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CeBIT 2006: GeCube

In Hannover GeCube showcased a graphics card on 2 x X1600XT GPUs operating without CrossFire (!), i.e. theoretically enabling to use 4 GPUs on a CrossFire-enabled motherboard.

And this device can record data from external sources.



Below you can see how it works: the list of sources for recording (hardware MPEG-4) includes DVD players, TV, or camcorders. The device can make photo slideshows (it has an SD slot) and play DivX/XviD movies or ÌÐ3 files. It has a 20-120 GB 2.5" hard drive.

Besides these devices, GeCube introduced a multimedia entertainment gadget with wireless connectivity:

Specifications:

  • Compatible with existing wireless networks
  • Supports MPEG1-4 (up to 720x480), DivX/XviD and WMV9 (1080i ASP)
  • Supports ÌÐ3 (VBR and 32-320 Kbps) and WMA (VBR and 64-192 Kbps)
  • Supports JPG (up to 12 megapixels)
  • 3.5" HDD, up to 500GB
  • CF I-II, Microdrive SD, MMC, Memory Stick (Pro), xD slots
  • USB 2.0
  • Composite AV, RJ45 (802.11b/g)
  • Powers from external source
  • Weight 500g

Finishing this report about GeCube, here are Multimedia 2 GO PMP 100 and Digital Photo Frame:

PMP 100 (upper left on the photo):

  • 262K color display, 3.6" 320x240 LCD
  • Hardware DSP
  • MPEG1-4 (up to 720x780, ÀÀÑ in MPEG-4), DivX/XviD
  • ÌÐ3 (VBR and 32-320 Kbps), WMA (VBR and 64-192 Kbps), and WAV
  • JPG (12 megapixels)
  • 1.8" HDD, 20-30GB
  • USB 2.0
  • Works for up to 6 hours
  • Powers from a polymer battery or external power source (5V)
  • Sized 125x78x26mm
  • Weighs 285g

Digital Photo Frame (upper right on the photo):

  • 7" 262K color 16:9 480x234 LCD
  • Hardware DSP
  • MPEG1-2 (up to 720x780), DivX/XviD
  • ÌÐ3 (VBR and 32-320Kbps)
  • JPG (up to 8 megapixels)
  • 2.5" HDD, 20-120GB
  • USB 2.0
  • 7-â-1 card reader (CF I-II, Microdrive SD, MMC, Memory Stick (Pro) and xD)
  • Composite AV
  • Powers from a polymer battery or external power source (5V)
  • Sized 220x115x28mm
  • Weighs 580g

Source: iXBT

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