multimedia

Teac releases Ipod Companion with Digital Amp

Teac releases Ipod Companion with Digital Amp

Whether it is just an Ipod companion or a set of bookshelf speakers from the Teac, an entry model from the high end line of TEAC usually means unaffordable for most of the music lovers. You can say the same for the newly announced TEAC Reference 600 series AG-H600 – a 126,000 yen (~$1,300) integrated digital amp designed exclusively for Ipod.

Fujitsu Scaleo Home Server updated with 2TB capacity

Fujitsu Scaleo Home Server updated with 2TB capacity

Fujitsu have updated their Scaleo Home Server range with two new models, adding capacity to the media streaming and NAS backup products.  The Home Server 2205 is preinstalled with two 1TB drives, while the Home Server 2105 is preinstalled with two 500GB drives; however there's room for a total of four drives in each.  Fujitsu have used Western Digital Caviar Green SATA HDDs, for reduced power consumption.

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Velocity Micro CineMagix FuzeBox Home Media Server

Velocity Micro CineMagix FuzeBox Home Media Server

Velocity Micro have announced their latest home media device, the CineMagix FuzeBox Home Media Server, intended as a closed-box solution for all a user's management, storage and distribution needs.  Capable of backing up and distributing DVD and Blu-ray discs, together with receiving and recording Digital CableCard broadcasts, the CineMagix FuzeBox is intended for both professional and consumer installs.

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Chumby to get new music features

Chumby to get new music features

Current owners of the cute-looking Chumby device will be glad to hear new features are on the way. In fact, the multimedia device will soon be equipped with additional music-listening features.

This clock radio that can connect to the Internet and is wrapped in leather will let you connect to radio stations you create by using the Pandora service. Plus, you can stream music videos by means of the Avot Media's tool. Additional features include music news from the likes of UsMagazine.com and RollingStone.com.

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TouchKit DIY multitouch display kit on sale: video demo

TouchKit DIY multitouch display kit on sale: video demo

NORTD have announced the latest version of their TouchKit DIY multitouch system, together with pricing.  The system uses a plastic screen with embedded IR LEDs and a modified camera capable of recognising reflected IR light.  Put together, with the included software, and you can create your own fledgling version of Microsoft's Surface multitouch table.

Check out the video demo of TouchKit v.2 after the cut

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