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Sony announce that they have mastered the Proton Pack

April 1st, 2016 by Marc Comments

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Well, it looks like Ghostbusters fans can finally go out and bust some heads… in a spiritual sense, of course.

Interesting that the Spengler name is dropped in the design too.

SONY DEVELOPS THE WORLD’S FIRST GHOST-CATCHING DEVICE

– The Proton PackTM will be the first of its kind to capture ectoplasmic matter –

Tokyo, Japan, April 1, 2016 – Sony Corporation (“Sony”) announced today that it has successfully perfected the Proton PackTM (#protonpack), a product designed to capture content from a parallel dimension.

The Proton PackTM is equipped with a state-of-the-art, miniaturized superconducting synchrotron, which accelerates injected protons from a hydrogen plasma cell. Superconducting temperatures are maintained by a liquid helium reservoir, and an active cryocooler ensures that operational time vastly exceeds that available from a cryogen dewar alone. Adaptive beam-steering technology guides the proton beam to an ergonomic wand, which doubles as a beam-halo tuning cavity to provide maximum down-range accuracy. The backpack form factor allows built-in psychokinetic grounding to the user’s spinal column, eliminating spectral noise feedback loops.

In development for over 30 years, the Proton PackTM benefits from the newest innovations from Sony Corporation’s acclaimed products. Weighing 6.66 kilograms/14.68 pounds, the Proton PackTM incorporates the same STAMINA Mode featured in Sony Mobile Communications’ latest XperiaTM smartphones, allowing its user to keep the battery going longer. The Proton PackTM integrates the same super slow motion capture capability as Sony’s Cyber-shot RX series premium compact cameras, allowing users to capture the matter in 960 frames-per-second high frame rates and accurately record the movement of its target. Its embedded Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector allows users to view captured matter in real time. Near Field Communications technology will make it possible to connect the Proton PackTM wirelessly to other Sony products such as BRAVIA® televisions and XperiaTM smartphones to view, forward, and share entities, redefining the terms image capture and screen grab.  The Proton PackTM is water and slime-proof.

Engineers at Sony Corporation developed the 2016 Proton PackTM in collaboration with nuclear engineer and munitions expert Dr. Jillian Holtzmann. Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai commented “The perfection of the Proton PackTM, long a dream of the world’s greatest engineers since first pioneered by Dr. Egon Spengler of Columbia University, is an example of Sony’s relentless pursuit of innovation. It absolutely delivers the wow factor that is so important to our company mission.”

The Proton PackTM will appear in the U.S. and the UK on July 15, 2016.

For more information on the Proton PackTM please go to www.proton-pack.com

Specifications

Dimensions:
46.4cm x 84.3cm x 23.8cm

Weight:
6.66 kgs

Waterproof:
Yes

Other Features Include:
Power Cell
RF Amplifier
Cryogen Reservoir
Additional Beam Tuning Coils
Miniature Superconducting Proton Synchrotron
High Voltage Electrodes
Hydrogen Ionization Chamber & Proton Injector
Hydrogen Plasma Cell
Beam-Halo Tuning Cavity
Liquid Helium Reservoir

Happy April Fools Day, everyone

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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