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Brother PocketJet 7: a full-page printer you can carry anywhere

Brother PocketJet 7: a  full-page printer you can carry anywhere

Try as we might to live in a fully digital, paperless world, there is no escaping the need to print out documents every now and then. No problem if you're always in the office or at home where access to a desk printer isn't a big deal. But for a road warrior, that cramps not only style but also mobility. Brother's new PocketJet 7 series wants to do for printers what smartphones and tablets have done for phones and computers. To unhook these devices from their wires.

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Brother PT-D600 label maker offers WYSIWYG design

Brother PT-D600 label maker offers WYSIWYG design

Despite living in a digital age, we will never really be able to get rid of the need for physical printouts, whether for documents, photos, or, in this case, labels. Brother, who makes all kinds of printers for every need and whim, is announcing a new label maker, the latest in its P-Touch series. What makes the PT-D600 different from its D400 predecessor is that it has a full color LCD screen, which gives users a WYSIWYG idea of their label printout.

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Brother ADS-1500w wireless scanner uploads straight to Google Drive, Facebook, and more

Brother ADS-1500w wireless scanner uploads straight to Google Drive, Facebook, and more

Brother has unveiled a new compact scanner, the ImageCenter ADS-1500w, a wireless device it calls its flagship in what will be a new series of products aimed at the home and small business markets. With the svelte device comes the ability to upload scanned documents and photographs to a variety of cloud storage and social websites, among them being the popular offerings of Facebook, Flickr, Google Drive, and more.

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Brother Business Smart Series color inkjet all-in-one printer series revealed

Brother Business Smart Series color inkjet all-in-one printer series revealed

This week the folks at Brother have revealed the Business Smart Series color inkjet all-in-one printer series with Landscape Printing Technology to change the way all-in-one printing is done. This printer lineup is made to take what it is to be an all-in-one unit and makes it a powerhouse with a much smaller footprint than ever before. This collection of all-in-one printers also includes a new engine and a larger print head to increase the speed at which prints are made.

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Brother AiRScouter wearable displays launching June 15

Brother AiRScouter wearable displays launching June 15

The augmented reality floodgates have broken, and next up is Brother with its AiRScouter WD-100G/WD-100A headsets finally hitting the market come June 15. Announced back in 2010, the headsets - one for glasses-wearers, the other for everyone else - may not be as sleek as Google's Project Glass prototypes, but they do have the advantage of actually working, projecting an SVGA 800 x 600 picture into your left or right eye.

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NEC TeleScouter offers wearable AR with Borg style

NEC TeleScouter offers wearable AR with Borg style

NEC has launched a wearable computer, the NEC TeleScouter, intended to allow fieldworkers to consult a virtual 16-inch transparent display projected in front of them while they go about their business. Consisting of a Brother AirScouter wearable display and a compact 500MHz ARM-based computer packing WiFi a/b/g and Bluetooth, the system currently targets industrial augmented reality (AR) applications, but NEC sees the future being far broader.

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Brother AirScouter projects 16-inch screen right on your eyeball

Brother AirScouter projects 16-inch screen right on your eyeball

I have tried out some of those video glasses before that are supposed to be able to simulate a big screen. The downside is that those glasses look dorky when you wear them and you can’t see anything that is going on around you. Brother has unveiled a new device that is called the AirScouter that is a new take on video glasses.

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Brother AiRScouter AR retina scanning display demonstrated

Brother AiRScouter AR retina scanning display demonstrated

Brother has been showing off its latest head-mounted display, and while the Brother AiRScouter can't exactly be described as discreet, if you could put up with the confused glances the functionality could be pretty handy.  The AiRScouter uses a retinal scanning display, which basically projects a virtual image directly onto the retina.

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Brother introduces batteries that charge by vibration

Brother introduces batteries that charge by vibration

I always think of printers where I hear the name Brother. The company makes a lot more than that though and it has unveiled some new batteries in AA and AAA sizes that have some cool new tech.

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Brother SV-70: another pricey ereader for Japan

Brother SV-70: another pricey ereader for Japan

Brother's hefty SV-100B "Document Reader" didn't make it over to the US or Europe, despite its Japanese launch early last year, but the company already have a second model to show.  The Brother SV-70 has the same 9.7-inch 1,200 x 825 display as the SV-100B, and in fact the same dimensions (including a decent 15.5mm thickness).

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Brother HL-3000 and MFC-9000 Series Printers Get New Models

Brother HL-3000 and MFC-9000 Series Printers Get New Models

We burn the midnight oil here. And why do we do it? So we can bring you late-breaking news, regarding the latest and greatest releases from companies like Brother. We've got several new printers lined up, most of which are slotted for some small business use. Perfect for those who need to get a quick print job out of the way.

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Brother Industry debuts 9.7-inch E-paper in Japan

Brother Industry debuts 9.7-inch E-paper in Japan

Brother Industries in Japan has today released a 9.7-inch E-paper document viewer with 1200x825 pixel resolution display and viewing area much larger than the size of Amazon’s Kindle 2. But unlike the Kindle sequel, the Brother’s SV-100B E-paper is tailored to business class users with equivalent paper size of A5.

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