NAB Show: Shotoku To Introduce TR-XT3 Studio Control System

Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, has announced that it is launching its latest studio control system at NAB 2023 (April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center). The […]

Shotoku UK And Sertronics Announce Service Partnership For Germany

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, an international manufacturer of robotic camera support systems, and Sertronics GmbH, a provider of technical after-sales services have formed a service partnership that will bring dedicated support to Shotoku’s […]


At IBC, Returning To A New Normal

In Amsterdam this week, there was plenty of talk about broadcasters’ ongoing transition to IP and the cloud, along with the supply chain issues and labor shortages hampering it, but most people were too grateful to see old friends, colleagues and clients to complain.

IBC: Shotoku To Show Expanded Pan/Tilt Head Series And Enhanced Control Systems

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, international manufacturer of  robotic and manual camera support systems, is heading to IBC 2022 (Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) with an expanded line of pan/tilt heads and enhanced control systems […]


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)

NAB Show: Shotoku Broadcast System Launching Orchestra CMS v3

Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, is launching Orchestra CMS v3 at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas). Orchestra CMS v3, the latest version of the […]

NAB Show: Shotoku To Highlight Remote-Controlled Camera Systems Developments

Shotoku USA plans to highlight features that boost functionality in production environments controlled either remotely or on-site at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas). It will demonstrate […]


TVN Tech | Camera Robotics Get COVID Proving Ground

Broadcasters are warming to using robotics for remote camera operations, having seen crucial improvements in camera movement, better object and face tracking, new movement patterns and stronger overall automation. Above, a camera operator stands behind Ross Video’s remote panbar system, capturing the action on the field at a college baseball game.

Shotoku Adds Clockwise And Counterclockwise Functionality To SmartPed Pedestal

Shotoku, a provider of manual and robotic camera support and virtual reality tracking, has introduced unique new functionality — Orbit — to SmartPed, its fully robotic XY pedestal. SmartPed, which addresses […]

Shotoku Names Jim Travers Robotics Support Engineer

Shotoku USA, Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ North American operation, has expanded the U.S. team with the appointment of Jim Travers as robotics support engineer. Travers will provide remote and on-site robotics support […]

Shotoku Broadcast System’s TR-XT Gets Automatic Face Tracking

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, international manufacturer of robotic and manual camera support systems, has announced a new feature for its TR-XT control system. AutoFrame adds intelligent automatic face tracking to the […]

At IBC, Shotoku Intros Advanced Features For TR-XT Control System, Robotic Pedestal And Ceiling Mounted Rail System

Shotoku Broadcast Systems, international manufacturer of robotic and manual camera support systems, is demonstrating upgrades and additions to its core product platform at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) in Stand 12.E42. […]

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: Shotoku

Shotoku | Stand 12.E42| Shotoku Broadcast Systems has returned to IBC with enhancements and upgrades for its robotic camera control platform, including the SmartPed and SmartRail camera support solutions. […]

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