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Samsung HD CMOS webcam

Samsung HD CMOS webcam

Samsung have unveiled a new high-definition webcam small enough to be embedded into the bezel of a notebook or LCD display.  The new 1/4-inch S5K4AW CMOS chip has 1.2-megapixel standard resolution, and is capable of recording 1280 x 960 video at 30fps or 640 x 480 video at 60fps.  It also boasts improved low-light performance, though at the expense of image quality.

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iPhone-controlled remote dog webcam & treat dispenser

iPhone-controlled remote dog webcam & treat dispenser

What can you do in 90 minutes?  If you're Stephen Myers, you can set up a webcam-enabled dog-treat dispenser that you can remotely access from your iPhone.  Created from a CD spindle case, scraps of cardboard, a servo motor and some random junk Stephen found lying around his house, the system allows him to watch his dog from the Apple smartphone and dispense a tasty treat.

Check out the demo video after the cut

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Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays Review

Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays Review

It's a rare occasion when one of the gadgets Korean customers are blessed with deigns to cross over to shores further afield; so rare, in fact, that you can help but have high-hopes for them.  Nanovision's MIMO 7-inch USB displays endeared themselves when first announced, and became only more attractive when the company confirmed US and European availability.  We've had the UM-710 and UM-730 on our desk for the past week; are they legitimate productivity enhancers, or just another USB ornament?

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Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays: Video Unboxing

Nanovision MIMO UM-710 & UM-730 USB displays: Video Unboxing

Last Wednesday we told you that two of Nanovision's MIMO 7-inch USB displays were breaking out of Korea and hitting the US, UK, Japan and Italy.  Today, they've landed at SlashGear.  The Nanovision MIMO UM-710 and UM-730 each use DisplayLink technology to connect to your PC or Mac with nothing more than a USB cable.  Check out the video unboxing and full gallery of both displays after the cut!

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Nanovision MIMO 7-inch USB displays confirmed for US, UK, Italy & Japan

Nanovision MIMO 7-inch USB displays confirmed for US, UK, Italy & Japan

Nanovision's compact 7-inch MIMO LCD displays, which use DisplayLink technology to connect to your PC via USB, at first seemed a pleasure limited to the Korean market.  SlashGear have been talking with the company, however, and we can exclusively tell you that the Nanovision MIMO UM-710 and UM-730 are both headed to the US, UK, Italy and Japan.

Spec details and preliminary pricing after the cut

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