Vaddio Intros Next Generation of Professional PTZ Cameras

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Vaddio recently launched the RoboSHOT Elite Series of professional PTZ cameras, designed for university lecture halls, houses of worship, government chambers, corporate meeting rooms and UCC environments. RoboSHOT Elite Series cameras use a 1/2.5 Type Exmor R generation CMOS image sensor to deliver 8.5 megapixels of 1080p/60 video and more powerful image signal processing. This […]

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Sony Launches AI-Based Video Analytics Solution

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Sony today announced its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time, without the need for specialized training, additional staff or equipment. The REA-C1000 uses AI-based video analytics technology to analyze the input it receives from connected cameras and automatically extracts the object […]

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Avonic Teams with Arbor Media for Launch of Conferencing System at ISE

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At ISE (Stand 15-S300) event capture/recording and crewless production company Avonic is announcing that it has teamed up with Arbor Media to help deliver a complete digital conferencing solution. The solution sees Avonic’s advanced IP-based PTZ cameras enable real-time viewing in meetings using Arbor Media’s Cmeets. Avonic’s PTZ camera range comprises no fewer than nine […]

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Vaddio Ships RoboSHOT 40 UHD

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Vaddio is launching the RoboSHOT 40 UHD, a broadcast-quality PTZ camera with 40x zoom, genlock capabilities, smooth motor movement and superior imaging. The RoboSHOT 40 UHD was designed with a genlock external sync port to provide accurate synchronization in multi-camera broadcast environments, plus phase compensation to fine-tune and adjust the genlock signal. The 1/2.5 Type […]

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TrueConf and Sennheiser Partner to Deliver Multiple Camera Control System for Large Conference Rooms

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TrueConf has announced a technology partnership with Sennheiser for a software-based system for large conference rooms that allows automatic speaker tracking for multiple PTZ cameras. TrueConf and Sennheiser have released TrueConf Weathervane, a multiple camera control solution for conference systems. The joint solution integrates with the Sennheiser ADN conference system controller and points PTZ cameras […]

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UCC Drives PTZ Camera Sales Growth in ProAV Market

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Sales of professional PTZ cameras will grow a steady 37 percent by 2021, as companies from across the broadcast, pro video and AV spectrum look for alternative, cost-effective ways to produce video, finds Futuresource Consulting in its latest Professional PTZ Camera Market Overview Report. Global volumes grew 5 percent to reach 108,840 units in 2016 […]

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The Vitec Group Debuts Vantage Robotic Camera Head

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Vinten’s Vantage is a lightweight robotic camera head that offers houses of worship and in-house production suites broadcast-quality movement and control at the same price point as a traditional pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera head. Vantage enables HOW production teams to choose the camera and lens so they can match manual camera positions, work over long distances […]

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Ross Video Launches New Robotics PIVOTCam-SE PTZ Camera

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Following a trend in live production to gravitate towards integrated Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) cameras for all types of varied content creation, Ross Video has introduced its newest PTZ camera in the PIVOTCam family, the PIVOTCam-SE. Featuring a new 12.4 megapixel, ½ inch CMOS sensor, the PIVOTCam-SE captures 1080p HD video. The PIVOTCam-SE’s Ethernet interface offers the […]

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Vaddio Launches PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI High Definition PTZ Camera

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After its debut at InfoComm 2018, Vaddio has now officially launched the new PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI Camera. With 1080p/60 image quality, PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI is designed to replace existing standard definition PTZ cameras or as an initial system upgrade. The PrimeSHOT 20 HDMI Camera is well-suited for large conference rooms, lecture halls and houses of […]

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New Avonic PTZ Camera Debuts

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Avonic today announced its completely redesigned PTZ camera, the CM40 — designed for fixed AV installations. The CM44 camera is specifically designed for video conferencing applications; this USB-based camera is compatible with the most used soft-codec conference tools like Skype, Zoom and GoToMeeting. Avonic says that their selling point is for the price of a […]

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Vaddio Supports NewTek’s NDI Software-Driven IP Workflow With RoboSHOT PTZ Camera Line

