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High Speed Camera Firsts from nac Image Technology:

  • First High Speed Video Camera utilizing commercial off-the-shelf VHS recording tape – HSV-200 (1980)
  • First High Speed Video Camera designed specifically for military range applications – FHS-200 (1983)
  • First High Speed Video Camera designed specifically for airborne applications – HVRB 200 (1985)
  • First High Speed Video Camera using commercial off-the-shelf S-VHS recording tape – HSV-1000 (1990)
  • First High Speed Video Camera using CMOS technology – HSV-1000 (1990)
  • First Color High Speed Digital Video Camera – Memrecam Ci (1994)
  • First Color High Speed Digital Video Camera using CMOS-based technology – Memrecam Ci (1994)
  • First 3-chip High Speed Digital Video Camera – Memrecam C2S (1995)
  • First High Speed Video Camera system offering either a Digital Recording Processor for recording to memory and/or a VCR for recording to S-VHS videotape – Memrecam C3 and HSV-500 C3 (1997)
  • First tethered head Digital High Speed Video Camera for Hi-G applications – Memrecam Ci RX2 (1997)
  • First Digital High Speed Video Camera utilizing a micro camera package – Memrecam Ci Micro (2000)
  • First Digital High Speed Video Camera utilizing Fibre Channel high speed data communications – Memrecam fx K3 (2001)
  • First tethered head Mega Pixel Digital High Speed Video Camera for Hi-G applications – Memrecam fx RX4 (2002)
  • First multi head Digital High Speed Video Camera for Hi-G applications – Memrecam fx RX5 (2003)
  • First multi micro head Digital High Speed Video Camera for Hi-G applications – Memrecam fx RX5 (2003)
  • First Digital High Speed Video Camera employing high density memory technology – Memrecam fx family of products (2003)
  • First single chip 720p Digital High Speed Video Camera integrated into demanding live HDTV sports broadcast – Memrecam fx K3 (2003)
  • First Digital High Speed Video Camera based upon an ultra-light sensitive CMOS sensor – Memrecam fx K4 (2004)
  • First 3-chip Digital High Speed 1080i HDTV Video Camera used both as a slow motion device and live broadcast camera during sports broadcast – Memrecam Hi- Motion (2005)
  • First Digital High Speed Video Camera based upon an ultra-light sensitive CMOS sensor – Memrecam GX-1 (2006)
  • First max. "8" multi heads Digital High Speed Video Camera system for Hi-G applications – Memrecam GX-5 (2008)
  • First 3D/2D motion analysis software – MOVIAS Neo (2008)
  • First color Ultra High Speed Video Camera based on a unique ISIS-CCD - ULTRA Cam HS-106E (2009)
  • First small (25x25x25mm) Digital High Speed camera head - S-Cam (2009)
  • First GX family models – GX-3 and GX-8 (2009)
  • First 5-mega pixel Digital High Speed Video Camera – Memrecam HX-1 (2010)
  • First 200-milion fps Ultra High Speed Camera - ULTRA Neo (2010)
  • First 3-chip Digital High Speed Video Camcorder for both slow motion and normal use of sport broadcasting - Hi-Motion II (2011)
  • First HX family model – Memrecam HX-3 (2011)
  • First small, self-contained, and Hi-G Digital High Speed Video Camera - Memrecam Q1v/Q1m (2013)
  • First long recording Digital High Speed Video Camera system - Memrecam n-Box (2014)
  • First compact 5-mega pixel Digital High Speed Video Camera - Memrecam HX-7 (2015)
  • First world-smallest (15x16x16mm)Digital High Speed Video camera head – μ-cam (2015)
  • The μ-cam has the world's first feature called Advanced Sampling mode, which makes it possible to record 640x416-pixel images at 1,000fps.
  • First compact multi camera head Q-Series Digital High Speed Video Camera system - Memrecam Q5 (2016)
  • First most versatile onboard and offboard Digital High Speed Video Camera System - Memrecam MX (2017)
  • First 1-billion fps Ultra High Speed Camera with the unique kaleidoscopic optics - ULTRANAC Tau (2017)
  • First 40Gpixel/sec Digital High Speed Video Camera - Memrecam ACS-1 (2018)
  • The ACS-1 is also the very first camera in the world that users can define AOI (Area of Interest) for Image Trigger as small as 21x16-pixel within the entire image.
  • First compact ACS family model - Memrecam ACS-3 (2019)
  • First 60Gpixel/sec Digital High Speed Video Camera - Memrecam ACS-1 M60 (2020)
  • The ACS-1 M60 also has the world's first feature called the boost mode, which makes it possible to record 1-mega (1280x896) pixel images at 100,000fps.
  • First full HD small, self-contained, and Hi-G Digital High Speed Video Camera – Memrecam Q2m (2020)