Your children's first step when they learn to walk, their birthday parties, their fancy dress competition, their graduation, their marriage, their first kid, etc the moments are endless. Life gifts us with lots of very precious moments and all of us would wish to capture them and watch them over and over again later. Camcorder is a gadget which does a perfect job for you. Camcorder is actually a video Camera + a video Recorder. Its primary function is to capture and record videos. By capturing the videos you can broadcast them in the desirable form and by recording them you can store them in some storage medium and view them later on with appropriate player. The initial versions of this device were used to be very bulky and heavy. They used to make broadcasting very difficult and also the recording used to be done on some magnetic tapes. Needless to say that the quality was very poor, but that being the only option those days, no one used to complain.
But as people needs better and better, the camcorder got improved. The bulky video tapes got disappeared instead they were replaced by smaller tapes and then later they got tape-less and solid state flash memory cards aka magnetic sticks took the place as storage device. Some of the camcorders also use hard disk drives as storage options so that one can record large amount of videos without constantly emptying the card into some other device every now and then. n.
Not only the tapes got removed from this gadgets, its size also got reduced from a size of a lamppost to a size of a palm. The initial versions of camcorders which were used to broadcast the sports events or which were used to record videos of functions were very bulky. Then they even got smaller with tapes and were to be carried on shoulders with a power cable always following. But then came the generation of camcorders which were just sizes of little bigger than a size of a palm. They could be held in hand and used comfortably. And how could we forget the quality of videos. Video tapes faced lot of difficulties as quality was concerned. But when these latest camcorders entered into the market they recorded videos in HD. Several mega pixels captured your precious loved ones' videos.
There are several big companies who develop excellent quality camcorders like Sony, JVC, Canon, Panasonic, Kodak, etc. you can choose any product of your choice which suits your needs and requirements.