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Ford Annoucnes 100% Electric Ford Focus by End of 2011

Ford introduces the all electric version of the Ford Focus. This is a vehicle set to be launched in 19 markets in late 2011. Esby looks deep into the car to get a full rundown of features.  Of course, with the all electric Ford, you can move around a lot greener. 100% gas free, this car will charge in 3-4 hours and let you know via smartphone what the charge is at. It can connect to 120 or 240 V systems. The interesting point about electric cars is the applications can tell you how the energy get distributed. For instance,...

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SD Card Association and Content Protection

Alisa Hicks of the SD Card Association talks to Andy and Esby on TPN Live CES coverage. They talk about security and content protection on SD cards. These cards are getting larger and can fit audio, video and more. Alisa talks about SD XC which is what took storage above 32 GB. They announce the bus speed up to 32 MB / second. This will help with high-definition devices. Class 10 and Ultra High Speed classes are the fastest SD cards out there. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage...

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ATSC mobile with iMovee

Maxel Rapheal joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. He is showing off iMovee – a device that will let the kids watch TV while you are driving highway speeds. The technology is called Advances Television System Commitee (ATSC) mobile. This is the standards for digital TV, satellite and cable networks. The device is about the size of a cell phone. It will cost $149, but will come with $150 in free credit. See the Floor Video of iMovee with Andy Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors:...

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Wireless Media Stick Turns TV’s USB Port into Internal Media Device

Harry Diamantopoulos of HSTI joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. Harry presents Wireless Media Stick. This is a USB device to deliver playback your PC, Mac or NAS. When you plug the Wireless Media Stick into your Picture frame, Set top box, game system or HDTV’s USB port, you can watch video or photos stored elsewhere in your network. The memory is on your network, not on the Wireless Media Stick. Wireless Media Stick sells for $119 dollars. The application for the mobile device to control is free. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by...

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GrandCare Systems Gives Loved Ones Freedom

Charles Hillman joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. GrandCare Systems is a communications tool for caregivers. The idea is to give the ones you love freedom. Grand Care Systems brings digital tools to do just that. Since 2006, GrandCare has been creating freedom. Daily Monitoring, Video chat and tele-health. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast: Play in new window | Download...

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Recom Technologies and Video Name Tag

Sean and Lynn fromRecom Technologies join Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. They demonstrate the programmable LCD video name tags. The name tags use OLED screens and have two gigabytes of internal memory that can be accessed via USB. The video name tag sells for $198. Check out Andy’s Floor Interview with Recom Check out Todd’s Floor Interview with Recom Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor...

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USB on Live TPN CES 2011 Coverage

Jeff Ravencraft from the USB Implementers Forum came on to the TPN Live CES coverage. He discusses deployment of USB hardware interface standards; including USB 3.0 and wireless USB. So-called “Superspeed” USB can operate up to 10 times faster than 2.0 standards. USB 3.0 ports can supply up to twice as much power as USB 2.0 ports, which is important for charging many of today’s portable devices more quickly. Mr. Ravencraft also discusses the certification process that USB devices and device manufacturers must go through in order to be able to legally display the respective official USB logos. Check out the...

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Altorr Assisted Living Products – Altorr Auto Door Opener

Bradford Clough joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. He discusses Altor and the Altor Automated Door Opener along with a number of other products that incorporates voice control to assist those with heavy physical challenges. Intelligent doors, washing systems, TV’s and more. All for people who cannot get to these devices easily. Altorr makes devices that enable those with extreme physical challenges to live a more independent lifestyle. Their products include a device that can interface with infrared remote controlled devices along with Zigbee home networked devices for an extensive array of voice commands, such as turning...

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Promise Technology Inc and DLNA

Billy Harrison joins Andy and Esby on the TPN Live CES coverage. He talks about Promise Technology and DLNA, the next level in appliance networking. DLNA is a way to have your smart devices talk with each other. More to the point, TV’s, Blu Ray players, computers and mobile devices. Therefore, if you want to watch a show, you can do that in multiple areas around the house. Check out the floor interview we did with Billy for DLNA. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible...

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Tab Safe on TPN Live CES 2011 Show

Chris Morgan and James Chiavetta join Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. They talk about TabSafe – a device that will distribute medication and reminders during the day. Check out the Floor Interview with Tab Safe Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:48 — 285.7MB)

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Yale Locks show InTouch Locks that speaks Z-wave

Peter Williams joined Todd at the TPN Live CES coverage. Peter is from Yale Locks. It’s their first year at CES and they are showing Smart locks. Running off 4- AA batteries, the touchscreen is incorporated to open deadbolts. Not only will it unlock the door, you will get notification as to when and what is unlocked. Each person can have their own code. With integration of Z-Wave, you can get these locks integrated into a security system. Being Z-Wave compliant means you can get a better hold on who is coming and going. Also, if something is not right,...

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Icron Extends USB 500 Meters over Ethernet to 40 KM over Fiber

Robert Haefling joins Jeff and Esby on the TPN Live CES coverage. He is from Icron – a company that makes solutions for cabling. KVMs and USB over Networks, Fiber and Wireless. As an IT pro, I have dealth with cables for a long time. When we went to wireless computers, I was ecstatic. Imagine how happy I will be when you can run a USB drive over ethernet. That is what Icron does – they make devices that let you set up a USB camera in one room and run to another room via the network. You can also take...