The Netherlands-based company Philips's Consumer Electronics has introduced globally its upcoming products for the second half of this year.
People can enjoy music throughout their home with the Wireless Music Centre and Station, part of the Streamium WACS7000 product family. Music can be wirelessly streamed between the music centre and stations.
The central device comes with 80 gigabytes of hard-disk space storing and playing back up to 1,500 CDs. People can use it as a docking cradle for the GoGear-Philip's MP3 player as well as an iPod.
One centre can connect up to five stations through WiFi. This product allows music broadcasting from the centre to the stations under the concept of "my room, my music". People can enjoy their favourite music from the stored c ollection in any room that is equipped with a wireless music centre or station.
It also provides users with the concept of "music follows me", allowing music to follow people from room to room without needing to restart navigation and playback. Its price is ¤999 (Bt42,880) for one centre and one station and another ¤299 (Bt12,800) for each extra station.
Mini and micro systems and
theatre: Cineos flat television
and HTS 8100
The Cineos flat televisions are high-definition with a wide-screen resolution of 1080 progressive lines, each with 1920 pixels (HD Ready). They also come with innovations including improved detail in fast moving images, better contrast and black levels, improved HD images, and the new Ambilight technology.
The company is to launch four series of flat televisions globally in the second half of this year, including the Series 3000, 5000, 7000 and 9000, with sizes from 26 inches up to 52 inches.
The company also introduced its HTS 8100 DVD home-theatre with Ambisound series to enhance the cinematic experience at home.
They have been designed to complement the flat television models with Ambilight technology.
Ambisound home theatre systems bring together speakers, amplifier and a DVD/CD player in an integrated 5.1 surround sound system.
Ambisound, Philips' proprietary technology, creates an entertainment experience without the hassle of multiple speakers or wires. The systems feature a sliding glass door to reveal the disc compartment and they complement the material used on the range of Ambilight flat televisions. The glass-topped subwoofer is designed to fit into a modern home interior as a piece of furniture.
Personal audio and multimedia
products: Flash audio/
Product series SA3115 and SA3125 come with 1- and 2-gigabyte flash audio and video player allowing users to enjoy MP3 and WMA playback, to make voice recordings, and listen to FM radio with 10 hours of music playtime. These two models come with 1.8-inch colour screens.
Series SA3315, SA3325 and SA3345, come with 1, 2 and 4 gigabytes of memory, allowing people to see movies via 2.4-inch QVGA LCD screens.
Users can experience video on the go with four hours of video playtime and 20 hours of music playtime.
SA4126 and SA4146, with 2 and 4 gigabytes of memory supporting MP3, MWA, and FM radio, have small exchangeable covers in various styles. They come with seven colour choices of backlit LCD displays.
Series SA5115, SA5125 and SA5145, with 1, 2 and 4 gigabytes of memory, come with 2.4-inch colour screens. They have a feature called SuperScroll to allow users to quickly find MP3, MWA and FM collections. They come with 25 hours of music playtime and five hours of movie playtime. They can be directly charged from a computer through a USB port.
The SA6125, SA6145 and SA6185 come with 2, 4 and 8 gigabytes of memory. They have built-in speakers to allow users to enjoy music and video out loud. The screens are 3.5 inches and music playtime is 15 hours while video playtime is four hours.
The SA9325 and SA9345, with 2 and 4 gigabytes of memory, can store up to 1,000 songs or 500 photos. They come with 1.8-inch backlit colour displays and touch-sensitive keys for intuitive control. They have 20 hours of music playtime and two hours of video playtime.
All come with video-converter software so users can convert video files easily.
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