Rugged KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera Captures Adventures in HD - Even

TORONTO, Jan. 6 /CNW/ - Kodak Canada today introduced the new KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera, a rugged, durable and pocket-size HD video camera with an appetite for adventure. The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera is specifically designed for consumers with active lifestyles, allowing them to capture full 1080p HD video - even underwater* - with the touch of a button.

The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera is waterproof up to 10 feet and features built-in software and USB cable output so users can edit and easily share with family and friends through sites such as YouTube and Facebook. The KODAK PLAYSPORT also features electronic image stabilization and KODAK Imaging Science for sharper videos with vibrant colours and less blur.

"Today's consumers want to easily capture and share life's moments anywhere they happen without trading off quality," said Phil Scott, Vice President of Marketing, Digital Capture and Devices, Kodak. "We designed the KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera with this in mind, combining the superior features of our HD digital video cameras with a rugged, waterproof exterior so consumers can capture their KODAK Moments in more places - from the inside of a halfpipe on a snowboard or while duck diving on your surfboard."

    KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera Features:

    -   Waterproof up to 10 ft. (3 m)
    -   Full 1080p HD video capture at 30 fps
    -   Electronic image stabilization
    -   Brilliant 2.0" colour LCD display
    -   Capture 5 MP HD stills (16:9)
    -   Edit and upload to the Web with built-in software and included USB
    -   Smart face tracking technology
    -   Incredible low-light performance
    -   Expandable SD/SDHC Card slot for memory cards up to 32 GB, that can
        record up to 10 hours of HD video(xx)
    -   Li-Ion rechargeable battery with in-camera charging
    -   HDMI cable output (HDMI cable included)
    -   Remote control compatible (remote control sold separately)
    -   MAC and PC compatible

The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera will be available in Abyss (black), Wave Crash (blue) and Adrenaline Rush (purple)(xxx) for $149.95 CDN MSRP beginning in April 2010 at major retailers.

Product Accessories

A range of accessories are available for the KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera, including:

    -   KODAK SDHC Memory Cards, available in 4, 8 and 16 GB customized for
        optimal video capture
    -   KODAK Adventure Mount for helmet, handlebars and more
    -   KODAK Flexi-Tripods
    -   KODAK Cases, Camera Bags and Neck Straps
    -   Remote control
    -   KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7004
    -   Battery charger options including KODAK Li-Ion Universal Battery
        Charger K7600-C, KODAK Solar Charger KS100-C+2, KODAK Portable
        Charger KP100-C+2

    *   Up to 10 ft. (3 m) under water
    (xx)  Record approximately 20 minutes per 1 GB at HD 720 at 30 fps.
    (xxx) Colours and availability may vary by region

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