Tagged: action cam

Sony RX0 front view

New hardcore action cam from Sony

Sony has launched a compact, toughened stills/video camera. The DSC-RX0 is said to be waterproof to 10m, shockproof for a 2m drop and even crushproof to 200kgf / 2000N (no, we have no idea what the means in practice either) It boasts a 1-inch stacked CMOS...

Sony HDR-AZ1VR with the bigger AS100VR

New tiny action cam from Sony

Sony’s snappily-named AS100VR has had some extremely good reviews but the company has apparently decided that at 92 grams it’s just too darned heavy for tired old outdoor activity people – so they’ve launched a smaller, lighter version. The equally trip-off-the-tongue HDR-AZ1VR weighs just 63...

GoPro 3 Way mount held by snowboarder

*Another* mount for a GoPro?!

GoPro just can’t get enough of ways to hold on to their diminutive action cam. Now they’ve launched the “3-way”, not quite as saucy as it sounds, but a combination of handle, extension mound and mini tripod. GoPro say the mount is a maximum of...

Panasonic HX-A500

Panasonic launches 4K action cam

Panasonic is about to start selling a two-part wearable action camera that films in 4K resolution at 25 frames per second. Available in May at an RRP of £380, the HX-A500 has a camera bit you can wrap onto your head and a control unit...

GoPro App

GoPro gets smartphone control

GoPro has released a new app (for Google’s Android, Apple’s iOS and Windows Phone) which enables you to control the tiny action-cam from your smartphone. You can also play back videos and view still images, and upload to places such as Instagram and Facebook. The...

JVC "Adixxion" action cam

Action cam update from JVC

JVC has announced a groovy-sounding new version of its “Adixxion” action camera – a tiny video camera designed for uses such as outdoor sports or in-car recording. The GC-XA2 features a built-in 1.5 inch LCD screen plus WiFi for remote viewing, live Internet streaming via...