You know what it is gramophone printer? Neither do we, but Xiaomi engineers know for sure. This is a new device - a printer that Xiaomi is bringing to the market. After printing the photo, you can play it back on your smartphone.
Printed photos move or speak
Xiaomi Gramophone Printer, as the literal name of the device sounds, has nothing to do with turntable technology, but you can still play the resulting product as a turntable.
How does it work? The Xiaomi turntable printer allows you to print photos while integrating audio or video messages into the photo content. You can do everything with your smartphone with the appropriate application.
How does it work ?
The process of operation is relatively simple. through WiFi The network will send the created photo for printing and attach an audio file from 3 to 60 seconds. The audio is then loaded into the associated cloud service.
The next time you scan a printed photo using an application on your smartphone, the sound will play automatically. It is also possible to integrate video with a maximum duration of 15 seconds. When the photo is subsequently scanned, the video is displayed on the smartphone.
Xiaomi Gramophone Printer can print photos on photo paper with diagonal 6 incheswhich is 100 × 148 mm. Once that happens, these photos will be able to literally "talk" and "move" thanks to the use of AR (Augmented Reality). Photo resolution is 300 300 dpi x.
The manufacturer claims that in the future, the effect of augmented reality may be more realistic with the use of video, which would appear to come directly from the photograph due to viewing the images.
Printing technology allows you to generate more than 16 million colors
In terms of printing technology, the device has tri-color sublimation printing technology. He has up to 1 headsthat transfer color to tape, with each primary color being capable of reproducing 256 levels. In other words, the printer can generate up to 16,7 million colors.
The advantage of sublimation printing is also the protective film, which is added at the end of the process. This makes the photo waterproof, non-oxidizing and does not capture fingerprints, so it will last much longer.
Thanks to the application, it is also possible to print multiple photos from one shot, for example for use on documents and the like. As already mentioned, this printer is equipped with a wireless Wifi network, so you can send files for printing from any device that has this technology.
The printer also has integrated 2300 mAh batterywhich is charged via the USB Type-C port anand prints up to 40 photos on a single charge.
The introductory price of Xiaomi Gramophone Printer is 699 yuan, after conversion 90 € / 2 297 CZK and after the end of the crowfunding campaign, it will increase to 799 yuan - approximately 102 € / 2 603 CZK.
These prices only apply to the Chinese market and we do not expect official availability in Europe. This remains the case with international retailers.
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