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New Technique Could Be Used To Produce 'Soft' Machines, Robots
2014-06-20 03:23:55

Emil Venere, Purdue University Researchers have developed a technique that might be used to produce "soft machines" made of elastic materials and liquid metals for potential applications in robotics, medical devices and consumer electronics. Such an elastic technology could make possible robots that have sensory skin and stretchable garments that people might wear to interact with computers or for therapeutic purposes. However, new manufacturing techniques must be developed before...

2014-06-19 23:18:06

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of car-talk show “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” announced Glenn Miller from Chicago, IL as the winner of the “Car Story with Dad” contest on the Car Clinic live globalcast on Saturday, June 14. Miller won a Passport MAX high-definition radar/laser detector, courtesy of Escort, Inc. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of car-talk show “Bobby Likis Car Clinic,” announced Glenn Miller from Chicago, IL as the winner of...

2014-06-19 23:03:34

New Conference and Marketplace Explores the Multifaceted High-Tech Life of those 50-plus. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 People over age 50 are now the largest demographic in the country – more than 78 million strong. Accordingly, they are also buying technology with increasing zeal. The over-fifty market is at the forefront of smartphone and tablet purchases and show increasing interest in everything from smart home automation to large screen entertainment. To harness these...

2014-06-17 08:37:23

Sharp to debut next generation AQUOS BOARD(TM) interactive display systems and highlight collaborative capabilities that help streamline solutions for any environment MAHWAH, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, will debut its next generation AQUOS BOARD(TM) interactive displays at InfoComm 2014, the largest professional AV show in the world. At InfoComm 2014, Sharp will also...

2014-06-17 08:35:39

Amlogic is the first SoC provider to offer DTS-HD decoding capabilities to Android-based OTT and streaming content box manufacturers CALABASAS, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, and Amlogic, a leading fabless semiconductor company providing solutions for advanced consumer products, today announced the availability of DTS' DTS-HD® audio decoder on the Amlogic quad-core S802-H...

2014-06-16 23:12:19

InfoValue and ATX Networks collaborate to provide IPTV services to corporate employees. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 InfoValue Computing, Inc. (InfoValue), experts in providing innovative, interactive IPTV platforms and solutions, today announced that it has partnered with ATX Networks for providing IP-based television, Video-On-Demand (VOD), and full-featured employee service portals for the enterprise markets. The partnership between InfoValue and ATX Networks recently resulted in...

2014-06-16 23:04:11

SAE International and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® have signed a two-year memorandum of understanding to build a cooperative partnership in the standardization of vehicle electronics and consumer electronics to improve the driving experience. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 SAE International and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® have signed a two-year memorandum of understanding to build a cooperative partnership in the standardization of vehicle...

2014-06-13 23:05:28

Introduces New PGMX Format with Features Surpassing MKV! Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Pegasys Inc. (http://www.pegasys-inc.com), the company that takes video to the next level, announces the release of TMPGEnc PGMX CREATOR software, which allows users to create a single file, the “PGMX” file format, that can contain multiple video clips, menus, subtitle streams, audio streams, and slideshows. It allows DVD/Blu-ray-like capabilities in a single file, making it easy to...

2014-06-12 23:00:17

This month, AV Rental Depot will feature its latest audio/visual products and offerings at InfoComm 2014, and one of the products at InfoComm 2014 will be Exceptional 3D's 46" HD 3D Display. AVRD recently formed a strategic partnership with Exceptional 3D to become the North American Integrator and Distributor for Exceptional 3D's products. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 AV Rental Depot, South Florida's premier source for audio visual equipment rentals and show...

2014-06-10 12:27:46

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Digital(®), an award winning (CES, CEDIA, InfoComm, NAHB) manufacturer of leading-edge technology for HDTV applications, presents their new Compass Control master controller, the KD-MC1000 for the upcoming InfoComm 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada. Compass Control® is the first fully-integrated major control system built from the ground up to use Apple's iOS devices - iPad(®), iPad mini(®), iPhone(®), and iPod touch(®) - as its...


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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