Trending topics on Twitter change rapidly from one minute to the next, but in the world of electronics manufacturing, trends evolve slowly, often taking an entire calendar year to surface. Here at B&H, we’re among the first to get our hands on the latest professional and consumer equipment, and we’re always looking for new trends in the products.
Holiday shopping for a professional photographer or videographer can be hard to do without breaking the bank. Most professional grade gear is justifiably very expensive, and you probably don’t want to buy someone an inferior version of something they already have.
It’s holiday time - don’t let the stress of the road and the madness at the airport get the best of you. Don’t let familial obligations prevent you from getting work done. Don’t return home without all your memories captured and adventures documented.
Each year, action-camera technology continues to improve and action-camera popularity continues to grow. Most major camcorder manufacturers now have at least one action camera, and there are a handful of other companies that specialize exclusively in action cameras and accessories for those cameras.
This video introduces the rugged and compact JVC GC-XA1 ADIXXION Action Camcorder. It's waterproof down to 16.4 feet, shockproof from falls of up to 6.5 feet and resistant to dust and freezing temperatures.
JVC has recently announced a new action camera, the GC-XA1 ADIXXION, which is designed specifically to go wherever you want to go while you do whatever you want to do. This small camcorder is ruggedly designed.
Within the last couple years, top camera manufacturers like Sony, JVC and Panasonic have introduced consumer-friendly 3D camcorders that built on the advances already achieved in consumer-based compact HD camcorders.
There are obvious reasons to choose a dedicated camcorder as a gift for Mother’s Day. For starters, it won’t ring in the middle of video recording. Next, the better camcorders contain an optical zoom lens that doesn’t degrade the picture resolution during close-ups.
The annual NAB show is always an exciting affair, with each year bringing ever more technical advancements. The 2012 show was no exception, and despite the predictions in certain quarters of the demise of DVDs as a distribution medium, huge interest was shown in the JVC SR-H D2500US Blu-ray recorder.
JVC announced two powerful ENG cameras at NAB 2012, the GY-HM600 and GY-HM650. Both of these professional handheld HD camcorders feature 1/3-inch 1920 x 1080 12-bit CMOS sensors, F11 light sensitivity at 2000 lux, a fast f/1.6 Fujinon Auto Focus 23x zoom lens, and more.
Summer is almost here! Whether you’re interested in shooting first person video from the front of your surfboard, or maybe a friend’s wedding, or even a feature film, here’s the rundown of the latest and greatest camcorders for summer 2010. From shoot and shares to the latest ENG alternatives, there’s something here for everyone.
In 2012, it’s not enough to shoot high-def video through an optical zoom lens for viewing later on a TV or computer. Wi-Fi-enabled families want to be able to monitor the video live on their smartphones and tablets or transfer clips directly from the camcorder to the Internet.
A caring parent will always try to respond quickly to the needs of young ones, but sometimes this requires the powers of a superhero. You need to be able to see and hear through walls and leap over tall buildings in a single bound.
One of the best reasons to put on headphones (besides to hear music that’s truly worth listening to) is to shut out the world around you. However, it's difficult to quiet down noisy environments, like the cabin of an airplane or the chatter in an office.
It took a while for the whole world to catch up to the HDTV movement, but nowadays you have to go out of your way even to find a TV that’s not HD. A similar situation exists with camcorders, although there are still plenty of SD camcorders for sale. Even so, JVC has just announced the GY-HMQ10, a handheld 4K camcorder that you’ll be able to buy in March.