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OptiTrack's S250e Ethernet Motion Capture Camera Now Available to Customers Worldwide

Exceptional Performance and Affordability Exceeds Market's Price-performance Standards

CORVALLIS, Oregon—November 16, 2010—Today marks the immediate availability of OptiTrack™'s high-performance motion capture camera, the S250e. Providing exceptional speed and precision in a highly compact form factor, the S250e is the first full-featured Ethernet motion capture camera in the world for under $2,000 USD.

"OptiTrack has always offered the most affordable motion capture technology on the market," said Jim Richardson, NaturalPoint® co-founder and lead engineer for the OptiTrack motion capture line. "With the release of the S250e, we are reshaping the CG production landscape, coupling that aggressive pricing strategy with a continued investment in core optics and image processing technology. The result is a motion capture camera that offers unprecedented performance for its price point."

The S250e boasts 250 FPS capture, SVGA resolution, expansive field of view, on-board image processing, software-controlled IR filter switching, and some of the most advanced M12 lenses in the world – all housed in a compact aluminum and soft-touch polycarbonate case.

First demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2010, the S250e is designed to serve the film, broadcast, game cinematics, sports training, military and defense, biomechanics, and university research industries.

Pricing and Availability

The S250e motion capture camera is available immediately for $1,899 USD. For more information, please contact the company's headquarters in Corvallis, Oregon at 1-888-865-5535, or visit optitrack.com.

About OptiTrack

OptiTrack™ is the leading brand of affordable, high-performance motion capture technology. The OptiTrack product line includes motion capture software, high speed tracking cameras, the Insight VCS virtual camera system and the GEARS golf performance measurement system. Used by facilities worldwide in a variety of markets ranging from film and games to sports training and biomechanics, OptiTrack customers include Under Armour, Halon Entertainment, Nvizage, Electronic Arts, Microsoft Game Studios, Method Studios, Lockheed Martin, NASA, John Deere and other top studios and developers around the world.

OptiTrack products are manufactured by NaturalPoint®, one of the foremost companies specializing in optical tracking technology. For more information, visit optitrack.com.

About NaturalPoint

Based in Corvallis, Oregon, NaturalPoint® is the creator and manufacturer of the OptiTrack™, TrackIR™ and SmartNAV™ family of brands. NaturalPoint specializes in providing innovative control solutions through optical tracking technology, and has developed tracking systems for computers, video games, military simulators and unique display systems. For more information, visit naturalpoint.com.

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Seth Steiling, Marketing Manager
NaturalPoint Inc.
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Corvallis, OR 97339
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1-888-865-5535