Nordahl reviews camera developments at IBC2006

Industry consultant and author Tore Nordahl has published his take on camera developments at the IBC trade show.
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Industry consultant and author Tore Nordahl has released an online assessment of camcorder developments he observed at IBC2006 in Amsterdam.

He covers camcorder developments including:

  • Canon’s XH and XH G1 1/3in 3-CCD HDV camcorders
  • Sony’s HVR-V1 1/4in 3-CMOS HDV camcorder
  • JVC’s GY-HD251E 1/3in HDV camcorder
  • Panasonic’s AJ-HPX2100 2/3in 3-CCD P2 HD camcorder

Nordahl’s Web report also examines the use of 1/4in CMOS sensors by Sony in its new HVR-V1. The author reports Sony’s claim that the ClearVid CMOS Sensor provides lower noise and greater sensitivity. He examines the claim that the elevated performance of the 1/4in CMOS approaches that of a 1/3in CCD.

Nordahl also has announced the Oct. 10 release of his new 155-page “HD ENG/EFP & HDV Camcorders for Broadcasting & Production Report,” which will include an extensive analysis of HD lenses.

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