Panasonic Adds HE145 Full-HD Camera to PTZ Lineup

Panasonic AW HE145 PTZ cameraPanasonic System Solutions Company of North American announced the addition of the AW-HE145 full-HD integrated pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera to its professional PTZ camera lineup. This camera claims broadcast-quality images with an array of Panasonic software solutions, including the PTZ Control Center and AI-driven Auto Tracking.

The HE145 is equipped with a 1-inch MOS sensor and optical 20x zoom to achieve high sensitivity (F9/2000) shooting, even in dark scenes. The new camera delivers smooth “on-air” moves and supports HDR for capturing images with a high dynamic range. The camera’s 75.1-degree horizontal wide-angle lens allows production staff to capture full shots in large spaces, including theaters, stadiums, lecture and symphony hall and sanctuaries.

For video streaming applications, the HE145 supports RTMP to allow direct upload of video to livestreaming services such as YouTube and Facebook Live. In addition, Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) is supported to maintain stability while transmitting high-quality video, even on unstable networks. Outputs include 3G-SDI, HDMI and IP for the flexibility to integrate with a variety of workflow infrastructures.

The AW-HE145 will be available in both black and white in October at a suggested list price of $10,500.