If you're the kind of iPhone and iPod touch user who likes to share your photos, home movies and amusing social network feeds with a bigger audience than your iDevice screen allows, General Imaging's new ipico may just be what you're looking for. Claimed to be capable of throwing images of up to 50-inches (127 cm) onto just about any surface, the new hand-held projector is not only pocket-friendly but also kind on your wallet.
In terms of landmarks, the General Imaging GE PJ1 camera is among the first of a new breed
– a camera that also includes a Pico projector. The Taiwanese company made its big announcement with the world's largest photographic expo just about to open its doors. The compact camera shoots stills at 14.1mp resolution, video at 720p and includes a 7x optical zoom (equivalent to 28-196mm, f/3.9-f5.8 in 35mm). It uses Texas Instruments DLP technology to achieve a contrast ratio of 300:1 and a brightness of 15 ANSI lumen.
General Imaging, the licensee for GE digital cameras, has launched its first-ever waterproof model at PMA 2009 - the G3WP. The 12.2 megapixel compact is waterproof to 10 feet, has a 4x optical zoom, Image Stabilization and a 2.7-inch LCD screen that automatically adjusts to changes in ambient light.
February 25, 2008 General Imaging, the worldwide exclusive licensee for GE digital cameras, has rolled out the next generation of GE digital cameras
for 2008. The nine all-new models unveiled at the 2008 PMA trade show in Las Vegas brings the total number of cameras in the GE-branded digital camera line to 15. Features from last years models such as panorama stitching, face detection and in-camera red-eye removal will be combined with an assortment of additional features, including smile detection, blink detection, upgraded lenses, and LCD screens that adjust to changes in ambient light – all packed into slimmer camera bodies. One new model, the E1050, also adds HDTV playback
, touch-screen and GPS