Thursday, January 18, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Western Digital Expands Mid-Range Enterprise Air-based Hard Drives Offerings
Amazon Eyes the Advertising Business: report
European Regulators Approves Qualcomm's Acquisition of NXP, Subject to Conditions
Intel Says That Patches for Spectre, Meltdown Affect Newer Chips
Redbox Says Disney's Lawsuit is an Anti-competitive Behavior
Nintendo Releases Cardboard Accessories for Switch
IC Knowledge Outlines EUV, 7nm and 5nm Progress
Samsung Starts Producing First 16-Gigabit GDDR6
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Emergen...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, September 26, 2001
Emergence of HDD Radio Cassette May Make MD Obsolete


More than 50 companies displayed products related to the Memory Stick, a memory card developed by Sony Corp., at the Memory Stick pavilion at the World PC Expo 2001.

Pioneer's hi-fi audio system with MD. A Memory Stick can be set in the middle of the cabinet. Sony's HDD mounted audio system. Particularly noteworthy is a sample audio system developed by Sony and Pioneer Corp. Although it is clearly an audio system with speakers, it is smaller than an ordinary mini-component hi-fi audio system with MD and is equipped with a slot for the audio stick.

To use the system, first, store musical CD pieces on the hard disk. Because it uses the ATRAC3 compression technology, it can store pieces from more than 100 CDs. It has titles of album CDs on sale recorded in advance. When the songs are stored on the hard disk, album and song titles are displayed on the LCD screen. It has a function like a jukebox because the songs can be selected at random for play. Because favorite songs can be stored on the Memory Stick, the listener can play them on the Memory Stick Walkman.

Sony and Pioneer will roll out similar products with the same functions as these in mini compo products. They will change the body design and speakers. A Pioneer official said that the product will be priced below 100,000 yen (117.42 yen = US$1), but the company is not sure whether it will be popular. But visitors' reactions were favorable as some said that it would save time to eliminate the process of inputting titles and others asked the company to market the product as soon as possible.

Also on display at the Memory Stick pavilion were many sample devices such as cameras and GPS products compatible with the Memory Stick designed for CLIE, Sony's personal digital assistant.


Previous
Next
Matsushita Electric (Panasonic) Introduces New DMR-HS1 DVD Video Recorder with built-in HDD        All News        Universal Backs SACD
Matsushita Electric (Panasonic) Introduces New DMR-HS1 DVD Video Recorder with built-in HDD     Optical Storage News      Universal Backs SACD

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

Related News
CES: Sony Presents New OLED TVs, Audio Products, Robot Car Image Sensors
Sony Unveils new Selfie Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra Smartphones
Sony Revives the AIBO Robot Dog
Sony Raises Earnings Outlook, as Camera Chips, TVs Fuel Recovery
Sony develops Remote-driven Electric Vehicle
Sony's New Full-frame α7R III Interchangeable Lens Camera Combines 42.4 MP Resolution and Speed
John Kodera Promoted to President and CEO at Sony Interactive Entertainment
New Sony Cyber-shot RX100 IV Supports Phase-detect AF and 24 fps Bursts
Sony Unveils New Smartphones, Audio and Imaging Products at IFA 2017
New Sony Magnetic Tape Storage Technology Supports High-Capacity 330 TB Recording
Image Sensors and Music Lead Sony's Growth
Sony Entertainment to Start Vinyl Record Production

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .