San Rafael, CA, NAB NEWS, March/April 2011 â€“ Kerner 3D Technologies, a division of the Marin, CA-based Kerner Group, will showcase its new Kernercam 3D Rig during NAB 2011. The announcement was made by Tim Partridge, President, The Kerner Entertainment Group.
Kernerâ€™s new 3D rig, called the Kernercam KC7000, will be showcased during NAB 2011 at the Fujinon Booth # C7525. The rig will be fitted with a matched pair of HAC 18×7.6-F Fujinon lenses and Sony cameras. Kernerâ€™s Chief Engineer Marty Brenneis will demo the rig during NAB for interested parties there.
Partridge has also announced that Kerner has signed a deal with Panavision Canada by which Kerner will build and supply Panavision with two new Kernercam KC 7000 rigs. This new agreement will make the Kernercam rigs available through Panavision for rental in Canada. The deal is expected to be embraced by the Canadian market which is actively producing a significant amount of 3D content across features, commercials and sporting events.
Said Mr. Partridge, â€œThe Kerner 3D Camera rig is extremely well-designed, easy to set-up, and a highly reliable system for anyone working in 3D. Weâ€™ve had stellar reviews, so far, from all who have used it. We are excited to be at our first NAB, and also to have our rigs being represented in Canada by Panavision.â€?
ABOUT KERNER 3D TECHNOLOGIES AND THE KERNER 3D CAMERA RIG:
Kerner 3D Technologies develops and offers a range of camera rigs for easy and accurate capture of 3D content. The Kernercam KC7000 systems are beam-splitter rigs of varying sizes, available for broadcast or cinematic applications.
The Kernercam 3D system has already been used for a number of interesting productions in the U.S. and internationally. These include projects by NHK Cosmomedia America, Inc., Emily Carr University of Art and Design (Vancouver, CN,) Toyotaâ€™s Scion brand, Formula Drift Racing events, a documentary film for Nvidia, and test content for Dolby Laboratories, as well
as for several special effects sequences which will be featured in a number of soon-to-be-released, major Hollywood motion pictures.
ABOUT THE KERNER GROUP:
The Kerner Group is comprised of a number of exciting creative companies and divisions. The companyâ€™s Kerner 3D Technologies group is positioned to be a leader in the area of 3-D production and technological expertise, with facilities, camera rigs and expertise that afford unparalleled opportunities to content creators across the entire media spectrum. In addition to its list of entertainment industry clients, The Kerner Groupâ€™s KernerWorks unit also counts among its client base corporations large and small, and private section contractors. For these clients, the company provides a variety of problem solving, applied research and prototyping services.
The Kerner Group is located at 90 Windward Way, San Rafael, CA, 94901. The phone is 415/448-2000. For more information, please visit the companyâ€™s website: