PMA 2010 Report
Canon announce an exciting new line of nine VIXIA High Definition flash memory camcorders. The 2010 high-definition line-up includes Canon's flagship VIXIA HF S-series, the compact VIXIA HF M-series and a new entry-level VIXIA HF R-series. Some new features enhancing Canon's 2010 lineup include a new Touch Panel LCD with an advanced tracking feature helping keep any subject - such as people, pets, or cars - in focus and properly exposed, even in a busy scene. Canon's new VIXIA camcorder line-up also includes an enhancement to its image stabilization system and an all-new HD-to-SD Downconversion feature allowing video to be easily uploaded to the web or burned onto DVDs.
Canon expands its acclaimed line of Network Video Solutions products with the addition of the VB-C300 Wide-Angle Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) network camera, addressing the confined quarters and wiring limitations often faced by small businesses. Offering the widest angle of view of any PTZ camera on the market, the new feature-packed VB-C300 PTZ Camera, along with the introduction of Version 1.3 of Canonís versatile VK-64 / VK-16 Network Video Recording Software, are the companyís latest innovations for security and video-monitoring professionals needing to capture high-quality video and deliver it via a LAN or the Internet. The Canon VB-C300 PTZ Camera has an estimated selling price of $999.
Canon extends its leadership role in the creation of feature rich, high-quality, HD camcorders for consumers with the introduction of the Canon HV20 HD Camcorder. With its proud professional pedigree plain to see, the HV20 HD Camcorder draws on decades of Canonís proven excellence in optics and technological innovation, incorporating professional level HD video features in a handy, horizontal-style, user-friendly design. The Canon HV20 HD Camcorder kit includes a compact power adapter, a wireless remote control, the new, and energy efficient BP-2L13 battery pack, a stereo video cable, a USB cable and a component video cable. In stores in April, the HV20 HD Camcorder carries an estimated price of $1099.