Products from Seiko Instruments USA Inc., Motorola, FoxFury, Logitech

Thermal mobile printer, cell phone, LED flashlight and cordless laser mouse news.

by / November 3, 2008

Printer Progress

Seiko Instruments USA Inc. introduced the DPU-S445 direct thermal mobile printer, which operates on a lithium-ion battery and produces 4-inch wide printed output at 90 mm per second. The printer offers 203 dpi resolution, and USB, Serial, IrDA and optional Bluetooth interfaces. The DPU-S445 weighs just over 1 pound and measures 5.7 inches wide, 5.3 inches deep and 2.3 inches high. The EZ-OP clamshell-style tray enables quick paper replacement.


Rock On

The Motorola ROKR EM30 uses the LiMo platform, a Linux-based operating system for mobile devices. The GSM quadband phone supports global roaming, and includes an LCD display and GPS functionality. The phone offers approximately 360 minutes talk time and 300 hours of standby time. The 2 megapixel camera has 8X digital zoom, and there's an optional 8 GB microSD removable storage card.


Light the Way

The FoxFury MF All-In-One LED flashlight features five different wavelengths necessary for forensic and crime scene investigation. Each wavelength is designed to see specific substances: white for general area search; blue (470 nanometers) for general crime scene search, including serological, gunshot residue and blood tracking; cyan (495 nanometers) and green (525 nanometers) for latent prints; and infrared (850 nanometers) for bruising, blood tracking and photography. The 15 CR123 battery pack lasts 40 hours.


Hanging On

The Logitech V550 Nano cordless laser mouse features a clip-and-go dock to attach it to a laptop. Once its nano-receiver is plugged into the computer, it protrudes just 8 mm, so it doesn't have to be unplugged when storing the laptop. The 2.4 GHz mouse offers up to 18 months of battery life and automatically turns off when it's docked or when the nano-receiver is stored inside the mouse.


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