JVC ANNOUNCES XDCAM EX/SXS SUPPORT
WAYNE, NJ - JVC (www.jvc.com) recently announced an alliance with Sony Corporation to support the XDCAM EX MPEG-2 professional video file format and SxS solid state flash memory cards. JVC says it is committed to develop products based on the XDCAM EX file format utilizing SxS memory cards to bring this high quality, high bit rate recording option to JVC professional video product customers. The compact SxS memory card provides high speed data transfer capability designed especially for professional video camera applications.
Next March, JVC will release the KA-MR100G docking media recorder as its first product featuring native XDCAM EX file recording and an SxS memory card slot. The device — priced under $3,000 — will record and playback XDCAM EX files on an SxS memory card. The KAMR100G will also attach to current JVC ProHD GY-HD200/250 series professional high definition camcorders via a specially-designed adapter. Future products from JVC will attach directly to the KA-MR100G.