2003 Press conference done on day before International CES begins. In this report, the pattern of the press conference done in the Sony booth is told. A press conference the last of this existed, too and a lot of public relations people crowded the Sony booth.
Having made a speech is Mr. FUJIO YOSHIDA of rice SONY Electronics. It was entitled “A WORLD ABOUT U" at this time, brought the device in each field together by the key word which started by “U", and a lot of new products were announced.
- DVD relation
Handycam“DCR-DVD200" recorded in DVD-R of 8cm or DVD-RW was announced as a new lineup of a digital video camera of Sony and Handycam. 1M pixel 1/4.7 inches CCD are adopted, and the lens has an optics ten time zoom and a digital 120 time zoom with the curl tour chair.
The taking a picture time for about one hour by 8cmDVD one media. When DVD-RW is used, an easy video edit is possible. Moreover, the disk of which [it] took a picture can be reproduced even with Play Station 2. The lineup of “DCR-DVD300" of a high-ranking model and “DCR-DVD100" of the entry model besides DCR-DVD200. As for DCR-300/200 equipped with (*megapikuseru*) CCD, taking a picture of the geostationary picture of 640×480 dots is also possible in 1,152×864 dots and DCR-DVD100.
[It] equips with the terminal USB2.0 besides terminal DV (i.LINK) is installed, and it is possible to cooperate with PC. Each model also schedules the summer of this year at the sale time in the United States. It is said that DCR-DVD10 of a basic model will become less than 1,000 dollars as for the price.
*** Because the width is thin, it is comparatively of the disk record
<past TRV average series> compact. As for the body color, it is
unusual in a video camera to make a lot of silver which is but white a
keynote. The digital camera recorded in DVD-RW becomes the first in the
world though Hitachi where the DVD-RAM/R drive was installed is preceding
in the digital camera recorded in 8cmDVD media.
- Release of news of DCR-DVD200 (English)
- DVD recorder equipped with DVD±R/RW drive “RDR-GX7"
RDR-GX7 is DVD recorder equipped with the DVD±R/RW drive. Media which can be recorded are DVD-R/RW, DVD+RW, and reading is a spec named DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW. HDD is not installed.
Moreover, it is also possible to write it one by one equipping with the terminal i.LINK, and making the reproduction script of a video camera besides the reflection of the DV camera can be written directly in DVD. It will only have to be thought that the batch capture was integrated with the DVD record. In addition, editing it corresponding to DVD ± both VR format also after writing of media becomes possible.
About June is scheduled in the United States on the sale day. The price
is about 800 dollars. The sale in Japan is not scheduled by the product
which does not relate as the CoCoon series being sold in Japan now.
- Release of news of RDR-GX7 (English)
- Music relation
- CD Walkman which corresponds to reproduction of ATRAC3 plus
The CD Walkman that the reproduction of MP3, ATRAC3, and ATRAC3 plus besides music CD is possible was announced by seven kinds. “SonicStage simple burner application" is (*bandoru*)ed as an encoder and CD lighting software of ATRAC3 plus. About 120 dollars in 100 dollars and DNE-718CK in 200 dollars and high-ranking models DNF-710 in top-end model DNE-1 of the sale schedule are scheduled in May this year. The one that the reproduction of ATRAC3 is possible is the first though the CD Walkman which can reproduce MP3 has already been put on the market.
- A large amount of Net MD (*uohkuman*) is announced.
The lineup has expanded to the player/the recorder of Net MD (*uohkuman*) at a stretch. Harmony with all model and online music can be reinforced, and the file named MP3, WMA, and WAV be forwarded. The car accessories kit attachment model of MZ-N510CK in the product in the middle range. The price is about 150 dollars in the sale schedule in March. Moreover, place model MZ-NF810CK is about 280 dollars in the sale schedule in April. Moreover, MZ-S1 is sports type which not is before, and the 防沫(unknown word) processing is given.
- Release of news of NetMD Walkman (English)
- Computer relation
- Portable hard drive media “GigaVault"
HDD of 40GB which can be driven with built-in battery considering mobile youth. The interface can connect main bodies if necessary by USB1.1 and 2.0. Weight is about 283g, and the sale schedules April. The price is 299.99 dollars in Sony style (*dottokom*) (United States).
- Release of news of GigaVault (English)
- An analog video is written in DVD “EZVideo".
EZVideo is a kit including the software written in DVD after an analog video is cleaned. The one besides this though there is already software named Click to DVD in VAIO.
Moreover, software is like the same one as Pinnacle Studio Version8 of (*pinakurushisutemuz*) though the product of “EZEditor" was announced as a kit for the DV edit.
There are in addition a lot of viewpoints in the new product rush in the Sony booth, too. be released a large amount of new models of the DV cameraI want to have the report related to CES paid attention continuously.
- 2003 Home page of International CES (English)
(January 9, 2003)
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