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We've seen dual view prototypes for ages now, but you can bank on said technology (dubbed Parallax Barrier) being front and center on Land Rover's forthcoming flagship vehicle. Announced today at the New York Auto Show, the 2010 Range Rover will arrive with a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system...

April 8th 2009 at 9:23am 0 Comments
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Sharp's HD DVR lineup has been steadily (albeit quietly) growing for a few years now, and while the company did loose five new offerings in the AQUOS DVR arena earlier this year, the multi-faceted DV-ACV52 has the stage all to itself now. Besides packing a built-in digital TV tuner, 250GB hard driv...

April 29th 2007 at 1:23pm 0 Comments
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While you might color us impressed if JVC's latest player / dubber handled recordable HD DVDs or Blu-ray discs, the SR-DVM700 really isn't much more than a brushed up version of its DR-DX5S from back in the day. Sure, it can offload content from Mini DV tapes, DVD-R/RWs, DVD-RAM, and basically any...

January 24th 2007 at 4:43am 0 Comments
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Have you ever said to yourself, "Gosh, I have all this animal observation DV footage, but no way to log the behaviors?" OK, maybe not. How about "Wow, I'm running this focus group/sleep study/usability project and I'd love to tag my tapes with timecoded subject actions?" Either way, Annotation 1.0 m...

January 4th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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It's been quite awhile since a single camcorder, of all things, got as much hype as the elusive RED machine from Oakley founder Jim Jannard, but this mysterious beast is escaping the treacherous realm of vaporware and emerging into reality according to the man himself over at DVXuser. Aside from sho...

December 28th 2006 at 4:48pm 0 Comments
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Pro video types without the budget for a high-end HD setup have a new friend in Sony's HVR-V1U cam: the HDV camcorder is the first in its class to shoot 1080p video at 24fps, the holy grail of indie DV cinematography. Sony's V1U is the followup to their Z1U, and is the pro companion to that FX7 p...

September 19th 2006 at 3:32pm 0 Comments
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Gawker, the clever app for recording, sharing and combining time-lapse movies, has been updated to version 0.70 with some unique features. It is now compatible with non-iSight cameras, including even DV cameras, and can record from up to four cameras simultaneously (when you consider the power of us...

May 21st 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Camcorder accessory manufacturer Bella has just announced a new device that will let you toss those MiniDV cassettes straight out of your bag and replace them with your iPod or nearly any other USB 2.0-compliant storage system. The Catapult, as it's known, is a paperback-sized digital encoder that p...

April 27th 2006 at 1:17pm 0 Comments
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eHomeUpgrade.com has big plans for the forthcoming Xbox 360 USB camera. Forget video chat, face-mapping, snapshots, and motion-capture gaming ... what about home surveillance?! Wow.Imagine if you will, a network of wireless, motion-tracking cameras stationed throughout your home. Now imagine your Xb...

April 6th 2006 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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We caught wind of the Xacti HD1 high-def camcorder last month, but it hasn't hit the shores here just yet. Akihabara spotted it in the wild and grabbed a short video of Sanyo's 720p camcorder; our first thought: wow is that small! The 80x119x36mm camcorder captures 30fps at 1280 x 720 res and rumor...

February 14th 2006 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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If you've been just dying to record high definition video on the go, Sanyo has the camcorder for you. The Xacti DMX-HD1 measures at an amazingly small 80x119x36mm, and weighs only 235g, including battery and memory card. It will record 1280x720 resolution video at 30fps in MPEG-4 format.With a 2gb S...

January 11th 2006 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Here are the deets on the Sony DCR-DVD505 DVD Handycam from last night's press preview -- like the DCR-SR100, the DCR-DVD505 records in 5.1 channel Dolby Digital Surround Sound with support for the ECM-HW1, an optional Bluetooth microphone allowing you to record center channel audio wirelessly from...

January 5th 2006 at 9:02am 0 Comments