Creative has announced a couple new headphone offerings included HQ-1600 and the HQ-1450. The 1600 headphones are being shown at IFA 2010 for the first time and use an over the ear design for noise isolation and lightweight materials for better portability. The headphones weigh in at 180g.
Creative has pulled the covers off a new speaker designed for outdoor use called the Sound Blaster Wireless Rock Outdoor Speaker. The speaker is designed to blend in with the environment and allow you to listen to your favorite music outside with a speaker that can survive the elements.
Creative has announced that it is launching new software for mainboards to give gamers better sound quality with onboard audio solutions. The new software is called Sound Blaster X-Fi MB2 with Trustudio Pro and EAX Advanced HD 5.0. That is a mouthful for sure.
There's something to be said about going wireless. It's a lifestyle we can't wait to embrace, and these speakers are going to help us get there. Well, they would be if we were in Singapore, that is. Creative have just pulled the curtain off their D100 and D200 wireless speakers, and we're hoping just as much as the company itself that they'll help "usher in a new era in pure music listening." We're not even sure what that means, exactly, but we're excited about it nonetheless.
Creative have announced their latest range of PMPs, the ZEN X-Fi Style and ZEN Style, kicking off a new "Pure Audio" campaign in which the company look to be pushing their sound quality in an attempt to stave off the iPod. The ZEN X-Fi Style packs a 2.4-inch TFT LCD display, TV-output and X-Fi DSP, while the smaller ZEN Style gets a 1.8-inch TFT LCD, longer battery life (up to 32hrs audio) and smaller capacities.
Creative have been talking up their Zii platform for quite some time now - the HD-capable system first showed up at CES 2009, and then more recently sprouted a smartphone reference design in December last year - but beyond the initial developer device there's little to show from the whole project. Over at epiZENter, however, they've spotted what could be some movement: the Creative site has gained a few new peripherals, including a development kit supporting 3G modules, and an insider has tipped Android customization for Zii as being on track for a March 2010 completion.
When it comes to gaming geeks and MMORPG games, World of Warcraft is hands down the most popular game out there. The game has been around for a long time now, but it is still hugely popular and has a large enough following that gaming gear specifically for the game is a big market. Creative has unveiled a new wireless headset today with artwork from the game aimed at WoW fans.
As video demos go we'd have preferred to see a little bit more of the ZiiLABS TRINITY smartphone, but a brief splash of the ZMS-05 based handset outputting 1080p High Definition video is not something to be sniffed at. While the current TRINITY reference design has a proprietary docking connector on the bottom, Creative have already said that it's a simple matter to switch that to a mini HDMI and microUSB pair.
Video demo after the cut