Hitachi America announced at the ConsumerElectronics Show in Las Vegas, which endsTuesday, that it will have a DVD-RAM camcorderon retail shelves by the end of January. According to Hitachi, the DZ-MV100A will be the firstcamcorder on the market that records images onto adigital versatile disc.
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Hitachi America announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it will have a DVD-RAM camcorder on retail shelves by the end of January.The new device, the DZ-MV100A, will be the first product to record video images on a digital versatile disc.