Shimadzu Corporation's High-Speed Video Camera HyperVision HPV-2 offers world-class ultra-high-speed video recording of up to one million frames per second.
The HPV-2 permits recording of ultra-high-speed phenomena not previously possible in a wide variety of fields that require high-speed image capture, such as materials failure, fluid dynamics, combustion, and sports science.
Some images taken with the HPV-2 High-Speed Video Camera are presented below. Features Specifications Ultra-fast, 1,000,000 fps Recording Speed Bullet in flight and explosion of detonator (Recording speed: 1,000,000 fps) Bullet passes as detonator explodes.
Shock wave from a high-speed flying object (Recording speed: 250,000 fps)
Water spray 3 (Recording speed: 100,000 fps)
Shock wave from an explosive exploding underwater (Recording speed: 1,000,000 fps)
1. Ultra-high-speed recording of up to one million frames per second.
This newly developed IS-CCD*1 achieves ultra-fast recording speeds of up to one million fps.
*1 The IS-CCD is Shimadzu's unique CCD with image storage incorporated into the sensor chip to permit high-speed image recording.
* Patent US 6972795, US 7176972, EP/NL/GB/FR 1278246, DE 60104000.7
This product's IS-CCD image sensor was jointly developed in collaboration with Kinki University's Professor Takeharu Etoh.
2. Ultra-high-speed and high spatial resolution
With a conventional high-speed video camera, the spatial resolution drops off as the recording speed is increased. However, the HPV-2 spatial resolution does not deteriorate at high frame rates. It maintains excellent 312 x 260-pixel resolution at all recording speeds to permit detailed analysis of high-speed phenomena.
3. HPV-2 can capture a wide range of high-speed phenomena with the high sensitivity CCD.
A highly sensitive image sensor is essential to capture ultra-high-speed images using extremely short exposure times. The IS-CCD incorporates a high-sensitivity design that expands the light sensitive area per pixel to handle recording of a variety of high-speed phenomena.
4. Easy-to-use, multifunction software
Dedicated software in the control unit allows recording to start immediately after performing a few simple settings. Recorded images can be saved in general image formats such as AVI, BMP, JPEG, TIFF and 16-bit TIFF.
|312x260 @ all speeds|
|Records 1m fps @ 312 x 260|
|100 frames @ 1M fps|
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