Re: CISCO Dumps The Flip Camcorder
- Well $50 million here and $400 million there is the kind of money I'd like to suffer with stretching to make do. I think what will happen is that they will find a company to fork people over for limited technical support and pumping the rest of the camcorders out to 3rd and 4th level retailers.
I would hope that they would hook up with a known photo manufacture like Nikon or Kodak who could re-envision the camcorder to be more attractive.
There will be people who still want what the camcorder can do. Yes I can shoot video with my smartphone but honestly not everybody has one or an iPhone/iTouch or a contract/data service plan.
If it went on sale for $60 I think there would be a mad dash to pick one up. It could be this generations PXL2000.
I so regret not buying that sucker, the PXL2000, silver video on a cassette tape.
--- In email@example.com, Jay dedman <jay.dedman@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Jim Turner <jturner@...> wrote:
> > Gena I am interested in how they intend to "transition" the current users.
> > I am wondering if we won't soon hear about a company that is purchasing the
> > asset from Cisco. The problem seems to be that smartphones are taking over
> > the market for pocket camcorders.
> Yeah, Id be surprised if they didnt just sell the brand. I think Cisco
> is actually just a huge corporation that realized making consumer
> cameras isnt its business. They make billions building digital
> infrastructure, so the $50 million they made on cameras was chump
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