ABOUT US

Photron was founded in 1974 to provide manufacturing, sales, and service for state-of-the-art professional film and video equipment used to capture thousands of high resolution images for playback and analysis.

Photron has continually expanded their product line to aid in the advancement of photo optics and electronic technologies furthering research and development in the areas of digital imaging and slow motion analysis. Markets include microfluidics, military testing, aerospace engineering, automotive, broadcast, particle image velocimetry (PIV), digital image correlation (DIC), ballistics testing, and more.

For years Photron’s varied product range has been the first choice by designers, manufacturers, test engineers, and research and development teams that are testing new product design, a piece of equipment, or trouble-shooting a high-speed production line.

In addition, Photron designs and develops computer software for motion-picture, television and professional photography industries under their Primatte brand. In the ensuing 17 years since its introduction, Primatte has gone from being an available plug-in for a one host product to nearly 20 versions on three platforms.  a testament to its powerful and versatile ability to create seamless and realistic chromakey compositing effects. Recent enhancement so the Primatte technology include GPU acceleration which allows real-time processing at HD resolutions.

Photron also designs and develops software for the motion-picture, television and professional photography industries under the Primatte brand. Photron introduced Primatte in the mid-90s.  In the ensuing 17 years since its introduction, Primatte has gone from being available as plug-in for one host product to nearly 20 versions on three platforms, a testament to its powerful and versatile ability to create seamless and realistic chromakey compositing effects. Recent enhancement so the Primatte technology include GPU acceleration which allows real-time processing at HD resolutions. You can learn more about thiis innovative technology at www.primatte.com.

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