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Sanyo prototype enters race to marry digital TVs, cell phones
On the heels of NEC’s demonstration of a prototype G3 cellular phone with built-in digital TV tuner, Sanyo has unveiled a prototype of a combo cell phone, digital television receiver and video recorder.
The Sanyo CDMA2000 prototype, shown for the first time Aug. 8, has a one segment terrestrial digital TV receiver built-in with multiple antennas built into the phone to ensure quality reception.
Japan intends to begin terrestrial digital television transmissions in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya in December.
For more information visit www.sanyo.com.
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