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Vision Research Brings High-Speed Imaging to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts

Vision Research and AbelCine Donate Phantom® HD GOLD Camera for Cinematography Students


Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of high‑speed digital imaging systems, has donated a Phantom® HD GOLD digital high-speed camera to New York University’s (NYU) Tisch School of the Arts. The Phantom HD GOLD gives professionals in the entertainment, sports, digital cinema and television production markets the ability to capture impressive ultra slow-motion video.  It is anticipated that the camera will be used by graduate and undergraduate cinematography students. 

 “We are very grateful that Vision Research has provided our students with the opportunity to work with the Phantom HD GOLD,” states Mike Carmine, Associate Arts Professor and the Director of Cinematography Studies at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.  “This is certain to be an advantageous learning experience for them as the use of high-speed imaging technology is growing in both the broadcast and entertainment industries.”

 “It is important to us at Vision Research to give young filmmakers the opportunity to use this technology,” notes Rick Robinson, Division VP of Marketing for Vision Research.  “Through hands-on experience with the Phantom HD GOLD, students at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts can train in high-speed digital imaging and become more knowledgeable filmmakers.”

Vision Research’s Phantom HD GOLD has emerged as one of the most sought after digital high-speed cameras.  The camera, which has a range of 1 to 1,000 frames-per-second, is used for TV commercials, music videos, documentaries, motion pictures and sporting events. The Phantom HD GOLD offers 35mm depth of field either at HD or 2K resolutions.  The camera is fully compatible with Vision Research’s acclaimed CineMagmemory magazine and CineStation docking stations that allow footage to be stored downloaded to a PC for editing. 

Additional information and detailed specifications for the Vision Research Phantom® HD GOLD digital high-speed camera can be found at  

About AbelCine

AbelCine, established in 1989, is a leading supplier of professional film and digital equipment with facilities in New York City, Burbank, CA and Chicago, IL. Core services include equipment sales, rental and technical service, digital media services, and training. The company is the North American agent for Phantom high-speed cameras, as well as a Sony Solutions Reseller, Panasonic Specialty Reseller, Arri digital camera reseller, and the exclusive US agent for Aaton motion picture cameras.                           

About Vision Research

Vision Research designs and manufactures high-speed digital imaging systems used in applications including defense, automotive, engineering, science, medical research, industrial manufacturing and packaging, sports and entertainment, and digital cinematography for television and movie production.

Based in Wayne, N.J, Vision Research prides itself on the unsurpassed light-sensitivity, image resolution, acquisition speed, and image quality produced by its systems, as well as robust software interfaces, reliability and versatility of its camera family – all which continue to stand as benchmarks for the high‑speed digital imaging industry.  Known for its innovations in high-speed digital camera technology and sensor design, Vision Research has received numerous research and development awards and was recently honored with an Emmy® Award for its revolutionary technology and engineering.

Vision Research’s broad line of digital high-speed cameras, marketed under the Phantom® brand, add a new dimension to the sense of sight.  They are used as innovative engineering tools, enabling users to visualize and analyze physical phenomena when it’s too fast to see, and too important not to™.  For additional information regarding Vision Research, please visit

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