Panasonic Evoia Robot

August 12, 2009

Duracell has its drummer bunny. Panasonic has Evoia.
To demonstrate their long lasting evolta batteries, panasonic drove the small Evoia robot for 24 hours at the race track powered by two small AA evolta batteries, covering a record setting distance of 23.726 km. It set the guinness world record on August 6. This is the second record for the evolta battery, which previously was given the honour of ‘longest lasting AA alkaline battery’.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1

January 31, 2009

When we talk about tough cameras, the first brand that usually comes to mind would be Olympus. However, Panasonic has recently join the fray with its first rugged shooter, the Lumix DMC-FT1. 12.1 megapixels camera with 96.3 x 63.1 x 23 mm dimension.

It is waterproof up to 3m, shockproof from drops of 1.5m and has airtight seals to prevent dust and sand from slipping into the innards.
4.6x optical zoom wide-angle lenses with range from 28mm  to 128mm. It can record HD-quality video clips using AVCHD compression.
Not freezeproof and crushproof like the Olympus Mju TOUGH, but still nice.

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National Electronics’ see-through dryer and see-through fridge… refreshing… can see your food rot too without opening it. The dryer uses natural dry air to do its job, and the fridge has a “low waist line” to cater for heavy juice packs…

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10 megapixels cameras rush

October 2, 2006

The holidays are near. The family gatherings are imminent. You have to take some pictures for remembrance, its the tradition. Show them that latest camera to get some attention. But before you go rushing to get one, check out the latest 10 megapixels compacts and ultra slims that are or to be launched. They look good. I’m still deciding which one to get. 

Choices! after the jump.

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