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2005

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Handycam [HDR-HC1]
Domain/Category
Product Design - Cameras and digital cameras
Company
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Award Number
05A03087
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2005

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Outline

This is a digital video camera for home use. It is a HD video camera recorder that makes it possible for ordinary consumers to record high definition video using the 1080i format. Some of its main features are as follows: 1) a compact body that is the smallest in the Hi-Vision camera industry, 2) it uses the HDV standard to record high definition digital video on ordinary mini-DV cassettes, 3) it uses a proprietary imaging technology using CMOS sensors, etc., to achieve high definition digital recording, 4) it has multiple output capabilities and data can be played back on HD or SD televisions, and 5) it has a still photo function that allows it to take high definition still photographs.

Designer

Sony Corporation Creative Center Value Design Studio Chief Art Director Kaoru Sumita

More information

http://www.sony.jp/products/Consumer/handycam/PRODUCTS/HDR-HC1/

Date of Release
2005/7/7
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