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Kodak camcorder

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 30th, January 2010

Kodak introduces the new Kodak Playsport camcorder, a rugged, durable and pocket-size HD camcorder with an appetite for adventure. The Kodak Playsport camcorder is specifically designed for consumers with active lifestyles, allowing them to capture full 1080p HD video - even underwater - with the touch of a button. The Kodak Playsport camcorder is waterproof up to 10 feet and features built-in software and USB cable output so users can edit and easily share with family and friends through sites such as YouTube and Facebook. The Kodak Playsport also features electronic image stabilization and Kodak Imaging Science for sharper videos with vibrant colors and less blur.

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JVC Hybrid Camera

Posted by: Mark Peters Thursday 5th, March 2009

JVC announced a new dual-use camera that shoots high definition video and high resolution digital still images. The new hybrid Everio GZ-X900, or Everio X, is a small, light, all-in-one camera that offers the powerful shooting combination of Full HD video and nine -megapixel still photos, plus creative shooting functions such as slow motion video and high speed “motor drive” still photography. Small enough to easily slip into a pocket or purse, Everio X Hybrid Camera weighs just 0.66 pounds (including the internal battery and a memory card) and measures 2.6 inches tall, 4.88 inches long and just 1.46 inches wide.

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JVC Everio camcorders

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Thursday 5th, March 2009

The 2009 line of JVC Everio camcorders offers innovations in video sharing, dual storage memory models and hi-def camcorders no larger than their diminutive standard definition counterparts. For 2009, what the JVC Everio camcorder line offers is choice - in storage medium, color and sharing. The new JVC camcorders includes hard disk drive (HDD) models, memory camcorders, and for the first time dual memory camcorder models, including standard and high definition dual SD memory card camcorders, the world’s first dual card slot models. There’s also a standard definition camcorder that combines SD card recording with internal flash memory.

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Blu-Ray camcorders from Hitachi

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Monday 6th, August 2007

With the introduction of not just one, but two versions of the world’s first Blu-ray disc camcorder, Hitachi continues its long-standing tradition of being first to market with landscape-changing consumer electronics products. The new Hitachi DZ-BD70A Blu-Ray camcorder is a single drive camcorder that can record approximately one hour of FullHD 1920x1080 high definition video on an 8cm single-sided Blu-ray disc (BD-R and BD-RE). Lifelike image reproduction and rich, immersive color are a result of Hitachi’s 5.3 mega pixel CMOS image sensor and HD quality 12-element lens system. Both Blu-Ray camcorders come with an Interactive Guide built-in so that people who have never used a camcorder can quickly begin.

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Samsung SC-DC575 camcorder

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Wednesday 7th, March 2007

Samsung Electronics, a worldwide leader in camcorder innovation, introduced a new lightweight DVD camcorder that features a new Schneider Optical Lenses. This is the first time Samsung's camcorders will incorporate high-quality, standard-setting Schneider optical technology into its camcorder and the Samsung DC575 camcorder is designed with the everyday video enthusiast in mind. The Samsung SC-DC575 offers superior video quality and easy-to-use features that allow consumers to capture life's important moments such as a baby's first steps, fun vacation memories, graduations and other not-to-be missed moments. The Samsung SC-DC575 will be available in May 2007 for a MSRP of $449.99.

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Samsung SC-DX10 camcorder

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 2nd, March 2007

Samsung Electronics, a worldwide leader in camcorder innovation, introduced a new lightweight DVD camcorder that features a new Schneider Optical Lenses. This is the first time Samsung's camcorders will incorporate high-quality, standard-setting Schneider optical technology into its camcorder and the Samsung DX10 camcorder is designed with the everyday video enthusiast in mind. The Samsung SC-DX10 offers superior video quality and easy-to-use features that allow consumers to capture life's important moments such as a baby's first steps, fun vacation memories, graduations and other not-to-be missed moments. And, for those marathon recording sessions, the SC-DX10 even features 4GB of flash memory.

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Samsung SC-DC173 camcorder

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 2nd, March 2007

Samsung Electronics, a worldwide leader in camcorder innovation, introduced a new lightweight DVD camcorder that features a new Schneider Optical Lenses. This is the first time Samsung's camcorders will incorporate high-quality, standard-setting Schneider optical technology into its camcorder and the Samsung DC173 camcorder is designed with the everyday video enthusiast in mind. The Samsung SC-DC173 offers superior video quality and easy-to-use features that allow consumers to capture life's important moments such as a baby's first steps, fun vacation memories, graduations and other not-to-be missed moments. The Samsung SC-DC173 will be available in April 2007 for a MSRP of $369.99.

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Sony DCR-DVD506E camcorder

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Friday 2nd, March 2007

Whether it’s a special event, the trip of a lifetime, or simply capturing the spontaneous moments with family and friends which make everyday life unique, The new Sony DVD506E DVD Handycam offers stamina, a powerful zoom and records directly on to DVD, for ease of sharing and archiving footage. Storing nearly two hours of great-looking images and 5.1ch surround sound on 8cm DVD media, the newest Sony DCR-DVD506E DVD Handycam captures even more memories for your money. Every Sony DVD Handycam offers the ‘shoot-eject-play’ convenience of direct playback on a standard DVD player. The Sony Handycam DCR-DVD506E will be available throughout Europe from February 2007.

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Although the CES in Las Vegas is still the designated show for camcorders, there is certainly also room for digital camcorders at the PMA 2011 show. In addition to a digital camera portfolio, manufacturers like Panasonic, Sony and Samsung have also included products such as HD (High Definition) camcorders in their assortment. The video camcorder market is undergoing major changes. Demand for new compact camcorders with HF and Full HD functionality has increased vastly now that flash memory is used broadly to serve as a standard storage medium. New designs with ultra-low weight allow you to take the camcorder along every day. The daily new video uploads on YouTube prove the success of the camcorder. A successful camcorder manufacturer will adapt his camcorders according to the demand of modern times. The PMA 2011 International Convention and Trade Show, reveals what to expect in the upcoming season.