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Nero is working to make editing your personal high-def movies a bit easier with the company's new Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD and Nero Video Premium HD. These two multimedia bundles now feature enhanced Blu-ray Playback capabilities as well as new HD effects for video editing. Nero also launched the Nero HD Theater, which lets users share and showcase their personal video creations. Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD & Nero Video Premium HD Now Available; “Nero HD Theater” Showcases HD Video Content from Budding Directors and Users Video enthusiasts can enjoy new premium software and exciting content, while learning how easy it is to use Nero’s new products to... Read more...
Cisco recently unveiled its new Cisco Cius business tablet device. Pronounced "see us," the new tablet runs on the Android platform. The tablet uses Cisco Collaboration Architecture and virtual desktop integration to provide users with various communication, collaboration, and computing services. The Cisco Cius supports HD video streaming and real-time video, multi-party conferencing, email, messaging, browsing, and the ability to produce, edit and share content stored locally or in the cloud. The tablet has a front-mounted 720p HD camera as well as a 5-megapixel rear facing camera that can transmit streaming VGA quality video and capture still images. It also has dual noise-cancelling microphones... Read more...
Logitech's LifeSize Communications and LG Electronics are teaming up to offer a video conferencing system that is easy to use and offers HD video communications. LG's executive conferencing system is housed within a 24-inch HD display. The system is powered by LifeSize HD video communications technology and offers interoperability with Unified Communication providers. The system is designed to be easy to set up and use. The set up process requires the connection of two cables and can be completed in minutes. LG’s Executive Video Conferencing System is expected to be globally available in the third quarter of 2010 for $2,999. LG and LifeSize Collaborate on All-In-One HD Video and Voice Communications... Read more...
Asus announced a new multimedia centric netbook—the Eee PC Seashell 1005PR—which is designed to deliver a "rich and smooth High Definition online viewing experience when watching your favorite streaming movies, television/news programs and user-generated videos." The Eee PC Seashell 1005PR features Broadcom's  Crystal HD Accelerator, an Intel Atom processor N450, 10.1-inch screen with 1366x768 resolution, and HD audio. Asus claims you'll get up to 11 hours of battery life, but we all know that's best-case scenario. Look for the ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1005PR today at authorized resellers for about $400. HD Entertainment goes Mobile with the ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1005PR -- ASUS launches... Read more...
Toshiba is entering the digital camcorder market with the introduction of three new models. The new CAMILEO line of camcorders contains three models that range in price from $179.99 to $399.99. All of the models can capture video at 1080p Full HD resolution and offer 3-inch LCD monitors. You can preorder models from the CAMILEO line now, or wait until they hit consumer electronics and retail stores on April 19th. CAMILEO X100 Action! Toshiba Rolls into the U.S. Digital Camcorder Market with the CAMILEO New Product Line Meets Growing Consumer Trend for Full HD Camcorders IRVINE, Calif.--Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced... Read more...
Couch potatoes who suffer from Internet addiction may want to steer clear of this one, lest they overdose with awesomeness. We're talking about Toshiba's new UX600 series LED TVs, which the company says combines high picture quality with Internet capability.LED is the latest buzz in TV tech and helps these new sets deliver a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio (dynamic, of course), along with a depth of less than 2 inches. Toshiba also slapped on a layer of its CrystalCoat high contrast screen coating so that contrast remains high, even in bright rooms.But it's the Internet capability that steals the show. Each set comes with its own WPA Wi-Fi adapter. And unlike some other models, Toshiba says its UX600... Read more...
Sony's PS3 is getting an upgrade in the form of HD movie content from all six of the major movie studios. Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros. will offer HD movies for purchase and rental on the PlayStation Network video delivery service in the United States. "Securing high definition content from these studios is another significant milestone further validating PlayStation Network as a complete entertainment network in the home. PlayStation Network is the first and only service to deliver high definition home entertainment from all six major studios, directly to consumers for download," said Peter Dille,... Read more...
Soon, YouTube will support the same high-resolution video that can now be enjoyed on flat screen TVs. Starting next week, YouTube's HD mode will add support for watching 1080p HD videos in full resolution. You'll still be able to view videos in 720p as well though the resolution will depend on the resolution of the original source. YouTube has been supporting HD videos for over a year now. Today, the maximum output of YouTube videos is limited to 720p. The video-sharing site explains the upgrade on its blog, "As resolution of consumer cameras increases, we want to make sure YouTube is the best home on the web to showcase your content. For viewers with big monitors and a fast computer, try switching... Read more...
The folks at Hardware Secrets have put together a tutorial outlining the features and benefits of HDTV.  The tech savvy among you can probably sift through the good and bad HDTV branded products out there, but it's not always easy to figure out where to spend their hard earned money for the uninitiated.  This tutorial should help. "People who are interested in home entertainment today find themselves constantly bombarded with the term "HDTV." Studies confirm that most of us are very confused about what the term actually means, much less how to experience the full benefits of high definition television in our own homes. So what... Read more...