Keep Your Customers and Your Teams Connected: Turn on Your Camera

June 15, 2022

We, the ProAV people, know better than anyone that video communication has been around a long time. The first official video call was in 1958. I remember working to help corporations define a return on investment for the videoconferencing infrastructure. They had an automatic message for every travel request. For example, “Could this meeting be […]

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Sony to Upgrade BRC Camera Range with New AR/VR Features

August 27, 2020

As part of ongoing efforts to help productions work safely and remotely, Sony is upgrading its BRC camera range with a new set of features. Designed for remote production, the V2.1 firmware upgrade to the BRC-X1000/1, BRC-X1000/WPW and BRC-H800/1, BRC-H800/WPW will allow producers and operators to simplify their VR/AR production workflows. Through this update, the […]

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Marshall Electronics to Feature CV380-CS

January 28, 2020

Marshall Electronics will feature its CV506 HD Miniature Camera and CV380-CS Compact 4K Camera at ISE 2020 (Stand 11-D150). Marshall recently upgraded its miniature and compact HDMI/3GSDI cameras with larger HD sensors, new processors and an improved industrial design. Marshall says that POV camera users will notice a true step-up in color and clarity, as […]

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Marshall Electronics Debuts New CV503-WP

August 22, 2019

Marshall Electronics has just released the new CV503-WP All-Weather HD Miniature Camera, a successor to the Marshall CV502-WPM. Designed for use in any outdoor environments where dust, dirt and moisture become factors, the new CV503-WP utilizes a larger sensor and more powerful processors. The CV503-WP features interchangeable prime lenses, remote adjustable settings and protection from […]

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NewTek NDI Added to Vaddio RoboSHOT Elite Camera

May 29, 2019

Vaddio has added the Newtek NDI to its RoboSHOT 30E PTZ Camera thus, allowing cameras to automatically detect and communicate with one another over IP, enabling video workflows across Ethernet networks. The RoboSHOT 30E NDI Camera is a recognizable video source by other NDI-enabled applications and devices connected to a standard local area network. In […]

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Marshall Electronics to Add Four New HD POV Cameras at InfoComm 2019

May 1, 2019

Marshall Electronics will release the next generation of their Marshall HD camera line, which they say improves upon nearly every feature. Marshall collaborated directly with integrators to develop four new POV cameras that represent the next evolution in its HD camera solutions, debuting at the 2019 InfoComm Show (Booth 3725) in Orlando, Fla. Designed for […]

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Marshall Electronics Debuts New Cameras

October 15, 2018

Marshall Electronics is adding to its range of camera offerings with three new compact and miniature cameras: the 4K60 Marshall CV420-CS, the 4K30 Marshall CV380-CS and the 1080p CV506-H12. The CV420-CS will be the first to launch in November 2018 and is for use in live events as well as film production, sports broadcasting and […]

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Marshall Electronics Intros CV506-H12 Miniature High-Speed Camera

August 29, 2018

Marshall Electronics is expanding its assortment of miniature HD cameras with the new ultra-high-speed Marshall CV506-H12. The CV506-H12 is built for capturing high-speed action for detailed, high-definition, slow-motion video. It includes a progressive HD (1080p and 720p) at 120 fps and an interlaced HD (1080i) at 50, 59.94 and 60 fps setting. The CV506-H12 is […]

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New Avonic PTZ Camera Debuts

August 2, 2018

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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Marshall Electronics Announces New CV380-CS Compact UHD Camera

July 31, 2018

Marshall Electronics is adding to its miniature and compact camera offerings with the new ultra-high-definition (UHD) compact camera, the Marshall CV380-CS. The CV380-CS uses an 8.5-Megapixel, 1/2.5-inch sensor, to capture detailed video images and outputs in 6G/3G/HD-SDI and HDMI 1.4. The CV380-CS is designed for any point-of-view (POV) camera application where a small, miniature camera […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Show Camera Solutions for Key Technology Transitions at InfoComm

May 16, 2018

Continuing to support new standard, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to InfoComm 2018 with new solutions for integrators and content producers. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth C2736 at the event, taking place in Las Vegas from June 6 to 8. Helping […]

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IC Realtime Focuses on AI, Analytics in New Surveillance Solutions at ISC West

April 11, 2018

IC Realtime is introducing a new surveillance camera with on-board analytics to provide traffic metrics for business owners. The new 3 Mega Pixel, IP-based surveillance camera (Model: ICIP-3128-3D) is designed for retail installations and features a dual lens, dual camera design to differentiate between flat 2D objects and 3D people. When mounted towards the entrance of a retail environment, the ICIP-3128-3D […]

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Zoom NA Adds F1-SP Field Recorder and Shotgun Mic

April 6, 2018

Zoom North America now offers its new F1-SP Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic system, which comes with the F1 Field Recorder and the SGH-6 shotgun mic. The recorder and mic system mounts to DSLR cameras with a hot shoe. The Zoom F1 Field Recorder + Shotgun Mic bundles the F1 Field Recorder with the SGH-6 Shotgun Mic […]

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JVC Professional Video Announces Three Additions to Its 4KCAM Cameras

April 6, 2018

JVC Professional Video today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics. Designed for enhanced single-camera production, the GY-HM250U offers lower-third and full-screen […]

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Metra Home Theater Group Debuts Spyclops Bullet and Dome Cameras

