Zi6 Pocket Video Camera Unveiled, Boasting HD Video Capture and Instant
Uploading to YouTube(TM)
TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - Kodak Canada today announced its entry into the
fast-growing pocket digital video camera market with the KODAK Zi6 Pocket
Video Camera. This stylish HD video camera makes it fun and simple to shoot
and share high-quality videos in moments, thanks to 720p HD video capture, a
large 2.4-inch LCD screen, and easy-to-use software.
"Consumers are becoming increasingly interested in video as a means of
sharing stories with friends. The KODAK Zi6 Pocket Video Camera gives
consumers a high quality, portable HD video camera that is easy to use and
easy to take everywhere you go," said Greg Morrison, Marketing Manager, Kodak
With the exploding popularity of video sharing sites such as YouTube, the
demand for easy to use video devices is also growing rapidly. At the same
time, the expanding penetration of HDTVs is driving consumer demand for HD
quality personal content.
The KODAK Zi6 Pocket Video Camera is designed to meet these needs at the
touch of a button - no lens cap, dials to turn or settings to adjust.
A range of advanced features enables consumers to:
- Capture video in HD quality on this fun and super simple pocket video
camera (720p at 60 fps with 16:9 aspect ratio).
- Upload your videos to YouTube quickly and easily using the built-in
USB and software.
- Record hours of video with the expandable SD/SDHC card slot that can
hold up to 32 GB.
- Experience your videos on HDTV in stunning HD quality with
- Edit videos, add pictures and music, and share your creation anywhere
with the included video software CD.
- Go green with included pre-charged AA Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
and battery charger.
- Watch videos on the vibrant 2.4" LCD screen.
- Catch the highlights with slow motion playback right in the palm of
Uploading to YouTube
YouTube is the world's most popular online video community. The Kodak and
YouTube relationship will enable consumers to quickly and easily upload videos
to YouTube directly from the Zi6 Pocket Video Camera, or from the included
simple and powerful video editing software (ARCSOFTMEDIAIMPRESSIONS for
A range of accessories will be available for the KODAK Zi6 Pocket Video
- KODAK 2GB and 4GB High Performance Memory Cards
- 1-hour battery charger with 4 AA pre-charged KODAK Ni-MH batteries
- KODAK Flexi-Tripod or KODAK Digital Camera Tripod
- KODAK Camera Bags
Pricing and Availability
The KODAK Zi6 Pocket Video Camera will be available from October 2008,
retailing for $179.95 CDN MSRP.
About Kodak Canada
For more than a century, Kodak Canada has been meeting the imaging needs
of Canadians providing leading products and services, helping people better
use meaningful images and information in their life and work. Today, Kodak
Canada's sales, marketing, service and support teams are committed to a
digitally oriented growth strategy enabling Consumers to use Kodak's system of
digital and traditional products and services to take, print and share their
pictures anytime, anywhere; Businesses to effectively communicate with
customers worldwide using Kodak solutions for prepress, conventional and
digital printing and document imaging; and Creative Professionals rely on
Kodak technology to uniquely tell their story through moving or still images.
More information is available about Kodak Canada at www.kodak.ca.
KODAK is a trademark of Kodak.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contacts: Andrea Anders, Ketchum, (416)
355-7429, email@example.com; Greg Morrison, Kodak, (416) 760-4518,