The Phottix Hero and Hector LiveView Remotes were featured at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier in January. The wired and wireless LiveView DSLR Remotes were shown to more than 112,515 attendees as part of Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) product showcase.
The Phottix Hero Wireless LiveView Remote and the Phottix Hector LiveView Remote won the Bronze Outstanding Innovation and Technology Products Award from the HKTDC during the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in October 2009. The HKTDC displayed the award-winning remotes at the CES.
The Phottix Hero Wireless LiveView Remote sends a video preview from a camera’s viewfinder to a remote unit, and displays it on a color LCD screen. A photographer can take photographs from the remote, up to 100 meters away. The Hero is perfect for aerial, wildlife, street and sports photography.
The Phottix Hector is a wired live view remote that transmits a camera’s live view preview to a remote unit. Using the remote unit a photographer can take photos in single shot, continuous, 2 second delay and bulb modes. The Hector is perfect for macro, wildlife and low-light photography.
The 2010 CES featured more than 2,500 technology firms and saw more than 20,000 new products launched. The newest trends were showcased including eReaders, 3D technology, and mobile DTV.
Major innovations creating a buzz at CES included the Android OS, Lenovo’s IdeaPad U1 Hybrid, Microsoft’s Project Natal and Sprint’s 4G Network.