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Consumer Electronics Show 2001


Creative
The Nomad Jukebox
The Nomad Jukebox

Creative introduced several new products:

Nomad Jukebox

Nomad Jukebox (seen here connected to the speaker add-on) provides 6 GB of storage, enough to hold more than 100 hours of CD quality music! The Jukebox is a portable MP3 player that uses rechargeable batteries and will run for six to eight hours on a single charge. It has a 5-minute shock protection buffer so your music never skips and includes a real-time effects processor for equalization and customization. The ports include Line In and dual Line Out for recording to and from analog devices and a USB port for downloading music from your computer.

The speaker that the Jukebox is connected to is an amazing device itself. Running off a 15 amp lead-acid battery and weighing in at about 14 pounds, it is not meant for taking on a long walk. What it does give you is superb sound quality and a very easy way to listen to the Jukebox at home, outside or in the car. While you are listening to the Nomad Jukebox, the speaker box is recharging the player's batteries!

Video Blaster

Video Blaster
Video Blaster

VideoBlaster Moviemaker is a fast and easy way to create digital video from your home movies. Using a sophisticated hardware/software combo, Moviemaker has a small external unit that you plug your video and audio sources into. The unit has a hardware codec that encodes the data in real time to a specified hard drive. You can choose to encode as MPEG1, MPEG2 or Video CD. Once the footage is on the hard drive, you can use the bundled Ulead VideoStudio to edit your video!