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t.alex
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re: Apexone: Here comes muPad from Shanghai
t.alex   6/23/2012 12:14:36 PM
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HDMI is actually quite relevant for display like TV. However, would you use it on a TV? Perhaps i would use it with my own personal monitor.

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jeremybirch   6/18/2012 6:33:33 PM
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All I see on their website for "optical navigation" is the module that goes into a normal optical mouse ie an led and a low resolution camera sensor to see which way textures are moving on a table etc. Is the navigation device just a mouse with a long wire, or bluetooth, or wifi?

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ost0   6/18/2012 6:51:27 AM
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I would make it with hdmi connector in addition to usb..It would make it just fit in any tv. And it has to work on a wireless keyboard/mouse..

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junko.yoshida   6/16/2012 7:02:50 PM
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Yes. But the differences here include that muPad does not use HDMI for connection. It's connected via USB port. Further, it lets consumers use a mouse when moving a cursor on the big screen.

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t.alex   6/16/2012 6:56:37 AM
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Quite similar to this product? http://www.fxitech.com/products/

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DataMuncher   6/15/2012 6:30:50 PM
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How different is this from a Roku or an AppleTV, especially once both of those start supporting 3rd party apps ? Seems like both of those enable abroad swath of connected TV and have a pretty good price point (less than 100$), plus have the interoperability all figured out (HDMI).

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Cal Q. Lust   6/15/2012 6:10:13 PM
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MS Kinect connection anyone? ... I own a Google Revue (Android based) on my 46" LCD TV ... not bad, as it does a lot (games, music/video streaming, wireless, hackable!). However, I have two problems with it: (1) resolution when Web browsing and (2) interface. I can get around #1 by zooming in, but I have to do this constantly. #2 - interface is a bit more troubling. It is a 3/4 keyboard with a mouse pad. It is OK and gets the job done, but what I would really like is an MS Kinect interface, so that I can use hand gestures to manipulate movement (scroll, zoom in/out) and select items. Any device that connects to the TV - namely Pocket TV and uPad - would seem to suffer the same interface issues.

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junko.yoshida   6/15/2012 5:34:58 PM
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Yes, avid game fans would naturally resort to game consoles. But the beauty of this concept is in enabling TVs to download and run apps. When I recently asked a Taiwanese TV chip vendor how they define "smart TV" versus any other TV, they had a very clear answer. The difference is, they said, whether your TV can download and run apps that are proliferating everywhere these days.

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junko.yoshida   6/15/2012 5:30:09 PM
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You could. But the point is that this thing can serve as a miniature STB simply by plugging it into any big screen TV with a USB port (most new flat panels these do have USB ports).

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joyhaa   6/15/2012 2:23:55 PM
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not quite, i'm chatting with two minipc vendors in Shenzhen now. the device only has 4GB storage so you will need a server for storage to say the least. this is more like mini-player for your TV. if TV has android/etc built-in you really don't need this small STB. I think it's useful for Kiosk though.

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