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  1. US GlobalSat TR600 - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 07:13 PM

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    Larry Liang from US GlobalSat provides an overview of the TR600. It is a vehicle tracking devices with a total of 9 i/os (3 ins, 5 outs, analog and serial). There is a built in accelerometer and GPS. The retail cost will be roughly $300 in around 3 months. Also of note, the TR600 takes12-24volts, powered by a vehicle. The parasitic load is 2mas when it is in stand by mode and when transmitting it only gets as high as 200mas. It can also be used as a stand alone device to control relays in the vehicle as well as be used to wake up more power intensive systems such as a carpc.
  2. Garmin Mileage Reporter in Eco Route - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 07:07 PM

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    One service that Garmin offers as a part of their Eco Route software is a Mileage Report. This program turns your routes into an excel spreadsheet, which can be transferred to your pc and allows for easier mileage reporting for you or your employees.
  3. Forcefeedback in Devices from Immersion - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 01:52 AM

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    Linear actuators and thin strips of piezo are show to Rob. Piezo is the latest technology that creates a pulse across the glass surface of the touchscreen. Immersion provides software development kits that provide a wide variety of different feels and effects to start your development work with electromechanical devices as you make your new product have haptics.
  4. Seal Shield Dishwasher Safe Keyboards and Mice - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 01:49 AM

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    Seal Shield makes standard keyboards, mice and even backlit keyboards that are all dishwasher safe. These peripherals can be washed and they are also antimicrobial to prevent the growth of bacteria. There is a variety of mice. The keyboards range between $20-$100, depending on the type. These products will be on sale within the year.
  5. Seal Shield Mobile Phone - CES 2010

    by , 01-10-2010 at 01:44 AM

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    Seal Shield offers a GSM phone that floats. It has a VHF radio with a 5 mile range built in, an external antenna port, allows data tethering, the phone is waterproof down to 1 atmosphere or 30 feet which means you could take a call underwater up to 3 feet. It has an 1800mamp battery, 3 times the capacity of a normal cell phone and it takes the standard Nokia battery. There is a dual SIM card so that you can travel worldwide and use the phone with any system. It has an external sd card so that you can add up to 8gb of memory There is an mp3Car player and you can play mp4s. There is a touchscreen, a 2 megapixel camera and a flashlight to see underwater. This is the first cell phone that also has VHF marine frequencies built into it.