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Apr 7, 2010

Canon And Focus Enhancements Announce FS-CF And FS-CF Pro Portable Compact Flash DTE Recorders


Canon, a leader in digital imaging, and Focus Enhancements, a worldwide leader in media management and digital audio technology, today announce the Focus Enhancements FS-CF and FS-CF Pro portable Compact Flash DTE recorders offering HD video recording to Compact Flash (CF) cards for Canon's line of HDV camcorders and Mini-DV camcorders. The new Focus Enhancements FS-CF units support 1080 24F, 25F and 30F, 50i and 60i frame rates in both QuickTime and M2T file formats. Additionally, 1080i 60 and 50 are supported in the MXF OP Atom format…

Apr 6, 2010

Toshiba Rolls Into The U.S. Digital Camcorder Market With The Camileo

Toshiba Camileo X100

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its entry into the U.S. digital camcorder market with the introduction of its CAMILEO™ line. From the pocket-sized S20 to the compact touch-screen H30 and X100, the lightweight, Full HD resolution CAMILEO line is designed for the modern, mobile and digital lifestyle. Prices start at $179.99 MSRP.

According to IDC, the traditional camcorder market is shifting to HD, as nearly 45 percent of all units shipped in 2009 were HD models and is expected to hit 60 percent in 2010…

Apr 6, 2010

Top-End JVC Everio GZ-HM1 HD Video Camera Now Available

JVC Everio GZ-HM1

A new top-end JVC HD Everio video camera is now available, JVC announced today. The new GZ-HM1 HD Everio offers a full slate of technologies to optimize picture quality and an array of manual controls for creative flexibility. The GZ-HM1 offers performance improvements in three key areas — low light performance, camera-shake compensation and digital still quality. As a result, the GZ-HM1, which offers 64GB of internal storage and an SD/SDHC card slot, is the ideal camera for video enthusiasts and semi-professionals…

Apr 1, 2010

New Gift Ideas From Coby Electronics

Coby SNAPP CAM3001

"Coby's newest, eye-catching and easy-to-use products make the perfect presents for consumers of all ages," said Michael Paladino, Senior Product Manager for Coby Electronics.

"Whether it's a wallet-sized digital photo album for grandma, a brand-new LED TV for dad or a sleek MP3 player for high-school graduates, Coby provides gift-givers with a wealth of affordable and stylish options in today's hottest tech categories - that may otherwise be priced out of reach."

Mar 24, 2010

Coby Introduces New SNAPP Camcorders: CAM3000, CAM4000 and CAM5000

Coby CAM5000

Coby introduces the innovative SNAPP line of portable, handheld digital camcorders that make recording and sharing favorite memories... just that! Coby's premiere "pocket" camcorder collection-featuring three state-of-the-art models, all priced under $100-combines cutting-edge design with consumer-friendly features at irresistible prices.

"We're extremely excited to enter the thriving camcorder category with our SNAPP line," said Michael Paladino, Senior Product Manager for Coby Electronics…

Mar 23, 2010

Panasonic Announces Pricing For 3MOS HD Camcorders HDC-TM700 And HDC-HS700

Panasonic HDC-HS700

Panasonic today announces pricing for its 3MOS 1920 x 1080 resolution Full High Definition Camcorders, the HDC-TM700 and HDC-HS700, both available in mid-April for suggested retail prices of $999.95 and $1,399.95 respectively.

The new Panasonic HD camcorders, feature a 35mm wide-angle Leica lens and combine 1080/60p recording – allowing them to capture expressive video without detail loss with an advanced 3MOS system that produces vivid, true-to-life colors and excels in darkly-lit environments. The new HDC-HS700, records both to its large 240 GB Hard Disk Drive or to an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. The HDC-HS700 can store 102 hours of recording (in HE mode)…

Mar 19, 2010

Bluetooth-Enabled JVC Everio GZ-HM550 HD Camera Now Available

JVC Everio GZ-HM550

JVC today announced the availability of a new high definition Everio camera with built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing the camera to work with a variety of other wireless devices. In addition, the new Everio GZ-HM550 features a 10.6 megapixel CMOS sensor for recording high quality Full HD video and nine megapixel digital stills to its internal 32GB flash memory. An SD/SDHC card slot provides the camera with additional storage.

Among the capabilities the camera’s Bluetooth technology offers is control of the camera using a smartphone, geo-tagging of videos and stills and use with a compatible Bluetooth headset…

Feb 20, 2010

Samsung Introduces HMX-U20 And HMX-U15 Pocket-Sized Full-HD Camcorders

Samsung HMX-U20

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today extended its family of ultra-compact camcorders with the introduction of two new models, the HMX-U20 and the HMX-U15. Building on the success of the Samsung HMX-U10, the new HMX-U20 and HMX-U15 bring new features and functionality to Samsung’s ultra-compact camcorder family, such as a built-in USB connection, which now makes it easier than ever to not only record, but share full HD video with others…

Feb 9, 2010

Panasonic HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700 3MOS Full HD Camcorders

Panasonic HDC-TM700

Panasonic today introduces two additions to its 2010 line of camcorders, the Panasonic HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700, both Full High Definition (HD) 3MOS camcorders with 1920 x 1080 resolution. The new Panasonic HD camcorders combine 1080/60p recording – allowing them to capture expressive video without detail loss or Moiré pattern – with an advanced 3MOS system that produces vivid, true-to-life colors and excels in darkly-lit environments. The new HDC-HS700, records both to its large 240 GB* Hard Disk Drive or to an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card…

Feb 2, 2010

JVC Everio GZ-HM340 HD Camera Features 16GB of Internal Memory


JVC has added a new high definition camera to its recently-announced 2010 Everio line, giving the series three HD models priced under $500. The new Everio GZ-HM340 features 16GB of internal flash memory plus an SD/SDHC card slot.

The GZ-HM340 includes all of the new features and improvements found throughout the 2010 Everio line, including advancements in low light capabilities and image stabilization, while convenience is enhanced with a new auto recording feature and time lapse recording…