Reasons behind Panasonic's Adherence to Use of SD Memory Card, CCD for H.264 Compatible HDTV Camcorder
Inside of the HDC-SD1. It disperses heat using a large number of Cu plates and cooling sheets. The LSIs behind the lens unit work for, from left, image quality enhancement processing (by NEC Electronics Corp.), video output to the LCD panel and other peripherals (by Toshiba Corp.) and H.264 encoding (by Matsushita), respectively. Like Canon's products, it uses an optical stabilizer. In contrast, Sony's products use an electronic stabilizer.