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Vaddio has announced that it now supports NewTek’s NDI software-driven IP workflow with the RoboSHOT PTZ camera line. Pairing any RoboSHOT camera with NewTek Connect Spark converters allows customers to join the industry’s largest IP ecosystem for professional audio and video devices. Vaddio will integrate NDI into RoboSHOT cameras as a recognizable video source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices […]

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Matrox and Lumens Announce SRT H.264 Streaming Compatibility from PTZ Camera to Display

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Matrox Graphics and Lumens Digital Optics have announced the compatibility of their Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) ready products. Lumens VC-A50P series PTZ cameras support Full HD 1080p/60fps streaming, including H.264 on SRT for applications including lecture recording, videoconferencing and live broadcasting. Matrox Mura IPX quad-display multiviewer cards and Matrox Mura IPX series encoder/decoder boards for video walls, meanwhile, support the SRT protocol, the decoding […]

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Marshall Adds Newtek NDI

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Marshall Electronics’ new CV620-NDI high-definition PTZ camera is now equipped with NewTek NDI and is recognizable as a source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard Ethernet local area network. Marshall’s new CV620-NDI utilizes the same smooth tri-synchronous pan-tilt-zoom control as other Marshall PTZ cameras, while adding improved video performance and multi-level fine tune adjustments. Adding NewTek’s […]

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Marshall Electronics Announces New HD PTZ Camera

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Marshall Electronics just debuted a new high-definition PTZ camera, the Marshall CV620-WH2/BK2. Built on a 2-megapixel, 1/2.8-inch sensor, the Marshall CV620 delivers 1920×1080 video and can be controlled remotely via RS232 over Ethernet cable or RS422 over twisted pair. It uses common protocols to make it compatible with most integrated control systems.  The Marshall CV620 has multiple […]

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multiCAM Systems Debuts Its Own Camera at ISE 2018

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multiCAM Systems will unveil its first self-branded PTZ camera for live production at the upcoming ISE 2018 Show (February 6-9, Amsterdam RAI, Stand 13-F140). The hybrid IP and SDI camera line, branded as mCam, will be available for use with each of the company’s integrated production systems. multiCAM Systems’ integrated video production systems such as CONF and TRACKING are used worldwide in corporate, education and other AV environments to capture, record […]

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Sound Control Technologies to Debut New RemoteCam Solutions at ISE

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Sound Control Technologies (SCT) will be using ISE 2018 (Stand 11-F160) to unveil four new solutions in the RemoteCam product portfolio for digital PTZ cameras. The new RemoteCam6 (RC6-CST) has been designed to deliver a reliable, cost effective link between the Cisco SX80 and SpeakerTrack 60. It will enable Dual HDMI, Ethernet control and power to the SpeakerTrack 60 over […]

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New 1 Beyond AutoFramer Camera Automatically Frames People in Room

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1 Beyond announces the new 1 Beyond AutoFramer camera, a PTZ camera that detects the number and location of people in a room and automatically frames them. Designed for small or medium-sized rooms, the camera adjusts as a the group size or location changes. It widens the frame with more people and zooms in tightly with fewer. If someone […]

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ClearOne Introduces UNITE 150 Professional PTZ USB Camera

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ClearOne introduces the ClearOne UNITE 150 PTZ, a full high-definition, USB camera that designed for all room types and sizes. The UNITE 150 is compatible with PC-based applications in meeting rooms, such as Cisco Jabber and WebEx, GoToMeeting, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Skype for Business, ClearOne’s Spontania and more. The camera rounds out the UNITE line, providing the balance of high-end PTZ features with an economical […]

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Atlona Enters USB-based PTZ Camera Market with an Average Product

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Atlona will use InfoComm 2017 to launch the company’s first PTZ conferencing camera. Built for use with Atlona’s HDVS-300 Series soft codec conferencing solution, the AT-HDVS-CAM, coupled with the AT-UHD-HDVS-300-KIT, are designed to form a collaboration solution including auto AV switching, USB and HDMI extension, and display control for PC-based conferencing using software and cloud-based […]

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Sony Adds 4K Camera to BRC Series PTZ Camera Lineup

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Sony Electronics is expanding its BRC series of robotic PTZ cameras with the addition of its first 4K model – the BRC-X1000. The BRC-X1000 is designed for small-to-midsize production companies as a primary camera for local broadcast affiliates, cable TV operations, education, hospital and government applications, as well as live event recording for houses of […]

