04/12/2010, With 3D technology doing its best to make its way into our homes, Sharp has given it a little nudge along by announcing the world’s first four-primary-color 3D LCD display, featuring the industry’s highest brightness with low crosstalk (ghost images). The display from Sharp still requires us to wear active shutter 3D glasses, but it doesn’t suffer from the low brightness and crosstalk issues of conventional displays. Sharp offers a […]
04/01/2010, Sharp will be announcing the world’s first 3D/2D switchable touchscreen display that doesn’t require 3D glasses to enjoy the 3D effect that we’ve all the longing for. Apparently this is the same kind of 3D display that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS will feature. The magic behind the display is the parallax barrier system and taking advantage of advances made in CG-Silicon technology, the LCD is able to achieve better image […]
03/30/2010, Sharp’s IS01 is a new handset from AU of Japan, but this model doesn’t really impress in the Land of the Rising Sun since it comes with Android 1.6 despite having Android 2.1 hanging around for quite some time already. What we do know is, the IS01 will be powered by a speedy Snapdragon processor, where it is equipped with a QWERTY keyboard, a 5.27-megapixel autofocus camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth […]
03/26/2010, Sharp has announced two new Blu-ray DVD recorders in Osaka yesterday, namely the 500GB BD-HDW55 and the 320GB BD-HDW52. With large storage capacities, these Blu-ray recorders offer some good recording facilities. Folks who are in Japan and are checking out Blu-ray recorders might want to take a glance at these.
03/19/2010, Sharp’s latest CMOS camera unit was specially designed to cater for vehicle rearview monitoring systems. Known as the 1/3.7-type RJ642A10000Q CMOS camera unit, it boasts a resolution of 320,000 pixels, placing it on a pedestal by virtue of having the industry’s thinnest profile of 19.5mm. This single camera unit will integrate a high-sensitivity CMOS image sensor with on-board image processing circuitry, alongside a lens within a dustproof and waterproof enclosure […]
03/11/2010, Sharp’s TU-T2HR32 is a Freeview HD PVR which will hit the market, joining Humax as well as Samsung in the game. This piano black device ought to be able to play ball with its rivals, featuring a 320GB hard drive, Ethernet connectivity to make sure you can update your machine, the ability to upscale standard definiton programming to full HD, a couple of Freeview HD tuners for you to watch […]
02/25/2010, The almighty FCC has given their nod of approval for the Sharp PB10ZU, where it seems to point towards a QWERTY slider device which is more or less Project Pink’s rumored second handset known as the Pure. While there is no word from Microsoft on a Pink or Danger-influenced hardware and software, you surely can’t bury your head in the sand and ignore this FCC filing, right? We do know […]
02/12/2010, Sharp’s latest Brain PW-AC110 e-dictionary ought to usher in the new Lunar New Year for all of you brainacs out there with a bang. After all, it is equipped with a 4.3” color display at 480 × 272 resolution. Apart from that, you will also be happy to know that it comes with 50 different kinds of dictionaries and encyclopedias, including the famous Britannica. And to think that all those […]
01/07/2010, [CES 2010] Sharp has introduced HDTVs with 4-element pixels in a bid to radically improve color rendering. Most Ts have 3-elements pixels (red, green, blue), but Sharp has red, green, blue and yellow. It’s a bit the same idea found in color inkjet printers. While most colors are composed, it helps to have variants of the primary colors handy. The more variants you have and the more accurate the final […]
12/08/2009, Sharp is coming out with a high-performance environmentally friendly paint that was developed using discarded glass during LCD panel manufacture. Sharp has plans to use the paint in aluminum parts of LED lighting, which basically means they have further reduced waste during the production run. Heck, they even recycle the glass edges which are discarded in the process of manufacturing. WIth this new eco-friendly paint, the painting process supposedly reduces […]
12/03/2009, Sharp has further expanded its NetWalker family with the introduction of the PC-Z1J electronic dictionary that also doubles up as a tiny UMPC or MID, hitting Japan first during the coming few weeks. The hardware itself remains the same as that of the PC-Z1, although you do get dictionary support this time round.
11/12/2009, Sharp’s latest Blu-ray and hard drive combo comes in the form of the BD-HDS43 which also comes with a single digital and analog TV tuners, coupled with a 320GB hard drive to store all your recorded video. It will be released at the end of this month in Japan, and remains to be seen whether it will arrive elsewhere outside of Japan.
11/12/2009, Sharp has started to ship what is deemed to be the thinnest auto-focus, 5-megapixel CMOS camera module. Measuring slightly more than 0.25″ thick, this module comes with a flat-screen lens and high-density design for its auto-focusing CMOS sensor. This much smaller form factor compared to other 5-megapixel phone offerings currently available is currently available for sampling.
11/11/2009, We all know Sharp makes some pretty LCD displays, so it really shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone to see that kind of technology transfer to its mobile phones, right? The Sharp 941SH sports an insane resolution of 480 x 1024 pixels, and also haptic feedback, 8-megapixel camera, and Wi-Fi. The phone will be available in Japan in black, red, white or blue.