Mons, Belgium ― 28 July 2014. I-MOVIX (IBC 11.E43) has extended the performance of its class-leading X10 UHD, the industry’s first 4K ultra-slow motion system to support both continuous super slow motion (SSM) and ultra slow motion (USM) at frame rates of up to 1000fps.
Combining the core X10 ultra-motion technology with Vision Research’s Phantom® Flex4K camera, X10 UHD supports operation in a range of modes to meet differing production requirements, and can be instantly re-configured for new 4K or HD shooting scenarios.
The X10 UHD now has an increased dynamic range, further boosting the versatility of the camera in widely differing lighting conditions. Featuring the best high speed 4K image sensor available in the market, and with reduced noise levels to provide even cleaner images, the X10 UHD now supports higher frame rates in SSM mode (continuous mode), further extending the performance advantage over other slow motion cameras.
For very high-frame rate ultra-slow motion in 4K sports coverage, the system operates in USM mode to deliver instant replays of up to 1,000fps, while preserving a continuous live feed. For continuous non-stop recording, SSM mode delivers up to 120fps at 4Kp60. When operating in HD resolutions (1080p or 1080i) X10 UHD offers up to 600fps in continuous SSM mode, and up to 2,000fps in USM Live and Replay mode. The system can also complement these specialized applications by performing in a conventional live camera role.
X10 UHD’s frames-per-second performance and operational flexibility in a variety of production situations far outstrips the capabilities of other systems on the market today.
“Feedback from customers in Europe and in the USA, has been exceptionally positive,” said Laurent Renard, CEO of I-MOVIX. “People are astounded by the image quality in HD and UHD, delighted by the system’s versatility for different types of production, and by its familiar standard EVS workflow, with higher frame rate levels to meet every broadcast situation.”
X10 UHD delivers all the usability and image quality benefits for which I-MOVIX systems have become renowned. Fully integrated for live broadcast production and easy to operate by any broadcast camera crew, X10 UHD is easily portable, and can be specified in an RF version. Optimized for quick setup and efficient operation in exacting production situations, X10 UHD is the most advanced solution with 4K and HD ultra-slow and continuous super-slow motion capabilities available for multi-role shooting.
More information on this and any other I-MOVIX product is available at www.i-movix.com or by phone at +32 65 320 450.
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I-MOVIX (www.i-movix.com) is the worldwide leader in extreme slow motion for sports broadcast (from 75 to over 5,000 FPS). The company’s products are the first true ultra-slow motion systems, fully integrated for broadcast use, offering the unprecedented combination of very high frame rates and instant replay, or continuous streaming. The technology has applications in live sports and other live TV productions, as well as in commercials, documentaries, feature films, and scientific R&D.