Uses 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video recording
Toshiba has introduced a new action camera to its line of Camileo camcorders. The Camileo X-Sports houses a 12-megapixel CMOS sensor that can record Full HD resolution video at 60 frames per second, as well as taking photos while recording video, at set time intervals, or in a burst mode, housed inside a case that can withstand drops from as high as five feet.
Waterproof Action Cap adds wrist-based remote control accessory
Sony has revealed a new version of its Action Cam with some weight and feature changes, as well as a new accessory. The new version introduces a 35-percent smaller and 25-percent lighter design inside a waterproof housing, with the electronics giant introducing a wrist-based Live-View Remote for monitoring video being recorded.
Ruggedized cameras take 16MP images, 3 hours of 1080p video
GPS producer Garmin is seemingly going after the action camera crown held by GoPro with its new VIRB camcorder range. The video cameras are able to record 1080p wide-angle video and 16-megapixel images, with its ruggedized design and IPX-7 waterproofing allowing it to take the usual knocks and splashes action cameras usually receive when used in extreme outdoor activities.
Micro Four Thirds format video camera outputs 10-bit video
Panasonic has lined up a new professional HD camcorder for release in Japan. The AG-AF105A is an upgrade to the AF105, originally released in Japan in 2010, and can use Micro Four Thirds-compatible DSLR lenses as well as normally used Cinema lenses, thanks to its Micro Four Thirds mount.
Pro camcorder to have 50Mbps data rate, 422 color space
Sony has teased the release of a new professional-level camcorder. An image for an event on October 30th appeared on the company's Facebook account and shows camera equipment marked with CineAlta, Sony's high-end cinematography brand, along with a hashtag for something called "The New F."
JVC announce broadcast cameras, release 4K
JVC has announced two new ProHD handheld cameras designed for broadcasters and the release of the first handheld 4K camcorder at the NAB show today. The GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 are what JVC calls “next-generation handheld ProHD” cameras suitable for mobile broadcasting, and the previously announced GY-HMQ10 is a camera which allows for realtime capture, record, and display of 4K video.
Recorder uploads, shares wirelessly
Toshiba has begun shipping the Camileo AIR10, a pocket camcorder that features Wi-Fi connectivity. The device enables users to shoot 1080p video and upload the content to the Internet or a computer without requiring a direct connection via USB. The Wi-Fi connection also enables wireless webcam and streaming functionality.
Deals on camcorders, HDTVs, and more
Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on camcorders, HDTVs, and more. JR.com is still offering discounts on many of its Cyber Monday deals, such as the Panasonic HDC-TM900 32GB High Definition Camcorder with 12x Optical Zoom, a 3.5-inch widescreen touch LCD display, and 3D support. Currently featured at DealNN, this camcorder is available to purchase for only $699 and offers savings of up to $400.
Deals on camcorders, Bluetooth headsets and more
Today’s deals from DealNN include discounts on camcorders, Bluetooth headsets, and more. Amazon.com this week is offering price breaks on multiple camcorders; however its deal of the day is the Toshiba Camileo S30 Full HD Camcorder with 16x digital zoom, video stabilization technology, and an 8MP CMOS sensor. Currently featured at DealNN, this camcorder has now dropped from $179.99 down to only $99.99, and offers free ground delivery.
Sony brings latest 2D and 3D camcorders to CES
For 2011 Sony has released an extensive list of new camcorders with a sizable range of feature content, ranging from 2D to 3D video capability, to models with built-in projectors, to models equipped with hard disk drive-based storage to models with flash memory storage. Pricing ranges from just over the $200 mark, to the $1,500 neighborhood for the HDR-TD10 3D HD flash memory Handycam camcorder.