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Sharp's HN-iR1 shows cameraphone images on your TV

Sharp Japan unveils the HN-iR1, an adapter for showing images from you camera phone on TV. Since most camera phones lack the TV-out connection as we find on nearly all digital cameras, this adapter allows you to share your photos with a larger audience through a TV screen. The camera phone communicates with the adapter through the same IrSimpleShot as we've seen on the recently announced Sharp HD recorders. A 3 megabyte image (800KB compressed) can be transmitted in 2 seconds, and displayed with a 1920×1080 resolution...
Link to the original Japanse Sharp HN-iR1 press releaseBelow you'll find a summary from the system translated Japanese press release on the HN-iR1. It clearly illustrates that system translation from Japanese to English is still in its infancy. I have not tried to improve on it since my Japanese is very rusty and things might get lost in translation. For those of you mastering the Japanese language I have included a link to the original Japanese HN-iR1 press release.

PRESS SUMMARY

Sharp high-speed infrared ray communication “IrSS TM” * receives the photograph which was photographed by the camera equipped portable telephone and the like of 1 correspondences with the wireless, the wireless photo adapter which it starts projecting to the television which is connected sells HN−IR1.

Attendant upon the spread of terrestrial digital broadcast, demand for the full hi-vision liquid crystal television which can express hi-vision broadcast to bare fact has expanded. In addition, the needs that have increased high pixel conversion of the camera which is loaded onto the portable telephone and the like advances, would like to enjoy the Kousei small photograph which was photographed with the large picture television. But, when you look at the photograph which was photographed with the television, time is required e.g., record medium of the memory card and the like is minded.

As for the knitting machine, from the portable telephone and the like which corresponds to this with the adoption of IrSS TM, the Kousei small photograph it is possible, to receive quickly with the wireless, it is possible in simplicity easily to make in the television indicate. Because of this, for example the photograph of the child is projected ahead travelling and ahead going home, ahead talking business without the personal computer e.g., it can introduce [purezendeta], from every day to business you can utilize with the wide scene.

Main merits

IrSS TM, type direction communication facility (Home Appliance Profile) of IrSimple 1.0 conformity is displayed.

1. With high-speed infrared ray communication “IrSS TM” to receive the photograph quickly, in the large picture television indicatory possibility

The photograph which was photographed by the camera equipped portable telephone and the like which corresponds to IrSS TM, through the memory card and the like, it receives with the wireless, it starts projecting to the television which is connected. Taking out and putting in the memory card and the like without necessity, it can communicate the photograph simplicity easily. Furthermore for high-speed communication, it can communicate the photograph data of 3,000,000 pixel (in case of approximately 800KB) in approximately 2 seconds.

2. Loading the D terminal whose high picture quality indication of full hi-vision (1,920×1,080 pixel) is possible

The photograph which it receives loading the output enable D terminal with full hi-vision (1,920×1,080 pixel). Kousei detail it can enjoy the photograph in high picture quality. In addition, because it loads also the video terminal, connection is possible even with the television which does not load the D terminal.

3. Adjusting to the photograph, revolution indication and enlargement indication are possible

Because it is possible, being one-touch, to turn 90 degrees the picture each to the right, it can indicate with the direction which you like. In addition, without deforming the photograph which was photographed, in the picture of television also it is possible all the way to expand to indicate.

Additional information: Link to the original Japanse Sharp HN-iR1 press release
February 23, 2007
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