Press Releases

Three More Industry Veterans Join the OptiTrack Team

Bringing Deep Technical Expertise in Motion Capture and Tracking Technology, Strengthening Innovation and Customer Focus

CORVALLIS, Oregon—November 15, 2012—OptiTrack announced today the addition of several industry veterans to their team, expanding sales, design and customer service capabilities within the motion capture industry’s largest and fastest growing company.

Tom Armbruster is OptiTrack’s new Director of Entertainment Sales. Tom has managed business development at several technology companies, including Oblong Industries and Vicon/House of Moves. His leadership has resulted in the largest installations in the space for customers in film, VFX, previs, game development and research. Tom will help introduce entertainment customers to the industry-leading performance of OptiTrack’s new Prime Series cameras.

Gus Lopez joins the OptiTrack team as Software Product Manager. For the past 20 years, Gus has been responsible for the development and application of motion capture hardware and software at Vicon/House of Moves, THQ Games and Oblong Industries. His work has been instrumental in delivering highly capable motion capture and tracking solutions to leading clients in the life sciences, entertainment and defense markets.

Brent Mason will come aboard as a Technical Sales Engineer. Brent has held pre- and post-sales support roles at Vicon, as well as production roles at House of Moves, Warner Bros. Records and Sony Music Entertainment. The technical expertise Brent has developed across multiple industries will provide customers with outstanding insight as they evaluate and implement OptiTrack’s motion capture and tracking systems.

“This is a great day for our customers,” commented Brian Nilles, OptiTrack’s Chief Strategy Officer. “These men have already proven their capabilities in front of the world’s most demanding clients. Adding them to the OptiTrack team will ensure that we continue to provide our customers with groundbreaking technology and unrivaled service. We’ve assembled the most talented team in motion capture, and the industry is taking notice.”

About OptiTrack

OptiTrack™ is the largest motion capture provider in the world, offering high-performance optical tracking at the most affordable prices in the industry. The OptiTrack product line includes motion capture software and high-speed tracking cameras, as well as contract engineering services. Used by facilities worldwide in a variety of markets ranging from film and games to sports training and biomechanics, OptiTrack customers include the top in their respective fields.

Entertainment customers include: Electronic Arts, Microsoft Game Studios, Ubisoft, Rockstar Games, Halon Entertainment, The Moving Picture Company, Animatrik, Audiomotion Studios, nvizage, Luma Pictures, Proof and other top studios and developers around the world. Engineering customers include: Boeing, NASA, Lockheed Martin, John Deere, Mechdyne, Under Armour, Stanford University, Duke University, Laser Shot, Mitsubishi and Dassault Systems. Biomechanics and Gait Analysis customers include: Toronto Rehab, Queens University, Ohio State University, Duke University and many others.

For more information (press only):
Colin McLaughlin
Liaison Public Relations
colin@liaisonpr.com
1-503-796-9822

Reader contact:
Seth Steiling, Marketing Manager
OptiTrack
P.O. BOX 2317
Corvallis, OR 97339
seth@naturalpoint.com
1-888-865-5535