CES 2008: Face Detection a New Trend for Camcorders

January 14, 2008 – Face Detection. Face Recognition. Face Chaser. The new trend in camcorders this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is face-finding technology. As the name implies, face recognition is geared to better capture people in still photography and more recently, video. With top-tier model launches from Panasonic’s (HDC-SD9 and HDC-HS9) and Sony’s new spring lines (HDR-SR10, HDR-SR11, HDR-SR12, HDR-UX10, HDR-UX20, and the DCR-SR-220), manufacturers are proving that face recognition technology isn’t just for still compact cameras anymore.