The largest sensor! Canon prepares the camera for video in the moonlight

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Canon has announced a new CMOS sensor which allows to get good video quality in low light conditions. We recall not so long ago we wrote about 120 megapixel CMOS sensor Canon, and now the company already boasts a new achievement. According to the manufacturer, the new solution is the largest CMOS sensor in the world: its dimensions are 202 x 205 mm. In fact, the new sensor is 40 times more commercial record holders in size from Canon.

As the company with the development have an opportunity to take photographs during the illumination of a hundred times worse than the required SLR digital cameras professional level. The main thing to achieve a new design, Canon is that it is capable of capturing video at 60 frames per second in light only 0.3 lux. This measure, approximately, has a moonlight night. This lighting - just one hundredth of sufficient illumination for 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor, so you can shoot with it.

According to the company, its new offer is optimal for shooting stars, or animal behavior, nocturnal. While it is not known when the camera went on sale on the basis of this sensor Canon.

The new Micro MCI900 from Philips - live sound from all sides

Philips has introduced a new microsystem MCI900 with speakers SoundSphere. As the producer, the technology SoundSphere can feel all the nuances of music, because every note is sent to the original sound in the form in which it is conceived by the author. Durable aluminum speaker delivers accurate reproduction of musical compositions, and gold-plated connector allows the speaker to achieve an "ideal" signal. High quality sound is achieved thanks to the speakers with the recommendations of outside vysokochastotnikami (tweeters), which provide clean and clear sound in all directions. The design of audio crossovers and the optimal location of the woofer from the bottom and around the tweeter reduce interference and provide a more natural, deep and rich sound.

The patented Philips technology FullSound designed to improve the quality of playback format MP3. Based on the algorithm the final processing of sound, it enriches and enhances the sound, restoring lost compression musical parts.

Micro Philips MCI900 equipped with a digital amplifier class "D" with an output RMS power 2x50 Tues RMS, the effectiveness of which more than 90% higher than that of conventional class AB amplifiers. The amplifier takes an analog signal, converting it to digital, and amplifies it, after which the signal enters the filter demodulation.

Another feature of the system is the availability of technology MCI900 Streamium, allowing to obtain wireless access to a wide variety of music from the Internet or directly from the computer. System MCI900 appear on the Russian market in September 2010.

Energenie EG-PC-002 - Charger for phones with manual transmission and a flashlight

Distribution Company KlavTorg presented in the Russian market charger Energenie EG-PC-002 for mobile phones. The device is equipped with a manual transmission and a flashlight and do not need additional sources of energy.

The energy generated by a dynamo with a handle. The rotation of the handle for two minutes charges your mobile phone for at least 1-4 minutes of conversation. The rotation of the handle for one minute provides a bright torch for at least 30 minutes. Energenie EG-PC-002 charging mobile phones Nokia 6101 and 8210 series, Samsung A288 series, Sony Ericsson K750 series and is equipped with Mini USB 5pin connector for Blackberry / HTC and Micro-USB.

The silver-black casing Energenie EG-PC-002 has a rounded shape, handle dynamo cleaned inside and does not cause trouble during transportation. Thanks to the rubberized inserts on the sides of the device comfortably in the hand and slips. Includes: Charger Energenie EG-PC-002 for mobile phones and hand-operated flashlight, cables for Nokia phones and 5 adapters for other phones. Chargers Energenie EG-PC-002 are available now at a suggested retail price of 350 rubles.

Specifications of Energenie EG-PC-002:

    * Outgoing Voltage: 4,5-6,5 In
    * Outgoing current: 400 mA
    * Built-in Ni-MH rechargeable battery 1980 mAh (up to 500 full recharges)
    * Bright lights: three general brightness LED 50000 mcd
    * Dimensions: 140h54h52 mm
    * Weight: 0,18 kg

Motorola MT810, XT806 and A1680 - Three new items MING series based on Android

Motorola has announced three new smart phone operating system Android (one - on its Chinese version). All of them belong to the MING line and are designed specifically for the Chinese market. Models are made in the same candybar with folding transparent flip.

Motorola MT810 is designed for operator China Mobile and networks TD-SCDMA, it is built on OPhone OS 2.0-based Android 2.1. Its main feature will be "dvuhtachskrinovy" design, ie, touch not only the primary dislocation, but also a transparent flip, it responds to touch the user when the phone is closed. Motorola XT806, in turn, is a smartphone running Android 2.1 Network CDMA / GSM operator China Telecom. Finally, Motorola A1680 supports networks GSM / GPRS / EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and WCDMA / HSDPA (2100 MHz) and will be sold at the operator China Unicom. However, this model is based on an outdated version of the software platform - Android 1.6.

