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Panasonic DIGA Series Blu-ray Player/Burner

Panasonic DMR-BW930Panasonic has come up with 3 DIGA Series Blu-ray disc players/burners. With built-in HDD, each has a dual digital TV tuner, a USB port, an HDMI output, a SD/SDHC card slot, and supports DTS-HD Master/ Dolby NR TrueHD/Dolby Digital plus codecs. Available September 1, the DIGAS have a writing speed of 6X in AVCHD (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) format. Select between the DMR-BW930 model with 1TB, the BW830 with 500 GB, or the BW730 that holds 320GB. Prices start at € 900 (~$1,328.00.)

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Panasonic SV-ME70 portable waterproof TV

Panazonic SV-ME70

remembers the ladies, even though Mom’s day has passed, with their SV-ME70 and 75 portable, waterproof TVs. Both models feature 5-inch LCD screens that can not only handle a sloppy cook in the kitchen but can hang out with Mr. Bubble in the bathroom. The ME-75, at a size of 165 x 92.9 x 22.1mm, also has a 1GB SD card slot and can record up to 30 minutes of Sponge Bob Square Pants on its Li-ion battery. Both will be available in white or pink June 20 for ¥38,000 (~$380.00) and ¥45,000 Yen (~$ 450.00) respectively.

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Panasonic Evolta Batteries

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Storage

EvoltaPanasonic has certainly gone out of its way to promote their new Evolta (Evolution + Voltage) AA battery cell. They sent a 5 oz. robot climbing up a rope suspended from the Grand Canyon for almost 7 hours on a pair of them and earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as “the longest-lasting AA alkaline battery cell.” If the 6.7-inch blue bot, also named Evolta, looks familiar, it was designed by robotics scientist Tomotaka Takahashi. Although the batteries are about 15% higher than the competition at $5.40 for four, they are already doing so well in Japan that Panasonic plans to send them overseas later this year.

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Panasonic Strada F-Class

Strada F-Class

Panasonic pushes GPS to the limit with its new Strada F-Class CN-HX1000D and CN-HW1000D. The gadget has a 7-inch Viera screen for DVDs, an iPod link, a hard drive, 1-seg mobile digital TV, and what Panasonic calls a “from home to car” idea. If you have Bluetooth on your cellie, you can order sat-nav and the Strada will let you know what’s going on at home from the screen in your car. You can also turn on or off appliances. This one doesn’t come cheaply. The Stradas will go on sale in Japan next month with a ¥355,000 (~$3,500) price tag.

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Panasonic Strada F-Class

Strada

If you live in Japan, you can now check in on your home, control your appliances, and even lock your doors while in your car with Panasonic’s Strada F-Class. The device has a touchscreen with icons that say things such as “turn off the light.” Introduced this week, the Strada also works as GPS. Of course, you have to have a webcam and netlinking system. With a $3,400.00 price you could always get a couple of timers to do the same thing. Look for it to hit the market this June.

 

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Panasonic Blu-ray DMP-BD50

Panasonic DMP-BD50

Panasonic has unveiled its new 3rd generation Blu-ray player DMP-BD50. It features DolbyTrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, PIP, and BD-Live to connect to the Net. The company has included an SD card slot for viewing images on an HDTV from video or still cam with a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a VIERA link to control to home theater components with one remote. Available this spring, save your quarters as this one will set you back $699.95.

 

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Panasonix Lumix DMC-TZ50S Wi-Fi Camera

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cameras, Wireless / WiFi

Lumix TZ50S

For moms that do more than accompany their kids to soccer games, Panasonic is offering a new Lumix Cam with Wi-Fi as a gift idea for Mother’s Day. The 9.1 megapixel digital cam has a 28mm wide-angle lens, a 10x optical zoom, and a 3.0-inch Diagonal Intelligent LCD and HD output. With it you can connect to a T-Mobile HotSpot or home wireless Lan system without using your PC.You can upload, check and delete photos on Picasa Web Album. The TZ50S will be available in silver at a price of $449.95 next month. Come to think of it, soccer moms would dig one, too.

 

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Panasonic to Release Mini-Cam

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cameras, Corporate News

Panasonic SDR-S7 CamcorderWhile we are on the subject of digital mini-camcorders, Panasonic has unveiled one at a size of 41 × 59 x 102mm and a weight of 160g. The SDR-S7’s features include DVD (MPEG2) video recording, a 2.7-inch display, a 10x optical zoom, and 0.06s Quick Start. The cam supports SD cards up to 16GB. Take your choice of either silver or black. The SDR-S7 carries a price of 44,800 yen (~$435.) Look for a debut April 25 in Japan.

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Digix Offers IXING MP3 Player

IXING M1-TMNot to be outdone by Panasonic, Korea’s Digix has released a mini-MP3/video player. The IXING M1-TM weighs only 20g and is 5.6mm in thickness. It comes in 1, 2, and 4BG sizes and includes an FM tuner, text and video viewer, and voice recorder. It will handle MP3, MJPEG VIdeo, JPEG , Text, WMA, MPEG1, MPEG2, and MPEG2.5. The 2GB model is available for 75,000 won (~$75.00.) More information is available on Digix’s site if you can wade through a minimal translation.

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Panasonic to Release D-Snap

D-Snap

It’s Panasonic’s turn to challenge the iPod by coming up with the D-Snap SV-SD870N. The player will run for over 100 hours on a 3 hour charge and features noise canceling technology that they say will get rid of up to 83% ambient noise. It also allows recording with a 2 gig SD card for up to 1,000 tunes and USB 2.0 connectivity. At a size of 35.0 × 90.7 × 11.4 mm and a weight of 40g, manage your music with its SD-Jukebox. The D-Snap will be available in red, white, black, silver, or blue in mid-April in Japan.

 

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