Sony have announced a new Full-HD LCD TV, which the company describes as offering the smoothest, sharpest BRAVIA picture quality to-date. The Sony BRAVIA Z5500 will be available in three sizes - 40-, 46- and 52-inches - each with Motionflow 200Hz and Image Blur Reduction technology. Meanwhile an ethernet port and DLNA support makes the Z5500 a native media streamer, too.
VIA have announced a new media server Mini-ITX board, the VIA VB8002, running the company's 1.6GHz Nano processor and offering HDTV output and 7.1 HD surround sound. The VB8002 uses VIA's CX700M2 media system processor, and should be able to connect with pretty much any display you have, digital or analog: ports include DVI, S-Video, component and composite, together with coaxial and optical S/PDIF for digital audio.
When we grabbed some video demo time with the Samsung Omnia HD i8910 at Mobile World Congress back in February, we described the AMOLED touchscreen handset as almost "like a small MID". Now Phone Arena have published their review of the Omnia HD, and it looks like - a few flaws - aside, Samsung may have a high-end winner on their hands.
Amimon have announced a pair of new wireless HD chip, the AMN 2120/2220, which are capable of carrying an uncompressed 1080p 60Hz high-definition video stream up to 100ft, even if there are walls in-between. The transmitter/receiver pair use the WHDI standard, rated up to an equivalent of 3Gbps.
Panasonic have revealed their plans to bring an OLED TV to market within the next 18-24 months. The company has been working on extending OLED display lifespans, with a target figure of 50,000 hours (20,000 hours more than the current average); the first TV is expected to be a 37-inch model measuring just 1-inch thick, and developed in partnership with Toshiba.
AMD have announced the ATI Radeon HD 4770, the first desktop graphics card to use 40nm manufacturing processes. A PCI Express 2.0 x16 card, the Radeon HD 4770 offers DirectX 10.1 support and uses GDDR5 memory, despite having a roughly $100 price-tag.
Video overview of the HD 4770 after the cut