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Jan 7, 2013

Sony Unveils 2013 Handycam Camcorder Lineup

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Sony’s new suite of advanced Handycam camcorders make it even easier to capture and preserve once-in-a-lifetime memories in crisp full HD video and pristine still images. The new camcorders have something for both the casual shooter and advanced videographer, with upgrades including increased picture quality by Sony’s unique Balanced Optical SteadyShot for smoother movies deployed in more models, higher brightness for built-in projection, Wi-Fi for easier sharing and a range of advanced performance capabilities.

Taking its ultimate theater experience to the next level, Sony’s Handycam camcorders with built-in video projectors get a boost in brightness…

Jan 7, 2013

Canon Unveils New R- and G-series VIXIA Camcorders

Canon VIXIA HF R42

Canon today unveiled four new camcorders for its VIXIA lineup, with the introduction of three HF R-series models, the VIXIA HF R42, HF R40 and HF R400, and the expansion of the acclaimed G-series line with the new VIXIA HF G20.

Compact and portable, the new HF R-series models are designed to capture and share life's every day moments with a 53x Advanced Zoom, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization, innovative wireless streaming and remote control features. Excellent for low-light shooting conditions, the new HF G20 model offers an enhanced HD CMOS Pro Image Sensor and professional-grade functionality…

Jan 7, 2013

Panasonic Launches The New Active Style HX-WA03 Camcorder

Panasonic HX-WA03

Panasonic announces the release of the HX-WA03, a new, tough Full-HD camcorder. Popular for its waterproof design, the WA-series of camcorders have allowed videos and photos to be taken comfortably using one hand even in the rain, and the WA03 has added more advanced features to offer a considerable increase in toughness. The HX-WA03 is waterproof down to 16 feet, dustproof, and now freeze proof down to 14°F. The robust design makes shooting it possible to shoot video or photos in even harsher environments…

Oct 30, 2012

GoPro HERO3 Now Shipping Worldwide

GoPro HERO3

GoPro announces global availability of its new line of next generation HERO3 cameras. Debuted earlier this month to global media, the HERO3 is now shipping worldwide and is available in three models. GoPro’s flagship model, the HERO3: Black Edition, is the most advanced GoPro camera ever.

With no expense spared in its development, the HERO3: Black Edition is 30% smaller, 25% lighter and 2x more powerful than previous models…

Sep 19, 2012

Polaroid Launches XS Line Of HD Sports Video Cameras

Polaroid XS100

Polaroid introduces a new line of hi-definition sports video cameras at Photokina, September 18-23 in Cologne, Germany. The newest additions to Polaroid’s robust instant camera and camcorder offering, the Polaroid XS sports video cameras provide users with the ability to take videos and still images in a variety of sport settings. Waterproof technology, low-light capabilities and a sleek, lightweight form enable action enthusiasts to capture and share all of life’s adventures. Additionally, video and images can be captured virtually anywhere thanks to a variety of mounts that come standard with each model…

Sep 18, 2012

Sakar International To Debut New Polaroid Camcorders

Polaroid iD820

Consumer electronics manufacturer Sakar International today announced one of the world's thinnest and lightest full 1080p high-definition camcorders is set to hit store shelves this fall. The debut signals the launch of its new line of high-performance Polaroid-branded digital camcorders, the first in a family of new digital video products to be available this year under an exclusive licensing agreement. Sakar will unveil the new products at Stand C008/D009 in Hall 5.2 at Photokina, the world's premiere photography exposition and technology fair, September 18-23 in Cologne, Germany…

Sep 18, 2012

Toshiba Camileo BW20: Waterproof, Shockproof, Full HD

Toshiba Camileo BW20

Toshiba today announced the latest addition to its popular CAMILEO® digital camcorder line, the CAMILEO® BW20 HD Waterproof Camcorder. Effective up to 16 feet under water, resistant to dust and shockproof to withstand accidental drops of up to five feet, the CAMILEO BW20 offers both families and casual sports enthusiasts the versatility needed to capture their adventures. It produces brilliant Full HD 1080p quality videos and photos in even the most adverse conditions…

Sep 11, 2012

Sony Presents NEX-VG900, The World's First 35MM Full-Frame Handycam Camcorder

Sony NEX-VG900

Today Sony Electronics unveiled the world’s first consumer 35mm full-frame interchangeable lens camcorder - the new NEX-VG900 Handycam camcorder - for expressive, powerful imaging. Sony’s flagship model is joined by the NEX-VG30H which builds on the success of the NEX-VG20H model, sharing the same APS-C image sensor while adding several enhancements.

“Our new interchangeable lens camcorder offerings allow demanding videomakers the control and flexibility they need to bring their creative vision to life,” said Hidenori Toyoda, director of the camcorder business at Sony Electronics…

Aug 28, 2012

Sony Debuts HDR-AS10 and HDR-AS15 Action Cams

Sony HDR-AS15

After much anticipation, Sony today announced that its industry-leading image quality will now be found in a new, wearable point-of-view video camera for action sports filming in premium full HD 1080p.

Weighing in at approximately three ounces (with battery), the new Action Cam (HDR-AS10) will be an ultra compact point-of-view shooting solution for adventures on the mountain, in the water, and anywhere else the action happens. It will ship with a rechargeable battery, adhesive mounts, and a ruggedized waterproof case featuring a universal tripod mount, built to handle extreme environments so you can concentrate on safety and composition while capturing full HD videos…

Jun 26, 2012

New JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion Camcorder Ready For Action

JVC GC-XA1

A new “action camera” announced today by JVC offers unmatched versatility right out of the box, with standard features that have JVC’s new GC-XA1 ADIXXION camcorder ready to capture the fun in most any situation.

JVC GC-XA1 Adixxion

The new JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION ups the ante in the action camera category by offering a range of features and capabilities that outpace competing models. Truly pocket-sized and weighing barely a quarter pound, ADIXXION is waterproof to a depth of five meters (16.4 feet), shockproof to withstand a fall from two meters (6.5 feet), dustproof and freeze-proof, all without the need for a separate housing…