Canon introduces VIXIA HD camcorders

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the VIXIA family, a new lineup
of consumer High-Definition camcorders embracing Canon optical and imaging
technologies for superior image quality and flexibility
at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics
Show in Las Vegas (Booth #12606).

The new HD camcorder family includes the Canon VIXIA HF10
Dual Flash Memory camcorder, VIXIA HF100 Flash Memory camcorder and VIXIA HV30
HD camcorder. In addition, the previously released HG10 AVCHD Hard Disk Drive
camcorder and HR10 AVCHD DVD camcorder join the VIXIA family, giving consumers
a variety of formats to choose from, all of which deliver a superior High-Definition
experience. Also being introduced is the DW-100 DVD Burner.

“We are very excited about our new VIXIA family of
camcorders, as well as being an innovator by offering Dual Flash Memory,”
said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer
Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. “Consumers are actively investing in HD
televisions and they’re discovering the value of capturing memories in HD.
Whichever format consumers may prefer, including our revolutionary Dual Flash
Memory, all VIXIA camcorders share Genuine Canon Optics and a host of Canon
technologies allowing precious moments to be preserved with unrivaled color and
clarity.”