(Oxford, UK--February 10, 2010) Vicon, developer of motion capture products for the Engineering, Life Science and Entertainment industries, is pleased to announce its new cost-effective Vicon Bonita camera has broken company records by becoming its fastest selling motion capture camera ever.|
Launched in October 2009, the small, accurate and reliable Bonita camera outsold any previous Vicon product in its first 90 days. Furthermore, it is proving a success all over the world, shipping to 10 different countries, including Japan, Germany and the USA.
"We're delighted by this news, especially after the phenomenal success of the award-winning T-Series," said Douglas Reinke, CEO and President. "We've been developing motion capture cameras for 25 years; for Bonita to become our fastest selling camera ever is incredible. Its price-point, ease of use and positional accuracy make it the first choice for engineering and robotics research."
One Bonita user commented,"Although I've used a number of Vicon cameras before, I've been amazed by the Bonita camera. The lens is so easy to adjust, which means you can quickly alter the volume for different applications without compromising the quality of data captured. It's motion capture made easy!"
Key Features of Vicon Bonita include: o Single PoE (Power over Ethernet) connection to the PC via an off-the-shelf Ethernet switch enables easy configuration and system connectivity o A variable focal length lens enables full flexibility within a variety of environments o 68 high-powered LEDs outperform other cameras in its class with better illumination of markers o Small form factor allows you to place the camera in small areas, while maintaining performance
Academy Award®-winning Vicon is the world's largest supplier of precision motion tracking systems, and match moving software. It serves customers in the CG animation industry, film, visual effects, computer games, and broadcast television, as well as engineering and life science industries. Vicon operates in four offices worldwide, including its Los Angeles-based Entertainment headquarters: a 26,000 square-foot facility equipped with three performance capture stages for Vicon's service company House of Moves.
Vicon is a subsidiary of OMG (Oxford Metrics Group - LSE: OMG), plc., a group of technology companies that produces image understanding solutions for the Entertainment, Defence, Life Science and Engineering markets. Other holdings include: 2d3, a manufacturer of specialised image understanding software for defence applications; Yotta DCL our highways surveying business in the UK; and Yotta MVS, a leading US provider of data collection services for the assessment of property taxation.
Vicon and OMG global clients include: Life Science leaders University of Pennsylvania, the VA Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Titleist Golf, The Andrews Institute; Engineering industry leaders Ford, BMW, Airbus, Lockheed, Pratt-Whitney, NASA, Caterpillar, International Truck, and Toyota; and Entertainment companies Sony Pictures Imageworks, Sony Computer Entertainment, Industrial Light and Magic, Sega, Nintendo, Ubisoft, Vivendi, Electronic Arts, Square Enix and many others.
For more information about OMG and its subsidiaries, visit http://www.omg3d.com , http://www.vicon.com , http://www.vicon.com/boujou , http://www.2d3.com , http://www.yotta.tv , or http://www.yottamvs.com.