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Oct 21, 2014

Canon Announces EOS C100 Mark II Professional Video Camera

Canon EOS C100 Mark II

Canon announced today the Canon EOS C100 Mark II Digital Video Camera, the latest edition to the Canon Cinema EOS line of professional Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS cameras and the second-generation version of the popular Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera…

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…

Jul 17, 2014

JVC's New Quad-Proof Camcorders GZ-R70, GZ-R30 and GZ-R10 Now Available


Smartphones might be the best choice for shooting family videos, but when it comes to capturing sportfishing and other outdoor adventures, it’s best to stow that fragile phone and instead go for a JVC weatherproof camcorder that’s waterproof, shock proof, freeze proof and dust proof.

JVC offers a full line of rugged, all-weather camcorders, including conventional full-featured models and a wearable point-of-view cam…

Jun 25, 2014

Polaroid To Showcase Cube Action Camera at CE Week

Polaroid Cube

Polaroid will showcase its latest lifestyle action video camera, the Polaroid Cube and a full line of mounts and accessories at CE Week, June 25-26 in New York City. With an innovative 35mm square body around which the signature Polaroid Color Spectrum is emblazoned like a racing stripe, the Polaroid Cube is instantly recognizable as being unlike any other product in its category. With a host of performance-friendly features including high-definition resolution, a water-resistant housing, ultra wide angle lenses and simple, one-button operation, it’s clear that the uniqueness of the Polaroid Cube camera is more than just skin deep…

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…

Apr 2, 2014

Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Announced

Canon XF205

Canon today announced the introduction of the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved performance and enhanced operability in response to industry feedback.

Positioned above the XF105 and XF100 Professional Camcorder models, the new Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders are equipped with the upgraded zoom lens, CMOS sensor and image-processing platform featured in the XA25/XA20 High Definition Camcorders…

Jan 7, 2014

JVC Introduces Rugged, All-Weather GZ-R70 And GZ-R10 Camcorders


JVC injects action into the camcorder market with the introduction of a line of rugged, weather-proof Everio models that allow video to be shot in most any weather and offer opportunities for creating unique videos that can’t easily be captured with a smartphone or traditional camcorder. The new models also feature an internal, long-life battery – 4.5 hours on a single charge – for even more versatility.

The two new JVC Everio camcorders, the GZ-R70 and GZ-R10, feature JVC’s Quad-Proof structure – water resistance to a depth of 5m/16.4ft, the ability to withstand a drop from 1.5m/4.9ft, as well as dust-proof and freeze-proof down to –10˚C/14˚F – packaged in a familiar camcorder form factor…

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