Virtual Reality (VR). There are basically two camps; you love it or could not care less. The rabid VR fans look for every hit of a new product, technique or movie/clip to try. The reality is that creating VR content requires both new technology and new techniques. Fortunately much of the needed tools and methods will be developed by The Broadcast Bridge audience.
The next two articles provide tips on the state-of-the-business in VR and what one research professional thinks about the technology’s future.
At IBC, Shotoku will demonstrate its range of portable manual virtual and augmented reality tracked camera cranes that are scalable, stable and repeatable.
Telemetrics will display its latest robotics products, including a remote control camera control and new service pan/tilt head, at IBC 2017.
Several Vitec Group companies will unveil new products at IBC, including new camera support products from Sachtler and Vinten and new LED lights from Litepanels.
Shotoku has announced plans to introduce the European market to Graphica, its recently launched series of manual virtual / augmented reality (VR / AR) tracked camera cranes in Amsterdam at the IBC 2017 show. The series is the result of a partnership with crane manufacturer CamMate, known for its quality of engineering.
As college media departments face the difficult and costly task of covering their sports teams’ practices and games with minimal resources, they are increasingly installing remotely controlled camera systems operated by a single staff member or small production team.