FFounded as Ponder and Best by Max Ponder and John Best in California in 1938, Vivitar is a brand that is now housed under Sakar International. Ponder and Best got its start importing German-made photo equipment during WWII, and it grew to become a major manufacturer of lenses in ... Read More the 1960s. Today, Sakar International, which is based in New Jersey, sells digital cameras, digital photo frames, camcorders, and digital single-lens-reflex cameras. The Vivitar HD DVR Camcorder features a 4x digital zoom and an auto focus to make capturing precious moments simple. It has a color LCD screen and a built-in microphone, and it also doubles as a digital camera. You can connect the camera to your computer to transfer videos and photos using a USB cable or an SD card reader. The Vivitar iTwist Digital Camera takes crisp, clear photos and videos at a 720-pixel resolution. Its compact design makes it ideal for snapping everyday moments and then stowing it easily in a backpack or purse. Special shake-reduction and face-detection technology eliminates the need for a tripod and helps you take blur-free, focused photos every time. Editing options such as sepia, vivid, and monochrome give photos an added touch of personality. Vivitar’s SLR 35mm Camera, a Parents favorite, uses film and is designed for a more advanced photographer. It comes with a camera case, lens hood, camera strap, and multi-exposure cap.