CES 2007 Coverage
Monday January 1, 2007
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TDVision Systems Inc.:
Interview with Manuel Gutierrez
- Three major's parts: 3D camera, 3D visor, and the computer processing unit.
- Software development kit can be customized to any computer game.
- Has previously been sold to the military.
- Available for the consumer before April 2007. You can pre-order yours today!
- Price targeting around $500.00 US.
Interview with Kim Titus
- Samsung Blackjack: Launched with Cingular Wireless.
- Windows Mobile operating system.
- PUSH email capabilities.
- Pricing at $299.99 with 2yr. contact from Cingular Wireless.
- Samsung Flick
Interview with Nathan Robinson
- Noise-cancellation technology integrated into Bluetooth headsets.
- On Sale now for $129.99 US.
Interactive Toy Concepts:
Interview with Eric Segal and Michael Matthews
- Radio Controlled Helicopter
- Can travel forwards, backwards, 360 degrees, up, and down movements.
- 15 minute flight time. 10 minute charge time.
- Price: $69.99.
- The Recon: Has an on-board video camera.
Interview with Nathan Papadopulos
- Harmony 1000 Universal Remote
- After entering your components into the software included with this product, the computer programs the universal remote.
- Touch-screen feature.
- Will be on sale in end-January and February 2007.
- Price point at $500.00 US.
Interview with Mark Cannon
- LG 490: Launched with Alltel
- Raised and lowered keys for easy typing on the go.
Interview with Kasey Farrar
- Nokia BH600 Bluetooth Stereo Headset:
- Uses the audio profile A2DP
- Compatible with any device that has the A2DP specification.
Interview with Aaron Dew
- LG HD-DVD & Blu-Ray Player
- First ever HD dual format player.
- Shipping during the first week of February 2007.
- Priced at $1199 US MSRP.
Interview with Danielle Kyriakos
- Energizer Energy-To-Go Instant Cell Phone Charger
- Energizer E2 Lithium Batteries
- Energizer Easy Charger
- Energizer Dock Station
Interview with Andy Addis
- Spontaneous Navigation
Interview with Brian Jacquet
- Sling Catcher
- Features Sling Player for TV and Sling Projector.
- Available mid-2007.
- Priced at $200 US
Interview with Melody Chalaban
- 4-channel mixing board for your Apple iPod or PC/Mac.
- Connects via USB.
- Available summer 2007.
- Priced at $129.99 US
Interview with Gean Ornstead
- Last year the sweet spot for LCD's were 32".
- This year's sweet spot for LCD's is 42".
- The sweet spot changes as the price for consumers on LCD's decline.
- 1080p = 1080 lines drawn on your TV at the same time.
Interview with Derek Stembridge
- Griffin Evolve Wireless System
- Operates at 900MHz wireless.
- Priced at $1199 US MSRP.
Interview with Eric Deming
- Linksys Network Attached Storage [NAS]
- Allows users to attach hard drives to your network, for access anywhere on your home network.
- Linksys PLK200 Powerline
- Lets you network over your power lines.
- Capable of streaming HD video content.
- Can reach speeds up to 30 megabits per second. [theoretically up to 100 megabits per second]
- Linksys WRT330N Gaming Router
- Based on 802.11n Draft standard.
- 802.11n standard should be ratified around mid-2007.
- Theoretically can reach speeds up to 300 megabits per second.
- All Ethernet ports are gigabyte capable [or 10/100/1000].
- Priced at $179.99.
- Linksys WPS54G Print Server
- Allows you to share a printer over your wired or wireless network.
- This particular one allows for you to use a multifunction printer.
Interview with Oded Turbahn
- Available Q2 2007.
- Around $80.00 US.
Australian Simulation Control Systems:
Interview with Dr. Robert James-Herbert
- Dream Machine Controller
- Projected price at $1000-$1500.00 US.
- Available July-August 2007.
Interview with Dan Tarwater
- Panasonic GlobaRange Phone:
- Skype-ready phone.
- Seamlessly integrates VoIP with your traditional telephone system.
- Uses the 5.8GHz spectrum.
- It will be available Late Summer 2007 for Amazon. Traditional retailers available probably around October 2007.
- Priced at $99 US. without answering machine.
- Priced at $129 US. with answering machine.
Interview with Sanjay Vakil
- Rain-Sensing Umbrella
- Gets weather updates via a wireless connection from AccuWeather.
- Available during the first half of 2007.
- Priced at $99 MSRP.
Interview with Eric Larsen
- Mio DigiWalker C518:
- First widescreen GPS device produced by Mio.
- Gives a square map with a sidebar of specific information.
- Has a MP3 player, video player, and photo viewer built-in.
- Has built-in Bluetooth capability.
- Priced at $449 Retail.
- Mio DigiWalker C250:
- US maps are preloaded on the included SD card.
- Has a MP3 player built-in.
- Priced at $299 Retail.
Interview with Claudia Martinez
- DataTraveler Mini with Migo
- Available in 512MB, 1GB, and a 2GB capacity.
- Priced around $23 for 1GB and $43 2GB MSRP.
Sony showed off OLED televisions. There isn't yet pricing available. You should probably see this product shipping during the next 5-10 years.
Interview with Michael Ingberg
- Spy Robot
- 17-step process to build your spy robot.
- WiFi capability and USB.
- Projected price at $269 US.
- Available mid-September 2007.
Interview with Barry Zeidenberg
- Windows Vista
- Vista has been in development for the past 5 years.
- Key new features:
- Improved navigation
- Improved look and feel
- Three different versions for consumers: Vista Home, Vista Premium, and Vista Ultimate.
- Two different versions for small businesses: Vista Business and Vista Ultimate.
- Projected price at $269 US.
- Available January 30, 2007.
Hitachi Global Storage showed off their DeskStar 7K1000 1TB Drive. There isn't yet pricing available.
Interview with Bob Rosin
- OQO O2 Ultra Mobile PC
- World's smallest Vista ready computer.
- Bill Gates showcased this device in his keynote speech.
- Contains a 1.5GHz CPU, 1GB of memory, and 60GB hard drive.
- Has a HDMI output .
- Projected price at $1499 US.