Hanwha japan releases a new USB and HDMI connector for iPad, iPhone 4 and fourth-gen iPod touch.This device will also charge the iPhone while you stream to your TV and has a USB port.The original adapter’s dock connector port is a USB 2.0 socket which is compatible with cameras supporting mass storage connection alongside the 720p-friendly HDMI port……..
Japanese don’t quite stop making innovative products, even with natural and man-made disasters have struck.Hanwha has the UMA iOS HDMI adapter is an alternative to Apple‘s digital AV adapter presented with. As with the original quality is also the HD output to 720p and 1080p possible. Unlike Apple’s adapter has the UMA solution but no dock connector port.Hanwha’s UMA-iOSHDMI (quite a mouthful) is a USB and HDMI converter that plugs into the iPad, iPhone 4 or iPod Touch 4th generation port. When connected, the adaptor lets users output in up to 1024×768 resolution to any HDMI-enabled television.The switch is used to switch between HDMI and USB, as can the digital camera and iTunes synchronization is not output to HDMI can be conducted in parallel. The smaller mini-USB allows finally the power to the battery in either mode of the adapter. The price for the adapter that is currently available in Japan only, is at 5980 yen, or around 52 euro. It is significantly more expensive than the original, but also provides a combination of HDMI and Camera Adapter.It will be interesting to learn whether the HDMI & USB converter will let users plug in USB devices like flash drives or 3G modems. These will certainly extend the usefulness of your iPad or iPhone.No word if and when the adaptor will be sold in US and other international markets.