PTZOptics Expands Move 4K Series of PTZ Streaming Cameras

March 28, 2023

PTZOptics announced the expansion of its Move 4K series of PTZ streaming cameras. The new Move SE line is a collection of low-cost, high-quality streaming cameras perfect for small to medium-sized churches, schools and businesses. The SE series offers all of the original Move 4K features, including auto-tracking, SDI, HDMI and USB connectivity, with a […]

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PTZOptics Announces the Link 4K Camera Series at ISE 2023

February 1, 2023

PTZOptics announced the Link 4K camera series. The Link 4K will be released later this year and will add video to any existing Dante setup. With the latest in auto-tracking capabilities and universal compatibility, the Link 4K fits into even the most complex Dante design or workflow. The Link 4K is capable of 4K at […]

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23 Things AV Manufacturers Have Planned For 2023

January 1, 2023

A new year has begun. 2023 will usher in a chance for the ProAV industry to create, innovate and grow. We spoke with 23 different manufacturers—like AtlasIED, Shure and Legrand—to see what’s on they have in store for the year ahead. Here’s what they had to say… Atlona celebrates its 20th anniversary with the launch […]

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PTZOptics Announces Move Line and Studio Pro, HuddleCamHD Announces MiniTrack 4K Pro

September 12, 2022

PTZOptics, and sister company HuddleCamHD, announced a slate of new camera releases. The PTZOptics Move line is a new line of PTZ cameras designed for universal compatibility, so every Move camera has outputs for SDI, HDMI, USB and IP. PTZOptics will offer the Move line with either 12X, 20X or 30X optical zoom, all with […]

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PTZOptics is Reinventing the Webcam

August 29, 2022

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST The year is 1991. Cambridge University late-night studiers and programmers in the computer lab were faced with a constant problem—the coffee pot was always empty. The disappointment after walking across the entire building in the wee hours of the morning, just to be met with an empty pot, was excruciating. […]

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PTZOptics Refreshes Orleans Town Hall’s Livestreaming Setup With 7 NDI®|HX Cameras and More

July 20, 2022

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By PTZOptics Sarah Eaton has been with Orleans Town Hall for fifteen years. That is also how long the Town Hall’s AV equipment has been in use. And, by the time COVID-19 hit in 2020, the system was unstandardized, outdated, and patched up in ways that were not sustainable. During […]

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PTZOptics and MIDI Association to Bring Configurable MIDI Control to the Line of PTZOptics Robotic Cameras

June 27, 2022

PTZOptics and the MIDI Association are bringing fully configurable MIDI control to the line of PTZOptics robotic cameras. Starting with the PTZOptics 12X-NDI and SDI cameras, PTZOptics will roll out direct MIDI control to their current generation camera line via a free firmware update. Users will be able to map camera commands including setting presets, call, pan, tilt, zoom in, zoom out, […]

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MIDI Control Comes to PTZ Cameras

June 21, 2022

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics We all know that advanced camera control can be difficult when only a limited number of resources are available. We see this clearly in houses of worship, where creating a broadcast-quality production relies on inconsistent volunteer schedules. In areas like education, the need for AV solutions […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1140: Here’s Why You Should Be a Dealer for PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD

June 20, 2022

PTZOptics Chief Revenue Officer Paul Richards joined Gary Kayye on the latest Rants & rAVes episode to talk about the company and its sister company, HuddleCamHD. There is one new product that many wanted to order on the show floor, but it’s still 60-90 days away from shipping. Watch and see why. Plus, Paul reviews […]

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Full MIDI Control Now Available to PTZOptics Robotic Cameras

May 26, 2022

PTZOptics and the MIDI Association today announce a new frontier for MIDI control. In a joint project, rapidly executed over the past six weeks, they are bringing fully configurable MIDI control to the award-winning line of PTZOptics robotic cameras. Starting with the PTZOptics 12X-NDI and SDI cameras, PTZOptics will roll out direct MIDI control to their current generation camera line via […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1115: PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD Will Use ISE 2022 to Debut New Products and Announce Distribution Strategy

