Report CES 2011 Show - LG Electronics (LG) is set to greatly expand the 3D home entertainment experience as it unveils a full range of 3D AV devices at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The showpiece 3D devices include the LG HX996TS, a Real 3D Sound Home Cinema System; the LG HB906SB, a premium Blu-ray 3D DiscTM Home Cinema System; and the LG BD690, a Network Blu-ray 3D Disc Player that delivers the perfect 3D entertainment experience for every occasion and setting. Both of LG’s new Home Cinema Systems have super connectivity with full support for USB recordings and HDMI. They support built-in Wi-Fi applications, iPod and iPhone dock cradle, and a number of options for providing superior sound for 3D HDTVs.
CES 2010 Show - You’re already using your laptop to listen to music, play games, and watch movies, TV and videos. You’re already using it on the couch and on the bed. But you’re looking for a way to be comfortable, and you know what a difference high-quality audio can make when you’re enjoying good entertainment. For a theater-like experience on your laptop, Logitech introduced the Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700 - the company’s first all-in-one laptop accessory with integrated stereo speakers, a built-in fan and a wide padded base. The Logitech Speaker Lapdesk N700 is expected to be available in the U.S. in February and in Europe in March for a suggested retail price of $79.99 (U.S.).
Sony confirmed its commitment to providing consumers with innovative networked products with the introduction of the new Sony Dash personal Internet viewer. Featuring a vivid 7" color touch screen (measured diagonally) and access to over 1,000 free Internet apps, including news, calendars, weather, sports, social networking and more, Sony Dash utilizes an existing home wireless connection to continuously deliver Internet content to its viewers. By bundling favorite pieces of the Internet together, the Sony Dash provides always fresh, personalized content at a glance. The Sony Dash internet radio will be available this April for about $199.
Sanyo announces the release of the world’s slimmest and lightest sound recorder, the Xacti sound recorder ICR-XPS01M, and a bundled speaker cradle version, the ICR-XPS01MF. These new sound recorders feature Linear PCM recording in addition to various MP3 modes. Linear PCM is a high quality sound recording mode that is equivalent to an audio CD, which can be recorded onto a microSD card and easily transferred and played back on a computer or shared online. The sound recorders will be available in March 2010.
One year after introducing the world to the first home audio system to incorporate digital power station (DPS) technology, iHome today announced new products for its highly acclaimed studio series line. Premiering at CES 2010, the new iP2 home audio system for iPhone/iPod and the iP49 portable rechargeable audio system with alarm clock & fm radio for iPhone/iPod are the next wave of innovative products to incorporate DPS technology, giving users new hardware options while maintaining the same high standard of audio quality set by the original studio series offering, the award-winning iP1.
SanDisk, the inventor and world’s largest supplier of flash storage cards, unveiled the new SanDisk Sansa slotRadio player and companion line of slotRadio music cards designed especially for the casual music consumer. The SanDisk Sansa slotRadio music player is a small, stylish, portable music device that comes bundled with a slotRadio card preloaded with 1,000 songs handpicked from the Billboard charts, and professionally arranged into a variety of genre-themed playlists. The SanDisk player comes bundled with a slotRadio mix card containing 1,000 songs. It features a variety of playlists from Billboard’s charts, including rock, contemporary, country, and others organized into themes.