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Hitachi preps first DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi preps first DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi America announced at the ConsumerElectronics Show in Las Vegas, which endsTuesday, that it will have a DVD-RAM camcorderon retail shelves by the end of January. According to Hitachi, the DZ-MV100A will be the firstcamcorder on the market that records images onto adigital versatile disc.

January 9, 2001 by in CES 2020

Hitachi the first to offer DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi the first to offer DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi America announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it will have a DVD-RAM camcorder on retail shelves by the end of January.The new device, the DZ-MV100A, will be the first product to record video images on a digital versatile disc.

January 7, 2001 by in CES 2020

AOL exec: Paper bills will disappear

AOL exec: Paper bills will disappear

LAS VEGAS--America Online subscribers may soon hear a less-friendly greeting when they log on: "You've got bills."On Monday, AOL Interactive Service Group president Barry Schuler noted that most of the snail mail people get today is junk or bills.

January 7, 2001 by in CES 2020

Goofy gadgets all the rage at CES

Goofy gadgets all the rage at CES

LAS VEGAS--You basically have two choices when covering a trade show as bloated as the Consumer Electronics Show currently occupying Las Vegas.You can stick to the main trails of the convention floor and see endless variations on the same half-dozen technology themes.

January 6, 2001 by in CES 2020

Compaq to switch on jukebox for MP3s, CDs

Compaq to switch on jukebox for MP3s, CDs

At the Consumer Electronics Show, which opens today in Las Vegas, Compaq (cpq) will show off a stereo jukebox for storing and playing digital music files such as MP3s. Although Compaq isn't the first company to jump on the digital music craze--Dell Computer (dell) and Gateway (gtw) released jukeboxes earlier this year--the Music Center improvises on the theme.

January 5, 2001 by in CES 2020

Internet appliances to star at CES

Internet appliances to star at CES

Next week's Consumer Electronics Show will be packed with its usualnumber of cool gadgets -- but Internet appliances might stealthe show. Also, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is expected toannounce its 800MHz Athlon processor, giving the desktop PC a shot in thearm.

December 27, 1999 by in CES 2020

The V chip has landed

The V chip has landed

Rumbling car crashes. Ear-piercing screeches. The Las Vegas Convention Center was crammed with Digital Versatile Disk movies and HDTV broadcasts full of shrieks and colossal wrecks played at brain-rattling levels in full Dolby Digital Surround Sound.

January 9, 1998 by in CES 2020