As the A/V component of choice to show off your Full HD TV’s or projector’s chops, the Blu-ray Disc player has evolved beyond garden-variety DVD and CD players and is better viewed as an all-purpose media player.
People see in 3D because they have two eyes, each relaying a slightly different perspective to the brain, which then combines the two images to create a sense of depth. Traditional cameras and camcorders can never capture 3D because they have only one lens.
Why hide favorite photos in a computer subfolder when you can proudly display them on a digital picture frame? Unlike a conventional print-under-glass holder, today’s electronic frames run slideshows, show videos, play songs and double as clocks and calendars.
Gamers like gifts just like anyone else. But it’s those special gifts that enhance their gaming enjoyment that are really appreciated. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest gifts for gamers this year.
Consumers have more choices in camcorders than ever before, and some of them seem downright professional with features sets that are packed to the rafters. Canon’s VIXIA HF G10 Flash Memory Camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080 high definition video, and you can choose frame rates of 60i, 30p or 24p for a cinematic look and feel.
For photographers who wish they could shoot 2D and 3D stills simultaneously or perhaps stills and HD video simultaneously, Panasonic has introduced the Lumix DMC-3D1, a dual-lens compact digital camera that should warm the cockles of the hearts of multitasking imagers everywhere.
Spanning the world of projector technologies, LG Electronics has introduced several LED-based portables, including one with a TV tuner and a high-end LCoS 3D projector bundled with six pairs of polarized glasses.
3D video is proving to be a lot more than just a passing fad. More and more movies are being released in 3D, and new 3D TVs are being announced all the time. Newer still are 3D camcorders, which can produce 3D video at the touch of a button.