Latest consumer electronics Stories

2014-05-01 08:42:46

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wpqchq/global_av) has announced the addition of the "Global AV Headphones Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A set of headphones is an electrical device worn on, over or in the ears to hear speech or to listen to sound and music from various AV devices such as radios, desktops, laptops, gaming consoles, MP3 players, smartphones, and...

2014-05-01 08:42:01

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/95vr87/global_consumer) has announced the addition of the "Global Consumer Electronics Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/95vr87/global_consumer ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Consumer electronics is a term for electronic equipment used on a daily...

2014-04-29 16:36:45

New Media Innovation Lab and Theater Gives Students Hands-on Experience with Sony HD and 4K Professional Technologies WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communication students at American University gain hands-on experience with the tools of their future professions through a unique collaboration with Sony Electronics. The University's new Media Innovation Lab (MIL) is outfitted with Sony high-definition broadcast and production equipment, from 4K and business projectors to studio...

2014-04-29 12:38:59

New Hybrid and OTT Set-Top Boxes, IP Cameras, Entertainment Systems Enhance Connected Home Experience LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new family of smart set-top boxes (STBs) from LG Electronics is designed to help cable operators deliver compelling home entertainment, home automation and home monitoring services to their subscribers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d At The Cable Show 2014 here this week, LG is showcasing its new line of STBs...

2014-04-28 23:12:02

ESCORT Inc., the industry leader of radar detection technology, is featuring its award-winning PASSPORT Max™ Limited Edition series all-digital radar detectors at the TAWA 2014 Spring Auto Roundup in Dallas-Ft. Worth this week. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), designer of the award-winning PASSORT Max™ HD all-digital radar detector returns to the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) 2014 Spring Auto Roundup event this week. ESCORT is showcasing its...

2014-04-28 16:25:52

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending April 20, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN...

2014-04-28 08:21:17

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOXX International Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX) today announced that its Chairman and Founder, John Shalam, will be honored tomorrow evening, April 29, 2014, by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) as one of the year's foremost industry and policy leaders behind cutting-edge technology. The event, which also honors Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), will be held at the National Building Museum in Washington DC....

2014-04-25 23:05:53

Digiarty Software today highlights an important update in WinX DVD Copy Pro, distinguishing itself from the previous versions with the biggest ever user experience improvement in details, without skipping over configuration files and prompts. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Digiarty Software Inc., a prestigious multimedia software developing and marketing company, today highlights an important user-based update in WinX DVD Copy Pro. The newest version 3.6.3 distinguishes itself from the previous...

2014-04-25 12:29:11

HELSINKI, Finland, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Support for All Streaming Technologies Including AirPlay and DLNA Tuxera Inc., the market leader in interoperable file systems and streaming technologies, announced today a major update to Streambels streaming app, bringing support for Google Chromecast, which is quickly becoming an essential part of the modern connected home. In addition to being capable of streaming content from services such as Hulu and Netflix,...

2014-04-24 08:42:55

SAN DIEGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics announced today four new audio/video receivers, a Blu-ray Home Theater system and a series of loudspeakers. Two of the A/V receivers, the Blu-ray Home Theater system and two of the loudspeakers are the latest addition to the company's growing line of High-Resolution capable products. The new Hi-Res compatible A/V receivers and Blu-ray system offer enthusiasts' a wide variety of music formats from FLAC to DSD, along with...

Latest consumer electronics Reference Libraries

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

Magnavox Odyssey
2013-04-27 08:11:36

The Magnavox Odyssey was the first home video console produced in the world. It was manufactured by Magnavox and released in August 1972. The unit was discontinued in 1975 with a total of 330,000 systems sold. Its successor was the Magnavox Odyssey 2. A working prototype of the console was finished in 1968, known as the brown box. This prototype is displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History located in Washington D.C.. The Odyssey connected to a...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Digital Reader 1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Digital Reader 1000 (DR1000) was produced by iRex Technologies in the Netherlands and released on September 22, 2008. The DR1000 is an e-Book reading device made in three versions: the DR1000 does not have a touchscreen; DR1000S has a touchscreen; and the DR1000SW has a touchscreen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Production of this device was discontinued in 2010 when iRex filed for bankruptcy. The unit has a 10.2 inch screen, uses Linux 2.6 operating system, has 128 MB of...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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