What was the 1st High Speed Camera to use commercial off-the-shelf VHS Tape?

In 1980 nac developed the first High Speed Video Camera utilizing commercial off-the-shelf VHS Recording Tape - it was the nac HSV-200! Read more

New nac GX-1 High Speed Camera on display at Automotive Engineering Expo in Yokohama…

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.

Tongue High Speed Video

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The TONGUE has often been cited as the “strongest muscle in the body”…

The tongue is actually made up of 16 muscles. It assists in forming the sounds of speech. Have you ever tried co-ordinating all of those muscles in reciting a “tongue-twister“? Would you like to view others fumbling over their words?

View the tongue movement in slow motion as captured with a nac High Speed Camera.

…The fundamentals of bird flight are similar to those of aircraft….

Take-off can be one of the most energetically demanding aspects of flight, as the bird needs to generate enough airflow under the wing to create lift. More


See a bird’s take-off captured with a nac High-Speed Camera:

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nac High Speed Cameras now distributed by BFi OPTiLAS in FRANCE….

March 2007 - nac Image Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of BFI OPTILAS SAS as the exclusive representative of nac High Speed Camera Systems in France. BFI OPTILAS has been in business since 1955 and markets / distributes a variety of globally sourced products and services into the Electronics and Photonics markets of Europe.

…the history behind the Egg Roll at the White House?

The story of the White House Easter Egg Roll, which begins at one end of Pennsylvania Avenue and continues at the other, is one of the oldest and most unique traditions in presidential history.

Rolling eggs on the Monday after Easter was a tradition observed by many Washington families, including those of the President. Some historians believe Dolley Madison first suggested the idea of a public egg roll, while others tell stories of informal egg-rolling parties at the White House dating back to President Lincoln’s Day. More

See an egg dropping and breaking in slow motion at the nac Image Gallery

The first dog in outer space….

Laika, a stray dog found wandering the streets of Moscow, was the first dog in space. Laika was aboard the Soviet satellite, Sputnik 2 in 1957. Read more about Laika and Sputnik 2 at wikipedia.

See nac canine, “Konrad”, filmed at 1,000 fps with the Memrecam fx K3.

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nac Announces New Distributor for the UK, Ireland and additional countries…

February 1, 2007 -
nac Image Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Photo-Sonics International Ltd. as the exclusive distributors of nac High-Speed Imaging Systems for the United Kingdom and Ireland. This exclusive distribution agreement will also extend to Russia and other emerging markets including: Turkey, Greece, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, India and Pakistan.

Photo-Sonics International is recognized as a leading expert in high-speed imaging with many years experience in the application, integration and implementation of complete high-speed systems.

There has been a close relationship between nac and the Photo-Sonics group in other product areas that goes back several decades. This latest collaboration covering High-Speed Digital Cameras will guarantee that our customers are able to enjoy high quality products together with excellent customer support for which Photo-Sonics International Ltd. is duly renowned.

Photo-Sonics, Inc. / IMC to Distribute nac Cameras in the USA….

January 2007 -
nac Image Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Photo-Sonics Inc. / and Instrumentation Marketing (IMC) as the exclusive distributors of nac High-Speed Imaging Systems for Military and Defense related applications in the USA. Photo-Sonics Inc. / IMC are recognized as the experts in high-speed imaging due to their years of experience in the integration and implementation of complete high-speed imaging systems.

The origin of Photo-Sonics dates back to the 1920’s when they began modifying motion picture cameras for Walt and Roy Disney. Their experience and valued reputation in the field of optics and camera manufacturing is recognized world wide. The relationship between nac and Photo-Sonics goes back several decades during which time the two companies have partnered on a variety of projects. This latest collaboration between these two long established companies guarantees that customers will come to enjoy high quality products and high quality customer service.

For more information on Photo-Sonics, Inc. / IMC, please visit their website: www.photosonics.com.

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