V.I.O. is one of the companies that started the whole sports point of view camera category back in 2000. Beginning life as Viosport, the company saw a need for sporting enthusiasts to record their trips and excursions hands-free, becoming a pioneer in creating a line of rugged, wearable video camera technology.
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V.I.O. created helmet cameras for recording adventure and sports such as mountain biking, motocross, skiing, snowboarding and motorcycling. Later, in response to demand from military, law enforcement and homeland security agencies VIO also started manufacturing POV cameras to fill the needs of tactical professionals.
V.I.O. cameras and integrated POV systems are wearable. They are manufactured to be lightweight and to withstand a variety of climate conditions. In addition, their design makes them simple to use. V.I.O. has established the benchmark for durability, video quality and adaptability to multiple uses.
Long considered the premium point of view camera, VIO's POV all in one solution recently upgraded to a full HD model, the POV.HD. Retaining all of the characteristics that made the original POV.1.5's such popular cameras. Features include a rugged waterproof case, LCD viewfinder built into case, waterproof and ultra wide angle lens and superior sound recording. The V.I.O. POV HD is one of the rare pov helmet cameras that includes both an LCD viewfinder and replaceable camera lenses. The boost to full 1080p (1920 x 1080) video and 720p 60fps is just the start.
The VIO HD is full of nuanced elements that you don't fully appreciate until you use it. In field editing that allows tagging scenes while recording from the camcorder or the wireless remote, in field exposure compensation for better colors and contrast and metering adjustments give much more flexibility and control than other action cameras.
Another Vio POV HD advance no other camera has is the Texas Instruments Da Vinci chip which provides superior image processing. The sophisticated software processing in the chip outputs real-time enhancement. The Da Vinci provides lens provides 3 major benefits, distortion correction, vignetting correction and lens softness correction. This incredible processor allows you to get the shots you want with minimal video editing correction, letting you avoid lengthy post processing times.
This premium enthusiast HD video camera comes with everything you need to start your filming adventures.
Included in the V.I.O. POV.HD:
- POV.HD camcorder with LCD preview/playback
- Wide angle camera head with 1.5 meter cable
- Wireless remote control with wrist band
- Patented Star Mount with adhesive Mounting Foam, adhesive backed Velcro and Rare earth magnets
- Goggle strap mount system with zip ties and Velcro strips
- Rugged and compact carrying case for camera and accessories
- 4GB SD card
- LCD protective cover
- USB cable for computer connection
- LVDS cable
- Analog A/V cable for connecting to TV
- AA batteries
- CD with tutorials and Quick Start Guide