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Wearable HD camcorder

Mark Peters
CES report
Wednesday 13th, January 2010
Posted by: Mark Peters

VholdR is debuting the Contour HD 1080p wearable camcorder at the 2010 Consumer Electronic Show. Built for outdoor enthusiasts looking for the ultimate video quality, ContourHD1080p is the World’s First Wearable Camcorder to shoot 1080p video and enable you to share it online. It features four HD settings (1080p, 960p, and two at 720p) with two frame rates (30fps and 60fps) and four configurable settings (metering, contrast, exposure, and microphone sensitivity). But, most important the ContourHD software will share your adventures in "Lifelike" 1080p video to the website of VholdR. Priced at $329.99 ContourHD1080p wearable camcorder will be a fast moving product in 2010.

Wearable HD camcorder

Capture HD videos with the wearable HD camcorder
“Contour HD 1080p was inspired by the professional user,” says Marc Barros, VholdR’s CEO. “It’s still an easy to use Wearable Camcorder, but with Full HD video and adjustable settings, you can capture world-class video with a camcorder you can wear. It’s like taking a professional film crew with you where ever you go!”

Share HD videos via the VholdR website
With its single button operation and dual lasers for alignment, the ContourHD1080p wearable camcorder brings the biggest HD video online with the popular, and easy to use ContourHD camcorder line. The ContourHD family drives a shoot to share experience of wearable video, software, and an online community. With the introduction of the new wearable camcorder, VholdR will be the only adventure sports community where you can share and watch Full HD video from with in the action, captured around the world! Today 70% of VholdR and ContourHD customers share their adventures on the VholdR website - a vibrant community of adventure sports enthusiasts who are mapping the world through video.

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Wearable camcorder water-resistant armored body
A light (4.3 ounces), water-resistant, all-season camcorder with an anodized aluminum body withstands dust, dirt, mud, and snow. At 135 o, the ContourHD lens strikes the perfect balance in capturing the entire scene with minimal distortion. Two lasers and the 180o rotating lens ensure you line up the shot every time. The ContourHD wearable camcorder uses a removable, rechargeable battery to records 2-3 hours of video before recharging with the included USB cable or charger (sold separately).

Wearable HD camcorder

Record in slow motion with the HD wearable camcorder
Remember your adventures in lifelike 1080p or replay the action in butter-smooth slow motion. With a high and low switch, customers can use the Easy Edit software to pick which two video resolutions best meet their needs:
• Full HD - 1080p (1920x1080) at 30fps
• Tall HD - 960p (1280x960) at 30fps
• Action HD - 720p (1280x720) at 60fps
• Contour HD - 720p (1280x720) at 30fps
• Fast SD - WVGA (848x480) at 60fps

Wearable HD camcorder

Wearable HD camcorder includes Easy Edit software
We’ve taken configurable to a whole new level. Use the Easy Edit software to set the contrast (high, medium, or low), metering (center, average, or spot), and exposure (-4 to +4). Did we mention you could adjust the microphone sensitivity? Now you really can control how much of the action you hear. Easy Edit software (Mac and Windows compatible) makes it simple to import your videos from the camera, clip out the best parts, and share them to the VholdR website. VholdR now accepts 1080p video so you can be the first to shoot Full HD and share it to the world. The new wearable camcorder Contour HD 1080p records over 3.5 hours of 1080p video or up to 8 hours of Contour HD to its own removable MicroSD memory card. Compatible with up to a 16GB memory card, Contour HD 1080p will capture hours of your video adventure.

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