PTZ

PTZ cameras can be controlled in so many different ways, choosing your preferred option is somewhat of a personal preference. The only limitation you will come up against is the connection types that are available on your PTZ camera. Many professional PTZ camera operators will tell you that they prefer a dedicated joystick controller. Other […]

PTZ cameras can be controlled by IR remotes, joystick controllers, smartphones, and a variety of software solutions. IR remote controls usually offer a limited set of basic features for controlling the camera and recalling presets. IR remote controls are easy to use for close-range camera control but generally do not work when the camera is […]

Most PTZ cameras are distinguished by their optical zoom and video output options. It’s worth noting that motorized robotic heads are available to gain control over traditional broadcast cameras. While robotic “PTZ heads” can turn a traditional camera into a remotely controllable solution, they are not actually cameras, and therefore not included in this book. […]

You can find PTZ cameras in many popular places including TV shows, courtrooms, houses of worship, schools, and event venues. PTZ cameras are often a crucial component of video production systems for the following: Broadcast Television Houses of Worship Sporting and Event Production Education: Distance Learning Corporate Training Live Events: Musical Performances, Theater, Conferences Broadcast […]

This chapter will outline each significant part of a PTZ camera. Starting with the motor, you will learn about important camera features such as lenses, image sensors, installation connections, resolution dials, power connections, video connections, control connections, and inputs for audio. PTZ camera motors There are a few main types of PTZ camera motors including […]

Though it has become a buzzword in the tech industry, many people may not know what the term “PTZ camera” means. PTZ cameras are pan, tilt, and zoom robotic video cameras that allow operators to control the camera remotely. PTZ cameras can pan horizontally, tilt vertically, and zoom in on a subject using an optical […]

NDI® makes it easy to add video cameras to your production. NDI® is now available as standard output for many cameras and there are ways to integrate existing cameras into a modern NDI® workflow as well. Here are  five options for connecting a video camera to an NDI® network:  NDI® Cameras – NDI® cameras connect directly […]

PTZ Camera Controls in vMix vMix has modernized live video production and increased what small video production teams are able to do. vMix 4K and Pro editions include multiple ways to control pan, tilt and zoom cameras which can help automate video production workflows even further. vMix can currently control specific PTZ cameras over an […]


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