JVC, Sony, and Kodak were the first companies to manufactur camcorders. The early camcorders made by these companies used analog videotape to record moving images. During the middle of 1990s, a revolution came to the world of camcorders. Even before it could reach the professional market, it became almost mandatory for people in the professional field such as, journalism.
The present generation of audio-visual media cannot do without camcorders. Gone are the days when a photographer had to accompany a journalist to cover a news event. But with the advent of camcorders a journalist need not wait for the photographer to take live visuals of any news event. The journalist can do all by him/herself. Some times, short films are shot with the help of camcorders. So journalists or people in the creative fields like film making can make the best use of camcorders.
Sony manufactures a variety of camcorders equipped with flash memory cards that enable the camcorder shooting for up to 60 minutes in per 8 GB card. The flash memory cards are compliant with Express Card Standard. Flash memory cards are available in a variety of sizes for longer or shorter recording times. Almost all camcorders now work on flash memory cards or some kind of digital storage device which is lightweight and convenient to move from the camera to the USB ports on your home cmputer.
Samsung Camcorders boast flexibility of usage. The Samsung camcorder provides unlimited space to the person shooting the video of a place he/she is in. This DVD camcorder is the nicest gift for people who are always ready for a weekend get away. This device is ideal for video recording in the remotest part of the world as it provides the owner with unlimited space.
Panasonic offers a camcorder that is only 15.9 ounce of weight. It can be carried with ease to wherever one goes. According to Theydeserveit, camcorders are outstanding gifts and presents for globe-trotters.
You can now purchase camcorders in a wide variety of sizes colors and styles to fit the gift giving needs for all of your acquanitances personal and professional. Many pocket sized camcorders are very good for students who may be recording time spent with friends or maybe even a lecture while they are in school. These smaller camcorders may not have all of the latest attachments and the gretest lens options but they are simple tools which get the job done very nicely for basic recording.
Witht eh rpice of electronic devices constantly dropping as technology becomes more accessible and less expensive the camcorder is now priced at a point where giving this kind of electronic gift can be done by most families.