It doesn’t matter how comfortable your computer chair is. Give it a few hours and you’ll probably be slouching or bending your head this way or that as you do your work. It’s not very good for your posture or bones, but you probably already know that.
If you ever have the need to record what people are saying in a conference room, here’s a cool looking microphone which might help you capture better quality sound than you might get from traditional microphones.
Philips is always working on new lighting technologies, and is a big proponent of OLED as one of the many new ways we might be lighting our homes and offices in the future. The artists of rAndom International have been showing off a really cool interactive display using Philips’ Lumiblade OLED lighting tech at the Design Miami ’11 art show this week.
I understand that changing your light bulbs in the home from the normal incandescent to more efficient CCFL or LED lights can save you a bunch of money. The problem I have always had with LED bulbs is that the color light tends to be weird and the bulbs are just so damn expensive.
So now that you’ve got your brand new super-deluxe widescreen flat screen television, isn’t it time for an upgrade? If you’re like me, you know the minute you buy anything that runs on electricity, you’re cursed with its immediate obsolescence.
You may or may not recall this nifty portable Philips DVD player that let you snap your iPod into its case so you could play your digital media on the go. This new variant on the design is less about taking your player on the road, and more about playing your media at home.
Perfect for a kitchen countertop or any other place where you don’t need a big screen, Philips DCP951/37 Docking Entertainment System moves away from the clamshell case design to a flat, one-piece design that can stand up on its own.
Ever had such a bad game that you wanted to throw your controller at your TV screen? How about a gaming system where chucking your display itself is an integral part of the action?
Philips recently filed a patent application for a video game system which uses a monitor that you can actually toss.
This upcoming remote control from Philips’ embraces the whole “bigger is better” concept with a vengeance.
To me, it looks like the Prestigo SR-M8015 is about the size of three small remote controls smashed together into one larger device.
A few weeks back I told you about the new Philips Aurea flat screens, and their illuminated color LED frames. Now Philips has just posted a dramatic video clip by director Wong Kar Wai which really shows off what the set can do.
For the first time, you can really see the cool color-shifting effects of the Aurea’s semi-transparent border.
At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Philips is showing off a presentation system that can display images in 3D on a huge wall-mounted display.
The 132-inch display was made by connecting nine of Philips 42-inch 3D displays in a 3×3 grid.
According to papers recently filed with the FCC, Philips is getting set to release a bookshelf stereo that can be wirelessly paired with Bluetooth sound sources.
In addition to the requisite AM/FM/CD/MP3 capabilities, the Philips BTM288 stereo system will be able to connect to mobile phones and media devices via Bluetooth.
Philips Ambilight technology has been around for a few years now, providing flat-panel televisions with color-enhanced ambient backlighting. While placing lights behind of television screens has long been known to improve perceived contrast ratios and decrease eyestrain, Ambilight’s color-cycling was always a bit more superflous in my opinion.
The company is now getting set to release a new line of LED backlit televisions called the Aurea series.
I was digging through the latest FCC approvals earlier today when I happened across this, the latest universal remote control from Philips.
According to the user manual, the new remote, called the TSU9400, features a huge 640×480 full color TFT display.
A while back Philips showed off these gorgeous color-changing LED lighting fixtures as part of a media event. However, up until now, there was no information on how and when we mere mortals could get our hands on these cool device (unless we lived in the Netherlands.)
According Le Journal du Geek, the Philps LivingColors lights will be released in Europe by the end of this summer for a price of € 149 (which works out to about $200 US.)
Philips has released their new line of GoGear mobile media players with video playback capabilities.
The GoGear SA6000 series features a 2.2-inch color LCD screen (320×240 resolution,) and can play back WMV vid clips. Philips also throws in a software converter for AVI, QuickTime and DVD (VOB) format files.