Comments: 0Sunday, September 28th 2008 - 17:08 CEST
To help you find the keyboard that best matches your needs - and style - Logitech introduced three new keyboards, including the Logitech Illuminated Keyboard, which offers an optimized backlight experience, Logitech PerfectStroke key system and Logitech’s thinnest design ever. Also unveiled, the Logitech diNovo Keyboard for Notebooks is designed for laptop owners who use a notebook mouse to improve comfort and need a keyboard to complete their setup, while the Logitech Cordless Desktop S520 offers a keyboard-and-mouse combination that matches a wide variety of computer setups. The Logitech Illuminated Keyboard is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe in October for a suggested retail price of $79.99 USD.
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Comments: 0Monday, September 22nd 2008 - 12:16 CEST
Leaders in music, retail and flash memory technology announced they’re bringing consumers an innovative, new physical music format, dubbed “slotMusic.” microSD cards will soon be made available with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 music of top artists from EMI Music, SONY BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group. A selection of slotMusic cards will first be available at brick-and-mortar and online stores throughout the U.S., including Best Buy and Wal-Mart, with Europe to follow. A list of slotMusic albums, availability and pricing will be announced in time for the coming holiday season. SanDisk, inventor of the microSD format, is leading the technology development behind slotMusic.
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Comments: 0Sunday, June 15th 2008 - 22:11 CEST
The future of the mobile phone may lie in its use as a mobile shopping device, according to a discussion among global mobile executives at the SNS Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. Scanbuy Corp. announced at FiRe a new barcode system scheduled for U.S. release this summer which will allow users to wirelessly purchase and ship products using their mobile device’s pre-barcode-fitted camera. Chetan Sharma, President of Chetan Sharma Consulting, hosted the “Future of Wireless” panel, which included Gary Roshak, Vice President, Mobile Advertisers and Publishers, Yahoo!; Jonathan Bulkeley, CEO, Scanbuy; Hugh Bradlow, CTO, Telstra; and Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst, Wireless, Rutberg & Co.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 13th 2008 - 17:40 CEST
Nuance Communications, a leading provider of speech solutions, unveiled a ground-breaking prototype for voice search capabilities shown on the Apple iPhone. The newly designed application introduces a new, more compelling consumer and search experience.
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Comments: 1Friday, June 6th 2008 - 23:03 CEST
KNFB Reading Technology will showcase its Reader Mobile product line - featuring the first cell phone that reads to the learning disabled, vision impaired, and blind - at the Canadian National Institute for the Blind’s (CNIB) Annual Assistive Technology Exhibition. The portable, handheld KNFB Reader will be shown on June 3, 2008 in Booth 5 at the exhibit hall at CNIB’s flagship service and conference center located in Toronto at 1929 Bayview Avenue. Admission to the exhibit hall is free and open to the public Tuesday, June 3 from 10:00am - 6:00pm.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, May 6th 2008 - 11:08 CEST
Nokia’s advanced design team today shared “Homegrown”, a long term research project looking at how Nokia can help people make more sustainable choices. The team is exploring specific environmental and social issues including recycling, energy and how to make the benefits of mobile technology available to more people.
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Comments: 1Wednesday, February 27th 2008 - 13:00 CET
Morph, a joint nanotechnology concept, developed by Nokia Research Center (NRC) and the University of Cambridge (UK) - was launched alongside the "Design and the Elastic Mind" exhibition, on view from February 24 to May 12, 2008, at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Morph features in both the exhibition catalog and on MoMA's official website. Elements of Morph might be available to integrate into handheld devices within 7 years, though initially only at the high-end. However, nanotechnology may one day lead to low cost manufacturing solutions, and offers the possibility of integrating complex functionality at a low price.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 - 15:15 CEST
Nokia Research Center and Reuters will work together on a mobile journalism project that has potential to change the way journalists store news reports when they are on a mission. This mobile application for journalists is the first project to be showcased from a long term research collaboration that has been established between Nokia Research Center and Reuters. The basic idea is a toolkit that journalists need to store and publish news stories from every place on earth.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, October 10th 2007 - 15:30 CEST
Project-a-Phone launched the ICD-1300 image capture and display system, which enables users to display a live image of a mobile phone screen on a computer, so it can be recorded, shown on a monitor, projected on a screen or shared through the Web. It targets wireless industry professionals in sales, marketing, application development or training functions, advertising agencies that handle mobile media, and law enforcement professionals who capture and demonstrate evidence found on handheld devices. It is compatible with virtually every mobile device, ranging from a standard clamshell phone to an iPhone or Blackberry.
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Comments: 0Friday, September 28th 2007 - 19:15 CEST
Robert Osann, an independent consultant and veteran of five venture-backed startups, announced the consignment of Lot 38, comprised of US Patent No 7,092,735 relating to video-voice messaging for cell phones. The lot will be offered at The Ocean Tomo Fall 2007 Live IP Auction on October 25th at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. The patent, entitled “Video voicemail solution for wireless communication devices,” was filed on March 22, 2002. It describes a solution for cellular phone systems where video clips and hi-res images are injected into the voice stream creating a "video-voice" call.
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