JVC Enters Pocket Cam Market With PICSIO

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News Posted: Tue, Oct 13 2009 6:45 PM
JVCintroduced its first pocket flash memory camera, the PICSIO GC-FM1. Thisportable camera can capture 8 megapixel still images and 1080p Full HD video.To help minimize camera shake, the PICSIO offers image stabilization. Thecamera itself is about the size of a small cell phone. It comes in threecolors: Black Ice, Blue Steel, and Purple Passion.

Videos are recorded in the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format andstored as .MOV files for easy sharing. PICSIO provides four video and stillrecording modes:

Video Recording

Image Size
Frame Rate
1440 x 1080p
30 fps
1280 x 720p
60 fps
640 x 480p
60 fps
320 x 240p
30 fps

Still Recording

Image Size
Aspect Ratio
8 M
3264 x 2448
5 M
2592 x 1944
2 M
1600 x 1200
0.3 M

For ease of use, PICSIO offers dedicated buttons for power,playback, delete, video/still mode switching, and thumbnail display mode. Afour-way controller positioned in the middle controls zoom, still image viewing,and record start/stop.

PICSIO FeatureHighlights
  • Stylish Pocket-Fitting Design in Choice of Colors
  • “Menu-less” Simple & Easy Operation
  • Direct Sending to iTunes®/YouTube™ (.MOV file)
  • Image Stabilizer
  • 8 Megapixel Still Image Recording
  • 1080P/30fps HD Video Recording
  • 4x Digital Zoom
  • Convenient USB Battery Charging
  • HDMI™ and AV Output Terminal
  • SD/SDHC Card Compatible (up to 32GB)
  • 2-inch color LCD
The JVC PICSIO GC-FM1 is available now for $199.95.

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realneil replied on Wed, Oct 14 2009 10:50 AM

Now that's what I'm talking about!

The 'Flip' guys should read this and weep.

1080p, twice the zoom, and image stabilization too!

So far, this is the one to get.

Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.

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