Zeiss Introducing New Camera Tracking System

With CinCraft Scenario, Zeiss is introducing what it calls “a new powerful and flexible camera tracking system” as part of their CinCraft ecosystem. Built upon Ncam’s unique tracking technology and […]

Zeiss Acquires Camera Tracking Pioneer Ncam Technologies

Zeiss has acquired U.K.-based camera tracking pioneer Ncam Technologies Ltd. With this acquisition, Zeiss is expanding its technology portfolio specifically for the cinema, broadcast and visual effects industries. Ncam’s multi-award-winning […]

BBC Northern Ireland Enhances Election Coverage With AR Graphics Driven By Vizrt And Ncam

Vizrt and Ncam recently partnered to bring enhanced coverage with AR graphics to audiences tuning into the 2022 Elections on BBC Northern Ireland. Held every five years, the elections cover the results […]

Ncam Makes Virtual Production And In-Camera VFX Tracking Accessible

Today Ncam, creators of real-time camera tracking technology, announce new software licensing tiers “to increase flexibility, decrease costs and open up in-camera visual effects (ICFVX) to projects of all sizes.” With new daily, […]

Ncam Reality 2021 Ships Amid Rising Demands For Virtual Production

Ncam has announced the immediate availability of Ncam Reality 2021, its most advanced real-time tracking technology for film, broadcast and live events. With Ncam Reality’s fast path to virtual graphics, users can […]


TVN Tech | CBS Ready For Socially-Distanced Super Bowl

New camera angles and innovative AR graphics will mark Tampa’s Super Bowl LV with a sparser crowd allowing for novel camera positions and experimentation.


TVN Tech | COVID-19 Won’t Derail Set Design Trends

Despite pushing newsrooms temporarily into mostly remote production, set design vendors say COVID-19 won’t have a lasting effect on where sets were heading before the pandemic. They say viewers are likely to see more LED panels and walls, virtual sets and augmented and virtual reality usage in news studios. Above, for the TF1 broadcast news studio in France, Planar delivered a 750-square-foot curved video wall.


CBS Pumps Up Super Bowl Tech With 8K, AR

Among the tech innovations on tap are Panasonic 8K cameras, which will be used to generate replays from each end zone, part of the 115 cameras the network will use, including a bevy of Sony 4K replay cameras. And for the first time, CBS will also use a live wireless handheld camera with AR graphics and camera-tracking capability designed to provide real-time virtual graphics from the players’ perspective on the field.


It’s Game On For Virtual Sets In 2018

Vendors say improved rendering and tracking systems will drive U.S. sales. In addition, many boast “trackless” technology, that reduces the cost and complexity of setting up and maintaining a virtual set. Above, a ChyronHego virtual set at WTLV Jacksonville, Fla.

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Shotoku To Debut Camera Tracking System