HDTV FAQ: What is AVCHD?

If you are currently in the marketplace for a new high definition camcorder and it’s been more than five years since you purchased your last camcorder, or perhaps you have never bought a camcorder before, then you are going to come across a relatively new term called AVCHD.

It’s a term you should understand when buying a new camcorder so in this Digital Home HDTV FAQ article I answer the question – What is AVCHD?

Panasonic intros three flash memory camcorders at CES

At CES, Panasonic introduced three high definition flash memory camcorders to its 2010 line-up, the HDC-HS60, HDC-TM55, and HDC-SD60.

All three camcorders come in black and feature 25x optical zoom, Intelligent Zoom, Intelligent Auto with Face Recognition, AF/AE Tracking, Intelligent Scene Selector, Intelligent Contrast Control, and Face Detection.