Sports Video Camera
Want to capture the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat from the athlete’s point of view? A helmet-mounted sports camera is the way to go. The Tachyon XC is an excellent choice for capturing the moment. Small enough to fit in the palm of one’s hand, this camera is powerful enough to create an image so real that the viewer will feel as though he were part of the action.
Waterproof, lightweight, and operable with voice commands, the Tachyon XC will record the athlete’s every move, without interfering with his performance.
The Liquid Image Video Scuba Mask HD 320 will leave the viewers reaching for their snorkels as they see the depths of the ocean come to life before their eyes. It is the world’s only scuba mask with an integrated high-definition video camera. It is capable of filming up to a depth of 115’. A fully protected USB port and micro SD slot enable the diver to focus on the beauty around him, knowing that his every move is safely recorded and can easily be uploaded at the end of the dive.
For versatility and endurance, the VholdR Contour HDTM is hard to beat. This rugged yet small camera boasts a 135-degree wide-angle lens, internal microphone, and mounts for a helmet, goggles, and a flat surface. It is water-resistant, and tested to withstand dirt, dust, mud, and snow.
This camera is impact-resistant and vibration-resistant, ensuring that, while the video captured will have the viewer gasping with excitement, it will not make him nauseous from the rapid, jerky film that lower-quality video cameras can produce. Sports Motion Cameras Perhaps the goal is to capture the movement of the athlete, not necessarily what he sees while performing. A sports motion camera is ideal for determining how an athlete moves and how he could change his motion to improve his performance.
The Photron SA-1 films in color, or in black and white, depending on the contrast required. With a shutter speed that can be set to as fast as 1 microsecond, this camera will record every motion with accuracy that is clear enough to be used by the NASA Kennedy Space Center for filming space shuttle launches. Dual speed recording allows the operator to choose the speed that will best highlight the athlete’s moves.
The Sony HandycamHDR HC3 combines an 80x zoom lens with wide screen video capture in a small, lightweight package. This powerhouse of a camera can film 240 frames of video in three seconds and stretch it out to twelve seconds of film. The result is a highly detailed slow motion film that is perfect for analyzing every second of action in order to improve performance.