Dick Tracy

David Thomas, CEO at Evident, is an accomplished cybersecurity entrepreneur. He has a history of introducing innovative technologies, establishing them in the market, and driving growth – with each early-stage company emerging as the market leader.

Flat or declining sales projections are getting a lot of attention in ‘09 CE industry projections, but here’s a sweet exception: IDC analysts predict that demand for smartphones is expected to grow 8.9 percent over the next 12 months.

It’s finally happened: we’re living in an age when cameras will, in certain modes, just shoot themselves. 2009 also looks like a year when things we once thought of as cinematic special effects, like the projection of Obi Wan giving Princess Leia her marching orders or Dick Tracy getting an assignment from his wrist phone, make their way into real-world mobile devices.

Flat or declining sales projections are getting a lot of attention in ‘09 CE industry projections, but here’s a sweet exception: IDC analysts predict that demand for smartphones is expected to grow 8.9 percent over the next 12 months.

On Thursday, Fossil, Inc. announced a wristwatch that will let you know who’s calling your mobile without all the bother of reaching in your pocket and looking at your phone. Bluetooth technology allows the watch to display the number of an incoming call and, with the press of a button, the user can choose to reject or mute it. The watch will also notify the user of an incoming text message with an envelope icon and a shudder. The device is basically a microphone and speaker away from being the Dick Tracy watch. The Fossil brand of Caller ID watch (style FX6001)

Kyocera One Step Closer to Dick Tracy's Phone Kyocera late this month is to begin selling the VP-210 VisualPhone, a Personal Handy Phone that can send and receive two-frames-per-second images and e-mail, in addition to serving as a cellular phone. Billed as "The World's First Portable Visual Communications Tool," the VP-210 has a built-in 110,000 pixel CMOS image sensor and 2.0-inch TFT LCD and can store up to 20 jpeg files in its memory. Using DDI Pocket Telephone Group's P-Mail DX service, it can also send and receive video phone mail and e-mail text files with image attachments. Pioneer Expands Mobile DVD and LCD Options Pioneer recently introduced three

Kyocera One Step Closer to Dick Tracy's Phone Kyocera late this month is to begin selling the VP-210 VisualPhone, a Personal Handy Phone that can send and receive two-frames-per-second images and e-mail, in addition to serving as a cellular phone. Billed as "The World's First Portable Visual Communications Tool," the VP-210 has a built-in 110,000 pixel CMOS image sensor and 2.0-inch TFT LCD and can store up to 20 jpeg files in its memory. Using DDI Pocket Telephone Group's P-Mail DX service, it can also send and receive video phone mail and e-mail text files with image attachments. Pioneer Expands Mobile DVD and LCD Options Pioneer recently introduced three

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