Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC), a Nikon company, will showcase its range of motion control robotics and control software, as well as industry leading broadcast solutions at IBC 2022 (RAI, Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12). MRMC’s motion control robotics and Flair software solution will be on display on stand D11 in Hall 12. Visitors to MRMC’s motion […]
Newsrooms’ Robotic Cameras Get An IQ Boost
Thanks to AI and other advances in software, robotic cameras in the newsroom are getting more and more capable, including carrying out actions that no longer need to be programmed by people. Above: The recently re-launched studios in Al Jazeera’s flagship facility in Doha combine ceiling-mounted cameras with free-roaming pedestals to provide dynamic moving shots from unique vantage points, and complete coverage of the on-air talent throughout the set. (Al Jazeera photo)
Broadcasters are insisting on more from their cameras, from the ability to capture more cinematic-style video with shallow depth of field to 4K, UHD and HDR capabilities, remote PTZ abilities and ever-smaller sizes. Above, a JVC camcorder being used on location for Idol Chat, which premiered on Retro TV and The Family Channel.