Saturday, October 2, 2010

Control your Smart Phone with Sony Ericsson’s ‘LiveView’

Sony Ericsson Live View
Sony Ericsson has launched LiveView a innovative accessory for android mobile phones which uses Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly pair up to a compatible handset and allows consumers to control the mobile phone without taking it out of their pocket or handbag.

The LiveView device can connect with a phone from up to 33 feet away. Sony Ericsson says the device lets you “Take control of your phone without ever taking it out.” LiveView also helps you locate your mobile phone when it has gone missing.

Features: The Sony Ericsson’s Bluetooth enabled LiveView device, with its 1.3 inch OLED touchscreen and 128×128 resolution, syncs with smartphones powered by Google’s Android 2.0 or higher to allow SMS, RSS feeds, missed calls, time and date, appointments and other data, including Tweets and Facebook notifications to flow to the device, which comes with a clip or wristband. It also controls music selections, allowing volume adjustment, play, pause and skip while displaying the current title. The product also serves as a calendar reminder, displaying calendar events and other mobile phone applications.
Similar to Bluetooth Watches: The device has two hard keys on top and four soft-keys on a touch-pane below the screen. It is some what similar to Sony Ericsson’s Bluetooth watches, which vibrate and display CallerID when a call comes in. With the help of this latest mobile accessory you can now leave your mobile phone on silent, attend a meeting and pretend as if you are looking at your watch, when in fact you are reading SMS, or deciding whether to take a call.
SportyPal Pro: Sony Ericsson plans to offer the LiveView in an “Experience Pack” that also includes SportyPal Pro. – an application that can display elapsed minutes, speed, heart rate, climb or other statistics. Thus making this a very useful device at the gym or while you are jogging.
Compatible Mobile Phones: It will be compatible with Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro, all Samsung Galaxy S devices, HTC Desire. and most of other devices running on Android 2.0+ including handsets.
Availability: The Sony Ericsson LiveView will be available in stores from Q4, 2010. Nothing has yet been said officially regarding its exact release date or price. P

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