Gone are the days when carting round a 1080p camcorder meant back ache and developing arms like Popeye.
It seems that Sanyo decided to wait for the dust to settle on CES before it unveiled its new camcorder range, hoping that the announcement wouldn't be drowned out by the hundreds of others at the show. It turns out they needn't have bothered, because its new range of camcorders contains some impressive, headline-grabbing new features.
Polaroid has announced that it is to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This is the second time the company has filed for bankruptcy protection in seven years.
There's nothing like a bit of pre-Christmas rumour mongering to get camera aficionados hot under the collar. And that's exactly what Nikon has done with its until now secretive D3x.
Canon has announced two updates to its superb professional camcorder series. The XH G1S and XH A1S are improvements to Canon's original XH G1 and XH A1 range.
Hitachi chose this year's CEATEC to unveil a new innovation that could well change the camcorder market. The company showcased a prototype camcorder that is able to stream high-definition video to a TV unit wirelessly and in real-time.
Small is the new big. Well, it is when it comes to camcorders. The likes of Sanyo with its Xacti range know this, and that is why in recent months we have seen myriad companies release diminutive HD shooters that can film at 1080p and still slip in your pocket.
Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung has announced the arrival of its new budget camera, the MX20.