News Archive - 2007
Tuesday, December 18th, 2007
December 1, 2007 -
nac Image Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of John Cheyne of
Crash Lab Support (CLS) as the exclusive sales representative for nac
High-Speed Imaging Systems in the states of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.
John Cheyne has worked in the occupant safety industry a a control &
measurement systems engineer since 1990, and has extensive experience in crash
safety testing. In 2003, John established Crash Lab Support in
order to provide high-quality products and services to the occupant safety industry.
To our global customer base, Crash Lab Support is more than just a
sales agency; CLS is a value-added integrator bringing hands-on
experience and useful information to the equation. Additionally, John is an active
member of SAE and a member of the
Kettering University Crash Advisory Board.
John’s extensive background in the automotive safety industry make him and
CLC a valuable asset, not only to nac, but also to
automotive customers looking for assistance in selecting the appropriate equipment
for their high-speed imaging requirements.
When asked about his new role as a Sales Representative for nac
products, John replied, “After many years of working with the nac team and
integrating their imaging products, I am very excited to further support our customers
with this impressive product line.”
Monday, November 5th, 2007
nac’s newest model high-speed camera, the
Memrecam GX-1, has begun arriving at facilities around the world - See the Press Release:
GX-1 Deliveries Begin in 3Q07
Wednesday, October 10th, 2007
nac High Speed cameras will capture slow motion shots during the baseball’s
National League playoff games on TBS.
Monday, October 8th, 2007
nac High Speed Cameras will be displayed at the Automotive Testing Expo 2007 North
America on October 24 - 26, 2007. Over 370 of the world’s leading automotive test
equipment manufacturers and test service providers will display the very latest
technologies aimed at the North American automotive industry. Featured high speed
cameras from nac Image Technology will include the new
GX-1 and HotShot
512 sc. See nac at Booth C410. Register
online now for your FREE admission ticket!
Wednesday, September 12th, 2007
The Clairmont-modified nac fxCAM is truly the SP’s and Producer’s dream.
Its ultra high speed action (HD resolution up to 1,000 fps) enables you to get shots that
you’ve only dreamed about. A PL-mount lets you use a wide assortment of 35mm lenses
- and with the nac fxCAM’s ability to play back to NTSC video output you’ll know
immediately if “got the shot.”
From a production economy standpoint, Clairmont’s nac fxCAM can provide huge savings
in time and money. There is no run-up or run-down film waste due to an innovative triggering
system. No time lost due to film jams. Fast Downloading…AND…savings up to $20,000
to $40,000 per day on film and processing costs.
The fxCAM can record up to 5 minutes of screen time (9821 frames @ 30 fps playback) at
1,000 fps, download the RAW data at a rate of 1GB per minute to a control computer via
fiber-channel, and be ready for the next shot in short order. The files are stored and later
rendered as a usable format on removable hard drives that are delivered to post.
Quite simply, this is a camera that can deliver footage never before attainable, and do it
for a fraction of the cost of traditional film methods.
For more information visit Clairmont Camera.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007
Watch the following televised events to see slow motion images from the nac Memrecam High
- NFL Dallas at Chicago- September 23, 2007
- NHRA, September 2-3, 2007 (Indianapolis, IN.) - ESPN2
- GOLF, September 1-2, 2007 (NBC)
- X Games 13, August 2-5, 2007 (Los Angeles, CA) - ESPN…check
- 2007 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday, July 9 (San Francisco, California - AT&T Park) - ESPN
- US Open Golf Tournament on June 16 and 17 - NBC (Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA)
Exploring Time on the Science Channel (USA) - March 18 - Check your local TV listing
for airing time
- PGA - Bay Hill - March 17 and 18
- PGA - Doral - March 24 and 25
- Rugby Union Guinness Premiership
- Rugby Union Heineken Cup
- Horse Racing at Newbury
- Cheltenham Gold Cup
- Six Nations International Championship (Rugby Union Internationals)
Tuesday, July 10th, 2007
Recently, the nac HotShot 1280 pci was used on a television show in Spain where
viewers had the opportunity to see high speed events in slow motion. The 1280 pci
is part of the lower cost family of high speed digital cameras. With speeds up to 20,000 fps. and
frame rates up to 1280 X 1024, the HotShot 1280 pci is the perfect choice for a
variety of applications where budget is a concern. See the slow motion videos captured by the
HotShot 1280 pci on this Spanish TV Show. Interested in more
information on the HotShot 1280 pci? - See the Data Sheet
Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
After receiving an overwhelming response at the Automotive Testing Expo held earlier this month
in Stuttgart, Germany - the newest nac member of the Memrecam family, the GX-1, will be demonstrated
at the Automotive Engineering Expo 2007 in Yokohama, Japan on May 23 - 25, 2007. The GX-1 is the
most light sensitive mega-pixal high speed camera in the world! (ISO 5000 Color and ISO 20000 Mono)
With its live video output (NTSC and PAL), the GX-1 is perfect for a variety of demanding testing
applications including Automotive, Microscopy, Spectroscopic, Ballistic, Flow Visualization, Spray,
and more. For more information, contact a local representative.
Saturday, January 6th, 2007
The HotShot 512 sc combines ultra-fast framing rates in excess of 200,000 fps, optimal light
sensitivity and ultra long record times.
The HotShot 1280 pci is a high-performance, high-resolution, high-speed video system.
The HotShot cl line of high-speed cameras are small, easy-to-use, cost effective and are
compatible with the industry’s leading frame grabbers.
Friday, January 5th, 2007
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