News Archive - 2012

Lynx named Sales Agent for Brazil

December 5, 2012

nac Image Technology is pleased to announce a new agreement naming Lynx Tecnologia Eletrônica Ltda as our exclusive sales agent in Brazil, South America. [more…]

BSI deploys wireless nac Camera system for 100% of live coverage!

November 21, 2012

Broadcast Sports Inc. (BSI), a leading developer and service provider of wireless camera, audio and communication systems, used their new wireless version of the nac slow motion camera at the Chelsea Liverpool Premiership soccer game for Sky Sports on last Sunday. The wireless nac system was used to cover the live action for 100% of the game, replacing the standard RF camera while simultaneously providing a live replay feature. [more…]

Hi-Motion II Takes Center Stage at IBC

October 29, 2012

The Hi-Mo II is proving a popular specialist camera channel for broadcasters, who are fairly smitten by its ability to operate simultaneously as both a normal camera and as an ultra slo mo unit. Taking it wireless is the next step. [more…]

Broadcast Rental Purchases First nac Hi-Motion II for Mainland Europe

October 17, 2012

nac Image Technology is pleased to announce the first sale of its Hi-Motion II™ Ultra Slow Motion camera system to mainland Europe. Netherlands-based full-service rental house Broadcast Rental has bought one of the units for work across its portfolio of high-profile European clients. [more…]

nac's Newest Member of the HX High-Speed Camera Family: The HX-6!

October 8, 2012

The all new Memrecam HX-6 is like having two cameras in one– Providing the user with the best possible solutions: the highest resolutions available, the highest light sensitivity available AND ultra fast imaging! [more…]

nac's Hi-Motion II Captures the World of Sports

October 3, 2012

nac Image Technology's Hi-Motion II ultra-slow motion camera system is quickly gaining popularity and becoming a highly requested tool in the world of live sports broadcasting. This second generation Hi-Motion camera addresses the needs and incorporates the features requested by the operators who use the camera systems. Several reasons why this camera is so often requested in the field include: 1) The nac Hi-Motion II fits seamlessly into the workflow of sports broadcasting environments; 2) the nac Hi-Motion II camera provides unparalleled image clarity and detail enhancement; and 3) nac's engineering team has successfully implemented a number of features important to the live sports broadcasters, e.g. flicker suppression, wireless RF links, etc. As a result 2012 has been a banner year for nac Image Technology in the Sports and Entertainment World and live sports broadcasting has become an exciting growth area for nac Image Technology Inc. [more…]

Hi-Motion II Goes Wireless

September 13, 2012

Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI) a leading developer and service provider of wireless camera, audio and communication systems has partnered with nac of Japan to develop RF links for nac's high speed video camera. This engineering achievement from BSI means that, for the first time, the high speed nac equipment can be used without cables, and directors can place it anywhere where there is RF coverage at an event. [more…]

nac Image Technology Hi-Motion II™ Ultra Slow Motion HDTV Cameras with Flicker Suppression

September 3, 2012

nac Image Technology has successfully implemented the world's first real time flicker suppression system for ultra slow motion broadcast HDTV camera systems. nac's Hi-Motion II™ is the only ultra slow motion camera system available that allows the operator to adjust the camera "on the fly" during a live broadcast, mitigating and greatly reducing the flicker effect caused by stadium lighting. [more…]

nac Captures London's Sporting Excellence

August 15, 2012

London, England - nac Image Technology is pleased to reveal that 22 of its Hi-Motion II™, Ultra Slow Motion camera systems have been used to capture some of the most iconic moments from the sporting summer so far in London. [Read More: nac London Hi-Motion Release, and coverage by Live Production TV]

Hi-Motion II Camera Covers Wimbledon Championships

July 10, 2012

This year marked the 126th annual Wimbledon Championship in London England and Fletcher London rented out one of nac's Hi-Motion II camera's to Wimbledon to cover all of the action. The nac Hi-Motion II camera is one of a kind due to its 3 chip technology capturing more than 10X high speed images in full HD ensuring to produce a crystal clear image. [more…]

nac Cameras Capture Wimbledon Action

June 22, 2012

June 25 will be the start of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships and Fletcher London will be renting out multiple nac cameras to capture all of the action. The Wimbledon Championship takes place in London and is one of the largest tennis tournaments in the world. ... The tournament will begin early on Monday June 25th, and will progress all the way to its final stages and ending sometime on Sunday July 8th. The tournament will be televised everyday on ESPN and ESPN 2, so make sure to catch all of the highlights as our nac cameras capture all of the exciting action. [more…]

FIFA 2014 World Qualifiers: Oman vs. Japan

June 1, 2012

Japan will host a FIFA 2014 World Qualifying match as the visiting Oman national team comes to Saitama Stadium to take on the Japanese national team. There will be multiple nac cameras there to capture the entire game and show all of the highlights in ultra-slow motion. [more…]

nac Hi-Motion II Cameras Capture the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final

May 23, 2012

On Saturday, May 19th, Bayern Munich competed against Chelsea in the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final, and nac's Hi-Motion II cameras were there to catch all of the action! Fletcher London rented out two (2) of these ultra-slow motion cameras to be placed behind each goal diagonally across from one another. These locations proved to be advantageous as they were able to obtain ultra-slow motion footage of both the goals scored, one by each team, both scored in the latter part of the second half. [more…]

nac's GX-1 films Frozen Planet for the Discovery Channel

May 16, 2012

nac Memrecam cameras were instrumental throughout the filming of the "Frozen Planet", a BBC documentary being aired on the Discovery Channel and the Animal Planet Channel. This series consists of cameramen and their crews venturing out into the Arctic and Antarctic regions not only to survive the life-threatening conditions, but to capture some of the best wild-life footage ever seen. [more…]

