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  • Panasonic announces world’s first 1080/60p camcorder(s)

    It’s not everything about 3D for Panasonic these days. The company today announced the HDC-HS700 and HDC-TM700 [press release in English], which are the world’s first 1080/60p camcorders. Strangely enough, said press release mentions neither this bit of information nor release dates (the Japanese one does). Read More

  • Panasonic to release 5 new digital camcorders

    Panasonic today in Japan announced a total of 5 new digital camcorders (without saying anything about a possible release outside Nippon at some point). Read More

  • World's tiniest (non-secret) HD camcorder

    I’m guessing the FBI has slightly more advanced versions of things like this, although the tiny Toshiba IK-HD1 is being promoted as being perfect for Homeland Security. Do those guys really need more cameras? It’s got a full-color 3CCD 1/3″ sensor, outputting at 1920×1080, though for some reason it’s 1080i. It’s bigger than a bouillon cube but smaller than… Read More

  • Panasonic Announces World's Smallest (Vertical) HD Camcorder

    Panasonic has just one-upped themselves by announcing the SD7 as the world’s smallest HD camcorder. It is worth noting that the SD7 is vertical while the SD5 is horizontal, so really they’re just covering the basics. The key features are virtually the same, but the form factor is a tad smaller than the SD5. AV Watch Read More

  • New 3CCD, Hi-Def JVC Everio Coming in September

    Fans of the hard drive-based JVC Everio line will be pleased to hear that a new three-chip, HD version will be available in early September. The GZ-HD3 will feature 1440×1080 HD recording, three, 16:9 progressive-scan CCDs, a 60GB hard drive, and will weigh a pound and a half. Recording is 1080i only, unfortunately, but should still be plenty good for everyday use. I have an Everio… Read More