July 31, 2008
InterSense Partners With Two Leading Audio/Visual Systems Integrators for Virtual Production
InterSense Incorporated, a market leader in precision motion technology, today announced it has entered into distribution partnerships with two leading audio/visual systems integration firms -- Hoffman Video Systems and Media Vision Integration (MVI). These partnerships will form a direct channel for InterSense's hybrid motion tracking systems into the entertainment industry, while also ensuring customers receive superior installation and technical support. Pre-visualization has helped to streamline the entire feature film production process, enabling producers and directors to increase productivity, lower costs and improve the realism of their virtual productions. Video game developers are now also beginning to reap the benefits of this new approach.
Headquartered in Glendale, CA, Hoffman Video Systems combines video expertise, technology and service to provide innovative visual communication solutions to the audio/visual, security, networking and communication marketplaces. Suisun City, CA-based Media Vision Integration (MVI) is a full service design and integration company specializing in the design and integration of audio and visual systems servicing the production, post production film, broadcast and recording facilities."We are thrilled to partner with InterSense and look forward to introducing their technology to our clients in the entertainment industry," states Robert Shepherd, president of Hoffman Video Systems. "Camera tracking with InterSense technology is poised to revolutionize the film and game production industries, providing more life-like camera movements in 3D environments. The results are impressive and sure to grab the attention of producers and directors looking to improve their pre-visualization techniques."
"We are seeing significant interest in this technology from within our existing customer base, as they see how camera tracking can drastically impact their productions, making movement more realistic and increasing the dramatic value of the resulting content," states Gary D. Schneider, president and founder of MVI. "We look forward to working with InterSense to bring this advanced motion tracking technology to the entertainment production industry."
"We have developed a strong customer base in the entertainment production industry over the past few years and are looking forward to expanding our support of those customers through these two well respected companies," stated Mike Donfrancesco, vice president of sales for InterSense. "With Hoffman and MVI as partners, we will further ensure customers receive excellent service and support as we introduce new products that will continue to revolutionize the industry."
Founded in 1996, InterSense Incorporated is a precision motion technology company delivering real time positioning, tracking and alignment capabilities, which bring higher speed and quality to visual simulation, enhanced vision and navigation applications. InterSense's patented motion tracking products enable realistic interaction with computer graphics for demanding applications such as simulation and training; cockpit and vehicle guidance; oil and gas exploration; manufacturing; virtual prototyping and design; medical imaging; entertainment; and video/film production. Privately-held InterSense is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.intersense.com.
Hoffman Video Systems
Hoffman Video Systems is one of the nation's leading integrators of audio and video components. Hoffman has strategically positioned itself to lead the way in providing innovative visual communication solutions, combining video expertise, technology and service. Hoffman's capabilities include consultation, design, engineering, installation, training and service for the audio/visual, security, networking and communication marketplaces. Hoffman is headquartered in Glendale, CA, and services clients across the country. For more information, please visit www.hoffmanvideo.com.
Media Vision Integration
Founded in 1998, Media Vision Integration, Inc. specializes in the design and integration of audio and visual systems servicing the production, post production film, broadcast and recording facilities. Since its inception, Media Vision has been steadily establishing itself as a premier integration company. Through the hiring of key personnel, it has been able to create a path of steady growth and has brought tremendous engineering power to address the many disciplines required for emerging technology projects. For more information, visit www.media-vis.com.
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