Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HP Reports Fiscal 2014 Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results
Hitachi Wearable Device Monitors Brain Functions
Hitachi Technology Stores Digital Data In 100 Recording Layers, Data Can be Stored For 300 million Years
Sony To Provide Refunds To Users Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita
Blu-ray Movie Discs Used As Templates For Improving Solar Cell Performance
PC Outlook Remains Cautious
Trade Your iPhone for BlackBerry Passport And Get $550
GreatFire.org Unblocks BBC Chinese
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Japan g...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, May 02, 2005
Japan gets 'Teleglass' to watch movies on the go


Two-and-a-half decades after the Walkman personal stereo livened up commuting, the Japanese will get to watch full-length movies on the subway with a tiny screen hooked on top of eyeglasses.

The 'Teleglass', which goes on sale in June, comes with earphones and a box that connects to a portable DVD player. The wearer will see images as if watching a 14-inch television screen from a distance of one meter (yard), according to an official at Scalar Corp., the Tokyo microscope maker that developed the Teleglass.

People can slap the tiny screen with a 0.24-inch liquid crystal display and lens onto one side of their glasses or those with normal vision can choose to use a pair of sunglasses.

The sunglasses could make them look cool -- or it could indicate they are being mischievous. People nearby have no way of knowing what film is being played on the Teleglass.

Scalar developed the Teleglass jointly with Arisawa Manufacturing Co. Ltd., a Tokyo display materials firm. The gadget is priced around 50,000 yen ($475).

The Teleglass is being introduced two months after Sony Corp.'s Walkman, first introduced in 1979, also got visual. The new Walkman launched in March includes a camera that can create custom album covers or create slideshows to accompany the music.

From SifyNews



Previous
Next
Inventor Creates Soundless Sound System        All News        New Technology Enables Parents To Filter DVD Content
Your DVD passion will reach its limits with VISION PX7     Consumer Electronics News      New Technology Enables Parents To Filter DVD Content

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Optical Disc Sales Down
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
New Sony Walkman Models Support Hi-res Audio Playback
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .