Brand new on the market is the V.I.O. POV.HD, which is sure to cause a fuss among Point of View video enthusiasts due to its wicked list of features and V.I.O.'s signature body design. V.I.O is a leader in the world of wearable cameras, being the first company to release the helmet camera to the world. With the influx of POV cameras in the marketplace, V.I.O. is still able to hold their own thanks to their construction method, which keeps the POV.HD as two separate units, connected via an included external cord. The major benefit of this is that it enables the user to mount the recording unit onto their body, while mounting the camera head anywhere they please. This allows the body to absorb any shock that may be experienced from camera shake or rough terrain, ultimately providing you with crisper, jitter free video.
Sharp enough to cut: 1080p HD
This long awaited camera leads the pack among helmet cams, thanks to its brilliant design, minimal size and stunning HD footage. So, what about this HD footage you ask? Well, the V.I.O. POV.HD films in true 1080p HD while capturing your footage at 30 frames per second. In 1080p mode, there is also a 24 frame per second setting. Let's talk about how this footage looks once created... because when using 1080p mode, your video is captured at 142º, providing an extreme, wide field of view... Looking for a little bit narrower of an angle? No problem, switch over to 720p mode, where you still capture superior footage at a slightly less wide angle view of of 95º. Last but not least, the POV.HD is also equipped with an SD mode, which films with a 120º field of view at 480p. So no matter what you need, this camera will back you up with its array of options.
A camera with as much versatility as you!
Boasting a rugged, rough and tumble design the POV.HD can take a bit of a beating, when things go awry. This thing is built to last, thanks to its solid, dust proof and shock proof body... in addition to this, it is also waterproof up to 1 meter for 30 mins. This means that you can take this camera out into the rain, snow and overall mucky, wet conditions without worry. Once cleaned up, it looks as good as new, making it a terrific and durable choice for any sports enthusiast. The extreme body design, utilizes 2 separate units making it a superb choice for security and military uses, the POV.HD is also a terrific option for surveillance applications, due to its super wide angle of view. On top of this, the POV.HD also comes with a remote control, sporting record, tag and stop controls - this lets you control the camera when happens to be placed in a less than convenient position.
Superior Audio, so you hear it all!
The POV.HD is equipped with an omnidirectional mic that provides excellent sound capture in a range of conditions. Sporting a built in speaker for immediate playback, this camera allows you to playback what you just recorded, to ensure that the commentary was accurate, or to check out any background noise was picked up. With a feature like this, your videos are sure to have a professional outcome.
See it all immediately, with LCD
Up to this point, most POV cameras on the market tended to not integrate LCD screens into their body construction. As of late, more and more cameras have begun to do just this and V.I.O. is no different. Sporting a nice big 2" LCD screen, you can now review the footage you just recorded, without having to hook the camera up to a computer! Now you can be sure that you got the right footage, so you don't have regrets later on down the road.
Ok, so it's going to last... but how much footage can it record?
The V.I.O. POV.HD can accommodate an SD card up to 32GB. This means you can rock out down the mountain and never worry about filling up that card at an inopportune time. Capturing 4.33 hours to a 32GB SD card at 1080p (30fps) and 720p (60fps), the POV.HD can also store up to 16 hours of footage in SD (480p) mode!. Now, no matter what you are face with, you are backed up with loads of memory, and if you think you might run out, just toss a spare card in your bag.
The world should be very excited about this camera... because it has been a long time coming...
The fact is, Point of View Video has made capturing moments so much easier, allowing folks to share their love for epic adventure with the rest of the world. The benefit of this is that this footage is caught from their perspective, putting the audience in the action seat. If there was ever a time to switch over to HD video, this is it... because the V.I.O. POV.HD really takes the cake with its comprehensive lists of wicked features, incredible adaptability and tiny size.
Check out what comes in the box with the V.I.O. POV.HD. Also check out our blog post for more information.