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Datavideo Debuts PTC-150T HDBaseT PTZ Camera

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Datavideo just announced a new HD PTZ camera, PTC-150T, with HDBaseT technology. HDBaseT technology allows users to send power, control, uncompressed video, and tally all at once using only one Ethernet (Cat5e) cable. The PTC-150T has a built-in HDBaseT transmitter, and it also comes with an HDBaseT receiver box to be placed at a remote […]

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ClearOne Intros UNITE 200 PTZ Camera for USB, HDMI, and IP Streaming

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ClearOne has launched the ClearOne UNITE 200 PTZ Camera, a professional-grade, HD video camera complete with USB (3.0 or 2.0), HDMI, and IP connections that can be used for nearly any AV application. Features: As a USB camera, ClearOne UNITE 200 PTZ can be used for PC-based applications in meeting rooms, such as Cisco Jabber […]

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Hitachi Aims New PTZ Cameras at Houses of Worship

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division, Security Solutions Group has launched a new series of PTZ cameras that it says are designed for churches of all sizes. The PTZ Series cameras support video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting. The PTZ Series includes six models: the VZ-HD3600A, VZ-HD3650A, VZ-HD3700A, VZHD3780A, VZ-HD4000A and VZ-HD4900A. The 3600/3700 Series […]

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BOGO Alert: VDO360 Gives Away Plantronics Calisto Speakerphone With Every Beacon VPTZH-03 Camera

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In case you missed it at InfoComm, VDO360 debuted its new VPTZH-03 (aka The Beacon) — a USB 2.0 camera that’s part of their Compass series. And, now, they’re giving away a Plantronics Calisto Speakerphone with every Beacon they sell! The Beacon is the best USB 2.0 PTZ camera on the market with a focus range/depth […]

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Sony Adds New PTZ Camera –SRG-120DU With Plug and Play Functionality

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Sony Electronics’ new SRG-120DU is the latest member of its SRG high definition remote-operated camera line-up. Taking its place alongside Sony’s SRG-300SE, SRG-120DH and SRG-300H PTZ cameras, the SRG-120DU is the first in the PTZ line to feature a USB 3.0 interface and is UVC video compatible. The SRG-120DU is designed to easily bring professional […]

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VDO360 Debuts Wireless BYOD Centered Around VTC System

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The Clearwater PTZPC is a completely new way to do BYOD collaboration. By uniting a VDO360 Compass camera with an Intel 5th generation i5 PC, VDO360 says they have has solved one of the most vexing issues facing communications space design: Where and how to run the cabling. The Clearwater PTZPC turns the camera and […]

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Vaddio Expands RoboSHOT Camera Lineup with New RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI

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Vaddio has added two new cameras to the RoboSHOT series, the RoboSHOT 12 HDMI and RoboSHOT 30 HDMI. Both feature HDMI out, Ethernet for IP control, a better image signal processor (ISP) and Vaddio’s Tri-Synchronous Motion. The RoboSHOT HDMI series is designed for simplicity in applications that only need HDMI video. Control functionality is accomplished […]

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Hitachi Intros New PTZ Cameras

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division and Security Solutions Group is introducing the PTZ Series Full HD Camera Series. The PTZ Series cameras support clear and lively video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting, and are aimed at a variety of applications that include boardrooms, classrooms, auditoriums and houses of worship. The PTZ Series is comprised […]

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Pan Tilt Zoom

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We tend to forget that video conferences are supposed to be a technological way to have meetings. Gadgets, gadgets, more gadgets and expensive widgets are getting in the way of us just sitting down and having a meeting. The worst culprit of all is the PTZ camera. The PTZ, by its name alone reminds us […]

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JVC Intros New Entry-Level PTZ Security Camera VN-H557U

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JVC just announced the VN-H557U network HD-resolution indoor PTZ dome camera — an entry-level ONVIF Profile S-compliant unit equipped with a wide angle zoom lens (6.3-63.3mm). Using a 2 megapixel CMOS imager, the VN-H557U is 1920×1080 resolution and is integrated with JVC’s so-called Super LoLux HD technology for very low-light color reproduction. The built-in lens […]

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