JVC, APBA Partner On Adixxion Promo

JVC, APBA Partner On Adixxion Promo

By Greg Tarr On Jun 21 2013 - 10:46am

JVC’s GC-XA1 Adixxion action video camera will be prominently featured at APBA r
JVC’s GC-XA1 Adixxion action video camera will be prominently featured at APBA race events this summer.


Wayne, N.J. — JVC said Friday it has teamed up with the American Power Boat Association (APBA) to make the JVC Adixxion action video camera “the official multimedia provider” to the powerboat racing organization.

The two-year sponsorship, which kicks off this week, includes JVC on-site participation at APBA events and exposure for the brand on the APBA website and in the organization’s magazine and social media outlets.

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Polaroid To Sponsor Wakeboard Series

Polaroid To Sponsor Wakeboard Series

By Greg Tarr On May 17 2013 - 1:44pm




Ridgefield Park, N.J. – Polaroid has been named the official action sports camera sponsor of the 2013 King of Wake wakeboarding series.

King of Wake draws the sport’s most prestigious contestants from around the world into a season-long points chase to determine the ultimate champion.

The King of Wake series will make eight stops throughout the United States, commencing in Orlando in April and ending in August in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Polaroid Bows XS80 HD Action Cam

Polaroid Bows XS80 HD Action Cam

By Greg Tarr On May 14 2013 - 12:32pm

The Polaroid XS80 ($130 suggested retail) action video camera from licensee C&A
The Polaroid XS80 ($130 suggested retail) action video camera from licensee C&A Marketing is waterproof to 30 feet.


Ridgefield Park, N.J. — The Polaroid brand has expanded with the addition of the value-priced XS80 mountable HD action video camera.

The XS80 ($130 suggested retail), which is manufactured and sold by Polaroid licensee C&A Licensing, allows consumers to capture action and point-of-view shots in extreme weather conditions.

The camera has the ability to take 1080p video at 30 fps, and it can be mounted to record action while biking, surfing, mountain climbing or any other outdoor activity.

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Oregon Scientific Ships ATC Chameleon

Oregon Scientific Ships ATC Chameleon

By Greg Tarr On May 8 2013 - 12:38pm

Oregon Scientific’s ATC Chameleon action video camera ($200 suggested retail) fe
Oregon Scientific’s ATC Chameleon action video camera ($200 suggested retail) features dual wide-angle lenses for synced, or separate simultaneous, shooting.


Tualatin, Ore. — Oregon Scientific introduced this week the ATC Chameleon action video camera.

The ATC Chameleon features two built-in lenses that can shoot two videos simultaneously, capturing footage from a first-hand perspective as well as the action ahead.

The ATC Chameleon (available now at a $200 suggested retail) is billed as a hands-free camera has two adjustable, built-in wide angle lenses, allowing users to shoot two videos simultaneously and in sync.

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JVC Signs Action Athletes For Adixxion Cam

JVC Signs Action Athletes For Adixxion Cam

By Greg Tarr On Mar 4 2013 - 12:54pm

JVC has assembled a team of action sports athletes to capture footage of themsel
JVC has assembled a team of action sports athletes to capture footage of themselves using the JVC Adixxion GC-XA1 ($350 suggested retail).


Wayne, N.J. — JVC said Monday it is using a team of professional athletes to capture action video clips using its Adixxion line for use in an online and social-media promotion.

JVC said it recently expanded its roster of athletes, which it called “action sports partners,” to help promote the Adixxion series.

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Genius Unveils Car Video Cam

Genius Unveils Car Video Cam

By Greg Tarr On Nov 20 2012 - 12:09pm

The Genius DVR-FHD560 ($149 suggested retail) can be used to continually record
The Genius DVR-FHD560 ($149 suggested retail) can be used to continually record the road while driving to provide evidence in unforeseen accidents.


Chino, Calif. — Genius unveiled Tuesday its DVR-FHD560 FullHD vehicle recorder with a wide-angle lens intended to make video logs while driving to offer reliable evidence in the case of unforeseen accidents.

The 1080p vehicle recorder has a wide 128-degree viewing angle to capture the whole road, and can rotate 180 degrees to let drivers easily record traffic on either side of the vehicle.

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Drift HD Ghost Action Cam Hits Shelves

Drift HD Ghost Action Cam Hits Shelves

By Greg Tarr On Nov 7 2012 - 5:06pm

The Drift HD Ghost action cam ($399 suggested retail) offers a three-hour batter
The Drift HD Ghost action cam ($399 suggested retail) offers a three-hour battery, wireless connectivity and a complement of standard accessories.


London — Drift Innovation introduced Tuesday its Drift HD Ghost “intuitive action video camera” with two-way LED remote control.

The $399 suggested retail go-anywhere camera is available direct from the Drift Innovation website and B&H Photo. It features an on/off indicator light, video recording/tagging capabilities in continuous loop mode, and integrated 2-inch Gorilla Glass LCD screen.

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GoPro Unveils Hero3 Action Cams

GoPro Unveils Hero3 Action Cams

Greg Tarr On Oct 17 2012 - 3:25pm

GoPro introduced the Hero3 next-generation active video camera, which will be of
GoPro introduced the Hero3 next-generation active video camera, which will be offered in three configurations, including the Black Edition


San Francisco – GoPro unveiled Tuesday its GoPro Hero3 next-generation action video camera, billed as its smallest and fastest to date.

The GoPro camera, which will be sold in three configurations, will ship to retailers on Oct. 22.

It is said to be 30 percent smaller and 25 percent lighter than the Hero2 and packs twice the power.

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Contour Launches ROAM2 Video Camera

Contour Launches ROAM2 Video Camera

Greg Tarr On Oct 16 2012 - 9:15am

Contour’s ROAM2 ($199 suggested retail) action video camera will be carried by B
Contour’s ROAM2 ($199 suggested retail) action video camera will be carried by Best Buy stores starting Oct. 22.


Seattle — Action video camera resource Contour followed up the recent launch of its Contour +2 camera by unveiling Tuesday its next-generation entry model, the Contour ROAM2, and by announcing a new relationship with Best Buy, which will carry its cameras in stores across the country.

Like the Contour +2, the Contour ROAM2 ($199 suggested retail) is targeting action-seekers looking for new ways of capturing their outdoor point-of-view adventures in style.

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Looxcie Adds FullHD Action Cam

Looxcie Adds FullHD Action Cam

Greg Tarr On Sep 25 2012 - 11:21am

Looxcie recently unveiled the Looxcie HD wearable action cam ($280 to $350 sugge
Looxcie recently unveiled the Looxcie HD wearable action cam ($280 to $350 suggested retail depending on configuration) that can wirelessly connect to a smartphone to provide live video streaming (in SD).


Sunnyvale, Calif. – Action-video camera maker Looxcie recently introduced a new line of wearable video cameras newly supporting FullHD 1080p video capture and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Looxcie HD upgrades the company’s previous 480p entries with 1080p HD capability and adds Wi-Fi connectivity for Android or iOS devices instead of the previous Bluetooth.

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