Ikegami is a leading manufacturer of professional broadcasting products. Since its establishment in 1946, Ikegami has undertaken energetic research and development of advanced technology in broadcast equipment. Its steady and continuous efforts have built up Ikegami’s current status as one of the top equipment manufacturers in the broadcasting field.
Ikegami’s main products include broadcast-use TV camera systems, broadcast color monitors, broadcast video production and processing systems, outside broadcast vans, security surveillance TV camera systems, medical electronic camera systems, vision inspection equipment and systems.
Ikegami has pioneered in the development of many different broadcasting products. Ikegami’s world first portable TV camera (TK-61) broadcasted the scenes of the first manned space launching. The first portable color TV camera (HL-33) triggered a new age of electronic news gathering.
Ikegami has received Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards for its pioneering developments such as digital techniques for automatic setup of color studio cameras
(HK-312, HK-357A), electronic cinematography camera (EC-35), Skin-Tone Detail, control edge enhancement technology first applied to a broadcast camera (HK-327), and in 2010, for “Development and Production of Portable Tapeless Acquisition”, to which Ikegami has contributed for years since its introduction of the Editcam tapeless ENG camera recorder.
The Ikegami name is recognized worldwide for its state-of-the-art television cameras and closed-circuit TV equipment. Ikegami’s universal high definition TV cameras have been widely accepted by the broadcast industry as it continues the transition to the high-definition television format.