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Sony Brings Single Lens 3D and 1080/60p Video to Compact Cameras

The big camera corps are dumping a huge number of new compact cameras at CES 2011. While many are standard upgrades to bring their cameras up to par with what consumers expect nowadays, there are some that stand out for one reason or another. Some of Sony’s new compact cameras (the DSC-TX100V, DSC-TX10, DSC-HX7V, DSC-WX10 and DSC-WX9) are unique in that they can shoot 3D photographs with a single lens and sensor. The trick is that two separate photographs with different focus settings are captured and combined to produce a 3D look. The DSC-WX10 (shown above) is also the world’s first compact camera capable of 1080/60p video recording. These cameras will be available for between $220 and $380 starting in March 2011.


 
  • Anonymous

    3D? (Yawn). However, 1920×1080/60p is exciting. :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/kevin.thom Kevin Thom

    A “3D look” is not 3D.

  • Melissalicia7

    ummm what’s going on with the Alpha line? nothing? I’m switching to Canon. Really upsetting.

  • Sfsdf

    I really dislike those people who have to twitter every single link petapixel posts – get your own thoughts…

  • Loler

    WTF is twitter…I thought thats what frantic birds did…