Though it sounds fairly thin, the portable and rechargeable Sound Donut's flat ring design and speakerphone capabilities make it worth considering.
The $9,700 SLR's Foveon sensor captures three colors per pixel rather than the usual one. Sigma is betting people will pay for that difference.
A solid SD-based camcorder, the Panasonic HDC-SD1 nevertheless suffers from a few performance issues and an annoying design.
Saying it improved manufacturing, the Japanese camera and lens maker will start selling a lower-priced SLR in March. Also: perks for those who paid the high price.
Sigma, a lensmaker determined to become a camera maker, reveals its upcoming SLR at the Photokina show. Here's how it and two new lenses look.
Sample images from the Panasonic HDC-SD1
Even as exchange rates make life easier for Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of the Japanese lens and camera manufacturer, the profusion of new camera models makes it vastly more complex. Also: Are the Foveon-based cameras a flop?
The Japanese camera equipment maker expects the new Foveon sensor in its upcoming SD1 will prove more competitive. Also: New image-stabilized lenses and Sigma's financial crisis.
Do you need coffee to get going every morning? So does this car, which this month broke a Guinness World Record "for vehicles run on gas from organic waste."
Don't blink--the company is already replacing its new HDC-SD1 with the HDC-SD5. Plus, the hybrid HDC-SX5 rounds out the line.