Canon unveils HV10 HDV consumer camcorder

August 8, 2006

Canon has introduced the HV10 HDV consumer camcorder, which combines Canon's HD optics with Super Range Optical Image Stabilization, DIGIC DV II image processor and a Canon-designed and -manufactured 1920 x 1080 HD resolution CMOS sensor.

The camcorder, which fits in the palm of the hand, also offers new "Instant AF" auto-focus technology and the ability to take 3.1 megapixel photos.

The HDV camcorder’s 1/2.7in sensor incorporates an RGB primary color filter with Bayer placement to deliver a sharp HD image with vibrant and accurate color reproduction. This sensor supplies 1080 HD video to HDV videotape, while 3.1 megapixel still images can be recorded to a Mini-SD card.

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