Last update: 11 February 2010
Lenovo has just released an all-in-one desktop entertainment featuring; a large 20-inch, High-Definition 16:9 widescreen display and NaturalTouch touch screen technology. The Lenovo C310 runs on AMD Athlon™ dual core processors, 4GB of memory and ATI Mobility Radeon™ graphics.
Zox, a company in Japan, releasing a new small and compact dvd player look a bit like CD player. The look is definitely stylish and there is no other comparison in the market at the moment. The Zox’s dvd player is featuring DVD-R and CD-R/RW as well as accompany with additional skins that can be downloaded from the company’s website. For those who are interested in purchasing one of this unique and compact dvd player, it will be available in Japan for about $58.
The Westinghouse W4207 featuring Innovative SpineDesign™ allows easy side access to all connectors, 1600:1 contrast ratio and elimination of reflective screen shield offers ideal viewing in all environments, with greater versatility than plasma, especially for daytime viewing, and 50,000 hours of backlight life, without the gradual degradation of picture quality that plagues plasma TV.
Hitachi has recently announced the released of Prius Air Type R TV Desktop PC, featuring a 17-inch (1280×1024) LCD display, 160GB hard drive, MultiDVD burner, 3.2GHz Intel Celeron D CPU, a 512MB of main memory and of course it’s also equipped with a TV tuner.
The Prius Air Type R TV Desktop PC is available for around 1,050 EUR.
Miglia has released TVDuo, the world’s first dual digital TV Tuner for Macs. TVDuo will enable you to watch, pause, rewind, skip forward and record live TV on your Mac.
Features are including; Watch digital terrestrial TV on your Mac, Includes two TV tuners – Watch one channel while you record another, Pause, rewind and skip forward live TV, Edit your favourite shows and remove adverts.
According to Eric Ferraz, Chief Technology Officer, Miglia Technology “TVDuo finally brings a complete DVR experience to your Mac desktop. By integrating two digital terrestrial tuners, TVDuo lets you watch and record all your favourite programs without having to decide which to miss and which to watch. TVDuo is compatible with the DVB-T standard (called Freeview in the UK and TNT in France) and works in most European and Asian countries”
HP announcing 3 high-definition products based on the HD-DVD digital media format. The products should be available for sale before this holiday season 2006. The Products include HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7600n Series PC, HP High Definition DVD-ROM Drive, HP Media Vault mv2010/mv2020 and HP Pocket Media Drive.
Pioneer will be releasing five new models of its Car Entertainment Systems with built in 30 GB hard drive and 7″ wide TFT-LCD according to Ceatec Japan 2006. The five models include; AVIC-HRZ99, AVIC HRZ88, AVIC-HRV22, AVIC HRZ99G, AVIC-HRZ88G. The first two feature MD deck, and the last three models will have a terrestrial TV tuner. With seven-inch screen, all five models will give clear directions of GPS and navigation map. The other features include; optional iPod adapter, CD/DVD drive that supports MP3/WMA discs, FM tuner and amplifier (50WX4ch output).
Toshiba announces the release of HD-A2 and HD-XA2 on 14th September, 2006. The new features of both HD-A2 and HD-XA2 include 1080 output capability. The HD-XA2 features 1.3. HDMI for 36-bit (RGB or YCbCr) color depth, whereas HD-A2 supports 297MHz / 12 bit Video DAC with high-quality, 4x oversampling. The picture quality colour settings included in both to enables you to adjust the contrast, brightness, color, noise blocker and edge enhancement. The HD-A2 will be available in October 2006 for $499.99. The HD-XA2 will be available in December at a price of $999.99.
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Toshiba recently released the new All-in-one Multimedia DVD Projector for Home Entertainment, Business and Education called TDP-ET20U. The toshiba TDP ET20U features ‘Extreme Short Projection’, DVD player, 5.1 Dolby® Pro Logic Surround Sound. The projector is ideal for watching movies, play games, watch sport events or tv at home or in the classroom and for business presentations. It is available for the price of $1,399
JVC “Breath Sphere” Speakers will not be launch until mid-2007, according to Impress. This natural sound speakers consists of eleven speakers, each covered with a “Weibull curve” diaphragm that vibrates, delivering a non-directional, natural sound field. The speakers are available in black and white colours. The price and the exact availability dates is not yet confirmed.