Panasonic has come up with a 3D camcorder HDC-SDT750, which is expected to be showcased at the Tokyo News Conference on July 28th. This 3D camcorder is the first of its kind, capable of capturing in 1080p AVCHD (H.264) at 60FPS and features Panasonic’s proprietary Hybrid O.I.S. image stabilization technology. Read our earlier story about the upcoming Panasonic 3D full HD camcorder
The 3D camcorder will be of the same size as of a conventional consumer camcorder and is expected to be priced much less than the professional camcorder. However, it is rumoured that the product may not be a brand-new camcorder, but rather an existing high-end 3MOS model (Panasonic’s previous model HDC-HS700) with a 3D conversion lens attached.
Though the Panasonic HDC-SDT750 3D camcorder will be unveiled on 28th, it isn’t likely to ship until some weeks later and will be available only in black.
In the past, we saw Panasonic and other consumer electronic giants pushing 3D television extensively since the first professional 3D content begins to appear on Blu-ray Disc and via television networks. Now, with a 3D camcorder, we can expect greater experience in the world of photography too. Consumers adopting 3D videography just might be the push needed to popularise 3D televisions, whose sales have been lacklister so far. Now only if the price is not much higher than a normal camcorder…