Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/05/21/concept_3d_bluray_camcorder/

Designer dreams up handheld 3D Blu-ray camcorder

Just a concept, sadly

By James Sherwood

Posted in Hardware, 21st May 2009 10:48 GMT

The Blu-ray Disc Association has only just inked plans for a 3D Blu-ray Disc standard taskforce, but one designer’s already sketched out a concept 3D-capable consumer camcorder with Blu-ray support.

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A camcorder for capturing 3D films and pictures onto Blu-ray

Nikola Knezevic’s camcorder would sport two “high precision lenses capturing 3D images” on its front.

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A battery's built into the handle

The camcorder could be used for snapping both 3D pictures and recording 3D movies, with all content recorded directly onto a Blu-ray disc that will sit inside a compartment underneath the top-mounted control panel display.

A lithium-ion battery would be built into the portable gadget’s handle, which also sports a handily placed record button.

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3D films of the kids playing football, anyone?

Other features would include a real-time shooting display, integrated lens caps – presumably so you don’t lose them, and a front-mounted microphone. ®