We're here at JVC's press event where they're wining (ok, not so much, but the OJ is fab) and dining us in the Augustus Ballroom of Caesar's Palace.
8:32 PST: Terry Shea, PR General Manager is on the podium to introduce Craig Geiger, Executive VP and COO.
8:35: We expect JVC Micro to see continued growth in 2007. Everio line has also been a stunning success, despite the recent appearance of a strong competitor. With a totally revamped line, we expect continued growth in 2007.
8:36: Gumy earbuds, best-selling headphones of any type. Now he's introducing Karl Bearnarth, Senior VP of Marketing.
8:37: We're introduced advancing high-speed Clear Motion driver to improve motion display for sports and action display. Ultra-slim HD-ILA introduced, world's first completely flat back projection TV. Completely finished back with wires hidden. 58-inch will be available this month, 65-inch in March.
8:41: HD1 projector, 15000:1 native contrast, true 1080p, 1920 x 1080.
8:42: Everio camcorders -- most will now include the Everio dock, easy docking solution. No need to rewire every time, easy charging and data transfer. Easy dubbing to DVD/HDD recorder via Firewire.
8:44: GZ-MG555 Everio: 5.4-megapixel cam with Gigabrid engine, which has different types of processing built-in. One designed for still images, one for video. Separate processor gives the "best of both worlds."
8:45: HD Everio, world's first 1920x1080 HDD cam; 3CCD design, Fujinon all glass lens, optical image stabilization. Three recording modes at different resolutions. Talking about the software side for editing your HD content, disc burning and file management.
8:47: Share Station -- easy DVD-video and HD data disc creation. Has full HD playback and remote control, for viewing your recordings on your TV.
8:48: Sophisti -- new home theater system. Integrates with your PC to make routing of your HD content to your home theater easy and high-quality. Two different models at $999 and $1999.
8:50: HA-NC80 noise-cancelling headphones. Dual noise cancelling mode at wide and low frequency.
8:51: Gumy phone HA-F130 are best-selling headphone in the US.
8:52: Talking about mobile products. 1DIN HDD AV Navigation system with built-in 2.5-inch 40GB drive. You can do navigation alongside A/V entertainment. Voice guidance in 3 different languages.
8:55: Arsenal products at the high-end of the mobile line. Black cosmetic designs across a range of A/V car units.
8:56: That's about it -- they're directing us over to their showroom to see demos of all the goodies.