Camcorders

Hitachi concept WOOO camcorder can stream HD video on TV wirelessly

Hitachi concept WOOO camcorder can stream HD video on TV wirelessly

Hitachi at CEDIA 2008 showcases a concept digital camcorder that is capable of streaming HD video to a TV display wirelessly. The prototype video camera captures video on its HDD in HD MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format, and has an SDIO standard IEEE802.11g module to transmit live feed or captured video to TV via an access point.

DXG and Geotate bring first geotagging video camera

DXG and Geotate bring first geotagging video camera

Geotagging has really caught on as of late, which explains the introduction of the first geotagging video camera ever from Geotate and DXG Technology Corp.
 

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Samsung VM-MX25E video camera uses H.264 codec

Samsung VM-MX25E video camera uses H.264 codec

If you like to film a lot of impromptu video or simply want a recording solution for traveling and what not, the Samsung VM-MX25E digital media camcorder has the H.264 codec, making uploading videos straight to YouTube incredibly easy.

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Canon 5D Mark II video capture is comparable to $500K pro video equipment?

Canon 5D Mark II video capture is comparable to $500K pro video equipment?

We told you the video feature on Digital SLR is the next big thing in digital SLR camera industry, and we are not far off. Vincent Laforet, an international acclaimed photographer from New York, which also the Pulitzer winner has published a short review of Canon EOS 5D Mark II video aspect on his personal blog and a commercial-grade film is forthcoming.

JVC Everio HD camcorders at IFA 2008

JVC Everio HD camcorders at IFA 2008

Milena grabbed some hands-on time with JVC's latest high-definition Everio camcorders at IFA 2008 today, together with the easy-archiving Share Station VD50.  The HD30 and HD40 are both hard-drive based, with 80GB and 120GB respectively, as well as having a microSDHC slot for memory expansion.

DXG-595V HD Camcorder for those on a budget

DXG-595V HD Camcorder for those on a budget

DXG USA is offering up a high-definition camera that those on a budget could afford. It's the DXG-595V HD Camcorder and at $200, it packs many features for its relatively inexpensive frame.

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Hitachi DX-BD10HA Blu-ray camcorder gets North America price

Hitachi DX-BD10HA Blu-ray camcorder gets North America price

Hitachi's tri-format Blu-ray camcorder, the DZ-BD10HA, has had its official US announcement together with a list-price.  Using a 7-megapixel CMOS sensor, capable of both full 1920 x 1080 High Definition images and video, the BD10HA can record directly onto 8cm Blu-ray discs, onto its 30GB hard-drive, or onto an SDHC memory card.

Canon VIXIA HD camcorders get 24Mbps bit-rate recording update

Canon VIXIA HD camcorders get 24Mbps bit-rate recording update

Canon has announced three new camcorders in their high-definition VIXIA range, including both flash-based and HDD-based models.  The flash camcorder is the VIXIA HF11, which combines an internal 32GB solid-state drive with an SDHC slot for expansion.  The two hard-drive based models, however, are the VIXIA HG20 and VIXIA HG21, with 60GB and 120GB storage respectively, together with an SDHC slot.  All three camcorders have 24Mbps bit rate recording for enhanced detail, finer tonal gradation and improved reproduction of moving subjects.

Sanyo Xacti HD800 720p camcorder

Sanyo Xacti HD800 720p camcorder

Sanyo have taken the wraps off of a new Xacti camcorder, the HD800, and according to Akihabara News the spec sheet might not tell the whole story.  They're most impressed by "the HUGE step forward in video quality" compared to the HD700, together with the improved noise reduction.  Still recording in up to 720p high-definition, the HD800 can also grab 8-megapixel stills.

Hitachi DZ-BD10H 1080p camcorder with Blu-ray, HDD and SDHC

Hitachi DZ-BD10H 1080p camcorder with Blu-ray, HDD and SDHC

Hitachi have announced a new high-definition camcorder, the DZ-BD10H, that combines a recordable Blu-ray drive with a 30GB hard-drive and SDHC slot.  With a 7-megapixel, 1/2.7-inch CMOS, full 1080p footage can be recorded, edited on-device and the burnt to Blu-ray disc; there's also a 10x optical zoom and image stablization.

 

Canon iVIS HF11 and HG21 SSD & HDD camcorders announced

Canon iVIS HF11 and HG21 SSD & HDD camcorders announced

Canon have announced new camcorders in its iVIS range, which can record in the AVCHD format to either solid-state or hard-drive based storage.  The iVIS HF11 comes with 32GB of onboard flash memory, while the iVIS HG21 has a 120GB HDD; both also include an SDHC card slot.  Each uses a 3.31-megapixel CMOS sensor and has 12x optical zoom.

 

Samsung SC-MX20 solid-state camcorder targets YouTubers

Samsung SC-MX20 solid-state camcorder targets YouTubers

Samsung must have sold enough of its solid-state SC-MX10 camcorder to make a sequel viable, as the company has just announced the SC-MX20.  With a similar casing to its predecessor, the MX20 is firmly aimed at the YouTube crowd; its 680K pixel CCD with maximum 720 x 480 resolution and standard H.264 compression both concentrate on packing the most footage into whatever SD card you have to hand.

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