Panasonic has launched its new HM-TA1 Pocket-Sized Video Camera in addition to its HDC-SDX1 Ultra-Compact Full HD Camcorder. The Panasonic HM-TA1 can be used as a microphone and web camera for internet calling with programs such as Skype. There is also a software that allows easy connection to personal computers and online sharing.
The HM-TA1 is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, extremely easy and intuitive to use, and yet it is still powerful enough to shoot full-HD video and high-quality photos. It supports the 960 x 540 iFrame video format, an integrated USB port, it measures 2.09 inch (w) x 0.70 inch (d) x 4.09 inch (h) and weighs approximately 0.25 lb when the battery and flash card is included.
Other than making HD videos, the HM-TA1 also has the ability to snap 8-Megapixel Photos and store them on SDXC, SDHC or SD Memory Card. The HM-TA1 also records videos in MPEG-4 AVC file format, Digital zoom up to 4x, Electrical Image Stabilization and function buttons including Power, Play, Record, Still Photo, LED Light and Delete.
The new Pocket-Sized Panasonic HM-TA1 Mobile Video Camera will be released starting August 2010 in three different colors at the price of $169.95.