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World’s first LCD greeting card

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on January 13th, 2010

Forget paper greeting cards. Euri, Inc. is offering up the new Digital Slide Show Card, in partnership with American Greetings. The digital greeting card line is touted as “the world’s first” and it’s basically a digital picture frame with a 2.4-inch LCD that comes to life when the card is opened.

When powered up it will last for about three hours of playback and storage for fifty images, or five minutes of MP3 audio. The cards can be recharged via USB and are priced at $19.99. You can get them now at Target.

Sharper Image releases 19″ and 22″ LCD TVs with iPod Dock and DVD Player

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on September 24th, 2009

Sharper Image releases 19″ and 22″ LCD TVs with iPod Dock and DVD PlayerThe Sharper Image is starting to out some of their products again. Here we have 19 and 22 inch LCD TVs, each with an iPod Dock and DVD Player. The TSI-LCD22DVDi LCD sports a built in DVD player, USB, SD card reader and an iPod dock.

It looks pretty close to the JVC LCD TV’s that have the same feature. Other features include HDMI, PC Audio, VGA, component, S-Video, and RCA inputs. If 22″ is not the optimal size for you, Amazon has the same model in a 19″ version.

Hannspree intros 25-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on June 30th, 2009

Hannspree intros 25-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVHannspree just released its new 25-inch LCD HDTV for the US market. The ‘ST251MKB’ is a budget-friendly TV that supports 1080p resolution and features a 16:9 aspect ratio, a 2ms response time, 300cd/m2 brightness, dynamic 10,000:1 contrast ratio, 160-degree vertical viewing angle and a 170-degree horizontal viewing angle.

It also comes with several handy connectivity ports which include a VGA port, two HDMI ports, an S-Video port, headphone output and a PC audio jack. The ST251MKB is available now at Costco for $400.

Fuss Oval LCD TV is…oval

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on April 16th, 2009

Fuss Oval LCD TV is...ovalWhat’s all the Fuss about? The Fuss LC-4212B LCD TV is making a huge fuss with its unique shape, which is oval. And that sure beats the typcal sharp edged rectangles we usually see. It was on display at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair from Ultmost Technology.

Is it a huge phone? An LCD pill? A consumer suppository? The new Un-handheld PSP? What do you make of this oddball? Do you like it more or less than the typical form factor? No word on whether this will ever make it into any homes, or what the price may be.

First non-Apple monitors to feature Mini Display Port announced

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on April 14th, 2009

First non-Apple monitors to feature Mini Display Port announcedSome of you have probably been itching to play with Apple’s new video connection standard, but would rather not shell out $800. Perfectly understandable. Collins America has announced the first new line of LCD monitors to use Apple’s new Mini Display Port standard. The CinemeView LCD displays are made specifically for Macs and the first three models will be available before September 1st, 2009.

The three initial CinemaView displays will be: 19 inches with 1440×900 resolution, 20.1 inches at 1650×1050 and 24 inches at 1920×1080. The prices are just $299, 399, and $499. All displays feature 3 USB 2.0 ports, a passthrough stereo audio jack, and an all in one cable to connect them to your new Unibody Mac, or desktop.

Elivision puts 17-inch LCD display on a door

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on March 19th, 2009

Elivision puts 17-inch LCD display on a doorElivision believes that when god closes a window, he opens a door…with a 17-inch LCD display on it. Or something like that. Anyway, a door like this may be attached to your home in the near future. Developed using a Linux-based DID board, the display is accompanied by a speaker.

We don’t have any word on the pricing or specs, but hear that the display supports a range of media files fed through a USB port. Check out a video after the jump.

Stitch takes a bite out of an LCD Display

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on March 8th, 2009

Stitch takes a bite out of an LCD DisplayNothing too cutting edge here, but if you have an unhealthy love of Disney characters and already own the Stitch humidifier, you might consider this Stitch LCD Display.

It’s a 20-incher that features 1680 x 1050 pixels, HDMI, D4, and even a B-CAS card reader. While stitch may be taking a huge bite, he hasn’t taken a bite out of the price, which is around €800. The mouth even opens up and it features stitch’s body clinging to the rear.

82-Inch 1080p LCD coming from Honeywell

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on February 18th, 2009

82-Inch 1080p LCD coming from HoneywellHow does that headline grab you? Start saving your money now. According to HD Guru, Honeywell will sell an 82″ 1080p LCD in the US THIS year. Honeywell isn’t exactly a name we associated we the next huge-ass LCD.

They are actually just licensing their name to Taiwan-based Soyo, who will be making this 300-pound behemoth. Some features include 120Hz motion-blur reduction, 178-degree viewing angle, 3 HDMI inputs, and a dynamic contrast ratio of 120,000:1. The model number is MT-HWGWT8218AM.

