I've seen folk fame out on such an idea as the camcorder's native encoding does not play on their iPad.
Did you test this?
I am looking to buy the Sony HDR-CX290 and will be making a lot of video on a single trip. I thought I would be able to use a Goflex Satellite HDD and the Sony Direct Copy function to store video and then stream on my iPad and thus avoid needing to drag a laptop with me on the trip.
Before pulling the trigger on buying these two items I noticed small print that direct copy only works with FAT32 HDD and when investigating GoFlex further it seems to be formatted to NTFC and my understanding is that this format is needed for the wireless function that enables your ipad to connect to the GoFlex and stream content from there.
So my question is does anyone have any suggestions on hardware/accessory combinations that would enable me to transfer video from my camcorder/SD Card to a storage device that will work with an ipad so that I do not need to travel with a computer.
I'm happy to consider other camcorders if recommended that fit in my budget of $300, mostly it will be used to record my son playing soccer.
I'm sure someone else must have wanted to find a way to travel and using an iPad with a camcorder?
Thanks for any suggestions or help.