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Panasonic Lumix Phone — Meh

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Panasonic got a lot of press when they announced that they were launching a Lumix-branded phone. If you’re not familiar with the term Panasonic Lumix digital is usually synonymous of great cameras. We were expecting a smartphone with...

Hitachi Hybrid Optical+SSD+HDD drive

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Hitachi has decided that components have been getting small enough to build hybrid drives that merge optical, SSD and hard disk technology in the same package. The SSD can be used as a primary drive (OS+apps), which is an excellent setup...

ROHM OLED micro-display

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] OLED displays are just about to get into devices like camcorders, thanks to this micro-display. Such displays using LCD or even DLP (for different applications) are common, but OLED one might be just about to take over. Among the key...

Murata Pulse-ring checks your vital signs in a non-intrusive way

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] In case you didn’t know vital-signs (heart-rate, others…) readers are extremely popular in Asia, the idea is that by monitoring important metrics, people would be able to avoid getting sick in the first place. Anyhow, Murata has...

Hitachi next-generation backlight for LCD TV

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Hitachi prides itself in making the best TVs (that’s their official pitch), but when using LCD technology, there’s always a challenge when it comes to contrast: LCD TVs “black” colors tend to be gray-ish, although...

Sharp to demonstrate 64-inch prototype LCD display at CEATEC

10/04/2010, Sharp is going to take full advantage of CEATEC that is now happening in Japan by unveiling a new high definition LCD display that measures 64-inches across diagonally, where this prototype will boast a resolution of 4096 by 2160 pixels – that is...