Feeds

Sony unveils world's first 'self-cleaning' telly

Free duster with every purchase?

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Sony has launched a self-cleaning TV, of sorts, that, it claimed, produces the smoothest and clearest motion reproduction of any Bravia to date.

Sony_Bravia_Z5500_02

Sony's Bravia Z5500: self-cleaning, kind of

OK, so the Z5500 won’t actually dust itself down and polish its screen each day, but it does feature what Sony calls Image Blue Reduction technology.

This, Sony said, works with the set’s 200Hz MotionFlow technology to “clean” the original frames before a new frame’s inserted. The result is a super sharp image and reduced motion blur, apparently.

The set also features an array of eco-friendly settings on its PlayStation-derived XMB menu. These help you set, say, the screen’s auto shut-off timer – which Register Hardware’s previously reported turns off the screen, but not the sound, if no viewer movement’s detected for a set period of time.

Sony_Bravia_Z5500_01

A swivel base - the icing on the cake

All the features you’d expect as standard are included on the Z5500. These include a full HD resolution, an integrated digital tuner, DLNA home-networking support and four HDMI ports. You’ll even get a USB port and a swivel stand.

Available as a 40in, 46in or 52in screen, the set’s also said to have a minimalistic frame so as not to intrude on your viewing pleasure.

Sony’s Bravia Z5500 will be available in June, with prices starting at £1800 ($2678/€2008). ®

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Leaked photos may indicate slimmer next-generation iPad
Will iPad Air evolve into iPad Helium?
Feast your PUNY eyes on highest resolution phone display EVER
Too much pixel dust for your strained eyeballs to handle
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.