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The technology in today’s 8GB iPod would have cost $100 million in 1970. Wow! Today’s gadgets have created a brave new world for both library staff and customers. Come learn about new gadgets, …

The technology in today’s 8GB iPod would have cost $100 million in 1970. Wow! Today’s gadgets have created a brave new world for both library staff and customers. Come learn about new gadgets, including iPods, iPhones, the Kindle and other small mobile devices. This program will share both devices and potential applications within your library. Further, with these devices, our customers are increasingly on the go! Brainstorm about services that we can deliver to our go, go customers.

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    • 1. Go Go Gadgets Greg Syferd Columbus Metropolitan Library Jessi Crim-Weithman Westerville Public Library
    • 2. Back to the Future Gadgets of 1983
    • 3.  
    • 4. The mobile device will be the primary connection tool to the Internet for most people in the world by 2020. -The Pew Internet & American Life project
    • 5. Kindle
      • Amazon, Second Generation, $360
      • 10.2 ounces, 1/3” thick
      • Holds 1500 books
      • E Ink Technology
      Libraries circulating?!? Howe Public Library (NH), Sparta Public Library (NJ), Mequon Library (WI)
    • 6. eReader
      • Sony, $300
      • 9 ounces, 1/3” thick
      • Holds 160 ebooks with expandable memory
      • E Ink technology
      • Sony eBook Store
    • 7. Play Away
      • Pre-loaded content
      • Runs on AAA batteries
      • Sold through book vendors
      • Launched in 2006
      • Currently circulate at over 20K libraries
    • 8. Netbooks/Sub-Notebooks
      • ASUS Eee PC 1000
      • 7+ hrs battery life
      • Amazon, $389
      • Dell Inspiron Mini 9
      • Just 2lbs
      • Starts at $279
    • 9. One Laptop per Child (OLPC)
      • Low cost, open source
      • “Give one, Get one” program
      • Over 1 million orders
      • Access for children in third world countries
      • Similar Intel Classmate
    • 10. Micro PC
      • Sony VAIO, UX Series, $2300
      • Operates on Vista Business
      • 1.2 lbs, 4.5” screen
      • Library uses: Westerville Public Library for inventory
    • 11. Surface Computing
      • Touch screen technology
      • Manipulate digital objects
      • Device recognition
      • Preview
    • 12. Smart Table
      • SmartTech.com, $8000
      • Interactive white board
      • Classroom and Corporate versions
      • Preview
    • 13. Mimio Interactive Xi
      • Create a touch screen computer anywhere!
      • Requires a projector & PC
      • About $750
    • 14. TV Wallpaper
      • Ultra-thin OLED panels
      • Toshiba, GE and Sony are working on it… years away?
    • 15. iPods
      • Nano, $150 (8G)-$200 (16G)
      • Classic, $250 (120G)
      • Touch, $229 (8G)- $399 (32G)
      • iTunes
      • Overdrive, MP3 access
      • Library uses: storytimes, walking tours, podcasting
    • 16. Slot Music
      • SanDisk, $20 player; $15 music
      • Slot Radio, $99. Pre-loaded with Bill Boards top 1000 songs
      • Hmmmm….
    • 17. Movies on the Go
      • myvu, $300
      • Projects 640x480 resolution screen
      • Connects to iPhone, Zune, DVD players, camcorders, etc.
    • 18. Sonic Chair
      • Listen to music without headphones
      • iPod and computer integration
      • Approx. $7500
      • Comes in 35 fun colors
    • 19. iPhone
      • $199 (8GB,) $299 (16GB)
      • AT&T plans $69.99 - $129.99
      • Music, video, games, phone, camera…in your hand
    • 20. iPhone Apps 25K and counting
    • 21. Catalogs for iPhone
      • World Cat Mobile, Pilot www.worldcat.org/m
      • Air Pac, III in development
