Panasonic had plenty of 4K equipment to demo at CES, but there were two imaging-related prototypes in development that got our notice.
The first is an SDXC card with a Class 3 UHS speed (30MB/sec) that’s designed for 4K video capture. The card would be ideal for a camcorder like Sony’s new FDR-AX100 Handycam 4K camcorder, which records onto SD cards.
Another unique product is a 4K version of Panasonic’s wearable POV camcorder, the A100. The prototype on display (image shown above) shows the same design as the A100, with the camera unit attached over the ear at eye-level and giving a user’s truer point-of-view. Actual footage being shot with the camera was transmitted live to a display nearby. Panasonic said the design is great for applications beyond action, such as creating instructional videos.
No pricing or release dates have been announced for either products, though Panasonic said that they will enter production soon. We’ll bring you more details when we get them from Panasonic.
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