Taiwanese Asus showcases new LCD TV, network DVD, wireless Skype phone, 3G mobile phone set now at CeBIT, Hannover.
With computing trend moving towards home and individuals, ASUS plans to make digital home a reality in 2006. Through the ASUS network DVD player, users can stream playback movies, music, photographs from the Internet or in the Viiv-based PCs, and play them on LCD TVs. The new Skype phone by Asus provides affordable communication via the Internet with no computer connection required. Last but not least, the 3G P305 smartphone completes the round up by incorporating mobile office ability and 3G video telephony altogether in a small package.
"The key to success in digital home is the convergence and interoperability of various electronic and computer devices," said Sunny Han, Director of ASUS Global Brand Center.
The streamlined yet modernly designed LCD TV aesthetically balances form and function. With built-in ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology, the image is tuned to deliver vibrant images in conditions most favorable to human eyes. Combined with subwoofer, SRSR TruSurround XT TM, BBE ViVA, and built in Class-T digital amplifier, Aus promises a new audio experience. The Electronic Program Guide (EPG) system allows easy channel surfing and program searching interactive functions that puts users in control.
The network DVD player AS101 offers audio/video/picture streaming playback through Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections.
Communication: 1. 10/100Base-TX LAN
2. 802.11 b/g (Mini PCI type)
Memory: 32 MB SDRAM with 32-bit DRAM interface
DVD format: DVD-5, DVD-9, DVD-10, DVD-18
Supported disc format: Audio CD, CD/CD-HDCD, CD-Extra, CD-R/RW, CD-ROM (mode 1/2), DivX, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW, DVD-video, MP3-CD, MPEG4, JPEG Photo CD, SVCD, VCD 2.0/1.1/1.0
Supported audio format: Decoder for WMA 9 2.0, WAV, Dolby Digital AC3 2-channel, MPEG1/2 layer 1/2/3(MP3) audio, AAC
Supported video format: Decoder for DivX 3.11, DivX 4.x, Divx 5.x, MPEG4, MPEG1 D1, MPEG2 MP@ML
Supported picture format: JPEG,BMP PNG,GIF,TIFF
Dimension & Weight: 43 x 5.2 x 27cm (WxHxD); 2.84kg
The handy wireless Skype phone leverages 802.11g standards to deliver free talk anytime and anywhere. Working as a remote, the Skype phone can also be used to control Windows Media Player for playback options.
802.11G @ 54Mbps
Recharged by either USB connection to PC or external AC adapter
LCM 128*64dot-matrix LCD
LED Backlight keypad
Standby time: 25 hours
Talking times: 2 hours
The ultra portable 3G ASUS P305 smartphone offers multimedia and data processing features that allow users to stay productive on the go. With the powerful processor and fast downlink/uplink transfer rate, the P305 is delivers video telephony and enables playback of digital content available to 3G services.