Harman/Kardon DVD 31. Available early 2004 for $649. The progressive-scan DVD audio/video player includes pixel-by-pixel processing, 24-bit/192kHz audio D/A conversion for high-resolution sound and digital signal processor for picture quality. The unit also features DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW, and works with most major file formats, including WMA, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and JPEG. In addition, DVD 31 provides multichannel DVD-Audio playback. Call (516) 496-3400 or visit www.harmankardon.com.
Fisher FVD-C1. Available now for $899.99. The pocket digital camcorder captures 3.2 megapixel still images and video. Weighing just over five ounces, the MPEG4 camera features memory card storage (a 512 MB SD card is included to record 30 minutes of video at 30 frames per second). In still mode, the SD card can capture almost 500 images with print-quality resolution. The FVD-C1 comes with a docking station with built-in battery charger and AC source, USB 2.0 cable and an infrared remote control. Call (818) 701-4182 or visit www.fisherav.com.
Audiovox Electronics HRDV700. Available 2004. The mobile video custom headrest system features a built-in DVD player in one of the headrests. Each additional headrest also features built-in seven-inch LCD screens. An FM modulator also pipes audio through the vehicle's stereo speakers, in addition to a built-in infrared transmitter for wireless audio reception. The screen adjust to a 45-degree angle. The system also has a dual-source capability so that while one viewer watches a movie, another can play a video game. Call (631) 231-7750 or visit www.audiovox.com.