Cinemizer: the viewer / glasses for the iPod
These Cinemizers produced by Carl Zeiss are very particular glasses: they connect to the iPod (the compatible models are: the Touch, the Classic, the Video and the third generation Nano) and allow you to have before your eyes the equivalent of a screen with diagonal of 45 ? seen from the distance of 2 meters. According to the manufacturer, these particular lenses are useful not only for watching films but also for better reading texts or studying languages ??by learning from prepared video courses.
The resolution of each display in the Cinemizers of 640 × 480 pixels. By taking advantage of a 4-pin 3.5mm A / V jack, you can also use the glasses on other media players, DVD players and consoles.
The glasses are equipped with a lithium ion battery rechargeable via USB port and are available in five different colors. Those with vision problems can order models with preset diopters between -3.5 and +3.5.
The product will be available from February / March 2008. The final sale price has not yet been defined. It is possible to have more information sent by leaving your e-mail address on the manufacturer's website.
(By Mauro Notarianni)