Video And Editing archive

  • Canon unveils the HV10, its first high-definition camcorder
    Cameras

    Canon unveils the HV10, its first high-definition camcorder

    By 2 August 2006

    In addition to three new midrange camcorders, Canon has today announced its own high-definition camcorder, the HV10, to rival Sony’s recently announced offering. The company claims that at 2 inches wide and 4 inches tall, and weighing less than a pound,...

  • Canon releases three new mid-range 2.2MP camcorders
    Cameras

    Canon releases three new mid-range 2.2MP camcorders

    By 2 August 2006

    Canon has launched the three next-generation DVD camcorders: the DC19, DC21, and DC22. All three are designed for 16:9 widescreen recording, and can store video footage on to DVD-R/-RW/-R Dual Layer discs. The three new camcorders are aimed at the mid-range...

  • Panasonic launches HDTV Photo Player
    Cameras

    Panasonic launches HDTV Photo Player

    By 23 July 2006

    Panasonic has launched a new gadget that will allow its users to view images in High Definition taken with their camera on a HD ready TV. The rather unexciting looking device, called the DMW-SDP1 HDTV Photo Player, allows users to view photos taken by...

  • Sony rolls out two high definition Handycam camcorders
    Cameras

    Sony rolls out two high definition Handycam camcorders

    By 19 July 2006

    Lest you think that three new hard disk Handycam camcorders was all the Sony had up its sleeve today, it has also launched two high definition camcorders, so take your pick. The HDR-UX1 and HDR-SR1 Handycams record in full 1080i HD resolution and Dolby...

  • Sony launches three hard-disk camcorders
    Cameras

    Sony launches three hard-disk camcorders

    By 19 July 2006

    Sony's Handycam lineup became even more impressive today after the release of three hard disk drive camcorders. Two feature 30GB hard drives, while a third conceals an impressive 60GB of space. The top-of-the-line DCR-SR80 can store up to 41 hours of...

  • Logitech beefs up its webcam range with the QuickCam Ultra Vision
    Cameras

    Logitech beefs up its webcam range with the QuickCam Ultra Vision

    By 17 July 2006

    Logitech's newest webcam, the QuickCam Ultra Vision webcam, promises relief from grainy, hard to see video images. The company says that the camera offers a "true-to-life video calling experience" because the camera can achieve a f-stop of 1.6, letting...

  • Logitech to become offical webcam of YouTube
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    Logitech to become offical webcam of YouTube

    By 13 July 2006

    Logitech today announced a co-marketing agreement with YouTube, the video content website that will make it easier for people using Logitech QuickCam webcams to upload their videos to the largest video entertainment site on the Internet. Logitech has...

  • D-Link's Wireless Internet Camera streams video and audio to 3G mobile devices
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    D-Link's Wireless Internet Camera streams video and audio to 3G mobile devices

    By 27 June 2006

    D-Link has brought out a wireless internet camera that streams directly to a 3G mobile phone or PDA. The DSC-2120 is ideally suited for home or small-office use as a surveillance camera, and gives peace-of-mind to users as it lets them remotely view live...

  • Mustek DV536 Camcorder-PVR does much more than it says on the tin
    Phones

    Mustek DV536 Camcorder-PVR does much more than it says on the tin

    By 26 June 2006

    Mustek has released a device that arguably redefines what it means to be multifunctional. The DV536 Camcorder-PVR captures video, records from the TV or from a DVD player, shoots still images, records audio, and plays music from audio files. It looks...

  • Cameras

    Prototype device finds and blocks illegal filming

    By 22 June 2006

    University researchers have developed a system to detect still and video cameras and put an end to their filming. The team at the Georgia Institute of Technology believe that the device, which shoots a blinding white light at the camera's sensor, could...

  • England squad record memories of World Cup with Sony products
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    England squad record memories of World Cup with Sony products

    By 20 June 2006

    The England squad will come back with unique recorded memories of their World Cup experience thanks to Sony, supplier of Vaio laptops and camcorder to the team. Gary Neville, Michael Carrick, David James, and Wayne Bridge have been spotted playing around...

  • Linksys introduces wireless security webcam
    Cameras

    Linksys introduces wireless security webcam

    By 20 June 2006

    For small business owners worried about what goes on in their offices while they're away, Linksys has the perfect solution: the Wireless-G Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Internet Camera with Audio. The camera can send live video and audio through the internet wireless...