December 21, 2017

Metra Home Theater Group just announced their Spyclops Bullet, Mini Bullet, Dome and Mini Dome IP Cameras. Metra Home Theater Group’s Spyclops Bullet IP Cameras, SPY-BLTW3IP4 and SPY-BLTG3IP4 are 4 megapixels (MP) at 20 fps or 1080 at 30 fps. The new line of bullet cameras, available in both white or grey, are ONVIF complaint, 2.8 – 12 millimeters […]

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Vaddio Launches DocCAM 20 HDBT In-Ceiling Document Camera

December 15, 2017

Vaddio has launched the DocCAM 20 HDBT Camera, a new high definition, recessed in-ceiling overhead document camera which features 20x optical zoom and high-definition 1080p/60fps resolution. Equipped with a OneLINK HDBaseT port, the DocCAM easily connects to Vaddio’s OneLINK extension systems or other HDBaseT-compatible devices to simplify cabling installation and extend video, power, control and network up to […]

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Marshall Expands Miniature Camera Line with USB-Powered Camera for Streaming and Collaborative Applications

November 29, 2017

Marshall Electronics announces the release of a new addition to its line of miniature cameras for broadcast and ProAV, the CV502-U3 High-Definition USB POV Camera. Designed for plug-and-play connectivity on any Mac, PC or Linux system supporting USB 3.0 input infrastructure, the CV502-U3 uses video capture drivers included with common computer software and soft codecs. Through the use of UVC 1.5, common teleconference […]

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Vaddio Launches ConferenceSHOT FX Fixed USB Camera

October 16, 2017

Vaddio is now shipping its new ConferenceSHOT FX Fixed USB Camera. The ConferenceSHOT FX is an enterprise-level camera that plugs into a USB port and works with major UCC soft-clients. Designed for small conference rooms and huddle spaces, the ConferenceSHOT FX has an extra-wide 88-degree field of view to capture everyone in the meeting room. Its USB 3.0 output sends uncompressed, […]

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Hitachi to Show Cameras at InfoComm 2017

May 17, 2017

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. is bringing to InfoComm 2017 with a selection of new and established camera solutions designed for high-quality video acquisition across a wide range of audio-visual environments. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth 3429 at the event, which will take place June […]

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Hitachi Kokusai Launches Z-HD5500 1080p Studio and EFP Camera

February 14, 2017

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America today announced the new Z-HD5500 HDTV studio and field production camera. The Z-HD5500’s new CMOS imagers adapt easily to a wide range of LED lighting conditions and is made for houses of worship, theaters, arenas and other facilities where such lights or large LED displays are used. Paired with Hitachi Kokusai’s […]

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New 1 Beyond AutoTracker 2IP Camera to Debut at InfoComm

May 23, 2016

1 Beyond has announced the 1 Beyond AutoTracker 2IP camera as part of its HD camera product portfolio. The new AutoTracker 2IP adds Internet Protocol (IP) functionality to the 1 Beyond AutoTracker camera which automatically follows a speaker or presenter. The AutoTracker uses a tracking technology based on facial recognition and motion tracking and is […]

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VDO360 Ships Clearwater PTZPC

December 15, 2015

VDO360’s Clearwater PTZPC, launched at InfoComm 2015, is now shipping. Using a camera module based on Compass HD PTZ USB camera the VDO360 Clearwater uses a computer with an Intel Core i5 processor with vPro technology. The Clearwater PTZPC is a completely new way to do BYOD collaboration. By uniting a VDO360 Compass camera with an […]

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Sony Expands PXW Line of Shoulder-Mount Cameras

November 9, 2015

Sony’s newest addition to its PXW series of shoulder-mount camcorders is the PXW-X400 — a network and wireless capabilities-capable XAVC-Long 60P shoulder camcorder camera. When a wireless LAN connection is unstable or unavailable, the new camcorder’s Ethernet interface (RJ45) enables direct connection to a network for file transfer, live streaming and control from a web browser. […]

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

June 17, 2015

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

June 4, 2015

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 Announces a New and Enhanced ZoomSHOT 20 POV Camera

April 10, 2015

Vaddio has announced its latest point-of-view camera, the ZoomSHOT 20. Based on Vaddio’s ClearVIEW HD-20SE PTZ camera technology, the ZoomSHOT 20 is fully equipped with an advanced image signal processor, 20x optical zoom and native 1080p/60 high definition video. Manual pan and tilt positioning allow for simple, precise control. The latest 1/2.8-Type Exmor CMOS high […]

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Sony’s NXL-IP55 Takes the Cabling Out of Live Camera Events

September 27, 2013

Sony’s new NXL-IP55 utilizes IP technology to simplify the camera set-up and cabling of live productions. Now it’s possible to transmit essential broadcast signals from up to three different cameras via a single IP LAN with low latency. That means you save time and money by reducing the number of cables required compared to conventional […]

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Pixavi’s Explosion-Proof HD Video Collaboration Camera

June 4, 2010

Pixavi introduced an explosion-proof version of the Xcaster 5000 HD camera series. The rugged camera is certified for Zone 1 both for ATEX (Europe) and IECEx (international). Pixavi has applied its advanced intrinsically safe camera technology to enable communication from any Zone 1 or Zone 2 environment on an international level. What’s it for? Well, […]

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