Sony announced the commercialization of two new "Exmor R" back-illuminated CMOS image sensors with improved photographic performance including high sensitivity and low noise. In addition, Sony will launch two new lens modules equipped with these image sensors, which also include the smallest and thinnest model for mobile phones.Read more
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Sony has announced two new flash memory-based high definition camcorders – the HDR-CX520V and the HDR-CX500V.
Both cameras capture full 1920 x 1080 resolution video and up to 12 megapixel photos on internal flash memory. They offer support for up to 25 hours of HD video on the 64GB model.
The incredibly popular Flip camcorder is going high def with the launch of the MinoHD.
Flip makers Pure Digital says its new baby is the the world’s smallest HD camcorder – and at a mere 3oz it’s hard to disagree.
Canon is to launch a pair of updates to its pro HDV tape camcorders in December.
The XH A1S and XH G1S have had their 20X zoom lenses upgraded, with improvements to focus, irising and zoom.
They are also to get upgraded camera firmware that allows users to adjust the zooming speed during pull-in or pull-out shots.
The Photo Archival Company has launched a new archiving service that stores digital camcorder footage to Blu-ray Disc or DVD.
Charles Laughlin, president and founder of The Photo Archival Company, said it would unlock millions of hours of video.
The first ever AVC/MPEG-2 HD camcorders are to go on sale this summer.
JVC’s Everio HD30 and HD40 are the first camcorders that capture picture in AVCHD (H.264) or MPEG-2 format with the ability to use either.
The dual-format provides access to the superior long time compression afforded by AVCHD, as well as MPEG-2’s superior editing and post-production environment.
With the ability to record up to 50 hours of 1920×1080 video in Extended Play mode, the HD40 also claims to be the “longest-running HD camcorder available”.