  • Microsoft releases two VX webcams for use with Windows Live Messenger
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    Microsoft releases two VX webcams for use with Windows Live Messenger

    By 13 June 2006

    Microsoft is releasing two new webcams to enhance user experience with video communication. In conjunction with Windows Live, Microsoft Hardware has developed the LifeCam VX-6000 and LifeCam VX-3000, which are optimised for use with Windows Live Messenger....

  • Panasonic unveils the tiny SDR S150 camcorder
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    Panasonic unveils the tiny SDR S150 camcorder

    By 8 June 2006

    Panasonic's latest camcorder is a pocket-sized wonder, but promises not to sacrifice style over substance. With three CCD sensors the SDR-S150 shoots high-quality video straight to SD card. The specs are similar to those of its predecessor, the S100,...

  • Terratec Grabster AV400 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Terratec Grabster AV400 review

    By 8 June 2006

    If you're still making the transition from analogue to digital, Terratec hopes it can help you do it a little bit faster, but can a simple box that promises so much really deliver? We find out. The aluminium-built Terratec Grabster AV400 sits neatly angled...

  • Ahead Nero PhotoShow Deluxe 4 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Ahead Nero PhotoShow Deluxe 4 review

    By 6 June 2006

    Think about how your parents used to store photographs. If they were organised, then you’ll be one of those families with albums with pictures neatly labelled, dated and sorted. If you’re anything like the rest of us, then shoeboxes stuffed at the...

  • Linksys launch Wireless-G Pan/Tilt/Zoom Internet Camera
    Cameras

    Linksys launch Wireless-G Pan/Tilt/Zoom Internet Camera

    By 1 June 2006

    Linksys has announced a new wireless internet enabled webcam with pan, tilt and zoom capabilities. The new Linksys Wireless-G Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Internet Camera with Audio (WVC200) can send live video and audio through the Internet to be seen and heard...

  • Sanyo launches Xacti C6 - world's smallest, lightest, and thinnest video camera
    Cameras

    Sanyo launches Xacti C6 - world's smallest, lightest, and thinnest video camera

    By 31 May 2006

    Sanyo is marketing the Xacti C6 as "the world's smallest, thinnest, and lightest solid state still and moving image camera". The C6 can capture 6MP still images while recording 30fps video. It accepts SD cards up to 1GB for up to one hour of video recording...

  • Sanyo joins the HD market with the VPC-HD1
    Cameras

    Sanyo joins the HD market with the VPC-HD1

    By 30 May 2006

    Sanyo is expanding its Xacti camera range with the VPC-HD1, the company's new High Definition portable movie camera. Its LCD is an 2.2-inch OLED display, which means the picture on it is clear and sharp to match its HD recording capabilities. Sanyo says...

  • Serif MoviePlus 5 DVD authoring software review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Serif MoviePlus 5 DVD authoring software review

    By 30 May 2006

    At the start of any year you can expect a flurry of activity from online security services. In much the same way, with the advent of the summer and its promise of long hours of video capture, so the software companies update their DVD authoring packages....

  • Pentax Optio W10 digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Pentax Optio W10 digital camera review

    By 17 May 2006

    Pentax’s WP series of waterproofed cameras has received a boost with the fully waterproof W10; a 3x optical zoom compact boasting 6-megapixel resolution and a hat full of scene modes. While the camera’s styling could be called bland, it’s bland...

  • Panasonic and Sony create AVCHD HD digital video camera format
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    Panasonic and Sony create AVCHD HD digital video camera format

    By 11 May 2006

    Just when you didn’t think it could get any more confusing, Panasonic and Sony have today announced specifications for "AVCHD," a brand new high definition (HD) digital video camera recorder format the two companies jointly established. The AVCHD format...

  • Kodak EasyShare V610 digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Kodak EasyShare V610 digital camera review

    By 10 May 2006

    The dual lensed V610 follows on from Kodak’s wide-angle lensed V570, which provided an ultra-wide-angle dual zoom optic; here the V610 provides two lenses in a single, slim line body that together provide a 38-380mm, 10x optical zoom range (and I’ve...

  • Canon PowerShot A540 digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Canon PowerShot A540 digital camera review

    By 3 May 2006

    Canon’s "A" PowerShot range of digital compacts are aimed at the more consumer end of the market, unlike the company's more stylish and arguably more sophisticated IXUS counterparts. Nevertheless, just because the new A540 may be built without the enthusiast...

  • Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z60 digital camera review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z60 digital camera review

    By 26 April 2006

    The Casio Exilim range continues to grow and this, the latest little Exilim puts a marker down for those requiring a simple and easy to use digital camera with a modicum of extras thrown in to help get better results. The Z60 also features a whopping...