Toyota Motor Corporation is working on developing a new system that would enable cars to detect if the driver is under the influence, and will go into a lockdown mode if there are signs he or she is drunk.
Micro-Star International (MSI) will showcase its first medical notebook that incorporates an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring function at the 2007 International CES in Las Vegas, according to company sources.
Pre CES show coverage - Vutec will be showing at CES a three-way monitor that provides users with an anamorphic widescreen view of standard and high definition content.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Fujitsu has developed what is calls the industry's first H.264 format video-processing IC for HD recording and playback, which it will demonstrate at next week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Fremont (CA) - Patriot is joining the latest DDR2 memory frenzy. Following Corsair's PC2-8888 Dominator (1111 MHz), OCZ's liquid cooled PC2-9200 FlexXLC (1150 MHz) and Kingston's PC2-9600 HyperX (1200 MHz), the company said it would show PC2-10100 devices with a clock speed of 1302 MHz at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - New York (NY) - Showtime Networks will be the next to take a shot at making video downloads for PCs more popular. The company said that it will be demonstrating a new service aimed at Windows Vista PCs at the Consumer Electronics Show 2007, which will open its doors in Las Vegas next week.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Autonet Mobile, a company focused on in-car Internet solutions, today announced that it will launch a new service during the pre-CES Showstoppers event next week, which it says will turn a car into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.
Asustek Computer will showcase its XG Station, an audio-visual workstation for notebooks at the upcoming 2007 International CES in Las Vegas, according to the company.
The number of subscribers to Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) services worldwide is expected to nearly triple in 2007, helping to drive a strong increase in sales of wired communications equipment and related semiconductors for the year, research firm iSuppli predicts.
Samsung has created a new fuel cell that can power a laptop computer for up to a month without any sort of external power, reports Korean news source Chosun Ilbo. Reportedly, the 1200-watt-hour fuel cell can power a laptop for continued use of eight hours a day, five days a week, for an entire month.
The COROT space telescope, designed to search for planets not much bigger than Earth, launched into space at 1423 GMT on Wednesday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Microsoft has started linking users' search habits with other personal information as it prepares to show more personalized advertisements.
Taking the "school" out of old school, Fox Sports has announced that it will begin to air sports content on the Web, and offer digital downloads, beginning today. Initially, live streaming programming will include only college football bowl games.
Shortly before Christmas Eve, Sony released a preview of what many considered should have been the main launch title for the Playstation 3.
Atsutoshi Nishida, president and CEO of Toshiba, recently admitted that SED (surface conduction electron emitter display) TV is not able to compete against LCD TV due to a high price level and limited shipments, according to a Japanese-language report in Mainichi Newspapers .
Despite soaring sales of larger-screen sets, rapid price declines will cause the LCD TV market to undergo a deceleration in 2007 compared to the red-hot year in 2006, although growth will continue at a prodigious rate, iSuppli predicts.
Wired today released its annual Vaporware list and if you've been somewhat interested in tech there may be few surprises.
A professional-quality digital camera is at the top of Nate Paulson's wish list this holiday season, and while the price tag of nearly $3000 is still a little steep, he expects it to fall within his budget soon.
e of the lead developers behind the open source Samba project has resigned from Novell in protest at the company's recent interoperability agreement and patent deal with Microsoft.