Manufacturers have used it to describe both professional and prosumer or "Semi-Professional" devices, with the minimum requirements typically being the inclusion of 3 CCDs and relatively low-compression analog or digital recording capability with little or no chroma subsampling. The advantages of 3 CCDs include better color definition in shadows, better overall low-light sensitivity, and reduced noise when compared to single-CCD systems. With continuing improvements in image sensors, resolution, recording media, and codecs, by 2006 the term no longer carried much weight in the marketplace.
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Apr 02, 2007; CHARLOTTETOWN, CANADACCNMatthews - April 2, 2007) - Canada's annual commercial seal hunt opened today, with total limits set this...