Somewhere in one of the gigantic halls of the Consumer Electronics Show, we met the representatives of Gelaskins. This company, based in North America, supplies so-called unique skins to personalize your mobile phone, notebook or even your guitar. Gelaskins collaborates with several artists whose artwork gets transferred onto a kind of vinyl skin. This way, electronic equipment receives a second skin as it were, with really beautiful artwork. A number of BlackBerry phones and iPhones were displayed on a table, looking simply smashing! Gelaskins are globally delivered and can be ordered online via GelaSkins.
OmniVision adds the new, feature-rich VGA OVM7692 Camera-Cube solution to its portfolio of ultra-compact reflowable camera modules. The OmniVision OVM7692 is a complete VGA camera solution including DVP parallel and MIPI serial output interface support, automatic luminance detection and an integrated EMI solution. The OmniVision CameraCube is designed to meet the performance and manufacturing requirements of tier-one handset manufacturers. OmniVision has already secured design wins for the OVM7692.
Lenovo announce four new ThinkPad PCs - the T410s, T410 and T510 laptops and W510 mobile workstation - to bring higher levels of performance and productivity to business users. The new laptops are based on upcoming Intel Core dual-core processors and equip users with faster multi-tasking performance, more energy efficient performance and greater manageability for IT departments. Beyond powerful processing performance improvements, the new laptops extend individual productivity with never before seen ThinkPad 22 hour battery life on select models, more multitouch screen options and a single wireless broadband solution with the Qualcomm Gobi 2000 module.
Laptop? Check. MP3 Player? Check. Portable speakers? Check. Pocket projector? Check. The amount of gear business travelers haul around is enough to weigh anyone down. However, that load will get a little lighter with the introduction of the 3M MPro150, the ultimate personal electronics device for the business professional. The latest tool in 3M’s award-winning MPro family of pico projectors, the 3M MPro150 boasts one of the most robust feature sets of any pocket projector currently on the market, combining several applications into one compact, efficient device optimized for the on-the-go businessperson. No more sifting through a small electronics store when checking in for flights, or needing to bring multiple totes to presentations.
MOTO Development Group unveils a video and photos of a smartphone touchscreen performance test between the Google Nexus One, the Apple iPhone, the Motorola Droid, and the HTC Verizon Droid Eris. MOTO Development Group created the simple technique so that anyone can evaluate the resolution and accuracy of touchscreen devices before they buy. To conduct the smartphone touchscreen test, consumers open a basic drawing program and draw a few diagonal lines drawn across the screen.
Spring Design will take the wraps off the Alex, the only dual-screen Google Android-based eReader to fully integrate web browsing and reading, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 7-10, 2010. The debut of the Alex dual screen Reader took place at the press-only Lunch at Piero’s media and innovator event January 8 where the company has demonstrate Alex’s full browser capabilities and patented dual screen interaction technology, the Duet Navigator that enables Alex users to search the Internet on the 3.5” color browser LCD screen while displaying books, periodicals and even personal, educational and corporate documents on the Alex’s paper-like 6” EPD screen.
Lenovo announce the ThinkPad X100e, the company’s first professional-grade ultraportable laptop starting below $500. The introduction pioneers a new category of PCs for today’s business users that blends professional performance, usability and design with new color options, such as Heatwave Red, at an extremely affordable price. The Lenovo X100e also represents the first time Lenovo and AMD have collaborated to offer AMD processors on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops and to leverage AMD’s VisionPro branding. The ThinkPad X100e excels in the areas important to business users with professional-grade features, exceptional usability and outstanding mobility.
Dell announce that US-based AT&T will become the next mobile operator to offer a smartphone from the Mini 3 Android-based lineup. Over the past two months, Dell has established smartphone arrangements with leading mobile operators including the world’s largest, China Mobile, Claro in Brazil, and now AT&T with the nation’s fastest 3G network. Dell Mini 3 smartphones create an easy-to-use mobile Internet experience. The Android-based platform gives the Dell Mini 3 optimal power, flexibility and customization opportunities for both users and operators. Collaboration between Dell and AT&T combines the very best in performance and style.