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Apple exec provides iPod Camera Connector details [updated]

pic In addition to its revamped iPod photo lineup, Apple today also announced the Camera Connector accessory, which gives users the ability to import photos directly from their digital camera for instant viewing and slide show playback on the devices. Apple did not give any further information or image of the iPod add-on except to say that it will ship in late March for $29.

Greg Joswiak, vice president of hardware marketing at Apple, revealed further details of the Camera Connector in an interview with CNET News.com. He said that it is a small white plastic device that is similar to a small docking station with a cable for connecting to the iPod and a USB port for connecting to a camera. Joswiak noted that pictures loaded onto an iPod photo directly from the Camera Connector will be able to be viewed immediately on the device. However, in order for the photos to be shown on a TV, the iPod Photo will need to be connected to a computer first.

Update: At an Apple press event in Japan to introduce the new iPod models, a presentation slide revealed what the new iPod Camera Connector will look like (see above-right).

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My Canon camera makes movies which I would like to transfer to the iPod Photo. These movies take a lot of space. I know the Photo Connector can handle JPEGs and RAW but does it also handle the AVI’s the my camera generates? That would make me buy the iPod Photo and the Camera Connector.

Posted by ericet in Montreal on April 6, 2005 at 11:06 AM (CDT)

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