Iomega is beginning to ship its ix2 Network Storage, a two-bay desktop device designed for content sharing, cloud computing and video surveillance.
As part of a more aggressive consumer-market strategy, data storage solutions company Iomega has introduced the EZ Media & Backup Center, which it intends to deliver in late February and market to the non-techy market segment who has never used network storage before.
Viewsonic has abandoned its efforts to bring a Boxee-powered TV set to market, citing high costs and insufficient interest from consumers in so-called smart TVs. The company had shown off a 46” TV set running Boxee’s media center software at CES, and at the time, said it would be available in the second quarter of 2011. Things have obviously changed since then: “ViewSonic is not releasing a Boxee-powered set in the near-term,” the company told us in an emailed statement this week after we asked about the status of the product. The decision to pull the plug on the
eBay announced Monday that it has agreed to purchase e-commerce giant GSI Commerce. The deal is for $2.4 billion, or $29.25 a share.
Iomega said Tuesday that it will launch a new product that works with Boxee's software. The Iomega TV With Boxee will arrive in February and be showcased at International CES this week in Las Vegas.
Perhaps the least talked about link on the consumer digital imaging chain is storage. While everyone in the industry talks about capture, output and the latest mobile technology, storage has always been the industry’s red headed step child.
The 2010 International CES will feature top companies with the latest products in digital imaging hardware and software in its Digital Imaging Showcase.
Though it holds all the sex appeal of a frying pan, a terabyte may very well be the most romantic gift you could present to your dearest one this year, a year when many American consumers have finally reached the capacity limits of their home computer hard drives.
Products in the pipeline Sharp Electronics AQUOS 45-inch LC-45G1U. Available early summer 2004. The new flat-panel LCD TV features built-in HDTV and delivers 1080p image quality. Its 1920x1080 pixel resolution can upconvert to 1080i and 720p signals to 1080p. This new, larger-screen addition to the AQUOS line is designed with a titanium finish with 1-bit digital audio amplifier and removable speakers built in below the screen. It also has a PC Card slot for viewing digital stills and MPEG-4 video, as well as an HDMI connection. Call (800) BE-SHARP or visit www.sharpusa.com. WorldVibrations Radio Station. Available in March 2004 for $2,500. No
CES products in the pipeline Samsung SyncMaster 172X LCD monitor. Available now for $599 SRP. The 172X utilizes Samsung's proprietary MagicTune software and dual (digital and analog) inputs. Ideal for PC and online gamers, the 172X features 12-millisecond response time in a package weighing in at just 8.3 lbs. Samsung's MagicBright technology also offers three brightness modes designed for PC, Internet and entertainment applications. Call (800) SAMSUNG or visit www.samsungusa.com/monitor. Westinghouse Digital 27-inch LCD TV (model W32701). Available now for $2,499 SRP. This newly incorporated company with the famous brand name has introduced itself with a range of LCD televisions. Its