Posts tagged: camcorder

Uh oh camcorders… mobile phones & digital cameras favored video devices for young and old

Carrie Sylvester
 Apr 13, 2016

video lead image2If you wanted to capture some groovy family videos in the ‘60s and ‘70s you likely used a Super 8mm film camera, while the ‘80s brought us a “luggable” VHS-based camcorder. My shoulder still feels the pain from those days! Thankfully the ‘90s brought smaller and lighter digital camcorders that recorded onto compact video tapes and in the 2000s they made the move to internal memory or flash-based memory cards. Present day finds the traditional camcorder being replaced by even smaller and more convenient mobile phones, and digital cameras. Will these pocketable devices replace camcorders? Read more »

Lines Blur As Cameras Get Smaller

Alan Bullock
 Apr 21, 2015

It’s an interesting time for the photo industry. Cameras continue to get better, faster, less expensive, and, perhaps most significantly, smaller. These devices are taking pictures of everything from scenery to sports, capturing life’s moments from new points of view, from vantage points that were very difficult just a few years ago. Read more »

Everyday Video Going Mobile

Carrie Sylvester
 Feb 8, 2013


In the ‘60s it was your favorite Uncle who had the fancy Super8 video camera. The ‘80s brought us the “luggable” VHS camcorder, the ‘90s saw smaller digital camcorders that could record to compact video tapes, and the 2000s made a move to internal or flash memory. Present day finds the traditional camcorder being displaced by smaller and more convenient mobile phones and digital cameras. Will these pocketable devices replace camcorders?

In the 2012 InfoTrends Video End User survey asked what cameras people were using to shoot video and then more specifically what they use most often for shooting everyday videos. Read more »

Consumer Video Behaviors Evolving

Other Posts
 Nov 27, 2012

At one stage, camcorders were the only device capable of capturing videos. Today, chances are that even if a person does not own a camcorder they are likely to already own a device with video capability, whether it’s a digital camera or smartphone.

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Will universal active-shutter 3D glasses kick start 3D TV sales?

Ed Lee
 Aug 9, 2011

On August 8, Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, and Xpand 3D announced they will team up to develop a new technology standard for active-shutter glasses. They have termed the partnership the Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative. The universal active 3D glasses will allow consumers to mix-and-match their glasses with various brands and types of 3D displays such as televisions, personal computers, projectors, and 3D theaters. Universal glasses are expected to be available in 2012 and are targeted to be backward compatible with 2011 3D active TVs. Read more »

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