nac Featured in FD Times
nac Image Technology is a famous Tokyo company with a rich history in imaging. They are the ARRI Distributor in Japan, major camera rental house, high-tech manufacturer of high speed cameras and optical products, and authorized ZEISS service center for Asia.
The company was founded in 1958 in the Ginza area of Tokyo by the father of the current President, Mr. Seiji Nakajima. Today, a team of 200 people work at facilities in Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka. Mr. Nakijima explained that the company’s philosophy is defined by a Japanese character that means “Master Artisan and Artist.” For nac, the product is the art.
nac has always prided itself on listening to customers’ requests. Early on, they modified existing equipment, created anamorphic lenses, and customized cameras. They specialized in 8-perf VistaVision and high-speed film cameras. During the Tokyo Olympics, they supplied the cameras for director Kon Ichikawa. The list goes on.
The Hi-Motion family of cameras are all full HD digital high-speed camera systems developed by nac Image Technology for the Broadcast Television Industry. Since the original Hi-Motion was first introduced in 2005, the system has been embraced by broadcasters and sports producers around the world, including the World Cup in 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and more recently with 22 Hi-Motion II systems at the games in London in 2012, 5 systems at the SuperBowl 2013, 4 systems at the UEFA Champion's League Final 2013.