New Products from Dell, Magellan, Logitech, Phoenix Audio Technologies

All-in-one computer, GPS device, webcam, conference phone.

by / October 1, 2009

The Dell Vostro All In One's clutter-free design minimizes the amount of space the computer takes up on the desk. Users can combine the Vostro's integrated Wi-Fi with a wireless keyboard and mouse for an uncluttered desktop. It has an integrated 19-inch widescreen flat panel display and is available with a 160 GB or 250 GB hard drive. It runs on either an Intel Pentium Dual-Core or Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Magellan's Maestro GPS device 4700 boasts a 4.7-inch display, voice command, Bluetooth and highway lane assist. The unit lets users make or receive calls using a compatible Bluetooth cell phone, and provides direct access to 1,000 of their cell phone numbers. Highway lane assist guides users to the proper lane when approaching exits or interchanges. The Maestro analyzes past traffic patterns so users can choose to stay on a current route or use suggested, less congested routes. The pedestrian mode automatically guides users back to a parked car.

Logitech Portable Webcam C905's Zeiss optics with autofocus lets users enjoy razor-sharp images even in extreme close-ups. The camera's 2-megapixel HD sensor creates software-enhanced snapshots at up to 8 megapixels. The webcam delivers high-definition video up to 1600x1200, 720 progressive scan. The C905 can attach to notebooks or sit on a shelf or desk with the included desktop stand. Logitech RightLight technology automatically adjusts the image for optimum lighting. The C905 also comes with a carrying case.

Phoenix Audio Technologies Quattro2 conference phone's audio pickup and audio broadcasting range make it ideal for large conference rooms. The phone is equipped with a USB interface that's designed for connectivity with Internet phones, VoIP networks and desktop video conferencing. The optional public-switched telephone network interface module supports connections to analog networks. The Quattro2 provides 20 to 8,000 Hz frequency response for better sound quality while eliminating stray noises.


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