As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to invade the video production space, and more specifically the unmanned robotic camera studio, the addition of automated shot correction/facial tracking and recognition software technology is helping to computerize tasks previously performed by a human operator in the control room and making life easier for everyone involved.
Televisão de Moçambique (Television of Mozambique) has gone on air with a robotically controlled camera configuration comprised of Shotoku’s VR-enabled flagship SmartPed robotic pedestals and an expandable 8-channel TR-XT control system.
A favorite of camera operators, sound techs and grips alike, Matthews’ Sliders feature solid construction, modular versatility, and ultra-smooth and silent moves. Proprietary oversized roller wheels offer silky motion regardless of load or speed. Add to that, intuitive, two-screw adjustability and do-it-yourself field servicing and you’ve got a trusted set essential since 2014. Now MSE Grip offers Matthews Sliders along with a new accessory—the Steady Rest.
Wooden Camera is now shipping the Ultra QR Articulating Monitor Mount, a quick-release solution designed to support up to 45 pounds and easily integrate with select SmallHD production monitors.
Wooden Camera’s latest collection of kits and accessories for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is now shipping.
This has been a year in which we all—reporters, producers and station engineers—had to learn the basics of good lighting, particularly the three-point setup pioneered by famed lighting inventor Ross Lowell for in-home studios. However, lighting fixtures and kits in general got lighter and easier to use, even for large studio and ENG applications as well.
Wooden Camera is now shipping a full range of custom kits and accessories for the Panasonic LUMIX BGH1.
TVU Networks, a Californian IP video technology developer, has added integrated support for Center Stage, a new iPad Pro feature that automates subject tracking, to its TVU Anywhere app.
PTZOptics We design and manufacture state-of-the-art, robotic pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) camera solutions for br