It's very cool that it's happening. The digital features are kind of weird in a Super 8 camera, like having a USB port on an ax handle or something, and it looks even weirder, but I like things that are cool but weird. This qualifies to me.
Agreed. In a sense my first reaction to SD-card was "wait.. what?" but ... why not?
Reminds me a little of the last super16 film camera built, Arriflex 416 with its wireless control antenna: