Stereovision was started in 1975 in Chennai by Harish Samtani and is credited as the first company to bring to the music enthusiast, artists from several international labels, at a time when these were not available in India.
With an entry that will remain forever memorable, Stereovision has thus been unstoppable. Thedestination for products ranging from audiophile equipment and presently to products and gadgets that enhance the creativity of both professionals and consumers, Stereovision is a brand that stands out. Over the years, it has steadily gained a reputation of being at the forefront of film making/TV/commercial technology; often spearheading the change for advancements and heightened technology, by constantly adding state of the art products to its stable.
To enhance the experience of GoPro users, Stereovision now also stocks accessories like the GoPole, GoMyk (MyMyk), B n W cases and Knog lighting.
In addition to being the Chairman of the company, Harish Samtani is also a former National Car-Racing Champion who also writes a popular column in a leading national daily on the subject of Formula1. His passion for adventure has clearly not diminished as the company's newest association with a range of adventure products from GoPro stand testimony to it.
Stereovision can proudly say that even before the age of the internet dawned to bring technology to consumers; it had delivered state-of-the-art resources to the enthusiast.
A fine example of this is the introduction made last year, of this year's Oscar-winning PHANTOM Camera's state of the art - high speed technology that was used by movies such as Inception, Sherlock Holmes and more. The PHANTOM was also actively used in the coverage of the Olympics 2012 and FIFA 2014. This phenomenal camera was soon absorbed by quality film and ad-film makers in India and used in the production of innumerable, indigenous films and TVCs such as Coke, L'Oreal, Garnier, Sony, Cadbury, Britannia, McDonalds, KFC, TataSky, Samsung, Reliance, Dominos, Paragon, Nestle, Bajaj Pulsar, Lays, Clinic Plus, Tresseme ,Dettol, Pantene etc. and in Indian feature films like, Ek Tha Tiger (feat. Salman Khan), Agent Vinod (feat.Saif Ali Khan), Kick(feat. Salman Khan), Bol Bachan (feat. Abhishek Bachan, Ajay Devgan), Thupaakki (feat.Vijay) ,Tees Mar Khan (feat. Akshay Kumar), Lingaa (feat. Superstar Rajnikanth), Anjaan (feat. Suriya), Ko (feat.Jiiva) ,180 (feat. Siddarth),Happy New Year (feat. SRK), Ek Villain and Heropanti, among others.
Some of the other exciting products and specialized equipment that Stereovision carries includes deep sea underwater housings, aerial lighting, crash housings etc.
Harish is ably supported by his daughter Tania Samtani, one of the Directors of the company, who runs operations from the Chennai office while managing administration across the world, including press and public relations, events, promotions, expos and more. Harish's son Anuj Samtani, a cinematographer and DIT, takes care of the technical aspects of the business andadvises people on what type of equipment to buy for their specific uses.
Stereovision ensures that the focus remains on making every 'shot' a superior one and giving it that extra edge. A diverse range of services, products and offers is largely what Stereovision is all about. The company engages both in sales, rentals (specialized equipment) and customer service from its state of the art service centres.
In today's world of new media where global recognition is most sought after, especially for Indian cinema and sports; Stereovision is the premier destination for creative people who seek visual excellence, to be seen. Globally acclaimed production houses choose top-of-the-line film equipment that helps them with the tools validated by premier institutions such as OSCAR, EMMY, NAB & CINEC.
Stereovision is associated with top notch companies from all over the world such as VISION RESEARCH (PHANTOM HIGH-SPEED DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERAS), KINO FLO, ANGENIEUX LENSES, ROSCO, STARKISH ENTERPRISES, CENTURY OPTICS, HYDROFLEX DEEP WATER (underwater housing for ARRI III), HYDROFLEX REMOTE AQUA CAM (underwater housing for RED EPIC, PHANTOM (SCUBACAM (underwater housing for 435 and 16 SR III cameras), MARLIN (underwater housing for HD and SLR cameras) CRASHCAM, CENTURY OPTICS SWING SHIFT LENS etc. The newest productaddition on the professional front is from the Australiabased company ATOMOS which specialises in “Smart Production Tools”.