For July 1, 2010: Need an inexpensive video camera to record interviews and other school events in high definition? There are two popular cameras that will fit the bill, the Flip UltraHD and the Kodak Zi8. Both are easy to use out of the box.
Use them to shoot, upload, and publish. Each comes with a built-in USB cable that connects directly to the computer. FlipShare software is compatible with both Mac and Windows machines. ArcSoft Media Impression for the Kodak Zi8 works only with Windows. However, you can import the .mov clips into iMovie on the Mac and edit them. The quality of the image on both cameras is excellent. Read the specifications for each camera to determine which one is right for you.
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