digital camcorder

  • Samsung pushing out five new digital camcorders

    Samsung just released 6 new camcorder models the HMX-H100, HMX-H104, HMX-H105 and HMX-H106 HD cams, SMX-F34 YouTube cam and the HMX-R10 CMOS-based HD camcorder. Read More

  • RED revises its announcement, gives RED ONE owners a sweet deal

    The big RED announcement from two weeks ago made quite a rumble, and it was only a few days afterwards that Jim Jannard announced things were changing yet again. Well, the revision has arrived. Jim says they’ve taken over “all aspects of electronic design and sensor fabrication,” apparently allowing them to do some stuff to upgrade the specs on a lot of the sensors. Read More

  • Enticing teaser renders of RED's newest creation

    Oh my… I don’t know what it is at all! The big RED announcement is in two weeks and Jannard got a little too excited and posted some mysterious renders. He also says, in the same ebullient tone as last week: I am now comfortable in saying that the most aggressive speculation will not come close to what we will announce Nov. 13th. We fully expect over 1,000,000 hits on… Read More

  • Legendary camera brand Yashica comes back from the dead

    After getting bought in 1983 by Kyocera, which abandoned the brand name in 2005, Japan’s legendary camera maker Yashica makes an unexpected comeback. Tokyo-based Exemode [JP] will sell digital cameras,  camcorders and a digital photo frame under the Yashica brand starting October/November 2008. The products are nothing special but targeted at older customers, Exemode is hoping the… Read More

  • Sony's 1080p camcorder HDR-UX20 looks chubby but awesome

    So it records 1080p video and 5.1 Dolby Digital to 8GB of internal memory, a media card of your choosing, or a DVD-R. It has a good Zeiss lens with optical image stabilization. It records to MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with a variable bitrate and apparently assigns more data to faces by detecting them and altering the regional encoding for that area. So what’s the catch? Not really the price; $1000… Read More