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Panasonic PT-AR100U projector boasts intelligent Full HD

Panasonic PT-AR100U projector boasts intelligent Full HD

Panasonic has outed its latest home cinema projector, the PT-AR100U, a Full HD model targeting movie, sports and gaming enthusiasts. Boosting brightness to 2,800 lumens - and comfortably exceeding its predecessor, the PT-AE4000U, in the process - the AR100U offers a 50,000:1 contrast ratio and uses various ambient light and color sensors along with its Light Harmonizer 3 processing engine to automatically tweak the picture to suit the room.

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Sony Cyber-shot TX55 packs Full HD into 12.2mm body; brings WX30 for ride

Sony Cyber-shot TX55 packs Full HD into 12.2mm body; brings WX30 for ride

Sony has revealed its latest Cyber-shot digital cameras, the 12.2mm-thick TX55 - billed as the world's thinnest with Full HD video recording support - and the WX30. Both have the same 16.2-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, a touchscreen display - 3.3-inch OLED on the TX55, and 3-inch wide-aspect LCD on the WX30 - and Sony's Intelligent Sweep Panorama mode which can capture 42.9-megapixel panoramic shots simply by waving the cameras around.

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Samsung Galaxy S II gets 1080p 24 Mbit/s recording hack [Updated]

Samsung Galaxy S II gets 1080p 24 Mbit/s recording hack [Updated]

Samsung's Galaxy S II has been coaxed into recording higher-quality video than the 1080p Full HD it supports out of the box, with a modder better known for his work on Symbian cameras turning his attention to the Android smartphone. hyperX added continuous auto-focus and 720p 30fps recording to the Nokia N8 back in 2010, but has now persuaded the GSII's 8-megapixel camera to record 24 Mbit/s 1080p at 30fps complete with 44.1khz 192-bit audio.

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Hybridcast “Dual Stream” promises broadcast Full HD 3D

Hybridcast “Dual Stream” promises broadcast Full HD 3D

While there are an increasing number of broadcast TV channels offering 3D HD content, so far the limitations of side-by-side transmission means that resolution tops out at 720p, rather than Full HD 1080p. The engineers at the Japanese NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories reckon they've got the solution, TechOn reports, with their Hybridcast "Dual Stream" 3D system, pairing broadcast with a sync'd IPTV feed.

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Ortus Full HD 4.8-inch LCD gets glasses-free 3D upgrade

Ortus Full HD 4.8-inch LCD gets glasses-free 3D upgrade

Samsung and LG Display may be working on packing extra pixels into tablet-scale screens, but what if you want resolution overload on your smartphone? Ortus Technologies showed us its 4.8-inch Full HD LCD last year, squeezing 1920 x 1080 458ppi into a panel that would make an iPhone 4 Retina Display weep with ill-disguised shame; now the company is back, having upgraded their display to support 3D.

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Nintendo Wii 2 “Stream” leaks: HD and Touchscreen controllers in late 2011?

Nintendo Wii 2 “Stream” leaks: HD and Touchscreen controllers in late 2011?

Leaked details aplenty around Nintendo's next-gen console to replace the Wii, believed to be codenamed Project Cafe, with IGN reporting on rumors that the Wii 2 will use innovative controllers with integrated "Screen Stream" technology that can stream games direct to an integrated color touchscreen. Mock-up images of the potential hardware - which may reach the marked as the Nintendo Stream, it's suggested - have been discovered by NeoGAF, meanwhile, showing a somewhat retro, SNES-style console that's said to be around the size of an Xbox 360.

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Samsung HMX-W200 rugged Full HD camcorder didn’t get the Flip memo

Samsung HMX-W200 rugged Full HD camcorder didn’t get the Flip memo

Cisco may be ditching Flip, but that doesn't mean other manufacturers aren't keen to put out point-and-shoot HD camcorders. Samsung's HMX-W200 is the latest, a Full HD capable camera with a shock, water, dust and general-mistreatment resilient casing. Packing a 5-megapixel CMOS sensor, the W200 has an anti-water coating on its 2.3-inch 230k dot preview display, which Samsung reckons will prevent it from misting up with condensation.

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