ITV Sport has used the I-MOVIX system on all its recent high profile Champions League and FA Cup football matches.
The system has been reliable, flexible and we have been extremely pleased with the quality of the images. The images provided by the I-MOVIX system have been used, not only as incredibly detailed slow motion replays during the game, but they have also been the stand out shots of our presentation coverage too".
May 9, 2011
Jamie OAKFORD - ITV Sport - UNITED KINGDOM
We used the I-MOVIX system for the first time at our FA Cup Semi Final coverage at Wembley this season and hopefully going forward for our Premier League match coverage. It simply lived up to its pre match billing.
The variety of speeds, the clarity of pictures all added an extra sparkle and enhanced our match coverage.
In short, I loved using Steve Cotterill's camera and look forward to the next time".
May 2, 2011
Grant PHILIPS - Director - ESPN Sport - UNITED KINGDOM
As the first ones on the Polish market, we are very excited to work with the I-MOVIX camera. The SprintCam Vvs HD solution brings new quality to our sports productions, makes super slomo much more attractive for a viewer to see. You can really see the difference between the SprintCam replays and super slomo cameras used so far. We are able to go beyond viewers expectations. After only two events, we have made big improvements and we can not wait to explore new possibilities that SprintCam brings".
March 7, 2011
Krzysztof SZCZEPANSKI - C.E.O. - MULTI-PRODUCTION - POLAND
Having used and appreciated an earlier I-MOVIX product - the Photron powered SprintCam V3 HD - last season, Sky Sports' Martin Turner has used the new Phantom based SprintCam Vvs HD ultra motion camera on his first Rugby Union programme of the season, Northampton vs Leicester. "The newcamera certainly out performs the earlier model" quoted Turner. "We found it very robust in operation - on the day of the game there were a variety of lighting levels to deal with, but the ability of SprintCam to quickly adjust frame rates made light work of this - during the early cloudy conditions we achieve very nice images at 500fps, later in the game we reached 750fps! Over the next few weeks we will be pushing this exciting technology to the extreme".
September 7, 2010
Martin TURNER - SKY SPORTS - UNITED KINGDOM
"I was impressed with the pictures we achieved at the RIHS, and operationally the SprintCam Vvs HD system was effective and trouble free".
September 7, 2010
Phil MURPHY - SKY SPORTS - UNITED KINGDOM
We took delivery of ournew SprintCam Vvs HD (Phantom powered) on July 5th. Since delivery the system has been used extensively with Sky Sports on a variety of events – Show Jumping, Athletics, Speedway, Rugby – and RTE for the analysis of Hip-Hop dancing all with great success ! So much so that our second system arrives on September 15th. Technically the system has performed well – it is truly "plug and play" device. Tally and full talkback facilities and dual outputs (Live/Replay) enable the camera to be used live at any time – a senior vision engineer was recently heard stating "this is the best picture quality I have seen from a high speed camera".
September 7, 2010
Steve COTTERILL - Managing Director - EDITEC - UNITED KINGDOM
The technology was first seen at the World Championship. This new technology has been appreciated a lot by Turkish football lovers, like the rest of the world. Thanks to this camera, fabulous images were shot. We think that Turkish football lovers deserve it and we are glad to be the first to offer them such a technology.
When couple with the HD image quality, the SprintCam gives an outstanding result."
September 7, 2010
Musa COZEN - Renowned Turkish Director - TURKEY
We have been following I-MOVIX camera for some time. For the last two years, we have been performing several marketing activities, presentations and demos for some of our customers. I-MOVIX has supported us and our customers quite a lot.
Right after World Championship, we got an order from Lig TV, which is the broadcaster in charge of the “Turkiye Super Lig”. They have been using I-MOVIX SprintCam camera since the league started and they are quite satisfied. These pictures are watched with deep interest and appreciated by football lovers.
September 7, 2010
Murat KURT - Broadcasting Sales Manager - AKFA Technology - TURKEY
We at Fletcher are very excited to start using our new I-Movix system. For the first time, I-Movix has made a complete package based on the single chip high speed cameras. The camera system makes the usage of the camera familiar to anyone in the broadcast industry. It incorporates a hand-held camera body with integrated viewfinder, tally and intercom all running down a single SMPTE fiber to a CCU in the truck. These improvements increase reliability and picture quality while greatly reducing setup and training. We look forward to using it on NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL telecasts this year."
