Sports cameras capable of underwater recording
Action camcorder manufacturer Contour have introduced an upgraded version of its Roam compact and rugged video camera line. The ROAM2 is an aluminum-clad sports camera with simple controls, and can even be used to film up to 1 meter underwater without the aid of a waterproof external casing.
Multiple speaker sets can be synchronized to play together
Audio equipment purveyor Pure has detailed the Contour 200i Air speaker and docking system for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. The new speaker integrates Apple's AirPlay, enabling the streaming of high-quality audio to the speaker set. If multiple Contour Air 200i units are on the same network, they can all be synchronized to play simultaneously, including a consistent volume level.
GoPro Dive housing now available for pre-order
GoPro has just announced that its Dive Housing is now available for pre-order. Compatible with all GoPro HD cameras, the housing is waterproof up to 197 feet (60m). The flat glass lens is said to offer sharpness and no vignetting effect.
ContourRoam camera adds underwater shooting
Active lifestyle camera maker Contour has just added a new offering to its range with the ContourRoam. Itís the company's first to be waterproof up to three feet, where it can record HD video as well. Users can pick from 1080p, 960p and 720p resolutions, all at 30FPS.
Contour Android app now out for extreme cameras
Android smartphone owners who also have the ContourGPS or Contour+ extreme sports cameras can now download the Contour Connect app (free, Android Market). Like the iOS app, it allows users to use it as a portable, wireless viewfinder, check up on battery life and see how much memory is left for recording.
Contour+ lifestyle camera has adjustable lens
Contour, maker of the Contour GPS lifestyle camera, has now announced its latest Contour+ system. The two share integrated GPS sensors, Bluetooth 2.1 and 1080p video recording capabilities at 30fps. The Contour+ stands out with a mini HDMI output and a microSD memory card slot to bring expansion while keeping its design small.
Contour shows off ContourGPS HD camera with GPS
Contour has introduced its latest rugged HD camcorder, the ContourGPS. The hands-free camera can record at 1080p and combines real-time GPS data logging. To complement the feature-set, Contour has launched a location-based video community that lets users share their content.