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Ocean's Twelve is enchanted by Philips Electronics.

Ocean's Twelve, hitting theaters next week, reunites such Hollywood heavyweights as George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac and Julia Roberts, all on the screen together, in one fantastic caper flick filled with high-tech games of cat and mouse.

So, how does this band of misfits stay the number one theives in the business? The technology, of course!

Philips Electronics have enhanced the technological aspects of Ocean's Twelve, becoming the official consumer electronics technology supplier to the film.

(CLICK HERE for our coverage on the Ambilight televisions suppiled in the cast rooms during their filming in Rome. As well, keep your eyes peeled for MovieWeb's upcoming coverage on the flat screen TVs.)

In honor of Ocean's Twelve release, MovieWeb and Philips are giving away some pristine technology!

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Grand Prize Winner:

The grand prize winner will take home the Philips DVDR615 DVD Recorder!

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First Prize Winner:

The runner-up will be flying in style as they take home Philips amazing new Solid State Digital Camcorder!

CLICK HERE to enter the contest right now!

Philips' DVDR615:

High on convenience, low on hassles, Philips' DVDR615 progressive-scan DVD player/recorder gives you a simple way to share your home videos with others, relieve your VCR of its regular TV taping duties, and enjoy quality home cinema presentations on standard or high-definition televisions. Using the model's extensive inputs--including an i.Link digital video jack--you can transfer and assemble your most treasured camcorder footage, archive all your old video tapes, or burn video from your PC straight to high-capacity DVD--up to an amazing 8 hours per disc side using either DVD+R or rewritable DVD+RW.

The DVDR615 features progressive-scan technology, which enables compatible TVs to display images at double the frequency of standard TVs, minimizing flicker and making the picture easier on your eyes.

The DVDR615 also features a disc manager that allows instant viewing of all recorded discs, storing contents details for up to 9,000 titles across up to 999 discs. You can also use the DVDR615 like a VCR, burning televised programs directly to disc using VCR Plus+ simplified programming. Recording functions include favorite scene selection, automatic/manual chapter marker insertion, selectable index pictures, selectable background picture, append, divide, and "fit to space."

DVD+RW discs require no finalizing--you can record, eject, and play them with minimal fuss, thanks to "background formatting." This feature, which lowers total burning time, is an advantage over the "dash" formats. Other DVD+RW advantages include on-disc content editing and multisession writing. And, through DVD+RW and DVD+R's compatibility with most existing DVD players, they're a great way for you to share your special memories with family and friends.

But the DVDR615 is also a first-rate DVD player, featuring progressive-scan video outputs, Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1-channel surround sound passthrough, MP3 CD playback (CD-R/CD-RW), and compatibility with most DVD media (including video-mode DVD-R and DVD-RW).

Whether your living room is currently home to an HDTV or you're merely thinking of "someday," the DVDR615 stands ready to deliver the full potential of your DVDs. Progressive scanning, referred to as 480p for the number of horizontal lines that compose the video image, creates a picture using twice the scan lines of a conventional DVD picture, giving you higher resolution and sharper images while eliminating nearly all motion artifacts.

Top-of-the-line interlaced component-video inputs and outputs (the output is switchable with the progressive-scan output) help minimize digital and line-scan artifacts from component-video sources and on compatible advanced televisions, while composite- and S-video inputs and outputs bring compatibility with nearly any video component and television monitor. Audio inputs consist of 2-channel analog jacks with 24-bit/96 kHz analog-to-digital conversion and Dolby Digital 2.0 audio compression (compression is non-defeatable). Video conversion, to and from digital, is performed by high-quality 10-bit, 54 MHz converters.

Two sets of left/right analog-audio outputs channel audio to Dolby Pro Logic receivers and stereo televisions. Both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1-channel surround-sound signals can be routed through the player's coaxial digital-audio output for direct connection to a full-featured audio/video receiver.

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Philips Key019 Key Ring Camcorder:

This ingenious device, which is about the size of a lipstick tube and is part of Philips' line of "wearable" technology, is a digital camera/camcorder, MP3 player, and data storage device. Its 128MB Internal Flash Memory, along with Philips' compression technology, stores up to 24 minutes of MPEG4 video, about 32 MP3 songs, or 200 still images at 2MP. The magnified LCD screen allows for easy framing of shots. The USB port lets you easily upload and download images, video, and music files (not compatible with Macintosh). The package includes a lanyard, headphones, and five-key remote control for playback. Status LEDs indicate if the unit is on, charging, recording, or transferring data.

Direct Battery Recharging Via USB

Recharge the internal battery of your Key Ring by connecting it to the USB port of your PC or laptop -- the same way you transfer your data, music and picture file. No need to bother with separate chargers or cables, simply plug n' recharge your Key Ring directly on your PC. Using "plug n' play" technology, USB connection enables your PC or laptop and your connected Key Ring to recognize each other instantly. No need for manual installation of new drivers, separate cables or chargers. Your Key Ring recharges its internal battery by drawing power from your computer.

Pixel Enhancement

Intelligent pixel enhancement software helps to sharpen and smooth blurred and uneven edges in your pictures. Your Camera Key Ring captures pictures using a VGA sensor, which displays about 300,000 pixels (640 x 480). When you upload the pictures to your laptop or PC, Photo Manager automatically enhances your images using digital interpolation to 1.3 million pixels.

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