Silicon Mountain adds new LCD PCs

Posted in LCD by Nino Marchetti on February 2nd, 2009

Allio Lite

The Allio line of converged LCD HDTV-PCs from Silicon Mountain got a new member today as the company unveiled Allio Lite. A 42-inch display model will cost around $1,600, while a 32-inch model retails for around $1,300.

The Allio Lite products are manufactured using the same 42″ 1080p and 32″ 720p displays as the standard Allio models and include the same selection of inputs and outputs as the original. The new models integrate an Intel Atom-based computer and DVD-CD player/writer.

Albatron 22-inch multi-touch LCD coming in March

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on January 20th, 2009

Albatron 22-inch multi-touch LCD coming in MarchAlbatron doesn’t waste any time. After Microsoft announced Windows 7 would natively support multi-touch displays, Albatron was one of the first to quickly create a prototype panel to take advantage of that functionality. Here we are, seven months later and the company is ready to let you buy one.

Of course, they are also using this opportunity to talk up their optical touch tech. It features sensors embedded in the bezel instead of the surface. Apparently this results in a brighter image with greater durability. Albatron is planning to release its 21.5-inch LCD in March. Details are scarce but we can tell you that the display will support 120Hz, with DVI and VGA inputs, and that it relays touch information to the PC via USB.

Eizo intros two new color-accurate FlexScan LCDs

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on January 15th, 2009

Eizo intros two new color-accurate FlexScan LCDsWhen not dabbling in outlandish remote controls, Eizo is known for its their specialized monitors. Their latest announcement is a pair of new FlexScan LCDs that supposedly cover 95% of the Adobe RGB color space as well as 92% of the NTSC color spectrum.

The FlexScan S2242W-H and FlexScan S2232W-E are both 22-inchers. The FlexScan S2242W-H features a full 1920×1200 resolution and the FlexScan S2232W-E is 1680×1050. Otherwise, the pair are pretty identical. Some other specs include: 1,200:1 contrast ratio, a 12ms black-to-white response time, VGA and HDCP-capable DVI ports (no HDMI), a pair of USB ports, and a pair of built-in 0.5W speakers.

Sharp drops world’s first LCD TV with built-in Blu-Ray recorder

Posted in LCD by Conner Flynn on October 15th, 2008

Sharp drops world’s first LCD TV with built-in Blu-Ray recorderSharp dropped their AQUOS DX series, the first LCD TVs with built-in Blu Ray Disc Recorders. It’s a series of 16 new models ranging in size from 26-Inch to 52-Inch screen sizes in a variety of colors. All are compatible with BD-RE V2.1 (Single / Dual layer), BD-R 1.1 (Single / Dual Layer) recordable disc, and most available playable discs. The HDTVs also feature the Digital W Tuner which allows you to watch TV while recording programs. The Kameyama LCD Panel will provide smooth picture quality. It will cost you from €1200 to €3600.

JVC claims “world’s thinnest” LCD spin

Posted in LCD by Nino Marchetti on June 24th, 2008

JVC LT-46SL89

JVC lately joined the ranks of those offering the “world’s thinnest” LCD televisions for this or that reason. These new models are the LT-42SL89 and JVC LT-46SL89, priced at around $1,900 and $2,400, respectively.

These new JVC LCDs are being marketed as the “world’s thinnest LCD TVs with built-in tuners,” featuring cabinets which measure 1.5-inches deep across most of it. Maximum depth is said to be 2.9-inches at the panel’s center. Screen sizes include 42- and 46-inches.

Soyo ships garden variety 22-inch LCD TV

Posted in LCD by Nino Marchetti on June 5th, 2008

Soyo SYTPT2238AB

Soyo. a consumer electronics manufacturer, announced yesterday its first 22-inch LCD TV was heading to retail. It is known as the Soyo SYTPT2238AB and you’ll find it pricing around $480.

Soyo said its new 22-inch television “features a 2 ms response time, a 1,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and a resolution of 1680×1050. It also features a brightness rating of 300 nits and stimulated surround sound and a full array of inputs to accommodate high definition video sources and video game consoles.”

Westinghouse delivers 16-inch flip-style HDTV

Posted in LCD by Nino Marchetti on April 23rd, 2008

Westinghouse Digital LCD HDTV

Westinghouse Digital has reportedly unveiled a new “16-inch, flip-style LCD HDTV.” It is known as the PT-16H610S – pricing is said to be around $330.

The PT-16H610S, first shown off at CES, has a dual hinge design for adjusting the display forward and back or via its height. It has an ATSC/NTSC/ClearQAM tuner and 1080p HDMI, among other HD friendly features.