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Jul 27, 2010

Panasonic Introduces Its Lightest Full-HD Camcorder HDC-SDX1

Panasonic HDC-SDX1

Today Panasonic introduces the new HDC-SDX1, the world’s lightest full-High Definition (HD) camcorder, featuring an ultra-compact body and weighing in at just under 0.41 lbs. With its stylish and lightweight design, the new Panasonic SDX1 features a 35.8mm wide-angle lens, 23x Intelligent Zoom and can also double as a Web camera with built-in capabilities for Internet video calling.

In addition to being a camcorder that can capture HD video content, the SDX1 also serves as a Web camera and microphone, allowing for users to connect with online video chat programs, such as Skype, and make video calls over the Internet to enable easy visual communication…

Jul 27, 2010

Panasonic Unveils HDC-SDT750: The World’s First 3D Consumer Camcorder With 3D Conversion Lens

Panasonic HDC-SDT750

Panasonic,today announced the launch of the Panasonic HDC-SDT750, the world’s first consumer 3D camcorder, which includes a 3D conversion lens that enables the camcorder to shoot powerful and true-to-life 3D video content. The Panasonic SDT750 is a user-friendly consumer 3D camcorder that makes experiencing 3D at home easy and affordable. In addition to shooting 3D, the SDT750 can record full 1080p High Definition (HD) in AVCHD, when the 3D conversion lens is unattached, and includes powerful features such as a 3MOS system, a Leica Dicomar lens and a 12x optical zoom…

Jul 27, 2010

Panasonic Announces Company’s First HD Pocket-Sized Video Camera That Can Double As A Web Cam

Panasonic HM-TA1

Panasonic today introduced the Panasonic HM-TA1, a new Full High Definition (HD), 1920 x 1080 pixels-capable mobile video camera with pocket-sized dimensions for ultimate portability and ideal for on-the-go shooting opportunities. With an easy-to-use design intended for intuitive operation, the TA1 features an integrated USB terminal and software that allows for easy PC connection and uploading videos to online sharing sites such as YouTube™ and Facebook®. The TA1 also supports the Apple© iFrame video format (960 x 540/30p), which is optimal for Mac® users to import quickly and maintain small file sizes…

Jul 14, 2010

Sony Debuts World's First Consumer Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder NEX-VG10

Sony NEX-VG10

Following the 25th anniversary of its industry-leading Handycam product line, Sony today announced the innovative NEX-VG10 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder.

The new NEX-VG10 is the world's first consumer camcorder with interchangeable lenses and the first Handycam camcorder to feature an extra-large Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor.

"The NEX-VG10 takes Sony's Handycam line to the next level by allowing unprecedented artistic expression that isn't possible with conventional consumer video cameras," said Andy Bubala, director of Sony's camcorder business…

Jul 13, 2010

Canon Introduces VIXIA HF M32 Dual Flash Memory Camcorder

Canon VIXIA HF M32

Canon U.S.A., Inc. today introduces the new VIXIA HF M32 Dual Flash Memory camcorder. The VIXIA HF M32 is an easy-to-use, movie-making tool capable of hours upon hours of high-quality HD video recording, ideal for the aspiring family documentarian or social-networking fanatic. Equipped with 64GB of internal flash memory, the new camcorder can record up to 24 hours of HD video and also includes an SD memory card slot that is fully compatible with latest generation SDXC memory cards. The new SDXC memory card specification increases storage capacity from 32GB up to 2TB and enhances data transfer speeds…

Jun 29, 2010

Kodak PlaySport Video Camera Awarded "Parent Tested, Parent Approved" Seal

Kodak PlaySport

The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera has been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal by PTPA Media. PTPA Media (Parent Tested, Parent Approved) awards their industry-renowned seal of approval to products that its parent evaluators judge to improve the quality of family life and worthy of a parent’s recommendation.

“We are honored that Kodak has chosen to have their products tested by our community of parent volunteers,” said Sharon Vinderine, CEO, PTPA Media Inc. “Being willing to go through the testing process is really a testament to the quality that Kodak puts into their products…

May 28, 2010

Sanyo Releases World's First Waterproof Full HD Camera Xacti DMX-CA100

Sanyo Xacti DMX-CA100

SANYO is pleased to announce the release of the world's first waterproof Full HD Dual Camera that can be used underwater. The DMX-CA100 will be launched at the end of June 2010.

The Dual Camera Xacti aims to provide customers with more enjoyable video experiences, by offering cameras that allow users to easily capture both photos and videos in daily life, rather than devices that are merely used to record important events. By utilizing a convenient video format that can be easily handled on PC and Internet environments, and even on home TVs, these cameras are more than just hardware for capturing, viewing, and saving images…

Apr 13, 2010

New Flip SlideHD Features 3-Inch Screen And Up To 4 Hours Of HD Video Recording

Flip SideHD

Cisco® today announced the newest member of its groundbreaking Flip Video™ line, the Flip SlideHD™. It's an all-new Flip, with an all-new form factor, designed to make it even more fun to capture, watch and share HD videos anytime, anywhere. With Flip SlideHD, active consumers and families can record up to four hours of HD video, or store up to 12 hours of content, and then view it instantly with a stunning slide-up full widescreen…

Apr 8, 2010

Sanyo Launches Two New Dual Xacti Cameras: DMX-CG100 And DMX-GH1

Sanyo DMX-CG100

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of two new Dual Camera Xacti, the DMX-CG100 and DMX-GH1 on April 16, 2010. With slim and compact designs, the new models capture Full HD video and high-resolution photos, based on the Dual Camera concept of taking both videos and photos with one camera.

Instead of coming out with devices that are only used to record important events, the Xacti series aims to provide customers with more enjoyable video experiences, by offering cameras that users can conveniently carry everywhere to easily capture both photos and videos in daily life…

Apr 7, 2010

New Professional Canon Camcorders XF305 And XF300 Record Native 1920 X 1080 Video Directly To CF Cards

Canon XF305

Canon today announces the Canon XF305 and XF300 Professional Camcorders. Both new models employ an MPEG-2 4:2:2 50Mbps codec – Canon XF Codec – for capturing and recording native 1920 x 1080 video onto affordable, universally available Compact Flash (CF) cards. Uniting video, audio and metadata into a single file, the Canon XF305 and XF300 use an MXF (Material eXchange Format) File Wrapper, a widely supported open source format, to maximize compatibility with existing industry infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE)systems…