Sony Ericsson has announced their new LiveView accessory that can serve as a micro display with remote control functionalities to the users. It uses Bluetooth to pair up the device wirelessly and works with Sony Ericsson’s Android phones.
Singapore, 28 September 2010 – Sony Ericsson has announced the LiveView accessory designed to help consumers get the best mobile phone experience through the Android platform.
Useing Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly pair up to a compatible handset, the LiveView allows users to control the phone without taking it out of their pocket or handbag. You can also read text messages, see incoming calls and keep up to date with the latest news on Facebook and Twitter.
The Sony Ericsson LiveView allows the user to control the Sony Ericsson music features of the handset from the micro display, selecting tracks and controlling volume. The product also serves as a calendar reminder, displaying calendar events and other phone applications.
Attached in a watch strap, on a keychain or clipped to a laptop, the micro display allows the user to incorporate the product into their lifestyle and always stay connected.
Your window to your world with Sony Ericsson LiveView
– Micro display device that mirrors the phone
– Tunes on the go – control music
– Don’t miss out – Get instant notification and read texts, tweets and Facebook updates
– Incoming calls – see who is calling
– Make it mine – open platform for developers to add to the large collection of applications for a unique experience
To find Sony Ericsson LiveView enabled applications, Sony Ericsson has developed the Sony Ericsson LiveWare Manager application. It will scan Android Market for Sony Ericsson LiveView enabled applications and present them to the user. The Sony Ericsson LiveWare manager will be available from Android Market, or come preinstalled in phone bundles.
In addition, the Sony Ericsson LiveView is also available in one of the Sony Ericsson Experience Packs. An ‘Experience Pack’ is a package of several related components that together create a great user experience in a certain area. The packages include mobile phone applications, accessories, services and much more. The “Sony Ericsson Fitness Pack” is aimed at sports and fitness enthusiasts. It contains a sport application for the Sony Ericsson LiveView – The SportyPal Pro – and a carrying case for your mobile phone – ideal for exercising.
The Sony Ericsson LiveView and ‘Sony Ericsson Experience Pack’ will be available in Singapore in Q4, 2010.