This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 3M will unveil the MM200, a new design in the company’s expanding miniature projection portfolio. Offering brilliant color and VGA resolution with an exceptionally thin profile, the 3M MM200 represents an evolutionary leap in mobile projection technology. Just a year ago, 3M debuted its first generation mobile projection engine at CES. Since then, the company has successfully integrated that engine into consumer platforms including the 3M MPro110 -- the mobile projector that won the “Grand Award” in the gadget category of the Popular Science 2008 Best of What’s New Awards.
With more than 3.6 million combined systems sold in November, Wii and Nintendo DS set new hardware sales records, according to the independent NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. The Wii game console sold more than 2 million in November 2008, a new all-time record for a non-December month. The Nintendo DS game system sold more than 1.56 million in November, which is now the second-highest total for a non-December month in history. The Wii game console has sold 15.4 million in the United States since it launched in November 2006, and Nintendo DS has sold nearly 24.6 million in the United States since it launched in November 2004.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that Nokia President and CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo will deliver a keynote address at the Leaders in Technology Dinner (LIT), to be held at the 2009 International CES. Produced by CEA, the 2009 International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, will return to Las Vegas, January 8-11, 2009. Kallasvuo’s address will kick off the annual Leaders in Technology Dinner, which honors the technologists, entrepreneurs and policymakers who drive innovation. The dinner is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, January 9, 2009, at The Venetian.
Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus and the Digital Imaging Showcase Create Huge Digital Imaging Presence at the 2009 CES. The 2009 International CES will feature the top companies and latest new products in digital imaging, including a dedicated Digital Imaging Showcase and the Spotlight on Imaging event and conference session. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2009 International CES, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, returns to Las Vegas, January 8-11, 2009.
Samsung announced a new series of media processors designed specifically for the digital photo frame (DPF) market. The Samsung S5L2010 series of cost-effective, high-performance processors enable DPF developers to offer compelling next-generation multimedia functionality to optimize the photo and video viewing experience. Samsung’s new S5L2010 media processors will be on display at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in meeting room #N238 on the second floor of the North Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center.
SanDisk Corporation announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for its 16 gigabyte (GB) microSDHC and Memory Stick Micro M2 mobile phone memory cards. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade press in order to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products.
AOL announced that the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) selected Engadget, as the Official Blog Partner of the 2009 International CES to be held January 8-11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As part of the Official Blog Partnership, Engadget will provide ongoing news coverage of the hottest products from more than 2,700 CES exhibitors at the 2009 International CES.
The Wireless Source, through its Charitable Recycling arm, introduced a cost-free mobile phone recycling service and data removal tool for consumers. "Privacy and identity theft are relevant security concerns for mobile phone users looking to retire their mobile handsets" said Bob Sullivan, CEO of the Wireless Source. "Many consumers want to recycle or donate their retired handsets, but want the peace of mind knowing their personal data will be safely removed before it is recycled."