Smartphone Motorola MT810 is equipped with 3.2-inch touch screen with a resolution of 854x480 pixels, 512 MB ROM and 256 MB of RAM memory, microSD card slot and FM radio. Also, the novelty is a GPS receiver and a wireless adapter Bluetooth 2.1 EDR. Motorola XT806, in turn, is equipped with the same screen and camera, but the amount of RAM it is more - 512 MB. FM radio, support for memory cards and GPS receiver is also available. And besides there is also Bluetooth Wi-Fi/WAPI. This smartphone can play and shoot HD video 720p.

The third new Motorola A1680 is equipped with a display of smaller size - 3.1-inch with a resolution of 800x480 pixels, but it is executed on technology AMOLED. Also present are 512 MB ROM, 256 MB RAM, slot microSD, 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi/WAPI and Bluetooth, GPS receiver and accelerometer. In general, the models are similar, but slightly different in design and some details of performance.

Speakers Logitech Speaker System Z623 with THX certification

Logitech has today announced the speaker system Logitech Speaker System Z623, certified by the standards of THX. As promised producer, with this acoustic format of 2.1 and a capacity of 200 watts, users can enjoy high quality sound, regardless of whether a device is connected to a computer or the TV.

The system is equipped with inputs and outputs for the rapid simultaneous connection of up to three devices. With RCA inputs and 3,5 mm audio input and headphone jack users need only a few minutes to fully configure and connect to a PC, game console, stereo, TV or DVD player. For easy management of sound system in the right column of buttons for volume control, raise or lower the bass level.

To comply with industry standards THX, speaker system was more than 400 acoustic and electronic measuring tests that make up the frequency coverage, output power, distortion, noise and overall performance. According to Logitech, the result was the central column, reproducing the foreground and background sound is so pure that the audience can decide what are screenings of their favorite movie. Speakers Logitech Speaker System Z623 is expected to be available in the U.S. and Europe in September for a suggested retail price of 169.99 euros.

IdeaCentre A700 - PC slim candy bar-c 23-inch display

Lenovo is presented on the Russian market a new desktop computer-monoblock IdeaCentre A700. The stylish model has become one of the finest in its class: the minimum shell thickness of 22.5 millimeters. Monoblock is equipped with optional touch screen support MultiTouch and proprietary software Lenovo.

Thin monoblock IdeaCentre A700 - a home computer for gaming and entertainment. The model is equipped with 23-inch display with a resolution of Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) and comes with the latest Intel Core i7 processors with embedded Turbo Boost. PCs can be equipped with 8 GB of RAM standard DDR3 and data storage capacity of 2 TB. It is suitable for viewing high-definition movies. Sound is also at a height thanks to the support standard Dolby Home Theater and stereo system, developed by experts JBL.

Monoblocks IdeaCentre A700 certification program Lenovo Enhanced Experience, which saves time on startup and shutdown of the operating system Windows 7, and also provides extensive support for multimedia functions. The new models are equipped with card reader 5-in-1 USB connectors on the rear and side surfaces, HDMI interface for connecting external devices such as home TV, camcorder or game console. In addition, monoblocks equipped module Wi-Fi, as well as the original system of data protection Lenovo Rescue System.

IdeaCentre A700 comes with wireless keyboard and mouse, used to connect to a computer protocol Bluetooth. Monoblock will be on sale in Russian shops in autumn 2010.

Smartphone Nokia C6-01 - 8 MP camera phone with Symbian ^ 3

The site appeared Nokia XML file profile model Nokia C6-01. Here you can find some information about this device yet to be announced, although it, as always in such cases, a little. The device runs an operating system Symbian ^ 3, is equipped with a screen resolution of 640x360 pixels and is built on the processor ARM. Also available smartphone wireless modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Previously, we wrote in news about Nokia C6-01, it is assumed that this is somewhat improved version of the previously submitted smartphone Nokia C6-00.

Previously it was thought that, like the original, made in the new slider with a QWERTY keyboard and touch screen. Although, according to other sources - a candy bar without a keyboard. This is highlighted by the profile file, and the image presented by one of the sources. A camera in Nokia C6-01 higher resolution - 8 megapixels, while the Nokia C6-00 is 5 megapixel. It is possible that this smartphone will be presented at the "Nokia World 2010, which starts on September 14 in London, although the Finnish company this has not reported. Estimated cost - 279 euro, but it is not clear whether it is accurate.

Fly G1 - "gaming" phone with dual SIM cards

Fly introduced a new teleyon Fly G1. Interestingly, according to the company, it represents the first mobile phone-joystick for games on a computer that supports two SIM cards. This model is positioned as a gaming phone, and is aimed at younger audience - fans of mobile entertainment. Fly G1 is able to work as a joystick for gaming on computers running the Windows using a special gaming software that comes bundled with the phone.

