The camera weighs in a mere 4.8 ounces and shoots film at 640×480 resolution with 30fps. Movies are saved on to microSD cards to avoid having to use brittle tape or hard drives when in extreme conditions. Furthermore, the body of the camera is made of nodized aluminum that is shock and splash proof as well. The build-in hardware processor is designed to compress video on the fly to make the best use of storage space, and for quick and easy uploading to the web.
The device looks pretty cool, and I can see some excellent home movies coming out of this. It’s small and light and would be great for use on a climb so you can keep your hands free while filming. Obviously it would be a fun addition while on the slopes to, capturing all of my wipeouts in glorious full motion video. The unit will begin shipping this Fall for about $350, so it won’t kill your wallet either.
Thanks Gizmodo for this one.