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Tachyon XC Video Contest Winners Announced!


So many good videos! So difficult to choose!

We at Team Tachyon would like to congratulate the winners of our Tachyon XC video contest.

We are giving away more than US $18,000 worth of prizes.  The prize for each winner, pictured above, is valued at over US $600. It will be unveiled shortly.  These prizes are our way of thanking our winners for their creative use of our camera and for helping to share their Tachyon XC videos with the world.

To all of those who did not win a prize this time, don’t worry.  We will have more contests coming up later in the year.  Be sure to watch our website in the coming months for details.

Again, we would like to thank all of the world’s Tachyon XC owners for the videos that they have posted online.  We couldn’t do it without you.  To view the winning videos please visit www.tachyoninc.com/contest.html

Chris Whitehouse
Creative Director

Here are a few winners, please visit the website to view all of the other great videos!


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Tachyon, Inc. and Chinon Corporation join hands.

Lewisville, TX  June 1, 2009 – Tachyon, Inc. is proud to announce its partnership with Chinon Corporation as the exclusive distributor of the Tachyon XC helmet camera in Japan.  Chinon Corporation also agrees to license camera technology to Tachyon, Inc.

Chinon Corporation was established in 1962 in Japan by Mr. Hiroshi Chino as a holding company of Chinon Industries Inc., itself established in 1948 by the same founder.  Chinon began as a manufacturing and marketing company for optical products, such as lens modules, 35mm cameras, movie cameras, and computer peripheral equipment such as disc drives and printers.   Chinon’s long-time partner, Eastman Kodak Company, became Chinon Industries Inc.’s majority shareholder in 1997 and merged Chinon Industries Inc. into the Eastman Kodak group. Chinon Corporation has recently restarted its own marketing activities as the formal successor of CHINON.   Now, in 2009, Chinon Corporation will be the first international distributor for Tachyon, Inc. for  the Tachyon XC helmet camera.


Tachyon, Inc. was established in November 2008 as a consumer electronics manufacturer in Lewisville, TX.  In November of 2008, Tachyon Inc. released  the Tachyon XC helmet camera.  In a short span of 6 months, the Tachyon XC has been sold and shipped to over 100 countries across the globe as well a building the reputation as the one of the top helmet cameras in the world.   The XC is the first in its class to use SDHC cards above the 4GB level, and is the only helmet camera in the world that can use up to a 32GB SDHC card.  The camera delivers up to 30 FPS of video, is shockproof and waterproof up to 28 feet, protecting the camera from adverse elements.  Its patented battery cartridge protects the camera from shutting off in rough terrain.  Tachyon, Inc. boasts of its internationally sponsored athletes including the Subaru Rally Team Spain and other athletes from countries around the globe:  USA, Europe, Mexico and the Middle East.


John Chase

Sales Director

Tachyon, Inc.


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