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JVC has unveiled a number of camcorders at CES, a number of which features Wi-Fi connectivity. The premium Procision GC-PX100 is said to be designed for fast-moving action filming, while the eight-model Everio line includes entry-level and mid-range camcorders using a new 2.5-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor.
JVC is releasing a high performance camcorder, the Everio GZ-HM670. The video camera features the company's Falconbrid video processing engine, its newer, hybrid processor to handle both stills and video at very high speeds. It's based on a 40nm design and can handle up to 8.3 megapixels at 60 frames per second.
Ortus Technology on Friday showed off the world's smallest truly HD 3D-capable display. At 4.8 inches and 1080p, the screen has a seemingly "pixel-free" 458 pixels per inch in 2D like an earlier screen but now has the option of 3D. A circular polarizer film known as Xpol can show separate pictures for the left and right eyes on alternating lines of the screen.
JVC today claimed a milestone as the first to ship a camcorder for the mainstream with 3D in HD. The GZ-TD1 should be in stores now and should cost $1,700 for its 1080i 3D shooting. The camera comes with 64GB of flash storage built-in and an SDXC slot for more.
JVC announced two new HD 3D camcorders, including the GS-TD1, which it claims is the world's first full HD 3D camcorder for the consumer market. The GS-TD1 records with two lenses and two 3.32-megapixel CMOS sensors, each at 1920x1080i resolution. The camcorder can also record in 3D side-by-side format in both 3D and conventional 2D video. The GS-TD1 has 3D optical 5x zoom, automatic stabilization system to give depth to 3D images, and 3D stereo sound.
JVC this week announced it will soon introduce the first LSI chip technology in its consumer camcorders. The 40nm chip will bring with it high-speed processing of HD video, the ability to shoot in HD in 3D, and high-resolution 4K images that are nearly four times higher than 1080p images. LSI technology is also less power hungry and expensive by hosting all these features on one chip.
After missing its original March target, JVC on Tuesday said it had started shipping the Everio GZ-HM1. It captures at a native 1080p but specializes in capturing in low light; its 10.6-megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS sensor works in lighting as dim as four lux and can use light sensitivity as high as ISO 6,400. As a semi-pro camera, the HM1 gets manual controls over aperture, bracketing and shutter speed where useful.
JVC picked an unusual Friday timeframe to start shipping the Everio GZ-HM550BUS, its first camcorder with Bluetooth. The short-range wireless gives the 1080p60 camera unique control features. With an installed app, a smartphone can record and zoom like a remote control; it can also use A2DP headphones for wireless audio and geotag video with a Bluetooth GPS receiver.
JVC today used the post-CES cycle to add a new HD camcorder to its mix. The Everio GZ-HM340 is one of JVC's least expensive video cameras to shoot widescreen 1080i while still using more compact and shockproof flash memory instead of a hard drive. It brings 16GB of built-in flash memory and has an SDHC card slot to add as much as 32GB more; the included storage gives it room for about 1 hour 20 minutes of full bitrate AVCHD (H.264) footage.
JVC has launched a new flagship in its 2010 Everio HD camcorder line, the GZ-HM1. The new HD camera improves on low light performance, has better image stabilization and provides higher still image quality compared to the previous generation. It features a 16x zoom lens, a new 10.62-megapixel 1920x1080 CMOS sensor that can deliver a true 10MP still image at up to ISO 6400. It provides 64GB of internal flash memory with an external SDHC card slot.