Verbatim is “backing up” its already impressive assortment of portable external hard drives with an all-new range of exceptionally reliable and fashionably thin models to help consumers effortlessly preserve their most vital files - verbatim! The exciting new additions, part of Verbatim’s complete 2010 product line was on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Verbatim’s 2010 line-up packs mega storage capacity into aesthetically-pleasing, feature-rich devices that range from the diminutive to the downright tiny.
Lexar Media announced the launch of its flash-based, backup drives, Lexar Echo SE and Lexar Echo ZE. Designed to protect valuable data on netbook and notebook computers, Echo SE and ZE backup drives from lexar Media provide users with portable, easy-to-use file backup solutions for their mobile lifestyles. High-performance Echo SE is an ultra-portable drive that easily plugs into a computer’s USB port to perform automatic backup and transfer of files, at read speeds up to 28MB/s and write speeds up to 10MB/s.
CES 2010 - Lexar Media announced additions to the Professional line of CompactFlash (CF) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory cards for an enhanced imaging experience. Lexar has increased the capacity of Professional 300x CF cards to 32GB, and Professional 233x CF cards are now available in 16GB and 32GB capacities. In addition, the Lexar Professional 133x SDHC card has achieved a Class 10 speed rating. The improvements to the Lexar Professional flash memory line allow professional photographers and advanced enthusiasts to capture more high-resolution images and high-definition (HD) video with their digital SLR cameras.
Avaak, the industry’s leader in easy-to-use video mesh networking technology, announced that it has launched VueZone, an Apple iPhone app that allows Vue personal video network users to remotely view their homes, families, friends, and businesses while on the go. Consumers who own a Vue personal video network system now have the ability to control their complete viewing, recording and sharing experience with the touch of a finger. The user-friendly Vue system combines real-time remote video viewing with the accessibility of the Internet through a network of small, battery-powered wire-free cameras.
Barnes and Noble announce the launch of nook, the Barnes & Noble eBook reader, which marries innovative technology and sleek minimalist design with access to the company’s digital store of over one million eBooks, newspapers and magazines. Nook android based eBook reader features many industry firsts as it is the first Android-based eBook reader and the first to offer a color touch screen for navigation along with a best-in-class e-Ink display for an immersive, enjoyable e-reading experience. Nook, the Barnes & Noble eBook reader, will be available end of November for just $259.00.
Microsoft announces the availability of a new line of Windows phones around the world that are available in a broad range of styles and prices. With a Windows phone, people can navigate their phone easily with the touch of a finger and browse the Internet on a great mobile browser. People can also connect to two new services that allow them to back up and share data from their phone to the Web and buy a variety of useful applications from the Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Microsoft expects partners to deliver more than 30 new phones in more than 20 countries by the end of 2009.
VholdR is debuting the Contour HD 1080p wearable camcorder at the 2010 Consumer Electronic Show. Built for outdoor enthusiasts looking for the ultimate video quality, ContourHD1080p is the World’s First Wearable Camcorder to shoot 1080p video and enable you to share it online. It features four HD settings (1080p, 960p, and two at 720p) with two frame rates (30fps and 60fps) and four configurable settings (metering, contrast, exposure, and microphone sensitivity). But, most important the ContourHD software will share your adventures in "Lifelike" 1080p video to the website of VholdR. Priced at $329.99 ContourHD1080p wearable camcorder will be a fast moving product in 2010.
The Vue personal video network is now shipping and is available for order on Amazon or the VueZone website. The Vue has already received early rave reviews from media and technology enthusiasts for its simple set-up and wireless video streaming capabilities, allowing consumers to see their families and businesses from virtually anywhere. The system, which combines real-time remote video viewing and the Internet, is comprised of a network of small, battery-powered wire-free cameras. The miniature cameras stream real-time video directly to the Internet. An innovative ultra low-power patented technology called FrameMesh allows the cameras to operate for up to a year without changing the battery.