JVC only had a concept of the GX-PX1 hybrid camera/camcorder back at CES 2011, so we spent more time with the 3D-capable GS-TD1 instead, but it seems the company's engineers have been busy. Impress grabbed some hands-on time with the latest version, which looks a little like a blend of Sony's NEX interchangeable lens cameras and JVC's regular camcorders, and it's shaping up to be an interesting model indeed.
Panasonic has outed pricing information for its 2011 camera range, including the much-anticipated LUMIX GF2. The Micro Four Thirds camera will drop in the US later this month - in a choice of black, silver, red or white - with a body-only price of $499.95. Alternatively, it'll be offered with the 14-42mm lens at $599.95, or with the 14mm pancake Prime lens at $699.95.
Liquid Image has been making goggles for scuba drivers for a long time now that have an integrated video camera in them to film the underwater wonders divers see for us land locked folks to enjoy. The company has announced a new line of goggles aimed at the off roader that wants to record their riding or skiing prowess.
I have a Go Pro HD camera that I use for recording things in a car and for a few other purposes. The camera is a waterproof sports camera, but for it to be waterproof it has to be inside a plastic shell. V.I.O. has unveiled new sports camera called the POV.HD that is waterproof and doesn't need a plastic shell to survive the rough world of sports recording.
Sony's 3D pocket camcorder, the MHS-FS3 3D Bloggie Touch, has gone up for pre-order at Amazon. Priced at $249.99, the 3D Bloggie Touch packs a pair of lenses capable of recording 1080p HD video or 5-megapixel stills, while on the back is a glasses-free 3D 2.4-inch display for previewing footage.
As technology progresses, users are not only looking for ways to capture and share special moments, but they’re looking for easier and higher quality ways to do so. Samsung has always been a key player in the HD camcorder market, and they are continuing their push into the market with the newly announced HMX-H300.
JVC president Yuta Ito has confirmed to SlashGear that the company's first 4k2k consumer camcorder is "just around the corner," bringing super high-resolution video capture to mainstream levels. The new model will be based on the same exclusive JVC Falconbird image processor as in the 3D Everio GS-TD1 camcorder.