Samsung Display will be demonstrating 3 leading edge, next generation OLED displays at Pepcom’s Digital Experience! press event during the Consumer Electronic Show, at the Mirage Hotel on Wednesday, January 6th from 7 to 10 pm. This 14-inch 3D panel is the world's first OLED display that features qFHD resolution (960x 540), a contrast ratio of 100,000:1, a color gamut of over 100% NTSC and a ultra-slim design with a panel thickness of only 1.6mm - providing outstanding brightness and exceptional image quality. Image switching on this prototype panel is fast enough to eliminate optical crosstalk between the two 3D images.
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.
According to Thomson Reuters global intellectual property report global patent analysis shows accelerated growth in 3-D Television, Photography and Cinematic Technologies. 3D interest does not stop in Hollywood. According to an analysis of world patent activity published today by the IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters, Coming Soon in 3D… Everything, consumers will soon be able to experience 3D technology on their televisions at home. The report tracks unique inventions published in patent applications and granted patents from 2003 to 2009 to identify the areas showing the sharpest growth over the last five years.
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.
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.
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."
Noritsu announced a collaboration with Lucidiom to provide an innovative retail photo printing solution focused on the new Noritsu D701 compact retail inkjet printer. The Noritsu D701 printer is a high quality inkjet printer capable of producing a wide variety of print sizes to maximize revenue potential for the retailer. Retailers can now provide their customers with a full assortment of photo and photo-related products in stores. In addition to standard 4"x6" prints, the D701 can produce new photo revenue opportunities through items such as calendars, photo cards, locker prints and posters up to 10"x36".