Pioneer Launches New Multi-Functional DVD Navigation System Navigation, Traffic Information and DVD Video Playback in One Package


Pioneer, the established leader in car electronics products, today announced the launch of the AVIC-9DVD, the company’s first DVD-based navigation system for the U.S. and Canada. The DVD-based navigation system contains exclusive features such as real time traffic information and DVD video playback capability. Pioneer’s new navigation system demonstrates the ...

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The FingerBoard Ultimate User Interface


The FingerBoard combines the functions of a standard keyboard, mouse, and multi-hand and multi-finger gesture in a single device that’s not much bigger than a regular keyboard. The familiar operations of typing, pointing, and clicking are combined seamlessly with multi-finger gesture in the same overlapping area of the FingerBoard’s surface. ...

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FIC’s 1st-PDA with BlueTooth


FIC’s 1st-PDA, a cutting edge device designed to effortlessly bring the wireless mobile world to the customer. A highly cost-effective solution, it is powered by the StrongARM SA1110 CPU and features 32MB of system memory and 16MB of Flash memory, as well as a Compact Flash expansion slot. Utilizing the ...

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Kenwood’s Affordable In-Dash MP3 CD Player


Designed for the MP3 junkie with a car, the new Kenwood KDC-MP8017 in-dash MP3 CD player (see it up close) may improve your quality of life, especially on long road trips. In addition to playing regular audio CDs, the $360 unit plays CD-R/RWs with MP3s burned onto them. That means ...

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NEC to Launch 1st PDA in Japan This Year


NEC Corp, Japan’s biggest personal computer maker, said on Monday it will launch its first personal digital assistant (PDA) by the end of this year in Japan’s increasingly crowded market for the handheld devices. The new PDA will use Microsoft Corp’s Windows CE operating system, instead of the more commonly ...

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PINO the Humanoid Robot


The next generation of robot research will study the formation of relations between humans and humanoids. The exterior design of the robot will be integral to clarifying its diverse mechanical functions and asserting its autonomy ? distinct from that of a mere object. It is this distinction that will enable ...

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Wal-Mart rolls out Disposable Digital Camera


It’s unlike any onetime-use camera on the market – a camera developed especially for customers who are interested in trying online photo services but who may not be ready to invest in a digital camera. and Wal-Mart stores nationwide are offering a onetime-use camera that includes Wal-Mart’s Pictures Online ...

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Hitachi Unveils Tiny ‘Money Chip’


Hitachi, Ltd. today announced that it has developed the world’s smallest RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification ) integrated circuit chip called the “meu-chip”, which is thin enough to be embedded in paper. An in-house venture company, “Meu-Solutions”, will be formed on July 1, as a catalyst to form the value chains around ...

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Preview of the Siemens S45


Siemens, after having won the third place from Ericsson in the classification of the manufacturers of mobile telephony, seems not to be able to stop in its advertising campaign that highlights well its ambitions. This S45 belongs to the high range in which Siemens is making its way using the ...

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