Any physical part or assembly used to create video.
Video Equipment; cameras, lenses, lighting, audio, drones, monitors, broadcasting, editing decks, supports, accessories, surveillance, etc.
All of the video ever created required the use of Video Equipment, Video Hardware, and Video Software to create it and host it; in some cases it needed some Video Services as well.
Video can be done with personal equipment say a smart phone or it can be done using Professional Camcorders, Studio or Industrial Cameras to everything in between. When it comes to Video and Video Equipment the sky is the limit.
Take a look at Time Square in New York City now there is some serious Video Equipment.
How about the major Production Firms and Broadcasting Companies like Warner Brothers, NBC, CBS, ABC, your Local Television Channels, the Satellite Companies like Dish Network, and DirecTV , the Cable Service Providers like Comcast, and Time Warner, Satellite Internet like Space X, the Local News Channels, The Global News Channels like CNN, for that matter All the video on the internet like YouTube, YouTube Live, Google Hangouts’ on Air, and Goole Hangouts’, Netflix, Hulu Plus on Amazon Fire, FaceBook, Video Conferencing like Skype, and countless others you see or don’t see requires serious video equipment. Yes again everywhere you look you can find video equipment.
Some examples of Video Equipment are things like…
Video Cameras, Video Camcorders, Smart Cameras, Video Game Systems, Surveillance Video Equipment, Baby Monitors, Home Security Monitoring Systems including Night Vision Cameras and Multi Channel DVRs with smart phone access, WI-Fi Security Kits, Smart Phone Video Cameras, Ipads, Home Theatre Networking, television, Audio Video Projectors, Blu-Ray & DVD Players/Recorders, 3D Glasses, Home Cinema Projectors, Digital Media Players, Remote Controls, Digital Tuners, Camera Pedestal with Camera Mount, Camera Slider, Camera Dollies, mounting accessories, Antennas, & HD Converters, cable management, Multi Bridge, and Video Distribution Systems, LCD Monitors, Streaming Players, HDMI Cables, Smart TV,
Some more examples of Video Equipment are things like…
Underwater Housings, Tripods, Monopods, Glide Arm, Handheld Stabilizer, 3 Axis Servo Gimbals, Gyro Stabilizer, SteadiPod, SteadiCam, Lighting, Sand Bags, LED Panel Lights, Ellipsoid Studio Lights, Softbox Light Kit, LED Dimmable Lighting, Florescent Lighting, Flash Accessories, Wireless Flash Transceivers, Light Mixer, Ballasts, Microphones, Memory Cards and Readers, Lenses, Lens Filters, Lens Accessories, Batteries and Chargers, Bags, Cases including Road Cases, Flight Cases, Pelican Cases, Wi-Fi, Video Mixers, Sound Mixers, Head Phones, Headsets,
Professional gear includes…
Professional Camcorders, Studio & Industrial Cameras, PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) Cameras & POV (Point of View) Cameras, Pro Audio, Lighting and Studio, Film, Tapes, & Media, Scopes, Photographic Equipment, Projection Screen, Green Screen, Broadcast & Digital Cinema, & Duplication Equipment, Video Production Kits, Post Production, Signal Processing & Distribution, Camera & Camcorder Peripherals, Studio Equipment, Racks & Furniture, Video Dollies, Tutorials, Dash Cams, Automobile Back-Up Cameras and Monitors, Camera Mounts for Cars and Vehicles, Mobile News Trucks with Satellite Uplinks.
Brands of equipment manufacturers and suppliers of Video Equipment go on forever. Some examples being for Video Cameras and Camcorders include such names as Kodak, Nikon, Canon, Flip, Fujifilm, Sony, Panasonic, Red, Blackmagic, GoPro Hero, Leica, Miro, Samsung, Arri, and JVC, Marshall, Toshiba, For.A, Sentech, Orion, Ricoh, Wilco.
As we can see Video Equipment is quite extensive but you can make darn nice high quality HD videos with a Kodak or Flip Pocket Video Camera for less than $100. If you have a smart phone or ipad that may be all that you need.
For a few hundred bucks you can step up say to a GoPro Hero and look out the quality will amaze you.
There is something for everyone. Besides you don’t need to buy new equipment a good look around coupled with a little research and you may find some great video gear at a true bargain possibly online at Craigslist.org, Ebay.com, Amazon.com, etc. or maybe at a camera store, pawn breaker, thrift store, penny saver, etc. As people move up in new equipment they sell perfectly fine equipment sometimes at a real bargain. Besides what do you really need to get the job done that you have in mind.