Sony, Philips Unveil Flexible OLED Displays

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Two of the world's biggest flat-panel display makers, Sony Corporation and LG.Philips LCD Company Limited, unveiled flexible full-color displays at a display industry show in California this week. Sony took the wraps off its prototype...

Philips Announces 50GB PC Blu-Ray Burner

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Where are the HD-DVD PC drives? Today, Phillips has announced a new Blu-ray optical drive and media, providing up to 50GB of storage on a single disc. This is a considerable amount more than...

Philips Pioneers Long-Lasting LED Streetlamps

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Philips has put up the first streetlamps that use light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which last four times longer than normal street lighting, the Dutch electronics group said on Friday. With 50,000 light hours, LED lamps do...

Philips Develops Platform for $20 Cell Phones

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Cheap mobile phones--possibly costing $20 or less--are the goal of a new hardware and software platform currently under development by Philips Electronics. The move is part of an initiative announced this week by the Dutch...

Philips, Microsoft Seal Software Deal

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Microsoft announced today that Philips Electronics has agreed to use its software for playing digital audio and video on its semiconductors and consumer electronics products. Analysts called the deal a significant win for Microsoft. Under...

Philips Unveils World's First Blu-Ray Optical Drive

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New Drive from Philps Can Play CDs, DVDs, BDs. Royal Philips Electronics Tuesday said it would showcase the world's first commercial optical drive that can play compact discs, digital video discs and blu-ray discs at...

Dell Gets $700M Deal From Royal Philips

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Dell Inc. said Thursday that it has won a $700 million, 5-year contract to provide computers and services for Royal Philips Electronics. Dell said it will supply desktop and notebook computers for 75,000 workstations in...

Philips Electronics resumes marketing PCs

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After an absence of a decade, Philips Electronics is making personal computers again, the company said yesterday. The Netherlands-based electronics conglomerate, which abandoned the PC business in the early 1990s after suffering big losses, quietly...

Philips 3-D Display Uses Patented Lens Technology

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At this year's Society for Information Displays (SID) conference Royal Philips Electronics is showcasing multi-view 3-D display technology for video entertainment -- including gaming, automotive display and mobile applications -- that allows consumers to enjoy...

HP, Philips Develop DRM for DVDs

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Industry heavyweights Hewlett-Packard and Koninklijke Philips Electronics are joining forces to develop new copy protection technology for DVD optical discs, the companies have announced. The two companies have agreed to jointly develop technology that will...

Philips Creates Foldable Screens for E-Newspapers

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Dutch firm Philips Electronics said on Monday it was preparing to mass-produce a slim, book-sized display panel onto which consumers could download newspapers and magazines -- then roll up and put away. The 5-inch display,...

Philips Soundcard Drivers

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Philips Multimedia has released new WHQL certified (except Windows 2000) for their 70x series of soundcards. These new ones are currently only available in english and support the following cards: Acoustic Edge Seismic Edge...

Philips Shows off Easier LCDs

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Paint-on technology could lead to thinner, cheaper displays appearing on phones, clothes, and even flower vases. LCDs could become cheaper, thinner, lighter, and more flexible with a paint-on LCD-making technology being developed...

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