HD trimming software, different wearable cameras make it easier than ever to capture your adventures
There are many great video cameras on the market right now, but they aren’t all the same. The type of camera you choose will have a big impact on the type of footage you are able to shoot and as a result on the type of video you can create using muvee’s many professional video editing products, including HD trimming software.
If you like creating action or sporting videos or if you want to capture everyday life, a wearable camcorder might be what you need. Let’s take a quick look at a couple of wearable video recorders and see how they stack up.
The Panasonic HX-A100 is a newcomer into the wearable camcorder market. It is compact and lightweight. This camera can attach to the head using a special earhook, eliminating the need to wear a helmet when recording. Another benefit of this device is the fact that it’s waterproof, making it a great choice for filming around water and in situations where the camera might get wet.
The HX-A100 has a built in image stabilizer which can come in handy when shooting action because the footage can get a little shaky and blurry. The camera can connect to Wi-Fi enabling live streaming.
While it doesn’t have a remote, it can be controlled remotely using a smartphone or tablet. The battery life is 140 minutes on a single charge.
GoPro, and their line of wearable cameras, is often considered the industry leader especially when it comes to action cameras. Their cameras are known for durability, superior quality and amazing HD footage. Just like the many models before it, the GoPro Hero3 doesn’t disappoint. It’s waterproof to 197 feet and can be mounted to almost anything from helmets to handlebars to roll bars to surfboards and more. The mounting possibilities make this camcorder very versatile.
Another benefit of the Hero3 is the Wi-Fi remote which makes it easy to change modes, start and stop recordings, etc. without having physical contact with the camcorder. Like the Panasonic camera this GoPro model can connect to Wi-Fi for live streaming on the go. The video quality is amazing and there are a variety of shooting modes available allowing for custom footage every time.
If you’re in the market for a wearable, action camcorder both the Panasonic HX-A100 and the GoPro Hero3 are great choices, but you will find more available options, more mounting possibilities and better video quality with the Hero3.