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Sep 12, 2014

Sony Adds PXW-X200 To Its XDCAM Professional Camcorder Range

Sony PXW-X200

Sony’s new addition to its XDCAM range of solid state memory camcorders, the PXW-X200, incorporates an improved 1/2 inch-type Exmor 3CMOS sensor, a new 17x zoom lens and XAVC Intra/Long GOP recording with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling. The successor to Sony’s PMW-200, the new camcorder has a 1/2 inch-type 3CMOS sensor and MPEG HD422 (50 Mbps) recording capability…

Sep 3, 2014

Sony Announced Its Smallest Action Camera HDR-AZ1

Sony HDR-AZ1

Sony Electronics has today announced its smallest and most capable POV camera to date, the Action Cam Mini, model HDR-AZ1.

Approximately 30% smaller than its Action Cam siblings and weighing in at just over 2 oz, the new model packs a variety of leading POV imaging technologies including SteadyShot image stabilization, a ZEISS Tessar Lens and an Exmor R CMOS sensor into an extremely portable body that is ready for any adventure.

“Sony continues to bring strong innovation to the POV camera market, delivering a professional quality video experience in a streamlined, compact design,” said Patrick Huang, director of the camcorder business at Sony Electronics…

Aug 29, 2014

Sony PXW-X500 Professional Camcorder Features Multi-Format Recording In XAVC, MPEG-4 SSTP, ProRes & DNXHD

Sony PXW-X500

Sony’s new PXW-X500 solid-state memory shoulder-mount professional camcorder offers superior picture quality with three-chip 2/3-inch type new CCD image sensors. The camcorder is designed to be a flexible 1080P acquisition tool for a broad range of HD production applications such as TV dramas, live productions, ENG and sports productions.

The PXW-X500 supports traditional and new recording formats, including SD formats such as MPEG IMX and DVCAM, HD formats such as MPEG-4 SStP and MPEG HD422, plus XAVC Intra 4:2:2 1080 59.94/60i and XAVC Long 4:2:2 1080 59.94/60p…

Jul 31, 2014

Sony Introduces New AS20 Action Cam

Sony AS20
Building on its growing line of Action Cam POV (point of view) cameras, Sony today has introduced the new AS20 model to the US market. The camera packs many of Sony’s latest POV imaging technologies including SteadyShot image stabilization into an ultra-compact body at a competitive price.

“With its slim, low-profile design, our Action Cam line goes wherever you go… from surfing trips to skate parks,” said Patrick Huang, director of the Action Cam business at Sony Electronics…

May 8, 2014

Sony Organizes "Team Action Cam" To Promote Its Action Cams

Sony HDR-AS100V

Sony has reaffirmed their commitment to the action sports market with the launch of “Team Action Cam” – a range of action sports athletes across snowboard, ski, mountain bike, motocross and rallycross that represent Sony’s versatile Action Cam line.

The team is headlined by motocross legend Ricky Carmichael, snowboarding legend Terje Haakonsen and US Ski Olympian Gus Kenworthy. This new group of ambassadors joins a range of existing Sony athletes including the highly influential big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones.

“I’m so thrilled to be a founding member of Team Action Cam,” said Ricky Carmichael…

Jan 6, 2014

Sony Adds 7 New Models Into 2014 Handycam Lineup

Sony HDR-CX900

Sony Electronics is expanding its Handycam line of camcorders with seven new models that make it even easier to capture and preserve irreplaceable memories in sharp full HD video with detailed still images. The new models range from entry level to high end, with stand-out features, including powerful new processing, Balanced Optical SteadyShot for smoother video, brighter built-in projection, advanced audio, simple wireless sharing and remote control via Wi-Fi and NFC.

Heading the 2014 line is Sony’s HDR-CX900 model, one of the first Handycam camcorders equipped with a large image sensor for pro-style performance in a compact body…

Jan 6, 2014

Sony's First Compact 4K Camcorder FDR-AX100 To Be Available In March for $2000

Sony FDR-AX100

Sony Electronic’s newest 4K Handycam FDR-AX100 camcorder delivers a compact solution for people who want to capture and enjoy their special moments in the highest possible image quality – four times the resolution, clarity and detail of high definition.

The AX100 is 74% smaller and 66% lighter than the recently announced FDR-AX1 model, but despite its small size, the new 4K camcorder houses the very best digital imaging technology. Sony’s AX100 model is the first 4K Handycam to feature a large, 14.2 effective megapixel back-illuminated 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor…

Jan 6, 2014

Sony HDR-AS100V Action Cam Features NFC, Wi-Fi And 24p Point-Of-View Video Capture

Sony HDR-AS100V

Sony Electronic’s new high-end, wearable Action Cam adds full HD image capture to its range of point-of-view video capabilities. The HDR-AS100V also adds 24p, high-speed shooting modes, and a high-quality still camera – all combined in a splash-proof body that lets the device be used without a waterproof case. The result is a POV camera perfect for capturing life’s adventures for playback on a big screen or the web.

“This new Action Cam model offers a total POV video solution for pros and video enthusiasts.” said Patrick Huang, director of the camcorder business at Sony Electronics…

Sep 4, 2013

Sony Announces Action Cam HDR-AS30V

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS30V

Sony today announced a new Action Cam model to complement its current line of wearable point-of-view video cameras designed for filming adventures in premium full HD 1080p. From muddy bike treks to surfing the pipeline, Action Cam HDR-AS30V captures once-in-a-lifetime experiences with crisp movie clips and detailed still photos.

Embodying Sony’s industry-leading image quality, the new Action Cam weighs in at approximately three ounces (with battery) and ships with a ruggedized, waterproof housing that is 35% lighter and 25% smaller than its predecessor…

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…

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