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Sony

Sony focuses on full-frame snappers with tasty tech

Sony snapped into action today with a wide range of camera launches including a fresh NEX, a snazzy full-frame compact and apparently the world's first full-frame SLT with a dual AF system. The latest NEX-6 mirrorless compact camera system features a 16.1Mp Exmor APS HD Cmos sensor, with ISO sensitivity of up to 25600. The …
Caleb Cox, 12 Sep 2012
Sony HDR-GW55VE Handycam

Sony dusts off waterproof Handycam

It's the new black: gadgets that are waterproof. The latest: Sony's HDR-GW55VE Handycam. With a sensor dense enough to shoot 20.4Mp stills, the camcorder can shoot 1080p HD video at 50f/s. The GW55VE's lens can zoom to 10x, but the gadget can zoom to 120x digitally. Sony HDR-GW55VE Handycam Framing shots is aided by a flip- …
Hard Reg, 2 Mar 2012
Kodak Logo

Kodak to kill off digital cameras

Kodak is knocking its line of budget digital cameras on the head, part of its plan to revive the fortunes of the troubled firm. Out go its YouTube-oriented handheld video cameras and digital photo frames too. Production will have ceased by the middle of the year. Kodak will continue to support these products, and honour …
Hard Reg, 9 Feb 2012
3M CP45 Camcorder Projector

3M CP45 pocket camcorder and projector combo

Review The 3M CP45 is a combination HD camcorder, 5Mp camera and LED-lit LCOS projector. Not much bigger than a couple of copulating iPhones, it can film and throw an image up to 65in onto a convenient wall. 3M CP45 Camcorder Projector Shoot and show: 3M's CP45 camcorder projector 3M seems to be touting it at families who can’t …
Steve May, 21 Dec 2011
GoPro HD 2 sports camcorder

GoPro HD Hero 2

Geek Treat of the Week Surfer dude and Reg Hardware reviewer Giles Hill waxed lyrical about the HD Hero when he tried it out last year, and the developers at GoPro have just launched a new version of their rugged, outdoorsy and underwatery action-cam. GoPro HD 2 sports camcorder The HD Hero 2 looks virtually identical to its predecessor, but has …
Cliff Joseph, 31 Oct 2011
Camcorder Projector CP45

3M combines camcorder, projector

Tech company 3M has unveiled a mini mobile projector and digital camera combo, ideal for holiday-makers to share their naff collection of moments with friends and family without the need for a separate device. The Camcorder Projector CP45 blends 3M's mobile projection tech with a 5Mp digital camera that also records HD video …
Caleb Cox, 25 Oct 2011
Panasonic HM-TA20

Panasonic HM-TA20 underwater camcorder

Review Pocket camcorders might have lost their appeal since the spread of HD-ready smartphones but the amphibious nature of the Panasonic HM-TA20 is still likely to grab the attention of holidaymakers. The HM-TA20 is an underwater pocket camcorder capable of shooting 1080p videos and 8Mp still images up to depth of 3m and also doubles …
Contour GPS Bluetooth camera

Contour GPS Bluetooth camcorder

Review Contour has been making a lot of noise recently about the new wireless viewfinder feature for its HD range of helmet cameras. With these units being necessarily small, the idea is that the viewfinder bulk is taken care of by using your phone's display, with a Bluetooth connection streaming the pics and video. Simply download a …
Giles Hill, 12 Jul 2011
JVC Everio GS-TD1 3D camcorder

JVC Everio GS-TD1 3D camcorder

Review Let’s cut to the chase: JVC’s £1,600 GS-TD1 is the most sophisticated 3D camcorder you can buy. While Panasonic may have pioneered DIY 3D moviemaking with its bolt-on 3D accessory lens, this is the first stereoscopic shooter aimed squarely at the pro-sumer. It’s been unabashedly built for 3D from the ground up. JVC Everio GS- …
Steve May, 6 May 2011
Viewsonic 3DV5

