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, 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 the creative and commercial demands of on-air environments with a cost-efficient and high-performance solution, can now travel in clockwise and counterclockwise movements around circular sets, […]
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 and will perform installation and commissioning services for Shotoku’s North American customer base. Shotoku is a leading international manufacturer of high-quality, easy-to-use, robust and reliable robotic and […]
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 TR-XT control system — the centrepiece of the company’s robotic platform. “Face tracking is not new, we are all familiar with the ability of even the […]
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. The manufacturer is showcasing new features to its flagship TR-XT Control System that boost safety measures and increase ease-of-shot control and command capabilities. Shotoku is […]
Shotoku | Stand 12.E42| http://www.shotoku.tv/jp/ 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. It is also showing an improved TR-XT remote camera control system with an improved External Control Automation Interface (ECI), introducing its new SD and SE […]