Sony makes the Bloggie and your home videos 3D


Sony's 3D BloggiePocketable camcorders have been selling like hotcakes ever since Flip Video (now owned by Cisco) popularized the category a few years ago with their original Flip. Since then, we’ve seen incremental upgrades and a whole lot of new players including Kodak, Creative Labs and of course, Sony. The feature sets continue to grow and now include 1080p HD recording, expandable memory, HDMI output and even optical image stabilization. But until this past week at CES, 3D was still an item on the to-do list. Now with Sony’s new Bloggie 3D (yeah, we’re not crazy about that name either) consumers can cram a Full HD camcorder in their pocket that not only shoots 3D if you want, but can also show you your recorded footage in glasses-free 3D using the built-in LCD monitor. Of course if you own a 3D TV you can watch it on that too ;-)
One fact that we failed to mention in the video below is that you can choose to upload your 3D videos to YouTube in “anaglyph” format – that’s the old-fashioned red & blue version of 3D. It doesn’t look as good as the modern version, but since you can find the Anaglyph glasses almost anywhere for pennies, your audience is guaranteed to be able to see your 3D footage in well, 3D. Even if it does end up looking like a cheezy 3D movie from the 50’s.

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2 comments

  1. Frank

    please i am a beginner in this technological world but very curious,
    my question is what is 3D in the Sony video camcorder blog? I want to know more about that in respect to the camcorder

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  2. sheila

    Hey Frank

    3D means 3 dimensional and new Sony Bloggie 3d will allow you to make your own 3D video clips and then upload them to Youtube or watch them on your 3D TV or the camera LCd display it does not come out till April but for sure this is going to be a great little camera i have been readig as much as I can about it

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