A Perfect Golf Swing Seen In Ultra Slow Motion

Apr 27, 2012

Sports Illustrated's Golf.com does a segment on the perfect swing of the rising LPGA star Belen Mozo. It is through the use of a nac Memrecam camera viewers can see this perfect swing in ultra-slow motion, at its most beautiful and elegant form. [more…]

Press Coverage: ESPN Throws Out First Pitch on Sunday Night Baseball

Apr 6, 2012

ESPN made a big splash in the offseason with the blockbuster addition of Terry Francona to its Sunday Night Baseball booth. However, the arrival of the boisterous former Boston Red Sox manager is not the only change for Sunday Night Baseball this season: ESPN has also added a host of new production elements, including a second RF handheld camera, a second high-speed camera system, a battalion of GoPro miniature cameras, and possible use of "hot and cold zones" in its K Zone pitch-tracking system. [more…]

nac adds new Canadian Representative

Mar 1, 2012

nac Image Technology is pleased to announce an agreement with John Denenfeld of Velocity Dynamics to distribute nac products throughout Canada... John brings 25+ years of experience in the broadcast and industrial high speed video camera production markets to this new partnership. [more…]

Press Coverage: TNT Brings New Tech Tricks to NBA All-Star

Feb 28, 2012

TNT's production of the NBA All-Star Weekend from the Amway Center in Orlando featured new toys, enhancements to old favorites, and core production techniques that the network has refined over the years. On hand was the new nac/Ikegami super-slow-motion camera system, which features three CCD sensors to improve picture performance. [more…]

Press Coverage: nac Hi-Motion II Cameras to Make Super Debut

Feb 5, 2012

nac Image Technology's Hi-Motion II super-slow motion camera today will make its world-wide debut in style, providing replays for NBC Sports as well as the NFL World Feed during tonight's broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. But it's only the beginning of a busy period as Andy Hayford, nac Image Technology's international sales manager says 30 of the units will be in the field by April.

The camera did make a debut nationally for a UFC fight on Fox Sports last weekend. Hayford says the camera did so well that it became the main handheld used during the fights.

The complete camera system brings together technology from nac and Ikegami that couples three CMOS sensors with the high-speed recording functionality. Hayford says the advantage of CMOS is it allows for higher frame rates than CCD sensors which max out at 90 frames per second. Tonight the cameras will operate at 300 fps. [more…]

Press Coverage: Ikegami Teams with nac, Fletcher on Hi-Motion Cameras at Super Bowl

Feb 3, 2012

Among the many sights TV viewers across the country will see during Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI will be replays of ultra-slow-motion action captured by nac Image Technologies' new Hi-Motion II ultra-motion camera system.

These 'hi-motion' cameras are unique in using a three-CMOS-sensor camera head with built-in memory to deliver greater than ten-times-speed ("10x") for dramatic ultra-slow-motion playback of HD sports action. [more…]

Press Coverage: Fletcher Chicago To Provide Ultra Slow-Motion HDTV Cameras for Super Bowl XLVI

Feb 2, 2012

Fletcher Chicago will be providing four of the new nac Hi-Motion II Ultra Slow Motion Digital cameras at this year's Super Bowl in Indianapolis. The Hi-Motion II camera, developed in cooperation with Ikegami, is a dual-format 1080i/720p system that can provide simultaneous output of live normal-speed video and ultra-slow-motion replay video, and can be used as both a "traditional" HD portable/field camera and an ultra-motion HD camera. [more…]

nac Hi-Motion II™ ultra slow motion HDTV cameras to capture Super Bowl XLVI

Feb 2, 2012

Football fans around the world will be awed by unbelievable slow motion replay imagery during this Sunday's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots on NBC! Fletcher Chicago will be providing four (4) of the new nac Hi-Motion II™ Ultra Slow Motion Digital cameras to capture the dramatic field action at this year's Super Bowl. [more…]

Ikegami Provides Four nac Hi-MOTION II™ Ultra-Slow-Motion HDTV Camera Systems to Fletcher Camera for Super Bowl XLVI Coverage

Feb 2, 2012

Acclaimed Three-CMOS Ultra-Slow-Motion Cameras Are Among the Dozen Purchased by Fletcher Camera's Rental Division for Major-League Sports Coverage, Starting with the Super Bowl

Among the many thrilling sights TV viewers will see during this Sunday's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI will be replays of ultra-slow-motion football action captured in crystal clarity and fine detail by the new Hi-Motion II ultra-motion camera system. Made by nac Image Technology, a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced imaging and motion-analysis systems, these Hi-Motion cameras are unique in using a three-CMOS-sensor camera head with built-in memory to deliver greater than ten-times-speed (“10x”) for dramatic ultra-slow-motion playback of HD sports action. The new Hi-Motion II camera, developed in cooperation with Ikegami, is a dual-format 1080i/720p system that can provide simultaneous output of live normal-speed video and ultra-slow-motion replay video, and can be used as both a “traditional” HD portable/field camera and an ultra-motion HD camera that can work side-by-side with other Ikegami HD cameras on production trucks to deliver the exceptional imagery today's HDTV sports viewers demand. The Hi-Motion II camera is sold and supported by Ikegami. [more…]

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