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CES 2006 Camcorder Round-Up @ Designtechnica

Posted January 18, 2006 by admin in News

Snip: Although hard to find, there were a ton of new camcorders nestled among the overwhelming forest of flat panel televisions at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in lovely Las Vegas. (Don’t laugh, I actually like the town.) Here are the broad strokes:

  • DVD camcorders are more prevalent than ever as almost all manufacturers have jumped onto the disk-based bandwagon.
  • Companies have cut back on the number of MiniDV tape models and cut prices.
  • A gradual shift is occurring as non-tape formats (DVD, hard disk drive, solid state) become more common and less expensive.
  • And since America has gone widescreen TV crazy, more camcorders than ever take true widescreen video rather than stretching it like the old days (three years ago).

Link to Designtechnica


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