From Samsung press release
Las Vegas, NV — Samsung, a leader in the camcorder, digital still camera and digital audio player industries,
presents the latest “must-have” device for 2003, the ITCAM-7 “Gadget” camcorder. Samsung’s diminutive
ITCAM-7 Gadget camcorder measuring an amazing 2.48″ W x 1.32″ D x 4.06″ H, creates a new product
category offering great convenience and versatility to video, photography and music. The Gadget
camcorder is on display at Samsung’s Booth (# 12016) at the 2003 Consumer Electronics Show, January
9th – 12th in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall.
Already a recipient of an “Innovations 2003 Design and Engineering Showcase Honoree” award, the
ITCAM-7 is expected to create a new portable device category. The unit is the perfect companion for
consumers and professional on the go, offering the ability to record up to 1.5 hours of video using the new
MPEG-4 video format.
“Samsung is once again rocking the industry by capturing the consumer’s imagination and interest with an
exciting new product category” said, JR deSouza, Marketing Manager of Digital Video, Samsung Electronics
Samsung ultimate portable combination device features a 2 GB HDD that stores over 30 hours of MP3s,
thousands of digital still pictures or up to an hour and a half worth of MPEG-4 video. The unit’s exclusive
technology compresses video with a resolution of 640×480 at 30 frames per second (VGA) ensuring a great
balance between video performance, and recording time.
In addition to working as a camcorder, DSC and MP3 player, the IT-CAM7 features a USB 2 port for speedy
computer connectivity and fast video and audio transfers, and a Memory Stick slot for transferring images.
The unit can also be used as a voice recorder. All this in a pocket-sized (3 7/8″ x 2 1/8″ x 1.25″), cleverly
Samsung’s IT-CAM7 will be available in May 2003 at an MSRP of $499.