NEC to bring 3D TV to your mobile phone

Daniel Sung Mobile phones, TVs Leave a Comment

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NEC is to demo some concept tech over in the heart of Barcelona at MWC in just over a week’s time. Their brainwave is to put 3D technology onto the 3.1″ screen of a mobile phone.

It’s a prototype which they’ve been working on since the beginning of last year and, naturally, it doesn’t require glasses to view. No word as whether…

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NEC launches NP905 projector with wireless networking and MPEG2 USB playback

Andy Merrett Home cinema Leave a Comment

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NEC has announced its NP905 projector, aimed primarily at the business and educational sectors, which offers wireless networking and MP£G2 playback from USB devices.

The NP905 offers 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness, 500:1 contrast ratio, HQV (Hollywood Quality Video) technology for higher quality images, 1.2-times optical zoom, keystone correction, 3D Reform function which compensates for diagonal distortion, and wall colour correction which alters the colour balance dependent upon what surface is being projected on to…

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Sony/NEC predicts sub-$100 Blu-ray drives for PCs by year end

Andy Merrett Blu-ray, Peripherals Leave a Comment

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In the ongoing push to make Blu-ray hardware more affordable, SonyNEC Optiarc (a joint collaboration between Sony and NEC) has predicted that Blu-ray drives for desktop PCs, capable of reading Blu-ray Discs and reading and writing DVDs and CDs, could go for under $100 (about £60) by the end of 2008.

It’s worth bearing in mind that this is most likely to be a wholesale price for PC manufacturers. Similar drives for notebook PCs could hit the $150 level, while Blu-ray burners will be priced in the region of $150-$200…

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At 0.7-inches, the bezel on NEC's MultiSync LCD5220 TV is thinner than Toshiba's

Katherine Hannaford Home cinema, TVs Leave a Comment

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For those who judge the quality of their consumer electronics by how expensive they are, this NEC MultiSync LCD5220 TV costs a cool $8,150. UK pricing hasn’t been mentioned as yet, but you can bet your bottom dollar (and you’ll have to, if you want one) the exchange rate will make it even pricier for us.

It’s a 52-incher, and is supposedly the market’s first professional-grade panel display. It’d have to be, at that price. Thankfully it supports…

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