Fly G1 has compact dimensions 112x49, 5x13 mm and weighing 124 grams. The battery holds a charge of 3.5 hours of talk time and up to 240 hours of standby time. 2,4-inch display (262K colors) has a resolution of 240x320 pixels. Fly G1 is equipped with 1.3 MP camera with digital zoom, as well as web camera. Audio and video player supports popular formats for playback. In addition, the phone comes with an FM tuner with recording function. The model has support for Bluetooth. Multimedia content can be stored on memory cards, the phone supports microSD cards up to 16 GB.

New product also possesses the traditional functions - the ability to exchange SMS, EMS and MMS, a standard organizer, phonebook of 500 numbers with additional memory for two SIM cards and the ability to assign ringtones and pictures to the subscriber, a set of polyphonic ring tones with the ability to download over the Internet.

Included in sales package CD with games, trying to assess the possible functionality of the game model Fly G1. The phone will be connected to the PC via Bluetooth - Adapter. Built-in motion sensor can determine the position of the phone in the space. To control your character using the standard buttons.

LG E720 Smartfon the Android 2.2 - photos and video

Appeared on the Internet "live" shots and short video with your smartphone LG E720. This is a candybar with 3.2-inch WQVGA touch screen and no hardware keyboard. This model is already known as the LG Optimus Chic, it was announced at the South Korean ryke slightly less than two months ago. But then the company virtually nothing said about its characteristics. And now you can get a better idea about this new product. LG E720, incidentally, runs on OS Android 2.2, her work can be seen in the video, although it is very short and not very high quality.

With regard to technical equipment apparatus, and it contains details. First, the source mentions Qualcomm MSM 7227 processor (clock speed - 600 MHz). In addition, he said, the novelty has 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi Wi-Fi adapter and GPS receiver. LG E720, obviously, goes on sale in the near future and most likely issue is scheduled before the end of the year. Price new items not yet announced.

Digital Camera iLook LM9 from Rekam

Rekam Company announced the sales on the territory of Russia of a new digital camera iLook LM9, focused on beginners and very economical oplzovateley not demanding of functionality. This compact, 12-megapixel camera has a set of auxiliary functions. There are various scenarios of shooting, the availability of such functions as "a person", "Vibration Anti-Shake", "Direct Print PictBridge", "Burst 6 frames.

Luggage iLook LM9 announced in five colors of metallic hue. Currently, the Russian market, are two colors - "metallic" and "titan". Cameras are already available for sale at very reasonable prices.

Features of iLook LM9:

    * Resolution - 12 megapixels
    * LCD Monitor - 2.4-inch color TFT
    * Digital zoom - 8.0-fold
    * File Format - Photo JPEG; AVI video with sound
    * Video - 640x480, 320x240
    * Power - batteries AAA (3 pcs.)
    * Memory - Memory Card SD / SDHC (up to 32 GB)
    * Interface - USB 2.0
    * Dimensions - mm 93h60h26
    * Weight - 85 grams

Android Smartphone Motorola XT300 - with a keyboard in the style of Palm Pre

One Chinese source has posted "live" pictures, as well as several videos smartphone Motorola XT300. He is working on the OS and Android, probably intended for the U.S. operator Verizon Wireless, which means that networks CDMA (or already LTE?). Although it is likely that Motorola XT300, as, for example, Motorola Droid, and the European version will be for networks GSM / UMTS. Motorola XT300, probably refers to the average level and will be released soon enough.

The new smartphone is made in the slider with a touchscreen and a retractable down QWERTY-keyboard. This form factor uses the Palm Pre. Regarding the characteristics of the device can only speculate. Thus, built-in camera in this model, apparently, has a resolution of 3.2 megapixel. Most likely, Motorola XT300 is an inexpensive solution, but if it will be known, of course, only after the official announcement, or even later - at the time of release device on the market.

WP7 communicator LG E900 receive 1.3 GHz processor?

On the Internet there are new photos communicator LG E900. We already wrote about it in the news, it besklaviaturny candy bar with a touchscreen that works on Windows Phone 7. He also has a "relative" with a sliding QWERTY keyboard - LG C900. At this time, "live" pictures of the device is quite high quality, moreover, the device photographed from all sides and you can consider it in detail. Model lies in the body with rounded bottom corners and rather sharp upper. Under the touch screen are available for traditional WP7 three buttons.

There is evidence and the characteristics of LG E900. Thus, the reported 3.7-inch capacitive touch screen, powerful processor with a clock speed of 1.3 GHz (hardware platform Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8650A), support for GPS and light sensors, and proximity. In addition, the camera of this model can record HD video (its resolution is not reported), and in the number of ports - miniUSB and 3.5 mm headphone jack. According to a version of one of the sources, the model of dual-mode - for UMTS and CDMA. Release LG E900 can be held in November at $ 300-400.