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Digital Cameras

Blaupunkt’s first rear-view camera for cars

January 15, 2008 Blaupunkt has announced its first foray into the automotive rear-view camera arena with a tiny unit designed for fast mounting on most vehicles and simple connection to a wide variety of in-car video and navigation display devices.  Read More

Impecca unveil Wi-Fi digital photo frame

January 14, 2008 Impecca has introduced a new Wi-Fi LCD digital picture frame that allows users to enjoy unlimited pictures, movies and music via the Internet without the need for a computer. Impecca’s 10.4” Wi-Fi frame delivers an 800x600 resolution picture and can be controlled via remote control to play slideshows of pictures and videos set to music.  Read More

SanDisk launches high-definition video card line for digital camcorders

January 14, 2008 SanDisk were busy at CES 2008 and among the announcements was the release of a line of Flash memory based high performance video cards for use in digital camcorders. The SanDisk Video HD cards will be available in SDHC (high capacity) and Memory Stick PRO Duo formats, and will be identified not only by capacity, but also by minutes of recording time. Designed to overcome the problems consumers face in estimating just how much recording time is available from various resolution settings, the SanDisk Video HD card packaging offers a chart that shows the approximate number of minutes for HD High, HD Standard and HD Extended settings.  Read More

Light Blue Optics miniature projection platform

January 11, 2008 Light Blue Optics unveiled a line of miniature projection systems at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week featuring an ultra-wide throw angle which enables large image projection at a close proximity to the aperture.  Read More

Exilim Pro Ex-F1

January 9, 2008, Casio has announced plans to release five new Exilim digital cameras including the high-speed Pro EX-F1 which boasts a super fast burst shooting rate of 60 frames per second - currently the the world's fastest according to Casio.  Read More

Canon VIXIA HF10 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder

January 9, 2008 Canon has announced its VIXIA line of consumer HD camcorders at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Headlining the act is the HF10 Dual Flash Memory camcorder, which eliminates the need for DV tape by allowing users to record up to six hours of HD video to a 16 GB internal Flash drive, plus a further 2-4 GB on removable SDHC memory cards. In addition to the HF10, the VIXIA line will include the HF100 Flash Memory camcorder, the HV30 HD camcorder and the previously released HG10 AVCHD Hard Disk Drive camcorder and HR10 AVCHD DVD camcorder. All camcorders in the VIXIA line feature a HD CMOS Image Sensor for Full HD (1920 x 1080) image capture, a DIGIC DV II Image Processor, instant AutoFocus and SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization, which corrects a wide range of camcorder vibration for virtually shake-free images.  Read More

Celestron's SkyScout Scope

January 8, 2008 There are few things that reinforce the unfathomable wonder of our existence as much as pointing a telescope at the night sky. While gazing at the stars is one thing, identifying exactly what you are looking at can present hurdles for the amateur astronomer - a problem that telescope manufacturer Celestron has addressed with the release of the SkyScout Scope, a 90 mm refractor telescope designed for use with the SkyScout® Personal Planetarium® that allows back-yard stargazers to locate, identify and learn more about thousands of celestial objects.  Read More

Smartparts 23-inch digital photo frame

January 8, 2008 Smartparts, Inc., has unveiled two eye-catching new innovations at the the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) including the world’s largest digital picture frame - the monster 32 inch SP3200. The 1366x768 widescreen SP3200 LCD panel is being introduced alongside the SP8PRT, a digital picture frame that incorporates a one-touch built-in photo printer.  Read More

DXG-566V HD

January 6, 2008 It’s a general rule with technology that as time goes on, features increase and size and price decrease, and so it is with the announcement from DXG USA that they will debut their DXG-566V HD camcorder with a retail price of USD$149.99 at CES. The DXG-566V HD is a 5 megapixel digital camcorder that records video in H.264, MOV file format with an HD video resolution of up to 1280 x 720 at 30fps and D1 resolution of 720 x 480 at 30fps. It features a 5 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3-inch TFT LCD screen, 2X digital zoom and support for high capacity SD cards to increase recording time once the unit’s 32MB onboard memory is full.  Read More

Image Moments 15

December 28, 2007 Digital Foci, Inc. will unveil three new additions to its customizable Image Moments digital photo frame range at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January including a new a 5.7-inch model billed as having the highest pixel density display available on the market.  Read More

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