Vuzix Wrap 1200VR Virtual Reality 3D Gaming Glasses Track Your Head Movements

Vuzix has this week followed up the launch of their Vuzix Wrap 1200 glasses last month with a new pair of glasses specifically designed for 3D gamers. The new Vuzix Wrap 1200VR 3D gaming glasses track your head movements using a compass and nine sensors to make sure you are always viewing the best possible 3D picture when gaming.

The Vuzix Wrap 1200VR are similar in specification to the Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D glasses with WVGA displays in front of each at 800×480 but can handle video input in 720p, and can be individually focused for each eye.

Vuzix Wrap 1200VR

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Logitech Harmony Link Transforms Your Tablet or Mobile Device Into A Universal Remote (video)

Logitech have unveiled a new system that will allow you to use either your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone as a universal remote control. The Logitech Harmony Link is a new and innovative way to connect your HDTV and provide you with one-touch controls and can replace up to eight separate remote controls.

To setup the system you simply, connect a small wireless receiver to your TV and load the free application on to your  tablet or smartphone, then connect via Wi-Fi to the Logitech Harmony. It allows yo to use one-touch gestures within the application on your tablet to control your channels and HDTV. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Logitech Harmony Link

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Lego Augmented Packaging Let You See The Finished Product (video)

Lego has unveiled a a new range of packaging that uses augmented reality to show you exactly what the Lego kit will look like once it has been built even before the box has been opened.

In the example of the Lego Fire Station packaging in the video after the jump, once a web camera is directed on the packaging you can then see the kit in all its glory animated with the fire truck even driving in and out of the station. Watch it in action after the jump.

Lego Augmented Packaging Let You See The Finish Product

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HP Unveils New Range Of IPS Based Professional Displays

HP has today unveiled a new range of IPS based displays, designed for the professional and business markets. The new ZR2x40w-series displays are equipped with new colour accurate in-plane switching (IPS) technology and range from the 20 inch ZR2040w, for $189 with a 1600 x 900 resolution. Up to the 47 inch LD4720tm digital signage displays pictured after the jump.

HP IPS Displays

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Epson Megaplex Projectors Equipped With iOS Dock

Epson has today unveiled a new line of projectors that have been designed with an integral iOS dock. The new MegaPlex MG-850HD and MegaPlex MG-50 now make it easy to view iPhone, iPad or iPod content directly through the projector by simply docking your iOS device.

Both projectors feature internal 10W stereo speakers and  feature USB Plug ‘n Play instant setup, enabling users to project from a PC or Mac system or show slideshows via USB. They are also equipped with HDMI and VGA inputs for connectivity with Nintendo Wii, PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360.

Epson Megaplex Projector

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DisplayLink USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter Unveiled

DisplayLink have unveiled a very handy addition to their range of adapters in the form of their USB 3.0 to HDMI Adapter. The new Winstars SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter was unveiled and demonstrated at this weeks IDF (Intel Developer Forum).

The adapter provides you with the ability to connect a HDTV monitor in either mirror mode or extended mode and supports a resolution up to a 2560 x 1600. The adapter is also equipped with ultra-low latency, smooth window and cursor movement, and supports full-screen 3D games and videos. The one pictured below is Winstars current SuperSpeed USB 2.0 to HDMI adapter.

Winstars SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter

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Wacom Cintiq 24HD (video)

If you are looking forward to the launch of Wacom’s highly anticipated new drawing tablet/dispaly you will enjoy these new images and video Wacom have just released showing the form and design of the Wacom Cintiq 24HD in a little more detail.

The Wacom Cintiq 24HD combines both a display and and artist tablet into one device using a HD display equipped with a 1920 x 1200 resolution and providing a massive 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity.

Wacom Cintiq 24HD

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Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Box

As well as their new 4k projector and 3D headset Sony have also unveiled their new streaming box at the Cedia Expo 2011 in the form of the new Sony SMP-N200, which builds on their previous model the SMP-N100.

The SMP-N200 has been designed to enable you to enjoy the web and on-demand, online movies in HD and 3D. Its equipped with built in Wifi, precision cinema HD upscaling, USB support to play media, HDMI, and DLNA certified for video, audio and photo streaming.

Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Box

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Sony Unveils 4K Home Projector VPL-VW1000ES Complete With Upscaler

As well as announcing pricing for their new 3D Headset Sony have also this week released details of their new 4K home projector. The Sony VPL-VW1000ES, which has a resolution of 4096 x 2160, four times that of a 1080p projector, and takes top spot as Sony’s flagship home projector.

The VPL-VW1000ES is capable of projecting a 200 inch image and is equipped with 2,000 ANSI lumens providing twice the brightness of  Sony’s other 1080p projectors currently on the market.

Sony VPL-VW1000ES

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Sony HMZ-T1 3D Headset Creates A 750 inch Virtual Screen

Sony has unveiled pricing details about its new HMZ-T1 Personal 3D Viewer headset which is equipped with two OLED panels with a resolution of 1280 x 720 and equipped with full 3D support, allowing you to enjoy both 2D and 3D media.

When worn the Sony HMZ-T1 has been designed to provide the equivalent of a 750-inch screen viewed from 20m away and is equipped with 5.1-channel virtual surround sound. The virtual screen has been designed to be wider than most peoples field of vision to create a more immersive experience explains Sony.

Sony HMZ-T1 3D headset

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LG LW9800 3D HDTV Becomes First 3D TV To Receive THX Certification

Earlier this week we reported on THX plans to start issuing certificates to tablets, smartphones and mobile devices, well THX have also this week issued their first THX certificate to a 3D HDTV.

LG’s new LW9800 55-inch passive 3D HDTV is the proud owner of the THX certificate and is currently one of LG’s flagship TVs retailing for around $3,800. The new THX certification is a seal of approval that the HDTV has passed crucial gamma, luminance and colour temperature benchmarks after over 400 individual tests were carried out on the LG LW9800 HDTV.


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