Hitachi Maxell unveiled their new iV recorder “VDR-R1000” with built-in digital tuner.
“iV recorder” is suitable for use with any TV for recording/playing a program, and the same time it has benefit of increasing the storage capacity by just adding a removable media “iV”. The newly developed “VDR-R1000” has a compact body of 230mm in width X 41mm in height X 170mm in depth which is smaller than B5 size. The “VDR-R1000” will support “acTVila” from fall of 2009, even for TVs which do not have capability of accessing “acTVila” site, allowing them to view contents from “acTVila”. Read more
Hitachi has developed a new sound source separation technology which is capable of recognizing a specific voice even in the noisy environment. This new sound source separation technology has the noise control processing that uses multiple microphones to predict and remove the noise which is caused by reflection from wall or t ceiling in a room. Further to this the system is capable of revising a distortion from the extracted sound. Read more
Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi Vehicle Energy Ltd developed the world’s most powerful Lithium-Ion battery for a car with output power density of 4,500 W/kg, a 1.7 times higher in power density in comparison to their current car Lithium-Ion battery. Hitachi managed to reduce the internal resistance in this newly developed battery by employing a new Manganese anode for its electrode plus the use of Hitachi’s original battery structure for thinning of the electrode and power collection method resulting in world’s highest output for this type of battery.
KDDI and Okinawa cellular will start to sell five new models of mobile phones on February 6. They are “Walkman Phone, Premier3″ by Sony Ericsson, “Wooo mobile phone H001″ by Hitachi, “CA001″ by Casio, “SH001″by Sharp and “NS01” by Kyocera.
The “Walkman Phone, Premier3″ which is more focused on music functionality side of things equipped with SONY’s Walkman Technology such as “Quality Audio Technology”, “Clear Stereo” “Clear Base” and “DESS”. Even when the mobile phone is closed the user is able to play and forward music. It comes in gold, pink and black. Read more
As a consumer we always take the durability of our mobile devices for granted being a mobile phone that gets bang here and there and dropped in too many occasions or the mobile PC that is put in an already over crowed hand bag or even our digital handy cam that has that very special Ms. drools signature on it. In all these situations or similar ones we never for one second think whether these sensitive equipments will sustain such over exerted tortures until we face the moment…. yes that moment that everything goes blank and we are all freshen out from all those irrecoverable important personal and impersonal data that was stored on them. After all we are living in a ubiquities era and portability and usability at any where and anytime is turning to becoming a commodity or at least that is what we are being told. Read more
Hitachi does it again. After 2 years they come up with yet another slick design of speaker for iPod. This is a refinement of earlier model MXSP-1000 which was released on November of 2006. Read more