Viewsonic 3DV5 HD 3D camera

Review If Christmas or even the World Cup had you taking the plunge an investing in a 3D TV, then you’re probably a bit weary of watching Avatar now and if you haven’t got any kids, Alice in Wonderland may have been entertaining once, but… Viewsonic 3DV5 Viewsonic's 3DV5 offers the low cost perspective So how about creating your …
Bob Dormon, 23 Mar 2011
Panasonic HDC-SD900

Panasonic HDC-SD900 camcorder

Review The HDC-SD900 was the first of Panasonic’s expanded 3D camcorder range to arrive in the UK. It sits below the HDC-TM900 and HDC-HS900 (which offer 32GB memory and 220GB HDD respectively), but shares the same functionality, recording Full HD and 3D video to SD card. Panasonic HDC-SD900 Card sharp: Panasonic's HDC-SD900 If …
Steve May, 12 Mar 2011
JVC GS-TD1

JVC intros 'world first' 3D HD consumer camcorder

JVC has released the GS-TD1 and claims the gadget is the world's first HD 3D camcorder for ordinary punters rather than professionals. Folk bored of repetitive Avatar viewings on their new 3D TVs can now paint themselves blue and shoot their own 1080i versions of the film. JVC GS-TD1 So that's where Wall-E's head went The …
Caleb Cox, 12 Jan 2011
The Register breaking news

Panasonic readies five 3D camcorders

CES 2011 Just to be sure that nobody has any doubts about its commitment to 3D content creation, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Panasonic launched 12 new camcorders, five of which can capture stereoscopic images. Panasonic HDC-HS900 Panasonic's HDC-HS900 with optional 3D lens attachment At the top of the range the HDC-TM900 …
Bob Dormon, 6 Jan 2011
ViewSonic 3DV5

ViewSonic rolls out 3D HD camcorder

3D HD camcorders can easily set you back four figures, but budget alternatives are available - the latest of which is the ViewSonic 3DV5. ViewSonic 3DV5 The device comes with a built-in 2.4in autostereoscopic display, where videos can be seen in 3D without the need for glasses. The 3DV5 captures 720p MP4 videos as well as …
Caleb Cox, 29 Oct 2010
Veoh Muvi Atom

Veho Muvi Atom video camera

Review Any aspiring secret agents out there will probably be interested in the new Veho Muvi Atom DV camcorder. At 40mm tall, it’s even smaller than last year’s Muvi Micro that was touted as the smallest camcorder in the world. The Atom’s size is impressive but it comes at the cost of the viewfinder – there isn’t one. Veho Muvi Atom …
Caleb Cox, 25 May 2010
Lighter cam

Budding Bonds offered disguised spycam

Attention all Bond enthusiasts! Asian gadget seller Brando is now selling Disposable Lighter Spy Camera Camcorders at just $20 (£14) a pop. Hidden beneath this seemingly ordinary ciggie lighter is a pinhole camera and microphone which captures Motion JPEG video at 720 x 480, 30f/s in an AVI file. There's an additional still …
Caleb Cox, 17 May 2010
Creative Vado HD

Creative Vado HD

Review After a long period in which Creative Labs seemed to do little other than sit back and spend the $100m that it won from Apple in a lawsuit over the iPod, the Singaporean giant now appears to be stirring from its slumbers. Promising “some cool stuff on the horizon”, a Creative spokesman recently delivered unto Reg Hardware a …
Cliff Joseph, 31 Mar 2010
Samsung HMX-U10

Samsung HMX-U10

Review The success of Flip’s pocket camcorders has seen a fair few manufacturers scrambling to grab a share of this potentially lucrative market. Many of us, it seems, quite like the idea of owning a product that lies somewhere between a cameraphone and a camcorder. Samsung’s HMX-U10 is for the person who wants a highly portable …
George Cole, 3 Mar 2010

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