IFA 2010 Report - Earlier this year, Panasonic announced a professional 3D broadcast camera and succeeded in bringing high-quality Full HD 3D images to the home for viewing on 3D compatible TVs. Thanks to these groundbreaking developments, Panasonic is now pleased to announce the world’s first consumer 3D camcorder, the Panasonic HDC-SDT750, which allows 3D images to be recorded at home. Incorporating Panasonic broadcast technology, this new 3MOS camcorder lets users easily create their own 3D movies, something that only professional image producers were previously able to do. Combined with a VIERA 3DTV and Blu-ray Disc player/recorder, the Panasonic SDT750 3D camera makes it possible to save precious memories of friends and family in vivid, lifelike images, to further expand the world of 3D enjoyment at home.
IFA 2010 Show - The new Sony NEX VG10 camcorder is the world's first consumer camcorder with interchangeable lenses and the first Handycam camcorder to feature an extra-large Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor. Sony's NEX-VG10 Interchangeable lens HD Handycam camcorder is equipped with the same Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor used in the "Sony NEX-5" and "NEX-3" digital cameras and compatible with the high grade "E-mount" series of smaller, lighter lenses optimized for video shooting with silent operation and AF. The Sony NEX camcorder is also compatible with a wealth of "A-mount" interchangeable lenses used by Sony's existing alpha DSLR camera line-up via a mount adapter (sold separately), including award winning Sony G Lenses and Carl Zeiss branded lenses.
Disney Consumer Products is raising the bar on innovative electronics for tweens with its new fall line-up. New offerings for fall include the easy-to-use Disney Flix Video Cam, high-quality iPod compatible speakers and the debut of the first line of Disney LCD TVs. Products are inspired by some of Disney’s most popular franchises, including Disney Princess, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Disney Channel’s High School Musical and Hannah Montana. The Disney Flix Video Cam comes bundled with High School Musical Disney Director software. Additional Disney Director software titles can be purchased separately and include Cinderella and Pirates of the Caribbean (SRP $14.99 each).
DXG USA announced the new DXG 572V digital camcorder that records full motion MPEG-4 video in near DVD-quality and captures 5 Megapixel photos with full clarity and color. The DXG 572V camcorder features a compact and portable camcorder design with a 5 Megapixel CMOS sensor, 4X digital zoom, 2-inch flip-out LCD screen, built-in digital voice recorder, and mass storage capability. With a suggested retail price of $149.99, the DXG 572V camcorder gives you more bang for your buck. Made for movies at the speed of life, the DXG 572V camcorder is targeted towards a more budget-conscious consumer that is looking for a digital camcorder that offers advanced features at a price they can afford.
Interactive Frontiers introduced the V1-8CAM at the grand opening of Cool Clubs, a custom club and putter fitting center located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Cool Clubs founder Mark Timms selected Interactive Frontiers to develop the V1-8CAM for his state-of-the-art club fitting centers. The V1-8CAM simultaneously captures eight angles of video streams allowing Cool Club fitters to more precisely evaluate performance and determine optimal club and putter specifications for clients. “The V1-8CAM allows us to see all relevant angles of our clients’ putting strokes so we can accurately match each person’s putting style with the most advantageous putter measurements,” said Timms.
Sanyo has introduced the world’s first waterproof digital camcorder, the Sanyo Xacti E1. Ideal for active families, vacationers and water sports enthusiasts, the ultra-compact Xacti E1 can record high-quality video and 6-megapixel stills under water to a depth of five feet for up to one hour at a time. Designed for year-round use, the stylish Sanyo Xacti E1 camcorder is the pocket-sized, "grab and go" solution for capturing special moments everywhere, every time - whenever inspiration strikes. Completely self-contained, the Sanyo Xacti E1 digital camera requires no bulky, separate underwater housing. The Sanyo Xacti E1 camcorder will be available in the US in blue, yellow and white in mid-June 2007 at $499.99.