      • catalog.westervillelibrary.org:91
    • 22. Windows Mobile
      • Variety of devices (Samsung, Palm)
      • Version 6.5 mid-2009, 7.0 next year
    • 23. Blackberry
      • Storm, $200
      • Requires service plan
      • Corporate device
      • Nokia, 51%
      • Apple, 17%
      • RIM, 15%
      • -3Q 2008 Stats
    • 24. Email on the Go
      • Peek, $50-80
      • Unlimited mobile email and text
      • No hassle set-up
      • Monthly service, $19.95
    • 25. Vocera
      • Wireless, hands-free voice communication
      • Prevalent in medical industry
      • Database driven
      • Strictly business application
      • Installed at Columbus Metropolitan Library, Seattle Public, Orange County (FL)
    • 26. Camcorders
      • Flip Ultra, $150
      • Built in flash memory, 1 hour
      • USB quick connection
      • Canon FS100, $430
      • Removable Compact Flash memory
    • 27. Truly Personalized!
    • 28. A Truly Visual Search
    • 29. Portable Printing
      • Dell Wasabi PZ310, $150
      • Bluetooth compatible
      • Zink Imaging, Zero Ink Paper
      • 2x3 prints
      • Averages $.50 a print
    • 30. LiveScribe Digital Pen
      • 1G, $200 or 2G, $250
      • Records audio linked to what you write
      • Search words in handwritten notes
      • Requires special paper
    • 31. Micro Projectors
      • 3M Mpro 110, $360
      • 5.6 ounces
      • .9"H x 2"W x 4.5"D
      • LED technology
      • Rechargeable battery-powered, 1 hour
      • Generally poor reviews so far
    • 32. Bio Recognition
      • Fujitsu Vein-Pattern Recognition
      • Mouse embedded Palm Secure, $340
      • 99.9992% accurate
      Library uses: Buffalo Public Library (NY) Naperville Public Library (IL) both experimented but abandoned finger print scans
    • 33. External drives
      • Smaller and smaller
      • More and more space
      • Western Digital MyBook, 1 TB, $120
      • Western Digital, MyPassport, 320G, $80
    • 34. Data Clouds
      • Access to data anytime, anywhere…any device!
    • 35. Wii
      • Amazon, $249
      • Games, $50
      • Dozens of accessories
      • Library uses: Game room, programs, circulation?
    • 36. Portable Gaming
      • Nintendo DSI
      • Sony PSP
      • About $180
      • Games, music, movies
      • Wi-Fi
      • Photos
    • 37. Webkinz
      • Ages 6-13
      • Ganz
      • Adoption codes unlock virtual sidekick
      • One year subscription with each pet
    • 38. Funkeys
      • Ages 8 and up
      • Mattel
      • Requires starter kit
      • Purchase singles to unlock new zones, ~$5 each
      • Plugs in via USB
    • 39. Camera for Kids
      • Fisher Price, $50
      • Ages 3 and up
      • 64MB Internal memory holds 500 images
      • USB connection
      • Waterproof
    • 40. Lego Mindstorms NXT
      • Build your own robot, $250
      • Program the robot with software
      • Ages 10 and up
      CML’s Linden Branch STEM (Science Techology Engineering Math) program
    • 41. Toys in General
      • Fisher-Price Imaginext Spike, $150
      • 27” tall
      • Runs on 3 AA batteries
      • Audience 3-7 years
    • 42. Build a Gadget
      • Modular, open source system for building devices
      • Bug Labs BUGbase, $250
    • 43. Minds at Work
      • Sixth Sense: Wearable, gestural device
      • MIT Development
      • Prototype System, $350 to build
      • Preview
    • 44. Questions?
    • 45. To access today’s presentation online: http://slideshare.com/weithman
    • 46. Thank you! Jessi Crim-Weithman Assoc Director Support Services Westerville Public Library [email_address] Greg Syferd Systems Administration Manager Columbus Metropolitan Library [email_address]

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