Ericsson Unveils the Chatpen CHA-30


Ericsson announced the world’s first digital pen, Chatpen ™ CHA- 30. Taking advantage of Bluetooth ™ wireless technology and the GPRS network, Chatpen can transfer handwritten text and interact with mobile phones, computers and the Internet. The Chatpen technology offers tremendous potential for operators and their customers by creating a ...

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Motorola’s BlueTooth Headset Coming Soon


Bluetooth seems to be finally making a small impact in the mobile phone market, with a very limited number of Bluetooth-enabled phones starting to show up. The real show will however not begin before at the end of 2001, when several mobile phone and PDA manufacturers are expected to step ...

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Trimol Group and Aluminum-Power Open Fuel Cell R&D Center


Trimol Group, Inc. announced today that in collaboration with Aluminum Power Inc., it has opened an International Fuel Cell Research and Development Center for the continued development of its aluminum-air fuel cell technology, which the Company licensed from Aluminum Power for use in portable consumer electronics. “This new R&D Center ...

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Sharp Introduces New VL-AX1 Digital LCD View


Sharp Corporation announces the introduction into the Japanese market of the VL-AX1 Digital LCD ViewCam. The advanced zoom function of this high-tech digital video camera allows high-quality video and audio recording of distant objects. The VL-AX1 Digital LCD ViewCam is equipped with a 23X Power Zoom Lens, which allows even ...

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Compaq iPAQ with Bluetooth AND Smartcard Reader


Tactel reveals a new add-on for the iPAQ, a combination of Bluetooth and smartcard. The solution is integrated in the jacket and leaves the Compact Flash card slot available for e.g. Memory, Bar code scanner etc. With this solution you could access the net over a BT mobile phone and ...

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Seiko ‘Me-ism’ ME100S Portable AV product


The name Seiko has coined, “Me-ism,” actually makes a kind of sense, too. ME stands for Mobile Entertainment, and an “ism,” according to my trusty dictionary, is “a distinctive doctrine, system, or theory.” The ME100S establishes a very attractive new entertainment system or ideology by offering up television, music, FM ...

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SimpleTech Launches Photostor Digital Photo Album


SimpleTech, Inc. (Nasdaq: STEC), a technology solutions provider offering products based on DRAM, SRAM, Flash memory and storage technologies, today introduced its PhotoStor Digital Photo Album, a key addition to its family of value pack products. Advancing SimpleTechxs commitment to offer complete solution kits that help consumers master the digital ...

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Sneak Preview of Philips New Azalis 288


Philips is a company that, like a lot of others, has tried with bigger or smaller fortune to push its way in a sector with few players, where manufacturers such as Nokia cover the 40% of the market. The Azalis 288 is one of the proposals of the Dutch company ...

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Docomo to Replace Mobile Phones for 3G Service


In a sign of the steep hurdles facing third-generation (3G) wireless technology, Japan’s top mobile operator NTT DoCoMo (news – web sites) Inc said on Friday it will replace all of its 1,400 3G mobile handsets. “We are replacing handsets to improve their function, not because of technical problems,” said ...

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Motorola Introduces Canada’s First GPRS Devices


Motorola Canada Limited today introduced an exciting new line-up of communication devices that will help push Canada toward the next generation of wireless. Motorola’s cell phones and personal communicators are the first General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)- capable devices to be available for Canadian consumers. The Motorola collection of innovative ...

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IBM Has Breakthrough That Boosts Chip Speed


International Business Machines Corp said on Friday it made a breakthrough in semiconductor technology that can boost chip speeds by as much as 35 percent, while also reducing power requirements. Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM, the world’s largest computer maker, said it has perfected a way to alter silicon, the basic material ...

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