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Panasonic 4K Wearable Cam

Panasonic showed off a 4K wearable action camera concept at CES 2014. However, not much is known about the camera at this point. [click to continue…]

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GoPro Hero 3 Plus

GoPro, maker of the Hero action cameras, has began the process of becoming a public company. Friday, GoPro confidentially filed for an initial public offering with the SEC under the recently enacted JOBS Act. [click to continue…]

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JVC GC-XA2 ADIXXION

JVC recently launched the GC-XA2 ADIXXION action camera. While the name is a bit awkward, the first-gen ADIXXION came out of nowhere with some pretty cool features, including a 1.5″ LCD built into the camera and a 5x zoom. However, user complaints about battery life and WiFi connection left a big question mark next to the camera.

The second generation model now sports 1080/60p and 720/120p HD video (up from 1080/30p and 720/60p in the first-gen) for some serious slow motion capability. Like its predecessor the GC-XA2 sports a built-in 1.5″ LCD, which I thought was a great feature in the first camera and I’m glad to see it stick around. [click to continue…]

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JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 POV Action Cam

JVC’s new Adixxion GC-XA1 POV action camera is finally shipping and there’s a $50 instant rebate to boot through September 15.  Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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ContourROAM Review

by on August 11, 2012

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ContourROAM

The ContourROAM is a POV action camera that competes head-to-head with the GoPro line.  The ContourROAM is the $200 entry-level model of Contour’s POV camera lineup.

There are a couple of key things that separate Contour cameras from GoPro. [click to continue…]

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Contour Cameras at NAB 2012

by on April 18, 2012

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Contour+

Contour cameras are tiny little tube-shaped cameras for extreme sports and other POV action.  Check out the overview of these action cameras below. [click to continue…]

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