Entries in pov cameras (8)
The Contour+2 is an upgraded version of the company's action-cam flagship, the Contour+. One hundred dollars cheaper than its predecessor, the Contour+2 will be available later this month. The latest improves upon the previous generation with a sprinkling of features from other models in the lineup, new accessories and a different way of sharing content.
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Featuring HD video recording at 1280 x 720, 60 or 120 fps (for slow motion) or 1920x1080 at 30 fps. The camera sports a 16-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, and a 170-degree Carl Zeiss® Tessar lens and will be available next month in a regular version for $200 and a Wi-Fi version for $270.
Included with the camera are a shockproof/waterproof case and two adhesive mounts. A variety of mounts for both your head and gear will be available. There are also plans to have a body that you can drop the Action Cam into, making it a more traditional handheld camcorder with a 2.7-inch flip-out LCD display.
LINK (via: cNet)
iPhone accessory innovator Mophie recently released their solution to the dedicated POV camera system. The mountable OUTRIDE case integrates a wide-angle lens with a 170 degree viewing angle, is waterproof and impact resistant, and comes bundled with a variety of custom modular quick-release mounts to capture action shots.
The world of small POV action cams has up until now been dominated by just a few brands, most notably GoPro. Recognizing the explosive growth of the category two of the bigger names in photo and video are now jumping into the category.
Sony has announced that it is developing a new type of high definition wearable video camera. The device will feature Sony’s SteadyShot image stabilisation technology, an Exmor R CMOS sensor and an ultra-wideangle Carl Zeiss Tessar lens. Additionally, Sony will offer a suite of mounting attachments, including waterproof and ruggedised housings. Sony plans to bring the new point-of-view video camera to market in Fall 2012.
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JVC's new GC-XA1 ADIXXION action camera is loaded, combining the best features of the competition into a compact, everything-proof package. No extra add-ons to buy. The GC-XA1 will be available in the late summer and will cost $350.
LINK (via: Gizmodo)