LG Launches the World's First 'Time Machine DMB Phone'

Dec 07, 2005
LG Launches the World's First 'Time Machine DMB Phone'

LG Electronics announced the launch of the world's first 'Time Machine satellite DMB handset, LG-SB130/KB1300. The 'Time Machine TV Phone' is equipped with the 'Time Machine' function so that users can continue watching TV without pausing even when they receive an incoming phone call or are abruptly interrupted.

'Time Machine' technology enables users to record the program while receiving calls and play the recorded program back at a later time. The 'Time Machine' function can operate up to 60 minutes.

With the LG-SB130/KB1300, users can watch TV for a maximum of 3 hours as the model is equipped with a low-power consuming TV receiving chip developed by LG. It also supports multi-tasking features including calling or messaging while watching TV and capturing the screen image of a TV program by using the camera button.

The 'Time Machine TV Phone' provides the best quality picture as it is a true abstract of LG's world-class technology in a digital TV format. The model is equipped with a Mobile-XD Engine, a mobile chip which improves the quality of the picture, and a 2.2 inch QVGA(256x320) LCD.

Moreover, its swing T style form factor provides convenience for users to watch TV even when using with only one hand. The model also supports 3D sound and has various multimedia features such as auto-focus 3 mega-pixel camera and MP3 with more than 300MB memory capacity. With its TV-Out feature, users can watch pictures and motion-pictures taken by the handset on TV as well.

"The World's First 'Time Machine TV Phone' is a perfect combination of state of the art digital TV and handset technologies. We will maintain the leadership in the DMB market by developing products that fully reflect our customers' needs," said Mr. SUNG HA CHO, LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

Source: LG

Explore further: Amazon says FAA drone approval already obsolete

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Cash remains king in Chile but its days could be numbered

4 hours ago

For more than a year now, Chileans have endured a crisis of cash access. Despite global moves toward new forms of payment such as contactless and mobile transfers, the crisis in Chile highlights the continuing ...

Fitness app connects exercisers to experts

Mar 24, 2015

Can advanced networking and next-generation applications help solve some of our nation's most pressing health problems? Can mobile devices and high-speed Internet be used to improve our health and well-being? ...

Project Zero sheds more light on rowhammer problem

Mar 11, 2015

Researchers have discussed exploits with some DRAM memory devices, allowing attackers access to target machines. That was a Tuesday report from Threatpost's editor-in-chief Dennis Fisher, who is also securi ...

Atlas of thoughts

Mar 19, 2015

Using a computer game, a research group at Aarhus University has found a way to gain deeper insight into the human thought process. The results have amazed the research director, who has discovered a kind ...

Recommended for you

Festo has BionicANTs communicating by the rules for tasks

31 minutes ago

Germany-based automation company Festo, focused on technologies for tasks, turns to nature for inspiration, trying to take the cues from how nature performs tasks so efficiently. "Whether it's energy efficiency, ...

Jury decides Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

52 minutes ago

A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that shined a light on gender imbalance and working conditions for women ...

Intel in talks with Altera on tie-up

54 minutes ago

US tech giant Intel is in talks with rival Altera on a tie-up to broaden the chipmaker's product line amid growth in Internet-connected devices, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Amazon says FAA drone approval already obsolete

4 hours ago

The approval federal aviation officials gave Amazon.com last week to test a specific drone design outdoors is already outdated, the company's top policy executive said Tuesday in written testimony to a Senate subcommittee.

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.