April 10, 2010
Dan GRAINGE - VP - FLETCHER - USA
TV Globo is known locally and internationally for the high quality of its content. We are delighted to be the first to offer Brazilian audiences true high-definition ultra slow-motion pictures, such as those delivered by the SprintCam V3 HD. The product is easy to set up and operate, and opens up many creative possibilities for both our live and pre-recorded productions."
November 4, 2009
José Manuel MARINO - News and Sports Engineering Director - TV GLOBO - BRAZIL
We had to shoot a huge selection of various sports, in a very tight schedule, for a sport promotional HD short. Thanks to highly qualified I-Movix operator, in only one big afternoon, we've been able to capture shots from tennis, bicycle, rugby, football, running, polevault and 110m hurdles!
Despite the fact that slomo images are becoming more and more popular, they still bring their magic to whatever motion you're pointing at. I mean this is the definitive hires capture you can dream of : high spatial definition because it's true HD signal, and high temporal definition because you can shoot up to 2,000 fps, capturing what eyes have just never seen before!. Shooting with Sprintcam V3 HD make you feel like Galileo when he first tried his home-made telescope : what you're looking at has just never been seen by anyone before! And that's true for so many yet unexplored applications! For my sports shooting session, I was looking for a creative and innovative way to illustrate sports diversity while linking together all these different activities thru a common factor : motion. Slomo capture appeared as an evidence, so we've decided to go for it.
Awesomeness can appear at each shot, whatever it was intended or not. Luck is still a major actor, because when shooting real time, you are actually totally unable to see what you'll get once played back. For this reason, on the field realtime playback is an absolutely vital feature, and Sprintcam realtime playback is just a dream. Instant Jog/shuttle into huge ram buffer is just a pleasure! As we needed to move fast from one shooting location to another, we went for the most light weighted recording solution : AJA - IO-HD box, MacbookPro, and Final Cut. So things were : shoot, replay, record, next one!
About image quality, amazing improvements have been made these last years, and Sprintcam V3 HD appears as the mature system we can now go for. With hispeed systems, you usually have to deal with specific artifacts due to highly specialized fast sensor. SprintCam V3 HD pushed down artifacts from annoying to barely noticeable, and that is a huge improvement. Now slomo image can really be mixed with realtime footage, and edited with unnoticeable quality shift over regular footage. So slomo is not just a "demo thing" anymore, and becomes part of modern filmic vocabulary, as well as digital timelapse did some years ago. The overall experience with the V3 HD system was extremely positive. This is not a portable gear for sure, but we've been able to use it as if, plugging and unplugging everything many times, and it just ran smooth on every shot. How satisfied am I ? Answer is "when are we gonna shoot with that beast again ?!"
Many thanks to I-Movix team for making this a reality, keep up the excellent work, and we at Pixel's Revenge, will continue to honor your gear with more amazing shots to come! "
May 25, 2009
David COIFFIER – Director – Pixel’s Revenge – FRANCE
Editec are proud to be the first UK owner of the new SprintCam Live V2.1.
We are very impressed with the development progress made by the I-Movix team.
We have just taken delivery of a completely new RCP and slomo controller, the RCP now has enhanced controls enabling the vision engineer to more precisely match the pictures to other cameras – vital in the OB environment.
The slomo control panel leaves me speechless – it is very similar to that of a VT deck - so all operators will have no difficulty in mastering the controls in minute - thus the learning curve is minimal!"
April 17, 2009
Steve COTTERILL – Managing Director – EDITEC Broadcast Editing Services – UK
The sprintcam Live V2 system is being used at 1000fps during the 13 days of the PDC World Darts Championships at Alexandra Palace. The event is televised live in the UK by Sky Sports. The system has surpassed all our expectations providing some amazing images of darts flying through the air and hitting the board. It has worked extremely well in very low light conditions and has definitely enhanced our broadcast."
December 23, 2008
Andy FINN - SKY SPORTS - UK
I was very impressed with the clarity and quality of the images of the Sprintcam Live V-2 as provided by BOB this summer in Beijing."
November 21, 2008
Bucky GUNTS - Head of Production - NBC Olympics - USA