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Philips Universal Remote Prestigo SRT9320 gets touchscreen treatment

Philips Universal Remote Prestigo SRT9320 gets touchscreen treatment

Not everyone has an All-in-One Home theater system that can manage its full-feature within a single remote control. Thanks to a programmable Universal remote control, I’m able to operate multiple electronic consumer devices using a single controller device on my component shelf, regardless of the brand. If you are in the process to eliminate the need of multiple remote control units, Philips has refreshed their Prestigo Universal remote line-up with SRT 9320 with a 2.8-inch touchscreen LCD screen mixed with hard buttons. It worth a look.

The SRT9320 can control up to 20 devices and is completely programmable to enable multi-devices macro and learning modes. Though it come equipped with a USB port for software update, the device can be programmed directly without the need of the software apps. The touchscreen LCD can display your favorite channel line-up and customized commands.

Unlike their flagship Pronto series remote control, the Prestigo doesn’t has a cradle or charger docking station (doesn’t use rechargeable battery) and it lacks the much-advanced RF capabilities. Priced at $249, Philips' Prestigo SRT9320 is slated to release in the first quarter of 2009.

Philips GoGear LUXE Bluetooth A2DP headset & 2GB PMP

Philips GoGear LUXE Bluetooth A2DP headset & 2GB PMP

Philips have unveiled a new stereo Bluetooth headset that not only streams music from your cellphone but has its own onboard storage too.  The Philips GoGear LUXE incorporates Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP stereo support, dual microphones and 2GB of integrated storage; there's also a single-line LCD display that shows Caller ID and track details.

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Philips Ambilight amBX division spun-off, want to get into gaming

Philips Ambilight amBX division spun-off, want to get into gaming

The Philips Research team responsible for the Ambilight color-changing LED system used on several Philips HDTVs, and which recently was established as the amBX division, has separated and will be run as a single business.  While Philips will still licence the technology - which synchronizes colors to emphasize the on-screen image - amBX will also market it to other companies in the hope that it becomes an industry standard.  As well as color, amBX devices can also use sound, rumble, airflow and, soon, smell to augment the on-screen entertainment or gaming experience.

Philips 3D HDTV is 56-inch wonder

Philips 3D HDTV is 56-inch wonder

Since I was a kid I loved everything in 3D. I remember getting so excited when a sitcom was going to air in 3D and you had to pick up the special glasses at the supermarket along with a copy of the TV Guide. Those were the days. But now Philips is bringing the three-dimensional experience straight into your home.  

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Philips 3D 52-inch HDTV with WOWvx

Philips 3D 52-inch HDTV with WOWvx

Somewhat at the opposite end of the size-scale from Telson's UMPC prototype, Philips have developed their own glasses-free 3D display.  Using a whopping 52-inch LCD panel, the screen can display full 1920 x 1080 high-definition, has a 2,000:1 contrast ratio and 8ms response time.  More importantly, it combines that with Philips 3D Solutions' WOWvx technology, described as a "2D-plus-Depth" format, which adds additional occlusion information into the picture to give the impression of being able to "look around" what's on-screen.

Philips Xenium X800 Touch screen phone

Philips Xenium X800 Touch screen phone

Apple sets the tone for touch devices, and now almost every handset manufacturers are putting at least some sort of effort to improve touch screen device experience. Philips unveiled its own touch handset today called X800, a tri-band GSM/GPRS Windows Mobile based handset.

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CES 2008 : LG Philips LCD to debut World’s Highest Resolution E-Paper

CES 2008 : LG Philips LCD to debut World’s Highest Resolution E-Paper

Coming next week at CES 2008, LG.Philips LCD will showcase the world’s highest resolution E-paper. The 14.3-inch or A4 size of E-paper has a resolution of 1280x800 and capable to produce 16.7 million colors. It’s a significant improvement compare to their last model of 4,096 colors in May 2006. The energy efficient digital paper is ultra thin and has a full 180 degrees viewing angle. The thickness is barely 300 micrometers with the help of the more flexible substrates of metal foil and plastic. E-paper to save the Earth from Forest industry and paper manufacturing Or more burden to the electronics and environmental waste?

LG.Philips takes the art of multiple-touch technology into commercial size big screens

LG.Philips takes the art of multiple-touch technology into commercial size big screens

Coming next week at CES 2008, LG Phillips will be presenting world’s largest displays with multi-touch capability. The 52-inch multi-touch LCD is 5 inches largest than last model shown in IMID 2007. It has a full scale HD resolution of 1980x1080 and uses an infrared image sensor to register and recognize inputs from fingers or pointers. It also features industry’s highest specification of 90 Hz touch response time and a light transmission rate of 95 to 100 percent. Furthermore, LG.Philips LCD will be showing similar technology in an 84 inches LCD developed by joining four 42-inch panels in a two-by-two array.

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