring Inc. (HAND) on Friday said it will unveil next week two new handheld computers, including one that boasts double the memory of most of the devices made by its rivals. The Mountain View, California-based company said that on Monday it would debut the Visor Pro, a rechargeable, expandable handheld with 16 megabytes of memory, at about $299. Handspring, one ...

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New Sony CLIE PEG-N750C


Sony Marketing Inc. has announced that a new addition to the CLIE lineup of personal digital assistant (PDA) devices “PEG-N750C” will go on sale Sept. 22. The new PEG-N750C, a follow-up to the “PEG-N700C” model that was first put on sale in March, is a more-advanced PDA that will allow users to listen to music and watch TV programs. The ...

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FreePlay Energy Group In ‘World-First’ Energy Deal with Motorola


The Freeplay Energy Group, has today announced a ground-breaking, co-branding and distribution agreement with global telecoms giant, Motorola. Freeplay is now working with Motorola Companion & Accessories Division in the development and manufacture of a cellular phone charger that uses its ‘self-sufficient’ energy source as an ‘ingredient’ brand. The Motorola charger will be ‘Freeplay driven’ and will adapt to fit ...

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Teletype Introduces the First Totally Wireless Compact Flash GPS System for Pocket PCs


TeleType today launched its WorldNavigator, the first totally wireless Compact Flash GPS system for the Windows Powered Pocket PC. In combination with the included TeleType GPS software, the WorldNavigator GPS receiver allows travelers to navigate worldwide, in-vehicle, while walking, on a boat, or even in an airplane; using a completely integrated device, eliminating cumbersome wires. In addition, the WorldNavigator doubles ...

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Handheld GPS with Memory Map Cards


Holux Technology Inc. offers the EZ-Way GM100 handheld GPS device. The product has a built-in memory map card, with an optional CompactFlash card socket to support a worldwide map of up to 400m. It has 700 waypoints, each with a name, a symbol, and voice and map display options. The 10 nearest waypoints are automatically updated. There are as many ...

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Sony Expands Aibo Entertainment Robot Line by Debuting New Models


Underscoring its vision to bring a new form of entertainment into every U.S. household, the Entertainment Robot America (ERA) unit of Sony Electronics will release a new line of Entertainment Robots, affectionately to be known as the AIBO LM series [ERS-311/312]. Pre-sale orders will be accepted starting on Oct. 1, with the lovable new models appearing on store shelves and ...

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