May 6, 2022

Gary was joined on this pre-ISE videocast by William Golde, director of channel marketing for both PTZOptics and HuddleCamHD to talk about some new products they will launch at ISE 2022 (in stand 5S200) as well as a new distribution partnership with Midwich. They’re focused on solving a lot of problems in using cameras for live events and for UCC applications and […]

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AV and IP Production Meet in a New Joystick Controller by PTZOptics

February 22, 2021

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  By Paul Richards PTZOptics In the last year, we’ve all witnessed an incredible growth of video production projects. While larger corporate and entertainment productions were obviously shuttered because of social distancing protocols, individuals and smaller groups were enthusiastic to create video content. Similar to videoconferencing, video production has become an […]

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Worship Streaming Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

January 22, 2021

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics Following a socially distanced holiday season, houses of worship are continuing to look to AV professionals for the best tools to create livestreams or recorded videos of their worship services for the benefit of those viewing remotely. As the pandemic continues and these formerly in-person services […]

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Worship Streaming Projects on the Rise for ProAV Integrators

November 13, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST By Paul Richards PTZOptics The ProAV industry is pivoting to find new sources of revenue following a year that has hit professional integrators hard. While boardrooms and corporate locations are not filled with people, livestreaming projects have captured the attention of enterprising AV professionals. Now is the time for them […]

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ProAV Integrators Finding New Business with Livestreaming Projects

November 5, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOPTICS By Paul Richards PTZOptics This year has been like none other for the ProAV industry. Live events, hospitality venues and retail establishments have been affected dramatically because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sadly, we’ve seen many of our colleagues and friends lose jobs or be forced to make career […]

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Demonstrating a Livestreaming Studio Setup at Zoomtopia

October 21, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOPTICS By Paul Richards PTZOptics It’s been exciting to watch the AV industry evolve over the last 10 years, watching the rapid development of products such as Zoom Video Communications, the sweeping changes that videoconferencing and production technologies have brought and much more. I’ve done deep dives into the […]

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After the Pandemic: Online Communications in a Post-COVID-19 World

May 26, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOPTICS By Paul Richards Chief Streaming Officer, PTZOptics The world’s largest work-from-home experiment has pushed the online communication industry forward at a record pace over the first two quarters of 2020. During this time of great change, adaptation has been key for everyone from students to teachers to governors […]

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LAVNCH WEEK HoW Tech Talk: “Creating a Scalable Worship Streaming System” with Paul Richards — The Blog Version

April 30, 2020

One, in case you missed HoW Day for LAVNCH WEEK today and, two, in case you missed Steph Beckett’s videocast with Paul Richards here, here’s a THIRD chance for you to learn about how to stream for houses of worship, as told by Paul Richards. Because, here at rAVe, we like to give you thorough […]

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Paul Richards of PTZOptics Gives Preview of Tech Talk for LAVNCH WEEK

April 21, 2020

Hello, everyone! Your LAVNCH WEEK emcee here! I’m taking some time to interview a few of our fantastic speakers before LAVNCH officially kicks off on April 27. What’s LAVNCH? I’m so glad you asked because I obviously need the practice of explaining it to people! LAVNCH is a new platform we’ve built at rAVe to […]

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Remote Camera Controls in Zoom Bring Videoconferencing to the Next Level

April 9, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOPTICS   By Paul Richards Chief Streaming Officer, PTZOptics Zoom videoconferencing has many little known features that are quite powerful for specific verticals and power users. One of these little known features is called far-end camera control. Far end cameras control is a feature that Zoom admins can enable […]

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Helping Houses of Worship Live Stream Before Easter Holiday

March 24, 2020

THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM PTZOptics Worship Summit Live to Be Held April 2 By Paul William Richards Chief Streaming Officer, PTZOptics PTZOptics is announcing a full day of worship technology education that will happen on April 2nd. According to an April 2019 Gallup poll, half of Americans are church members. Like AV insiders […]

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