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Saturday, 26 February, 2000, 11:45 GMT
In pictures: Compact technology
At the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, the trend is towards ever smaller and more powerful computing tools - with internet-capable mobile phones and powerful digital cameras among the items on show.





The Xybernaut is a wearable PC, with a small screen attached to an inflatable collar. The PC is voice-controlled and weighs less than a kilogram.


Motorola are launching a new watch phone. The body of the watch contains a tiny cellular phone and the earpiece and microphone are set in the wrist strap.

The Fuji Finepix S1 Pro is a digital single lens reflex camera which takes pictures that can be directly downloaded into a computer. It shoots 3040x2016 pixels - a resolution of over 6 million pixels.

For people who find the quest for ever-smaller devices a bit too much, this huge keyboard display at the AOL stand provided some relief.

The Kodak Palmpix digital camera displays images on a handheld computer.


Equipped with cyber-backpack, web cam, microphone and a small scooter, Martin Strobel of Chip magazine reports live from CeBIT. Readers' questions are displayed directly on Mr Strobel's cyber-glasses.



Sony's Vaio notebook has an integrated web camera, allowing users to display or store images in a single unit.

Visitors to the technology fair can look at the products from almost 8,000 exhibitors.


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