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SuperRange Optical Image Stabilization

With the high-resolution images of High Definition, image stabilization is more important than ever. That's why Canon has made the HV20 to feature Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). What's more, the HV20 features Canon's advanced SuperRange OIS.

SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer
Canon's innovative SuperRange OIS combines gyro- and image-sensors to give image stabilization through a wider range of camera motions. Some image stabilization systems correct one type of camera motion or vibration better than another. But Canon's stabilization technology corrects for a wide range of camcorder motion: the fast vibration you'd experience while recording from a moving car; the medium-speed motion of hand-held recording; and the slower motion of body sway. SuperRange OIS is also particularly useful in maintaining steady images even at long focal lengths.

In addition, optical stabilization keeps your shot steady without a loss in image quality -- something that can't be said for electronic image stabilization. Optical Image stabilization also works when taking photos with your HV20.

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