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Consumer Electronics Show 2001


3Com
Audrey
Audrey

Here are three of the most popular products showcased at 3COM's booth:

Audrey

Already available and receiving recognition, this device is the first in the new Ergo line of products from 3COM. Audrey combines Web surfing, e-mail, and PIM (Personal Information Management) functions like calendar, phone book and task lists into a single easy-to-use appliance. Audrey has a 7.8-inch LCD touchscreen with 640 X 480 resolution and 12-bit color. Inside of the unit is a 200 MHz Geode CPU from National Semiconductor, 32 MB RAM, 16 MB Flash memory and a V.90 56K modem. Ports include dual phone jacks, two USB ports, a serial port and a line out jack for audio. The keyboard is wireless and transmits to the main unit via IR (InfraRed) just like a remote control. There are two built-in speakers and a microphone as well as buttons for launching applications and a Channels knob. A complete Web browser with Macromedia Flash, Real Audio Real Player G2, JavaScript and SSL support is included.

Kerbango

Kerbango
Kerbango

If you have a broadband Internet connection such as a cable or DSL modem, then you may just want one of these nifty radios. Combining a traditional AM/FM radio with a special Web-based interface, Kerbango offers the incredible array of radio stations you can find on the Web in the familiar and comfortable package that we are all used to.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth PC Card
Bluetooth PC Card

3COM is embracing Bluetooth. Several new networking products introduced at CES provide you with ways to integrate Bluetooth devices into your home network. Two of the more notable devices are this Bluetooth PC Card that you can plug into your laptop and 3COM's Wireless Bluetooth Access Point 1000, a Bluetooth to Ethernet bridge that has a 100-meter working range in an open area or 30 meters in a typical home environment.


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