Taiwan-based Proton Electronic Industrial is adding two full HD (high-definition) LCD TVs - one 42" and one 47" - to the lineup, and will demonstrate the two latest models (P47D5/ P42D5) at the upcoming 2007 International CES in Las Vegas (January 8-11).
Widescreen LCD monitors will account for 54.1% of worldwide LCD monitors by 2010, from a negligible 1.3% in 2005 to 11.3% in 2006 and 22.8% in 2007, according to Displaybank.
BenQ recently announced the addition of four DLP (digital lighting process) projectors, which will be available in mid January and will be showed at the upcoming 2007 International CES in Las Vegas (January 8-11).
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Lacie will be hitting the Consumer Electronics Show with a bunch of new products. Perhaps most significantly an external Blu-ray writer, Firewire speakers as well as a biometric access hard drive. Get a glimpse of what Lacie will be showing.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Las Vegas (NV) - If the pre-show announcements are an indication of the wave of new products that will be announced at CES 2007, then we have one busy week ahead of us. Join us for an overview of products and topics that may be taking the center stage between January 7 and 11.
Integrated circuit designers will come together next month in San Francisco to get updates on hardware developments at the annual IEEE International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). Among the more visible presentations will be a next-generation Cell processor as well as AMD's quad-core Opteron and Intel's 80-core Teraflop processor.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Toshiba's storage division announced today that it is working on its entry into the portable storage market, with a line of portable USB external hard drives set for release in the spring of this year.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Las Vegas (NV) - Four of the world's five largest hard drive manufacturers have come together to form the hybrid storage alliance - an effort to create more visibility for mass storage devices that combine traditional hard drives with flash memory technology.
lt;i.Pre CES 2007 coverage</i) - Multimedia accessory manufacturer Logitech today announced that it is working on a new set of computer speakers that include a docking cradle to offer convenient charging and computer syncing of an iPod, PDA, or other mobile device.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Milpitas (CA) - Next to the usual suspects such as high-def, networking and Media Center PCs, storage is set to become one of the key focus areas of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, which is scheduled to open its doors next Monday. Among them will be Sandisk, which will show a 32 GB solid state disk (SSD).
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Bringing out what many tepid consumers have been looking for in the next-generation DVD war, LG Electronics has announced that it is working on a device that will play both Blu-ray and HD DVD discs.
Micro-Star International (MSI) will display a series of its Media Live audio/video PC systems based on the AMD Live! platform at the 2007 International CES in Las Vegas, according to company sources.
Consumer technology retail sales which includes IT, imaging, audio, video, and consumables, from the week of Black Friday through the week ending December 23, 2006, grew 6.5% from the same time period in 2005 to $8.75 billion, a slowdown from the 10% increase seen last year, according to The NPD Group.
While Toshiba America Electronic Components (TAEC) recently confirmedthat the company will not showcase surface-conduction electron-emitter display (SED) panel at CES 2007, which will open in Las Vegas from January 8-11, a recent report from Reuters noted that SED, the joint venture of Canon and Toshiba, will not be able to launch their SED TV on time again due to a patent lawsuit between Canon and Nano Proprietary.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Samsung said that it has developed the first "truly" double-sided LCD. The device can simultaneously visualize different sets of data on the front and the back of the screen.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Atlantic has a new idea how to make an iPod more useful in the outdoor world.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Las Vegas (NV) - Following Samsung's recent announcement of a fuel cell-powered notebook that apparently can run one month on one fill-up, Toshiba will be showing an update to its active and passive fuel cell research for mobile computing applications. At the Consumer Electronics Show 2007, the company will be displaying what the firm describes as substantially smaller fuel cells that are powering a DMFC (direct methanol fuel cell) notebook PC as well as a portable, hard drive-based DMFC audio player.
XM, the current market share leading satellite radio service, announced today that it will delve further into in-car entertainment, offering a personal weather tracking system and an in-car video concept at next week's CES show in Las Vegas.
Lexar announced that it will have a range of new flash storage devices on display at the Consumer Electronics Show, which will open its doors on January 8.
Pre CES 2007 coverage - Don't say we didn't warn you. If you just exchanged your savings account for a shiny new 1080p LCD TV and you are showing it off to your neighbors, be aware that your bragging rights may be fading away by the middle of the year.