J.p. Regalado

J.p. Regalado
Satisfy Their Craving

Camera manufacturers have responded to the blog and social networking frenzy with “shoot to share” web-ready cameras. Built-in features facilitate quick uploads to YouTube, Flickr and blogs with minimal fuss. The explosion of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace has only fueled the fire, sparking feature-specific cameras to satiate the voracious appetites of online junkies. The following should give retailers a good sense of which product fits a particular customer. For obsessive YouTubers, Casio’s Exilim Zoom line is the perfect out-of-the-box solution. At the top of the lineup is the 10.1 megapixel Exilim EX-Z1080. Casio simplifies the laborious process of capturing, digitizing,

SHIFT PLACES WITHOUT MISSING A SHOW

Retailers looking for some product differentiators might want to start exploring placeshifter technology and solutions that tie into it. As a primer, placeshifter technology shatters the multimedia barrier, enabling a source TV to stream signals to a home computer, cell phone and even a remote computer on the other side of the world. A simple setup involves placeshifter hardware and software, and a broadband or Wi-Fi connection. Monsoon’s HAVA Platinum HD and Sling Media’s Slingbox Pro are two products that bridge the multimedia gap. These hardware devices basically take an existing home TV source, digitize it and then stream it live onto a local home