INDUSTRIAL research, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, PRODUCT management, and PROJECTORS
The article focuses on V-332 projector from Plus Vision that touts a handy Unplug-and-Go feature. Presenters are able to unplug the power cord immediately after use and the battery-operated cooling fan continues to run while the projector is being packed up. Designed with the traveler in mind, this 3-pound projector can output 1,200 ANSI lumens with native XGA resolution. Other features include a power-save mode and a built-in presentation timer.
COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, COMPUTER input-output equipment, and SCANNING systems
The article focuses on Kodak Co.'s new document scanners that are capable of processing more than 3,000 documents in a day. Kodak's i150 can scan one-sided documents at a rate of 40 pages per minute (PPM), while the Kodak i160 captures double-side documents at a rate of 80 images a minute. Both scanners offer 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution and include Kodak's SurePath handling system to manage papers up to 11 x 17 inches and weights up to 110 pounds. According to Kodak, this system can eliminate feed errors caused by varying paper thickness.
COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, PRODUCT management, VIDEOTAPE editing -- Equipment & supplies, VIDEOS, and DIGITAL media
The article focuses on Pinnacle Systems Inc.'s latest video-editing program, Pinnacle Liquid Edition version 6, that has tools for compositing, titling, audio editing, realtime effects and DVD authoring. It has a feature to allow users to edit multiple streams of native highdefinition (HD) content with real-time effects. The company has redesigned the program's look and feel to create a highly-intuitive Microsoft Windows-based interface. Contact Pinnacle Systems Inc. at 6505261600 or visit www.pinnadesys.com. for further information.
VIDEOCONFERENCING, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, PRODUCT management, and INDUSTRIAL research
The article reports that The Tandberg 150 was made for people who need videoconferencing on the desktop. It is an IP-based, all-in-one videoconferencing system that has an 8.4-inch LCD screen and a built-in camera, codec, speakers and microphone. There's an integrated keypad for dialing voice and video calls, and users can attach an optional handset for privacy or keep the device on speaker-phone mode for small groups. It can display both video and data. Contact Tandberg at 8005382884 or visit, www.tandberg.net for further enquiry.
COMPUTER printers, WORKFLOW software, METHODS engineering, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, and PRINTING machinery & supplies
The article reports that Lexmark International Inc. has extended its line of multi-function printers (MFPs), adding the X634e and X634dte. Through the use of Lexmark's Document Solutions, the MFPs use customizable icons to link to workflow processes such as financial loan applications and medical record processing. Both models print at 45 pages per minute and include a high-yield 32,000-page ink cartridge. The X634dte has all the features of the X634e, but also includes a duplexer and an extra 500-page sheet drawer.
LAPTOP computers, PORTABLE computers, HARD disks, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, and NEW product development
The article focuses on Mobile Force M22Q from Getac Inc., which is a notebook computer built for outdoor conditions. The laptop can withstand a wide range of temperatures, from -4 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit. The notebook is also designed to handle the wear and tear of travel, as it has been tested by the military and found to survive three-foot drops onto concrete and steel surfaces. This unit features a 14.1-inch XGA (1,024 x 768 pixels) screen, 1.4 GHz Intel Dothan LV Processor, 64MB RAM and a 40-80GB hard drive.
INDUSTRIAL research, NEW product development, RAPID prototyping, COMMERCIAL products, and HEADPHONES
The article reports that Max Attach phones from ClearOne Communications Inc. can be linked together and used to expand existing ClearOne audio-conferencing systems. All models have volume controls, allowing participants easy access without having to reach across a conference table. The Echo Cancellation and Noise cancellation features help eliminate echoing and background sound, making audio easier to understand.
COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, PRODUCT management, DIGITAL video, and DIGITAL media
The article reports that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s Writemaster TS-H552B is a 16X DVD-RW drive that supports all popular DVD recordable/rewritable formats and offers double-layer data storage up to 8.5GB on one disc. Depending on the type of media used, this drive can write content at speeds between 4X (5.4 MB/sec) and 40X (6.0 MB/sec. Rewritable DVD speed is 2.4X. The readers are advised to contact Samsung Optical at 9499757135 or visit www.samsung-odd.com.
COMPUTER software, COMMERCIAL products, RAPID prototyping, NEW product development, INTERNET, and MOTION pictures
The article reports that the updated eZediaQTI 2.0 software creates Internet content and movies using video, graphics, animation, sound and text. This updated version offers a new interface that includes an Attributes Panel. Features include access to the new eZedia Media Library through a toolbar button and improved text handling. The eZedia 2.0 software is Windows and Macintosh compatible.