JVC revealed at CES the Everio GS-TD1 camcorder which they claim is the world’s first consumer camcorder to offer 3D recording in Full HD.
The new GS-TD1 uses two 3D Twin HD GT Lens and two 3.32 megapixel CMOS sensors paired with JVC Falconbird image processing engine , allowing it to capture left and right images at 1920 x 1080i. It has a 3.5-inch 3D touch3D LCD monitor that can displays 3D images and playback 3D in the field without need of 3D glasses. Other features include 3D optical 5x zoom, Optical Axis Automatic Stabilization System for disparity control to give depth to 3D images, 3D Time-Lapse recording, JVC’s BIPHONIC technology for dynamic 3D sound and Automatic Parallax Adjustment to optimize the 3D-video comfort zone and round iris diaphragms that enable beautiful bokeh effect (background blurring) shooting of video and stills alike.
JVC GS-TD1 has 64GB internal Flash Memory with SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot and will be available in March for $1,999.95.
JVC has also announced the Everio GZ-HM960 camcorder, which is capable to convert 2D video into 3D and can be viewed on it 3.5-inch touchscreen without glasses, or by connecting the camcorder to an external 3D television. It packs 10.6-megapixel back illuminated CMOS sensors, f/1.2 lens with a 29.9mm wide angle, built-in Bluetooth technology that enables integration with other devices, such as smartphones, to synch images with Google Maps. GZ-HM960 also offers Full HD recording at a 24Mbps bitrate -AVCHD compression(but can’t record 3D video), 10x optical zoom, 16GB of internal flash memory, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots and will be available in February for $949.95.